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      Opinion: The dress doctor is in
      Apr12

      Opinion: The dress doctor is in

      Last February, Dawnn Karen, a brand consultant, therapist and instructor at the Fashion Institute of Technology, arrived at a Marcel Ostertag fashion show wearing 5-inch… A self-described “fashion psychologist,” Karen pays close attention to the relationship between attire and attitude: not just how clothes make you look, but how they make...

      Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried
      Apr11

      Politics: Russia’s newest anti-air defenses are in Syria — and the US should be worried

      The Pantsir-S1's newest missile that can destroy low flying drones. That, combined with the S-400 makes Russia's anti-aircraft systems better than the US' Russia has a layered defense system protecting its bases in Syria that could prove difficult for American jets seeking to strike Syrian targets. The system is composed of...

      Finance: The ruble is on track for its worst week since 1999 as Trump tells Russia: ‘Get ready’
      Apr11

      Finance: The ruble is on track for its worst week since 1999 as Trump tells Russia: ‘Get ready’

      The currency has fallen 12% against the dollar over the last 7 days. LONDON — The Russian ruble is down 2.8% against the dollar on Wednesday after President Donald Trump ramped up his anti-Russian rhetoric on Twitter. The ruble was already down 1.7% in early European trading, but took a leg lower after Trump warned Russia to “Get...

      Finance: The Russian ruble is on track for its worst week since 1999
      Apr11

      Finance: The Russian ruble is on track for its worst week since 1999

      The currency has fallen 10% against the dollar over the last 7 days. The Russian ruble is down 1.7% against the dollar at 8.45 a.m. GMT (3.45 a.m. ET) on Wednesday morning. It follows declines of 4% on both Monday and Tuesday for the struggling currency. The Financial Times reports that the ruble is now on track for its worst week since 1999,...

      Politics: There’s one other person the FBI targeted as aggressively as Michael Cohen
      Apr11

      Politics: There’s one other person the FBI targeted as aggressively as Michael Cohen

      The common thread between the two raids: investigators apparently did not believe either man could be trusted. The FBI’s raid on President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer’s home and office Monday took Washington by storm. There is one other known, high-profile instance in the last year in which the FBI targeted someone...

      Politics: Russian military jamming in Syria is seriously affecting US drones
      Apr11

      Politics: Russian military jamming in Syria is seriously affecting US drones

      Russia has reportedly deployed electronic warfare equipment that is successfully jamming small US military surveillance drones. Russia has reportedly deployed electronic warfare equipment that is successfully jamming small US military surveillance drones. Department of Defense officials speaking to NBC News did not confirm if they lost any of the...

      Politics: Why the FBI’s raid on Michael Cohen’s office could spell trouble for Trump
      Apr10

      Politics: Why the FBI’s raid on Michael Cohen’s office could spell trouble for Trump

      Michael Cohen's possible criminal exposure heightens the possibility that he could "flip" against President Trump. News that the FBI seized work product between Michael Cohen and his clients could pose significant ramifications for President Donald Trump, who is one of Cohen’s longtime clients. If investigators find that...

      Finance: Russian markets are getting slammed as fresh sanctions take hold
      Apr09

      Finance: Russian markets are getting slammed as fresh sanctions take hold

      The benchmark MICEX index lost as much as 10% at one point on Monday Russian markets are getting slammed on Monday, with the country’s RTS Index losing more than 11% by 4.2o p.m. BST (11.20 a.m. ET; 6.20 p.m. in Moscow). “The US sanctions imposed on Russia last Friday have caused turmoil in Russia’s markets today and financial...

      Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation
      Apr08

      Politics: Paul Manafort moves to suppress potentially explosive evidence against him in the Russia investigation

      Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's motion is unlikely to succeed, but experts said it may be worth a shot, given what's at stake. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed a motion Friday to suppress key evidence the special counsel Robert Mueller obtained against him last May. Manafort’s lawyers argue that...

      Politics: The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions
      Apr06

      Politics: The Trump administration targets Putin’s inner circle with new Russia sanctions

      The US has sanctioned seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials, and 12 Russian-operated entities. The US slapped new sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs, 17 senior Russian government officials, and more than a dozen Russian entities on Friday. The US Treasury Department cited Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine,...