State Department urges U.S. citizens in Ukraine to leave the country amid Russian buildup at border

State Department urges U.S. citizens in Ukraine to leave the country amid Russian buildup at border

January 24, 2022 Erasmo Kazmierczak 0

Representative of the People’s Police of the Lugansk People’s Republic shows a seized home-made strike drone equipped with a grenade launcher which was used by Ukrainian government troops, near Slavyanoserbsk, east Ukraine.Alexander Reka | TASS | Getty ImagesWASHINGTON – The State Department recommended Sunday that all U.S. citizens in Ukraine depart the country immediately, citing…

Bitcoin falls another 8% as cryptocurrencies extend steep losses

Bitcoin falls another 8% as cryptocurrencies extend steep losses

January 23, 2022 Randy Block 0

Alec Monopoly paints a bitcoin onto a mural at the North American Bitcoin Conference held at the James L Knight Center on January 18, 2022 in Miami, Florida.Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesCryptocurrencies continued their dramatic slide on Saturday, with bitcoin losing nearly half of its value since hitting its November high.Bitcoin, the world’s most valuable…

Op-ed: Biden needs to channel Harry Truman to counter Putin’s designs on Ukraine and beyond

Op-ed: Biden needs to channel Harry Truman to counter Putin’s designs on Ukraine and beyond

January 23, 2022 Alejandro Byron 0

This is what happens when a well-meaning incrementalist locks horns with a brutal opportunist.The opportunist seizes opportunity.This is what happens when one of the most traditional politicians remaining on the scene in the United States faces a historic confrontation with the world’s wiliest authoritarian, for whom the ends justify any means.The authoritarian takes the initiative.This…

Why you might be leasing not buying your next couch

Why you might be leasing not buying your next couch

January 23, 2022 Michele Stoval 0

shironosov | iStock | Getty ImagesBefore eventually moving to California, the grandson of one of interior designer Phyllis Harbinger’s wealthy clients who had just graduated from college opted to rent furniture rather than buy it for an apartment he and his girlfriend had found in the New York area.”They said, ‘We don’t know what we…