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Economic Statistics for 15 Apr 14

Economic Statistics for 15 Apr 14

ICSC-Goldman reports weekly retail sales fell -0.3%, and were up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. Redbook reports a 2.6xx% increase in retail sales over last year. The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% in March, both at the headline and core level. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI is up 1.5% at the headline level, and…

Russia test new missile amid growing tensions over Ukraine

Russia test new missile amid growing tensions over Ukraine

The SS-27 Mod 2 is Russia’s newest ICBM and has been touted by Russian officials as designed specifically to defeat U.S. missile defenses.

‘ON THE BRINK’: Ukraine moves to drive out pro-Russian forces in east

‘ON THE BRINK’: Ukraine moves to drive out pro-Russian forces in east

UKRAINE LAUNCHES military operation to quash a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern cities where several government buildings have been seized as Moscow declares Ukraine on the brink of civil war. Obama speaks with Putin on Ukraine Stoddard: Putin could change the map of Eastern Europe Russian airplane taunts US destroyer US, allies scramble to ease new standoff OPINION: What Obama can do

Economic Statistics for 14 Apr 14

Economic Statistics for 14 Apr 14

March retail sales rose 1.1%, with sales ex-autos up 0.7% and ex-autos and -gas up 1.0%. Business inventories rose 0.4% in February, but a 0.8% rise in business sales left the stock to-sales ratio at 1.31. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+

Sylvia Burwell, Obama’s Nominee for Head of HHS, Had Responsibility of Vetting Presidential Speeches for Accuracy; Apparently Gave the Blessing…

Sylvia Burwell, Obama’s Nominee for Head of HHS, Had Responsibility of Vetting Presidential Speeches for Accuracy; Apparently Gave the Blessing…

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Guardian, WaPo Win Pulitzers for NSA Stories Fueled by Snowden Leaks

Guardian, WaPo Win Pulitzers for NSA Stories Fueled by Snowden Leaks

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Brit Hume: Holder’s, Obama’s Racial Appeals "Crybaby Stuff;" Both Men Have Benefited "Enormously" In Political Terms from…

Brit Hume:  Holder’s, Obama’s Racial Appeals "Crybaby Stuff;" Both Men Have Benefited "Enormously" In Political Terms from…

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Obama speaks with Putin as tensions in eastern Ukraine rise

Obama speaks with Putin as tensions in eastern Ukraine rise

President Obama spoke with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Monday in the latest effort by the U.S. to calm tensions in eastern Ukraine — as pro-Russian protesters stormed government buildings in what U.S. officials said appears to be a coordinated effort backed by Moscow.

Monday Amusement

Monday Amusement

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Sharyl Attkisson Speaks of “Chilling Effect” from Obama Administration Leaning on CBS News Executives

Sharyl Attkisson Speaks of “Chilling Effect” from Obama Administration Leaning on CBS News Executives

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