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    All of the problems with the economy come down to the SHOE crisis
    Jan14

    All of the problems with the economy come down to the SHOE crisis

    Cathal McNaughton/ReutersThe weak growth, large output gap, low return on capital, and a host of other economic malaise are widely recognized. There seem to be two main schools. One is associated with Reinhart and Rogoff. They argue that “this time is not different” and that much of disappointment with economic performances are what...

    Obama, Putin Discuss World Crises
    Jan14

    Obama, Putin Discuss World Crises

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by telephone Wednesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on a number of issues, White House officials said. The two leaders discussed ongoing efforts to bring an end to the civil war in Syria and abiding by the terms of a cease-fire in Ukraine. “They spent a significant portion of their time discussing...

    Obama, Putin agree on a tougher response to North Korea
    Jan14

    Obama, Putin agree on a tougher response to North Korea

    In a wide-ranging phone call, Obama and Putin appeared to speak past one another about the situation in eastern Ukraine, according to each country’s description of the call. The White House said Obama had called for Russia to fulfill its obligations under a cease-fire deal; the Kremlin said Putin has emphasized the need for Ukraine to meet...

    Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea
    Jan13

    Obama, Putin call for tough response to North Korea

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have spoken about the situations in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: U.S....

    Obama: Ukraine a Russian ‘Client State’
    Jan13

    Obama: Ukraine a Russian ‘Client State’

    President Obama referred to Ukraine as a client state of Russia’s in his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, eliciting criticism from some U.S. lawmakers and analysts who noted Kiev’s independence from Moscow and ongoing battle against Russian-backed separatists. Despite Russia’s anemic economic growth, Obama said the...

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills Three
    Jan13

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills Three

    An avalanche Wednesday in the French Alps killed two French high school students and a Ukrainian skier. Three other people were seriously injured. Officials said the avalanche struck at Les Deux Alpes ski resort, 50 kilometers from the Italian border, engulfing a group of 10 students and their teacher who were there on a school trip from Lyon....

    Avalanche in French Alps kills 3
    Jan13

    Avalanche in French Alps kills 3

    Avalanche near Grenoble kills two French high school students and an Ukrainian skier and leaves three gravely injured. …read more Source: Toronto...

    What Do the Normativists Stand For?
    Jan13

    What Do the Normativists Stand For?

    The events of 2014–15 dispelled many of the illusions that arose in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Russia’s return to the global arena as a state demanding the right to interpret the rules of the game (or to undermine them) ruined the post-Cold War hopes that we were beginning a benevolent new chapter in history. The...

    Three Dead After Avalanche Hits School Group in Alps
    Jan13

    Three Dead After Avalanche Hits School Group in Alps

    At least three people were killed and more were gravely injured when an avalanche hit a school group and other skiers on a closed slope in the French Alps on Wednesday, the interior ministry said. The snow slide killed a 14-year-old, a 16-year-old and a Ukrainian adult skier who was not with the school group, according to police and an official...

    Sides In Ukraine Conflict Vow To Abide By Truce
    Jan13

    Sides In Ukraine Conflict Vow To Abide By Truce

    Negotiators at the Ukraine peace talks have vowed to make fresh efforts to enforce a shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...