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Putin basks in biggest election victory

Putin basks in biggest election victory

MOSCOW-Russian President Vladimir Putin basked in a landslide re-election victory on Monday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. But employees of state and private companies, as well as students, reported coming under pressure to vote. One of the most striking responses, however, came from RT editor Simonyan, who deployed a term for Putin that has been rarely heard here despite his ...


Judges decline to block new Pennsylvania House map in boost to Democrats

Judges decline to block new Pennsylvania House map in boost to Democrats

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to set a legal standard for partisan gerrymandering in two cases out of Wisconsin and Maryland . Independent political analysts have said the new map will boost Democratic chances in one-third of the state's 18 seats, which Republicans have dominated since the old district lines took effect in 2011 despite Pennsylvania's status as a closely divided electoral swing state.



Kushner Companies Filed False Documents With New York City Officials

The investigation comes after revelations that the company filed false paperwork with the city for several years in an effort to turn a quick profit. New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres , who chairs the Committee on Public Housing, said he'd launch an investigation into Kushner Cos.' illicit practices.


Actress Cynthia Nixon to challenge Cuomo for NY governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon to challenge Cuomo for NY governor

She might have an Emmy, but she takes the subway just like you. The internet has since erupted with people searching for everything about her, including how old she is and whether she's related to Richard Nixon. Her fledgling campaign brands her as a progressive alternative to the centrist Mr Cuomo. Nixon's other co-stars, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall, have yet to comment on her run for governor, but both appear to be on good terms with the actress.


Big retailers urge Trump against massive China tariffs

Big retailers urge Trump against massive China tariffs

Retailers across the US have sent President Trump a letter urging him not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China, which could target more than $60B in duties on products ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys.


FA Cup won't save Man Utd's season - Matic

FA Cup won't save Man Utd's season - Matic

I like it when the manager always wants better and better, so you have to improve always, always do your best. Luke Shaw still only 22, I'd take him at Everton in a heartbeat. Manchester United's Champions League defeat against Sevilla last week could spark a major overhaul in Jose Mourinho's squad this summer. Spurs are known to be long-term admirers of the defender and the Daily Star claim Shaw could be used in a swap deal that would see Danny Rose complete a move to Old ...