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  • Crimea bars 'nationalists' from secession vote; EU warns of sanctions

    Crimea bars 'nationalists' from secession vote; EU warns of sanctions
    Crimea's Russian-controlled parliament voted Tuesday to bar what it considers "nationalist political organizations" involved in the recent leadership turmoil in Kiev from taking part in Sunday's vote on whether to separate from Ukraine and become an independent country with aspirations of joining Russia, the RIA Novosti news agency reported.
  • U.S. pledges $1 billion in aid to Ukraine

    U.S. pledges $1 billion in aid to Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the fledgling Ukraine government, and the Obama administration announced with his arrival a $1-billion energy subsidy package. The fast-moving developments...

    Are unions necessary?

    Are unions necessary?
    Short answer: Yes. The question is posed by an exchange launched by Evan Soltas at Bloomberg View, and answered by Michael Wasser of the workers rights organization Jobs for Justice. Soltas has defended himself against Wasser's response, so this could...

    Fed chief Yellen indicates stimulus cuts will continue

    Fed chief Yellen indicates stimulus cuts will continue
    WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is trying to figure out how much of the recent economic slowing was caused by the harsh winter weather, a determination that could prompt it to reconsider how fast it pulls back on its key economic stimulus. In...

    Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say

    Ukraine needs $35 billion in aid to avert default, interim leaders say
    MOSCOW -- Ukraine’s interim leaders said Monday that the country will need $35 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to avert default and called for an international donors’ conference to craft a rescue plan. The appeal by acting...