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Meteor Explodes Over Russia [VIDEO]
A meteor that exploded over injured over 900 people and damaged hundreds of buildings. Many of the injuries came from the glass that was blown out of buildings by the sonic blast as the meteor went by.
Don Yeomans, meteor expert for NASA, told Space...
Trade Official Urges Action On China, Russia Ties
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is showing its unhappiness with a federal court ruling that restricted the government's ability to impose higher trade penalties on China when it subsidizes exports to the United States.
There's a new proposal to restore the Commerce Department's power …
Russia: Nuclear Sub Fire Finally Out
MOSCOW (AP) — Firefighters extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine Friday as some crew members remained inside, officials said, assuring that there was no radiation leak and that the vessel's nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board...
World Trade Body Agrees To Russia Becoming Member
GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization agreed Friday to allow Russia to become its newest member, giving a critical boost to the ailing economy of its biggest trading partner, the European Union.
Until now, Russia has been the only member of the Group of 20 leading world economies still outside t…
TV Censorship Crosses Time Zones In Putin’s Russia
MOSCOW (AP) — On a recent Sunday evening, television viewers in Russia's eastern regions watched as a young Chechen man with a bandaged bloody nose described the details of his torture by Chechen special police.
But viewers in Russia's west never got to hear his story...