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Assistant Managing Editor, Special Reports — U.S. News & World Report
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Russia Central Bank Moves to Support Ruble — This file photo people pass by an exchange rate display at a street in Moscow, Russia, showing an exchange rate of 54.42 for the ruble against the euro. The central bank announced on Wednesday that it will limit the daily volume of foreign exchange operations to 350 million dollars in order to stabilize the ruble.

Stocks Head Lower After Jobs Report — NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. stock market sank in early Friday trading after the government's monthly jobs report fell short of Wall Street's expectations for hiring. KEEPING SCORE: As of 9:50 a.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 index was down three points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,028.

Cops: Man held, teller wasn't fooled by fake $20s — KITTANNING, Pa. (AP) - State police say a western Pennsylvania man has been charged with passing counterfeit $20 bills at a yard sale run by the wrong woman - a bank teller. Trooper Terry Geibel says the teller is trained to know the look and feel of real money.

Yellen Pledges Clear Signals for Rate Policies — By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Fed is striving to clearly communicate its intentions on interest rates in order to minimize surprises that could disrupt financial markets both in the United States and globally.

German Rail Strike Over Before Berlin Wall Anniversary — BERLIN (AP) - A German train drivers' union says it will end a strike that has caused commuter chaos ahead of the country's celebration on Sunday of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Ukraine Rebels Say More Remains Found at MH17 Site — By PETER LEONARD, Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Rebel separatists in east Ukraine said Friday that more human remains have been found at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane that was brought down in July. The rebel transportation ministry said that the parts were found while wreckage was being removed from the area.

Almaty Makes Compact Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics — China, the new front-runner to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, doesn't have a long winter sports tradition; in fact, just 20 years ago, there were fewer than 10,000 skiers in the entire country - out of a then-population of 1.2 billion. The words on a board read: "Promote exercise for everyone, promote Beijing Zhangjiakou bid for the Winter Olympics."

Ed Gillespie To Discuss Tight Virginia Senate Race — Virginia Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie will talk to reporters on Friday about the status of his race. Associated Press By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press McLEAN, Va. (AP) - Republican Ed Gillespie has scheduled a news conference to discuss the Virginia Senate race that he's narrowly trailing in against the Democratic incumbent, Mark Warner.

Nigerians Flee as Islamic Extremists Dig In — YOLA, Nigeria (AP) - Thirteen-year-old Sulaiman wanders the streets of Nigeria's northeast town of Yola, hungry, dusty and frightened. He has walked through the bush for days from the town of Uba where Islamic extremists raised their black and white flag last week after seizing the town, killing many and leaving the rest in a state of shock.

Lynch emerges as lead attorney general candidate — WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but people with knowledge of his plans say President Barack Obama is not ready to announce a nomination and is abandoning the option to push for confirmation this year while Democrats still control the Senate.
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Dec 16, 2014

My mom would do this: Hero mom calls into CSPAN to berate her arguing pundit sons

Dec 16, 2014

Awesome. RT @JillGeisler: Fact Check! :)-- Diagnosing the Home Alone burglars' injuries: A professional weighs in…

Dec 15, 2014

New holiday tradition in progress: watching White Christmas - in the theater.

Dec 12, 2014

RT @TIME: Exclusive: Gorbachev blames the U.S. for provoking 'new Cold War'

Dec 11, 2014

RT @Steph_Steinberg: See how long it took Warren Buffett to earn your income: (Warning: The results are painful.) h/t @laurenboyer

Dec 11, 2014

RT @ethanklapper: John Brennan is a Dem, @SenFeinstein is a Dem and she's rebutting him on Twitter in real time like a Republican watching an Obama speech.

Dec 09, 2014

RT @myhlee: The truth about a viral graphic on rape stats - beware what you see amid reactions to #UVA story. #IStandWithJackie

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