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Russian ruble drops 7 percent as economy shrinks

Russian ruble drops 7 percent as economy shrinks
MOSCOW — The Russian currency extended its losses on Monday after a report showed the economy has started shrinking in annual terms for the first time since 2009 as the country is buffeted by falling oil prices and Western sanctions. Meanwhile, the …
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Critical decisions after 9/11 led to slow, steady decline in quality for
“We are not the Super Bowl team we once were,” Dan Emmett, a former Secret Service supervisor, said in a recent interview with The Washington Post. When the attacks came in 2001, the Secret Service was seen as a model organization, revered for its aura …
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