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North Korea calls Obama a ‘monkey,’ blames U.S. for internet outage

WASHINGTON, December 27, 2014 – An unnamed North Korean official speaking for North Korea’s National Defense Commission called President Obama a “monkey” on Saturday. In a statement blaming the U.S. for internet failures that plagued the country this week, the official said, “Obama always goes reckless in words and deeds like a monkey in a ...

Russian government predicts severe inflation, recession for 2015

WASHINGTON, December 26, 2014 – The Russian economy, already in a slump, will enter a sharp recession next year, accompanied by double-digit inflation. This is according to Russian government ministers, who blame Western sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and the plummeting price of oil. The sanctions have blocked foreign investment in the ...