Strongman Putin doesn’t just rain down terror with missiles in Ukraine; his is a reign of terror against all powerful Russian politicians and military leaders and oligarchs who criticize him. But, you know, ACCIDENTS will happen! Especially in Russia where issues of considerable gravity seem to be a regular problem — such as falls from high windows and stairs. (Related headlines in boldface under the “War” section.)
Dow headed back below 30,000, slim chance of soft landing for economy: CNBC CFO survey
Continuing Jobless Claims Near 11-Month Highs
Startups find better access to talent as top tech companies cut jobs, freeze hiring
Duh: Mark Zuckerberg’s Metaverse Bet Falters as Sale of VR Headsets Drops
Top Lithium Miner Expects An Extended Price Rally
US Pending Home Sales Crash By Most On Record
Home Prices Sink in Every Major Market, What About Year-Over Year?
Existing Home Sales Implode
ECB’s Balance Sheet Plunges by €492 billion in One Week and by €850 Billion from Peak
Money Laundering Crypto-Style: Alameda wallets funnel over $1.7M via crypto mixers overnight
Winter storms put the US power grid to the test. It failed.
America’s Biggest Gas Producer Sees 30% Output Cut Over Storm
Russia Didn’t Consult With OPEC+ Over Price Cap Retaliation
European natural gas prices return to pre-Ukraine war levels
Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) PLAGUES Russia, Exhibits Peculiar Symptoms
Two Putin critics die of depression-related suicide in the same building in the same week. At least, the one who drank himself to death is credible.
Putin rains down 120 missiles: Explosions heard in multiple cities in biggest attack for weeks from land and sea.
Kosovo shuts main border crossing with Serbia amid protests
Netanyahu's Newly Appointed National Security Chief Wants Preemptive Strikes On Iran
More false claims from George Santos about his work, education and family history emerge
NY Rep.-elect Santos investigated for lying about his past
Russians fleeing Putin's war are among the thousands at the US border in Mexico
Netanyahu returns to power with extreme-right govt
Transgender Guidelines May "Destroy" Women's Sports, According To Female Olympians
Geoengineering Startup Begins Releasing Sulfur Particles Into Atmosphere In Attempt To 'Stop Climate Change'
Here we go again: "Extremely irresponsible" China Reopens Borders, Milan Sees 50% Of Arrivals Infected With COVID (and we're letting it spread throughout the world the same way all over again.)
Why Don’t We Find Other Solar Systems Like Our Own?
Airports Forced to Hire Extra Security to Guard Thousands of Stranded Bags from Biden’s Luggage-Sniffing Energy Head