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The ruble plunged to a record low against the dollar, today, despite efforts by the Russian central bank to stabilize it.
Questionable sincerity aside, the recent pileup of apparent missteps by the retailer raises another question: Is the company doing it on purpose?
How the falling price of oil and its effects on the economy might factor into the deliberations of the Federal Reserve this week. And while the economic scars of the recession largely started to heal by 2013 for white Americans, minority Americans are still feeling an acute decline in wealth, according to Federal Reserve data that was crunched by the Pew Research Center. We dig into one of the reasons why: Housing. Plus, while western sanctions bite more deeply into the Russian economy, and there's talk of a new Cold War, the British Museum has stunned the world with an extraordinary gesture. It's lent a priceless Greek antiquity to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. But why lend to the Russians?
Officials said the death toll stood at 126 more than half of them were students. The school is run by the military and the Taliban said they were retaliating for a recent military offensive.