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On Ukraine, U.S. and Russia Wage Signaling War to Avert Actual War

As their standoff over Ukraine continues, Moscow and Washington are playing an increasingly high-stakes, increasingly complex game of signaling to try to secure their aims without firing a shot. Traditional diplomacy is just one component of this dance. Troop movements, sanctions warnings and legislation, embassy closures, leader summits, and intelligence leaks are all aimed, in […]

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Proud Boys Member Pleads Guilty and Will Cooperate in Jan. 6 Riot Inquiry

A Proud Boys member who was among the first to cross the police line at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 pleaded guilty on Wednesday and agreed to cooperate with the government — potentially against other members of the far-right extremist group, the authorities said. The defendant, Matthew Greene, 34, of Syracuse, N.Y., was most […]

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Biden Catches a Cold and Blames His Grandson

WASHINGTON — President Biden said Friday that his hoarse voice and cough were the result of germy kisses from his toddler grandson, not the coronavirus. Mr. Biden’s voice was noticeably raspy during a speech at the White House about Friday’s jobs report. The first question from a reporter got right down to the matter at […]

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