The stock market veered lower Thursday afternoon, weighed down by news that a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine and by disappointing U.S. corporate earnings and housing data.
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MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral relations and hurt not only Russian but also American businesses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Europe are seeking to maintain a united front against Russia with coordinated announcements of new economic sanctions, but divisions persist over how aggressive the West should be in punishing Moscow for its threatening moves in Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have acquired center DeJuan Blair in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Struggling to defuse the persistent crisis in Ukraine, both the U.S. and European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia Wednesday, with President Barack Obama declaring that Russian leaders must see that their actions supporting rebels “have consequences.”