S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default

S&P downgrade indicates Russia headed for historic default

The credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded its assessment of Russia’s ability to repay foreign debt, signaling rising prospects that Moscow will soon default on external loans for the first time in more than a century. S&P Global Ratings issued the downgrade to “selective default” late Friday after Russia arranged to make foreign … Read more

Protesters arrested after stalling NYC’s plan to chop trees down

Protesters arrested after stalling NYC's plan to chop trees down

It was a fruitful protest. Two people were arrested Saturday morning as protesters successfully stalled the city’s efforts to chop down cherry trees at Corlears Hook Park near the Williamsburg Bridge. William Talen, 71, and Francis Pondolfino, 64, were charged with criminal trespass and obstructing governmental administration after refusing commands to leave a fenced-in area … Read more

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‘Squid Game’ Creator Reveals Return Of Two Key Characters For Season 2 – The Hamden Journal

‘Squid Game’ Creator Reveals Return Of Two Key Characters For Season 2 – Deadline

Squid Game creator, director and writer Hwang Dong-hyuk and actor Park Hae-soo joined TV editor Peter White for The Hamden Journal’s annual Contenders Television at Paramount Studios to discuss what fans might expect from the upcoming sophomore season of the Korean dystopian drama. Contenders TV: The Hamden Journal’s Complete Coverage The creator ended up revealing … Read more

How did USMNT star perform in Chelsea rout?

How did USMNT star perform in Chelsea rout?

Christian Pulisic came on at half time for Chelsea in their win away at Southampton, as the USMNT star got a runout in the sun on the South Coast. [ MORE: How to watch Premier League in USA ] Pulisic, 23, was rested ahead of Chelsea’s huge UEFA Champions League quarterfinals second leg at Real … Read more