Michael Pechony

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U.S. warns of new Russian buildup in Ukraine

Russia has sent arms and drone aircraft into eastern Ukraine and is concentrating troops along the tense border, a buildup that is raising concern about a new escalation in the conflict, the<p>State Departmentsaid Wednesday.<p>Russia, which is supporting separatists battling the central Ukraine …

Russia

FBI raids firm headed by one of the Wolves of Wall Street

Danny Porush - the man who inspired the character played by Jonah Hill in the Scorcese film - spotted leaving premises in a Rolls-Royce after agents cart away boxes of documents<p>FBI agents descended on the Florida offices of a company linked to Danny Porush, one of two men who inspires The Wolf of …

Wall Street

What Happens to a Woman's Brain When She Becomes a Mother

From joy and attachment to anxiety and protectiveness, mothering behavior begins with biochemical reactions.<p>The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the house where you already live. I always liked Walker's description …

Pregnancy

Portland sues Uber, slaps it with a cease and desist order. Uber: Thanks for the warm welcome! (updated)

<i>Updated 6:05pm with Uber’s response.</i><p>Add Portland, Ore., to the list of cities challenging Uber’s right to exist within their borders.<p>The City of Portland filed suit today against the alternative transportation startup, which is reportedly worth more than $40 billion after a recent $1.2 billion …

Deutsche Bank charged with tax fraud

Deutsche Bank allegedly set up three shell companies to avoid paying millions of dollars in federal taxes, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan.<p>U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara seeks to recover $190 million in taxes, penalties and interest.<p>Deutsche Bank (DB) …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

Uber banned from India's capital after alleged rape

The ride-sharing service faces a new round of allegations, and now has been blacklisted by the Delhi government, which says Uber was misleading customers.<p>The long list of challenges facing Uber has now extended to India.<p>The ride-sharing service has been banned from India's capital territory of …

India

Oil price drops: Don't panic, really

The recent drop in crude prices won’t kill off the US shale oil industry. It’ll just make it more efficient.<p>Profit margins and break-even points are …