'Snow' days off for zoo employees Let me tell you about my day. Up until I began typing this, I had been walking around the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo talking to our zookeepers, maintainers, and security staff. Ther...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation across the 18-country eurozone has been revised down to its lowest level since October, a development that may ratchet up the pressure on the European Central Bank to cut interest rates further.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will address a joint session of parliament on Crimea on Tuesday, the Kremlin's representative to the lower house said. The Kremlin press service did not immediately confirm Putin would address the session of the State Duma lower house and the Federation Council upper chamber. But Garry Minkh, the Kremlin's representative in the State Duma, told reporters the president would deliver a speech to the joint session following Sunday's referendum in which Ukraine's Crimea region voted to join Russia.
Russia's lower house of parliament will issue a statement in support of Crimea's referendum results on Tuesday, the news agency Interfax cited a deputy speaker of the house as saying on Monday. "Tomorrow morning there will be a statement on Crimea," Interfax cited Deputy Speaker Ivan Melnikov as saying. A Moscow-backed referendum in the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea on Sunday showed overwhelming support for joining the Russian Federation.