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Legal Beat

WNBA’s Griner pleads guilty at her drug trial in Russia – Associated Press

American basketball star Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday to drug possession charges on the second day of her trial in a Russian court in a case that could see her sentenced to up to 10 years in prison. The abrupt guilty plea by the Phoenix Mercury center and two-time Olympic gold medalist came amid a

Opinion

Opinion: How to Alleviate the Looming Global Hunger Crisis – Inside Sources

A global food crisis is looming, so policymakers everywhere need to think hard about how to make food cheaper and more plentiful. That requires making a commitment to producing more fertilizer and better seeds, maximizing the potential offered by genetic modification, and abandoning the rich world’s obsession with organics. Russia’s brutal war in Ukraine is making

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for Week of April 25, 2022

Average gasoline prices in Arizona have fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Prices in Arizona are 14.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.48/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest

Sanctions

Sanctions hit Russian economy, although Putin says otherwise

Photo: People walk past a currency exchange office screen displaying the exchange rates of U.S. Dollar and Euro to Russian Rubles in Moscow’s downtown Nearly two months into the Russian-Ukraine war, the Kremlin has taken extraordinary steps to blunt an economic counteroffensive from the West. While Russia can claim some symbolic victories, the full impact

Gas Prices

Arizona Weekly Gas Price Update for Week of April 18, 2022

Average gasoline prices in Arizona have fallen 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.56/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 2,269 stations in Arizona. Prices in Arizona are 4.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.51/g higher than a year ago. According to GasBuddy price reports, the cheapest

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