The United States switches on an $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, a step it sees as vital to defend itself and Europe from so-called rogue states but the Kremlin says is aimed at blunting its own nuclear arsenal.



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The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with FHI 360 and the University of Pennsylvania, has released a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for budding entrepreneurs around the world to obtain the English skills needed to work in an international arena.



By PETER KRAUTH, Resource Specialist


One of silver's biggest strengths is its versatility…

It's a monetary metal, a proper currency. It's a critical industrial material used in everything from automobiles to solar panels. And of course it's an ornament, too, that people wear as jewelry.


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