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Further US sanctions would be 'declaration of economic war': Medvedev

Moscow - Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a "declaration of economic war".

Russia vows to retaliate against new US sanctions

Moscow - The Kremlin on Thursday vowed to retaliate against "unacceptable" new US sanctions against Russia over its alleged role in a nerve agent attack on a former spy in Britain, which prompted the ruble and Russian stocks to tumble.

US hits Russia with sanctions over nerve agent attack in Britain

Washington - The United States said Wednesday it was imposing new sanctions on Russia over Moscow's involvement in the use of a "lethal" nerve agent in the attempted killing of a former spy in Britain.

Britain asks chemical watchdog to extend Novichok probe

Den Haag - Britain has asked the world's chemical warfare watchdog to extend its help in probing the death of a British woman allegedly exposed to the Novichok nerve agent, the Hague-based body said Tuesday.

Tim Charron talks Bret Michaels, concert, digital transformation Special

Webster - Country singer Tim Charron chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming concert on September 9 with Poison front-man Bret Michaels at the Indian Ranch in Webster, Massachusetts.

Novichok victim recalls 'oily' substance in perfume bottle

London - A British man poisoned with Novichok said in interviews released Tuesday that he was lucky to be alive after giving a perfume bottle that contained the nerve agent to his girlfriend, who later died.

Novichok victim discharged from British hospital

London - Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley was discharged from a British hospital on Friday as police continued to piece together how the nerve agent claimed the life of his partner Dawn Sturgess.

Op-Ed: Bret Michaels and Poison belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Brett Michaels and all of the original band members of the rock group Poison belong in the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Putin slams 'ungrounded accusations' after UK poisonings

Washington - President Vladimir Putin accused Britain Monday of making baseless allegations against Russia after a former Soviet spy was among four people found poisoned by a nerve agent in southern England.

Novichok nerve agent was in 'perfume bottle': victim's brother

London - A British man exposed to Novichok, four months after the same nerve agent was used against a former Russian spy nearby, had found it in a perfume bottle, his brother said.

UK police find 'small bottle' containing Novichok nerve agent

London - British police said Friday they have found a "small bottle" containing the Soviet-made nerve agent Novichok in the home of one of two Britons who fell ill from the substance last month.

Novichok patient no longer critical: UK hospital

London - A British man exposed to the nerve agent Novichok is no longer in a critical condition, the hospital treating him said on Wednesday, as police still struggle to understand what happened.

'Gentle soul': Family pays tribute to Briton killed by Novichok

London - The family of a British woman who died after being exposed to the same nerve agent that poisoned a Russian ex-spy four months ago remembered her as "a gentle soul" on Tuesday.

UK police say cannot offer safety guarantees after Novichok death

London - British police on Monday said they could not rule out further contaminations after a 44-year-old mother of three died in southwest England following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok.

Kremlin says 'absurd' to link Russia to Novichok death

Moscow - The Kremlin on Monday said it would be "absurd" to suggest Russia was involved in the death of a British woman exposed to the Novichok nerve agent.

UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

Salisbury - British police rushed to solve a murder mystery on Monday after a woman died following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok, four months after the same toxin was used against a former Russian spy in an attack that Britain blamed on Moscow.

British woman dies after exposure to Novichok nerve agent

London - British police launched a murder inquiry Sunday after a woman died following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok in southwest England, four months after the same type of chemical was used against a former Russian spy in an attack blamed on Moscow.

British woman dies after exposure to Novichok nerve agent

London - British police launched a murder inquiry Sunday after a woman died following exposure to the nerve agent Novichok in southwest England, four months after the same type of chemical was used against a former Russian spy in an attack blamed on Moscow.

British woman exposed to Novichok nerve agent dies: police

London - A woman exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in southwest England, near where a Russian spy was targeted by the same type of chemical in March, has died, police said Sunday.

UK police officer given all clear after Novichok tests

London - A police officer was tested for possible exposure to the nerve agent Novichok in connection with the poisoning of a couple in southwest England on Saturday but was given the all clear, the local force said.

UK police hunt object that poisoned couple with nerve agent

Salisbury - Police on Friday raced to find the object that contaminated a British couple with the Soviet-made Novichok nerve agent in southwestern England where a former Russian spy was poisoned with the same toxin four months ago.

Residents of UK nerve agent city in fear

Salisbury - Catapulted into a major diplomatic crisis after the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, a second incident of Novichok exposure in the British city of Salisbury has left residents fearing for their safety."I personally am anxious....

Thieves steal ancient arrow poison from Dutch museum

Den Haag - Dutch police were on Thursday hunting for thieves who stole a museum safe containing a potentially deadly poison used by South American tribes to lace their arrows for hunting.

Raine Michaels aims at becoming Sports Illustrated swimsuit model

Raine Michaels is the daughter of iconic rocker Bret Michaels, the front-man of the multi-platinum-selling rock group Poison. Her goal is to become a swimsuit model for "Sports Illustrated."

Review: Bret Michaels, Poison give Jones Beach 'Nothin' But a Good Time' Special

Wantagh - On June 21, 2018, acclaimed rock band Poison performed at the Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Long Island, as part of their "Nothin' But a Good Time" Tour.

Review: Cheap Trick rocks out Jones Beach with Poison and Pop Evil Special

Wantagh - On June 21, 2018, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick performed at the Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh on Long Island.

Review: Bret Michaels tugs at the heart on moving 'Jorja Bleu' single Special

Wantagh - Poison front-man and acclaimed rocker Bret Michaels tugs at the heart on his latest solo single "Jorja Bleu." Digital Journal has the scoop.

Bret Michaels talks 'Nothin' But a Good Time' Tour, future plans Special

Wantagh - Esteemed singer-songwriter Bret Michaels of the rock band Poison chatted with Digital Journal about his upcoming show at Jones Beach on Long Island, as well as his latest endeavors.

Nerve agents, the deadliest of chemical weapons

Paris - Nerve agents such as that used to try and kill a former Russian double-agent in Britain, were first developed as neurotoxins by German scientists in the 1930s, but never used as chemical weapons in WWII. An overview.Q: What is a nerve agent?

Poison to embark on 'Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time 2018' Tour

Wantagh - Acclaimed rock band Poison will be touring the United States this summer. They will be embarking on their 2018 "Poison…Nothin' But A Good Time" Tour.
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