Articles by Lydia Tomkiw

Lydia Tomkiw is a journalist focused on international affairs with a regional specialization in Eastern Europe. She has recently reported from Ukraine and is fluent in Ukrainian and French. Prior to joining IBT, Lydia was a Google Journalism fellow at the Committee to Protect Journalists where she focused on press freedom in Europe and Central Asia. From 2011-2012 she was a Princeton in Asia journalism fellow at The Jakarta Globe in Indonesia where she worked as a journalist and web editor. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.

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US Weekly Economic Calendar

Weekly US Economic Calendar

International Business Times poll on major U.S. economic indicators scheduled for release during the week of Oct. 15, 2018.
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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Appeals Trump Defamation Lawsuit Dismissal

Michael Avenatti announced that an appeal was filed hours after a federal judge dismissed the defamation lawsuit against Trump. Daniels sued Trump after he tweeted that her story of a man threatening her at a Las Vegas parking lot to not come forward with the story of her alleged affair with him was "a total con job."
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Small Plane Crashes Into Crowd

The incident happened around 3.45 p.m. local time (9.45 a.m. EDT) at the Wasserkuppe plateau in the Rhön mountain region near the town of Fulda.