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UK spy agency calls Trump’s ‘wiretapping’ charges ‘utterly-ridiculous nonsense’

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Published time: 24 Apr, 2019 12:52 Edited time: 24 Apr, 2019 13:27 Following Donald Trump’s tweet suggesting a UK spy agency had collaborated with the Obama administration to spy on his campaign, the intelligence organization responded, calling the accusations “ridiculous,” and to “be ignored.” The United Kingdom’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) dismissed US President Donald Read More

$1 billion in Notre Dame donations: Philanthropy or rich patrons seeking praise?

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With wealthy donors giving a billion dollars to restore Notre Dame following the devastating fire, some have been left asking why the money only comes after tragedy strikes. RT guests debate the Notre Dame patrons’ priorities. “Two years ago you couldn’t get a crumb out of ”, argues journalist and social commentator Sonia Poulton. Read More

‘Lift sanctions & apologize if you want to talk,’ Iran’s Rouhani tells Washington

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The US should first drop sanctions and apologize, if it wants to sit down for negotiations, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said, after Washington stepped up “maximum pressure” on Tehran. “Negotiation is only possible if all the pressures are lifted, they apologize for their illegal actions and there is mutual respect,” Rouhani said on Wednesday. He Read More

UK spy agency calls Trump’s ‘wiretapping’ charges ‘utterly-ridiculous’ ‘nonsense’

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Following Donald Trump’s tweet suggesting a UK spy agency had collaborated with the Obama administration to spy on his campaign, the intelligence organization responded, calling the accusations “ridiculous,” and to “be ignored.” The United Kingdom’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) dismissed US President Donald Trump’s implication that they worked with the Obama administration to surveille his Read More

Doctor suspended for 6 weeks after calling for rape of women

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An emergency department doctor in Australia has been suspended by the Medical board for six weeks after he repeatedly called online for women to be raped. Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee, 31, was suspended by the Tasmania Health Service after being found guilty of “professional misconduct” for making egregious and racist comments in a Singaporean Read More

Sri Lanka suicide bombers were from wealthy families

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter The suicide bombers in Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday attacks were from wealthy families and one studied in the UK, it has been revealed. Eight Britons were among the 359 people who died in a series of blasts targeting churches and hotels, with more than 500 total left injured. At a Read More

Woman wakes up from coma 27 years after school bus crash

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A woman who suffered a catastrophic brain injury and fell into a coma when her car collided with a school bus in the United Arab Emirates has woken up for the first time in almost three decades. Munira Abdulla was involved in the horrific road accident in 1991, having picked up her son Omar, 4, Read More

Kim Jong Un arrives in Russia ahead of Putin summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in Russia ahead of his summit with President Vladimir Putin. The two leaders will meet in the far eastern Russian city of Vladivostok amid tensions surrounding the North Korean leader’s nuclear programme. Mr Kim, dressed in a black coat and a fedora, met with officials who welcomed Read More

Turkey to get first S-400s in July despite US pressure, Russian arms trade official confirms

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Moscow will start shipping its S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey this summer, the chief of Russia’s state arms trade agency said. The deal is going through as Ankara ignores pressure from its ally, the US. Aleksandr Mikheyev of Rosoboronexport told Russian media on Wednesday that all issues pertaining to the contact have been Read More

Senior Sri Lankan officials ‘withheld intel on terrorist attacks’

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The head of Sri Lanka’s parliament has made damning accusations against senior officials in the government, alleging that they withheld intelligence about impending attacks on churches, hotels and politicians. A series of Easter Sunday bombings at Sri Lankan churches andhotels killed at least 359 people. Authorities have made dozens of arrests in the aftermath. “Some Read More