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‘Foreign agent’ Butina has no ties to Russian intel, was jailed for nothing – Putin

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Maria Butina, a Russian national arrested in the US on charges of failing to register as a foreign lobbyist, has no ties to Russian intelligence services and the whole case against her was thin, President Vladimir Putin has said. “This poor girl is jailed … faces 15 years in prison… and for what?” the president Read More

Katowice COP24 Notebook: Counting the cost

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change have begun in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the Silesian mining district. Participants take part in the plenary session during COP24 U.N. Climate Change Conference 2018 in Katowice, Poland December 4, 2018. Read More

NASA scientist says we need to reopen the book on whether aliens visited Earth

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Humans have yet to find any definitive proof of the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life but one NASA scientist believes we may be getting in our own way and might have already ignored alien visits to our planet. “I simply want to point out the fact that the intelligence we might find and that might Read More

Naturalist David Attenborough says U.S. 'out on a limb' on climate

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KATOWICE, Poland,(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is “out on a limb” in his attitude to climate change as nearly every other government, as well as an angry younger generation, are demanding action, British naturalist David Attenborough said on Monday at U.N. climate talks in Poland. World renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough delivers the “People’s Read More

‘For God’s sake, fund it’: Former NASA astronaut makes dire plea to protect us from killer asteroids

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A retired aerospace engineer and former astronaut is sounding the alarm over the threat posed to Earth by ‘city killer’ asteroids, saying that NASA has derelicted its duty to protect humanity. In 2005, the US Congress made the hunt for asteroids 460 feet (140 meters) and larger one of NASA’s seven core goals; these space Read More

China hopes US shows sincerity at G20 trade talks

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China hopes the United States can show sincerity and promote proposals both countries can accept when their two leaders meet at this week’s G20 summit, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Friday ahead of the key trade talks. World leaders started arriving in Buenos Aires on Thursday ahead of the gathering of Read More

Trump publicly bashes May AGAIN, says Brexit is only ‘great’ for EU, will hurt UK-US trade deal

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US President Donald Trump criticized UK Prime Minister Theresa May, saying the divorce deal she has negotiated with the EU jeopardizes Britain’s ability to seal a trade deal with America. In his first comment on the Brexit agreement, which May is expected to submit to parliament next month, Trump said it was a “great deal Read More

Trump jabs May’s Brexit agreement, says it will hurt plans for UK-US trade deal

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US President Donald Trump criticized UK Prime Minister Theresa May, saying the divorce deal she has negotiated with the EU jeopardizes Britain’s ability to seal a trade deal with America. In his first comment on the Brexit agreement, which May is expected to submit to parliament next month, Trump said it was a “great deal Read More

Trump is right, jobs for black Americans abound. Here's why it may not last

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MEMPHIS(Reuters) – Ask Memphis residents and they might say that President Donald Trump got this one right: this is the best job market as far as many in this majority black city can remember. FILE PHOTO: FedEx employees Adrian Steele (L) and Aurra Wilks help sort packages in the company’s small package sorting system at Read More

Largest dog slaughterhouse in South Korea closes to become public park

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Officials will clear out South Korea’s largest dog slaughterhouse over the next two days. The canine house of horrors has been shut following pressure from animal rights groups and a decline in the consumption of dog meat. The slaughterhouse, south of the capital Seoul, will be dismantled to make room for a public park. Korean Read More