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‘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

New 40mm cannon on Marine Corp amphibious combat vehicle destroys drones, pickup trucks

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A Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle armed with a 40mm cannon is seen in Kingman, Arizona.(Kris Osborn) Navy and Marine Corps interest in up-gunning its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle with a stronger, longer-range 40mm cannon may have taken a step forward following a live-fire demonstration which blasted off the cannon — destroying enemy pick-up trucks, Read More

Reportage or ‘sabotage’? Rosneft wants Reuters BANNED in Russia after story on Venezuela oil deal

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Russian oil giant Rosneft has lashed out at Reuters, calling the agency’s claims the company helped Venezuela avoid US sanctions “informational sabotage” and promising to work towards banning it in its home country. In its exclusive piece on Thursday, which was solely based on undisclosed “documents and sources,” Reuters accused Rosneft of cashing in checks for Read More

‘You will fail again, like in the Bay of Pigs’: Cuban officials rebuff new US sanctions

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Cuban officials didn’t even need to look for a punchline for their response to new US sanctions, announced on the same day that, almost six decades ago, the failed US-sponsored invasion of the socialist island began. On April 17, 1961, a well-armed group of Cuban exiles, who were trained and financed by the CIA, landed Read More

Permian water company Solaris says it’s closing in on new deal

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By Rachel Adams-Heard on 4/16/2019 HOSTON (Bloomberg) — Solaris Water Midstream, which handles water supplies and disposal for Marathon Oil, is closing in on a deal with another driller as explorers increasingly outsource one of the key components of fracking. Backed by private equity investor Trilantic North America, Solaris has “a couple” letters of intent Read More

Pakistani TV presenter blasted for calling marriage a cure for women with mental disorders

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A Pakistani comedy show host has created a firestorm for implying marriage would cure a woman’s mental Health problems, and for saying such illnesses happen because women “obsess” over their careers. Aftab Iqbal said that a woman who was acting like she was experiencing “hysteria” was in fact suffering from not being married and for Read More

Thunderstorms strike U.S. East Coast, leave thousands without power

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(Reuters) – Severe thunderstorms blasted the U.S. East Coast with gusts of wind up to 50 miles per hour on Monday morning, knocking out power in thousands of homes and putting several states on flood watch, the National Weather Service said. A view of clouds, part of a weather system seen from near Franklin, Texas, Read More

Washington uses Colombia for ‘cheap spectacles’ against Caracas – Venezuelan FM

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of using the tensions on the border with Colombia to stage a publicity stunt as part of a smear campaign against Caracas. The US and Colombia turned the beleaguered Colombian border town of Cucuta into a “regular stage for their most decadent and Read More

Maduro tells Brazilian Army to resist ‘fascist rookie’ Bolsonaro’s orders to intervene in Venezuela

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Venezuela will strongly retaliate against Brazil, the nation’s leader Nicolas Maduro has said, calling on the Brazilian Army to resist President Jair Bolsonaro’s attempts to intervene in its neighbor’s affairs. The people of Venezuela stand united against the “threats of war and military intervention” voiced by the Brazilian right-wing leader, Nicolas Maduro said on Saturday. Read More

Pro-EU stance doesn’t count: German minister ripped apart by media for RT interview

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Leading German media, along with some politicians, attacked Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection Katarina Barley for her interview with RT… despite the fact that she expressed strong pro-EU viewpoints. Barley wasn’t attacked for anything she said. Instead, her ‘offense,’ according to leading German papers, was the mere fact that the “unsuspecting” minister gave a Read More