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Bombing St. Pete & sinking trade ships: ‘Deterrence’ plan of Estonian journo slammed in Moscow

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A major Estonian news outlet has run an opinion piece suggesting the country purchase a “missile system” that could hit Russia’s St. Petersburg as a means of ‘deterrence’. Moscow blasted the idea as a provocation. Seemingly obsessed with a hypothetic ‘Russian aggression’ against his home country – an Estonian journalist Vahur Koorits has come up Read More

Syria repels IDF air raid on intl airport south of Damascus, shot down 7 missiles – Moscow

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Syrian air defenses repelled an Israeli air raid into its territory, successfully intercepting seven missiles fired by incoming F-16 fighter jets, the Russian military said. No damage or casualties on the ground were reported. The attack occurred at 1:32pm local time on Sunday, the Russian Defense Ministry said. Four F-16 Israeli fighter jets were flying Read More

Real ladies don’t lick ice cream, Istanbul municipality says in etiquette course

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A Turkish municipality caused quite a debate on social media when its ‘manners course’ told young women that ladies shouldn’t lick ice cream in Istanbul. Critics found the advice plain weird and said it hurts women’s freedom. Istanbul’s Bagcilar municipality launched a two-month etiquette course for young women, local media reported. The lectures, provided in Read More

Supermodel Gisele fires back at criticism from Brazil farm minister

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen on Wednesday rejected critiques by the country’s farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil’s conservation efforts. FILE PHOTO: Model Gisele Bundchen arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Read More

Canada asks China clemency for its national sentenced to death for drug trafficking

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Ottawa has asked Beijing to spare the life of its citizen, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who was sentenced to death by a Chinese court for smuggling a large volume of drugs into the country. “We have already spoken with China’s ambassador to Canada and requested clemency,” Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland told reporters on Tuesday. She Read More

‘Perfect accuracy’: WikiLeaks hits back at ‘neocon’ app NewsGuard, which labeled it untrustworthy

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WikiLeaks has blasted news-rating app NewsGuard after it gave the whistleblower site a ‘red’ rating, warning users it “fails to maintain basic standards of accuracy” despite its perfect record of posting authentic information. NewsGuard claims to help combat fake news online and defend against “disinformation” but its links to the US government have caused some Read More

Jayme Closs kidnapping: 'Killer blasted front door'

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A 21-year-old man has admitted killing the parents of Jayme Closs and holding the teenager captive in a remote cabin for 88 days, according to a criminal complaint. Jake Thomas Patterson blasted open the family’s front door with a shotgun before shooting the couple dead and then kidnapping the 13-year-old last October, investigators said. According Read More

Tokyo’s attempts to attach the US to Russia-Japan peace talks are ‘outrageous’ – Lavrov

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Japan must stop trying to include the US in peace talks with Moscow and must abandon its territorial claims if it’s to make any progress, Russian FM Sergey Lavrov said, adding that American missiles in Japan were also of concern. Moscow and Tokyo have recently redoubled efforts to seal a peace treaty –which the countries Read More

Brazil minister blasts supermodel Bundchen, invites her to be environment envoy

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FILE PHOTO: Model Gisele Bundchen arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 7, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s agriculture minister on Monday criticized supermodel Gisele Bundchen for Read More