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Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Footage showing the moment Iran’s Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released – with the UK describing the incident as a “hostile act”. The video, released by Iranian state media, shows armed troops wearing ski masks sitting in a helicopter as it Read More

‘Hostile act’: UK says ship seized by Iran was in Omani waters

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Iran has released video footage of the moment its Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz in what the UK defence secretary has described as a “hostile act”. In the footage, a helicopter hovers over the Stena Impero. Several troops repel down ropes onto the Read More

France and Germany stand by UK over ‘massive’ Iran crisis

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The French foreign ministry has called on Iran to quickly release a British-flagged oil tanker it detained on Friday afternoon. The Stena Impero and its 23 crew members were approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz on Friday at around 4pm UK time, according to the Read More

‘We don’t know how well antidepressants work’: Danish study blows lid off flawed medical research

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Researchers from the Nordic Cochrane Centre have expressed alarm at research into the effectiveness of antidepressant medication, citing such degrees of widespread bias and systematic distortion that we can’t be certain they work. “We are not saying (anti-depression medication) doesn’t work. But the studies that have been done are often of poor quality and it’s Read More

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said. The Phillips 66 Lake Charles Refinery is pictured in West Lake, Louisiana, U.S., June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Barry has shut Read More

Georgian opposition TV host BAD-MOUTHS Putin on air, sending country into meltdown

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An expletive-ridden rant by a Georgian TV host, who switched to Russian to hurl vulgarities at President Vladimir Putin and his late parents, has drawn a massive backlash, forcing officials to go into damage control. The host of an opinion show on Georgia’s opposition Rustavi 2 TV broadcaster began his Sunday program by addressing Putin Read More

Georgian opposition TV host FOUL-MOUTHS Putin on air, sending country into meltdown

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An expletive-ridden rant by a Georgian TV host, who switched to Russian to hurl vulgarities at Russian President Vladimir Putin and his late parents, has drawn a massive backlash, forcing officials to go into damage control. The host of an opinion show on Georgia’s oppositional Rustavi 2 TV broadcaster began his late Sunday program by Read More

EU’s ‘Russian meddling’ alert system not detecting any meddling

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The EU’s Rapid Alert System, created to tackle ‘Russian meddling’, hasn’t sounded a single alarm in the six months of its existence, a report has found. In a piece on the struggles of the ambitious project, the New York Times cited an inside joke popular in Brussels before the European Parliament election in May about the Read More

EU’s ‘Russian meddling’ alert system not detecting any meddling

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The EU’s Rapid Alert System, created to tackle the alleged Russian meddling, whose existence has been eluding proof for the past few years, hasn’t sounded a single alarm in the six months of its existence, a report has found. In its piece on the struggles of the ambitious project, the New York Times cited an Read More

Lee Iacocca, auto executive who saved Chrysler from bankruptcy, dies at 94

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(Reuters) – Lee Iacocca, the charismatic U.S. auto industry executive who gave America the Ford Mustang and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business, has died at the age of 94, Fiat Chrysler said. FILE PHOTO: Former Chrysler Chairman Lee Iacocca gestures during an interview in Golden, Colorado, after his new company Read More