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Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil’s environment protections

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country’s environmental protections. FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles gestures during a meeting with a Senate committee in Brasilia, Brazil March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino The former Read More

Google reveals lower-cost Pixel 3a phones and Nest Hub Max

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Google is to sell a range of lower-cost smartphones as part of an effort to jump-start sales of its Pixel brand. In addition, the company has shown off its first voice-controlled smart screen for the home to feature a camera. This allows it to offer more personalised features Read More

US warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ as it deploys carrier

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The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving “clear indications” that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region. National security adviser John Bolton said the move to deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Read More

Factbox: Tariff wars – duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners

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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week. The U.S. flag flies at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake Trump has rattled the Read More

Kim Jong Un’s ‘great satisfaction’ with North Korea missile test

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Kim Jong Un watched the recent launch of what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, North Korean state media has confirmed. The country’s leader was pictured observing Saturday’s drills and expressed “great satisfaction”, according to Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency. Image: Kim Jong Un was pictured with Read More

Israeli tweet of ‘Hamas children’ playing with TOY guns BACKFIRES

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At the height of the Israeli-Gazan cross-border flare-up, the IDF tweeted pictures of children playing with toy guns who, it claimed, attended a Hamas-run pre-school. The blunt propaganda wasn’t well received on social media. “Hamas is robbing the children of Gaza of their future, and attempts to rob the children of Israel of theirs. We Read More

Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post

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(Reuters) – Economic commentator Stephen Moore has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board after weeks of criticism about his political partisanship, shifting views on interest rate policy, and sexist comments about women. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. Read More

B-2 bomber cockpit shown FROM INSIDE for first time in air refueling VIDEO

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The highly secretive US strategic bomber, the B-2 Spirit, has become a bit less of a mystery after the US military allowed footage to be recorded from inside its cabin for a new multimedia project. The video was shot by radio host and film producer Jeff Bridges for an upcoming documentary. It shows an in-air Read More

F-35 project is bound to COLLAPSE without Turkey – Erdogan

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Published time: 30 Apr, 2019 10:17 Edited time: 30 Apr, 2019 10:30 The F-35 fighter jet project is doomed to fail if Washington keeps blocking the delivery of the promised aircraft to Turkey over its refusal to back out of an arms deal with Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. “The F-35 project is bound Read More

Danske Bank cuts outlook as money laundering scandal weighs

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danske Bank lowered its outlook for 2019 after a disappointing first quarter, due in part to the effects of a massive money laundering scandal at its Estonian branch that has sent ripples across the Nordic banking sector. FILE PHOTO: Danske Bank sign is seen at the bank’s Estonian branch in Tallinn, Estonia Read More