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Trump ‘fishing for election dirt’ in Ukraine bad, Trump hit by election dirt from Ukraine… forget?

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President Donald Trump is being roasted for “pressuring” Ukraine to get dirt on Joe Biden over past meddling sins. Did the same people cry murder when Trump’s aide Paul Manafort was torpedoed by the ‘black ledger’ leak from Kiev? This week dedicated Russiagaters had a short yet intensive thrill ride, after it was revealed that Read More

Embattled Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks to mend fences in Washington

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has met with some of his company’s toughest critics, facing aggressive questions over the social network’s failures to protect consumer privacy and a call on Thursday to sell WhatsApp and Instagram. On the second day of a three-day trip to Washington, Zuckerberg, wearing a suit and tie Read More

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

News sales pitch? US makes the world’s ‘finest’ anti-air systems, but sometimes they just don’t work, Pompeo explains

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Patriot missiles failed to protect Saudi Arabia from attack because even the world’s best anti-air systems sometimes don’t work, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said, expertly rebuking critics of the US defense industry. Washington was left red in the face after missiles and armed drones successfully penetrated Saudi airspace – which is guarded by Read More

‘It was dumb’: Trudeau apologises for brown-face photo

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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has apologised after a photo of him in brown-face make-up at a costume party in 2001 emerged. The picture was taken while he was a teacher at the West Point Grey Academy at an Arabian Nights themed gathering and appeared in the private school’s yearbook. The photo obtained by Time Read More

Comcast to provide free Xfinity Flex TV device for internet customers

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As federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing illnesses linked to vaping nationally, New York on Tuesday became the first state to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The vote by the state Public Health and Health Planning Council means the prohibition, which cove The decision by OxyContin makerPurdue Pharma and its Read More

Up in smoke: India to ban e-cigarettes but not tobacco

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The Indian Parliament has passed legislation to ban both the production and import of e-cigarettes in the country, though an executive order will be required to bring the prohibition into effect. The ban is an effort to curb the consumption of tobacco products and their alternatives amid growing public health concerns. Executive orders are used Read More

Explainer: Why Asia’s biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars

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TOKYO (Reuters) – China, Japan and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars. FILE PHOTO: An Air Liquide hydrogen station for hydrogen fuel cell cars is seen in Paris, France, October 13, 2016. Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap election

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More

Referendum on Netanyahu & settlement annexations: Israel goes to polls in historic snap elections

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Israelis are hitting the polls for the second time this year. The already unprecedented general election is also the culmination of an existential drama for PM Benjamin Netanyahu and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Having already secured Washington’s backing for the Israeli claims to the Golan Heights and Jerusalem, Netanyahu had to up the stakes, vowing Read More