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Serbian anti-govt protesters use truck to break through police cordon & block presidential palace

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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said that falling ratings are making the opposition employ drastic measures, as protesters led by a nationalist figure and a tycoon surrounded his palace and police headquarters. The demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in central Belgrade before noon on Sunday, when Vucic was due to hold a press conference. They Read More

Biden says he's running for president – then corrects himself

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Joe Biden appeared to announce he was running for the Democratic presidential nomination – only to quickly correct himself. The former US vice-president was giving a speech at a dinner in Delaware when he claimed he has “the most progressive record of anybody running”. But so far the 76-year-old has not officially said if he Read More

Swedish right-wing MP proposes… building mosque & Muslim center to draw immigrants

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A local council member shocked his populist, anti-immigration party by suggesting the town build a mosque and cultural center to attract “enterprising” immigrants to save itself from decline. Mark Collins, a 63-year-old member of the Sweden Democrats (SD), said that drawing immigrants to Kramfors, a small coastal municipality in the north, could help revive it. Read More

Elizabeth Warren suggests crushing monopolies – RT's Keiser Reports weighs in

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Max and Stacy from RT’s Keiser Report delve into the anti-trust plans unveiled by Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, which they say may finally bring real competition to the US’ monopolies-dominated economy. Last week, the Massachusetts senator said she wants to break up and regulate companies that “bulldozed competition,” referring to Silicon Valley tech giants Read More

European Parliament formally asks to freeze Turkey’s EU accession talks, sparking anger in Ankara

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The European Parliament has called on the EU to shut down Turkey membership talks, citing its crackdown on media and alleged human rights abuses. Ankara has slammed the vote as a “meaningless” show by the far-right. The European Parliament on Wednesday voted in a non-binding resolution to call on EU member states to bar Turkey Read More

Iran to rethink strategy in wake of ‘suspicious nuclear projects’ in the region – top official

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Iran will adjust to threats from countries that ready their own nuclear programs, the nation’s security official has warned. His words come as the US holds talks on selling nuclear tech to the Saudis. Tehran is paying attention to nations in the region “spending their petro-dollars on suspicious nuclear projects that can endanger the security Read More

Wells Fargo CEO avoids major stumble at heated congressional hearing

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday pressed Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan for proof the bank has put a string of consumer abuse scandals behind it at a tense congressional hearing that saw Sloan firmly on the defensive. Wells Fargo’s CEO Tim Sloan is sworn in before testifying in Read More

Senator Romney urges FAA to temporarily ground Boeing 737 Max 8

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FILE PHOTO – Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) walks to his office on the opening day of the 116th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senator Mitt Romney on Tuesday called on the Federal Aviation Administration to follow several other countries and temporarily ground Read More

Majors’ not safe in Norway after dodging initial divestment

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By Mikael Holter on 3/12/2019 OSLO (Bloomberg) — The oil majors are safe from divestments from the world’s largest wealth fund — for now. Plans presented last week by the Norwegian government to get the fund out of smaller oil and gas explorers were broadly welcomed by the country’s politicians, but are also being seized Read More