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Media link Italy neo-Nazi missile to ‘pro-Russian separatists’ despite police saying the OPPOSITE

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A long list of reputable media outlets such as CNN and BBC have misquoted Italian police about a neo-Nazi group that fought for the government in Ukraine, falsely reporting that they were linked to Donbass separatists instead. The Italian state police said on Monday that it had seized a cache of Nazi memorabilia and weapons Read More

Arizona cancels incentive for Nike plant after ‘terrible decision’ to recall sneaker: governor

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(Reuters) – Arizona’s governor on Tuesday withdrew a $1 million incentive for Nike Inc to build a plant in the state after the world’s largest sportswear maker canceled release of a sneaker featuring a colonial-era version of the American flag, which critics say reflects links to slavery. Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, said Nike’s move Read More

Arizona to pull incentive for Nike plant over sneaker recall

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(Reuters) – Arizona will withdraw incentives for Nike Inc’s (NKE.N) manufacturing plant in the state after the sportswear maker pulled the release of a sneaker that featured an old version of the American flag, Governor Doug Ducey said on Tuesday. Nike decided to recall the shoe after former NFL quarterback and Nike endorser Colin Kaepernick Read More

First whales caught as Japan resumes commercial hunt after 30 years

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KUSHIRO, Japan (Reuters) – A small Japanese fleet caught their first whales on Monday in Japan’s first commercial hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales. Japan has long said few whale species are endangered and announced in December it was leaving the Read More

Ecuador confident that US won’t execute Assange, but what about spending 175yrs in prison, instead?

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Julian Assange will not be executed if he’s extradited to the US, Ecuador has reassured the world. This is good news for Assange, who will have a full life to live after completing his 175-year prison term. The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry announced that no matter what happens to Assange, the UK has promised that it Read More

Tanker attack, petrochemical sanctions undercut Japanese efforts to mediate US-Iran tensions: analysts

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Highlights Japan wants to ensure oil flows from Persian Gulf Attack, sanctions timing may have hindered Tehran talks Washington — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran, aimed at easing tensions between the US and Iran and securing Middle East energy flows to Japan, was severely undercut by oil tanker attacks in the Gulf Read More

Huawei: ‘We stand naked in front of the world’

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Huawei has denied that it has any links to the Chinese government. Huawei’s cyber-security chief John Suffolk told MPs on Monday that the tech giant had never been asked by China or any other government to “do anything untoward”. Mr Suffolk said Huawei welcomed outsiders to analyse its products and detect engineering or coding flaws. Read More

Brexit chaos holding back UK tech sector: London mayor

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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s booming technology sector could be making even faster progress if the gridlock over Brexit wasn’t depriving thousands of start-ups and big tech companies of the certainty they need over policy, London mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan poses during an interview with Reuters at an event Read More

Kim’s murdered half-brother was CIA informant – report

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Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was a CIA informant before he was killed in 2017, according to a report. Kim Jong Nam died after his face was smeared with the nerve agent VX, a banned chemical weapon, in February 2017. He had been at Kuala Lumpur’s airport at the time. Two women charged with his murder Read More