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US will 'quit all treaties' & 'make militarization of space inevitable' with new Trump doctrine

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President Donald Trump’s promise to be “far worse than anybody, if need be” by developing space weapon tech “faster than the rest of the world” will spark a new arms race without ensuring US safety, says leading Russian expert. “The militarization of space is inevitable, and the United States will quit any relevant non-proliferation treaty Read More

‘Political censorship’: Sputnik slams Facebook as it removes 350+ pages for ‘inauthentic behavior’

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Sputnik news agency says it was engaged in legitimate promotion of its content, before Facebook took down hundreds of accounts it said were secretly run by its staff, following a tip-off from the NATO-backed Atlantic Council. “The decision is clearly political in its nature and, as a matter of fact, is practically censorship — seven Read More

Over 770 million email addresses shared online in largest data breach in history

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A security researcher has blown the lid off the largest data breach in history as over 770 million emails and 21 million unique passwords have been exposed, eclipsing the Equifax and Yahoo hacks by a significant margin. The breach is being dubbed ‘Collection #1’ and contains a raw data set of email addresses and passwords Read More

US plans expansion to Arctic in bid to challenge Russia, but can it?

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Washington will send a Navy warship to sail through the Arctic in a demonstration of its growing ambitions in the far North, the US Navy secretary said. But will it be enough to challenge Russia? The US has long since set its sights upon the Arctic, which it openly sees as a potential new arena Read More

Too much salt: water desalination plants harm environment: U.N.

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OSLO (Reuters) – Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a U.N.-backed study said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Workers walk outside a desalination plant, south of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 2011. REUTERS/Fahad Shadeed Desalination plants pump out 142 million cubic meters Read More

Too much salt: water desalination plants harm environment – UN

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OSLO (Reuters) – Almost 16,000 desalination plants worldwide produce bigger-than-expected flows of highly salty waste water and toxic chemicals that are damaging the environment, a U.N.-backed study said on Monday. Desalination plants pump out 142 million cubic meters (5 billion cubic feet) of salty brine every day, 50 percent more than previous estimates, to produce Read More

Ditching Russian gas will be economic suicide for Europe – analyst to RT

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Washington’s attempts to derail the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project to supply Russian natural gas to the European Union will definitely backfire, according to a geopolitical expert Dr. Pierre-Emmanuel Thomann. “The more the US puts pressure on Europeans, the more there is a risk that Europeans try to detach themselves from the US and try Read More

From Tibet to the 'Nine Dragons', Vietnam's Mekong Delta is losing sand

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MO CAY, Vietnam (Reuters) – In the dead of night, the entire front half of shopkeeper Ta Thi Kim Anh’s house collapsed. Perched on the sandy banks of the Mekong River, it took just a few minutes for one half of everything she owned to plunge into its murky depths. A boat transports coconuts past Read More