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Macron lectures Putin on ‘right to protest’ amid own crackdown on Yellow Vests

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Emmanuel Macron took the opportunity to tell Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a “true democracy” should treat protesters with respect. In France, anti-Macron protesters have been met with police batons for the past 40 weekends. The two leaders met ahead of the G7 summit, which Russia will not be part of, to talk about issues both Read More

Iran warns US against seizing its tanker as tensions flare in Persian Gulf

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Iran cautioned the US against seizing its tanker Grace 1, which has been renamed Adrian Darya-1 and set sail from Gibraltar after more than a month of detention amid continued rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Foreign ministry spokesperson Abbas Read More

Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump’s trade war

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BOSTON (Reuters) – The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars’ worth of punishing tariffs in America’s deepening trade war. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaks during a 17th Latin American Leadership Forum in Brasilia, Brazil August 1, 2019. Read More

Innocent until proven guilty? Not for Placido Domingo: Americans race to condemn, Europeans hesitant

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Celebrated opera legend Placido Domingo is the latest to be caught in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement, but as has become the norm, the accused has been tried in the court of public opinion and declared guilty as charged. The singer was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in an explosive AP report Read More

BlackRock becomes Authentic Brands’ largest shareholder with $875 million stake

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FILE PHOTO: A sign for BlackRock Inc hangs above their building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc’s (BLK.N) new private equity fund Long Term Private Capital (LTPC) has completed its maiden investment, taking up an $875 million stake in Authentic Brands Group LLC, making it the largest Read More

Pakistani PM Khan compares world’s silence on Kashmir crisis to ‘appeasing Hitler’

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Appealing to the world, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan likened turning a blind eye to the axing of Kashmir’s autonomy by India to appeasing Adolf Hitler before the Second World War. The strained relations between bitter rivals India and Pakistan flared up earlier this week after India revoked the self-governing status of the Muslim-majority Jammu Read More

Las Vegas ‘vigilante’ plotted to recruit killer squads to murder gays & Jews

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A 23yo Las Vegas man is facing ten years behind bars for plotting terrorist attacks against the Jewish and LGBT communities and attempting to hire armed hit squads to carry out the atrocities. Conor Climo was arrested by the FBI on Thursday as he was seeking to recruit an eight-man sniper team to assassinate members Read More

‘Poop less, save the planet’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses worries over Amazon deforestation

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested his environmentalist critics eat less and try to “poop every other day” rather than attack him for the spike in deforestation rates under his administration. “It’s enough to eat a little less. You talk about environmental pollution. It’s enough to poop every other day,” Bolsonaro told a journalist who asked Read More

German precision: WATCH controlled DEMOLITION of Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear plant tower

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An explosive-free controlled demolition of the cooling tower at the Mülheim-Kärlich nuclear power plant in Germany was successfully carried out Tuesday. Built between 1975 to 1986 and situated on the river Rhine, the plant’s 80-metre (262-foot) high cooling tower, which had been a local landmark for decades, disappeared into dust in a matter of seconds. Read More