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Russia, US & Israel hold security talks as Middle East turns into ‘battlefield’ against Iran

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Blaming Iran for all the problems of the Middle East is just bad policy, Moscow has said as the national security advisers from Russia, Israel and the US meet in Jerusalem to discuss escalating tensions in the region. “Just like us, Iran is legitimately present on Syrian territory to help fight terrorists, invited by the Read More

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More

Supreme Court invalidates law banning foul language trademarks

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 11, 15.) FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” Read More

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full “weaponry” of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic. FILE PHOTO: A plastic bottle washed up by the sea is seen at the Ao Phrao Beach, on the Read More

Crude oil futures spike more than 2% after Iran claims shot down US drone

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Singapore — Crude oil futures climbed over 2% in late afternoon trade in Asia on Thursday, as energy and financial market participants were covering their short paper positions on renewed concerns over potential Persian Gulf sour crude supply disruptions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Front-month ICE Read More

Game of clones? Debate rages over claim GoT copied Indian show for iconic attack scene

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The dust may have settled in the aftermath of the final season of Game of Thrones, but that doesn’t mean the internet arguments have stopped, especially now that the showrunners have been accused of plagiarising Indian TV. Game of Thrones hero and master assassin Arya Stark proved to be the evil Night King’s undoing as Read More

Jordan Peterson’s radical ‘anti-censorship’ platform promises free speech – but can it deliver?

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Controversial psychologist and author Jordan Peterson has launched a new “anti-censorship” social media platform that promises to be an alternative to Facebook and Twitter, but what exactly is it – and could it really work? Thinkspot, a subscription-based service, is meant to be a radical alternative to the major social media platforms and, Peterson told Read More