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US destroyer armed with missiles enters S. China Sea in challenge to Beijing’s territorial claims

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A US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer sailed next to a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, ignoring repeated warnings from Beijing to stay clear of the region amid rising tensions between the two economic superpowers. On Sunday, the USS Preble (DDG-88), armed with Tomahawk missiles, sailed along the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Read More

Trump’s ‘getting along’ with Russia probably should not mean further sanctions – Kremlin

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If Washington wants to “get along with Moscow,” the White House will have to refrain from using the sanctions stick, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says after the US extended anti-Russia restrictions. In an interview to Russian state TV, the official weighed in on Trump’s tweet that he posted on his favorite social media on May Read More

Susan Sarandon, Pamela Anderson & Roger Waters question silence on OPCW report on Douma ‘attack’

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Susan Sarandon, Pamela Anderson and Roger Waters are leading questions over why the MSM is ignoring a leaked OPCW report contradicting the claim that Syrian President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack in Douma. “This is really important. Why aren’t we talking about it?” actress and activist Susan Sarandon tweeted about the leaked Read More

Sarandon, Anderson & Waters question silence on OPCW report on Douma ‘chemical weapons attack’

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Susan Sarandon, Pamela Anderson and Roger Waters are leading questions over why the MSM is ignoring a leaked OPCW report contradicting the claim that Syrian President Bashar Assad carried out a chemical weapons attack in Douma. “This is really important. Why aren’t we talking about it?” actress and activist Susan Sarandon tweeted about the leaked Read More

University doctor ‘sexually abused 177 men over 20 years’

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A team doctor at Ohio State University sexually abused at least 177 male students over a period of nearly 20 years, an investigation has found. The university has released findings from a law firm which investigated claims made against Richard Strauss, and concluded that leaders at the school knew about the abuse. The claims against Read More

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

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(Reuters) – Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg, 20mg and 15mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Read More

Five U.S. states sue Purdue Pharma over marketing, selling of opioids

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FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg, 20mg and 15mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey/File Photo (Reuters) – Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, including OxyContin, Read More

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during Read More

Israel finds location for a Golan Heights settlement to name after Trump – Netanyahu

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A piece of land has been chosen for a village to be named after US President Donald Trump in gratitude for Washington’s decision to recognize the Jewish State’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, Prime Minister Netanyahu says. Not disclosing the exact name of the settlement, Benjamin Netanyahu said that he will bring the name to Read More

Different when we do it: Why re-voting is ‘dictatorship’ in Turkey & ‘unity’ in EU

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The decision to rerun a local mayoral election in Istanbul has sparked scathing criticism in Brussels — ironically, from none other than the EU’s Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt. Tweeting about the move, which was branded a “coup” by a Turkish opposition newspaper, Verhofstadt said it highlighted that Turkey was “drifting towards a dictatorship” and offered Read More