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'Mistreated in prison, family kept in the dark' – ex-colleague of detained Iranian journalist to RT

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US-born journalist Marzieh Hashemi had her religious rights violated in jail, where she was put shortly after coming to the US from Iran, her representative has told RT. Her family, meanwhile, has received no answers from the FBI. Nargess Moballeghi, an independent journalist and a former colleague of Hashemi, who was detained by the US Read More

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast

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FILE PHOTO: A jogger makes her way through snow at the Washington Monument following a winter storm, Jan. 14, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A major winter storm was expected to clobber a large swath of the northern United States with heavy snow, gusty winds and frigid temperatures making travel difficult and dangerous Read More

Second summit: Trump and Kim set to meet in February

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are planning to meet for a second summit at the end of February, the White House says. The location of the meeting between the US and North Korea leaders is due to be announced at a later date. The White House said Mr Trump was “looking forward to a Read More

Industrials power Wall Street higher on trade optimism

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(Reuters) – Gains in technology and industrial stocks put Wall Street on track for their fourth week of gains on Friday, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

Child drag queen poses next to almost-naked adult counterpart, but mother says boy not sexualized

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A photo showing a 10-year-old Canadian drag queen posing next to a half-naked adult performer sparked outrage online. But the boy’s mother thinks it’s all OK and the child is not overtly sexualized. The world of drag queens – male performers taking on exaggeratedly female personas and taking to the stage – may seem like Read More

Trump-Deutsche Bank links in sights of U.S. House investigators

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats now in control of the U.S. House of Representatives are working out which House panels will take the lead in investigating President Donald Trump’s business ties to Deutsche Bank, lawmakers and aides familiar with the plans told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Deutsche Bank sign is seen on the floor of the Read More

Tesla to recall over 14,000 Model S cars in China amid industry-wide crackdown on exploding airbags

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Tesla is recalling 14,213 Model S vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 over defective airbags that could blow up and send shrapnel into the driver’s and front seat passenger’s faces, a Chinese watchdog has said. The measure is a part of an industry-wide recall of Takata airbags, whose safety woes have been plaguing the automotive Read More

Tesla to recall over 14,000 Model Ss in China amid industry-wide crackdown on exploding airbags

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Tesla is recalling 14,213 Model S vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 over defective airbags that could blow up and send shrapnel into the driver’s and front seat passenger’s faces, a Chinese watchdog has said. The measure is a part of an industry-wide recall of Takata airbags, whose safety woes have been plaguing the automotive Read More

‘Someone will make money by stoking fears’ – Ron Paul on new US missile doctrine

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The new US missile defense strategy is a boondoggle for the military-industrial complex, which will drive the US into more debt and can bring misery upon multiple nations by fueling an arms race, ex-US Congressman Ron Paul said. Plans to weaponize space with a new layer of sensors unveiled by Trump as part of his Read More