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‘Biking Queens’ from India visit Moscow as part of mega trip

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Female bikers from India made a short stop in Moscow as part of their 25,000km trip across three continents, during which the motorcycle enthusiasts hope to promote “women’s pride” and empowerment. The Indian biking trio, led by doctor and activist Sarika Mehta, crossed into Russia after riding the desert roads of Central Asia, and made Read More

‘Alter your course’: Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker

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By Chris Robertson and Emily Mee, news reporters New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was “illegally” seized by Tehran. In the audio, the Revolutionary Guard can be heard telling the Stena Impero: “If you obey, you will be Read More

Wall Street falls as Fed signals smaller rate cut

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes fell on Friday following a report that the Federal Reserve plans to cut interest rates by only a quarter-percentage point at the end of the month. Traders walk on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More

Expiring U.S. solar subsidy spurs rush for panels

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – America’s biggest solar power developers are stockpiling panels to lock in a 30% federal tax credit set to start phasing out next year, a strategy that could backfire if projects do not materialize or panel prices slide substantially. FILE PHOTO: An array of solar panels is seen in the desert near Read More

On Apollo 11 anniversary, NYT declares USSR ‘won space race’ for wokeness

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American space achievements such as the Apollo 11 Moon landing mean nothing because they were racist and sexist, while the Soviet Union practiced diversity. A ready-made RT article? Try the two main US newspapers instead. Picture in your mind a RT.com headline that goes something like this: “How the Soviets Won the Space Race for Read More

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia’s Rubbish Cafe

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FILE PHOTO: Pressed plastic waste ready for loading is seen at the Prabkaya Recycle Factory in Pathum Thani outside Bangkok, Thailand, June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha KOMPONG SPEU, Cambodia (Reuters) – As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out Read More

UK carbon emissions target ‘doing more harm than good’ – Thunberg

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By Hannah Thomas-Peter, climate change correspondent, and David Mercer, news reporter Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK’s pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is “actually doing more harm than good”. The 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee – who has inspired an international movement to fight climate Read More

Amazon under EU antitrust fire over use of merchant data

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Amazon became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union on Wednesday over its use of merchants’ data, underlining regulators’ increasing focus on how tech companies exploit customer information. U.S. tech giants Amazon, Google and Facebook have been in the regulatory spotlight as antitrust enforcers examine how they use data Read More

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker

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By Alan McGuinness, political reporter The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker – warning that both Britain and the EU “should do everything not to have a hard Brexit”. Ursula von der Leyen, who is the first woman to take on the role, Read More

Viral disgust as man caught using BARE FEET on plane entertainment console

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For a brief moment at least, the internet has united in almost universal disgust at an airline passenger who was filmed using their feet to operate the in-flight entertainment system. Author Alafair Burke shared a video sent by a friend with the caption, “My friend who doesn’t have Twitter sent this from her flight. It Read More