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Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-SC), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of the withdrawal of Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of 'Iraq on steroids' if Trump doesn't delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-South Carolina), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of Read More

Real ladies don’t lick ice cream, Istanbul municipality says in etiquette course

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A Turkish municipality caused quite a debate on social media when its ‘manners course’ told young women that ladies shouldn’t lick ice cream in Istanbul. Critics found the advice plain weird and said it hurts women’s freedom. Istanbul’s Bagcilar municipality launched a two-month etiquette course for young women, local media reported. The lectures, provided in Read More

Granite Oil Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

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NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GRANITE OIL CORP. (“Granite” or the “Company”) (TSX: GXO) (OTCQX: GXOCF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of Read More

Russia warns US against arms race on Earth & space after missile defense plans revealed

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US rejection of any limitations on missile defense programs and readiness to weaponize space has drawn a blunt reaction from Moscow, with the Russian Foreign Ministry warning Washington not to restart the Cold War-era arms race. Describing the US Missile Defense Review (MDR) published Thursday as “openly confrontational,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said the document Read More

Anti-vax movement among TOP THREATS to global health, with HIV & Ebola, WHO says

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The anti-vaccination trend has landed next to HIV and Ebola as a key global threat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Experts say “vaccine hesitancy” risks reversing progress in fighting preventable diseases. Although various diseases that can be prevented by vaccines, such as diphtheria and meningitis, were on WHO’s Health threat lists before, in Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I 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

Climate plans could make Germany's 'no limits' Autobahns history

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FILE PHOTO: Cars pass a 120 km/h (75 mph) speed limit sign on the A27 Autobahn near the northern German city of Bremen April 10, 2008. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen BERLIN (Reuters) – The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast Autobahns could be over if the government adopts a series of draft proposals on Read More