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Failed state made in the USA: Ex-president of Honduras and coup victim Zelaya tells all

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President Jose Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was deposed from power in a military coup after joining a progressive alliance of Latin American leaders and he has “absolutely no doubts” the US was behind his ouster, he tells RT America. “The US warned me: if you sign the Bolivarian Alternative to the Americas (ALBA) you’re going Read More

Between F-16 sale to Taiwan, Hong Kong and tariffs, China has no reason to trust US

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Word that US President Donald Trump is pushing for a sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan worth $8 billion is unlikely to help a ‘deal’ with China, as Beijing’s already blaming Washington for the Hong Kong protests and the tariff war. The proposed sale of 66 modernized jet fighters is still a rumor, as no Read More

‘Proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

‘Final proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

New ORGAN found just beneath the skin may be responsible for certain types of pain

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A previously unknown sensory organ that detects dangerous environmental stimuli may be responsible for certain types of pain, according to scientists who discovered the organ lurking beneath the skin’s top layer. The meshlike organ senses pressure, pricking, and other mechanical discomfort caused by environmental factors, scientists at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet have found. Made up of Read More

‘Crazy inverted yield curve’ vexes Fed, with no clear resolution

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amid the recent financial market volatility, the interest rates on some long-dated government bonds have fallen below the level for short-term debt. FILE PHOTO: A trader looks at screens as he works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Called a “yield curve inversion,” this Read More

Innocent until proven guilty? Not for Placido Domingo: Americans race to condemn, Europeans hesitant

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Celebrated opera legend Placido Domingo is the latest to be caught in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement, but as has become the norm, the accused has been tried in the court of public opinion and declared guilty as charged. The singer was accused of sexual harassment by multiple women in an explosive AP report Read More

US House Foreign Affairs panel threatens ‘swift consequences’ if China uses violence in Hong Kong

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Any violence used against “peaceful protesters” in Hong Kong would be a “mistake” for China and will trigger a “swift” response, a congressional foreign affairs panel has warned, insisting Beijing is responsible for the unrest. The ranking members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee – Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Michael McCaul (R-TX) – issued Read More

‘Can’t imagine why’: Trump has no idea why anyone would relate Hong Kong protests to US meddling

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For the life of him, US President Donald Trump can’t explain why critics would associate Washington with Hong Kong’s unrest, expressing bewilderment in a tweet just before sounding the alarm about a Chinese invasion of the city. In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, the president observed: “Many are blaming me, and the United States, for Read More

Exclusive: Yuan at right level, disorderly capital flows unlikely – China central bank official

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s yuan is at an appropriate level currently and two-way fluctuations in the currency will not necessarily cause disorderly capital flows, a senior official at the People’s Bank of China told Reuters on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A man sits in front of the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the Read More