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Numbers are down – but there's no end in sight for Macron

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There is a symmetry to protests, especially when the police are instructed to maintain control and deny movement, and the protesters come knowing that is the plan. In the end they always clash. Entering the fifth week of the “gilet jaunes” (“yellow vest”) demonstrations on the Champs Elysees it was inevitable there would be violence. Read More

Moscow urges Pentagon to reconsider its Syria strategy & INF Treaty withdrawal

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu delivered a scathing criticism of the US policy in Syria and offered direct talks over the landmark 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF). The situation in parts of eastern Syria, controlled by the US-backed and Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), remains “deeply concerning,” Shoigu wrote in a letter to Pentagon Read More

Explorers face pain as oilfield costs jump: Wood Mackenzie

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By David Wethe on 12/14/2018 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Shale explorers are in for higher equipment and service costs in 2019 after getting hit with double-digit inflation this year, according to Wood Mackenzie Ltd.  The rate of well-cost increases — which includes everything from cement to drilling rigs — is expected to average 9% across the Read More

'I'm not interested': Anthony Joshua snubs Tyson Fury as he chases Deontay Wilder clash

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British world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has laid his cards on the table, saying he doesn’t want to face Tyson Fury, because he doesn’t offer the opportunity to earn another title. Speaking to ESPN, Joshua laid out his preferred route in 2019 as he stated his preference to face WBC champion Deontay Wilder, who fought Read More

Months of torture-like conditions made Butina plead guilty to get home sooner – Lavrov

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has explained why he thinks gun activist Maria Butina, jailed in the US, has made a deal with prosecutors: she wants to escape the torture-like conditions she is being kept in. Speaking to the media in the Azerbaijani capital Baku, Lavrov said US prosecutors were deliberately trying to break Butina. Read More

Flight turns around after human heart left on board

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A flight from Seattle to Dallas was forced to turn back after a human heart was left on board. The Southwest Airlines plane was flying over eastern Idaho and 600 miles into its journey when staff discovered the “life critical cargo shipment”. The organ was meant to have been delivered to a Seattle hospital after Read More

‘Racist’ & ‘mistake’: Jerusalem-born Natalie Portman slams Israel’s nation-state law

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Hollywood star Natalie Portman has dubbed Israel’s contentious ‘nation-state’ law that prioritizes Jewish values racist in an interview to an Arabic newspaper. It’s not the first time she has criticized her country of birth. The bill introduced this July has been slammed as discriminatory, and has sparked local and international condemnation. “This is a mistake Read More

Strasbourg Christmas market gunman ‘neutralized’ in shootout with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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French police have killed the main suspect in the deadly Strasbourg Christmas market shooting, Cherif Chekat, following a dramatic, helicopter-assisted raid and a shootout in the city center. More than 700 officers and military personnel, as well as two helicopters, were engaged in a 48-hour operation to hunt down the 29-year-old suspect, following the Christmas Read More

Strasbourg Christmas market shooter killed in shootout with police (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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French police have killed the main suspect in the Strasbourg Christmas market shooting, Cherif Chekat, following a dramatic, helicopter-assisted police raid in a city-center district, the country’s Interior Minister confirmed. The French police mounted a massive operation in Strasbourg on Thursday, involving armed officers from the elite RAID police unit and the helicopter. Interior Minister, Read More