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Trudeau: My privilege stopped me seeing blackface as racist

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Canada’s prime minister has said “the layers of privilege” he has benefited from meant he did not see that dressing up in blackface was racist. Justin Trudeau has been speaking after a video showing him in blackface emerged, following the release of images of him wearing black make-up on two other occasions. He said his Read More

Red-handed in blackface: THIRD example of Justin Trudeau in ‘racist’ makeup surfaces after PM swears he only did it ‘twice’

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There’s just no end to revelations of embarrassing imagery for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, with the media digging up the third alleged instance of him wearing blackface dug in 24 hours. Worse yet, it appears to point at him lying. The latest video clip – which shows Prime Minister Trudeau in dark face and body Read More

Saudi air defenses like Patriot & Aegis don’t match their advertised properties, unfit for real combat – Russian Army

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Multiple Patriot launchers, Aegis destroyers and radars are guarding Saudi skies, but they failed to stop a massive strike on an oilfield because their actual properties aren’t what the US advertises, a Russian Army source says. Benefiting from the US arms deliveries, Saudi Arabia managed to build up “the most powerful air defense system in Read More

Mystery behind China’s ‘Loch Ness monster’ has finally been revealed… or has it? (VIDEOS)

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China has been rapt by wild rumors of a mysterious creature lurking in the waters near the Three Gorges Dam in Hubei province. Grainy footage posted online has fuelled numerous conspiracy theories, but is the Chinese Nessie real? Dubbed the “Three Gorges Water Monster,” the beast (or whatever it is) has dominated online discourse in Read More

News sales pitch? US makes the world’s ‘finest’ anti-air systems, but sometimes they just don’t work, Pompeo explains

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Patriot missiles failed to protect Saudi Arabia from attack because even the world’s best anti-air systems sometimes don’t work, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said, expertly rebuking critics of the US defense industry. Washington was left red in the face after missiles and armed drones successfully penetrated Saudi airspace – which is guarded by Read More

U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world’s two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags Read More

Confess your climate change sins! NBC’s online booth offers more proof eco-activism is becoming a religion

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Want to save the planet, but can’t overcome your addiction to steak and air travel? NBC has put out a call for “climate confessions,” allowing viewers to unburden themselves of their first-world problems anonymously. Anyone concerned about their failure to “do their part” in “preventing climate change” can confess their sins to NBC in one Read More

Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage: U.S. judge

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(Reuters) – Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N) won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid. FILE PHOTO: A traveler checks her baggage at the Southwest Airlines terminal at LAX airport in Los Angeles, California, Read More

Facebook to crack down on extremism by training AI with police videos

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New York attorney general announces Facebook anti-trust probe Letitia James says she is leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys to determine whether Facebook ‘endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers’ choices or increased the price of advertising’; reaction from Rep. Ro Khanna, Democratic congressman from California. Facebook will work with law enforcement agencies to Read More

Enphase Energy Delivers Advanced Energy Systems to Ipsun Solar for Washington, D.C. Area Homeowners

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FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced that Ipsun Solar leverages the Enphase Home Energy Solution with IQ™ to serve its customers with deep insights into their Enphase-based solar systems. As a premier solar installation Read More