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‘Never forget what they did here’: Snowden vents dismay at EU copyright reform

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has decried the EU’s decision to pass highly controversial copyright reform in a move that critics argue clamps down on free speech. Shortly after the European Parliament voted to adopt Article 13 on Tuesday, Snowden, who currently resides in Russia, tweeted his disgust at the decision to pass a directive that Read More

Exclusive breaking bombshell report reveals Trump colluded with…Russian ice hockey player

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After Robert Mueller’s ‘no collusion’ report spectacularly dismantled the ‘Russiagate’ narrative, some media outlets can’t let it go. The New York Times has found some bonus collusion: between Trump and a Russian hockey player. President Donald Trump welcomed the Washington Capitals to the White House on Monday, following their Stanley Cup victory in June. A Read More

U.S. Republicans set 'Green New Deal vote' in bid to divide Democrats

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in a move aimed at dividing Democrats, set a vote for Tuesday on their “Green New Deal” resolution that seeks to cut greenhouse gas emissions by moving off fossil fuels. FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks with reporters following a policy luncheon in Read More

‘PR disaster’: NASA ditches historic all-female spacewalk after spacesuits won’t fit

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People on social networks are struggling to understand how NASA prepares for its missions after the space agency announced that its historic all-woman spacewalk will be canceled due to problems with spacesuit sizes. Astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch were about to make history as the first all-female crew to walk outside the International Space Read More

Venezuela regime-change champion John Bolton says US won’t tolerate foreign meddling in the country

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Washington abhors the thought of foreign actors intervening in the Western hemisphere, and calls on the Venezuelan military to support the US-backed opposition leader in Caracas, John Bolton has thoughtfully tweeted. Come again? “The United States will not tolerate hostile foreign military powers meddling with the Western Hemisphere’s shared goals of democracy, security, and the Read More

Budget carrier AirAsia pulls 'Get off in Thailand' ads in Australia

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FILE PHOTO: A Thai AirAsia Airbus A320-200 plane prepares for take off at Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom/File Photo BANGKOK (Reuters) – Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia Group Bhd. said on Tuesday it is dropping advertisements of flights between Brisbane and Bangkok, after drawing criticism on social media that Read More

What is Article 13? Controversial EU copyright law faces final vote

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A hotly-contested copyright provision is haunting Europe, troubling internet freedom advocates and content creators alike. Article 13, facing its final vote, would place heavy restrictions on content sharing, from films to memes. The proposed law requires anyone sharing copyrighted content to obtain permission from rights owners, even if the content is just an animated gif Read More

Conor McGregor announces his retirement

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Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor has announced his retirement on Twitter. McGregor, 30, wrote: “Hey guys quick announcement, I’ve decided to retire from the sport formally known as ‘Mixed Martial Art’ today. “I wish all my old colleagues well going forward in competition. “I now join my former partners on this venture, already in Read More

Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate embezzlement and fraud charges in Read More

Trump foe Michael Avenatti sought to extort $20 million from Nike: prosecutors

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged on Monday with what prosecutors said was an attempt to “shake down” Nike Inc for over $20 million. Avenatti, who was also hit with separate federal charges alleging embezzlement and Read More