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Detained ex-Nissan chairman Ghosn offers stock, passports for bail

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(Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) chairman Carlos Ghosn has offered to post stock he owns in the automaker as collateral, surrender his passports and submit to electronic tracking as part of a renewed effort to persuade a Tokyo court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct, a Read More

Detained ex-Nissan exec Ghosn promises not to flee Japan if freed

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(Reuters) – Ousted Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Sunday promised to remain in Japan and follow restrictions in exchange for his release from jail in the latest effort to persuade a court to grant him bail while he awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

Economic boom for whom? Keiser Report examines America’s disappearing middle class

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The US economy is booming – but fewer and fewer are reaping the benefits. The Keiser Report crunched the numbers behind America’s dwindling middle class, and warned that the country’s young are in for a rough, debt-ridden future. As Democrats and Republicans squabble over who deserves credit for the thriving stock market, the sobering reality Read More

US destroyer enters Black Sea ‘to support regional partners’, Russia sends ship to ‘monitor’

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The destroyer USS Donald Cook has entered the Black Sea less than two weeks after another US Navy vessel was deployed there. Moscow says it will watch the actions of the US ship closely. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer was sent to the Black Sea to “conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability,” Read More

Can Apple Watch prevent strokes? New study aims to find out

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File photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the new Apple Watch during an Apple event on Monday, March 9, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Apple Watch has already been credited with saving lives by alerting wearers about heart conditions. But can the smartwatch prevent strokes? A new Johnson & Johnson study aims Read More

Funeral held for Polish mayor after fatal on-stage stabbing

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Thousands have attended the funeral of Polish mayor Pawel Adamowicz after he was stabbed to death on stage at a charity event. The 53-year-old mayor of Gdansk died on Monday after being attacked the night before during a fundraiser to help provide money for hospital equipment. He underwent five hours of surgery for wounds to Read More

Super Blood Wolf Moon: Your essential guide to rare lunar event

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Stargazers are in for an epic astronomical treat this weekend, when three cosmic elements merge to create a ‘super blood wolf moon’, something that’s only going to happen three times this century. Here’s RT’s guide to the rare lunar event. Why all these names A ‘wolf moon’ is the name given for a full moon Read More

DOJ to question Ecuadorian Embassy staff following Guardian Manafort story – WikiLeaks

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The US Department of Justice is to question six staff from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London following the Guardian’s controversial article alleging Paul Manafort visited Julian Assange, according to WikiLeaks. The DOJ issued formal requests on January 7 to “interrogate six former diplomats & staff at Ecuador’s London embassy following Guardian’s fabricated story of Assange-Manafort Read More