Daily Archives: February 11, 2018

Russia claims PyeongChang silver in team figure skating after 15yo Zagitova’s flawless free skate

Published time: 12 Feb, 2018 03:16 Edited time: 12 Feb, 2018 03:36 Russian skaters have secured silver in the team figure skating competition at the PyeongChang Olympics following Alina Zagitova’s extraordinary free skate show. Canada has clinched gold, while the US is likely to win bronze. With the free dance routine yet to come, the Canadians are leading with 63 ...

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Russian plane crash: 100s of rescuers continue recovery op overnight (DRONE VIDEO)

The search and recovery operation at the site of the An-148 crash has continued overnight with hundreds of rescuers and emergency personnel sweeping the vast snowy area in the Moscow region. READ MORE: 71 killed in Moscow region passenger plane crash: What we know so far Aerial footage, released by Russia’s Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM), shows rescuers working at the crash ...

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Weinstein ordered staff to keep ‘condoms & erectile pills’ always to hand – lawsuit

A new lawsuit against the Weinstein Co. and its founders, filed by the New York Attorney General’s Office, has exposed fresh details of the “vicious and exploitative mistreatment” of company employees by the disgraced movie mogul. A lawsuit filed by the New York Attorney General’s office against Harvey Weinstein, his brother, and the Weinstein Company alleges “egregious violations” of civil ...

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Seoul police scuffle with protesters burning Kim Jong-un portraits & N. Korean flags (VIDEO)

Police in South Korea pushed their way through a protest rally being held in Seoul to put out fires started by activists opposed to the rapprochement with the North and its participation in the Olympic Games in PyeongChang. The activists had gathered in South Korea’s capital on Sunday to voice their discontent about North Korea’s participation in the PyeongChang Winter ...

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Trump ‘not necessarily sure’ Israelis & Palestinians are looking to make peace

Donald Trump has not expanded on his vision for the Israel-Palestine peace process. He has however noted that neither side appears to be “looking to make peace” since he officially recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. President Trump made the controversial announcement on December 6 last year, instructing the State Department to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the ...

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Italian ‘noblemen & commoners’ beat the pulp out of each other in annual Battle of Oranges (VIDEO)

Residents of the Italian town of Ivrea donned battle armor and armed themselves to the teeth with juicy oranges for this year’s “Battle of the Oranges.” Sunday’s symbolic rebellion takes place every year. The festival saw locals and tourists bombard each other with thousands of oranges in a reenactment celebrating a local legend about the townsfolk rising up against a ...

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Gay US Olympic skier jibes VP Pence over LGBTQ stance, has ‘no inclination’ to meet him (VIDEO)

An openly gay US skier, who threw shade at Mike Pence for his lack of support for the LGBTQ community, said any meeting with the vice president at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics would be a “distraction.” Gus Kenworthy, one of the first openly gay US athletes to qualify for the Winter Olympics, indicated to reporters on Saturday that he isn’t ...

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Logan Paul’s scandalous videos trigger new YouTube punishment laws

Tasteless videos by scandal hit vlogger Logan Paul have seemingly led YouTube to reconsider how it punishes people who carry out “heinous pranks” or “demonstrate cruelty” online. YouTuber Logan Paul recently had his ad revenue on the site suspended following outrage at his videos, which appeared to show a suicide victim in Japan, as well as one where the vlogger ...

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‘Telling the vain from the profound’: Ex-Ecuadorian president’s show to premiere on RT

Ecuador’s 43rd president Rafael Correa (2007-2017) invites the world’s top politicians and public figures to appear on his new show ‘Conversations with Correa’ (Conversando con Correa), premiering March 1 on RT en Español. Correa is to become the first former president to host a program on the channel. The weekly show will touch upon the world’s major social and political ...

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Birthday blessing: Man who miraculously survived Saratov Airlines crash talks to RT

A Russian man has cheated death – on his birthday. After deciding not to fly aboard the Saratov Airlines plane that crashed near Moscow on Sunday, Maksim Kolomeitsev says a chill ran down his spine when he heard the news. Real estate agent Kolomeitsev was scheduled to travel home aboard the ill-fated Saratov Airlines Antonov An-148 jet that crashed near ...

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