Daily Archives: June 5, 2018

German MPs want US ambassador expelled over his desire to 'empower Europe's conservatives'

German MPs are rallying for the US ambassador to be expelled after he said that he wanted to “empower” conservatives throughout Europe. One lawmaker dubbed the diplomat a “Trump vassal” while slamming his remarks. Richard Grenell’s controversial statements sent waves across Berlin when the US ambassador told Breitbart that he is overjoyed by the “European groundswell of conservative policies” that ...

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Italy’s new prime minister backs easing Russia sanctions

In his first address to the parliament on Tuesday, Italy’s newly sworn-in Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte emphasised his government’s commitment to dialogue with Russia, with an intention to review the EU sanctions policies. “We will promote openness towards Russia that has in the last years reaffirmed its international role in various geopolitical critical situations,” Conte told the parliament in a ...

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Burger King outlet shuts down after footage of mice crawling on buns goes viral (VIDEO)

A Burger King in Delaware has been temporarily closed by the health department after an investigation, triggered by an online video of mice pillaging a pack of rolls, found numerous rodent droppings across the restaurant. “Pallets that rolls were on had mouse droppings. Mouse droppings were observed on the floor near the ice machine, water heater, under storage, near syrup ...

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Organization of American States starts Venezuela suspension procedure after US call

The members of the Organization of American States have voted overwhelmingly to start the process that could lead to Venezuela’s suspension from the pan-American 34-state body, accusing Caracas of clamping down on democracy. At a session on Tuesday, 19 delegates representing OAS member-states voted in support of the resolution that might lead to the suspension of Venezuela’s membership in the ...

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Ex-FBI #2 McCabe asks for immunity before talking to Senate about Clinton emails

The former deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, is reportedly seeking immunity from prosecution before testifying at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. McCabe is accused of authorizing the leaking of information about the FBI’s probe into the Clinton Foundation to the media. He is now reportedly willing to provide ...

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Apple got even tougher on ad trackers at WWDC

Apple unveiled a handful of pro-privacy enhancements for its Safari web browser at its annual developer event yesterday, building on an ad tracker blocker it announced at WWDC a year ago. The feature — which Apple dubbed ‘Intelligent Tracking Prevention’ (IPT) — places restrictions on cookies based on how frequently a user interacts with the website that dropped them. After ...

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‘I could be a lawyer’ – Putin on alternative career options

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Chinese TV that becoming one of the most powerful world leaders was not his only career option. He could have also stuck to spying or become a mundane lawyer. Asked in an interview with the Chinese state broadcaster about what he would do if he had not immersed himself in politics in the 90s, ...

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iOS 12 will let users register another person to their Face ID

From advancements in AR to Memojis to group FaceTime, there is plenty to be excited about with iOS 12. But one of the more practical updates to Apple’s mobile operating system, coming this fall, went unmentioned during the keynote at WWDC. According to 9to5Mac, iOS 12 will allow for two different faces to be registered to Face ID. Up until ...

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‘Only world leader I celebrated my birthday with’ – Putin reveals his relationship with Xi Jinping

Vladimir Putin has described his Chinese President Xi Jinping as a “reliable partner and good friend,” striving for the good of his people. They even celebrated Putin’s birthday together once, by having a shot of vodka, naturally. Russia’s president shared his thoughts on the special relationship with China’s leader in an exclusive interview with the China Media Group. “I think ...

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Sailor pardoned by Trump is suing Obama & Comey for letting Clinton go

A former US Navy submariner says he will sue Obama administration officials for jailing him over mishandling classified information while going easy on Hillary Clinton for the same type of offense. Kristian Saucier served a year in federal prison for taking photographs of classified sections of the submarine he worked on. He argues that the same officials who threw the ...

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