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Trump is vulgar, but EU has always been under US heel – George Galloway

Dominating Europe and the wider world has always been America’s end goal. US President Donald Trump, with all the insults he’s flinging at the EU, is simply putting it straight, former Labour MP George Galloway told RT. Trump has recently attacked French President Emmanuel Macron yet again – with a taunt about France’s losses in two world wars, insensitively timed ...

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US will squeeze Iran with sanctions ‘until the pips squeak’ – Bolton

US National Security Advisor John Bolton has threatened to “squeeze” Iran’s economy “until the pips squeak,” just one week after Washington imposed a new round of crippling sanctions billed as the “toughest ever.” Speaking ahead of the ASEAN-US summit in Singapore, Bolton said that the Iranian government is already under “real pressure” and that the US would “significantly increase” the ...

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CNN sues Trump over White House ban on Jim Acosta

CNN has filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the revocation of press credentials from its reporter Jim Acosta. The suit alleges the ban violated both First and Fifth Amendment rights of the network and reporter. The lawsuit was announced by CNN on Tuesday. The network is also asking the court for an “immediate restraining order requiring the pass ...

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Like logo, like students? Wisconsin school breaks the internet with its ‘Nazi salute’ teens

A Wisconsin school has found itself in the middle of a scandal after a photo surfaced with its students making a Nazi salute at a prom. No sooner had it apologized, when Twitterati noticed that its logo resembles a Nazi eagle. The photo of some 50 young men in suits from Baraboo High School performing the stiff-armed ‘Sieg Heil’ greeting ...

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'They were starting to learn German in Paris before US came along' – Trump taunts Macron

President Trump continued his verbal spat with French leader Emmanuel Macron, taunting the French leader for his country’s losses to Germany in two world wars, and suggesting that Europe needs the US as a saviour. After returning from Armistice Day commemorations in Paris over the weekend, Trump took to twitter on Monday to savage the US’ European allies for failing ...

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California ‘hellscape’ visible from space as wildfires rage on (PHOTOS)

California is still burning amid the worst wildfire crisis in its history. So far, 42 people have been killed and 228 are missing as the state is reduced to a hellscape. Satellite imagery of the destruction makes for grim viewing. Deimos Imaging has shared jaw-dropping images of the destruction caused by the Hill Fire and the Woolsey Fire from November ...

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Free speech on campus: War on Christianity or equal-opportunity ideological battleground? (DEBATE)

A pair of recent incidents on US campuses has again highlighted the issue of free speech. Is there really a “war on Christianity” happening on American campuses? In September, Polly Olsen sued Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, claiming staff had violated her free speech rights when they stopped her from handing out religiously-themed Valentines to her fellow students. An observer had ...

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California carnage: 42 dead in wildfires, 200 missing, 250k evacuated (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

The death toll in California has risen to 42 and 228 people are still missing as three major wildfires continue to sweep across the state. An estimated 250,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Six more people were confirmed dead from the “Camp Fire” in Paradise, northern California, taking the toll in that area to 29 alone. Five people ...

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Illinois prisons to retrain staff after transgender inmate who feels like ‘sex slave’ sues (DEBATE)

After multiple lawsuits from a prisoner who claimed she felt like a ‘sex slave’ in male prisons, the Illinois Department of Corrections is mandating staff training in “transgender issues.” Is it a special privilege or necessity? There are only 28 transgender prisoners in the Illinois correctional system, but one of them – a trans-woman named Deon “Strawberry” Hampton – has ...

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Black security guard killed by police while stopping a bar shooting

Responding to reports of a bar shooting, police in a southern suburb of Chicago shot and killed the heroic security guard as he was subduing the gunman. Local residents say the killer cops are unlikely to be punished. Jemel Roberson, 26, was shot dead by Midlothian police officers after they mistook him for the suspect in a shooting call. The ...

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