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Pussy Riot face charges of illegal use of uniforms after World Cup pitch invasion

A Moscow magistrate has charged four members of Pussy Riot with the illegal wearing of police uniforms after they stormed the pitch disguised as cops during the World Cup final. The decision was made Friday by the magistrate in the Moscow district of Khamovniki, the location of the Luzhniki stadium where the France-Croatia showpiece took place on July 15. The ...

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At least 8 killed, many missing after tourist boat capsizes on Missouri lake

At least eight people were killed and several still remain unaccounted for after a tourist boat sank on a Missouri lake on Thursday, the local sheriff has said. The boat capsized and sank into the Table Rock Lake near Branson at about 8:00 pm ET, during strong 60mph winds caused by thunderstorms. It was carrying 31 people, including children. Apart ...

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Facebook should stick to German laws on Holocaust denial, Berlin says after Zuckerberg’s comments

Facebook must comply with Germany’s laws banning Holocaust denial regardless of its own internal polices, authorities gave a warning to the company CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, who said Holocaust denier’s comments should not be removed. “There should be no place for anti-Semitism anywhere!” German Justice Minister Katarina Barley said in a Twitter post in response to Zuckerberg’s recent comments he made ...

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Indian Muslim cleric arrested after on-air scuffle with female activist over Islamic divorce (VIDEO)

Indian authorities have arrested a Muslim cleric came to blows with a local rights activist amid a heated televised debate over how Sharia law governs divorce and women’s rights. An Indian Muslim cleric, identified as Mufti Ejaz Arshad Qasmi, has been put under arrest following a complaint by broadcaster Zee Hindustan. Earlier this week, the cleric was filmed slapping Farah ...

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100s of refugees settle in public park in Nantes after city expelled them from local house (VIDEO)

Some 500 refugees are now stranded in a public garden in Nantes, France, where they are living in tents after being expelled from an abandoned house nearby. As doctors warn of epidemics, locals voice unease over their presence. An estimated 500 refugees, mostly from Sudan and Eritrea, have settled in numerous tents in the heart of Nantes, western France, after ...

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Kik launches beta product after $100 million ICO

Kik made waves last year after a successful $ 100 million ICO. Now the company has released its first beta product related to its Kin token. Called Kinit, it’s a simple wallet that enables users to earn, store, and spend its tokens. “Kinit is a fun, easy way to earn Kin, a new cryptocurrency made for your digital life. Earning ...

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Essential discounts its 360 Camera to $19, a day after its phone was half-off

At $ 250, the Essential Phone was arguably the best deal of Amazon Prime Day. Which is saying a lot. But no matter how you slice it, 50 percent off an Android flagship is a pretty tough deal to beat. I know of at least one TechCruncher who couldn’t resist the lure of that kind of discount. Now that Prime ...

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‘Trigger happy killers’: US Army gets furious response after it tries to celebrate Emoji Day

Published time: 18 Jul, 2018 11:10 Edited time: 18 Jul, 2018 11:47 Someone in the US Army thought celebrating World Emoji Day by posting a picture of troops with emojis in place of their faces was a good idea. What they received in return was not exactly smiley faces. The picture posted by the US Army seemed odd, partly because ...

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Russian military ‘ready to work with US’ after Trump & Putin talk Syria, nuclear arms in Helsinki

The Russian military is ready to work with the US colleagues on all the areas discussed by the two presidents during the Helsinki summit, namely cooperation in Syria and mutual reduction of the strategic nuclear arsenals. “Russian Defense Ministry is ready to implement the agreements on the international security, reached by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump ...

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'Traitor, appeaser': Era of Twitter's hysterical ‘hot-take’ comes of age after Putin-Trump summit

Donald Trump’s news conference with Vladimir Putin gave Twitter’s angry analysts the chance to vent, and they really went for it. The question they need to be asking themselves really, is can they get angrier than this? You could argue that short of attempting a citizen’s arrest on Putin whilst adorning a new stars and stripes toupe, there was little ...

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