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33 hospitalized after Ryanair flight plummets mid-air & makes emergency landing in Frankfurt

Dozens of passengers were taken to hospitals after a Croatia-bound Ryanair flight had suddenly made an emergency descent, plummeting from 11,000m before finally landing in Frankfurt. A Ryanair flight bound for Croatian resort town of Zadar had made an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn airport after rapidly descending from 36,000ft (11,000m), German media reported citing police. 33 passengers were taken to ...

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Musk looks at Flint water crisis after being berated for ‘impractical’ help in Thai cave rescue op

After his offer of a ‘kid-size’ submarine to Thai cave rescuers was berated as “impractical,” Elon Musk is taking on the Flint water crisis, saying there’s “no kidding” in his promise to fix the lead contamination problem there. The criticism over his suggestion to help Thai kids trapped in a flooded cave didn’t stop the SpaceX and Tesla boss from ...

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Facebook’s diversity efforts show little progress after five years

Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it’s fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we’re not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon. “A critical lesson we’ve learned is that recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse, inclusive workforce should be a priority from day one,” Facebook Chief Diversity Officer Maxine Williams wrote in a blog post. “The ...

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Imposter ‘Saudi prince’ caught after eating pork during $50,000 scam

A con artist who defrauded his victims of millions of dollars while posing as a Saudi prince got caught after a Miami hotelier noticed the supposedly devout Muslim royal was eating pork during their meetings. Anthony Gignac, a Colombian-born scammer known for targeting super-rich real estate developers, worked under the alias ‘Sultan Bin Khalid Al-Saud’ as he finagled gifts worth ...

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Body of ex-UCLA basketball star Knight found days after posting heartbreaking video online

The body of former UCLA basketball player William ‘Billy’ Knight has been found on a roadway in Phoenix, Arizona just days after he posted a video online saying “this is probably my last message on Earth.” Knight, 39, published a six-minute video to YouTube on Sunday entitled “Billy Knight: ‘I’m Sorry Lord’” in which he expressed remorse for his “life ...

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#Romanovs100: Artist finishes what Romanov sisters started, colors photos after Anastasia (VIDEO)

The last Russian emperor’s daughters, especially Anastasia, enjoyed adding color to black-and-white photographs they took. Brazilian artist Marina Amaral collaborated with RT’s #Romanovs100 and finished what the girls started. Renowned for her colorization skills, Marina Amaral once again teamed up with RT to produce a unique set of images adding color to 100-year-old photographs from the private archives of Russia’s ...

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Corpses still rot under Raqqa rubble after US-backed liberation – but West nowhere to be seen

Scores of corpses are still being dug up from the ruins of Raqqa, one year after its US-backed liberation from IS, but the West is seemingly in no rush to help the community recover. RT takes a look at the city’s plight. Once a prosperous and vibrant place, Raqqa emerged from the 2017 liberation operation with 90 percent of its ...

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‘You still owe us $1,400’: Woman dependent on oxygen tank dies after provider cuts off electricity

New Jersey authorities are investigating the circumstances of the tragic death of an elderly woman who was reliant on an oxygen tank and suffered a heart failure after her electricity provider cut off the power supply to her home. Linda Daniels, 68, battled for her life for roughly six hours in her Newark residence desperately trying to gasp for air ...

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‘The Kremlin pays him’: The Intercept’s Greenwald attacked by MSM after Moscow trip

The Intercept’s Glen Greenwald, who said his visit to Russia was partially meant to combat a toxic McCarthyist environment in the US, has found himself on the receiving end of just such a hysteria. Mainstream media pundits and ‘Russiagaters’ have been up in arms after Greenwald’s trip to Russia, which included taking part in an expert panel on “fake news” ...

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At least 80 killed, dozens still missing after freak rain devours western Japan (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Record-breaking torrential rain in the west of Japan has claimed at least 80 lives, while dozens remain missing. Over 50,000 rescuers have been deployed to the area, where hundreds of people remain stranded. The rain triggered massive landslides and heavy flooding, with many houses becoming damaged and submerged up to their rooftops. The bad weather unfolded earlier this week as ...

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