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Spitzer used ‘political influence' against Russian model: lawyer

The lawyer for a Russian woman charged with blackmailing former Gov. Eliot Spitzer said Tuesday that the disgraced former pol wielded “political influence” at the outset of the drama. The attorney, Joseph Murray, suggested there is evidence in the case turned over by prosecutors that incriminates Spitzer and supports Svetlana Travis Zakharova’s claim that she was attacked by Spitzer at ...

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North Korea's missile programme 'progressing rapidly' as China urged to act against Kim

GETTY Kim Jong-Un’s missile programme is progressing more rapidly than expected, says South Korea It follows the United Nation’s Security Council demanding the North halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests and condemned Sunday’s test-launch. South Korean Defence Minister Han Min-koo today said the test-launch had been detected by the controversial US THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South ...

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Whistleblower Edward Snowden urges Trump to drop charges against Wikileaks & Assange

National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden and renowned scholar Noam Chomsky are among the diverse group of signatories to endorse the letter, written in response to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement last month in which he confirmed arresting the group’s founder, Julian Assange, was a “priority”. The letter reads: “This threat to WikiLeaks escalates a long-running war of ...

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Care Global Rich List ranks your salary against the world

The Global Richlist tool compares your salary with others around the world The UK average salary of £27,600 puts you in the top 0.79 percent globally That’s an hourly rate of £14 compared to a factory worker in Ethiopia at £0.15  By Annabel Fenwick Elliott for MailOnline Published: 08:38 EDT, 14 May 2017 | Updated: 08:39 EDT, 14 May 2017 ...

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'Absolute DISASTER' Irish fume against possible return of hard-border after Brexit

Speaking to Channel 4 News, Irish citizens shared their concerns that the UK’s departure from the European Union could result in customs posts sparking conflict once more.  One man said: “Absolute disaster, we had the border for long enough and we don’t need [the] border anymore.” While a second added: “It limits the capacity of northern Ireland citizens at least ...

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Terry Collins expected too much from Matt Harvey against Brewers

MILWAUKEE − Before the runner had even turned the corner at third base, Matt Harvey knew what to expect. The Mets embattled righthander put his head down, held the ball out to Terry Collins as the manager hurried to the mound. In his first start since coming back from a three-game suspension handed down by the team, Harvey gave up ...

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Pa. AG office files charges against Amtrak engineer in 2015 crash

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor on Friday filed criminal charges against the Amtrak engineer involved in a deadly 2015 derailment. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after a Philadelphia judge, overruling local prosecutors, ordered engineer Brandon Bostian be held responsible for the wreck that killed eight and injured close to 200. Prosecutors said Friday they have been in talks with engineer ...

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