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American arrested for peeing on passenger two rows behind him during flight to Japan

A 24-year-old American has been arrested for urinating on a fellow passenger, seated two rows behind him, during a flight to Japan. He was inebriated and said he didn’t recall doing it. The bizarre incident happened aboard an All Nippon Airways flight from Chicago to Tokyo’s Narita airport, Friday, according to police. The unfortunate target of the peeing spree was ...

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‘Russia hysteria’ an affront to American values, US congressman insists

The ongoing demonization of Russia distracts from far more serious issues facing the United States and undermines American values, including the concept of innocent until proven guilty, congressman Thomas Massie has argued. In an op-ed for Real Clear Politics, the Republican lawmaker took aim at “out-of-touch” politicians and journalists who “want us to believe that the Cold War never ended” ...

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‘We’ve lost an American treasure’: Tributes pour in for ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin

Published time: 16 Aug, 2018 14:25 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2018 14:51 Tributes are being paid to singer Aretha Franklin who has passed away at the age of 76. Known as the ‘Queen of Soul,’ the music icon was hailed by online commentators as the “greatest American vocalist in history.” The musical legend succumbed to pancreatic cancer on Thursday after ...

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Making way for new levels of American innovation

Matt Weinberg Contributor Matt Weinberg is a former White House appointee with the U.S. Small Business Administration, where he served as a Senior Advisor in the Office of Investment and Innovation. More posts by this contributor New tech trade associations will have big role in future tech policy ITC protection of IP necessary for continued innovation New fifth-generation “5G” network technology ...

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US sanctioning Turkish officials over detention of American pastor – White House

The officials targeted under the so-called Global Magnitsky Act are Turkish Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül and Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters. The US Treasury is imposing sanctions against two cabinet-level Turkish officials over the continued detention of a US pastor by the Turkish authorities, the White House spokesperson said. Pastor Andrew ...

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Did Russia's dumping of American debt force US Treasury to borrow more money?

The growing budget deficit will force the US government to borrow $ 56 billion more this quarter than expected. Curiously, the amount is close to what Russia sold in US Treasury securities in April and May. Citing surging spending and falling tax receipts, the US government will borrow the most money since the 2008 financial crisis. It marks the fourth-largest ...

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Release American pastor or face big sanctions, Trump threatens Turkey

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Turkey on Twitter, vowing to impose “large sanctions” over a detained American pastor, Andrew Brunson, held on espionage charges. President Trump called on Ankara to immediately release the Christian leader, describing him as an “innocent man of faith” who “should be released immediately.” Brunson, 50, an evangelical Christian pastor originally from North ...

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Chinese consumers ready to boycott American goods if trade war escalates

Most Chinese may stop buying US products in response to tariffs imposed last month on goods from their country by the White House amid rising trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, according to the latest survey. The recent study carried out by FT Confidential Research shows that 54 percent of respondents across 300 Chinese cities would “probably” or “definitely” reject ...

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American Jews slam Israel’s ‘racist’ nation-state bill as thousands protest against it in Tel Aviv

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Israeli capital in protest against the so-called nation-state bill, which, they say, would enable ethnic segregation. The controversial bill also drew criticism from US Jews. Demonstrators marched through the streets of Tel Aviv chanting: “Full equality and no less,” “Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies” and “The nation bill ...

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Trump demands bigger bed & red, white & blue paint job for ‘more American’ Air Force One – report

Apparently unimpressed by the iconic aircraft used to ferry US presidents around the world, Donald Trump has reportedly commissioned two new planes – with bigger beds and “more American” paint jobs – to serve as Air Force One. Read more According to a scoop landed by Axios, in February Trump personally oversaw a $ 4 billion deal with Boeing for ...

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