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Queen assassination attempt ‘covered up’ by New Zealand fearing royals would never visit again

A teenage fanatic suspected of trying to assassinate the Queen during a New Zealand visit received a lighter charge and prison sentence because officials feared they would never get another royal visit, according to a new report. A five-part investigation by New Zealand magazine Snuff alleges that police covered up the incident after Christopher John Lewis, then 17, aimed a ...

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Man’s attempt to torch spider turns into unmitigated disaster

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 12:55 Residents of a Californian apartment block have been forced out of their homes after a man set the building on fire while trying to kill a spider by setting it alight. The man tried to kill the arachnid using a propane torch after spotting it in his bathroom in Redding, California. While he successfully ...

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‘Desperate attempt’: Roy Moore cries fraud in Alabama senate loss

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 17:30 Former GOP candidate Roy Moore is crying foul in his loss to Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama state senate race. Jones eked out an unlikely victory over Moore in a traditionally Republican state. Moore requested a judge issue a restraining order to prevent the state canvassing board from certifying Jones’ victory. Alabama Secretary ...

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Browder case: Chief Russian prosecutor slams MEPs over ‘illegal’ attempt to stop Cyprus’ cooperation

Russia’s Prosecutor General has lambasted a group of MEPs over attempts to pressure Cyprus into terminating its legal cooperation with Moscow in the case of Magnitsky Act mastermind, and serial tax evader, William Browder. In October 2017, 17 members of the European Parliament signed an open letter to Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades. The letter called on Anastasiades to stop assisting ...

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Russian lawmakers blast new US national security program as attempt to secure global domination

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 10:44 Russian MPs have stated that the recently-unveiled US national security strategy resists positive change, and attempts to restore the world to the old version of ‘Pax Americana.’ “The US national security strategy is aimed exclusively at the restoration of American hegemony and the line for building a monopolar world,” the head of the lower ...

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2018 Olympics ban is another attempt at isolating Russia – foreign ministry

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 11:31 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 11:49 The International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to ban the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) from the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang is yet another attempt to “isolate” the country, the Russian Foreign Ministry says. The IOC ban, which allows Russian athletes to compete only as neutrals in the February ...

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Cold War documents reveal forgotten radical Zionist attempt to attack UK government

In and amongst the trove of Cold War-era archives released by MI5 this week, between documents on John Profumo and Kingsley Amis, was a file on two radical Zionists and their thwarted attempt to carry out a letter-bombing campaign targeting the British government. Ms Gilberte Elizabeth Lazarus, also known as Betty Knout, and Mr Yaacov Levstein were two members of ...

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‘US betrayal of Kurds an attempt to fix troubled relations with Turkey & failed Syria policy’

Syrian Kurdish militias will feel betrayed and will likely align closer with Damascus, if Donald Trump indeed delivers on his promise to Recep Tayyip Erdogan and “adjusts” US military support for the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces, experts have told RT. In a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Friday, Trump briefed Erdogan on “pending adjustments for [US] military support provided ...

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EU red tape tying up Russian gas pipeline could be attempt to sabotage project – PM Medvedev

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:27 The European Union’s excessive regulation regarding Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany could be an attempt to force Russia to scrap the project, according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. “Our approach to the implementation of this project has not changed so far: this is not a political tool, this is a regular ...

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NFL star suffers horrific leg injury in failed touchdown attempt (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 13:36 Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller suffered a sickening leg injury while attempting to score a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Miller’s left leg crumpled at the knee as he collected rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky’s 25-yard pass for what the team thought was a touchdown. The 33-year-old appeared to gather the ...

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