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Russia should stop groveling before 'these McDonald’s bas***ds,’ angry local fast-food owner says

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 11:54 McDonald’s is being given unfair benefits by the Russian authorities, and it should be stopped, says the founder and owner of a Russian fast-food chain Teremok, which sells blini – thin, fried pancakes with cheese, ham, caviar or other fillings. The American fast-food giant is renting two locations in the center of Moscow for ...

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Apple’s App Store now lets you pre-order iOS apps and games before they launch

Apple has quietly allowed developers to make their apps available for pre-order. It’s a basic feature — as Android fanatics will point out — but nevertheless one that has been missing from the App Store. Upcoming apps will now be allowed to list in the App Store as far out as 90 days ahead of their launch and as close ...

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British man faces Dubai jail for ‘smoking cannabis before he traveled there’

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 10:04 A British man is facing two years in a “horrific” Dubai prison after cannabis was found in his bloodstream. He claims he smoked the drug in the UK before travelling to the Gulf country to turn over a new leaf. Connor Clements, 24, from Liverpool, says he had been sleeping on the floor of ...

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Rubber banned: India blocks ‘repulsive’ condom ads on TV before watershed

Published time: 12 Dec, 2017 08:39 India has barred television channels from airing ads for condoms from 6am to 10pm. Some commercials appear to be “indecent, vulgar, suggestive and repulsive,” and may endanger children’s safety, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) said. Some channels were accused of “repeatedly” airing advertisements of condoms “indecent especially for children,” the ministry said, ...

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12yo ‘Trump Girl’ interviews Roy Moore before Alabama election

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 22:03 A pro-Trump political group has arranged for a 12-year old girl to interview Roy Moore, the Republican running for the vacant US Senate seat in Alabama, and who is fighting accusations of sexually assaulting minors decades ago. Millie March, the girl who interviewed Moore, gained fame during the 2016 presidential campaign for her support ...

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'Will you support me?’ Putin teases adoring crowd before announcing re-election bid (VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Dec, 2017 14:52 Edited time: 6 Dec, 2017 14:58 Vladimir Putin received a rapturous reaction from a Moscow crowd when asked whether he planned to run again for president, hours before he announced his nomination. Putin was taking part a Q&A session on stage at the Russian Volunteer Forum in Moscow on Wednesday afternoon, an event for ...

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Russian delegation to receive Schmid report minutes before addressing IOC meeting

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 16:44 The Russian delegation attending the International Olympic Committee Executive Board meeting in Switzerland will be given the Schmid report on alleged systemic doping in the country just 20 minutes before presenting their case before the IOC members. The IOC will deliver its verdict on Russia’s participation at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics on Tuesday at ...

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Bitcoin crashing? App aims to flag crypto price dives before they happen

At the Disrupt Berlin hackathon developers presented an app which leverages machine learning to monitor bitcoin markets and news and social media platforms, to give early warning of impending volatility. Bitcoin Bubble Burst watches for price changes and major news events that could impact cryptocurrency markets and provides real time alerts to users. There are multiple existing apps that warn ...

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Germany offers rejected asylum seekers up to €3,000 to go home before March

The German Interior Ministry is offering rejected asylum seekers a hefty bonus to go to their country of origin voluntarily rather than face deportation. This is a new effort to turn back the refugee tide brought on by Angela Merkel’s “open door” policy. The offer is intended to supplement the existing program dubbed ‘StarthilfePlus,’ which provides help to those migrants ...

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US sanctions aimed at turning business elite against Putin before election – Kremlin

Published time: 30 Nov, 2017 21:52 Edited time: 30 Nov, 2017 21:54 The threat of sanctions is a tool for Washington to divide the country’s big business and Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov has said. The Kremlin spokesman pointed out that the timing coincides with the approaching 2018 presidential election in Russia. Dmitry Peskov was replying to questions submitted to him ...

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