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No more fire & fury? US dangles carrot at North Korea, like it did before

Less than a year after Donald Trump’s notorious “fire and fury” threat against North Korea, the US is now offering aid and investment if Pyongyang ditches its nukes. The progress seems remarkable… if you have a short memory. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says North Korea only has to give up its nuclear weapons program to become America’s next ...

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Smooth criminal: Burglar caught doing victory dance before getting picked up by police (VIDEO)

Security cameras caught a burglar busting a move to celebrate his break-in… before he was picked up by the cops. CCTV cameras in Fresno, California, captured David Seale, 43, doing a victory dance after stealing an expensive laptop (worth a reported $ 2,500) and cash from an office building over the weekend. A tenant in the building reported the stolen ...

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All for nothing? What it took to clinch Iran deal before Trump dumped it with stroke of pen (VIDEO)

Well, now it’s official – the US dumped the Iran nuclear deal with the flick of a pen. RT recalls how six major powers and Iran spent nine years in hard talks trying to build up trust, and finally signing the historic accord. It took nine hours of uneasy talks and days of face-to-face meetings between high-ranking diplomats from Iran ...

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Putin puts Medvedev candidacy for PM before parliament

Published time: 7 May, 2018 11:43 Edited time: 7 May, 2018 12:33 After the swearing-in ceremony at the Kremlin, President Vladimir Putin formally nominated current chair of the Russian government, Dmitry Medvedev, to retain his post. The candidacy is to be confirmed by the Russian parliament. According to the Russian constitution, the government has to resign after the inauguration of ...

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French celebrities call for ‘fight against anti-Semitism’ before ‘it’s too late’

Following a string of horrendous killings of Jews in France, more than 250 prominent artists and politicians have signed a manifesto denouncing the “new anti-Semitism” marked by “Islamist radicalization” in the country. “We demand that the fight against this democratic failure that is anti-Semitism becomes a national cause before it’s too late. Before France is no longer France,” reads the manifesto ...

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'Trump boxed himself into a corner with incendiary tweets before Syria strike' – Senator Black

Friday’s attack on Syria was a face-lifting move by Donald Trump after he boasted about his missiles on Twitter, Virginia Senator Richard Black said. He told RT that Trump would not have won Congress’ approval had he asked for it. Trump chose to bypass the Congress, drawing the ire of some within his own Republican party, because he had next ...

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Macron blames Assad for Douma ‘chemical attack’ before OPCW visits site

French President Emmanuel Macron is weighing military strikes on Syria as he claims President Assad is behind the alleged chemical attack in Douma. However, an OPCW fact-finding mission has not even arrived yet to check the site. Western governments are in an apparent rush to pin all the blame on the Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons ...

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Facebook shut down Russian APT28 trolls before the 2016 U.S. election

The most interesting part of Mark Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony for Congress that was released today shows that Facebook has been fighting Russian election interference since before the 2016 U.S. presidential race. Facebook shut down accounts related to Russian GRU military intelligence-linked group APT28, also known as Fancy Bear, which had created an organization called DCLeaks run by fake personas to ...

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'I give you 24 hours to resign': 1st OPCW chief on how John Bolton bullied him before Iraq War

The first OPCW chief, who tried to bring Iraq and Libya into the organization, told RT how US foreign policy hawk John Bolton threatened him over his refusal to resign prior to the 2003 Iraq War. Jose Bustani, the first director-general of the global chemical weapons watchdog Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), sat down with RT and ...

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Zuckerberg will testify before Congress on April 11

Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on April 11. E&C Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) made this announcement this morning, clarifying that Zuckerberg will speak on the company’s use and protection of user data. Here’s what the Congressmen had to say in a prepared statement: This hearing will ...

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