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#Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE to showcase at America's biggest education forum SXSW EDU 2019

Educational history projects #Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE panel at America’s major education fair SXSW EDU will take place in March 2019. SXSW EDU will run for the 9th time since 2011 when South by Southwest branched out into a separate education festival. A prestigious international platform, SXSW EDU supports the community’s desire to connect, collaborate and impact the future of education. Thanks to ...

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Trump slams ‘too independent’ Fed as his ‘biggest threat’

Trump is making it clear he’s “not happy” with the behavior of the Federal Reserve, which he blamed for last week’s market crash. The Fed hiked short-term interest rates three times this year and plans to do so again before 2019. In an interview with Fox Business anchor Trish Regan, the president complained the Fed was behaving too independently and ...

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China represents biggest, long-term threat to US interests – FBI director

China is waging an unprecedented influence campaign against the American public and Beijing represents the “broadest, most complicated, most long-term” threat to US interests, said FBI Director Christopher Wray. Questioned by senators on the Homeland Security Committee about US President Donald Trump’s recent assertion that China is trying to interfere in the upcoming November midterm elections, Wray said that China ...

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Biggest rift in modern Orthodox history? Russian Church won’t work w/ Constantinople-chaired bodies

Published time: 14 Sep, 2018 14:44 Edited time: 14 Sep, 2018 14:58 The Russian Orthodox Church is ending its participation in any structures chaired by the Constantinople Patriarchate, the Holy Synod said, as Constantinople plans to recognize the independence of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Read more “We have decided to suspend joint performance of church services with the hierarchs of ...

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300k troops & thousands of war machines: Russia starts biggest military drill in decades (VIDEO)

Some 300,000 troops and tens of thousands vehicles, aircraft and warships are participating in the largest military exercise Russia has staged in 37 years. Units from China are to take part in the maneuvers as well. The Vostok 2018 exercise is meant to test the capability of the Russian military to rapidly move and deploy large forces over long distances ...

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Sweden Democrats break through, socialists remain biggest party – election exit polls

Published time: 9 Sep, 2018 17:58 Edited time: 9 Sep, 2018 17:59 The Social Democrats have achieved their worst result in a century, while the Sweden Democrats will have their biggest-ever faction in parliament, say exit polls released as voting stations in the Scandinavian country closed. A survey published by TV4 15 minutes before the voting deadline of 8 pm, ...

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Ukraine’s controversial parliament speaker to be sued after calling Hitler ‘biggest democrat’

Ukraine’s parliament speaker may end up in court over a controversial remark about Adolf Hitler. An MP intends to sue him for saying the Nazi leader was “the biggest man to practice direct democracy.” Andrey Parubiy sparked a Nazi-related controversy on Tuesday when he appeared on a political talk show on ICTV. Discussing the national law on referenda, he said ...

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‘Biggest fan’: Bill Clinton trolled for ‘ogling’ pop star Ariana Grande at funeral

Former US President Bill Clinton was slammed and ridiculed on social media after he was caught seemingly mesmerized by pop singer Ariana Grande’s performance during soul legend Aretha Franklin’s funeral in Detroit. The 25-year-old singer, donning a short black dress and high-heeled shoes, took the stage on Friday for a rendition of Franklin’s hit single ‘(You Make Me Feel Like) ...

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Commuters barely bat an eyelid at Melbourne’s ‘biggest fire in decades’ (VIDEOS)

Authorities are warning that it will take them several days to tackle a raging inferno at a Melbourne factory. But commuters seem to have made their peace with the blaze, barely raising an eyebrow as they pass on the train. The enormous chemical-fueled fire in West Footscray has caused toxic smoke to billow across the Australian city’s suburbs. It’s feared ...

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Russia to hold biggest military drills since Soviet times – Defense Minister

Russia is preparing to hold the largest military exercises in decades. The drills, in which China and Mongolia will participate as well, will be of an “unprecedented” scale, the Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said. A series of drills, which will hold a joint title ‘Vostok-2018’ will take place in Russia’s Siberia and Far East and will be “of unprecedented ...

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