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Charity blasts United Colors of Benetton over migrant images in ad campaign (PHOTO INSIDE)

The charity behind the rescue of hundreds of migrants from the Mediterranean has lambasted the Italian clothing firm United Colors of Benetton over the use of its images in a controversial advertising campaign. The pictures, which were taken by officials from SOS Méditerranée during a rescue operation involving hundreds of migrants on June 9, were published on the firm’s Twitter ...

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UN rights chief blasts US policy of breaking up immigrant families as ‘unconscionable'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged the US officials to stop separating children from their parents who illegally cross the border with Mexico.  “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,” Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told on Monday during a Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. “I call on ...

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UN committee blasts Trump adm. dismal job in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, urges secession vote

Scores of local and foreign activists have called on Washington to end its “colonial occupation” of Puerto Rico, bashing the US President for his lackluster and “insulting” response to last year’s deadly Maria and Irma hurricanes. In its annual resolution on Puerto Rico, the UN Special Committee on Decolonization demanded the US allow its Caribbean territory, still reeling in the ...

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‘Bad photos!’ Trump blasts media for ‘fake’ G7 summit reporting & tweets GOOD PHOTOS

Donald Trump has slammed the “fake news media” for showing his encounters with the G7 leaders in a “bad” light and unleashed a series of tweets depicting his friendly relationship with the world elite, full of coziness and smiles. Last week Trump made an early exit from the gathering, departing the Group of Seven talks in Quebec, Canada, hours before ...

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‘It’s an invasion!’: UKIP leader blasts Brussels’ migration policy in the European Parliament

UKIP leader Gerard Batten has accused the European Union of blackmailing member states into accepting migrants from “Islamic countries”, amid boos and jeers from fellow MEPs. “You used the emotional blackmail argument of talking about helping defenseless refugee families. And yet, the reality is that the vast majority of these migrants are young men from Islamic countries,” said Gerard Batten, ...

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‘Danger to our country’: US senator blasts fellow Republican over North Korea

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) is a “danger to the country” for suggesting a US war against North Korea, said his colleague Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) as Americans waited for the historic summit in Singapore. “Lindsey Graham is a danger to the country by even proposing ideas like authorizing war with Korea, my goodness,” Paul told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Monday ...

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Blasts heard in Damascus amid massive Israeli missile strikes (VIDEO)

Published time: 10 May, 2018 01:10 Edited time: 10 May, 2018 01:30 Explosions are being heard in the Syrian capital of Damascus amid what appears to be a massive ongoing series of airstrikes launched by Israel. Syrian state news reports local air defense systems are taking down incoming missiles. Footage posted by Syrian state outlet SANA, as well as locals ...

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Steam-driven blasts at Hawaii volcano could shower island with huge rocks – USGS

There is a risk of powerful explosions at Kilauea volcano, that may shower the area with giant boulders, toxic fumes and ash, the USGS warned. The ongoing eruption has already forced hundreds of residents out of their homes. With lava continuing to pour from the Kilauea crater, there is a growing chance that its level will go below that of ...

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‘Blaming interns is so 1990s’: Monica Lewinsky blasts Rubio over GOP tax ‘flip-flop’

Monica Lewinsky has thrown a generous amount of shade on Marco Rubio after the Florida Republican hit out at a Politico intern for penning an article accusing the lawmaker of “walking back” his criticisms of the GOP tax bill. READ MORE: Not blowing smoke: Monica Lewinsky celebrates namesake marijuana strain Rubio had expressed doubt about the benefit of the tax ...

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‘Infamous liar’: Iran blasts Netanyahu for claims Tehran had nuke program

Calling the Israeli premier “an infamous liar” and head of a “child-killing Zionist regime,” Iran has furiously denounced an elaborate presentation by Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he accused Tehran of seeking nuclear weapons. In a statement Tuesday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry blasted Monday’s claims by a “broke and infamous liar who has had nothing to offer except lies and deceits.” It ...

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