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'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden’: Brief history of Pompeo’s foreign policy rhetoric

Newly-installed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doesn’t have a huge amount of experience as a diplomat so what can we expect from the former Kansas congressman now that he is heading US foreign policy? Pompeo landed the top job in the State Department on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump ousted Rex Tillerson. Here’s a flavor of his previous comments ...

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‘See if it fits’: Brief panic as SUV enters pedestrian passage in St. Petersburg (VIDEO)

Video footage has shown frightened pedestrians flee after an SUV casually entering an underground passage in St. Petersburg. However, the incident wasn’t terror-related: the driver claims he was only carrying out a bet. A CCTV video circulating online shows commuters going about their day in the underground pedestrian passage near St. Petersburg’s Moskovskaya metro station on Wednesday morning. People are ...

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Florida massacre sparks brief rally in gun stocks amid downward trend

American Outdoor Brands, the company which makes the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, saw its shares rise by 1.49 percent in the aftermath of the Florida school shooting that killed 17 people and injured a dozen Wednesday. While gun and ammunition maker stocks typically rise in the wake of a major shooting incident in the US, in response to a highly charged ...

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Apple readies Siri for the HomePod by adding a podcast-powered news brief

The HomePod had a bit of a notable production setback, back in December, but Apple’s high-end smart speaker is still on track for an “early 2018” release. As it preps for the release of its first Siri-focused device, the company is making some tweaks to its voice assistant. As 9to5Mac first noted, the latest beta version of iOS (11.2.5) sports ...

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No Women, No Fly? Tunisians angered by UAE’s brief female travel ban

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 17:55 Edited time: 25 Dec, 2017 17:56 A temporary ban on Tunisian women entering the UAE has caused uproar in the North African country, leading authorities there to ban all flights from Emirates airlines. The ban seems to be motivated by concerns over terrorism. The United Arab Emirates briefly imposed a travel ban on all ...

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