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Putin says he DID talk with Trump despite last-minute Elysee seating change

Published time: 11 Nov, 2018 14:43 Edited time: 11 Nov, 2018 14:55 A last-minute seating change did not prevent Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump from exchanging words at the Elysee Palace lunch, the Russian president told reporters. The French hosts earlier objected to their meeting in Paris. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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No end to US warmongering & regime change foreign policy expected after midterms – Rick Sterling

With newly elected hawks and ex-CIA Democrats in the House, we won’t see any change in an aggressive foreign policy based on both parties’ belief in US supremacy and exceptionalism, investigative journalist Rick Sterling told RT. Preliminary results of the crucial midterm elections in the US, with record-breaking turnout, indicate the Democrats have won US House of Representatives, while the ...

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Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog

The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for good. Comments she made today have also raised questions over the legality of so-called lookalike audiences to target political ads at users of its platform. Information commissioner Elizabeth Denham was giving evidence to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee ...

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Climate change poses 'existential threat' like Nazi Germany in WWII – Ocasio-Cortez (VIDEO)

House of Representatives candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has likened climate change to Nazi Germany, saying the two pose a similar kind of “existential threat.” “So we talk about existential threats, the last time we had a really major existential threat to this country was around World War II,” the Democratic Socialist told a crowd at a campaign event on Friday. “And ...

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Macedonian parliament narrowly greenlights name change for ‘brighter future’ with NATO & EU

Barely eking out the required majority and casting aside the failed popular referendum, Macedonia’s parliament has approved the country’s name change for the sake of a “brighter future” reserved for NATO members. The Macedonian population largely boycotted the referendum, despite the best efforts of its US-backed government, which tried to entice voters by phrasing the question as innocuously as possible: “Are ...

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Trump boasts ‘natural instinct for science’ that lets him see ‘both sides’ of climate change debate

While a sobering new UN report on climate change indicates humans might have little time to change our ways to avoid environmental catastrophe, President Trump isn’t worried, pointing to scientists “on both sides of the picture.” Referencing an uncle who was a professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (whom he never spoke to about climate change) as apparent proof of ...

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‘Disappointed’ US wants Macedonia to approve name change despite failed referendum

The US State Department has urged the opposition in Macedonia to vote in favor of the name change deal despite the failed referendum, while the government in Skopje is threatening those that don’t with terrorism prosecutions. In a letter dated Tuesday,  assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs Wess Mitchell says that Washington is “disappointed” in the position ...

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#ICYMI: Climate change could destroy us all, but who cares?! (VIDEO)

Scientists at the UN have warned that the world has just 12 years to prevent climate change turning into a planet-wrecking disaster, telling world leaders they have a “moral obligation” to act. Politicians seemed largely unmoved by the desperate plea to their moral sensibilities, and the general public was too busy checking their iPhones to notice. It’s becoming obvious that ...

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UN panel urges ‘unprecedented measures’ as key to halting catastrophic climate change

The world’s nations should unite in an “unprecedented” effort to curb the global rise of temperatures by a larger-than-agreed margin, a UN climate-change panel said. This would limit the damage caused by industrialization. The consequences of global climate change will be less severe for our planet if countries across the world managed to curb the rising of temperatures to 1.5 ...

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ePrivacy: An overview of Europe’s other big privacy rule change

Gather round. The EU has a plan for a big update to privacy laws that could have a major impact on current Internet business models. Um, I thought Europe just got some new privacy rules? They did. You’re thinking of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which updated the European Union’s 1995 Data Protection Directive — most notably by making ...

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