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‘Unpatriotic' for UK firms to attend Russian economic forum, claims US-born fraudster Browder

US-born British investor William Browder, who gave up his US citizenship to avoid paying taxes and was later convicted of tax fraud in Russia, has slammed BP boss Bob Dudley’s plans to attend the St. Petersburg Economic Forum. “I think that any self-respecting CEO would be very foolish to send anyone to that forum,” Browder, whose investment fund was once ...

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‘There is no hell’: Italian publisher claims Pope Francis denied existence of underworld

The pope’s most famous atheist friend, Eugenio Scalfari, has once again claimed that Pope Francis denied the existence of hell while also alleging that the pontiff doesn’t believe human souls are eternal. “Your Holiness, in our previous meeting you told me that our species will disappear in a certain moment and that God, still out of his creative force, will ...

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Kadyrov can punish Russia's enemies under the law, not 'cowboy justice,' Chechen minister claims

Ramzan Kadyrov can punish all of Russia’s enemies without using “outlaw methods.” A government minister made the assertion while commenting on the Ukrainian man who spread fake news about the Russian shopping mall fire. “We are not some cowboys to put a price on someone’s head,” Chechen Minister for Information and External Relations Djambulat Umarov said in an interview with ...

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Facebook data misuse scandal affects “substantially” more than 50M, claims Wylie

Chris Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee turned whistleblower whose revelations about Facebook data being misused for political campaigning has wiped billions off the share price of the company in recent days and led to the FTC opening a fresh investigation, has suggested the scale of the data leak is substantially larger than has been reported so far. Giving evidence ...

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‘It is OVER!’ Dotcom claims victory in US extradition case

Kim Dotcom has declared his extradition case to be “over.” This comes after a Human Rights Review Tribunal in New Zealand ruled that the country’s Attorney General unlawfully withheld information about his case. The case relates to an urgent information privacy request submitted by Dotcom to New Zealand’s 28 government ministers and their departments in July 2015. The request was ...

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MSNBC host claims Obama admin was ‘virtually scandal-free’

Within the memory of Mike Barnicle, co-host of MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ show, the administration of former president Barack Obama was “virtually scandal-free.” Barnicle asked Obama press secretary Robert Gibbs about “the damage that’s being done to the institution of the presidency today” in comparison to the “virtually scandal-free” Obama presidency. But he wasn’t finished there. Barnicle went on to remind ...

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Obama campaign hired Fusion GPS to investigate Romney in 2012, book claims

A new book released on Tuesday claims that former President Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign hired investigative firm Fusion GPS to conduct opposition research on Mitt Romney, Obama’s election opponent at the time. The book claims that the Obama campaign paid Fusion GPS through its law firm, Perkins Coie — the same law firm that Hillary Clinton’s campaign would later ...

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Seth Rich lawsuit: Fox News sued over WikiLeaks-DNC claims

The parents of late DNC staffer Seth Rich have sued Fox News over a retracted report claiming their son was in contact with WikiLeaks and leaked the DNC emails to the whistleblowing organization. Joel and Mary Rich filed the suit in Federal District Court in Manhattan on Tuesday, accusing the network of fabricating a conspiracy theory in its May 16 ...

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Ukraine’s Naftogaz head claims Ukrainians over-consumed, as US State Dept praises Kiev gas cuts

The Ukrainians were clearly over-consuming gas during periods when Russia’s Gazprom was supplying it, Naftogaz CEO said, days after Gazprom terminated its contract with the Ukrainian company and new gas shortages were revealed. Speaking at the CERAWeek annual energy conference in Houston, Texas, Andrey Kobolyev claimed that Ukraine had become a “victim of a vicious circle” of Russian gas consumption. ...

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Nuclear alert? Belgium distributes millions of iodine pills, yet claims ‘no risk’

Belgium has started distributing iodine pills free for all citizens, claiming the measure was not prompted by any “specific risk.” Pharmacies have begun receiving some of the 4.5 million boxes of iodine pills, which have been available for citizens for free since Tuesday, it was revealed during the presentation of a new plan in case on nuclear emergency. READ MORE: ...

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