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Cold War nostalgia? MSNBC plays clip from Reagan’s ‘Evil Empire’ speech in warning to Trump

Producers at MSNBC’s Morning Joe show must have been feeling nostalgic this morning when they aired a minute-long excerpt from Ronald Reagan’s infamous ‘Evil Empire’ speech about the Soviet Union. Co-host Willie Geist introduced the clip as a warning to US President Donald Trump whose cordial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday set off a wave ...

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‘FBI lovers’ who exchanged anti-Trump texts getting ‘cold feet’ ahead of Capitol Hill hearings

Two former FBI officials who worked on the Russia probe may be getting “cold feet” ahead of planned appearances on Capitol Hill this week, US President Donald Trump claimed in a tweet on Tuesday. Peter Strzok and Lisa Page are due to appear before the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight Committee, to answer questions about anti-Trump text messages they’d ...

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Proud Boy protester knocks antifa man out cold at Portland riot (VIDEO)

The moment a right-wing Proud Boy protester knocks out an antifa demonstrator is going viral online in the wake of the Portland riots last weekend. Ethan Michael Nordean, also known as Rufio, is seen punching a reported antifa protester, who was wielding a baton, in the face. The hit was so strong it sent the man’s sunglasses flying in the ...

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‘Bodies are barely cold’: Yiannopoulos defends ‘gun journos down’ words after Annapolis shooting

Following the Capital Gazette shooting, right-wing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos said his ‘gun journos down’ statement was not a call for violence, and accused left-wing press of exploiting deaths while the bodies are ‘barely cold.’ Before authorities even named the motive behind the fatal shooting of five people at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, a number of journalists and activists took ...

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Kurds left in the cold as US & Turkey agree on ‘roadmap’ for Syrian city pullout

Ankara and Washington say they have agreed on details of a withdrawal of US-backed Kurdish militia from northern Syria, as visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu declared further US support to the Kurds “unacceptable.” Cavusoglu was in Washington on Monday, meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss Syria as well as US-Turkish relations. The State Department confirmed ...

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The INF treaty calmed the Cold War 30yrs ago. Now the US appears set to kill it off

This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the INF treaty between the US and the Soviet Union, a deal that saw thousands of missiles destroyed and sped up the end of the Cold War. Now the US seems to want to torpedo the agreement. The INF (Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces) treaty was signed in December 1987. Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev came ...

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Kim Jong-un cold noodle comments spark South Korean feeding frenzy

The two Koreas are entering a historic new era of peace and, it appears, mutual appreciation of cold noodles. The latter is all down to a recommendation from Kim Jong-un, which citizens south of the border are quickly embracing. After both nations declared their intentions to denuclearize the peninsula, Kim decided to double down on the feel-good factor between the ...

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‘Even Cold War did not come to this’: Moscow slams US after Bolshoi ballet dancers denied entry

Washington is trying to “fence off” Americans from Russians with a “visa wall,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said regarding the visa denial of Russian Bolshoi Theater performers. Moscow has slammed the US for “artificially” creating conditions to halt the issuance of visas. “Even during the Cold War it did not come to this,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a ...

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‘Even Cold war did not come to this’: Moscow on US visa denial to Russian ballet dancers

The Russian Foreign Ministry slammed the US government for “artificially” creating conditions to halt the issuing of visas after Russian Bolshoi Theater performers were denied entry. “Even during the Cold War it did not come to this,” the ministry said in a statement on Saturday, adding that art has always served for easing tensions. The move is aimed to “pressure” ...

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UN chief: Cold War back with a vengeance, keep things from spiraling out of control

The UN Secretary-General has warned the Security Council that the tensions in the Middle East are posing a threat to global peace and called on parties involved to prevent the looming military escalation over Syria. In his Friday address to the UN body tasked with preserving peace and international security, António Guterres said many conflicts in the Middle East have ...

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