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Russia could ban imported American French fries

Russia is considering a ban on imported French fries from the US and other Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow. Russia imported 94 percent of its French fries in 2017 but has bought the necessary equipment to produce it locally, Russia’s National Horticultural Union head Sergey Korolev told RT. The new equipment allows production of 110,000 tons a ...

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Anyone could download Cambridge researchers’ 4-million-user Facebook data set for years

A data set of more than 3 million Facebook users and a variety of their personal details collected by Cambridge researchers was available for anyone to download for some four years, New Scientist reports. It’s likely only one of many places where such huge sets of personal data collected during a period of permissive Facebook access terms have been obtainable. ...

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Apple could buy Tesla and both companies could come out winners

Apple’s long cherished dream to get into the world of electric cars could finally come to fruition as the tech giant may lend its financial muscle to help cash-strapped Tesla. The world famous electric car producer is undoubtedly a bright star of the industry, but Tesla has been struggling since it managed to raise $ 226 million during its initial ...

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When Europe was Great: 5 historical figures who could have stood up to Trump

Donald Trump’s unilateral pullout from the Iran deal has set the US on a collision course with Europe. With its economy vulnerable and leaders beleaguered, could the EU perhaps learn from those who stood up to America in the past? Charles de Gaulle, President of France “You may be sure that the Americans will commit all the stupidities they can ...

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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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'Russian hackers' could have affected 2016 election in a few states, but didn't – Senate committee

The first interim report by the US Senate Intelligence Committee on alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election found no evidence of votes being manipulated by Russia’s alleged ‘malicious’ activity. In its preliminary report released on Tuesday, the committee claims that the so-called “actors affiliated with the Russian government” interfered with voting systems in at least 18 states, and ...

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We love augmented reality, but let’s fix things that could become big problems

Cyan BanisterContributor Cyan Banister is a partner at Founders Fund, where she invests across sectors and stages with a particular interest in augmented reality, fertility, heavily regulated industries and businesses that help people with basic skills find meaningful work. More posts by this contributor Penn Jillette Turns To FundAnything To Become A Bad Guy Despite Flaws, Ashton As Jobs Is ...

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‘My wife could be a widow’: Off-duty cop draws gun on shopper he suspected of stealing mints (VIDEO)

Shocking surveillance footage shows an off-duty California officer draw his firearm at a man who he thought was stealing a $ 1.19 pack of Mentos mints from a gas station store. The man, identified as Jose Arreola, had purchased his mints before the off-duty officer walked into the Orange County mini-mart and stood behind him. Arreola, who has short hair ...

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If US scraps Iranian nuclear deal, it ‘could mean war’ – French President Macron

Published time: 6 May, 2018 16:28 French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that the US pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran “could mean war.” Trump has until May 12 to either re-certify the deal or dump it, as he has repeatedly threatened. Scrapping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “would mean opening Pandora’s box, it could mean ...

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Uncertainty surrounding Iran nuclear deal could send gold prices higher – analyst

Political uncertainty, especially the geopolitical risk with Iran, could send gold prices higher according to analyst Boris Schlossberg. “Gold has been going up and down in fits and starts. But, right now it is suffering the pullback because of the US dollar strength,” Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, told CNBC. Read more According to the ...

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