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Migrant kids could be held in US military bases at Mexico border

US military bases could soon be used as holding facilities for migrant children that have been separated from their parents at the southern border under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policies. Officials from the US Department of Health and Human Services are planning to tour a number of military installations near the border in Texas in an effort to ...

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‘I could be a lawyer’ – Putin on alternative career options

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Chinese TV that becoming one of the most powerful world leaders was not his only career option. He could have also stuck to spying or become a mundane lawyer. Asked in an interview with the Chinese state broadcaster about what he would do if he had not immersed himself in politics in the 90s, ...

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'Has to be a man': Outrage as Qatar Airways CEO says women could not cope with his ‘challenging’ job

In a not so subtle comment Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker suggested that a woman would not be good for his “very challenging” job, instantly prompting a heated reaction on social media. Asked about what steps have been taken to eliminate gender discrimination in the Middle East aviation industry, Al Baker emphasised that, although his company was moving in ...

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Oil prices could jump to $100 regardless of Russia & Saudi Arabia – analyst

Crude oil could skyrocket to $ 100 per barrel in the near future and there is nothing the world’s biggest producers can do to change that, warns Bob Parker, strategist at Quilvest Wealth Management. Read more “I think that Saudi Arabia, the rest of OPEC and Russia have achieved their objective of clearing this industry overhang from the oil market,” ...

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2 decades ago all the good stuff on the Russian internet could fit into your pocket, sort of

Veteran internet users in Russia will be nostalgic at the sight of this rarity: a pocket edition of the Internet Yellow Pages – a collection of over 4,000 addresses with worthy content in Russian. The book was released in 1998, at the time when the Net was nascent and small, and you would normally have to use a dial-up modem ...

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‘Colossal mistake’ to pull out of Iran deal, could harm talks with N. Korea – former ambassador

The Trump administration’s decision to pull out of the Iran deal was a “colossal mistake” in the lead-up to diplomatic talks with North Korea, according to Bill Richardson, former US ambassador to North Korea. Speaking to RT America’s Ed Schultz, Richardson said he believes the upcoming June 12 talks, which are at risk of breaking down over Pyongyang’s complaints about ...

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Tesla’s once-affordable $35,000 Model 3 could now cost you $78,000

Electric car producer Tesla has ditched the idea of selling its first ‘mass-market’ car Model 3 for $ 35,000 and instead will sell its upgraded version for $ 78,000. The new Model 3 was announced by CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. He compared the price tag to that of the BMW M3, however the German car has a starting manufacturer’s ...

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Fake news crackdown: Refusal to refute false info could carry prison sentences under Russian bill

Several Russian MPs have drafted a bill criminalizing “persistent refusal to execute court orders on refuting false reports” with punishment up to a year behind bars for those who continue to spread fake news. The sponsors of the bill are three MPs representing majority party United Russia and one MP from the leftist opposition party Fair Russia. In an explanatory ...

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It turns out Apple could build its new campus in North Carolina

The Washington Post reported just yesterday that Apple was talking with Virginia officials for a new campus in Northern Virginia. But WRAL is now reporting that Apple is about to announce a new campus in North Carolina. According to WRAL’s sources, it’s “a done deal.” The company and legislators plan to talk about a tax break to seal the deal. ...

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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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