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Musk looks at Flint water crisis after being berated for ‘impractical’ help in Thai cave rescue op

After his offer of a ‘kid-size’ submarine to Thai cave rescuers was berated as “impractical,” Elon Musk is taking on the Flint water crisis, saying there’s “no kidding” in his promise to fix the lead contamination problem there. The criticism over his suggestion to help Thai kids trapped in a flooded cave didn’t stop the SpaceX and Tesla boss from ...

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Another ‘fake chemical attack’ would trigger major crisis in Syria, UK ex-envoy to Damascus tells RT

There is a real risk that the West could use another alleged chemical attack to justify actions in Syria which could spark a dangerous crisis, former UK ambassador to Syria Peter Ford told RT. Speaking on RT’s political show CrossTalk with Peter Lavelle, Ford warned that Syria watchers were too focused on a potential crisis in the Golan Heights (Syrian ...

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US-China trade war a warm-up for global financial crisis, warns investor Mark Mobius

Expect big problems with the global economy as the trade conflict between the United States and China escalates, predicts veteran investor Mark Mobius. Read more “There’s no question we’ll see a financial crisis sooner or later because we must remember we’re coming off from a period of cheap money. “There’s going to be a real squeeze for many of these ...

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'Come legally': Trump shares 'solution' to immigration crisis as reunification deadline to be missed

Donald Trump says the solution to the immigration crisis is simple – don’t enter the country illegally. It comes after his administration admitted it would not be meeting a deadline to reunite separated families. “Well, I have a solution. Tell people not to come to our country illegally. That’s the solution. Don’t come to our country illegally. Come like other ...

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Russia's Syria ops protects Europe from Islamic State & migrant crisis, senior MP says

Russian anti-terrorist operations in Syria have provided peace and security for Europe, deputy Duma speaker Irina Yarovaya has said, adding that ending wars in third world countries is the best way to stop the migration crisis. “Today Russia is one of the world nations that is protecting not only its national interests in Syria. Russia provides peace and security for ...

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Europe facing beer shortage crisis with hot World Cup summer in full swing

A Europe-wide shortage of food-grade carbon dioxide (CO2) could put meat and fizzy-drink supplies under pressure – right in the middle of the World Cup and peak season for summer barbecues. Supply chains at major fizzy-drink manufacturers and poultry producers across the UK were disrupted by the gas shortage, while some retailers have had to ration beverage sales. British-based food ...

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Poll: Majority side with Trump on immigration, blame parents for detention crisis

A new Rasmussen poll has found that a majority of Americans side with President Donald Trump, and blame illegal immigrant parents for the current child detention crisis at the Mexican border. According to the poll, 54 percent of likely voters said that the parents of detained children are to blame for knowingly breaking the law in the first place. Only ...

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Winner winner chicken dinner: Germany makes €3 billion from Greece's financial crisis

The eurozone has finally agreed to get Greece out of the European assistance program with the country to get its fifth and last tranche of €15 billion in August. The step brings an end to the 10-year debt crisis in the country. “Greek debt is sustainable going forward,” Eurogroup President Mario Centeno told journalists. “This is it, we have managed ...

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‘Crisis was avoidable’: Ex-German migration agency head slams interior ministry’s failure to act

A lack of coordination by the Interior Ministry led to a “de-facto bankruptcy” of the German migration service during the refugee crisis, its former head said, claiming that it could have been avoided had Berlin acted prudently. The former head of the German Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), Frank-Juergen Weise, has lashed out at the German Interior Ministry ...

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Soros: EU facing major financial crisis, but I've a plan to save Europe

A surging dollar and capital flight from emerging markets may lead to another “major” financial crisis, veteran investor George Soros has warned the EU. Speaking in Paris on Tuesday at a meeting organized by think tank the European Council on Foreign Relations, he said that the European Union is facing an imminent existential threat. “Everything that could go wrong has ...

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