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‘I don’t deserve to be compared to Satan’ – Italy’s Salvini responds to Catholic critics

Euroskeptic Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has hit back at critics, after a Catholic magazine depicted him as Satan for his anti-immigration policies. “Vade Retro Salvini”, read the front cover of Famiglia Cristiana, a popular Catholic weekly. The cover depicted a hand resting on Salvini’s forehead, while the title was a play on the words uttered by Catholic exorcists “Step ...

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Even if I get Moscow as 'retribution,' critics will say it's not good enough – Trump

No matter how well his meeting with Vladimir Putin goes – and even if he was gifted the entire city of Moscow – the media and Democrats will say it’s not good enough, Trump tweeted before the one-on-one session. The US president wrote on Sunday evening that he was on his way to Helsinki, and that he was “looking forward ...

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‘Ridiculous & absurd political censorship’: Opposition critics slam Macron’s anti-fake news law

Opposition and critics have lambasted President Macron’s anti-fake news draft law for violating free speech and targeting alternative media. France’s lower house of parliament began discussing the controversial legislation. The draft was proposed by Emmanuel Macron himself after he claimed he was the victim of a barrage of fake news stories during the 2017 presidential election, including allegations that he ...

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Trump declares US will ‘dominate the oceans,’ triggering critics

Addressing the graduating class of the US Naval Academy, President Donald Trump went big on nationalism and military prowess. At one point he talked about “dominating the oceans,” because, of course, the US is “surrounded by sea.” “America is the greatest fighting force for peace, justice, and freedom in the history of the world,” Trump told the midshipmen in Annapolis, ...

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‘It’s all just starting’: 15yo PyeongChang champ Zagitova about emotions, plans & critics

Russian figure skating star Alina Zagitova, in an exclusive interview after her PyeongChang triumph, tells RT she hasn’t yet fully realized she’s an Olympic champion and that she plans to delight her fans for many more seasons. RT: Alina, thank you very much for this opportunity, it is a great honor. You’re 15 and you’re an Olympic champion. Honestly, what’s on ...

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‘No need to attend’: Young Labour responds to critics of straight, white men ‘ban’

Young Labour activists have defended themselves against accusations that straight, white men have been ‘banned’ from attending an event. The move prompted fury among some Labour supporters and the party’s critics on the right. The equalities conference invites only members under the age of 27 who are self-defining as black and ethnic minority (BAME), disabled, LGBT and/or women to attend. ...

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Kremlin plot? Russia critics ridiculed for claiming Moscow is behind Chelsea Manning’s Senate run

Anti-Russia conspiracy theorists have developed another outlandish claim, stating that Moscow is behind Chelsea Manning’s Senate bid, since she’s taking on an incumbent who is against so-called “Russian aggression.” US whistleblower Chelsea Manning confirmed her bid for a Senate seat for the state of Maryland on Sunday, releasing a campaign video alongside a tweet which simply stated: “Yup, we’re running ...

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7 times Trump critics called Russia a ‘s***hole’ & worse, and no one cared

Donald Trump’s remarks on “s***hole countries” roused a righteous high-mindedness in his detractors. But a perusal of their own past quotes suggest they are quite capable of similar words – when one particular state is involved. READ MORE: ‘Not the language used’: Trump after reports of ‘s***hole’ countries remark about African nations John McCain, Republican senator On Trump:“Respect for the ...

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Boris Johnson slams ‘pompous popinjay’ critics of Donald Trump after UK state visit canceled

Boris Johnson has called London Mayor Sadiq Khan a “pompous popinjay” for celebrating Donald Trump’s canceled UK trip. “[Khan] seems determined to put this crucial relationship at risk,” the foreign secretary tweeted. Trump’s U-turn was welcomed by many, including Khan. The mayor said in a statement that Trump must have realized that many Londoners opposed his visit. “It appears that ...

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RT under fire because it ‘gives a voice to critics of US system while MSM parrot govt line’

In the aftermath of the CBS interview with our Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan, RT asked several analysts to give their views about why the news network is so feared – and vilified – in the US. After CBS aired its interview with Editor-in-Chief Simonyan in early January, social media users took opposing sides over whether they like RT or not, but ...

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