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Ex-CIA deputy chief & Republican trade barbs in furious row over security clearance claim (VIDEO)

Former CIA Deputy Director Philip Mudd and GOP strategist Paris Dennard exchanged stinging barbs during a heated debate on CNN over John Brennan’s security clearance being revoked. The verbal cross-fire occurred on Friday when Dennard, a supporter of US President Donald Trump, accused Mudd of profiting from his security clearance, which can give former US intelligence officials access to sensitive ...

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Staggering cost of next-gen Armata tank made Russian army look for cheaper options – Deputy PM

The cutting-edge T-14 Armata tank turned out to be too costly for the Russian army which now has to look at cheaper alternatives like the modernized version of time-tested T-72, a high-ranked government official acknowledged. The T-14 Armata tank, a technological marvel of Russian military industry, is anything but affordable for the army, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov told reporters ...

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Republicans move to impeach Deputy AG Rosenstein over Russiagate docs

A group of Republican congressmen have introduced articles of impeachment against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is responsible for overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing ‘Russiagate’ investigation. Eleven House Republicans, led by Rep. Mark Meadows (North Carolina) and Rep. Jim Jordan (Ohio), submitted the resolution on Wednesday, after meeting with department of justice officials. The move comes after months of ...

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‘Black lies’: Deputy Duma speaker slams Lithuanian president’s ‘Russian threat’ claims

Deputy speaker of the Russian Lower House has described the Lithuanian president’s warning about looming Russian military aggression as “black lies” and called for an end to irresponsible and false political games. Russian MP Irina Yarovaya issued her comment after Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite alleged in a recent interview with Der Spiegel magazine that the likelihood of a Russian invasion ...

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Iran may exit nuclear deal in coming weeks – Deputy FM

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 08:49 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 08:55 The Iran nuclear deal is in “intensive care” and it’s possible that Tehran will have to withdraw from the pact if an agreement cannot be reached with its European signatories, the country’s deputy FM Abbas Araghchi has warned. #Iran DepFM Araghchi: #JCPOA is in 'intensive care unit'… I ...

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Russia repays almost all compensations ordered by European HR court – deputy minister

Russia has fulfilled almost all compensation recommendations ordered by the European Court of Human Rights over the past 20 years, and the overall sum was about $ 235 million, deputy justice minister Mikhail Galperin has said. Galperin dismissed as fake news the information that the overall compensation total ordered by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg reached ...

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Ukrainian deputy minister flees Twitter after poll on special op to ‘save’ murdered journalist

Amid criticism Kiev is struggling to justify staging the killing of an anti-Kremlin journalist. A senior official shot himself in the foot with a Twitter poll that dragged in a real murder of a high-profile journalist in Ukraine. Dmitro Zolotukhin is a deputy minister at Ukraine’s Ministry for Information Policy, a media regulator dubbed by some as the ‘ministry of ...

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‘We have our own red line’: Russian deputy FM on Western-sponsored UNSC draft resolution on Syria

Russia has its own ‘red lines’ regarding a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said, adding that Moscow is going to study the draft by the US, UK, and France with a critical eye. It is going to be “very difficult” for the Security Council member states to find a compromise on the Syrian ...

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Sex, lies & abortion: RNC deputy finance chair quits amid reports of $1.6mn payoff to Playboy model

The week has gone from bad to worse for US President Donald Trump’s embattled lawyer Michael Cohen after damning reports of yet another high-profile ‘hush money’ sex scandal within the RNC emerged Friday. Cohen reportedly negotiated a $ 1.6 million confidentiality deal in 2017 between the former RNC deputy finance chair and LA-based venture capitalist Elliott Broidy, 60, and a ...

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'We categorically want to avoid confrontation with Russia' – NATO deputy chief

Deputy Secretary General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller says that the Alliance does not wish to face military conflict with Russia, but still blames it for a “troubling pattern of behavior,” from Ukraine to Salisbury. “We would categorically want to avoid a situation where confrontation with Russia is inevitable. And that’s exactly what our decision-making is governed by,” Gottemoeller told Russian ...

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