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Oxfam denies staff used Haitian prostitutes in ‘Caligula-style orgy’ during relief op

Oxfam has rejected accusations that it covered up stories of its staff using prostitutes in Haiti while they were on a relief mission following the devastating 2010 earthquake. An internal inquiry into sexual exploitation, downloading of pornography, bullying and intimidation found there had been a “culture of impunity” among staff during the operation. The island was struck by an earthquake ...

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Rees Mogg called ‘fascist, misogynist’ during protester fracas (VIDEO)

British MP Jacob Rees Mogg, touted as a future leader of the UK Conservative Party, was allegedly branded a “fascist” and “misogynist” by protesters as the politician attempted to speak at a Bristol university. Footage emerged of the Conservative MP becoming embroiled in a fracas at the University of the West in Bristol Friday. READ MORE: Tory Brexiteers accused of using ...

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Woman tried to enter cockpit, bit & kicked flight attendants during landing

In a bizarre air rage incident, a woman snapped and launched herself from her backrow seat towards the pilots’ compartment as the plane was about to touch down. She kicked and bit flight attendants who attempted to calm her. Every air passenger knows that as a plane descends it is time to fasten your seat belt. Charlene Sarieann Harriott, a ...

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Twitter now says 1.4 million people interacted with Russian trolls during 2016 presidential campaign

Twitter has now updated the number of people engaging with Russian trolls during the 2016 presidential campaign to 1.4 million. That’s more than double the initial 677,775 Twitter originally said had seen, followed or retweeted one of these accounts earlier this month. The new number reflects those who may have also replied to or @ mentioned these accounts. “We have ...

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Twitter now says 1.4 million people interacted with Russian trolls during 2016 presidential campaign

Twitter has now updated the number of people engaging with Russian trolls during the 2016 presidential campaign to 1.4 million. That’s more than double the initial 677,775 Twitter originally said had seen, followed or retweeted one of these accounts earlier this month. The new number reflects those who may have also replied to or @ mentioned these accounts. “We have ...

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DOJ probing why McCabe took 3 weeks to examine Clinton emails during election – report

The Justice Department is investigating why former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe took three weeks to act on a request to examine Hillary Clinton’s emails discovered late in the 2016 election. The DOJ’s inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, has been asking witnesses why McCabe, who unexpectedly resigned from his post Monday, and other bureau staff seemed unwilling to analyze the ...

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Veteran Russian reporters brawl during live air show on Stalinism

A heated discussion on Joseph Stalin and his role in Russian history between two distinguished journalists turned into a trading of insults and then a fistfight, which was broadcast during a live radio show. The incident took place in a studio of Radio Komsomolskaya Pravda around midnight on Tuesday. 51-year-old Maksim Shevchenko and 62-year-old Nikolai Svanidze were discussing whether Stalinism ...

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Chinese military plane crashes during training exercise (VIDEO)

A Chinese military plane crashed in the southwest province of Guizhou during a training exercise on Monday. Footage from the scene shows the burning wreckage – however it’s not clear if there were any casualties. READ MORE: China’s first official Belt and Road bond issued in Shanghai The plane went down in Zhengchang Town, in the county of Suiyang, reported ...

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Aeroflot issues first 9-cent flight ticket for Russian fans during World Cup

Russia’s biggest airline Aeroflot has issued the first flight ticket for the special price of 5 rubles ($ 0.09), available to Russian residents traveling to see their national team play at this summer’s FIFA World Cup 2018. Read more Aeroflot’s ‘Fan tariff’ allows a Russian resident in possession of a ticket for a Russia match to pay just 5 rubles ...

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Spain’s foreign minister falls ill during Davos debate (VIDEO)

Published time: 25 Jan, 2018 12:46 Edited time: 25 Jan, 2018 12:58 A live World Economic Forum debate in Davos was suspended Wednesday, after Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis suffered a dizzy spell and had to receive medical attention. Dastis was in the second row of the audience watching a World Bank Live talk on tackling inequality when he fell ...

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