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'Worst gathered around each other': Iran lambastes US govt as ties continue to sour

There has not been a more hostile and spiteful US government against Iran in four decades, President Hassan Rouhani claimed in an explosive speech on Sunday, accusing America of pushing for a regime change. “There was a time when there was one person who had enmity. The rest were moderate. Now…the worst have gathered around each other,” the Iranian president ...

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Putin & Orban need each other more than ever, but do they dare come closer during Moscow talks?

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban arrives in Russia to meet Vladimir Putin on Tuesday with both states under diplomatic siege. Will the two downplay their political affair in front of Europe’s judging eyes? Nominally, there is nothing notable about Orban’s one-day visit: he was last in Moscow just two months ago for the World Cup final, and the agenda made ...

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Right, left-wing groups face each other in fiery public confrontations in Boston, Seattle

The right and the left have faced off in Boston and Seattle, the latest of vitriolic protests between the opposing groups. The showdown comes a week after thousands rallied in the US capital to oppose a white supremacist protest. Seattle Hundreds of opposing demonstrators gathered in Seattle’s downtown area with police separating the raging crowds with metal barriers. The right-wing ...

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Russia to tighten adoption rules, lower limit on adopted kids for each family – minister

The Russian education minister has revealed plans to introduce tougher psychological tests for prospective adoptive parents, and lower the limit on adopted kids for each family with a view to preventing tragic incidents. “We are drafting into the parliament a motion that brings down the number of children that one family can adopt or take under guardianship,” Olga Vasilieva said ...

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Facebook launches Mentorships, matching people within Groups to help them guide each other

Facebook — under fire for the role it has played in helping spread misinformation through its social media platform — has been turning its attention to more positive applications of its tools, such as strengthening communities, fundraising for good causes, and maybe even finding The One. Today comes the latest in that list: the company today announced the official launch of Mentorships, ...

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Close encounters? Clinton & Comey within 1km of each other on Dublin trip (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton could be forgiven for thinking she’s unable to escape James Comey’s shadow – they each traveled thousands of kilometers from home to find themselves just 700 meters of each other in the Irish capital. While it’s not known if the pair actually had an awkward encounter on the Emerald Isle, the odds of an unexpected meeting in a ...

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Palestinians & Israelis need to stop dreaming of getting rid of each other – ex-IDF chief to RT

Palestinians and Israelis should stop having “illusionary dreams” that they can simply “get rid” of each other, and should seriously focus on reconciliation, former IDF Chief of Staff Benjamin Gantz told RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze. “I think that for the benefit of the future of the Palestinian kids that were born yesterday, today or will be born tomorrow – and the ...

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'Takes two to tango': China & US expect each other to back down in trade dispute

Beijing remains hopeful that a full-scale trade war with Washington can be avoided, but has placed the ball in the US court, hoping for fair negotiations, China’s US ambassador noted, following talks with a top US diplomat. “Negotiation would still be our preference, but it takes two to tango. We will see what the US will do,” Cui Tiankai said ...

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Hong Kong’s massive cash giveaway: 2.8 million citizens to get $510 each

The government of Hong Kong has announced its decision to share the city’s record $ 18 billion surplus with more than one-third of its residents. “[We are] trying to cover more people who may not directly benefit from the budget,” said Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po at a press conference on Friday. According to him, the handout was meant for ...

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Twitch will now give Prime users free games each month

A bit of fun news for Amazon / Twitch Prime users: you’re going to get some free games each month. Twitch has just announced Free Games With Prime, a program in a similar vein as Microsoft’s Games with Gold on Xbox Live, or Sony’s offerings alongside PlayStation Plus. In short: each month, they’ll offer a selection of PC games. Download ...

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