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Russia’s Bastion coastal defense fires supersonic missiles in first Arctic drills (VIDEO)

The Russian Navy has test-fired a supersonic Onyx anti-ship cruise missile for the first time. It was launched from the Bastion missile-defense system, which was recently deployed to the Russian Arctic. A video of the launch shows one P-800 Onyx missile, which can travel at speeds of up to 1,980mph, shooting up in the air and then gliding above the ...

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‘I don't speak English’ Taco Bell fires worker who didn’t take order from black woman (VIDEO)

First a Taco Bell employee was lost in translation as she was explaining to a woman that she doesn’t understand her ordering in English, now she lost her job. The customer complained the incident was racist as she’s black. “No hablo ingles,”(I don’t speak English) says a drive-through worker in a video posted by Alexandria Montgomery this week that went ...

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Russophobia digest part 7: US military fires blame-Russia ray & RT is targeted

There’s a military flavor to this week’s Digest, because if there’s one weapon that can always be deployed to full effect it’s the trusty Russophobia Ray. Facts, geography and RT are all in the crosshairs this week. Here’s a look at the last seven days or so of Russophobia. Misinformation or just misinformed? A US Army colonel accused RT of ...

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Bernie Sanders fires back against Amazon, calling subsidy reliance ‘absurd’

Next week, Bernie Sanders will introduce legislation aimed firmly at large companies he believes have taken advantage of “corporate welfare” by underpaying employees. Amazon and Walmart in particular have bore the brunt of the Senator’s criticisms, and the rhetoric has become increasingly heated over the the past few days. Earlier today, Amazon accused Sanders of issuing “inaccurate and misleading” statements ...

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2 teens detained for plotting ‘revolutionary fires’ in Russia moved to house arrest

Two young women on trial in the case of ‘New Greatness’ extremist group that allegedly trained to use weapons and aimed to topple Kremlin have been placed under house arrest awaiting trial after their health worsened in detention. Eighteen-year-old Anna Pavlikova and Maria Dubovik, 19, are referred to as members of a terrorist group, “confused teens” and even victims of ...

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NATO fighter jet ‘accidentally’ fires live missile near Russian border

Spanish fighter jets taking part in a NATO Air policing mission over Estonia have been temporarily suspended from completing their duties, after one of the pilots erroneously fired an armed missile during a training flight. A group of two Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon 2000 jets and two French Mirage 2000 jets were taking part in a training exercise over southwestern Estonia ...

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Disney fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ director over tweets about pedophilia & rape

James Gunn, the director of two ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ movies, has been fired by Disney from the sequel after his tweets referencing pedophilia and rape were dug up by conservative journalists. “The offensive attitudes and statements discovered on James’ Twitter feed are indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values, and we have severed our business relationship with him,” Walt ...

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Child fires gun found inside couch at Ikea store

A family trip to Ikea ended with a bang when a child fired a loaded handgun it found wedged in one of the store’s couches in Fishers, Indiana. The child, whose age has not been released, found the gun in one of the store’s couches and pulled the trigger, firing at least one shot, Fishers Police Department said, the Indy ...

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‘Ridiculous’ v ‘right thing to do’: Twitter split after Netflix fires communication boss over N-word

The Netflix chief spokesman was fired over the use of the N-word during a meeting on insensitive words with his staff. While some people on Twitter hailed the online streaming giant’s decision, others slammed it as ridiculous. “I’m leaving Netflix after seven years,” Jonathan Friedland wrote in an apologetic post on Twitter, saying he “was insensitive in speaking to my ...

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Roger Stone’s meeting with man selling ‘dirt on Hillary’ fires up Russiagate

It was no less than “a man with a Make America Great Again hat and a viscous Russian accent” who Donald Trump’s former advisor, Roger Stone, met and nothing happened, a new story by the Washington Post relates. Stone, who was described as “the political dark sorcerer” in the piece, had met with the man who offered, for a price ...

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