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‘He’s no diplomat’: Code pink protester removed from Pompeo hearing &arrested

A ‘Code Pink’ protester was removed from Mike Pompeo’s confirmation hearing for his new appointment as Secretary of State. She told RT that as a former diplomat she thought that Pompeo was not fit for the job. A number of Code Pink protesters, dressed in pink, held up signs demonstrating against Trump’s choice. “No more wars, no Pompeo,” they chanted. ...

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5 things Facebook’s Zuckerberg revealed in House hearing

More than 50 members of the US House of Representatives took turns grilling Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for several hours. While he stuck to his script, here are five major things that he revealed at the hearing. For almost five hours on Wednesday, Zuckerberg answered questions from members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Both parties had axes to ...

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Zuckerberg faces Congress for 2nd day of hearing (WATCH LIVE)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is back on Capitol Hill today for another round of questioning by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, following Tuesday’s five-hour Senate hearing. Zuckerberg took questions from almost 50 legislators on Tuesday. The CEO was questioned on data privacy, Facebook’s handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and potential regulation of the social media giant. Zuckerberg downplayed ...

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‘No fair trial’: Teen Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi denied public hearing in Israel

An Israeli court has rejected an appeal for an open hearing by iconic Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi, who was arrested for striking IDF soldiers. Her lawyer claims the decision will deprive her of a fair trial. “The Military Court of Appeals rejected the defense’s appeal and upheld the decision to hold Ahed Tamimi’s trial behind closed doors,” Gaby Lasky, ...

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'There's no point': Russian curler Krushelnitsky opts against CAS hearing for doping case

Russian Olympic bronze medal curler Alexander Krushelnitsky has decided against the holding of a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing regarding his doping case for meldonium. Krushelnitsky announced in a statement, presented to TASS by the Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) delegation head Stanislav Pozdnyakov, that he believes a hearing would “not make sense”. Read more “I have never ...

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‘Hearing the whistle, knowing we’re champions is the best’ – Sergio Ramos talks World Cup glory

Spain and Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has spoken to RT on leadership duties, the moment La Roja became world champions and why the magic may be returning to the dormant Spanish national side Sergio Ramos García began his career at hometown club Sevilla, in Spain’s southern autonomous region of Andalucia, before catching the eye of giants Real Madrid and ...

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Challenge for US in Syria is bending Russia to its will – Senate hearing

US troops will remain in Syria indefinitely in order to counter Iranian influence, a senior State Department official told the Senate. He acknowledged the success of this strategy depends on Russia seeing things the American way. President Donald Trump “has committed as a matter of strategy that we will not leave Syria,”  David Satterfield, acting assistant secretary of state and ...

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Michael Flynn arrives for hearing amid charges of lying to FBI (WATCH VIDEO)

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 16:44 Edited time: 1 Dec, 2017 16:49 Former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, Michael Flynn, has been seen heading into a Washington, DC court. Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about a phone call he had with the former Russian ambassador. The footage shows Flynn emerging from the back of a ...

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Lazio football club face disciplinary hearing over anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers & slogans

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 18:52 The Italian football federation has ordered Serie A club Lazio to attend a disciplinary hearing after its supporters were found guilty of distributing anti-Semitic stickers featuring the image of Holocaust victim Anne Frank. Read more Members of the Lazio ultras group “Irriducibili” caused outrage by posting stickers depicting Anne Frank wearing a jersey of their arch ...

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Man United coach Mourinho pays $4mn Spanish tax debt following court hearing

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 11:28 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to pay $ 4 million in tax debts accumulated during his time in charge of Real Madrid. The news comes following a Spanish court hearing on Friday. The self-styled ‘Special One’ appeared in court accused of tax evasion relating to his time in charge of Spanish giants ...

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