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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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US Lawmaker calls for RT YouTube ban during Russia hearing

House Intelligence Committee members accusing RT of being “fake news” were only able to point to accurate and widely reported stories on the network, during a hearing with social media executives on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election. ‘An arm of our adversary’ At a hearing before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Rep. Jackie Speier (D-California) put RT ...

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‘Safe space’ policy prevents free speech society from hearing their first guest at Sussex University

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:05 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:28 A newly formed free-speech society at Sussex University failed in its mission at the first hurdle, as its initial guest, a United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) member, was prevented from speaking amid concerns that he breached a ‘safe space’ policy. The Liberate to Debate society, however, had to ...

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear testimony from Google, Facebook and Twitter around how their platforms were and are manipulated as part of Russian political disinformation ...

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear testimony from Google, Facebook and Twitter around how their platforms were and are manipulated as part of Russian political disinformation ...

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Woman who laughed during Sessions hearing to go on trial again

She may not get the last laugh after all. A woman who was arrested for chuckling during Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January will be tried a second time, according to HuffPost. Desiree Fairooz had been previously convicted for her noisy disruption, but the 61-year-old protester caught a break when a judge threw out the guilty verdict in July. She ...

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