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‘Don’t hold US-Russia ties hostage to internal politics’: 5 takeaways from Putin’s Fox interview

US media have blasted President Donald Trump for not properly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. In an exclusive interview, Fox News anchor Chris Wallace tried to do just that. Wallace’s one-on-one interview with Putin was recorded immediately following the Helsinki summit and aired during the Bret Baier Special Report on Monday evening. Doing what many lawmakers ...

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Hold for the drop: Twitter to purge locked accounts from follower metrics

Twitter is making a major change aimed at cleaning up the spammy legacy of its platform. This week it will globally purge accounts it has previously locked (i.e. after suspecting them of being spammy) — by removing the accounts from users’ follower metrics. Which in plain language means Twitter users with lots of followers are likely to see their follower ...

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Hundreds of fetishists hold erotic S&M party on German lake (VIDEO)

Hundreds of pleather-clad S&M enthusiasts descended on Germany’s Lake Constance for a boat party with a difference on Saturday. The ‘Torture Ship’ is the world’s largest BDSM [Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, Sadism and Masochism] and fetish party to take place on a moving barge. It set sail from the Friedrichshafen harbor as large crowds gathered to take in ...

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FBI chief vows to hold employees accountable after report on Clinton probe

Published time: 14 Jun, 2018 21:47 Edited time: 14 Jun, 2018 21:58 The Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray has promised to review how the agency conducts “sensitive” investigations in future in the wake of critical report by the Department of Justice inspector general. “We’re going to hold employees accountable for any potential misconduct,” Wray told a press conference ...

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Trump’s decision to hold direct talks with Kim ‘courageous & mature’ – Putin

Vladimir Putin admitted that North Korea’s unprecedented steps towards denuclearization came as a surprise to him. He also hailed Donald Trump’s decision to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore next week as “courageous and mature.” The Russian head of state shared his thoughts on the situation on the Korean peninsula in an exclusive interview with the China Media Group. “We see ...

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Cargo hold ‘screaming’ prompted pilots to abort Miami flight (AUDIO)

A mysterious noise coming from the cargo hold of an American Airlines aircraft forced a flight to Miami to be diverted, after pilots feared a person had somehow become trapped inside the moving plane. The Boeing passenger jet set off from Trinidad’s Piarco International Airport early on Tuesday morning. But 10 minutes after take-off local air traffic control received a ...

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US 'has bigger stick' to hold EU hostage over Iran sanctions – ex-EU Commissioner to RT

As Brussels aims to circumnavigate US sanctions against EU companies doing business with Iran, former European Commission Vice President Guenter Verheugen told RT that America still “has the bigger stick.” Verheugen told RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze on the SophieCo show that European companies are essentially backed into a corner when they consider the economic benefits they receive by doing business with ...

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US & China put trade war ‘on hold,’ agree more talks

The US-China trade war is “on hold” after the world’s two largest economies agreed to stop threatening new tariffs ahead of further negotiations on a wider trade deal. “We are putting the trade war on hold. Right now, we have agreed to put the tariffs on hold while we try to execute the framework,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told ...

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Putin & Assad hold ‘extensive’ talks in Sochi – Kremlin

Published time: 17 May, 2018 18:43 Edited time: 17 May, 2018 18:57 Russian President Vladimir Putin has held a meeting with the Syrian leader Bashar Assad in Sochi, the acting presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. The two leaders conducted “extensive” negotiations, he added. As the two presidents talked about the conditions that would facilitate the peace process development, the Syrian ...

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Japanese banks trying to hold on to savings of dead clients

In an attempt to keep billions in funds left by deceased customers, Japanese regional banks are using special trusts to enter into banking relationships with the heirs of the departed. The step comes as the country’s local lenders have been losing 60 percent of funds that are subject to inheritance, Bloomberg reports, citing estimates by Fidelity Investor Education Institute. Smaller ...

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