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‘Recent strikes showed that Trump essentially does not know what to do in Syria’

The lack of any coherent strategy on Syria is the main problem for the White House, which frequently produces mixed signals, confusing its allies and foes alike, analysts have told RT’s CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle. The US-led strikes on Syria, which were carried out last Saturday under the pretext of an alleged chemical incident in the town of Douma, have ...

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‘Ready to slaughter people’: What we know about Russian school attacker

The teenager who attacked a school teacher and his classmates in a city in Russia’s Urals was reportedly inspired by the Columbine High School massacre. The teen was planning to slaughter his schoolmates and then commit suicide. READ MORE: 4 injured in knife & arson attack at school in Russia’s Bashkortostan republic The 17-year-old boy, identified by the local media as ...

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5 things you should know about US-led 'one-time' strikes on Syria

Multiple targets in Syria were bombarded by the US, UK, and France in retaliation to what they said was an Assad-orchestrated chemical attack near Damascus. Here are the main facts about the intervention. Washington approved “precision strikes” against Syria early on Saturday, alongside British and French forces that also took part in the bombing. Shortly after US President Donald Trump ...

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Never mind Facebook, Google is the all-seeing ‘big brother’ you should know about

The Cambridge Analytica scandal put Facebook through the wringer in recent weeks, losing the company $ 100 billion in stock value and prompting a global debate on internet privacy. The social media giant was forced to apologize and overhaul its privacy and data sharing practices, but it still remains in the media spotlight and in the crosshairs of the Federal ...

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‘Ready to die for Syria’: What we know so far about gunman in southern France

The man who killed three people and injured 16 in southern France shouted he was ready to “die for Syria” as he took hostages, and had links to radical Islam, the Paris Prosecutor said. Here is what we know about the attacker. The man, who on Friday opened fire in south-western French town of Carcassonne and took hostages in the ...

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Austin mail bombings: What we know about attacker

The man who police say is responsible for a series of package bombings which terrorized Austin, Texas, in recent weeks died after blowing himself up on Wednesday. Here’s everything we know so far about Mark Anthony Conditt. READ MORE: Explosion injures 2 in Austin, Texas, where a serial bomber is still at large At least two people were killed and several ...

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Zuckerberg on #deletefacebook: ‘You know, it’s not good’

Following what felt like years of silence on a plethora of issues, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has gone on an interview rampage (but not us — was it my editorial?). Although he mainly plugs away at the points he made in today’s blog post, there are a few items worth noting. Regarding the company’s acceptance at face value ...

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What we know about Austin serial bombings so far

Four explosions have rocked Austin, Texas, in the past three weeks, killing two people and leaving four others critically injured. Here’s what we currently know about the spate of bombings that is spreading terror in the city. The victims The first attack that killed 39-year-old Anthony House happened on March 2. Two further bombings occurred on March 12. The first ...

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44 things you didn’t know about oil

Whenever you see a headline like this, you know it will go along the lines of “did you know that petroleum stands for rock oil?” Yes you did, goes the reply of an overwhelming majority of readers. For this reason, the list below is one which holds the reader in high esteem, as a dear colleague on the road to ...

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'They know who I am & who I represent' – Russian Olympic figure skater Medvedeva to RT

Russian Olympic figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva has spoken exclusively to RT about becoming a two-time Olympic silver medalist, despite political pressure at the recent PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Eighteen-year-old Medvedeva won a silver medal in PyeongChang, finishing second to teammate and friend Alina Zagitova. The two were forced to compete as Olympic Athletes of Russia (OAR) after the International ...

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