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‘Land of censorship & home of the fake’: Alternative voices on Facebook and Twitter’s crackdown

Alternative voices online are incensed after Facebook and Twitter closed down hundreds of political media pages ahead of November’s crucial midterm elections. Facebook says they broke its spam rules, they say it’s censorship. Some 800 pages spanning the political spectrum, from left-leaning organizations like The Anti Media, to flag-waving opinion sites like Right Wing News and Nation in Distress, were shut ...

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Japan’s ‘hopping rovers’ successfully land & send first images from Ryugu asteroid (PHOTOS)

A pair of tiny JAXA robots, released by the Hayabusa2 probe, have successfully landed on the Ryugu asteroid and began transmitting images from the surface of the “potentially hazardous” object four years after the mission launch. The first images from the astronomical object flying at some 300 million kilometers from the Earth were received by Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) ...

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Liberal stars land sick burns on Trump & Kavanaugh at Emmys… get worst-ever ratings

Hosts and nominees alike paraded their views on a constellation of political issues – from sexual harassment to Supreme Court nominations – throughout the most prestigious US TV awards. Not many tuned in to watch. Only 10.2 million viewers, just 7.2 percent of US households turned on their sets to follow the Emmys on Monday night. This is 10 percent ...

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‘It’s like a bomb went off’: US braces for flash floods as Hurricane Florence hits land (VIDEO)

Hurricane Florence has made landfall over the eastern US, battering the coastal states of the Carolinas and Virginia overnight. Authorities and residents are braced for flash floods as winds remain high over the weekend. Army units have been put on standby and relief crews have moved to rescue residents stranded by the rising waters. Authorities are rushing to restore electricity ...

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New home in Russia: White South African farmer seeks safety as land seizure looms (VIDEO)

As South Africa mulls a constitutional amendment that would allow the expropriation of land from white farmers, one such man is seeking Russian citizenship and a new start far from his African birthplace. RT caught up with Johannes Du Toit and his father Leon Francois during their visit to Russia’s Kaluga region, located around three hours by car from Moscow. ...

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Russian marines land on Syrian shores in massive Mediterranean drills (VIDEOS)

Russia has staged large-scale military exercises in the Mediterranean Sea near Syria, involving both its Navy and Air Force. The drills were held amid the ongoing escalation around Idlib, and US threats to strike Syria. Footage released by Russia’s Defense Ministry shows marine Special Forces equipped with state-of-the-art gear landing on the shores of the Syrian Latakia province. The marines ...

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Kosovo-Serbia land swap could send whole region into turmoil

A land swap between Kosovo and Serbia could trigger a chain reaction in the Balkans, spelling the end for a number of former Yugoslav countries – and give a new reason for the US to keep troops in Europe, analysts have told RT. The idea of land swap between Serbia and Kosovo along “ethnic lines” resurfaced this summer, reportedly floated ...

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State Dept warns South Africa of ‘wrong path’ amid land expropriation row

Expropriation of land without compensation “would not be a good thing” and would send South Africa “down the wrong path,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters amid a diplomatic row with Pretoria. Nauert’s comments on Thursday come after South African authorities summoned US charge d’affaires in Pretoria Jessye Lapenn to explain a tweet by President Donald Trump that criticized ...

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‘Misinformed’: South Africa rejects Trump tweet on land seizures & ‘killing of farmers’

The South African government has slammed US President Donald Trump’s “narrow perception” over land seizures in the country after he ordered US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study the situation. “South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation and reminds us of our colonial past,” the government tweeted, tagging the US leader.  Trump ...

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Trump orders Pompeo to ‘closely study’ South Africa’s land expropriation

Published time: 23 Aug, 2018 02:52 DETAILS TO FOLLOW I have asked Secretary of State @SecPompeo to closely study the South Africa land and farm seizures and expropriations and the large scale killing of farmers. “South African Government is now seizing land from white farmers.” @TuckerCarlson@FoxNews — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 23, 2018 Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT US ...

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