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Police kill suicidal 84yo veteran who faced losing home in support dogs dispute

An 84-year-old  veteran was shot dead after wielding a gun at officers in Florida. He was facing eviction from his apartment because of his two service dogs. Raymond Bishop threatened to kill himself on Monday in a telephone call so four police officers were called to Hidden Grove apartments in Homestead, Florida,  according to the Miami Herald.   Read more An ...

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‘Losing credibility’: IOC head wants ‘reform’ of CAS after favorable decision for Russian athletes

IOC chief Thomas Bach has once again hit out at the “extremely disappointing” CAS decision to clear 28 Russian athletes of doping allegations, saying that sport’s highest tribunal is losing credibility and needs urgent reform. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) knew only what had been released by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in its a press statement and ...

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Norway fails to find new buyers for its fish after losing Russian market

Oslo has lost around a billion dollars after Russia closed its market for Norwegian fish in response to Western sanctions. Norway has yet to find alternative buyers. “After the cooling of relations between Russia and Norway in 2014, we and the Norwegians had to adjust to a new situation,” said Russian Ambassador to Norway Teimuraz Ramishvili. “From an economic point ...

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Bitcoin crashes below $10,000, losing over half its value since last month’s record

The world’s most valuable cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has lost over half its value since it smashed the $ 20,000 barrier in mid-December. The price of the cryptocurrency dropped to $ 9,555 at 15:00 GMT on Wednesday. “The cryptocurrency market is experiencing a serious attack from speculators,” Gleb Zadoya, head of analytics at Analitika Online said in email comments to RT. “The ...

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Turkey's accords & ties with Washington losing validity – Erdogan

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 07:25 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 08:51 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that bilateral ties and accords with the US “are losing their validity,” following the conviction of a Turkish banker by a US court. “The laws in our bilateral ties and the bilateral accords between us are losing their validity. I am ...

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Bitcoin losing its dominance in cryptocurrency market

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 12:43 Six years ago bitcoin was the only cryptocurrency people talked about. Now, there are almost 1,400 of them. While remaining the locomotive of digital money, bitcoin has been gradually losing its preeminence in the market. Bitcoin had a very good year. In addition to appreciating by more than 1,300 percent, it is now trading ...

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Football fan Bradley Lowery honored at sports awards after losing cancer battle

Young football fan Bradley Lowery, who won the hearts of football fans the world over before losing his battle with cancer this year, has been honored at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards. Bradley, from County Durham, UK, passed away in July aged just six from neuroblastoma, an incurable form of cancer. A fan of his local football ...

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In God we trust? Brits are losing faith in the clergy

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 14:23 Once a sanctuary where people would seek refuge and confess their sins, the Church has today lost the trust of a record number of Brits. That’s according to a new poll. According to an Ipsos MORI survey of which professions are trusted most by the public, the proportion of those trusting priests has reached ...

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Bitcoin licking its wounds after losing nearly a third of its value

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 12:51 The largest cryptocurrency by market cap slightly rebounded on Monday after a series of losses wiped out more than $ 2,300 from the value of bitcoin in just a few days. The price of bitcoin has increased almost four percent to $ 6,550 after it plunged as low as $ 5,519 on Sunday. It ...

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