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Meet Brett Kavanagh, the unfortunate Twitter namesake of the moment

With the nation’s eyes glued to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s bitter confirmation fight in recent weeks, spare a thought for Brett Kavanagh, a man who shares nothing with the judge except a closely-spelled last name. One guy’s a college sports fanatic who loves beer and football, the other is an average guy from Kentucky who saw his twitter mobbed ...

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Coincidence? Haley resigns as Kanye is about to meet Trump – and Twitter knows what’s up

Published time: 9 Oct, 2018 15:22 Nikki Haley has unexpectedly resigned as US ambassador to the United Nations mere days before US President Donald Trump is set to meet controversial rapper Kanye West – and, well, Twitter is absolutely sure there’s a connection. Haley leaving. Next meeting: Kanye. Draw your own conclusions. — David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) October 9, 2018 all ...

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Signing S-400 deal & defying US: Putin heads to New Delhi to meet Indian PM

Vladimir Putin heads to India for a two-day visit, during which he will meet PM Narendra Modi. All eyes will be on the $ 5-billion deal to purchase S-400s from Russia, which Delhi approved in defiance of a US threat of sanctions. The Russian leader is due to arrive in India on Thursday. There won’t be time for chit-chat, however, ...

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Meet the woman leading Accel’s consumer growth investments

As it approaches its 35th year in the venture capital business, Accel is staying true to its promise to continue passing the torch to the younger generation of investors. This week, the firm brought on Maya Noeth as a principal, leading its consumer growth investing efforts. Accel typically promotes from within; Noeth is its first outside hire since Amit Kumar joined more than ...

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Pragmatics win: Kurz to meet Putin for 4th time this year to strengthen ties & foster dialogue

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is set to meet President Vladimir Putin this week, their fourth meeting this year, displaying the pragmatic politics that are so badly needed right now in relations between Moscow and Europe. Kurz is scheduled to make his second visit to Russia in less than a year and is expected to meet with Putin in St. Petersburg ...

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Meet Adam Mosseri, the new head of Instagram

Former Facebook VP of News Feed and recently appointed Instagram VP of Product Adam Mosseri has been named the new head of Instagram following the resignation of Instagram’s founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger last week.. “We are thrilled to hand over the reins to a product leader with a strong design background and a focus on craft and simplicity ...

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai will reportedly meet with Republican lawmakers this week

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet in private with Republican lawmakers on Friday to discuss issues including its work in China and alleged political bias, reports the Wall Street Journal. The meeting was organized by House Majority leader Kevin McCarthy, who has accused Google of “controlling the internet” by boosting negative news stories about conservatives in its search results, despite ...

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Trump says he could meet Russia investigation special counsel ‘under certain circumstances’

Published time: 7 Sep, 2018 16:30 Edited time: 7 Sep, 2018 16:49 Donald Trump has said he could meet with the special counsel investigating Russia’s supposed meddling in US elections. It would require “certain circumstances,” as the president doesn’t want “to be set up with a perjury trap.” “I think that if we’re going to meet it’s got to be ...

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Pentagon hiding ‘life-threatening’ F-35 design flaws to meet deadline – watchdog

The US F-35 program is apparently still suffering from hundreds of major technical flaws and the military is trying to conceal their severity to avoid schedule delays and cost overruns, a watchdog said. Officials overseeing the development of the F-35 fighter jets have apparently deliberately downplayed some critical deficiencies that can endanger lives of both pilots and troops on the ...

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Seafood diplomacy? Erdogan invites ‘dearest friend’ Putin to meet at fish restaurant

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan may soon be discussing the S-400 anti-air systems deal while eating fish or lobsters, as Putin has been reminded of an arrangement to meet at a certain Istanbul restaurant. An invitation from Erdogan, delivered to Putin by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavusoglu on Friday, said: “Your dearest friend, Mr. Erdogan, has asked ...

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