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Global disasters ‘not so deadly’ but second most costly last year

A new report by the Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) showed that 318 natural disasters which occurred last year and affected 122 countries have resulted in lower mortality than in previous years. Floods and hurricanes, as well as landslides and a number of other natural disasters, claimed 9,503 lives compared to the average annual figure of ...

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Top 5 American corporations most despised by Donald Trump

After taking the helm of the world’s biggest economy, Donald Trump has been seen as the most business-friendly president in decades. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed by the 45th US president in December, brought permanent tax breaks to American firms, temporary respite to individuals, and repeals of the Affordable Care Act mandate. The biggest beneficiaries of ...

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Chinese tariffs hitting US where it’s most vulnerable – farming

Soybean trade between China and the US, crucial for American agriculture, would become the first casualty in a trade war between the world’s biggest economies. Beijing announced Wednesday it is going to slap a 25-percent tariff on American agriculture, cars, and more than 100 products if the US imposes levies on Chinese goods. One of the most sensitive issues could ...

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GoDaddy to move most of its infrastructure to AWS, not including domain management for its 75M domains

It really is Go Time for GoDaddy . Amazon’s cloud services provider AWS and GoDaddy, the domain registration and management giant, may have competed in the past when it comes to working with small businesses to provide them with web services, but today the two took a step closer together. AWS said that GoDaddy is now migrating “the majority” of ...

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Most Russians don’t believe their country is complicit in Skripal poisoning, poll shows

Just three percent of Russians believe the MSM theory about the country’s involvement in the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, while a large majority believe the attack was carried out by Moscow’s enemies. According to research conducted in late March by state-run polling agency VTSIOM, a total of 82 percent of Russian citizens are aware of the ...

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19 years after NATO bombed Serbia, most Serbs won’t take apology from alliance – poll

A majority of Serbs today would not accept an apology from NATO for its 1999 military intervention in Kosovo. Only 10 percent would wish to see their country become a member the trans-Atlantic defense bloc, recent poll shows. The continued animosity towards NATO in Serbia was highlighted by an opinion poll conducted by the Belgrade-based Institute for European Affairs in ...

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Most Erdogan guards accused of beating protesters during Washington visit off the hook – reports

US federal prosecutors have reportedly dropped the charges against the majority of the Turkish president’s security guards in connection with their stand-off with protesters during a visit to Washington in 2017. Charges were initially brought against 15 of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards, adding to the strain in relations between the US and its NATO ally. But prosecutors have ...

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UK dumping Russian gas would hurt British consumers most – Russian energy minister

Britons will pay more for gas if their government follows through with its threat to replace Russian gas, according to Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. “Should the statements become a reality regarding alternative sources for gas instead of Russia, that will damage first and foremost the consumers,” Novak told Bloomberg. Read more According to the energy minister, Russia remains the ...

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Ranking the world's most despised professions

Among thousands of occupations in the world there are numerous jobs that evoke a sickening feeling. RT Business takes a look at some of the most hated professions. Liking or disliking career choices commonly reflects the individual’s perspective. However, our impressions on the issue do not always depend on life experience, but mostly on an image popping up in our ...

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