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Below the belt: 6 most personal attacks on Trump during his first year in White House

Attacks on Donald Trump have been fast and furious, but some appeared to be so cheap, ridiculous or hurtful that even the man himself was too embarrassed to list them in his “Fake News Awards.” Are they credible? You be the judge. ‘Donald Trump is illiterate’ While previously thrown around as a vague insult, this accusation has been recently used more ...

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‘Most vulnerable’ Palestinians hurt by Washington’s $65mn aid cut – PLO

The Trump administration has provoked mixed reactions since deciding to hold back $ 65 million in aid to Palestinian refugees. The UN is “very concerned,” the PLO angry and Israel claims UNRWA is misusing the humanitarian aid. The mixed reactions swiftly followed the US State Department’s decision to notify the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)  that it is ...

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Relations with the US not ‘most important’ – UK Labour leader

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has questioned the value of Britain’s ‘special relationship’ with the US, suggesting Washington is not actually the UK’s ‘most important ally,’ while criticizing Trump’s ‘endless offensive remarks.’ Corbyn cast doubt on the existence of a close bond between the two states, vaunted since wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill first used the phrase “a special relationship” back ...

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The world’s most expensive oil

When asked about the most expensive oil grade out there, those working in the oil industry are caught blindsided because there’s no easy way to answer this question. The price of crude oil is determined by its physical characteristics (low-density, low-sulphur grade blends generally cost more, but there are several exceptions to this rule), classic supply-demand conditions, distance from main ...

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Richest man in history: Amazon’s Bezos earns more in 5 days than most could in 5 lifetimes

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:12 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 12:12 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has become the wealthiest person in history and the first to outrank Microsoft’s Bill Gates on the rich list, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Gates was the only one to have made 13-figure fortune. Bezos’ net fortune amounted to $ 106 billion on ...

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‘NASA’s most experienced astronaut’ John Young dies aged 87

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 19:16 Edited time: 6 Jan, 2018 19:42 NASA veteran John Young, the only US astronaut to go into space as part of the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs, and the first to fly into space six times, has died aged 87. Described by NASA as the agency’s “most experienced astronaut,” Young flew to the ...

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Murder most fowl! Chickens decapitated as duo go on Christmas Day rampage

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 17:16 Edited time: 5 Jan, 2018 17:16 Two men in Connecticut are accused of conducting their very own Christmas Day massacre after allegedly rampaging through the area of Milford and tearing the heads off chickens. READ MORE: Fowl play: Cops called as chickens run wild on LA freeway (VIDEO, PHOTOS) Gregory Ulrich, 28, and John ...

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#1917LIVE: John Reed & Vyacheslav Molotov – the project’s most active figures

As our #1917LIVE reenactment of the Russian Revolution draws to a close, we give a massive thank you to all our Twitter characters for taking part – including top tweeters John Reed and Vyacheslav Molotov. Vyacheslav Molotov is a figure of immense importance to Soviet history. A key moment for the Old Bolshevik was the signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact ...

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Ripple rockets past ethereum to become 2nd most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 14:11 Ripple has now gained almost 35,000% this year, overtaking ethereum on Saturday to become the world’s second-biggest virtual currency. Ripple has had the biggest growth in value among notable digital tokens this year. It went from less than a cent ($ 0.006523) in January to $ 2.24 on Saturday, which represents a surge of ...

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Ripple's 30,000% surge briefly overtakes ethereum as second most valuable cryptocurrency

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:28 Ripple has surged another 33 percent on Friday and is very close to becoming the second-largest cryptocurrency. It is up 30,000 percent in 2017. After the Friday’s price jump, ripple’s market cap hit $ 73.6 billion at 11:04 GMT, briefly leaving ethereum $ 3 billion behind. Read more While bitcoin and many other cryptocurrencies ...

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