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Gaza will soon collapse and only Tel Aviv is helping, Israeli president claims

The Gaza Strip, chafed and numbed by a decades-old Israeli-imposed blockade is on the verge of collapse, and it’s all Hamas’ fault, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has said. “The time is coming near when the infrastructure in Gaza will collapse, leaving many civilians in distress, with no sanitary conditions, exposed to pollution, impure water and epidemics,” Rivlin said Sunday as ...

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Williams confirms signing of F1’s only Russian driver

Formula One constructors Williams have confirmed rookie Sergey Sirotkin will join their racing team for the upcoming season, making him the solitary current Russian F1 driver and only the third in the sport’s history. Moscow-born Sirotkin will partner with 19-year-old Lance Stroll in the youngest line-up in the sport, completing the 20-man driver roster. The 22-year-old Sirotkin is thought to ...

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US, Canada host world summit on N. Korea… but Russia & China will only be briefed on results

Canada and the US are hosting a meeting on the Korean peninsula deadlock, gathering diplomats from 20 nations. Moscow and Beijing, however, are not invited, and will only be “briefed” on the outcome, Russia’s FM Lavrov said. The meeting, held January 15-17, seeks to achieve the goal of a “secure, prosperous and denuclearized Korean peninsula,” according to its organizers. “The ...

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PSA: Google’s art selfie feature is US only for now

Google’s Arts & Culture app has been around for about a year and half. But it’s taken an art selfie feature to generate a bit of viral interest in the app — with a steady stream of delighted/outraged tweets bubbling up over the weekend as users assessed the results of their fine art doppelgänger. Oh what price vanity, etc etc… ...

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Trump’s craving for more nukes a ‘rip off’ that only benefits military industrial complex

The Trump administration’s blueprint for building more nuclear warheads to contain “strategic competitors” is a “rip-off” that only benefits manufacturers, not the American people, foreign policy analyst Robert Naiman told RT. The plan to expand the US low-yield nuclear arsenal, outlined in the draft of the upcoming Nuclear Posture Review leaked to the media, is an “outrageous and foolish” idea ...

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Just say sorry: MPs in Westminster sex scandal need ‘only to apologize’

A leaked report has revealed that the UK’s parliament may only expect MPs accused of sexual harassment to say sorry to their victims – not to resign. Campaigners have hit, warning that the issue is being swept under the rug. The draft report, by the cross-party group established to stamp out sexual harassment in Westminster after a wave of allegations ...

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Official Turkish body said it was OK for girls to marry at 9, claims it was only following Islam

Turkey’s opposition have demanded a parliamentary investigation into the Directorate of Religious Affairs, an influential government department, after it proclaimed that Islamic Law approved of boys marrying at 12 and girls at 9. In an online religious glossary intended for the public released earlier this week, Diyanet, as the body is known, stated that these are the earliest ages for children ...

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‘West focuses only on anti-govt rallies’: Thousands protest for & against authorities in Iran

Large crowds have gathered across Iran in a demonstration of loyalty to the government as opposition protests showed no signs of abating. Tehran meanwhile slammed Washington’s “interference” and “deceptive support” of the unrest. The ongoing protests in Iran started as a rally against soaring food prices and unemployment, snowballing into the biggest anti-government movement in eight years. On Saturday, according ...

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Apple's Tim Cook now only uses private jets to travel & gets massive bump in pay

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:32 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 14:39 The current fiscal year has brought Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook a hefty pay increase as well as a new corporate perk, allowing him to move by personal transport for “all business and personal travel.” “This policy was implemented in 2017 in the interests of security and efficiency ...

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Bitcoin only good for tech nerds, privacy nuts & criminals – ING analyst

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 11:15 Dutch multinational bank ING says bitcoin won’t see large-scale adoption, as the cryptocurrency doesn’t have much to offer ordinary people with its basic features a significant hurdle to legalization. “What they regard as key benefits, may actually be impediments to wider adoption… Users will include tech nerds, people obsessed about their privacy, people afraid ...

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