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‘Baseless right-wing propaganda’ — Tom Watson slams press over Corbyn spy accusations

The Deputy Leader of the Labour Party has hit out at allegations made by “Tory-supporting publications” alleging Jeremy Corbyn is a communist spy. Tom Watson MP labelled the articles “nothing but baseless right-wing propaganda.” In a column for the Independent, Watson lashed out at the publications that have attacked the Labour leader, following allegations made by former Czechoslovakian spy Jan ...

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'Greenie punks’: MP won’t back down over gun-toting ‘Dirty Harry’ Facebook post

An Australian MP has refused to apologize for an incendiary Facebook post which Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has labelled “very inappropriate.” George Christensen posted a photo of himself holding a pistol at a rifle range Sunday alongside the comment: “You gotta ask yourself, do you feel lucky, greenie punks?” The Nationals MP later said the Dirty Harry-style post, which has ...

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Russian society divided over ‘Death of Stalin’ film ban, poll shows

The people of Russia seem ambivalent about the recent banning of the dark British comedy “The Death of Stalin,” with about a third of respondents supporting the move, about another third opposing and the rest having no opinion. According to the results of a research conducted by the state-run All-Russian Center for Public Opinion Research (VTSIOM), 35 percent of Russians ...

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‘Absurd’: GOP governor slams Trump over linking FBI ‘inaction’ in Florida massacre to Russia probe

US President Donald Trump’s criticism of the FBI in the wake of the Florida school massacre apparently did not sit well with some US officials. Ohio Governor John Kasich called the president’s remarks “absurd.” “I think it’s an absurd statement,” Kasich told CNN’s State of the Union show on Sunday, referring to Trump’s recent tweet, in which he criticized the ...

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‘They’re laughing their asses off in Moscow’: Trump launches tweetstorm over Mueller indictments

US President Donald Trump’s recent tweets about perceived Russian collusion did not go over well with a number of netizens, who did not pull any punches when giving their take on the issue. On Friday, FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian citizens and three Russian companies for interfering in the 2016 US presidential election. The indictment claims the ...

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Germans slowly getting over their cash addiction – Bundesbank

Most money spent in Germany last year is no longer in cash, according to the latest survey conducted by Bundesbank. It marks the first time that cash spending has dropped below half of the transactions. Read more The survey of about 2,000 people reveals that in 2017, cash only accounted for 47.6 percent of purchases by Germans. The number marks ...

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#13Russians: Underwhelmed netizens react to US indictment over election meddling

Reactions from internet users to the underwhelming US indictment over alleged Russian collusion during the 2016 election range from the absurd to the laughable. Following Friday’s revelation that a US federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly interfering with the US 2016 election, many thought they would finally get the answers they have ...

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‘All look the same’: Australian Olympics commentator criticized over Chinese skier comments

Australian skiing commentator Jacqui Cooper has been widely criticized on social media for comments she made during Channel 7’s coverage of the women’s aerials at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Thursday. Commentating on a jump by Chinese aerial skier Yan Ting, former skiing champion Cooper said: “Very Chinese. They all look the same. They’re very hard to tell who’s who.” The ...

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