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Trump accused of anti-Semitism over claim Soros funds ‘elevator screamers’

Critics of US President Donald Trump were quick to accuse him of anti-Semitism over a tweet claiming that women accosting senators over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were paid by liberal billionaire George Soros. “The very rude elevator screamers are paid professionals only looking to make Senators look bad. Don’t fall for it!” Trump tweeted on Friday. “Also, look at ...

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Russian ‘Male State’ leader faces criminal charges over extreme misogyny

A man in central Russia is facing up to five years in prison for launching and maintaining a group called ‘Male State’ on one of the country’s social networks. The group’s members used it to collectively degrade and bully women. The Russian Investigative Committee reported on Friday that its branch, in the major industrial center of Nizhny Novgorod, had pressed ...

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'Shortseller Enrichment Commission’? Musk mocks SEC over fraud probe

While things aren’t on the up-and-up for eccentric entrepreneur Elon Musk, ousted as Tesla chairman and sued by a US agency for fraud over scandalous tweets, he’s now put Twitter in overdrive with an act certain to invite trouble. Musk appears to have run afoul of the $ 20 million settlement he recently reached with the Securities & Exchange Commission, ...

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‘Bowing to racists’? University in Ohio cancels musical over ‘whitewashing’ backlash

A university in Ohio has cancelled a planned production of the musical ‘West Side Story’ after students complained that Latino roles were given to white students instead of students of Latino descent. Kent State University decided to cancel the show entirely instead of recasting it and replaced it with a production of the Children of Eden, which is expected to ...

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GoFundMe campaigns for Kavanaugh & Ford rack up over $1.2 million

Online fundraising campaigns have raised more than $ 1.2 million combined for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault. The GoFundMe campaign for Kavanaugh was set up by John Hawkins, the founder of the Right Wing News website, who called Kavanaugh a “good man who has been treated ...

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Ukraine’s panic over nukes in Crimea is groundless, Russian MP tells RT

A Russian MP from Crimea has told RT that Ukraine’s fears about nuclear weapons deployment in the republic were groundless and advised those who spread such rumors to take anti-panic drugs. The comment came from MP Dmitry Belik, who represents the Crimean city of Sevastopol in the State Duma in reply to recent allegations made by Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavel ...

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‘I know you’re not thinking, you never do’: Trump spars with ‘loco’ media over trade, Kavanaugh

Eager to promote his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico, US President Donald Trump got a little salty when reporters insisted on asking about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh instead. During the White House press conference on Monday, Trump insisted on answering questions about the trade deal before addressing the Kavanaugh confirmation controversy. When ABC’s Cecilia Vega tried to ...

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‘Predator apologist’: Matt Damon accused of hypocrisy over Kavanaugh SNL skit. But was it justified?

Matt Damon has been accused of hypocrisy after his SNL portrayal of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, with some pointing to his past comments about sexual assault, but it seems the actor’s critics may be clutching at straws. The actor’s portrayal of Kavanaugh elicited a lot of laughs and mostly positive reaction on Twitter at the weekend – but some ...

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Germany approves extradition of Iran diplomat over bomb 'plot' – AFP cites court

Published time: 1 Oct, 2018 07:44 Edited time: 1 Oct, 2018 07:50 German court has greenlighted the extradition of Iranian diplomat over suspected bomb plot, according to AFP. The 46-year-old diplomat was arrested in July. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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The war over music copyrights

VC firms haven’t been the only ones raising hundreds of millions of dollars to invest in a booming market. After 15+ years of being the last industry anyone wanted to invest in, the music industry is coming back, and money is flooding in to buy up the rights to popular songs. As paid streaming subscriptions get mainstream adoption, the big ...

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