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No PACE cooperation in 2019 due to ‘anti-Russian hysteria’ – snr lawmaker

As Russia will most likely not return to PACE in 2019 because the group had postponed the discussion of national delegations’ rights following the lead of Russophobic minority, a senior State Duma MP has said. The comment from MP Leonid Slutsky came soon after the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) announced the decision to postpone till January ...

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Smart speaker sales on pace to increase 50 percent by 2019

It seems Amazon didn’t know what it had on its hands when it released the first Echo in late-2014. The AI-powered speaker formed the foundation of the next been moment in consumer electronics. Those devices have helped mainstream consumer AI and open the door to wide-scale adoption of connected home products.  New numbers from NPD, naturally, don’t show any sign ...

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Smart speaker sales on pace to increase 50 percent by 2019

It seems Amazon didn’t know what it had on its hands when it released the first Echo in late-2014. The AI-powered speaker formed the foundation of the next been moment in consumer electronics. Those devices have helped mainstream consumer AI and open the door to wide-scale adoption of connected home products.  New numbers from NPD, naturally, don’t show any sign ...

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Boston-area startups are on pace to overtake NYC venture totals

Joanna Glasner Contributor More posts by this contributor Home run exits happen stealthily for biotech While tech waffles on going public, biotech IPOs boom Boston has regained its longstanding place as the second-largest U.S. startup funding hub. After years of trailing New York City in total annual venture investment, Massachusetts is taking the lead in 2018. Venture investment in the ...

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Russian banks ramping up gold purchases at record pace

The Russian government has purchased two-thirds of all the gold mined in country, buying it from local banks to add to reserves as the Kremlin sees the precious metal as a safe haven at a time of geopolitical turbulence. “For banks, this is good business. They credit mining companies, which return the loan with the gold they extracted. Then banks ...

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Russia to miss out on PACE winter session due to discrimination – lawmakers

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 14:24 Russia isn’t going to be represented at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) winter session as the body refuses to give up its policy of discriminating against national delegations, the lawmakers said. “In accordance with our common decision, we won’t be taking part in the work of the Assembly until PACE ...

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No plans to invite US, PACE monitors for 2018 presidential poll, says Russian lawmaker

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 12:06 The Russian Duma does not plan to invite monitors from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and US Congress to next year’s presidential elections, the head of the foreign relations committee has said. “It is most likely that we will send out our invitations in January. We do not plan to ...

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MI5 chief says ‘diverse’ Islamist threat to UK growing at ‘previously unseen scale & pace’

Britain’s top domestic intelligence officer has warned that Britain is under unprecedented threat from Islamist terrorists, and says that 20 plots have been foiled in the past four years, while future successful attacks are inevitable. “That threat is multi-dimensional, evolving rapidly and operating at a scale and pace we’ve not seen before,” Andrew Parker, the director general of MI5, said ...

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Chris Flexen impresses as Mets rookies pace offense in win

Is Chris Flexen forcing the Mets to consider him in their plans for the future? The rookie righthander is in the majors only because of all the Mets’ pitching injuries, but after a rough first couple of starts he has strung together some solid outings, going six innings Wednesday night in a 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks. Flexen has never ...

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Here's why Mike Trout on pace for best hitting season of career

Mike Trout hitting well is not headline news. But Mike Trout – likely the best player in baseball – somehow taking his high level of play and kicking it up a notch? That’s something. And that’s what we’re looking at so far in 2017. And that’s the last thing the Mets need right now as the losers of seven straight ...

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