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‘I was born amid Georgian shelling’: 10 yrs after war, RT documents South Ossetia people’s scars

Ten years after Georgia tried to seize the breakaway region of South Ossetia by force, RT spoke to survivors about how they have coped with the mental and physical scars suffered in those few days. From a boy who was born to a cannonade of Georgian shelling in Tskhinval, to a nurse injured while trying to treat Russian peacekeepers besieged ...

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Reminder: Other people’s lives are not fodder for your feeds

#PlaneBae You should cringe when you read that hashtag. Because it’s a reminder that people are being socially engineered by technology platforms to objectify and spy on each other for voyeuristic pleasure and profit. The short version of the story attached to the cringeworthy hashtag is this: Earlier this month an individual, called Rosey Blair, spent all the hours of ...

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China set to internationalize yuan & open financial markets – head of People’s Bank

Beijing is set to further internationalize the yuan, including through the opening of the country’s financial markets, according to the Governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBC) Zhou Xiaochuan. “We have taken sufficient measures in the process of internationalization of the yuan which from now on will allow the yuan to be used in trade and investment,” Xiaochuan said ...

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‘People’s lives destroyed by a mere allegation’: Trump weighs in on #MeToo movement

US President Donald Trump has often been accused of misogyny both before and throughout his time in office, but he has largely ignored the message of the #MeToo movement, until now. Trump began Saturday morning with his almost daily tweetstorm of talking points, ranging from US unemployment statistics, to alleging the Democrats are playing political hardball with their use of ...

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German lawmaker opposes anti-Russian sanctions, urges Ukraine to accept Crimean people’s choice

A regional lawmaker from Germany has called Western sanctions against Russia “counterproductive,” and said accepting the choice that the Crimean people made in 2014 could bring peace to Ukraine. “I think that the sanctions introduced after Crimea held its referendum and was reunited with Russia are counterproductive. This is a way of escalation,” said Helmut Seifen, a member of parliament ...

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Apple is sending some developers ad spend and install details for other people’s apps

An issue at Apple appears to be resulting in app developers getting emails of ad spend and install summaries for apps belonging to other developers. The issue — which appears specific right now to developers using Search Ads Basic, pay-per-install ads that appear as promoted apps when people search on the App Store  — was raised on Twitter by a ...

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‘People’s support of Putin must be taken into consideration’ – Gorbachev

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 12:51 The first and only Soviet president and father of Perestroika, Mikhail Gorbachev, says that the great public support for Vladimir Putin can be explained by the people’s reluctance for change in an extremely complicated and tense international situation. Read more “Russia has a lot of problems in the current situation and the international situation ...

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Democratic people’s Princess? North Korea’s bizarre tribute to Diana revealed

Despite being separated from the rest of the world, the spectacle of the royal wedding between Charles and Diana led to celebrations in the hermit kingdom. And the birth of Prince William caused furthers outpourings of support from the secretive state. The Royals were immortalised in a series of commemorative stamps sold in Pyongyang during the rule of Kim Jong-un’s ...

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Activists flood D.C. for People’s Climate March

Thousands of environmental crusaders took to the sunbaked streets of Washington, D.C., Saturday in protest of the Trump administration’s climate policies. The “People’s Climate March” drew more than 100,000 people including actor Leonardo DiCaprio, entrepreneur Richard Branson and former Vice President Al Gore. Leonardo DiCaprio marches with a group of indigenous people from North and South America during the People’s ...

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‘People’s Court’ judge Joseph Wapner dead at 97

TV’s first famous judge has left the bench for good. Joseph Wapner, who ushered in reality court shows as the first star of “The People’s Court,” died Sunday after a week of health problems, according to TMZ. He was 97. Wapner was hospitalized last week for breathing problems and returned to his Los Angeles home Friday under hospice care, according ...

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