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Steel march: Putin reviews troops & armor on parade during massive military drills (PHOTO, VIDEO)

President Putin opened a spectacular troop review that saw Russian and Chinese armor, troops and warplanes parade through a training ground in Siberia. The parade was part of the Vostok 2018 exercise, the biggest in decades. Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived on Thursday to observe the main part of the Vostok 2018 war games, in which Russian, Chinese, and Mongolian ...

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Paid protesters at Kavanaugh hearings? Twitter abuzz after photo shows activist receiving cash

The hearings for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court have been mired by raucous protests and disruptions and now the emergence of photos from the scene has prompted some to ask if the protestors are paid actors. Amid prolonged chaos and a reported 70 arrests in the first two days of hearings, rumors began circulating online that activist groups were ...

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‘Photo coming soon’: White House coin marks Trump-Putin Helsinki summit as ‘historic moment’

Although US President Donald Trump has come under fire for daring to have a conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the White House is making no apologies. It’s even released a commemorative coin marking the event. The “Kremlin Summit in Helsinki” coin has been listed on the White House gift shop website for $ 100. However it can be purchased ...

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‘Its exact nature is unclear’: Hubble snaps mysterious nebula (PHOTO)

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking image of a strange star formation that continues to baffle astronomers and scientists, decades after it was first discovered. The “little-known nebula” named IRAS 05437+2502 was snapped in the constellation of Taurus, close to the central plane of the Milky Way galaxy. The boomerang-shaped feature was first discovered in 1983 in a ...

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Medical emergency at White House, staffer hospitalized (PHOTO)

Published time: 30 Aug, 2018 18:45 Edited time: 30 Aug, 2018 18:59 An ambulance arrived at the White House on Thursday after a reported medical emergency. An unidentified National Security Council staffer has been taken to hospital. The White House confirmed that the staffer had suffered a seizure. Photographs posted by journalists on social media showed an ambulance taking a stretcher into ...

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Facebook pulls post by Anne Frank Center after seeing only nudity in a photo of the Holocaust

Facebook moderators temporarily removed a post by the Anne Frank Center which was seeking to raise awareness about the Holocaust, after the company was unable to distinguish between historical genocide and child nudity. The post included an archive photograph of Jewish children who had been stripped and starved by Nazi Germany. Between 1941 and 1945 the German state imprisoned and murdered millions ...

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WaPo column praises McCain as human rights champion with photo of him next to 'literal neo-Nazi'

Mainstream US media have been singing eulogies to the late Senator John McCain after he succumbed to brain cancer last weekend. Among them is a column in the Washington Post titled ‘The human rights community lost a champion.’ Author Jennifer Rubin describes how McCain “traveled the world to meet with dissidents, criticize dictators and support those struggling for freedom.” The ...

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F-35 lands nose-down after midflight emergency over Florida (PHOTO)

An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the test squadron of the US Air Force has suffered an in-flight emergency and was forced to land at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, where its front nose gear collapsed. The fifth-generation stealth fighter assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron experienced a technical malfunction over Floridian skies, which forced the F35 to perform ...

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40,000-yo foal unearthed in Siberia’s ‘Gateway to the Underworld’ in perfect condition (PHOTO)

A three-month-old horse that lived up to 40,000 years ago has been discovered in the mysterious Batagai depression in Russia’s Yakutia region, nicknamed the ‘Gateway to the Underworld.’ The North-Eastern Federal University in Yakutsk published the first photo of the “unique” discovery, which was made together with scientists from Kindai University in Japan along with a crew from Fuji TV. ...

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Microscopic ‘grain’ of asteroid Itokawa revealed in mindblowing close-up (PHOTO)

The ESA has released a phenomenal close-up of an asteroid grain retrieved by Japan’s Hayabusa spacecraft, the world’s first mission to gather samples from the surface of an asteroid and return them to Earth. The ‘out of this world’ snap shows the sharp microscopic fragment of the Itokawa asteroid in an incredibly detailed shot. It is one of three grains ...

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