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President threatens to use army to clear Brazil truckers blocking roads in protest (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Some of the truckers protesting high fuel prices in Brazil have agreed to unblock the roads after the government threatened to send in the army against them. The five-day strike highlighted Brazil’s economic woes. On Friday, President Michel Temer threatened to send the army to clear the roads, as one of the trucker unions said it would continue the strike ...

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Chechen lawmakers draft bill allowing third consecutive term for Russian president

The Chechen parliament has drafted a bill in the State Duma that, if passed, would allow Vladimir Putin and all future Russian presidents to remain in office for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. Russian laws allow regional legislatures to draft federal laws and earlier this month the legislative assembly of the Chechen Republic unanimously voted in favor ...

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Who framed President Putin? CIA veteran hints at culprit, slams Senate-backed ‘collusion’ tale

A Senate committee thinks it’s a viable scenario that Vladimir Putin ordered the manipulation of US elections to install Donald Trump as president. A CIA veteran of 55 years believes it’s more likely the spy agency framed Russia. Ray McGovern made his comments as the Senate Intelligence Committee endorsed a report on the Trump-Russia collusion narrative surrounding the 2016 presidential ...

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Cutting Assange off from the world is ‘torture,’ ‘attack’ on mental health – ex-Ecuadorian president

The former president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, says the current government’s denial of the WikiLeaks founder to receive visitors in the embassy in London amounts to “torture” and badly affects Julian Assange’s wellbeing. Rafael Correa, who was in office when Assange found refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in the British capital in 2012 and has since supported the whistleblower, called ...

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‘They can’t indict Trump’: Giuliani says Mueller ‘understands’ he can’t charge sitting president

Special counsel Robert Mueller has acknowledged to President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani that a sitting president can’t be indicted under current rules, meaning that the year-long Russia probe is unlikely to unseat Trump. “The Justice Department memos going back to before Nixon say that you cannot indict a sitting president, you have to impeach him,” Giuliani told CNN on Wednesday. “They ...

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West tried to prevent Putin’s re-election as president since 2011 – senators

The Russian Commission for State Sovereignty Protection has found that Western nations already sought to oust Vladimir Putin from power in 2011, long before the beginning of the ongoing political crisis. “People in Washington and other capitals understood very well that in accordance with the Russian Constitution and tradition, the main battle for control over Russia always takes place in ...

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Chechen lawmakers seek third consecutive term for Putin as president of Russia

The Chechen parliament has unanimously voted to prepare and draft a constitutional amendment that would allow the same person to remain President of the Russian Federation for three consecutive terms instead of the current two. The parliament of the Chechen Republic decided to draft the legislative initiative allowing one person to remain as Russian president for three terms in a ...

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Key Iran-Contra player Oliver North to be new NRA president

The National Rifle Association has announced its new president will be Oliver North. The retired US Marine colonel gained notoriety as the man behind the 1980s ‘Iran-Contra’ weapons export scandal. “I am honored to have been selected by the NRA Board to soon serve as this great organization’s president,” North said in a statement, asking for a few weeks to ...

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Anti-Russia sanctions are punishing the US economy – AmCham president

Penalties against Russia mostly cripple US businesses, including the major firms, which have to suffer heavy losses due to the latest bans, head of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia has said. “During our visit to Washington one of the US corporations said that the potential impact might be quite significant. The firm currently works in Russia and is ...

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If US scraps Iranian nuclear deal, it ‘could mean war’ – French President Macron

Published time: 6 May, 2018 16:28 French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that the US pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran “could mean war.” Trump has until May 12 to either re-certify the deal or dump it, as he has repeatedly threatened. Scrapping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “would mean opening Pandora’s box, it could mean ...

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