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US B-1B Lancer bombers allowed to fly with broken ejection seats – report

The US Air Force allowed its fleet of B-1 strategic bombers back in the air despite a number of them still affected by potentially lethal ejection seat problems, Foreign Policy (FP) reported. B-1B Lancer bombers were grounded by the US Air Force last month after a safety investigation into an incident in May, in which an ejection seat of a ...

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Russian cabinet to slap reciprocal sanctions on Ukraine: report

The Russian government is developing a bill introducing reciprocal containment measures against several hundred Ukrainian companies and citizens, a Russian business oriented daily reports. In its Thursday issue, the Kommersant daily quoted unnamed sources in the Russian government as saying that the new sanctions could be introduced against Ukrainian politicians, civil servants and business people. In particular the containment measures ...

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Prime Day boosted other large retailers’ sales by 54%, says report

Amazon’s Prime Day again broke records this year, but the sales holiday also boosted sales across the broader U.S. e-commerce industry. According to Adobe Analytics data released this morning, larger retailers – meaning those with over a billion in annual revenue – saw a 54 percent increase in sales on Prime Day, compared with an average Tuesday. This is attributed to ...

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Undercover report shows the Facebook moderation sausage being made

An undercover reporter with the U.K.’s Channel 4 visited a content moderation outsourcing firm in Dublin and came away rather discouraged at what they saw: queues of flagged content waiting, videos of kids fighting staying online, orders from above not to take action on underage users. It sounds bad, but the truth is there are pretty good reasons for most ...

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Number of Muslims running for public office hits record high since 9/11 – report

There has been a surge in the number of Muslim-Americans launching their bids for national and statewide offices, analysts say, crediting the Trump administration’s policies with sparking the moment. The primary season ahead of the November midterm elections is in full swing, and it has already broken some records. AP reported, citing Jetpac, a non-profit company assisting Muslim-American candidates, that ...

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Nuclear material stolen a year ago still missing, police give up search – report

US authorities have been accused of hushing up an incident in which officials lost plutonium and cesium samples after their car was looted. Police have long-since given up on efforts to locate the nukes, a new report says. The security experts from the Idaho laboratory were in Texas to take dangerous radioactive materials from a non-profit research lab in the ...

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Group pledging $5mn to defeat Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination funded by Soros – report

A group that pledged $ 5 million to stop Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from being appointed to the post is partly funded by Hungarian billionaire George Soros, a Daily Caller investigation revealed. The new advocacy group Demand Justice is behind the website stopkavanaugh.com, which refers to Trump’s Supreme Court pick as being “anti-healthcare,”“anti-abortion,” and “Trump’s rubber stamp.”  ...

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Russia to invest $50bn in Iran’s oil & gas – report

Moscow and Tehran are expanding economic cooperation, with Russia planning multi-billion dollar investments in Iran’s energy sector. The move comes as major Western firms are pulling out of Iran amid the threat of US sanctions. “Russia is ready to invest $ 50 billion in Iran’s oil and gas sectors,” Senior Adviser for International Affairs of the Supreme Leader of the ...

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Trump demands bigger bed & red, white & blue paint job for ‘more American’ Air Force One – report

Apparently unimpressed by the iconic aircraft used to ferry US presidents around the world, Donald Trump has reportedly commissioned two new planes – with bigger beds and “more American” paint jobs – to serve as Air Force One. Read more According to a scoop landed by Axios, in February Trump personally oversaw a $ 4 billion deal with Boeing for ...

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Are immigrant detention centers in US making a killing since Trump took office? – RT's Keiser Report

RT’s Keiser Report looks into reports that facilities that hold immigrant families in Texas have seen their stock price almost double since Trump was elected in 2016. Stacy Herbert and Max Keiser also discuss corporate flight from Britain as the country prepares for Brexit and the economic disaster that will follow. In the second part of the show, Keiser interviews ...

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