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Chechnya better than US on human rights, Kadyrov says

Ramzan Kadyrov has dismissed the allegations of human rights violations in Chechnya made by the acting US secretary of state, saying that the situation in the republic is “significantly better” than in America. Read more “[Acting US Secretary of State] John Sullivan has called upon everyone to pay attention to the impunity of human rights abuses in Chechnya,” the head ...

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‘Repetitive, self-contradictory, foolish’: Bible is one of the most overrated books ever, GQ says

GQ magazine has drawn up a list of books that readers should be unashamed not to have read. One pick – described as “repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned” – is the Holy Bible. The foundational scripture of Christianity (which also receives some respect in Judaism and Islam) was placed 12th in the list, in-between ‘The Ambassadors’ ...

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Natalie Portman ‘unworthy of any honor’ says Israeli politician

An Israeli government minister has called for actress Natalie Portman to be stripped of her Israeli citizenship, after she refused to attend the Genesis Award ceremony, citing “extremely distressing” recent events. “From the outset, the idea of granting the Genesis Prize to Natalie Portman was complete craziness,” Member of Knesset (MK) Oren Hazan said, as cited by Arutz Sheva. “She’s ...

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Did Putin boast to Trump about ‘beautiful Russian hookers’? No, Kremlin says

An exchange about “beautiful Russian hookers” between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, implied in ex-FBI Director James Comey’s memos, never happened, the Kremlin says. The headline “Putin told Trump Russia has some of the most beautiful hookers in the world,” with various modulations and levels of attribution, has been doing the rounds in the Western mainstream media, after AP obtained ...

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Boy in Douma ‘chem attack’ video says he was lured with cookies, then sprayed with water

A boy who was portrayed as a ‘victim’ in a rebel-linked activists’ video of the alleged chemical attack in Douma has told Russian broadcaster VGTRK that he was lured into the hospital with cookies and then sprayed with water. Panic, fear, screaming adults and frightened children featured in the purported footage of the aftermath following the alleged chemical attack in ...

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Facebook says it tracks non-users but doesn't ‘sell people's data’

If you have logged out of your Facebook account – or have never even had one – the US social network giant is still keeping close tabs on you, tracking every virtual move, and there’s nothing you can do about it. David Baser, the company’s product management director, admitted in a recent blog post that Facebook receives data about visitors ...

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‘A little bit short of highest level’: Trump says he spoke with North Korea’s Kim almost ‘directly’

President Donald Trump says US-North Korean talks are being held at an “extremely” high level, one level short of the “highest,” and locations are now being considered for his historic meeting with the North Korean leader. Five locations are currently being considered for the upcoming US-North Korean leadership summit, Donald Trump told reporters at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, where ...

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