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Trump says no ‘financial interest’ in Saudi Arabia, but billions in US-Saudi ties are at stake

Donald Trump has dismissed as “fake news” that he has financial interests in Saudi Arabia, amid heated tensions over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But there are billions of dollars tying Riyadh to Washington. “For the record, I have no financial interests in Saudi Arabia (or Russia, for that matter),” the US president tweeted on Wednesday. For the record, ...

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Constantinople lost the right to be called the heart of Orthodox faith, says Russian Church

By recognizing the independence of Ukrainian Orthodox сhurches from the Moscow Patriarchate, Constantinople lost the right to be called the heart of Orthodox faith, says the Russian Church’s public relations chief. Speaking on Russian TV, Metropolitan Hilarion, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s External Relations Department, said the Constantinople Patriarchate’s recognition of breakaway Ukrainian churches and the subsequent schism ...

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Linguistic peculiarities: Trump didn’t directly accuse Putin of 'assassinations,' says Kremlin

There were no direct accusations against Vladimir Putin when Donald Trump replied to a question about “assassinations and poisonings” during a tense CBS interview, the Kremlin has said. President Trump had a contentious sit-down with CBS’ Lesley Stahl, who assertively pressured him into answering the following question: “Do you agree that Vladimir Putin is involved in assassinations? In poisonings?” Though ...

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Oil priced $400 in yuan, Russian military base – Saudi insider says kingdom mulls 30 anti-US moves

If the US imposes sanctions on Saudi Arabia, it will “stab its own economy to death” the head of Al Arabiya said. Riyadh may become friends with Iran, trade its oil in yuan and invite the Russian military. Saudi officials said they may retaliate against the US, if Washington delivers on a threat to impose sanctions over the disappearance of ...

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Elon Musk likes anime and says it's time to build a giant robot

Billionaire Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX fame has revealed another facet to his eccentric nature: he likes anime. Perhaps too much so, because he may be planning to build a giant anime robot. It began as an innocent tweet where Musk simply said he loves ‘Your Name’, a romantic fantasy drama anime with a plot that involves body-swapping teenagers. ...

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Asked about Mattis, Trump says ‘Everybody leaves at some point.’ MSM: Mattis is GOING!

An apparently measured and philosophical answer from Donald Trump about the job prospects of his defense secretary incited a bout of media hysteria. Lesley Stahl, who interviewed the US president for CBS 60 minutes, which will air on Sunday night, kept repeatedly pressing her subject on persistent rumors Jim Mattis will leave his post, which have escalated following the announced ...

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PA gubernatorial candidate says threat to ‘stomp’ on rival’s face was ‘bad metaphor’ (VIDEOS)

A Republican candidate for Pennsylvania governor has apologized for threatening to stomp on his opponent’s face while wearing golf spikes after a Facebook video of his comments was met with outrage. Scott Wagner, who is running against incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf, made the threat in a Facebook video on Friday that has since been deleted. Copies of the video have ...

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US needs a space force because Russia is ahead on it, Trump says

Keen as ever on his idea of creating an American fighting force in space, US President Donald Trump has said it’s a necessity for Washington, because its perceived top adversaries – Russia and China – are beating it to the punch. Trump was speaking at one of his Make America Great Again rallies, this time in Richmond, Kentucky. He was ...

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‘End of love story’: Poll says for 2/3 of EU citizens life wouldn’t be worse without the bloc

Nearly two-thirds of EU citizens think that life wouldn’t be worse without the bloc, a recent survey revealed. It probably highlights the end of a love story between Brussels and those living in the union, an analyst told RT. The report which says there is a significant divide between the leadership and the people within the EU was released by ...

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Star Wars writer & Trump critic says Marvel fired him for being ‘not civil’ on Twitter

Novelist and comic book writer Chuck Wendig, known for his tough talk against US President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, says Marvel fired him from a Star Wars miniseries for being too “vulgar” on social media. US comic book and film giant Marvel decided to remove Wendig from the remainder of his ‘Shadow of Vader’ miniseries and a separate ...

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