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Hillary 2020? Former adviser says there’s a (slim) chance

With no clear frontrunner emerging from the Democratic camp, one former adviser reckons 2020 might be Hillary Clinton’s time to shine – much to the amusement of the White House. Philippe Reines, a former senior adviser to Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State, told Politico on Friday that while Clinton’s chances of running in 2020 are “somewhere between ...

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Amazon says it will add 1,000 more employees in the UK, bringing the total to 28,500, bucking the Brexit chill

A lot of uncertainty hangs over the U.K. as it continues its slow march out of the European Union, but today one of the world’s biggest companies announced plans to expand its presence in the country. Amazon today said it would add another 1,000 workers in the U.K., including establishing its first corporate and R&D office in Manchester. Amazon said ...

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Banksy releases ‘Director’s Cut’ VIDEO of auction shredding stunt, says mechanism malfunctioned

Banksy has offered more proof that the partial shredding of his work ‘Girl with a Balloon,’ which fetched a record sum at Sotheby’s, was not staged, explaining that the mechanism must have malfunctioned during the creative stunt. “Some people think it didn’t really shred. It did. Some people think the auction house were in on it, they weren’t,” the anonymous ...

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Moscow ‘ready for larger-scale provocations’ by the West, says Lavrov

Western provocation, the prospect of WWIII, and China’s closer stance with Russia are just some of the topics that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has spoken about with RT France. Read more “We will be ready for larger-scale provocations too. But our answer is very simple – if they talk to us through the media, we will respond through the media ...

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Banksy releases ‘Director’s Cut’ VIDEO of auction shredding stunt, says mechanism malfunctioned

Banksy has offered more proof that the partial shredding of his work ‘Girl with a Balloon,’ which fetched a record sum at Sotheby’s, was not staged, explaining that the mechanism must have malfunctioned during the creative stunt. “Some people think it didn’t really shred. It did. Some people think the auction house were in on it, they weren’t,” the anonymous ...

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Prosecutor says he ‘never blamed official Moscow’ over Montenegro coup plot

Montenegro’s Chief Special Prosecutor has clarified earlier accusations that “official” Russia was behind an alleged coup attempt in the small Balkan state in 2016. Instead, he’s claiming two GRU agents were involved. Milivoje Katnic’s accusation had been labelled as “groundless” and “absurd” by Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday, who said the justice official had spent the last two years “searching ...

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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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