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Turkey says purchase of Russian S-400s 'a must', slams US for acting 'like in cowboy movies'

Ankara has indicated it will not bow to US demands to terminate deal with Russia over S-400 missile defense systems, calling on fellow NATO member Washington to abandon its “language of threats.” Turkey remains firm in its intention to procure two batches of Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defense systems, the first one of which is set to be delivered next ...

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BFFs: Viktor Orban says Italy’s Salvini is his ‘hero’ ahead of Tuesday meeting on migration

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has revealed himself as a huge fan of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who he called his “hero” in advance of a meeting between the pair in Milan on Tuesday. Orban did not mince words about his love for Salvini as he left a restaurant in the city ahead of the meeting, saying that the ...

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‘No need for aliens’: Iran says it doesn't want foreign ships in Persian Gulf

The Iranian navy are “vigilantly controlling” the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz and there is no need for the naval presence of “alien” countries, Tehran’s new naval chief has declared. “We can ensure the security of the Persian Gulf and there is no need for the presence of aliens like the US and the countries whose home is ...

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Trump ‘abandoning’ American youth, student loan watchdog says in resignation letter

The federal student loan ombudsman for the US government has resigned, blaming the Trump administration for turning its back on “young people and their financial futures.” Seth Frotman, who became the student loan ombudsman for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in 2016, has announced his resignation, in a letter written to the bureau’s Trump-appointed acting director, Mick Mulvaney, and ...

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Ex-Vatican ambassador says Pope Francis knew of abusive priest, calls for resignation

A former Vatican ambassador to the US says that he told Pope Francis about allegations of sexual abuse against a prominent priest in 2013 and claims the pontiff did nothing to act on the information. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano made the shocking revelation in a lengthy statement released on Sunday, one day after the pope met with survivors of clerical ...

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Swedish nationalist party leader says Hitler is ‘a good person surrounded by lies’ during interview

RT’s interview with the Nordic Resistance Movement’s Swedish leader Simon Lindberg went from migrant talk to a shock endorsement of Adolf Hitler’s policies and blaming of Jews. His party is about to run in the general election. The Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM) held a rally in Stockholm on Saturday, facing off counter-protesters, who decried its members as neo-Nazis. The pan-Nordic ...

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Trump teases about ‘big trade agreement’ with Mexico, says relations ‘getting closer by hour’

Donald Trump has tweeted that a “big trade agreement” with Mexico could be coming soon and America’s relationship with its neighbor is “getting closer by the hour” – despite two years of tensions over his much-touted border wall. “Our relationship with Mexico is getting closer by the hour. Some really good people within both the new and old government, and ...

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Trump accuses social media giants of censorship, says ‘millions’ being silenced

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at tech companies for deplatforming “millions” of users, arguing that people must be allowed to decide for themselves what is true. In a Friday tweet, the US president took aim at what he perceived as widespread censorship on social media. “Social Media Giants are silencing millions of people. Can’t do this even if ...

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Grab ‘em by the… parts? Health website says ‘parts’ and ‘front hole’ better than ‘vagina’

If you’ve ever been bothered or offended by the words ‘vagina’ and ‘penis,’ you’ll be happy to hear that a San Francisco-based healthcare website has some interesting new ideas about how we should be referring to our genitalia. In a newly published safe-sex guide, the popular Healthline website opted to include more “gender-inclusive” terms, which rather unfortunately resulted in the phrase “front hole” being used ...

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‘Our build-up is defensive, Russia’s aggressive,’ says NATO after Putin’s remark – but is that fair?

NATO claims its military buildup in Eastern Europe is justified as it deters Russia’s superior might. Yet, any Russian activity is overshadowed by the US-led bloc’s huge border drills, supposedly held to ‘counter’ Moscow’s moves. “NATO’s actions are defensive, proportionate and fully in line with our international commitments,” the alliance’s spokeswoman Oana Lungescu told Reuters, commenting on NATO military activities. ...

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