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Highline College in Washington state on lockdown after reports of shots fired

Published time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:46 Edited time: 16 Feb, 2018 17:54 A college outside Seattle, Washington has been placed on lockdown following the reports of shots fired. Police are at the scene at Highline Community College in Des Moines.  A warning went out to students about 9 a.m. on Friday. “Police are responding and evacuating buildings. Remain in lockdown ...

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Train on fire after derailment in New York state (PHOTOS)

Published time: 15 Feb, 2018 21:54 Edited time: 15 Feb, 2018 21:58 A freight train has derailed near the town of Attica, New York, local police say. Pictures from the scene show plumes of smoke billowing up from the crash. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT US News

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Russian state bank to write off debts of plane crash victims

Sberbank has announced that the bank will cancel the debts of victims who died in the plane crash that occurred in the Moscow region on Sunday. Read more The Saratov Airlines An-148 was on its way to Orsk when it crashed a few minutes after taking off from Domodedovo Airport. All 65 passengers on board died, along with its six ...

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Former state Senator Jeremy Ring talks about the first days of Yahoo

In this episode of Technotopia I talk to Jeremy Ring, a former Florida state senator and author of We Were Yahoo!, a meditation on his career as one of the first employees at Yahoo. Ring has a lot to say about the search giant – including plenty of complaints about how things were run over the years – and some ...

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Britain pays out the worst state pension in the developed world

The UK pays retirees the worst state pension of any country in the developed world, official figures show, as Brits currently under the age of 30 are warned they could have to wait until they’re 70 to receive anything at all. The basic payout of £122.30 a week in Britain is the least generous in the West — worth just ...

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Syrian air defenses respond to new Israeli raids near Damascus – state TV

A new confrontation with Israeli forces in Syria has been reported by Syrian state TV. Earlier in the morning, an Israeli cross-border air raid resulted in one fighter jet being shot down by Syrian air defenses. The “new Israeli act of aggression”, as it was described by the Syrian media, took place near capital Damascus. Earlier in the morning, according ...

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‘Double standards are unacceptable’: Russian State Duma reacts to CAS ruling over Olympic ban

Speaker of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has called for a firm response from his colleagues to the recent Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) ruling, which denied Olympic entry to 47 Russian athletes. On Friday morning, the Ad Hoc division of the CAS dismissed two appeals filed by the Russian athletes and coaches, stating that invitation to the ...

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Syrian military responds to Israeli strike near Damascus – state media

Israeli warplanes attacked military targets near Damascus from Lebanese airspace, according to Syrian state media. The Syrian Army claims it destroyed most of the Israeli rockets. Syria’s official news agency SANA said the military responded to “a new Israeli aggression” near the capital. “The general command of the armed forces holds Israel fully responsible for the dangerous consequences for its ...

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Tony Blair warned of ‘deep state’ conspiracy in UK civil service – ex-Cameron aide

David Cameron’s former director of strategy has revealed that Tony Blair warned him of a conspiracy within the civil service, stating that government workers believe “they actually run the country.” In the lead-up to the 2010 election, the Conservative prime minister’s former director of strategy, Steve Hilton, was tasked with preparing Cameron for his initial period in government. During this ...

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Trump forced to talk about Russia in negative terms, ‘deep state’ is to blame – Senator Black to RT

The fact that Trump only briefly mentioned Russia during his State of the Union address means he does not want confrontation and only refers to it negatively to placate the hawks, Virginia State Senator Richard Black told RT. Sharing his thoughts on US President Donald Trump’s maiden State of the Union, Republican Senator Black said he believes that Russia as ...

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