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News wars: Sinclair stations attack CNN with ‘hit back’ video

Affiliates of the conservative-leaning Sinclair Broadcast Group shared a YouTube video slamming CNN on their websites. The video is titled: “Did CNN attack Sinclair for doing exactly what CNN has done for years?” CNN was one of several national broadcasters to criticize Sinclair, after it demanded that its anchors read a script verbatim praising the “quality, balanced journalism” of Sinclair ...

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Ukrainian interior minister faces probe for barring Russian citizens from polling stations

Russia’s Investigative Committee has started a criminal investigation into Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on charges of barring Russian citizens from voting in Ukraine during the presidential elections on March 18. “According to data possessed by investigators, Avakov ordered his subordinates in the Ukrainian Interior Ministry – which provided security in Russian diplomatic institutions in Kiev, Lvov, Odessa and Kharkov ...

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Presidential poll results cancelled at 7 ballot stations – Russian official

The head of Russia’s Central Election Commission has said that the results of the March 18 poll had been canceled in seven districts across the country, citing deliberate provocations as the reason. “At present, the voting results have been canceled in seven elections districts,” Ella Pamfilova told reporters on Tuesday, adding that some of the violations were deliberately prepared stunts. ...

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Russians head to ballot stations in 7th presidential election

Russians are choosing their president for the next six-year term on Sunday in an election that state officials have described as the most open and transparent in modern Russia’s history. The law orders that the nation’s top state official – the president of the Russian Federation – must be elected by a universal, equal and direct vote and specifies that ...

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Apple Maps shows you the nearest bike-sharing stations

Apple has signed a partnership with Ito World to add bike-sharing data in Apple Maps in over 175 cities across 36 countries. The feature is now live and helps you find the nearest station by typing “bike sharing” in the search bar or the name of the service. Once again, Apple chose to integrate an existing data set instead of ...

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Paris Metro drivers have to skip stations as crack dealers take over platforms – union

The levels of drug-related crime in parts of the Paris Metro have seemingly spiralled so out-of-control that train drivers are refusing to stop at certain stations. The Unsa RATP union, which represents the Paris Metro and bus network, has sent a letter to Gerard Collomb, the French Minister of the Interior, as well as Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of Paris ...

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Private investors buying electric power stations in Russia to mine cryptocurrency

Two electric power stations in Russia have been sold for the purpose of cryptocurrency mining, the Kommersant newspaper reported, citing sources. It is the first such deal in the country. The two power stations are in Perm Region, on the western slopes of the Middle Ural Mountains, and in the neighboring Republic of Udmurtia. The facilities will be used to ...

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BREAKING: France polling stations EVACUATED as police find SHOTGUN amid terror fears

Voters were rushed out of the polling stations after a stolen vehicle was abandoned outside with the engine running while voting was taking place. Bomb disposal experts were called to examine the vehicle – a 308 Peugeot black-coloured car which was flagged as stolen and had fake number plates. Witnesses say the car was driven just 50m from the polling station ...

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Brooklyn stations to use boats for trash removal under $3.3B deal

The city is awarding a $ 3.3 billion, 20-year contract to export trash from the Hamilton Avenue and Southwest Brooklyn marine transfer stations — the final long-term contracts to be issued as part of the 2006 Solid Waste Management Plan. The plan, inked in the wake of the closure of Staten Island’s Fresh Kills Landfill, was meant to spread the ...

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Zipcar to provide its services at 9 Metro-North train stations

ALBANY – Metro-North riders can now Zip away from their trains in the Hudson Valley. Under a partnership announced Friday by Gov. Cuomo, Zipcar has agreed to provide vehicle-sharing services at nine Metro-North Railroad stations in Westchester and beyond. “I encourage New Yorkers and tourists alike to take advantage of this program and experience this region’s natural beauty and recreational ...

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