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‘We still get replaced by a man’: Afghan women on failed US gender equality program

The ambitious, $ 216 million US program for female empowerment has failed Afghan women, a new report said. Speaking to RT, women in the crisis-stricken country said that they hadn’t seen any changes. Announced in 2013, the Promoting Gender Equity in National Priority Programs were aimed at improving the status of more than 75,000 young Afghan women, at the cost ...

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Ecuador pledged to not kick out Assange, but threat of US prosecution still serious – lawyer to RT

Published time: 20 Sep, 2018 14:31 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2018 14:55 Despite widespread speculation a few months ago that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may be kicked out of the Ecuadorian embassy by the country’s new leadership, his asylum seems to be safe for now, his lawyer told RT. In recent months, Ecuador has made it clear that the asylum ...

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Cryptocurrency mining attacks using leaked NSA hacking tools are still highly active a year later

It’s been over a year since highly classified exploits built by the National Security Agency were stolen and published online. One of the tools, dubbed EternalBlue, can covertly break into almost any Windows machine around the world. It didn’t take long for hackers to start using the exploits to run ransomware on thousands of computers, grinding hospitals and businesses to ...

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ISIS remnants still waging their terrorist campaign against innocent Iraqis

The aftershocks triggered by the self-proclaimed Islamic State terrorist caliphate can still be felt across Iraq, even though it’s been over a year since the Iraqi government declared final victory over IS fighters. On the ground in Iraq, fears of an Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) comeback have grown as the remnants of the terrorist group leave a trail of ...

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Former Facebook security chief says creating election chaos is still easy

As someone who’s had a years-long front-row seat to Russia’s efforts to influence U.S. politics, former Facebook Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos has a pretty solid read on what we can expect from the 2018 midterms. Stamos left the company last month to work on cybersecurity education at Stanford. “If there’s no foreign interference during the midterms, it’s not because ...

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Yahoo still scans your emails for ads — even if its rivals won’t

You’re not the only one reading your emails. A deep dive in The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday dug out new details on a massive email scanning operation by Oath, the Verizon-owned subsidiary that’s the combined business of AOL and Yahoo. The email-scanning program analyzes over 200 million AOL and Yahoo inboxes for data that can be sold to advertisers. ...

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'Appalling politics' & 'phony science' is why Monsanto is still afloat – lawyer suing chemical giant

Monsanto has suppressed the facts about its ‘probably carcinogenic’ weed killer for years, pouring vast sums of money towards complicit ‘democratic regimes’, a lawyer suing the chemical giant in 16 cancer cases has told RT. Monsanto has been barraged with fresh lawsuits lately, after a California jury ordered it to pay $ 39 million in compensation and $ 250 million ...

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Poll’s ‘insane’ data shows 64% of Republicans think a ‘good president’ may still use the N-word

A new Economist/YouGov poll found 64 percent of Republicans think it is “possible that a person who used the ‘N-word’ while in office can still be a good president of the United States”. The survey of 1,500 American adults found only 43 percent of Republicans found the N-word to be racist, in comparison to 73 percent of Democrats. The poll ...

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Still too lenient? Israeli cop who killed Palestinian teen gets sentence doubled to 18 months

Doubling the sentence of an ex-Israeli cop who killed an unarmed Palestinian is rare, as the courts always seek to be more lenient, but 18 months in jail will hardly deter the next shooter, a Haaretz correspondent told RT. Israel’s Supreme Court on Sunday doubled the prison sentence of an Israeli police officer, Ben Deri, who was initially sentenced to ...

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