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‘Stop US war machine!’ Activists try to obstruct USS Portland commissioning (VIDEO)

A crowd of roaring left-wing anti-war activists have staged a protest in Portland during the commissioning of the US Navy’s newest vessel, the USS Portland, a San Antonio-class amphibious ship loaded with laser technology. Some 100 protesters, representing a number of local anti-war organizations, held a protest at the port terminal where the USS Portland’s commissioning ceremony was taking place ...

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Russia’s UNSC resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria does not receive enough votes

A Russian draft resolution calling to stop aggression against Syria has been turned down by the UN Security Council due to a lack of support during the vote. It was only supported by Russia, China and Bolivia. The Russian draft urged the US and its allies to “immediately and without delay cease the aggression against the Syrian Arab Republic’ and ...

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Denmark can’t stop Russian gas pipeline but may slow project down

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen says that Denmark cannot prevent the Russian-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project from being implemented, national commercial broadcaster TV2 reports. Denmark, however, may be able to slow down the construction works, according to the prime minister. It has the legal right to not grant a permit for the construction and operation of Nord ...

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Russia will stop exporting titanium to Boeing if legislation adopted – Russian senator

Published time: 13 Apr, 2018 09:47 Edited time: 13 Apr, 2018 10:01 Russia’s Federation Council is looking to adopt counter-sanctions against the US, under which the country may ban exports of titanium to aircraft giant Boeing, an unnamed Russian senator told RIA Novosti. Earlier on Friday, Russian deputies announced an upcoming response to the American sanctions imposed last week. According ...

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Ferrari F1 mechanic breaks leg in grisly pit stop accident (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

If Kimi Raikkonen’s Bahrain Grand Prix didn’t go to plan, then spare a thought for one of his mechanics, who suffered a double leg fracture after being struck accidentally by the Ferrari driver’s F1 car. The Finnish F1 driver failed to complete the circuit in Bahrain on Sunday and, to make matters worse, he was involved in a grisly pit ...

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Turkish police confiscate 'ancient' bible during routine traffic stop (PHOTOS)

Police in Turkey have reportedly seized an ancient leather-bound bible during a routine traffic stop in the country’s central province of Nigde on Saturday. Various Turkish media report that the surprising find was made when police stopped a vehicle during routine traffic inspections on the Aksaray-Adana highway. Four men, including two Syrian nationals and one Iraqi, were taken into custody ...

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EU will neither approve nor stop Russian gas pipeline to Europe

A European Commission energy official has said that neither the commission nor the European Union would approve the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project led by Russian energy giant Gazprom, but added it would not be sanctioned either. “We believe that Nord Stream 2 does not promote the diversification of sources and routes of gas supplies,” Dominique Ristori said at a ...

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Pit stop at 23,000ft: MiG-31 performs nighttime mid-air refueling (VIDEO)

Pilots from Russia’s Pacific Fleet executed nighttime mid-air refueling as part of various drills performed Tuesday over the skies of Kamchatka in the Russian Far East. Ruptly footage shows the complicated maneuver being performed at 23,000ft (7,000 meters) and at a speed of 300mph (500kph). Fifteen refueling operations were successfully carried out using an Ilyushin tanker. The Mikoyan MiG-31 is ...

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Putin: OPCW meeting could put full stop to Russia-blaming in Skripal case

Russian President Putin said he hopes the upcoming UN chemical watchdog meeting will put to rest the UK’s accusations against Russia in the Skripal poisoning case, adding that 20 other countries could produce the nerve agent used. “Tomorrow we convene a session of the Executive Council of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in order to sort out ...

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Noam Chomsky and John Pilger demand Ecuador stop ‘gagging’ Assange

Human rights activists including Noam Chomsky, John Pilger and Pamela Anderson have published an open letter demanding that the Ecuadorian government restore Julian Assange’s freedom of speech. The WikiLeaks editor is living in virtual isolation within London’s Ecuadorian embassy after authorities at the State Office scrambled his internet connection. The decision was taken due to Assange’s critical remarks on social ...

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