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‘Israeli strikes’ target Syrian army positions near Golan Heights – state media

Published time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:50 Edited time: 11 Jul, 2018 21:58 Several missiles, allegedly launched by ‘Israeli aircraft’ have struck Syrian army positions in the Quneitra Governorate near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, state media SANA reports, citing a military source. The attack caused “limited damage” at some of the army positions in the vicinity of the towns of Hader ...

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Reaching Model 3 production target doesn't solve Tesla's problems

Tesla pulled out all the stops in the final week of June to meet CEO Elon Musk’s target of making 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans every week. However, employees say the achievement came at the expense of other production. Despite working overtime, during now-mandatory weekend shifts, workers told Reuters they were pulled from other departments, disrupting production of the Model ...

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Hit ‘em where it hurts: Chinese tariffs target American nuts & hundreds of other products

In an attempt to kick Washington in its natural resources, Beijing has revealed a list of US goods set to be affected by the first round of retaliatory tariffs that will come into effect on July 6. China will set a 25-percent tariff on 545 American products worth $ 50 billion in agriculture products, cars, and seafood, according to Chinese ...

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Cambridge Analytica’s Nix said it licensed ‘millions of data points’ from Acxiom, Experian, Infogroup to target US voters

The repeat grilling by the U.K. parliament’s DCMS committee today of Alexander Nix, the former CEO of the now ex company Cambridge Analytica — aka the controversial political and commercial ad agency at the center of a Facebook data misuse scandal — was not able to shed much new light on what may or may not have been going on inside ...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen after Houthis target ‘military airport’

Saudi air-defense systems have reportedly managed to intercept a ballistic missile launched from Yemen after Houthi rebels said they had targeted a “military airport” in the city of Jizan. The alleged Scud-type missile was destroyed before the projectile hit the intended target in the port city, which lies in the southwest corner of Saudi Arabia and directly north of the ...

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Merkel says goal to boost military spending to NATO target is ‘not some fetish’ for Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that her commitment to bringing Berlin in line with the NATO defense spending target of two percent of GDP was not some “fetish” for Germany, but is reflective of changing security needs. Speaking at a biennial meeting of top German military officials, which she has not attended since 2012, Merkel said that it was ...

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Russiagate’s next target: John Bolton?

Is President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser John Bolton a secret Russian stooge? NBC news thinks he might be. As the narrative that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia stays alive, NBC news has found that if you join enough dots and squint just hard enough, Bolton “colluded” with Russian trolls to spread anti-Muslim propaganda. In an article published ...

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US sanctions target Russian people – Embassy in Washington

Despite all statements from Washington, sanctions are clearly aimed against ordinary Russian citizens, the country’s embassy in the US said. The new sanctions target large companies that employ thousands of people, it added. The latest set of strict measures imposed by the US against Russia “targets the top Russian entrepreneurs that refused to play to Washington’s script,” the embassy said ...

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Russian anti-gay lawmaker wants ‘vice squad’ to target prostitution during 2018 World Cup

A Russian pro-Christian MP says ahead of the 2018 World Cup the police should launch special units manned by “true patriots” and deploy them in cities to fight “asocial persons” including prostitutes and pimps. Vitaly Milonov, widely known as the key sponsor of the Russian law that bans the promotion of “non-traditional” sexual relations to minors (also known as the ...

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Trump ‘not a target’ of Russia probe – report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly told President Donald Trump’s legal team last month that the president is not a criminal target in Mueller’s investigation. The Washington Post quotes three anonymous sources as saying that Mueller considers Trump a subject of the investigation, but not a target. A subject refers to a person whose conduct is under investigation, but investigators lack ...

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