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Trump threatens to build up US nuclear arsenal until Russia, China 'come to their senses'

US President Donald Trump threatned Russia and China that Washington intends to build up its nuclear arsenal until “people come to their senses.” The president said his words were directed towards Moscow and Beijing, as he prepared to unilaterally leave the Intermediate Nuclear Forces in Europe (INF) treaty. The US president implied China should be part of any new nuclear arms ...

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YouTube CEO says EU’s new copyright legislation threatens jobs, smaller creators

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki published her quarterly letter to creators today, which included very strong language regarding the EU’s controversial copyright reform directive. Specifically, her letter focused on Article 13, the so-called “meme ban” that states that any site with a large amount of user-generated content – like Facebook or YouTube, for example – will be responsible for taking down content ...

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Mussolini’s granddaughter threatens to report people offending fascist leader, causes Twitter storm

Italian Twitterati suddenly found themselves in hot debate on Mussolini, and that’s because his granddaughter threatened to report anyone who dared to post anything offensive about the fascist leader to the police. Alessandra Mussolini catapulted herself onto an online battlefield on Wednesday after she tweeted that lawyers are at work to verify Facebook and other social media channels’ ‘political correctness’ ...

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Riyadh threatens retaliation for 'actions' against it over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia has rejected any threats against it over the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, once again declaring its innocence and saying it will respond to any actions with “greater actions.” “The Kingdom affirms its total rejection of any threats and attempts to undermine it, whether by threatening to impose economic sanctions, using political pressures, or repeating false ...

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Chinese ‘aggressive industry’ threatens US military complex, ‘stable budget’ needed – Pentagon

A new Pentagon report calls China the main threat to the US military-industrial complex, sounding alarm over the decline of some “critical defense functions,” due to Beijing’s actions, workforce shortages and “unstable” funding. “While multiple countries pursue policies to bolster their economies at the expense of America’s manufacturing sector, none has targeted our industrial base as successfully as China,” the ...

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‘Don’t test us’: Haley threatens US strikes over any attack on Syria’s Idlib

Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by the government in Damascus, Haley said on Wednesday in a Fox ...

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US threatens 'swift & appropriate' response if Syria 'uses chemical weapons again'

The US says it will respond “swiftly and appropriately” if Syrian President Bashar Assad uses chemical weapons “again,” suggesting that Damascus was behind an April “attack” which Moscow says was entirely staged. “The United States is closely monitoring the situation in Idlib province, Syria, where millions of innocent civilians are under threat of an imminent Assad regime attack, backed by ...

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‘No place for the weak’: Netanyahu threatens Iran & Syria at nuclear reactor ceremony

Israel will oppose Iranian presence in Syria with the same zeal it worked to destroy the nuclear deal, and hurt “whoever tries to hurt us,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he dedicated a nuclear reactor facility. The Middle East is “no place for the weak. The weak crumble, are slaughtered and are erased from history while the strong, for ...

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Pro-Christian Russian MP threatens Facebook with boycott over pro-Nazi memorial page

A Russian lawmaker known for his staunch pro-Christian and anti-gay stance has urged other MPs to boycott Facebook over its refusal to block a page dedicated to a Latvian volunteer unit that fought with the Nazis in WWII. “When the next parliamentary session begins, I will address all State Duma deputies, regardless of their party affiliation, with a proposal to ...

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US threatens new Turkey sanctions unless jailed pastor released

Washington has new sanctions ready to go if Turkey persists in refusing to release a jailed American pastor, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said. During the Cabinet meeting on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that Turkey hasn’t turned out to be a great friend to the US. Trump also complained about Ankara’s ingratitude in light of the fact that he ...

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