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Trump mulls pardon of KO boxing legend Jack Johnson – but who was he?

US President Donald Trump may overturn a century-old conviction which saw the first African American heavyweight boxing champion of the world who many believe was locked up on a racially-motivated charge. At 6ft (1.82 meters) in height and weighing over 200 pounds (91 kg), Jack Johnson, known as the Galveston Giant, pummeled his way past Jim Crow-era barriers to win ...

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Iran to swiftly revive nuclear program if Trump scraps landmark deal – foreign minister

Iran’s foreign minister warned that Tehran was ready to resume its nuclear program “at a much greater speed” if the US violates the landmark 2015 agreement and re-imposes sanctions. Iran has prepared a number of “options” to retaliate if the US decides to scrap the deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CBS’ Face the Nation in an interview to ...

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DNC lawsuit against Russia & Trump promises ‘tantalizingly fascinating’ blowback

The Democratic National Committee’s lawsuit against Russia, WikiLeaks and the Trump campaign is spurious and might spectacularly backfire, provided it doesn’t get thrown out of court, legal and media analyst Lionel has told RT. “If a judge does not dismiss this, I will be shocked,” Lionel said, pointing out that the 56-page complaint doesn’t actually name President Donald Trump and ...

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‘Recent strikes showed that Trump essentially does not know what to do in Syria’

The lack of any coherent strategy on Syria is the main problem for the White House, which frequently produces mixed signals, confusing its allies and foes alike, analysts have told RT’s CrossTalk host Peter Lavelle. The US-led strikes on Syria, which were carried out last Saturday under the pretext of an alleged chemical incident in the town of Douma, have ...

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Last chance for Russiagate? Democrats file lawsuit against Trump campaign

In a last-ditch effort to keep the Trump/Russia collusion story alive, the Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit on Friday against the Trump campaign, the Russian government, and WikiLeaks. The suit alleges that the Trump campaign conspired with the Russian government to hack the DNC’s computer network and publish the committee’s emails via WikiLeaks, reported the Washington Post. Read ...

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Trump not Putin is greater threat to world peace – German poll

More than 90 percent of Germans want better relations with Russia, while more than three-quarters think US President Donald Trump represents a greater threat to world peace than Vladimir Putin, a new poll says. Painting Russia as a boogeyman and a threat to the West has been the narrative of both the mainstream media and a number of Western states ...

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Did Putin boast to Trump about ‘beautiful Russian hookers’? No, Kremlin says

An exchange about “beautiful Russian hookers” between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, implied in ex-FBI Director James Comey’s memos, never happened, the Kremlin says. The headline “Putin told Trump Russia has some of the most beautiful hookers in the world,” with various modulations and levels of attribution, has been doing the rounds in the Western mainstream media, after AP obtained ...

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Trump slams OPEC for keeping crude prices ‘artificially high’

US President Donald Trump has accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) of propping up oil prices, which have reached their highest level in over three years. “Looks like OPEC is at it again. With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good ...

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