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California man arrested for trying to stab Republican Congress candidate

Alameda County police have arrested a knife-wielding man who reportedly attacked congressional candidate Rudy Peters with a switchblade after making “disparaging remarks” about the GOP. The suspect in the assault on Peters, who was only referred to as “a political candidate for a local congressional seat” in the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office report, has been identified as Farzad Fazel, 35. ...

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US meddled in Russian affairs by trying to turn its citizens into informants – Kremlin

Published time: 3 Sep, 2018 11:35 Edited time: 3 Sep, 2018 12:50 In recent years the US has been meddling in Russian affairs by “very crudely” trying to recruit Russians as informants, while exerting moral and other types of pressure on them, a spokesperson for the Kremlin said on Monday. Dmitry Peskov was commenting on the recent story published in ...

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Twitter is purging accounts that were trying to evade prior suspensions

Twitter announced this afternoon it will begin booting accounts off its service from those who have tried to evade their account suspension. The company says that the accounts in question are users who have been previously suspended on Twitter for their abusive behavior, or for trying to evade a prior suspension. These bad actors have been able to work around ...

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EU trying to cheat UK out of Brexit, May should walk away with no deal – Salvini

Matteo Salvini, Italy’s right-wing interior minister and leader of anti-immigrant Lega Nord, has claimed that Brussels is trying to “swindle” London in their Brexit negotiations, telling Theresa May to walk away without a deal. Salvini, an outspoken EU critic, told the Sunday Times that the British prime minister should adopt a tougher stance while dealing with Brussels. “My experience in ...

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US envoy to Israel trying to ‘bully’ and ‘gaslight’ media – Israeli journalist to RT

The US ambassador to Israel is trying to “bully” media into not reporting on Gaza atrocities, and to control the spin on events, an Israeli journalist told RT after the infamous comment on reporters keeping their “mouths shut.” Journalist David Sheen was responding to a speech made by the American Ambassador to Israel David M. Friedman, in which he warned ...

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Japanese banks trying to hold on to savings of dead clients

In an attempt to keep billions in funds left by deceased customers, Japanese regional banks are using special trusts to enter into banking relationships with the heirs of the departed. The step comes as the country’s local lenders have been losing 60 percent of funds that are subject to inheritance, Bloomberg reports, citing estimates by Fidelity Investor Education Institute. Smaller ...

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‘They’re trying to kill him’: Pamela Anderson wants Kanye’s help to free Assange

Actress-turned-activist Pamela Anderson has become one of the most vocal allies for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and now she wants Kanye West’s help in setting him free. Cooped up in the confines of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the WikiLeaks founder has not set foot outside out of fear that he could be extradited to the US. Amidst all this, ...

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Washington’s Iran sanctions bite: Germany trying to ‘minimize’ damage, France wants exemptions

Germany is set to help its businesses minimize the impact of the US decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal, while France has sought exemptions for companies operating in Iran, according to the countries’ economy ministers “We are ready to talk to all the companies concerned about what we can do to minimize the negative consequences,” Economy Minister Peter Altmaier ...

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Facebook is trying to block Schrems II privacy referral to EU top court

Facebook’s lawyers are attempting to block a High Court decision in Ireland, where its international business is headquartered, to refer a long-running legal challenge to the bloc’s top court. The social media giant’s lawyers asked the court to stay the referral to the CJEU today, Reuters reports. Facebook is trying to appeal the referral by challenging Irish case law — and ...

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Moscow to West: Remember fate of Goliath when trying to cling to power

The West is becoming an Orwellian version of itself in its desperate attempts to cling to power, Russia’s foreign intelligence chief said. If this continues, the West may face a similar fate to that of Biblical figure Goliath. Sergey Naryskin, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), delivered the strongly-worded message at an international security conference in Moscow ...

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