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$12bn Berlin-Munich high-speed train plagued by glitches, cancellations in 1st week

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 00:41 Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed rail line between Berlin and Munich has been plagued with delays, breakdowns and cancellations since it went into operation Sunday, amid allegations that the German rail operator was ill-prepared for the launch. The express line, designed to cut travel time between Germany’s two most important cities from six to four hours, ...

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Erdogan: Issue of Russian S-400 delivery to Turkey will be resolved this week

Published time: 11 Dec, 2017 18:35 Edited time: 11 Dec, 2017 18:57 A Russian-Turkish deal on Moscow supplying Ankara with its S-400 air defense systems will be finalized this week, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said following his meeting with the Russian president in Ankara. Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital next week – reports

Published time: 1 Dec, 2017 19:50 US President Donald Trump is allegedly planning to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as early as next week, international media report, citing unnamed sources within the US administration. No official confirmation has been issued yet. Trump is considering delivering a speech or issuing a statement in which he would announce Jerusalem’s recognition ...

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Rees-Mogg resurrects ‘bogus’ claim that Brexit will give hospitals £350mn extra per week

Jacob Rees-Mogg has resuscitated the widely debunked pro-Brexit claim that leaving the EU would deliver an extra £350 million per week to the National Health Service (NHS). The Old Etonian is tipped to become the next Tory leader to succeed Theresa May. In a speech in London offering an alternative budget ahead of actual Budget Day next week, Rees-Mogg said ...

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Duma could pass restrictions against foreign media this week – deputy speaker

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 14:03 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 14:40 The laws regulating foreign agent status for mass media in Russia could be amended by the lower house of parliament as early as this Wednesday, Deputy Duma Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy has told the press. Read more “We have previously said that we would try to solve this issue ...

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Tough times for Theresa: PM faces horror week as Government ‘smells of decline’

Theresa May is heading into what looks like the toughest week of her career so far, with her cabinet crumbling and a coup closing in around Downing Street. Dozens of Tories are lining up to agree to a vote of no confidence, according to reports over the weekend, while even May’s allies are piling on pressure from behind the scenes. ...

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Amazon devices now sold at over 100 Whole Foods; holiday Pop-Up shops open next week

Amazon is putting its $ 13.7 billion Whole Foods acquisition to work in time for holiday shopping. The companies announced today that over 100 Whole Foods locations are now carrying Amazon devices, including the new Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Fire TV, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, and more at various stores around the U.S. In addition, a number of Amazon Pop-Up ...

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Russia will implement retaliatory measures over US actions against RT next week

Published time: 9 Nov, 2017 23:58 Moscow has prepared a set of retaliatory measures in response to the US compelling RT America to register as a “foreign agent” and will be ready to implement it next week, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has announced. “We’ve indeed prepared the retaliatory measures based on Russian legislation,” Maria Zakharova said Thursday. “There’s an understanding ...

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Apple’s bid to become a $1 trillion company starts this week

While people spend more than $ 1,000 for the right to eventually get an iPhone X (as well as sell that right to eventually get an iPhone X for more than $ 1,500), we’re seeing Apple is doing a pretty good job of setting the stage as to whether it can make its case to Wall Street that it can be a ...

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Anti-ISIS Briton killed clearing landmines in Syria, 1 week after Raqqa liberated

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 13:27 A British man who traveled to Syria to fight ISIS was killed while clearing landmines in Raqqa. Jac Holmes’ family thought he’d “be home for Christmas” after surviving the worst of the fighting that drove the terrorist group out of the city last week. Holmes, a 24-year-old former IT worker from Bournemouth, had no ...

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