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Watch first commercial LNG tanker cross Russia's Arctic route without icebreaker escort (TIMELAPSE)

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier ‘Eduard Toll’ has become the first commercial ship to travel the Arctic’s northern sea route in winter. The 300-meter-long vessel set out from South Korea in December for Sabetta terminal in northern Russia, cutting through 1.8-meter-thick ice. The tanker, which is owned by Teekay shipping company, completed the route last month, delivering an LNG ...

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US man who filmed himself raping 3-month-old baby sentenced to life without parole

A 38-year-old man from Texas has been sentenced to four consecutive life sentences for repeatedly raping a 3-month-old relative and filming it, after the jury heard horrific accounts of his numerous child abuse cases. David Vincent Akins Jr. was arrested in 2016 and charged with sexually abusing the 3-month-old girl after videos found on his personal computer revealed persistent abuses ...

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Russian skater cleared by IOC refuses to go to Olympics without banned teammates

Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Olga Graf, one of the few Russian skaters “invited” to compete in PyeongChang, has refused to go, saying her medal hopes were quashed after her teammates were snubbed. “I’m glad that the IOC commission found me a clean athlete, which I am, but it’s a shame that more than half of the speed skating team members, ...

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4 months without a government: Is Germany better off this way?

After four months of political horse trading, Germany appears to be close to forming a new government, but with things humming along, it begs the question: Does the EU’s most powerful player actually need someone in charge? Following last week’s preliminary deal agreement, the Social Democratic Party will vote Sunday as to whether it should pursue coalition talks with Chancellor ...

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Nuke your dinner without raising a finger: Amazon trolled over microwave voice control

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 12:57 Amazon is being mocked online for the latest update to its smart personal assistant – Alexa can now control microwaves, saving people the mere ‘micro’ seconds it takes to switch on the device after placing your food inside. Twitter users are deriding the new addition to Alexa’s skill-set teasing that there is finally help ...

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Nestle under fire for selling California water ‘without a valid basis’

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 23:20 Nestle is under scrutiny by California legislators for selling water from the drought-stricken state. The company has been bottling and selling water taken from the San Bernardino Forest without proper permits. Following a 20-month investigation, California’s State Water Resources Control Board issued a report suggesting Nestle cease taking water from Strawberry Creek in San ...

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Glamor model accused of joining ISIS released without charge

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 14:27 A former topless model suspected of joining the ranks of Islamic State has been released without charge. Kimberley Miners was alleged to have shared IS videos on Facebook and contacted a British fighter in Syria. Miners was thought to be posing under the name Aisha Lauren al-Britaniya and allegedly posted images of Muslim women ...

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Russia-Mexico ties are warm… even without election meddling – Lavrov jokes in RT interview

Published time: 25 Dec, 2017 11:12 Russia enjoys warm relations with Mexico including trade and high-tech investments, and even cooperation in the UN and G20. And all of this is without Moscow meddling in Mexican elections, Russia’s foreign minister joked. Read more Speaking to RT Espanol’s Aliana Nieves on Monday, Sergey Lavrov said recent developments in Latin America, where some ...

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Child killed, 70,000 left without power as Poland hit by strong winds on Christmas Eve

Published time: 24 Dec, 2017 14:55 A seven-year-old child was killed and over 70,000 people were left without electricity on Christmas Eve in Poland, which was hit by winds of up to 95kph early on Sunday. A tree fell on a moving car in Koscierzyna County on Poland’s Baltic Sea coast. A seven-year-old boy was killed in the accident. His ...

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Slovakia seizes gas headed to Ukraine for non-payment, leaving Kiev without largest supplier

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 10:07 A court in Slovakia has arrested gas supplies destined for Ukraine over an unpaid debt dating back a decade. Slovakia is Ukraine’s largest gas supplier since Ukraine stopped buying gas directly from Russia. Read more Kiev’s debt dates back to 2007 after it failed to pay an Italian supplier for gas. When Ukraine was ...

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