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Children’s crusade: Teen survivors of Florida shooting plan anti-gun march on DC

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Students who survived the shooting rampage at Stoneman Douglas High School are urging children and parents to join them in a massive new protest. They will march on Washington, DC, to call for more gun control. A group of five senior and junior students at the Parkland, Florida school, led by Cameron Kasky, appeared on Read More

Russian opposition underrepresented & fractured – former MP & opposition leader

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Russia’s political opposition has difficulties with overcoming its own internal differences, Dmitry Gudkov, a former Russian MP and an opposition politician himself, said. Unity is what the opposition needs to succeed, he added. In a major interview with RT’s Oksana Boyko, Gudkov criticized the Russian authorities for not giving “everyone,” and particularly the anti-corruption blogger Read More

Turkish soldiers missing as flooding hits south-east

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A search is ongoing for two missing Turkish soldiers after their armored vehicle fell into a river during a flood. According to an official statement, a group of four soldiers were on guard duty in Sanliurfa province in the southeast of the country, near the border with Syria, when the vehicle carrying them toppled over Read More

Sputnik news agency’s US content provider registers as foreign agent

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US-based company RIA Global, which provides content for Russian news agency Sputnik, has registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). The company said in its registration filings that it has “independent editorial control” over the shows, newswires, and website articles and that it “respectfully disagrees that FARA should apply.” RIA Global was notified in Read More

Trudeau apparently snubbed by Indian PM Modi on 1st state visit

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau began a week-long state visit to India on Saturday night, but social media users were quick to point out the frosty reception he has received from the Indian prime minister. Trudeau and his family were welcomed on the tarmac, not by the leader of the world’s largest democracy, Prime Minister Read More

Tillerson ‘listening’ but won’t deviate from ‘big stick’ strategy with N. Korea

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The US approach to North Korea is showing no signs of softening, after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the government is using “big sticks” rather than delicate diplomacy to enable talks. The leaders of the two nations have engaged in a series of bizarre tit-for-tat insults over the last year, with Tillerson previously admitting Read More

Sanctions & NATO pressure will make Russians look out of ‘deep black hole,’ Biden thinks

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Former US Vice President Joseph Biden delivered an impassioned speech which alternated between attacking Russia and praising the US-led world order, while omitting the essence of the ongoing Cold War redux. Biden, a former senator and America’s second-highest official for two terms, took to the podium at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) on Friday evening Read More

Scientists create human-sheep chimera with hopes of affordable organ transplants

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A team of scientists has grown embryos inside a sheep that contain human stem cells, moving the sci-fi idea of developing human organs inside animals one step closer to reality, which has sparked ethical concerns. The scientific breakthrough could potentially save the lives of thousands of people who are in a dire need of vital Read More

FBI too busy hunting Russians to prevent Florida school massacre – Trump

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US President Trump has accused the FBI of being too obsessed with Russian interference to see the clues that could have prevented the recent mass shooting in a Florida school. Seventeen people died in Wednesday’s massacre. US President Donald Trump tweeted that it’s “very sad” the FBI failed to notice all of the signs the Read More

Facebook advertising VP says ‘Russian meddling’ didn’t aim to sway the election

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Even though Facebook has caved in to pressure from US lawmakers to crack down on ‘Russian interference,’ promising more safeguards against it, its vice president for advertising says Russians never tried to sway the 2016 election. Thirteen Russian nationals and three entities have been indicted by a US federal grand jury for supposed meddling in Read More