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Fake news or not? Arron Banks labels Cambridge Analytica “liars” following parliamentary committee

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Fake news or not? Arron Banks labels Cambridge Analytica “liars” following parliamentary committee
Arron Banks has lashed out at data firm Cambridge Analytica, calling them “compulsive liars”. The company’s chief executive Alexander Nix, addressing a parliamentary committee, denied Claims made in Banks’ book on Brexit. In an inquiry into fake news by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, Nix repeatedly denied claims that the big data firm Read More

What’s wrong with this picture? Putin scrutinizes scale model and…

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on What’s wrong with this picture? Putin scrutinizes scale model and…
When the Russian defense minister showed President Vladimir Putin the army’s future technopolis scale model, some eagle-eyed Russians pointed out an anomaly. The model features a tiny billboard with the president’s election ad. Sergey Shoigu’s presentation was on the minutiae of a military technopark currently under construction in Anapa. He delivered it to the president Read More

‘Fire and Fury’ author Wolff fakes technical glitch to dodge question on Trump’s alleged affair

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on ‘Fire and Fury’ author Wolff fakes technical glitch to dodge question on Trump’s alleged affair
The author of the Trump-bashing bestseller ‘Fire and Fury’ Michael Wolff was hit with an inconvenient question in an Australian TV interview. So inconvenient, in fact, that he had to feign a technical malfunction and run off. The meltdown occurred during an interview with Channel 9’s “Today Australia” anchor Ben Fordham, who asked Wolff about Read More

‘Man up!’: Britons react to ‘Beast from the East’ weather storm hitting the UK

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As the ‘Beast from the East’ storm hits the UK, Tweeters have expressed their concerns over the frosty weather conditions. But, while some Brits are stocking up on essentials, others are calling on the public to just “man up.” The Met Office has issued yellow and amber warnings as the Siberian air sweeps across the Read More

‘I know my father’: Ivanka Trump’s TV riposte about sexual misconduct sets Twitter on fire

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on ‘I know my father’: Ivanka Trump’s TV riposte about sexual misconduct sets Twitter on fire
Ivanka Trump took offense to a question by a TV interviewer about accusations by several women that her father engaged in sexual misconduct. Her response has caused a flame war on Twitter. During an interview with The Today Show on Monday, NBC reporter Peter Alexander quizzed President Donald Trump’s daughter about accusations of sexual misconduct Read More

‘Vegan Terror’: French meat restaurant smashed-up in night attack (PHOTOS)

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A meat-focused restaurant in the in Alpine city of Grenoble, southeast France, has been trashed by a mystery vandal, with the words “Vegan Terror” left scrawled across it, local media reports. The staff of the La Boucherie (The Butchery) restaurant in Grenoble woke up to an ugly sight on Monday morning, after the unknown saboteur Read More

Race against time to replace major disease control lab – CDC

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The CDC lab in Atlanta – responsible for storing and studying some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens such as smallpox and Ebola – is showing worrying signs of wear and tear decades earlier than planned, the agency says. The 13-year-old site is already wearing down, sparking an official request for a new building to Read More

‘Syrian ceasefire problematic because of sponsors fueling violence’

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Terrorist groups have instructions to escalate violence in Syria, and are so desperate that they could resort to using chemical weapons, political science professor Maged Botros told RT. Syria’s ceasefire agreed upon by the UN Security Council on Saturday appears already to be unraveling with reports of violations in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. Read More

Syria’s East Ghouta militants hold civilians hostage, plan ‘chemical’ provocations – Russian MoD

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Syria’s East Ghouta militants hold civilians hostage, plan ‘chemical’ provocations – Russian MoD
Militants in East Ghouta, who continue to hold civilians hostage and to shell Damascus in breach of a humanitarian pause, may stage a provocative chemical attack, the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria has warned. The leaders of militant units controlling the East Ghouta suburb of Damascus might be “preparing a provocation that will involve Read More

Israel blames F-16 downing in Syria operation on ‘pilot error’

5 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Israel blames F-16 downing in Syria operation on ‘pilot error’
An Israeli F-16 fighter jet, shot down by Syrian air defenses during Israeli raids on Iranian targets earlier this month, apparently crashed only because its pilot made a mistake, an Israeli Air Force investigation has claimed. On February 10, the Israeli Air Force lost one of its supersonic fighters while striking Iranian targets on Syrian Read More