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Divide & conquer: America’s blueprint for ‘world peace’ simply a roadmap to disaster

RT The only way to establish world peace is for the United States to stop its meddling in other countries and focus on what really matters to the American people – ‘Making America Great Again.’ The cradle of civilization, the … Continue reading

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US, Israel can aid coup in Iran & if it fails, let Iranians fight each other – ex-Mossad official

RT The US, Israel and Saudi Arabia – can change regime in Iran, and Trump’s policy provides an opening for it, a former top Mossad official speculated, adding that if a coup fails, Iranians will still be fighting each other. … Continue reading

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EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The European Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to stop threatening it with tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying Thursday it is prepared to discuss new trade incentives. In March, Trump slapped … Continue reading

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Former boyfriend of California blast victim arrested ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — A former boyfriend of a woman killed in a California office building explosion has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an unregistered destructive device, the FBI said Thursday. The arrest of Stephen Beal, 59, … Continue reading

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Public outrage as top Baltimore cop charged with tax evasion

RT The resignation of the Baltimore Police Commissioner, charged by federal prosecutors for failing to file federal tax returns, has sparked fierce public debate over how the issue has been handled and the mayor’s credibility. The 53-year-old commissioner, Darryl De … Continue reading

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Europe to ditch US dollar in payments for Iranian oil – source

RT The European Union is planning to switch payments to the euro for its oil purchases from Iran, eliminating US dollar transactions, a diplomatic source told RIA Novosti. Brussels has been at odds with Washington over the US withdrawal from … Continue reading

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Thousands of North Carolina teachers set to rally over pay RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of teachers are set to hit the streets of North Carolina’s capital on Wednesday, determined to force a political showdown over wages and funding priorities for public school classrooms in this conservative, tax-cutting state. … Continue reading

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Tesla bursts into flames after fatal crash in Switzerland

RT Swiss firefighters have indicated the impact of a fatal crash involving a Tesla car may have triggered a battery fire, causing the vehicle to go up in flames. A 48-year-German driver died on Thursday when his car hit a … Continue reading

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Casinos: Las Vegas won’t hurt from sports betting decision LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada for years was the only game in town if you wanted to place a bet on your favorite team. Federal law prohibited sports wagering in most states, leaving sports books in the Nevada’s casinos … Continue reading

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As lava destroys Hawaii homes, owners ask: Am I covered? HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned down her home only a month after she bought it. Now Deter and others who have recently … Continue reading

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1st appeals court to weigh Trump’s decision to end DACA SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration will try to convince a U.S. appeals court Tuesday that it was justified in ending an Obama-era immigration policy that shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. The 9th U.S. … Continue reading

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‘Terrible massacre’: Israel kills 52, injures 2,410 Gaza protesters as US embassy opens in Jerusalem

RT Fifty-two Palestinian protesters have been killed by Israeli fire during demonstrations ahead of the US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem, the Palestinian health ministry said Monday. More than 2,400 protesters have been injured in Gaza so far on what has … Continue reading

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$21 trillion lost: Largest theft in history buried under guise of US national security – Lee Camp

RT Comedian Lee Camp on his show Redacted Tonight recalls the first-ever audit of the Pentagon, which is taking 2,400 auditors to do the job, trying to understand where $21 trillion in unsupported adjustments went. In his show, Camp recalled that … Continue reading

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Jury selection in Missouri governor’s trial to enter 3rd day ST. LOUIS (AP) — Opening arguments had been expected to begin Monday in the criminal trial of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, but attorneys instead are still sorting through dozens of prospective jurors who will decide the case. Greitens faces … Continue reading

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Nanny to be sentenced in killing of 2 children NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City nanny who killed two small children in her care is facing life in prison. Yoselyn Ortega (YOH’-sih-lihn ohr-TAY’-guh) is set to be sentenced Monday following her conviction of murder last month … Continue reading

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RBS agrees to $5bn settlement with US over sale of toxic mortgages

RT The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to end a long-running probe into its actions in the lead-up to the 2007-2008 global financial crisis. Under the agreement, the bank … Continue reading

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Jury to be picked for Greitens’ trial stemming from affair ST. LOUIS (AP) — The verdict in the invasion-of-privacy case against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens could come down to the technical workings of the iPhone, the definition of “transmission,” and the whereabouts of a photo that may or may … Continue reading

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Maryland gubernatorial candidate, county exec dies at 60 TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Kevin Kamenetz, a Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland and longtime leader in local politics, died early Thursday at age 60. Kamenetz, Baltimore County’s two-term executive, died following a cardiac arrest, according to a news … Continue reading

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Texas biker accused of killing man who was shot by police FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of three bikers indicted on murder charges Wednesday stemming from a chaotic 2015 shooting outside a Texas restaurant is accused of killing a man who was also shot twice by police, according to … Continue reading

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US weapons manufacturers’ stock price soars as Trump pulls out of Iran deal

RT While President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal has been negatively criticized by most of the international community it has brought good news for some. Weapons manufacturers. The stock price of all … Continue reading

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