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NATO urges Trump officials not to quit nuclear treaty: diplomats

[ad_1] BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European members of NATO urged the United States on Thursday to try to bring Russia back into compliance with a nuclear arms control treaty rather than quit it, diplomats said, seeking to avoid a split in the alliance that Moscow could exploit. NATO and U.S. flags fly at the entrance of the Alliance's headquarters during a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium March 31, 2017.
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Sri Lanka arrests top policeman over alleged president assassination plot

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena gestures as he speaks during a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kirill Kudryavtsev//File PhotoCOLOMBO (Reuters) - A top Sri Lankan police official was arrested on Thursday over a suspected plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena, police a spokesman said. The alleged plot briefly threatened to cause tension between Sri Lanka and
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Go back home and apply legally, you won’t be let in — RT US News

[ad_1] US President Donald Trump has for the first time directly addressed Central American migrants making their way towards the US southern border, telling them that they will not be permitted to enter the country illegally. In a Thursday afternoon tweet, Trump told migrants that the US is “not letting people into the United States illegally” and advised them to go back to their own countries and “apply for citizenship
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Google sacks dozens over sexual harassment

[ad_1] Google says it has sacked 48 people, including 13 senior managers, over sexual harassment claims in the past two years.In a letter to employees, CEO Sundar Pichai said the tech giant was taking an "increasingly hard line" on inappropriate conduct.The letter was in response to a New York Times report that Andy Rubin, creator of Android mobile software, received a $90m exit package despite facing misconduct allegations.A spokesman for
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Matthew Shepard: The murder that changed America

[ad_1] The death of a gay student, tortured and tied to a prairie fence in Wyoming two decades ago, shocked America. As Matthew Shepard's ashes are interred in the nation's spiritual home, those who knew him reflect on his remarkable legacy.It was the dental brace.That's how Judy and Dennis Shepard knew it was their son in the hospital bed."Bandages and stitches all over his face," Judy says, "and bandages around
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Former 9/11 NYPD boss walks off CNN panel, says network ‘politicizing’ pipe bomb story — RT US News

[ad_1] Bernard Kerik, who led the New York Police Department during the 9/11 attacks, walked off a CNN set and accused the network of using a series of attempted pipe bomb attacks to push its own anti-Trump agenda. Kerik had been scheduled to appear as part of a panel on CNN, to discuss the series of suspected pipe bombs mailed to top Democratic officials and to CNN’s New York studio,
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Saudi Arabia now says Khashoggi murder ‘premeditated’

[ad_1] DUBAI/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate this month was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has sparked global outrage and mushroomed into a crisis for the world’s top oil exporter
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Sen. Grassley Refers Kavanaugh Accuser, Her Lawyer Avenatti To DOJ For Investigation

[ad_1] Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) requested the Department of Justice open a federal investigation into whether lawyer Michael Avenatti and his client, Julie Swetnick, made false statements in a conspiracy against Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, now Justice Brett Kavanaugh, according to Politico. Grassley sent the 12-page letter on Thursday to both the DOJ and FBI to request they investigate multiple claims by Avenatti, an attorney
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Image of shirtless Gaza protester goes viral online — RT World News

[ad_1] A striking image of a shirtless Palestinian protester has gone viral, drawing comparisons with the iconic French Revolution Painting ‘Liberty Leading the People’ and being described as a “David fighting Goliath” moment. The photograph, which was captured in northern Gaza on October 22 by Mustafa Hassouna who works for the Turkish Anadolu Agency, shows a 20-year-old A'ed Abu Amro with a Palestinian flag in one hand and a slingshot
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EU lawmakers push for harder stance in U.N. climate talks

[ad_1] STRASBOURG (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers voted on Thursday to press EU countries and the European Commission to harden their stance on environmental action ahead of United Nations climate talks in Katowice, Poland in December. Protesters march to urge politicians to act against climate change in Paris, France, October 13, 2018. REUTERS/Philippe WojazerThe bloc’s environment ministers earlier this month agreed a common position that the EU was ready to
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Can America handle another Clinton? Chelsea hints at a run for office — RT US News

[ad_1] Seemingly undeterred by her mother’s failure at the ballot box in 2016, or by her father’s scandal-tainted reputation, Chelsea Clinton hinted that she might give politics a shot one day if someone “steps down or retires.” "I think if someone were to step down or retire and I thought I could do a good job and it matched my talents, I’d have to think if it’s the right choice
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State TV reporter charged over Tory conference ‘slap’

[ad_1] Image copyright CCTV-13 Image caption Ms Kong is a London-based reporter for China's state broadcaster A Chinese journalist has been charged with assault following an incident at the Conservative Party conference.State TV reporter Linlin Kong, 48, of King's Cross, London, has been charged with common assault after her arrest in Birmingham on 30 September.Ms Kong is set to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on 7 November. The charge reportedly
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Archeological Dig At Pompeii Yields Incredible Discovery Of Five Undisturbed Skeletons

[ad_1] The Italian news agency ANSA said new excavations at the ancient ruins of Pompeii yielded five undisturbed skeletons of people who were likely hiding from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius during A.D. 79 on Wednesday, according to EuroNews. Massimo Osanna, the director of the Pompeii archaeological site, said the skeletons were still intact and somehow left undisturbed despite looting at the site throughout the centuries since the massive eruption.
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Six immigrants die in flood on Turkish-Syria border: Anadolu

[ad_1] ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Six immigrants died on Turkey’s border with Syria after being swept away by a flood, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Thursday. The immigrants were trying to cross illegally to Turkey on the Syrian border of Turkey’s southern province of Hatay, Anadolu reported. It did not give the immigrants’ nationalities. Turkey - which hosts 3.5 million Syrian refugees - became one of the main launch points
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UK parliamentarian names retail billionaire in British #MeToo

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Philip Green, Topshop boss, named in UK harassment claims

[ad_1] A member of the House of Lords, Peter Hain, named the businessman after the Daily Telegraph newspaper was prevented from doing so by a court order obtained by Green.Hain was able to name the businessman because members of the UK parliament are protected from defamation claims. He said it was his "duty" to reveal Green's name because the allegations related to "serious and repeated sexual harassment, racist abuse and
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Soros-funded uni campus for US programs ‘forced out’ of Hungary, opening in Vienna — RT World News

[ad_1] The George Soros-funded Central European University is set to flee Budapest for Vienna in the latest round of a long-running ideological battle between the billionaire media magnate and Viktor Orban’s conservative government. CEU, which had previously pledged to remain operational in Budapest, is set to open a new Vienna campus which will offer US-accredited degrees from 2019, claiming a new law prevents it from doing so in Hungary. Read
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Mattis Expected To Order Hundreds Of Troops To Southern Border Over Trump Demands

[ad_1] Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to sign deployment orders for 800 troops to be sent to the United States border with Mexico on Thursday to assist border patrol authorities as a caravan of Central American migrants continues to move north, according to CNN. Three administration officials said the details are still being finalized, including where the troops will come from and what their specific tasks will be. It's
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Merkel protege issues stark warning to SPD before state election

[ad_1] FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel’s preferred successor as head of Germany’s conservatives warned the Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday that quitting the ruling coalition after a weekend regional vote would trigger a federal election. FILE PHOTO: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer addresses a Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party congress in Berlin, Germany, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschWith the conservatives and SPD facing a second local election drubbing in two weeks, Sunday’s
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US mail bomb threats: What we know about suspect packages

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A police bomb sniffing dog is seen in New York after an explosive device was found A number of suspected explosive devices addressed to critics of President Donald Trump have been intercepted by the authorities in the US.From New York to Los Angeles, and from Washington to Florida, the devices were reportedly crudely made and sent in similar envelopes.None of the packages exploded
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Muggle studies? Indian university offers Harry Potter-themed LAW COURSE — RT World News

[ad_1] A law school in India has chosen a literally magical way of teaching its students, offering an exclusive comparative law course based on JK Rowling’s world-acclaimed Harry Potter series. The class is being offered by the University of Kolkata and requires students to have read the Harry Potter books at least twice. That’s because it uses the parallel universe of witches and wizards to instruct students on how to
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NATO hunts Russian submarines in the Arctic

[ad_1] "They're letting us know that they're out there," Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander of US Naval Forces in Europe, said of Russia's increased submarine presence in the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. "They're operating in much greater numbers and in places they have not operated before."It will be NATO's largest exercise in decades, involving 50,000 troops, 10,000 vehicles, 250 aircraft and 65 vessels, including a US aircraft carrier
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Israel sends rescue helicopters to assist in Jordan flood disaster

[ad_1] JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel sent search-and-rescue helicopters to assist Jordan on Thursday following a flash flood in which at least 10 school children were killed and 16 reported missing, an Israeli military statement said. It said the Israeli team, dispatched at Amman’s request, was operating on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, where a bus carrying 37 children and seven teachers were swept into a valley by rain-stoked
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AI-produced artwork sells for $433K, smashing expectations

[ad_1] This story is part of "Smart Creativity," a series exploring the intersection between high-concept design and advanced technology."Edmond de Belamy" has made history as the first work of art produced by artificial intelligence to be sold at auction. The slightly blurry canvas print, which has been likened to works by the Old Masters, sold Thursday for $432,500 -- dramatically exceeding its original estimate of $7,000-$10,000 -- at a Christie's
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The massive 2017 Mexican earthquake split a tectonic plate in two, and geologists are shaken

[ad_1] WOW 8.1 moment of MEXICO EARTHQUAKE 2017 - moment earthquake - hurricane IRMA published: 08 Sep 2017 views: 100603 WOW 8.1 moment of MEXICO EARTHQUAKE 2017 An earthquake described by Mexico's president as the country's strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing at least 15 people. The quake, which President Enrique Peña Nieto said measured 8.2, struck in the Pacific, about 87km (54 miles) south-west
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9 dead, dozens missing, as flash floods sweep through Jordan’s Dead Sea area (VIDEO) — RT World News

[ad_1] At least nine people have died and dozens are missing as flash floods swept through the Zara Maeen area on the banks of the Dead Sea in Jordan. The majority of the victims are believed to be students who were enjoying a picnic as part of a school trip to the hot springs area, the Jordan Times reports. A search operation has been launched to locate the 35 people
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Jordan flash floods: Students killed as bus swept away

[ad_1] At least eight students have been killed and 16 more are missing after flash floods swept away their bus near the Dead Sea in Jordan, officials say.The bus had been carrying 37 students and seven members of staff when it was washed away, officials added.A huge rescue operation involving helicopters, troops and divers has been launched at the Zara Maeen hot springs area.Search teams have so far rescued at
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US to ‘deploy 800 troops to border’ ahead of caravan

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump and the facts about the migrant caravanDefence Secretary James Mattis is expected to deploy around 800 troops to the US-Mexico border to stop a migrant caravan, US media say.The soldiers would assist with fencing and support at key points along the southern border, administration officials tell CNN.The caravan of thousands of Central American migrants is making its way toward the
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Caroline Wozniacki: Former world number one reveals ‘shock’ over arthritis diagnosis

[ad_1] Caroline Wozniacki won the China Open earlier this month, two months after she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritisFormer world number one Caroline Wozniacki says she was "shocked" to be diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, but wants to become a role model for people with the condition.The Dane, 28, discovered she had the auto-immune disease in August and says "it has been a lot to take in".Rheumatoid arthritis causes pain, swelling
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At least 10 school children killed, 16 missing in Jordan flash flood

[ad_1] AMMAN (Reuters) - At least 10 school children died and 16 were missing after a flash flood near Jordan’s Dead Sea, where around 40 children and their teachers were on an outing on Thursday, rescuers said. A major rescue operation involving helicopters and army troops was under way. Search teams have so far rescued 11 people, some of whom are in a serious condition, civil defense sources told Reuters.
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Oil Changes Near Me : Logan Flatt Sells Domain Name

[ad_1] Prolific domain investor Logan Flatt of Texas has been on a roll lately, Domain Gang reported Thursday.Flatt recently discovered the sale of Tax.com, the report said.               His specialty in domain sales, Domain Gang reports, seems to be the use of Uniregistry Market and its Bin pricing. He also uses negotiated bidding with the Uniregistry brokers. On Thursday, Domain Gang reports, he sold
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Russian fighter jets fly upside-down, fire missiles in spectacular stratospheric drills (VIDEO) — RT World News

[ad_1] Russian pilots honed their skills in gaining air superiority in case of a surprise attack during the drills in southern Russia. Footage from cameras strapped to fighter jets has captured the simulated high-intensity air fight. A video released by the Russian Defense Ministry shows Su-30M2 and Su-27SM fighter jets being scrambled to repel an attack by a simulated enemy on the air fields in the southern Krasnodar Region. The
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Norway’s Crown Princess Mette-Marit reveals rare lung disease

[ad_1] Image copyright Jørgen Gomnæs / The Royal Court. Image caption Norway's Crown Princess Mette-Marit has been diagnosed with a rare lung condition Norway's crown princess is suffering from a rare chronic lung disease, the country's royal family has confirmed.Princess Mette-Marit, who married Crown Prince Haakon in 2001, said she had been diagnosed with an unusual form of fibrosis. The condition causes a person's lungs to become scarred, and makes
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As winter comes, NATO kicks off largest maneuvers since Cold War

[ad_1] OSLO (Reuters) - Military forces from 31 countries began NATO’s largest exercise in decades, stretching from the Baltic Sea to Iceland, on Thursday, practicing military maneuvers close to Russia, which itself held a huge military drill last month. As temperatures fell below freezing across training grounds in central Norway, giving a taste of what it means to defend NATO’s vast northern flank, some 50,000 troops, 250 aircraft and 10,000
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Florida schoolgirls arrested for ‘satanic murder plot’

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Two Florida schoolgirls have been arrested and accused of plotting to kill classmates in a satanic rite.Police say the pair, 11 and 12, told officers they were Satan worshippers and planned to kill at least 15 students at Bartow Middle School.On Tuesday they were searched by police who found weapons including a butcher's knife, pizza cutter and scissors.They told investigators they planned to drink the blood
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Will Arctic become ‘a new battlefield for oil like the Middle East’? — RT World News

[ad_1] NATO’s exercises in Norway is a furtherance of US aggression towards many countries – in this case it’s towards Russia, Joe Lombardo from United National AntiWar Coalition told RT. The bloc has started the largest war games since the end of the Cold War. Tens of thousands of troops, as well as warships and planes, arrived for the drills in Norway which shares a border with Russia.During Trident Juncture
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In change of tack, Saudi Arabia says Khashoggi’s murder ‘premeditated’

[ad_1] DUBAI/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor said on Thursday the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate was premeditated, reversing previous official statements that the killing was unintended. The death of Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and critic of de facto Saudi ruler Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, has sparked global outrage and mushroomed into a crisis for the world’s top oil exporter and strategic
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Braden Pollock Pulls Off Half-Million Dollar .ORG Sale

[ad_1] DNJournal reported the past week saw a rarity among domain sales when a non .com domain name sold for $500,000. Braden Pollack of LegalBrandmarketing.com closed on the high-priced sale of Q.org to James Iles this week, the report said.Pollock, DNJournal reports, bought a portofolio of .org domains last year, including five rare one-letter domains, as well as a numeric domain 8.org.The sale of Q.org, by far the biggest .org
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First extraterrestrial human could be born within 6 years — RT World News

[ad_1] A Netherlands-based company has announced what may be the ultimate insurance policy for mankind and a prepper’s wildest dream come true; safe, space-based human reproduction within the next decade. SpaceLife Origin announced its Missions Program 2020-2024 on Tuesday with lofty goal of “enabling sustainable life beyond Earth”. The company plans to use its patent-pending technology to create the first generations of humans not born of this Earth.“If humanity wants to
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China says Trump should swap iPhone for Huawei amid bugging claim

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption President Trump insists he only ever uses government-approved phones China has jokingly suggested that US President Donald Trump should swap his Apple iPhone for a Chinese model, after denying a report claiming Beijing was bugging his private calls.The report in the New York Times said that China, and Russia, were intercepting calls made on Mr Trump's personal iPhone to try to gain an
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Champions League: Real Madrid tops earnings with $101 million for Europe’s top tier competition

[ad_1] The Spanish club was paid $101 million by UEFA for last year's campaign, which saw Zinedine Zidane's side defeat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev to win a third-straight European title. Despite being knocked out in the semifinals, AS Roma came out of last year's competition as the second highest earner with $96 million, ahead of Liverpool with $93 million.In total, $1.6 billion was distributed between the clubs that participated in
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U.S. imposes North Korea-related sanctions on Singapore firms

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on two Singapore-based entities and a man accused of money laundering through the U.S. financial system to evade sanctions against North Korea, the department said in a statement on Thursday. The United States said the person targeted by sanctions, Tan Wee Beng, a director and shareholder of a Singapore-based commodities trading company, hid the origins of payments and structured transactions
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How successful CEOs manage their time

[ad_1] Yet everyone wants a piece of them: Leadership teams, senior managers, rank-and-file workers, customers, board members, investors, outside groups, the media. And they want their attention face-to-face, on email, by text and by phone, even on weekends and vacations.Those who do it best are "rock solid clear about what should get their time. They do not have time siphoned away by tasks, meetings and commitments that should really be
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How much interest does US pay on its massive debt pile? RT’s Keiser Report explains — RT Business News

[ad_1] Despite the 30-year decline in interest rates, US debt has been climbing almost exponentially faster with the latest budget deficit swelling by nearly a trillion dollars. Max and Stacy look at the ever-rising amount of interest the US is paying on its huge debt.“America is like a guy who won a lottery and blows it. After World War II we ruled the world, we had the soundest currency, low
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Your pictures: Crushed – BBC News

[ad_1] And finally, an image by Elisa Decker from her Sidewalk Series. The next theme is "puzzling" and the deadline for your entries is 30 October. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link to "We set the theme, you take the pictures," at the bottom of the page. [ad_2] Source link
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What would Anthony Bourdain do? How to honor intrepid traveler’s legacy

[ad_1] (CNN) — Since Anthony Bourdain's death, travelers around the globe have been mourning the loss of one of the world's most gifted storytellers and cultural ambassadors. After rewatching Bourdain's shows, rereading his books and essays, and tuning in for his last "Parts Unknown" episodes, how else can you linger in Bourdain's spirit? How can you make sure his unique take on travel -- and on the world -- doesn't
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Russians don’t hold Kremlin responsible for Skripal poisoning, say British did it themselves – poll — RT Russia

[ad_1] Only a half of surveyed Russians follow the Skripal poisoning saga and just 3 percent of those, who do, believe the UK’s claims that Russian secret services were behind the Salisbury attack, a fresh poll revealed. 43 percent of the Russians have “heard a lot” about the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter, with 8 percent being really interested in the issue. But the other
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Worried about Trump iPhone eavesdroppers? China recommends a Huawei

[ad_1] BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry has some suggestions for the Trump administration if it is worried about foreign eavesdropping on the U.S. president’s iPhones: use a Huawei handset instead. Or just cut all forms of modern communication with the outside world. The riposte came after the New York Times reported that American intelligence reports indicated that Chinese and Russian spies often listen in on President Donald Trump when