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Trump plan to ax oversight on US arms sales will ‘lead to disaster’ – analysts to RT

Loosened US policy on arms exports contradicts Washington’s alleged commitment to protecting human rights, and makes it easier for rogue groups to acquire weapons and perpetrate conflicts, analysts told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Trump plan to ax oversight on US arms sales will ‘lead to disaster’ – analysts to RT

Loosened US policy on arms exports contradicts Washington’s alleged commitment to protecting human rights, and makes it easier for rogue groups to acquire weapons and perpetrate conflicts, analysts told RT. Read Full Article at RT.com

Wanted: New Home for a Lot of Russian Aluminum

Russia’s Rusal, which produced 3.7 million tons of aluminum last year, is looking for a new home for its output. U.S. sanctions mean that almost no Western buyer, or Washington’s allies like Japan, will touch the metal.
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Wanted: New Home for a Lot of Russian Aluminum

Russia’s Rusal, which produced 3.7 million tons of aluminum last year, is looking for a new home for its output. U.S. sanctions mean that almost no Western buyer, or Washington’s allies like Japan, will touch the metal.

Southwest Accident Shows Passengers Unprepared for Emergencies

Airlines and regulators have spent years refining the procedures they count on to save lives during accidents like the engine failure that killed a Southwest Airlines Co. passenger this week.
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Southwest Accident Shows Passengers Unprepared for Emergencies

Airlines and regulators have spent years refining the procedures they count on to save lives during accidents like the engine failure that killed a Southwest Airlines Co. passenger this week.

American Hustle: ZTE's Surprise U.S. Success, Now Under Threat

In the five years since ZTE was branded a national-security threat by U.S. lawmakers, the Chinese telecom giant has quietly been building its own American success story. Now, a new sales ban puts that under threat.
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American Hustle: ZTE's Surprise U.S. Success, Now Under Threat

In the five years since ZTE was branded a national-security threat by U.S. lawmakers, the Chinese telecom giant has quietly been building its own American success story. Now, a new sales ban puts that under threat.

Audit Cleared Facebook's Privacy Practices Despite Cambridge Analytica Leak

An auditor reviewing Facebook’s privacy practices gave the social-media company a clean bill of health in a report to federal authorities last year—well after Facebook learned that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained million
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Audit Cleared Facebook's Privacy Practices Despite Cambridge Analytica Leak

An auditor reviewing Facebook’s privacy practices gave the social-media company a clean bill of health in a report to federal authorities last year—well after Facebook learned that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained millions of users’ personal data.

Apple Struggles With Effort to Diversify Screen Suppliers

Apple’s efforts to line up a second supplier for its high-end smartphone screens have hit a hurdle because LG Display is struggling to make them, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Apple Struggles With Effort to Diversify Screen Suppliers

Apple’s efforts to line up a second supplier for its high-end smartphone screens have hit a hurdle because LG Display is struggling to make them, according to people familiar with the matter.

The threat of white radical extremism in the age of Trump

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Just weeks before President Trump won the 2016 election, three whit
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The threat of white radical extremism in the age of Trump

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Just weeks before President Trump won the 2016 election, three white men in Kansas were arrested for fomenting a terror plot. Patrick Stein, 49, Curtis […]

King Mswati III of Swaziland proclaims his nation will be henceforth known as eSwatini

NAIROBI — King Mswati III of Swaziland is an absolute monarch, so what he says goes. But over the course of his 32-year rule, he has mostly gained international attention for how he has spent the royal treasury. While his populace is one of the poorest in t
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King Mswati III of Swaziland proclaims his nation will be henceforth known as eSwatini

NAIROBI — King Mswati III of Swaziland is an absolute monarch, so what he says goes. But over the course of his 32-year rule, he has mostly gained international attention for how he has spent the royal treasury. While his populace is one of the poorest in the world, and has the highest rate of […]

Ferocious felon: ‘Hangry’ bear breaks into car & locks itself inside (VIDEO)

Colorado police responding to reports of a ‘vehicle trespass’ came upon an unlikely, and terrifying, felon – a bear that managed to break into a car and lock itself inside. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Ferocious felon: ‘Hangry’ bear breaks into car & locks itself inside (VIDEO)

Colorado police responding to reports of a ‘vehicle trespass’ came upon an unlikely, and terrifying, felon – a bear that managed to break into a car and lock itself inside. Read Full Article at RT.com

DOJ hands over Comey’s Trump memos to Congress

Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos about meetings with President Donald Trump have been handed over to Congress. The public will likely see a version from which classified information is redacted. Read Full Article at RT.com
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DOJ hands over Comey’s Trump memos to Congress

Former FBI Director James Comey’s memos about meetings with President Donald Trump have been handed over to Congress. The public will likely see a version from which classified information is redacted. Read Full Article at RT.com

Assange has ‘physical proof’ Russia didn’t hack DNC – Congressman

Russia did not provide WikiLeaks with Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 US presidential campaign and Julian Assange has physical evidence to prove it, says a Republican congressman who met with him. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Assange has ‘physical proof’ Russia didn’t hack DNC – Congressman

Russia did not provide WikiLeaks with Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 US presidential campaign and Julian Assange has physical evidence to prove it, says a Republican congressman who met with him. Read Full Article at RT.com

Comey’s memos on Trump meetings leaked online (FULL TEXT)

The redacted copies of notes that former FBI Director James Comey made following his meetings with President Trump, have been leaked online, after the Justice Department released them to Congress. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Comey’s memos on Trump meetings leaked online (FULL TEXT)

The redacted copies of notes that former FBI Director James Comey made following his meetings with President Trump, have been leaked online, after the Justice Department released them to Congress. Read Full Article at RT.com

In a U.S.-China Tech Battle, Lots of Self-Inflicted Wounds

China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S., with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors, potentially creating a stumbling block for th
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In a U.S.-China Tech Battle, Lots of Self-Inflicted Wounds

China intensified the tit-for-tat trade battle with the U.S., with antitrust regulators warning that they have “hard to resolve” concerns about Qualcomm’s planned $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors, potentially creating a stumbling block for the deal.

‘Don’t let Trump rip up the Iran deal!’ 300 European parliamentarians pen letter to US Congress

Three hundred parliamentarians from Britain, France and Germany have called on the US Congress not to let President Trump abandon the Iran deal, warning it would undermine the very concept of diplomacy and any future negotiations. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Don’t let Trump rip up the Iran deal!’ 300 European parliamentarians pen letter to US Congress

Three hundred parliamentarians from Britain, France and Germany have called on the US Congress not to let President Trump abandon the Iran deal, warning it would undermine the very concept of diplomacy and any future negotiations. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia won’t halt titanium supplies to US – trade minister

Titanium supplies to the United States won’t be restricted as part of any response by Moscow to the sanctions imposed by the White House, according to Trade Minister Denis Manturov. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia won’t halt titanium supplies to US – trade minister

Titanium supplies to the United States won’t be restricted as part of any response by Moscow to the sanctions imposed by the White House, according to Trade Minister Denis Manturov. Read Full Article at RT.com

Satellite surveillance startup aims to monitor entire Earth & stream video in real-time

US-based startup EarthNow, which plans to deploy a constellation of hi-tech satellites to monitor the entire surface of Earth and stream HD footage 24/7, has secured backing from many notable investors, like Bill Gates and Airbus. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Satellite surveillance startup aims to monitor entire Earth & stream video in real-time

US-based startup EarthNow, which plans to deploy a constellation of hi-tech satellites to monitor the entire surface of Earth and stream HD footage 24/7, has secured backing from many notable investors, like Bill Gates and Airbus. Read Full Article at RT.com

German car producers could fall victim to US sanctions against Russian aluminum

Sanctions against top Russian aluminum producers are likely to hit European car production, according to Germany’s WVMetalle, a lobbying group for 655 metals companies. Read Full Article at RT.com
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German car producers could fall victim to US sanctions against Russian aluminum

Sanctions against top Russian aluminum producers are likely to hit European car production, according to Germany’s WVMetalle, a lobbying group for 655 metals companies. Read Full Article at RT.com

Philip Morris Shares Plunge for Worst Day in a Decade

Shares of tobacco companies tumbled after Philip Morris said cigarette shipments fell more than expected and sales for its cigarette alternative started to stall in a key market—raising wider alarm about the health of the entire tobacco industry.
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Philip Morris Shares Plunge for Worst Day in a Decade

Shares of tobacco companies tumbled after Philip Morris said cigarette shipments fell more than expected and sales for its cigarette alternative started to stall in a key market—raising wider alarm about the health of the entire tobacco industry.

AT&T Chief Takes Stand to Defend Time Warner Deal

AT&T’s Randall Stephenson began his court testimony defending his company’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner against the Justice Department’s antitrust claims.
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AT&T Chief Takes Stand to Defend Time Warner Deal

AT&T’s Randall Stephenson began his court testimony defending his company’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner against the Justice Department’s antitrust claims.

Mattel Taps Its Fourth CEO in as Many Years

Mattel hired former studio executive Ynon Kreiz to succeed CEO Margo Georgiadis after about one year in the job, a surprising shake-up at a toy maker searching for a strategy that can end a four-year sales slump.
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Mattel Taps Its Fourth CEO in as Many Years

Mattel hired former studio executive Ynon Kreiz to succeed CEO Margo Georgiadis after about one year in the job, a surprising shake-up at a toy maker searching for a strategy that can end a four-year sales slump.

John Bolton meets Russian ambassador to discuss relations between countries

The US National Security Adviser reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to have better relations, the White House said
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John Bolton meets Russian ambassador to discuss relations between countries

The US National Security Adviser reiterated that it is in the interest of both the United States and Russia to have better relations, the White House said

Carrie Underwood reveals details of accident, says hype over her face was unintentional

Now that Carrie Underwood is officially back in public after months off the radar and has new music to promote, it’s time for the next step: making the radio rounds in Nashville. She stopped by Sirius XM the Highway’s “Storme Warren Show” an
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Carrie Underwood reveals details of accident, says hype over her face was unintentional

Now that Carrie Underwood is officially back in public after months off the radar and has new music to promote, it’s time for the next step: making the radio rounds in Nashville. She stopped by Sirius XM the Highway’s “Storme Warren Show” and iHeartMedia’s “The Bobby Bones Show” Thursday morning for her first interviews since she […]

This craft brewery made a ‘Breaking Bad’-themed beer. Now, Sony is suing.

Those who fit in the middle of the Venn diagram of “Breaking Bad” and booze lovers might miss Sony’s 2015 short-lived promotional spirit for the show — Heisenberg, “The One Who Knocks” Blue Ice vodka. But as craft beer fans and certain Califor
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This craft brewery made a ‘Breaking Bad’-themed beer. Now, Sony is suing.

Those who fit in the middle of the Venn diagram of “Breaking Bad” and booze lovers might miss Sony’s 2015 short-lived promotional spirit for the show — Heisenberg, “The One Who Knocks” Blue Ice vodka. But as craft beer fans and certain Californians know, there’s another option out there. Knee Deep Brewing Co., in Auburn, […]

George Soros to close his Budapest office amid ‘political hostility’ – report

George Soros' Open Society Foundations (OSF) will close their office in Budapest and move Eastern European operations to Germany, citing the “political hostility” it faces in Hungary, the Austrian Die Presse newspaper reported. Read Full Article at RT.com
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George Soros to close his Budapest office amid ‘political hostility’ – report

George Soros' Open Society Foundations (OSF) will close their office in Budapest and move Eastern European operations to Germany, citing the “political hostility” it faces in Hungary, the Austrian Die Presse newspaper reported. Read Full Article at RT.com

In historic first, Senator brings newborn baby into hallowed chamber, inspires vote

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) made history on Thursday when she became the first member to bring her newborn baby onto the floor of the US Senate. Duckworth is the first sitting senator to give birth in office. Read Full Article at RT.com
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In historic first, Senator brings newborn baby into hallowed chamber, inspires vote

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) made history on Thursday when she became the first member to bring her newborn baby onto the floor of the US Senate. Duckworth is the first sitting senator to give birth in office. Read Full Article at RT.com

Iran warns Washington of ‘unpleasant’ consequences if it unilaterally scraps nuclear deal

Tehran has once again warned the US against a withdrawal from the internationally-backed 2015 nuclear deal, with the country’s FM reportedly saying the consequences of such a unilateral move “will be unpleasant” for Washington. Read Full Article at RT.c
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Iran warns Washington of ‘unpleasant’ consequences if it unilaterally scraps nuclear deal

Tehran has once again warned the US against a withdrawal from the internationally-backed 2015 nuclear deal, with the country’s FM reportedly saying the consequences of such a unilateral move “will be unpleasant” for Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Symbolic move, huge benefits’: Romania to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The Romanian government has adopted a memorandum to officially transfer the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Symbolic move, huge benefits’: Romania to relocate its Israel embassy to Jerusalem

The Romanian government has adopted a memorandum to officially transfer the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to the leader of the ruling Social Democratic Party. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian ambassador meets new US national security adviser Bolton

The newly-appointed White House national security adviser John Bolton has met with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov to discuss the US-Russia relationship amid unprecedented tensions between Washington and Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian ambassador meets new US national security adviser Bolton

The newly-appointed White House national security adviser John Bolton has met with Russian Ambassador Anatoly Antonov to discuss the US-Russia relationship amid unprecedented tensions between Washington and Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com

Aeroflot confirms problems with getting US visas for its crews

Earlier the Russian Foreign Ministry said Russia and the US may be left without direct flights because of the difficulties Aeroflot crews have with getting the US visa
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Aeroflot confirms problems with getting US visas for its crews

Earlier the Russian Foreign Ministry said Russia and the US may be left without direct flights because of the difficulties Aeroflot crews have with getting the US visa

UK MEP says no evidence of Russia’s involvement in Skripal poisoning

Bill Etheridge also indicated the absence of evidence on the Syrian government’s role in the alleged chemical attack in the city of Douma
TASS

UK MEP says no evidence of Russia’s involvement in Skripal poisoning

Bill Etheridge also indicated the absence of evidence on the Syrian government’s role in the alleged chemical attack in the city of Douma

Rusal’s delisting from Euronext Paris terminated

Rusal was informed «by CACEIS Corporate Trust that their provision of services as the centralizing broker for the orderly sale procedure was terminated»
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Rusal’s delisting from Euronext Paris terminated

Rusal was informed «by CACEIS Corporate Trust that their provision of services as the centralizing broker for the orderly sale procedure was terminated»

Russian, Saudi Arabian ministers have discussed energy collaboration

Alexander Novak met with Khalid al-Falih prior to the eighth meeting of the monitoring committee of OPEC and non-OPEC nations in Jiddah
TASS

Russian, Saudi Arabian ministers have discussed energy collaboration

Alexander Novak met with Khalid al-Falih prior to the eighth meeting of the monitoring committee of OPEC and non-OPEC nations in Jiddah

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