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1 in 8 French women has been been raped, survey reveals

A shocking new survey of French women has found that roughly 12 percent of them have been raped at least once in their lifetime. Some 43 percent of respondents also said they had been sexually touched without their consent. Read Full Article at RT.com
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1 in 8 French women has been been raped, survey reveals

A shocking new survey of French women has found that roughly 12 percent of them have been raped at least once in their lifetime. Some 43 percent of respondents also said they had been sexually touched without their consent. Read Full Article at RT.com

Teachers with guns? RT debates possible ‘militarization’ of US schools after Florida shooting

RT guests have sparred over Donald Trump’s suggestion that teachers should carry firearms to protect their students from “maniacs.”  One called it an effective deterrent, while another said it would “militarize” schools. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Teachers with guns? RT debates possible ‘militarization’ of US schools after Florida shooting

RT guests have sparred over Donald Trump’s suggestion that teachers should carry firearms to protect their students from “maniacs.”  One called it an effective deterrent, while another said it would “militarize” schools. Read Full Article at RT.com

Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. Read Full Article at RT.com

Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines' embassy in the US told to give an «accurate picture» of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Read Full Articl
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Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines' embassy in the US told to give an «accurate picture» of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Read Full Article at RT.com

Volkswagen Results Benefit From Strong Sales, Cost Cutting

Volkswagen, the world’s biggest car maker by sales, said net income more than doubled last year on the back of strong sales of its marques and the effect of cost-cutting at its flagship VW brand.
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Volkswagen Results Benefit From Strong Sales, Cost Cutting

Volkswagen, the world’s biggest car maker by sales, said net income more than doubled last year on the back of strong sales of its marques and the effect of cost-cutting at its flagship VW brand.

Huawei's U.K. Relationship Raises U.S. Concerns

Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese maker of smartphones and telecom gear, is seen in Washington as a potential tool of state-sponsored spying, but Britain and several other U.S. allies are embracing Huawei’s technology.
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Huawei's U.K. Relationship Raises U.S. Concerns

Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese maker of smartphones and telecom gear, is seen in Washington as a potential tool of state-sponsored spying, but Britain and several other U.S. allies are embracing Huawei’s technology.

Companies Bow to Social-Media Pressure, Sever NRA Ties

Chubb, MetLife, Symantec and Enterprise’s rental-car chains have eliminated discounts and special programs from members of the National Rifle Association after consumers took to social media to voice outrage against the gun lobby.
WSJ.com: US Business

Companies Bow to Social-Media Pressure, Sever NRA Ties

Chubb, MetLife, Symantec and Enterprise’s rental-car chains have eliminated discounts and special programs from members of the National Rifle Association after consumers took to social media to voice outrage against the gun lobby.

Drug That Promises to Kill Flu in a Day Approved in Japan

Japan has approved a drug that its maker says can kill the flu virus in 24 hours, paving the way for what health experts believe could be a breakthrough in the way the illness is treated.
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Drug That Promises to Kill Flu in a Day Approved in Japan

Japan has approved a drug that its maker says can kill the flu virus in 24 hours, paving the way for what health experts believe could be a breakthrough in the way the illness is treated.

New England Has a Power Problem

New Hampshire’s rejection of a planned 192-mile power line from Canada to Massachusetts is the latest example of just how hard it is to build large energy infrastructure in New England, even as states struggle to meet pressing electricity needs.
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New England Has a Power Problem

New Hampshire’s rejection of a planned 192-mile power line from Canada to Massachusetts is the latest example of just how hard it is to build large energy infrastructure in New England, even as states struggle to meet pressing electricity needs.

Airlines Are Booming, So Why Are Investors Worried?

Sentiment has turned when it comes to investing in airlines, as investors fret that rising fuel prices, excessive expansion plans, and creeping costs threaten future earnings.
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Airlines Are Booming, So Why Are Investors Worried?

Sentiment has turned when it comes to investing in airlines, as investors fret that rising fuel prices, excessive expansion plans, and creeping costs threaten future earnings.

Auto Makers Race to Build a Cheaper Electric Car for India, Other Growing Markets

The world’s auto makers are vying to build an affordable electric car to target drivers in emerging economies and potentially create a competitor to Chinese-made vehicles.
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Auto Makers Race to Build a Cheaper Electric Car for India, Other Growing Markets

The world’s auto makers are vying to build an affordable electric car to target drivers in emerging economies and potentially create a competitor to Chinese-made vehicles.

General Mills, Maker of Cheerios, Now Wants to Feed Your Dog, Too

General Mills has agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for about $8 billion, as the food giant looks for a piece of the fast-growing natural pet-food market.
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General Mills, Maker of Cheerios, Now Wants to Feed Your Dog, Too

General Mills has agreed to buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products for about $8 billion, as the food giant looks for a piece of the fast-growing natural pet-food market.

Car crashes into barrier outside White House, female driver arrested

A minivan has struck the barrier outside the White House in Washington, DC. The female driver has been arrested, said the US Secret Service. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Car crashes into barrier outside White House, female driver arrested

A minivan has struck the barrier outside the White House in Washington, DC. The female driver has been arrested, said the US Secret Service. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Like Chavez, Castro or Putin’: Trump’s CPAC speech triggers MSNBC anchors

President Donald Trump’s speech at the CPAC conference sent MSNBC TV anchors into outrage, with Ali Velshi comparing him to the current or former leaders of Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, Turkey and, of course, Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Like Chavez, Castro or Putin’: Trump’s CPAC speech triggers MSNBC anchors

President Donald Trump’s speech at the CPAC conference sent MSNBC TV anchors into outrage, with Ali Velshi comparing him to the current or former leaders of Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, Turkey and, of course, Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

'You sure he’s a conservative?' 9 best ad-libs from Trump’s CPAC speech

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) crowd went crazy for President Donald Trump’s keynote speech. But it was his casual quips that really brought down the house. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT America

'You sure he’s a conservative?' 9 best ad-libs from Trump’s CPAC speech

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) crowd went crazy for President Donald Trump’s keynote speech. But it was his casual quips that really brought down the house. Read Full Article at RT.com

Florida Governor bans bump stocks, wants to raise age limit for buying guns

Governor Rick Scott declared that he wants to raise the age limit for buying a firearm in Florida to 21. The announcement comes after last week’s mass shooting in a Parkland high school that killed 17 people. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT America

Florida Governor bans bump stocks, wants to raise age limit for buying guns

Governor Rick Scott declared that he wants to raise the age limit for buying a firearm in Florida to 21. The announcement comes after last week’s mass shooting in a Parkland high school that killed 17 people. Read Full Article at RT.com

History of violence: Sheriff releases calls about Florida school shooter

Police have released 23 calls made to the home of attacker Nikolas Cruz, in a bid to deflect criticism over handling the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The final call, however, shows serious concerns were not acted on. Read Full Article at RT.com
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History of violence: Sheriff releases calls about Florida school shooter

Police have released 23 calls made to the home of attacker Nikolas Cruz, in a bid to deflect criticism over handling the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The final call, however, shows serious concerns were not acted on. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia, US, China invited to Afghanistan conference in Tashkent - Uzbek foreign minister

Representatives of Pakistan, Iran, India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey were also invited to the meeting
TASS

Russia, US, China invited to Afghanistan conference in Tashkent - Uzbek foreign minister

Representatives of Pakistan, Iran, India, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey were also invited to the meeting

Moscow supports Uzbekistan’s initiative to host Afghanistan conference in March

Afghanistan is a thorn in the side for both our countries and other regional nations, Lavrov said
TASS

Moscow supports Uzbekistan’s initiative to host Afghanistan conference in March

Afghanistan is a thorn in the side for both our countries and other regional nations, Lavrov said

Militants fire rockets at Damascus hospital from Eastern Ghouta - SANA

Militants fired a rocket at the hospital in Baghdad Street from Eastern Ghouta damaging the intensive care unit badly
TASS

Militants fire rockets at Damascus hospital from Eastern Ghouta - SANA

Militants fired a rocket at the hospital in Baghdad Street from Eastern Ghouta damaging the intensive care unit badly

Russia ready to vote for Syria ceasefire resolution at UN but guarantees needed

Lavrov pointed out that the guarantees should be substantiated by those who have an influence on extremist groups holed up in that area outside Damascus
TASS

Russia ready to vote for Syria ceasefire resolution at UN but guarantees needed

Lavrov pointed out that the guarantees should be substantiated by those who have an influence on extremist groups holed up in that area outside Damascus

Trump: School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a ‘coward’

President Trump on Friday said that the armed school resource officer who stayed outside during the school shooting last week in South Florida was either a “coward” or “didn’t react properly under pressure.” Trump made his remarks to reporters outsi
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Trump: School resource officer who stayed outside South Florida school shooting a ‘coward’

President Trump on Friday said that the armed school resource officer who stayed outside during the school shooting last week in South Florida was either a “coward” or “didn’t react properly under pressure.” Trump made his remarks to reporters outside the White House en route to a national gathering of conservatives in Maryland where he […]

Trump says chief of staff Kelly will handle decisions about Jared Kushner’s security clearance

President Trump said Friday that he will leave any decisions regarding his son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance to his chief of staff, John F. Kelly. “That will be up to General Kelly,” Trump said during a news conference with Australian Prime Mi
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Trump says chief of staff Kelly will handle decisions about Jared Kushner’s security clearance

President Trump said Friday that he will leave any decisions regarding his son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance to his chief of staff, John F. Kelly. “That will be up to General Kelly,” Trump said during a news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday afternoon. “General Kelly respects Jared a lot, and General […]

USCIS director who eliminated ‘nation of immigrants’ is the son of an immigrant

The director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, who eliminated the words “nation of immigrants” from his agency's mission statement Thursday, is the proud son of an immigrant. At least that was Lee Francis Cissna's position before he got the j
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USCIS director who eliminated ‘nation of immigrants’ is the son of an immigrant

The director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, who eliminated the words “nation of immigrants” from his agency's mission statement Thursday, is the proud son of an immigrant. At least that was Lee Francis Cissna's position before he got the job leading the government agency tasked with processing legal immigration and citizenship applications to this country. […]

Canada’s health-care system is a point of national pride. But a study shows it’s at risk of becoming outdated.

TORONTO — When the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked Canadians to pick the greatest-ever Canadian in 2004, they did not select hockey star Wayne Gretzky or Nobel laureate Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin. They chose Tommy Douglas, who
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Canada’s health-care system is a point of national pride. But a study shows it’s at risk of becoming outdated.

TORONTO — When the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked Canadians to pick the greatest-ever Canadian in 2004, they did not select hockey star Wayne Gretzky or Nobel laureate Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin. They chose Tommy Douglas, who almost lost a leg to a bone infection as a boy because his parents couldn’t afford his […]

Nigerians are demanding answers after another potential Boko Haram kidnapping

It's been more than three years since Nigeria's government declared victory over Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group, but that assertion has been put to the test several times in the past few months. In November, Boko Haram terrorists conducted bombing
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Nigerians are demanding answers after another potential Boko Haram kidnapping

It's been more than three years since Nigeria's government declared victory over Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group, but that assertion has been put to the test several times in the past few months. In November, Boko Haram terrorists conducted bombings in Nigeria that killed dozens of people. The next month, the group attacked a Nigerian army […]

What we know about the shadowy Russian mercenary firm behind an attack on U.S. troops in Syria

One of the most complicated episodes in Syria's ever-twisting war took place the night of Feb. 7. In that incident, U.S. troops and their Syrian allies near the town of Deir al-Zour were attacked by hundreds of fighters loyal to the Syrian regime. The Americ
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What we know about the shadowy Russian mercenary firm behind an attack on U.S. troops in Syria

One of the most complicated episodes in Syria's ever-twisting war took place the night of Feb. 7. In that incident, U.S. troops and their Syrian allies near the town of Deir al-Zour were attacked by hundreds of fighters loyal to the Syrian regime. The Americans responded with a devastating counterattack that the United States said left […]

The 10 most memorable figure skating routines at the 2018 Olympics, ranked by song

The 2018 Winter Olympics mark the first year that figure skaters have been able to use music with lyrics for their routines. Live-tweeters have now been yelling about it for two weeks, and the increased attention has even contributed to a spike in music stre
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The 10 most memorable figure skating routines at the 2018 Olympics, ranked by song

The 2018 Winter Olympics mark the first year that figure skaters have been able to use music with lyrics for their routines. Live-tweeters have now been yelling about it for two weeks, and the increased attention has even contributed to a spike in music streaming. The lyrical privilege, once only afforded to ice dancers, means single skaters are […]

#StopNRAmazon: Gun control activists target Bezos platform for streaming NRATV

Twitter users are targeting Amazon Fire TV for continuing to stream NRATV following the Florida high school shooting. Users deployed the hashtag “#StopNRAmazon” to appeal to Amazon owner Jeff Bezos to stop carrying the channel. Read Full Article at RT.co
RT America

#StopNRAmazon: Gun control activists target Bezos platform for streaming NRATV

Twitter users are targeting Amazon Fire TV for continuing to stream NRATV following the Florida high school shooting. Users deployed the hashtag “#StopNRAmazon” to appeal to Amazon owner Jeff Bezos to stop carrying the channel. Read Full Article at RT.com

'Circus-like atmosphere': Ex-Trump aide Gates pleads guilty after new Mueller indictment

Rick Gates, a former aide to US President Donald Trump, has pleaded guilty to filing false paperwork about foreign lobbying, related to his work in Ukraine before the 2016 presidential election. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Circus-like atmosphere': Ex-Trump aide Gates pleads guilty after new Mueller indictment

Rick Gates, a former aide to US President Donald Trump, has pleaded guilty to filing false paperwork about foreign lobbying, related to his work in Ukraine before the 2016 presidential election. Read Full Article at RT.com

President Trump mocks ‘fake news media’ as protester crashes CPAC speech

A protester interrupted President Donald Trump’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. The man was quickly hauled away by security. Read Full Article at RT.com
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President Trump mocks ‘fake news media’ as protester crashes CPAC speech

A protester interrupted President Donald Trump’s speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday. The man was quickly hauled away by security. Read Full Article at RT.com

US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May - State Department

Washington is planning to open a new Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Reuters reports, citing the US State Department. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May - State Department

Washington is planning to open a new Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Reuters reports, citing the US State Department. Read Full Article at RT.com

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