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Riverboat fire kills one, causes evacuation of over 300 in Russia’s St. Petersburg

The fire erupted in the boat engineer’s cabin, scorching 13 square meters, the city’s emergencies agency said
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Riverboat fire kills one, causes evacuation of over 300 in Russia’s St. Petersburg

The fire erupted in the boat engineer’s cabin, scorching 13 square meters, the city’s emergencies agency said

US to get hypersonic weapons in next two years — Pentagon

US Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy said earlier his country was looking into possibility of developing all types of rockets previously prohibited under INF treaty
TASS

US to get hypersonic weapons in next two years — Pentagon

US Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy said earlier his country was looking into possibility of developing all types of rockets previously prohibited under INF treaty

California ‘Nazi High’ forced to reopen probe after students caught throwing salutes in more videos

Orange County high school students were caught on film giving Nazi salutes and singing Nazi marching songs, outraging the community after school administrators appeared to be trying to cover it up – until even more videos emerged. Read Full Article at RT.co
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California ‘Nazi High’ forced to reopen probe after students caught throwing salutes in more videos

Orange County high school students were caught on film giving Nazi salutes and singing Nazi marching songs, outraging the community after school administrators appeared to be trying to cover it up – until even more videos emerged. Read Full Article at RT.com

India’s former finance minister arrested on corruption charges in overnight raid (VIDEO)

Indian special forces have raided the house of former finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram to arrest him on charges of corruption and money laundering. Read Full Article at RT.com
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India’s former finance minister arrested on corruption charges in overnight raid (VIDEO)

Indian special forces have raided the house of former finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram to arrest him on charges of corruption and money laundering. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian humanoid robot blasts off to Space Station aboard Soyuz-2.1 rocket

Russia’s Soyuz-2.1 rocket has blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome as part of a test flight to check compatibility of the upgraded booster and spacecraft – which this time carries only a humanoid robot to the ISS. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russian humanoid robot blasts off to Space Station aboard Soyuz-2.1 rocket

Russia’s Soyuz-2.1 rocket has blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome as part of a test flight to check compatibility of the upgraded booster and spacecraft – which this time carries only a humanoid robot to the ISS. Read Full Article at RT.com

Orcas released from Srednyaya Bay adapt successfully — scientists

The conclusion is based on signals received from satellite tags, as well as on photos and video footage of their migration
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Orcas released from Srednyaya Bay adapt successfully — scientists

The conclusion is based on signals received from satellite tags, as well as on photos and video footage of their migration

Japan builds an ‘island wall’ to counter China’s intensifying incursions

A quiet confrontation is growing in the East China Sea, in a slow-moving but high-stakes “game of chicken.”
WorldViews

Japan builds an ‘island wall’ to counter China’s intensifying incursions

A quiet confrontation is growing in the East China Sea, in a slow-moving but high-stakes “game of chicken.”

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is ablaze, turning day into night in the city of Sao Paulo

Amazon wildfires have spiked, sparking fears of land grabs for agriculture and the release of greenhouse gases that will accelerate global warming.
WorldViews

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is ablaze, turning day into night in the city of Sao Paulo

Amazon wildfires have spiked, sparking fears of land grabs for agriculture and the release of greenhouse gases that will accelerate global warming.

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq

A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq.
WorldViews

After Iraq base blasts, Iranian-backed militias’ threats heighten speculation Israel is bombing Iraq

A statement from Iranian-backed militias blamed Israeli drones for four big blasts at militia bases over the past month and accused the U.S. military of aiding the strikes by allowing Israel to use U.S. bases in Iraq.

Federal judge allows Trump to appeal lawsuit over foreign payments accepted by his hotels

The decision is a setback for critics who hope the courts will find him in violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.
Post Politics

Federal judge allows Trump to appeal lawsuit over foreign payments accepted by his hotels

The decision is a setback for critics who hope the courts will find him in violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.

Jay Inslee, governor who centered climate change in presidential race, drops out of the contest

Washington state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential race with an argument that climate change is the central issue of our time, dropped out of the race for Democratic nominee for president on Wednesday.
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Jay Inslee, governor who centered climate change in presidential race, drops out of the contest

Washington state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential race with an argument that climate change is the central issue of our time, dropped out of the race for Democratic nominee for president on Wednesday.

Russia ‘expert’ says Ukraine economy doing great, citing mail-order bride blog

Notoriously wrong Swedish economist Anders Aslund invoked monthly wage statistics from a dating website geared toward Western men seeking eastern European wives to argue that Ukraine is doing better than Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia ‘expert’ says Ukraine economy doing great, citing mail-order bride blog

Notoriously wrong Swedish economist Anders Aslund invoked monthly wage statistics from a dating website geared toward Western men seeking eastern European wives to argue that Ukraine is doing better than Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

Protect the crops! Israeli paratroopers ‘accidentally’ open fire at civilian plane (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers chose a small Israeli crop-dusting plane for target practice after mistaking it for an enemy aircraft ‘intruding’ into the airspace of occupied Golan Heights. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Protect the crops! Israeli paratroopers ‘accidentally’ open fire at civilian plane (VIDEO)

Israeli soldiers chose a small Israeli crop-dusting plane for target practice after mistaking it for an enemy aircraft ‘intruding’ into the airspace of occupied Golan Heights. Read Full Article at RT.com

Protests in EU ‘have larger, graver consequences’ than in Russia – Putin

Politically motivated rallies in Europe are much larger in scale and often lead to violent clashes with many demonstrators and police officers injured, Putin said answering a journalist’s question in Helsinki. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Protests in EU ‘have larger, graver consequences’ than in Russia – Putin

Politically motivated rallies in Europe are much larger in scale and often lead to violent clashes with many demonstrators and police officers injured, Putin said answering a journalist’s question in Helsinki. Read Full Article at RT.com

Brothers who murdered ‘Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian’ over sexy selfies might walk free

Two brothers charged with murdering a Pakistani social media star and prompting Islamabad to tighten laws against “honor killings” might be set free – after their parents said they forgive them for killing their own sister. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Brothers who murdered ‘Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian’ over sexy selfies might walk free

Two brothers charged with murdering a Pakistani social media star and prompting Islamabad to tighten laws against “honor killings” might be set free – after their parents said they forgive them for killing their own sister. Read Full Article at RT.com

Defense Department kills multi-billion dollar missile contract with Boeing

The Pentagon is scrapping a multi-billion dollar deal with Boeing to replace an outdated missile interceptor, citing years of delays and technical problems and jealously eyeing rivals’ capabilities. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Defense Department kills multi-billion dollar missile contract with Boeing

The Pentagon is scrapping a multi-billion dollar deal with Boeing to replace an outdated missile interceptor, citing years of delays and technical problems and jealously eyeing rivals’ capabilities. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian government continues work on updated version of Russia’s space policy concept

Principles of Russia’s state policy in space exploration had been worked out back in 2013 and must be reviewed given scientific and technological progress
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Russian government continues work on updated version of Russia’s space policy concept

Principles of Russia’s state policy in space exploration had been worked out back in 2013 and must be reviewed given scientific and technological progress

Date of disengagement in Petrovskoye area of Donbass not set yet — negotiator

Earlier, the disengagement of forces and weapons was conducted successfully in the Stanitsa Luganskaya area
TASS

Date of disengagement in Petrovskoye area of Donbass not set yet — negotiator

Earlier, the disengagement of forces and weapons was conducted successfully in the Stanitsa Luganskaya area

Russia's Vostochny space center construction on schedule despite heavy rains

Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin said in July that heavy rains inundate foundation pits and complicate the work of heavy-duty vehicles
TASS

Russia's Vostochny space center construction on schedule despite heavy rains

Roscosmos Director General Dmitry Rogozin said in July that heavy rains inundate foundation pits and complicate the work of heavy-duty vehicles

'Prophetic' Ted Cruz predicted Trump nuking Denmark in 2016 campaign video

No one could have predicted in 2016 that US President Donald Trump would be throwing a geopolitical hissy fit over Denmark’s refusal to consider his offer to buy Greenland. No one, that is, except… Republican ex-rival Ted Cruz? Read Full Article at RT.com
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'Prophetic' Ted Cruz predicted Trump nuking Denmark in 2016 campaign video

No one could have predicted in 2016 that US President Donald Trump would be throwing a geopolitical hissy fit over Denmark’s refusal to consider his offer to buy Greenland. No one, that is, except… Republican ex-rival Ted Cruz? Read Full Article at RT.com

Anti-social media: Twitter to meet Manchester United and Kick It Out amid storm over racist tweets

Representatives from the social media giant Twitter will meet with Manchester United and anti-racism organization Kick It Out after United star Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to racist abuse on the site. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT - Daily news

Anti-social media: Twitter to meet Manchester United and Kick It Out amid storm over racist tweets

Representatives from the social media giant Twitter will meet with Manchester United and anti-racism organization Kick It Out after United star Paul Pogba became the latest player to be subjected to racist abuse on the site. Read Full Article at RT.com

Israel strikes ‘military targets’ in Gaza in response to rocket fire

The IDF has struck multiple targets in the Gaza Strip after at least one rocket coming from the enclave landed in an open field in southern Israel. Read Full Article at RT.com
RT - Daily news

Israel strikes ‘military targets’ in Gaza in response to rocket fire

The IDF has struck multiple targets in the Gaza Strip after at least one rocket coming from the enclave landed in an open field in southern Israel. Read Full Article at RT.com

Putin expects rise in Finnish tourists coming to Russia after introduction of e-visas

In 2018, about 3.5 mln Russian citizens visited Finland, while about 1 mln Finns travelled to Russia
TASS

Putin expects rise in Finnish tourists coming to Russia after introduction of e-visas

In 2018, about 3.5 mln Russian citizens visited Finland, while about 1 mln Finns travelled to Russia

Russia, Finland to broaden interaction on environmental topics

President Putin recalled that relations between Russia and Finland are at a high level and contacts are made at a variety of tiers
TASS

Russia, Finland to broaden interaction on environmental topics

President Putin recalled that relations between Russia and Finland are at a high level and contacts are made at a variety of tiers

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