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China no longer the world's garbage dump as it plans to cut waste imports to zero this year

Since China banned the import of certain types of waste in 2017, those shipments have declined by 71 percent, the country's environmental authorities have announced. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Cocaine and $30 hookers’: Tyson Fury talks post-fight party plans for Deontay Wilder rematch (VIDEO)

Tyson Fury says he’ll embark on a “cocaine and hooker” binge after his rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas this weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Cocaine and $30 hookers’: Tyson Fury talks post-fight party plans for Deontay Wilder rematch (VIDEO)

Tyson Fury says he’ll embark on a “cocaine and hooker” binge after his rematch with WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas this weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com

But will he pardon Roger Stone? Trump clemency for Blagojevich, Kerik, Milken & DeBartolo fuel speculation

US President Donald Trump has surprised everyone with a series of pardons that – so far – do not include any of his aides caught up in ‘Russiagate’ investigations, although his tweets suggest this too might be coming. Read Full Article at RT.com
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But will he pardon Roger Stone? Trump clemency for Blagojevich, Kerik, Milken & DeBartolo fuel speculation

US President Donald Trump has surprised everyone with a series of pardons that – so far – do not include any of his aides caught up in ‘Russiagate’ investigations, although his tweets suggest this too might be coming. Read Full Article at RT.com

US Senate Democrat admits secretly meeting with Iran’s FM, after criticizing Republicans for doing the same

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy met in secret with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif last weekend. While discussion is preferable to escalation, Murphy has slated Republicans for attempting similar backchannel diplomacy before. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US Senate Democrat admits secretly meeting with Iran’s FM, after criticizing Republicans for doing the same

Democrat Senator Chris Murphy met in secret with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif last weekend. While discussion is preferable to escalation, Murphy has slated Republicans for attempting similar backchannel diplomacy before. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tacky tribute? Fans slam 'shameful' $170K Lamborghini dedicated to late NBA star Kobe Bryant

A Lamborghini decorated in the purple and gold of the LA Lakers has been made available to purchase by a private seller after the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter, but some fans have reacted with anger. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tacky tribute? Fans slam 'shameful' $170K Lamborghini dedicated to late NBA star Kobe Bryant

A Lamborghini decorated in the purple and gold of the LA Lakers has been made available to purchase by a private seller after the tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his teenage daughter, but some fans have reacted with anger. Read Full Article at RT.com

Home-made bombs tested on PETS: New Columbine-style school massacre thwarted in Crimea, 2 teen suspects arrested

Two teenage fans of Vladislav Roslyakov, who killed 20 of his classmates in a Columbine-copycat shooting in the Crimean city of Kerch two years ago, were preparing similar school attacks, the Russian security service has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Home-made bombs tested on PETS: New Columbine-style school massacre thwarted in Crimea, 2 teen suspects arrested

Two teenage fans of Vladislav Roslyakov, who killed 20 of his classmates in a Columbine-copycat shooting in the Crimean city of Kerch two years ago, were preparing similar school attacks, the Russian security service has revealed. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia temporarily bans ALL Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on Tuesday evening banning Chinese citizens from entering Russia for tourism, work, and for private purposes. The new rules are effective from Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Russia temporarily bans ALL Chinese visitors amid coronavirus epidemic

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on Tuesday evening banning Chinese citizens from entering Russia for tourism, work, and for private purposes. The new rules are effective from Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Extraordinary Neanderthal skeleton found at famous burial site could finally answer ancient DEATH-RITES question

The landmark discovery in Iraq of the skeleton of a 70,000-year-old Neanderthal has reignited a debate about whether these ancient humans were sophisticated enough to have burial rituals. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Extraordinary Neanderthal skeleton found at famous burial site could finally answer ancient DEATH-RITES question

The landmark discovery in Iraq of the skeleton of a 70,000-year-old Neanderthal has reignited a debate about whether these ancient humans were sophisticated enough to have burial rituals. Read Full Article at RT.com

Dissident artist known as ‘China’s Banksy’ takes aim at Beijing — from Australia

Coronavirus and Hong Kong unrest feature in Badiucao’s work. That’s enough to raise worries pro-China forces could disrupt his show.
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Dissident artist known as ‘China’s Banksy’ takes aim at Beijing — from Australia

Coronavirus and Hong Kong unrest feature in Badiucao’s work. That’s enough to raise worries pro-China forces could disrupt his show.

Russia ordered to pay $50 billion to former owners of oil giant Yukos

Moscow will appeal the decision to the Dutch Supreme Court, setting up a final showdown in a 15-year saga involving Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion to former owners of oil giant Yukos

Moscow will appeal the decision to the Dutch Supreme Court, setting up a final showdown in a 15-year saga involving Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky.

Israel blocks West Bank exports as trade tensions rise, along with towers of unsold produce

The dispute began to simmer in the fall when Palestinian officials curtailed the import of Israeli beef into areas under their control. Israel this week responded, blocking the import of Palestinian produce, closing access to the Arab growers’ biggest marke
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Israel blocks West Bank exports as trade tensions rise, along with towers of unsold produce

The dispute began to simmer in the fall when Palestinian officials curtailed the import of Israeli beef into areas under their control. Israel this week responded, blocking the import of Palestinian produce, closing access to the Arab growers’ biggest market.

Nearly five months after vote, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wins second term

The election was marred by widespread accusations of fraud, misconduct and mechanical errors requiring time-consuming recounts.
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Nearly five months after vote, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani wins second term

The election was marred by widespread accusations of fraud, misconduct and mechanical errors requiring time-consuming recounts.

Twitter down across eastern US and parts of Europe in latest major outage

Hundreds of users have reported issues with the Twitter website Tuesday afternoon, while the mobile app appears to be largely unaffected. Twitter has not given any explanation for the mysterious outage at time of writing. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Twitter down across eastern US and parts of Europe in latest major outage

Hundreds of users have reported issues with the Twitter website Tuesday afternoon, while the mobile app appears to be largely unaffected. Twitter has not given any explanation for the mysterious outage at time of writing. Read Full Article at RT.com

She said ‘yes!’ Fan proposes to girlfriend using Metro Exodus video game

Ukrainian video game studio 4A Games helped out one love-struck megafan of their Metro Exodus series by embedding a marriage proposal into the game. It’s a bold strategy, Cotton, but did it work out for him? Read Full Article at RT.com
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She said ‘yes!’ Fan proposes to girlfriend using Metro Exodus video game

Ukrainian video game studio 4A Games helped out one love-struck megafan of their Metro Exodus series by embedding a marriage proposal into the game. It’s a bold strategy, Cotton, but did it work out for him? Read Full Article at RT.com

'This guy is a joke': Sadiq Khan triggers Twitter after saying 'heartbroken' Londoners should be able to keep EU citizenship

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the UK government to allow Londoners and other British nationals who are upset over Brexit to retain «associate citizenship» of the EU, provoking both anger and praise on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com
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'This guy is a joke': Sadiq Khan triggers Twitter after saying 'heartbroken' Londoners should be able to keep EU citizenship

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the UK government to allow Londoners and other British nationals who are upset over Brexit to retain «associate citizenship» of the EU, provoking both anger and praise on social media. Read Full Article at RT.com

Bombs away! WATCH close-up footage of Su-35S jet performing airstrike

The Russian Defense Ministry’s TV channel, Zvezda, has placed numerous cameras on Su-35S fighter jets, filming a spectacular video from the bomb-dropping drills of the 4++ generation warplanes Read Full Article at RT.com
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Bombs away! WATCH close-up footage of Su-35S jet performing airstrike

The Russian Defense Ministry’s TV channel, Zvezda, has placed numerous cameras on Su-35S fighter jets, filming a spectacular video from the bomb-dropping drills of the 4++ generation warplanes Read Full Article at RT.com

Visitor numbers to Russia jumped by 20.5% last year – major e-visa liberalization planned for 2021

It may be the world’s largest country and bursting with visitor attractions, but Russia has long punched beneath its weight in the tourism sector. Now, signs suggest this is beginning to change. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Visitor numbers to Russia jumped by 20.5% last year – major e-visa liberalization planned for 2021

It may be the world’s largest country and bursting with visitor attractions, but Russia has long punched beneath its weight in the tourism sector. Now, signs suggest this is beginning to change. Read Full Article at RT.com

About 1,000 Russian motor rifle troops wrap up tactical drills in Tajikistan’s mountains

Over 2,000 controlled targets that simulated the notional enemy’s tracked and wheeled hardware and manpower were set up at the training range for the drills
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About 1,000 Russian motor rifle troops wrap up tactical drills in Tajikistan’s mountains

Over 2,000 controlled targets that simulated the notional enemy’s tracked and wheeled hardware and manpower were set up at the training range for the drills

Dutch court ruling in Yukos case won’t lead to seizure of Russia’s assets abroad — expert

Earlier The Hague Court of Appeal reinstated an order of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, which in 2014 ordered Russia to pay $50 bln to the companies associated with former Yukos shareholders
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Dutch court ruling in Yukos case won’t lead to seizure of Russia’s assets abroad — expert

Earlier The Hague Court of Appeal reinstated an order of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, which in 2014 ordered Russia to pay $50 bln to the companies associated with former Yukos shareholders

Pay-to-play? Bloomberg & his deep pockets qualify for Nevada debate after DNC rule change opened door to billionaire contender

Michael Bloomberg will be allowed to participate in the upcoming Democratic primary debate in Nevada, thanks in part to a helpful rule change – and hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign spending. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Pay-to-play? Bloomberg & his deep pockets qualify for Nevada debate after DNC rule change opened door to billionaire contender

Michael Bloomberg will be allowed to participate in the upcoming Democratic primary debate in Nevada, thanks in part to a helpful rule change – and hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign spending. Read Full Article at RT.com

As Weinstein verdict comes in, what has #MeToo wrought?

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is facing a reckoning for his ‘casting couch’ habits – but the #MeToo movement he triggered has not only empowered victims, it’s grown into a weapon for politicians and culture warriors. Read Full Article at RT.com
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As Weinstein verdict comes in, what has #MeToo wrought?

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is facing a reckoning for his ‘casting couch’ habits – but the #MeToo movement he triggered has not only empowered victims, it’s grown into a weapon for politicians and culture warriors. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Oligarch v oligarch’ in 2020? Democrats could rob Bernie & nominate Bloomberg in Wall Street win-win – Lee Camp

Bernie Sanders is on course to triumph in the Democratic primaries, but backdoor deals could result in Michael Bloomberg being the nominee, leaving Americans to choose between two Wall Street-backed billionaires, Lee Camp warns. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Oligarch v oligarch’ in 2020? Democrats could rob Bernie & nominate Bloomberg in Wall Street win-win – Lee Camp

Bernie Sanders is on course to triumph in the Democratic primaries, but backdoor deals could result in Michael Bloomberg being the nominee, leaving Americans to choose between two Wall Street-backed billionaires, Lee Camp warns. Read Full Article at RT.com

European court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 billion over Yukos

A Dutch appeals court has overturned a lower court's annulment of a $50 billion award to shareholders of the defunct Russian oil company Yukos. Read Full Article at RT.com
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European court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 billion over Yukos

A Dutch appeals court has overturned a lower court's annulment of a $50 billion award to shareholders of the defunct Russian oil company Yukos. Read Full Article at RT.com

Gunman kills one at Thai shopping mall just days after horrific mass shooting

A gunman has opened fire in a Bangkok shopping mall, killing at least one person and injuring another on Tuesday afternoon. The incident comes just 10 days after a Thai soldier went on a shooting rampage that left 30 dead. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Gunman kills one at Thai shopping mall just days after horrific mass shooting

A gunman has opened fire in a Bangkok shopping mall, killing at least one person and injuring another on Tuesday afternoon. The incident comes just 10 days after a Thai soldier went on a shooting rampage that left 30 dead. Read Full Article at RT.com

Canada set to deport 96yo ex-SS death squad member as Russia probes massacring of disabled kids in 1942

Canada started a deportation procedure for Helmut Oberlander, an ex-member of the dreadful SS Einsatzgruppe, whose death squad have slaughtered 214 disabled Soviet orphans back in 1942. The heinous crime is now probed by Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Canada set to deport 96yo ex-SS death squad member as Russia probes massacring of disabled kids in 1942

Canada started a deportation procedure for Helmut Oberlander, an ex-member of the dreadful SS Einsatzgruppe, whose death squad have slaughtered 214 disabled Soviet orphans back in 1942. The heinous crime is now probed by Russia. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Worst wreck I’ve even seen’: Support pours in for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman after horror crash at Daytona 500 (VIDEO)

Messages of support have been pouring in for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who is in a “serious but not life-threatening” condition after his horror crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 in Florida on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Worst wreck I’ve even seen’: Support pours in for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman after horror crash at Daytona 500 (VIDEO)

Messages of support have been pouring in for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who is in a “serious but not life-threatening” condition after his horror crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 in Florida on Monday. Read Full Article at RT.com

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