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 2018-01-17 06:26 

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US Treasury Warns About Sanction Risks of Owning New Venezuelan Cryptocurrency...

As the launch of new 'petro' cryptocurrency draws near, a US government agency declared that this newcomer to the digital financial market may represent a violation of sanctions imposed against Venezuela, its issuer....

 2018-01-17 06:04 

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A Bolt From the Blue: WATCH 'Meteoroid' Light up Sky Over Detroit...

Following multiple reports of a flash in the sky, accompanied by the sound of thunder near Detroit, Michigan, the US National Weather Service confirmed that the phenomena were not weather-related....

 2018-01-17 06:00 

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The Worst Nightmare of an Arachnophobe...

Residents of Newcastle, Australia, found a strange white sack in their garden and took it to the Australian Reptile Park for investigation....

 2018-01-17 05:24 

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Trump Isn't Robot, Tells Things Like They Are: White House on 'Sh*thole' Remark...

US President Donald Trump has admitted that his language used at the DACA meeting was "tough," but denied media reports on the "sh*thole countries" remark, saying that it has been "made up by Dems."...

 2018-01-17 05:05 

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Montenegrin Authorities Jail First Country's Citizen Over Daesh Support...

BELGRADE (Sputnik) - According to the press service of the Supreme Court of Montenegro, the first country's national was taken into custody for his confirmed participation in the terror activities of the Daesh group....

 2018-01-17 04:23 

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Mexico Has No Evidence of Foreign Meddling in Election Process...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The Mexican government has not got any evidence that Russia or Venezuela has attempted to interfere in the election process in the country, Eduardo Sanchez, the spokesman of the Mexican cabinet, said....

 2018-01-17 03:46 

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'Irreversible Denuclearization': Tillerson Urges DPRK to Choose Pathway of Talks...

Pyongyang could "trigger an option" of a military solution of the crisis in the region, if North Korea decides not to settle the conflict via talks, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday at a joint press conference with his Canadian cou...

 2018-01-17 01:44 

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Czech Parliament Will Approve New Cabinet Only Without Babis as Prime Minister...

PRAGUE (Sputnik) - About 200 people gathered in the Czech capital on Tuesday protesting against billionaire Andrej Babis, who was proposed by incumbent Czech President Milos Zeman to form the government. The meeting took place near the building of the par...

 2018-01-17 00:59 

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Serbian President Plans to Visit Kosovo Following Murder of Serb Politician...

On Tuesday, Oliver Ivanovic, leader of a Kosovo Serb party Freedom, Democracy, and Justice, and former Serbian state secretary for Kosovo and Metohija, was killed near his office in the city of Mitrovica....

 2018-01-17 00:55 

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Journalist: Bannon's 'Treason' Charge Against Trump, Jr. 'Is Ridiculous'...

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury, supposedly on alleged ties between the presidential campaign of Donald Trump and Russian actors....

 2018-01-17 00:44 

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The End of a Dream? Bitcoin Plunges 20 Percent...

The cryptocurrency bitcoin plunged massively this week, dropping to $10,200 on Tuesday and sparking speculation on what could have caused the fall and whether the cryptocurrency is actually of any use....

 2018-01-17 00:43 

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Trump's 'Sh*thole' Comment 'Clearest Indication that DACA is in Serious Trouble'...

On Friday, US lawmakers will have until midnight to shake on a deal that would prevent a government shutdown, but before anything can be confirmed, officials will have to come to terms with what's going to happen to hundreds of thousands of undocument...

 2018-01-17 00:34 

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'Embracing the Spotlight': Manning's Senate Run Praised by Ex-CIA Whistleblower...

Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker praised American whistleblower Chelsea Manning on her decision to run for US Senate, calling it "a remarkably strong and brave, defiant message."...

 2018-01-17 00:29 

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DRL: US Allocates $1.5Mln for Projects Supporting Human Rights in North Korea...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States announced the availability of $ 1.5 million in funding for programs supporting human rights and independent information in North Korea, the US Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (...

 2018-01-16 23:53 

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US-Led Coalition Refuses to Provide Details on Reported Arms Supply to SDF...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Al-Masdar News on Monday reported that the United States had provided MANPADS to Kurdish forces near the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin earlier this month under an agreement between Washington and the People's Protection Unit...

 2018-01-16 23:50 

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New California: Rural State Activists Seek to Form 51st State...

Citing high taxes and deteriorating basic services, a group of activists from what looks like the vast majority of counties of California announced it seeks to separate from the state and form a new entity but not secede from the United States....

 2018-01-16 23:45 

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Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Aiding China Arrested at JFK Airport...

The US Justice Department announced Tuesday that a former CIA officer had been arrested for allegedly informing Chinese officials about US operatives stationed in the country....

 2018-01-16 23:39 

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US Navy Officers Charged With Negligent Homicide Following Deadly 2017 Crashes...

Multiple US Navy officers overseeing the USS McCain and USS Fitzgerald, which experienced crashes last year leading to the deaths of 20 sailors, will face court martial proceedings for several charges including negligent homicide and dereliction of duty....

 2018-01-16 23:34 

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Boko Haram Hit-and-Run Attack Leaves Five Dead in Nigeria...

A terrorist attack in northeastern Nigeria turned into a battle between militant group Boko Haram and local security forces that left five dead and two wounded, according to local sources....

 2018-01-16 23:33 

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US Freezes Funding for Palestinian Relief Efforts - State Department...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States will withhold more than $60 million in aid to the UN Relief Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said during a briefing on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 23:23 

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UAE Files Complaint After Qatari Jets Allegedly Intercept Two Passenger Aircraft...

The United Arab Emirates' government is planning to file a complaint with an international aviation group following two incidents in which Qatari jets "intercepted"; Emirati passenger aircraft, according to a Tuesday announcement....

 2018-01-16 23:06 

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'Fit For Duty': White House Physician Sees No Concerns About Trump's Health...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump is in good health and can perform his duties for the rest of his term in office and potentially for another four years should he be elected again, the White House Medical Doctor Ronny Jackson said in a pres...

 2018-01-16 23:02 

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Switzerland Bans Boiling Lobsters Alive After Researchers Say They Feel Pain...

In response to studies suggesting that lobsters can feel pain, it was announced Tuesday that Switzerland is banning the age-old culinary tactic of cooking the crustaceans by boiling them alive....

 2018-01-16 22:58 

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US Opioid Crisis: Senators Seek $25 Bln More to Combat Drugs' Epidemic...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - An additional $25 billion over the next two years should be allocated to target an epidemic of drug overdose deaths in the United States, especially from overdoses of opiates, US Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan said in a l...

 2018-01-16 22:36 

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Over 1,000 People Charged With Sharing Underage Revenge Porn on Facebook...

More than 1,000 people in Denmark are now involved in a police case over the sharing of underage "revenge porn" videos or images often made with consent but shared publicly without it to shame those involved....

 2018-01-16 22:09 

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California Attorney General Sues FCC Over Net Neutrality Ruling...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - California State Attorney General Xavier Becerra is suing the Trump administration's Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over its decision to repeal US net neutrality rules, the attorney general's office said in a press ...

 2018-01-16 22:01 

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Fire Away: Stifling a Sneeze Could Literally Blow a Hole in Your Throat...

Next time you think about stifling a sneeze, think again, especially if you like your organs intact....

 2018-01-16 22:00 

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Bird Calling: Cockatiel's Pitch Perfect iPhone Ringtone...

Someone may need to change their ringtone!...

 2018-01-16 21:51 

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Citation Needed: 'Expert' Says Russia Has Policy to 'Nuke Their Own People'...

Self-proclaimed "information warfare" and US-Russia relations expert Molly McKew has accused Moscow of maintaining a policy under which Russia may nuke its own citizens- except she failed to provide a shred of evidence to this outrageous allegatio...

 2018-01-16 21:47 

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Captive Children Rescued in California Need Long-Term Psychological Care...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Thirteen malnourished children freed by police from a filthy California home - some chained to furniture - after years of apparent abuse by parents, are expected to require years of psychological support to recover, medical and law ...

 2018-01-16 21:28 

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DoJ: Trump Administration to Appeal Court Order on DACA...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) US President Donald Trump said in a statement last Wednesday that the US court's decision to block his administration from rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program showed how broken was the judicial sys...

 2018-01-16 21:24 

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Police Search For Driver Who Rammed NYPD Officer in Times Square (VIDEO)...

On Saturday, tourists and locals hanging about New York's Times Square were given a show they're likely to never forget after a driver, zooming through the busy streets, dragged a New York Police officer on their car....

 2018-01-16 21:19 

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Ex-Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski Finds Lawyer for Russiagate - Reports...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Media reports said US President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is expected to testify before the House Intelligence Committee this week....

 2018-01-16 21:00 

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Australia Offers $1.6 Million to Rescue Great Barrier Reef...

On Tuesday, the Australian government urged the world's best scientists to come up with ideas to protect the Great Barrier Reef from coral bleaching, pledging to dish out $1.6 million to fund research projects aimed at protecting the UNESCO World Heri...

 2018-01-16 20:58 

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US Court Lifts House Arrest on Ex-Trump Campaign Aide Rick Gates...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal judge on Tuesday lifted a house arrest order on former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, according to court documents....

 2018-01-16 20:49 

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French Sailors Say Bonjour to US Supercarrier Training...

About 350 French sailors will undergo aircraft carrier training this spring, but it won't be on the French navy's carrier, the FS Charles De Gaulle....

 2018-01-16 20:41 

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US Veteran Sues Govt After Surgeons Discover Scalpel Left in His Body for Years...

A US Army veteran has sued the Department of Veterans Affairs after surgeons discovered a scalpel forgotten inside his body during an operation four years prior....

 2018-01-16 20:17 

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Seoul Hopes to Build Dialogue With Pyongyang to Resolve Nuclear Issue...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Seoul hopes to build upon recent breakthrough bilateral discussions with Pyongyang to resolve the nuclear crisis, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said at a ministerial meeting in Vancouver, Canada on Tuesday....

 2018-01-16 20:10 

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'Fine!' Cheeky Husky Reluctantly Returns Owner's Shoe...

You can only lie for so long, buddy!...

 2018-01-16 19:44 

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Riyadh Says Another Missile From Yemen Intercepted, This One Targeting Jazan...

Saudi Arabia's air defenses claim they have intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile launched from Yemen targeting Saudi province of Jazan....

 2018-01-16 19:36 

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Who Are the Deranged Teens Responsible for Perm, Russia School Stabbing Attack?...

Perm region children's ombudswoman Svetlana Denisova has provided new details on the identity of one of the attackers who injured over a dozen students and a teacher in a brutal knifing attack in the Russian city of Perm on Monday....

 2018-01-16 19:34 

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Body Business: Rundown of Most Eye-Grabbing Virginity Auctions...

The trend seems to be gaining momentum indeed. The most recent case is 'Nicole', an 18-year-old Italian who has reportedly decided to trade her virginity for cash to fund her business studies at Cambridge as well as buy her parents a house....

 2018-01-16 19:26 

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US Air Force Sends DOS-Attacking Aircraft to Korean Peninsula...

According to reports Monday, the US' EC-130H Compass Call aircraft, which is capable of issuing a denial of service attack an enemy plane's communication abilities, was deployed to South Korea's Osan Air Force Base January 4....

 2018-01-16 19:26 

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POTUS Fails Out? Third of US Voters Give Trump an 'F' for First Year...

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll released Tuesday reveals that a third of American voters would give US President Donald Trump a big fat F for his first year in the Oval Office....

 2018-01-16 19:21 

Sputnik International

'Abolish Something': Italians Have Their Say on Election Campaign Promises...

With elections just round the corner, Italian politicians are engaging in an elaborate battle of proposals to win over the swing votes....

 2018-01-16 19:15 

Sputnik International

'Visit Sh*thole Zambia': Tourism Agency Takes Dig at Trump with New Ad (PHOTO)...

Following allegations that US President Donald Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador and African countries as "sh*thole countries," tourism agencies are now coming up with clever ways to respond to 45's statements....

 2018-01-16 19:12 

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US Bombers, Warships Summoned to Korean Peninsula as Olympic Games Approach...

The US military is bolstering its presence around the Korean Peninsula as the Olympic Games draw closer....

 2018-01-16 19:08 

Sputnik International

Myanmar Has 'Clear Goal' of Eliminating Rohingya People in Country - Activist...

Sputnik has spoken with Kyaw Win of the Burma Human Rights Network to get his view on the ongoing Rohingya crisis, with thousands of refugees fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh....

 2018-01-16 19:03 

Sputnik International

Daesh Offshoot Claims Responsibility for Infamous Niger Ambush...

A fledgling Islamic militant group that has declared itself an offshoot of Daesh has taken responsibility for the notorious October ambush in Niger that left four American and four Nigerien troops dead....

 2018-01-16 19:02 

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Game of Drones: US Unmanned Sea Vessels May Launch Drone Helicopters...

A US defense contractor and UK defense and marine contractor are considering teaming up to provide the US Navy with unmanned sea ships that launch unmanned aerial helicopters....

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