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 2018-01-23 00:58 

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China Prepares to Choose Astronauts for Work on New Space Station...

China is set to select a new group of astronauts to be trained to work on the country's planned space station....

 2018-01-23 00:57 

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Turkey's Presence in Afrin Shows Complex Syrian Conflict 'Nowhere Near Ending'...

The Turkish military's incursion into northwestern Syria creates a new dimension in the years-long crisis in Syria and highlights the conflict is "nowhere near ending," an international affairs and security analyst told Sputnik....

 2018-01-23 00:46 

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Immigrant Rights Advocate: End of US Government Shutdown a Democratic Loss...

While the three-day government shutdown enacted by US Democrats was a strong statement, it can't be called a win, immigrant rights advocate Angie Kim and popular resistance coordinator Kevin Zeese told Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear....

 2018-01-23 00:44 

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Journalist: 'No Evidence' Russia Interfered in 2016 Election Via Social Media...

After Facebook claimed to have discovered in 2017 that Russia paid for $100,000 of political ads during the 2016 presidential election in an "information warfare" attack, mainstream outlets such as CNN and CBS have claimed that Russia undertook a ...

 2018-01-23 00:26 

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Whistleblower: FBI, NSA Conspire to Delete Data to Cover Up Their Crimes...

Both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI have recently failed to comply with orders to preserve specific data, with one body claiming it didn't have enough storage to follow through, the other saying a trove was accidentally erased....

 2018-01-22 23:58 

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Experts Predict Stable Yuan Exchange Rate in 2018...

The Chinese yuan's official midpoint was set at 6.4112 per dollar, the highest level since December 2015, on Monday....

 2018-01-22 23:10 

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A Quick Roll in the Hay: Rural Women Have Sex Younger than City Dwellers...

A new survey released this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that rural women in the US are having sex earlier than women living in urban areas....

 2018-01-22 22:37 

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US Senate Passes Measure to Reopen Government Through February 8...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Senate passed legislation to reopen the government through February 8....

 2018-01-22 22:17 

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Off to the Unemployment Line! Fabio the Robot Gets Fired From Supermarket...

Turns out robots won't be taking over the customer service industry anytime soon, folks....

 2018-01-22 22:02 

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Picking Up the Pieces: Civil War Leaves 1.3 Million Iraqi Children Displaced...

The United Nations has reported that a breathtaking 2.6 million Iraqis have been displaced during the three-year civil war with Daesh that has only concluded in December. Almost half of these millions are children....

 2018-01-22 22:00 

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Handicapable Dachshund Doesn't Let Snow Slow Her Down...

Now everyone can enjoy the snow day!...

 2018-01-22 21:56 

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US Approves Possible F-35 Deal With Belgium...

The US Department of State signed off a possible deal last Thursday to sell 34 fifth-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to Belgium, according to an announcement....

 2018-01-22 21:14 

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Scientists Fear Deadly 'Zombie Deer Disease' Could Soon Make Leap to Humans...

Scientists are concerned that the "zombie deer disease" felling deer populations around the world could infect humans who eat deer, elk and moose, a scenario which could lead to a devastating public health disaster reminiscent of Mad Cow Disease....

 2018-01-22 20:48 

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First Turkish Soldier Killed in Afrin Operation...

ANKARA (Sputnik) - The first Turkish soldier was killed on Monday in clashes with terrorists during Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish General Staff said....

 2018-01-22 20:38 

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Iranian Military Begins Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz...

The Iranian military kicked off their annual drills just off the Strait of Hormuz, the strategically and economically crucial waterway that separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman....

 2018-01-22 20:23 

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Electronic Warfare Planes Join China's Navy as Military Modernization Continues...

Years of heavy investment in military equipment and technology in China's People's Liberation Army have resulted in a new electronic warfare aircraft that will be deployed for projecting power in the East and South China Seas, according to recent ...

 2018-01-22 20:21 

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'He Had Bloody Teeth!': Boy Blames Monster for Bathroom Vandalism...

The stutter says it all......

 2018-01-22 20:17 

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School Issues Apology After Erasing 'Deport Racists' From Student's Shirt...

On Friday, officials at Minnesota's Fridley High School took to Twitter to issue an apology after it made the decision to photoshop a student's shirt that read "Deport Racists" in a school photo....

 2018-01-22 20:01 

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French Prison Guards Unions Fail to Reach Agreement With Government...

PARIS (Sputnik) - No agreement was reached at Monday's meeting between French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet and three major prison unions CGT, FO and UFAP UNSA, which means that a nationwide strike of prison guards will continue, a representative ...

 2018-01-22 19:47 

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Fuel to the Fire...

Turkey started a new operation in Syria aimed at Kurdish militia in Afrin. Dr. Huseyin Bagci, the chair of the international relations department at Ankara's Middle East Technical University, told Sputnik he believed "America definitely has provok...

 2018-01-22 19:40 

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Swap of the Year? United Welcomes Sanchez, as Mkhitaryan Set to Join Arsenal...

Prized forward Alexis Sanchez has finalized his move to the Old Trafford Club in a deal which will also see United playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan head to London's Arsenal in return....

 2018-01-22 19:38 

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UK's May Reiterates Commitment to Iran Nuclear Deal at Meeting With Tillerson...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated London's commitment to Iran's nuclear deal at the Monday meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the two agreed to counter Tehran's destabilizing activities in the re...

 2018-01-22 19:30 

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Ankara Pursuing Offensive Against Kurds in Afrin Despite Damascus' Disapproval...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ankara is pressing forward with the operation against the Kurdish forces in Syria's northwestern Afrin district, which began on Saturday, amid concerns and condemnation of some of the regional players....

 2018-01-22 19:30 

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WATCH: San Diego Cop Slams Handcuffed Teenage Girl to Cement on School Campus...

A disturbing video of a La Mesa police officer body-slamming a 17-year-old student onto the cement ground of a local charter school in San Diego, California, has sparked outrage among students, parents, community members and nationwide social media users....

 2018-01-22 19:22 

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US 'Engaged' With Turkey on Operation in Syria's Afrin - Tillerson...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is in contact with Ankara on the situation in Syria's Afrin where a Turkish military operation is currently underway, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said during a joint press conference with UK Foreign Sec...

 2018-01-22 19:15 

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Yemen: 'There is a Deep Need for Diplomatic Solution'...

Yemen's President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi is under pressure from South Yemen to replace both the prime minister and parliamentary cabinet. Sputnik spoke with Mahjoob Zweiri, Associate Professor in Contemporary History and Politics of the Middle East at...

 2018-01-22 19:15 

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US Lawmaker Calls to Recover Anti-Trump Messages by FBI Agents in Russia Probe...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Congressman Lee Zeldin on Monday called on Congress to subpoena two Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents involved in the Trump-Russia investigation as well as forensically examine their cell phones after the FBI acknowled...

 2018-01-22 19:10 

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N Korea 'Handful of Months' Away from Capability to Attack US - Pompeo...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo warned on Monday that North Korea's nuclear program is expanding and Kim Jong Un is just "a handful of months" away from being able to launch a strategic nuclear mis...

 2018-01-22 19:09 

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UN Preparing Large-Scale Humanitarian Operation to Assist People of Afrin...
 2018-01-22 19:04 

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Belgium Reportedly Reduces Terrorism Threat Level From 3 to 2...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Belgium has reduced its terrorist threat level to tier 2 from tier 3 out of 4, local media reported Monday....

 2018-01-22 19:02 

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WATCH: NASA Folds Aircraft's Wings in Flight Using Heat-Activated Tech...

On Friday, NASA announced that it had successfully tested aircraft with wings that fold at various angles in flight....

 2018-01-22 19:00 

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Beijing's Underwater Surveillance System Tracks Submarines Near Guam...

The Chinese Academy of Sciences recently disclosed that underwater acoustic sensors have been monitoring sea activity near Guam since 2016, the South China Morning Post reported Monday....

 2018-01-22 19:00 

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China Slams US Navy's 'Recklessness' in Disputed South China Sea Territories...

The official newspaper of the ruling Communist Party of China has accused the United States of "wantonly provoking trouble" in the region after a US Navy destroyer came within 12 nautical miles of a South China Sea island disputed between Beijing ...

 2018-01-22 19:00 

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Four Men in India Arrested After Trying to Sell 'Genie in a Bottle'...

Genie would be laughing....

 2018-01-22 18:54 

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This Man is Likely to Succeed the Castro Brothers After Their 59-Year Long Rule...

Cuban President Raul Castro is due to hand over the reins to his successor this year. All the indications are that First Vice-President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez will assume the presidency after the Castro brothers, becoming the first leader of the count...

 2018-01-22 18:50 

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UN Agency Begins Fundraising After US Slashes Aid for Palestinian Refugees...

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an international fundraising campaign following the US decision to dramatically reduce its financial contribution to the age...

 2018-01-22 18:37 

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UKIP Members to Keep Leaving Party Until Leader Bolton Resigns - Ex-Deputy Head...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Members of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) will keep leaving the political movement until its leader Henry Bolton, embroiled in a scandal over racist remarks, resigns, Margot Parker, former UKIP deputy leader, who quit earlier in the d...

 2018-01-22 18:36 

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Trump Administration's New Defense Strategy: Cold War Redux...

19 January 2018 will go down in history as the date of Washington's declaration of a new Cold War, delivered by Defense Secretary James Mattis in the course of a speech he gave at John Hopkins University, marking a new low in US foreign policy....

 2018-01-22 18:33 

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'Afghan Bruce Lee' Dreams Big, Looks to Star in Locally Produced Kung Fu Epic...

Abbas Alizada, Afghan actor and Bruce Lee doppelganger, has given Sputnik Dari an exclusive access look into his hard road to stardom, and his ambitions for the future....

 2018-01-22 18:29 

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Declassified Files Reveal Strong UK Support for Ugandan Dictator Idi Amin...

Idi Amin has gone down as one of the most brutal dictators in history. His eight-year stranglehold in Uganda saw parliament dissolved, elections ended, vicious secret police agencies created, and courts and media alike made totally subservient to his will...

 2018-01-22 18:26 

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French Jail Guards to Strike Until Facilities for Terrorists Provided - Union...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - the secretary general of the French UFAP-UNSA prison union Jean-Francois Forget spoke to Sputnik amid a nationwide wave of clashes and attacks on guards in detention centers....

 2018-01-22 18:21 

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Extreme Weather: Japan Hit by Heavy Snow, Flights Disrupted (PHOTOS)...

The biggest snowfall in years has partially paralyzed Japan's transportation system and has led to scores of injuries. Emergency services have been working overtime in the capital Tokyo....

 2018-01-22 18:11 

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LoveCoins: Russian Supermodel Vodianova Launches Her Own CryptoCurrency...

Russian model and actor Natalia Vodianova has reportedly launched her own cryptocurrency , LoveCoins, which users can get in exchange for a charity donation....

 2018-01-22 17:58 

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The 'Russian Threat' and the Politics of Mass Distraction...

With mounting problems at home, the UK Establishment is stepping up its campaign to divert our attention on to non-existent dangers from abroad. The so-called 'Russian threat,' is not only good for the arms industry, and defense budgets, but for p...

 2018-01-22 17:58 

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British Media Accuses Corbynites of Labour Purge...

The claims come after supporters of Jeremy Corbyn affiliated with the grassroots Momentum organization swept party elections to dominate Labour's National Executive Council....

 2018-01-22 17:40 

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Democrats Agree to Vote to Reopen US Government - Schumer...

The US Senate has advanced a bill to reopen the government after the "shutdown" after Democratic lawmakers lifted their blockade against the law....

 2018-01-22 17:30 

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IoT Security Tough Task for Developers Amid Cyber Pedophile Threat...

Security risks posed by the Internet of Things (IoT), specifically storage of child abuse images in smart devices by pedophiles, have been brought into the limelight by a UK think tank. Who is responsible for security breaches and what stands in the way o...

 2018-01-22 17:27 

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Henry Bolton Can't 'Hang On' to Post of UKIP's Leader - Independent MEP...

Former UKIP member Godfrey Bloom has outlined in an interview with Sputnik his views on the party's current woes and future prospects, saying that the party has made a "strategical mistake" by forgoing its grassroots support and now lacks opti...

 2018-01-22 17:19 

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Academic: US Provoked Turkish Military Op in Syria by Arming the Kurds...

Following the start of Ankara's Afrin operation at least one was killed and dozens injured in Turkey after shelling from Syria's Afrin. Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Dr. Huseyin Bagci, the chair of the international relations department at Ankara'...

 2018-01-22 17:14 

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Russian 'Lada' Gets Makeover, Turns Into Driverless Electric Eco-Vehicle (PHOTO)...

Engineers have transformed an old station wagon, produced by the country's major automobile manufacturer AvtoVAZ, into a powerful unmanned car with computer vision....

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