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 2018-10-17 02:31 

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Rise of the Machines? Twitter Sends Users Weird Coded Notifications...

Even Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey acknowledged that he had been receiving strange piles of code, which appeared to be caused by a problem with the connection between the app and users' phones....

 2018-10-17 01:37 

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Israeli Army Registers Launch of Rocket From Gaza Strip...

TEL AVIV October 17 (Sputnik) - The Israeli army registered on Wednesday a launch of a rocket from the Gaza Strip that resulted in a sounding siren in the city of Be'er Sheva, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement....

 2018-10-17 01:18 

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G7 FMs Call for Punishing Everyone Responsible for Khashoggi Disappearance...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) G7 member states' foreign ministers are calling for punishing everyone responsible for the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, the joint statement said....

 2018-10-17 00:57 

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UN Approves Resolution Granting Palestine More Rights as G77 Chair...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The UN General Assembly (UNGA) overwhelmingly approved a resolution to give the state of Palestine more rights as the new chair of the Group of 77 (G77) developing nations, the UN press office said in a statement....

 2018-10-17 00:40 

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Russia's Monthly Holdings in US Treasury Securities Drops by Over 5%...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Russia's ownership of US long and short-term securities dropped by $810 million compared to the previous month, Treasury Department data revealed....

 2018-10-17 00:36 

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Trump: Mueller Probe Played Right Into Putin's Hands...

US President Donald Trump told Fox Business host Trish Regan that the Special Counsel probe into potential collusion between his campaign and the Russian Federation plays into the hand of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday night....

 2018-10-17 00:36 

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Democrats Must See Past Trump 'Shenanigans' to Get Ahead in 2020 Election...

The US might still have several weeks to go before the 2018 midterm elections, but politicos and politicians alike are already thinking about 2020, when the US presidency is up for grabs. US President Donald Trump's fundraising is moving at full speed...

 2018-10-17 00:32 

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China Inches Closer to Launching Gravitational Wave-Detecting Satellite...

China is preparing to launch the first of three satellites that will help researchers in their mission to detect gravitational waves....

 2018-10-17 00:14 

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US Budget Deficit Jumps due to Tax Cuts, Massive Military Spending...

In the 2018 fiscal year, the US government spent $779 billion more than it collected in taxes as increased tax and fee collections from a flourishing economy failed to keep up with rising government spending, the US Department of the Treasury and the Offi...

 2018-10-16 23:43 

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A Dating App for Trump Supporters Just Launched. It's Not Going Well...

An online dating application for Apple and Android phones launched on Monday and was almost immediately hit by cyber attackers. One security researcher even discovered private information for every user exposed in a publicly available database....

 2018-10-16 23:39 

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Turkey Identifies 5 Suspects in Probe of Saudi Journalist's Fate - Reports...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Turkish authorities have identified five suspects in its investigation into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four of whom have ties to the Saudi Arabian government, US media reported....

 2018-10-16 23:10 

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Threat of US Coup Hangs Over South Korean Efforts to Reconcile With North...

Though South Korea is able to lift sanctions against North Korea and work with its neighbor to reconnect railways and roads, it must proceed with caution, since US authorities could stage a coup if things don't go their way, author Tim Beal told Sputn...

 2018-10-16 22:54 

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Trump Considers State Dept. Spokesperson Nauert for US Envoy to UN Reports...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) US President Donald Trump is considering Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert to serve as the country's next ambassador to the United Nations, US media reported....

 2018-10-16 22:46 

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Dead Sweet: US Students Friends Fed Them Human Ashes Baked in Cookies...

California police are currently investigating allegations that two unidentified students at a local high school baked a grandparent's ashes into a batch of cookies and then passed the cookies to fellow students earlier this month. Pot-laced cookies ar...

 2018-10-16 22:30 

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Birthday Boy Unleashes Unexpected Reaction to Breakfast in Bed...

Maybe a midday meal would've been a better alternative....

 2018-10-16 22:22 

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Pompeo Says Saudi Leaders Show Commitment to Thoroughly Probe Khashoggi Case...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement upon conclusion of his visit to Riyadh that the Saudi government has pledged to get to the bottom of case concerning the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashogg...

 2018-10-16 22:20 

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Three US Troops Under Investigation for Beating Local Family Near Polish Base...

Polish authorities are investigating a brawl involving according to the local prosecutor at least three US soldiers stationed in the country. The troops allegedly beat a dentist and his two sons....

 2018-10-16 22:18 

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Sneaky Swine: US Airport Guards Find Huge Roasted Pig's Head in Luggage (PHOTO)...

Someone tried to smuggle a swine past airport security at the Atlanta, Georgia, airport last Thursday, airport security discovered....

 2018-10-16 22:06 

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Suspected Organizer of Ahvaz Terror Attack Killed in Iraq Reports...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) A suspected organizer of the recent terror attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz was killed by the Iraqi forces, local media reported citing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)....

 2018-10-16 22:03 

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'Guilty Until Proven Innocent': Trump Sticks Up For Saudi Arabia...

US President Donald Trump rose to the defense of Riyadh again on Tuesday as the case of missing Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi looms large....

 2018-10-16 21:53 

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Brexit Could Be Extended by Another Year - EU Negotiator Michel Barnier...

With Brexit talks deadlocked, both the EU and the UK need new solutions to overcome the Northern Ireland dilemma. Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator for Brexit, said he remains open to extending the Brexit transition by another year....

 2018-10-16 21:45 

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Khashoggi Family Had Deep Connections to Lockheed Martin, Saudi Power Struggles...

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who is feared murdered by the Saudi government in its consulate in Istanbul, was much more than a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS): he was a figure connected to some of the highest echelons of power ...

 2018-10-16 21:42 

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Deficit Don...

The US government's budget deficit swelled to $779 billion in the 2018 fiscal year due to Congress' "irresponsible and unnecessary spending," according to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and US Department of Treasury....

 2018-10-16 21:32 

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Trump Seeks Congress Approval for Separate Trade Deals With Japan, EU, UK...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) The Trump administration has notified Congress of plans to seek expanded negotiating authority for talks on new trade deals with Japan, the European Union and the United Kingdom, US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announ...

 2018-10-16 21:27 

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New US Public Land Protest Rules Would 'Crush Free Speech Assembly'...

The grounds of the National Mall and the White House form the backgrounds of iconic American protests from Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1963 March on Washington to the 2018 March for Our Lives. The new US administration, however, has proposed overhauling ...

 2018-10-16 21:24 

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Escape Capsule With Soyuz MS-10 Crew Hit Ground 5 Times Before Stopping...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The escape capsule with the Soyuz MS-10 crew, which had to return to Earth in a ballistic descent mode as a result of the booster failure, hit the ground five times before stopping, a source in the space industry told Sputnik....

 2018-10-16 21:18 

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Mexico Confirms Plans to Assemble Russian Helicopters...

MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) - The director general of the Mexican investment and international cooperation agency Promexico, Paulo Carreno, confirmed on Tuesday that Mexico planned to assemble Russian helicopters....

 2018-10-16 21:09 

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Turkish Footballer Arda Turan Facing 12 Years in Jail Over Nightclub Brawl...

Turkish prosecutors filed charges against football player Arda Turan on Monday over a brawl that broke out last week at an Istanbul nightclub between the 31-year-old midfielder and Turkish singer Berkay Sahin....

 2018-10-16 20:57 

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Trump Names Federal Reserve as His 'Biggest Threat' for Raising Interest Rates...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) President Donald Trump said in an interview on Tuesday that his worst enemy is the Federal Reserve because its current chairman Jerome Powell, whom he appointed earlier this year, is raising interest rates too fast....

 2018-10-16 20:36 

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Macron Rules Out Any Policy Changes Despite Reshuffle in French Cabinet...

PARIS (Sputnik) - There will be no changes in the policies of the French government despite its reshuffle, and the deep reforms in various fields will continue, French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 20:08 

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8 Russians, Vietnamese Arrested in Czech Republic on Hacking Charges...

PRAGUE (Sputnik) - The Czech police have detained and charged eight Russian and Vietnamese nationals with hacking into the systems for registering foreigners, state attorney Petra Ullrichova told reporters on Tuesday....

 2018-10-16 20:03 

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Gator on the Green: Massive Reptilian Roams About Florida Golf Course...

Video contains language some may find offensive....

 2018-10-16 20:00 

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Portland Police Reveal Right-Wing Group Stockpiled Guns on Roof Ahead of Protest...

Members of American far-right group Patriot Prayer were discovered with a cache of long guns on a rooftop of a building ahead of a protest in Portland in August, police said Monday....

 2018-10-16 19:50 

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Syrian Soldier Killed in Shelling by Militants in Latakia Province...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) The Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria said Tuesday that a serviceman of the Syrian government army was killed in shelling by militants in Syria's Latakia province....

 2018-10-16 19:45 

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US Airstrike Slays 60 Al-Shabaab Terrorists in Somalia - AFRICOM...

United States Africa Command announced that an American airstrike coordinated with the Somalian federal government killed "approximately 60 terrorists" from al-Shabaab, the most destructive air raid against the militant Salafi group since November...

 2018-10-16 19:17 

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FLOTUS Slams T.I.'s Clip of 'Melania Trump' White House Striptease (VIDEO)...

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump has called for a boycott against Atlanta-born rapper T.I. after the musician posted a video of a Melania look-alike stripping in the White House....

 2018-10-16 19:12 

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'Horseface' Stormy Daniels, 'Tiny' Trump Trade Barbs After Court Decision...

A day after a federal judge dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels' defamation case against US President Donald Trump on Monday, netizens got a new treat when POTUS on Tuesday threw the first rock at his alleged former mistress, calling her "...

 2018-10-16 19:08 

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Big Bucks, Small Chances: $1 Billion Up for Grabs as Lotto Mania Sweeps US...

Two of the biggest lottery games in the US, Mega Millions and Powerball, have accumulated huge prizes, together totaling more than $1 billion. People across the US who are hungry for a chance at the jackpots are buying tickets despite the "cartoonish&...

 2018-10-16 19:01 

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Twitter Electrified, Baffled by Possible Nurmagomedov-Mayweather Matchup...

41-year-old undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has seemingly agreed to come out of retirement to accept 30-year-old undefeated Russian MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov's challenge, quipping about making "Las Vegas great again," and urgin...

 2018-10-16 19:00 

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'Sharknado' Actress Tara Reid Booted From Flight Over 'Disturbance' (VIDEO)...

American actress Tara Reid was removed from a Delta Airlines plane this week after she reportedly threw a fit because flight attendants failed to meet her demands moments before the New York City-bound flight was due for takeoff....

 2018-10-16 18:58 

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'Horrifying Situation:' UAE Charges UK Student With Spying...

UK citizen and PhD student Matthew Hedges, who has been held in solitary confinement in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for five months, was charged Monday with spying in the Gulf country....

 2018-10-16 18:54 

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Trump: Saudi Crown Prince Denies Knowledge of What Happened to Missing Journo...

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that answers will be coming soon in the case of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, adding that Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman told him during a phone call that the investigation into his disappearance is rapidly e...

 2018-10-16 18:53 

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Russia's 'Sexiest Biker Girl' Reportedly Dies in a Car Crash (PHOTOS)...

A dedicated motorcycle enthusiast and blogger, Olga Petrova, has attracted a significant online following thanks to her blogging skills and her exceptional good looks....

 2018-10-16 18:11 

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Armenia's Prime Minister, Government Resign - Decree...

YEREVAN (Sputnik) - Armenian President Armen Sarkissian accepted on Tuesday the resignation of the government, the presidential press service said....

 2018-10-16 18:01 

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Russia May Stop Issuing Eurobonds Altogether in 2019 Deputy Finance Minister...

Earlier this year, London threatened to ban the sale of Russian Eurobonds on the London Stock Exchange, with the Russian finance ministry coolly pointing out that the move would have little impact on demand for Russian bond issuances....

 2018-10-16 17:58 

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Ready to Launch: Genghis Khan Airlines Inks Deal for Chinese-Made Aircraft Fleet...

A newly-established regional airline in China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region will receive a new fleet of domestic Chinese planes by the year's end, with flights scheduled in early 2019....

 2018-10-16 17:51 

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Harold Wilson is More Deserving Than Margaret Thatcher of Note Recognition...

According to some reports, Britain's new 50 note could have a picture of Margaret Thatcher on it. But if we are going to have a former P.M. adorning the currency, then Harold Wilson- who did so much good for ordinary people during his time in office, ...

 2018-10-16 17:33 

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Denied Leave to Visit Sick Daughter, Security Officer Kills Boss' Wife in India...

A relative of the detained security officer Mahipal, who shot dead the wife of a Judge in Grurgram, Haryana claims that the Mahipal was upset and angry with the judge for denying him leave to be with his ailing daughter....

 2018-10-16 17:24 

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Self Serving Pigs...

Years ago, I described MP's as self-serving pigs with their noses firmly in the trough. People said I was over the top. Then the Expenses scandal broke and people began to see my point and yesterday the Westminster sty was high again with personal amb...

 2018-10-16 17:09 

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Trump Cabinet Unified in Calls for Probe Into Khashoggi Disappearance - Report...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo thanked Saudi King Salman for his commitment to a transparent investigation of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance, during his visit to Riyadh to discuss this issue with senior Saudi government officials and royal family ...

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