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‘A 1950s show trial’: John Pilger describes ‘disgraceful’ courtroom treatment of Julian Assange by UK judge

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Veteran British journalist John Pilger has blasted the “atrocious” and “appalling” treatment of Julian Assange by a judge who decided this week to reject the whistleblower’s request to delay his upcoming US extradition hearing. “To say it is surreal is not enough, it is simply appalling,” Pilger, who was present in the courtroom on Monday, Read More

Russian navy finds 6 previously unknown ISLANDS after glacier melt

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The Russian navy has confirmed it found six previously undiscovered islands during a major scientific research expedition deep into the Arctic circle, after glacial melting laid the land masses bare. Five of the islands are located in the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, within Russia’s Arkhangelsk Oblast, and range in size from around 90 square meters to Read More

UPDATE 1-Head of international 737 MAX review, NTSB chair to testify before Senate

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chair of a panel of international regulators that harshly criticized the Federal Aviation Administration’s certification of the now grounded Boeing 737 MAX will testify Tuesday before a Senate committee. FILE PHOTO: National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Christopher Hart testifies before a House Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on the recent deadly Amtrak Read More

Africa needs development, improvement in quality of life & Russia has much to offer – economy minister

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The volume of trade between Russia and the African continent has doubled over the past five years, according to Russian Economic Development Minister Maksim Oreshkin. Talking to RT on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa summit in Sochi, he said Russia’s trade with some African countries is concentrated on a narrow range of goods. That’s why Read More

MLB umpire Joe West sues ex-catcher Paul Lo Duca over bribery claims

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Major League Baseball umpire Joe West reportedly filed a lawsuit against former catcher Paul Lo Duca over comments the backstop made on a podcast alleging West took bribes. Lo Duca said on a podcast in May that former New York Mets teammate Billy Wagner, the team’s closer during his time in Flushing, bribed West by letting him borrow his Read More

Boeing profit slumps 53% as MAX grounding takes heavy toll

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) cut production of its flagship Dreamliner and delayed the arrival of a successor to its 777 mini-jumbo on Wednesday, piling new pressures on a rejigged senior management team as the continued safety grounding of its 737 MAX sliced third quarter profits. FILE PHOTO: Aerial photos showing Boeing 737 Max airplanes Read More

Wall Street eyes subdued open as Caterpillar, Texas Instruments disappoint

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(Reuters) – Wall Street headed for a flat open on Wednesday, after earnings from industrial bellwether Caterpillar and chip major Texas Instruments kept investors on edge over the fallout from the U.S.-China trade war. A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Turks appeased, Kurds saved, US gets breathing space: ‘Russia takes on job that US failed at’ in Syria

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A Russian-Turkish deal on security arrangements in northeastern Syria is a major win for Moscow’s diplomatic approach, but Washington was hardly crushed by it, Middle East experts tell RT. On Tuesday the security crisis in northeastern Syria, which was triggered by US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops embedded with Kurdish militias in the Read More

UPDATE 1-Veoneer cuts sales forecast, remains downbeat on auto industry

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedish auto technology group Veoneer (VNE.N) (VNEsdb.ST) cut its full-year sales forecast on Wednesday and remained downbeat about global car production, but a smaller-than-expected third-quarter operating loss supported the company’s shares. FILE PHOTO: Jan Carlson, CEO of Veoneer, Inc., watches as his company’s stock begins trading on the floor of the New Read More

Houston Astros’ AJ Hinch ‘very disappointed’ over report of exec’s alleged Roberto Osuna comments

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Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch on Tuesday criticized the leadership of his own franchise after a series of bungled responses to a report alleging a team executive used a player accused of domestic abuse to taunt female reporters in the celebratory aftermath of the team’s American League Championship Series win Saturday. Hinch addressed the report Tuesday before leading his Read More