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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

Johnson & Johnson CEO testified Baby Powder was safe 13 days before FDA bombshell

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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe. FILE PHOTO: Johnson & JohnsonÕs Chief Executive Alex Gorsky speaks during a recorded deposition in New York, Read More

‘Permanent’ Turkey-Syria cease-fire possible as temporary peace agreement ends, Pence says

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The120-hour cease-fire agreement between Turkey and Syria ended Tuesday, and U.S. officials including Vice President Mike Pence were optimistic that a permanent peace deal could emerge after days of turmoil. The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said its members have withdrawn from the20-mile-wide safe zone under Turkish military control, Pence said while speaking Read More

Russian & Syrian forces to deploy to northeastern Syria outside Turkey operation zone – Putin-Erdogan agreement

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Russian military police and Syrian servicemen will be deployed to northeastern Syria, while Turkey’s operation ‘Peace Spring’ will continue in a limited area, presidents of the two countries have agreed after lengthy talks. Moscow understands the reasons behind the ongoing Turkish military incursion into Syria, Putin said, though he stressed it must not play into Read More

Russian & Syrian forces to enter Turkey operation zone starting Wednesday – Putin-Erdogan agreement

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have signed a cooperation agreement in Sochi, following talks focused on Turkey’s military operation in Syria. Their meeting lasted almost seven hours – significantly longer than initially expected – and left journalists waiting for the two leaders for quite a while. The talks in Sochi were Read More

Boris Johnson threatens to pull Brexit bill, call snap election before Christmas

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatened to put the brakes on his European Union divorce bill and call for a snap general election before Christmas if lawmakers continue to stonewall his push to pass the legislation in three days. Speaking at the House of Commons on Tuesday, Johnson accused lawmakers of being “caught in a deadlock Read More

Putin & Erdogan face media after talks on Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are speaking to reporters in Sochi, following talks focused on Turkey’s military operation in Syria. The meeting lasted almost seven hours – significantly longer than initially expected – and left journalists waiting for the two leaders for quite a while. The talks in Sochi were focused Read More

Antibiotics caused man’s ‘drunkenness disease,’ report says: ‘No one believed him’

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A 46-year-old man developed the rare, but very real condition known as auto-brewery syndrome (ABS), colloquially referred to as “drunkenness disease,” after finishing a round of antibiotics, according to a recent report. The man, a U.S. resident who otherwise was not identified in the case study published in BMJ Open Gastroenterology, was a “previously active, healthy, Read More

Trade tensions, jibes at U.S. overshadow Chinese cyber conference

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WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – At one of the world’s showpiece tech conferences in China, jibes at the United States for its ‘bully behavior’ lent a Cold War tone to proceedings as trade tensions once again reared its ugly head in an event that drew a dearth of top U.S. executives. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. Read More

China will keep door open to foreign investment, global industry despite trade war

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will take steps to safeguard its interests, but won’t close its door to foreign investment and the global industry despite trade frictions with the United States, a Chinese official said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Chinese staffers adjust U.S. and Chinese flags at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Thursday, Feb. 14, Read More