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'Racist' Chinese TV show blasted after blackface sketch (VIDEO)

16 February, 2018 - 17:42

Preview One of the most watched TV shows in the world has come under intense scrutiny for featuring a sketch that had Asian actors in blackface and black actors dressed as monkeys.
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‘Poor’ Dem takes on billionaire party fellows in Illinois gubernatorial primary

16 February, 2018 - 17:36

Preview An ex-math professor and Democrat who earned less than $35,000 in 2017 is taking on millionaires and billionaires in the Illinois governor’s race. Daniel Biss hopes to oust ‘ultra-wealthy’ Democrats from the primary.

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Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Cancer

16 February, 2018 - 16:44

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze A new study by French researchers is drawing attention to the possible links between processed foods and cancer. The study, which classified foods such as mass...

Major embarrassment for May govt as top terrorism cop admonishes Prevent

16 February, 2018 - 16:34

Preview Counter-terrorism projects run by the Government must be reviewed immediately, according to the most senior UK counter-terrorism officer, Neil Basu.
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FDA Bans Triclosan and 23 Other Antiseptics from Healthcare Products

16 February, 2018 - 16:30

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Triclosan, and to a lesser extent, other antiseptics, have gone through a well-deserved pruning process with the FDA. But it’s not quite over yet. In 2015, the FDA...

US dangling ‘bogus’ threat of Moscow meddling on Latin America – Snr Russian diplomat

16 February, 2018 - 16:15

Preview As elections near in some Latin American nations, Washington has been busy preaching its mantra about Moscow’s alleged attempts to meddle in others’ internal affairs, says a Russian Foreign Ministry department chief.
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‘All look the same’: Australian Olympics commentator criticized over Chinese skier comments

16 February, 2018 - 16:13

Preview Australian skiing commentator Jacqui Cooper has been widely criticized on social media for comments she made during Channel 7’s coverage of the women's aerials at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Thursday.
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US cold war-era nukes in Europe almost useless, pose ‘catastrophic terrorism’ risk - report

16 February, 2018 - 15:49

Preview The US plans to spend $10 billion upgrading 150 Cold War-era nuclear bombs stationed in Europe, even though the weapons may be more of a security liability than a strategic deterrent, according to a new report by arms experts.
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Want £10,000 for free? Here’s how, and it’ll only cost you the UK’s welfare budget

16 February, 2018 - 15:49

Preview Would you like £10,000 for doing absolutely nothing? Well, you may be in luck, provided you’re under 55. The cash boon could pave the way for everyone in the UK to receive a basic state income, according to a recent report.
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Washington spin debunked: Iranians want jobs, not regime change, poll reveals

16 February, 2018 - 15:27

Preview The US and some Western media eagerly claimed that Iranians who took to the streets in December 2017 were ‘fed up’ with their ‘oppressive’ government – but a new poll suggests that their theory may be half-baked.
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‘Shocking’: Afghans make 1.17mn human rights abuse claims in 3 months

16 February, 2018 - 15:24

Preview The International Criminal Court (ICC) began collecting submissions of alleged war crimes from Afghan citizens three months ago. Since then, it has received over 1.17 million allegations, according to a report by The AP.
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‘Talks with Taliban better than continuing slaughter in Afghanistan’

16 February, 2018 - 15:14

Preview The Taliban doesn’t represent the people of Afghanistan, who need to find a solution to the militant group, but they will find it more quickly when the US stops exacerbating the problem, author and activist David Swanson told RT.
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Indian woman arrested after posing as man & marrying 2 females for dowries

16 February, 2018 - 15:06

Preview A woman in India has been arrested after posing as a man and marrying two females for their dowries, allegedly abusing one of them to get her hands on the loot.
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