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5G Wireless: A Dangerous “Experiment on Humanity”

Scientists, environmental groups, doctors and citizens around the world are appealing to all governments to halt telecommunications companies’ deployment of 5G (fifth generation) wireless networks, which they call “an experiment on humanity and the environment that is defined as a crime under international law.” Research has shown that wireless radiation can cause DNA damage, neuropsychiatric […]

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Breaking up Facebook & Google? RT’s Keiser Report looks at the best way to disband the monopolies

The Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said he would like to see Google, Facebook and other major social media behemoths broken up like the federal government did to Standard Oil more than a century ago.

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Chinese investment in US plunges 83% amid simmering trade war

Chinese investments in North America and Europe fell by 73 percent last year as a result of tightened US scrutiny of foreign takeover deals and Beijing’s restrictions on outbound investments. Data from law firm Baker & McKenzie showed that Chinese foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into the United States have also turned negative, falling to […]

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Apple sides with China against Trump

Rick Sanchez takes a look at China’s response to the Trump Administration tariffs imposed on Beijing, as US telecom giant Apple losses 64 billion dollars of its value. Apple CEO Tim Cook blames the tit-for-tat and the Trump administration’s trade war with China. Is Apple blameless, or is this a show of force as Apple […]

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Apple Cuts Sales Outlook over National Boycott in China

Aside from the trade wars, Apple has been hurt by a boycott in China and its own apparent arrogance towards Chinese laws. Apple had to cut its revenue outlook for the latest quarter, citing what it called an “economic deceleration” in China and emerging markets, according to a report by Agence France-Presse.

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Google wins lawsuit, can continue to use facial recognition tech on users without consent

A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that alleged Google’s nonconsensual use of facial recognition technology violated users’ privacy rights, allowing the tech giant to continue to scan and store their biometric data.

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Saudi cash may settle in Crimea

Businessmen from Saudi Arabia have expressed an interest in investing in Russia’s Crimea, according to the region’s ministry of construction and architecture. “Representatives of the foreign [Saudi – Ed.] delegation expressed an interest in starting projects and setting up businesses in the republic,” the ministry said, following a meeting with the Saudi businessmen.

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Russia’s $75 trillion in resources is why sanctions are impossible

The country with the largest mineral reserves in the world, Russia, is the second top exporter of rare earth minerals. Its natural resources are estimated at tens of trillions of dollars. It has abundant supplies of oil, natural gas, timber and valuable minerals, such as copper, diamonds, lead, zinc, bauxite, nickel, tin, mercury, gold and […]

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‘Shame on Boeing’: Elon Musk hails Russian-made rocket engine’s design as ‘brilliant’

SpaceX founder Elon Musk praised the Russian-built RD-180 rocket engine for looking awesome but said his bitter rivals Lockheed and Boeing ought to be ashamed of using it during their launches. The eccentric tech billionaire said a few nice words about the RD-180 on Twitter, while mocking his competitors at the same time.

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World’s Biggest Construction Ship to Start Laying Nord Stream 2 Pipes Next Week

The world’s largest construction vessel, Pioneering Spirit, will begin laying pipes for the Nord Stream 2 project in the Finnish exclusive economic zone next week, Nord Stream 2 AG said in a statement.

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Russia-Austria trade soars almost 60 percent, approaching pre-sanctions record highs

The volume of trade between Russia and Austria has been steadily growing, reaching $4.2 billion since January year-on-year, said Russia’s trade representative in Austria Aleksandr Potemkin.

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Syrian Air Airline in Talks to Buy Russia’s MC-21 Passenger Planes – CEO

Syrian flag carrier Syrian Air is discussing with Russia the purchase of new MC-21 passenger jets, the airline’s CEO, Talal Abdulkarim, told Sputnik on Thursday. ‘Some time ago, we contacted the Russian side directly to discuss a purchase of MC-21 jets. Our company wants to be the first in buying these aircraft from this high-tech […]

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Austrian Chancellor Supports Nord Stream 2 Pipeline, Despite ‘US Scrutiny’

Earlier, Germany voiced support for the construction of the second Nord Stream pipeline amid criticism from US President Donald Trump, who has urged EU countries to abandon the project and buy American liquefied natural gas (LNG) instead.

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GM to slash 14,700 jobs in North America

General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes 8,100 white-collar workers, some of whom will take buyouts and others who will be laid off.

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Payback: Florida Sues Big Pharma for Aiding and Abetting US Opioid Crisis

Florida is suing two major US drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, for their alleged contributions to the opioid crisis in the state and nationally. On Friday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that the two drugstore chains had been added to a state-court lawsuit filed last year against Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin (an opioid […]

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