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Biden Gains More Votes After Trump Pays $3 Million for Wisconsin Recount

President Trump spent $3 million for recounts in two Wisconsin counties after the election — but so far the end result is 132 more votes for Joe Biden. Those new votes, all from Milwaukee County, now add to Biden’s lead of nearly 20,600 votes in the state. A recount in Wisconsin’s largest county demanded by President Donald […]

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Fugging Unbelievable! Austrian Village to Ditch Unfortunate Obscene Name

The original name of the small village has no special meaning or any connotations in German, while the new toponym will better reflect its pronunciation in the local accent. The Austrian village of Fucking (pronounced fooking in Standard German) will change its name to Fugging on 1 January 2021, Mayor Andrea Holzner told the broadcaster […]

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Maduro: Guaido ‘Dumped’ Trump Despite Getting $800 Mln Over 2 Years as Media Declares Biden Victory

The current administration actively supported the Venezuelan opposition figure, who orchestrated an unsuccessful coup attempt in 2018 and reportedly organised another one in 2019. Washington recognises Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president and is pressuring the country with sanctions to force elected president, Nicolas Maduro to resign. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has stated that he feels […]

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US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by hanging, electric chair, gas chamber & FIRING SQUAD

The US Department of Justice has expanded rules governing executions to permit a wider rage of methods, including firing squads and electrocution, as five federal inmates are set to face the death penalty before Inauguration Day. The amended rule was entered into the Federal Register on Friday, permitting the government “greater flexibility” to carry out […]

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EU Drug Agency Confirms Talks With Producer of Russia’s Sputnik V Vaccine are Ongoing

A representative of the European Commission said the day before that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is in talks with the manufacturer of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus. The European Medicines Agency on Thursday confirmed to Sputnik that it’s holding talks with the producer of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine. “We have indeed been […]

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Slavoj Žižek: Trump’s flexible relationship with the truth made him more dangerous than a fascist

Donald Trump has been a US president who has revelled in lies and obscenity. As we consider his legacy, his continued crass behaviour should make us ask how such a worthless person got the job in the first place. On November 23, Donald Trump finally agreed to begin the transition of power, but the way […]

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‘Like mafia’: US tramples over European sovereignty in bid to stop Nord Stream 2, EU must FIGHT BACK – German MP to RT

Washington’s desperate attempts to stop the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany resemble mafia methods, senior German parliament member, Klaus Ernst, told RT, calling on the EU to fight back. “Their actions resemble those of a mafia,” Ernst told RT Deutsch on Wednesday, speaking about the renewed threats of […]

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German govt finally admits hosting key US drone war base, Die Linke MP tells RT

After years of denial, Berlin has acknowledged that the US Air Force is using Ramstein Air Base in Germany to carry out drone attacks in anti-terrorist operations, Die Linke (the Left) MP Andrej Hunko told RT. They crucial role played by the Ramstein base – the largest American military facility on foreign soil – in […]

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Pennsylvania State Court Halts Certification of Election Results

While Pennsylvania officials announced Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential race in the state on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump has sought to overturn the results, accusing Democrats of election fraud and irregularities. Pennsylvania Judge Patricia McCullough has ruled that the state must halt “further action” on certification of the 2020 election results […]

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German Businesses Pen Letter to Democrat Lawmakers Urging US to Lift Sanctions on Nord Stream 2

Washington already imposed sanctions on the Russian-German energy project late last year, tacking them on to the US National Defence Authorization Act. Now, a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the House and Senate is reportedly looking to introduce additional restrictions against it before the end of the year. An influential group of German businesses […]

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Greenback at Risk? Dollar Loses Crown as World’s Payments Currency for First Time Since 2013

The ongoing US trade war with China has raised concerns about the United States deploying the ‘nuclear option’ of freezing China’s banking sector out of the global US dollar payments system, prompting the use of alternative currencies such as the euro and the yuan to settle financial transactions. The European Union’s single currency was the […]

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EU Parliament Votes Against Referring to Julian Assange in Final Draft of Fundamental Rights Report

Any mention of the prosecution of Julian Assange has been removed from the EU’s latest report on fundamental rights, despite the best efforts of MEPs such as Ireland’s Clare Daly. The European Parliament passed the final version of the fundamental rights report for 2018 – 2019 on 25 November, excluding any mention of imprisoned publisher […]

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Mass production of first Russian electric car to start by end of year

After pandemic-related delays, Russia’s first electric car, called the Zetta, is set to enter serial production in late 2020, the country’s Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov has revealed. The Zetta will roll off the production line in the city of Tolyatti, one of the major centers of Russia’s automotive industry. The cars will first […]

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After years of relying on Roscomos to deliver its astronauts to space, Washington now plans sanctions on Russian space agency

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos may be hit with US sanctions for the first time ever, as a draft document reveals the Russian Ministry of Defense might become the subject of economic penalties from Washington. As well as Roscosmos, the proposed sanctions would also target Rosatom, the federal nuclear energy agency, as one of 28 organizations […]

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Guaido’s Team Urged to Comply With UK Court Order in Venezuelan Gold Litigation, Lawyers Say

LONDON – The UK judge presiding over the case of the Venezuelan gold in the Bank of England urged the legal team representing Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido to find “better excuses” for its failure to comply with a UK court order to pay for the legal costs of the appeal it lost in October. […]

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