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Bloomberg Slams Sanders’ Supporters with Video Showing ‘Bernie Bros’ Threats


US 20:32 GMT 17.02.2020(updated 20:35 GMT 17.02.2020) Get short URL 0 0 0 Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has tweeted out a new ad aimed at Bernie Sanders after the self-proclaimed democratic socialist accused him of not being able to generate enough “excitement” to beat current US President …

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NYC Police Officer Commits Suicide in His Home – Reports

nyc-police-officer-commits-suicide-in-his-home-–-reports Sputnik International Sputnik—reports/ The detective, who had served in the local police for years, was recently placed on modified-duty and had his weapons take away from him, according to NYPD sources. A New York City Police Department officer has committed suicide at his mother’s home in …

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French Authorities Extend Detention of Russian Performance Artist Pavlensky – Reports


MOSCOW (Sputnik) – French authorities extended the detention of Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky and his girlfriend, Alexandra de Taddeo, after the former sparked a scandal that forced presidential ally Benjamin Griveaux out of the race for the Paris mayor’s office, media reported on Monday. On Friday, Pavlesnky released the …

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Paris Appellate Court Rejects Russian National Vinnik’s Defence Appeal, Rules to Keep Him in Custody


World 19:49 GMT 17.02.2020(updated 19:58 GMT 17.02.2020) Get short URL Sputnik International Sputnik Vinnik’s defence is going to lodge an appeal against the decision by the French court to keep him in custody, according to Vinnik’s lawyer. The Paris Appellate Court has struck down Russian national …

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Bernie Sanders Raises Eyebrows With ‘First Jewish President’ Campaign Ad


After emerging as the top vote-getter in the New Hampshire Democratic presidential primary, US Senator Bernie Sanders has confirmed his status as the front-runner in the contest for the Democratic party nomination. But it’s his future campaign efforts that will show whether Sanders will indeed end up as a real …

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Russian, Turkish Military Conduct Patrol in Syria’s Hasakah Province

russian,-turkish-military-conduct-patrol-in-syria’s-hasakah-province Sputnik International Sputnik MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Russian military police are continuing to patrol the Syrian-Turkish border at several routes in the provinces of Aleppo, Hasakah and Raqqa, the head of the Russian Defence Ministry’s centre for Syria reconciliation, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev said on Monday. …

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The Stick of Fortune or Japanese ‘Naked’ Festival

the-stick-of-fortune-or-japanese-‘naked’-festival Sputnik International Sputnik Japan is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. This Asian nation can’t stop surprising us, and when you think that you’ve seen everything, this country manages to throw in something new and astonishing. Nearly ten thousand scantily clad men gathered …

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Forget ‘Developing an Appetite for Power’: EU Too ‘Impotent’ to Become Geopolitical Player – Prof


Opinion 18:54 GMT 17.02.2020(updated 20:05 GMT 17.02.2020) Get short URL On Sunday, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell suggested that Brussels needs to “develop an appetite for power” to enable it to “really act” and achieve a consolidated position on global geopolitical hotspots. The European Union can’t turn into …

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‘New Cabinet Not Tuned Into the Needs of Voters in the North’ – Professor on British Politics


One of the biggest shocks of last year’s general election was the fact that many constituencies in the northeast of England flipped from Labour to Conservative for the first time in a generation. The region was once known as the ‘Red Wall’ due to the fact that it was staunchly …

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Who Are the Former Obama Staffers Who Have Declared War on US Attorney General William Barr?


US 18:07 GMT 17.02.2020(updated 18:08 GMT 17.02.2020) Get short URL William Barr, the US attorney general, is facing a strong backlash from numerous former Department of Justice (DOJ) officials, who are calling upon his resignation, after the DOJ leadership announced that the amount of prison time for former Trump adviser …

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