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US airstrike in Afghanistan kills 17 police officers

Afghanistan Taliban US military police

US air support killed as many as 17 Afghan policemen and wounded 14 more after a police attempt to tear down a Taliban flag in southern Helmand province prompted a counterattack from the insurgents, Afghan officials said. A statement from the U.S.-led NATO Resolute Support mission said an Afghan unit …

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Failing news outlet Vice Media receives cash boost from George Soros

Vice Media news George Soros

Vice Media, looking to revitalize its flagging business, has gotten a $250 million cash infusion from an investment consortium that includes billionaire George Soros. The company’s new debt financing was led by 23 Capital, a financing firm focused exclusively on sports, music and entertainment sectors, with participation by Soros Fund Management, …

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The $1.25 trillion US national security state budget, taxpayers money wasted

US national security state budget taxpayers money wasted

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and …

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Transgender athlete smashes four women’s powerlifting records

Transgender athlete Mary Gregory

A transgender athlete who was born a man smashed four women’s powerlifting records, prompting gold medal winning Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes to brand the situation a “bloody joke”. Transgender powerlifter Mary Gregory bragged of winning ‘nine out of nine’ events at the Raw Powerlifting Federation Event while setting new world …

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Conor McGregor ‘retires’ from UFC as Irish rape case closes in

Conor McGregor retires UFC rape case sexual assault

Conor McGregor, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s biggest star and one of the world’s highest-paid athletes, is under investigation in Ireland after a woman accused him of sexual assault in December, according to four people familiar with the investigation. McGregor has not been charged with a crime. Following the usual protocol …

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US military accused of stealing 50 tons of gold form Syria

US military steal 50 tons gold Syria

The U.S. Army is transferring tons of gold from Daesh-held areas in Syria to the U.S., multiple reports said. According to a source who spoke to Kurdish Bas News Agency, the U.S. forces transferred about 50 tons of gold from areas seized from Daesh terrorists in eastern Syria’s Deir el-Zour …

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United States calls on Al-Qaeda to stage false flag attack in Syria

United States ISIS false flag Syria chemical attack

In a move that was entirely predictable, the US administration is once again threatening to bomb Syria if there is a “chemical weapons attack”. This was entirely predictable because that chemical attack script has been read out, with salty crocodile tears, fake concern, and mocked indignation by US talking heads …

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