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‘Championship weight!’ Conor McGregor makes a point as he makes weight for Dustin Poirier bout at UFC 257 (VIDEO)
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Conor McGregor arrived in prime shape as he made championship weight for his non-title bout with Dustin Poirier at UFC 257.
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Hong Kong to enter city’s 1st Covid-19 lockdown, as China deploys 1,700 officers to enforce new rules
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Hong Kong has ordered thousands of residents to remain in their homes ahead of the city’s first Covid-19 lockdown, with China deploying 1,700 officers to enforce the restrictions in hopes of containing the outbreak.
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UK govt will NOT give £500 to everyone who tests positive for Covid-19, contrary to reports – Number 10
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The UK prime minister’s office has denied reports it is planning to make a payment of £500 to people with Covid-19 in a bid to encourage them to stay at home and not take the virus to their workplace.
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Russian expert says cleaning your room and opening windows may be crucial for recovering from Covid-19
22 Jänner 2021
Preview It’s easier to recover from Covid-19 when air quality is better and more saturated with oxygen. That’s according to Russian immunologist Vladimir Bolibok, who claimed that giving your bedroom a clean might just stimulate recovery.
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GOP congressman under investigation by Capitol Police after trying to bring a gun onto House floor – reports
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Republican Congressman Andy Harris is reportedly being investigated by the US Capitol Police after he allegedly set off metal detectors while trying to take his gun onto the House floor.
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Top Russian politicians say New START nuclear deal with US can be saved despite ticking clock, after Biden asks for extension
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Time is running out to prevent the collapse of a vital nuclear agreement between Russia and the US, but a last-minute deal could be on the cards as Washington signals it may be about to come back to the table.
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‘I look forward to your rise’: Andrea ‘KGB’ Lee shows she has moved on from estranged husband with message to new UFC fighter love
22 Jänner 2021
Preview UFC flyweight Andrea Lee, whose husband, Donny Aaron, was jailed after allegedly attacking her in 2018, has written a gushing public message to her new love - promotion newcomer Tony Kelley - alongside a photo of the pair kissing.
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1 in 35 Londoners had Covid-19 last week, government reveals, as capital registers highest rate of infection in UK
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Around 1 in 35 people in London tested positive for Covid-19 in the week ending January 16 – the highest rate of infection anywhere in the UK, according to new data from the government's Office of National Statistics (ONS).
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Knowing ‘liberal international order’ needs Russia as enemy to galvanize West, Moscow braces for aggressive Biden foreign policy
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Donald Trump’s efforts to reduce the ideologically driven base of US foreign policy fuelled great resentment among those who believed it betrayed Washington’s leadership position in the so-called “liberal international order.”
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No homemade face coverings: German airlines mandating passengers to wear higher grade FFP2 or N95 masks
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Passengers will be mandated to wear higher-grade masks against Covid-19 when flying German airlines and their subsidiaries, starting next month. Tougher mask rules have also been introduced in malls and on public transport.
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Wedding with 400 guests busted in London Jewish neighborhood, potentially adding £10,000-fine to expenses
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The Metropolitan Police busted a wedding celebration in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood in London. Around 400 guests had convened behind covered windows in violation of the UK’s strict social distancing rules.
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Despite scare stories about warming, near-record breaking cold weather drives up sales of fur coats as bitter winter hits Russia
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Plunging temperatures in Moscow have prompted a run on cold weather gear, despite previous predictions that, given the impact of global warming, Russia’s coldest days were behind it.
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EU says it will seek 'clarification' from Pfizer after further Covid-19 vaccine delays
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The European Union has said further contact is needed with Pfizer after it was reported that the pharmaceutical giant will be reducing deliveries for the second week running as the company upgrades its manufacturing plant.
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Corona blow for Zizou: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane tests POSITIVE for COVID-19
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Real Madrid head coach and French football legend Zinedine Zidane is the latest big name from sport to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
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Prominent Kiev Russia-critic tells followers Navalny more dangerous politically for Ukraine than Putin, because of Western support
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The elevation of Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny to the country’s leader would be worse for Kiev than the status quo with President Vladimir Putin. That’s according to Yuri Lukanov, a Ukrainian blogger and journalist.
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Iranian minister boasts about significant rise in oil exports despite US sanctions
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Iran’s petroleum minister has bragged about the country’s rising oil exports in the face of US sanctions, as the nation claims that its international petroleum sales have hit record highs.
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‘The virus only works in a hotel room’: Alex Ovechkin’s model wife mocks NHL by seething that ‘only Russians’ broke Covid-19 rules
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Alexander Ovechkin's wife, Anastasia Shubskaya, has spoken out in defense of the Russian Washington Capitals players who have been punished for breaching Covid-19 protocols, lambasting the NHL hours after her husband apologized.
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Democrats demand Facebook, Twitter & YouTube change algorithms to stop ‘polluting minds of American people’
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Democrats in the US Congress have urged major social media platforms to eliminate algorithms and recommendations that breed extremism and undermine the sense of “objective reality.”
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‘We’re having a right laugh’: From TikTok sea shanties to Man City’s Twitter, the football lads meme pals enjoy their rise to fame
22 Jänner 2021
Preview When four friends took a photo after a train trip between two English cities on a drunken day out, the idea of the snap ending up on a Manchester City team news announcement to millions of fans, it is fair to say, seemed remote.
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‘A coup conducted by the West': Russian parents association boss asks government to ban TikTok over calls for children to protest
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The head of Russia's Association of Parents’ Committees and Communities has called on the government to ban TikTok, the Chinese video-sharing platform. Olga Letkova claims the app is being used to incite children to riot.
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Eurozone business activity slows as stricter lockdowns take heavy toll on service sector
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Business activity in the eurozone fell to a two-month low in January, preliminary data revealed on Friday shows, as tougher coronavirus-related lockdowns come into effect to stop the spread of new Covid-19 strains.
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Special Crown Office unit to investigate hundreds of deaths in Scottish care homes
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A special unit within the Crown Office is set to investigate the circumstances surrounding coronavirus-linked deaths in 474 Scottish care homes to decide whether to hold a fatal accident inquiry or launch a prosecution.
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Chinese authorities find Covid-19 cluster at major chicken processing plant in Harbin as Beijing introduces new curbs
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A new cluster of Covid-19 has been detected in Harbin, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, with authorities registering 10 symptomatic Covid-19 cases and 31 asymptomatic infections.
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BBC blasted for spending £1 MILLION in THREE YEARS on equal pay and discrimination legal fights
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The BBC has come under fire after admitting that it spent more than £1 million in the last three and a half years fighting legal battles over equal pay and discrimination cases brought by its own employees.
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‘Travel will continue for the rich’: Brits blast reports that they may have to pay for mandatory hotel quarantine after holidays
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The UK government is considering mandatory hotel quarantines for people returning from overseas, according to reports. Many Brits, however, were not too keen on the idea.
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Modi praises India’s ‘self-reliance’ in Covid-19 vaccine production as the country administers millionth jab
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The Indian prime minister has talked up his country’s capacity to overcome the coronavirus pandemic using indigenous vaccines and those manufactured in the world’s second most populous nation.
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We’re in a PERFECT STORM for gold prices edging higher, financial editor tells Boom Bust
22 Jänner 2021
Preview US President Joe Biden’s Treasury secretary pick, Janet Yellen, said on Tuesday that the new administration would focus on winning quick passage for the recently revealed $1.9 trillion pandemic relief plan.
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WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins (VIDEO)
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Recap the action as ithappened as the fighters took to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge lightweight bouts at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi
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Russian Education Ministry advises parents to protect children against jailed opposition figure Navalny’s calls for mass protest
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Young people attracted by calls for civil unrest from opposition activists could be putting themselves in harm’s way, say Russian officials, telling parents to get their kids to watch a movie instead.
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Cold chain strikes again: 1,900 doses of Moderna vaccine go poof in Boston after cleaner reportedly unplugged freezer
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A Boston cleaner is reported to have accidentally ruined 1,900 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine by unplugging a freezer. It’s the latest case highlighting how logistical problems can seriously undermine immunization efforts.
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‘I‘d love to taste hot sauce’: Conor McGregor tells UFC 257 foe Poirier to bring bottle and warns he has ‘a million shots’ (VIDEO)
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Dustin Poirier has revealed that UFC 257 foe Conor McGregor will "help a lot of people" after offering to support his foundation, while the mutual admirers plan to trade whiskey and hot sauce after their much-anticipated rematch.
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Daniel Cormier talks Russian UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov’s potential return: ‘It will take something that excites him’ (VIDEO)
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Longtime teammate and training partner Daniel Cormier is uniquely placed to discuss Khabib Nurmagomedov's mindset as he mulls over a potential return, but he admitted he isn't worried whether his friend decides to return or not.
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In defiance of Brussels, EU member Hungary signs deal to buy 2mn doses of Russia’s pioneering Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Shortly after becoming the first EU country to approve Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, Hungary has agreed to buy two million doses from Moscow. Budapest will receive its first delivery in February.
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Hungary to build plant for manufacturing own vaccine, says PM Orban, after criticizing EU immunization program
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said the country needs a new facility to ensure steady domestic vaccine production and to manufacture its own Covid-19 jab.
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Poland threatens Pfizer with legal action after Covid-19 vaccine delay as Italy’s government backs action against the pharma giant
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The Polish government has warned it will take legal action against drugmaker Pfizer, after the company only delivered half the expected doses of Covid-19 vaccine this week, jeopardizing the country’s inoculation program.
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Russia slashes its foreign debt by $21.3 billion in 2020
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Russia’s foreign debt dropped $21.3 billion and totaled $470.1 billion as of January 1, according to the latest data revealed by the central bank.
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Oil prices slide amid concerns flare-up in China Covid cases could weaken fuel demand
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The price of crude dropped on Friday, receding from the 11-month highs hit last week. Experts say the new coronavirus restrictions in China could curb fuel demand for the world’s biggest oil importer.
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UK minister warns more ‘draconian’ steps maybe be necessary to tackle Covid-19, hinting that police may receive health data
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The British environment minister has warned that additional measures may be necessary to combat lockdown fatigue and those guilty of repeatedly breaking Covid-19 restrictions as the government dismisses relaxing rules.
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US shocked after National Guardsmen kicked out of Capitol Building and forced to lodge at parking lot after inauguration
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The US Capitol Police are in hot water again, after ordering National Guardsmen protecting the Capitol in Washington, DC to leave and find accommodation elsewhere. The decision was overturned hours later amid a public outcry.
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Deal for Russia to supply Myanmar with Pantsir-S1 air defense systems & reconnaissance drones announced during Shoigu visit
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Russia is set to supply Myanmar with Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile and gun systems, Orlan-10E surveillance drones and radars. The deal was signed during Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu’s visit to the country on Thursday.
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India hopes to import more Iranian, Venezuelan crude under Biden
22 Jänner 2021
Preview India hopes it could diversify its oil suppliers under the new US Administration that could relax restrictions on oil exports from Iran and Venezuela, India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Bloomberg TV in an interview.
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Google threatens to REMOVE search engine in Australia if legislators force it to share profits with news content creators
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Australians could soon be deprived of Google’s ubiquitous search engine, with the web behemoth threatening to cut off service should lawmakers pass a hot-button measure forcing tech firms to cough up revenue to media outlets.
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Dallas County scraps effort to focus vaccine rollout on ‘vulnerable’ black & Latino communities under pressure from Texas govt
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Dallas County, Texas has jettisoned a plan to prioritize its most “vulnerable” neighborhoods in its Covid-19 vaccination drive after the state health department fought the idea, threatening to cut back its supply of the jab.
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Americans’ trust in mainstream media has never been lower – but journalists insist it’s the audience’s fault, not theirs
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Fewer than half of Americans trust mainstream media, according to PR firm Edelman’s annual “trust barometer.” But rather than attempt to repair the relationship, media outlets blame their audience’s poor ‘information hygiene.’
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Twitter rejected pleas to remove child porn from platform because it didn’t ‘violate policies,’ lawsuit claims
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A new lawsuit has accused Twitter of turning a blind eye to child pornography on its platform, claiming that it snubbed repeat requests from an underage sex trafficking victim to remove explicit images obtained through blackmail.
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Several of Navalny’s top associates detained in Russia for organizing unauthorized protests ahead of promised weekend rallies
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A group of close associates of the Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny, including activist Lyubov Sobol and his spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh have been detained in Moscow ahead of illegal protests announced for this weekend.
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‘We are absolutely not starting from scratch!’ Fauci BUSTS ‘source-based’ CNN report on Covid-19 vaccine rollout
22 Jänner 2021
Preview Despite a CNN report claiming there was no Covid-19 distribution plan in place for Joe Biden’s administration, Dr. Anthony Fauci contradicted the claim during a White House briefing.
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Japan denies seeking a ‘face-saving way’ to cancel Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus
22 Jänner 2021
Preview The Japanese government “privately” concluded that the Tokyo Olympics, rescheduled from 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, will have to be canceled altogether, The Times reported citing sources inside the ruling coalition.
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‘QAnon Congresswoman’ files articles of impeachment against US President Joe Biden as ‘unfit & threat to national security’
22 Jänner 2021
Preview A Republican member of the US House of Representatives has filed articles of impeachment against newly inaugurated President Joe Biden, underscoring how the whole process has become politically weaponized.
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‘With lives at stake, politics must be forgotten’: Sputnik V sponsor warns demonizing Russian vaccine distracts from saving people
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Saving human lives amid the raging global pandemic is much more important than following political considerations, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund that sponsored Sputnik V vaccine development, told RT.
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‘More died than in all of WW2!’ Biden wants all Americans masked up & travelers quarantined, predicts 500,000 Covid deaths by Feb
21 Jänner 2021
Preview President Joe Biden has painted a grim picture of what’s in store for the US as the pandemic continues, enacting travel restrictions and suggesting half a million Americans will have died with the virus by the end of next month.
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Not required to host ‘incendiary speech’: Judge REJECTS Parler’s lawsuit to restore Amazon service
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Social media platform Parler is facing more bad news as a federal judge has rejected a lawsuit from the company seeking to have Amazon restore hosting services following ties being severed after the US Capitol riot.
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Biden hopes for 5-year extension of New START nuclear treaty… while seeking to demonize Russia for ‘hacking, meddling & bounties’
21 Jänner 2021
Preview US President Joe Biden will seek to prolong the New START treaty with Russia by five years, his press secretary has said, before one of the last major arms control deals between the nuclear superpowers expires early next month.
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In non-binding resolution, EU parliament calls for new anti-Russia sanctions in attempt to stop Nord Stream 2 over Navalny arrest
21 Jänner 2021
Preview An EU parliament resolution, backed by 581 MEPs out of 675 present, has directed its member states to ramp up sanctions against Russia to stop the Nord Stream 2 project “once and for all,” linking it to Alexey Navalny’s arrest.
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Conservatives cry ‘bigotry!’ as Dems call for Parler to be PROBED BY FBI for role in US Capitol riot, alleged Russian ties
21 Jänner 2021
Preview House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney is requesting the FBI investigate social media platform Parler as a “potential facilitator” of the US Capitol riot earlier this month.
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US to resume WHO funding under Biden, UN agency chief hails move as a 'good day for global health'
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The US has announced it will resume funding the World Health Organization (WHO), months after former President Donald Trump withdrew the country’s membership, and has also earmarked $1.9 trillion to fight Covid-19 domestically.
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Biden’s Homeland Security orders 100-day ‘pause’ on deportations, citing ‘priorities’ on Mexican border
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The Biden administration is halting nearly all deportations of illegal aliens, citing limited resources and the need to protect public health and safety, as thousands of migrants from Central America approach the US-Mexico border.
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Make or break: Conor McGregor may have to dance to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s tune if he is to rematch the UFC lightweight champion
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Conor McGregor has fervently sought a rematch with heated rival Khabib Nurmagomedov. But as the Russian champion demands something "spectacular" this weekend to tempt him out of retirement, McGregor faces a make-or-break moment.
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‘Forgetting it is not how you unify’: Pelosi ‘not worried’ about Trump trial contradicting Biden’s calls for unity (VIDEO)
21 Jänner 2021
Preview House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has confirmed that the second impeachment of Donald Trump could “soon” be moving to its next stage, claiming that the trial is consistent with Joe Biden’s message of unity and won’t create more division.
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UK partygoers to be fined up to £6,400 as government clamps down on Covid rule-breakers
21 Jänner 2021
Preview In a bid to stem the ongoing spread of coronavirus, revellers will be slapped with £800 fines if they attend house parties with more than 15 people present during lockdown, UK Home Secretary Priti Patel announced on Thursday.
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'If Pogba says shut up, close your mouth, it's end of discussion': Kanchelskis on MUFC midfielder & agent Mino Raiola to RT Sport
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Man United legend Andrei Kanchelskis believes Paul Pogba should tell agent Mino Raiola to "shut up" if he is happy at the club, insisting it is the in-form midfielder's responsibility to categorically express his wishes.
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‘If Biden wanted unity, he’d lynch Pence’: NYT writer claims controversial tweet was not a call for violence, remains on Twitter
21 Jänner 2021
Preview New York Times opinion writer Will Wilkinson raised red flags on social media after appearing to call for Mike Pence to be lynched. He is now claiming the “error in judgement” was just “sharp sarcasm.”
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Greenwald & the ‘Squad’ agree: Neoliberal thought police have set their sights on ‘domestic extremists,’ putting dissent at risk
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The neoliberal centrist establishment is eager to turn the deadly machinery of the War on Terror against American citizens, journalists and even some lawmakers have observed, warning civil liberties may not survive.
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‘Very high risk’: ECDC urges tougher Covid-19 measures amid mutant strains from UK, Brazil, and South Africa
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The Covid-19 strains from the UK, Brazil and South Africa pose a very high risk due to their increased transmissibility and must be stamped out with tougher health measures, the EU’s infectious diseases agency has said.
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President of Argentina inoculated with Sputnik V, praises creators of Russian coronavirus vaccine
21 Jänner 2021
Preview President Alberto Fernández became the second person over 60 in Argentina to be administered the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, thanking its developer and urging his compatriots to follow his example.
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Follow the leader: Ice queen Alina Zagitova edges past Evgenia Medvedeva to become Russia’s most popular Instagram figure skater
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The long-standing rivalry between Russia’s two figure skating champions, Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva, has stretched far beyond sport - and now the 18-year-old has edged ahead in a tight race for social media followers.
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‘We’ll get him’: Conor McGregor says UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘should be stripped’ of title if he doesn’t agree to rematch
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Conor McGregor has hinted that his animosity towards Khabib Nurmagomedov has dissipated since their fractious feud in 2018, but says that the Russian champ should be stripped of his title if he doesn't agree to a rematch.
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Lockdown extended in Portugal with schools to close for 15 days amid record spike in Covid-19 deaths
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Portugal is to shut all schools and universities from Friday, its prime minister has said, as the more transmissible strain of Covid-19 first detected in the UK takes hold, putting the health service under enormous pressure.
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‘Did Antifa blow through there?’ TIME cover depicts Biden's first day in Oval Office ransacked by Trump
21 Jänner 2021
Preview TIME magazine made its view of Joe Biden’s presidency clear with a new front cover depicting the president’s “day one” in an Oval Office that’s been vandalized as he looks out at a country on fire.
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‘Exposing itself to suspicion’: German opposition MPs bash Merkel government over refusal to disclose information on Navalny case
21 Jänner 2021
Preview MPs from Germany’s left-wing Die Linke party have accused the country’s government of acting suspiciously after it refused to answer most of their questions about legal assistance requested by Russia over the Navalny case.
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Politicians among 48 arrested in huge Italian bust on ‘Ndrangheta mafia, hundreds of millions in cash seized
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Anti-mafia police carried out sweeping early-morning raids against Italy’s most powerful mafia, the ‘Ndrangheta, on Thursday, arresting 48 people and placing the leader of a political party under investigation.
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Czech point: Cristiano Ronaldo has NOT scored the most goals by any player, say experts backing football icon Josef Bican (VIDEO)
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Cristiano Ronaldo has followed in the footsteps of Lionel Messi by becoming embroiled in a row over feats of net-busting, with the Czech FA wading into the argument by making a lengthy statement about one of their national heroes.
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France has become 'a nation of 66 million prosecutors,' says Macron, rejecting criticism of government's pandemic response
21 Jänner 2021
Preview French President Emmanuel Macron has defended his government and its response to the Covid-19 pandemic, saying that he laments France's "incessant hunt for errors," adding that such criticism is counterproductive during a crisis.
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‘Failure not an option’, US climate envoy Kerry says, as he pushes to phase out coal FIVE times faster
21 Jänner 2021
Preview America’s new climate envoy John Kerry has called for countries to phase out coal five times faster than they have been, and to speed up the transfer to renewable energy in order to hit net zero global carbon emissions by 2050.
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As reliance on Russia’s Soyuz spacecraft ends, NASA set to reduce cooperation with Moscow’s Roscosmos
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Since the launch of the International Space Station in 1998, Roscosmos and NASA have worked together to service the most famous man-made satellite. Now, the latter is considering reducing its representation in Russia.
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Salvation on Epiphany: Naked jogger filmed streaking in snowy Russian city saved from frostbite by believer on way to ceremony
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Footage of a naked man dashing through the streets of one of Russia’s largest cities has gone viral, with local media reporting that what was first thought to be a chilly stunt turned out to be a mental health crisis.
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Covid lockdowns leave one third of US small businesses (& almost HALF minority-owned businesses) unable to pay rent
21 Jänner 2021
Preview A third of American small business owners were unable to pay rent this month, a recent survey has found. Women and minority-owned businesses were hit particularly hard, and more sectors than ever are coming up short.
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Dutch prosecutor on MH17 team testifies how he plotted arrest & extradition of innocent man to Argentina in 2009
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Dutch public prosecutor Ward Ferdinandusse has recently told a court how he concocted a plan to extradite a man to Argentina, where he spent eight years in prison before being acquitted. Ferdinandusse now co-leads the MH17 probe.
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Inauguration’s most ‘enduring image’? To deluge of mockery, Atlantic journo says it was Kamala Harris’s ‘hair blowing in the wind’
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Atlantic writer Edward Isaac-Dovere is the latest mainstream-media journalist to be lambasted on social media for his fulsome praise of the Joe Biden/Kamala Harris inauguration, after gushing on Twitter over Harris’s hair.
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Merkel threatens to close Germany's borders unless EU finds common ground in Covid-19 fight
21 Jänner 2021
Preview German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the European Union must find common ground in fighting coronavirus and stopping the spread of new strains that have already swept through the UK and Ireland recently.
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Russian state regulator Roskomnadzor asks TikTok to remove videos encouraging attendees at unsanctioned protests this weekend
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Moscow has demanded the popular video-sharing app TikTok stop distributing videos that encourage minors to participate in illegal protests. The move comes after the app was flooded with videos advertising upcoming demonstrations.
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‘It’s old news’: Conor McGregor distances himself from Irish lawsuit allegations at presser for UFC 257 fight with Dustin Poirier
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Conor McGregor has been embroiled in more than a few outside-of-the-cage scandals during his UFC tenure but told the media at Thursday's UFC 257 press conference that a newly-surfaced lawsuit brought against him has no merit.
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UK police tipped off about ‘illegal rave’ show up to find cold pensioners queuing for Covid vaccine
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Police officers in the UK who were tipped off about an alleged “illegal rave” showed up to find that it was actually just a group of old-age pensioners queuing for their Covid-19 vaccinations.
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Conservatives ‘mourn’ Americans who’ve died of Covid during Biden’s presidency so far, mimicking Dems who blamed deaths on Trump
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Republicans took to social media on President Joe Biden’s first day in office to point out the number of Americans who have thus far died during his presidency – a response to Democrats who blamed Trump for coronavirus deaths.
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‘It’s weird that I was alive’: Ex-NHL star Tommy Salo handed prison sentence for crashing car while three times over legal limit
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Former NHL star and Swedish national goaltender Tommy Salo has found himself in hot water after receiving a two-month prison sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Bitcoin sell-off wipes out $100 billion from crypto market in just two days
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The total market value of all cryptocurrencies has lost about $100 billion over the past 48 hours, after the world’s top digital asset, bitcoin, slumped around 10 percent as crypto fever cooled off.
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Africa's Covid-19 fatality rate now higher than global average, says continent's disease control chief
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The head of Africa's disease control agency has warned that the continent's fatality rate from Covid-19 has risen above the global average, adding that this is a very "worrying" development.
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UK health minister defends Covid-19 delayed-dose vaccine strategy despite lingering doubts over efficacy
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Health Secretary Matt Hancock has defended the UK government’s strategy for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, citing data that he said supported a 12-week dosing schedule rather than the recommended 21-day interval.
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After drawn out case, ECHR rejects Georgia’s claims of Russian Human Rights violations during 2008 war
21 Jänner 2021
Preview After 12 years of legal proceedings, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Russia cannot be held responsible for incidents that occurred during the 2008 war in South Ossetia and Abkhazia, rejecting Georgia's claims.
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Brexit to blame for disruption of food supply in N. Ireland, says Irish FM, amid reports of ‘bare’ shop shelves
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Problems with food supply into Northern Ireland from Great Britain are “clearly a Brexit issue”, Ireland’s foreign affairs minister has said, amid reports of food shortages and “bare” supermarket shelves.
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‘Straight bullsh*t’: Fans blast NHL as Alex Ovechkin is one of four Russian aces punished alongside $100k fine for Covid-19 breach
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Fans have questioned the NHL's decision after hockey star Alexander Ovechkin and three of his countrymen at Washington were placed on the NHL's Covid-19 protocol list, earning a $100,000 fine for a reported breach in a hotel room.
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UK reaches 5 million Covid-19 vaccinations mark, but infection rates up from December
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The British health secretary has congratulated his colleagues in the National Health Service as the country reached a positive milestone in the battle against Covid-19, but the virus is continuing to spread rapidly across the UK.
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France’s main Muslim organization slams three Islamic groups for not signing up to anti-extremism charter
21 Jänner 2021
Preview The President of the French Council of the Muslin Faith (CFCM) has criticized three Islamic groups in the country over their decision to refuse to sign up to an anti-extremism charter proposed by President Emmanuel Macron.
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Russian MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko hospitalized by Covid-19
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Former PRIDE heavyweight champion and Russian mixed martial arts pioneer Fedor Emelianenko has been admitted to a Moscow hospital which specializes in treating patients suffering from coronavirus, according to local reports.
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Hungary becomes first EU state to approve Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19, as UAE also grants authorization for jab
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Two more nations revealed on Thursday that they have granted approval for the use of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, with Hungarian Minister Gergely Gulyas saying his country had become the first EU member to sign off on the formula.
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Frank Lampard on the chopping block? Chelsea boss set for Roman Abramovich wrath unless results improve - reports
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Frank Lampard could be the next casualty to land on the Premier League managerial scrapheap amid reports that owner Roman Abramovich is considering a change as stuttering Chelsea continue to stagnate.
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Mongolia’s PM resigns after mother and newborn weren’t given warm clothes during Covid-19 hospital transfer in freezing weather
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Mongolia’s Prime Minister Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh has announced his resignation, after a woman who had just given birth wasn’t given warm clothes as she was being transferred for Covid-19 quarantine.
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Knockout blow: Zidane raises a wry smile as Real Madrid suffer cup humiliation – then insists shock exit is ‘not a shame’ (VIDEO)
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Under-fire Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane told reporters to ask his players if they believed in him after their stunning cup exit to third-tier hosts, as the likes of Eden Hazard and Karim Benzema failed to prevent a huge upset.
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‘Get your act together’: Conor McGregor slams Novak Djokovic and whinging Australian Open tennis stars over quarantine complaints
21 Jänner 2021
Preview UFC star Conor McGregor has issued furious criticism at Novak Djokovic and other tennis aces complaining about their quarantine requirements ahead of the Australian Open, telling the pampered players to "get their act together."
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We’re all going to be trillionaires because US dollar has no bottom & bitcoin has no top – Max Keiser
21 Jänner 2021
Preview Hosts of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert, look at the very large stimulus package the Biden Administration hopes to pass. The $1.9 trillion economic and healthcare relief plan was revealed last week.
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