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The art of the fail: Trump may be forced into embarrassing U-turn on TPP

By ethan / April 14, 2018

Donald Trump’s announcement this week that his administration would consider re-entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement is seen by many as a token gesture at best and an embarrassing climb-down at worst. Economist and CEO Michael Pento and Asia-Pacific strategic and economic policy specialist Sourabh Gupta spoke to RT.com about both the motivations […]

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Crestfallen ‘Daily Fail’ accuses Virgin Trains of censorship

By ethan / January 10, 2018

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 11:47 Virgin Trains have dumped the Daily Mail’s masthead from their on-board shop due to the paper’s editorial position on issues like immigrants, gays and poor people. In response, the paper accused the rail franchise of censorship. A Virgin spokesperson said they regularly review the products sold on its trains. […]

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‘This is not a failure’: UK, EU fail to reach Brexit agreement

By ethan / December 4, 2017

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 16:55 Despite excited speculation, Britain’s and the EU’s negotiators have yet to strike a deal which would allow Brexit talks to enter a second phase. The European Commission head insists that this is not a failure, despite Monday’s missed deadline. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, speaking alongside UK Prime Minister […]

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36% of govt websites fail ‘important’ security tests – study

By ethan / November 28, 2017

Analysts who studied hundreds of federal websites found more than one-third did not have security measures to prevent hackers from intercepting visitors’ sensitive information or redirecting traffic to malicious phishing websites. The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a science and tech policy think tank, released a report Monday that said hundreds of federal websites […]

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Not just the Air Force: US Army fail to report up to 20% of crimes to FBI

By ethan / November 16, 2017

Published time: 16 Nov, 2017 04:59 After an Air Force veteran with a criminal history was able to buy guns and kill 29 people in a Texas church, a Pentagon-wide investigation found that the Army is failing to alert the FBI about soldiers’ criminal histories in a “significant amount” of cases. On Wednesday, Gen. Mark […]

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Messi mistakes Argentina teammate for fan in embarrassing photo fail

By ethan / November 10, 2017

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 11:38 Edited time: 10 Nov, 2017 11:39 Argentina star Lionel Messi appeared to suffer an embarrassing photo fail in Russia this week, mistaking international teammate Sebastian Driussi for a fan when posing for a picture with him. The Argentina duo, who are in Moscow preparing for Saturday’s match against Russia […]

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Iconic movies that fail the sexual assault test: Is your favorite on there?

By ethan / October 31, 2017

Hollywood is in turmoil. It turns out some of those directors we gush over and actors we idolized are actually predators and rapists. Actresses are propositioned, attacked and embarrassed, and have kept quiet for years. Meanwhile in Westminster, young staffers are knocked up by MPs, politicians are allegedly urinated on, and women are running from […]

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