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Russian Hockey Player's Brother Threatens Ovechkin On Social Media After Fight

April 18, 2019           |                                       

Seasoned Russian hockey star Aleksandr Ovechkin sent a message with his brutal knockout of his rising compatriot Andrei Svechnikov in a National Hockey League (NHL) playoff game on April 16. Now Svechnikov’s older brother, fellow NHL player Yevgeny, has a message for Ovechkin: I’m coming for you. The elder Svechnikov, who was born on Halloween, […]

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Wheelchair users face “horrific” delays from major NHS provider

April 17, 2019           |                                       

Speaking about its various contracts across the country, the Millbrook spokesperson said: “transitioning from one provider to another is often challenging and we are working closely with individual service users and their representatives to address the feedback we have received […] we are having detailed discussions with commissioners around eligibility criteria specifically, and service improvement […]

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Obama, Pelosi push Democrats further to the right By Patrick Martin 8 April 2019 In back-to-back interventions this week, the current and former top Democrats in Washington called for the party to move even further to the right. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former President Barack Obama were singing from the same hymn book, disparaging […]

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When May announced that she was turning to him for an agreement that would secure a parliamentary majority, she left the ERG group gasping with horror and astonishment as they listened. But they have only themselves to blame. The previous weekend she had called their leaders to Chequers. There, they offered her a devilish pact. […]

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Leeds in 1974. Half a dozen disconsolate men arrive at our house with their sleeping bags and a position paper called ‘Men In Crisis.’ Some are black, some white, some upper-middle class and others working class; their paper explains their common plight – all their wives and girlfriends have left them, either to become lesbians, […]

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$7 Billion in Equipment Looted From Former US Base in Afghanistan

April 2, 2019           |                                       

The US handed over the Camp Kearney base in Paktika Province to the Afghan government in 2014, with an estimated $8 billion in equipment still inside. Today, the estimation is that about $1 billion worth of equipment is left. So what happened between then and now that cost the site about $7 billion? Mass looting. […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Put Bump-Stock Ban on Hold

March 28, 2019           |                                       

BOISE, Idaho—The largest supplier of bump stocks turned in its entire remaining inventory to be destroyed — some 60,000 devices. Washington state’s buyback program was so popular it ran out of money. One dealer held a “Viking funeral” for his last bump stock, pouring a can of beer on it and then melting it down […]

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Three Lessons from the “Failed” Mueller Inquiry

March 26, 2019           |                                       

Here are three important lessons for the progressive left to consider now that it is clear the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russiagate is never going to uncover collusion between Donald Trump’s camp and the Kremlin in the 2016 presidential election. Painting the pig’s face 1. The left never had a dog in […]

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Jonathan Cook analyzes what progressives can glean from a major squabble between different wings of the same neoliberal establishment. By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net Here are three important lessons for the progressive left to consider now that it is clear the inquiry by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russia-gate is never going to uncover collusion between Donald […]

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