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Russian spy ship spotted off US coast a year ago returns to region

The Russian spy ship first spotted near American waters last year is making its way back in the direction of the U.S., Fox News confirmed on Thursday. The Victor Leonov is still in the Caribbean, according to officials, but heading north off the coast of Florida, home to a U.S. Navy base located in North Florida, east of Jacksonville. The

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Sex, scandal and scoops: Meet Italy’s Matt Drudge – POLITICO

ROME — For Roberto D’Agostino, Italy’s upcoming election is going to be a bit “like sex often is.” “The foreplay, namely the campaign, is far more exciting than the climax, namely the actual outcome of the vote,” said the owner and hands-on editor of Dagospia — Italy’s most eye catching and controversial web publication. It’s a flippant aside. But it

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2017: The Year the News Media Went to War Against a President

From Inauguration Day (January 20) through the end of 2017 (December 31), the three evening newscasts aired 3,430 stories that talked about either President Trump or his administration, totaling 99 hours, 3 minutes of airtime. This amounts to approximately 34 percent of all evening news airtime (excluding commercials), meaning that one out of every three minutes of broadcast evening news

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Earthquake-causing meteor leaves southeast Michigan residents awestruck – ABC News

Residents of southeast Michigan were left a bit shaken Tuesday night after a big bright flash lit up the sky and the ground beneath them shook. A flying saucer? No. A shooting star? Not quite. The National Weather Service eventually solved the mystery, tweeting “USGS confirms meteor occurred around 810 pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake.” FOLLOW THE LINK FOR

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France vs. fake news offers test case for democratic dilemma

PARIS (AP) — Can a democratic country outlaw fake news? France is about to find out, after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns. Criticism is pouring in from media advocates, tech experts — and Kremlin-backed broadcaster RT. They say the law smacks of authoritarianism, would be impossible to enforce and is sure

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