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Obama Says His Visit to Hiroshima Reaffirms Goal of a Nuclear-Free World

Barack Obama said that his upcoming visit to Japan’s Hiroshima stresses commitment to a nuclear-free world.

France Cuts Price on Rafale Jets for India to $8.6Bln

Paris has agreed to decrease the pricing of its long-awaited deal on Rafale fighter jets with New Delhi by some 7-8 percent, local media reported Wednesday.

Syrian SDF Opposition to Review Russian Offer to Fight Daesh Together

According to spokesman Talal Selo the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the US-led coalition will review the Russian proposal to cooperate in fighting the Daesh terror group during the liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa.

This is How You Sleep at the Wheel and Don't Cause a Traffic Accident

It may sound strange but this sleeping driver is unlikely to cause a collision.

Suicide Bomber Bacon Butcher From Down Under Says Advert Was 'Not Racist'

Australian butcher Jeff Rapley, has found himself at the centre of a social media uproar following accusations of racism, after he put a sign in his window advertising bacon.

Gov’ts Rely Mostly on Carbon Emissions Charges for Revenue Source

Governments are increasingly using carbon emissions charges as a source of revenue, the World Bank Group’s said in its latest report on carbon pricing published Wednesday.

UK Singer Joined EU Debate on Tuesday, He Was Getting Trolled by Wednesday

Singer Craig David joined the EU referendum discussion on Tuesday evening as ITV tweeted a video taken at the 2016 The Ivor Novello awards.

Tunisia Dismisses Reports on Allowing US, NATO Bases Deployment

Tunisia never gave permission for the deployment of US or NATO military bases on the country's territory, the president of the Tunisian parliament said.

'US Troops Get Out': Mass Protests Greet Obama in Japan

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker is joined by journalist and author Daniel Lazare to look at President Obama's arrival in Japan tomorrow just days after thousands of residents in Okinawa protested against the rape of a Japanese woman by a former US Marine.

EU Shows Double Standards in Regard to Nord Stream-2 Project

The European Union is showing double standards in regard to the Nord Stream-2 project, Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said Wednesday.

Berlin Considers Freeing of Ukraine's Savchenko Good for Minsk Process

German Foreign Minister said that Berlin hopes that freeing Ukrainian Nadezhda Savchenko from her 22-year prison term in Russia will help in building trust between Moscow and Kiev, as well as give a positive impulse to the Minsk agreement process.

France Resorts to Strategic Reserves Amid Protests Causing Fuel Shortages

France resorted to the usage of its strategic fuel reserves to cope with the energy shortages.

The GOP's Ridiculous Views on Weed Led This Hard-Line Conservative to Switch Parties

Bernie Sanders supporter Angela Valdes used cannabis to battle lupus. Angela Valdes is a small business owner and Bernie Sanders supporter from Portland who has battled lupus since age 18. According to lupus.org, “Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Show More Summary

Trump’s Top Campaign Adviser Made Millions From Arms Dealers, Warlords, Dictators and Oligarchs

Report: “Manafort was responsible for representing some of the world’s most unsavory clients.” Donald Trump’s top presidential campaign advisor is a world-class thug. Paul Manafort, who Trump brought on in March as his Republican Convention...Show More Summary

Trump’s Top Campaign Advisor Made Millions From Arms Dealers, Warlords, Dictators and Oligarchs

Report: “Manafort was responsible for representing some of the world’s most unsavory clients.” Donald Trump’s top presidential campaign advisor is a world-class thug. Paul Manafort, who Trump brought on in March as his Republican Convention...Show More Summary

It's No Time to Panic: Ignore the National Polls and the Democratic Tensions—None of It Matters (Yet)

Right now, it seems there's a lot for Democrats to be worried about; here's why they can calm down. A quiet panic is spreading among Democrats. Two national polls were released Sunday, one by ABC News and the other by NBC News. In the former, Trump edged Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent. Show More Summary

AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen on Beer as the Ultimate Symbol of Patriotism

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Watch: Elizabeth Warren Trashes Trump Over 'Money-Grubbing' During Housing Crisis

"What kind of a man roots for people to get thrown out on the street?" Elizabeth Warren continues to carry her torch for the Democratic Party as both a Massachusetts senator and party super delegate. After engaging in a brutal Twitter...Show More Summary

Cyprus Unification Suffers Setback as Nicosia Cancels Peace Talks

There are concerns over Cyprus' ongoing plans for unification after the country's president canceled scheduled peace talks with Turkish Cypriot leaders, citing perceived efforts to recognize the Turkish-controlled north of the islan...

German Support of Failed EU-Turkey Migration Deal ‘Mistake’

According to a chairman of the German right-wing party Alternative for Germany, Berlin should have refrained from supporting the agreement on migration concluded between Ankara and Brussels.

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