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Medical marijuana program ‘could save US taxpayer $1bn’ – study — RT America

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 06:23 A new study claims that medical marijuana use directly correlates with a decline in prescription drug use, which could save the US taxpayer up to $1.1 billion a year on Medicaid prescriptions. The research ...

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VIDEOS capture violence in France amid presidential vote — RT News

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 05:23 Protests, violence and vandalism flared up in Paris as results of the first round of the tight presidential race were being counted, footage captured by RT’s Ruptly agency shows. Disillusioned French youth protested what ...

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Saudi king’s son who ‘bombed ISIS & Yemen’ named as ambassador to US — RT News

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 05:04Edited time: 24 Apr, 2017 05:05 Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has appointed his son, Prince Khaled bin Salman, as the country’s ambassador to the US, in a move said to point to strengthening ties to ...

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OSCE patrol car blast ‘likely a provocation’ to undermine peace process in E. Ukraine – Moscow — RT News

Moscow has called the explosion of a car belonging to the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), in which a US citizen was killed and several others injured, a provocation aimed at disrupting peace efforts and reigniting the smoldering ...

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Fox News faces racism lawsuit – on top of multiple sex scandals — RT America

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 04:20 The shameful legacy left by former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is proving hard to overcome for the company, which is already embroiled in multiple sex scandals. Now, several employees are adding a racial ...

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‘Hope of EU’? European elites flock to praise Macron, some call for Le Pen’s defeat — RT News

The French establishment and leading EU politicians, including Francois Hollande and Federica Mogherini, have rushed to praise Emmanuel Macron ahead of the presidential runoff vote. Some have openly called for the defeat of his rival, Marine Le Pen. Follow RT’s ...

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Duterte warns Islamists of retaliation if he’s angered — RT News

Published time: 24 Apr, 2017 01:44 The Philippines’ tough-talking president, Rodrigo Duterte, appears eager to maintain his reputation, as he warned Islamist extremists he could be “50 times” more brutal than those beheading people and go as far as to ...

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UN Watch outraged as Saudi Arabia takes place on UN Women’s Right Commission — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 20:55 UN Watch, a human rights organization, monitoring the performance of the United Nations, has strongly condemned the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), citing Riyadh’s poor ...

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RT correspondent teargassed reporting on Paris protests — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 20:49 RT’s correspondent Charlotte Dubenskij was teargassed while reporting on the violent protests that erupted just minutes after polling stations closed at the Place de la Bastille in central Paris. Riot police were on the ...

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Activists campaign against Lebanese ‘rape law’ — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 20:33 Activists set up a symbolic exhibition on Beirut’s seaside promenade to call on the country’s MPs to abolish a controversial law that allows rapists to avoid prosecution by marrying their victim. Thirty-one wedding dresses ...

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Italian prosecutor accuses NGOs of colluding with human traffickers in Libya — RT News

A prosecutor in Sicily has made the extraordinary claim that NGO migrant rescue boats are in direct communication and collusion with human traffickers in Libya. “We have evidence that there are direct contacts between certain NGOs and people traffickers in ...

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Clashes erupt in West Bank at protest over Palestinian hunger strike (VIDEO) — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 18:57 Fights have broken out between Israeli soldiers and protesters outside the city of Ramallah in the West Bank as a small procession marched in support of the thousands of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike ...

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Liberté d’expression? RT, Ruptly crews blocked from Macron HQ despite press requests — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 18:32 RT and Ruptly were not allowed into the headquarters of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, despite earlier being promised accreditation by his team. Producers from RT contacted Macron’s press team earlier in April and ...

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Trump’s presidential approval rating after 100 days in office lowest since 1945 — RT America

As President Donald Trump is approaching the 100-day benchmark in the White House, his approval rating has hit a historical low of 42 percent. Twelve of his predecessors averaged 61-percent at this point, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showed. ...

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Muslim teen wins fight for right to box in hijab — RT Viral

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 17:49 Amaiya Zafar, a Muslim teen boxer from Minnesota, has won the right to compete in the ring in the US while also adhering to her religious beliefs that require her to cover her arms ...

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‘Stop, don’t pause!’ Top German politicians call for end to EU-Turkey talks — RT News

Bavaria’s interior minister, Joachim Herrmann, has said talks on Ankara’s accession to the EU should be immediately put to an end, not just paused. “We have to stop kidding ourselves: There are no common perspectives with the Turkey of Erdogan,” ...

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Ecuador fines 7 media outlets for not publishing hit piece on opposition candidate — RT News

Following a close presidential runoff in Ecuador, the nation’s media regulator has imposed fines on a total of seven media outlets for failing to publish a story about opposition candidate Guillermo Lasso, who lost by a narrow margin. “It is ...

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Trump omits climate change in Earth Day speech, praises ‘rigorous science & economic growth’ — RT America

President Trump omitted climate change from his Earth day speech, while proclaiming his commitment to preserving America’s “natural resources and beauty.” He made it clear, however, that environmental protection could not come at the expense of US jobs. While the ...

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Croatian church calls for ban on play showing Jesus ‘raping’ Muslim woman (VIDEO) — RT News

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 16:30 A controversial play in which Jesus Christ is depicted raping a Muslim woman has been denounced by Croatia’s Catholic Church days ahead of its debut at a theater festival. The play has already received ...

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Tennis captain Nastase accused of tormenting teenage player over virginity — RT Sport

Published time: 23 Apr, 2017 15:43 Retired US tennis player Pam Shriver has claimed Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase repeatedly asked her if she was a virgin while she was still a teenager. The 70-year-old has not been respectful ...

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