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Thousands of UK police ‘diverted from vital tasks’ for Trump visit

By ethan / June 25, 2018

Thousands of officers from around the UK are being pulled to London for the visit of US President Donald Trump. The deployment comes amid threats of a terrorist attack and crowd trouble at protests opposing the July visit. Operation Manifold will see as many as 10,000 officers on duty during the president’s three-day working trip, […]


US State Dept boasts 'billions' of arms deals diverted from Russia, refuses to name any

By ethan / January 31, 2018

The State Department has hailed its “real success” in deterring Russian defense exports, claiming Moscow will come up “several billion dollars” short. Officials, however, could not specify which deals were ‘derailed.’ The State Department on Tuesday praised its own efforts to punish Russia for its “malign activity” by warning countries “around the world” of the […]

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