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‘Hello, Vladimir Putin, I am a robot!’ President shakes hands with Russian-made android

‘Hello, Vladimir Putin, I am a robot!’ President shakes hands with Russian-made android

Popular Russian welcome robot Promobot, which has made headlines around the world over the past several years, surprised Vladimir Putin when he recognized him at a tech forum, and started enthusiastically introducing himself. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

Ukraine police open criminal case after former Georgian leader Saakashvili breaks through border

Ukraine police open criminal case after former Georgian leader Saakashvili breaks through border

Ukrainian police say they have opened criminal proceedings into the illegal border crossing of former Georgian president and Odessa governor Mikhail Saakashvili, during which he and his supporters publicly forced their way through a cordon on the Polish border. Read Full Article at RT.com Source: New feed

A Mostly Vegetarian Diet May Help Treat Acid Reflux, Study Says

A vegetarian diet – or at least one that mostly consists of vegetables – may help provide relief to people with acid reflux, in the same manner medicines do, a new study suggests. Researchers examined nearly 200 patients at a medical center who had been diagnosed with laryngopharyngeal reflux. The condition happens when stomach acids […]

Teen’s Organ Donations Helps Record-Breaking Number Of People

A teenager from Somerset in England left a lasting legacy upon her death, saving a record-breaking number of people. Thirteen-year-old Jemima Layzell died of a brain aneurysm in 2012, and opted to donate her heart, pancreas, lungs, kidneys, small bowel and liver to eight different people, five of whom were children, USA Today reports. Her […]

Keeping Dogs In The Bedroom Helps With Sleep

Having a dog sleep with its owner in the bedroom can help some people sleep better, a new study by Mayo Clinic states. Some 40 million American families have dogs as pets in their homes, with many looked on as family members instead of mere animals, Tech Times reports. But people appear to be divided […]

IMF Refuses Debt-Relief For Hurricane-Devastated Barbuda

Facing devastation difficult to overstate, Hurricane Irma-battered Barbuda lost more than 90 percent of its structures in a record-breaking storm that will require an estimated $150 million in reconstruction and recovery. It also has to repay a $3 million debt to the International Monetary Fund, whose special representative to the United Nations Christopher Lane resisted […]

Despite Record Of Human Rights Abuse, US Approves Billions In Arms Sales To Bahrain

The US State Department has approved $3.8 billion in weapons sales to the tiny island nation of Bahrain. The Pentagon confirmed the approval and the State Department has notified Congress, who held up a similar sale last year over Bahrain’s many, many human rights problems. The $3.8 billion sale is almost entirely going to Lockheed […]

Beating The Drum For A “Good” Nuclear War With North Korea

Beating The Drum For A “Good” Nuclear War With North Korea

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley has proven herself to be one of the most hawkish U.S. representatives to the UN, likely a reflection of the increasingly hawkish veer of the U.S. President Donald Trump, who had originally campaigned on anti-interventionism. On September 5th, following a nuclear weapon test conducted by North Korea a few days […]

EU Court Shoots Down Challenge To Greece’s Ban On Political Polling

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday tossed a challenge to a Greek ban on political polling 15 days before an election, finding voters aren’t harmed by the law. Five Greek nationals took their government to the EU’s human rights court over the 2009 re-enactment of a law banning all political polling – and […]

Tsunami warning as 8.0 quake strikes off western Mexico coast

Tsunami warning as 8.0 quake strikes off western Mexico coast

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