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Tag Archives: US

Germany, France outraged by US ‘Cold War’ spying web (video)

Europe’s reeling from revelations that its leaders and citizens have been targeted by U.S. wiretapping and mass surveillance. That information was leaked to the German media – and the American ambassador there has been summoned for an explanation. RT is joined by Lizzie Phelan, newsroom chief at RT’s video agency in Berlin, Ruptly. RT is also joined by French journalist …

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U.S. Stocks Fall as Investors Weigh Fed Comments

U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index snapping a streak of seven monthly gains, as comments from Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy Stein spurred concern the central bank may begin to reduce stimulus in September. Accenture Plc (ACN), the world’s second-largest technology-consulting company, slumped 10 percent after its quarterly sales forecast missed analysts’ estimates. International Business Machines Corp. lost 2.3 …

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US-Japan war games off the California coast imitate Chinese invasion

The US and Japan are preparing for a possible Chinese invasion of the Senkaku Islands. Using a small island off the coast of California, US and Japanese forces are mimicking an armed invasion and an amphibious assault to prepare for a real-life scenario. The unprecedented drills, code-named Dawn Blitz, are being conducted on San Clemente Island, which is 75 miles …

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