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“AT&T accused of blocking conference calls amid pandemic”

“A company that provides conference call services online is taking drastic measures against AT&T for supposedly blocking customers from making conference calls amid the coronavirus pandemic. FreeConferenceCall.com filed a complaint March 13 with the Federal Communications Commission alleging the telecommunications … Continue reading

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France: “…Eiffel Tower shuts down amid sweeping strike by unions in France”

“Delivering a heavy blow to holidaymakers, Paris’ most iconic landmark has closed, due to massive protests against a divisive retirement reforms bill. Other sites like Versailles and the Louvre also warned of possible disruptions. “Due to a national strike, I’m … Continue reading

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“Russia’s Gold Reserves Continue Setting Records Amid De-Dollarization Drive”

“Last week, acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov confirmed that Russia’s economic policy includes the “gradual de-dollarization of the economy” amid what he said was an “increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration” and Washington’s “outright abuse” of … Continue reading

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“Iran blocks internet amid bloody crackdown on nationwide protests”

“Iranian authorities have almost entirely cut off access to the internet in an effort to stem nationwide demonstrations said by some activists to be the most expansive since the 2009 uprising. At least 40 people have been killed, based on … Continue reading

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“Moscow slams illegal US presence in Syria amid reports of new military bases being built in oil-rich province”

“US actions to bolster its ‘illegal presence’ in Syria violate international law, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin said on Tuesday. The statement comes shortly after Turkish media reported that two new American military bases are under construction in the oil-rich … Continue reading

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U.S. Border Crisis: “MEXICO BLOCKS 1,000 MIGRANTS AMID TARIFF THREAT”

“As President Trump’s threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexico over its lax border policies loomed, about 200 Mexican military police intercepted a caravan of 1,000 migrants. The migrants, who were walking north along a highway in southern … Continue reading

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Great News: “Iowa town halts treating water with fluoride amid concerns”

‘A small town in northwestern Iowa has ended its decades-long practice of treating the city’s drinking water with fluoride. The Ida Grove City Council narrowly voted this week to halt fluoride treatment in the city’s water supply, the Sioux City Journal reported. … Continue reading

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