Football field-sized asteroid inbound today, with another 180-footer to follow this weekend, NASA warns

NASA is sounding the alarm over several incoming space rocks, one of which is due to pass within a third of the distance between the Earth and the moon. Read Full Article at RT.com

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'It's Khabib and Tony all over again': Fans react as Zabit's UFC headliner against Yair Rodriguez postponed AGAIN

A highly anticipated UFC showdown between flashy strikers Zabit Magomedsharipov and Yair Rodriguez has been canceled yet again, leading some to draw comparisons to the ill-fated Khabib Nurmagomedov Tony Ferguson saga. Read Full Article at RT...
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‘No, sir, you will be inside’: Britons dismayed then sarcastic, after discovering their homes may be BULLDOZED to fight Covid-19

If things get really tough with Covid-19, local councils in the UK could order the demolition of coronavirus-contaminated homes. The news, reported this week by the British media, has left many unimpressed. Read Full Article at RT.com

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ISU Grand Prix Series WILL go ahead as planned, but will target DOMESTIC skaters due to COVID-19 concerns

Figure skating's annual ISU Grand Prix Series will be held in October and November, but the field of competitors at each event will be trimmed down, with each event targeting domestic skaters due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Silver to outshine gold thanks to global economic recovery demand growth – analysts

Gold prices, which have been rallying to record highs, settled above $2,000 for the first time overnight. Analysts say the safe-haven assets’ run will continue, with industrial metal silver set to outperform gold. Read Full Article at RT.com

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WATCH: Beirut priest and parishioners dodge falling stained glass as church collapses around them (VIDEO)

Livestream video captured the exact moment a priest and his parishioners were forced to duck and dodge falling debris before fleeing for their lives as their church was consumed by the powerful Beirut port explosion. Read Full Article at RT.com

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US dollar could be a ‘CRASH RISK’ amid rising economic & political uncertainty

After suffering its worst monthly fall in about a decade, the US currency has started August with a bounce. However, analysts predict further weakness in the greenback. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble – Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon’s capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Read Full Article at RT.com

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‘Was he killed? Was it suicide?’ Trump wishes Ghislaine Maxwell better ‘luck’ in jail than Jeffrey Epstein

US President Donald Trump has again offered kind words to Ghislaine Maxwell, who’s been charged with aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking ring, wishing her “luck” while musing that the disgraced investor was possibly murdered. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Protesters SUE Seattle over ‘expensive gear’ required to confront cops, demand ban on riot control weapons

A group of protesters has sued the Seattle government, arguing that “unmitigated police violence” has imposed a monetary cost on their right to demonstrate freely, forcing them to buy expensive gear to safely confront the cops. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Biden's wife says he WILL debate Trump, as his campaign blames right wingers for ‘imaginary controversy’

Joe Biden's wife confirmed in a Fox News interview that he will go through with plans for debates with President Donald Trump, ignoring the advice of some political strategists and media outlets such as CNN. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Beirut explosion seems a catastrophic ‘accident similar to 2001 Toulouse fertilizer factory blast,’ detonations expert tells RT

The massive blast that shook Beirut was likely caused by a fatal mishandling of hazardous materials, mirroring the explosion that leveled a fertilizer plant in France some two decades ago, a chemist and detonations expert told RT. Read Full Art...
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Los Angeles DA’s husband charged with ASSAULT for pointing gun at BLM protesters on his porch

The husband of Los Angeles’ first black district attorney has been charged with multiple counts of assault with a firearm for pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter protesters who showed up on the couple’s doorstep. Read Full Article at RT.com

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Mainstream media’s power to influence crumbles as nearly 9 in 10 Americans see high or medium level of bias, new poll shows

Americans’ trust in the media to report news honestly continues to spiral downward, as 86 percent of respondents in a new Knight Foundation/Gallup poll say they see either “a great deal” or “a fair amount” of political bias. Read Full Article at RT.com...
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WATCH enormous Beirut blast from 15 synchronized camera angles as mystery surrounding its cause persists

Videos of the devastating explosion at the port of Beirut that left over 70 people dead and thousands wounded continue to emerge, painting a comprehensive picture of the destruction - though shedding no light on its cause. Read Full Article at RT.com

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‘A bomb of some kind’? Trump says US military officials ‘think’ deadly Beirut blast was an ATTACK

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Ticking time bomb? Explosive stash that devastated Beirut was there since 2014, PM says vowing to punish responsible

As Lebanon's PM Hassan Diab picked through the rubble in his Beirut office, he promised that those responsible for a devastating warehouse explosion that destroyed much of the city would "pay the price.” Read Full Article at RT.com

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Trump RUINED our Venezuela coup and botched ‘winning play,’ cries Democrat Senator & gets ROASTED online

The Democratic Party’s gripes with President Trump are many, yet the latest may be the most bizarre to date. One Senator argued that Trump’s brash personality bungled a perfectly good, American-style coup in Venezuela. Read Full Article at RT.com

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BEIRUT BLAST AFTERMATH: Parts of Lebanon’s capital lay in ruins after explosions leave dozens dead & buildings destroyed (VIDEOS)

Videos obtained by RT show areas around Beirut’s port reduced to rubble and ruins after explosions near the city’s docks destroyed nearby buildings and blew out windows more than 10 kilometers away. Read Full Article at RT.com

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HRW chief jumps to blame Hezbollah for devastating Beirut blasts – and backpedals immediately

Human Rights Watch head Kenneth Roth was quick to join a social media chorus blaming Hezbollah for deadly explosions in Beirut on Tuesday. Perhaps realizing the claim lacked a shred of evidence, he soon deleted it. Read Full Article at RT.com

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