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US Slams Russia, China For Blocking UN Statement On Baghdad Embassy Attack

More international fall out after the US targeted assassination of Gen. Qasem Soleimani— and in a worrisome for Washington — China and Russia once again find themselves allies in thwarting US plans. On Monday the United States slammed Russia and China for blocking a United Nations Security council statement condemning the Dec. 31 mob attack on the…

China Slams US-UK “Blatant Interference” In HK As University Standoff Ends Violently

update: Beijing yet again slammed London and Washington for meddling in its domestic affairs after Western politicians and media have backed besieged university student protesters holed up at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University following the past days of violent clashes with police. The standoff has grabbed world headlines for its escalating violence, including students using bows…

Trump Slams “Biggest Double Standard In History” After Roger Stone Found Guilty Of Lying

Longtime GOP operative and Trump associate Roger Stone was found guilty on seven felony counts related to lying about upcoming WikiLeaks releases during the 2016 US election, along with obstruction and witness tampering. After a trial that spanned just over a week, a federal court jury in Washington, D.C., convicted Stone on five felony counts…

Trump Slams “Phony Emoluments Clause”, Says It Cost Him $2 To $5 Billon To...

Two days after Trump reversed his plan to host next year's G-7 at his Doral golf resort, President Trump on Monday dismissed criticism that his plan would have led to an ethics violation. "You people with this phony Emoluments Clause," Trump said to reporters at the White House during a Cabinet meeting, referring to the…

CME Slams “Patently False” Vanity Fair Trump-Frontrunning-Trades Allegations

Writing in Vanity Fair earlier this week,  former Goldman Sachs employee William Cohan penned an explosively titled article - “The Fantastically Profitable Mystery of the Trump Chaos Trades” - that raises the possibility traders were tipped off to what President Trump was about to tweet ahead of time and bought massive S&P 500 futures positions…

Nadler Slams “Brazen Corruption” As Trump Picks Doral Resort To Host 2020 G-7 Summit

Update (1415ET): Well that didn't take long. While the House is busy with various other inquiries and probes, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) has released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at Trump National Doral Miami, claiming it is a potential violation of the…

Iran Slams US “Hostage-Taking” In New York As FM Zarif Barred From Hospital Visit

Not for the first time, the United States has greatly restricted Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's ability to travel in New York while attending United Nations events. Whereas previously he was confined to an area of only a few blocks surrounding the UN headquarters, security is reportedly now not even letting him visit a hospital…
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Macron Slams Greta Thunberg After Teenage Activist Sues France Over Climate – But Leaves Out...

French President Emmanuel Macron slammed Greta Thunberg after the 16-year-old climate activist filed a legal complaint accusing five countries of inaction on global warming in violation of the 30-year-old UN Convention on the Rights of a Child. Germany, France, Brazil, Argentina and Turkey.  Notably, she left out China - which is the world's worst polluter by total volume.  Good…

China Slams Premature Blaming For Aramco Attack As US Hawks Argue “Military Action”

After Trump's Sunday "Locked and Loaded" comment in response to the early Saturday precision strikes on Saudi Aramco facilities from an as yet unconfirmed entity (the Houthis claimed immediate responsibility, with the US-Saudi coalition now blaming Iran), China on Monday slammed Washington finger-pointing as premature and irresponsible, though without directly mentioning the US. However, it was…
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Furious US Slams Iran’s “Web Of Lies” Over Oil Delivery To Syria

On Thursday the US State Department slammed the Iranian government for its deceit and "web of lies" regarding the destination of the previously detained tanker Adrian Darya. When asked about the Iranian tanker's recent delivery of oil to Syria, spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said, “I think the importance here to our friends around the world in the international community…

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