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Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy

Britain withdraws threat to raid Ecuador’s embassy

Ecuador says Britain has withdrawn a threat to raid its embassy to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange – easing tensions between the two nations in their ongoing diplomatic standoff. The Ecuadorian government revealed that it received”a communication from the British Foreign Office which said that there was no threat to enter the embassy.” “We consider […]

US airlines refuse to board passengers based on their clothing

US airlines refuse to board passengers based on their clothing

Several US airlines have been refusing to let ticketed passengers board planes based on how they’re dressed. Being told to change their clothing or not fly, some passengers said they felt unreasonably discriminated against. One woman was confronted by an airline employee for showing too much cleavage on a Southwest Airlines flight, the Associated Press […]

‘UK threat to storm our embassy still in force’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

‘UK threat to storm our embassy still in force’ – Ecuador FM Patino to RT (EXCLUSIVE)

Ecuador is still concerned over the UK’s threat to storm its embassy in London. In an exclusive interview to RT, the country’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino said that Ecuador will not tolerate what it sees as a clear breach of international law. RT: What does Ecuador think about the huge support it has received from ALBA […]

Los Angeles police beat a boy for skateboarding on the wrong side of the street (VIDEO)

Los Angeles police beat a boy for skateboarding on the wrong side of the street (VIDEO)

A young man was brutally pinned down and beaten by Los Angeles police for skateboarding on the wrong side of the road, leaving him with a broken nose, a broken cheekbone and a concussion. Ronald Weekley Jr., 20, had blood coming out of his mouth after four police officers punched him repeatedly in his face, […]

Pussy Riot trial: Day of ovations (Op-Ed)

Pussy Riot trial: Day of ovations (Op-Ed)

Their names are thundering across the globe. Their supporters view them as patron saints of the Russian opposition. Their opponents see them as Satan’s spawn. But with the end close, I can’t help but wonder: was the show really worth the hype? There we were, hot, sweaty, irritated after many hours of pushing and shoving […]

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