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Russia launches floating nuclear power station; environmentalists warn of ‘Chernobyl on ice’
A floating Russian nuclear power station that environmentalists are calling a potential “Chernobyl on ice” set sail Friday on a 3,000-mile journey across the Arctic.
The Akademik Lomonosov, which left the port of Murmansk and is destined for Pevek, is carrying highly radioactive fuel and two tsunami-proof nuclear reactors on board, according to the BBC. (Fox News)
North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan, US official says
North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan, a U.S. official confirmed to Fox News Friday, just over a week after the secretive regime tested a “new weapon” with multiple projectile launches. (Fox News)
Trump’s China trade war spirals as 2020 looms
The dangerous new twist in the tariff war between the United States and China will heap ominous pressure on the global economy at a moment when it is already struggling in the undertow of their trade superpower showdown.(CNN)
Boris Johnson stakes future on Donald Trump after Brexit. The gamble may break Britain
This weekend, Boris Johnson makes his leadership debut on the world stage at the G7 in the French resort of Biarritz.
It is a moment the UK Prime Minister has cherished since childhood. And, in the eyes of many Brits, he has gambled the UK’s future to achieve it. (CNN)
Hong Kong: tens of thousands turn out to protest against new surveillance tactics
Tens of thousands of demonstrators have begun an anti-government protest in Hong Kong as the city’s 12th week of protests shows no sign of abating. (The Guardian)
Catholic priest Joseph McLoone stole church money and spent it on himself, Grindr men, authorities say
A Catholic priest in Pennsylvania has been arrested for stealing nearly $100,000 from his church and spending it on a beach house, travel, dining and “men with whom he maintained sexual relationships,” according to authorities. (US Today)
Modi Ally Calls for Boycott of China Companies on Kashmir, Trade
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Indians should stop buying from Chinese companies and the government should reconsider trade concessions to its biggest neighbor after China allied with Pakistan on Kashmir, according to an economic policy group linked with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. (Bloomberg)