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  • Russia Slams Prince Charles' Putin-Hitler Jibe

    05/22/2014 2:24:15 PM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | May 22, 2014 | Gregory Katz
    Russia criticized Prince Charles' reported comparison of President Vladimir Putin to Adolf Hitler and protested the matter Thursday in a face-to-face meeting with British officials. Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, reportedly compared Hitler's 1939 invasion of Poland with Russia's annexation of Crimea in a private conversation during his trip to Canada earlier this week.
  • Australian PM reacts to Robin Williams 'redneck' jibe

    03/31/2010 3:56:18 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 55 replies · 1,522+ views
    BBC ^ | 3/31/10
    Few are laughing in Australia following Robin Williams' joke that its people are "basically English rednecks". His remarks, made on The Late Show with David Letterman, prompted Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to respond on a Sydney radio show. "I think Robin Williams should go and spend a little time in Alabama before he frames comments about people being particularly redneck," said Mr Rudd.
  • Red Faces After Putin Jibe Over Peerages (Tony Blair)

    07/16/2006 5:10:42 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 1,063+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 7-17-2006 | Graeme Wilson - Alec Russell
    Red faces after Putin jibe over peerages By Graeme Wilson and Alec Russell in St Petersburg (Filed: 17/07/2006) Tony Blair and Vladimir Putin tried to present a united front yesterday after the Russian president publicly mocked the Prime Minister's difficulties over the "cash for peerages" scandal. The men exchanged diplomatic pleasantries following talks yesterday afternoon, but struggled to disguise the strained relations after Mr Putin's barbed intervention. The Russian president used a televised press conference yesterday morning to take a swipe at Britain's increasingly beleaguered premier. Asked by Alec Russell, The Daily Telegraph's Washington correspondent, about British criticism of Russia's...
  • 'Woman Of Mass Destruction' Jibe Turns Into Catfight (Miller - Dowd)

    11/12/2005 4:50:55 PM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 2,189+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-13-2005 | Philip Sherwell
    'Woman of Mass Destruction' jibe turns into catfight By Philip Sherwell in Washington (Filed: 13/11/2005) It has erupted into one of the great catfights of American journalism: Judith Miller, the veteran reporter who went to jail because she refused to reveal a source's name, and Maureen Dowd, her equally outspoken long-term colleague on the New York Times. The pencil-thin Miller, who quit the newspaper last week after being criticised by her editors, has launched a fightback after being denounced by Dowd. Veteran reporter Judith Miller: 'My conscience is clear' In an article entitled "Woman of Mass Destruction", the flame-haired columnist...