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UN Lawyer Calls TTP & TTIP ‘a dystopian future in which corporations and not...

Eric Zuesse (RINF) - The Obama-proposed international-trade deals, if passed into law, will lead to "a dystopian future in which corporations and not democratically elected governments...

Senior TTP leader seized in Afghanistan

The United States says its forces have captured a senior leader of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in a military operation in eastern Afghanistan. œI...

Stop US drones before peace talks: TTP

A US Predator drone fires a Hellfire missile. (file photo)Pakistani militants say US assassination drone strikes on the country™s tribal areas must stop before...

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Lacey RoseHollywood ReporterSept. 21, 2013 HBO is getting political. The premium cable network has optioned New York...

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Lacey RoseHollywood ReporterSept. 21, 2013 HBO is getting political. The premium cable network has optioned New York...

TTP militants set conditions for talks

Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) says the Islamabad government must release militant prisoners and withdraw troops from the group's tribal sanctuary ahead of any sustainable peace...

12 TTP members killed in S Afghanistan

Pakistani Taliban militants during exercises in lawless Pakistan-Afghanistan border areas (file photo)At least twelve Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants have been killed during intense clashes...

TTP withdraws peace talks offer

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan (C) and his guards (file photo)Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan have withdrawn their offer of peace talks with the...

TTP withdraws peace talks offer

Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan (C) and his guards (file photo)Pro-Taliban militants in Pakistan have withdrawn their offer of peace talks with the...
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Video: Mexico quake aftermath: Over 200 dead, dozens of buildings destroyed (drone footage)

More than 200 people have been killed after central Mexico was struck by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that destroyed dozens of buildings. LIVE UPDATES: ... Via...

‘Legislators Criminalize Practices That Led to Wrongdoings Being Exposed’

Janine Jackson interviewed Chip Gibbons about attempts to censor reporting on agriculture for the September 15, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly...

British banks ordered to inform on suspected illegal immigrants amid Tory crackdown

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 12:01 UK banks will be forced to carry out immigration...

US military receive fake evacuation orders in South Korea

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 20:31 US military personnel in South Korea received orders to evacuate...
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Video: New presidents, old remarks: Trump’s threats at UNGA echo those of his predecessors

Words of a US president should not be taken lightly, as they can be followed by actions that have far-reaching consequences, as did Barack...

New Research Links Flint Water Crisis to 'Horrifyingly Large' Spike in Fetal Death Rates

Shedding new light on the human costs of the ongoing Flint water crisis—as well as underscoring the need for regulatory oversight—a new working paper...

Ritual Defamation: A Contemporary Academic Example

The term ritual defamation was coined by Laird Wilcox to describe the destruction of the reputation of a person by unfair, wrongful, or malicious...
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Video: Lavrov: Russia-US ‘low point’ relations is legacy of Obama era

Moscow wants to put an end to mutual hostility with Washington, although it was not the one to start the confrontation, Russian Foreign Minister...

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s “Vietnam War”: Some Predictions

This Essay is an Experiment How Ken Burns and Lynn Novick became the semi-official film documentarians of United States history is an interesting question.  Part...

Ahmed Hassan, 18, charged with attempted murder over Parsons Green bombing

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 12:12 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 12:26 A man has...

‘Man who saved the world’: Tillerson praises Soviet officer who averted nuclear war

Rex Tillerson took a moment at the UN Security Council to remember Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov,...

Police Militarization Is a Threat to Tribal Sovereignty

What would a police officer do with a grenade launcher? While the notion may seem wild, we're about to find out. Congress initially authorized the...
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Video: ‘Committee to Investigate Russia’ weaponizes Morgan Freeman in latest anti-Moscow hysteria

Hollywood actors often speak their minds about domestic politics, but now some in Tinseltown are also joining the anti-Russian chorus, accusing Moscow of ... Via...

North Korea Ramps up International Rancor with H-Bomb Threat

Experts warn of potentially dire consequences if Kim Jong Un detonates a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean North Korea’s latest threat—to...
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Video: Because Russian flag… BBC blunders on main pic for UK jihadist propaganda story

The Russian Embassy in the UK was outraged after a BBC story about online jihadist propaganda in the UK featured a Russian flag. Moscow...

Scrapping Uber’s license will put ‘law-abiding’ people out of work, driver tells RT

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 13:32 As 40,000 Uber drivers face an uncertain future in...

Charity rents out Trump’s childhood home to refugees in publicity stunt

The international charity Oxfam rented out President Trump’s childhood home in Queens, New York, letting four...
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Video: Online Extremism: Jihadist propaganda gets more clicks in UK than elsewhere in Europe...

Two more people have been arrested in connection with Friday's attack on the London Underground station of Parsons Green. Five are now in custody...
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Video: Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 21, 2017

Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via...
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Video: Blasting Through: Cat 5 Hurricane Maria strikes Puerto Rico as US braces for...

Just over a week after Hurricane Irma devastated the Caribbean and southern parts of the US, Hurricane Maria is sweeping a similar destructive path....

Jailbird? Briton faces prison in Dubai for flipping middle finger in road rage incident

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 15:13 A British IT consultant who raised his middle finger...

’Move to higher ground now’: Puerto Rico dam failing after Hurricane Maria

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 19:06 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 19:25 Evacuation orders have been...

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Condemns Move By Education Department to Undermine...

Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under LawThe Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law issued the following statements Friday after Secretary of Education Betsy...
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Video: Environmental Disaster Looms in Puerto Rico, Lashed by Hurricane Maria & Left Without...

https://democracynow.org - Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, bringing record rainfall and catastrophic flooding, ... Via Youtube
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Video: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses UNGA (streamed live)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses UNGA RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Civil Society Rises to Confront Disasters

As the Mexican earthquake becomes the latest natural disaster to hit the Western Hemisphere, the role of civil society —...
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Video: Jeff Sachs Warns “Nuclear War is A Real Threat” as Trump Threatens to...

https://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Trump gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, boasting about the size of the U.S. ... Via...
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Video: Free speech threatened in US sex trafficking bill – Telecoms giants

Major tech companies are opposing sex trafficking legislation that would make them liable for content posted by users, arguing that the broad language in...

Who Are the “Alt-Right”? On the Rise of Reactionary Hatred and How to Fight...

Photo by Fibonacci Blue | CC BY 2.0 With the rise in public visibility of far-right-wing militants in the U.S. following the events in Charlottesville,...

Florence & the MAY-chine? Britons ridicule PM’s Italy speech as Brexit hangs in the...

Theresa May has been ridiculed after she attempted to rescue Brexit talks with yet more...

High education: Michigan university to offer ‘weed-growing’ course

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 16:35 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 17:25 The Northern Michigan University...

The Right Is Storming Women's Clinics

Anti-abortion demonstrators invaded three clinics around the country on September 15, physically forcing their way in and refusing to leave in a coordinated escalation...
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Video: Economist Jeff Sachs: Americans Who Don’t Want War with Iran Must Speak Out...

https://democracynow.org - President Trump's comments at the United Nations General Assembly urging the withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal sounded ... Via Youtube
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Video: Russian anti-ship BAL missile complex successfully tested at Zapad 2017 drills

Missile and artillery practices were held with a BAL missile complex being operated near Kaliningrad targeting locations in the Baltic Sea, Tuesday, as part...

Oslo Scares Off Millions of Migrants by Portraying Norwegians as Racists

The Norwegian government claims to have reached millions of potential asylum seekers with its international awareness campaign. Depicting the local population as...
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Video: “One Long Night”: Writer Andrea Pitzer on History of Concentration Camps & Rise...

https://democracynow.org - A humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Burma, where more than 400000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have fled the ... Via Youtube

The Vietnam War: A Tragic Mistake?

I’ve watched the first three episodes of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series on the Vietnam War, which take us from the French colonial period...
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Video: Bitcoin doesn’t look like it’s going away: 5 facts you need to know...

Bitcoin doesn't look like it's going away. Here's why. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Police cuts: Has austerity left Britain vulnerable to terrorism?

British police are fighting the growing terrorism threat with fewer resources, as cash-strapped and diminished...

'Deep State moves to Facebook adverts to keep Russian blame game alive'

Those who lost the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump are finding their Russian story falling...
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Video: Voices From Mexico City After the Earthquake: Aid Arrived Late In Poorer Areas,...

https://democracynow.org - As residents of Mexico City gathered near an elementary and middle school and kindergarten that collapsed after Tuesday's ... Via Youtube
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Video: President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas addresses UNGA (Streamed live)

Mahmoud Abbas addresses UNGA RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us ... Via Youtube

Global Women Leaders Call On UN Secretary-General Guterres to Appoint Special Envoy to...

INTERNATIONAL - In response to President Trump’s threat “to totally destroy North Korea,” at the United Nations General Assembly, nearly 300 women leaders and...
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Video: A Look at the Global History of Concentration Camps, From Pre-WWII to the...

https://democracynow.org - Journalist and author Andrea Pitzer joins us for an extended discussion of current events, and her new book, One Long Night–A ... Via...
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Video: 3 puppies rescued from pit of tar in Russia

WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO Three puppies were miraculously rescued from a pit of tar by local workers in the Siberian city of Noyabrsk in July....
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Video: Has Trump Threatened Nuclear War on North Korea?

As President Trump threatens North Korea "with the fire and the fury like the world has never seen," the need for diplomacy is as...

Theresa May sets out her Brexit vision in Florence speech (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 13:19 British Prime Minister Theresa May is addressing Italian business...

Trump: ‘Madman Kim Jong-un will be tested like never before’

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 10:35 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 10:56 In yet another escalation...
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Video: Race for Chancellor job: Small parties bid for attention in German elections

With just four days left until Germany goes to the polls in its general election, the big parties are doing all they can to...

Trump at the United Nations

The United States of America has been among the greatest forces for good in the history of the world, and the greatest defenders of...

The Killing of History

Photo by FDR Presidential Library & Museum | CC BY 2.0 One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on...

The Killing of History

Photo by FDR Presidential Library & Museum | CC BY 2.0 One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on...
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Video: 850 jihadists killed as Russian jets help Syrian Army repel Idlib offensive

Russian warplanes and Syrian forces have repelled an offensive by jihadists in a de-escalation zone in Idlib governorate in Syria. The forces killed some...

May’s last stand: 4 things to expect from UK PM’s make-or-break Brexit speech

British PM Theresa May, after suffering weeks of embarrassment at home and abroad, is being...

Trump: Russia hoax continues, now it's ads on Facebook

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 10:53 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 11:22 US President Donald Trump...

Trump Administration Doubles Down on Plans to Withdraw from Paris Deal as UNGA Makes...

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: At the United Nations, President Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said...
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Video: Clashes with police in Catalonia ahead of independence vote

The search of government buildings and arrests in Catalonia, Spain, ahead of an upcoming independence referendum has led to protests in the town of...

ABC to Air Sitcom About Illegal Immigrant Family

The topic of illegal immigration in America is getting another Hollywood treatment with ABC’s announcement Wednesday that it’s developing a comedy series about...
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Video: Nazi taking floor in Reichstag for 1st time since end of WWII –...

Europe should establish itself as an independent player in the international arena, rather than tagging along with the US or any other country, Germany's...

Tapestry depicting Native Americans as ‘subhuman, war-like savages’ shouldn’t be exhibited

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 09:34 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2017 08:33 A 267-foot tapestry,...

Trump may cite UN resolution to decertify Iran nuclear deal – US envoy to...

As President Donald Trump’s deadline for certification of the Iran nuclear deal approaches, US Ambassador to...

Healers as Fighters: Union Convention Celebrates Power of Organized Nurses In Trump Era

"This is what we are: We're healers. And we need to heal what is happening in this country." So said Dotty Nygard, a registered nurse...
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Video: Russia test fires 2nd Yars ICBM in 10 days

The Russian Strategic Missile Force has tested the modern Yars intercontinental ballistic missile. The previous test of the ICBM was conducted last week. READ...
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Video: Keiser Report: Capitulation on Bad Bets against China (E1126)

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss capitulation on bad bets against China. In the second half, Max continues his...

Time to End Birthright Citizenship

Donald Trump took a lot of heat when he announced his candidacy for President, stating that he would build a border fence...

Outlets That Scolded Sanders Over Deficits Uniformly Silent on $700B Pentagon Handout

$70 billion a year seemed like a lot of money when all it would pay for was college education (Fox News Insider, 2/6/16). Where did...

Greenpeace activists board ship carrying 1000s of Volkswagen diesel cars in Thames Estuary

Greenpeace activists in kayaks and boats have boarded a 23,498-tonne ship in the Thames Estuary....

HR McMaster pitches Trump’s ‘broadly different’ Iran strategy ahead of nuclear deal ‘decision’

President Donald Trump’s new line on Iran will mean a fundamental shift in Washington’s Iran strategy,...
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Video: Terror Ambush: Outnumbered Russian military police unit repels Al-Nusra gun trap

A small group of Russian military police stationed in Syria have been caught in a terror ambush. According to the Defence Ministry, the Russian...

The Killing of History

PBS’ “The Vietnam War” may show some of the conflict’s horrors but still soft-pedals the horrific war crimes that America...

Any White Cop Can Kill a Black Man at Any Time

And the cop will not go to jail.  This is what has sparked protests by thousands in St. Louis from September 15 through today. Anthony...

Presidential Bomb Threats at the UN

Photo by Nathaniel St. Clair Donald Trump denounced North Korea and its president Kim Jong-un as “depraved” before the United Nations Sept. 19, saying the...
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Video: Catalan referendum no more than impossible dream – Spanish PM

Tensions over the upcoming independence referendum in Catalonia are reaching boiling point. After a day of arrests and raids, Spain's prime minister urged ... Via...

Robot sex dolls that let men simulate rape should be outlawed, campaigner says

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 10:15 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 11:20 Sex dolls that...

Soldier watched ‘Cops’ to learn to train Afghan police – watchdog

A government watchdog tasked with studying the effects of reconstruction in Afghanistan finds US forces to...

On Rosh Hashanah: Recommitting to Solidarity in the Face of White Supremacy

"This must be our response to white supremacy: that a threat to any one of us is a threat to all," writes Brant Rosen,...

After Its Caliphate Fails

While the Syrian Arab Army, the Russian aviation and Hezbollah are preparing to finish off Daesh, the Pentagon is planning a new war against...
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Video: Trump Team Tapped: CNN admits FBI wiretapped aide Manafort

Donald Trump's former campaign chair was wiretapped by the US government both before and after the election, CNN is reporting. And that's just six...

BLM Fracking Rule Reinstated by Court of Appeals

Earthjusticehe Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver today vacated a lower court ruling that found the U.S. Bureau of Land Management had exceeded...
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Video: Russian FM Sergey Lavrov addresses UNGA (Streamed live)

COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube

6th arrest made in connection with Parsons Green terrorist attack

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 10:47 A 17-year-old has been arrested in connection with the...

Kim Jong-un calls Trump ‘mentally deranged US dotard’ in response to UN speech

Published time: 22 Sep, 2017 02:48 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un responded to Trump’s fiery speech...
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Video: UNSC meeting on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (Streamed live)

COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube

‘The World May Conclude the US Is No Longer Capable of Diplomacy’

Janine Jackson interviewed Murtaza Hussain about attempts to undermine the Iran nuclear deal for the September 15, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a...

‘Tranny bashing’: Woman granted ‘humanitarian’ residency in New Zealand after years of abuse in...

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 11:29 A transgender woman has been granted residency in New...

Maxine Waters 'guarantees' Russian collusion, demands Trump impeachment… again

Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters has called for Trump’s impeachment for the second time in a week,...

Presidential Bomb Threats at the UN

Donald Trump denounced North Korea and its president Kim Jong-un as "depraved" before the United Nations Sept. 19, saying the nation "threatens the entire...

Bernie and Goliath

Khalil Bendib / OtherWords.org This piece was reprinted from Other Words by RINF Alternative News with permission.

To the World Trade Center Dead

by Joseph Balletti / September 17th, 2017 Where should I take my body?Now that the Moment has come.Should I take it to the flames?Or to...

Trump at the UN: Nuremberg Redux

The time for equivocation and satire where Donald Trump is concerned has passed. Indeed if the current US President’s address to the 72nd UN General Assembly in...

Theresa talks… but is anybody listening to the PM?

She’s the leader of one of the richest countries in the world – but British...

Wing and a prayer? US Air Force may ground aging 100 A-10s

The US Air Force may ground around 100 of its A-10 Warthog jets already in 2018...

Groups: Harvey Recovery Must Serve Vulnerable Victims, Not Corporate Polluters

Prompted in part by the appointment of former Shell CEO Marvin Odum to lead Texas recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, a...

Seeking to Ban Mosques and Deport All Migrants, Right-Wing Party Is Set to Enter...

A poster in Berlin from the far-right Alternative für Deutschland features the party's two main candidates, Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel, ahead of Germany's...

Defense Secretary Mattis: US Cannot Survive On ‘Puny’ Military Budget

Defense Secretary Mattis is worried about the military budget. No, he’s not worried that spending a total of more than...

‘We’ve killed 3,000+ ISIS fighters… and not 1 civilian,’ claims British military

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 14:46 Britain has rained down bombs on Islamic State fighters...

Trump vows to visit ‘absolutely obliterated’ Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump said Hurricane Maria “totally destroyed” Puerto Rico and promised a visit to the...

NYT Lets Think Tank Funded by Gov’t and Arms Industry Claim Huge US Military...

The New York Times (9/18/17) quoted CSIS’s Anthony Cordesman saying that Sen. John McCain “has lived with underfunding of the military, seen the impact...

‘A terror-wrist!’ Sightings of ‘severed hand’ shut major UK road

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 16:14 Police shut part of a busy main road near...

Cadet praised for rape prevention charged with sex assault on man

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 17:41 An Air Force Academy cadet, praised for his work with...

If You Don’t Have Good Health Care, Neither Should Your Rep

Want good quality, lower-cost health care for your family. And — what the heck, let’s think big here — for every man, woman, and...

The Brutal Racial Politics of Climate Change and Pollution

As I watched coverage of Harvey's flood damage in Houston, Irma's wreckage in the Caribbean, the devastating record monsoons in South Asia, and the...

PBS’ ‘Vietnam War’ Tells Some Truths

Exclusive: The PBS 10-part Vietnam War series offers valuable insights into the horrific conflict but still treads lightly on U.S....

Irma

I’m twelve feet away from the northern eyewall of Hurricane Irma.  Seated behind floor to ceiling panes of glass that can’t be thick enough....

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Video: Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 20, 2017

Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via...

Greenpeace: Has its crusade to save the world descended into hypocrisy & misinformation?

Greenpeace activists have seized a cargo ship at Sheerness Port, Kent, to stop thousands of...

New US executive order to target foreign banks doing business with North Korea –...

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 16:35 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 17:08 President Donald Trump has...

How the Latest Effort to Repeal Obamacare Would Affect Millions

At the end of July, the nation held its collective breath as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) looked poised to achieve his most...
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Video: Advocates Warn All Rohingya May Be Driven Out of Burma If Military’s Ethnic...

https://democracynow.org - A humanitarian crisis continues to unfold in Burma, where more than 400000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority have fled the ... Via...

U.S. Near Bottom in Public Trust of Newsmedia

Eric Zuesse According to the most extensive study ever done of the public’s usages of, and trust in, the newsmedia in their country — a...
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Video: Trump Slammed as “Enemy to Most of the World” as He Vows Not...

https://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump railed against the Cuban government and said the ... Via Youtube

Independence-hungry Scottish nationalist leader sends support to Catalonia

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 14:48 Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expressed her solidarity...

We will be putting more sanctions on North Korea – Trump

President Donald Trump said the United States would be imposing more sanctions on North Korea. ...
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Video: Hurricane Maria Strikes Puerto Rico, Threatening to Be Most Catastrophic Storm in a...

https://democracynow.org - In the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria struck the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico this morning as a major Category 4 storm—the most ... Via...

Finding a Common Language on Climate

If you don’t already agree with me on something, odds are I can’t convince you I’m right. There’s plenty of science showing that the global...
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Video: Indigenous Activists See Canada’s 150th as ‘Celebration of Colonization’

"The past 150 years have been some of the most brutal, violent, and lethal genocidal years in all of indigenous history," says Pamela Palmater,...
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Video: Hundreds Dead in Mexico After Earthquake Strikes on Anniversary of Devastating 1985 Quake

https://democracynow.org - In Mexico, a massive 7.1-magnitude quake struck 100 miles southeast of Mexico City Tuesday, collapsing dozens of buildings ... Via Youtube

RAF Typhoons scrambled to intercept Russian jets near Scotland in latest standoff

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 12:52 Two Royal Air Force (RAF) jets were scrambled to...

RT may soon be dropped by US providers, courtesy of McCain & Graham

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 12:47 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 12:58 Buried deep inside the...

Trump Pushes US Closer to War

Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations on Tuesday moved the world closer to war. The speech was Hitlerian in tone and content, filled...
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Video: Senate Republicans Scramble to Secure Votes for Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Affordable Care...

https://democracynow.org - Vice President Mike Pence and other Trump administration officials spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill lobbying Republican senators to ... Via Youtube

Trump at the United Nations: Derangement and Delusion Reign Supreme

If any further proof were needed that the United States has descended into the realm of magical thinking, there could be no clearer example...

Fool Me Twice: Trojan Horse Democrats Pile into the House of Single-Payer

Photo by Molly Adams | CC BY 2.0 It’s great that more than a third of Democratic senators have signed on to co-sponsor Bernie Sanders’s...
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Video: Video: Cuban Musical Legend Silvio Rodríguez Performing in Central Park in Rare U.S....

https://democracynow.org - Watch the legendary Cuban musician Silvio Rodríguez perform three songs during a rare appearance in New York City. Via Youtube

10 Lords a-sleeping: Fury as lazy Westminster peers claim millions just for turning up

There’s no such thing as a free lunch, unless you’re a peer in the House...

North Korea owes NYC $156k in unpaid parking tickets

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 10:01 As the saber-rattling between the US and North Korea continues...

Analyzing the 5.5 Million Pounds of Air Pollutants Released in Texas After Harvey

Floodwater left in the wake of Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey begins to recede in an industrial area on August 31, 2017, near Houston,...

Europeans the Greatest in Everything since the Beginning

Steven King ignited a hysterical backlash in the summer of 2016 when he modestly asked, in response to a journalist who made...

The Dark Side of Hosting the Olympics

This summer, Los Angeles officials reached a deal with the International Olympic Committee to host the 2028 Olympic Summer Games. For its trouble, the city...

Life-support can now be withdrawn without court permission, UK judge rules

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 09:01 Legal permission is no longer required before life-supporting treatment...

US ‘strongly opposes’ Kurdistan independence vote

As Iraqi Kurds are set to vote on independence from Iraq next week, the US firmly...

Tom Price Is Enhancing the Health of the American People By Wasting $60,000 On...

   Hypocrisy, thy name is the malignant gang of grifters, liars and swamp monsters now in control of many American institutions. Thus on Wednesday, we...

UK: Muhammad Is Top Baby Name for Fifth Year Running

Muhammad is the top name for baby boys in the English regions of London and the West Midlands in 2016, and was...

Armed police cordon off area of London Liverpool Street after 'suspicious package' found

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 09:39 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:32 City of London...

Last Word? Twitter loses it after MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell blows up in leaked tirade

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 04:16 Video has leaked of cable news anchor Lawrence O’Donnell having...
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Video: Kremlin’s Gremlins: Media hunt for supposed Russian hackeaders ah of German election

The Western media has been busy trying to track down Russian hackers who, they assume, should have already started meddling in the German election. Via...

More Holes in Russia-gate Narrative

Exclusive: New tests support the skepticism of U.S. intelligence veterans that Russia “hacked” the DNC’s computers, pointing instead to a download...

Trump’s UN Speech

I listened to part of Trump’s UN speech this morning. I was so embarrassed for him and for my country that I had to...

Hué Back When: Vietnam’s Pivotal Battle Reconsidered

Photo by Raymond Depardon | CC BY 2.0 For Mark Bowden, author of Hué 1968, the pivotal battle of the War in Vietnam did not...

UK military shows off footage of drone strike on ISIS that caused ‘civilian injuries’...

Footage has emerged showing a controversial British drone strike on a sniper in Syria last...

'Clear & concise' Trump won't tell allies his decision on Iran deal – Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson insists that Iran is only in “technical compliance” with its nuclear...
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Video: Face Off: New iPhone X ‘Face ID’ feature could be real security headache

The iPhone X, which Apple unveiled at a press event on Tuesday, has a wide range of next-level features – one of the most...

Damaged by Hurricanes and "Vulture" Capitalism, Caribbean Islands Plead for Debt Relief

A dog walks past damages on September 20, 2017, in Grand Case, on the French side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin, after...

We’re Living in the Bizzaro World

This is the way things look to me. The left—those folks who I had mistakenly thought were supposed to be opposed to the status quo—have...

Can Anti-Racist Businesses Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is?

Donald Trump’s failure to condemn white supremacists after the violent neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville several weeks back had an unexpected casualty: the president’s business...

Hungary set for fresh anti-Soros Blitz

Hungary is set to launch another state "national consultation" about US financier and philanthropist George Soros, the government said Tuesday, six months...
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Video: Love Is: Man surprises girlfriend by hanging van on crane in Altai, Russia

For his girlfriend's birthday, Alexander bought his sweetheart a van and, sitting inside the car with flowers, had it hoisted with a crane to...

Street Protests Erupt as Spain Accused of Stomping on Democracy in Catalonia

Protests erupted in Catalan cities as well as Madrid on Wednesday after Spanish authorities ramped up their efforts to thwart the northeastern region's upcoming...

Party rocks! Evidence of New Stone Age festivals, held 5,000 years ago

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 11:33 Stone circles in the Scottish Isles have been identified...

‘No justice, no profits’: 6th day of St. Louis protests targets local economy

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 02:29 Edited time: 21 Sep, 2017 02:46 The St. Louis Galleria...
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Video: Road to Raqqa: RT Doc team films volunteer fighters retaking city from ISIS

Another front in the effort to rid Syria of terrorists is Raqqa, where ISIS is also on the back foot. The city is surrounded...

American President Trump v. Iranian President Rouhani, at the U.N.

Eric Zuesse On September 19th, America’s President Donald Trump stated his American case to the United Nations General Assembly. On September 20th, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani...
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Video: RAW: Migrant boat set on fire by Libyan coastguard in Mediterranean

The Libyan coastguard picked up 8 inflatable boats with 1047 migrants and refugees aboard before reportedly setting fire to the vessels off the Libyan...

Media ‘Extremes’ on Healthcare: Universal Coverage or Taking Healthcare From Millions

For many years, corporate media have largely ignored a single-payer system as a possible solution to the United States healthcare crises (FAIR.org, 3/6/09). This...

Ryanair meltdown: Europe’s biggest airline in crisis as 2,000 flights canceled

Ryanair passengers have described their “miserable” experiences at the hands of the budget airline after...

Gene Editing Reveals New Insights About Early Human Development

British scientists have used a genome editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas9 to knock out a gene in embryos just a few days...

Starbucks ‘hero’ may be sued after stopping armed robbery (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Sep, 2017 00:25 The man credited with stopping an armed robbery at a...
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Video: RAW: Koala released into wild after clinging to car axle for 16km

An unexpected journey in southern Australia caught a koala by surprise, which was nestled on a wheel arch of a 4WD. Animal travelled 16km...
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Video: Survival Capsule: Engineers make floating capsule to withstand natural disasters

A floating survival shelter, or 'Red Capsule,' can house 2-10 people for up to five days. Made from aircraft-grade aluminum, it protects occupants from...

The Demise of Civic Journalism: The Xenophon-Turnbull Deal

It was never spectacular, but the Australian media scape is set to become duller, more contained, and more controlled with changes to the Broadcasting...

How Netanyahu’s Son Became the Poster Boy for White Supremacists

Photo by thierry ehrmann | CC BY 2.0 Nazareth. The eldest son of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has found himself an unlikely poster boy for...

Trump’s Tax Plan: A Billion or Three for Guys Like Him

What’s the largest personal stake a U.S. president has ever had in legislation he signed into law? Whatever it was, it’ll be dwarfed by...

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Tens of thousands of children from deprived areas of London are exposed to an array...

ISIS supporters turning to Instagram ‘stories’ to share propaganda – study

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 21:55 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 21:57 Islamic State (IS, formerly...

Senate Republicans Scramble to Secure Votes for Last-Ditch Effort to Repeal Affordable Care Act

Vice President Mike Pence and other Trump administration officials spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill lobbying Republican senators to support the latest healthcare plan, known...
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Video: St. Louis Unrest: Violent protests continue following ex-police officer acquittal

Tear gas was fired and arrests were made as violent demonstrations continued in St Louis, Missouri on Saturday night, following the acquittal of a...

Same-Sex Couples Are Being Turned Away From Becoming Foster and Adoptive Parents in Michigan....

Like many other states, Michigan outsources child welfare services to private agencies. These agencies enter into contracts with the state to care for children...

Trump’s UN Speech Reveals US Subservience to Israel and Saudi Arabia

The way to deal with a Donald Trump speech these days is to direct a sandblaster at it for a couple of...
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Video: Sacramento to pay gangsters $1.5mn in 3yrs to stop gun-related crimes

The Californian capital, Sacramento is desperately trying to come up with new ways to combat gang-related crime and violence. The city will now pay...

Ron Paul on Trump’s UN Speech: A Neocon Dream?

President Trump’s speech yesterday at the United Nations got rave reviews from neocons like John Bolton and Elliot Abrams. The...

Statue of famous Suffragette will stand among some of Britain’s most bloodstained imperialists

One hundred years since women were given the vote, Parliament Square finally gets its first...

Soft spots: 1,000s of California’s buildings earthquake-prone

Thousands of buildings, many on Los Angeles’ most famous streets from Sunset to Hollywood Boulevard, are...
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Video: Zapad 2017: 12K+ troops participate in the 2nd stage of Russia-Belarus military drills

The joint Russia-Belarus strategic Zapad 2017 drills kicked off Thursday in the two countries. Some 12700 troops are taking part in the drills, 7200...
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Video: Tables turned: Strong winds hits Romania, 5 killed, dozens injured

5 people killed and dozens injured as a strong storm tore through western Romania on Sunday. Footage filmed in the city of Timisoara shows...

Is Facilitating a Paid Informant Program Part of Journalism’s Job?

New York City news channel NY1 (7/20/17) aired a segment on a parolee from a narcotics conviction who was “seen committing some type of...

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Frankfurt has become the first German city where Germans are a minority. 51.2% of the city's inhabitants now have immigrant backgrounds. There...

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Ryanair staff have been accused of “a total lack of desire to help” after a...

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Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 18:11 A South Dakota lawmaker has apologized for sharing a meme...
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Video: ‘Unruly crowd’ & chaos: St. Louis police arrest protesters on 3rd day after...

Multiple arrests were made after a contingent of some 1000 protesters broke windows and formed roadblocks in St.Louis on Sunday night. The protests, now...

In OtherWords: September 20, 2017

Well, in episode 4,000 or so of a long-running saga, the GOP is reviving its effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace...

An Escalating North Korea Crisis

With President Trump demeaning North Korea’s leader as “Rocket Man” and threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea, tensions over Kim...

The Empire’s Hustle: Why Anti-Trumpism Doesn’t Include Anti-War

Libertarian U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) declared from the Senate floor last week in anticipation of the vote on the National Defense Authorization Act...
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Video: RAW: SAA liberates al-Jafra near Deir ez-Zor

The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated al-Jafra, south of Deir ez-Zor, on Sunday, amidst an ongoing battle to remove ISIS from its last major...

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to Protect Consumers, Firefighters from Hazardous Flame Retardant...

WASHINGTON - In response to a petition filed by leading consumer, healthcare, firefighter and science groups, today the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ...

Rand Paul: Unconstitutional Saudi War in Yemen Is Not in Our Interest and Congress...

Sen. Rand Paul speaks at the 2015 Reagan Dinner for the Dallas County Republican Party in Dallas, Texas, January 30, 2015. (Photo: Gage Skidmore) Last...

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Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 16:30 Archaeologists digging on an island off the UK coast...

Court denies Charleston shooter’s request to fire his Jewish & Indian lawyers

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 16:01 A federal court denied convicted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof’s request...
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Video: Crosstalk Bullhorns: Just facts (Extended version)

As the Syrian government pushes to finally end the war, Washington again calls for regime change. Also the media war regarding North Korea. And,...
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Video: Under Fire: US-led coalition strikes kill over 12 civilians in Syria

Syrian media claims at least 12 civilians were killed by a US-led coalition airstrike in Deir ez-Zor province. RT contacted US Central Command for...

Breaking: Forced Takeover of Catalan Government Institutions by Spanish Police Ahead of Oct. 1...

I just got of the phone with Josep Maria Sole Sabaté, my friend and a leading Catalan historian and public intellectual. He was nothing...
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Video: Trump’s Childhood Home is Now an Airbnb Where Refugees Slept Over to Protest...

https://democracynow.org - This past weekend, a surprising gathering took place at President Trump's childhood home in Queens, New York. The home is now ... Via...

Greenwald: Terrorism used as ‘pretext’ for mass data collection

Terrorism is being used as a “pretext” by governments and intelligence services to indiscriminately collect...

'Complete failure': US organizations unite to decry Trump's UN speech on N. Korea

Donald Trump's speech at the UN, in which he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea if...
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Video: ‘Zapad 2017’: Western officials call Russia-Belarus drills ‘invasion’

Joint military drills between Russia and Belarus are well underway. Some Western officials have expressed concern over what they see as a threat to...
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Video: Meet Dulce Garcia: DREAMer & Immigration Lawyer Who Is Suing Trump for Ending...

https://democracynow.org - On Monday, six recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program sued the Trump administration in a San ... Via Youtube
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Video: Top Talks: Russian FM & US secretary of state meet for 1st time...

Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson and American top diplomats have met at Washington's request for the first time since the latest diplomatic spat between...
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Video: Venezuelan Opposition Largely Responsible for the Rising Death Toll and Violence in Venezuela

Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com says the death toll and violence are on the rise but according to the Attorney General's reports more of these...
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Video: Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Category 5 Hurricane Maria Barreling Toward Puerto Rico

https://democracynow.org - In the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria strengthened rapidly Monday over the warm waters of the Atlantic, growing from a Category 1 to a...

UK buckles under pressure to stop training Myanmar troops amid Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 12:19 The government has caved in to increasing demands and...

Trump justified in using RNC funds to cover Russia probe legal fees – RNC...

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 03:37 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 07:11 President Donald Trump is...
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Video: Kurds sacrificed enough for independence, Baghdad won’t stop the referendum – Iraqi Kurdistan...

The war with ISIS in Iraq is drawing to a close, but the day after will be no easier. With Iraqi Kurdistan going for...

We Cannot Go on Like This. It Is Time to Talk to North Korea

The ignorance and hubris of the President of the United States knows no boundaries. At his debut speech on Tuesday at the United Nations...

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Money and the power it imbues atrophies the living daemon in all who are subjected to capitalist games. It is a manipulator of perception,...
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Video: Former ISIS ‘shakhid tank’ construction hub shown to journalists

The footage shows a former combat-vehicle construction hub of Islamic State (ISIS), near the city of Akerbat on Monday. International journalists were invited to...

The Empire’s Hustle: Why Anti-Trumpism Doesn’t Include Anti-War

Photo by Xavi | CC BY 2.0 Libertarian U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) declared from the Senate floor last week in anticipation of the vote...

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez on Why He's Protesting Trump's Racist Policies, Like Ending DACA

Earlier this month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration plans to rescind the DACA program -- the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival...

Moscow wonders what Russian flag has to do with BBC story on jihadist propaganda...

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:35 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:37 The Russian Embassy...

Final barriers to life-like robots overcome – US scientists (VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:05 Edited time: 20 Sep, 2017 10:06 A 3D-printed “synthetic soft...
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Video: If US has to defend itself, North Korea will be destroyed – US...

Apart from sideline talks between Russia and the US, the focus at the UN General Assembly is likely to be on the Korean Peninsula....
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Video: London Tube Attack: Media speculates over blast suspects as little data confirmed

The UK media has been left to speculate after the arrest of a second suspect in the London Underground explosion. There is little known...

US may not be capable of shooting down N. Korean missile – analysts

Despite President Donald Trump telling the UN General Assembly that the US would “totally destroy” North...
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Video: St. Louis Chaos: 80 arrests on 3rd night of riots over police officer...

There has been a third consecutive night of violence in the US city of St. Louis after a former police officer Jason Stockle was...
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Video: Life in Limbo: Afghan asylum seeker back in UK amid govt court challenge

An Afghan asylum seeker, who faced Taliban death threats, is back in Britain after the UK government lost a lengthy court case over his...

John Kelly Is All Of Us

That terrifying, bombastic, moronic, incoherent rant that was our Buffoon-In-Chief's speech to the U.N. elicited the...

‘Solely real estate deal’: Trump’s lawyer on canceled Moscow Trump Tower

A plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow mulled by the Trump Organization ahead of...
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Video: RAW: Putin arrives at Zapad 2017 war games, watches joint exercises

Russian President Putin is touring a Leningrad region military range where Belarusian troops are being hosted for the Zapad 2017 drills – criticized by...

Trump Falls in Line with Interventionism

Exclusive: President Trump’s U.N. speech showed that despite his America First rhetoric, his policies are virtually the same as the...

Distorted Views of the Enemy and Bush’s “Axis of Evil”

Many years ago, while the war in Vietnam still raged, the psychologist Ralph K. White wrote a book entitled Nobody Wanted War that has...
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Video: RAW: Second stage of joint Russia-Belarus military drills Zapad 2017 kick off

The second stage of the joint Russian-Belorussian Zapad-2017 military drills kicked off in the Leningrad region, Sunday. During airborne drills at a military ... Via...

Getting the Gulf of Tonkin Wrong: Are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick “Telling Stories”...

This past spring I attended an advance screening of excerpts of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary about the US War against Vietnam at...

Antifa and neo-Nazis in Ukraine

“I knew some anarchists resisting in the Black Bloc, who never seem to set foot on any black blocks.” - hip hop artist Son...

The Right Wing Has a Vast, Secret Plot to Destroy Unions for Good. Here's...

The vast right-wing network of Koch brother-funded "think tanks" is now plotting to finish off the public sector labor movement once and for all. In...

‘Life threatening’ Category 5 hurricane Maria barrels into Puerto Rico

Published time: 20 Sep, 2017 04:02 Hurricane Maria’s winds hit a sustained 175 mph as the...
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Video: Over 3,000 new US troops headed to Afghanistan – Pentagon

The US Defense Secretary, James Mattis, has announced that more than 3000 extra troops will be sent to Afghanistan, in line with President Trump's...

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Video: ‘UN didn’t reach full potential’: Trump encourages Security Council reform, cost-cutting

The US president has given his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Donald Trump called for changes to the UN's structure -...

Free speech threatened in sex trafficking bill, Silicon Valley warns

Major tech companies are opposing sex trafficking legislation that would make them liable for content posted...
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Video: Violent clashes break out after student shot dead by police at Georgia Tech...

Clashes erupted on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA, after students protested the fatal police shooting of Scout Schultz,...

Media’s Instinct to Rehabilitate the Powerful Has Not Changed Under Trump

When Stephen Colbert introduced a surprise guest at the end of his Emmys opening monologue on Sunday night, the audience didn’t seem to expect...
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Video: Ukrainian nationalists break police line outside court after anti-Maidan activists acquitted

Violent clashes erupted between police officers and activists in Chornomorsk, Odessa, on Monday, after a court found five defendants who were accused in ... Via...

Media’s Instinct to Rehabilitate the Powerful Has Not Changed Under Trump

Former Trump spokesperson Sean Spicer at the Emmys. (photo: Trae Patton/CBS) When Stephen Colbert introduced a surprise guest at the end of his Emmys opening...

Details of failed London bucket bomb emerge as interrogation of suspects goes on

The alleged Parsons Green attacker may have built his bomb in the garden shed at...

Chip off the old block: Trump’s threats at UNGA echo those of his predecessors

Words of a US president should not be taken lightly, as they can be followed by...
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Video: Ships, subs & helicopters: Russia & China kick off massive naval drills near...

A joint Russian-Chinese naval force of more than a dozen military vessels, including submarines, will participate in the upcoming second stage of the Joint...

The CIA: 70 Years of Organized Crime

On occasion of the CIA’s 70th anniversary, Lars Schall talked with US researcher Douglas Valentine about the Central Intelligence Agency. According to Valentine, the...
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Video: SAA special forces deploy pontoon to cross Euphrates

Footage shows engineering divisions employing a pontoon to enable passage for troops and equipment over to the eastern banks, consolidating their position ... Via Youtube

What We Sow is What We Eat

Photo by jamiehamelsmith | CC BY 2.0 I am lying in a meadow high in the Rocky Mountains. The sun is warm and comforting. I...

This Year's Poverty Data Looks a Lot Different When You Break It Down by...

Last week's Census release of data on income, poverty, and health insurance demonstrated two things: There are policies that work for people who are...

Britain has sold Saudi Arabia £6bn in weapons since Yemen war began

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 10:51 British arms companies have earned £6 billion ($8bn) from...

Huntsman bids for Russian ambassadorship by attacking, eh, Russia

Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman has appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee as the one-time...
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Video: US & S.Korean bombers and jets fly over peninsula in display of force

Two B-1B and four F-35B fighter jets from the US military joined four F-15K jets from South Korea as they flew from the Marine...
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Video: ‘I was just doing my job’: Soviet officer who averted nuclear war dies

A Soviet officer who prevented a nuclear crisis between the US and the USSR and possible World War III in the 1980s has quietly...

President Trump To Unleash the CIA Drones

It’s not only “the generals” that President Trump defers to when it comes to war overseas. He’s also planning to...

'Devastating': Thousands Evacuate as Mexico Struck By Yet Another Massive Earthquake

Jake Johnson, staff writerThis post may be updated. On the anniversary of the horrific 1985 earthquake that killed at least 5,000 people, Mexico City on...

Gallup: 71% of Americans are “Dissatisfied with the way the nation is governed”

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org A Gallup poll headlined on September 17th, "Seven in 10 Dissatisfied With Way U.S. Is Being Governed”, and reported...

Ban trolls from voting to deter abuse of politicians, urges electoral watchdog

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 13:19 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 14:56 Social media trolls...

Chicago deploys more police as death toll hits 500

Despite a boost in police numbers, Chicago, Illinois has recorded its 500th homicide for the year,...
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Video: ‘… We will have no choice but to totally destroy N. Korea’ –...

'Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself': Trump names conditions on which US will have no other choice but to destroy North...

Hillary Cackles

By Thomas Lifson American Thinker September 19, 2017 The expression “tin ear” does not begin to describe Hillary...
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Video: FULL SPEECH: Trump addresses world problems at the 72nd UN General Assembly

Trump delivers 1st speech as US president at 72nd UN General Assembly. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

BBC again accused of undermining Britain with anti-Brexit coverage

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 15:49 The BBC once again stands accused of bias against...

North Korea envoy walks out ahead of Trump UNGA speech (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 16:40 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 16:44 Donald Trump’s first...
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Video: Police car torched, 2 cops hurt in Georgia Tech riot after police shooting...

A police car was torched and at least 2 officers injured as violence broke out at Georgia Tech in Atlanta over the deadly police...

How the UN Covers for US Aggression

For decades the American Right has decried the U.N. for encroaching on American sovereignty, but the truth is that the...

The War on Social Media is Being Stepped Up

A really social media, one where we can freely express ourselves and where we alone control the content, is the problem. It must be...
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Video: LIVE: French President Emmanuel Macron addresses UNGA

French President Emmanuel Macron addresses UNGA. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Teamsters Resolve to Become "Sanctuary Union" to Fight Deportation of Members

Teamsters rally outside Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to free Eber Garcia Vasquez. (Credit: Courtesy of Teamsters Joint Council 16) Since election night 2016, the...
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Video: Naomi Klein: We Are Seeing the Shock Doctrine in Effect After Hurricanes Harvey...

https://democracynow.org - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has tapped the former head of U.S. operations for oil giant Shell to lead Houston's post-Hurricane ... Via Youtube

‘Ludicrous’ or ‘bold’? Boris Johnson becomes symbol of a nation divided

Media reactions to Boris Johnson’s Brexit vision give the impression the UK only has one...

US teens slower to drink or have sex than previous generation – study

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 16:04 US teenagers are growing up slower than previous generations, avoiding...

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Report: One-Third of California’s High-Risk Kids Not Tested for Lead Poisoning

SACRAMENTO, CA - Lead is a major threat to children’s health, and an EWG analysis of California’s most recent lead testing data shows the...

Trump to Push Nationalist Policy at U.N.

In his first speech at a U.N. General Assembly, president will appeal to others’ self-interest on North Korea, Iran and terror President...
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Video: Top U.S. & World Headlines — September 19, 2017

Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via...
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Video: Rep. Luis Gutiérrez on Why He’s Protesting Trump’s “Racist” Policies, Like Ending DACA

https://democracynow.org - Earlier this month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration plans to rescind the DACA program—the ... Via Youtube

London market evacuated amid bomb scare, police tell shoppers to ‘get out’

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 13:27 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 13:46 A London market...

Trump gives first speech at UN General Assembly (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 14:04 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 14:24 US President Donald Trump...
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Video: Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change (pt.2/4)

1947 was a year of political ambition, says a panelist for the book launch of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development in...

Muslim worshippers confront police for entering UK mosque wearing shoes (VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 10:55 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 11:38 Footage has emerged...

‘Dreamers’ shout down Democrats at San Francisco press event

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 19:08 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 06:50 Immigration activists interrupted a...

The Growing Affinity Between Netanyahu’s Israel and the West’s Far-right is Hardly Surprising

The eldest son of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has found himself an unlikely poster boy for David Duke, a former Ku Klux Klan...

Trump’s War on the North Korean People

Photo by David Stanley | CC BY 2.0 Amid renewed talk by the Trump administration of a military option against North Korea, one salient fact...

Oxfam Has Made Refugees Welcome… at Trump's Childhood Home

When can an Airbnb rental make a commentary about the U.S. president's anti-refugee rhetoric and actions and implore world leaders to do more to...

Are Hazardous Vapors Seeping Into Your Home?

(Photo: Pley / iStock / Getty Images Plus) When Jane Horton bought her dream 800-square-foot farmhouse in 1975, she thought little of the semiconductor manufacturing...

Britain is No.1 in Europe… for online jihadist propaganda, report finds

Published time: 19 Sep, 2017 09:48 Online jihadist propaganda gets more views in the UK...

Over 3,000 new US troops headed to Afghanistan – Pentagon

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 19:27 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 06:50 US Defense Secretary James...

Eurocrats Demand More African ‘Refugees’ for Norway

The EU Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, has sent a letter to the Norwegian Minister of Migration, Sylvi Listhaug, urging the country to “increase...

US pulls out of $1.2mn arms deal with Turkish guards in response to violent...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will no longer be able to purchase hundreds of handguns from...

Vox Hedges Headline in Fit of Single-Payer Skepticism

It could not be determined whether a scarier-looking image of Bernie Sanders was available to Vox. Vox.com, which brands itself as both a news source...

U.K. Police Arrest Men in Connection with London Bombing at Parsons Green

An 18-year-old man was detained in Dover’s port area; a 21-year-old man was later arrested in Hounslow British police on Saturday detained...

Is Boris Johnson about to be sacked? Same old Tory splits over Europe and...

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson penned a 4,000-word essay last week outlining his “glorious” vision for...

Police car torched, 2 cops hurt in Georgia Tech riot after police shooting of...

A police car was torched and at least 2 officers injured as violence broke out at...

'Heaven Help Those in Dominica Tonight': Category 5 Maria Makes Landfall

Hurricane Maria was ugraded to a powerful Category 5 and "potentially catastrophic" storm Monday evening, with sustained winds over 160 mph,  just before it...

President Trump’s Mass Movement

President Trump is building a mass movement – or a cult of personality – based on the alienation that millions...

Update on the Duvet Project and the Street Kids School

Projects the Afghan Peace Volunteers have sustained for the past four years. Bearing quilted bedcovers Afghans walk through the cemetery to their mountainside homes They have...

Why Would 58% Favor U.S. Bombing of North Korea?

Photo by edwardhblake | CC BY 2.0 A new Gallup poll indicates the 58% of U.S. residents polled say they favor U.S. military action against...

Beyond Harvey and Irma: Militarizing Homeland Security in the Climate Change Era

Will Chenette from Delta Co. 1-124 Florida National Guard guards a checkpoint as people return to their homes after Hurricane Irma passed through the...

Plain-clothes SAS troops deployed on London Underground with ‘shoot to kill’ orders

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 11:26 Edited time: 18 Sep, 2017 11:31 Armed SAS troops...

‘I'll always be indebted’: DOJ demands more of Barrett Brown's money

Journalist Barrett Brown is having another row with the Department of Justice. He has received a...

Swedish State Media Boss Caught Trying To Buy Virginity of Underage Girl

A manager at Sweden’s public broadcaster SVT has been caught trying to “buy” the virginity of a 14-year-old girl in a newspaper sting,...

Banning Saudi Arabia from Labour conference hints at Corbyn’s likely tough stance as PM

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 12:53 Edited time: 18 Sep, 2017 12:53 Labour leader Jeremy...

US opens 1st permanent military base in Israel as tensions with Iran rise

Even though the US has routinely deployed forces to Israel, it is only now opening an...
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Video: Exclusive: David Icke Analyses Donald Trump’s Missile Attack On Syria.

In a special show, David talks about the overnight attack on a Syrian airfield by Donald Trump, why it happened, who it benefits and...

NAACP Files Lawsuit in Defense of DACA Eligible People of Color

BALTIMORE - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the country’s original civil rights organization, today filed a lawsuit against President...

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Janine Jackson interviewed Shaye Wolf about Hurricane Harvey’s toxic aftermath for the September 8, 2017, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. ...

GOP Two Votes Away from Replacing Obamacare with State Block Grants

Senate Republicans pushing to replace Obamacare with state block grants are making real noise before their window to act closes, insisting they...

Brexit can be stopped, says rogue ex-govt insider calling for #indyref2

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 14:38 Having already called his boss a lazy bully who...

Senate approves $700bn military budget

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 23:01 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2017 00:17 In an overwhelming 89-to-8...

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With all its emphasis on materiality, physicality and corporeality as the prime origin of all conceptualities, dialectical-historical-materialism is, first and foremost, a concept, that...

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Photo by Jennifer Feuchter | CC BY 2.0 The editors at the Wall Street Journal have settled on a plan for ending the crisis in...

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Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 15:41 A biker who pulled wheelies and took selfies while...

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Several dozen activists paddled their kayaks outside the Pentagon to protest the US military’s pollution of...
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The U.S. has prolonged sanctions relief for Iran for another three months - in line with the 2015 nuclear deal. Donald Trump has once...

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The ancient Greeks may have worshiped earthquakes, purposely building temples and other important structures directly above fault lines. But the same natural...

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Why is the Pentagon spending billions of dollars purchasing Soviet and east European weapons to ship to Syrian rebels? A...
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Police have responded to an incident at Parsons Green tube station in London, with people reportedly hearing an explosion on Friday morning. It is...

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US Navy sacks more commanders after deadly warship collisions

The US Navy has dismissed an admiral and a captain in connection with two deadly accidents...
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More than 700 mayors in Spain's restive region of Catalonia face prosecution by the national government – for voicing their support for next month's...

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WASHINGTON - Veterans For Peace (VFP)  members in every U.S. time zone and beyond tuned in to watch the first episode of Ken Burns...
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Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those...

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Two years after the US made the historic step to re-open its embassy in Cuba, Washington...
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Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via...
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Video: No Is Not Enough: Naomi Klein on Bernie’s Medicare-for-All Bill & Future of...

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Video: North Korea fires missile through Japan’s airspace

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile, which reportedly passed through Japan's airspace near Hokkaido, triggering a public alert. It's believed to have fallen...

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Selby chronicled an astonishing timeline of the revival of Māori language: In 1915, all Māori in Otaki spoke their native language. By 1975, after...

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Video: South Korea stages missile drill in response to North Korean launch

South Korea's military on Friday conducted a live-fire ballistic missile drill in response to the latest North Korean launch. Read more about tensions around...

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A fascinating new map shows the routes trams took across the capital in Victorian London The interactive map gives fresh insight into the late...
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Video: London police confirm Parsons Green explosion was terrorist attack

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Of course, it will pay for itself eventually, with lower administrative costs and savings on medications and provider fees. Universal health care is getting closer...

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Clown mask panic: Dad charged as 6yo girl flees & hides in stranger's apartment

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 13:56 A father has been charged with child endangering and inducing...
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Video: Parsons Green explosion was terrorist attack – London police (Special Coverage)

British authorities have confirmed an explosion at Parsons Green underground station was an act of terrorism and that several people have been injured. Via Youtube
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Video: US White Phosphorus Bombs Won’t Eradicate Terrorism In Syria

US-backed forces are using tactics that cause a 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, but military action won't defeat ISIS, says Phyllis Bennis, director the...
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Video: Parsons Green terror suspect ‘known to MI5, let free 2 weeks ago’, supine...

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Video: Russian Foreign Ministry news briefing (streamed live)

The Russian Foreign Ministry's spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, is giving her weekly news briefing. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube