2018-09-26: News Headlines

RT (2018-09-26). System-wide glitch briefly grounds all domestic Delta flights. rt.com Delta Air Lines passengers across the US were left stranded for over an hour on Tuesday evening, after a technical issue forced the carrier to ground all domestic flights.

RT (2018-09-26). MSNBC pundit Joy Reid sued for defamation after siccing her followers on Trump supporter. rt.com MSNBC host Joy Reid has been sued by a woman who received a torrent of verbal abuse, including death threats, from Reid's Twitter base after the host accused her of hurling racial slurs at a 14-year old.

RT (2018-09-26). NSA employee who took secret files home sentenced to prison. rt.com A former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) was sentenced to 66 months in prison and three years of probation over keeping top-secret files at his Maryland home. But that's just one part of a bigger story. |

RT (2018-09-26). 'Sanctions are weapon of war': Pompeo's speech at anti-Iran group interrupted by protesters (VIDEO). rt.com US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech at the summit of a neo-conservative pro-Israel pressure group was briefly hijacked by anti-war activists. One of the protesters chanted: "We want peace, we don't want war!"

Consortiumnews (2018-09-25). The Battle for Our Minds. consortiumnews.com There are battlefields in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, and elsewhere, but given the state of corporate media, perhaps the most consequential battle now being fought is for our minds, says Patrick Lawrence. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News After reading… Read more →

Democracy Now! (2018-09-25). Headlines for September 25, 2018. democracynow.org 128 Arrested on Capitol Hill Protesting Brett Kavanaugh Nomination, In Fox News Interview, Kavanaugh Denies Sexually Assaulting Women, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Remains in Job For Now, Dallas PD Fires Police Officer Who Shot Black Man in His Own Apartment, Study: 11,000 More Homes in Carolinas Were Damaged in Storm Due to Rising Sea Levels, Trump: Second Summit Will Be Held Soon with North Korean Leader, Trump Rules Out Meeting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at U.N., Russia to Provide Syria with Advanced Missile Defense System, Bolton: U.S. Troops Will Remain in Syria Until Iranian Forces Leave, Ni…

ZeroHedge (2018-09-25). Three Ways Facebook is Increasingly Becoming a Censorship Arm of the US Government. mintpressnews.com While claiming to fight Russian, Iranian, and other propaganda these very groups will strictly enforce an official establishment Washington and NATO view of world events.

Democracy Now! (2018-09-25). Marcy Wheeler: Rosenstein's Ouster Would Not Necessarily Signal End of Mueller Investigation. democracynow.org Drama unfolded Monday when Axios reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein verbally resigned over the weekend amid mounting tension over the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. Last week, Rosenstein and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly met at the White House hours after The New York Times reported Rosenstein had suggested secretly recording Trump in the White House and discussed recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office for being unfit. But on Monday, Trump confirmed Rosenstein still has a j…

Mark Gruenberg (2018-09-25). Rosenstein to see Trump on Thursday — a Comey rerun? peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—This Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, meets the potential top target of Mueller's probe, Donald Trump, in the Oval Office. | The question is what will happen at that meeting — and its ramifications. Will now-President Trump force Rosenstein to quit? Will Trump fire him? Or will Trump try to exact a "loyalty oath" from Rosenstein, as he tried with former FBI Director James Comey before firing him? | And the follow-up: What's the reaction of the country, both at large and among Trump's legions, who believe, as he does, that the whole Mueller probe is "a witch hunt" or worse. | Rosenstein is overseeing Mueller's probe because Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, recused himself due to his own key role in Trump's 2016 campaign and his own contacts…

Travis Gettys, Raw Story (2018-09-25). Publicist Who Set Up Trump Tower Meeting Drops Bombshell on MSNBC's Morning Joe — And Contradicts Key Jared Kushner Defense. alternet.org "I kind of decided . . . lowest rung on the totem pole would be best," Rob Goldstone said of Donald Trump Jr. | Rob Goldstone, who helped set up the infamous Trump Tower meeting, contradicted Jared Kushner's account of the gathering with a Russian attorney who had promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton. The British music publicist appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to promote his new book, and he explains South Front (2018-09-25). Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib. globalresearch.ca A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. | On September 22, the National Front for Liberation (NFL) released on official statement declaring its support to the agreement. …

Global Research News (2018-09-25). Selected Articles: China, Russia, Iran and the New World Order. globalresearch.ca Do you value the reporting and in-depth analysis we provide, free of charge, on a daily basis? Do you think this resource should be maintained and preserved as a research tool for future generations? Bringing you 24/7 updates from all …

Stephen Lendman (2018-09-25). China Blasts US Trade Protectionism. US Policies could lead to "Confrontation" globalresearch.ca According to Russian academic Alexander Lukin, hardline US policies toward Russia and China could "lead to confrontation." | It already has politically and economically. The threat of possible military confrontation remains. Lukin believes the US is "very clearly a declining …

Manlio Dinucci (2018-09-25). La strategia di demonizzazione della Russia. globalresearch.ca Il contratto di governo, stipulato lo scorso maggio dal Movimento 5 Stelle e dalla Lega, ribadisce che l'Italia considera gli Stati uniti suo «alleato privilegiato». Legame rafforzato dal premier Conte che, nell'incontro col presidente Trump in luglio, ha stabilito con …

Zero Hedge (2018-09-25). Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation" globalresearch.ca Update: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that the Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system would be a "significant escalation" by Moscow and hopes it will reconsider. His statement follows the Russian announcement …

Strategic Culture Foundation (2018-09-25). Tensions Grow as China, Russia and Iran Lead the Way Towards a New Multipolar World Order. mintpressnews.com Military and economic tensions are increasing due to the ramped up warlike stance of the US establishment. The impossibility of halting the shifting world order in favour of prolonging the unipolar moment has left the US deep state reaching for any available weapon at hand, taking no heed of the dangers and consequences of such a reckless foreign policy.

Stephen Lendman (2018-09-25). US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems. globalresearch.ca On Monday by phone, Putin informed Assad of his intention to supply Syria's military with sophisticated S-300 air defense systems within two weeks. | They're able to intercept and destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic, and other missiles at distances of over …

Philip Giraldi (2018-09-25). The Path to World War III? globalresearch.ca The minimal U.S. press coverage accorded to last Monday's shooting down of a Russian intelligence plane off the coast of Syria is, of course, a reflection both of lack of interest and of Israel's involvement in the incident. If one …

Leith Aboufadel (2018-09-25). Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat. globalresearch.ca The Russian military has established a no-fly zone over the Latakia province of western Syria, Russian Senator and former Air Force commander Viktor Bondarev stated on Monday. | "The establishment of a no-fly zone over the Russian military base in Latakia | …

South Front (2018-09-25). Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia. globalresearch.ca Russia has announced a batch of measures, which will be employed in response to the shootdown of the IL-20 military plane as a result of hostile actions by Israeli F-16 off the Syrian coast. | According to a September 24 statement …

Juan Cole (2018-09-25). US Isolated: Europe's Big 3, Plus China & Russia Outmaneuver Trump To Keep Iran Deal At UN. iranian.com Frederica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, chaired a special session of foreign ministers on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly meeting aimed at outmaneuvering Donald Trump on the Iran Deal. The meeting was attended by the European Union "Big Three," i.e. Britain, France and Germany (the E3), plus Russia […]

The Iranian (2018-09-25). Reuters Plays Dumb About Iran/Israel Nukes. iranian.com As Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, Reuters takes a neutral stance in this article.

Tim Wheeler (2018-09-25). Hanford nuke workers win health and safety deal. peoplesworld.org HANFORD, Wash. — Union workers, who have been repeatedly exposed to toxic chemicals as they toil to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, won a victory last week. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) signed an agreement to install catalytic scrubbers to remove poisonous vapors leaking from more than 700 tanks filled with radioactive wastes. | Hanford, considered the worst "Superfund" site in the Western Hemisphere, produced the plutonium used in the atom bomb that destroyed Nagasaki, killing an estimated 70,000 people — mostly women, children, and senior citizens — during World War II. | Speaking at a news conference in Richland, WA, Sept. 19, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson hailed the agreement. "We're finally moving towards a lasting solution," he said. "We should not have to file lawsuits. It shouldn't have to come to this." Ferguson stressed that the lawsuit is…

RT (2018-09-25). Kavanaugh says he was a virgin in high school, never sexually assaulted anyone. rt.com US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied the accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school and exposed himself to another in college, demanding a fair hearing to clear his name.

RT (2018-09-25). 'Cut off that pesky penis of his': Satire and reality blur as Kavanaugh debacle drags on. rt.com Whether it's from late night comedians or Democrat politicians, hysteria around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault allegations has climaxed and it's hard to tell what's real and what's satire anymore. |

RT (2018-09-25). Amnesty International wants Kavanaugh vetting process halted over alleged role in post-9/11 torture. rt.com The US branch of Amnesty International has dived into the heated debate on whether US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is morally fit for the office, calling for his role in the post-9/11 torture program to be highlighted.

RT (2018-09-25). Trump slams Iran, illegal immigration, globalism during UNGA speech. rt.com US President Donald Trump has addressed the UN General Assembly, stressing that he rejects globalism and socialism while taking aim at illegal immigration and the "corrupt dictatorship" of Iran which sows "death and destruction."

RT (2018-09-25). NYT tech expert ridiculed after 'fact-checking' obviously fake Trump pic. rt.com A New York Times columnist has posted a 'fact-check' of a widely-shared, clearly doctored picture of US President Donald Trump in a hurricane rescue. Conservatives gleefully suggested other obvious Trump memes for NYT to verify.

wsws (2018-09-25). Vadim Rogovin and the sociology of Stalinism. wsws.org September 18 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Soviet Marxist historian and sociologist Vadim Rogovin, the author of a seven-volume series on Stalinism and the Marxist opposition to the Soviet bureaucracy.

RT (2018-09-25). Ted Cruz is like a 'serpent covered in vaseline' — NY Times columnist. rt.com New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has compared Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas to a "serpent covered in vaseline" who would do anything to get elected. |

RT (2018-09-25). Bolton warns of 'hell to pay' if Iran crosses US & allies as Rouhani dares Trump to return to talks. rt.com Hours after the US and Iranian leaders took aim at each other at the UN General Assembly, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said at an anti-Iran summit that Tehran will have "hell to pay" if it crosses the US or its allies.

RT (2018-09-25). Chinese national arrested in US for allegedly acting as agent of Beijing. rt.com In a move likely to hit relations already soured by a bitter trade war and election interference accusations, the US has now arrested a Chinese national it accuses of working as an unregistered foreign agent.

RT (2018-09-25). Trump weighing antitrust probe into Google, Facebook & Twitter. It's been a long time coming. rt.com The White House is considering an executive order targeting Google and social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for antitrust activity, following months of criticism and accusations of bias from President Donald Trump.

RT (2018-09-25). Verizon Wireless suffers massive outage across US. rt.com The largest mobile telecommunications provider in the US, Verizon Wireless, has been experiencing massive outages. East Coast and south of the country have been reportedly hit the hardest by the disruption.

RT (2018-09-25). Bill Cosby sentenced to at least 3 years in first celebrity conviction for #MeToo. rt.com Comedian Bill Cosby, 81, has been sentenced to three to 10 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for drugging and molesting a woman in 2004.

RT (2018-09-25). Ted Cruz & wife harangued out of DC restaurant by anti-Kavanaugh protesters (VIDEO). rt.com Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and his wife have been forced out of a restaurant in Washington, DC, after they were mobbed by a group of anti-Brett Kavanaugh protesters. A video shows people chanting "We believe survivors!"

RT (2018-09-25). New York Times seeks evidence Russian hackers are fighting for internet freedom in US. rt.com The New York Times is seeking evidence of Russian interference during a debate on placing restrictions on the internet in the US. It's alleged a public commenting system was invaded by hackers. |

RT (2018-09-25). World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of accomplishments during UN speech (VIDEO). rt.com US President Donald Trump prompted unexpected laughs from world leaders when he told the United Nations General Assembly that the American economy is "booming like never before". |

wsws (2018-09-25). Amid media frenzy, Rosenstein to meet with Trump on Thursday. wsws.org The deputy attorney general, who supervises the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has denied plotting Trump's removal via the 25th Amendment.

Shared by Samantha Borek (2018-09-25). The Fate of Rod Rosenstein Will Impact Every Branch of Government. truthout.org So that happened. | If one unexpurgated example were needed to show how severely Donald Trump's presidency has overheated the national engine, yesterday's lunchtime four-valve blowout would serve nicely. Some breathlessly slipshod reporting, a pair of dueling leaks and a deliberate two-year White House campaign to keep the country's RPM dial deep in the red came together to produce sound, fury and, for the moment, nothing at all. | The paroxysm began before noon with an Axios headline that read, "Exclusive: Rod Rosenstein Is Resigning." Rosenstein, of course, is the embattled deputy attorney general who has been overseeing Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian collusion investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. Trump has been growling at Rosenstein from the beginning, threatening to fire him with drearily metronomic regularity. | Removing Rosenstein without due cause is fraught with political and legal ramifications for…

RT (2018-09-25). US 'state terror' in Middle East has 'little to do with' defending Americans, says former US marine. rt.com The US war in Afghanistan was built on a "profitable lie" and the "state terror" perpetuated by Washington in its foreign wars has little to do with protecting and defending Americans, a former US marine has written.

RT (2018-09-25). Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday. rt.com The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court for Friday, a day after it is supposed to hear from both Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct.

William Blum (2018-09-24). The New Iraq WMD: Russian Interference in US Elections. counterpunch.org The Washington Post has a regular "fact checker", Glenn Kessler, who checks the accuracy of statements made by politicians and other public figures. On September 3 he announced that President Trump's first 592 days in office had produced 4,713 false or misleading claims; that's about 8 per day. The article included a list of the types of More

Brian Kalman (2018-09-24). Before Pointing its Finger at Russia and Syria, the U.S. Should Answer for Its Own Chemical and Biological Weapons Record. globalresearch.ca The world is once again witnessing the height of U.S. hypocrisy as members of the U.S. State Department ratchet up anti-Russian and anti-Syrian rhetoric surrounding the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the UK. Ambassador Nikki Haley has warned …

THWPGB (2018-09-24). Xinjiang : The New Great Game. counterpunch.org The world crossed a geopolitical watershed at the end of 2017. That was when the American Empire officially declared China its No.1 national-security threat, alongside Russia. Since then, Washington has spared no effort to confront and contain China on multiple fronts. These include an intensifying trade war, bans on Chinese acquisitions of US assets, a More

Whitney Webb (2018-09-24). Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It. mintpressnews.com With the US support for Israel unwavering under the Trump administration, Israel may risk sparking a larger war in Syria knowing that the Americans will likely back them — no matter the cost.

Gary Leupp (2018-09-24). All the Good News (Ignored by the Trump-Obsessed Media). counterpunch.org RT (2018-09-24). Firefighters blast rotting fish off US highways after Hurricane Florence (VIDEO). rt.com Emergency services were stretched during Hurricane Florence; leading evacuations, search and rescue operations and distributing supplies. Now, firefighters in the Carolinas have been enlisted to hose rotting fish off the roads.

RT (2018-09-24). 'Orwellian' move: Facebook teams up with US government to police 'fake news' in foreign elections. rt.com Facebook has teamed up with two US government-funded think tanks as part of a new initiative to bolster the social media giant's "election integrity efforts" around the globe.

RT (2018-09-24). Rosenstein hasn't been fired — yet. Here's a look at some of his most controversial moments. rt.com Rumors of the impending firing of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein flooded the internet today — but the controversial figure has survived to see another day as the man responsible for overseeing the Mueller investigation.

2018-09-26: Social Media Postees

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MSNBC pundit Joy Reid sued for defamation after siccing her followers on Trump supporter
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-26
MSNBC host Joy Reid has been sued by a woman who received a torrent of verbal abuse, including death threats, from Reid's Twitter base after the host accused her of hurling racial slurs at a 14-year old.
rt.com/usa/439424-msnbc-defamation-lawsu…

NSA employee who took secret files home sentenced to prison
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-26
A former employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) was sentenced to 66 months in prison and three years of probation over keeping top-secret files at his Maryland home. But that's just one part of a bigger story.
rt.com/usa/439418-nsa-hacker-convicted-s…

System-wide glitch briefly grounds all domestic Delta flights
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-26
Delta Air Lines passengers across the US were left stranded for over an hour on Tuesday evening, after a technical issue forced the carrier to ground all domestic flights.
rt.com/usa/439423-delta-groundstop-techn…

'Sanctions are weapon of war': Pompeo's speech at anti-Iran group interrupted by protesters (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-26
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech at the summit of a neo-conservative pro-Israel pressure group was briefly hijacked by anti-war activists. One of the protesters chanted: "We want peace, we don't want war!"
rt.com/usa/439421-pompeo-iran-protest-sa…

Marcy Wheeler: Rosenstein's Ouster Would Not Necessarily Signal End of Mueller Investigation
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-09-25
Drama unfolded Monday when Axios reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein verbally resigned over the weekend amid mounting tension over the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. Last week, Rosenstein and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly met at the White House hours after The New York Times reported Rosenstein had suggested secretly recording Trump in the White House and discussed recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office for being unfit. But on Monday, Trump confirmed Rosenstein still has a j…
www.democracynow.org/2018/9/25/marcy_whe…

US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
On Monday by phone, Putin informed Assad of his intention to supply Syria's military with sophisticated S-300 air defense systems within two weeks. | They're able to intercept and destroy multiple hostile aircraft, ballistic, and other missiles at distances of over … | The post US and Israel Warn Russia Against Supplying Syria with S-300 Air Defense Systems appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/us-and-israel-warn-rus…

China Blasts US Trade Protectionism. US Policies could lead to "Confrontation"
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
According to Russian academic Alexander Lukin, hardline US policies toward Russia and China could "lead to confrontation." | It already has politically and economically. The threat of possible military confrontation remains. Lukin believes the US is "very clearly a declining … | The post China Blasts US Trade Protectionism. US Policies could lead to "Confrontation" appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/china-blasts-us-trade-…

Rosenstein to see Trump on Thursday — a Comey rerun?
Mark Gruenberg | peoplesworld.org | 2018-09-25
WASHINGTON–This Thursday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, meets the potential top target of Mueller's probe, Donald Trump, in the Oval Office. | The question is what will happen at that meeting — and its ramifications. Will now-President Trump force Rosenstein to quit? Will Trump fire him? Or will Trump try to exact a "loyalty oath" from Rosenstein, as he tried with former FBI Director James Comey before firing him? | And the follow-up: What's the reaction of the country, both at large and among Trump's legions, who believe, as he does, that the whole Mueller probe is "a witch hunt" or worse. | Rosenstein is overseeing Mueller's probe because Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions, recused himself due to his own key role in Trump's 2016 campaign and his own contacts…
peoplesworld.org/article/rosenstein-to-s…

Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation"
Zero Hedge | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Update: U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday that the Russian plans to supply Syria with a S-300 missile system would be a "significant escalation" by Moscow and hopes it will reconsider. His statement follows the Russian announcement … | The post Bolton Warns Russian S-300 Missile Sale to Syria Would be "Significant Escalation" appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/bolton-warns-russian-s…

Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
A rift among Idlib militant groups is growing over the demilitarization zone agreement reached by Turkey and Russia earlier this month. | On September 22, the National Front for Liberation (NFL) released on official statement declaring its support to the agreement. … | The post Video: Rift Grows Among Militant Groups in Idlib appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-rift-grows-among…

La strategia di demonizzazione della Russia
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Il contratto di governo, stipulato lo scorso maggio dal Movimento 5 Stelle e dalla Lega, ribadisce che l'Italia considera gli Stati uniti suo «alleato privilegiato». Legame rafforzato dal premier Conte che, nell'incontro col presidente Trump in luglio, ha stabilito con … | The post La strategia di demonizzazione della Russia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/la-strategia-di-demoni…

US Isolated: Europe's Big 3, Plus China & Russia Outmaneuver Trump To Keep Iran Deal At UN
Juan Cole | iranian.com | 2018-09-25
Frederica Mogherini, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, chaired a special session of foreign ministers on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly meeting aimed at outmaneuvering Donald Trump on the Iran Deal. The meeting was attended by the European Union "Big Three," i.e. Britain, France and Germany (the E3), plus Russia […] | The post US Isolated: Europe's Big 3, Plus China & Russia Outmaneuver Trump To Keep Iran Deal At…
iranian.com/2018/09/25/us-isolated-europ…

Selected Articles: China, Russia, Iran and the New World Order
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Do you value the reporting and in-depth analysis we provide, free of charge, on a daily basis? Do you think this resource should be maintained and preserved as a research tool for future generations? Bringing you 24/7 updates from all … | The post Selected Articles: China, Russia, Iran and the New World Order appeared first on Global Research.
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Three Ways Facebook is Increasingly Becoming a Censorship Arm of the US Government
ZeroHedge | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-25
While claiming to fight Russian, Iranian, and other propaganda these very groups will strictly enforce an official establishment Washington and NATO view of world events. | The post Three Ways Facebook is Increasingly Becoming a Censorship Arm of the US Government appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/facebook-censorship-us…

The Path to World War III?
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
The minimal U.S. press coverage accorded to last Monday's shooting down of a Russian intelligence plane off the coast of Syria is, of course, a reflection both of lack of interest and of Israel's involvement in the incident. If one … | The post The Path to World War III? appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/the-path-to-world-war-…

Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat
Leith Aboufadel | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
The Russian military has established a no-fly zone over the Latakia province of western Syria, Russian Senator and former Air Force commander Viktor Bondarev stated on Monday. | "The establishment of a no-fly zone over the Russian military base in Latakia | … | The post Breaking: Russia Establishes No-fly Zone Over Latakia Province – Diplomat appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/breaking-russia-establ…

Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-25
Russia has announced a batch of measures, which will be employed in response to the shootdown of the IL-20 military plane as a result of hostile actions by Israeli F-16 off the Syrian coast. | According to a September 24 statement … | The post Video: Syrian Military to Get S-300 Systems, Other Assistance From Russia appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-syrian-military-…

Reuters Plays Dumb About Iran/Israel Nukes
The Iranian | iranian.com | 2018-09-25
As Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, Reuters takes a neutral stance in this article. | The post Reuters Plays Dumb About Iran/Israel Nukes appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/09/24/reuters-plays-dum…

Hanford nuke workers win health and safety deal
Tim Wheeler | peoplesworld.org | 2018-09-25
HANFORD, Wash. — Union workers, who have been repeatedly exposed to toxic chemicals as they toil to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, won a victory last week. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) signed an agreement to install catalytic scrubbers to remove poisonous vapors leaking from more than 700 tanks filled with radioactive wastes. | Hanford, considered the worst "Superfund" site in the Western Hemisphere, produced the plutonium used in the atom bomb that destroyed Nagasaki, killing an estimated 70,000 people — mostly women, children, and senior citizens — during World War II. | Speaking at a news conference in Richland, WA, Sept. 19, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson hailed the agreement. "We're finally moving towards a lasting solution," he said. "We should not have to file lawsuits. It shouldn't have to come to this." Ferguson stressed that the lawsuit is…
peoplesworld.org/article/hanford-nuke-wo…

The Battle for Our Minds
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-09-25
There are battlefields in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, and elsewhere, but given the state of corporate media, perhaps the most consequential battle now being fought is for our minds, says Patrick Lawrence. By Patrick Lawrence Special to Consortium News After reading… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2018/09/25/the-battle…

Vadim Rogovin and the sociology of Stalinism
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-25
September 18 marked the 20th anniversary of the death of Soviet Marxist historian and sociologist Vadim Rogovin, the author of a seven-volume series on Stalinism and the Marxist opposition to the Soviet bureaucracy.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/25/rogo…

NYT tech expert ridiculed after 'fact-checking' obviously fake Trump pic
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
A New York Times columnist has posted a 'fact-check' of a widely-shared, clearly doctored picture of US President Donald Trump in a hurricane rescue. Conservatives gleefully suggested other obvious Trump memes for NYT to verify.
rt.com/usa/439268-trump-meme-nyt-viral/

Trump slams Iran, illegal immigration, globalism during UNGA speech
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
US President Donald Trump has addressed the UN General Assembly, stressing that he rejects globalism and socialism while taking aim at illegal immigration and the "corrupt dictatorship" of Iran which sows "death and destruction."
rt.com/usa/439318-trump-addresses-unga-s…

Amid media frenzy, Rosenstein to meet with Trump on Thursday
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-25
The deputy attorney general, who supervises the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has denied plotting Trump's removal via the 25th Amendment.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/25/rose…

Ted Cruz & wife harangued out of DC restaurant by anti-Kavanaugh protesters (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and his wife have been forced out of a restaurant in Washington, DC, after they were mobbed by a group of anti-Brett Kavanaugh protesters. A video shows people chanting "We believe survivors!"
rt.com/usa/439271-ted-cruz-restaurant-he…

Ted Cruz is like a 'serpent covered in vaseline' — NY Times columnist
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has compared Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas to a "serpent covered in vaseline" who would do anything to get elected.
rt.com/usa/439410-cruz-nyt-stephens-serp…

Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court for Friday, a day after it is supposed to hear from both Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct.
rt.com/usa/439415-kavanaugh-vote-schedul…

'Cut off that pesky penis of his': Satire and reality blur as Kavanaugh debacle drags on
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
Whether it's from late night comedians or Democrat politicians, hysteria around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sexual assault allegations has climaxed and it's hard to tell what's real and what's satire anymore.
rt.com/usa/439317-kavanaugh-kimmel-satir…

Kavanaugh says he was a virgin in high school, never sexually assaulted anyone
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied the accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school and exposed himself to another in college, demanding a fair hearing to clear his name.
rt.com/usa/439265-kavanaugh-virgin-inter…

New York Times seeks evidence Russian hackers are fighting for internet freedom in US
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The New York Times is seeking evidence of Russian interference during a debate on placing restrictions on the internet in the US. It's alleged a public commenting system was invaded by hackers.
rt.com/usa/439341-new-york-times-hacking…

US 'state terror' in Middle East has 'little to do with' defending Americans, says former US marine
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The US war in Afghanistan was built on a "profitable lie" and the "state terror" perpetuated by Washington in its foreign wars has little to do with protecting and defending Americans, a former US marine has written.
rt.com/usa/439403-former-marine-afghanis…

Chinese national arrested in US for allegedly acting as agent of Beijing
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
In a move likely to hit relations already soured by a bitter trade war and election interference accusations, the US has now arrested a Chinese national it accuses of working as an unregistered foreign agent.
rt.com/usa/439413-china-governemnt-agent…

Bolton warns of 'hell to pay' if Iran crosses US & allies as Rouhani dares Trump to return to talks
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
Hours after the US and Iranian leaders took aim at each other at the UN General Assembly, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said at an anti-Iran summit that Tehran will have "hell to pay" if it crosses the US or its allies.
rt.com/news/439407-bolton-warns-iran-rou…

Amnesty International wants Kavanaugh vetting process halted over alleged role in post-9/11 torture
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The US branch of Amnesty International has dived into the heated debate on whether US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is morally fit for the office, calling for his role in the post-9/11 torture program to be highlighted.
rt.com/usa/439270-kavanaugh-amnesty-tort…

The Fate of Rod Rosenstein Will Impact Every Branch of Government
Shared by Samantha Borek | truthout.org | 2018-09-25
So that happened. | If one unexpurgated example were needed to show how severely Donald Trump's presidency has overheated the national engine, yesterday's lunchtime four-valve blowout would serve nicely. Some breathlessly slipshod reporting, a pair of dueling leaks and a deliberate two-year White House campaign to keep the country's RPM dial deep in the red came together to produce sound, fury and, for the moment, nothing at all. | The paroxysm began before noon with an Axios headline that read, "Exclusive: Rod Rosenstein Is Resigning." Rosenstein, of course, is the embattled deputy attorney general who has been overseeing Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian collusion investigation after Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself. Trump has been growling at Rosenstein from the beginning, threatening to fire him with drearily metronomic regularity. | Removing Rosenstein without due cause is fraught with political and legal ramifications for…
truthout.org/articles/the-fate-of-rod-ro…

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of accomplishments during UN speech (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
US President Donald Trump prompted unexpected laughs from world leaders when he told the United Nations General Assembly that the American economy is "booming like never before".
rt.com/usa/439347-trump-un-speech-laughs…

Bill Cosby sentenced to at least 3 years in first celebrity conviction for #MeToo
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
Comedian Bill Cosby, 81, has been sentenced to three to 10 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for drugging and molesting a woman in 2004.
rt.com/usa/439393-bill-cosby-sentenced-t…

Trump weighing antitrust probe into Google, Facebook & Twitter. It's been a long time coming
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The White House is considering an executive order targeting Google and social media companies like Facebook and Twitter for antitrust activity, following months of criticism and accusations of bias from President Donald Trump.
rt.com/usa/439380-trump-antitrust-probe-…

Verizon Wireless suffers massive outage across US
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-25
The largest mobile telecommunications provider in the US, Verizon Wireless, has been experiencing massive outages. East Coast and south of the country have been reportedly hit the hardest by the disruption.
rt.com/news/439405-verizon-suffers-massi…

Xinjiang : The New Great Game
THWPGB | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-24
The world crossed a geopolitical watershed at the end of 2017. That was when the American Empire officially declared China its No.1 national-security threat, alongside Russia. Since then, Washington has spared no effort to confront and contain China on multiple fronts. These include an intensifying trade war, bans on Chinese acquisitions of US assets, a…
counterpunch.org/2018/09/24/xinjiang-the…

The New Iraq WMD: Russian Interference in US Elections
William Blum | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-24
The Washington Post has a regular "fact checker", Glenn Kessler, who checks the accuracy of statements made by politicians and other public figures. On September 3 he announced that President Trump's first 592 days in office had produced 4,713 false or misleading claims; that's about 8 per day. The article included a list of the types of…
counterpunch.org/2018/09/24/the-new-iraq…

Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-24
With the US support for Israel unwavering under the Trump administration, Israel may risk sparking a larger war in Syria knowing that the Americans will likely back them — no matter the cost. | The post Russian S-300 Air Defense System May Make Syria "Untouchable," But Israel Seems Ready to Test It appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/new-russian-s-300-air-…

2nd woman accuses Kavanaugh of sex abuse, urges FBI to probe 35yo 'drunken dorm party' incident
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
As the professor who accused the US Supreme Court nominee of sexual abuse is set to testify on her claims, Senate Democrats are investigating yet another "credible allegation" about Brett Kavanaugh's misconduct while in college.
rt.com/usa/439177-kavanaugh-sex-abuse-cl…

'Totally political': Trump defends Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
President Trump called allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "totally political," and defended the judge's character, as more conveniently-timed assault accusations continue to surface.
rt.com/usa/439247-trump-support-kavanaug…

Journalists who dropped the ball on Iraq war still working, now targeting Syria & Iran
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
Hawkish journalists who loudly backed the invasion of Iraq continue to dominate US mainstream media and are calling for war again. One is even regarded as a credible chemical weapons expert for Fox News.
rt.com/usa/439241-iraq-war-journalists-w…

'Orwellian' move: Facebook teams up with US government to police 'fake news' in foreign elections
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
Facebook has teamed up with two US government-funded think tanks as part of a new initiative to bolster the social media giant's "election integrity efforts" around the globe.
rt.com/usa/439249-facebook-us-funding-fa…

Guilty until proven innocent? Dem senator won't say Kavanaugh should have 'presumption of innocence'
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
US Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono has refused to say that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should enjoy a presumption of innocence regarding recent sexual misconduct allegations, citing the judge's "credibility issues".
rt.com/usa/439229-hirono-kavanaugh-presu…

Firefighters blast rotting fish off US highways after Hurricane Florence (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
Emergency services were stretched during Hurricane Florence; leading evacuations, search and rescue operations and distributing supplies. Now, firefighters in the Carolinas have been enlisted to hose rotting fish off the roads.
rt.com/usa/439205-firefighters-rotting-f…

'We're going to win!' Pompeo vows China trade war will last until Americans get what they 'deserve'
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
As the latest US and Chinese tit-for-tat tariffs are about to take effect, Mike Pompeo has reassured Americans that any inconveniences they might suffer in the trade war are temporary, before they emerge victorious and prosperous.
rt.com/usa/439176-determined-win-trade-w…

US to stay in Syria so long as 'Iranians' are there — Bolton
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-24
US forces will remain in Syria so long as any Iranian-related forces operate there, the Trump administration has declared. Syria invited Iran to help fight jihadist rebels and ISIS, while denouncing the US presence as illegal.
rt.com/usa/439254-bolton-syria-iran-troo…

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