Monthly Archives: September 2018

2018-09-30: News Headlines

Shared by Aaron Maté (2018-09-30). U.S. Punishes Iranians and Threatens Nations That Disobey. therealnews.com As the Trump administration and its Israeli government ally continue their destabilization campaign against Iran, the EU, Russia, and China have reached a deal with Tehran that would shield financial transactions from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions. The U.S. has warned of "terrible consequences" for those defying its sanctions. Can Iran and the remaining nuclear deal…

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2018-09-30). U.S. Punishes Iranians and Threatens Nations That Disobey. therealnews.com As the Trump administration and its Israeli government ally continue their destabilization campaign against Iran, the EU, Russia, and China have reached a deal with Tehran that would shield financial transactions from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions. The U.S. has warned of "terrible consequences" for those defying its sanctions. Can Iran and the remaining nuclear deal…

Israel Shamir (2018-09-30). Russia and the Taming of the Israelis. globalresearch.ca Russia's unexpected decision to supply Syria with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems and to integrate Syria's air defence within the Russian command calls for a quick reassessment of our views. It turned out that Russia is able to learn and respond …

Michael Welch (2018-09-30). Cold War 2.0: The Russian Peace 'Threat' and America's Addiction to War. globalresearch.ca "It is namely the Russians who have prevented world war and any use of nuclear weapons, while it is the leaders of the United States Government-Military-Industrial-Deep State-Media Complex that does all it can to rule the world by using war | …

RT (2018-09-30). US could use Navy for 'blockade' to hamper Russian energy exports — Interior Secretary. rt.com US could use its Navy to prevent Russia's potential energy supplies to the Middle East, Internal Secretary Ryan Zinke said, Washington Examiner reports. The blockade would actually mean an "act of war," Russian Senator fired back.

RT (2018-09-30). 'North Korea process stalled because there's almost a consensus in the US wanting it to fail'. rt.com North Korea is right to blame internal American politics for the lack of denuclearization progress, because almost everyone around the US president wants it to fail, Brian Becker from the A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition told RT.

Hans Stehling (2018-09-30). Israel: The Nuclear Hegemon That Poses a Potential Threat to Europe. globalresearch.ca It is calculated that in addition to the secret arsenal of up to 400 nuclear warheads, according to American Scientists, the Israeli state also reportedly possesses chemical and/or biological WMD, making it a dangerous nuclear hegemon that poses a potential …

Eric Zuesse (2018-09-30). Both the UK and the US Now Overtly Honor Al Qaeda. globalresearch.ca The United Kingdom is resettling Al Qaeda's Syrian medical unit, called the "White Helmets," as "refugees" in UK. The White Helmets organization is funded by UK's MI6 and America's CIA, and is headed by Raed Saleh, who was

RT (2018-09-30). Brokenuke Mountain? Trump says he and Kim 'fell in love' (VIDEO). rt.com How do you woo arguably the most powerful man on Earth from half a world away? For North Korea's Kim Jong-un, all it took was some "beautiful letters." Now, US President Donald Trump is quite literally professing his love.

RT (2018-09-30). USA Today edits Kavanaugh piece with 'pedophilia' hints, gets even more backlash. rt.com USA Today has edited an article which added an implied 'pedophilia' angle to the saga of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh after a massive outcry, clarifying that it was an opinion piece and deleting some controversial passages.

RT (2018-09-30). Senate Judiciary Committee asks FBI, DOJ to investigate Kavanaugh accuser for lying. rt.com The Senate Judiciary Committee has asked FBI and Department of Justice investigators to open a probe into "potentially illegal" actions of one of the accusers of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has since recanted.

RT (2018-09-30). ThinkProgress editor under fire after calling for Republicans to be confronted 'where they sleep'. rt.com The justice editor for left-wing opinion site ThinkProgress tweeted out a call to confront GOP lawmakers everywhere, including, apparently, in their homes. Commenters have pointed out all sorts of problems with that.

RT (2018-09-30). 'Body parts & crazy fire': Deadly car explosion shakes Pennsylvania town. rt.com At least one person died after a car explosion struck a neighborhood in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Witnesses of the harrowing scene say the fire was "crazy" and that "streaks of blood" were seen around the explosion.

RT (2018-09-30). Lady Liberty-sized asteroid to make close approach to Earth at over 37,000 mph. rt.com A huge asteroid dubbed 2018 SP1 is hurtling towards Earth. The space rock is estimated to be about the size of the Statue of Liberty or larger.

RT (2018-09-30). MAGA hat wearing Kanye West booed by SNL audience after pro-Trump speech off-air. rt.com One could not imagine a less receptive audience for a pro-Trump speech than the folks at Saturday Night Live (SNL), known for mocking the president. Yet, Kanye West still delivered a rant in favor of the commander-in-chief. |

RT (2018-09-30). Maxine Waters rebuffs 'despicable' doxing claims, trolled for 'not having temperament' for office. rt.com Rep. Maxine Waters called the accusations that her office leaked Republican senators' private data "despicable lies," prompting comments that anger means guilt in apparent allusion to Democrats' reactions to Kavanaugh testimony.

wsws (2018-09-29). Russian Duma rams through pension reform amid mass opposition. wsws.org The passing of the reform, the most unpopular measure of the Russian government in decades, sets the stage for a sharp escalation of social and political conflicts in Russia.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2018-09-29). Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate and The Russia Probe. The Rosenstein Comey Mueller Intrigue. globalresearch.ca Trump's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was to organize the so-called Russia Probe pertaining to alleged Kremlin interference in the November 2016 elections. Rosenstein's first step consisted in the firing of FBI Director James Comey & appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the Russia Probe.

Peter Korzun (2018-09-29). EU, UK, Russia, & China Join Together To Dodge US Sanctions On Iran. iranian.com The UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York is a place where world leaders are able to hold important meetings behind closed doors. Russia, China, the UK, Germany, France, and the EU seized that opportunity on Sept. 24 to achieve a real milestone. The EU, Russia, China, and Iran will create a special purpose vehicle (SPV), a […]

Staff (2018-09-29). N. Korea Says It Won't Get Rid of Nuclear Arms if It Can't Trust U.S. truthdig.com Pyongyang's top diplomat tells world leaders at the U.N. that continued sanctions are derailing the efforts to build a relationship with the United States.

RT (2018-09-29). Four Navy officers accused of sex with a minor, pornography — report. rt.com A group of petty officers assigned to a US submarine base have been charged with engaging in group sex with a girl younger than 16 and filming it. A criminal investigation was launched after an anonymous tip-off.

RT (2018-09-29). USA Today adds 'pedophilia' angle to Kavanaugh saga, sparks outrage. rt.com With tensions over SCOTUS nomination at a boiling point, a USA Today article discusses if Brett Kavanaugh should continue coaching girls' basketball team, bringing into the story recent child sex abuse scandals in US sports.

RT (2018-09-29). Trump guilty of 'global domination' by telling other nations how to trade — US state senator to RT. rt.com When Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly that Washington chooses independence over global dominance, he failed to note that the US exerts such dominance by telling other countries how to trade, Sen. Richard Black told RT.

RT (2018-09-29). 'Another black person?!' NY nanny sues couple over firing after 'racist' text. rt.com A New York nanny is suing a couple for discriminatory firing after receiving a misdirected text from the mother complaining that she was "another black person." The couple deny they are racist, likening the suit to "extortion."

RT (2018-09-29). Judge rules Democrats can sue Trump for 'emoluments' over DC hotel. rt.com The 200 congressional Democrats have standing to sue US President Donald Trump over what they say are violations of the US Constitution's Emoluments Clause, a federal judge in Washington, DC has ruled.

RT (2018-09-29). Lindsay Lohan tries to take refugee kid from parents, punched by mother in bizarre video. rt.com An Instagram Live video of Lindsay Lohan attempting to separate an apparently homeless child from his family has left social media users stunned and outraged.

Steve Klinger (2018-09-28). Lie and Deny. counterpunch.org It is difficult to keep my head from exploding with each new day's political developments. So now Rod Rosenstein is quitting or may be fired, leaving Mueller's Russia investigation in grave jeopardy. Or maybe not. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces an increasing number of allegations of sexual misbehavior which may derail his nomination to More

Dave Lindorff (2018-09-28). On Ron Ridenour's 'Pentagon on Alert: The Russian Peace Threat'. counterpunch.org In the preface to his remarkable three-volume History of the Russian Revolution, Leon Trotsky, writing in 1930 about earth-shaking events in which he was a key actor, explains his view of writing history. He cites reactionary French historian Louis Madelin, who wrote that "…the historian ought to stand upon the wall of a threatened city, and More

Israel Shamir (2018-09-28). Russia And The Taming Of The Israelis. iranian.com Russia's unexpected decision to supply Syria with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems and to integrate Syria's air defence within the Russian command calls for a quick reassessment of our views. It turned out that Russia is able to learn and respond in an unanticipated way. Yes, in the immediate aftermath of the Il-20 downing, the Russian […]

RT (2018-09-28). House Intel Committee votes to release 'Russiagate' transcripts. rt.com The House Intelligence Committee has voted to release transcripts from its own investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The transcripts include testimony from key Trump campaign figures. |

Shared by Ben Norton (2018-09-28). Eastern Europe's Far Right Rewriting History of Nazi Holocaust (Pt 2/2). therealnews.com Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading

Shared by Ben Norton (2018-09-28). Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2). therealnews.com Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading…

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-09-28). Eastern Europe's Far Right Rewriting History of Nazi Holocaust (Pt 2/2). therealnews.com Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2018-09-28). Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2). therealnews.com Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading…

Middle East Monitor (2018-09-28). Netanyahu Claims Iran Has a Secret Nuclear Site. mintpressnews.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described what he said was a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran and accused Europe of appeasing Iran as he sought to rally support for US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Reuters reports. | Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. He argued this showed Iran still sought to obtain nuclear weapons, despite its 2015 agreement with world powers to curb its program in exchan…

RT (2018-09-28). Harrowing CCTV footage shows murder & robbery of rapper XXXTentacion (VIDEO). rt.com Disturbing surveillance footage of the fatal shooting of US rapper XXXTentacion has been shown in court during a bail hearing for one of the murder suspects.

RT (2018-09-28). Tears, beer, anger & 'no ill will': Kavanaugh testimony highlights. rt.com Judge Brett Kavanaugh vehemently defended himself before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, rejecting all accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school. |

RT (2018-09-28). Megaphone diplomacy: US envoy Nikki Haley calls for ouster of Venezuela's Maduro in street protest. rt.com US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joined Venezuelan protesters outside UN headquarters in New York. Addressing the crowd with a megaphone, she called for regime change in the floundering socialist country. |

RT (2018-09-28). Facebook hacked: Social media giant admits security breach affecting 50 million accounts. rt.com Facebook has apologized for a "security issue," after discovering that hackers used a vulnerability in the platform's code to steal other users' 'access tokens' and log into their accounts. 50 million accounts were affected. |

RT (2018-09-28). Venezuela 'a mess' to be 'cleaned up' says Trump as Pence & Haley call for regime change. rt.com US President Donald Trump further fueled speculation his administration was pushing for regime change in Venezuela, echoing calls from his UN envoy Nikki Haley and Vice President Mike Pence to that effect.

RT (2018-09-28). GOP senators' personal data flashed on Wikipedia, House inside job suspected. rt.com The home addresses of Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, all sitting on the Judiciary Committee, briefly appeared on Wikipedia. The edits were allegedly made from Capitol Hill.

RT (2018-09-28). American shame: US has nothing to teach the world about justice or politics after Kavanaugh farce. rt.com Many outside the US watched Thursday's hearing with open-mouthed revulsion at the bad faith, lack of due process and inhumanity on display. Dysfunction in the biggest Western democracy sets a poor example to the rest of the globe.

RT (2018-09-28). Marine F-35 crashes in South Carolina, first such accident ever. rt.com A F-35B has crashed in South Carolina, five miles outside the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station. The pilot ejected safely, surviving the first crash of the technical issues-riddled 5th-gen jet, which costs over $115 million.

RT (2018-09-28). Pentagon wants proposals for next-generation cloud computing system… on DVD. rt.com Remember DVDs? The US Department of Defense is keeping the nostalgia alive, and is calling on bidders interested in developing its cutting edge cloud platform to deliver their proposals on "one or more" of the vintage discs. |

RT (2018-09-28). 'The most unethical sham': Lindsey Graham rails at Kavanaugh FBI probe demands (VIDEO). rt.com SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh declined to answer whether he would want the FBI to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday.

RT (2018-09-28). Activists corner Sen. Flake, protest in Senate building ahead of Kavanaugh vote. rt.com As the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats walked out of the hearing and hordes of protesters made one last gasp at disrupting the bitter confirmation process.

RT (2018-09-28). Kavanaugh vote goes to Senate – Only question is when. rt.com The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted along party lines in favor of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, with 11 yeas and 10 nays. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) asked for a delay of the floor vote, though. |

RT (2018-09-28). Senate committee votes on Kavanaugh after emotional hearing. rt.com The Senate Judiciary Committee is preparing to vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, just one day after the judge provided an emotional testimony to members of Congress, denying allegations of sexual misconduct.

RT (2018-09-28). Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh. rt.com President Donald Trump has given the FBI one week to conduct an investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s.

RT (2018-09-28). Alyssa Milano's dress at Kavanaugh hearing sparks Twitter firestorm as trolls take aim at her outfit. rt.com Alyssa Milano, actress and #MeToo crusader, hit Washington to support Christine Blasey Ford testifying against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But it was her attire which gained most attention on social media.

2018-09-30: Social Media Postees

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Cold War 2.0: The Russian Peace 'Threat' and America's Addiction to War
Michael Welch | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-30
"It is namely the Russians who have prevented world war and any use of nuclear weapons, while it is the leaders of the United States Government-Military-Industrial-Deep State-Media Complex that does all it can to rule the world by using war | … | The post Cold War 2.0: The Russian Peace 'Threat' and America's Addiction to War appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/cold-war-2-0-the-russi…

Russia and the Taming of the Israelis
Israel Shamir | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-30
Russia's unexpected decision to supply Syria with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems and to integrate Syria's air defence within the Russian command calls for a quick reassessment of our views. It turned out that Russia is able to learn and respond … | The post Russia and the Taming of the Israelis appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/russia-and-the-taming-…

U.S. Punishes Iranians and Threatens Nations That Disobey
Shared by Aaron Maté | therealnews.com | 2018-09-30
As the Trump administration and its Israeli government ally continue their destabilization campaign against Iran, the EU, Russia, and China have reached a deal with Tehran that would shield financial transactions from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions. The U.S. has warned of "terrible consequences" for those defying its sanctions. Can Iran and the remaining nuclear deal… | The post U.S. Punishes Iranians and…
therealnews.com/stories/u-s-punishes-ira…

US could use Navy for 'blockade' to hamper Russian energy exports — Interior Secretary
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
US could use its Navy to prevent Russia's potential energy supplies to the Middle East, Internal Secretary Ryan Zinke said, Washington Examiner reports. The blockade would actually mean an "act of war," Russian Senator fired back.
rt.com/usa/439967-us-navy-blockade-russi…

Israel: The Nuclear Hegemon That Poses a Potential Threat to Europe
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-30
It is calculated that in addition to the secret arsenal of up to 400 nuclear warheads, according to American Scientists, the Israeli state also reportedly possesses chemical and/or biological WMD, making it a dangerous nuclear hegemon that poses a potential … | The post Israel: The Nuclear Hegemon That Poses a Potential Threat to Europe appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/israel-the-nuclear-heg…

'North Korea process stalled because there's almost a consensus in the US wanting it to fail'
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
North Korea is right to blame internal American politics for the lack of denuclearization progress, because almost everyone around the US president wants it to fail, Brian Becker from the A.N.S.W.E.R. coalition told RT.
rt.com/usa/439954-north-korea-us-elites-…

'Body parts & crazy fire': Deadly car explosion shakes Pennsylvania town
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
At least one person died after a car explosion struck a neighborhood in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Witnesses of the harrowing scene say the fire was "crazy" and that "streaks of blood" were seen around the explosion.
rt.com/usa/439975-car-explosion-fire-pen…

Maxine Waters rebuffs 'despicable' doxing claims, trolled for 'not having temperament' for office
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
Rep. Maxine Waters called the accusations that her office leaked Republican senators' private data "despicable lies," prompting comments that anger means guilt in apparent allusion to Democrats' reactions to Kavanaugh testimony.
rt.com/usa/439982-maxine-waters-doxing-k…

Brokenuke Mountain? Trump says he and Kim 'fell in love' (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
How do you woo arguably the most powerful man on Earth from half a world away? For North Korea's Kim Jong-un, all it took was some "beautiful letters." Now, US President Donald Trump is quite literally professing his love.
rt.com/usa/439952-trump-kim-in-love/

USA Today edits Kavanaugh piece with 'pedophilia' hints, gets even more backlash
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
USA Today has edited an article which added an implied 'pedophilia' angle to the saga of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh after a massive outcry, clarifying that it was an opinion piece and deleting some controversial passages.
rt.com/usa/439991-kavanaugh-usa-toady-pe…

ThinkProgress editor under fire after calling for Republicans to be confronted 'where they sleep'
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
The justice editor for left-wing opinion site ThinkProgress tweeted out a call to confront GOP lawmakers everywhere, including, apparently, in their homes. Commenters have pointed out all sorts of problems with that.
rt.com/usa/439957-attack-republicans-sle…

Senate Judiciary Committee asks FBI, DOJ to investigate Kavanaugh accuser for lying
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
The Senate Judiciary Committee has asked FBI and Department of Justice investigators to open a probe into "potentially illegal" actions of one of the accusers of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has since recanted.
rt.com/usa/439956-kavanaugh-accuser-lies…

Lady Liberty-sized asteroid to make close approach to Earth at over 37,000 mph
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
A huge asteroid dubbed 2018 SP1 is hurtling towards Earth. The space rock is estimated to be about the size of the Statue of Liberty or larger.
rt.com/usa/439953-asteroid-close-approac…

MAGA hat wearing Kanye West booed by SNL audience after pro-Trump speech off-air
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-30
One could not imagine a less receptive audience for a pro-Trump speech than the folks at Saturday Night Live (SNL), known for mocking the president. Yet, Kanye West still delivered a rant in favor of the commander-in-chief.
rt.com/usa/439980-kanye-booed-snl-trump/

Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate and The Russia Probe. The Rosenstein Comey Mueller Intrigue
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2018-09-29
Trump's Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was to organize the so-called Russia Probe pertaining to alleged Kremlin interference in the November 2016 elections. Rosenstein's first step consisted in the firing of FBI Director James Comey & appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the Russia Probe. | The post Donald Trump, The Manchurian Candidate and The Russia Probe. The Rosenstein Comey Mueller Intrigue appeared first on…
globalresearch.ca/donald-trump-the-manch…

EU, UK, Russia, & China Join Together To Dodge US Sanctions On Iran
Peter Korzun | iranian.com | 2018-09-29
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York is a place where world leaders are able to hold important meetings behind closed doors. Russia, China, the UK, Germany, France, and the EU seized that opportunity on Sept. 24 to achieve a real milestone. The EU, Russia, China, and Iran will create a special purpose vehicle (SPV), a […] | The post EU, UK, Russia, & China Join Together To Dodge US Sanctions On Iran appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/09/29/eu-uk-russia-chin…

Russian Duma rams through pension reform amid mass opposition
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-09-29
The passing of the reform, the most unpopular measure of the Russian government in decades, sets the stage for a sharp escalation of social and political conflicts in Russia.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/09/29/russ…

N. Korea Says It Won't Get Rid of Nuclear Arms if It Can't Trust U.S
Staff | truthdig.com | 2018-09-29
Pyongyang's top diplomat tells world leaders at the U.N. that continued sanctions are derailing the efforts to build a relationship with the United States. | The post N. Korea Says It Won't Get Rid of Nuclear Arms if It Can't Trust U.S. appeared first on Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists.
truthdig.com/articles/north-korea-says-i…

Lindsay Lohan tries to take refugee kid from parents, punched by mother in bizarre video
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
An Instagram Live video of Lindsay Lohan attempting to separate an apparently homeless child from his family has left social media users stunned and outraged.
rt.com/usa/439947-lindsay-lohan-family-r…

'Another black person?!' NY nanny sues couple over firing after 'racist' text
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
A New York nanny is suing a couple for discriminatory firing after receiving a misdirected text from the mother complaining that she was "another black person." The couple deny they are racist, likening the suit to "extortion."
rt.com/usa/439941-ny-nanny-racist-text/

Four Navy officers accused of sex with a minor, pornography — report
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
A group of petty officers assigned to a US submarine base have been charged with engaging in group sex with a girl younger than 16 and filming it. A criminal investigation was launched after an anonymous tip-off.
rt.com/usa/439902-navy-officers-sex-crim…

Judge rules Democrats can sue Trump for 'emoluments' over DC hotel
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
The 200 congressional Democrats have standing to sue US President Donald Trump over what they say are violations of the US Constitution's Emoluments Clause, a federal judge in Washington, DC has ruled.
rt.com/usa/439900-trump-emoluments-lawsu…

Trump guilty of 'global domination' by telling other nations how to trade — US state senator to RT
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
When Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly that Washington chooses independence over global dominance, he failed to note that the US exerts such dominance by telling other countries how to trade, Sen. Richard Black told RT.
rt.com/usa/439899-trump-global-dominance…

USA Today adds 'pedophilia' angle to Kavanaugh saga, sparks outrage
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-29
With tensions over SCOTUS nomination at a boiling point, a USA Today article discusses if Brett Kavanaugh should continue coaching girls' basketball team, bringing into the story recent child sex abuse scandals in US sports.
rt.com/usa/439926-kavanaugh-pedophilia-a…

On Ron Ridenour's 'Pentagon on Alert: The Russian Peace Threat'
Dave Lindorff | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-28
In the preface to his remarkable three-volume History of the Russian Revolution, Leon Trotsky, writing in 1930 about earth-shaking events in which he was a key actor, explains his view of writing history. He cites reactionary French historian Louis Madelin, who wrote that…
counterpunch.org/2018/09/28/on-ron-riden…

Lie and Deny
Steve Klinger | counterpunch.org | 2018-09-28
It is difficult to keep my head from exploding with each new day's political developments. So now Rod Rosenstein is quitting or may be fired, leaving Mueller's Russia investigation in grave jeopardy. Or maybe not. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces an increasing number of allegations of sexual misbehavior which may derail his nomination to…
counterpunch.org/2018/09/28/lie-and-deny…

Russia And The Taming Of The Israelis
Israel Shamir | iranian.com | 2018-09-28
Russia's unexpected decision to supply Syria with S-300 surface-to-air missile systems and to integrate Syria's air defence within the Russian command calls for a quick reassessment of our views. It turned out that Russia is able to learn and respond in an unanticipated way. Yes, in the immediate aftermath of the Il-20 downing, the Russian […] | The post Russia And The Taming Of The Israelis appeared first on The Iranian.
iranian.com/2018/09/27/russia-taming-isr…

House Intel Committee votes to release 'Russiagate' transcripts
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
The House Intelligence Committee has voted to release transcripts from its own investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The transcripts include testimony from key Trump campaign figures.
rt.com/usa/439841-house-intelligence-rus…

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2)
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2018-09-28
Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading…
therealnews.com/stories/right-wing-easte…

Right-Wing Eastern European States Honor Nazi-Collaborating Fascists as Anti-Communist 'Heroes' (Pt 1/2)
Shared by Ben Norton | therealnews.com | 2018-09-28
Far-right governments in Eastern Europe are rehabilitating past Nazi collaborators as national heroes, rewriting the history of the Holocaust to turn the Soviet Union into the villain. Historian Dovid Katz explains how the fascist-apologist "double genocide" myth is spreading…
therealnews.com/stories/right-wing-easte…

Netanyahu Claims Iran Has a Secret Nuclear Site
Middle East Monitor | mintpressnews.com | 2018-09-28
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday described what he said was a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran and accused Europe of appeasing Iran as he sought to rally support for US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Reuters reports. | Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Netanyahu showed an aerial photograph of the Iranian capital marked with a red arrow and pointed to what he said was a previously secret warehouse holding nuclear-related material. He argued this showed Iran still sought to obtain nuclear weapons, despite its 2015 agreement with world powers to curb its program in exchan…
mintpressnews.com/netanyahu-iran-secret-…

Marine F-35 crashes in South Carolina, first such accident ever
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
A F-35B has crashed in South Carolina, five miles outside the Beaufort Marine Corps Air Station. The pilot ejected safely, surviving the first crash of the technical issues-riddled 5th-gen jet, which costs over $115 million.
rt.com/usa/439860-military-plane-crash-b…

Megaphone diplomacy: US envoy Nikki Haley calls for ouster of Venezuela's Maduro in street protest
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joined Venezuelan protesters outside UN headquarters in New York. Addressing the crowd with a megaphone, she called for regime change in the floundering socialist country.
rt.com/usa/439823-nikki-haley-venezuela-…

Facebook hacked: Social media giant admits security breach affecting 50 million accounts
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Facebook has apologized for a "security issue," after discovering that hackers used a vulnerability in the platform's code to steal other users' 'access tokens' and log into their accounts. 50 million accounts were affected.
rt.com/usa/439861-facebook-admits-securi…

Kavanaugh vote goes to Senate – Only question is when
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted along party lines in favor of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, with 11 yeas and 10 nays. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) asked for a delay of the floor vote, though.
rt.com/usa/439887-senate-committee-kavan…

American shame: US has nothing to teach the world about justice or politics after Kavanaugh farce
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Many outside the US watched Thursday's hearing with open-mouthed revulsion at the bad faith, lack of due process and inhumanity on display. Dysfunction in the biggest Western democracy sets a poor example to the rest of the globe.
rt.com/usa/439898-kavanaugh-hearing-amer…

Alyssa Milano's dress at Kavanaugh hearing sparks Twitter firestorm as trolls take aim at her outfit
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Alyssa Milano, actress and #MeToo crusader, hit Washington to support Christine Blasey Ford testifying against Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. But it was her attire which gained most attention on social media.
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GOP senators' personal data flashed on Wikipedia, House inside job suspected
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
The home addresses of Republican Senators Lindsey Graham, Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee, all sitting on the Judiciary Committee, briefly appeared on Wikipedia. The edits were allegedly made from Capitol Hill.
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Senate committee votes on Kavanaugh after emotional hearing
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
The Senate Judiciary Committee is preparing to vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, just one day after the judge provided an emotional testimony to members of Congress, denying allegations of sexual misconduct.
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'The most unethical sham': Lindsey Graham rails at Kavanaugh FBI probe demands (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh declined to answer whether he would want the FBI to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against him during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday.
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Tears, beer, anger & 'no ill will': Kavanaugh testimony highlights
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Judge Brett Kavanaugh vehemently defended himself before the US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, rejecting all accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school.
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Activists corner Sen. Flake, protest in Senate building ahead of Kavanaugh vote
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
As the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Democrats walked out of the hearing and hordes of protesters made one last gasp at disrupting the bitter confirmation process.
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Harrowing CCTV footage shows murder & robbery of rapper XXXTentacion (VIDEO)
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Disturbing surveillance footage of the fatal shooting of US rapper XXXTentacion has been shown in court during a bail hearing for one of the murder suspects.
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Pompeo warns Iran against 'attacks on US facilities' after closing Iraq consulate
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Iran will be held responsible for any harm to Americans in Iraq caused by 'associated militias,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, announcing the US consulate in Basra will temporarily close for safety reasons.
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Venezuela 'a mess' to be 'cleaned up' says Trump as Pence & Haley call for regime change
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
US President Donald Trump further fueled speculation his administration was pushing for regime change in Venezuela, echoing calls from his UN envoy Nikki Haley and Vice President Mike Pence to that effect.
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Trump orders FBI to reopen background investigation into Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
President Donald Trump has given the FBI one week to conduct an investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s.
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Pentagon wants proposals for next-generation cloud computing system… on DVD
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-28
Remember DVDs? The US Department of Defense is keeping the nostalgia alive, and is calling on bidders interested in developing its cutting edge cloud platform to deliver their proposals on "one or more" of the vintage discs.
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Russia upping trolling game? Don't worry, America, you are still the best
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-27
Russia is channeling US President Donald Trump by trolling the West through its official twitter accounts. Or at least that's what the Daily Beast believes, warning that reading Russian tweets may confuse the American public.
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As it happened: Kavanaugh and his accuser Ford testify before Senate Judiciary Committee
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-27
US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Professor Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of a sexual assault back in 1982, have testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Trump says China respects him because of his 'very, very large brain'
RT | rt.com | 2018-09-27
US President Donald Trump has revealed why China has so much "respect" for him — drumroll, please — it's because of his "very, very large brain."
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