A recent poll says Americans now view North Korea as a greater threat to its national security than Islamic State. That’s because the US media concentrates on scaremongering reporting and not on analyzing the root cause of the crisis, says investigative journalist Tim Shorrock.
Justin Trudeau has made a barely disguised jab at Donald Trump’s inward-focused ‘America First’ doctrine, imploring governors from across the US to promote a “thinner border” with Canada.
The Iranian and Russian navies have staged joint exercises in the Caspian Sea to strengthen naval cooperation between the two countries.
If the potential for a productive relationship between President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron initially seemed a scant possibility, Trump’s whirlwind Bastille Day visit to France suggested that the two may be en route to establishing a partnership of the kind the U.S. president currently shares with few other world leaders, especially in Western Europe.
It is a faith of new gods — millions of them. It’s polytheistic, in a sense, except where the Bible (Romans 1:23) speaks of the people making idols in their own image, this religion goes a step further: we ourselves are the gods.
A gay couple from Serbia were nearly beaten to death at a German refugee camp.
As the migrant crisis intensifies all across Europe, many politicians have refused to acknowledge the increase in crime that accompanies mass migration.
Italian-American auto company Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.34 million vehicles worldwide over two potential problems: one that could cause the driver’s side airbag to deploy and another that presents a fire hazard.
At least two Ukrainian female tourists were killed and four other foreigners injured in mass stabbings at a hotel in the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and security sources say.
For seven years, the European regulators have been investigating Google’s business practices and the company’s overarching dominance in searches and smartphones, reports The Guardian. Unlike the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), who opted not to pursue any similar charges in 2013, EU regulators found that Google “artificially and illegally” pushed “its own price comparison service in searches” and slapped a record €2.42bn fine, or $2.7 billion. The ruling also includes demands that Google stop these activities within three months, as well as give an explanation of ” how it will reform its ways.” If they don’t, they could face fines up to €10.6m a day.
An online marketplace that sold illegal goods on the Dark Web has been shut down following a multinational law enforcement effort.
The EPA just told Monsanto they could go ahead and bypass spraying our crops with carcinogenic chemicals like Round Up and just go ahead and breed them right into the crops themselves. Using a process called RNA interference, Monsanto’s RNAi plant will supposedly kill pesky rootworms when they come along to chomp on them- but what else will these genetically modified crops do to beneficial bugs, the soil, and human health? The EPA has no idea, because they haven’t done a single trial on RNAi-altered crops.
U.S. forces killed the leader of ISIS’ Afghanistan branch in a raid this week, the Pentagon announced Friday.
Torrential rains, floods and landslides in northeastern India have left at least 83 people dead in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Manipur.
Repeating what Russian diplomats said informally at the start of the week, the Russian foreign ministry said on Friday that “too many American spies operated in Moscow” under diplomatic cover and warned it might expel some of them to retaliate against Washington’s December 2016 expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats. The warning, delivered by Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, reflects the growing frustration in Moscow over the Trump administration’s refusal to hand back two Russian diplomatic compounds which were seized at the same time as the Russian diplomats were sent home.
Suspicious neighbors complained to police about the irregular comings and goings at an apartment right next to St. Peter’s Basilica where the secretary of one of Pope Francis’s top advisers has been living. When officers showed up to investigate, they reportedly discovered drugs, along with a group of men participating in sexual activity.
Uruguay will allow pharmacies to sell marijuana starting next Wednesday in the final phase of a law making the small South American country the first in the world to legalize and regulate pot from production to sale.
Fukushima’s radioactive water to be released into ocean under new plan: The “decision has already been made”
The “decision has already been made” to release radioactive material from the Fukushima plant into the ocean, according to its owners. Fishermen have reacted with fury to the decision, claiming it will devastate their already struggling industry.
Islamic extremists are receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds a year from UK-based individuals, some of whom are donating unwittingly, a government report has revealed.
Now, researchers in China have taken the process a few steps further: They successfully teleported a photon from Earth to a satellite orbiting more than 311 miles away.