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 2018-09-21 01:50 

Zero Hedge

What Did America's Richest CEOs Study?...

Authored by Jacob Wolinsky via ValueWalk.com, Business people need to know a whole bunch of stuff about a whole lot of things if they're to be successful (although luck and a big inheritance also help). But perhaps the most fundamental knowledge a bus...

 2018-09-21 01:30 

Zero Hedge

Opioid Crisis Emerges As Top Campaign Theme For Midterms...

The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug overdose crisis in US history - on track to kill more people over the next ten years than currently live in entire cities like Baltimore or Miami. More people died last year from drug overdoses than American soldi...

 2018-09-21 01:15 

RT.com

Space barbershop: Russian cosmonauts trim & count white hair after Soyuz depressurization (VIDEO)...

It turns out Russian cosmonaut Sergey Prokopyev has grayed quite a bit following the drop in air pressure on board the ISS, his colleague has discovered, while giving the commander of the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft a haircut....

 2018-09-21 01:11 

Sputnik International

Russia's Roscosmos Says to Remain Participant of 1st Moon Orbit Station Project...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russian space agency Roscosmos told Sputnik on Friday that the corporation will continue participating in the international Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway project....

 2018-09-21 01:10 

Zero Hedge

California Governor's Veiled Threat To Trump: "Something's Got To Happen To This Guy"...

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, California governor Jerry Brown recently spoke a veiled threat to president Donald Trump. Brown is dissatisfied with Trump's stance on the often altered "science" of "climate change" and said, &#...

 2018-09-21 01:02 

Sputnik International

Is Iran or America the World's Leading State Sponsor of Terror?...

The United States named Iran on Wednesday as the world's leading sponsor of terrorism, name-dropping six countries where Iran is said to be fomenting violence....

 2018-09-21 00:50 

Zero Hedge

Leaked Memo Shows US Overlooked Mass Civilian Deaths In Yemen To Preserve Arms Sales...

On rare occasion a story is unearthed in the mainstream media which demonstrates in stunning clarity how major foreign policy decisions are really made in Washington, especially when it comes to waging perpetual war in the Middle East often under the offi...

 2018-09-21 00:49 

RT.com

Ultra-Orthodox Israeli radio station fined $280k for not allowing women on its airwaves...

An ultra-Orthodox radio station in Israel has been ordered to pay out $280,000 in damages, for refusing to put women on the air, in the first class-action lawsuit on civil rights in the Jewish State....

 2018-09-21 00:45 

RT.com

Trump's new cyber strategy seeks global dominion over internet...

Setting the global standard for online behavior, preserving American dominance, political and economic interests, punishing 'malicious actors' like Russia and China: these are the ambitious goals of the new US cyber-strategy....

 2018-09-21 00:38 

TASS

US jail authorities prohibit Russian citizen Butina from open air walks - daily...

Valery Butin said his daughter was subjected to a psychological pressure to force her into making a confession of an alleged crime...

 2018-09-21 00:33 

Sputnik International

Researcher Takes on Google's Subversive Electioneering...

Big tech companies like Google have the power to "shift upwards of 12 million votes with no one knowing they're doing so," a research psychologist told Radio Sputnik Thursday, underscoring the influence profit-making firms can have on public e...

 2018-09-21 00:30 

Zero Hedge

Nomi Prins: Donald In Wonderland - Down The Financial Rabbit Hole With President Trump...

Authored by Nomi Prins via TomDispatch.com, Once upon a time, there was a little-known energy company called Enron. In its 16-year life, it went from being dubbed America's most innovative company by Fortune Magazine to being the poster child of Ameri...

 2018-09-21 00:17 

RT.com

'Are you disrespecting Putin!?' - Conor goads Khabib over WC final pic with Russian President...

UFC lightweight challenger Conor McGregor has accused champion Khabib Nurmagomedov of "disrespecting your president Vladimir Putin," over the Russian's comments about the Irishman's photo with Putin, taken at the World Cup final....

 2018-09-21 00:10 

Zero Hedge

"Transphobic" Swedish Professor May Lose Job After Noting Biological Differences Between Sexes...

A university professor in Sweden is under investigation for "anti-feminism" and "transphobia"; after he said that there are fundamental differences between men and women which are "biologically founded" and that genders cannot be re...

 2018-09-21 00:02 

Sputnik International

Scientists Find 'Super-Earth' in Vulcan's Star System from 'Star Trek'...

A "Super-Earth"; exoplanet has been discovered exactly at the location described in "Star Trek" as the planet Vulcan, the homeworld of one of the sci-fi franchise's most well-known characters, Spock....

 2018-09-20 23:50 

Zero Hedge

Just How Low Can Iran's Oil Exports Go?...

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via Oilprice.com, Iran's oil exports started to fall noticeably in August as key customers in Asia began to curtail oil purchases to either comply with the U.S. efforts to bring Iranian exports to zero, or to win waivers...

 2018-09-20 23:30 

Zero Hedge

For The First Time Ever, A Drone Shoots Down Another Drone In Unmanned Air-To-Air Combat...

SkyNet is one step closer to reality. A US Reaper drone shot down another with a missile, the Air Force said on Tuesday. The incident, which took place in November of last year and involved an unmanned target drone, was the first ever case of a drone shoo...

 2018-09-20 23:29 

Meduza

The Real Russia. Today. More U.S. sanctions, 20 years of treason and espionage convictions, and another GRU bombshell...

If you're reading this, you presumably subscribe to Meduza's daily newsletter, which we describe as "the last 24 hours of news broken down into 60 seconds of reading." In reality, however, our newsletters often sacrifice headline news summ...

 2018-09-20 23:17 

RT.com

Former Southwest employee sues airline over 'whites only' break room & home-made 'noose'...

Southwest Airlines is being sued over racial discrimination claims, with a former employee stating that there was a 'whites only' staff break room at Houston's airport, and that black staff once found a noose made of bungee cords....

 2018-09-20 23:15 

Meduza

The U.S. sanctions Russia again, also nailing a Chinese entity for buying Russian weapons...

Washington added 33 entities and individuals to its sanctions list under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act on Thursday. You can read the State Department's whole press release here, but these are the three biggest takeaway...

 2018-09-20 23:10 

Zero Hedge

Fraternity Holds Charity Fundraiser, Gets Accused Of "Cultural Appropriation"...

Authored by Grace Gottschling via Campus Reform, A Washington State University fraternity was accused of culturally appropriating the Asian-American Pacific Islander community after the group wore grass skirts for charity. The WSU Phi Gamma Delta fraterni...

 2018-09-20 23:08 

Sputnik International

Water in Two-Thirds of Tested Schools in Detroit Contaminated by Heavy Metals...

Thirty-three more schools in Detroit, Michigan were revealed to have elevated levels of lead and copper in their drinking water, bringing the total, of 86 schools tested so far, to 57. Ultimately, 106 schools are to have their water tested....

 2018-09-20 23:07 

Sputnik International

Scholar: There's no Indication from Kim DPRK to Agree to Denuclearize Completely...

According to the US state secretary, US is ready to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang. Pompeo is committed to the rapid denuclearization of DPRK, which will reportedly be completed by 2021. Sputnik discussed the prospects of denuclearization with Dr. Zhan...

 2018-09-20 23:00 

Sputnik International

Criminal Creativity: New York Man Parks, Removes 'No Parking' Sign...

When life gives you limited parking, make sure you have your step stool and toolbox handy....

 2018-09-20 22:50 

Zero Hedge

Facebook Plans "War Room" And A.I. Software To Prevent Election Meddling Ahead Of Midterms...

Apparently Facebook thinks it's the US military, or a NATO command center, or perhaps its millennial employees want to relive the 1980's cult classic "WarGames" movie. Facebook announced Wednesday that it plans to set up a "war room...

 2018-09-20 22:38 

Sputnik International

Thousands Rally in Catalonia Calling for Release of Pro-Independence Politicians...

MADRID (Sputnik) Thousands of protesters took to streets of the Spanish city of Barcelona, the capital of the Catalonia region, on Thursday, marking the one-year anniversary of the Spanish government raids in the run-up to the October 2017 regional indepe...

 2018-09-20 22:37 

Sputnik International

GOP Rep Mocks Kavanaugh Accusations, Jokes That Abraham Lincoln Groped RBG...

South Carolina Republican Rep. Ralph Norman earned himself a timeout session on Thursday after he chose to make an ill-advised joke about sexual assault allegations recently brought up against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey F...

 2018-09-20 22:30 

RT.com

Google admits it lets hundreds of third party apps read your emails...

Omnipresent tech giant Google told US senators that it lets third-party apps read data from Gmail accounts and share this information with marketers, even though Google itself allegedly stopped this practice last year....

 2018-09-20 22:30 

Zero Hedge

In Socialist Venezuela, The Poor Starve To Death While The Politically Powerful Feast...

Authored by Tho Bishop via The Mises Institute, The socialist policies of the Venezuela government continue to impose a living hell on its people . Hyperinflation has turned its currency to literal garbage . Mortality rates have skyrocketed for groups suc...

 2018-09-20 22:28 

RT.com

UK to set up new internet regulator to monitor 'hate speech' and enforce 'code of conduct' report...

Free speech advocates are appalled at news that the UK government may create a new regulator, empowered to heavily fine social media giants that fail to clamp down on rogue posts, and even banish sites for 'non-illegal'; content....

 2018-09-20 22:24 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Bellingcat Says Data 'Confirm' Skripal Suspects Had Links To Russian Military Intelligence...

The independent Bellingcat research organization claims to have more information that the two men suspected in the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal have links to Russian military intelligence, known as the GRU....

 2018-09-20 22:17 

RT.com

'I'll beat Khabib in the name of the Russian people!' McGregor makes shock UFC 229 promise (VIDEO)...

UFC lightweight title challenger Conor McGregor has made an astonishing claim to viciously defeat champ Khabib Nurmagomedov "in the name of the Russian people", at the New York press conference ahead of their fight at UFC 229....

 2018-09-20 22:10 

Zero Hedge

Nellie Ohr Refuses To Sit For Congressional Testimony After Trump Declassification Order...

Spygate operative Nellie Ohr is refusing to appear in a closed-door Congressional hearing that was slated for Friday , according to Chuck Ross of the Daily Caller . Ohr, who worked for Fusion GPS, the firm behind the Steele dossier, was scheduled to appea...

 2018-09-20 21:50 

Zero Hedge

Why 80% Of Americans Face A Retirement Crisis...

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Fox Business recently discussed a new study showing that more Americans doubted they would be able to save enough for retirement than those confident of reaching their goals. There were some interest...

 2018-09-20 21:48 

Sputnik International

Rogue Government Auditor Describes Breaking Rules at Work to Project Veritas...

An undercover investigation has revealed some of the ways a federal US employee breaks rules and potentially violate laws on the job. The government agency involved has launched an investigation into the "serious issues" raised by these practices....

 2018-09-20 21:41 

Sputnik International

Australian Officials Seeking Driver Who Filmed Himself Running Over Emus (VIDEO)...

Australia's Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for New South Wales (RSPCA NSW) raised alarms on Thursday after sharing footage of a person of interest who filmed himself intentionally running down a mob of emus with his vehicle....

 2018-09-20 21:31 

Zero Hedge

New Satellite Images Reveal Aftermath Of Israeli Strikes On Syria; Putin Accepts Offer to Probe Downed Jet...

An Israeli satellite imaging company has released satellite photographs that reveal the extent of Monday night's attack on multiple locations inside Syria. ImageSat International released them as part of an intelligence report on a series of Israeli a...

 2018-09-20 21:28 

Sputnik International

WATCH: UK Boxer Billy Joe Saunders Pretends to be Cop, Forces Motorist to Strip...

Video has emerged for the second time this week showing British middleweight boxer Billy Joe Saunders humiliating random people....

 2018-09-20 21:20 

ANA-MPA

UN's Guterres sees FYROM name agreement as being "very positive"...

Ahead of the FYROM referendum on September 30, U.N. Secretary-general Antonio Guterres described......

 2018-09-20 21:19 

TASS

Two Russian Tupolev-160 bombers make planned flight over northern seas...

They were escorted by MIG-31 fighters...

 2018-09-20 21:04 

RT.com

'Our hands are not tied' anymore: White House approves offensive US cyber strategy...

US President Donald Trump has signed off on a new cyber strategy - the first such document in 15 years - outlining defensive priorities and threatening offensive action against foreign hackers....

 2018-09-20 21:02 

RT.com

WATCH LIVE: Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor UFC 229 press conference from NYC (VIDEO)...

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor meet in New York City ahead of their much-anticipated mega fight in October at UFC 229. Catch all the action LIVE here on RT Sport....

 2018-09-20 20:58 

Sputnik International

Patient Pooch Drools Uncontrollably in Anticipation of Cheesy Treat...

We think your pup has sprung a leak!...

 2018-09-20 20:51 

RT.com

Grammar fail! Pompeo annoyed with State Dept's inappropriate use of commas, staff given lessons...

There's undoubtedly a lot going on in Mike Pompeo's head at any time, from Syria to North Korea. But the secretary of state apparently still has time to be a stickler for grammar, with his staff sending out memos on comma usage....

 2018-09-20 20:42 

Sputnik International

US Sends Ships to South China Sea 'to Create Trouble' - Chinese Envoy...

China's chief envoy in London accused "some big countries outside the region" of coming "all the way to the South China Sea to create trouble," where China claims large expanses of sea and atolls....

 2018-09-20 20:30 

Zero Hedge

Here's The Latest Sign That Michael Cohen Has Nothing To Offer Mueller...

Anybody who has paid close attention to press reports claiming that Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort, and Alan Weisselberg could be the "perfect storm of cooperators" probably already realizes that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutor...

 2018-09-20 20:25 

Zero Hedge

Heroes & Whores...

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, "Certainly one of the most important things I learned is that numbers can be deceiving. There is a logic to mathematics, but there is also the underlying human element that must be considered. Numbe...

 2018-09-20 20:25 

RT.com

Florida student jumps airport fence, tries to steal American Airlines passenger jet...

A student pilot has been arrested after he allegedly hopped a security fence, boarded and tried to steal an American Airlines passenger jet from the Orlando Melbourne International Airport in Florida....

 2018-09-20 20:19 

RT.com

To protect arms sales, Pompeo favors sole voice backing renewed support of Saudis in Yemen report...

Mike Pompeo certified that Saudi Arabia was reducing civilian casualties in Yemen, against the majority opinion in the State Department, siding with a minority report which warned US arms sales would be in jeopardy if he didn't....

 2018-09-20 20:14 

Sputnik International

Brett Kavanaugh's Accuser Will Testify Before Congress if Terms Are 'Fair'...

Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor accusing US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, informed members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that she would be willing to testify as long as terms are fair and her safe...

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