Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By Adrian Santana On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Largest Maritime War Drills Held In Hawaii

Around two dozen nations are holding military naval drills in Hawaii. The Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises are the world’s largest maritime war drills. The drills are expected to last more than a month More...

By Michael Walsh On Sunday, October 16th, 2011

The Arms Industry Will be Pleased

Of recent there have been reams of newsprint devoted to the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan; and its cost, not the least in human lives. Who profits is to be found in the small print. With More...

By Ana Nivtova On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

WikiLeaks Announces ‘New World, where Global History is redefined’

As WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is facing an international arrest warrant over rape allegations, the whistleblower website announces a new mega-leak containing 2.8 million documents. WikiLeaks announced via More...

By Ana Nivtova On Monday, November 22nd, 2010

RT News Crew Gets Arrested and Spends 32 hours in U.S. Jail for Covering Rally Against ‘School of Assassins’

An RT news crew has been released on bail after spending over 30 hours in a U.S. jail. The male cameraman and female reporter were covering an annual rally near a military base in Georgia nicknamed “School More...

By Michael Walsh On Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

The Real Terror of Flying

Present-day hysteria about child abuse, pornography and the photographing of children has led to absurd situations with sinister overtones. Parents are dragged through court for taking a bath time fun picture of More...

By Michael Walsh On Friday, October 8th, 2010

The Emperor is Still Naked

Many recall Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of the emperor, who, conned by a pair of travelling tailors allowed himself to be ‘dressed in robes woven so fine’ that only the intelligent could see them. The More...

By Ana Nivtova On Thursday, October 7th, 2010

41.8 million Americans Receiving Food Stamps

The shattered U.S. economy and rising unemployment has pushed a record 41.8 million Americans onto food stamps in July, representing an 18 per cent increase from the prior year. According to White House estimates More...

By Michael Sorense On Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

US New Home Sales Drop 12.4% to Record Low

New home sales fell to record lows in July as the real estate housing market in the US continued to suffer from a slow and fragile economy. Single-family home sales dropped a staggering 12.4 per cent to a 276,000 More...

By Steve Morning On Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Nearly 7 Million Americans Lose Jobs in Q4 2009

According to a report released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in the U.S., 6.8 million Americans lost their job in the last quarter of 2009, running from September to December 2009. Despite 6.6 million More...

By Ana Nivtova On Friday, August 13th, 2010

Russian Scientists Accuse the U.S. of Provoking the Heatwaves Sweeping the Country Using Weather Weapons

Fire and Smoke in Western Russia on August 4, 2010 According to Russian scientists the origin of the heatwave currently sweeping the country would be Alaska, in a room heavily guarded by the Navy and the U.S. Air More...