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 2018-01-18 22:15 

Zero Hedge

Comey's Former Chief Of Staff Testifies On Clinton Email Investigation, Her Exoneration, And More...

House committees sat down with former FBI Director James Comey's chief of staff, James Rybicki Thursday morning in conjunction with an ongoing probe into the bureau's conduct while investigating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's mish...

 2018-01-18 22:11 

RT.com

Wall of fire: Oil pipe leak sparks huge blaze in Russian village (VIDEO)...

A monstrous blaze resembling a wall of fire has engulfed a village in Russia's southern Saratov region after an oil transit pipeline sprung a leak. The flames raged for hours, devastating several houses....

 2018-01-18 22:11 

Sputnik International

'Unwitting Agent': Alleged Norwegian Spy in Russia Had No Idea of His Actions...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) Norwegian citizen Frode Berg detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage could have been used as a carrier of classified documents by intelligence officers without being aware of it, Berg's lawyer Ilya Novikov said on Thursday....

 2018-01-18 22:08 

Sputnik International

Uganda Accuses UN of 'Preserving Terrorism' in Neighboring DR Congo...

Uganda's president chastised the United Nations for "preserving terrorism" in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a comment made during the investigation of a clash between UN peacekeepers and Congolese rebels that left dozens dead...

 2018-01-18 22:07 

Softpedia

Latest Fedora 27 Linux Updated Live ISOs Ship with Meltdown and Spectre Patches...

Fedora ambassador and founder of the Fedora Unity project Ben Williams announced the release of a new set of updated live ISO images for the Fedora 27 Linux operating system.The F27-20180112 respin live installation images are now available, including the...

 2018-01-18 22:00 

RT.com

2 boys arrested for vandalism that killed 500k bees...

Police in Sioux City, Iowa have arrested two boys over a rampage that killed half a million bees at a local beekeeping business....

 2018-01-18 22:00 

Sputnik International

Sleeping Poochie: Dog Found Napping in Precarious Position...

"Get that camera off of me, human!"...

 2018-01-18 21:58 

ANA-MPA

Eurogroup likely to decide Greece has completed third program review-EZ official...

BRUSSELS (ANA/M. Aroni) - Eurozone finance ministers are expected to decide that Greece has......

 2018-01-18 21:56 

Zero Hedge

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence Of Russian Doomsday Torpedo...

Authored by Kyle Mizokami via PopularMechanics.com, A key U.S. nuclear weapons document confirms that the Russian government is developing the most powerful nuclear weapon in more than a half century. A leaked copy of the Pentagon's Nuclear Posture Re...

 2018-01-18 21:55 

RT.com

Trump dumps on Dems, uses Pentagon in shutdown blame game...

President Donald Trump said Democrats would bear responsibility for endangering the US military should Congress be unable to pass a short-term resolution to continue funding the government....

 2018-01-18 21:52 

ANA-MPA

Valuable Russian paintings confiscated and woman arrested in Halandri...

Three paintings by the late Russian artist Anatoly Zverev, a founder and major representative of......

 2018-01-18 21:43 

Sputnik International

US Senate Approve Reauthorization of FISA Section 702...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Senate passed legislation on Thursday that will reauthorize section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) program, which allows warrantless spying on non-US citizen terror suspects operating outside of the U...

 2018-01-18 21:40 

Zero Hedge

IBM "Beats" Thanks To Record Low Tax Rate...

Last quarter, IBM - once again - almost fooled the market when it "beat" but only thanks to using the lowest (until then) effective non-GAAP tax rate in its history (excluding one charge-filled quarter in which the rate N/M). Fast forward to the l...

 2018-01-18 21:40 

Sputnik International

Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' Likely Headed to a TV Screen Near You...

Turns out one of the most anticipated books of 2018 could be heading to the small or big screen....

 2018-01-18 21:34 

RT.com

US world approval rating plummets to a 10-year-low poll...

The global approval rating of America's leadership has plunged to its lowest point in a decade, according to a new Gallup poll, with Germany and China ahead on the world stage....

 2018-01-18 21:29 

TASS

Ukraine extremists armed with US antitank weapons systems - Russian OSCE ambassador...

US Global Hawk drones have been seen this year on the border of certain areas of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions at least three times, said Alexander Lukashevich...

 2018-01-18 21:21 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'...

At the UN Security Council, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has warned that a failure of the Iran nuclear agreement with world powers would send an "alarming" message to the international community....

 2018-01-18 21:21 

Sputnik International

New Special Forces Vehicles to Enter Service in New Zealand This Year...

The New Zealand Defense Ministry accepted delivery of a fleet of new special operations vehicles this week that will enter service early this year, according to a Supacat company announcement....

 2018-01-18 21:19 

Zero Hedge

American Express Suspends Buybacks "To Rebuild Capital", Stock Slumps...

American Express shares are down at one-month lows in the after-market following its announcement that the firm will suspend its share buyback program for the first half of 2018 to rebuild capital after the Tax Act. As previously disclosed, the quarter re...

 2018-01-18 21:07 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Draft U.S. Document Confirms Russian Plans For 'Doomsday' Weapon...

The Russian weapon design was dubbed the "doomsday machine" when its plans were first glimpsed in a Russian state TV report in 2015. Now a U.S. nuclear policy document confirms Moscow's apparent intentions to build it....

 2018-01-18 21:03 

RT.com

Number of violence-prone Islamists in Berlin grew more than four times in 6 years report...

The number of violent Islamist radicals living in Berlin has jumped more than fourfold in six years, says a new security report cited by German media. It added that the Islamist clusters in the capital are rapidly growing....

 2018-01-18 21:01 

Zero Hedge

Crypto Comeback Continues As Stocks, Bonds, Dollar Sink...

Just seemed appropriate somehow... The biggest story of the day is the resurgent rally in crypto-currencies with Ripple up 80% off yesterday's lows... Bitcoin traded above $12,000 (up 32% off yesterday's lows), Ethereum back above $1000... The Dow...

 2018-01-18 20:59 

Sputnik International

US Voters Overwhelmingly Back Permanent Residency Status for 'Dreamers' - Poll...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US voters want children who illegally immigrated to the United States to stay in the country by a three-to-one margin, according to a poll by Quinnipiac University on Thursday....

 2018-01-18 20:54 

RT.com

Popemobile grinds to a halt as Pontiff aids fallen police woman (VIDEO, PHOTO)...

Pope Francis broke protocol when he ordered his so-called 'popemobile' to a halt so that he could assist a mounted policewoman thrown from her horse....

 2018-01-18 20:50 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Political Rivals Sling Mud At Imran Khan's Marriage Plans...

Cricket legend Imran Khan, a strong contender to be Pakistan's next prime minister, has googly eyes for his spiritual adviser -- and his political rivals are throwing it back in his face....

 2018-01-18 20:48 

Zero Hedge

Artist's Impression Of White House Press Corps This Week...

" I felt a great disturbance in the farce, as if millions of voices cried out in horror and were suddenly silenced . I fear something terrible has happened." Source: Townhall.com...

 2018-01-18 20:44 

Zero Hedge

The "World's Most Bearish Hedge Fund" Has A "Stunning" Theory What Happens Next To The Dollar...

After a rollercoaster year, the clients of Horseman Global, which in 2016 we dubbed the world's most bearish hedge fund when its net exposure hit over -100%... ... finally got some good news when in his December letter, CIO Russell Clark announced tha...

 2018-01-18 20:36 

Sputnik International

Nopetenyahu: Trump Contradicts Israeli PM on US Embassy Move Timing...

Comments from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the much-touted move of the US embassy to Jerusalem will happen sometime in 2018 have been contradicted by US President Donald Trump as well as Netanyahu's own office....

 2018-01-18 20:32 

Sputnik International

US Charges Mongols Biker Gang Members With Racketeering, Drug Trafficking...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States has filed criminal charges against more than a dozen members of the Mongols Motorcycle Gang (Mongols), the Justice Department said in a press release on Thursday....

 2018-01-18 20:30 

Softpedia

Slack Is Now Available as a Snap for Ubuntu and Other Linux Distros...

Canonical and Slack announced today that the popular Slack team collaboration and communication platform is now available as a Snap for Ubuntu and other Snappy-enabled GNU/Linux distributions.With the promise of making your working life simpler, more prod...

 2018-01-18 20:26 

RT.com

2017 was a hot one for Earth - NASA...

Earth's long-term warming trend continued in 2017, with the average surface temperature only slightly below the record heat of the two previous years, according to US government scientists....

 2018-01-18 20:25 

Sputnik International

Diamonds Are Forever, And Now They're on The Blockchain...

The world's biggest diamond producer, De Beers, is leading industry efforts to verify the authenticity of each diamond, using the blockchain. Sputnik spoke with Professor Ashiq Anjum about the role of the blockchain in the diamond trade....

 2018-01-18 20:16 

Zero Hedge

ICE Plans Largest Raid On Northern California Illegals After State Passes Sanctuary Legislation...

U.S. immigration officials plan to conduct a "major sweep" in San Francisco and other Northern California cities over the next few weeks in the recently-minted "sanctuary state," reports the San Francisco Chronicle . Centered in the Bay Ar...

 2018-01-18 20:09 

RT.com

Fancy Bears leak reveals WADA and IOC 'incompetence' at Rio 2016...

A hacker group has leaked emails showing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) lost several TUE files and registered over 100 'unmatched' doping probes during the Rio Olympics....

 2018-01-18 20:07 

KyivPost.com

New York Times: How many Russian athletes will get to compete in the Winter Olympics?...

Three weeks before the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, sports officials are still deliberating which Russian athletes will receive special clearance to compete, stirring speculation that the International Olympic Committee's ban on Russia...

 2018-01-18 20:05 

Sputnik International

Rhode Island Principal Deemed Top Educator Retires Over Racially Charged Video...

On Wednesday, it was announced in a letter to parents that Joseph Brennan, Jr., principal of Rhode Island's Bishop Hendricken High School, would be retiring effective immediately after a video of him using racial slurs was leaked to the public....

 2018-01-18 20:02 

Zero Hedge

Was This Kelly's "Bannon Moment"?...

The Washington Post shocked readers on Wednesday when it reported that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a visit to the Hill that President Donald Trump's initial vision for the southern border wall wa...

 2018-01-18 20:02 

RT.com

Twitter back online, problems centered in W. Europe, Moscow & Istanbul (IMAGE)...

Twitter users reported having trouble accessing the platform across parts of of Western Europe and Russia, according to complaints logged online....

 2018-01-18 20:02 

Softpedia

Educational-Oriented Escuelas Linux 5.6 Distro Released with LibreOffice 6.0...

Bodhi-based, educational-oriented Escuelas Linux GNU/Linux distribution has been updated today to version 5.6, as developer Alejandro Diaz informed us a few moments ago.Based on the latest release of the Ubuntu-based and Enlightenment-focused Bodhi Linux ...

 2018-01-18 20:00 

RT.com

Have your freedom of press & and shut it 'Two alternative universes in the US'...

The US Senate didn't care what Barack Obama did when it came to Russia, but it's a very different ball game when it comes to Donald Trump, conservative commentator Steve Malzberg told RT America's Ed Schultz....

 2018-01-18 19:59 

KyivPost.com

Reuters: Russia accuses Washington of leaking diplomats' bank details...

Russia's foreign ministry on January 18 accused U.S. officials of leaking to the media confidential financial details of Russian diplomats working in the United States, and demanded that those responsible be punished. Read more here. The post Reuters:...

 2018-01-18 19:54 

RT.com

Russia international Dzhikiya suffers serious knee injury, could miss World Cup...

Russia's international defender Georgi Dzhikiya is a doubt for this summer's World Cup after suffering what appears to be a serious knee injury in a friendly for club side Spartak Moscow in Abu Dhabi Thursday....

 2018-01-18 19:46 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Convicted Thief's Hand 'Amputated' In Northeastern Iran...

Iranian media say a 34-year-old man had a hand chopped off as punishment for stealing livestock in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan....

 2018-01-18 19:45 

KyivPost.com

Human Rights Watch points to serious human rights problems in Donbas, Crimea...

International organization Human Rights Watch records significant violations of human rights in the east of Ukraine, in Crimea, and also notes the deterioration of the situation with freedom of speech and the media in Ukraine last year. Presenting the ...

 2018-01-18 19:43 

Zero Hedge

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Dies In Helicopter Crash...

Two months after a bloodless coup removed Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator of nearly 4 decades, in a bizarre coincidence, moments ago New Mexico authorities said the leader of the Zimbabwe opposition, and founding Movement for Democratic Change (...

 2018-01-18 19:43 

Sputnik International

US Army Tests Secure Wi-Fi to Increase Troop 'Mobility and Flexibility'...

As part of preparations to fight against near-peer enemies, the US Army is testing secure Wi-Fi networks in battlefield exercises, the service said in a recent announcement....

 2018-01-18 19:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

A Man Of Mutated Genes? Russian Film Theorizes Leningrad Siege Led To Special Gene For Putin...

Does Russian President Vladimir Putin have a genetic mutation for good governance as a result of being born to survivors of the World War II siege of Leningrad? A film set to premiere in Moscow makes the claim....

 2018-01-18 19:39 

RT.com

Social media alarm over YouTube revenue rule change...

News that YouTube is to drop thousands of small video makers from its ad revenue-sharing program has been met with a sombre reaction online....

 2018-01-18 19:37 

Zero Hedge

Police Reportedly Raid Newsweek's NYC Headquarters, Servers Photographed...

Over a dozen police showed up this morning at the New York City office headquarters for Newsweek magazine (and its parent IBT Media). As The Outline reports , the reason for the visit was not clear, but one employee said police were taking photos of the c...

 2018-01-18 19:36 

Help Net Security

G Suite users get a better view of their enterprise security posture...

Google is rolling out a new security tool for G Suite Enterprise users: the Security Center. The tool aims to give administrators a better understanding of their organization's security. The G Suite Security Center Admins get a unified dashboard that ...

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