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?We built Frankenstein monsters, spawned millions of radicalized Muslims? ? M...
23 May 2013 at 9:44pm
Through support for Israeli occupations and participation in American invasions of Muslim countries, Britain has ended up spawning tens or even hundreds of millions of ?radicalized Muslims? across ...
'Illusion of progress': Obama speech offers little insight on closing Guantanamo
23 May 2013 at 9:04pm
US President Barack Obama reiterated the same ?empty promises? to close Guantanamo Bay prison camp during his speech Thursday, according to attorney David Remes. Remes, who represents 17 Gitmo deta...
Class-action lawsuit formed against 'kids for cash' scandal
23 May 2013 at 7:24pm
A new ruling may finally push forward long-languishing civil lawsuits against a pair of former judges in Pennsylvania, who plaintiffs allege made millions by sending children to profit-making deten...
Major fines coming to New Yorkers who rent out apartments for under a month
23 May 2013 at 7:18pm
New Yorkers who use an accommodation business to rent apartment space to tourists are in violation of a city law protecting expensive hotels and, according to a recent court ruling, will be hit wit...
?No chance of surviving?: Russia to evacuate drifting polar research station
23 May 2013 at 5:10pm
An evacuation of the North Pole 40 (SP-40) research station drifting on an ice floe near Canada has been ordered by the Russian Natural Resources Ministry. There are fears the situation could becom...
Don?t frack with our beer: German brewers warn Merkel against gas ventures
23 May 2013 at 4:25pm
German beer makers have warned the chancellor Angela Merkel that the controversial method of drilling for natural gas known as fracking could damage Germany?s legendry beer industry by contaminatin...
Mystery of aging: Swiss scientists one step closer to breaking longevity secrets
23 May 2013 at 4:24pm
Swiss researchers have discovered the impact of a longevity gene in mice, crucial in unlocking the riddle of aging, and subsequently extended the life-span of worms by 60% through basic antibiotic ...
Innocent man, jailed for 20 years, suing forensic experts
23 May 2013 at 4:09pm
Bennie Starks was released from prison in 2006, after being locked up for 20 years for a crime he never committed. He is now suing the forensic experts who falsely testified against him in a case o...
?Woolwich-style attacks to become one of the main ways people protest?
23 May 2013 at 3:48pm
There is similarity between the Boston bombings and the Woolwich attack in its lone-wolf style,Annie Machon,former MI5 agent told RT,adding that the attacks are an ?angry voice of the peoples mutua...
Student jailed for three weeks awaiting trial over Facebook posts
23 May 2013 at 3:09pm
A Boston-area teenager remains in custody on $1 million bond nearly one month after being arrested over what he said on the Internet.
Women cadets secretly filmed in shower at West Point
23 May 2013 at 3:05pm
A US military sergeant first class has been accused of secretly photographing and filming at least 12 female cadets at West Point, in some instances while they were naked in the bathroom or shower.
Woolwich victim identified as drummer, machine gunner Lee Rigby
23 May 2013 at 2:07pm
The UK Ministry of Defense has announced that the victim killed in brutal attack in South London was 25-year-old Lee Rigby, a drummer in the 2nd Battalion and posted to The Royal Regiment of Fusili...
Duma speaker on speculation about govt dismissal: ?Read between the lines?
23 May 2013 at 1:48pm
State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin, commenting on gossip about the possible dissolution of the government, has noted that the issue was not considered in April, when the Cabinet delivered its annu...
Obama announces restrictions on drone strikes, pledges to close Gitmo
23 May 2013 at 1:01pm
President Barack Obama announced drastic changes to the United States? counterterrorism operations Thursday, reforming the rules that guide America?s drone program while also expediting the release...
Russia leads Europe in bank card fraud
23 May 2013 at 12:26pm
Russia was top among European countries in the rate of growth of bank card fraud in 2012. Damage evaluations increased by 35%, according to a study by FICO.
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