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The truth about Russia’s new military doctrine
The new version of Russia’s military doctrine, approved by President Putin on December 26, 2014, has attracted increased attention in the Western media, especially, its provisions for the eventual use of nuclear weapons.

27.02.2015 12:10

Social media deception: Venezuela exposes “La Salida” conspiracy
From February to June 2014, Venezuela experienced a period of violence and terrorism by individuals whose stated goal was to force “La Salida,” (the Exit) of the elected government.

27.02.2015 08:28

Vandals cause chaos as Arizona goes internet-free for 15 hours
From Phoenix to Flagstaff, residents couldn’t get cash from the ATM, 911 systems were disrupted and credit card purchases couldn’t be processed because a cut fiber-optic internet cable buried in the desert disabled internet service for hours.

26.02.2015 23:49

US Supreme Court hands Cuba a victory over its cigars
The US Supreme Court declined to intervene in a long-running battle between a US and Cuban company over the Cohiba cigar trademark. By refusing to hear an appeal, the country's highest court leaves intact a ruling in favor of the Cuban firm.

25.02.2015 03:30

Collapse of Russia will prove major test for US – Stratfor
American think-tank Stratfor has issued a new 'Decade Forecast,' which says the EU will decay, China will end up in "a communist dictatorship," and Russia will disintegrate...though it hasn't done so yet, despite such predictions taking place in the past.

24.02.2015 08:48

Top international banks face US probe for alleged precious metals market fix
The US Department of Justice is in the early stages of an investigation into at least 10 international banks—including JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Barclays—over alleged manipulation of the precious metals market.

24.02.2015 15:48

Midwestern landowners, tenants at odds after farm boom tapers off
With grain prices dipping after several years of escalation and net farm income down by nearly a third in 2014, land-renting farmers in the Midwestern United States are left in a bind as landowners seek payments by March 1.

23.02.2015 15:49

‘Tiny houses’: California homelessness gets new $40 solution (PHOTOS)
An Oakland artist is ingeniously battling homelessness in Oakland, California: he builds small houses out of materials he can find in the streets, with each edifice costing around forty bucks.

21.02.2015 09:25

Obama admin. approves regulations for oil drilling off Alaska
New rules issued by the US government will mark the first step in supporting oil and gas production off of Alaska. Among them is the requirement that companies drill a relief well to contain an uncontrolled spill before ice sets in in the Arctic.

20.02.2015 21:43

‘Euromaidan movement grew from child into monster’
Ukraine is now further from national sovereignty than it was a year ago, with the IMF running its finances and an American-born Ukrainian, Natalie Jaresko, heading the Finance Ministry, Roger Annis, Editor, Newcoldwar.org told RT’s In the Now show.

20.02.2015 10:00

Mars mystery: Enormous plumes detected erupting on Red Planet
Mysterious plumes over 150 miles high have been recorded erupting on Mars by amateur astronomers – and the strange discovery has scientists stumped.

17.02.2015 04:20

Poorest Americans left out of federal aid despite 74 percent spending surge
Over a period of two decades, 2.5 million single parent families experienced a 35 percent decline in federal assistance while those earning slightly more saw aid rise 74 percent, the New York Times reported.

17.02.2015 02:26