The House Intelligence Committee unanimously approved its cyber threat data-sharing bill on Thursday. The measure provides liability protections for companies when sharing cyber attack information with government agencies.
More than 50,000 Mexican farmworkers are striking in Baja California, violently demonstrating against low pay, abuses and poor working conditions. As millions of dollars worth of crops rot in the fields, protest leaders are set to meet with growers.
The US was forced to change its mind over cooperating with the China-led development bank after its allies refused to join a boycott, which is a sign that dollar hegemony is not lasting, Lew Rockwell, chairman of the Ludwig von Mises Institute told RT.
Demand for meat across the world has caused a sharp increase in farmers’ use of antibiotics, with China and the United States at the top of the list. The use of antimicrobial drugs is projected to rise drastically by 2030.
Britain can block immigration and allow its economy to contract by £56 billion or broker a new agreement with Brussels that would see the continued free flow of Europeans through its borders, a leading think tank says.
Following the replacement of the archaic practice of gold fixing with a more transparent system, skeptics who were put off entering the gold market are now changing their minds, John Butler, CIO at Amphora Capital told RT.
Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the creation of a government fund that will provide up to £20 million in its first year to five eastern European countries, including Ukraine, to support ‘stability in the region,’ citing Russian ‘intimidation.’
A Swedish scientist claims in a new theory that humanity has exceeded four of the nine limits for keeping the planet hospitable to modern life, while another professor told RT Earth may be seeing an impending human-made extinction of various species.
It took eight customers complaining about finding mental pieces in their macaroni and cheese before Kraft recalled 6.5 million boxes that had been distributed through the United States, Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and to some South American nations.
A new study claims that more than 160,000 Wall Street employees earned a total of $28.5 billion in year-end bonuses in 2014 – double the wages collected by the entirety of America’s 1-million-strong workforce earning the federal minimum wage.
Fifty-two percent of Germans want Greece to leave the eurozone, up from 40 percent two weeks ago. Most appear alienated by Athens’ high-stakes bargaining, are skeptical if Greece will follow agreements, and are energized by an anti-Greek tabloid campaign.
Despite OPEC losing its influence, which might not be recoverable, people are still highly dependent on traditional fossil fuel which means the organization will still be important in the future, economist Max Fraad Wolff told RT.