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North America

World stands up against Monsanto: Over 400 cities protest GMOs
Thousands of people across the world have joined together in a global movement, protesting against American biotech giant Monsanto. Activists from over 400 cities are speaking out against GMOs and Monsanto’s monopoly over the food supply.

23.05.2015 23:56

US & Israel inequality champions of developed world – OECD
Inequality in the developed world is the sharpest in 30 years, a recent OECD research reveals. Yet even in this context, two countries stand out in the disparity between rich and poor: the USA and Israel.

21.05.2015 19:41

​Mexican teenagers tortured boy to death during ‘kidnap game’
Five Mexican teenagers aged 11-15 have been accused of the brutal torture and murder of a six-year old boy during a “kidnap game.”

18.05.2015 14:35

Starbucks cash-register glitch takes down 8,000 coffee shops in N. America, leads to free lattes
A computer glitch in Starbucks’ point-of-sale register system on Friday night caused many outlets to stop accepting payments. But for some customers the outage resulted in free coffees.

25.04.2015 05:38

Obama defends, pitches TPP trade deal as Democrats balk
President Barack Obama has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over a pair of trade deals being negotiated among Pacific nations and the EU, mostly from his own party. On Thursday, he defended the deals as “vital” for the middle class.

24.04.2015 01:53

Disneyland measles outbreak over, health officials say
A measles outbreak that was linked to Disneyland and affected almost 150 people in the United States has been declared over by health officials in California.

17.04.2015 22:00

‘I respect you, but I don’t trust you’ – Maduro to Obama
The Venezuelan and US presidents, whose strained relations cast a shadow over the Summit of the Americas in Panama, held a private meeting for the first time in an attempt to alleviate tensions over US-imposed sanctions.

12.04.2015 05:36

Crude price shock sends Canadian oil service companies into whirlwind
The crude oil price collapse has forced some Canadian oil service companies to cut their workforces, budgets, and salaries, as their energy-producing customers have been struggling with their own budget cuts and market uncertainty.

27.02.2015 01:59

Mysterious 'ice booms' across North America linked to wet, cold weather
Cold booms? Frost quakes? A winter-time meteorological phenomenon has scientists debating whether blasts heard across North America are, indeed, cryoseisms. Most agree that the loud, inexplicable booms are associated with cold, rainy conditions.

22.01.2015 18:05

Protesting across the globe: What took people to the streets in 2014
Calls for independence, pleas to stop war, objection to mass surveillance, outrage over police brutality, and much more drove people to the streets in 2014. RT takes a look at what prompted millions around the globe to rise up.

27.12.2014 19:43

Canadian scientists develop trap to lure blood-sucking bed bugs
Scientists from Simon Fraser University in Canada have invented an effective bait-and-trap against bed bugs that uses chemical attractants, or pheromones. In order to test the trap, a team member had to endure up to 180,000 bites from the nasty insects.

28.12.2014 00:15

Dazzling performance: Geminids meteor shower peaking this weekend (PHOTOS)
The Geminids shooting stars have reached their brightest point this weekend, and will continue shining vividly until the middle of next week in the Northern Hemisphere.

14.12.2014 06:38