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N. Korea threatens US, demands apology for Obama’s ‘reckless rumors’ of Sony hack
N. Korea has demanded an apology from the US for “recklessly” circulating an unsubstantiated rumor about Pyongyang’s culpability in the recent Sony hack, warning the “proportional” response promised by Obama will be met with the “toughest counteraction.”

22.12.2014 04:29

Obama chides Sony’s decision to nix film, says US must retaliate and pass cyber act
​Sony Pictures Entertainment should have touched base with the White House before deciding to cancel the release of a controversial movie, United States President Barack Obama said Friday.

19.12.2014 17:31

​‘US coercive diplomacy: dialogue through dictate’
The US pursues coercive diplomacy regarding Russia and other countries, that has the appearance of diplomacy but in reality the other side has to give up its position, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Peace Institute Daniel McAdams told RT.

19.12.2014 09:27

Privacy advocates split over new limits on foreign data retention
​A bill that’s expected to soon be signed into law by President Barack Obama will codify rules for collecting the communications of Americans, and privacy activists are split over whether it’s a step forward or back for reining in surveillance.

18.12.2014 17:52

Latest Psaki gaffe no laughing matter
Jen Psaki, the US State Department spokesperson, uttered yet another gaffe when she declared that the Obama administration signed off on more economic sanctions against Russia, setting off alarm bells in Russia.

18.12.2014 14:30

Psaki misspoke: Obama not yet signed new anti-Russian bill
US President Barack Obama has not yet signed a bill clearing the way for more economic sanctions against Russia. The US State Department confirmed Jen Psaki misspoke during the press briefing.

17.12.2014 21:28

Obama announces US will establish embassy in Cuba, lift sanctions
United States President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the US is initiating plans to rebuild its relationship with Cuba following decades of disputes between the two nations.

17.12.2014 16:39

Feds’ fight to withhold CIA torture photos may soon end
​While much of the world is still reeling from the disclosures contained in the Senate Intelligence Committee’s torture report released last week, more damning evidence about the treatment of detainees could soon make its away to the surface.

15.12.2014 16:25

‘Torture - a policy choice of the US’
While torture is illegal under domestic and international law, without any accountability there is no guarantee that future US administrations won’t pursue the same kind of policy, Andrea Prasow, deputy Washington director at Human Rights Watch, told RT.

12.12.2014 08:34

Embarrassing: Sony Pictures boss’ shockingly-racist Obama emails exposed
​A leaked email chain between Sony Pictures Chairwoman Amy Pascal and film producer Scott Rudin lays bare an embarrassingly racist back-and-forth that speculated on President Barack Obama’s favorite movies.

11.12.2014 17:33

British Guantanamo detainee ‘may know too much’ about CIA torture, fresh calls for release
The revelations of brutal torture techniques used by the CIA add weight to calls for the release of the last British prisoner being held in Guantanamo Bay, an MP has said.

11.12.2014 13:33

Udall urges CIA chief to resign for stifling torture probe
​Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colorado) blasted both the CIA and the White House on Wednesday over what the lawmaker considers to be complicity with regards to propagating long-standing lies about the United States’ use of torture against foreign detainees.

10.12.2014 15:31