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​Obama administration ‘blocking’ information from the press – AP
Uncovering information that should be available to the public has become increasingly difficult under the presidency of Barack Obama, an Associated Press bureau chief says. In some cases, it surpasses the secrecy of the George W. Bush administration.

20.09.2014 01:31

Chicago mayor abandons plan to name high school after Obama
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s attempt to boost support among African-Americans has backfired again, leaving him walking back plans to name a highly selective high school in a wealthy neighborhood after President Barack Obama.

20.09.2014 01:15

Biden caps off gaffe-filled week with homage to alleged sex-offender senator at women's conference (VIDEO)
​After inserting his foot in his mouth several times this week, US Vice President Joe Biden praised at a women’s conference former US senator Bob Packwood for his bipartisanship. Yet Packwood resigned in 1995 after several allegations of sexual offenses.

19.09.2014 17:53

Sarkozy announces return to French political sphere
Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced his return to the country’s political arena after being beaten by current president Francois Hollande in 2012.

19.09.2014 15:09

After 8 days of work, historically unproductive, unpopular Congress goes home to campaign
After voting to fund military action against Islamic State, Congress just couldn’t take anymore. The US House announced Thursday an early end to an already shortened fall session so lawmakers could do what they value most: campaign for reelection.

19.09.2014 15:59

Inspired by Scotland: Quarter of Americans want their states to secede from US
Scotland may not have followed in Sir William Wallace’s footsteps to free itself from its English bonds, but that hasn’t stopped nearly a quarter of Americans from a little bravehearted hope of their states seceding from the US.

19.09.2014 16:11

‘Gagging act’ pushed through UK parliament denounced as anti-democratic
At a time when Britain’s media lens remains firmly fixed on the outcome of the Scottish referendum, the UK government has quietly pushed through a Lobbying Act that critics claim is highly undemocratic.

19.09.2014 14:00

Salmond resigns after losing Scottish independence referendum
Scotland’s First Minister and leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) is resigning from office after losing Thursday’s independence referendum.

19.09.2014 15:12

Liberal Democrat MP resigns over sexual harassment claims
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has resigned from the party, ahead of an internal disciplinary hearing. The disgraced MP had already been suspended for making improper sexual advances towards a vulnerable constituent.

19.09.2014 12:29

​‘World in indefinite depression’
We are in global depression which started in 2007 and is going to continue indefinitely, Jim Rickards, economist and author of “Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis,” told RT.

19.09.2014 13:38

​'US needs another Snowden’
The US needs another Edward Snowden, and many more whistleblowers, to inform Congresses what the country is being asked to get into, as America is on a verge of a “large” war in the Middle East, Daniel Ellsberg, former military analyst, told RT

19.09.2014 13:58

Catalan president to sign decree calling for independence ‘consultation’ vote
Catalonia’s president, Artur Mas, has said he will put his signature on a decree calling for a ‘consultation’ on independence from Spain on November 9, despite Madrid deeming any potential referendum unconstitutional.

19.09.2014 12:10

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