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Immigration surge? Obama administration to order millions of blank IDs, ‘green cards’
In a move that may hint at future executive action on American immigration policy, a federal agency stated that it will look for a company to supply millions of blank work authorization and residency permits.

21.10.2014 02:32

New trolling laws 'threaten freedom of speech'
Laws to deal with internet “trolling” already exist in the UK and newly-proposed legislation makes many worried about democracy and freedom of expression Gavin Macfadyen, director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism, told RT.

20.10.2014 14:42

Monica Lewinsky calls herself ‘patient zero’ of cyberbullying, joins Twitter
Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky says she endured years of ridicule over a high-profile affair with the president of the United States, and now wants to protect others from harassment by launching a “cultural revolution” against cyber-bullying.

20.10.2014 17:06

UK govt to blame for 1.4m children in ‘relative poverty' – charity
One of the UK’s leading charities says the government will fail to reduce child poverty by half in time for its 2020 target, and claims its policies risk creating a “permanently divided” society unless “radical" new approaches are taken.

20.10.2014 15:56

Democrats to suffer big losses if black voters ignore midterms - report
With the US Senate up for the taking this November election, a prominent pollster has warned in a confidential memo that Democrats face “crushing” losses nationwide if the party cannot turn out black voters to the polls, according to a new report.

20.10.2014 16:23

You've been Facebooked! Govt to mine terror suspects’ social media data
Social media outlets Facebook, Twitter and YouTube will be asked by the UK government to automatically hand over information about suspected extremists who use their online services.

20.10.2014 15:34

86yo starves to death in ‘right-to-die’ protest
An elderly British woman has starved herself to death because British laws do not permit her to seek assistance in taking her own life. The case has revived the euthanasia debate and renewed calls for the ‘right-to-die’.

20.10.2014 12:30

​Why do we know nothing about ISIS?
“Don’t you know that Isis was the name of an Egyptian goddess?” a colleague from Iraq recently wrote me. “Mind you, they never give things names for no reason in the West. Terror, death and fear – that is what we have to cope with day by day.”

20.10.2014 11:49

‘Germany’s intel agency is (apparently) branch of CIA’
The German BND is not an independent intelligent service but more like a CIA branch, Manuel Ochsenreiter, Editor-in-Chief of Zuerst magazine, told RT. Its so-called evidence on the MH17 tragedy is questionable and contradicting, he added.

20.10.2014 10:46

Aussie PM owes Putin an apology over MH17 blame game – senior MP
Conclusions by German intelligence should force the Australian leader to take back his harsh words regarding Russia’s alleged involvement in the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, a top Russian MP has said.

20.10.2014 13:28

‘Saudi policy of downplaying oil prices to backfire on them’
Saudi Arabia wants to use lower oil prices to pressure Russia to change its stance on Syria, to antagonize Iran, and to force US shale gas out of the market, roving correspondent for the Asia Times Pepe Escobar told RT.

20.10.2014 09:35

German’s BND ‘evidence’ on MH17 tragedy looks like another disinformation operation
German BND’s “evidence” that E. Ukrainian rebels are behind the MH17 crash is an attempt to muddle the waters and to throw more propagandistic mud at the Russian door rather than to find the truth, foreign affairs expert Srdja Trifkovic told RT.

20.10.2014 08:32

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