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2 gunmen killed outside Mohammed ‘art event’ in Texas
Two gunmen have been shot and killed in a parking lot outside a venue in Garland, Texas that had been hosting a controversial Mohammed art event dedicated to free speech. As a precaution police and SWAT have swept the area for possible explosive devices.

04.05.2015 00:23

NYPD cop shot in head, suspect detained in manhunt
A New York Police Department officer has been rushed to hospital in critical condition after a suspect shot him in the head and chest in Queens. One person has been detained after authorities initiated a massive manhunt in the area.

03.05.2015 00:15

Moscow urges OSCE to act amid reports of Donetsk shelling
Following reports that Kiev’s military has launched a massive artillery attack on Donetsk, hitting residential areas, according to the DPR, Russia’s FM has called the OSCE chairman urging him to influence Kiev into immediately halting ceasefire breaches.

02.05.2015 21:15

Grand jury clears Dallas officers in 'screwdriver shooting'
A Dallas County, Texas grand jury declined to indict two officers who shot and killed a mentally ill black man who was holding a screwdriver on his doorstep last June. A federal civil-rights lawsuit is still pending.

23.04.2015 20:19

'US epidemic of police violence - symptom of sick society dominated by social inequality'
US society is riven by unprecedented levels of social inequality where the state including the military and the police see themselves as an occupying force fighting a hostile population, Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site reporter, told RT.

22.04.2015 14:05

‘Maidan snipers trained in Poland’: Polish MP alleges special op in Ukraine to provoke riot
Snipers who are thought to have operated in Kiev’s Independence Square amidst events that led to a coup in February 2014 were trained in Poland and sent to Ukraine to “do a favor” for the US, a Polish Euro-MP claimed in an interview.

22.04.2015 09:42

Rage Against the Machine: Colorado man empties gun into his computer in alley
What would you do if your computer wouldn’t do as it was told for months? A Colorado man decided to empty his gun into the machine in an alleyway. The price of instant stress relief was a police citation for discharging a firearm within city limits.

22.04.2015 06:22

​Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson vandalized, then replaced
Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri say a memorial to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old unarmed African-American man killed by a local police officer last August, was vandalized over the weekend. The tribute has since been replaced.

21.04.2015 13:43

US govt agency slaughtered 2.7 million animals last year, incl. household pets
The US Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Service killed 2.7 million animals last year, thanks to its controversial culling program. Many of them weren’t killed intentionally, but were caught via indiscriminate methods meant for other animals.

20.04.2015 23:00

​National Guard called Ferguson protesters ‘enemy forces’ – report
At the height of mass protests last year in Ferguson, Missouri, the state’s National Guard referred to demonstrators as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to internal documents obtained by CNN.

17.04.2015 14:10

Chicago pays $5 million to family of teen shot 16 times by police, but withholds video
Aldermen approved a $5 million settlement to be granted to the family of a teen shot 16 times by Chicago police last October, but insisted on keeping the dashboard camera footage of the shooting away from the public.

16.04.2015 21:39

Activists urge ban on realistic toy guns, to prevent America-style tragedies
A Public Chamber member is asking Russian lawmakers to ban the sales of toys that look like real firearms, saying that such move would prevent abuse by criminals and police mistakes that result in tragedies.

16.04.2015 07:30