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The conflict in Syria could be over in weeks once the West and other regional powers stops supporting the opposition fighters on the ground, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moualem told RT after the UNGA session in New York.
RT: Now that Russia and the United States have determined what they want…Continue
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The federal government could shut down Oct. 1 if Congress doesn't, some time between now and then, pass new funding legislation.
President Barack Obama said in August that an independent panel will review the United States’ surveillance capabilities in the wake of damaging NSA leaks. One month later, though, that group’s game plan is being called into question.
A steady stream of disclosures credited to former intelligence…Continue
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Considering that the conventional treatment of advanced stage pancreatic cancer can result in as little as a 1% 5-year survival rate, new preclinical research on a liposomal turmeric extract that inhibits pancreatic tumor growth by 42% is all the more amazing.
A promising new study published in the…Continue
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Syrian armed opposition may be ordered by its foreign sponsors to stage a false flag operation against foreign inspectors when they arrive in the country to monitor destruction of the country’s chemical weapons stockpile, says the Syrian president.
Bashar Assad voiced his concerns in an interview by…Continue
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A Wells Fargo Bank depositor has charged in a lawsuit that the institution forces its branch managers to meet quotas for new accounts and that they do so by forging customers' signatures on applications.
According to Courthouse News Service, the depositor,…
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The Canadian Armed Forces requires physically and mentally wounded service members to sign a form agreeing to not criticize senior officers or demoralize other troops on social media sites.
The form is given to wounded soldiers transferred to the Joint Personnel Support Unit (JPSU), which oversees support…Continue
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Defense attorneys for the Guantanamo Bay detainees charged with plotting the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks told the court this week that the Wi-Fi connection at Starbucks was more secure than the Pentagon’s own system.
Lawyers for the accused terrorists said in pretrial hearings previously that they…Continue
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US lawmakers are demanding a review of how the suspected shooter in Monday’s attack on the Washington Navy Yard maintained a security clearance despite numerous violent incidents and run-ins with the law.
Aaron Alexis, the…Continue
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Aaron Alexis, the suspect in the shooting deaths of at least 12 individuals at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, was a relative recluse in the Internet age.
The 34-year-old left a scant social media footprint, though that could have been by design. Facebook does not appear to have an account for him, nor does…Continue
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D.C. officials said at least 13 people are dead after a rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. The U.S. Navy said shots were fired around 8:20 a.m. at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where about 3,000 people…Continue
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As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.
National Guard helicopters and truck convoys carried the admonition into…Continue
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The United States’ secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has ordered the government to move forward with declassifying documents pertaining to its practice of collecting the phone records of millions of Americans in bulk.
Citing the vast public interest generated by leaks attributed to former…Continue
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Russia and the US continue to trade barbs over President Vladimir Putin’s recent Op-Ed in the New York Times, in which he took issue with America viewing itself as “exceptional” and the dangers it posed in Syria and beyond.
On Friday, Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said he was bemused that the United…Continue
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Anti-Assad rebels have been forced out of many parts of Syria’s ancient Christian village of Maaloula, but the fighting there remains heavy, RT correspondent Maria Finoshina reports from the scene.
After arriving in the center of the village Wednesday, Maria Finoshina and the RT camera crew saw signs of a…Continue
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Putin says events in Syria have forced him to speak directly to the US
Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient…Continue
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Syria will start handing over information on its chemical weapons to international groups a month after it signs the Chemical Weapons Convention, President Bashar Assad has told a Russian TV channel.
Damascus has agreed to a Russia proposal to put its chemical weapons stockpiles under international…Continue
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Anyone with a few years of training in chemistry and access to some freely available raw materials could easily produce chemical weapons like sarin gas, chemical weapons expert and Rice University professor James Tour told RT.
Although it is unlikely that “somebody on the street” could do it, Tour…Continue
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In a move to intensify its defense near the Syrian border, Turkey has deployed additional troops and more weapons to the country’s southeast. Earlier this week, Turkey sent reinforcement to the south amid Washington’s calls for a military strike on Syria.
The Turkish military dispatched additional…Continue
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