The French Front National’s leader Marine Le Pen has sent a letter to the Governor of the French Central Bank, the Banque de France, demanding that France join the list of nations which have repatriated their gold, or at … Read the rest
Bill Cosby has dominated headlines for much of the last month as accusations of sexual assault pile up.
More than a dozen women have accused Cosby, many of whom say he drugged them first.
Their stories paint a starkly different … Read the rest
Monday night on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadali (D) said of the riots after the grand jury announcement that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges for fatally shooting Michael Brown, … Read the rest
Gabriel Aubry made “completely and totally unacceptable” racial slurs against Halle Berry, a court has been told.
The 48-year-old actress, who dated the French-Canadian model between 2005 and 2010, has taken her former lover to court, claiming he straightened the … Read the rest
Russia’s Borei class strategic submarine, the Alexander Nevsky, is due to launch the Bulava missile later this month, a source in the headquarters of the Russian Navy told TASS on Tuesday.
“It is planned that in late November the Alexander … Read the rest
Israel’s attempts to change Jerusalem status should be annulled, the Palestinian ambassador urged.
The State of Palestine asked the UN General Assembly to get Israel to annul all measures to change the status of Jerusalem which under international accords should … Read the rest
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was fired amidst significant foreign-policy leaks on Saturday morning.
The New York Times reported that the United States will expand its mission in Afghanistan in 2015, with US troops participating in direct combat with the Taliban.… Read the rest
A St. Louis, Missouri grand jury has found white police officer Darren Wilson not guilty in the death of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown who he fatally shot in August, St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCullough has announced.
“After a … Read the rest
Polls show that the gold requirement is favored by the less well off and opposed by wealthy Swiss invested in stocks. These poll results provide new insight into the real reason for Quantitative Easing by the Federal Reserve and European … Read the rest
Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen will not take the State Assembly speaker position next year, he announced Sunday. The speaker-elect has faced criticism for a history of bigoted sentiments he expressed in a regular local newspaper column.
Hansen, a two-term assemblyman, … Read the rest
A cyber snooping operation reminiscent of the Stuxnet worm and billed as the world’s most sophisticated computer malware is targeting Russian and Saudi Arabian telecoms companies.
Cyber security company Symantec said the malware, called “Regin”, is probably run by a … Read the rest
President Jacob Zuma will host his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas, in Pretoria this week.
This visit follows a war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza earlier this year. More than 2100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, were killed in Gaza. … Read the rest
The ultimate goal of the anti-Russian sanctions imposed by some Western nations is to stir public protests and oust the government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
“Western leaders publicly state that the sanctions must hurt [Russia’s] economy and stir … Read the rest
China is against the declaration of independence by any ethnic groups through referendums, but this does not apply to Crimea, the acting director of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s European-Central Asian Affairs department, Gui Congyou, told Russian media on Friday.
“We … Read the rest