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George Galloway 'beaten over Israel comments'

British MP attacked in London street by man said to have been shouting about the Holocaust

UK seeking to bar Russia from using SWIFT banking network

The British government will press other European nations at a meeting in Brussels on Saturday to block Russia from using the SWIFT banking network, Bloomberg reported, in what could be a dramatic expansion of sanctions.

Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between shifts

A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes “wouldn’t sleep for five days,” according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road.

Italy's unelected Prime Minister slams Russia's elected President, Vladimir Putin, for 'escalation' in Ukraine

Italy's de-facto dictator, Matteo Renzi, called Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to warn of "very serious consequences" after reports that Moscow has sent troops into Ukraine.

Washington Piles Lie Upon Lie — Paul Craig Roberts

The latest Washington lie, this one coming from NATO, is that Russia has invaded Ukraine with 1,000 troops and self-propelled artillery.

Irish carpenter who is desperately fighting eviction is thrown into Mountjoy Prison

Michael O’Neill, 46, has been imprisoned in Mountjoy for two days on foot of a High Court warrant which said to stay away from his home in Dunmanway, Co Cork.

EU to Discuss More Russian Sanctions, Possible Weapons Embargo – Danish Foreign Minister

The European Union plans to discuss more sanctions against Russia and is ready to consider a weapons embargo, Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard told reporters Friday.

Cold War - Family Business for Brzezinskis

As US President Barack Obama prepares for his address at the NATO Summit in Wales and for chairing the United Nations Security Council in September, the children of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the aging anti-Russian strategist who advised Obama during his first presidential campaign, have been actively working on implementing their father's Cold War schemes.

Donetsk Republic leaders ready to provide corridors for encircled troops

Leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic are ready to provide humanitarian corridors for encircled Kiev-loyal troops on condition of their disarmament.

Obama threatens Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine

US President Barack Obama has threatened his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin with new sanctions over the growing crisis in Ukraine.

Cuban missile crisis 2.0 - NATO approaches Russian border

The President of Ukraine has accused Russia of deploying troops in East Ukraine. That's as anti-government forces launch a counter-offensive and advance on key areas in the south-east. 

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Dutch Intellectuals Apologize to Putin for Lies on MH17, Syria, Ukraine

A letter sent by a prominent Dutch Professor to Russian president Vladimir Putin has attracted much media attention in Europe. The letter was written by Professor Cees Hamelink and signed by dozens of Dutch intellectuals and professors.

France admits it directly supplied arms to Syrian “rebels”

President François Hollande confirmed in a Le Monde interview on August 19 that France has been directly supplying arms to the “rebels” of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in its proxy war to remove the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. This came ahead of the recent US decision to intervene militarily in Syria, ostensibly to crush the Islamic State (IS) opposition militia operating in Iraq and Syria.

Fierce shelling leaves Donetsk residential area devastated

Civilian areas remain in the sights of Ukraine's army in the country's East - with residential parts of Donetsk and Lugansk being hit on a daily basis.

GRAPHIC: Fierce shelling leaves Donetsk residential area devastated

Another Israeli Hermes Drone Shot Down

An Israeli Hermes drone crashed in the vicinity of Baghdad Airport on Wednesday, the second such loss in less than three days after another Israeli pilotless drone of the same model was shot down by Iranian troops in the Central parts of the country.

Israeli PM under fire at home over ceasefire deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come under severe criticism by members of his coalition government, among others, after reaching a ceasefire deal with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Swiss President is concerned about US plan to supply nuclear fuel to Ukraine

The Swiss President and Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE Didier Burkhalter shared Russia's concern over nuclear security due to US intention to supply nuclear fuel to Ukraine and urged Moscow to address the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Philly police sergeant sues own department for false arrest

A Philadelphia police sergeant detained and later pulled from duty for trying to turn in handguns anonymously to police is now suing the department for false arrest and other alleged civil-rights violations.

'No Russian troops in Ukraine': Moscow's OSCE rep responds to Kiev's claims

The OSCE was told there was no Russian presence spotted across the Ukraine border, refuting Thursday's claims that a full-scale invasion was underway. Both the Ukrainian monitoring team head and Russia's representative have given a firm 'no.'

Russian Gas Sector Should Be Exempt From EU Sanctions – EU Energy Chief Oettinger

The Russian gas sector should be exempt from the EU sanctions against Russia, EU Energy Chief Gunther Oettinger said Thursday.

‘Ring of steel’: NATO summit turns Welsh cities into massive open-air prisons

A “ring of steel” likened to a prison or the Berlin Wall has been erected around the NATO Summit venues in Newport and Cardiff city center ahead of the military alliance’s conference next week.

Russian State Duma speaker dismisses Poroshenko's claims about Russian troops in Ukraine

The Speaker of the Russian State Duma Sergei Naryshkin has dismissed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s allegations Russia had moved its troops into Ukraine.

British police commissioner urged to resign amid child abuse scandal

The police commissioner of South Yorkshire has been severely criticized and urged to resign by political leaders since an inquiry exposed shockingly child sexual abuses in Rotherham on Tuesday.

Swatting of Colorado gamer’s office livestreamed on the internet

An internet prank on Wednesday this week ended with the storming of an office building in Littleton, Colorado by heavily-armed SWAT police while computer gamers watched the raid unfold live on the internet.

Resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh passed by California Senate is political corruption

The resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh passed by the California Senate is a shining example of political corruption, the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles said in connection with the resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh passed by the California Senate on Thursday.

America Frightens Us - Political Europe Suppressed Under Washington´s Thumb Is Waking Up

Germans wonder why their reunited country is still occupied by US troops 69 years after the end of World War II, why their country has no foreign policy independent of Washington, and why the German media provides no public discussion of these highly unusual characteristics of an allegedly sovereign state.

Growing National Unrest Has Many Worried, Even Capitalists

According to S&P’s assessment, “extreme” levels of income inequality can harm growth over long periods of time, and in their view, the United States is approaching a level of inequality that is very near the threshold of being dangerous.

Why Isn’t The Media Outraged Over The Death Of Dillon Taylor?

Could the reason have anything to do with the fact that Dillon was a mixed race young man, and the cop was black?

Ill mother left in hospital storage room for 3 days

A seriously ill mother who has been in remission from cancer for nine weeks was left in a storage room at a leading hospital for three days because bed shortages meant there was nowhere else to put her.

Hundreds of bioterror lab mishaps cloaked in secrecy

More than 1,100 laboratory incidents involving potential bioterror germs were reported to federal regulators during 2008 through 2012, reports show. Details of what happened are cloaked in secrecy.

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