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Moscow Retaliates Against Western Sanctions With Bans on Agricultural Imports

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday banning imports of agricultural products from countries that imposed sanctions on Russia for one year, the Kremlin press service said.

Americans Should be Ashamed

The Obama Administration sent Secretary of State John Kerry to Israel to insist on a cease fire in Gaza. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responds not only with a no but with a “hell no” and Kerry backed down, but Bibi didn’t let it end there, telling Kerry and US Ambassador Daniel Shapiro “don’t ever second guess me again.” The Administration pleaded for a halt in the fighting but it only criticized Israel directly once after there was irrefutable evidence that it had shelled a United Nations (UN) school killing 17 and wounding ninety.

Israel Flagged as Top Spy Threat to U.S. in New Snowden/NSA Document

Israel was singled out in 2007 as a top espionage threat against the U.S. government, including its intelligence services, in a newly published National Security Agency (NSA) document obtained by fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, according to a news report Monday.

New leaker disclosing US secrets say officials

The US government has concluded that there is a new leaker providing national security documents to journalists, officials say.

Psaki Should Learn Geography - Russian Defense Ministry

The Russian Defense Ministry said US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki should check geographical facts before raising concerns over the Russian Air Forces exercises, allegedly taking place near Ukraine.

The overcriminalization of American people

Why are we seeing such an uptick in Americans being arrested for such absurd “violations” as letting their kids play at a park unsupervised, collecting rainwater and snow runoff on their own property, growing vegetables in their yard, and holding Bible studies in their living room?

Afghan soldier shoots dead US major-general in Kabul

The United States Department of Defense says an army major-general has been shot dead in Afghanistan, the highest-ranking American casualty since the US-led war began in October 2001.AF

Putin Urges Government to Prepare Response to Western Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he has told the government to retaliate against Western sanctions.

The Subprime Economy is Back—But It Never Really Left. The Heavy Burden of Household Debt to American Families

Remember the sub-prime economy? It’s back, but it’s different this time. Well, sorta different. And you may be affected by it in all kinds of ways.

US Must Stop Supplying Fuel to Israeli Forces – Amnesty International

The human rights group Amnesty International says the United States will have “more blood on its hands” if it continues supplying fuel to the Israeli forces that are battling Palestinian militants in Hamas-run Gaza.

Apocalypse Blair

While Gaza writhes in agony, Middle East Peace Envoy Tony Blair’s private jet last week was in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Two months earlier Blair had certainly visited Las Vegas and Los Angeles on the same journey. In Las Vegas Blair was paid a large but undisclosed sum to attend a conference of hedge fund managers. His meetings in Los Angeles were “private”.

Jon Stewart - "We cannot be Israel's rehab sponsor and its drug dealer"

Moments after a 72-hour ceasefire was announced between the two countries, Israel asked the United States for more weapons, which the United State was ready to provide.

“Maybe they’re just running out of sh*t to blow up…maybe it’s the opportunity for peace that as we heard earlier, the administration has been working tirelessly towards,” Stewart said.

Jon Stewart - "We cannot be Israel's rehab sponsor and its drug dealer " on Israel, Hamas cease-fire

Alison Weir - The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel

Talk by Alison Weir, Executive Director of If Americans Knew and author of the book "Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel" recorded July 30, 2014 at the Common Good Cafe at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle, WA.

TalkingStickTV - Alison Weir - The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel

US spy plane violates Swedish airspace to escape Russia jets

A US Air Force spy plane has reportedly violated Swedish airspace twice in order to escape Russian fighter jets.

Britain 'attempts to censor' US report on torture sites

The government stands accused of seeking to conceal Britain's role in extraordinary rendition, ahead of the release of a declassified intelligence report that exposes the use of torture at US secret prisons around the world.

Elizabeth Daly, assaulted by cops for buying water, is awarded more than $210,000 compensation

A settlement has been reached in the case of a University of Virginia student arrested during a botched ABC sting in Charlottesville.

Are you Ready for Nuclear War?

Are you ready for war—including possibly nuclear war—between the United States, Europe, and Russia? That is the question that everyone should be asking him- or herself in light of the developments since the destruction of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17.

Vladimir Putin on US Sanctions and Ukraine – English Subs

Vladimir Putin on US Sanctions and Ukraine, right after his return from the South America Tour, July 2014

Vladimir Putin on US Sanctions and Ukraine – English Subs

US supplies Israel with bombs amid Gaza blitz

Pentagon says Israel allowed to tap local US arms stockpile in past week to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds.

The West’s Reckless Rush Towards War With Russia

“Moscow has a Nuclear Arsenal as large as Washington’s”

Recruiting to Kill – It Is Not Just an Israeli War on Gaza

To some, US secretary of state John Kerry may have appeared to be a genuine peacemaker as he floated around ideas during a Cairo visit on 25 July about a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza. But behind his measured diplomatic language, lies a truth not even America’s top diplomat can easily hide. His country is very much involved in fighting this dirty war on Gaza which has killed over 1,050, injured thousands more, and destroyed much of an already poor, dilapidated space that was barely inhabitable to begin with.

Data stored overseas should be accessible to US government, judge rules

A federal judge in New York City sided with the United States government on Thursday and said that Microsoft must comply with a search warrant compelling the corporation to surrender customer data it stores overseas.

Los Altos man sues Palo Alto police for breaking his arm for resisting arrest - because he was having a seizure

In a lawsuit against Palo Alto and Santa Clara County law enforcement officials filed Monday, July 28, in U.S. District Court, Tyler Harney, who was a passenger in the car that was stopped, recounted his version of events.

Irish sovereignty ‘faces being trampled’ by US

Privacy activists last night warned that Irish sovereignty faces being trampled on if the US government is able to force technology firms to simply hand over information held on servers in Ireland.

Israel Right or Wrong - But What's In It For Americans?

It is a familiar scenario. Israeli is killing hundreds of civilians, mostly women and children, and the Zionist propaganda machine is working overtime.

Slaughter is not self-defense: The assault on Gaza and the corruption of language

Already, more than a thousand Palestinians have died in what is the most savage yet of these assaults, and President Obama continues to call it self-defense, though he dutifully regrets the loss of innocent civilian lives.

US, EU push Russia toward war

American and European governments are saying that they are not seeking to confront Russia militarily. But what else can you make of their latest broadside of sanctions aimed at the heart of the Russian economy?

Washington’s MH17 End Game: Targetting Moscow as a State Sponsor of Terrorism, Deployment of Shadow NATO Forces in Ukraine

The Ukrainian Civil War took a violent and headline-grabbing international turn for the worst on 17 July following the downing of Flight MH17. Although it appears more and more likely that it was the Ukrainian Army that shot it down and not the anti-Kiev Resistance, pro-Western media has been aggressively pushing the narrative that Russia, specifically President Putin, was involved and has been suppressing evidence to the contrary.

US wants WWIII because its big banks are insolvent

An American author and columnist says the United States wants to start a third world war because most of its big banks are insolvent.

Why should Russian resources be given to Wall Street?

The US has accused Moscow of violating laws dating back to the 1980s. Washington says Russia has breached a nuclear arms treaty signed with the Soviet Union in 1987, by testing a ground-launch cruise missile.

‘Why should Russian resources be given to Wall Street?’

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