Detained Immigrant Girl Released but Future Remains Uncertain

Detained Immigrant Girl Released but Future Remains Uncertain

You can fuel thoughtful, authority-challenging journalism: Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout. A 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by immigration authorities after surgery has been released to her family but her future in the country remains uncertain. Federal immigration authorities released Rosa Maria Hernandez on Friday after more than a […]

Global warming to solve everything|Humor

Global warming to solve everything|Humor

The UN has today announced that a three-degree rise in temperatures around the world will, eventually, solve everything. For a start, experts have announced that Kevin Spacey can’t swim and he, therefore, will perish . The studios that house the BBC’s ‘The Week’ are in London and will soon be underwater and consequently Harriet Harman […]

MSCI blocks new stocks lacking voting rights from some indexes

MSCI blocks new stocks lacking voting rights from some indexes

NEW YORK (Reuters) – MSCI Inc will temporarily ban new companies that deny equal voting rights to shareholders from two market indexes, intensifying a debate over who should police perceived lapses in corporate governance. FILE PHOTO: The MSCI logo is seen in this June 20, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo The index provider will […]

Old Scientist: Why aren’t there more British Nobels?

Old Scientist: Why aren’t there more British Nobels?

By Mick O’Hare “DOES epidemic disease come from space?” In the relatively sober 1970s, this headline must have been even more alarming than it would be in our present era of fake news. Especially atop an article by famous astronomer Fred Hoyle and astrobiologist Chandra Wickramasinghe, arguing that infamous epidemics like the deadly Spanish flu […]

White Supremacists Share Bomb-Making Materials in Online Chats

White Supremacists Share Bomb-Making Materials in Online Chats

This story originally appeared on ProPublica. Right-wing extremists communicating in confidential online chats in recent months have shared scores of documents detailing the manufacture and use of bombs, grenades, mines and other incendiary devices. The documents, which range from instructions on detonating dynamite to U.S. military manuals for constructing improvised explosives and booby traps, were […]

Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

Catalonia's Carles Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

Brussels: Catalonia`s sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers turned themselves into Belgian police on Sunday after Spain issued a warrant for their arrest. The five, who face accusations of rebellion and sedition in Spain, are due to appear later Sunday before a judge who will decide within 24 hours whether […]

The Fed Is Safe Under Trump

The Fed Is Safe Under Trump

President Trump is great at stirring up controversies, and throwing red meat to the media. He’s great at keeping the left in a permanent state of hyperventilation. He’s great at rallying his supporters. But when it comes to actual policies, the status quo has been maintained across the board. The warfare is safe. The welfare […]

The Catalan Scenario for Russia

The Catalan Scenario for Russia

In the fifty-fourth edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Nezavisimaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Moskovskiy Komsomolets, and Vedomosti. He discusses the emerging proxy conflict between the U.S./NATO and Russia in Afghanistan and the Russian leadership’s intentions regarding the military intervention in Syria. He also examines the current, […]

‘US misled us over Iraq WMD claims’ – ex-UK PM Gordon Brown

‘US misled us over Iraq WMD claims’ – ex-UK PM Gordon Brown

A US report disputing the size of Iraq’s supposed stockpile of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) prior to the 2003 invasion was not shared with the UK government, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said. Writing in his newly published memoir, the then-Chancellor in Tony Blair’s Labour government said he believes the US deliberately withheld […]

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

Netflix cuts ties with Kevin Spacey after sexual misconduct allegations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc severed ties on Friday with Kevin Spacey, one of its biggest stars and the lead in its popular drama “House of Cards,” after a number of allegations of sexual misconduct against the Oscar-winning actor. FILE PHOTO: Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of […]