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  • Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit could be stripped of $1.8 million prize money after FAILED DRUG TEST
    Kentucky Derby-winning horse Medina Spirit has failed a drugs test and thrown the legacy of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, who has been suspended, into further scandal after five of his horses failed tests in just over a year.

    Baffert claimed to be "shocked" after his horse's ... read more

    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Battered Billy Joe Saunders ‘still in hospital and set for surgery on shattered orbital bone’ after beating by Canelo (VIDEO)
    Billy Joe Saunders remained in hospital overnight and will undergo surgery on a shattered orbital bone after his defeat to Mexican star Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Texas, according to reports. Saunders was forced to quit on his stool after the eighth round in front of 73,000 fans at the ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • China to set up ‘line of separation’ at summit of Mount Everest to protect its climbers amid Covid-19 spike in Nepal
    Covid-19 curbs have reached the top of the world, with China saying it will create “a line of separation” at the summit of Mount Everest to prevent contact between Chinese climbers and those ascending from coronavirus-hit Nepal. Located at an altitude of 8,849 meters (29,032 ft), the summit of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • China to set up ‘line of separation’ at summit of Mount Everest to protect its climbers amid Covid-19 spike in Nepal
    Covid-19 curbs have reached the top of the world, with China saying it will create “a line of separation” at the summit of Mount Everest to prevent contact between Chinese climbers and those ascending from coronavirus-hit Nepal. Located at an altitude of 8,849 meters (29,032 ft), the summit of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Nigeria's President Buhari under fire because of growing security concerns
    Security challenges in Nigeria have sparked anger and calls for President Buhari to step down or be removed from office. Analysts say disgruntled military members and politicians want to overthrow the president. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • US working to help pipeline company after cyberattack
    Colonial Pipeline said on Friday that a ransomware attack forced it to temporarily halt all pipeline operations. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Tunisia begins week of strict COVID lockdown
    More than 500 people are currently in intensive care in Tunisia, a level previously unseen in the North African country. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Turkey's Second Major Wave Recedes Amid a Faltering Lockdown
    The government ordered nonessential workers to stay home starting on April 29, but many of the country’s workers are exempt. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Justin Gatlin part of test event at stadium
    Former Olympic champion Justin Gatlin is one of hundreds of athletes to take part in a test event at Tokyo's Olympic stadium. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Lampedusa: More than 1,000 migrants arrive on Italian island
    The arrivals on Lampedusa in the space of a few hours coincided with the improving weather. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Chef José Andrés on granting $50 gift cards for his D.C. restaurants to vaccinated people to get rate to 70%
    COVID-19 vaccinated people can receive 50 dollar gift cards for his D.C. restaurants from Chef José Andrés, who sees this as "only giving back a little bit of everything that I got as an immigrant when I joined this country 28 years ago." ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Everton boost European hopes with hard-fought win at West Ham
    Everton reinforce their European credentials with a hard-earned win away to Champions League hopefuls West Ham. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • 2021 Kentucky Derby winner fails post-race drug test
    The horse that won the 2021 Kentucky Derby, Media Spirit, has failed a post-race drug test after testing positive for the steroid betamethasone. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended from Churchill Downs indefinitely.  ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Chad claims win over rebels after President Déby's death
    The conflict with rebels culminated in the death of President Déby on the battlefield last month. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • The New Scientific Method: Identity Politics
    The National Academy of Sciences fights bias by explicitly introducing more of it. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • The No-Ownership Society
    If you buy an iPhone, why shouldn’t you be able to do whatever you want with it? ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Pool party: Barca women take plunge after winning title with ASTONISHING points & goals tally as Chelsea loom in UCL final (VIDEO)
    Achieving the feat through an astonishing points and goals tally, FC Barcelona's women's team celebrated their sixth La Liga title win in style by engaging in a pool party ahead of a Champions League final meeting with Chelsea. The team, which is known as Barca Femini, tasted glory on ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Scotland leader: Referendum is 'when – not if'
    Scotland's first minister has spoken to Boris Johnson for the first time since the SNP's election victory. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Kabul school attack: Death toll climbs to 68, over 165 hospitalized with many in critical condition
    Nearly 70 people, primarily female students, have been killed in an attack on a school in Kabul. The death toll is expected to rise, with many of the injured remaining in critical condition and some children missing. On Sunday, the death toll from the devastating attack climbed to 68, ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Kabul school attack: Death toll climbs to 68, over 165 hospitalized with many in critical condition
    Nearly 70 people, primarily female students, have been killed in an attack on a school in Kabul. The death toll is expected to rise, with many of the injured remaining in critical condition and some children missing. On Sunday, the death toll from the devastating attack climbed to 68, ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Susan Sarandon and Roger Waters to lead protest at ‘corporate criminal’ trial of anti-Chevron lawyer
    Actress Susan Sarandon and rock legend Roger Waters will protest the trial of Steven Donziger in New York. Donziger took on oil giant Chevron over pollution in Ecuador and won, but now he’s in the legal crosshairs himself. After nearly two years under house arrest, Steven Donziger will finally ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Rep. Charlie Crist on why he’s running for governor of Florida against DeSantis
    Florida Governor Ron. DeSantis faces re-election challenger Rep. Charlie Crist in the upcoming governor’s election. Rep. Charlie Crist joins Jonathan Capehart on why he is running for governor of Florida against the controversial incumbent. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Israeli Court Delays Expulsion of Palestinian Families in East Jerusalem
    The threat to evict six families from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah had become a rallying cry for Palestinians. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Russia: Doctor who treated Alexei Navalny goes missing
    Alexander Murakhovsky was the first doctor to treat Alexei Navalny after he was poisoned with a nerve agent last year. The doctor has not been seen since Friday. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.
    After five weeks of diplomatic shadow boxing, it is clear that the old agreement no longer works for Tehran or Washington, except as a steppingstone. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Maldives bombing: 'Prime suspect' in attack on Mohamed Nasheed arrested
    Police say they have arrested the "prime suspect" in the attempted assassination of Mohamed Nasheed. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • What Biden should do about the Balkans
    Biden's re-engagement with Europe can start with an easy diplomatic win in the Balkans that would secure the region. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • For Ukraine’s Burial Mounds, a Heap of Trouble
    The Scythians, marijuana-smoking nomadic warriors of ancient Ukraine, built thousands of burial mounds that are at risk today. A preservation group sees meaning in them for a country at war. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘Stop killing us’: Rio favela residents demand answers after raid
    Rights activists and residents urge independent probe into deadly Brazilian police operation in Jacarezinho favela. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Afghanistan: Families mourn girls killed in Kabul school blast
    Afghanistan is in mourning after a bomb attack on a Kabul school killed 68 people — mostly young girls. Families have begun burials for their loved ones while others continue to desperately search for missing children. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Netanyahu: Israel ‘rejects’ pressure not to build in Jerusalem
    Israeli PM defiant as global outcry grows over attempts to evict Palestinian residents in occupied East Jerusalem. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • PSG extension confirms what was already known – Neymar prioritizes money over success and couldn't care less about Barcelona
    Agreeing fresh terms with PSG, Brazilian superstar Neymar proved that he has always been about the money and prioritizes financial gain over on-field success. Once again, his actions showed he couldn't care less about Barcelona. Perhaps the Santos academy product should first be commended for putting us out of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • St Mirren 1-2 St Johnstone: Callum Davidson's side through to Scottish Cup final
    St Johnstone book a place in their second domestic cup final of the season with a 2-1 Scottish Cup win over St Mirren. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Covid: Dracula's castle in Romania offers tourists vaccine
    All visitors to the Romanian castle get a jab and free entry to its exhibit of medieval torture instruments. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Man Utd comeback at Aston Villa keeps City waiting on title
    Manchester United virtually guarantee a Premier League top-four finish with a victory over Aston Villa that ensures rivals Manchester City must wait to seal title. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Jerusalem court delays Palestinian eviction hearing: Live
    Sheikh Jarrah ruling comes amid rising tension as an Israeli crackdown leaves hundreds of Palestinians injured. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Italy: Over 1,000 migrants brought ashore in Lampedusa
    Packed boats carrying hundreds of people reached the tiny island of Lampedusa as migrant routes resume. Humanitarian rescue missions have been hampered by Italian authorities. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Italy: Over 1,000 migrants brought ashore on Lampedusa
    Packed boats carrying hundreds of people reached the tiny island of Lampedusa as migrant routes resume. Humanitarian rescue missions have been hampered by Italian authorities. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • India's Covid Patients Suffer a Fungal Threat: Mucormycosis
    The condition, known as mucormycosis, seems to be infecting some Covid patients with weakened immune systems and underlying conditions, particularly diabetes. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Fresh from victory, Nicola Sturgeon says she’ll ‘lead Scotland to independence’
    After winning a pro-independence majority, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she’ll “lead Scotland to independence,” no matter what London says. That process will be a hard slog, her predecessor Alex Salmond told RT. “I hope to lead Scotland to independence,” Sturgeon told the BBC’s Andrew Marr on Sunday, ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘Welcome reassurance’: Mild Covid-19 infection unlikely to cause lasting heart damage, UK study finds
    In positive news for millions of recovered Covid-19 patients, new research indicates that mild infection with the virus is very unlikely to cause lasting damage to the structure or function of the heart. University College London (UCL) researchers analysed MRI scans of 149 healthcare workers; 74 of whom had ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • South Sudan president dissolves parliament as part of peace deal
    Activists welcome the move in line with a 2018 peace accord, saying it was long overdue but also expressing distrust. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Jerusalem protests: Netanyahu defends Israeli action after clashes with Palestinians
    The prime minister spoke after two nights of clashes between Palestinian protesters and police. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Terrified Aryna Sabalenka almost DROPS Madrid Open trophy after ticker tape explosion during ceremony (VIDEO)
    Aryna Sabalenka secured a surprise win over top seed Ashleigh Barty to seal the Madrid Open title before being handed a shock of her own as the Belarusian almost dropped the trophy when an explosion rang out at the award ceremony. Seeded fifth on the clay courts of the ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix after late Max Verstappen overtake
    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes produce a brilliant, attacking, strategic race to beat Red Bull's Max Verstappen in the Spanish Grand Prix. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Opinion: Scotland's road to independence is far from clear
    Nicola Sturgeon's pro-independence SNP has secured a fourth term in power, raising questions about the UK's future. But the result does not necessarily mean there is support for secession, writes Elliot Douglas. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Meghan warns of pandemic impact on women
    The Duchess of Sussex speaks about the pandemic's impact on women. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Cirque du Soleil’s Return Could Be Its Most Challenging Feat Yet
    After shuttering dozens of shows and shedding most of its work force, the vaunted Canadian circus faces an uphill struggle to bounce back. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • US could default on national debt with ‘X Date’ looming, think tank warns
    The US federal government is likely to run out of borrowing room and breach the debt limit after October 1, according to the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). “Treasury's updated guidance means that the ‘X Date’ will likely arrive after the start of fiscal year 2022,” said Shai Akabas, director ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • EU did not renew its order for AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs beyond June, bloc’s vaccines boss says
    The EU has not made any new orders for AstraZeneca shots beyond June, the head of the bloc’s vaccine task force has said. The EU has been at odds with the drug maker over sloppy deliveries for months. No new orders for the AstraZeneca vaccine – recently rebranded as ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • EU did not renew its order for AstraZeneca Covid-19 jabs beyond June, bloc’s vaccines boss says
    The EU has not made any new orders for AstraZeneca shots beyond June, the head of the bloc’s vaccine task force has said. The EU has been at odds with the drug maker over sloppy deliveries for months. No new orders for the AstraZeneca vaccine – recently rebranded as ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Chad military claims victory over northern rebels
    The military and authorities have previously said they have defeated the FACT rebel group only for fighting to continue. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Heavyweight boxer Aguilera accused of FAKING injury in bizarre finish on Alvarez-Saunders card (VIDEO)
    Heavyweight boxer Nagy Aguilera was booed by 73,000 fans and accused of committing one of the ultimate sins in the sport by apparently faking an injury to get out of his fight against Canelo Alvarez stablemate Frank Sanchez. On the undercard of the Cinco de Mayo sell-out at the ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit fails drugs test
    Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit, who provided trainer Bob Baffert with a record seventh win in the race, has failed a drugs test. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Vaccinations Rise in the E.U. After a Long, Slow Start
    The increase underscores the global disparities in vaccination efforts. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • UK: Boris Johnson calls for talks after Scottish Nationalist victory
    With a pro-independence majority in the Scottish parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK was "best served when we work together.'' ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Malibu beach balcony collapse that left 9 people hurt caught on VIDEO
    Two people ended up in trauma centers in critical condition and several more were injured after a packed balcony collapsed at a rocky beach in Malibu, California on Saturday. CCTV video shows the balcony of a waterfront house jam-packed with people. They scream in terror as the structure suddenly ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Street parties erupt in Spain as government lifts coronavirus curfew (VIDEOS)
    Revelers thronged the streets of Spain’s cities on Sunday after its government lifted a six-month nightly curfew. Crowds danced, sang, and drank – but regional authorities are already planning on ending the party. The Spanish government lifted its coronavirus-related state of emergency at midnight on Sunday. The state of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Street parties erupt in Spain as government lifts coronavirus curfew (VIDEOS)
    Revelers thronged the streets of Spain’s cities on Sunday after its government lifted a six-month nightly curfew. Crowds danced, sang, and drank – but regional authorities are already planning on ending the party. The Spanish government lifted its coronavirus-related state of emergency at midnight on Sunday. The state of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • U.S. states are turning down hundreds of thousands of doses as demand plummets.
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Massachusetts college students SUSPENDED for not wearing masks outside during off-campus event – media
    Three Massachusetts college freshmen have been suspended by their university reportedly after being photographed without masks at an outdoor gathering. Their parents plan to take legal action against the harsh punishment. The trio of female UMass Amherst students were kicked off campus after school administrators saw a photo ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Researchers detect link between teenage brain thinning and onset of psychosis later in life
    Scientists in the US have discovered a link between differences in the thickness of gray matter in teenagers’ brains and a subsequent increase in the risk of developing psychosis later in life. The findings could pave the way for earlier detection, through more focused analysis of MRI scans, as ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Researchers detect link between teenage brain thinning and onset of psychosis later in life
    Scientists in the US have discovered a link between differences in the thickness of gray matter in teenagers’ brains and a subsequent increase in the risk of developing psychosis later in life. The findings could pave the way for earlier detection, through more focused analysis of MRI scans, as ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Manchester United suffer training kit deal blow after fan protests against Glazer family
    Manchester United's efforts to secure a lucrative new training kit deal have suffered a setback after a local firm withdrew over concerns it could be boycotted by fans protesting at the club's owners. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Four in 10 plan to use digital currency for payments within year – Mastercard
    The latest survey carried out by credit card giant Mastercard has revealed that nearly 40% of those polled are planning to use cryptocurrencies for payments within the next year. According to a survey titled ‘Consumer Appetite for Digital Payments Takes Off’, 67% stated that they are more open to ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Coronavirus: EU hasn't placed any new AstraZeneca orders
    The announcement comes after the bloc launched legal action against AstraZeneca over delivery delays. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Aussie tennis icon accuses basketball star Cambage of ‘disrespect’ in Olympic ‘whitewashing’ photo row
    Australian tennis doubles legend Todd Woodbridge has accused Liz Cambage of a misguided approach in her social justice campaign after the basketball star threatened to boycott the Olympics over a photoshoot. An enraged Cambage took to social media this week to rant at what she claimed was a “whitewashed” promotional ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Grief and anger after deadly blasts target Afghan school
    Residents of the Shia neighbourhood blame the government for the attack that has killed 58, mostly students. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Elon Musk reveals he has Asperger's on Saturday Night Live
    The 49-year-old Tesla CEO appeared as a guest host on the US comedy series Saturday Night Live. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Gibbs-White gives Wolves dramatic late win over 10-man Brighton
    Morgan Gibbs-White scores a last-minute winner as a youthful Wolves side come back from a goal down to beat 10-man Brighton, who must now wait at least a week to secure their Premier League survival. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • US inflation numbers are understated, could be up to 20% – RT’s Keiser Report
    Soaring commodity and house prices are further proof that inflation is here to stay and it is much higher than the Federal Reserve wants Americans to believe, according to Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert. Aside from the Fed’s money-printing, other reasons for spiking prices include de-globalization and growing tensions ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Afghans hold funeral for victims of Kabul school bomb blasts
    Dozens of young girls were buried after a school was targeted in the bloodiest attack in Afghanistan in over a year. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Key suspect in Nasheed attack arrested: Maldives police
    Three of the four suspects allegedly behind the explosion that critically wounded the former president are in custody. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Tuchel’s Midas touch at Chelsea hands total vindication to Abramovich and decision to ditch Lampard
    Thomas Tuchel’s remarkable impact at Chelsea has put them withing touching distance of an unlikely Champions League triumph and transformed a team which was in danger of becoming an expensively-assembled set of flops. Saturday’s win at Premier League champions-elect Manchester City was the latest in a growing list of ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Putin vows to defend ‘Russian interests’ on WWII Victory Day
    Thousands of soldiers and veterans attended the gathering in Red Square to mark victory in the 'catastrophic' war. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • At least 80 injured, including ONE-YEAR-OLD BABY, amid clashes between Palestinians & Israeli police in Jerusalem (VIDEO)
    Dozens of people were injured overnight in Jerusalem as clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa Mosque amid anger over planned forced evictions in annexed East Jerusalem. At least 80 people were injured across Jerusalem on Sunday, the Palestine Red Crescent said in a statement. Several ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • At least 80 injured, including ONE-YEAR-OLD BABY, amid clashes between Palestinians & Israeli police in Jerusalem (VIDEO)
    Dozens of people were injured overnight in Jerusalem as clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Al-Aqsa Mosque amid anger over planned forced evictions in annexed East Jerusalem. At least 80 people were injured across Jerusalem on Sunday, the Palestine Red Crescent said in a statement. Several ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Alzheimer’s: Remembering what we’ve forgotten
    What happens when we move away from the shadow of Alzheimer's to a world we remember, even if for a moment? ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • US Navy seizes huge weapons cache in Arabian Sea
    Cache included dozens of advanced Russian-made anti-tank guided missiles and thousands of Chinese assault rifles. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Activist’s killing triggers protests in Iraq’s Karbala
    Ihab al-Wazni was a leading figure in protests against the government in the city - his funeral was held on Sunday. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘I’ll f*ck you up right now’: Canelo & Andrade in FURIOUS press conference bust-up after Mexican’s TKO win over Saunders (VIDEO)
    Following his TKO win over Billy Joe Saunders at Cowboys Stadium in Texas on Saturday night, boxing pound-for-pound great Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez was involved in a heated confrontation with unbeaten Demetrius Andrade. The expletive-ridden scenes played out as Canelo conducted a post-fight interview. Following his capture of Saunders' WBO ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Coronavirus digest: Vaccinated Germans enjoy new freedoms
    From Sunday, those who are fully immunized against COVID-19 are exempt from many restrictions in Germany. The WHO has warned that a variant spreading in India may be dodging vaccine protection. Follow DW for the latest. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Scientists warn of new tsunami threat which could strike coastal cities such as San Francisco with little warning
    Researchers have identified a new tsunami risk posed by strike-slip faults located menacingly close to major population centers around the globe, warning that there would be little to no warning before catastrophe struck. Strike-slip faults have long been studied, though the particular mechanics of the tsunamis they can generate ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • WATCH: Russian warplanes shine in fly-over at Victory Day parade in Moscow despite gloomy weather
    Russian jet fighters and helicopters of all shapes and sizes flew over Moscow’s Red Square on Sunday, as Russia celebrated victory over Nazism in WWII. There were worries that the aircraft would be grounded due to the cloudy weather, but the planes were cleared for flight at the last ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Scientists warn of new tsunami threat which could strike coastal cities such as San Francisco with little warning
    Researchers have identified a new tsunami risk posed by strike-slip faults located menacingly close to major population centers around the globe, warning that there would be little to no warning before catastrophe struck. Strike-slip faults have long been studied, though the particular mechanics of the tsunamis they can generate ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Spain celebrates end of COVID lockdown with street parties
    In scenes akin to New Year's Eve celebrations, impromptu street fiestas erupted across Spain as a six-month state of emergency, imposed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, ended. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Erdogan lashes out at ‘cruel terrorist’ Israel after violent crackdown on Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a scathing denunciation of Israel following clashes between police and Palestinian demonstrators who are angry about planned forced evictions in annexed East Jerusalem. On Friday, Israeli police used rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades on worshippers at Al-Aqsa mosque after the ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Erdogan lashes out at ‘cruel terrorist’ Israel after violent crackdown on Palestinian protesters in East Jerusalem
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a scathing denunciation of Israel following clashes between police and Palestinian demonstrators who are angry about planned forced evictions in annexed East Jerusalem. On Friday, Israeli police used rubber bullets, tear gas and stun grenades on worshippers at Al-Aqsa mosque after the ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Deadly landslide hits gold mine in Guinea
    The artisanal mine in Siguiri region collapsed on Saturday killing the miners instantly, according to area councillor. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘Endless Letter’: RT launches interactive website with personal WWII correspondence for Russia’s V-Day
    RT Creative Lab has launched ‘The Endless Letter’, an interactive website with personal original wartime correspondence and present day illustrations created by young graphic design students.  ‘The Endless Letter’ website, produced in partnership with Red Collar Digital Agency, is the final part of the cross-platform #VictoryPages digital project launched ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘Endless Letter’: RT launches interactive website with personal WWII correspondence for Russia’s V-Day
    RT Creative Lab has launched ‘The Endless Letter’, an interactive website with personal original wartime correspondence and present day illustrations created by young graphic design students.  ‘The Endless Letter’ website, produced in partnership with Red Collar Digital Agency, is the final part of the cross-platform #VictoryPages digital project launched ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Scotland: SNP wins 4th term, short of overall majority
    The nationalist SNP fell short of a majority but a strong showing by the Greens may set the stage for a second independence referendum. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has long vowed to block any such attempt. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Major fire hits oil refinery in Syria’s Homs
    The blaze, which erupted in a distillation unit, was caused by a leak in a pumping station, state media reported. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Victory Day: Putin says Russia will 'firmly' defend interests
    Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced the return of "Russophobia," as the country marked the 76th anniversary of victory in World War II. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • France threatens retaliation towards UK’s financial services as fishing row escalates
    French Secretary of State for European Affairs Clement Beaune has hit out at the UK once again over the ongoing fishing dispute, warning that Paris will not sit idly by if Britain fails to grant licences to French fishermen. In an interview published by the Journal du Dimanche on ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • India COVID-19 deaths could touch 1 million by August: Lancet
    The medical journal said the government of PM Modi needs to 'own up to its mistakes' and work to control the virus. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Victory day belongs to the Russian people: Westerners must realize it celebrates destroying the Nazis, not honoring Stalin’s USSR
    With tanks rolling through Red Square and jets screaming overhead, Russians are marking Victory Day on Sunday with a colossal parade, 76 years on from the surrender of the Third Reich and the capture of Berlin by Soviet troops. These celebrations are often portrayed in the West as an ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Holocaust survivor recalls harrowing details of Nazi atrocities & miraculous rescue by Russia’s Schindler
    Nikolay Kiselev is known as ‘Russia’s Schindler’ for leading more than 200 Jews out of Nazi-held territories during World War II. One of the survivors talked to RT about the atrocities of the occupiers and the daring march. Leon Rubin was only five when the Nazi forces entered Dolginovo ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • ‘Be ready’: Chechen UFC sensation Chimaev targeting FOUR fights this year as he sets sights on ‘chicken’ rival
    Seemingly fully recovered from the lingering effects of his battle with Covid, Khamzat Chimaev says he is aiming for four fights in the UFC octagon this year in two different weight classes to get himself back on track. Chimaev’s rapid rise was halted with a coronavirus infection which finally ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Maldives: Police arrest 'key suspect' in bomb attack
    Security forces say they're holding the third suspect in the attack that critically wounded former President Mohamed Nasheed. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • McCarthy confirms he's backing Stefanik for No. 3 House Republican post
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirmed on Sunday that he backs Rep. Elise Stefanik for the role of House Republican conference chair, as Rep. Liz Cheney faces a vote to oust her from the influential GOP leadership post. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Elizabeth Warren says she'll run for reelection to the Senate in 2024
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democratic senator from Massachusetts who ran for president in the 2020 election, said Sunday that she will run for reelection for her Senate seat in 2024. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • GOP divided over expected Cheney ouster
    The fractures in the Republican Party were in the spotlight on Sunday, with GOP lawmakers offering contrasting opinions on the expected ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her leadership role as House GOP confer ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Rep. Clyburn says qualified immunity doesn’t have to be part of policing reform bill
    Qualified immunity, the legal doctrine that shields individual police officers from lawsuits, has become the biggest sticking point in negotiations between Republicans and Democrats. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Chef José Andrés on granting $50 gift cards for his D.C. restaurants to vaccinated people to get rate to 70%
    COVID-19 vaccinated people can receive 50 dollar gift cards for his D.C. restaurants from Chef José Andrés, who sees this as "only giving back a little bit of everything that I got as an immigrant when I joined this country 28 years ago." ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • 2021 Kentucky Derby winner fails post-race drug test
    The horse that won the 2021 Kentucky Derby, Media Spirit, has failed a post-race drug test after testing positive for the steroid betamethasone. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended from Churchill Downs indefinitely.  ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • With Cheney's impending ouster, the GOP chooses Trump over principle
    Former President Donald Trump promised to exact his revenge on Republicans who refused to go along with his election lies or turn a blind eye to his role in the January 6 insurrection. This week, Americans are likely to watch his first political casualty fall as the House GOP is ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Rep. Charlie Crist on why he’s running for governor of Florida against DeSantis
    Florida Governor Ron. DeSantis faces re-election challenger Rep. Charlie Crist in the upcoming governor’s election. Rep. Charlie Crist joins Jonathan Capehart on why he is running for governor of Florida against the controversial incumbent. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Kinzinger compares Republican Party to the Titanic
    GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) on Sunday compared the Republican Party to the Titanic amid an internal battle surrounding Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and the push to oust her from her GOP leadership position. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • Hogan: GOP devolving into 'circular firing squad' with Cheney ouster
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) warned Sunday that the Republican Party is becoming a "circular firing squad" that is purging itself of any member not seen as sufficiently loyal to former President Trump.Speaking on ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • A Texas bill drew ire for saying it would preserve ‘purity of the ballot box.’ Here’s the phrase’s history.
    Grilling a Republican colleague, a Democratic lawmaker said the words fueled all-White primaries during the Jim Crow era and justified the disenfranchisement of people deemed “unfit to vote.” ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-09
  • As Biden faces a struggle to hold the Senate, Democrats’ divisions resurface
    In crucial Senate races in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and elsewhere, the Democratic coalition that came together to elect Biden is fracturing again — with big implications for his presidency. ... read more
    Published on 2021-05-08