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Militarized microbes? Pentagon’s DARPA seeks means to spread genetically modified bacteria as ‘explosives sensors’

In an idea seemingly pulled from dystopian science fiction, the Pentagon has teamed up with Raytheon to develop a system capable of delivering genetically modified bacteria underground. For purely defensive purposes, of course. Read Full Article at RT.com

Goodbye Ultima Thule, welcome Arrokoth! NASA renames distant space rock after woke outrage over ‘Nazi connotations’

NASA has given a new name to a remote space rock after its previous moniker came under fire in a wave of PC outrage, with progressive-minded critics insisting the name was tainted by links to Nazi Germany. Read Full Article at RT.com

Opposition senator declares herself ‘interim president’ of Bolivia without quorum or vote

Opposition politician Jeanine Añez has declared herself “interim president” of Bolivia without a vote, but the party of ousted President Evo Morales said that the Senate had no quorum and the legislature’s session was not legal. Read Full Article at RT

Killing of Islamic Jihad leader & clashes with Gaza come amid Israel’s inner political war

Israeli targeting of two Islamic Jihad leaders, resulting in rocket attacks from Gaza and a military escalation with the Palestinians, take place as the country is in political turmoil with only a caretaker government in Tel Aviv. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chilean riot police knock down & drag elderly protester in brutal arrest amid massive anti-neoliberal protests (VIDEOS)

Five Chilean riot police were caught on camera brutalizing an elderly protester, dragging him through the street and manhandling him into a van as gargantuan protests against the Piñera regime’s austerity policies continue. Read Full Article at RT.com

Marco Rubio blames ‘Putin’s disinformation’ for coverage of Bolivia coup that he doesn’t like

Eager to find some way to implicate Russia in Bolivia’s political crisis and control of the US narrative, Republican senator Marco Rubio branded any skeptical coverage of events as an example of how «Putin uses disinformation.» Read Full Articl

Virtue-signalling or vehicular sense? Netherlands to lower speed limits to cut emissions - report

The government of the Netherlands will reportedly slash highway speed limits from 130 km/h (80mph) to 100 km/h (60mph) in a bid to curb nitrogen emissions. The move has been received with mixed feelings. Read Full Article at RT.com

Canada’s identity crisis: Wokeness clashes with WWI remembrance in Don Cherry scandal

Calling out immigrants who do not wear a poppy in memory of WWI veterans got legendary Canadian sportscaster Don Cherry fired and further polarized the nation struggling to reconcile “woke” values with its history and tradition. Read Full Article at RT.co

Impeachment whistleblower may have illegally solicited foreign donations, says NEW WHISTLEBLOWER

The whistleblower whose complaint kicked off the impeachment drive against President Trump may himself have illegally solicited foreign donations, a new whistleblower has claimed, in a story that gets more farcical by the day. Read Full Article at RT.com

French police close beaches & set up patrols as cocaine packages keep washing ashore

Beaches in south west France have been closed as blocks of high-quality cocaine continue to wash ashore prompting a major police operation to retrieve the powdery packages before the opportunistic public snaps them up. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Dictators? It’s OK’: Trump trolls critics, touting his ability to work with anybody if it benefits US

World leaders flock to the US as it’s where all the action is, Donald Trump, said, adding that he is willing to negotiate with each and every one of them, even dictators, to help America prosper. Read Full Article at RT.com

Battleground Hong Kong: Rioters armed with catapults & javelins destroy university campuses & metro stations, clashing with police

Protests in Hong Kong have reached new heights of violence, with bomb-throwing rioters seizing control of university campuses and pushing out police while authorities admit that the riot-ravaged city hangs by a thread. Read Full Article at RT.com

China & Russia’s ‘worst nightmare’? National Interest piece fantasizing sale of US nuke subs to allies is an ‘exaggeration’

The National Interest magazine claimed that a potential sale of US nuclear subs to allies may become a “nightmare” for Russia and China. Military analysts told RT there could be a fallout but a grim prospect is an exaggeration. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales thanks Mexico for saving HIS LIFE, pledges to carry on fight despite coup

Bolivia’s ousted socialist president, Evo Morales, has credited Mexico with saving his life, after the country offered him political asylum following his resignation from government. Read Full Article at RT.com

Wait, what? Campus newspaper apologizes for DOING JOURNALISM, calls protest coverage ‘retraumatizing and invasive’

A US college newspaper has apologized for photographing and talking to protesters who picketed a speech by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The paper claims that standard journalistic practice hurt their feelings. Read Full Article at RT.com

Leaders address global challenges at Paris Peace Forum in absence of US

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Yesterday's 'double champ': 3 yrs on from Conor McGregor's signature victory, it remains his most recent win

It's three years since Conor McGregor recorded his signature victory over Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight championship. It’s also his most recent win. ‘The Notorious’ should be careful to avoid becoming yesterday's man. Read Full Article at RT.

Competition for Moscow? UK election meddling accusations spread from Russia, to India…to Hillary

If you believe the daily reports, Britain’s ongoing election campaign is facing more interference than an old analogue television during a rainstorm, and amazingly, it’s not just Russians being accused of being behind it. Read Full Article at RT.com

Evo’s odyssey: Morales endures banned airspace, unplanned pit stop during flight to political asylum in Mexico

Former Bolivian President Evo Morales has said that Mexico saved his life after being granted asylum in the North American country. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Bird of the Year’ flap: More Russian meddling in wildlife contest?

New Zealand is home to over 200 bird species and most of them are unique to the north and south islands were they have lived for millions of years. But while the Dodo might be dead, modern day drama and meddling certainly isn’t. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Freak accident’: 20-year-old US college gymnast dies of spinal injuries after training fall

US college gymnast Melanie Coleman has tragically died after suffering a spinal cord injury during training while practicing on the uneven bars. Read Full Article at RT.com

9yo child admits to arson as dozens of WILDFIRES ravage southeast Australia (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

As southeastern Australian is ravaged by dozens of wildfires, a nine-year-old boy has admitted to using a blowtorch to start another blaze in the state of New South Wales. Read Full Article at RT.com

French riot police join Catalan cops harshly DRAGGING independence protesters blocking border crossing (VIDEO)

Catalan independence protesters who blocked a border crossing with France were routed – in some cases physically dragged away – by French riot police working with Catalan police, just a day into a planned three-day protest. Read Full Article at RT.com

Back on track: Federer rescues ATP Finals hopes with win over Berrettini

Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer picked up his first win at the Nitto ATP Finals, beating debutant Matteo Berrettini of Italy in two straight sets to keep his tournament hopes alive. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Typical of her’: Hillary Clinton takes to UK airwaves to warn about, yep, Russia… but not everybody is impressed

Not content to beat the ‘Russiagate’ drum in the US, Hillary Clinton has used a book tour in the UK to sound the alarm about supposed Russian interference in British politics. Critics say her tour is election meddling in itself. Read Full Article at RT.co

‘Never forget what your enemy looks like’: MPs allow use of swastika to condemn Nazi ideology

The swastika and other symbols of the Third Reich can be used, but only if it’s done to condemn Nazism, the State Duma ruled. The previous legislation was too harsh, even making addressing classic WWII movies a problem. Read Full Article at RT.com

Mystery as ‘thousands’ of birds found DEAD on shores of Indian lake

The shocking discovery of more than 1,000 dead birds of various species along the shores of India’s biggest inland salt lake has left authorities scratching their heads. Read Full Article at RT.com

Spain’s Socialists, Podemos sign pact on ‘progressive’ coalition govt

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Dead on arrival? Disney Plus experiences major outage right after launch

Disney’s brand new streaming service, destined to rival the mighty Netflix, has fallen at the first hurdle, stumbling out of the gate directly after launch as widespread outages have been reported across the US. Read Full Article at RT.com

One giant leap for robot-kind? Russian humanoid robots slated for spacewalks & moon missions

The Russian robot used to dock unmanned spacecraft at the International Space Station (ISS) could soon be upgraded to carry out spacewalks and even participate in missions to the moon. Read Full Article at RT.com

Corbyn brands cyber attack as ‘suspicious’ after UK Labour Party’s digital systems targeted during election campaign

Jeremy Corbyn revealed he’s “suspicious” and has been left feeling “very nervous” after Labour’s digital systems became the victim of a “sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack” in the middle of a general election campaign. Read Full Articl

Putin & Xi to launch strategic natural gas pipeline from Russia to China in December

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will take part in the launching ceremony of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, set to be held next month. Read Full Article at RT.com

People should ditch dollar, fiat currencies in general & buy gold which is ‘a real safe haven’ – Peter Schiff tells Boom Bust

The real driver behind the rise of gold prices is the world’s central banks’ buying spree, says Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ex-pornstar Khalifa quashes pregnancy rumors while moving wedding forward one year

Former adult actress Mia Khalifa has quashed rumors that she is pregnant while simultaneously announcing that she has moved up the date of her wedding by a full year. Read Full Article at RT.com

MMA fighter Tara LaRosa restrains ‘aggressive’ anti-Trump protester at Veterans Day event (VIDEO)

American female MMA champion Tara LaRosa used her fighting skills to restrain a left-wing activist who was reportedly attacking people during a Veterans Day flag-wave gathering. Read Full Article at RT.com

Israeli settlement products must be labeled as coming from occupied lands, top EU court rules

Any produce made in Israeli-occupied West Bank settlements must be labeled as such so that the European consumer isn’t misled by the generic ‘Made in Israel’ tag, a top EU court said in a landmark ruling. Read Full Article at RT.com

Cris and make up: Juventus teammates ‘expect apology’ from Cristiano Ronaldo over substitution strop

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus teammates expect an apology from the Portuguese star for his strop after being substituted during the game against AC Milan at the weekend, according to reports in Italy. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Sickening’: UK Labour politician slams rival Lib Dem for suggesting she was partly responsible for Grenfell Fire

Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Kensington, the west London constituency that includes Grenfell Tower, has hit back at her Liberal Democrat opponent after he suggested she was partially responsible for the tragic 2017 fire. Read Full Article at RT.com

Beautiful, silvery ‘mouse deer’ rediscovered in Vietnam after no sightings for almost 30yrs

A small, deer-like animal thought to have been extinct has been spotted for the first time in three decades in the northwestern jungle of Vietnam, providing hope that reports of the animal’s demise may have been overstated. Read Full Article at RT.com

China’s gold-backed crypto looming as ‘Pearl Harbor type event’ for US dollar in 2020 – Keiser Report

There are two economies in the United States, says RT’s Keiser Report, the real economy, where the 99 percent live, and the one-percent economy, where bankers and the corporate elite live. Read Full Article at RT.com
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