Washington has issued a strong rebuke of a new Israeli plan to build more than 1,300 new settlement homes in the West Bank for Jewish settlers, with thousands more likely to soon be approved. However, behind the scenes, Israeli leaders are denying any new US pressure exists.
France has claimed UK authorities are blocking applications for its fishermen to net catches in British territorial waters up to 6 miles of the coast, but Westminster says it has granted 98 per cent of applications from boats based in the European Union.
The Democrat-led Illinois Senate has voted to repeal a law requiring a parent to be notified at least 48 hours before their child has an abortion. The bill heads to the House for passage, and Governor JB Pritzker also approves. Read Full Article at RT.com
A Texas lawmaker has launched an investigation into Texas school libraries’ books on issues of race and sexuality following a measure passed by the legislature earlier this year that prohibited teachers from teaching critical race theory at public schools.
A white senior hospital executive who lost his job in a push to diversify its leadership team has won a $10 million lawsuit, with a federal jury agreeing that his employers fired him based on his race. Read Full Article at RT.com
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) denounced a new tax proposal on Wednesday that would target billionaires and those who earned $100 million or more in three consecutive years aimed to help fund Biden’s economic plan, calling it a divisive billionaires tax.
Beijing, however, denies that the alleged hypersonic missile launch took place, as the FT reported earlier this month. China insists that it launched a new reusable space rocket around the same time as the FT report.
Leaders and activists attending the UN global warming summit in Glasgow may be forced to fly or drive there if no deal can be reached to stop the two-week strike at the regional train operating company from going ahead.
A Halloween-themed ad from Twix has critics accusing the candy manufacturer of ‘ruining’ the holiday with a woke and confusing message on boys wearing dresses that has little to do with the celebration – or the product advertised. Read Full Article at RT.com
The 2009 agreement between late American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre, who is now accusing the UK's Prince Andrew of sex abuse, was deemed by the latter's legal team as a key document that could alleviate Giuffre's accusations.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Two Russian strategic long-range bombers Tu-160 flew over the Barents and Norwegian Seas, accompanied by Norwegian F-16s in some areas, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
Santa Fe County Sheriff Adan Mendoza has said there were likely “other live rounds” on the ‘Rust’ movie set, where actor Alec Baldwin shot and killed a cinematographer during filming. Read Full Article at RT.com
Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert accused a journalist of misgendering him and of "triggering hurt feelings" on Thursday after the reporter accidentally used female pronouns to refer to the Texas representative. Read Full Article at RT.com
A number of her siblings were prosecuted in Saudi Arabia for money laundering, while her father is wanted on embezzlement charges. The former official himself claims he and his family are being targeted for political reasons.
Since 1947, India and Pakistan have fought three wars over Kashmir, an 86,000 square-mile Muslim-dominated region. Once a princely state, the region is now divided between the two nuclear-armed nations, and India and Pakistan both claim sovereignty over the whole area.