1,000s gather in London for ‘biggest’ anti-Brexit rally seeking final say (VIDEO)

Thousands of protesters are descending on Westminster for what organizers claim is the “biggest, loudest and most important” anti-Brexit demo since the vote. They insist Brexit is taking the UK to a “future nobody voted for.” The participants, mainly young activists, of the so-called “March For the Future” gathered at Park Lane in the British […]

A Whopping 1 in 3 Death Certificates List Wrong Cause of Death

New York City, in the early aughts, had one of the highest rates of heart disease deaths in the nation. Nearly 40 percent of deaths there were attributed officially to heart disease, according to Bob Anderson, chief of the mortality statistics branch at the National Center for Health Statistics. But the statistic didn’t align with […]

Macedonian parliament narrowly greenlights name change for ‘brighter future’ with NATO & EU

Barely eking out the required majority and casting aside the failed popular referendum, Macedonia’s parliament has approved the country’s name change for the sake of a “brighter future” reserved for NATO members. The Macedonian population largely boycotted the referendum, despite the best efforts of its US-backed government, which tried to entice voters by phrasing the question […]

Freedom of worship? US encourages Ukraine to create independent Orthodox Church

Washington has voiced “strong support” for an autocephalous Orthodox community in Ukraine, while the Russian Orthodox Church has accused the Constantinople Patriarchate of betraying its faith to cater to US political interests. While the Russian government has refused to intervene in Church affairs, Washington, which has little to do with the Orthodox world, reiterated “its […]

Trump says Khashoggi death ‘unacceptable’, but he ‘prefers’ to keep defense contracts with Saudis

Calling Saudi Arabia a crucial ally against Iran that purchases billions of dollars-worth of US weapons, Donald Trump lamented Khashoggi’s “unacceptable” death but praised Riyadh for making the first arrests in the ongoing probe. “It is a good first step. It is a big step,” Trump said, admitting, though, that “some questions” do remain and […]

Playing online games & 'torturing cats': Who was the Crimea college shooter?

The worst school shooting in Russia’s history has sparked a series of inaccurate and contradictory media reports. Here are the main questions that still need to be answered, and the most accurate information we have so far. What drove Vladislav Roslyakov to kill? When an 18-year old described by his classmates as a “calm and […]

Saudi Arabia says journalist Khashoggi ‘died after fight broke out’ in the consulate

Published time: 19 Oct, 2018 22:11 Edited time: 19 Oct, 2018 22:16 Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a “fight” with individuals inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey, Saudi authorities said after nearly two weeks of speculation. A senior Saudi intelligence official was fired over the incident. Khashoggi lived in Turkey and was last seen entering […]

Hillary 2020? Former adviser says there’s a (slim) chance

With no clear frontrunner emerging from the Democratic camp, one former adviser reckons 2020 might be Hillary Clinton’s time to shine – much to the amusement of the White House. Philippe Reines, a former senior adviser to Clinton during her tenure as Secretary of State, told Politico on Friday that while Clinton’s chances of running […]