Can Cristiano Ronaldo maintain goal-scoring heroics against Serie A defenses?

Juventus’ new signing, Cristiano Ronaldo, makes his competitive debut for his new club today, but it remains to be seen if he can keep up his impressive scoring rate in a league heralded for its defensive excellence. Read more Ronaldo has scored goals no matter what color jersey he has worn. In his final three […]

Doctors Deploy a Surprisingly Low-Tech Tool Kit Against Opioids

Oregon-based physician Alan Schwartzstein knows urine tests aren’t very popular in America at the moment, thanks in part to reports about hospitals using them to rack up medical bills. But he figures it’s a worthwhile cost to protect his patients from opioid addiction. It couldn’t be less sexy as a tool in the fight against […]

‘Mind Over Mushroom’ Offers Free-Roaming Tactical Battles Against Fungal Foes

Goodbye grid, hello freedom! Mind Over Mushroom takes tactical battles and ditches the grid structure for a more challenging fight, letting you wander as you battle spore-controlled foes. Players will have to mind their distance, as you’re free of grid restraints and able to wander freely (barring terrain obstacles, of course). Be mindful of your […]

Team McGregor vs Team Khabib: Artem Lobov against Zubayra Tukhugov is in works for UFC 229

Teammates of the UFC 229 main event fighters Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Artem Lobov and Zubayra Tukhugov respectively, are expected to be added to the same card to fight each other in the octagon. Lobov and Tukhugov, who were both involved in the notorious confrontation at the fighters’ hotel ahead of the UFC 223 […]

A Malaysian court has found there is enough evidence to mount a case against the women charged with murdering the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Reuters/Fuji TV/AP The trial against two women charged with the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to continue.  A court ruled Thursday there was enough evidence presented by prosecution to mount a case.  The women have been asked to enter their defense. They face death penalty on charges. KUALA […]

US changing its tune in Afghanistan as 'barbaric' Taliban becomes bulwark against ISIS

After more than 15 years of war, the US appears more open to dialogue with the Taliban. RT’s Ilya Petrenko explores why the US has cooled its rhetoric about the “barbarian” enemy that now controls large parts of Afghanistan. As Petrenko reveals, Washington’s longtime adversary in Afghanistan is becoming more palatable by the month, with […]

Will the court ruling against Monsanto open floodgates to more lawsuits? RT’s Boom Bust takes a look

Published time: 14 Aug, 2018 14:47 A California jury has ordered Monsanto to pay $ 289 million to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. RT’s Boom Bust discusses possible future lawsuits against the GMO giant. In other news, Russia has sold off nearly all of its holdings of […]

‘Ask your grandads’: Russian defense minister warns Germany against ‘strength & unity’ strategy

The Russian defense minister has reminded his German counterpart that approaching Moscow from a “position of unity and strength” is not the wisest idea, citing the bitter history of WWII that should’ve made Berlin more prudent. “We are open for dialogue. We are ready for a normal cooperation, but not at all from a position […]

Lawsuit brings $289 million verdict against maker of Roundup weed killer

Enlarge / A weedkiller has gotten its manufacturer in very large legal troubles. (credit: Erich Ferdinand / Flickr) On Friday, a California jury hit Monsanto with $ 289 million in damages in a lawsuit brought by a patient suffering from terminal cancer, accepting the plaintiff’s claims that his disease was caused by the company’s popular […]