Amazon warehouse collapse in Baltimore leaves two dead

Amazon is grappling with tragedy at one of its warehouses this weekend. A 50-foot wall at the company’s southeast Baltimore fulfillment center collapsed on the night of November 2nd in the midst of a large storm, killing two people. They worked for an external company, an Amazon official told the Baltimore Sun. The online retailer’s […]

US economy about to collapse, taking down dollar & American standard of living – Peter Schiff

Tuesday’s US stock plunge following a massive selloff on global markets is seen by some analysts as a sign of more bad things to come. RT talked to veteran stock broker Peter Schiff to explore the issue in depth. After the dramatic early drop, US stocks recovered but finished lower after a wild day on […]

Collapse of ancient city’s water system may have led to its demise

Enlarge / The Cambodian city of Angkor was once the largest in the world until vast swathes of the population decamped in the 15th century. Its famous temple, Angkor Wat (above), survived. (credit: Stefan Irvine/LightRocket/Getty Images) The Cambodian city of Angkor was once the largest in the world… then the vast majority of its inhabitants […]

Primera Air collapse leaves thousands stranded abroad – what passengers should do next

Low-cost airline Primera Air has gone into administration. Thousands of passengers have been stranded abroad, with the airline flying between the UK and Europe, the USA and Canada. All flights, primarily from Stansted Airport, have been stopped with immediate effect from today (2 October). What should passengers do if they have flights booked with the […]

The Treasury Secretary’s hectic schedule after Lehman Brothers’ collapse illustrates the chaos of the financial crisis

Getty Images Saturday marks exactly 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in the history of the United States, and the defining event of the financial crisis. The days after Lehman’s collapse were a frantic scramble to prevent the collapse of the whole financial system. At the heart of that scramble […]

Buildings collapse, people injured & trapped by landslides after 6.7 quake rocks Japan

A large-scale rescue operation is underway on the Japanese island of Hokkaido after a powerful 6.7 earthquake triggered several landslides that swallowed a number of houses, injuring and trapping people inside. The rural town of Atsumi has been partially devastated after a chunk of a mountain ridge slid and covered several houses, aerial footage by […]

Former Lehman Brothers staff are hosting a secret party on the 10-year anniversary of the bank’s collapse

Oli Scarff/Getty Images September marks 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the biggest bankruptcy in US history, and the most significant moment of the financial crisis. Hundreds of former Lehman staff are having a reunion in London to commemorate the anniversary, according to a report from Financial News Details of the event are […]

Bodies of 3 family members found in wreckage of Genoa bridge collapse

The bodies of three members of the same family have been discovered in the wreckage of the Genoa bridge collapse, bringing the total death toll to 43, the local government has confirmed, as cited by Reuters. The bodies were discovered in a car which was crushed beneath slabs of concrete. The Genoa prefecture added that […]

‘Life as we know it’ ends in 2040: Aussie news dig up MIT’s global collapse prediction

A 1973 Australian news report has resurfaced, predicting the end of the world with the help of MIT researchers and a supercomputer. The end of days is apparently due in 2040, with a major global change slated for 2020. If you trust MIT’s world-renowned expertise, 2040 is when “civilized life as we know it” will […]

‘It was a miracle’: Survivor of Genoa bridge collapse shares his story (VIDEO)

An Italian has told RT’s Ruptly how he miraculously managed to flee the site of bridge collapse in Genoa just seconds before it fell. At least 35 people died in the tragedy, and there are fears that the death toll may rise. An injured eyewitness who walked away from the catastrophe spoke to Ruptly on […]