Hooper ruled out of Test

THE Wallabies’ captain Michael Hooper has withdrawn from the Australian team to play Argentina in Saturday night’s Rugby Championship clash at the Gold Coast because of a hamstring problem. David Pocock will move from the back of the scrum to replace Hooper at openside flanker as well as taking on the captaincy duties. “He felt […]

U.S. Auto Sales: SUVs and Trucks Ruled the Roost in August

For marques flush with crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, August held some pleasant news. Any company whose portfolio is devoid of product (or filled with aging machinery) in those segments found their balance sheet wanting. Evidence of this? SUV-anemic brands such as Genesis are falling off the proverbial cliff while Subaru is outselling the likes of […]

A retired judge just ruled that nearly half of 4,000 documents Michael Cohen labeled as privileged are not — and he’s not challenging that decision in court

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Special master Barbara Jones ruled on Thursday that nearly half of 4,000 documents labeled as privileged by President Donald Trump, his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, and the Trump Organization are not privileged. Cohen, who finds himself at the center of a criminal investigation in the Southern District of New York, is not […]

Muenster car ramming suspect acted alone, terrorism ruled out – interior minister

A 48-year-old man who rammed a van into a group of diners in the southern German city of Muenster acted alone, the country’s interior minister said. He confirmed that police have ruled out terrorism in the ongoing investigation. “Even despite the fact that there is already compelling evidence that we are dealing with a single […]

‘In current hysterical climate, storming of Ecuadorian embassy to get Assange can’t be ruled out’

All bets are off when the US, UK and NATO allies are pushing towards a form of military confrontation with Russia, cutting off diplomatic relations, Patrick Henningsen, executive editor at 21st Century Wire, told RT. British MP Sir Alan Duncan, minister of state at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, denounced Julian Assange as a “miserable […]

Manipulative media monopoly: Kremlin spokesman says US & UK press has ruled world for decades

Media outlets based in the US and Britain have long enjoyed dominance in the global news market and have abused their position to manipulate audiences, a Kremlin spokesman told RT in an exclusive interview. Russia is currently being targeted by an unprecedented campaign in the West, aimed at undermining its resurgence, Dmitry Peskov told RT’s […]

Snoopers charter: Government mass surveillance regime ruled ‘unlawful’ by appeals court

The UK government’s mass surveillance program, allowing for the indiscriminate collection of people’s personal data, has been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal. Large parts of the government’s Investigatory Powers Act 2016 – dubbed the ‘snoopers charter’ – must be amended as it runs contrary to EU law, the Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday. Read […]

Avengers Infinity War news: Popular character’s return RULED OUT – ‘She doesn’t fit’

Emily Vancamp, who played Sharon Carter in the Captain America solo films, has confirmed previous speculation that she won’t appear. Though some had been hopeful for at least a fleeting cameo, it seems they’ll be left disappointed. “It’s hard to fit Sharon into [Infinity War], she’s really in Cap’s world, you know what I mean?,” […]

Cryptocurrency market ruled by lawless code of Wild West – analyst

The recent crash of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies was caused by an absence of regulation, one expert told RT. Given digital money doesn’t have intrinsic value, its price against fiat money doesn’t bear logical explanation. “For example, the price of shares is the actual value of the company and its profitability. The price of oil […]

Overwatch League’s debut stream ruled Twitch last night

On Wednesday, Overwatch League (OWL) had its first-ever matches, drawing a huge crowd online. Six teams came to play the debut matches in Blizzard’s Los Angeles eSports arena, but they were also streamed on Twitch to record numbers, peaking at over 360,000 viewers, according to Eurogamer. If you missed any of the #OWL2018 matches today, […]