‘US stole from Honduras more’: Migrants at US border demand $50k ‘reparations’, faster processing

Two groups of Central American migrants, a fraction of the 7,000-strong human tide that massed at the border during US elections, are demanding speedy approval of their asylum claims – or $ 50,000 to go home. One group of about 100 Hondurans has asked the Trump administration to pay them $ 50,000 each to leave […]

European offshore wind giant buys US‘ most successful offshore wind company

Enlarge / Gode wind farm off the coast of Germany. (credit: Ørsted) One of the biggest offshore wind developers in Europe, a Danish company called Ørsted, purchased US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind on Monday. The move suggests confidence in an expanding US offshore wind industry. There are more than 15 gigawatts (GW) of offshore […]

Fantastic Fest Day 4: ‘Suspiria’ Joins the Pantheon of Great Horror Remakes, ‘The Night Comes For Us’ is the Most Violent Action Movie Ever Made, and ‘Deadly Games’ is a Holiday Horror Classic

(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest, day four. In this diary entry: one of the best horror remakes ever, the most violent action movie I’ve ever seen, and a long-lost cult classic in the […]

‘Don’t test us’: Haley threatens US strikes over any attack on Syria’s Idlib

Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by the government in Damascus, Haley said […]

Europe owes peace and prosperity to ‘friendship with US’ – UK foreign secretary

Europe should be thankful to the US for its peace and prosperity, claims UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, praising the friendship with Washington and calling for unity amid deep divisions over US tariffs and Iran policy. Hunt arrived to the meeting of EU foreign ministers in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday, saying that […]

BBC Breakfast: 'Why didn't you tell us?’ Dan Walker stunned after Sally Nugent admission

Today’s edition of BBC Breakfast saw Sally deliver some mind-blowing news to Dan and Louise, as they discussed the best sport-related song. While many different songs were mentioned, Sally mentioned Chariots of Fire – after the 1981 film. But Sally went on to reveal her strange connection with the sport-themed drama. Louise announced: “Sally, you […]

‘She could’ve hurt us’: Georgia police taser 87yo Syrian woman cutting dandelions

An 87-year-old Syrian woman who was cutting dandelions near her home in Georgia was tasered by police because she approached an officer with a knife. The police department has defended the move, despite outrage from her family. When Martha al-Bishara grabbed a knife and headed to a Boys and Girls Club near her house in […]

Telesur page takedown: Facebook becoming ‘US govt’s censorship vehicle’

The decision by Facebook to delete left-leaning Latin American news network Telesur’s English language page with no explanation has only added to concerns over censorship and US government interference on the platform. Having been deleted on Facebook earlier this year, Telesur had been “even more careful” with its posts and broke “absolutely none” of Facebook’s […]

‘Evil genius’ Trump will be ‘last president of US’, filmmaker Michael Moore warns

Calling President Donald Trump an “evil genius” plotting to declare himself dictator for life, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore said his new film ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ will mobilize the liberal #Resistance majority. Moore’s new documentary, scheduled to hit theaters on September 21, seeks to “bring Trump down” before the November midterms. The title is a retread […]

China vows to maintain trade with Iran, ignoring ‘with us or against us’ threats from US

Washington’s unilateral anti-Iran campaign has nothing to do with international law and fair trade, and thus the threat of potential sanctions won’t affect Beijing’s sovereign right to freely choose its business partners. “China’s commercial cooperation with Iran is open and transparent, reasonable, fair and lawful, not violating any United Nations Security Council resolutions,” the Chinese […]