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White House reveals if it has ‘aggressive intent’ towards Russia

The US and NATO have no “aggressive intent” towards Russia, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said, dismissing Russia’s warnings of a “military-technical” response to any hostile steps as rhetoric not aimed at the US. Read Full Article at RT.com

Congresswoman carjacked and robbed at gunpoint

A Democrat member of the US Congress has been carjacked and robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight in South Philadelphia. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pennsylvania) was not physically harmed, but her car and possessions were taken. Read Full Article at RT.com

Biden delays, but not cancels, student debt

Responding to calls from Democrats to cancel some or all of the $1.5 trillion in piled-up student debt, US President Joe Biden has announced the White House would extend the moratorium on repayments by another three months. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia responds to ‘cowboy’ clampdown on RT DE

Russia can’t allow attempts to force RT’s 24-hour German-language channel off air in Europe to proceed “without consequences,” the Kremlin said on Wednesday, arguing that the European Union is now betraying its own stated values. Read Full Article a

EU no longer cares about supposed ‘values’ – Kremlin on RT DE situation

Russia can’t allow attempts to force RT’s 24-hour German-language channel off air in Europe to proceed “without consequences,” the Kremlin said on Wednesday, arguing that the European Union is now betraying its own stated values. Read Full Article a

Amazon limits Covid test kit purchases amid Omicron wave

Amazon has announced a limit to the number of at-home Covid test kits per customer as demand surges amid a rise in cases since the discovery of the Omicron variant. Walgreens and CVS also introduced purchase limits. Read Full Article at RT.com

Western attempts to isolate Russian military are futile – Moscow

Efforts by Western nations to shut Russia out of the global defense arena are failing to materialize, the country’s defense minister has said, arguing that Moscow boasts an array of partners worldwide for military cooperation. Read Full Article at RT.com

Eighth annual Andrey Stenin photo contest launched with prices of up to $9,500

The 2022 Andrey Stenin International Press Photo Contest began accepting submissions on Wednesday, marking the birthday of the slain Russian reporter whose memory it honors. Andrey was killed in 2014 in eastern Ukraine. Read Full Article at RT.com

After Trump’s move, White House says Biden to speak on Jan 6

President Joe Biden will make a public statement on the anniversary of the January 6 riot at the US Capitol, the White House said. This comes after former President Donald Trump said he would hold a public event on that day. Read Full Article at RT.com

Olympic diver, 32, dies following lung infection

Brazil's Ian Matos, who represented his country at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, has died from a lung infection which he had battled for two months in hospital. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia’s battles on world stage laid bare by Foreign Minister in RT interview

Tensions are flaring between Russia and a number of Western nations, but there is hope that newly-announced talks with the US could reduce the risk of escalation and boost stability in Europe, Moscow's Foreign Minister has said. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian tycoon settles ‘Putin’s People’ libel suit

Roman Abramovich, a Russian businessman and owner of the Chelsea Football Club, in London, has settled a lawsuit with HarperCollins over unsubstantiated claims that he purchased the club at the behest of President Vladimir Putin. Read Full Article at RT.com

RT responds to German channel’s satellite broadcast ban

The move forcing a European satellite operator to take RT’s 24-hour German-language channel off air is a sign of unhealthy competition, RT CEO Alexey Nikolov has said, adding that it would defend its broadcasting rights in court. Read Full Article at RT.com

First Covid-19 pill treatment approved for emergency use in US

Pfizer’s Paxlovid tablets against Covid have been given emergency use authorization by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The first pill treatment of this kind, it can be prescribed to high-risk patients aged 12 and older. Read Full Article at RT.co

Suggested anti-trash-talk measures in online games only target one gender

After a female Twitch streamer posted a clip where she encountered rude ‘Halo’ players telling her to quit the game, Xbox co-creator Jonathan Blackley has called for more regulation to combat toxicity in online games. Read Full Article at RT.com

Twitter sued, accused of acting ‘on behalf’ of US govt

Former New York Times reporter and outspoken critic of the US response to the Covid pandemic Alex Berenson is suing Twitter for suspending his account, claiming the platform “acted on behalf of the federal government. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russia planning nuclear attack, Ukraine claims

One of Ukraine’s top politicians has alleged that signals coming from Russia indicate that Moscow could be plotting a full-blown nuclear attack against its Eastern European neighbor in a new sensational intervention. Read Full Article at RT.com

F1 legend faces trial for ‘detonating explosive device’ at relative’s office

Former Ferrari driver Jean Alesi is set to stand trial on charges linked to an incident in which he is alleged to have detonated a large firework at the office of his brother-in-law ,causing significant damage to the building. Read Full Article at RT.com

NHL pulls players from Beijing Olympics despite near-100% vaccination rate

The NHL has officially pulled the plug on its players competing in next year's Winter Olympics in Beijing after a surge in Covid-19 infections in the sports league which had previously heralded its own mass vaccination drive. Read Full Article at RT.com

Tesla probed over crash-risky gameplay feature

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched a formal probe into certain Tesla vehicles on Wednesday, after reports emerged that drivers can play video games on the car's touchscreen while in motion. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ukraine claims Russia planning nuclear attack

One of Ukraine’s top politicians has alleged that signals coming from Russia indicate that Moscow could be plotting a full-blown nuclear attack against its Eastern European neighbor in a new sensational intervention. Read Full Article at RT.com

Boss of major crypto exchange sued over alleged fraud

Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt Labs has filed a complaint in a California court, accusing the CEO of crypto exchange Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, of stealing its work for one of his projects. Read Full Article at RT.com

Baseball umpire axed after abusing fans, being hauled off field (VIDEO)

A baseball umpire who was accused of being drunk when he made obscene gestures at fans and argued with officials has been fired, with league bosses issuing an apologetic statement. Read Full Article at RT.com

Millions of people sent into Covid lockdown in China

Authorities in China’s Xi'an have put the city on lockdown, closing all non-essential shops and barring all restaurants from opening, after reporting some 140 domestically transmitted Covid cases in the last 10 days. Read Full Article at RT.com

Ukraine’s slippery slope

For all the claims that the 2014 Maidan put Ukraine on the road to becoming a democracy, treason charges leveled against the country’s former leader, Petro Poroshenko, show that President Zelensky is increasingly authoritarian. Read Full Article at RT.com

New UK Covid infections top 100,000 in a single day for first time

The UK has recorded 106,122 new Covid-19 cases in a 24-hour period. The figure marks the first time daily case numbers have exceeded 100,000 in the UK, and is the highest registered by British officials since the pandemic began. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘I’ve waited long enough’: Ex-UFC fighter posts ‘sexy’ surgery snap

MMA fighter Pearl Gonzalez did not miss the chance to post a pouting photo in her hospital gown as she showed off her tattoos during a hospital visit which she said will restore her grappling and kicking to full throttle. Read Full Article at RT.com

Met Police risk probe over response to ‘high-profile lockdown parties’

London’s Metropolitan Police has referred itself to the English police watchdog over claims that, during 2020, the force mishandled alleged parties in Downing Street that were in violation of Covid restrictions. Read Full Article at RT.com

Here’s what the EU will charge UK travelers after Brexit

The European Commission has confirmed that travelers from the UK will be charged a €7 ($7.92) visa fee from next year and forced to pre-register their details before being allowed to enter Schengen EU nations. Read Full Article at RT.com

France rejects 1,000s of doses of Covid anti-viral treatment

France has canceled its order for Merck’s new Covid-19 antiviral treatment molnupiravir due to its weak performance in trials, and ordered Pfizer’s Paxlovid instead, Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Wednesday. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian claim that US is preparing ‘chemical weapon’ incident in Ukraine ‘completely false’ – Pentagon

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu’s claim that US private military companies (PMCs) are planning to stage a provocation in eastern Ukraine using chemical weapons is incorrect, the Pentagon has insisted. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chelsea women seal ‘massive’ deal for Russian international defender

Roman Abramovich will be joined by a fellow Russian at Chelsea next month after the the Blues' female side announced the signing of highly-rated international full-back Alsu Abdullina from Lokomotiv Moscow. Read Full Article at RT.com

Germany’s ethics council rules on mandatory vaccination

Germany’s leading ethics body has supported the idea of extending mandatory coronavirus vaccination to all adults, stressing, however, that direct coercion and use of “physical violence” on the unvaccinated must remain off-limits. Read Full Article at R

Dutch prosecutors demand life sentence for MH17 disaster suspects

Prosecutors in the Netherlands have said that four men they allege were behind the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 should spend life behind bars for their purported role in the incident. Read Full Article at RT.com

Former Disney CEO talks about why he is leaving the company

Bob Iger is leaving Disney for good at the end of this month. In a recent interview, he stated that he felt himself becoming too dismissive of other people’s ideas and that it was time to hand over the reins to someone new. Read Full Article at RT.com

Moscow comments on ‘anti-Russian’ rhetoric from Germany

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said relations with Germany face serious challenges because the EU's leading state acts as though the world’s problems are created by Moscow, while those in Berlin do nothing wrong. Read Full Article at RT.com

Russian airline makes 1st flight with ‘green’ fuel

Russia’s S7 Airlines has successfully carried out the country’s first flight on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Read Full Article at RT.com

The average Joe will lose 2 years of life

US life expectancy in 2020 has suffered an almost two-year drop, with the pandemic being one of the main drivers of excess death, newly released official data has shown. Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump reveals why he didn’t pardon Snowden or Assange

Former President Donald Trump has said he was “very close to going the other way” on issuing a pardon for Julian Assange or Edward Snowden before he left the White House, ultimately deciding not to grant clemency to either. Read Full Article at RT.com
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