Russia Prepares for Nuclear War With U.S.

Russian state-owned television is urging the country’s residents to stock their bunkers with water and basic foodstuffs because Moscow could go to war with Washington. Warning that the potential conflict between the two superpowers would be “catastrophic,” an anchor for Russia’s Vesti 24 showed off shelves of food, recommending that people buy salt, oatmeal and other… Read more

Russia Says 500 Years of Western Rule Coming to an End

Russia has refused to answer any ultimatums from the U.S. or any of its allies, saying the West-led world order was no more and Moscow would pursue its own foreign policy path, despite new challenges across the globe and beyond. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a forum promoting investment in his country that many other… Read more

Net giants ‘must pay for news’ from which they make billions

Nine European press agencies, including AFP, called Wednesday on internet giants to be forced to pay copyright for using news content on which they make vast profits. The call comes as the EU is debating a directive to make Facebook, Google, Twitter and other major players pay for the millions of news articles they use or… Read more

North Korea’s new ICBMs can reach most of the United States

This is a threat Russian ICBMs still pose today, as they have for decades. On Friday, July 28, the Democratic People’s Republic Of Korea successfully tested an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile for the second time. The design of the Hwasong-14 was the same as the missile tested on July 4, and in its second flight, it confirmed… Read more

EU-Funded fake news spotting tool gets better and better

Journalism may get an extra boost from fact-checking algorithms. Image in Public Domain Pictures. The Pope endorses Donald Trump! Or does he? Vaccines cause autism! No, they don’t (really, they don’t). Every day we’re bombarded with information and news, much of which is simply not true. Fake news has become a part of our life, and… Read more

Tax System Is Unfair, Majority of Americans Say
As people across the country scramble to file their taxes before Tuesday’s deadline, a majority will be doing so under the belief that the system they are adhering to is fundamentally unfair. More Americans than not now state that neither corporations nor wealthy individuals pay their fair share of taxes, a Pew Research Center survey released… Read more

Tonight may have been Bill O’Reilly’s final show

Bill O’Reilly, host of Fox News’ “O’Reilly Factor,” announced tonight that he would be taking a “planned vacation,” one he had planned last fall. But four separate network sources tell New York Magazine that tonight could be O’Reilly’s final show on the network. In the middle of a storm related to numerous sexual harassment claims, his… Read more