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‘West’s policy on Syria could ignite WWIII’

The situation in Syria is just a warm-up before a real confrontation, which will draw Russia and China into action, believes Lawrence Freeman from the Executive Intelligence Review magazine. ­Russia and China are rightly worried about what is behind the policy of the US and its allies in Syria and Iran, Freeman told RT. “President […]

Ron Paul was right about CIA drug deal

Ron Paul was right about CIA drug deal

Texas Congressman Ron Paul has long lobbied against government restrictions on the drug use of American citizens, but in the past the outspoken presidential hopeful has linked the US with narcotics closer than one might imagine. As early as 1988, Paul was preaching of a relationship between the Central Intelligence Agency and Contras in Nicaragua […]

The Vortex Made Me Do It

As the definitive book on Desert Hot Springs history from early days to recent political events, the Vortex Made Me Do It provides an insider’s look at the city’s leading founding and political figures. In Part 1 of an interview on KNews Lee Rayburn Show, Bill Effinger examines city politics including the

Los Angeles to vote for president and condoms

Los Angeles to vote for president and condoms

Voters in Los Angeles will get their chance next year to tell the county just how they like their porn — and pending the results in the polls, some adult stars might be forced into changing how they have their sex. A ballot initiate has qualified to go into voting booths during a presidential primarily […]

Arizona bans history books

Arizona bans history books

A judge in Arizona has decided to make a Mexican American history program taught in the Tucson Unified School District just that: history. According to Judge Lewis D Kowal, the program is in violation of state law. The legislation in question went on the books a year ago and says that Arizona schools can’t offer […]

RT’s 10 that shaped 2011: London burns, UK Riots

With 2012 just around the corner, RT continues its own countdown with ten special reports on events that have shaped 2011. We are looking back at major stories through the eyes of RT correspondents who witnessed them. It has been a tough year for the UK, which saw its worst unrest in decades, as several […]

LulzXmas goes on: ‘Robin Hood hackers’ rob military retailer

LulzXmas goes on: ‘Robin Hood hackers’ rob military retailer

Hacktivists from Anonymous have allegedly gained access to thousands of passwords and credit card numbers from Specialforces.com, an online military and law enforcement equipment retailer. Fourteen thousand passwords and 8,000 credit card numbers were stolen several months ago and posted online right after Christmas, a statement purportedly by Anonymous on pastebin.com explained. A Twitter account […]

Hey, America: WTF?

Hey, America: WTF?

The end of the year is a time to look back at the moments — especially the good — that came during the previous 12 months. As the world reflects on what came out of 2011, a new poll from Gallup reveals that the general consensus out of America is that a few people really […]