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Trump censures CNN’s ‘phony stories’ as 3 are dismissed over Russia story

2 hours 30 min ago
US President Donald Trump has decried CNN’s “phony stories” in the aftermath of the dismissal of three employees over a Russia story. Read more

Video: Subway Stage: Kremlin ballet dancers perform in Moscow metro

2 hours 37 min ago
Kremlin Ballet dancers transform Novoslobodskaya metro station into ballet stage COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE … Via Youtube

Qatar Dust-Up Prompts Senator Corker to Restrict Future US Arms Deals

3 hours 4 min ago
Sen. Bob Corker talks with reporters before attending the weekly Republican Senate caucus policy luncheon at the US Capitol, November 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. Senator Corker has informed the secretary of state that future weapons sales to Persian Gulf coast countries will face more restrictions. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images) Far more people […]

Thomas Frank on the Demise of the Democratic Party

3 hours 6 min ago
Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box 228 Petrolia, CA 95558 Telephone 1(707) 629-3683 or 1(800) 840-3683 Editorial Jeffrey St. Clair, Editor Joshua Frank, Managing Editor Nathaniel St. Clair, Social Media Alexander Cockburn, 1941-2012 Read more

American Pravda: CNN Producer Says Russia Narrative ‘Bullsh*t’

3 hours 18 min ago
In the recent video footage obtained by Project Veritas, John Bonifield a Sr. Producer at CNN, admits to several beliefs that are in direct conflict with the official CNN narrative that Trump has colluded with Russia, and that Russia has interfered with the 2016 election. Bonifield expresses clear doubts that there is a fire behind […]

Financial Auguries Predict Impending Fiscal Doom

3 hours 24 min ago
Jun 27, 2017 By Mundilfury | Financial auguries predict impending fiscal doom on the horizon. Two recent articles have cited a pessimist’s choir of prominent hedge fund managers and bank analysts who agree that the next major market crash is pending. The consensus is that Valentine’s Day 2018 will see everyone’s fiscal hearts broken by […]

Theater That Put On Trump Assassination Play Gets New $100,000 Grant

3 hours 24 min ago
Washington Free BeaconJune 27, 2017 The Public Theater in New York has received an additional $100,000 grant from the federal government, fresh off its controversy for staging a Julius Caesar production where a Donald Trump lookalike is assassinated. Just days after controversy over the graphic mock Trump killing began, the National Endowment for the Arts announced its newest round […]

Health secretary failed to reveal severity of NHS mail blunder that ‘put patients’ lives at risk’

3 hours 26 min ago
Tory Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has come under fire after it emerged he knew that a botched mail delivery service had reportedly endangered the lives of hundreds of patients but kept it to himself It was revealed in February by the Guardian newspaper that private company NHS Shared Business Services (SBS), which is partly owned […]

Senate won’t vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week, GOP senators say

3 hours 28 min ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) will delay a vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare until after an upcoming congressional recess because there were too many defections within his own party, two senators have confirmed. “We’re going to continue discussion in our conference,” McConnell told reporters. “We’re still working towards getting at least 50 people […]

Corbyn: Tory-DUP deal hurts UK national interests

3 hours 30 min ago
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says the Conservative Party’s deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a minority government goes against the national interest and is aimed at keeping Prime Minister Theresa May in power. “This Tory-DUP deal is clearly not in the national interest but in May’s party’s interest to help […]

TSA considers forcing airline passengers to remove books from carry-ons

11 hours 35 min ago
The HillJune 26, 2017 The Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) is reportedly testing new safety procedures that could require airline passengers to remove books from their carry-on bags when going through security lines, raising privacy concerns. The Week reported that the TSA began testing the new security requirement for books and other paper products at airports in […]

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier runs on Windows XP, vulnerable to cyberattack

11 hours 37 min ago
Published time: 27 Jun, 2017 10:24 Edited time: 27 Jun, 2017 10:31 The HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of Britain’s two brand new aircraft carriers which left port on Monday for sea tests, runs on outdated Windows XP software which is vulnerable to cyberattack. It is the same software controversially used on the UK’s nuclear […]

CNN producer admits Russia narrative is ‘bullsh*t,’ just for ‘ratings’ (VIDEO)

11 hours 39 min ago
A senior producer at CNN has described the intense speculation that Russia aided the Trump presidential campaign as “bullsh*t.” Filmed on a hidden camera, CNN producer John Bonifield admits the organization’s anti-Russia reporting is purely for ratings. “It’s mostly bullsh*t right now. Like, we don’t have any big giant proof,” Bonifield tells a reporter in secretly-filmed […]

Video: HMS Queen Elizabeth: UK Royal Navy’s biggest battleship leaves its home port (Time-lapse)

11 hours 47 min ago
HMS Queen Elizabeth is a 280-metre (918-foot), 65000-tonne aircraft carrier. Warship leaves the port of Rosyth, where it was assembled, in a highly delicate … Via Youtube

Crash Scenario

12 hours 13 min ago
The one thing we can know with certainty is it won’t be easy to profit from the crash. After 8+ years of phenomenal gains, it’s pretty obvious the global stock market rally is overdue for a credit-cycle downturn, and many research services of Wall Street heavyweights are sounding the alarm about the auto industry’s slump, […]

Video: RAW: Israeli forces continue to attack SAA targets in Golan Heights

12 hours 48 min ago
Clashes between Syrian Arab Army and militants continue to rage in the Golan, with Syrian army officials accusing Israeli forces of giving cover to … Via Youtube

Video: Top U.S. & World Headlines — June 26, 2017

12 hours 53 min ago
Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Via Youtube

Unanimous Supreme Court reinstates anti-Muslim travel ban

13 hours 3 min ago
  Unanimous Supreme Court reinstates anti-Muslim travel ban By Tom Carter 27 June 2017 On Monday, the United States Supreme Court voted 9-0 to allow portions of President Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim travel ban to go into effect. Seventy-two years after the Supreme Court’s infamous 1944 Korematsu decision upholding internment camps, curfews and military exclusion orders […]

Former S. Korean President Park plotted to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – report

13 hours 37 min ago
RTJune 26, 2017 Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was making plans to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, according to Japan’s Asahi Shimbun national newspaper. Ex-president Park, who was impeached due to a corruption scandal, signed a document approving a “leadership change”in North Korea back in 2015, the national daily reported on Monday citing unnamed sources. South […]

Prison rehabilitation ‘made pedophiles & rapists more dangerous’ – report

13 hours 39 min ago
Published time: 26 Jun, 2017 12:52 Edited time: 27 Jun, 2017 07:57 A prison treatment program designed to rehabilitate rapists and pedophiles has instead made offenders “more dangerous” and was axed, it has been revealed. Read more Prisoners who took the taxpayer-funded Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP) – a six-month psychological group therapy course – […]