More than 200 people have been detained in Jordan after taking part in anti-austerity protests last month.
The US Senate has voted in favor of an act that could imprison Americans. RT has been watching closely the discussions in Congress over the National Defense Authorization Act. Tangerine Bolen of Revolution Truth joins RT’s Kristine Frazao for more on what next year’s NDAA means and compares it to the current legislation, one that allows for the indefinite detention… Read more →
A Detroit city council member is asking President Obama to bail out the financially troubled city in return for residents’ overwhelmingly supporting his successful re-election bid. “There ought to be a quid pro quo,” said Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, according to My Fox Detroit. Nearly 75 percent of voters in Wayne County, which includes Detroit, voted for Obama on Nov. 6…. Read more →
Fact: Young and jobless – 14.4% of those in early 20s were unemployed in 2011. The national rate was 8.5%
You won’t believe what camouflage is coming until you see troops disappear. Chris Lawrence reports.
To observe how winds move high in Earth’s atmosphere, scientists sometimes release clouds of barium as tracers to track how the material corkscrews and sweeps around � but scientists have no similar technique to study the turbulent atmosphere of the sun. So researchers were excited in December 2011, when Comet Lovejoy swept right through the sun’s corona with its long… Read more →
On land, in the air, and on the water, China shows off an increasingly professional military as territorial disputes in the South China Sea fester. Tara Joseph reports.
CAIRO – A protest by at least 100,000 Egyptians outside the presidential palace in Cairo turned violent Tuesday as tensions grew over Islamist President Mohammed Morsi’s seizure of nearly unrestricted powers and a draft constitution hurriedly adopted by his allies. Crowds around the capital and in the coastal city of Alexandria were still swelling several hours after nightfall. The large… Read more →
Iran has claimed it has “captured” an unmanned US drone over Gulf waters after it entered Iranian airspace. “The unmanned US drone patrolling Persian Gulf waters, performing reconnaissance and gathering intel, was captured as soon as it entered Iranian airspace,” the Revolutionary Guards said in a statement on Tuesday. Telegraph has the full article
Did Jovan Belcher, the 6’2” 228 pound linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs, need a gun to kill his girlfriend Kasandra Perkins? How about to commit suicide? Apparently some think that Saturday’s murder-suicide tragedy in Kansas City wouldn’t have happened if he hadn’t had a firearm. Amazingly, during halftime on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” Bob Costas told viewers he believed: “If… Read more →