Tag Archives: under

US Republicans under fire over ‘offensive’ ad using Hindu Ganesha to ‘woo voters’

Texas Republicans have been slammed with a string of stinging accusations – from being “racist” to “cultural appropriators” – as they ran an ad featuring Hindu deity Ganesha in a bid to attract Indian-American voters. A wave of outrage is pouring in through social media after the Fort Bend County Republican Party sponsored an ad that features a sketch of ...

Read More »

Duels to be recognized under Russian law as Lib Dems draft bill following general’s challenge

The Russian Liberal Democratic party has drafted a bill allowing for official duels and detailing rules for such combat. The move comes after the head of the National Guard challenged an opposition figure to a fight over slander. The motion, prepared and drafted by MP Sergey Ivanov states that a duel between Russian citizens should be possible – although it ...

Read More »

Free cheese for Swiss? Hundreds sign up to get $2,500 a month under basic income trial

Some 600 people have enrolled in a private basic income experiment in Switzerland, less than a week after it was announced. The trial apparently aims to find out what the citizens are going to do if granted over $ 2,500 monthly. Some 590 people in the Swiss town of Rheinau have reportedly agreed to receive a monthly universal basic income ...

Read More »

Trump says he could meet Russia investigation special counsel ‘under certain circumstances’

Published time: 7 Sep, 2018 16:30 Edited time: 7 Sep, 2018 16:49 Donald Trump has said he could meet with the special counsel investigating Russia’s supposed meddling in US elections. It would require “certain circumstances,” as the president doesn’t want “to be set up with a perjury trap.” “I think that if we’re going to meet it’s got to be ...

Read More »

Amazon’s fashion push continues with a new J.Crew Mercantile storefront for clothes under $300

Fashion is the second-largest category in online retail, and so Amazon — now a trillion-dollar e-commerce behemoth — is making sure that it will have key role to play in it. In the latest development, the company announced that it has collaborated with J.Crew on a snazzy new storefront to sell items from J.Crew Mercantile, the label’s discount line. “Discount” is a relative ...

Read More »

Trump under fire for ‘disrespect’ & for shelving prepped WH remarks praising ‘national hero’ McCain

The US president is facing massive fury over his failure to issue an official White House statement praising the deeds of John McCain, with his critics accusing him of insulting a true American hero because of personal enmity. Donald Trump has reportedly ordered his aides to scrap a eulogy in praise of John McCain, over a personal grudge the president ...

Read More »

‘Patriot or warmonger?’ McCain’s track record comes under public scrutiny

The death of John McCain caused mixed feelings and triggered a heated debate over the American values represented by the Republican. While some commended McCain’s patriotism, others questioned his moral integrity. Following the announcement of 81-year-old John McCain’s death, the public took to social media to express their condolences and share mixed feelings about the Republican’s life and deeds. Amid ...

Read More »

ISIS receives arms, funding ‘under patronage’ of foreign special services & NGOs – Russia’s UN envoy

The remnants of ISIS continue to receive foreign funding and arms supplies, Russian ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the UN Security Council, adding that the terrorists are seeking to diversify their crippled sources of income. “Evidence continues to amass that weapons are being smuggled [to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorist group in Syria] from outside, including through semi-legal organizations or ...

Read More »

Western media frames jihadist-controlled Idlib as peaceful enclave under assault by Assad (VIDEO)

Western media reports denouncing the Syrian Army’s offensive to retake Idlib conveniently fail to mention that the area is controlled by warring jihadist groups that were designated as terrorists by the US State Department. Idlib province – located in northwest Syria – is the last major jihadist stronghold in the country, but you would never know it if you got ...

Read More »

ISIS given ‘breathing space’ in parts of Syria under US-backed forces' control

Islamic State managed to regain access to Syrian oil fields and make profits from selling oil, a new UN report reveals. While the UN did not point fingers, the IS reemergence seems to occur in areas held by the US-backed forces. “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant [IS, formerly ISIL/ISIS], having been defeated militarily in Iraq and most of ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!