US government auctions off only copy of Wu-Tang Clan album once owned by notorious ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli

Follow RT on The federal government has sold the sole copy of the Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin,’ three years after seizing it from jailed pharma executive Martin Shkreli. The sale cleared Shreli’s debt to the government. ‘Once Upon a Time in Shaolin’ was sold to an anonymous buyer for an undisclosed sum, the Brooklyn US Attorney’s […]

Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene and other Republicans run out of own press conference by whistling protesters

Follow RT on A press conference with Republican House members, including Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) and Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), was dramatically cut short as protesters drowned them out and chased them down the street. Protesters gathered behind the Republicans holding the Tuesday presser about the January 6 Capitol riot and immediately began the disruptions with whistles being blown and […]

‘A pathetic fraud’: Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger mocked for crying during January 6 riot hearing

Follow RT on Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger has been mocked for his teary testimony decrying the pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill in January. With such waterworks on show, it’s likely no wonder Nancy Pelosi chose him to probe the riot. Representative Kinzinger (R-Illinois) is one of only two Republicans serving on House Speaker Pelosi’s select committee investigating the Capitol Hill […]

CDC asks VACCINATED Americans to mask up again

Follow RT on The CDC has recommended that some fully vaccinated Americans once again wear face masks in certain indoor settings. The decision, made amid a surge in Covid-19 cases, dramatically reverses the organization’s earlier guidance. Two months ago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared fully vaccinated Americans to return to indoor areas such as restaurants and […]

Michigan Democrat state rep defends spending campaign cash at STRIP CLUB for ‘meeting’ where he had ‘great lamb chops’

Follow RT on Michigan lawmaker Jewell Jones has sparked outrage after admitting to spending campaign funds at a Detroit strip club, but the 26-year-old Democrat has defended the visit as a “constituent meeting.” Jones’ March meeting was at the Pantheion Club, and its purpose was to discuss “potential economic projects,” according to a Detroit News report.  The lawmaker claims he […]

UNVACCINATED diners only: California restaurant says it’s having fun watching ‘heads explode’ over mandatory no-vax policy

Follow RT on A California restaurant has refused to back down after being bombarded with negative press and customer reviews for posting a sign demanding that all diners provide proof that they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19. With vaccination status increasingly becoming a prerequisite to participate in many ordinary activities, one Huntington Beach eatery has decided to take a […]

Final death toll from June’s Florida apartment complex collapse at 98 after last body recovered

Follow RT on The remains of the last person listed as missing after the deadly apartment complex collapse in Florida last month have been recovered, bringing the final death toll to 98. “The last remaining missing person has now been accounted for and identified and the family notified,” Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said at a news conference, describing […]

‘Leftist’ ESPN columnist jeered after claiming US flag-waving at Olympics reminds him of ‘rise of white nationalism’

Follow RT on A veteran sportswriter has come under fire after suggesting that United States flags on display during the opening ceremony at the Tokyo Olympics were a visual reminder of the alleged surge of white nationalism in the US. ESPN columnist Ben Rhoden told ‘CBS This Morning’ that the opening ceremony used to be one of his favorite parts […]

‘Get that vaccine in their arm’: Governor Cuomo launches $15mn campaign targeting NY’s unvaxxed with ‘one-on-one’ conversations

Follow RT on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for state-sponsored arm-twisting aimed at getting the state’s unvaxxed to roll up their sleeves, even as the Empire State boasts high Covid vaccination rates among high-risk age groups. The governor announced on Monday that the state would give a total of $15 million to six New York community organizations to […]

Countdown to Great Deplatforming part 2? PayPal partners with ADL against ‘extremism & hate’

Follow RT on Pro-censorship anti-bigotry group the Anti-Defamation League has partnered with PayPal to “fight hate” by cutting off its financing. But its definition of “hate,” criticized as expansive and fungible, has prompted concerns. The ADL and PayPal have banded together to “fight extremism and hate” by limiting users’ ability to donate money using the popular online payment processor, the […]

As Chicagoans keep getting shot, mayor Lightfoot doubles down on racist media policy of talking only to non-white reporters

Follow RT on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is “unapologetic” about giving interviews only to non-white reporters, saying she would do it again. Meanwhile, almost 30 people were shot in the city over the weekend, seven of them fatally. Lightfoot caused a stir in May, when she offered one-on-one interviews “only to Black or Brown journalists.” The decision has drawn criticism […]

Biden says US ‘combat mission’ in Iraq will be over by year’s end, but won’t say how many troops to remain deployed

Follow RT on President Joe Biden said the US combat mission in Iraq will end this December, when Washington’s role will shift to training local forces, but declined to say what will come of the 2,500 American troops still in the country Speaking during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, Biden said the US will fully […]

Anti-lockdown Tennessee pastor tells mask-wearers they are not welcome: ‘I’m not playing these Democrat games’

Follow RT on As mask mandates continue to be debated across the US, a pastor in Tennessee, known for his opposition to lockdowns and mass vaccination, made it clear that mask-wearers will be removed from his church. Addressing his congregation on Sunday, the controversial pastor said he was against counties reimposing mask mandates to curb a rise in coronavirus cases. […]

Biden administration declares ‘long Covid’ a DISABILITY eligible for accommodation under civil rights law

Follow RT on Using the anniversary of the adoption of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Biden administration has announced that Americans who suffer from lingering effects of Covid-19 dubbed “long Covid” can now claim disability. Under a guidance announced Monday by the departments of Justice (DOJ) and Health and Human Services (HHS), ‘long Covid’ is defined as a […]

Big Tech companies to target right-wing militias & ‘attacker manifestos’ through same database used to identify terrorists

Follow RT on A joint ‘counterterrorism’ organization formed by Big Tech companies like Facebook and Microsoft will begin more aggressively targeting right-wing militia groups and manifestos on their platforms. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) has primarily focused on videos and images released by terrorist groups identified by the United Nations, including the Taliban. The group will be […]

NYC Mayor de Blasio demands full vaccination for all city workers by September & threatens ‘tough consequences’ for mask flouters

Follow RT on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is requiring all city employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or face weekly tests, adding to a growing pool of workers he’s mandating get the jab as he prepares to leave office. The mandate, announced on Monday, will affect 340,000 municipal employees, including teachers and police officers – two groups […]

US education watchdog warns of ‘shadow justice system’ if Biden reverses Trump-era due process rules for campus sexual misconduct

Follow RT on A Biden nominee to the education department would signal the rolling back of Trump-era protections to students accused of sexual misconduct on campuses, an education watchdog has warned. In 2020, former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos enacted new regulations that “bolstered due process at colleges” under Title IX – a 1972 law that prohibits educational discrimination on the […]

Dozens of US health care groups call for mandatory vaccines for medical workers as part of ‘ethical commitment’ to patients

Follow RT on Dozens of groups representing health care workers in the US have released a joint statement calling for mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations for their industry, amid a surge in the Delta variant. The statement, put out by the American Medical Association and over 50 other groups, urged health care and long-term care facility workers to fulfill their “ethical commitment” […]

Twitter wars: US Army general mocked after accusing critic of being ‘shill for Putin’ in ‘embarrassing’ outburst

Follow RT on A US Army major general is facing backlash after accusing one of his fellow countrymen of being a “shill” for Russian President Vladimir Putin upon being asked on social media how many wars he had won. Major General Patrick Donahoe found himself embroiled in a Twitter argument on Friday after warning young people that their “youth” would […]

‘SPOT THE FED’: DEF CON hacker event roasted on social media after inviting top US Homeland Security official as keynote speaker

Follow RT on High-profile hacker conference DEF CON has been accused of “selling out” by longtime attendees on social media after organizers announced that US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will be a keynote speaker this year. The annual convention, which typically sees several thousand people in attendance, is one of the world’s largest hacker events. The 29th edition of […]

Mask flip-flop? CDC ‘actively’ considering face cover advisory for vaccinated Americans, according to Fauci

Follow RT on White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci has revealed that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could soon reconsider its guidelines, recommending vaccinated Americans mask up again. Top health officials have reportedly been having preliminary talks about revising mask recommendations for vaccinated Americans due to a rise in cases and concerns over the more infectious […]

Arizona Republican who voted with Dems on elections bill BOOED off stage at rally ahead of Trump speech (VIDEO)

Follow RT on At a conservative Turning Point Action rally in Phoenix, Arizona, state Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita was loudly booed off stage ahead of Donald Trump’s speech and clashed with the press. The Saturday event, dubbed ‘Rally to Protect Our Elections’, included speeches from candidates running for various positions, such as state senate seats or secretary of state, a position […]

Pelosi insists January 6 committee about ‘patriotism, not partisanship,’ as GOP senator says it’s ‘political advantage’ for Dems

Follow RT on Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania) has set off critics by claiming a House select committee probing January 6 is a political stunt to benefit Democrats – but Speaker Nancy Pelosi hit back, insisting it’s all about patriotism. “What does it say about your party that an investigation into a violent insurrection would reflect poorly upon it?” CNN’s Jake […]

Bilingual orders & no more gas: Police slapped with new RESTRICTIONS after George Floyd protest settlement in North Carolina

Follow RT on Civil rights groups are celebrating a settlement with the city of Charlotte, North Carolina imposing new bans on police dispersing protests, stemming from a 2020 George Floyd demonstration where CS tear gas was used. The lawsuit brought forth by the groups alleged that police orchestrated an attack on hundreds of protesters who gathered on June 2, 2020 […]

As thousands of inmates sent home over pandemic could be told to return to prison, activists urge Biden to #KeepThemHome

Follow RT on Activists are urging Congress and President Joe Biden to act before low-level criminals, sent to serve their sentences under house arrest at the height of Covid-19 pandemic, are forced to return to prison to finish their time. A report this week from The New York Times about prisoners potentially being taken back into custody has had criminal […]

‘Unacceptable’: Fox News blasts NSA after report reveals they ‘unmasked’ host Tucker Carlson in communications

Follow RT on After the National Security Agency (NSA) denied targeting journalist Tucker Carlson, a new report has revealed the agency “unmasked” the Fox News host’s name while monitoring third-party communications. Numerous lawmakers have called for an official investigation into Carlson’s recent claims that the NSA has been spying on his communications with the intention of taking him off the […]