Blaming Biden’s ‘sheer negligence,’ Texas governor to SHUT DOWN border crossing points to stop migrants ‘overrunning our state’

Follow RT on As thousands of migrants try to enter the US, Texas Governor Greg Abbott closed six crossing points in the state, “to stop these caravans from overrunning our state.” Abbott blames the Biden administration for the crisis. “The sheer negligence of the Biden administration to do their job and secure the border is appalling,” Abbott, a Republican, said […]

Florida & Texas fume as Biden seizes and RATIONS supply of life-saving Covid treatments

Follow RT on Seven southern US states, mostly led by Republican governors, say they are now facing shortages of monoclonal antibody treatments for Covid-19 after the federal government took over the distribution, citing the need for “equity.” Monoclonal antibodies (MAB) are lab-created proteins that help those already infected deal with the virus. They have been intensively deployed in Alabama, Georgia, […]

Trump’s on-off ally Lindsey Graham says police should ‘whack’ protesters who ‘get out of line’ at rally for jailed Capitol Rioters

Follow RT on Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has urged police in Washington, DC to “take a firm line” at an upcoming rally for Trump supporters jailed following the Capitol Hill riot. Trump himself reportedly views the protest as a “setup.” Organized by a former staffer for Donald Trump, the ‘Justice for J6’ rally aims to draw thousands of participants to […]

Judge dismisses sexual assault case against Marilyn Manson, but ‘Antichrist Superstar’ not yet off the hook

Follow RT on A judge has dismissed a woman’s lawsuit accusing Marilyn Manson of raping her and threatening to kill her. However, the shock rocker is facing three other suits accusing him of sexual assault and battery. The lawsuit was brought against Manson this May by an unnamed woman, who accused the singer-songwriter of raping and threatening to kill her […]

Biden calls Australian PM ‘that fella Down Under,’ prompts ridicule for apparently forgetting Scott Morrison’s name at key event

Follow RT on “That fella Down Under” is trending on social media after US President Joe Biden resorted to using the nickname when he appeared to forget the name of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison during a key address. The blunder came as Biden announced a trilateral security alliance with Britain and Australia, known as AUKUS. The partnership will involve […]

FDA not yet sold on Covid-19 booster jabs, as Pfizer & Moderna share data showing their vaccines lose efficacy over time

Follow RT on US regulators at the FDA say it’s too early to throw support behind Covid-19 booster shots, noting that more data is needed before the agency takes a position, even after President Joe Biden set a hard date for a booster campaign. A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) briefing document published on Wednesday said the agency still hasn’t […]

Los Angeles County to demand proof of vaccination at indoor bars, jab certificate or negative Covid test at large outdoor events

Follow RT on Los Angeles County plans to require proof of vaccination to enter indoor bars and nightclubs, while those attending NFL games and other large outdoor events must show that they’ve been inoculated or tested negative for Covid-19. The new vaccine order will be issued later this week, the county’s public health officer said on Wednesday. Customers and workers […]

SpaceX launches Inspiration4 from Florida as part of historic all-civilian space mission

Follow RT on SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission has been launched from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. The mission is the world’s first all-civilian journey into orbit, and will see four “amateur astronauts” circle the Earth for three days. Riding atop a Falcon 9 rocket, the Dragon spacecraft lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday evening. Liftoff of @Inspiration4X! […]

US Capitol Police asks Pentagon for National Guard troops to help cope with protest against mistreatment of January 6 rioters

Follow RT on Apparently not content with putting up an unscalable fence to protect the US Capitol, police have asked the Pentagon to provide National Guard troops as supporters of former president Donald Trump return to Washington for a rally. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby confirmed the request on Wednesday, acknowledging that it was made in connection with a protest scheduled […]

After outrage, comment on SHOOTING Republicans disavowed by Free Press, a group petitioning FCC over ‘structurally racist’ media

Follow RT on Free Press, which spearheaded a call to the federal regulators for “reparative actions” against “structural racism” in US media, has disavowed a comment submitted in its petition that discussed shooting Republicans as a solution. The group led over 100 “organizations and community leaders” on Monday in petitioning the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to investigate “the history of […]

‘A lot of it was BS’: US ‘lost focus’ in War on Terror, becoming consumed by emotions and heroic posturing, says Oliver Stone

Follow RT on On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, in a conversation with RT, award-winning director Oliver Stone condemned the US response as rooted in “exaggerated hype to go to war” and a misguided attempt at revenge-seeking. Stone condemned the bloody-minded drive for vengeance that characterized the US’ reaction to the attacks from the outset. “‘We’ve gotta […]

Minnesota Supreme Court overturns murder conviction of ex-cop who killed Justine Damond

Follow RT on The Minnesota Supreme Court has overturned the third-degree murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer who shot an unarmed Australian woman dead. The ex-cop will now be sentenced for manslaughter instead. Mohamed Noor, a Somali-American former police officer, was convicted in 2019 of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting Justine Ruszczyk Damond on the […]

Trump SLATES ‘corrupt’ Facebook for secret system that ‘exempted’ VIP users from content moderator rules & sanctions

Follow RT on Donald Trump has attacked Facebook for “secretly protecting” its ‘elite’ users after it emerged that the social media giant had an internal system that shielded millions of high-profile users from its content-moderation practices. In a statement on Tuesday, the former US president labeled Facebook “corrupt” for protecting celebrities, politicians, athletes and others featured on a list of […]

Top US general Milley doubles down on call to Chinese counterpart about ‘rogue’ POTUS Trump, says it went through proper channels

Follow RT on General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, denied that calling his Chinese counterpart to warn him about “rogue” President Donald Trump was wrong, saying it went through proper Defense Department channels. Excerpts published on Tuesday from a book about the last months of the Trump presidency said Milley had coordinated with the top Democrats, […]

Hackers claim to have stolen trove of data from Epik, web host for multiple right-wing platforms

Follow RT on A hacktivist group claims to have stolen a decade’s worth of data from web company Epik. The firm is known for hosting conservative platforms such as Parler and sites belonging to organizations like the Proud Boys. On Monday, independent journalist Steven Monacelli shared a press release from hacking group Anonymous in which it claimed to have successfully […]

US city mayor threatens school board over ‘child porn’ writing-prompt book that included tasks to describe sexual experiences

Follow RT on The mayor of the city of Hudson in Ohio has issued an ultimatum to its school board, calling on its members to either resign or face possible criminal charges over high school course material that he labelled “child pornography.” Both Mayor Craig Shubert and parents of Hudson High School students demanded the resignation of school board members […]

California Governor Newsom claims victory against ‘cynicism & bigotry,’ after taking huge lead in recall vote

Follow RT on California Governor Gavin Newsom has emerged victorious from a special recall election, according to several media projections, meaning the state executive first elected in 2018 will remain in office after a contentious campaign. With more than 64% of the votes tallied, Newsom was expected to win Tuesday night’s recall race by a wide margin, according to projections […]

Trump says ‘dumba**’ General Milley should be tried for treason… if ‘fake’ report he warned China of attack was true

Follow RT on Former US President Donald Trump dismissed as “fake news” a new book saying General Mark Milley secretly warned China of a possible attack, but he said such a betrayal would have merited a treason charge against the officer. “If the story of dumba** General Mark Milley, the same failed leader who engineered the worst withdrawal from a […]

Thousands of LAPD cops & staff to seek ‘religious exemptions’ from Covid-19 vaccine mandate

Follow RT on The Los Angeles Police Department is apparently more spiritual than anyone imagined, as more than 2,600 employees reportedly plan to pursue religious exemptions to the city’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate. In addition to those seeking religious waivers, more than 350 plan to seek medical exemptions to the jab order, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday, citing a […]

Virginia fears Afghanistan evacuees may have exposed locals to MEASLES, but says high vaccination rate means no reason for panic

Follow RT on The Virginia Department of Health says it is reaching out to people potentially exposed to measles by at least five evacuees from Afghanistan over the past week, at the Dulles airport, Fort Pickett, and a Richmond area hospital. The VDH flagged several northern Virginia locations for potential exposure to measles last week, but confirmed on Tuesday that […]

WATCH: Senator rips top diplomat after he admits he doesn’t know if US drone strike killed Afghan aid worker or ISIS-K terrorist

Follow RT on US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s attempt to evade questions about a drone strike that allegedly killed a Kabul aid worker backfired, as Senator Rand Paul pointed out that the target should have been known before the attack. Pressed by Paul (R-Kentucky) on whether the August 29 strike killed an aid worker or an ISIS-K operative, Blinken […]

Derek Chauvin, 3 other ex-cops plead not guilty in federal case over violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Follow RT on Four former Minneapolis police officers involved in the deadly arrest of George Floyd have pleaded not guilty in a new federal case accusing the ex-cops of violating Floyd’s civil rights by depriving him of medical help. The four ex-cops pleaded “not guilty” in court on Tuesday. The former officers – Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, J. Alexander Kueng […]

1 in 7 vaccinated Americans have dumped friends who disagree with them on Covid-19 jabs, poll shows

Follow RT on Many Americans have been jettisoning friends from their lives during the Covid-19 pandemic, and for those who have chosen to get vaccinated, views on the jabs are often the relationship-breaker, a new poll has shown. The survey, conducted earlier this month by researcher OnePoll, showed that 16% of respondents have ended at least three friendships in the […]

Comedian Norm Macdonald of SNL ‘Weekend Update’ fame dies of cancer at 61

Follow RT on Norm Macdonald, the Quebec-born comedian best known for hosting the ‘Weekend Update’ segment of Saturday Night Live in the 1990s, has passed away after a nine-year battle with cancer he reportedly wished to keep private. “He was most proud of his comedy,” his longtime producing partner and friend Lori Jo Hoekstra told Deadline. “He never wanted the diagnosis to affect […]

Millions more Americans fell into poverty in 2020 as Covid-19 lockdowns wrecked the US economy, Census report shows

Follow RT on The percentage of Americans living in poverty rose from a record low last year, with 3.3 million additional people being impoverished as Covid-19 restrictions wiped out more than a decade’s worth of economic gains. An estimated 11.4% of Americans, or around 37.2 million people, lived below the poverty line in 2020, up from 10.5% the previous year, […]