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China slaps US with up to 25% bigger import tariffs in trade war retaliation

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Beijing is hiking up tariffs on more than 128 US imports, including fruit and pork, as part of a tit-for-tat response to US President Donald Trump’s $60 billion package of tariffs imposed against China. The additional fares, which range from 15 to 25 percent, are taking effect on Monday, the Chinese Finance Ministry said on their website. It added that the measure, aimed at “safeguarding China’s... 

Netanyahu calls Erdogan 'a butcher' in war of words over Gaza violence

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Insults and veiled threats have been exchanged between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Benjamin Netanyahu. The Israeli PM branded the Turkish leader “a butcher” after Erdogan called him “a terrorist” over the IDF’s use of force in Gaza. The hostility between Netanyahu and Erdogan culminated on Sunday, when the Turkish president accused the Israeli prime minister of being “a... 

US Soldiers ‘Will Die for Israel’ says US Army General Richard Clark

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American soldiers deployed at the new US Army base in Israel will “die to defend the Jewish state,” USAF Third Air Force commander Lt.-Gen. Richard Clark has told the Jerusalem Post newspaper—a new and grotesque display of how extensive the Jewish lobby’s control of the US government extends. Speaking in an interview with the Jerusalem Post in Israel during “Juniper Cobra,” the largest... 

Several dead, hundreds injured in IDF-Palestinian clashes at #GreatReturn protest

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At least 3 people have died and 365 others have been injured during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops along the border of the Gaza Strip and Israel. The Palestinian Health Ministry reported the casualties after hundreds demonstrated Friday afternoon. IDF troops fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel pellets and tear gas at the protesters during the ongoing violence. Thousands... 

US Congressman Complains Russian, Chinese Hypersonic Arms Way Too Strong

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The US military has admitted that the United States is lagging behind Russia and China when it comes to hypersonic weapons development, according to The Hill. “Right now we are helpless,” Republican US Senator James Inhofe, who sits on the Armed Services Committee, was quoted by The Hill as saying. He was echoed by Thomas Karako from the Center for Strategic and International Studies,... 

Trump goes full Neocon: Expels Russian UN Envoy, Risks WW3

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We fully regret ever supporting this clown of a man as US president. Ted Cruz was so God damn right when he called Trump “a New York liberal, clown, neocon, snake oil salesman who wouldn’t keep a single one of his promises” and “he’s not gonna build the wall, I will build the wall and make Trump pay for it”. Damn Cruz, spot on man! You were right but then again... 

US Threatens countries over Israel resolutions

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The US has threatened to re-evaluate its membership of the UN Human Rights Council, after it adopted five ‘biased’ anti-Israeli resolutions condemning its policies and calling on the world community to halt arms sales to Tel Aviv. The point which needs to be made here is why the US is so biased in being PRO-Israel? Why is America going against the wind? Why is it so obsessed with protecting Israel... 

Trump starts Tariff Trade War with China, Beijing vows Retaliation

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The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs worth as much as $60 billion on Chinese products as early as this week to punish Beijing for what the U.S. perceives as intellectual property theft from American businesses, according to two people familiar with the matter. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer is leading an investigation into China’s treatment of intellectual property, and... 

Russia's new weapons capable of making whole continents lifeless

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US experts said that Russia’s new underwater drone Status-6 can turn whole continents into lifeless territories. Stephen Schwartz, an expert in consequences of the use of nuclear weapons, said in an interview with Business Insider that the detonation of nuclear weapons near or on the surface of the earth leads to radioactive precipitation. According to him, the city, over which a nuclear explosion... 

Moscow expels 23 UK diplomats & shuts British Council

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The Russian Foreign Ministry said 23 UK diplomats must leave Russia in response to Britain’s “provocative actions and groundless accusations” over ex-double agent Sergei Skripal’s poisoning. The British Council will also be shut. Britain’s ambassador to Russia, Laurie Bristow, was summoned to the Foreign Ministry on Saturday morning, where he was informed of Moscow’s response to London’s... 

Theresa expels Russian Diplomats, UK on the brink of war with Russia

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May accused Russia of using a chemical weapon on British soil and told Parliament about plans to retaliate against Moscow. The measures outlined by May are in response to the poisoning of a former Russian double agent, which the British government described as an “unlawful use of force by the Russian state.” The accusation is based on the nature of the poison used, which,... 

India declares war on Monsanto tells them "free to leave anytime"

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India has cut royalties that local seed companies pay to US agrochemical giant Monsanto for the second time in two years. The producer of genetically modified seeds has previously threatened to pull out of the country. According to a government order released on Tuesday, the country’s farm ministry has decided to reduce royalties paid by Indian seed companies to Monsanto for its genetically modified... 

Trump Admin Warns Google to Stop Censoring Conservatives, Christians OR ELSE

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Brad Parscale, who was recently appointed as campaign manager for Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection bid, has warned Google, Facebook, and Twitter to maintain a “level playing field,” following a month of high-profile revelations of bias at big tech. Brad Parscale’s comment came on the same day as the results of primaries for the Texas senatorial race in November were released. Google and Facebook... 

Putin-Trump Begin Emergency Talks After Top US Nuclear Commander Disappears

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An alarming new Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) report circulating in the Kremlin today states that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his American counterpart US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (both of whom are on the African Continent, with Tillerson cancelling all events today) have established a secure communication channel enabling advisors of both President Putin and President Trump to... 

US Mulled New Attack on Damascus Over Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

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Last week saw a White House meeting on the situation in Syria, which was chaired by President Donald Trump and attended by Chief of Staff John Kelly, National Security Adviser Herbert McMaster and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, according to the Washington Post The Trump administration discussed last week the possibility of “a new military action” against Syria as a punitive measure, citing... 
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