Latest news from Rinf.com - U.S. feed

Latest news from Rinf.com - U.S. feed

  1. Puerto Ricans in Vieques Cope With Devastation and Fear Toxic Contamination From Maria

    10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    We end today’s show where we began the week: in Puerto Rico. Doctors say the island’s health system remains crippled two weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, leaving more than 90 percent of the island without electricity and half of its residents without drinking water. That’s at least according to statistics published by FEMA on Wednesday. […
  2. What’s Good and What’s Missing in the 702 FISA Reform Bill

    10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    My colleague Pat Eddington has already taken a first pass at the newly unveiled legislation aimed at reforming Section 702, the controversial foreign intelligence surveillance authority that empowers warrantless surveillance of foreigners outside the United States. While Pat focused primarily on the defects of the bill, I’d like to start by briefly surveying what I […
  3. Trump is wild card in gun-control debate

    10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The HillOctober 6, 2017 As rare, bipartisan momentum builds on Capitol Hill for a change to gun laws, the wild card in the debate might be the man in the White House. President Trump has a long and checkered history on gun reform that stretches back decades and runs a spectrum of conflicting positions, from…
  4. Video: UK pharmacist jailed for showing ISIS beheading video to child

    10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    British pharmacist who showed an Islamic State beheading video to a child claimed the terrorists were ‘not bad people’ as he tried to ‘radicalize’ the youngster, … Via…
  5. The Dangerous Hypocrisy of Celebrating Obama While Criminalizing Manning

    10.07 / 01:42 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Last month, two well-known Americans — former president Barack Obama, and whistleblower Chelsea Manning — were supposed to visit Canada. But while Obama was welcomed like a hero, Manning — who was prosecuted by the Obama administration for leaking materials that included evidence of American atrocities — was banned. Two weeks ago, Canadian border officials [……
  6. US lifts some of toughest economic sanctions on Sudan

    10.06 / 22:59 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The United States says it has lifted a raft of its toughest long-standing sanctions on Sudan, though it will keep the African nation on its list of “states sponsors of terrorism”. On Friday night, a senior US official told reporters in Washington that “the United States has decided to formally revoke a number of economically […
  7. Video: Franco legacy: Crackdown on Catalan voters recalls Spanish Civil War

    10.06 / 22:59 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    A Madrid representative in Catalonia has for the first time apologized for the police violence during the recent independence vote in the Spanish region. RT LIVE … Via…
  8. Former Trump Campaign Official Claims Las Vegas Shooter Made ISIS Tape

    10.06 / 22:59 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Says authorities not revealing link to terror group Paul Joseph WatsonPrison Planet.comOctober 6, 2017 A former Trump campaign official is making extraordinary claims he was leaked information from within the White House that Las Vegas massacre gunman Stephen Paddock made an ISIS propaganda tape and that authorities are refusing to reveal that the mass shooting…
  9. Cambridge college apologizes for Auschwitz Nazi death camp image on welcome leaflet

    10.06 / 22:59 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Published time: 6 Oct, 2017 20:07 Edited time: 6 Oct, 2017 20:54 Emmanuel College at Cambridge University was forced to apologize for using an image of infamous Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz, on a leaflet for its new students. The picture was put on the cover of the pamphlet, which invited students to the welcoming sermon…
  10. Event organizers across US tighten security after Vegas massacre

    10.06 / 22:59 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Organizers of public events from Boston to Pasadena have reviewed security measures, and are bracing themselves for mass ticket returns ahead of weekend events. City Limits Festival, Austin, Texas Austin City Limits began offering refunds on Tuesday for fans who didn’t want to attend after the massacre in Las Vegas. Austin police chief Brian Manley […
  11. Amid Catalan crisis, Madrid prepares military rule across Spain

    10.06 / 21:34 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
      Amid Catalan crisis, Madrid prepares military rule across Spain By Alejandro López 6 October 2017 The Spanish political establishment is now openly debating its options for how to crack down on the secessionist movement in Catalonia and install military rule across the entire country. Two weeks ago, the debate was whether the Spanish minority […
  12. We Need Thoughtful Coverage of Gun Violence, Not Slow Pans Over Arsenals

    10.06 / 21:34 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The most important thing we know about him is that he was struck by how much attention mass murderers get: “A man who was known by no one is now known by everyone.” (CBS News, 10/1/15) I have noticed that so many people like him are all alone and unknown, yet when they spill a…
  13. US approves $15bn THAAD missile system sale to Saudi Arabia

    10.06 / 21:34 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    The government of US President Donald Trump has approved a $15 billion sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile systems to Saudi Arabia, a move that the State Department says is aimed at addressing the kingdom’s regional concerns. “This sale furthers US national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security…
  14. Video: Trump escalating Hillary-Obama era strategy of hostility against Russia – Dan Glazebrook

    10.06 / 21:34 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Moscow has not ruled out retaliatory measures if Washington continues its crackdown on Russian media outlets in the US, the Kremlin said. It added that US … Via…
  15. Rotherham: 12 More Men Charged with Child Sex Abuse Offences

    10.06 / 20:51 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    A further 12 men have been charged in connection with the sexual abuse of eight young girls in Rotherham as part of a National Crime Agency (NCA) investigation into child abuse among predominantly Muslim grooming gangs. Aged between 33 and 38, the men are accused of a total of 44 offences including rape and false…
  16. The Rising of Britain’s ‘New Politics’

    10.06 / 20:51 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Photo by DAVID HOLT | CC BY 2.0 Delegates to the recent Labour Party conference in the English seaside town of Brighton seemed not to notice a video playing in the main entrance.  The world’s third biggest arms manufacturer, BAe Systems, supplier to Saudi Arabia, was promoting its guns, bombs, missiles, naval ships and fighter aircraft. [&#…
  17. Boris Johnson goes Caracas

    10.06 / 20:51 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Shame people with no knowledge or understanding of Libya want to play politics with the appallingly dangerous reality in Sirte. — Boris Johnson, Twitter, October 3, 2017 The Conservative Party conference in Manchester was always going to hinge on an important question: what would Boris Johnson do to steal the show?  Having demonstrated the hardest [&…
  18. Video: CNN Reporter Whines About Being Targeted As ‘Fake News’ By Trump

    10.06 / 20:51 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Gets shut down at White House briefing Steve WatsonPrison Planet.comOct 6, 2017 Fake news reporter Jim Acosta of CNN chose to use his question at a White House briefing Thursday to complain about the President advocating a Senate investigation of media outlets putting out fake news, and was quickly shut down. Acosta was whining about…
  19. Stardust: British firm will scatter your ashes in outer space

    10.06 / 20:51 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    Published time: 6 Oct, 2017 15:46 Families will soon be able to send their loves ones into the great beyond for a final goodbye after a British company invented an orbital ash-scattering service. Ascension Flight will also film the ashes exploding against the curvature of the Earth for posterity. Read more Residual moisture in the…
  20. Peace Action: 16 Years Later, Afghanistan War Drags On, Congress Still Asleep at the Wheel

    10.06 / 19:54 rinf.com Rinf.com - U.S.
    WASHINGTON – On the eve of the 16-year anniversary of the Afghanistan War, Paul Kawika Martin, Senior Director for Policy and Political Affairs at Peace Action, released the following statement: “Sixteen years after the inception of America’s longest war, the Afghanistan War remains an open-ended conflict with no end in sight. Kids who were in [&#…