Without Evidence: US Slams Syria with Sanctions over Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

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nsnbc : The United States imposed what was described as sweeping sanctions on Syrian officials based on the alleged use of chemical weapons earlier this month, regardless of the fact that neither the UN nor the OPCW has concluded that Syria can be held responsible for the alleged attack. The U.S. Treasury ordered the freeze of all assets in the United More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Trump Summons Entire Senate to Briefing on North Korea at the White House

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump summoned the entire U.S. Senate to the White House on Wednesday where members of the Senate will be briefed by senior administration officials on the looming crisis between the More...

Igor Litvak, the attorney for Russian hacker Roman Seleznev, talks to reporters, April 21, 2017, following the sentencing.
By nsnbc On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

27 Years for Son of Russian MP for Credit Card and Hacking Scheme

nsnbc : Roman Seleznev, the son of Russian lawmaker Valery Seleznev was sentenced Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of a cyber assault on thousands of U.S. businesses, involving More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Trump Administration orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump has tasked the National Security Council to review the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program and sanctions on Iran, and to evaluate whether suspending sanctions More...

By Ellen H. Brown On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

What a State-Owned Bank Can Do for New Jersey

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Murphy, the leading Democratic candidate for governor of New Jersey, has made a state-owned bank a centerpiece of his campaign. He says the New Jersey bank would “take money out of Wall More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Moscow on April 12

 nsnbc : U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads to Moscow on April 12, merely days after the United States hit the al-Shairat Airport in the countryside of Homs, Syria, with more than 50 cruise missiles, More...

By nsnbc On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Trump Administration Tries to Tackle Opioid Addiction Epidemic

nsnbc : U.S. President Donald Trump hosted a session at the White House on Wednesday as a first step to try and stem the worsening opioid addiction crisis. Referring to both the pharma industry and illicit drug More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, March 26th, 2017

After Failure to Overhaul Health Care Tump Goes for Tax Reform

nsnbc : Following at least interim collapse of attempts to repeal and replace the United States’ health care plan, President Donald Trump noted that he will be turning his attention to a major overhaul of More...

IA-407 helicopters are prepped to be shipped to Iraq in 2013. Photo: U.S Army/army.mil
By nsnbc On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Iraq to receive over $22 billion worth of U.S. arms supplies over 12 years

nsnbc : The federal government of Iraq received consent from the U.S. State Department to buy U.S.-American weapons under the umbrella of Foreign Military Sales worth more than $22 billion in a 12 year period. IA-407 More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

U.S. Support of Syrian Kurds Can Endanger Relations with Turkey: John McCain

nsnbc : U.S. Senator John McCain, who head the Senate’s Armed Services Committee, said the administration of President Donald Trump faces tough decisions on how it should support Syrian – Kurdish fighters More...