Archive for August, 2015

Anti-ISIS hacktivists claim foiling terror attacks in Tunisia & New York

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Anti-ISIS hacktivists claim foiling terror attacks in Tunisia & New York
Preview Ghost Security, a network of hacktivists formed earlier this year, claims that it thwarted two major terrorist attacks in the past month, as well impeding Islamic State’s online recruitment drive.
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The lure of being unhappy: Banksy’s #Dismaland ‘bemusement park’ is a sold-out event

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on The lure of being unhappy: Banksy’s #Dismaland ‘bemusement park’ is a sold-out event
Preview Fancy visiting a not-so-shiny Cinderella castle or ceremonially burning a couple of novels? How about participating in a remote control boat race … with the vessels full of migrants? All of these anarchic amusements are now available at a pop-up theme park on the British seaside.
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Enormous new factory blast rocks Chinese industrial region – reports

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Enormous new factory blast rocks Chinese industrial region – reports
Preview Another huge blast at a chemical facility has reportedly occurred in the Chinese province of Shandong. The explosion, located in an industrial zone in Lijin, Dongying City, happened late on Monday, China's People's Daily reported.
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Spanish bank blocks payment to RT over EU sanctions against non-related media chief

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Spanish bank blocks payment to RT over EU sanctions against non-related media chief
Preview The British branch of the Spanish bank BBVA has blocked a transaction to RT, citing European sanctions against Russian media executive Dmitry Kiselev. Kiselev, who heads media holding company Rossiya Segodnya, is not affiliated with RT.
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Thai police award themselves $84k for ‘doing their job’ in Bangkok bombing arrest

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Thai police award themselves $84k for ‘doing their job’ in Bangkok bombing arrest
Preview Thai police have gifted themselves $84,000 for arresting a suspect in this month's deadly Erawan Shrine bombing. The money was set aside for those providing tips leading to an arrest, but now officers are reaping the benefit for "doing their jobs."
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‘A Sinner in Mecca’: Filmmaker receives death threats after documenting gay Muslim pilgrimage

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on ‘A Sinner in Mecca’: Filmmaker receives death threats after documenting gay Muslim pilgrimage
Preview A new documentary by a gay Muslim filmmaker shows the annual pilgrimage to Mecca from all sides – the good, the bad and the ugly. But the film has upset many within Islam, and the director has been the subject of death threats and an online hate campaign.
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Food, glorious food? Obesity could stem from addiction – study

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Food, glorious food? Obesity could stem from addiction – study
Preview The popular assumption that obesity is simply the result of a lack of willpower could be contested by new international research. It posits that obese people's brains are predisposed to food addiction in much the same way a drug addict’s are to substance abuse.
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Toe to toe with US: China unveils its heaviest drone

Posted by RT on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Toe to toe with US: China unveils its heaviest drone
Preview China's heaviest-yet drone - comparable to the US Reaper - has made its maiden flight, Chinese media reported on Sunday. It can carry a payload of 3 tons and is said to have wall-penetrating radar.
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Fin24.com | US markets head lower in early trade

Posted by Fin24 Markets on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | US markets head lower in early trade
US stocks have fallen in opening trade, after surviving last week's extreme China-driven turmoil with net gains.

Fin24.com | Oil prices drop after huge rally

Posted by Fin24 Markets on August 31, 2015  |   Comments Off on Fin24.com | Oil prices drop after huge rally
Oil prices have fallen, coming under pressure as dealers took profits from huge gains in last week's rally and tried to gauge the outlook for the US economy.
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