Chicago PD releases 'persons of interest' in shady Jussie Smollett attack case
Fueling suspicions that the 'racist, homophobic' attack on actor Jussie Smollett was a hoax, Chicago police have released the two Nigerians arrested as "persons of interest" without charges, claiming they have more work to do. Read Full Article at

Mueller recommends 19+ year sentence for Manafort
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has requested former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort get 19 years in prison after the would-be cooperator was found to be lying to the FBI, special counsel and grand jury. Read Full Article at

CNN’s Jim Acosta tweets vital news that Trump ‘put on 4 pounds’ ...and gets savaged in replies
CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta tweeted some crucial information about US President Donald Trump’s health on Thursday: that he has put on a whopping four pounds since his last checkup. Read Full Article at

‘Only emergency is that he is an idiot:’ Coulter spews vitriol at Trump after he disowns her
Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter has put a final nail into the coffin of her long-since cooled political romance with Donald Trump, calling him an “idiot” and an “emergency” after he said that he “hardly” knows her. Read Full Article at

NYC mayor tears into '1 percenter' Bezos for betraying 'everyday people' with Amazon HQ cancellation
Crusading NYC mayor Bill de Blasio attacked Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for canceling the company's heavily subsidized move to Queens, slamming "the definition of 1 percent" for the "disrespectful" treatment of New Yorkers. Read Full Article at

‘Alarming’: Trump retweets meme video & Twitter loses its mind
It is not the first time that President Donald Trump tweets a meme made by one of his supporters, but the video of Democrats reacting to his State of the Union set to R.E.M's "Everybody Hurts" actually got pinned. Read Full Article at

US military planes with ‘humanitarian aid’ bound for Venezuela after new sanctions
Waving both the carrot and the stick at Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Washington hit Caracas with fresh sanctions and said it will use the military to send humanitarian aid to the crisis-stricken country. Read Full Article at

Oops: Google Maps reveals Patriot missile launch sites in Taiwan
The Taiwanese government is doing damage control after the latest Google Maps upgrade revealed their most sensitive missile sites, down to the launcher types and models of the missiles, for all to see – including archenemy China. Read Full Article at

Maduro wants troops at border with Colombia against US 'provocation'
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the military to come up with a plan for a permanent deployment of forces to the border with Colombia to avert “provocations” he accused the US of masterminding. Read Full Article at

House Democrats announce 'immediate probe' into Trump's border wall emergency
Democrats on the US House Judiciary Committee have launched an investigation into the legality of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration, calling it "reckless disregard" of the law based on "misleading statements." Read Full Article at

Sarah Sanders gave Mueller ‘one of the last’ interviews in winding-down Russiagate probe
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office – reportedly one of the last interviews of the two-year probe seeking evidence of Russian collusion with US President Trump. Read Full Article at

US Venezuela envoy confronted by RT America correspondent over past war crimes (VIDEO)
Intercepted by RT America correspondent Dan Cohen while leaving a conference in DC, US envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams did not seem in the mood to discuss his criminal convictions or Iran-Contra weapons shipments. Read Full Article at

Did Trump just suggest the death penalty for drug dealers? Twitter freaks out
US President Donald Trump has praised China’s use of the death penalty for drug smugglers and even appeared to suggest that capital punishment might be a good way to “end the drug problem” in the US. Read Full Article at

Victory, disaster or ‘fake’? America divided as Trump signs spending bill while declaring emergency
President Donald Trump’s decision to sign both a national emergency and a spending bill approved by Congress has divided America once more: Democrats are outraged by the emergency, while Trump Republicans hate the bill. Read Full Article at

Parents of woman killed by ‘poison used on Skripal’ blame… UK govt, British media, but not Russia
The grieving parents of Dawn Sturgess, the only person killed in the bizarre Skripal poisoning affair, say they are angry at the British government and press, but don’t hate Russia, which London made the villain in the story. Read Full Article at

SWAT responding to active shooter situation at Illinois steel facility
Police and federal agents are responding to reports of an active shooter at a steel facility in Aurora, Illinois. Schools have been placed on lockdown and SWAT teams dispatched to the site. Read Full Article at

Arms should flow in to Kurds even after US is out of Syria – top general
The arming of Syrian Kurds should continue despite the US pulling outs its troops, the American general overseeing the entire Middle East believes. Such a plan is sure to anger Turkey, which considers Kurdish militias terrorists. Read Full Article at

Meddling, anyone? Pro-Israel groups spent $22 million on lobbying & campaign contributions in 2018
Pro-Israel lobbyists funneled more than $22 million into the 2018 US election cycle, making the lobby far more active and influential than those aligned with other foreign nations, public records show. Read Full Article at

Poland rejects EU army, wants US & NATO help instead
Poland’s Foreign Minister has dismissed the idea of creating an EU army independent of NATO at the Munich Security Conference. Poland, he said, needs “an American presence” to compete with Russia.
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Ufologist claims ‘global intelligence’ covering up ALIEN LIFE on Earth for ‘decades’
A transnational intelligence conspiracy has been keeping the public in the dark over extraterrestrial visits for decades, an ufologist told RT claiming that 43% of Americans believe in contacts with non-human civilizations. Read Full Article at

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