Russia excels in ditching dollar ahead of pending US sanctions against country

The list of the countries currently taking active steps towards eliminating their economic reliance on the US dollar is growing. Russia has joined a league of nations is making a lot of headway with the task, the WSJ reports. The share of foreign currency in corporate and personal deposits in Russia has declined to 26 …

'Russia threat ever more real': UK's May berates Moscow like 'recalcitrant

The UK is ready to build a “different relationship” with Russia following the diplomatic rift over the Skripal poisoning – but only if Moscow confesses all its alleged sins and plays by London’s rules, PM Theresa May has hinted. The UK Prime Minister focused a large part of her annual speech at the Lord Mayor’s …

World leaders arrive in Paris to commemorate centenary of the end of WWI

HomeWorld News Published time: 11 Nov, 2018 09:17 Edited time: 11 Nov, 2018 10:35 Get short URL Dozens of world leaders have arrived in France on the invitation of French President Macron to join commemorative events marking the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI. Multiple heads of states, including Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, Hungary’s …

'Go f*** yourself!': Trump-bashing French TV host uses English to tell Donald

HomeWorld News Published time: 10 Nov, 2018 21:30 Edited time: 10 Nov, 2018 21:32 Get short URL The French don’t like speaking in foreign languages, but the host of a popular comedy show remembered his English lessons and pulled no punches in the telling US President Donald Trump that he wasn’t welcome in Paris. The …

An 8-ft-long lizard terrorized a Florida neighborhood for 3 months (PHOTOS)

A 150-pound lizard named Bamboo kept an entire neighborhood in the Miami area in a state of fear after it broke loose this August. The Asian monitor, capable of knocking its prey unconscious, was finally captured on Tuesday. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission had been hunting the massive lizard since August when it …

Oil tanker & Norwegian Navy frigate 'collide' off country's coast, 7 reported

A Norwegian Navy frigate returning from a NATO exercise collided with an oil tanker off Norway’s coast. Eight people received light injuries in the incident while the warship started slowly sinking. The early morning collision, which involved the frigate KNM Helge Ingstad and the tanker Sola TS, happened off Norway’s western coast near an island …

Sons of the Concorde: NASA explores 'quiet' sonic boom & prospects of

NASA has embarked on its quest for a “quiet” sonic boom, exploring prospects for the return of supersonic aircraft into commercial aviation. The agency exposes volunteers to frequent “hushed” booms and gathers feedback. The agency launched a two-week research program into “quiet” supersonic flights near Galveston, Texas on Monday. NASA uses an F/A-18 fighter jet …

'Trump controls the media' – Larry King talks midterms with RT (VIDEO)

HomeUS News Published time: 7 Nov, 2018 22:29 Get short URL Legendary news anchor Larry King gave his take on the midterm election results to RT America. King talked of an election, and a president, like no other. “This was an election for or against Trump,” King said, adding “there’s never been anything like this …

Helpinksi? White House commemorative coins from Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

HomeUS News Published time: 6 Nov, 2018 15:23 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2018 10:37 Get short URL The White House clearly did not employ the services of a copy editor before releasing commemorative coins from Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, which contain no less than three typos. NPR business reporter …