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DEBATE: Tax breaks for X-mas?

Congress is clamoring to pass tax reform before Christmas. But can they get it done, and who exactly ends up getting lumps of coal? John Loudon (R), a former state senator of Missouri, and Democratic strategist Susan Jerich join RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us […]

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Declassified 1967 documents a ‘premonition’ of Israel’s treatment of Palestine today ‒ author

The Israeli government has a strategy to “suffocate” Palestine, according to documents it recently declassified that detail Cabinet meetings in the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War. The minutes show government officials discussing what to do with the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians now living under Israeli military occupation. RT America’s Anya Parampil discusses the […]

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Hurricane Maria showed injustice Puerto Rico has suffered at US hands ‒ activist

It’s been two months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, yet more than half of the island’s residents remain without power. The federal government has been heavily criticized for its slow reaction to providing disaster relief for the US territory. RT America’s Ashlee Banks reports on Sunday’s Unity for Puerto Rico rally in Washington, DC. […]

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Search for missing Argentine sub continues amid stormy seas

The search for a missing Argentine Navy submarine has been hindered by stormy seas. As the search stretched into a fifth day, Buenos Aires announced that signals picked up over the weekend were not from the missing sub. RT America’s David Miller reports. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ […]

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AI arms race fuels fears of killer robots

The first-ever UN meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems focused on the implications of military use of artificial intelligence. Human rights groups and other tech leaders warn that AI weapons could pose a dangerous threat to humanity. Mechanical engineering professor William Messner of Tufts University discusses these so-called killer robots with RT America’s Anya Parampil. […]

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Who owns the rights to your DNA?

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Air pollution linked to Osteoporosis & other serious health risks

New research suggests air pollution is linked to bone fractures and increased risk of osteoporosis in the elderly, while the World Health Organization has already linked air pollution to higher risk of cancer, asthma, cognitive decline and heart disease. RT America’s Manila Chan discusses with the study’s lead researcher, Dr. Diddier Prada of the National […]

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Poland to buy $10.5bn missile defense system because Russia ‒ fmr Pentagon official

Poland has reached a $10.5 billion arms agreement with the US State Department. Warsaw will receive four Patriot air and missile defense systems produced by defense contractor Raytheon. Former Pentagon official Michael Maloof tells RT America’s Anya Parampil that Poland is pushing for increased defense because Russia could theoretically amass up to 100,000 troops across […]

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Nebraska approves Keystone XL despite massive leak

Just days after the Keystone XL pipeline leaked more than 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota, the state of Nebraska has approved an alternate route for the controversial pipeline. Yet both the TransCanada and the pipeline’s opponents see the plan as a major hurdle. RT America’s Alex Mihailovich reports. Find RT America in your […]

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The Impact of Animal Agriculture with Chris Schlottmann

Chris Schlottmann, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at New York University, explains the impact of the animal agriculture industry on the environment. Follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/OnContactRT Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch us online: http://rt.com/on-air/rt-america-air/ Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTAmerica Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_America

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