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America’s Lawyer [17]: Big Pharma’s War on Marijuana & Closing Rikers Island

On this episode of America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio discusses the reasons why the marijuana legalization effort failed in Arizona and speaks with Justin Strekal, Political Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, about what pharmaceutical companies have to gain from keeping marijuana illegal. Mike then talks to attorney, Stephen Sheller, about […]

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Russia vetoes West’s Syria resolution at UNSC

Moscow has vetoed a US-backed resolution that condemned the Khan Shaykhun incident on April 4 as a chemical attack and demanded that Syria open up its military bases to inspections. RT’s Caleb Maupin explains why. 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 […]

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US report on Idlib attack ‘misinterprets evidence’, ‘politically motivated – professor

The White House released a declassified intelligence brief on Tuesday in an effort to bolster their allegations that Syrian President Bashar Assad ordered the April 4 chemical attack in Idlib province which killed dozens and drew global condemnation. But Theodore Postol, professor of national security policy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), questioned more and […]

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US was fully aware of Saudi targeting of Yemeni civilians – CODEPINK founder

A group of US lawmakers wrote to the Trump administration asking for more information about a potential sale of smart bombs ‒ aka precision-guided munitions ‒ to Saudi Arabia. They also expressed concern over widespread civilian casualties in Yemen. CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin joins RT America’s Simone Del Rosario from a protest outside the Saudi […]

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Canada’s cops & their all-seeing tech

Police forces across Canada are using cellphone surveillance technology that has the potential to tap into conversations and messages sent by mobile users. While a recent police statement emphasizes judicial supervision of the technology, citizens have reason to remain wary. RT correspondence Alex Mihailovich joins Simone Del Rosario with the details. Find RT America in […]

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EU’s Juncker threatens to support Ohio, Texas secession

In retaliation for President Trump’s support of Brexit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has threatened to support the secession of Ohio or Texas from the US. Now is a great time to talk about how all countries are a bunch of meddlers. The Resident breaks it down. Follow The Resident at http://www.twitter.com/TheResident Find RT America […]

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Power-grab in Egypt after ISIS attack on Christians

An ISIS-affiliated group’s bombings at two Egyptian churches killed 47 people, mainly Coptic Christians. The church says persecution is on the rise there, while Egyptian President, Abdel el-Sisi, has declared a 3-month state of emergency, granting the government vast powers. RT America’s Manila Chan has more. Find RT America in your area: http://rt.com/where-to-watch/ Or watch […]

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What to expect from Tillerson’s Moscow visit

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow to discuss Syria with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. The visit comes as recent US strikes on a Syrian base were followed by hints of sanctioning Russia for supporting Assad.Their meeting could also signal the future of Ukraine, North Korea and Syria. Conservative commentator Dr. Gina […]

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