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‘Ungrateful’: Fox host Tucker Carlson claims Ilhan Omar is ‘attacking country that took her in’

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson lashed out at Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar for being “ungrateful” and accused her of “spending her life attacking this country” in light of an old tweet by the congresswoman about US action in Somalia. Carlson’s outburst was in reference to a resurfaced tweet of Omar’s from 2017 in which she Read More

Extremist cleric with possible ties to ISIS accused of masterminding Sri Lanka bombings

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Sri Lankan intelligence has reportedly named local extremist cleric Moulvi Zahran Hashim as the driving force behind the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. The radical cleric used social media to call for violence against non-Muslims. Hashim is suspected to be an organizer of the attacks shortly after senior government officials accused the National Thawheed Jama’ut (NTJ) Read More

What Chinese spies want from Americans

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​Yujing Zhang being led into federal court in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Monday. (William Hennessy Jr. / CourtroomArt.com) It’s the embodiment of a saucy spy thriller. Questions continue to swirl around Chinese woman Yujing Zhang, who was arrested on March 30 on the grounds of President Trump’s Florida abode, Mar-a-Lago. Her story suspiciously changed Read More

‘Intelligence failure’: Sri Lankan govt too focused on past, not ready for new threats – analysts

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A series of devastating terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of more than 200 people are partially a result of the Sri Lankan security services’ inability to adapt to new security challenges, analysts told RT. The island nation that once survived a bloody, decades-long civil war against a secessionist ethnic militant group known as the Read More

Easter tragedy: What we know so far about the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka

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Seven suspects have been identified and arrested as the death toll from the horrific church and hotel attacks in Sri Lanka climbed to over 200, with no group claiming responsibility. RT sums up what we know so far of the tragedy. Explosions rocked three luxury hotels in the nation’s largest city, Colombo, and three packed Read More

Facebook draws liberal ire for hiring conservative ‘fact-checkers’ for once

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A fact-checking spinoff of the conservative website Daily Caller has partnered up with Facebook to police fake news, and mainstream media are outraged. The social media behemoth has added Daily Caller’s CheckYourFact.com to its list of US media partners this week, sparking outrage among the mainstream (and politically rather differently aligned) media outlets, who argued Read More

Anti-Islamic terrorism becomes ‘alarming trend’ in Europe & beyond – Moscow

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“Anti-Islamic terrorism,” which involves “psychopaths and murderers” fueled by racism and nationalism, is on the rise not only in Europe but all around the world, the director of Russia’s security service has warned. “A phenomenon of anti-Islamic terrorism is becoming a serious challenge,” Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Thursday. Read More

China’s ‘vast, secret system’ of AI reportedly tracks and controls Uighurs, a largely Muslim minority

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Chinese authorities are harnessing a vast and secretive system of advanced facial recognition technology in order to control and surveil the Uighurs, a largely Muslim minority, according to a new report. Facial recognition technology, which is under fire from racial justice advocates and tech workers in the United States, has the potential to allow the Read More

Pakistani TV presenter blasted for calling marriage a cure for women with mental disorders

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A Pakistani comedy show host has created a firestorm for implying marriage would cure a woman’s mental Health problems, and for saying such illnesses happen because women “obsess” over their careers. Aftab Iqbal said that a woman who was acting like she was experiencing “hysteria” was in fact suffering from not being married and for Read More

Boeing sees me as its ‘piggy bank’, Lion Air co-founder says

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PARIS (Reuters) – The co-founder of Indonesia’s Lion Air, one of two airlines that lost passengers and crew in recent crashes involving the 737 MAX, has lashed out at Boeing’s handling of the accidents as the potential business fallout from the jet’s grounding intensifies. FILE PHOTO: Founder of Lion Air Group, Rusdi Kirana, stands as Read More