Cyber Wars: US govt failing to address hacking attacks – report

American government agencies are being faced with a broadening range of cyber-based threats, but the government has largely failed to tackle the issue. This is according to a report by the U.S Government’s Accountability Office.

Syria ‘in a state of complete war’ with terrorism – Interview with Assad

As the Syrian crisis enters its fifth year, tension in the country is still growing. Bashar Assad, the President of Syria, gives an interview to key Russian media, revealing his view on political progress, the Syrian crisis, its allies and its war on terrorism.

US airstrike support to Syrian rebels doesn’t require new legal basis – State Dept.

The US has been carrying out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria for almost a year, and the latest decision to bomb Syrian government forces in order to “protect” US-trained “moderate rebels” does not require any additional legal justification, the State Department believes.

Agreement of the century? Iran deal still needs green light from US lawmakers

The September vote on Iran nuclear deal is heading towards a bitter standoff between US President Obama and Congress.

Is China Using the Yuan to Fund a Currency War?

China’s yuan led the biggest two-day selloff in Asian currencies since 1997, fuelling concern that financial-market volatility will curb global economic growth and a possible “currency war” if other countries devalue exchange rates to stay competitive in global export markets.

California Disastrous Drought: $10k fine for water wastage?

The Governor of drought-stricken California has called for a $10,000 fine for residents who waste water. This comes in addition to the existing penalty of $500 for serving water in bars and restaurants unless customers ask for it. RT’s Lindsay France reports.

California in Worst Drought in at Least 1,200 Years

Bloomberg Intelligence’s Kit Konolige and Yale University Senior Fellow Stephen Roach discuss California’s historic drought. They speak on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

President Barack Obama Speaks With VICE News

VICE founder Shane Smith interviews President Barack Obama, discussing a host of issues important to Americans, from foreign policy and marijuana legalization to global warming and political gridlock.

The Truth About the Ukraine Bailout

The IMF finally approved a $17.5 billion loan for Ukraine. But why? Here’s a look at the truth about the Ukraine bailout and what it means for the world. The answer is not pretty.

How this Landmark Decision Could Destroy the Market

This week, Ivan Lo talks about a landmark decision that could destroy the market, gives an update on Germany’s gold repatriation, and talks about what the actions of the Swiss means for us all.

‘Cyber Snipers’: Snowden uncovers truth on US digital war plans

America gearing up for digital war according to documents leaked by Snowden and released by der Spiegel magazine

Act of Faith? Congressmen admit to not reading NDAA before voting

US House members admitted they had not read the entire $585 billion, 1,648-page National Defense Authorization Act, which predominantly specifies budgeting for the Defense Department, before it was voted on Thursday in Congress.