Local governments crackdown on residents going ‘off-the-grid’

Published on Jun 2, 2014 RT America Local governments often quash attempts by citizens to live off-the-grid. Those who generate their own power, grow their food and attempt to live sustainably can face fines and other penalties for unhooking from municipal services. The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday new coal regulations meant to cut back… Read More Local governments crackdown on residents going ‘off-the-grid’

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State Dept. grilled in Congress over support of Ukraine’s neo-Nazis

Published on May 9, 2014 RT America The Obama administration is facing increasing pressure from Congress over its handling of the crisis in Ukraine. Victoria Nuland, assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, testified in front of Senate and House committees this week, facing tough questions about the Maidan violence and the effectiveness… Read More State Dept. grilled in Congress over support of Ukraine’s neo-Nazis

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Military unveils hybrid “Black Knight Transformer” drone

Published on May 7, 2014 RT America The military’s newest drone is a hybrid “heli-truck.” Called the Black Knight Transformer, the drone is capable of carrying more than 4,000 pounds in payload, is able to travel over land on truck wheels, and comes with an attachable boat hull. RT’s Lindsay France takes a look at… Read More Military unveils hybrid “Black Knight Transformer” drone

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Tech companies will alert users when gov. requests their data

Published on May 5, 2014 RT America Major tech companies are implementing a policy alerting users when the government requests access to their data. Companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft came under fire after last year’s revelations regarding the National Security Agency and the extent of the government’s access to users’ personal data. The… Read More Tech companies will alert users when gov. requests their data

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