RT News - January 04, 2015 (12:00 MSK)

A dazzling start to 2015 - as millions around the globe celebrate the coming of the New Year in grand style; Israel withholds tax transfers to Palestine following the territory's attempts to join the International Criminal Court, after its bid for statehood fell flat in the UN Security Council this week; As the anger over police brutality still simmers in the United States, a girls high-school basketball team has been dropped from a tournament for wearing "I Can't Breathe" T-Shirts.