Neocon agenda overrides Trump’s global plans

An 8-story building collapsed in Turkey and a search is underway. As a US-led coup attempts to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the South American country has chosen to send its state-run company’s oil to Europe and Asia to circumvent U.S. sanctions on its oil operations, RT’s Rachel Blevin reports. It’s clear National Security Advisor John Bolton and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are determining Washington’s moves in places the United States has invaded and occupied, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, says former Pentagon official Michael Maloof. An investigation is underway into a shootout in Iran. A 27-year-old man used a tunnel to break into a Belgium bank and steal possessions from safety deposit boxes. Alleged drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s fate is being considered on the third day of jury deliberations in the United States. Water once flowed freely on Mars, scientists say. DNA companies are trying to profit off your DNA by selling it to law enforcement agencies, investigative journalist Ben Swann tells RT’s Manila Chan. New Mexico’s governor has ordered National Guard troops to withdraw from the border with Mexico, directly going against President Donald Trump’s directive. Protests erupted in Alabama after the state announced a police officer killing a Black man by gunfire was justified. Former Penn State University football coach Jerry Sandusky will receive a new sentence for sexually abusing at least 10 boys.