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17 May, 2019 01:03

The News with Rick Sanchez - May 16, 2019 (20:00 ET)

BREAKING: Armed F-16 crashes in California 

Rick Sanchez breaks the news of a fully armed F-16 fighter plane that crashed at the March Air Reserve Base in California, damaging a nearby warehouse. Then former naval intelligence officer and certified pilot John Jordan shares his insights.

Who will stand up to US hegemony?

US Secret Service police and Diplomatic Security Service raided Venezuela’s embassy in Washington, DC on Thursday and arrested the four remaining pro-Maduro activists. Rick Sanchez explains how the action has the potential to spiral into an international relations nightmare. He also informs us that China is apparently ignoring the US demand that no one do business with Iran. 

Germany tells US: ‘Sorry! We’re buying Russian gas’

US leaders have warned European entities involved in the construction of Gazprom’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline to provide Europe with Russian natural gas, run the risk of incurring US sanctions. German officials responded that such threats “go beyond international law” and are “quite ridiculous.” Is this another sign of US global power on the wane? RT’s Peter Oliver reports for the News with Rick Sanchez.