RT News -- December 09, 2015
Protesters block traffic, demand Chicago mayor’s resignation
Demonstrations in Chicago came together abruptly after the press conference held by city officials which included an apology by Mayor Rahm Emanuel over his handling of the police killing of Laquan McDonald. Now, protests are much larger than they were originally, even larger than the Black Friday shutdown. Protesters are calling for the resignation of Emanuel and Anita Alvarez, the state prosecutor, accusing them of being complicit in the cover-up of McDonald’s shooting death. RT’s Manila Chan reports.
Political narrative around Iran missile test complicates peace process - Porter
The language of the Iran nuclear agreement specifies that the only missile tests forbidden are ones involving missiles designed to carry nuclear weapons. However, the political narrative woven around the issue of Iranian missile tests complicates the Obama administration’s efforts to lift sanctions, says investigative journalist and national security policy analyst Gareth Porter.