RT America -- August 12, 2016

US officials want to sanction Russia over DNC hack – report

President Obama and other US officials are thinking of imposing more economic sanctions on Russia after the hack of the Democratic National Committee emails, the Wall Street Journal reported citing anonymous sources. No evidence has been presented that Russia was behind the hack, however. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange declined to name his sources, but quoted them as saying that “the DNC’s security is like Swiss cheese.” 

Freed Gitmo detainees ‘unlikely’ to return to battlefield – Lawyer 

A newly declassified Pentagon report claims that recently freed detainees from Guantanamo Bay will return to the battlefield. Gary Thompson, the defense attorney for one of the detainees, tells RT America’s Manila Chan that the Pentagon’s claims are “unsubstantiated” and “highly deceptive.”