According to the AP, senior Russian lawmakers said that USA correspondents working in Russia could lose their press access to Russian government agencies and parliament in response to the decision to revoke RT's Capitol Hill credentials.
The action also comes just days after Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed legislation allowing Russia to register worldwide media outlets as foreign agents, an act seen as the Kremlin's retaliation for the Trump administration decision on RT.
The commission of journalists who decide on the allocation of accreditations for the Congress, told RT that the "pass" has been withdrawn after a unanimous vote.
Caplan, the chairman of that committee, wrote that gallery rules "state clearly that news credentials may not be issued to any applicant employed by 'any foreign government or representative thereof.'" He said the FARA registration made the network ineligible to hold news credentials, and their withdrawal is effective immediately.
The u.s. department of Justice had requested RT in September to register as an "agent of the alien" after the american intelligence had estimated that the chain was "the main medium of global propaganda of the Kremlin".
The U.S. intelligence community has alleged that RT was used by the Russian government as part of a campaign to influence and disrupt the 2016 presidential election.
Washington has been accusing Russian media, including RT and Sputnik, of influencing public opinion during the 2016 US presidential election, while Moscow claims that they are being oppressed by USA authorities.
Aslan have also been charged with participating in the sanctions evasion scheme and remain at large, prosecutors have said. The case has fueled tensions between the USA and Turkey with Ankara saying the case was fabricated for political reasons.
A Tribe Called Quest received zero Grammy nominations for their latest album, and Q-Tip is really pissed about it. Blige was another artist who a Los Angeles Times music writer named as being snubbed along with rapper Future .
Media figures and celebrities have reacted strongly to NBC's dismissal of Matt Lauer Wednesday for alleged sexual misconduct. On Thursday, Midler tweeted that all these years later, Rivera still hasn't apologized for what he did to her.
A shocking hack allowed two men to fool the Mercedes into thinking they had keys to the vehicle when, in fact, they didn't. A "relay box" attack takes advantage of a weakness in proximity keys, which are popular in modern expensive cars.
Google later corrected this small, trivial error when it announced the correction in the cheeseburger emoji ingredients' order. The beer emoji has also undergone a slight makeover, as the mugs are now full instead of the previous partially-empty mugs.
The official Xiaomi account on Weibo posted the above image with some information regarding the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus launch. The company has been pushing the device as " Desh ka smartphone " and is clearly aimed at appealing to the masses.
We will make sure we are focused on ourselves, make it as uncomfortable for them as possible and try to play to our best". For him, I always considered his interest because for me he's an Arsenal player and has been since he was a kid.
Founder and ex-CEO Travis Kalanick resigned in June , leaving the company leaderless for much of the third quarter. But any discount would be a comedown for Uber , which is the most highly-valued private company in the world.
The union has also filed a grievance alleging that the higher wage deal the company is now offering would violate a labor pact. Jalopnik has also asked American Airlines for comment on the grievance's claims of it being in violation of the contract.
Après une saison solide passée à la Juventus Turin , Dani Alves a décidé de tenter l'aventure parisienne version Neymar. Son ancien coéquipier Giorgi Chiellini s'est fendu d'une déclaration sur son avenir.
UAE also Banned Padmavati
Sanjay Leela Bhansali will meet Parliamentary Panel today related to his upcoming Indian period drama movie titled " Padmavati ". The makers of the movie have submitted the three application which includes the latest 3D one, to the Censor Board.
Instagram is testing a new feature
For what would you share with another user on his page, click on the picture with two arrows under the selected post. Instagram has been inviting a select audience to test the new version of its Android app in a very limited beta.
Gophers Set to Host NCAA Tourney Friday
Creighton is making its sixth straight NCAA Tournament appearance following its fourth consecutive BIG EAST championship. No. 17 Creighton (25-6) earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament with Saturday's 3-2 win at Marquette.
Teva addresses 'internal inefficiencies' with restructuring
A 25% cut staff located in Israel, along with a 10% reduction for employees at its USA operations is painful but necessary. Last week Calcalist reported that Teva will axe thousands of jobs in the USA and Israel as part of its upcoming rehaul.
Arizona State to interview Herm Edwards
Edwards spent 10 seasons (1977-86) in the National Football League as a cornerback, the first nine with the Philadelphia Eagles . Maybe Edwards sees Arizona State as a low-pressure situation and his last real chance at a return to the sidelines.