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October 28, 2015

Oct 28 09:06

Russian Su-35 bombing islamic terrorists in Syria

Oct 28 09:04

The small print that says you CAN quit TalkTalk: Hacked telecoms giant is refusing to let customers leave without paying... but we found a loophole

Marc Gander, a lawyer and founder of the campaigning Consumer Action Group, says: ‘Of course, TalkTalk is going to try to make it as hard as possible for customers to leave their contracts.

‘But there is a fundamental principle here: how important is the protection of personal data to a consumer contract?

‘You would be able to argue that it is critical, and that anyone who had not acted sufficiently to protect a customer’s data was in breach of a contract and so made it void.

‘That TalkTalk had already been susceptible to two hacking attacks before this third one is proof enough, I think, that they have not taken enough steps to protect their customers’ personal data.’

Oct 28 09:00

Baby born without a brain amazes doctors by celebrating his second birthday - and says 'mummy' for the first time

For any mother, hearing their baby's first word is a momentous occasion. But for Emma Murray, it was a moment she thought would never happen with her youngest child Aaron.

When the two-year-old said 'Mummy', Emma, from Lanarkshire, Scotland, said it seemed like a miracle as her son was born with only the tiniest part of a brain.

Just minutes after giving birth in 2013, Emma, 24, was told by doctors that Aaron had a very rare health condition known as holoprosencephaly which they said left him 'incompatible with life'.

Aaron was born with only a brain stem - which allows him to breathe and move - but does not have a full brain.

Oct 28 08:55

It's OK to hack your own car, US copyright authorities rule

Car owners and security experts can tinker with automobile software without incurring US copyright liability, according to newly issued guidelines that were opposed by the auto industry.

Oct 28 08:54

Dad who shot 'snooping vid drone' out of the sky is cleared of charges

Judge rules Kentucky bloke had the right to down gizmo

Oct 28 08:49

The International Space Station is home to potentially dangerous bacteria

There’s a little known, dirty story about the International Space Station (ISS): It’s filled with bacteria and fungi. A new study has found compelling evidence that microorganisms from human skin are present throughout the station, and some of the bugs could cause serious harm to astronauts.

NASA and its partner agencies go to extraordinary measures to reduce the likelihood that microbes will sneak a ride to ISS, requiring that payloads move through “clean rooms,” which are outfitted with high-powered air filtration systems and thoroughly mopped and scrubbed with disinfectants. But then ISS itself serves as a home to six microbe-filled humans who stay in orbit for as long as 6 months each and routinely shed skin cells when they exercise, comb their hair, eat, and do other activities that potentially can contaminate their isolated “built environment.”

Oct 28 08:47

Girl Who Filmed Cop Attack On Female Student Arrested, Student Blamed For Starting It

By now there is nationwide outrage over recent video footage of a school resource officer at a Columbia, South Carolina high school who appeared to fling a girl like a rag doll in a fit of rage during class. The girl's school desk becomes a cage as she is stuck in her…

Oct 28 08:47


[Editor’s Note: In the interests of freedom of speech and freedom of the Internet I am posting my “Arrest Statement” which my former lawyer Mr. Douglas Christie advised me to write soon after my arrest on May 16th, 2012. His wise counsel was that this case would likely drag on in the courts for years and by the time it came to trial (should such an event arise) that many of the details of my recollection of that fateful day would, by then, be hazy and doubtful. Acting on Mr. Christie’s advice I wrote out a detailed description of what took place that May morning of 2012. It’s an interesting picture of what can happen to you here in Canada should the Jewish lobby decide they don’t like being criticized. Read. Heed. And please pass it on to your friends and associates. ~Arthur Topham, Ed] On Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 I started out my work day ............

Oct 28 08:46

JK Rowling condemns ‘brutal’ Israeli govt, but rejects cultural boycott

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has spoken out against the Israeli government’s treatment of Palestinians, but upheld her opposition to the cultural and academic boycott of the country because it would “silence” important voices.

The author made the statements after fans used characters from her famous wizarding books to condone the Israeli boycott.

“The Palestinian community has suffered untold injustice and brutality. I want to see the Israeli government held to account for that injustice and brutality,” she wrote.

“Boycotting Israel on every possible front has its allure. It satisfies the human urge to do something, anything, in the face of horrific human suffering.”

But Rowling added that “refusing to engage” with the Israeli community would create “immovable barriers.”

Oct 28 08:38

Arches Health Plan to stop operations

SALT LAKE CITY — About 45,000 Utahns who use Arches Health Plan will need new health coverage beginning in 2016 because of a severe shortfall in expected federal funding, the Utah Department of Insurance announced Tuesday.

Arches customers will continue to receive full coverage through Dec. 31, the department said.

Oct 28 08:30


The Dixie Mafia formed a ring of interlocking interests that covered Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Tennessee, and above all Arkansas. Their spiritual capital was Bill Clinton's hometown of Hot Springs, famous for its racetrack, its ornate bathhouses, its casinos, its prostitution, and its epic defiance of Prohibition.

The coat-and-tie yuppies of the modern Dixie Mafia are the children and grandchildren of bootleggers, a provenance they share with Bill Clinton. The trade has evolved. Clinton's grandfather used to serve moonshine from behind the counter of his store in Hope. Now the business is a high-tech operation involving fleets of aircraft, off-shore banking, and reach deep into the U.S. federal government.

Oct 28 08:25

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts brakes on abortion law that was to have gone into effect next week

An abortion law that was set to go into effect Sunday was put on hold Monday by the Oklahoma Supreme Court.

The law, Senate Bill 642 by Sen. Greg Treat, R-Oklahoma City, would require abortion providers to take a sample of the fetal tissue when the abortion patient is younger than 14 and send it to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation.

The bill was passed as a measure aimed at catching child rapists, its supporters say.

Oct 28 08:18

Old Tape Recording: A 98 Year Old Confederate Veteran Soldier's Story As Presented To Congress In 1944... States Rights Is Why We Fought..

Webmaster's Commentary: 

And therein lies a motive for the attacks on all symbols of the Confederacy, to make us forget that states used to have rights worth fighting to protect!

Oct 28 08:16

Huge CEO Retirement Pay Packages Prompt Calls for Reform

Runaway income inequality is producing grossly unfair retirement outcomes.

Oct 28 08:15

Defense: Suspect in ATM worker slaying believed victim was spreading Ebola

The trial is underway for the man charged with shooting an ATM worker to death in Roselawn on Sept. 30, 2014.

Yonah Israel, 37, is accused of gunning down Daniel Muscarella in broad daylight.

At the time of the shooting, a lot of people speculated the victim was killed over money.

However, the defense said Israel was mentally ill. He was suffering a psychotic episode and believed the victim was trying to spread Ebola.

Oct 28 08:13

Russia’s “No-Fly Zone” Prevents US, Israel, UK From Bombing Syria

By Brandon Turbeville

It appears that, after a few weeks of Russian bombing in Syria, a new kind of “no-fly zone” seems to have been established. However, this “no-fly zone” is not focused on preventing Syrian planes and military forces from operating inside the country. Instead, it functions as a barrier to Israeli and American air forces seeking to enter Syria through the Mediterranean Sea in order to support terrorists and jihadists against the secular government of Bashar al-Assad...

Oct 28 07:56

Shotguns have 'virtually sold out' in Austria as citizens rush to buy arms amid fears of a massive influx of migrants, dealers claim

Weapon sales are soaring in Austria as citizens of the small Alpine nation become paranoid over the numbers of refugees crowding into their country.

In a country of 8.5 million people, there are now an estimated 900,000 firearms in homes.

And gun dealers report that it is women driving the sales rush. This year alone, police say 70,000 guns have been sold.

'Virtually all shotguns are currently sold out, because you need no permit for them', said Thomas Ortner, spokesman for an arms dealer in Upper Austria.

Oct 28 07:55

Angela Merkel visibly disgusted by German flag

Oct 28 07:54

Pentagon funding bill on Obama’s desk: $600 mln to Syrian rebels, $300 mln to Kiev

The defense funding bill for 2016 includes some lavish support to rebels in Syria and lethal aid to the current Ukrainian government. Although President Barack Obama is at loggerheads with lawmakers over some of the provisions, they are likely to remain.

Obama has threatened to veto the $612 billion National Defense Authorization Act – also known as House Resolution 1735, or the NDAA – because it contains provisions blocking the plans to shut down the detention camp at the US base in Guantanamo Bay, and because it avoids a cap on defense spending by padding a special account reserved for bankrolling wars. The Senate passed the NDAA on Wednesday with a veto-proof majority.

Oct 28 07:53

Turkish police raid opposition TV station ahead of election

Offices of Turkish opposition media group Koza Ipek are being stormed by Turkish police. Tear gas and water cannon are being used to quell the protest after an earlier assault on the building.

Media workers have told RT they are being prevented from entering or exiting the building, and broadcasting has been stopped by the police.

"They don't let me go outside my office," Emrah Ulker, a journalist from Koza Ipek's subsidiary Bugun TV told RT by phone from inside the besieged building. "They cut our broadcast, and now we have a black screen, because we are open to all different political views of Turkish society."

The incident took place outside the offices of Kanalturk and Bugun TV in Istanbul, while footage was broadcast live on Bugun’s website.

It comes days before the country goes to the polls. The media outlet is linked to an Islamic preacher opposed to President Tayyip Recep Erdogan.

Oct 28 07:52

Apple of Discord: Golan Heights Oil to Add Fuel to the Fire of Syrian War

It is no secret anymore that the Western political establishment and its Gulf allies have facilitated the Syrian turmoil of 2011 which then evolved into a civil war in order to build competing gas pipelines through Syria to Turkey or via Lebanon to the Mediterranean.

However, it is only a part of the story, American-German historian and strategic risk consultant F. William Engdahl underscores.

"Now oil, lots of oil, comes into the play, and Israel is claiming it's theirs. The only problem is that it isn't. The oil is in the Golan Heights which Israel illegally took from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War," Engdahl pointed out in his recent article for New Eastern Outlook.

Oct 28 07:51

Judge rejects Obama attempt to conceal Guantanamo force feeding tapes

A US District Court judge has rejected the Obama administration’s latest request to conceal tapes of detainees at Guantanamo Bay being force-fed.

Responding to the government’s request to reverse her order handed down in October last year – that the Guantanamo tapes should be released – Judge Gladys Kessler wrote that, “What the Government is really saying is that its classification system trumps the decisions of the federal courts as to the public’s access to official court records; in other words, the Executive Branch (in this case, the Military) purports to be a law unto itself.”

Oct 28 07:51

Report: Saudi Plot to Attack Damascus Foiled

The Saudi regime with the help of Jeish al-Islam terrorist group had prepared a plan to attack Damascus from the Southern provinces after Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected the Syria-Yemen swap proposal by Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman, media reports said.

The Saudi deputy crown prince gave his proposal to President Putin in a meeting in Moscow on June 19, the Arabic-language Al-Akhbar newspaper wrote.

Oct 28 07:50

IMF blackmailing SERBIA: The Serbian army buys Russian weapons will be in trouble

There are currently visiting Russia, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. Serbian and Russian media have speculated that the Russian side will offer the Serbian authorities under the most favorable conditions of modern Serbian buy Russian arms.

How Russian military offer serious perhaps best illustrated by the fact that the International Monetary Fund, our government has already informally announced that Serbia could have "major problems" if it decides to modernize its army Russian weapons and equipment.

- We were told that Serbia could be found in the problems with Western creditors if steam is spent on Russian arms and equipment - transmit source Belgrade newspaper Informer, very close to Serbian authorities, the Government of Serbia, who argues that the IMF is openly lobbying for Serbia to turn Americans.

Oct 28 07:48

Report: Russian jets strike rebel positions near Israeli border

Iranian news agency claims Russian air force hits jihadist targets close to the Golan Heights, in what would be closest strikes to Israel.

Oct 28 07:48

Iran's invitation to Syria talks marks significant shift for US and allies

Inviting Iran to take part in talks over Syria’s future is a highly significant shift for the US and its western and Arab allies, and one that will gladden the heart of President Bashar al-Assad. It will be seen as another sign, following Russia’s military intervention, that things are going his way.

Oct 28 07:46

How Obama Could Beat the Debt Ceiling and Go Out a Hero

On November 3rd, the US government will again run out of money due to a debt ceiling artificially imposed by Congress. This is the third time in four years that a radical faction has taken the country to the brink of default to extort concessions that are at best only marginally related to the budget.

The debt ceiling is an unconstitutional gimmick that violates the 14th amendment, which says the validity of the government’s debt shall not be questioned. The debt was incurred by Congress when it passed the budget, and the money has been borrowed and spent. Congress cannot now refuse to pay.

One good gimmick deserves another. The debt ceiling could be eliminated for good, by restoring to the government its constitutional authority to create money. Article 1, Section 8, provides: “The Congress shall have the power to coin money [and] regulate the value thereof . . . .” The president could pay the government’s bills by issuing some large denomination coins by executive order.

Oct 28 07:44

The Empire of Chaos is in a Jam

The no-fly zone in Syria already exists. It is run by Russia and Washington is unable to jam it.

NATO is desperate. The Pentagon is desperate. Imagine waking up one day in Washington and Brussels just to realize Russia has the ability to electronically jam — detect, trace, disable, destroy — NATO electronics within a 600 km range across Syria (and southern Turkey).

Imagine the nightmare of row after row of Russian Richag-AV radar and sonar jamming systems mounted on helicopters and ships jamming everything in sight and finding every available source of electromagnetic radiation. Not only in Syria but also in Ukraine.

Oct 28 07:44

Netanyahu Announces his US Presidential Bid

Oct 28 07:42

Mocking Jesus on Israeli Zionist TV - ????? ??? - The Crucifixion of Yeshu

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Remember, this is all freedom of expression! Poking fun at anyone's religion is protected! It's only a hate crime when you are critical of Judaism!

Oct 28 07:32

Ron Paul Believes Benghazi Hearings Needed Broader Focus

Last week the US House of Representatives called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to appear before a select committee looking into the attack on a US facility in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. The attack left four Americans dead, including US Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens. As might be expected, however, the "Benghazi Committee" hearings have proven not much more than a means for each party to grandstand for political points. In fact, I would call these Congressional hearings "too much, too late."

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The hearings were underfunded and constrained to only focus on the attack itself. The email server was the equivalent of the stained blue dress in an older cover-up, wagged at us all to conceal government-sanctioned drug running. The email server distracts from two far larger scandals, the US Government providing weapons to ISIS and Al Qaeda (now fully exposed and documented) and the still open question of whether Hilary was selling US secrets using her weak private server as the delivery system and her charitable foundation to collect and launder the payments!

Oct 28 07:31

Jews Demand Strict Campus Anti-Semitism Rules at California Forum

“We have a problem here. The problem is anti-Semitism,” said Rabbi Evan Goodman of Santa Barbara Hillel, according to the OC Register. “Many of us believed that anti-Semitism was a thing of the past … We were wrong.”
“Jewish students are fearful to show their support for Israel,” said Leore Ben David, a campus coordinator for the Zionist Organization of America, the Associated Press reported. “I am not here today to silence criticism of Israel. I am asking this working group to take a stand against racism and injustice.”
Note: Jews are 1.4% of the U.S. population. And 0.2% world wide.

Oct 28 07:29

ISIS jihadis MASSING for huge INVASION of central Asia: Russia spies discover terror plan

Huge numbers of Islamist fighters are massing on Afghanistan's northern border ready to march into neighbouring states, Russian intelligence officials have revealed.

Moscow's spy chief Alexander Bortnikov warned fighters from the Taliban, many of whom have pledged allegiance to ISIS, were heavily armed and prepared to pass through porous border controls.

Speaking at a meeting of special services from the Commonwealth of Independent States, he warned: "The international community has now hit a new geopolitical challenge, an international criminal group in the name of the Islamic State.

"This project, which grew out of the ‘Arab Spring,’ has gained momentum thanks to the double standards of certain world regional powers by using ‘a terrorist battering ram’ to reach their own strategic goals in Asia and Africa.

Oct 28 07:22

UK Jewish MP: Israel acting like Nazis in Gaza

Oct 28 07:21

Abbas calls for 'international protection regime' for Palestinians

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas called Wednesday for the creation of a "special regime" for the protection of his people, as a wave of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence showed no sign of abating.

Abbas called on the United Nations, "more urgently than any time before, to set up a special regime for international protection for the Palestinian people, immediately and urgently."

Accusing Israel of carrying out "extrajudicial killings", he called for the United Nations, and especially the Security Council, as well as member states to shoulder their responsibility.

"We need protection, and we look to you," he told a special meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council on the escalating crisis.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"VETO!"-- Official White Horse Souse

Oct 28 07:17

Former House Speaker Hastert pleads guilty in hush-money case

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the second count of a federal indictment in a hush-money case.

Hastert pleaded guilty to "structuring," or evading requirements for banks to report large cash transactions. Hastert told a federal judge he knew he was doing something wrong when he "structured" bank withdrawals.

Hastert, who led the House for eight years before retiring in 2007, was indicted in May. He was accused of making illegal bank withdrawals for payoffs to keep sexual misconduct allegations under wraps — and lying about it to federal authorities.

Oct 28 07:16


Ben Carson's April, 2015, article in National Review stated,

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the National Action Network’s (NAN) 17th annual national convention in New York City. NAN is one of the leading civil-rights organizations in the United States. It was founded in 1991 by the Reverend Al Sharpton to “promote a modern civil rights agenda that includes the fight for one standard of justice, decency and equal opportunities for all people regardless of race, religion, nationality or gender.”

Dr. Carson defended his actions, saying that we should not remain in our camps, but should reach out to the opposition. I agree with Jan Morgan who said, "When you participate in an event organized by a racist thug, you validate him and give him credibility he does not deserve. Participating in this event is as repulsive to me as Obama meeting with and negotiating with Iran."

Oct 28 07:16

Air Force picks Northrop Grumman to build next big bomber

WASHINGTON – The Air Force said Tuesday it chose Northrop Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, to build its next-generation bomber, a highly classified, $80 billion project designed to replace the aging bomber fleet with an information-age aircraft that eventually may be capable of flying without a pilot aboard.

Oct 28 07:13

The Russian army asserts its superiority in conventional warfare

Moscow’s military intervention in Syria has not simply overturned the fortunes of war and spread panic throughout the ranks of the jihadist groups. It has also shown the rest of the world the current capacities of the Russian army in situations of real warfare. To everyone’s astonishment, it has proved to possess a system of signal jamming capable of rendering the Atlantic Alliance deaf and blind. Despite a far superior budget, the United States have just lost their military domination.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The US lost its domination because it spent all that money re-building the weapons that won the last war, such as carriers, while Russia (and others) moved into the 21st Century and rethought how wars will be fought.

Oct 28 07:11

57 Years Ago: U.S. and Britain Approved Use of Islamic Extremists to Topple Syrian Government

BBC reports that – in 1957 – the British and American leaders approved the use of Islamic extremists and false flag attacks to topple the Syrian government:

Nearly 50 years before the war in Iraq, Britain and America sought a secretive “regime change” in another Arab country… by planning the invasion of Syria and the assassination of leading figures.

Newly discovered documents show how in 1957 [former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom] Harold Macmillan and President Dwight Eisenhower approved a CIA-MI6 plan to stage fake border incidents as an excuse for an invasion by Syria’s pro-western neighbours, and then to “eliminate” the most influential triumvirate in Damascus.

Oct 28 07:09

Israel should not keep its history behind lock and key

History may be written by the victors, as Winston Churchill is said to have observed, but the opening up of archives can threaten a nation every bit as much as the unearthing of mass graves.

That danger explains a decision quietly taken last month by Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, to extend by an additional 20 years the country’s 50-year rule for the release of sensitive documents.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Got something to hide, Israel?

Oct 28 07:07

Hacker Finds a Simple Way to Fool IRIS Biometric Security Systems

In past years, Fingerprint security system, which is widely used in different applications such as smartphones and judicial systems to record users' information and verify person's identity, were bypassed several times by various security researches, and now, IRIS scanner claimed to be defeated.

Don't worry! It's not like how they do it in movies, where an attacker needs to pull authorized person's eye out and hold it in front of the eye scanner. Instead, now hackers have finally found a simple way to bypass IRIS Biometric security systems using images of the victims.

Oct 28 07:06

US ground ops in Syria ‘illegal’, may lead to ‘unpredictable’ consequences

The consequences of potential US ground operations in Syria would be unpredictable, the head of Russia’s parliamentary committee on foreign affairs told RT. He added that claims Russian airstrikes have targeted civilians are part of ongoing information war.

“If there ...[is] any evidence ...[it] should be presented and Russia is definitely open to making further investigations,” Chairman of the Russian Upper House committee for foreign affairs, Konstantin Kosachev told RT, while on a visit to Washington. “But there is no evidence [that has been] presented by the military experts to the Russian military experts.”

Kosachev’s comments come after the Russian Ministry of Defense summoned the military attaches of NATO countries and Saudi Arabia, asking them to clarify their allegations that Russian airstrikes in Syria had hit civilian targets.

Oct 28 07:04

Combat report: Russian Air Force hits 118 terrorist targets in Syria in past 24 hours

The Russian Air Force has conducted 71 sorties targeting 118 terrorist targets in a number of Syrian provinces over the past 24 hours, the Defense Ministry reports.

Oct 28 07:01

Boston-area conference aims to change the US political equation on Israel and Palestine

But it was international pressure, culminating in the US, which delivered the final blow to the Apartheid regime. The UN had begun to take up the issue of South African Apartheid as early as the 1950s, but economic sanctions were resisted by the major Western powers Britain, France and the US. As a consequence, although Apartheid was condemned regularly in the General Assembly during the 1960s, it was only in 1977 that the Security Council adopted a mandatory arms embargo. However, the South African regime found ways to evade the measure and obtain military hardware, most notably from Israel.

Oct 28 07:00

Jerusalem women call for protection against Israeli violence

Palestinian women in Jerusalem are under constant attack by both Israeli state forces and at the hands of vigilantes, a coalition of groups stated Saturday.

Speaking as “women, mothers, sisters, daughters and youth,” the Jerusalemite Women’s Coalition is calling “for the protection of our bodily safety and security when in our homes, walking in our neighborhood, reaching schools, clinics, work places and worship venues.”

More than 60 Palestinians have been killed so far this month. While the majority are young men, and at least 15 of those slain were under 18 years old, women have also been targeted by Israeli occupation forces.

Oct 28 06:59

UN overwhelmingly condemns US embargo on Cuba; US votes 'No'

The United States on Tuesday voted against a U.N. resolution condemning its embargo on Cuba, even though President Barack Obama has called on Congress to lift the trade restrictions.

Oct 28 06:59

Saudi Arabia Bombs Second Doctors Without Borders Hospital

By Derrick Broze

For the second time in a month, a health center run by Doctors Without Borders was bombed as part of the military effort led by Saudi Arabia. The hospital was operating in the northern province of Saada, an area which has been heavily bombed since the Saudi-led military effort against Houthi rebels began in April...

Oct 28 06:58

Ron Paul on CIA Drug Trafficking

Webmaster's Commentary: 

This seems like a good moment to recommend a movie that is currently on cable, "Kill The Messenger", which tells the story of San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb, who blew the lid off of US Government drug running in his story "Dark Alliance." The film ends with his death from two gunshots to the head (declared a suicide). The really disgusting part was how Webb's co-workers and friends all acted like subjects in Stanley Milgram's obedience experiment; willing to destroy the career and life of their friend and co-worker because an authority figure told them to. Needless to say, everything Gary Webb reported has since been confirmed many times over by others, such as Eugene Hassenfuss, Terry Reed, Sally Denton, Roger Morris and the photos of US forces guarding the Afghanistan opium poppy fields and shipping sacks of raw opium!

Oct 28 06:51

Apple reports biggest annual profit in history with net income of $53.4bn

Enormous profit eclipses that made by ExxonMobil in 2008, although iPhone maker warns of slowing growth

Oct 28 06:51


In the volatile and energetic years of the 1930s many events transpired which led ultimately to the brutal World War of the 1940s. One of those incidents happened in 1933 long before anyone knew a major war was being orchestrated. Long before the Hitler government began restricting the rights of the German Jews, the leaders of the worldwide Jewish community formally declared war on the "New Germany" at a time when the U.S. government and even the Jewish leaders in Germany were urging caution in dealing with the new Hitler regime.

Now We ask the question - Has Judea Declared War on America?

Oct 28 06:49

UN Resolution Would Call on Israel to Freeze Settlements, Palestinians to Desist Action at ICC

New Zealand is preparing a UN Security Council resolution calling on Israel to freeze construction and home demolitions in the West Bank, as well as urging the Palestinians to desist from taking steps against Israel at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, as part of a series of confidence-building steps ahead of a hoped-for resumption of peace talks.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

Which sounds good but is a waste of time as Israel holds the world's record for ignoring United Nations resolutions.

Oct 28 06:37


Total Number of People Fatally Shot by British Police in Last 3 Years: 2 Average Number of People Fatally Shot by U.S. Police Per Day So Far in 2015: 2.6 Of all the alarming statistics, stories, and, increasingly, videos that indicate a rising tide of police brutality – or, as the government more euphemistically terms it, “excessive force” – the above numbers should be the most concerning for every citizen of the United States. Not simply because of the astronomical disproportion at hand, but because of the object of that disproportion. To whom do we compare with so unfavorably?

Oct 28 02:23

Turkish elections: the Kurdish battle for survival (VIDEO)

Turkey has been taking the fight to ISIS inside Iraq and Syria. But Kurdish insurgents are also rising up against the government in Istanbul ahead of Turkey's elections.

Oct 27 23:17

Suppressed Memo: Eli Lilly Hid Increase in Suicidal Thoughts and Aggression with Prozac for Years

According to reports, this Big Pharma firm literally went out of its way to not only hide the documents showing that they knew Prozac was causing suicidal and violent tendencies (even compared with other psychotropic drugs), but even hid the fact that it had settled a landmark case against the notorious SSRI, concealing even from the judge that the prosecution had been bought off and was going soft on Lilly..

Then Lilly spun it as a victory in the press, and hailed the safety of fluoxetine (Prozac)....

Paul Smith, the attorney for the plaintiffs, secretly settled the case during the trial and then denied the fact to presiding Judge John W. Potter. The plaintiffs agreed to water down their presentation of the case to the jury in return for a large secret settlement. After Eli Lilly seemed to win the trial by a 9-3 vote, Judge Potter found out that the trial was a sham aimed at exonerating the drug company.

Oct 27 20:44

Someone Sued DuPont for Poisoning the Drinking Water… and Won

Waking Times

DuPont has been dumping the chemical, C8 (Perfluorooctanoic Acid), into the water supply near its facility in West Virginia for decades, igniting too many lawsuits to count. Carla Bartlett of Ohio is the first in over 3,500 lawsuits against the company to actually win. DuPont has known of the chemical’s toxicity since the 1950’s, but continued to manufacturer it.

Oct 27 20:42

Thousands of Drug War Prisoners Are Going Home Early Thanks to Years of Organizing

Waking Times

On October 6, the Justice Department announced that nearly 6,000 people in federal prisons will be going home early. The move, U.S. officials told the Washington Post, is an effort to both reduce overcrowding and to provide relief to people who received harsh drug war sentences over the past three decades.

Oct 27 20:40

While the Old System Crashes a New One is Being Built

Waking Times

The powers that be are desperately attempting to institute safeguards to a system that is crashing. We just can’t have an economic model which funnels resources into the hands of the elite, and a social system that disregards an ethical and sustainable approach to the environment, without something eventually breaking. With their last breath they are creating secret trade agreements designed to implement a world government, yet there’s a growing community of awakening people that are discussing and designing innovative solutions to the systemic mess we’re in.

Oct 27 20:13

7th Graders Forced To Deny God Is real, Or Take Failing Grade

The teacher had no right to even give this assignment.

Katy, TX - A Texas seventh-grader is standing up for her religious beliefs after she alleges her teacher forced students to deny that God is real, and threatened them with failing grades if they don’t agree.

Jordan Wooley, a seventh grade student at West Memorial Junior High School in the Katy Independent School District, testified at a school board meeting last night about an assignment in her reading class that caused a serious controversy, and expressed frustration about her teacher’s atheist indoctrination.

Oct 27 20:12

Trump leads by 34 points in Massachusetts poll

The poll, released on Wednesday, found that 47.8 percent support Trump becoming the Republican presidential nominee next year.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson ranks second with 13.9 percent, while Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) earns 11.8 percent.

No other GOP White House hopeful receives double-digit voter support in Massachusetts.

Oct 27 20:09

Poll: Trump leads Carson by 14 points nationwide

Pollsters found support for the real estate mogul at 35.6 percent, compared with 21.7 percent for retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) trails the pair, with 10.7 percent.

Oct 27 20:06

Iran could join Syria peace talks after US drops longstanding opposition

US reverses course on Iran’s inclusion in talks to end Syrian civil war in diplomatic move that could be crucial to ending four-year conflict

Oct 27 19:49

Confederate soldier Julius Howell Interview What The south Fought For

Confederate soldier Julius Howell talking about his capture and imprisonment at the Union prison camp at Point Lookout, Md. Howell was born in 1846 near the Holy Neck section of Suffolk, in the Holland area. He was the youngest of 16 children, the son of a prominent Baptist minister. His daddy wouldn't allow him to join the army until he was 16½, he says in his account.
He saw action guarding the Blackwater River against Yankees until his regiment was called to help defend Richmond in 1864. By then, he was a corporal and courier for two generals.

In April 1865, Howell was taken prisoner at the battle of Sailor's Creek and was transported to Point Lookout, Md., a notorious Union prison. He was there when he heard about the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.

Oct 27 19:26

NCSEA Summit in Las Vegas: 25 New Structural Engineer Sign AE911Truth's Petition

Of those we engaged in conversation, 25 of them signed our petition demanding a new investigation. How did we get such a high percentage to stop by our booth and sign on the dotted line? As attendees walked past, we asked: "Did you know a third tower came down on 9/11?" Hearing that question more than 14 years after the tragic event had become a dim, distant memory in their minds, they generally stopped dead in their tracks and, with a puzzled look, asked, "What?!"

"Yeah," we responded, pointing to the looping video on our TV monitor. "Look at Building 7. How is it coming down? Did fire cause it to fall that way? Or is that a controlled demolition?" Most of them replied matter-of-factly: "Controlled demolition." Our next line: "NIST says 'normal office fires.' But fire has never brought down a steel-framed skyscraper — and no plane hit this building. Would you like to join the 2,350 architects and engineers who are calling for a new independent investigation?"

Oct 27 19:19

Cornell University kicks Fox News off campus after questions about 'liberal bias'

A Central New York college is under fire for kicking Fox News Channel off campus after questions about the school's alleged "liberal bias."

Oct 27 19:17

Arkansas rejects marijuana legalisation due to 'spelling and grammar errors' in proposal

Plans to legalise marijuana in Arkansas have been scuppered - by spelling errors and “ambiguities in text”.
Arkansas Attorney General, Leslie Rutledge, said “errors of grammar, punctuation and spelling” were the reason behind her rejection of the constitutional amendment, the Associated Pressreports.

Oct 27 18:39

Strategic Engineered Migration as Weapon of War

Researchers have discovered a very interesting fact related to the use of social networking sites. It has come to light that calls on Twitter for refugees to travel to Germany have mostly come from the US. The time spent practising in other countries has not been in vain – from Iran during the 2009 presidential elections to Egypt and Tunisia, where the role played by social networking sites in mobilising the population was considerable.

What we are seeing now is the practical implementation of theoretical calculations of a strategic nature. Such strategies have been under development for a long time. One of them is a study by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University that bears the name “Strategic Engineered Migration as a Weapon of War“, which the author also uses for the title of this article. The study was first published in 2008 in the Civil Wars journal. Using a combination of statistical data and case study analysis, the author of the work, Kelly Greenhill, provides answers to the following questions: can refugees be a specific type of weapon, can this weapon only be used in wartime or in peacetime as well, and just how successful can its exploitation be? On the whole, Greenhill answers these questions in the affirmative.

Oct 27 17:53

Drone buzzes refugee march in Slovenia

Drone footage highlights the scale and drama of the long flow of Middle Eastern refugees from one camp to another, after crossing the Croatia-Slovenia border.

Oct 27 16:37

Knife-Wielding Israeli Settler Attacks Founder of Rabbis for Human Rights

Tension is continuing to mount in Israel over a string of recent Palestinian stabbing attacks and an intense crackdown by the Israeli government. Since October 1, at least 58 Palestinians have been shot and killed by Israelis at the scene of attacks or during protests in the West Bank and Gaza.

Oct 27 16:30

The U.S. Government Is Spending 400,000 Dollars On A Single Helmet

Would you pay $400,000 for a single helmet? Of course you wouldn’t – but that is precisely what the U.S. government is doing. Just the helmet for the pilot of the new F-35 Lightning II is going to cost taxpayers nearly half a million dollars.

Oct 27 16:29

Charles Glass: Tony Blair is Right – Those Who Removed Saddam Hussein Share Blame for Rise of ISIL

In an interview on Sunday, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that there were "elements of truth" to the claim that removing Saddam Hussein played a part in the creation of ISIL.

Oct 27 16:20

Penalty for No Health Insurance to Rise

The penalty for those without health insurance is set to rise in 2016.

Oct 27 15:35

Complicity in Neoslavery: Chris Hedges Calls Out Corporate America for Exploiting Prison Labor

In his address, Hedges spoke about the effects that police violence and mass incarceration has on families. "There are husbands and wives severed, sometimes forever, from their spouses," said Hedges.

Oct 27 15:33

FBI recommends that victims of ransomware pay up

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) advises companies that fall victim to hacks involving Cryptolocker, Cryptowall or other forms of ransomware to pay the ransom, said Joseph Bonavolonta, an assistant special agent with FBI, speaking at the Cyber Security Summit 2015 in Boston

Noting that while the agency has their back, “the ransomware is that good,” the Security Ledger quoted Bonavolonta as saying. “To be honest, we often advise people just to pay the ransom" because efforts by the Bureau to defeat the encryption used have proved futile.

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The FBI just admitted that the NSA exists only to spy on law-abiding citizens and cannot find real criminals or terrorists!

Oct 27 15:17

US officials: Iran invited to next round of Syria talks

Iran has been invited to participate for the first time in international talks over Syria's future, U.S. officials said Tuesday, a shift in strategy for the United States and its allies as they seek to halt the four-year civil war and eventually ease President Bashar Assad out of power.

Iran has yet to reply, the officials said.

Oct 27 15:04

Surprise: Ashkenazi Jews Are Genetically European

The origin of the Ashkenazi Jews, who come most recently from Europe, has largely been shrouded in mystery. But a new study suggests that at least their maternal lineage may derive largely from Europe.

Though the finding may seem intuitive, it contradicts the notion that European Jews mostly descend from people who left Israel and the Middle East around 2,000 years ago. Instead, a substantial proportion of the population originates from local Europeans who converted to Judaism, said study co-author Martin Richards, an archaeogeneticist at the University of Huddersfield in England.

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Oct 27 15:03

Genetic Roots of the Ashkenazi Jews

Most Ashkenazi Jews, traditionally believed to have descended from the ancient tribes of Israel, may in fact be maternally descended from prehistoric Europeans.

Oct 27 15:02

US Congressman subpoenas NOAA climate scientists over study

So when National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists published an update to the agency’s global surface temperature dataset that slightly increased the short-term warming trend since 1998, Rep. Smith was suspicious. The armada of contrarian blog posts that quickly alleged fraud may have stoked these suspicions. But since, again, he's the chair of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Rep. Smith was able to take action. He's sent a series of requests to NOAA, which Ars obtained from Committee staff.

Oct 27 15:00

BEX ALERT - New Poll Finds That GOP Voters are Out of Their Minds

Is Donald Trump electable? A sizable majority of Republicans seem to think the answer is yes.

A new poll suggests that more Republican-leaning voters believe he is capable of winning a general election next year than any other candidate. About 70 percent of Republicans say he’s a potential victor in November 2016, more than any other GOP candidate. Trailing Trump are neurosurgeon Ben Carson and former Florida governor Jeb Bush, both of whom are ranked as plausible winners next year by about 60 percent of GOP voters.

Oct 27 14:58

Italian mayor offers 'gun bonus' to citizens

Gianluca Buonanno, the Northern League mayor of Borgosesia in Piedmont, has promised to pay citizens who wish to buy a firearm €250 towards their purchase – a sum which is around 30 percent of the price of a small pistol in Italy, La Repubblica reported.

Oct 27 14:40

Clashes Rage: Tires burn as IDF shoot tear gas at Palestinian protesters

Dozens of Palestinians in the West threw projectiles at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets.

Oct 27 14:37

Verizon Increasing Costs of Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans

Verizon plans to add $20/month onto the grandfathered unlimited data plans for existing customers.

Oct 27 14:37

GM Recalls SUVs for Fire Hazard

General Motors is recalling SUVs due to a fire hazard associated with the use of front windshield wipers.

Oct 27 14:36

Clinton’s Plan Doesn’t Worry Wall Street

The revelation of Hillary Clinton’s plan for removing excess spending on Wall Street has bankers sighing with relief instead of trembling in fear.

Oct 27 14:35

Busted! Israeli IDF Colonel Arrested In Iraq for Leading ISIS Militants

Oct 27 14:31

12 Days Before ’08 Crash, Congress was Secretly Told to Sell Off Their Stocks

Earlier this month, it was reported that less than two weeks before the economic collapse of 2008, several members of Congress took their money out of the stock market. Many high ranking government employees were given a heads-up about the impending market crash in secret meetings with the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department. Then they used that information to engage in insider trading.

It was revealed that Senator Shelley Capito and her husband sold $350,000 worth of Citigroup stock at $83 per share, just one day before the stock dropped to $64 per share. Another shady trader was Congressman Jim Moran, who had his biggest trading day of the year days after the secret meeting, sellings stock in nearly 100 different companies.

These actions would be illegal for any American in any other circumstance, but members of Congress and high-ranking government officials are actually exempt from insider trading laws.

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Actually, they are not exempt, but the laws are never enforced against them.

Oct 27 14:31

Record Gun Sales in Austria as Refugee Crisis Accelerates

Most Americans like to believe that the citizens of Europe have been completely disarmed by their governments, but that's only partially true. Gun rights vary considerably from nation to nation, and guns can still be had, even in places with strict laws. However, a very interesting trend has emerged in those places.

Despite how hard it is to attain these weapons in countries like Austria, firearms are currently being sold there in record numbers much like they are in the United States. But instead of the threat of confiscation, this trend is being fueled by the refugee crisis. According to a Czech TV report, pretty much all of the long guns in the country have been sold out for the past three weeks. One gun merchant revealed that most of the buyers are women who want to protect themselves, and those who can't buy firearms are buying up pepper spray.

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Oct 27 14:30

Turkish MPs reveal details about Sarin gas in Syria

In Turkey, two lawmakers have accused the ruling AKP party of having links with terrorists group in Syria. The MPs have said chemical substances produced in Turkey have been transferred to Syria under the nose of intelligence agencies.

Oct 27 14:28

Gun Sales Rise as Investors Push to Target Gun Makers in Violence

After Sandy Hook, investors wanted gun makers to be targeted for producing the weapons used in the crime, but if rising sales are any indicator, the move was unsuccessful.

Oct 27 14:19

Yemen hospital hit by Saudi-led airstrikes - Medecins Sans Frontieres

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have hit a Yemeni hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), the international humanitarian aid organization said on Tuesday.

An "MSF facility in Saada, Yemen was hit by several airstrikes last night with patients and staff inside the facility," the group tweeted.

Sadaa is the largest city in Sadaa province, northwestern Yemen.

Oct 27 13:59

Did Saddam's money become ISIS trust fund?

I think that one of the balls that got dropped greatly by the press has been that George Bush was trying to distribute $12 billion of Saddam Hussein's money, took the cash and brought it into the tribal leaders of Iraq. And I believe that was the start of ISIS and not anything else. And I think that the press basically abandoned that story and left the general public either to not know about it or to have very few of us know about it, and therefore have very little discussion at all...

Oct 27 13:58

Odessa: A Fate Worse Than Death

If you are under 21, do not read this. If you are over 21, you have a moral obligation to read this, and view the photos, to to look into the depths of human depravity, into the face of pure evil, to ponder it, to understand it, because if you do not understand it, you cannot fight it, and if you do not fight it, you cannot defeat it. And if we do not defeat it, it will defeat us…

Oct 27 13:54

Ceasefire chronicles: Fierce fighting in Donetsk, "Aidar" battalion pulled fresh reserves

In the zone of the so-called anti-terrorist operation the situation has deteriorated, the Ukrainian army continues to pull new vehicles to the front line. In addition, fighters of the punitive battalion "Aidar" arrived at the contact line with heavy weapons...

Oct 27 13:45

U.S. Karabakh mediator sees gunfire incident at contact line as unacceptable

James Warlick, the U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group for settling the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, has confirmed that an OSCE monitoring team came under fire recently while crossing from the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh republic (NKR) to Azerbaijan.

Oct 27 13:45

Foreign Ministry: Russian sub rumors are part of information campaign

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has described a number of Western military officials' latest remarks as elements of an information campaign being waged against Russia.

Oct 27 13:44

DPS could be insolvent by spring, state treasurer warns

Gov. Rick Snyder’s state treasurer and Detroit Public Schools’ emergency manager painted a dire picture of the district’s finances Tuesday during the first legislative hearing on the governor’s plan to rescue debt-ridden DPS.

State Treasurer Nick Khouri said Michigan’s largest school district faces “insolvency” as early as the spring if the Legislature doesn’t approve a plan to assume $515 million in DPS debt. Even a debt-free school district will face challenges stabilizing enrollment, paying its pension bills and containing costs, Khouri said.

“We’ll never get there if you don’t take care of the legacy costs,” Khouri told a House subcommittee that sets K-12 school spending.

Oct 27 13:41

Sanctions hindering maintenance of helicopters bought by U.S. for Afghanistan

The sanctions imposed on Rosoboronexport by the United States have been harmful for the maintenance of Russian helicopters purchased by the U.S. for Afghanistan, Rosoboronexport General Director Anatoly Isaikin said at a press conference in Moscow on Oct. 27. "Previously, every hardware delivery to Afghanistan had to be approved by the United States. It is hard to get this approval under the sanctions, even for giving maintenance to 63 helicopters supplied to Afghanistan," Isaikin said. These contracts have been put on hold, he added. The Afghan Armed Forces are sending numerous requests for Russian armaments but Rosoboronexport can only make the deliveries under commercial contracts. Afghanistan has two options: either to buy helicopters under commercial contracts or to receive them as military aid via the Defense Ministry, Isaikin said.

Oct 27 13:26

Press Digest: Russian air force to strive for greater airstrike accuracy

Russian pilots in Syria will not spare precision-guided munitions in their attempts to minimize the risk of hitting accidental targets and civilians, reports news website Gazeta.Ru, citing experts. Recently, Human Rights Watch said that 17 people had been killed in the province of Homs as a result of Russian airstrikes. The Kremlin dismissed the report as a "canard."

Oct 27 13:18

House GOP begins impeachment against IRS chief

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz began the impeachment process against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Tuesday, accusing him of misleading the public and destroying documents that were being sought under a congressional subpoena.

It’s the latest move in the battle over tea party targeting at the tax agency, and comes less than a week after the Justice Department issued a report finding no criminal behavior in the IRS’s decision to subject conservative groups to intrusive scrutiny.

Oct 27 13:17

At least 20 Turkish aircraft violate Greek airspace

The Turkish jets were spotted in a number of areas of the Aegean Sea, where they stayed for several minutes, Greek publication Kathimerini said, Pravda.Ru reports. "Five groups of 14 aircraft, as well as six separate planes have committed 15 violations and 31 other violations," the Greek newspaper wrote.

Oct 27 13:08

Russian Fighter Jets Hits Militants' Positions in Golan Heights near Israel Border

The Russian air force hit rebel positions in Southern Syria, near the Golan Heights, for the first time since it began its air campaign against the Takfiri terrorists last month.
The Russian air force struck terrorists' positions in the Southern parts of Syria for the first time in the past month. http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940805001144
Brookings Institution: None of NATO’s Members Could Match Russia in Sky http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940804001434

Oct 27 13:05

Syria in Last 24 Hours: Army Makes New Gains in Key Provinces

The Syrian army backed by Hezbollah fighters and the Russian air force destroyed terrorists' positions in Aleppo, Hama, Daraa, Homs, Damascus and Idlib over past 24 hours.
The Syrian army and the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance forces seized back the city of Jisr al-Shughour and its surrounding mountainous areas in the province of Idlib on Tuesday. http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940805000645
The Syrian army shot down nearly half a dozen spy drones of the foreign-backed terrorists in the Southern parts of the country on Tuesday. http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940805001407
Two top commanders of the Al-Nusra terrorist group were killed along with tens of their troops in the Syrian army's wide-scale attack in Idlib province on Tuesday. http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940805001440
Syrian Forces Take Control of Key Heights Near Turkish Border http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940804001584

Oct 27 12:49

Yemenis Protest against Saudi Invasion in Front of UN Office

Yemeni People staged a protest in front of the UN office in Sana’a to call for an end to the Saudi war and the unjust blockade imposed by Riyadh on their nation since seven months ago; they also condemned the US for supporting Saudi Arabia's massacring of women and children in Yemen. [PHOTOS]

Oct 27 12:43

Voices of Rise Up October: Quentin Tarantino, Cornel West, Victims’ Families Decry Police Violence

On Saturday, thousands rallied in New York City against police brutality as part of three days of protest called "Rise Up October." Some 40 families across the country impacted by police violence participated in the event alongside scholars such as Dr. Cornel West and Chris Hedges, as well as celebrities including playwright Eve Ensler and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino.

Oct 27 12:43

Libyan helicopter shot down outside Tripoli, at least 12 killed - official

A Libyan helicopter carrying military commanders from Tripoli's self-styled government was shot down on Tuesday by another armed faction west of the capital, and at least 12 people were killed, authorities and security sources said.

Oct 27 12:40


When analyzing geopolitics it’s important to try and skate ahead of the puck, so to speak. That is, while it’s useful to understand what’s going on now, it’s even more imperative to analyze the situation in an attempt to understand how the situation is likely to evolve going forward. As it relates to the Mid-East, that means looking past Syria and on to Iraq. As we’ve outlined in great detail of late, there’s every reason to suspect that Russia will expand its airstrikes across the Syrian border and indeed, Baghdad has reportedly given Moscow the go-ahead to hit ISIS convoys fleeing Syria into Iraqi territory. This is in direct contradiction to what PM Haider al-Abadi told Gen. Joseph Dunford last week and suggests that Baghdad is about to pivot East, after becoming frustrated with a lack of results stemming from more than a year of US airstrikes against Islamic State targets.

Oct 27 12:36

Opposition Bloc announces election victory in 17 Ukrainian regions

Ukraine’s Opposition Bloc is winning the October 25 elections to local self-government bodies in 17 Ukrainian regions, according to preliminary vote count, the party said on its official website on Monday. The Opposition Bloc won an absolute and indisputable victory in Ukraine’s southeastern provinces - the Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Zaporozhye, Kirovograd, Luhansk, Nikolayev and Odessa regions.

Oct 27 12:35

Ukraine goes back to feudalism instead of federalization — Ukraine’s former prime minister

"Instead of federalization of which we had talked so much we have found ourselves on the verge of miserable feudalization when every region had been placed in the hands of certain feudal lords who organized the elections," Azarov stressed.

Oct 27 12:29

FLASHBACK - Geraldo Rivera: My Sources Tell Me Benghazi Was About Running Missiles to Syrian Rebels

Geraldo Rivera said Friday that his sources tell him the U.S. was involved in a secret mission in Libya to arm the Syrian rebels, which was the reason for the initial secrecy about the attack in Benghazi.

Oct 27 12:27

Disgust at Walmart’s Israeli soldier costume for kids

Mstrong>Walmart’s Israeli soldier’s costume for children shows insensitivity to victims and survivors of war crimes.

Oct 27 12:26

Afghan quake leads to destruction in neighboring Tajikistan

Tajikistan’s National Emergencies Committee said that in the morning they had received information on the partial damage to about 20 residential buildings, several schools and other social facilities in the settlements of Ishkashim, Roshtkala, Murghab and other villages in Badakhshan, which borders on the territory where the earthquake’s epicenter was located. Seismic stations in Tajikistan register more than 1,000 earthquakes per year, but people feel only dozens of them.

Oct 27 12:26

‘IDF guilt presumption: wrong Palestinian, wrong place’

A young Palestinian getting beaten up and arrested by Israeli soldiers while showing minimal resistance was caught on security camera footage. Despite the same video proving his innocence, it was not reviewed for days after the arrest.

Oct 27 12:23


If you ever buy kid’s meals at Wendy’s you’ll be happy to know that the apples they serve will not be GM ‘Arctic apples’ as per a recent statement by the company. The company confirmed in April via email to Friends of the Earth that it has no plans to sell Arctic apples. McDonald’s and Gerber have also reportedly stated that they won’t be using this GM apple variety. Can we trust them?

Oct 27 12:20


Parents are venting their outrage at the Common Core school standards over a math quiz that was posted online, showing how teachers are marking students down even for correct answers. The quiz, posted to Reddit, shows how a teacher marked two questions as incorrect on a third-grader’s math quiz, despite the student finding the solution to the problem.

Oct 27 12:19

Local official says Donetsk airport shelled for 4 hours

"The shelling of one of the terminal at the Donetsk airport that has started around 8am still continues. Around 12pm several explosions of mines of 120mm caliber were registered".

Oct 27 12:14

There Was a Radioactive Waste Fire in Nevada That Nobody Is Talking About

You may recall that last week, the residents of St. Louis were understandably alarmed by an underground trash fire that was threatening to burn its way into a radioactive waste dump. While that was going on however, there was another similar incident that largely skated under the radar of the mainstream media. On October 18th, a radioactive waste dump outside of the small town of Beatty, Nevada caught fire, and nobody knows why. The 80 acre site contains 22 radioactive depositories that are buried underground. One of the site managers filmed the incident as it unfolded.

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Oct 27 12:12

Serbian politicians on visit to Crimea are ready to tolerate Ukrainian sanctions

"We believe that (Ukraine) is unlikely to impose any sanctions against our (Serbian) state. But the sanctions can be imposed against members of our delegation. Perhaps, we will be banned access to the Ukrainian embassy. We may be announced persona non grata in Ukraine. But it does not matter for us. It is important that we are going to develop relations with Russia".

Oct 27 12:11

A New War May Be Brewing in the Balkans

It’s been nearly 20 years since the Dayton Accord put an end to the bloody war in the Balkans, which killed over 140,000 people after the Yugoslav government collapsed. However, there are rumblings in the nation of Bosnia and Herzegovina that are threatening to reignite the conflict.

As part of the Dayton Accord, two independent entities were created within the nation of Bosnia: the Bosniak-Croat Federation and the largely Serb Republika Sprska. The government in Sprska is planning to unveil a referendum on the anniversary of the Dayton Accord. There will be a single question on the ballot that will ask their citizens if they support the legality of their current union with the Bosniak-Croat Federation. Many are calling the question a veiled independence referendum that will give the president of Sprska permission to obstruct the laws and institutions of the central government.

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Oct 27 12:11


As Democrats look to make gun violence a core issue in the 2016 presidential campaign, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds wide agreement that gun violence is a problem but bitter and stark division on whether new gun laws should trump the constitutional right to gun ownership. The survey finds that 46 percent say new laws to reduce gun violence should be a bigger priority, while 47 percent say it's more important to protect the right to own firearms. This marks a shift away from gun laws since April 2013, when Democrats' push for increased background checks fell short in the aftermath of the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.; back then, a 52 percent majority said new laws should be a priority.