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May 23 17:43

Colorado’s Tenacious Anti-Fracking Movement Explores “Last-Ditch Options”

By Diedre Fulton

Left with few options for stopping the scourge of oil and gas drilling in their state, Colorado residents are turning to creative forms of resistance in what the Denver Post calls “a last-ditch push for protection” against fracking.

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled in early May that state rules promoting oil and gas development trump local attempts to restrict or ban drilling near homes and schools. As such, residents who live near proposed drilling sites “said they see few options” for stopping new projects...

May 23 17:41

Thousands Of Teachers Flock To ‘White Privilege Conference’

Thursday marked the start of “The 17th Annual White Privilege Conference” and this year’s theme is “Let Freedom Ring, Re-Imagining Equality & Social Justice in the United States.”

The annual event is aimed at promoting the theory of White Privilege – that American society is hopelessly stacked against minorities and the only way to fix the system is for white people to acknowledge their immense “privilege” and repent.

May 23 17:41

UK Cybercrime Prosecutions Rise 34% In 1 Year

The number of cyber criminals prosecuted in Britain rose by almost 34 percent in 2015 while prosecutions for white collar criminals also increased marginally, new figures reveal.

May 23 17:41

Obama ‘Confident’ TPP Will Be Ratified In US Despite Intense Opposition

Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he’s still “confident” the trade deal will earn the support of Congress.

“I remain confident we are going to get it done, and the reason I’m confident is because it is the right thing to do. It’s good for the country, it’s good for America, it’s good for the region, it’s good for the world,” Obama said during a joint press conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi.

May 23 17:37

‘This Is So Wrong On So Many Levels’ NYC Reacts To Interfaith Muslim-Jewish Couples

Actor, writer and producer Karim Metway has conducted an experiment with actors posing as Jewish-Arab couples in various districts of New York City.

May 23 17:29

Fear-monger George Osborne attempts to bullshit public over Brexit

The head of the British Treasury, George Osborne, has warned that leaving the EU, known as Brexit, would lead the UK into a year-long recession as well as 820,000 job losses.

May 23 17:24

Baltimore White Officer Cleared Over Freddie Gray Death

A US judge has delivered a not guilty verdict in the trial of a Baltimore, Maryland, police officer for crimes related to the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man.

May 23 17:23

YouTube Blocked 2 War by Deception movies

you might want to go download the third and last one. before they yank that too

May 23 17:22

‘The Groups Of Death’ Report Links Online Communities To 130 Teen Suicides In Russia

Both open and closed-membership groups containing posts on suicide in VKontakte (VK), Europe’s largest social network, will reportedly be blocked following a Russian media report on teenage deaths allegedly provoked by such online communities.

May 23 17:20

Top Secret, A CIA controlled Zone !

Now everything is under the CIA control. There is no need for “government”, “ministers”, a “prime minister” nor even a janitor in our “ministries”. Anything you want just ask the janitor in the CIA offices in Jerusalem and he will do the job.

May 23 17:16

Anti-Malarial Drug Linked To Psychosis Among Soldiers Could Finally Be Banned In UK Military

An almost total ban on the anti-malaria drug Lariam may soon come into effect, amid fears that hundreds of UK soldiers could sue over the affects it has had on their mental health.

A long-awaited parliamentary report into the effects of the drug, known as Mefloquine in the US, where it is already banned, seems likely to spur an almost full ban – and an avalanche of legal cases against the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

May 23 16:59

SCOTUS Rules Against Death Sentence Given By All-White Jury To Black Man

The US Supreme Court has ruled that Georgia prosecutors in a case nearly 30 years ago acted unconstitutionally when it excluded all potential black jurors from the death penalty trial of Timothy Foster, an African American man.

In a 7-1 verdict, the high court reversed the ruling in Foster’s case, with Chief Justice John Roberts writing that notes made by prosecutors during jury selection show clear discrimination.

May 23 16:53

Move To Amend And The Fight To Remove Corporate Money From U.S. Elections

Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, National Director of Move to Amend, joined us to discuss that group’s latest efforts to “legalize democracy”.

May 23 16:53

Beware of keystroke loggers disguised as USB phone chargers, FBI warns

Private industry notification comes 15 months after debut of KeySweeper.

May 23 16:49

20,642 New Regulations Added in the Obama Presidency

The tide of red tape that threatens to drown U.S. consumers and businesses surged yet again in 2015, according to a Heritage Foundation study we released on Monday.

More than $22 billion per year in new regulatory costs were imposed on Americans last year

More than $22 billion per year in new regulatory costs were imposed on Americans last year, pushing the total burden for the Obama years to exceed $100 billion annually.

That’s a dollar for every star in the galaxy, or one for every second in 32 years.

May 23 16:48

After 40 Years of Secrecy, United States Admits Saudi Arabia Owns $117 Billion of Its Debt

By Amando Flavio

Many commentators describe it as one of the biggest mysteries in global finance, the amount of United States debt owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. For more than four decades, the two countries have refused to let transparency in their financial dealings prevail. They have remained in a secret partnership with each other on their finance, allowing speculation to take over.

However, the secret financial dealings between the two nations seem to have finally come to an end...

May 23 16:43

DISTURBING: Body Of Taliban Chief Mansour Reportedly Killed In US Drone Strike

A US drone strike in Pakistan has killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour, Afghan intelligence said.

May 23 16:37

One In 8 UK Militants Prosecuted After Returning From Syria, Iraq

Only one of eight British militants who have fought along terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq have faced prosecution after they return to the UK.

Richard Keen, a Home Office spokesman in the House of Lords, said that Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has only prosecuted 35 cases that involved 54 British nationals accused of joining Takfiri groups in the two Arab countries.