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Jan 08 09:34

Son tricks mum into accepting his kidney to save her life by saying it's for sale on EBAY

Caring Imran Najeeb offered his mother Zainab Begum a kidney after her own suffered damage and were only functioning at 25 per cent.

But she refused because she didn't want him to put his own life "at risk'' by helping her.

Bank manager Mr Najeeb, 34, then told his mother he was already donating his kidney anyway - and was selling it on EBAY.

Jan 08 09:31

Shelter forcibly converted children to Christianity, raided by police Emmanuel Group in India. Busted by police.Children hung from wrists ,starved and beaten for failing to recite Bible passages post conversion

He was among 30 children, all from poor families, rescued on December 29 after police raided two homes run by the Emmanuel Seva Group in Greater Noida and Meerut. The child, who along with his younger sister and brother had been confined to the home for three years, said their stay was like a “jail term” during which his name was also changed.

Jan 08 09:05

The List of Macy's Stores Set to Close in 2016

Macy's has announced they will be closing 36 stores in 2016.

Jan 08 09:03

Doctors Sound Alarm as State of Emergency Declared over CA Gas Leak: Leave Now

By Claire Bernish

California Governor Jerry Brown finally declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, concerning the ongoing, currently unstoppable methane gas leak spewing from Aliso Canyon that has created a nightmare for residents of Porter Ranch.

“I will tell you, this goes well beyond Porter Ranch. We’ve had complaints from as far as Chatsworth, Northridge, and Granada Hills,” emphasized Los Angeles City Councilman Mitchell Englander during a Porter Ranch town hall meeting on December 28. “Apparently this plume of toxic chemicals and whatever it might be, doesn’t know zip codes […] This is the equivalent of the BP oil spill on land, in a populated community.”...

Jan 08 08:25

Worst Mistakes To Avoid When Going Off Grid: “We Wish We’d Known”

The path is not easy, but that’s no reason not to get started on your ultimate plan to live more independently.

Here are a few tips from those who’ve learned by trial, error and experience.

Read more at SHTFplan.com

Jan 08 08:18

ARMY to Oregon Militia: Eat Bugs. Many people are asking the militia what supplies they need.

Webmaster addition: That may backfire. They are, after all, inside a wildlife preserve!

Jan 08 08:10

This Is The Dow's Worst Start To The Year... Ever

Jan 08 08:09

Record Number of Cops Charged with Killing People in 2015 — Not a Single Officer Convicted

Although the number of cops charged with murder or manslaughter sharply spiked last year, not a single officer was convicted for these unjustified deaths. With less cops killed in the line of duty in 2015, the number of people killed by police increased yet again. The accumulated number of people killed by police in the U.S. last year remains between 986 and 1,200, with The Guardian currently totaling 1,138 victims. Although many disagree on the exact number of fatalities caused by cops, most concur that 2015 saw an escalation in both the total of people killed by police and the number of officers charged with murder or manslaughter.

Jan 08 08:02

Apple CEO Tim Cook was paid more than $28,000 a day in 2015

And has $985m backed up in stock options. It's tough at the top

Jan 08 08:01

Ethiopia Forces US Military To Shut Down One Of Its Killer Drone Bases

By John Vibes

This Tuesday, the Ethiopian government told the US military that they could no longer operate an airfield within its borders to conduct drone operations. The operations were reportedly targeted at sites in Somalia and Yemen.

The airfield is located in the town of Arba Minch, and until now it was a steady base of operations where Reaper drone attacks were launched...

Jan 08 07:59

Confirmed: How to stop Windows 10 forcing itself onto PCs – your essential guide

A Redmond spokesperson today confirmed that support page is still valid – its instructions still work even though it was quietly published a few months ago. It involves digging into the Registry to disable the Windows 10 upgrade path, but it's not impossible nor particularly scary for a Register reader.

Make sure you follow all the steps, but essentially you have to:

Open the Registry Editor (search for regedit in the Start Menu and run it).
Set DisableOSUpgrade to 1 in HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Set ReservationsAllowed to 0 in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\OSUpgrade

Jan 08 07:59

Professor fired for questioning Sandy Hook. Ask a question, lose your job

Tenured professor James Tracey has been fired by Florida Atlantic University for questioning the accuracy of reporting about Sandy Hook and other mass shootings.

Here's an interview with him that sums up his position and his methodology.

It's now a firing offense to be a reasonable person who asks reasonable questions.

Actually, this has always been the case in academia. Most people in that profession learn early that if they want to advance their careers and keep their jobs they best toe the party line.

Jan 08 07:58

The Systemic Failure of High Finance

Jan 08 07:52

Call of Duty terror jabber just mindless banter

Security bods laugh at fear-monger failure

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