Germany's Federal Security Council has approved the export of a fifth submarine to Israel, decision to sell them has been criticized for two reasons. German taxpayers are shouldering a third of the cost. Secondly, the vessels are reportedly capable of being equipped with nuclear weapons.
The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a bill that makes it illegal to take a squirt gun but not a real gunithin 150 feet of a school.New ban included in a larger bill that would nix local laws prohibiting people with gun permits from taking guns to parks. Leonard Embody frequently scared schools walking around schools with a bulletproof vest and a weapon. The Tennessean has reported that Embody has carried an AR-15 rifle, when he's around schools. If the gun is operational and he has a permit for the weapon, new state amendment wouldn't apply. If he carried a fake gun, he would be breaking the new law.
House bill 195 basically says those who buy and sell second hand goods cannot use cash to make those transactions, and it flew so far under the radar most businesses don’t even know about it. The law states those who buy or sell second hand goods are prohibited from using cash. Check or a cashiers money order, or electronic mechanisms is used.” Bill is targeted at criminals who steal.
politicians never leave an opportunity like this unexploited, and so in jumps Senator Dianne Feinstein, arguing that the only proper way to deal with this is to, of course… censor the internet.
Nine New York doctors among 23 people indicted in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn in connection with the sneaker scheme, which the Brooklyn district attorney’s office said made $7 million, took advantage of thousands of homeless people. recruiting homeless people, and whoever had a valid Medicaid card would be packed into a van, sent to medical clinics around New York City. After hours of unnecessary tests and fake diagnoses, the homeless people would be sent off with sneakers.
After a year of threatening Russia with war, all we need is a mistake like this one in 1962 and it will be all over for humanity.
Power is expected to be restored to most customers by Monday evening, but the damage varies by home. A power surge left thousands without power in Stockton on Monday after smart meters on their homes exploded. The explosions started at around 8:30 a.m. after a truck crashed into a utility pole, causing a surge.
Residents of a dozen US states received a scare when an ominous message rolled across their TV screens announcing an ‘emergency alert’ with the names of their states – without any explanation or further information. A test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) began shortly before noon Monday, seen by millions of television viewers. EAS is a special department run by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the National Weather Service (NOAA/NWS).
Bill Levin, founder of the First Church of Cannabis, Inc., filed paperwork this week with the Indiana Secretary of State to register his group as a non-profit organization. Although marijuana is illegal in Indiana for medical and recreational use, Levin’s filing was made on the same day Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration act—a bill which aims to prevent the government from forcing citizens to do something that violates religious beliefs
Ex-Monsanto employee Richard Goodman has been removed from the Editorial Board of the Journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology.
The Pentagon lost track of sensitive equipment from a $750 million program to help U.S. soldiers spot roadside bombs and some of it wound up for sale on eBay, Craigslist and other websites, according to a Navy intelligence document obtained by The Intercept. The missing equipment includes thermal optic imaging and night vision devices.
Robert Jeffrey Taylor Jr., 45, who worked for the York Police Department as a corporal arrested for abusing his 3-month-old baby so badly that he is not expected to survive. The infant’s mother, Audrey Schurig, 36, also a police officer arrested as well and charged with unlawful neglect of a child, leaving the baby in his father’s care despite allegedly knowing about the abuse and failing to protect her child.
Report by Colombian government and FARC rebels concluded U.S. soldiers and military contractors sexually abused at least 54 children in Colombia between 2003 and 2007, cites one case where 53 girls in town of Melgar were targeted by contractors who filmed the abuse and sold the films as pornography. In another case, a 12-year-old girl was allegedly drugged and raped by a U.S. Army sergeant and a contractor. Under immunity agreements, none of the alleged abusers were ever punished.
America's war on drugs is rife with terrible tactics that succeed in exacerbating the very problems they purport to fix. But even in that rich field of wildly misguided policy, few things are as bad as the treatment of poor people struggling with addiction.
President of the Public Utilities Commission: Money collected from ratepayers earmarked for pipeline safety instead spent on executive pay raises by the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., months before a deadly pipeline explosion in 2010.
One-fourth of entire global prison population is in the United States. Apple has more money than U.S. Treasury. If you have no debt and 10 dollars you are wealthier than 25 percent of all Americans. In more than half of U.S. states, highest paid public employee in the state is a football coach. Average supermarket in United States wastes about 3,000 pounds of food each year. Approximately 20 percent of the garbage that goes into our landfills is food.
Detroit to resume water shutoffs for tens of thousands of residents. 28,000 households could have their water cut off beginning in April. The policy could potentially affect close to 100,000 people, or 14 percent of the city’s residents. Last year, the city shut off water to more than 30,000 households.
body of Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird was pulled from a New Jersey river. The 55-year-old journalist had been missing for over a year. Just before his disappearance, Bird was investigating a supply imbalance in the oil industry, and was reporting in a way that was extremely controversial and possibly threatening to elements within that industry.
Can Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu be believed? He urges Jews around the world to immigrate to Israel (known as “making aliya“) where, he says, they will be safe forever...
If you believe that ignorance is bliss, you might not want to read this article. I am going to dispel the notion that there has been any sort of “economic recovery”, and I am going to show that we are much worse off than we were just prior to the last economic crisis.
Saint Mary’s Cathedral of the San Francisco Roman Catholic Archdiocese used watering system to keep homeless from sleeping in the cathedral doorways, releases hundreds of gallons of water every night. System drenches homeless people, violates city building and safety codes. Will dismantle system after receiving formal notice of violation from the city.
As Syriza faces the unenviable proposition of either completely giving up on its campaign promises or plunging the Greek economy and banking system into a drachma death spiral, it appears as though Athens is playing the one card it has left, which is threatening to effectively surrender itself to the Kremlin.
solar power is blowing up in the United States: Adding tons of jobs, driving progressive policies, and attractingmillions of dollars in investment from major corporations. Last year it added nearly as many new megawatts to the grid as natural gas.
British conspiracy writer David Icke and co-defendants have paid Canadian human rights lawyer Richard Warman $210,000 CDN (117,000 GBP) in damages and legal costs to settle a libel action against them.
Gen. Breedlove or Dr. Strangelove? General Breedlove is the real life counterpart to General Jack D. Ripper in the 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove. He can’t wait to start a nuclear war. Americans should be scared to death that a crazed warmonger such as General Breedlove is the commander of NATO and is trying to defeat Europe’s efforts to resolve peacefully the conflict that Washington started in Ukraine.
A BNSF Railway train loaded with crude oil that derailed and caught fire Thursday afternoon was still burning Friday, and the company warned that shipments along the line could be delayed up to 48 hours.
Washington’s politics has sunk to the bottom of the cesspool. An Assistant Secretary of State can now appear in testimony before the US Congress and lie endlessly without being held to account. Congress has abjured its responsibility. Nuland’s lies are the kind that lead to war. Unless a meteorite lands on Washington, war is inevitable.
GTS (Glacier Technology Solutions LLC) - We are military contractors working directly with the US Marine Corps assisting them with their immersive simulation training program. Currently, we are looking for role players of Ukrainian and/or Russian ethnicity and language skills. Need MEN ranging 18-65 years of age. At the moment, we are staffing for upcoming training to take place on: March 29-31, 2015.
Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - Korean researchers believe.
WASHINGTON, March 3. /TASS/. Washington is not allowed by the legal rules to supply weapons to any states, including Ukraine, via third countries, a high-ranking representative of the US administration said on Tuesday.
Benjamin Netanyahu decided to make every effort not to let Obama sign the agreement with Iran on its nuclear program
The rising tensions between Russia and the West, especially the United States, over Ukraine provide a constant reminder of the Cold War, when the two superpowers fought proxy conflicts for spheres of influence.
Consumers in Colorado bought more than 17 tons of recreational marijuana buds during the first year of the state's new retail market, but sales of medicinal pot still outstripped that at almost 50 tons, officials said on Friday.
Dementia is the loss of mental functions like thinking, memory, and reasoning that is so severe that it interferes with a person’s daily functioning. Dementia develops when the parts of the brain that are involved in learning, memory, decision-making, and language are affected by a variety of infections or disease.
The contracts with Russia’s biggest oil company Rosneft damaged by the West’s anti-Russian sanctions have cost ExxonMobil $1 billion, the company said in its annual report.
Internet providers are now common carriers, and they're ready to sue. The Federal Communications Commission today voted to enforce net neutrality rules that prevent Internet providers—including cellular carriers—from blocking or throttling traffic or giving priority to Web services in exchange for payment.
Alaska third state in the country to legalize recreational pot, still people in Alaskan prisons serving time for weed offenses. Alaska’s adult drug arrests: 23,000 a year. Alaska 13th in the nation for marijuana possession arrest rates.
Because he can’t get Congress to approve the things that he wants to do, Barack Obama has apparently decided to rule by decree for the rest of his time in the White House.
A row between the US and Benjamin Netanyahu has deepened, with the Israeli leader accusing America and others of "giving up" on trying to stop Iran obtaining nuclear weapons.
A majority of US Supreme Court justices appear to be supportive of an argument that Abercrombie & Fitch discriminated against a Muslim teenager.
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