American whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum in Russia."Snowden has left Sheremetyevo airport, been given temporary asylum in Russia for one year.Snowden’s present location has not been made public nor will it be disclosed.
CIA unmanned aircraft deliberately targeted rescuers attempting to help victims of previous drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal areas“If civilian ‘rescuers’ are indeed being intentionally targeted, there is no doubt about the law: those strikes are a war crime.
The sole path to liberate the land of Palestine is for the regional countries to join efforts to strengthen the existing model of resistance against Zionism, a political analyst tells Press TV. Palestinians need the people countries of the region to build capacity [for] resistance [against] Zionism and imperialism,”
At least 40 people have been killed and 120 others wounded in explosions at an ammunition depot in Syria’s western city of Homs,
Global water demand will increase by 55% between 2000 and 2050. By the end of that period they estimate that 40% of the people on Earth will be under severe water stress.Record droughts and low replenishment of aquifers, river levels dropping, water security rapidly diminishing,
Long list of scientists who died under suspicious circumstances: tied, strangled, set on fire, bombs, cyanide, cut throat, shootings, overdose, car, plane crashs, boating accident, stabbed, blunt-force injuries, disappearance, hanged, Mutilated, slashed wrists, hit by cars, deadly gas, ebola, plague.
TEPCO said it detected high levels of radioactive substances in groundwater sampled from a well on ocean side of the turbine buildings.Officials of the utility apparently believed that stopgap measures, which consisted of using concrete and crushed stone to seal the seaward end of the pit, were sufficient
Just last week, Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley announced the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program. Obese and overweight patients and their families can be given “Health Bucks”free vouchers These can be redeemed at more than 140 NYC farmers markets.
Whistle-blowing amounts to espionage and treason. Grand jury investigation into Assange and WikiLeaks. Prosecutors insisted WikiLeaks cannot be considered a media organization that published leaked information in the public interest. Secret anti-democratic laws drawn up by secret courts.
Snowden will publish no more leaks but instead look to build a life in Russia. Snowden has found shelter in private home of American expatriates. Snowden's promise does not extend to the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group to which he has already handed over much of his material.
Monsanto, Bayer, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont launched website called gmoanswers.com, which reportedly aims to uncover myths and truths surrounding GMOs. Website is a campaign to fight GMO labeling and tighter regulation on genetically engineered seeds and crops.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday he was confident of victory against rebels. Assad’s forces have staged a counter-offensive in recent weeks, pushing back from the capital Damascus and retaking several towns near border with Lebanon.
Huge, explosive fires becoming common, climate change bringing higher temperatures, widespread drought, earlier snowmelt, expanded insect and disease infestations. Large fires in excess of 10,000 acres seven times more common today than four decades ago. Fire season is two months longer.
“Global Warming is Doubling Bark Beetle Mating, Boosting Tree Attacks.” Decline in creatures with shells could trigger explosion in jellyfish populations, helps spread dengue fever in 28 states.Amoeba is “able to grow and survive at higher temperatures, fatal infection without a treatment
President Obama proposed giving Colombia $323 million in aid next year, mostly to combat drug trafficking and violence. Detroit will get $108.2 million.Consequences for the failure of a whole set of great American cities not limited people who live in those places,” said U.S. Representative Dan Kildee.
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