According to the NY Post the still unidentified jumper was the latest in a long series of investment bankers who have decided to take their own life. Sources said the young banker had made several attempts to kill himself earlier in the morning, including cutting his wrists, before making the plunge.
The US “will invade countries in all continents in order to protect what it considers its vital national interests,”“But when any other country attempts to do the same, particularly when they’re subject to provocations by the United States, the US objects and attempts to push back.”
Google has patented a fun new toy that comes complete with hidden microphones and cameras, spies on your child’s activities and conversations, responds to his or her social cues, and can control smart devices in your home.
In an interview on May 21, 2015 with Turd Ferguson of TF Metals, Jim Willie says,”We are not just in the end time. We’re rounding the bend.
Robert R. Doggart, who ran for Congress in Tennessee in 2014, has admitted to plotting an attack against the Muslim community, with a plan that included shooting residents and burning down a mosque. His goal was to bring a private militia to “utterly destroy” Islamberg, a village in New York.
Ukrainian government is not entitled to demand compensations from Moscow over Crimea's reunification with Russia; head of the republic, Sergey Aksyonov,citizens of Crimea took the decision on independence from Ukraine themselves. "They [Ukraine] should not demand anything. They will see neither hide nor hair."
Check out this textbook written in 1970 by Paul and Anne Ehrlich advocates depopulate what they consider an overpopulated world, including everything from adding sterilants to the water and food to producing a sterilizing virus that requires a vaccine antidote one could apply for. The authors discuss using stevia rebaudiana — the same sweet leaf hailed everywhere today as a wonderful, healthy sugar alternative — as an anti-fertility agent.
The new BRICS initiatives break the monopoly of existing western institutions over the financial order, a very important symbolic change, first time a global financial institution is led by developing countries. “If the new development bank succeeds, it will show the world that emerging countries can manage a multilateral economic institution by themselves.”
Newly released documents have revealed that a week after Cleveland police officer, Timothy Loehmann killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the Cleveland police charged the sixth grader with “aggravated menacing” and “inducing panic,” according to The Daily Kos.
Scientists in Japan measured happiness levels among 200 individuals, found those who carried a variation of the gene were happier on average. The gene that was identified encodes for the CB1 receptor, the pathway in the brain responsible for the marijuana high.
The following 25 questions can no longer be ignored. The American people want answers to each and every one of them. They especially want those answers — NOW — in light of the ever-increasing incidence of Autism, ADHD, Allergies, Auto-immune disorders and other childhood illnesses which were rare just a couple of decades ago.
US trade officials involved in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal pressured European Union into throwing out regulation banning chemicals linked to cancer and male infertility, would have banned 31 pesticides containing endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
Jilin Province in China has offered to build a railway to Vladivostok for Russia’s Far East Region of Primorsky Krai. It would be the first cross-border high-speed rail link between the two countries and Russia’s major Pacific port.
Store to open July 4th once state-of-the-art robot remodel complete. The restaurant will still employee a small team to insure robots are working correctly. Milton Waddams, unemployed fast food worker, told reporters he is extremely disappointed by decision to employ robots instead of humans.
Jeb Bush: "the climate is changing. we need to adapt to that reality, I don’t think the science is clear what percentage is man-made, what percentage is natural. It’s convoluted. for people to say the science is decided on, this is really arrogant."
The decapitated body of Brazilian blogger Evany José Metzker known for denouncing corrupt politicians found in a rural zone in south-eastern Minas Gerais state, police said on Wednesday.
President Obama in a speech on Wednesday cast climate change as a growing national security threat, accusing Republican skeptics of harming military readiness by denying its effects.
Little money made it to cancer patients, as the groups "operated as personal fiefdoms characterized by rampant nepotism, flagrant conflicts of interest, and excessive insider compensation" with none of the controls used by bona fide charities, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states.
Government regulators cracked down on four cancer charities, accusing Cancer Fund of America, Cancer Support Services, the Children's Cancer Fund of America, Breast Cancer Society of cheating; $187 million, fraudulently told donors their money would help cancer patients, went into pockets of charity operators, professional fundraisers. Spent the donated funds on “cars, trips, luxury cruises, gym memberships, sporting event and concert tickets. FTC: Professional fundraisers hired by the charities often received 85 percent or more of every donation.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, largest auto recall in U.S. history. Chemical that inflates air bags can explode with too much force, blowing apart a metal inflator, sending shrapnel into passenger compartment, responsible for six deaths 100 injuries worldwide. Automakers recalled 36 million vehicles worldwide.
Charlie Rose grabbed her cell phone and recorded video of a drone night of April 22 outside her apartment. “Not exactly sure why it was there but it didn’t look like it had any other purpose other than to look into our units.”
Obama Administration slammed Poroshenko on whether to resumethe war against Ukraine’s former Donbass region and whether Ukraine should invade Crimea which is Russian territory; would mean a war against the Russian armed forces.
Murray Abbott, an institutional sales trader at Morgan Stanley in Toronto who had been missing since April 25, was found Monday by the shore of Lake Ontario near the city’s Beaches neighborhood where he lived.
Ambassador to Moscow Cesare Maria Ragaglini: Western sanctions against Russia have hit Italy’s business, trade between Russia and Italy fell 17% last year.
California Senate Resolution 35 (SCR 35) urges each of the nine University of California campuses to condemn “all forms of anti-Semitism,” including those justified as expressions of disapproval over events in the Middle East.” 2012, California House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 35, condemned all acts that “demonize and delegitimize Israel”, specifically campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) as anti-Semitic activities on university campuses.
Wisconsin lawmakers introduce bill to restrict what people can buy with food stamps, require at least two-thirds of SNAP benefits on items found on a specific and arbitrary list. Would create a “grocery nanny state.”Off limits: spaghetti sauce, potatoes, nuts, peanuts, herbs, spices, seasonings, sharp cheddar, swiss cheese, Organics
Democratic State Senator Virgil Smith; Michigan accused of shooting ex-wife's car during late-night confrontation at his home while he was naked, pleaded not guilty to possessing a firearm during commission of a felony, felonious assault, malicious destruction of personal property worth $20,000 or more. Currently free on bond.
Unless the dollar and with it US power collapses or Europe finds the courage to break with Washington and to pursue an independent foreign policy, saying good-bye to NATO, nuclear war is our likely future.
CBS13-Sacramento: Walmart is purchasing cheap water from the Sacramento water district in drought-stricken California for less than a penny per gallon, selling it to consumers for slightly less than a dollar. California is currently undergoing the worst drought in the state’s history
By inhumanity and unconscionable, Rulers of al-Saud proceed aggression on Yemen. Without mercy and compassion, they go to the extreme in killing innocents of Yemeni nation. The kind of human they belong to is unknown. Their criminality doesn’t resemble any on the Earth.
Joe and Nicole Naugler live on a homestead in rural Kentucky. They live a very simple life. They garden and raise animals. They are industrious people trying to teach their children how to live right. They have ten children who are homeschooled on the homestead. They contribute to the success of the family crops and livestock, all while learning about the amazing beauty of life.
France and Saudi Arabia discussing economic projects worth tens of billions of euros; French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Energy deals "mainly in solar power" nuclear power cooperation, agreements on transport, civil aviation, health services, other infrastructure projects being discussed.
Warren Buffett, whose Berkshire Hathaway Inc is the largest investor in Coca-Cola Co. and owns See’s Candies, affirmed his confidence in the market for sugary treats, told shareholders happiness is important to longevity. “I don’t see smiles on the faces of people at Whole Foods.
The Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox played a game in an empty Camden Yards for zero fans due to security concerns amidst protests and civil unrest in Baltimore. Despite the lack of fans, the team still opted to go through with the general stadium fanfare. Scoreboard was on, and they played the national anthem.
A Danish study found that chemicals found in pizza boxes and burger wrappers could increase risk of miscarriage up to 16 times. Of 392 women assessed before the twelfth week of pregnancy, 56 women who suffered a miscarriage have much higher levels of these water and grease-resistant chemicals, called perfluorinated alkylated substances (PFAS), in their blood. PFAS used widely in greaseproof food packaging, in fast food and microwaveable popcorn. The chemicals also used in outdoor clothing to provide waterproof qualities.
Russian battle armor manufacturers have outfitted their latest vehicles with cutting-edge electronic systems allowing for the gathering and analysis of battlefield data from multiple sources in the blink of an eye.
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) named Monsanto Company to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015. This is the sixth time Monsanto has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies.
Neil Young will be taking a stand against Monsanto in his latest album release, The Monsanto Years. Track titles include “Seeds,” “Too Big to Fail,” “Monsanto Years,” and “Rock Starbucks. in ”2014 Young called for a boycott of Starbucks for their attempts to squash GMO labeling in Vermont.
Collapse of petrodollar and rise of a China-led, yuan-influenced multinational development bank, the days of dollar hegemony likely numbered. The implications of the shift away from a global economic order that has prevailed since end of WWII are far reaching, may include demise of political and economic order, dominance of US foreign policy capitalism.
Roundup is only one of tens of thousands of chemicals we encounter every day in our food, clothing, furniture, electronics and cosmetics. Over 84,000 chemicals are used in U.S. commerce, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, most of which have never been tested for potentially toxic effects on human and wildlife health and the environment.
Crowds gathered in London, Munich, Brussels, other major European cities to march against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and similar secretive international trade deals. They fear it could see corporate interests undermine worker's rights and consumer protection.
The FBI head agent in charge of the anthrax investigation – Richard Lambert – has just filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit calling the entire FBI investigation bulls**t:
Humans are programmed and indoctrinated to believe things, for which they have no real clue as to its truthfulness or validity. People who hear something from"news" media or movie industry thousands of times, have been so inundated with that information, that it becomes nearly impossible for people to comprehend that anything contrary could be true, even though what they have believed to be true may not be true at all. It is a long process to unwind false information and false knowledge that has been deeply embedded into the human mind.
Palestinian children as young as 11 are being employed under dangerous conditions in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank in breach of international law, a human rights group said on Monday. Hundreds of child labourers are working in farms and agricultural businesses in the strategically sensitive Jordan Valley for just £13 a day, according to a new report from Human Rights Watch, which documented cases of young people suffering work-related ill health and injuries.
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.
DENVER – While the fight between the Islamic State and the forces arrayed against it rages in the Middle East, another brutal battle is brewing in the United States over who is winning the war. In the US these days, all issues – whatever and wherever – soon fall into the maw of the country's polarized domestic politics.
In the last two weeks, Germany and its chancellor, Angela Merkel, were at the heart of efforts to achieve a diplomatic resolution to the two crises confronting Europe – in Ukraine and Greece.
Researchers at Dartmouth College found that urinary arsenic in bottle-fed babies was a lot higher than in babies, who receive natural milk from their mothers.
US-based financial company Bankrate surveyed a thousand of adult residents of the United States. The research was conducted to identify the level of financial security of citizens. The results of the study were published on the website of the company.
The Guardian published an eye-opening report about the police of Chicago. According to the newspaper, Chicago police officers, as it turns out, detain Americans at "black sites." The sites are very similar to those the CIA uses worldwide for interrogation and torture of suspected terrorists.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the largest supporter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This group represents large multinational corporations, many of which are registered as American, but a large percentage of their businesses and profits reside in foreign countries.
With the S&P 500 at all-time highs and Americans getting ready to spend more than $600 billion on Christmas, what’s not to love about the “New Economy?”
1. Radiation in Tuna; 2. Over-Fishing; 3. Many Tuna Products are Mislabeled; 59% of tuna is not only mislabeled, but is almost entirely compromised of a fish once banned by the FDA; 4. Mercury in Tuna.
Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.
Police and prison officials are negotiating with nearly 3,000 prisoners who have seized part of a federal prison in South Texas. There are reportedly no hostages but the standoff has already been going since early Friday morning. Local media reported that the prisoners have been protesting the medical services provided.
Two newly introduced bills in the US House of Representatives are looking to legalize the use of recreational marijuana and tax it like other drugs such as alcohol and tobacco.
Media reports have claimed that there is no scientific evidence supporting the link between vaccines and autism. Here we provide for the reader research that demonstrates the link between vaccines and autism, and the mechanisms by which vaccines can cause autism. *The list has been updated and now contains 97 citations.
The United States and Turkey have reached preliminary agreement to train and moderate Syrian rebels and provide them with equipment.According to officials from both countries, the decision to send more than 400 troops, including special forces, to work with opposition forces is consistent.
Germany is unable to stop arms shipments to Ukraine, including from the US and Canada, Karl-Georg Wellmann, a member of the Christian Democratic Union stated in Bundestag, Pravda.Ru reports with reference to Bloomberg.
Crude inventories rose to a new record high of 425.6 million barrels as monthly data showed stockpiles last exceeded this level in 1930. Analysts had expected a 3.233 million barrels increase. US supplies have climbed for six straight weeks.Brent crude price rebounded to $60 per barrel after falling below $58 per barrel in London.
An investment banker was found dead after attempting to climb the Northeast’s highest peak on Monday afternoon – 24 hours after she called for help as she hiked through 100 mph winds. Kate Matrosova, 32, arrived at the base of New Hampshire’s 5,400ft Mount Madison at 5am Sunday, dropped off by her husband Charlie Farhoodi, who is listed on LinkedIn as a Vice President at JP Morgan.
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