Secretary of State John F. Kerry told Congress Tuesday that President Obama wants expansive war powers to pursue the Islamic State terrorists wherever and however he deems necessary, by requesting a war authorization that would allow the Pentagon to commit American combat troops to the fight.
Man, in his early fifties, impaled on railings after falling 60ft from window. Police said he fell from the fourth floor window of luxury Marylebone flat. Metropolitan Police: not being treated as suspicious. According to neighbours, the man believed to have worked in the banking or financial services.
The nation’s first bank for marijuana growers, and investors will open in January after Colorado’s banking regulators approved a charter for The Fourth Corner Credit Union.
Ex-Madoff Securities director of operations Daniel Bonventre was sentenced to 10 years in prison by Manhattan Federal Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain, who called him a ‘pampered, compliant and overcompensated worker.’ Ordered to forfeit $155 billion.
52-year-old Belgian Geert Tack - a private banker for ING who managed portfolios for wealthy individuals - was described as 'impeccable', 'sporty', 'cared-for', and 'successful' after disappearing a month ago, the appearance of his body off the coast of Ostend is surrpunded by riddles.
Protests are continuing throughout the United States to denounce grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the shooting death of black men in New York City and Ferguson last summer.
Everything we hear from the US government, the puppet governments of its vassal states, and the presstitute media is a lie. Truth is the declared enemy of the West. Those who try to tell the truth do so at cost to themselves. These costs can range from exclusion and slander to watch lists to prosecution and imprisonment. Brave people like Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, William Binney, and Bradley Manning have paid an extremely high price for standing up for truth against evil.
FBI: Friday second highest gun purchase day ever, only exceeded by sales conducted December 21, 2012 following Sandy Hook school shooting. FBI so inundated by background check requests they contracted out call center labor, had employees work extra shifts, some working 17-hours.
Chris Hedges, author, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and polemicist discusses the importance of resistance to empire, and passionately condemns US foreign policy, saying "There is no difference between a beheading by ISIL and a US drone strike."
The US House of Representatives has joined Hillary Clinton, Obama, the neoconservatives, Washington’s vassals, and the American and European presstitutes in demonizing Russia and President Putin. The House resolution against Russia is a packet of lies, but that did not stop the resolution from passing by a vote of 411 for and 10 against.
“A Grand Jury Did Indict One Person Involved In Eric Garner’s Killing — The Man Who Filmed It.”
Productivity soaring and wages declining or stagnating, US corporations are extracting ever-greater profits off the backs of American workers. Increases in productivity and declining labor costs have led to corporate profits at their highest level in 85 years.
Four police officers were hurt, one critically, after a car hit them during a high school student protest over a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who shot an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo. The car's driver suffered a "medical issue," treated at a hospital following the crash.
Gun sales have soared in the US in November due to Black Friday discounts and ongoing protests in Ferguson, Gun sales are fueled by fear and anxiety, often at times of large-scale unrest or mass killings.
Since Suhr has taken over, he's disbanded most of the force's narcotics unit, and drug arrests have plummeted by 85 percent, makes arrests for drug dealing, only on complaint-driven basis, don't go out of their way to set up stings or raids.
Ron Paul: war and strong-arm diplomacy, both part of America’s compulsion to police the world, are fundamentally unsound policies. Disturbingly is vocal minority of the Christian Evangelical community strongly in favor of such foreign policy. Support of Israel a litmus test for political candidates. My understanding is that Jesus was the Prince of Peace, not looking for war.
The FBI warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks in the United States, following a devastating cyberattack last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Protesters across the US walked out of their jobs, classrooms and homes Monday to express their anger at police violence, including the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri last summer. The “Hands Up Walk Out” protests took place in more than 30 US cities.
So there’s just this incredible level of disgust with their, as they say, partners in the west in Moscow and the result is they’re not really eager to talk anymore. They’re far more interested in acting. So, what we’ll probably see is a constant stream of surprises coming from Russia that will be completely unannounced and not predicted by anyone.
Whether as a result of an unprecedented scare campaign by the Swiss National Bank (most recently reinforced by Citigroup), or due to confidence that Swiss gold is as safe abroad as it is at home, or simply due to good old-fashioned "hanging chads", today's most awaited event has come and gone...
Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown, has resigned from the police force, his attorney said. The news comes amid unceasing protests across the US against a grand jury decision clearing Wilson of murder charges.
Wisconsin lawmaker State Rep. Bill Kramer, 49, (R-Waukesha accused of shoving a woman into a car and groping her following a Republican event has been sentenced to five months in jail for sexual assault, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
FBI: gun sales increased in the United States during busiest shopping day of the year, Black Friday. FBI spokesman Stephen Fischer; federal background check system expects to set record of 144,000 background checks Friday, average of three checks per second, nearly three times daily average.
Off-duty Texas deputy shot a 20-year-old woman in the head for honking her horn at him in a road rage incident, it's claimed. The woman, survived the shooting after the bullet grazed the left side of her head.
Demonstrators temporarily shut down two large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.
The 22-foot oak table was specially manufactured by a company in China, where Kean recently opened a campus, and serves as the centerpiece of a new conference center. School officials have reportedly dismissed criticism of the purchase.
I am looking for people with some inside info on what happened to David Icke, the liquidation of ThePeoplesVoice.tv, and the crowd-funded half million pounds that was spent in 4 months before it all went belly-up. From what I can see so far, all that money, all that hype, all those broken promises of transparency and all the broken promises of creating the world’s first ‘alternative’ news TV channel – has ended in nothing but missing money, and everyone blaming each other.
On November 22 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy in Moscow that Washington treats Russia as “subhumans” and has forced Russia into a “game of chicken” in order to determine whether Russia will blink or defend its national interests. As Russia will not blink, Washington is driving the world to war.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland Tuesday night, a day after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict police officer for shooting death of a teen. Oakland police: protesters marching onto freeways, starting fires, vandalizing businesses. arrests were made.
“If you dress police officers up as soldiers and you put them in military vehicles and you give them military weapons, they adopt a warrior mentality. We fight wars against enemies, and the enemies are the people who live in our cities—particularly in communities of color.” -—Thomas Nolan, criminology professor and former police officer
One week after a Citigroup managing director was found killed in his New York apartment, another executive; Melissa Millan, senior vice president at MassMutual is dead. Police announced over the weekend were investigating the case as a homicide.
The EU’s attempts to coerce Serbia into joining anti-Russian sanctions are nothing but blackmail, says the head of the State Duma Foreign Affairs Committee.
The residents of Ferguson were outraged after learning of the Missouri grand jury's decision to acquit Darren Wilson of killing black teenager Michael Brown. Buildings were burnt, shops were looted, while clashes with cops were frequent.
About 350 protesters blocked the elevated interstate lanes near the Edward Jones Dome shortly after 2 p.m. today after a march through downtown.
A policeman was shot and wounded on Monday evening in University City, a St. Louis suburb near Ferguson, Missouri, unclear if the shooting was related to street protests over the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case.
Under the president’s new amnesty, businesses will have a $3,000-per-employee incentive to hire illegal immigrants over native-born workers because of a quirk of Obamacare, still deems them ineligible for public benefits such as buying insurance on Obamacare’s health exchanges.
Russia has completely banned GMOs, placing a moratorium on their imports for 10 years. The nation rejects GMOs due to numerous dangers. US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks: State Department was lobbying worldwide for Monsanto and other similar corporations.
Business owners in St. Louis, Missouri area hired private military contractors to transport guns and gold, fearing their shops will be targeted by looters if a grand jury does not indict Darren Wilson, police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in the St. Louis county suburb of Ferguson.
A 19-year-old delivery driver diagnosed with cancer claims he was fired from his job at a suburban Chicago restaurant when he informed his employer he needed to take six weeks off work for surgery. Jonathan Larson was diagnosed with cancer of the brain and spine, had several rounds of radiation, now needs back surgery.
Tennessee graphic designer decided to move an hour away, Comcast told him he could move his business-class service set up installation appointment, installer never showed up. Company told him his new address wasn’t served by Comcast, owes company $2,789 in early termination fees, said he was in a 3-year contract for his business broadband service.
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