Severe flooding is being reported in Saudi Arabia, especially in the kingdom’s capital of Riyadh, with the government closing schools and urging people to stay indoors amid heavy rain. Flooding is rare in the country dominated by the Arabian Desert.
Video posted online shows men mercilessly beating Ethiopians. A person shown lying dead on the ground with bullet mark in the chest. Hundreds of thousands of foreign workers forced to leave the country, many arrested, some killed. Saudi Arabia population 27-million, foreign workers 11 million.
Syrian army forces continue to push back foreign-backed militants fighting near the capital Damascus. Militants used mortars and snipers, looted apartments, shops, schools, forced many to leave. Government troops recaptured towns of Tel Hasel, Hawarin ,Mahin, Harasta.
Saint George’s University of London: published in Anticancer Research, various compounds within cannabis are able to work together to kill human leukemia cells. six compounds tested each had anti-cancer properties effective as THC. When combined the compounds had an even greater effect.
Netanyahu: nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) useless in Middle East. Problem countries not the ones which refused to sign the NPT. Israel rejects all agreements, refuses nternational regulatory inspections of its nuclear facilities. Said Iran should not possess heavy water reactors, centrifuges
Twelve undocumented migrants drowned early on Friday after their fibreglass boat just 7-8 metres (23-26 feet) in length sank off Greece. Four were children. They are believed to be Syrians fleeing the civil war. 15 survivors of the tragedy, swam to shore from the rocks to which the boat was tied.
1.Crunchy foods carrots, apples 2. Cranberries help keep plaque from sticking to teeth 3. Raisins help kill off bacteria in the mouth, affect the growth of certain bacteria associated with gum disease. 4.Tea slows growth of bacteria, plaque 5. High-calcium greens, redeposit minerals into tiny lesions on teeth.
Renault: has the right to prevent charging the battery in case of non-payment on the car or battery effectively making “your” vehicle worthless. In service contract in fine print. Huge advancement for car dealers, financial companies, and police.
Sunday Times :Israel working on plans for possible military strike with Saudi Arabia to provide tactical support, use its airspace, rescue helicopters, tanker planes, drones in strike on Iran. Both worry the West may come to terms with Iran, ease sanctions, allow Iran to continue nuclear program.
Jack Andraka, high school student made big breakthrough in pancreatic cancer detection. 168 times faster than previous tests. Cost just 3 cents, more effective at accurately diagnosing pancreatic cancer. Received rejection notices from 199 research centers.
Justice Department: Attorney General's office informed of dangerous person exporting hand grenades, allow him to continue making bombs, claimed they could "track" his explosives to find out where they were going. US attorney failed to prosecute him, said case lacked "jury appeal."
Republican bill would undermine Obama’s health care overhaul by allowing insurance companies to sell policies to new as well as existing customers that do not meet the requirements laid down in the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Panic among congressional Democrats over debacle of Obamacare.
Berlin has suspended the purchase of armed drones on the grounds that it “categorically rejects illegal killings.” Amnesty International accused Merkel’s government of aiding the US with drone strikes in Pakistan. Significant opposition in Germany. Pew Research poll: 59 per cent of population.
Tests of new missile for advanced version of the Russian air defense system Tor-M2 proved capable of shooting down challenging targets with amazing precision, hitting moving missiles head-on. Guaranteed direct hits at maneuverable missiles has eluded most advanced military technologies.
Militiamen in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, opened fire on peaceful anti-militia demonstrators killing thirteen, injuring scores of others. Hundreds of people carrying white flags as sign of peace at the capital's Meliana Square on Friday. Militiamen hiding inside the headquarters started firing at the crowd.
Pro-Taliban militants attacked a religious gathering in city of Rawalpindi, killing eight Shia Muslims, injuring others. Shia Muslims in Pakistan say the government must take action against forces involved in the targeted killing, accuse Islamabad of failing to provide security for the Muslim community.
Secret document leaked to Le Figaro newspaper: society is in the grip of tension, exasperation and anger, legitimacy of tax is now widely questioned. This mix of latent discontent and resignation erupts through sudden bouts of anger, almost spontaneous, and not within structured social movements.”
TEPCO: three fuel rods of Reactor 4 deformed. One bent at 90-degree angle 25 years ago, mistake occurred in handling. Two damaged 10 years ago; removal difficult, delicate, unprecedented operation, great risk. 660 pounds, 15 feet long, exposed to air or break, radioactive gases released.
UN committee meets to decide whether to investigate banning controversial technology. Machines which kill without any human intervention, unmanned drones, soldier robots, missles, large guns.Serious threat to the world. Could "go rogue be hacked, jammed, copied.
Small businesses cutting work hours, stop offering health coverage, replace full-time with part-time workers because of Obamacare. Law makes business pay health insurance or penalty if over 50 full-time employees. Defines full-time worker as 30 or more hours per week.
Denver, Colorado: legalized marijuana, passed new “odor ordinance,” potential $2,000 fine for polluting air with high concentrations of cannabis. Enforcement plan: olfactometer, or "nose telescope" has ability to record concentration of marijuana in the air, GPS coordinates of where smell is from.
NHK television: For the first time, a remote-controlled robot has detected the exact spot of radioactive water leaks from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant’s Reactor 1. Camera captured images of radioactive water leaking from two holes of the vessel into the building housing the reactor.
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA):tribal conflicts displaced 460,000 people in Sudan's Darfur this year. Fled their homes in Darfur as a result of inter-tribal fighting, clashes between SAF (the Sudanese army),armed movements. Main security threat in region.
The Independent: US government ordered Britain not to publish contents of inquiry into the Iraq War carried out by Sir John Chilcot. PresidentObama insists certain parts of the Iraq Inquiry, could not be released as it is focused on the pre-war conspiracy hatched by George W. Bush, Tony Blair.
Three people killed, 22 injured after shelling and bombings hit the Syrian capital, Damascus. Official SANA news agency, foreign-backed militants carried out two bomb attacks and fired mortar rounds on Thursday. Tuesday, militants fired mortar shells at residential areas in capital’s al-Mazraa district.
Attacks against mourners marking the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein. Bomb attacks: cities of Baquba, Kirkuk, Hafriyah. Series of bomb blasts across Iraq. Iraqi ministry of health, interior and defense: 1,000 killed 1,600 injured in October. No group claims responsibility for the attacks.
Disastrous launch, public outrage: 106 thousand obtained insurance under new healthcare law, five million peoples plans cancelled, will have to pay higher premiums to obtain new insurance. Americans: president 'untrustworthy, dishonest.' Speaker of the House, John Boehner: “There is no way to fix this.”
Ann Cameron, author of 15 children’s books, ‘cured’ her Stage 4 cancer with carrot juice .“I believe carrots can cure cancer, rapidly, without chemo, radiation, dietary changes Ann found a man who treated his cancer with carrots,five pounds per day worked. Cancer free seven years.
Disguised as a free trade agreement between the US and eleven countries, TPP is globalization on steroids and will devastate the shrinking American middle class.
American companies want to do business with Iran, and tough competition between European and US firms will shape once sanctions against the Islamic Republic are lifted. Oil, gas, General Motors. Israel, furious at recent Geneva talks. Iran biggest market for consumer goods in Middle East.
Egyptian court has sentenced 12 supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi to 17 years in prison for taking part in a student-led demonstration against the military-installed government. Protesters were convicted of attacking the headquarters of al-Azhar University during the protest in October.
Designer Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg proposes that genetically-engineered creatures be released into the wild to save endangered species and clean up pollution. And she's already designed four organisms to do it, including soil-scouring slugs and seed-dispersing porcupines.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden running out of money, his lawyer revealed, never traded secrets for cash, never received anything for information. Savings he had, almost entirely spent on food, rent, security and so on,” relying on citizens, organizations who offer him assistance.
United States intelligence community to launch a program that will thoroughly broaden the capabilities of biometric facial recognition software in order to establish an individual’s identity. Effort to “radically expand the range of conditions under which automated face recognition can establish identity,”
Taliban imposes tax on poppy farmers in areas it controls, participation, selling, transferring the crop. Afghan government officials, tribal warlords involved in opium trade action. US-led coalition rejected crop eradication operations by its soldiers, fear bankrupting farmers forcing them to join the insurgency.
Unnamed Oakland charter school first in the country to use ShotSpotter SiteSecure system, able to detect gun has been fired, where it was fired. Use network of microphones, communicate information to police car computer screens instantly with floor plan of school, type of gun used.
Many American authors are worrying about the freedom of the press and some are avoiding writing or speaking about controversial topics. Writers assume everything they do electronically is subject to monitoring.
Million tons of Fukushima debris could be 1,700 miles off the U.S. West coast, floating between Hawaii and California ready to hit the coastline. Radiation in fish off West Coast, Polar bears, seals, walrus have open sores along Alaskan Coast. Fish bleeding from their eyes, gills off Canada coast.
In the pristine forests and rivers of Ecuador where more plant and animal species existed within a square mile than anywhere else on earth, Chevron committed an eco-holocaust of incompressible proportions. It was a crime against the earth and all life. Now Chevron is innocent and can sue Ecuador for damages.
British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced life-time austerity in the UK, calling on Britons to prepare for permanently slimmed-down public sector, austerity should last forever, Britain must get used to being a “leaner, more efficient state,” and more prosperous private sector.
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