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Israel demolishes more homes in East al-Quds

January 27th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/27/348029/israel-demolishes-more-palestinian-homes/

Israeli forces have demolished four more Palestinian homes in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) neighborhoods of Issawiya and Beit Hanina, bulldozers demolished a two-storey 300-square-meter building Obstacle for the efforts to establish peace.

Day of Anger: Thousands rally in Paris to protest Hollande’s policies

January 26th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/news/day-anger-protest-france-223/

Around 17,000 people staged a ‘Day of Anger’ demonstration in central Paris on Sunday to slam French President Francois Hollande’s policies. Protesters carried banners that read, "The French are angry! Today they are taking our money from all sides. There are new taxes all the time. We have had enough!"

Fears of soaring tensions as police clash with protesters in Bahrain

January 26th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/news/bahrain-police-clashes-protest-221/

Bahraini police have fired tear gas and birdshot at stone-throwing protesters in a village west of the Gulf nation’s capital, witnesses said. The clashes follow the funeral of a young man who died in custody after being shot by law enforcers.

Court: Prominent Chinese activist sentenced to 4 years -Viideo

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/25/world/asia/china-activist-trial-media/index.html

Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday. U.S. State Department: sentence was "retribution for his public campaign to expose corruption."

Coca-Cola: Stolen laptops had personal information of 74,000

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: /Coca-Cola: Stolen laptops had personal information of 74,000

Coca-Cola Co.:Personal information on74,000 employees, contractors and suppliers on laptops, said were temporarily stolen from Atlanta headquarters, told U.S. Canadian employees data on laptops, wasn't encrypted, names, Social Security numbers, addresses, details financial compensation and ethnicity.

Yemen headless body not linked to Iranian diplomat -Yemen headless body not linked to Iranian diplomat -Video

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/25/347681/headless-body-not-iranian-diplomat/

Iranian Foreign Ministry official denied reports decapitated body discovered in Yemen belongs to an Iranian diplomat kidnapped last July. unknown body found in Yemen’s Maarib region, denied its connection to Mr. [Nour Ahmad] Nikbakht.

Ukrainian opposition continues protests despite PM position offer -Video

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/news/opposition-ukraine-rejects-proposal-203/

Opposition leaders called for early presidential election following meeting with government, top government posts offered to protest leader, review of the constitution promised. We are not rejecting the offer, nor are we accepting it. We are in the midst of serious consultations between all three opposition parties.

Compound found in marijuana shown to ‘turn off’ cancer

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Compound_found_in_marijuana_shown_to_%E2%80%98turn_off%E2%80%99_cancer/32336/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Researchers at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco found that a marijuana compound known as cannabidiol can stop metastasis in many types of aggressive cancers. Metastasis is the spread of disease from one organ or part to another non-adjacent organ or part.

Mississippi Is Tenth State To Consider Legislation To Ban Cooperation With NSA

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2014/01/mississippi-is-tenth-state-to-consider.html

Senate Bill 2438 (SB2438),would make official policy of Mississippi to “refuse material support, participation or assistance to any federal agency to authorize collection of electronic data or metadata of any person(s)not based on a warrant to be searched or seized.”

Philippines Reaches Peace Deal With Muslim Rebels

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: /Philippines Reaches Peace Deal With Muslim Rebels

Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim rebel group completed talks Saturday on a deal to end four decades of fighting that has killed tens of thousands of people and helped foster Islamic extremism in Southeast Asia.

Medicaid's ability to take away people's assets makes people to withdraw their coverage

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_01_25/Medicaids-ability-to-take-away-peoples-assets-makes-people-to-withdraw-their-coverage-0781/

Medicaid can take away a house and other assets from people.This fear makes some people defer from signing in, advocates are pressing the Obama administration to cancel the condition regarding the new Medicaid members.

New property tax could leave Greeks homeless -Video

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/video/tom-sullivan/new-property-tax-could-leave-greeks-homeless

In Greece hundreds of thousands of homeowners are struggling to pay a new property tax. The tax is one of many introduced by the government, as it tries to balance its crisis-ravaged budget. But the tax could force some people out of their homes.

Morales unveils plan to start nuclear program

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, World, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/23/347187/morales-unveils-nuclear-program-plan/

Bolivian President Evo Morales: South American country plans to launch its nuclear program for peaceful purposes. Working on hydroelectric and thermal power plants to become an energy supplier to neighboring states. Tehran has agreed to help his country develop a peaceful nuclear energy program.

5 FARC rebels killed in fighting with Colombia army

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/22/347170/colombian-soldiers-kill-5-farc-rebels/

Five rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have been killed by government soldiers during an army operation in central Colombia, capture of eight others. Colombia's government, FARC have been engaged in peace talks in Havana since 2012 to resolve decades-long armed conflict.

28 killed in fresh wave of violence in Iraq

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics, Iraq

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/25/347752/fresh-violence-kills-28-people-in-iraq/

Twenty-eight people have been killed in a fresh bout of violence in Iraq, with the latest mortalities taking the death toll for January to over 800. Fighting raging on between al-Qaeda-linked militants and the army in western province of Anbar,20 militants killed.

Bombs away: Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter can’t escape software problems

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, War, Politics, Science

Link: http://rt.com/usa/pentagon-us-defense-lockheed-martin-129/

US Defense Department has warned of reoccurring technical problems with Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter, the Pentagon’s costliest weapons program that has already come under heavy criticism.

South Carolina House passes legislation 100-0 to ban drones

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://benswann.com/south-carolina-house-passes-legislation-100-0-to-ban-drones/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=nl

The South Carolina state senate this week is considering a bill to virtually ban the use of drones without a warrant. It recently passed the state house unanimously, with a vote of 100-0. would ban any sort of weapon from ever being mounted on a drone in South Carolina.

Monsanto’s Bt-Toxins Found to Kill Human Embryo Cells

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/monsantos-bt-toxins-found-kill-human-embryo-cells/

BT toxins are showing up in pregnant women,killing human embryo cells. Bt toxins are prominent in genetically altered crops such as corn, soy, wheat, and others, called Cry1Ab – and they can be lethal.

Ban: Hawaii First State to Ban Plastic Shopping Bags

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/hawaii-first-state-ban-plastic-shopping-bags/

Honolulu County became the last of the state’s counties to ban the bags, completing the state’s ban as a whole, according to NBC News. Retailers have three years to get rid of their supply and come up with alternatives. Retailers will have to switch to reusable bags or paper bags that are at least 40% recycled.

Pakistan air force pounds North Waziristan, massacring scores of civilians

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/25/paki-j24.html

Pakistani military jets, helicopter gunships attacked several villages of North Waziristan Tuesday morning, killing 40. Military claimed targets were ‘militants,’ reports emerged from the area claimed scores of civilians were among the dead, including women and children.

Egyptian diplomat kidnapped in Libyan capital

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/24/347529/egyptian-diplomat-kidnapped-in-libya/

Foreign Ministry spokesman Said Lassoued said that the diplomat, who works as an administrative attaché at the Egyptian mission in Libya, was seized on Friday evening from his house in the capital. "Talks are being held to free him." No further details were immediately available.

17 killed, dozens injured in Egypt clashes

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/24/347533/17-killed-dozens-hurt-in-egypt-clashes/

17 people have been killed and dozens more injured across Egypt as security forces attack supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Clashes between protesters and security forces broke out in several cities. Police used violent force against demonstrators.

Former C African Republic minister hacked to death

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/25/347547/former-car-minister-hacked-to-death/

Former health minister Dr. Joseph Kalite was hacked to death by machete-wielding Christian militiamen at the Central Mosque in the capital Bangui on Friday, a day after interim President Catherine Samba-Panza took the oath of office, pledging to bring peace and unity to the country.

French troops kill 11 Muslim fighters in Mali -Video

January 25th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/25/347578/french-troops-kill-11-fighters-in-mali/

French soldiers have killed nearly a dozen Muslim fighters in a military operation in northern Mali. Malian security sources said the French military operation was conducted north of the desert region of Timbuktu on Friday.

Radioactive Waste Dumped by Oil Companies Is Seeping out of the Ground in North Dakota

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Economic, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Radioactive_Waste_Dumped_by_Oil_Companies_Is_Seeping_out_of_the_Ground_in_North_Dakota/32320/0/38/38/Y/M.html

oil companies and state executives in North Dakota hid the news from the public that nearly 300 oil spills occured between 2011 and 2013, radioactive toxic sludge is brimming back up to the surface, bubbling forth from the ground and mixing with fresh water across the state.

Back to chaos: Police officer shot dead as violence resumes in Kiev -Video

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/news/kiev-rioters-chaos-police-167/

Clashes have resumed in central Kiev, following a tense ceasefire. Rioters are burning tires and hurling firecrackers and Molotov cocktails at police. There are reports of injuries. Police attacked by protesters, officer received a stab wound,

1000s stage pro-democracy demo in Bahrain -Video

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/25/347549/1000s-call-for-bahrain-democratization/

Thousands of anti-regime protesters held a demonstration in northeastern Bahrain, calling for democratization. The pro-democracy demonstration, dubbed People’s Cause. slammed the ruling Al Khalifa regime for crackdown on anti-regime protests,denying their rights demanding freedom.

AIPAC’s open revolt against White House: Report

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/24/347534/aipacs-open-revolt-against-white-house/

.AIPAC strongly lashed out at Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who is known as a staunch Israel supporter, for being silent over the legislation,harsh criticism that one of Congress’s most pro-Israel lawmakers is not pro-Israel enough for the lobbying group. “

JEFF EDELSTEIN: Weedman in jail for marijuana, allowed to leave jail to smoke marijuana

January 24th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Science, Health

Link: http://www.trentonian.com/opinion/20140126/jeff-edelstein-weedman-in-jail-for-marijuana-allowed-to-leave-jail-to-smoke-marijuana

Ed Forchion in jail due to marijuana, gets out of jail once a month for 10 days to go smoke marijuana. Cancer patient, gets medical marijuana in California. In New Jersey, caught with pound of pot. New Jersey passed laws legalizing medical marijuana while in jail. Dazed and confused.

Senate bill would require smartphone ‘kill switch’ in case of theft

January 24th, 2014
Categories: Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: /Senate bill would require smartphone ‘kill switch’ in case of theft

Senator Amy Klobuchar will introduce a bill to combat smartphone theft, require phone makers to install “kill switch” to prohibit a stolen device’s further use. demand all phones sold in United States have technology that terminate phone’s capabilities, Wi-Fi, games,if reported stolen.

Russia considering 30% import tax on foreign online retailers

January 23rd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/23/russia-30-percent-import-tax-foreign-online-retailers

Russia considering restricting imports from foreign online retailers, number of countries looking into measures to protect local operators. Looking at 30% tax on imports worth more than 7,000 roubles (£123) restrictions number of parcels imported, possibly via limits on delivery services such as DHL or UPS.

Russia Has Too Many Banks – Putin

January 22nd, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://en.ria.ru/russia/20140122/186810629/Russia-Has-Too-Many-Banks--Putin.html

Dozens of Russian banks have been shut down in recent months after the financial regulator pulled their banking licenses in a campaign to tighten oversight of the country’s lenders. Consolidation could cause flood of new customers for large state-owned banks that dominate Russia’s financial system.

Greek Unpaid Electricity Bills Grow By €4 Million Per Day: Over 700,000 Pay In Installments

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Greek_Unpaid_Electricity_Bills_Grow_By_%E2%82%AC4_Million_Per_Day%3A_Over_700%2C000_Pay_In_Installments/32173/0/0/0/Y/M.html

Debts to utility amount to €1.3 billion growing €4 million per day. Payment plan scheme: do the process over the phone, up to 40 monthly installments with down payment between 20 and 50 percent. For low price of €49.99, payable in 40 installments, you too can have electricity! Many reconnect illegally.

Hospital Visitations Double in WVA After Government Says Water is Safe to Drink

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://intellihub.com/2014/01/21/hospital-visitations-double-in-wva-after-government-says-water-is-safe-to-drink/

Residents in West Virginia have been told that water is safe to drink following a recent chemical spill, but people continue to pour into emergency rooms. 411 patients have been treated for chemical-related illnesses at 10 different hospitals between January 9 and January 18.

Russian cops, Olympic officials tackle teen for unfurling LGBT pride flag at torch relay

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/21/russian-cops-olympic-officials-tackle-teen-for-unfurling-lgbt-pride-flag-at-torch-relay/

The Winter Olympics torch relay was making its way through Pavel Lebedev’s home town of Voronezh. Lebedev walked up to the parade line,unfurled a rainbow-colored LGBT rights flag. Within seconds, he was knocked down by two men Olympic officials held him until police arrived, held for questioning by police.

Canadian Government Bent on Expanding Weapon Sales Globally -Video

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://truth-out.org/news/item/21362-canadian-government-bent-on-expanding-weapon-sales-globally

Canadian government is going to try and support its domestic arms industry by expanding the number of countries with whom it can do arms deal. Organized arms industrysells something in the range of $12 billion a year in weapons sales. Canadian arms industry six biggest in the world

BP Employees, Outraged by Lack of Compensation, Warn Oil Spill Victims

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://truth-out.org/news/item/21295-bp-employees-outraged-by-lack-of-compensation

BP America employees are outraged over - what they describe as their company reneging on their pension plans by up to 75 percent, lying about it, and actively working against them in order not to pay them retirement benefits that were promised. It's become part of BP's internal corporate culture."

Syrian Kurds declare autonomy days before Geneva 2

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics

Link: http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_01_22/Syrian-Kurds-declare-autonomy-ahead-of-Geneva-2-4102/

Syrian Kurds declared an autonomous provincial government in the country’s northern territory Tuesday. The territory will have its own president and ministers of foreign affairs, defense, justice, and education, elections in four months.

End Near for Shackling of Pregnant Women

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights-reproductive-freedom/end-near-shackling-pregnant-women

The massive $1.1 trillion spending bill (“omnibus”) passed by Congress last week and signed into law by President Obama includes a significant victory: a provision aimed at ending the atrocious practice of shackling pregnant women in immigration detention facilities.

Thai government declares state of emergency as protests drag on

January 21st, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-thailand-protest-idUSBREA0K03H20140121

Thai government declared 60-day state of emergency to start Wednesday,wanted to prevent any escalation of two months of protests aimed at forcing Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra from power. Impose curfews, detain suspects without charge, censor media, ban political gatherings.

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