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Israel’s new law to send ‘revenge porn’ uploaders to jail for five years

January 7th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://rt.com/news/israel-revenge-porn-internet-crime-275/

The Knesset passed an amendment to the Sexual Harassment Bill which stipulates that no sexually explicit image or video can be uploaded to the internet, a measure that is expected to curtail so-called revenge porn incidences, up to five years in jail.

More Israel disclosures in Snowden’s trove of 'significant stories' – Greenwald

January 7th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/news/snowden-leaks-nsa-greenwald-264/

Glenn Greenwald, the investigative journalist who first published Edward Snowden leaks, said that the NSA whistleblower still has "a huge number of very significant stories to reveal," including those relating to Israel.

US issues order against Turkish export to Iran -Video

January 7th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State, Iran

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/07/344201/us-turkey-iran-airplane-engine-export/

US has issued a rare order to a Turkish company to stop Boeing airplane engine export to neighboring Iran, saying the export would violate US sanctions on Tehran. US ban, has for years prevented the sales of passenger aircraft and repair parts to Iranian airlines.

Let's blow all Iran nuclear sites up: US lawmaker

January 7th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State, Iran

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/07/344288/lets-blow-iran-nuclear-sites-up-us-rep/

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert says the United States should be prepared to take military action against Iran despite an interim nuclear agreement. Also called on the Obama administration to increase military support to Israel in case Tel Aviv decides to launch a military strike against Iran.

Chicago residents thrown out ahead of eviction moratorium

January 7th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/07/evic-j07.html

On December 13, six residents of the 147-unit Astor House building on Chicago’s far north side were evicted from their apartments. The evictions were carried out in freezing temperatures, three days prior to the start of Cook County’s holiday moratorium on evictions lasting until January 2nd.

European Commission To Ban Heirloom Seeds – Criminalize Plants Not Registered With Government

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/european-commission-ban-heirloom-seeds-criminalize-plants-registered-government/#

“Plant Reproductive Material Law” regulates all plants, restrictions on vegetables and woodland trees, all other plants of any species. Illegal to grow, reproduce, or trade any vegetable seed or tree not tested, approved by government, more specifically the “EU Plant Variety Agency.” Heirloom seeds criminalized.

Villagers facing church bill from Henry VIII time

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://metro.co.uk/2014/01/06/villagers-facing-church-bill-from-henry-viii-time-4250751/

A church which is in need of repair has used a law which dates back to the era of Henry VIII in an attempt to force villagers to foot the bill. St Peter’s church sparked anger when it sent notices to residents informing them they may be required to pay for the 14th century building to be fixed.

Russia delivers 13 Night Hunter helicopters to Iraq

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Science, Iraq

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1552055

Iraq has received 13 Mil Mi-28NE helicopters under a $4.2 billion defense contract with Russia. The helicopters, dubbed “Night Hunter” for their night operation capabilities, were delivered to Umm Qasr Port on Sunday. Iraqi army received 15 similar aircraft last year, plan to use in the fight against militants.

Russian language to be taught in Syrian schools: Minister

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics, Science

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1552146

Syrian Minister of Education Hazwan al-Wez says Russian language will be included as a new educational curriculum within next year in Syrian schools. option for students to choose between both languages of Russian and French starting from seventh grade

Kuwait PM reshuffles five-month old cabinet

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Politics

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1552187

The Kuwaiti prime minister on Monday reshuffled his five-month old cabinet replacing seven members, including the oil and finance ministers, and raising the number of Islamists to four. Move came two weeks after all the ministers submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Sheikh.

Yemen gunmen blow up oil pipeline after army killing

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1552118

Tribesmen in Yemen's Hadramawt province blew up a major oil pipeline in retaliation for army killing one of their men, officials said on Monday. The same pipeline attacked on December 28. It usually pumps about 120,000 barrels per day. Attacks on oil and gas pipelines in Yemen are frequent.

Israel approves more illegal settlement units

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1552198

Israel has approved a plan to construct 272 new illegal settlement units in West Bank as US Secretary of State John Kerry left Middle East. International community considers colonisation of occupied land illegal, Palestinians view settlement construction as obstacle to reaching a peace agreement.

Asylum seekers in Italy face uncertain future -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/video/tom-sullivan/asylum-seekers-italy-face-uncertain-future

About 4,000 migrants are housed at a former American housing base in Sicily, which has been converted into centre for asylum seekers. Discontent is rife, with migrants saying despite a 35-day maximum stay, they have been at the centre for more than a year, unsure when or where they will go.

Mayor's company illegally tows 1000's of cars to cash in -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/video/tom-sullivan/mayors-company-illegally-tows-1000s-cars-cash

In Sweetwater, Florida, cars were being towed by the thousands. So many, in fact, that a car was towed in about 37% of all arrests. To add to that ridiculousness, the company that did the towing was partly owned by the city's mayor.

BREAKING: Angela Merkel German Chancellor fractures pelvis in ski fall!!! must be in bed for weeks! -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Health

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/breaking-angela-merkel-german-chancellor-fractures-pelvis-in-ski-fall-must-be-in-bed-for-weeks/

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has fractured a bone in her pelvis in a cross-country skiing accident in Switzerland, also suffered heavy bruising in the accident. She will have to remain lying down as much as possible in the next three weeks and several visits will be cancelled.

French workers hold Goodyear execs hostage

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/news/french-workers-hold-goodyear-execs-hostage

Workers taken two executives hostage at Goodyear tyre factory in Amiens, subject of row between French minister, American CEO last year. Union representatives to keep the men captive until they have better terms for the 1,173 workers who face unemployment with the proposed closure of the site.

Detroit police chief to citizens: Arm yourselves

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Environment, Politics

Link: http://mobile.wnd.com/2014/01/detroit-police-chief-to-citizens-arm-yourselves/#VXJEV77iAjOw2AyH.30

James Craig the chief of police in Detroit, Mich., has a message for the law-abiding folks in his crime-ridden city: Arm yourselves, and criminals will think twice about attacking you. I think it acts as a deterrent. . I learned that real quick in the state of Maine.”

Egyptian junta launches deadliest crackdown in months

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/06/egyp-j06.html

Egypt’s military junta is intensifying its crackdown on all opposition to its rule. Friday, security forces cracked down on demonstrations called by Muslim Brotherhood killing 14 protesters. Police fired tear gas at protesters who defended themselves with fireworks and stones.

Cambodian government bans rallies and protests

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2014/01/06/camb-j06.html

Cambodian government intensified its crackdown on opposition leaders, union officials, striking garment workers, military police shot, killed least four injured dozens and banned all rallies and assemblies in the capital. Ban applies to protests and demonstrations by striking workers.

UK ambitions suffer blow as UAE rejects jet deal

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: /UK ambitions suffer blow as UAE rejects jet deal

United Arab Emirates not to buy BAE 60 Eurofighter Typhoon jet fighters worth £6 billion. UAE would now turn to French Rafale fighter planes made by Dassault Aviation to replace its ageing French-made Mirage aircraft. BAE Systems is still negotiating to supply 72 Eurofighter jets to Saudi Arabia.

Spaniards want King Carlos to abdicate: Poll -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/05/343825/spaniards-want-king-carlos-to-abdicate/

Nearly two-thirds of Spaniards want their country’s scandal-hit King Juan Carlos to abdicate, according to a newly released poll. Carlos has also seen his popularity plunge over the past three years due to a number of scandals that have hit the royal family.

Thousands stage anti-government protest in Kiev

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/06/343976/1000s-stage-antigovt-protest-in-kiev/

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev in the first opposition rally of 2014. The demonstrators gathered in Kiev’s Independence Square on Sunday to continue opposing the government’s rejection of an association agreement with the European Union (EU).

Turkish lira hits new low against dollar amid corruption scandal -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/06/344045/turkish-lira-hits-new-low-against-dollar/

Value of Turkey’s national currency, lira, has fallen to a new low against the US dollar amid an ongoing corruption scandal which has plagued the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The lira plunged to 2.1947 per dollar on Monday, after dropping to 2.18 on Thursday and 2.17 on Friday.

.African migrants march on foreign embassies in Israel -Video

January 6th, 2014
Categories: World, Zionism, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/06/344038/migrants-march-on-embassies-in-israel/

Thousands of African migrants in Israel have marched to the embassies of the United States and a number of European countries on the second day of their mass strike. The protesters marched in Tel Aviv in Monday to demand asylum and work rights from Israeli authorities.

Scotland secession could lead to re-Balkanization of Europe

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics

Link: http://stratrisks.com/

If Scotland’s separatist government gets its way in a referendum planned for September, the 300-year-old union of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland — the United States’ oldest and closest ally — will be on the road to disintegration.

US BACKDOORED our satellites, claim UAE

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, Economic, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/US_BACKDOORED_our_satellites%2C_claim_UAE/31756/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A United Arab Emirates (UAE) deal to purchase two intelligence satellites from France worth US $930 million in jeopardy after discovery of “security compromising components. US-supplied components provide a back door to highly secure data transmitted to ground station.

Israel’s democracy claim eroding: UK ex-MP

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/01/343115/israels-democracy-claim-eroding/

Former Labour Member of the British Parliament Clare Short says “Israel’s claim to be a democracy is eroding very fast” after being threatened with arrest by the Tel Aviv regime’s officials. She was an MP for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010 and Secretary of State for International Development.

132 used cars from Japan barred from entering Russia over radiation fears

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Science, Health

Link: http://intellihub.com/2014/01/05/132-used-cars-japan-barred-entering-russia-radiation-fears/

Russia’s Rospotrebnadzor consumer rights protection agency has barred over 165 batches of Japanese products, including 132 used cars and 33 batches of spare parts, from entering Russia, citing radioactive pollution concerns, the agency said on its website.

China in MASSIVE rare earths industry consolidation

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Nature, Environment, World, Politics, Police State, Science

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/China_in_MASSIVE_rare_earths_industry_consolidation/31766/0/38/38/Y/M.html

China to consolidate its rare earth industry under government control, clamp down on smuggling. An Economic Information Daily report claimed that a planned six state-run groups would control the majority of production in a country which is said to account for over 90 per cent of global trade in rare earths,

The FBI drops 'law enforcement' from its mission statement

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/The_FBI_drops_%27law_enforcement%27_from_its_mission_statement/31764/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Foreign Policy is reporting a change in the bureau's latest fact sheet, in which the agency's primary mission has changed from "law enforcement" to "national security." It's in keeping with the bureau's post-9/11 duties as the nation's primary domestic counterterrorism agency.

Too Important to Fail? Big Insurance Will Look to Washington for Obamacare Bailout

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Too_Important_to_Fail%3F_Big_Insurance_Will_Look_to_Washington_for_Obamacare_Bailout/31758/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Obamacare bailout provision: Section 1341, “reinsurance” fund collected from insurers and self-insuring employers at $63 a head. This yields $20 billion over three years to cover losses. Section 1342, “risk corridor” provision that mandates taxpayer payout covering up to 80 percent of insurance-company losses.

More than 30,000 African migrants protest in Israel

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/More_than_30%2C000_African_migrants_protest_in_Israel/31744/0/38/38/Y/M.html

More than 30,000 African asylum seekers who entered Israel illegally protested in Tel Aviv on Sunday, police said, in the biggest rally ever staged by migrants in the Jewish state."We are all refugees" and "Yes to freedom, no to prison!" they chanted in English, with Israeli rights activists also joining the march.

Israeli youth prefer death to military service: Rabbi

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Zionism, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/05/343840/israel-youths-prefer-death-to-going-to-army/

An Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi says seminary students in Israel prefer getting tortured and killed to being conscripted into the regime’s armed forces. Another Israeli rabbi slammed the materialistic objectives of the Israeli army and said Israeli youths evade military service due to their awareness of such mentality.

US waived laws banning the China-made parts on weapons: Report

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War, Economic, Politics, Science

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/04/343680/us-to-use-chinese-parts-on-f35-jets/

The US Defense Department has waived laws that ban Chinese-made components on US weapons, including on Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jets. Chief US arms buyer Frank Kendall allowed two F-35 suppliers to use Chinese magnets for new warplane's radar system, landing gears other hardware,

US judges, corrupt government employees: Analyst

January 5th, 2014
Categories: News, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/05/343865/us-judges-corrupt-govt-employees/

Press TV: A political analyst says many American judges do not hesitate to violate the US Constitution, as they are ‘corrupt employees’ of the administration, “Many of the judges are corrupt; many of them derive many sources of income; so it’s a good life.

Co-showering, less tea:’ UK energy firm’s advice how to cut bill

January 4th, 2014
Categories: Environment, Politics, Police State, Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/uk-energy-bills-savings-185/

Shower with other people, go to bed early and stop drinking tea if you want to cut expenses, suggests British energy firm Frist Utility after whopping their prices up by 18 per cent. Said that customers should follow an “energy diet. Issuing ridiculous advice, insult and annoy many who are struggling.

Stock in marijuana companies skyrocket after Colorado sells $1 mil on first day

January 4th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic, Politics

Link: http://rt.com/usa/marijuana-stock-soars-colorado-million-162/

The long lines stretching around Colorado marijuana shops have apparently not gone unnoticed by investors, with the price of shares for cannabis-related companies skyrocketing since the drug became legal throughout the state on January 1.

Clashes leave 17 dead in western Yemen: Officials

January 4th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/04/343735/clashes-kill-17-in-western-yemen/

Clashes between Houthi Shias and Salafis have claimed 17 lives in western Yemen, officials say. The Yemeni security officials, who were speaking on condition of anonymity, said the Saturday’s fighting broke out in the province of Amran. Yemen is the Arab world’s poorest country.

Strike plagues Bangladesh on eve of elections -Video

January 4th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/04/343709/strike-plagues-bangladesh-as-poll-looms/

Authorities beefed up security after 100 polling stations were torched and ballot papers were burnt or snatched. They have also imposed a ban on the movement of vehicles without special permission across the south-Asian country.Massive rallies in the capital.

Egypt govt. vows to crush Muslim Brotherhood -Video

January 4th, 2014
Categories: News, World, Middle East, War, Politics, Police State

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/01/04/343750/egypt-govt-vows-to-crush-brotherhood/

On December 25, the government declared the Brotherhood a terrorist organization, blamed it for the December 24 bombing on a police headquarters that killed 16 people without investigating or providing any evidence. 1,000 people were killed in a week of violence between Morsi supporters and security forces.

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