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.
Dr. Stephanie Seneff senior scientist at MIT: we are facing an epidemic of autism that may result in one half of all children being affected by autism in ten years, cites Monsanto herbicide Roundup as the culprit for the escalating incidence of autism and other neurological disorders.
A potentially deadly bacteria has been accidentally released from a high-security research laboratory leading to serious safety fears. The bacteria, primarily found in south-east Asia, can spread to animals and humans through direct contact with contaminated soil and water.
Google funded research team is to compute a“Knowledge-Based Trust score” for every web page, based on Google’s own “Knowledge Vault”, an automated database that determines “facts the web unanimously agrees on, web pages that provide information that contradicts or questions Google’s own established “truth”, will be bumped down the rankings.
Austria has announced it is halting payments on more than €11 billion ($12.28 billion) in debts of the failed Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International AG until it has found a way of winding down the bank without imposing more costs on taxpayers. Already cost Austrian taxpayers €5.5 billion.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has submitted a draft law enlarging the maximum size of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to 250,000 men, including 204,000 military servicemen, to the Verkhovna Rada.
AT&T offering a $70, 1 Gbps service in some locations, fine print indicates users can only get that price point if they agree to AT&T's Internet Preferences snoopvertising program that uses deep packet inspection to track your online behavior. If you want to opt out, that $70 1 Gbps broadband connection becomes significantly more expensive.
Walker cited his experience in pushing through anti-worker legislation as proof of his fitness for the presidency. “If I could take on 100,000 protesters, I could do the same across the world,” he boasted, effectively comparing throngs of state workers and students to ISIS terrorists.
In 2012, Sharpstown, a community of 66,000 located just southwest of Houston, declined to renew its contract with the constable’s office, essentially dismissing its cops, hired SEAL Security Solutions, a private firm, to patrol their streets, has seen a 61% decrease is crime.
Russia’s top supermarket chains are to freeze prices on basic foodstuffs for two months, soaking up the costs as food is expected to eat up half of Russians’ incomes this year.
Reuters reports the Greek government said it was "exploring solutions," including delaying payments to suppliers or try to raise up to 3 billion euros by borrowing from state entities such as pension funds.
Russia will explore ways of softening food embargo for Greece and Hungary consistent with WTO norms; minister of economic development Alexey Ulyukayev.Solutions are explored making possible for goods from these nations to enter the Russian market through processing or tolling mechanisms.
Video footage of Los Angeles police officers shooting dead a homeless black man, aka Africa, has triggered an avalanche of protest on social media. The man had allegedly been just recently released after spending 10 years in a psychiatric facility.
Russia's NATO envoy, Alexander Grushko, warns Russia will take all measures against possible NATO threat in Ukraine, response may include military measures.
The Afghan army is waging its largest-ever solo offensive against the Taliban, hoping to strike a decisive blow ahead of the spring fighting season and prove it can rout the insurgents without the aid of U.S. and NATO combat troops.
US government allowing first genetically modified tree to be legalized with zero government or public oversight, environmental risk assessments despite overwhelming public opposition. Plans to seed the entire South, with hundreds of thousands of GE trees. You can visit stopgetrees.org to learn more and take further action. You can also contact one of 313 Brazillian embassies and consulates.
The agreement, extending the existing austerity programme by four months, was finalised on February 20 between the Eurogroup and the newly-elected Syriza government in Athens after nearly a month of negotiations.
Standard root canal procedure kills the tooth by removing all the dental pulp. The dental pulp contains the blood supply, nerves, and connective tissue. Once the pulp chamber in the center of the tooth is emptied of these vital tissues, it is incapable of carrying on necessary functions.
A police officer in South Carolina has been fired after it was found his use of his taser on an unarmed 65-year-old man bound to a wheelchair was "inappropriate."
US immigration officials are moving to deport scores of Bosnians who fled to the United States in the 1990s, concealing their involvement in war crimes and ethnic cleansing against Muslims in the former Yugoslavia.
“ Maduro: In order to protect our country...I have decided to implement a system of compulsory visas for all Americans entering Venezuela, We have captured some US citizens in undercover activities, espionage, trying to win over people in towns along the Venezuelan coast.
Even if Apple’s sales of this watch – which apparently has very heavy demand in China – fall short of Apple’s business plan by 50%, it means that Apple will become one of the largest buyers of gold in the world. This will place a lot more stress on the U.S./UK/EU Governments’ absurdly overleveraged fractional paper bullion scheme.
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.
U. S. Vice Admiral Joseph Mulloy: The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing.” “They may not be the same quality, but their submarine forces are growing at a tremendous rate. They now have more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than we have.”
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.
This week has seen global stock prices approach record highs under conditions where the German government took the unprecedented step of issuing bonds at a negative yield. The two interrelated developments point to an explosive growth of financial parasitism. Investment has fallen to historic lows because of the lack of demand and profit opportunities.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: "Washington failed to make up a global anti-Russian coalition." Support of the world community for Russia’s balanced policy is growing. Desire of the US to retain dominant positions the West has held for centuries," development has put new players on the arena, countries with rapidly growing economies.
Kurdish fighters have advanced on a key town in northeastern Syria which is a stronghold of the ISIL Takfiri terrorists, left at least 175 militants dead. Kurdish forces say they have cut a main ISIL supply line from Iraq.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed on Tuesday that the Obama administration is, in fact, seeking approval for the deployment of ground troops to participate in combat operations against Islamic State forces.
Poland’s largest farmer uprising ever; convoys of tractors took to the roads to protest GMO infiltration and land grabs by biotech and Big Ag corporations. Farmers demands: Regulation of land grabs by Western companies. Legalization of direct sale of foods from farms to the people. BAN GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS!
Ukraine’s Naftogaz paid Gazprom $15 million for gas delivery. The prepayment covers one day's gas consumption and will be spent by Tuesday, Gazprom spokesperson Sergey Kupriyanov. Russian energy minister Alexander Novak had warned Kiev’s failure to pre-pay would mean a cut-off.
Utah lawmakers gave initial approval Thursday to a proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to consume edible medical marijuana.The legislation forbids the smoking of marijuana, but allows businesses to grow marijuana and sell pot-infused products such as brownies, candy and lozenges.
The United Arab Emirates spent a record amount on weapons at the Middle East’s largest arms expo, signaling continued defense spending in a region where security is a rising concern. The UAE spent 18.33 billion dirhams ($5 billion) on deals signed with local and international arms dealers at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in the capital Abu Dhabi.
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.
Nearly 2,500 acres of public lands in Arizona has been handed over to two foreign mining companies that plan to excavate $130 billion in copper from an area considered sacred to Native Americans, got permission to create the mine after Arizona’s two Republican senators, John McCain and Jeff Flake, slipped a provision into the Defense Reauthorization.
The U.S. capital joined Washington state, Alaska and Colorado in making marijuana lawful for recreational use, The law allows adults to possess up to 2 ounces (56 grams) of marijuana and to grow six plants, three of them mature. Sales are barred but transfers of up to 1 ounce (26 grams) is legal.
The term ‘GM food’ should be abandoned, say politicians who are calling for an extraordinary rebranding exercise. MPs on the science and technology select committee has demanded a ‘reframing of the public conversation’ about genetically modified food, says the GM label has become a ‘lightning rod’ for fears about designer crops.
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