French police forces have detained dozens of people in the capital a day after violent clashes between law enforcement units and protesters rocked several cities across the European country. The demonstrators were protesting against police brutality in France.
Russia has been at loggerheads with the European Union over presidential and parliamentary elections in eastern Ukraine. Moscow said on Sunday that it “respects" the results of the local elections in eastern Ukraine, but the EU said the vote is an “obstacle” to peace.
Brazil is building a cable across the Atlantic to escape the reach of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), one of many ways the Brazilian government is breaking ties with American technology companies. The 3,500-mile fiber-optic cable will stretch from Fortaleza to Portugal, estimated cost of $185 million.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.'s panel on climate science said Sunday.
COPENHAGEN — The gathering risks of climate change are so profound that they could stall or even reverse generations of progress against poverty and hunger if greenhouse emissions continue at a runaway pace, according to a major new United Nations report.
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are voting Sunday in controversial elections that Kyiv and the West say they will not recognize. The separatists who control parts of eastern Ukraine's Luhansk and Donetsk regions are holding elections for leadership and legislative bodies in the areas they control.
A voter in Guilfrord County, attempting to take advantage of early voting in North Carolina, told the News-Record that the voting machine he used repeatedly switched his vote for a Democrat to a vote for her Republican opponent.
UK announced it will repay £218 million ($349 million) of £2 billion of debt incurred during the war. Some of the debt being repaid in early 2015 goes as far back to the 18th century. Government paying £136 million a year to holders of war loans. Germany’s debt cut to 112 billion marks, payable over 59 years.
Seoul, South Korea,Internet users can get ultra-fast connections of 1000 megabits per second for $30 a month, in Hong Kong and Tokyo for $37 and $39 per month. Average U.S. connection speed 9.8 megabits per second. New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. can get 500-megabit connections for $300 a month.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has bluntly warned that actions by the United States, violating norms that have governed international relations since the end of World War II, could lead to war. C]hanges in the world order—and what we are seeing today are events on this scale usually accompanied by, if not global war and conflict, then by chains of intensive local-level conflicts.”
Former mayor of London Ken Livingstone: as far back as the First World War, the United States, with Britain’s help, has intervened on numerous occasions all over the Middle East to control the flow of oil, propped up corrupt regimes and overthrown democratically elected ones. “If you challenge America’s interests you might be subject to a smear campaign, possibly even a nasty accident.”
A mother of a 15 year old could be facing jail time for using cannabis oil to help her son with the side effects of his brain injury. Her son was finally seeing relief from daily migraines, muscle spasms and uncontrollable outbursts.
Thousands of people have rallied in the Greek capital, Athens, in protest at the government’s austerity measures. The protesters gathered outside the Greek parliament in Athens Saturday, calling for political and economic reforms as well as pay rises and more job opportunities.
The US is considering bombing pipelines in Syria, which it claims is in an attempt to cut off the huge profits being made by ISIS from captured oilfields. The US agenda behind destroying Syria’s pipelines has very little to do with ISIS oil profits, and far more to do with destroying Syria’s oil infrastructure.
The active ingredient in the psychedelic drug, psilocybin, seems to completely disrupt the normal communication networks in the brain, by connecting “brain regions that don’t normally talk together,” said study co-author Paul Expert, a physicist at King’s College London.
The $169 million from donors in the securities and investment industry is the most they’ve ever contributed in a midterm election, according to Center for Responsive Politics data. Two-thirds of the money going to Republicans.
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble: called for “global standards” and “global governance” in taxation to ensure that governments can fulfill their responsibilities.” He never specifies what exactly he believes those “responsibilities” of governments to be.
Lebanon’s pot growers on the frontline in their country’s defense against an ISIS surge over their eastern border. Farmers say they are armed and ready to fight off ISIS encroachmen. In Syria ISIS gangs have been torching cannabis fields, labeling the plant as ‘forbidden’ in their version of Islam.
In Bangladesh, a country of 160 million people everyday life was brought to a standstill on Saturday as factories, hospitals, and homes plunged into darkness or had to rely on generators. Even the prime minister’s official residence was left with no electricity,
Feverfew (tanacetum parthenium), also known as wild chamomile, is no small herb. Its properties are so powerful it has been shown to outperform anti-leukemia chemo drugs. The active ingredient in feverfew, which is responsible for much of its healing power, is known as Parthenolide.
A Spanish nursing assistant who recovered from an Ebola virus infection has left the isolation unit where she was being monitored and moved to a normal room, a hospital statement said Saturday.
Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has suspended, effectively immediately, the issuance of visas to residents of the West African countries battling Ebola.
A billboard challenging Amazon to fully disclose the terms of its $600 million contract to provide cloud computing services for the Central Intelligence Agency has been unveiled at a busy intersection near Amazon’s Seattle headquarters.
The State Duma speaker believes the US want to stop mutual dialogue between Russia and Europe, this will not happen as Russia will keep looking for every opportunity to mend ties with its neighbors. believes the US want to stop mutual dialogue between Russia and Europe, this will not happen, Russia will keep looking for every opportunity to mend ties with its neighbors.
The European Union has filed a complaint against Russia with the World Trade Organization (WTO) contesting Russia’s heavy import duties on paper products, refrigerators, freezers, and palm oil.
Putin :“Russia is not going to drift into confrontation that is being persistently forced on us.” “Our military doctrine is defensive. Its main objective is ensuring the country’s sovereignty, peace and calm for our citizens,” “We are open for an equal and respectful dialogue on all global and regional agenda issues.”
EU is interested in calling off sanctions, but a very positive reason - stabilization and de-escalation of the situation in eastern Ukraine - is required for that.
Some of the foreign mercenaries fighting on government forces' side are seeking to obtain Ukrainian citizenship.
United Nation’s Convention on Biological Diversity: 194 countries to regulate synthetic biology technology, regulations need to be based on precaution and not harming the environment.” As more synthetically engineered products are being developed, many see a potentially dangerous impact on the environment.
Novorossian press agency: Ukrainian troops resumedheavy shelling of towns in former Luhansk and Donetsk Republics, two regions which joined together as a new nation Novorussia.
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently decided to deregulate Dow Chemical’s next-generation GE crops. These crops are resistant to glyphosate, toxins like 2,4-D, a component of Agent Orange, Dicamba, linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and cancers, disease.
Constitution is designed in such a way that the number of electors voting for a given candidate may be greater, while the number of people they represent is smaller. Thus, the President can be elected by a minority of voters. Is this democracy? What is democracy? It is power of the people. Where is people’s power here? There is none.
The latest encryption measures adopted by Google and Apple to beef up users’ security seem futile in light of firms like Hacking Team, which are offering software that allows authorities to bypass encryptions on personal devices,
The Hungarian government has shelved a proposed tax on internet traffic after mass protests gripped Budapest. Earlier they suggested capping it, but this half-measure didn't appease the protesters.
”Exercise Regenerate was devised to prepare Britain to cope with a massive nuclear attack. Previously secret files document proposals to keep order using psychopathic recruits. Claims that psychopaths would be “very good in crises” as “they have no feelings for others, nor moral code, and tend to be very intelligent and logical.
Obama administration and the Pentagon stoking up military tensions with Russia in the wake of the October 26 Ukrainian parliamentary elections, claiming that flights by small numbers of warplanes over international waters Wednesday constituted “political saber-rattling” and even “Russian aggression.”
Police in the St. Louis, Missouri area are stocking up on riot gear in preparation for renewed protests next month in the event that a grand jury fails to indict Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9.
In two speeches this month, US National Security Agency (NSA) Director Admiral Mike Rogers called for a further integration between the NSA and major technology and communications companies.
A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday approved a restructuring plan for Stockton, California that will eliminate health care benefits for 2,400 retired city workers,imposes a regressive sales tax hike, slashes public services and spins off public assets to Wall Street bondholders.
A new cartoon showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was behind the 9/11 attacks has heightened recent tensions between the United States and Israel. Israeli artist Amos Biderman drew cartoon that shows Netanyahu was the pilot of an airplane that hit the World Trade Center in New York September 11, 2001.
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