Ecuador described the air raids as a “violation of Syria’s sovereignty, threat to its territorial integrity.”Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rejected the air raids at UN General Assembly. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff described the US-led air raids as an unnecessary escalation of violence.
A Mississippi county has illegally held inmates in jail for as long as a year without appointing counsel or presenting cases to a grand jury, the American Civil Liberties Union argues in a lawsuit. “The county must set reasonable limits on the amount of time someone can remain in jail without a lawyer and without charges,” Brandon Buskey, staff attorney at the ACLU.’
Iraqi officials say that the United States is due to send 13,000 soldiers to Iraq, despite its claims of complete military withdrawal from the country, has already sent 1,600 troops to Iraq. US claims most of them serve as advisers to Iraqi and Kurdish forces or provide security for the US embassy.
The Ebola outbreak is the largest medical emergency since the plague, and the Army is assessing how to respond to this “dire situation,” said the Army’s top general. “It is a very bad situation,” Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno.
Six major banks caught up in the investigation into rigging the currency markets are being pressed by the regulator to agree to fines ? possibly of as much as ?1.8bn ? in the next eight weeks. Watchdog warns RBS, HSBC, JP Morgan, Barclays, Citi and UBS they face penalties that could top Libor payout.
The Pentagon is to start recruiting undocumented immigrants who came into the US as minors and possess valuable skills like speaking Persian and Chinese Speakers of Arabic, Chinese, Pushtu, Korean, Russian, Urdu, Hindi and Hungarian are among those in demand.
The huge losses equate to a 3.5 per cent drop in share price
Devices were cut off from signal and data networks by software update
Update for iOS 8.0.1 also killed off the new fingerprint access function
Apple has withdrawn the software, rather than issued a fix for it
New iPhone 6 Plus has already been mocked because it bends in pockets
A strain of genetically modified wheat never approved for sale or consumption in the United States discovered growing in Montana in July; U.S. Department of Agriculture. Engineered to be resistant to Monsanto Co’s glyphosate herbicide, known as “Roundup,”
Active talks on the Russian high-speed rail network project are being held with Chinese and European companies, Russian Railways president Vladimir Yakunin, believes construction of a high-speed rail network is necessary.
Obama knew the complex reality in Ukraine when he took to the podium on Wednesday. He knew that the crisis was instigated not by Russia but by the European Union and the United States. He knew that the elected President Viktor Yanukovych had been targeted for “regime change” by officials within the U.S. State Department
Moscow has not initiated the current standoff with the United Nations and will not succumb to its sanctions pressure; Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Moscow will strongly demand an open and independent investigation into the case of mass graves, recently discovered in eastern Ukraine's conflict-torn Donetsk Region; Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) plans to fully deregulate Dow Chemical’s Enlist corn and soybeans, genetically engineered to be repeatedly sprayed with the herbicide 2,4-D and glyphosate.
Australia’s senate endorsed new anti-terror laws; grant its intelligence agency right to spy on citizens with a warrant, journalists and whistleblowers “recklessly” exposing special ops face 10 years in jail. Person may never know which investigation he allegedly obstructed, put on trial for because it is a secret.
Denmark is to dispatch seven F-16 fighter jets to Iraq to aid in the struggle against Islamic State militants; Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt, would be limited to flying in Iraq, would not be targeting any areas in neighboring Syria.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order. U.S. officials are in talks with the two companies.
Ukrainian Ministry of Social Policy announced official civilian slavery, via press release, headlined “The Government has extended the list of community service under martial law,”defines the term “labor service” to mean that the people [will be] involved without mandatory consent, subject to enforcement operations.
David Cameron told the U.N. that "non-violent extremism" is just as dangerous as terrorism must be eradicated using all means at the government's disposal. He references 9/11 and 7/7 Truthers as examples of the type of extremism that must be dealt in a similar fashion to ISIS.
Raúl Castro, President of Cuba: wants to start relations with the US, but first US must provide health insurance to all 46 million people who lack it; stop extrajudicial assassinations in sovereign countries through drone attacks; make higher education affordable for all; reform the prison system, grant Puerto Rico its sovereignty as required by the UN Charter, close Guantánamo Bay, free the three political prisoners who were investigating groups to prevent attacks.
Dennis J. Kucinich, former congressman and two-time US presidential candidate, says a primary reason behind the US bombing campaign in Syria is to “wrest control” of the oil fields in the conflict-ravaged country.
The European Commission (EC) criticized EU member state, Hungary, for suspending reverse-flow gas supplies to its northeastern neighbor, Ukraine. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban defended the move said his country could not risk halt to Russian gas supplies due to conflict between Moscow and Kiev.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak :European countries will face gas cut-offs if they re-export the Russian gas to Ukraine. The signed contracts do not foresee a re-export…We hope that our European partners will stick to the agreements. That is the only way to ensure there are no interruptions in gas deliveries to European consumers,
US lawmakers from the Democratic Party, worried about another war in the Middle East, are seeking to put tough limits on the Obama administration’s fight against ISIL terrorists in Iraq and Syria, bar US ground troops in Iraq and Syria.
Members of Congress have been privately urging US military generals to rebel against President Barack Obama over his foreign policy in the Middle East. Obama and his top generals continue to clash over the strategy to combat the ISIL terrorist organization.
Government officials said they have no evidence to support an earlier Iraqi claim that Islamic State forces were plotting to attack subway systems in the U.S Iraq,i Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an imminent attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris.
New wave of U.S.-led airstrikes overnight in Syria, in addition to the damage being done to Islamic State (or ISIS) targets and other militant factions, the civilian death toll is rapidly increasing. U.S. military has not released details of the damage caused by the latest round of airstrikes
The rise of violent extremism around the world is the fault of “certain states” and “intelligence agencies” that have helped to create it and are failing to withstand it, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in an address to the UN General Assembly.
A U.S. District judge in Florida has denied Kashi’s (owned by Kellogg’s) bid to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the corporation for advertising Kashi as ‘all natural.’ This is a huge step forward for companies who think they can continue to hoodwink the public with alse and misleading claims on their products.
A controversial plan to pay Italian families 30 euros for each migrant they agree to host, to improve “social integration” and ease pressure on refugee centers, has got backing from Rome’s Mayor. Critics describe the idea as an “insult to Italians.”
Jordanian scientist created automated lip-reading system that can decipher speech with average success rate of 76 per cent, with advances in computer vision, pattern recognition, and signal processing, suggest computers will be able to read lips accurately enough to raise questions about privacy and security.
Lacking enough prisoners of war among self-defense militias to be exchanged for Ukrainian servicemen, Kiev is releasing mixed groups of civilians who have been taken hostage for various reasons. Many of them had never fought for” militias.
These ticks carry a variety of diseases, ability to make people allergic to meat. infected person has to avoid red meat completely for life, if they want to skip the itchy hives, feeling of being on fire, inability to breathe or in some cases, possibility of instantaneous death.
El Salvador has detected nearly 30,000 cases of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya, and has undertaken measures to prevent the disease-carrying mosquitoes breeding, the head of the country's emergency services said on Wednesday.
Buenos Aires tax agency used drones to identify 200 mansions, 100 swimming pools not declared by their owners. The unmanned aircraft flew over exclusive neighborhood near Buenos Aires, took images of luxury houses on lots registered as empty. Owners of the properties told to pay hefty fines on tax evasion.
Electricity bills rose 4.4 per cent while the cost of coal for power stations fell 12 per cent, the statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change revealed. Coal and gas produce nearly three fifths of the UK's electricity,
Slovenia supports anti-terrorism, but it will not take part in military action against the Islamic State, Prime Minister Miro Cerar. Cerar was annoyed to learn that Slovenia is being made part of a U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition without being informed beforehand.
A U.S. District judge in Florida has denied Kashi’s (owned by Kellogg’s) bid to dismiss lawsuit advertising Kashi as ‘all natural. Lawsuit accuse Kellogg’s of putting ‘bioengineered, artificial, and synthetic ingredients’ in cereals, cereal bars, snacks, pizza, other products marked ‘all natural.”
Raptors’ first mission cost $79 million. That's more expensive than India's mission to Mars, which was successfully completed Wednesday at a cost of $74 million.
Barack Obama was elected President of the United States on the strength of one fact. As a US Senator in Illinois, he voted against George W. Bush’s war against Iraq. Had Obama not done that, he would never have attracted the attention necessary to become a serious candidate for the presidency.
Around 130 tractors blocked the RN12 highway for over two hours in Landerneau on Wednesday in the latest farmer protest against the Russian ban on EU food imports that was prompted by EU sanctions over Ukraine. Farmers set fire to potatoes, cauliflower, tyres and hay among other items
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