The US military-intelligence complex is engaged in systematic preparations for World War III. As far as the Pentagon is concerned, a military conflict with China and/or Russia is inevitable, and this prospect has become the driving force of its tactical and strategic planning.
Sierra Club predicted—the TPP would threaten the health of communities, the environment, and global climate. rewriting the rules of the global economy is favor of big business. Like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)it will be very good for the very richest, and a disaster for everything and everyone else.
The former Japanese ambassador to Switzerland, Mitsuhei Murata, recently suggested that Japan should stage an ‘honorable retreat’ from hosting the 2020 Olympics due to the unpredictable situation at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Danger still posed by large numbers of spent fuel rods suspended in spent fuel pools in reactors 1, 2 and 3 [which] can’t be removed from the damaged reactor buildings due to the high levels of radioactivity surrounding these reactors.
DHS announced that the US nuclear detection office awarded a multimillion dollar contract to provide wearable radiation detector devices to the Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration.
As the weaker ruble created a price advantage for some industries, export volumes started to rise, in turn generating investment in certain sectors. Russia has increased exports to countries outside the CIS in mining, chemical, and machine-building sectors.
The humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders said Thursday that U.S. warplanes shot people trying to flee its hospital destroyed in airstrikes last month, NBC News reported. “Thirty of our patients and medical staff died [in the bombing],” the organization’s General Director Christopher Stokes said during a speech in Kabul. “Some of them lost their limbs and were decapitated in the explosions. Others were shot by the circling gunship while fleeing the burning building.”
Eli Lilly, makes one of the world's most controversial growth-promoting chemicals for meat production: ractopamine, marketed as Optaflexx for cattle, Paylean for pigs, and Topmax for turkeys. Ractopamine makes animals rapidly put on lean weight—but it also mimics stress hormones and makes their hearts beat faster.
The Russian and Indian defense ministers signed a military-technical cooperation agreement in followup to the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission for Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC), the Russian Defense Ministry press service said Monday.
US Senator Lindsey Graham has said the US Congress is unlikely to reach an agreement on a war authorization against Daesh (ISIL) terrorists in Syria, where “the next 9/11 is coming from.”Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Bob Corker, argued Tuesday that a new war bill was not needed.
“Verizon scans the digital signatures of all inbound and outbound email messages to reduce the overall volume of spam on our network” and all email containing a hyperlink will be considered spam.
Ireland’s State Minister in charge of the National Drugs Strategy announced Monday he would work to initiate the process of decriminalizing all drugs in the country. A main element of the plan seeks to create “injection centers” where addicts can safely consume their drugs and receive treatment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has voted for a resolution calling for scrapping new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from development and pollution.
Israel has provided the United States with a list of weapons that it would like to have available as part of the US aid package, Israel’s Yedioth Ahronoth revealed yesterday. According to the newspaper the list included a modern aircraft carrier and a squadron of F-15 aircraft as well as material assistance to support Israel’s anti-ballistic missile system, Arrow 3.
A government contractor buried tens of thousands of barrels of nuclear waste in two sites around St. Louis that may have caused more than 2,700 cases of cancer, a lawsuit and CBS News are alleging.
The fish just stopped arriving… within two days disappeared. It just crashed, meager catches of underweight and undersized salmon, very dramatic reduction.
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