Geopolitical unrest prompted investors to buy oil and gold which rose overnight. Gold climbed to highest price in almost two weeks, crude oil also rose. Russia’s Bank Rossiya to work exclusively with the national currency, cease foreign currency operations in response to U.S. sanctions.
Russia oil-for-goods deal to buy 500,000 barrels Iranian oil per day, which Washington says will violate the terms of Iran’s interim nuclear agreement. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry threatens more ‘sanctions.’ Iran’s response: refuses to ‘wait for America’s permission’ to increase its oil exports.
Action disrupted trains, ferries, public services. Hospitals on skeleton staff, pharmacies to close for the day. Teachers, prison staff, court employees also participating in strike. Labor unions seek end to policies imposed by government to secure international bailout loans. Major anti-austerity rallies
Senior official in Prime Minister's Office told New York Times Israel "deeply disappointed" by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's assertion Jerusalem to blame for breakdown in talks with the Palestinians, added Kerry's remarks would hurt negotiations and harden Palestinian positions.
Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind. legislation tells Government Printing Office “may not print any map, document, record, or other paper indicating Crimea as part of the territory of the Russian Federation. Ban investment in Crimea that involves any Russian official, government agency or private-sector institution.
"Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act" drafted by U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo from Kansas aimed at overriding bills in two dozen states that would require foods made with genetically engineered crops to be labeled as such. Bill prohibits any mandatory labeling of foods developed using bioengineering.
Ukraine now led by regime installed by Washington at admitted cost of US $5 billion. Moscow accused United States of supplying mercenaries to suppress by force protesters demanding referendum on becoming part of Russia in east Ukraine cities Kharkiv, Donetsk and Lugansk.
NATO’s top military commander in Europe says US troops may soon be deployed to alliance member states in Eastern Europe as tensions near the border between Ukraine and Russia continue to escalate. Tensions between Washington and Moscow intensified after people in Crimea voted.
Israeli bulldozers demolished houses, tore down trees belonging to Palestinian Bedouins in Negev Desert. Destructions are part of the Prawer Plan, would expel 70,000 people, destroy 35 Bedouin villages. Israel refused to recognize rights of Palestinian Bedouins, denies access to basic services.
Russia warned Tuesday that any use of force in Ukraine's eastern region could lead to civil war, as Kiev seeks to regain control after pro-Moscow uprisings in three cities. Pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in the cities of Donetsk, Luhansk and Kharkiv Sunday.
Ministry of Defense in the Kremlin advising all Ministries to “prepare for doomsday,” fears about the Western worlds response to expected collapse of global banking system later this month Edward Snowden documents revealed is “staged event” Obama secretly planning.
Venezuela President Nicolas Madura: exclusive interview with The Guardian; United States fomenting 'slow motion coup' in his country, ultimate goal of overthrowing his democratically elected government to gain more profitable access to its vast oil resources. Claims street protests fueled by U.S.
Dozens have been arrested as Kiev authorities launched a crackdown on anti-Maidan activists in cities of eastern Ukraine that attempted to declare their independence. 70 activists arrested after a so-called “anti-terrorist operation” launched by Ukraine’s Interior Ministry in city of Kharkov.
Global oil prices have surged over renewed tensions and a fresh wave of mass protests in Ukraine, rise came after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in eastern city of Donetsk. Pro-Russian rallies have also been held in cities of Kharkiv and Lugansk in eastern Ukraine.
Modified citrus pectin (MCP) cannot treat cancer once it begins, this natural substance that occurs in pulp of citrus fruits, especially grapefruit, can keep cancer from metastasizing (spreading). MCP is a preventative medicine for cancer, not a curative one, proven to be very effective.
Obama administration requesting another $774 million for Obamacare “outreach” and advertising in the 2015 budget. on top of $684 million they this year and $52 million on ads with athletes and celebrities. total over $1.5 billion. Obama: “We didn’t make a hard sell.
American Cold War propaganda had little, if anything, to do with the collapse of the Soviet Union. However, by dramatizing Soviet mendacity it made the world blind to Washington’s mendacity.
Russian Foreign Ministry: Ukraine must adhere to its international obligations on non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and prevent the sale of ballistic missile technologies to third countries. Reports alleging the Yuzhmash company, holding talks with foreign clients on sales of technologies .
Americans have recently been hit with some of the largest premium increases in yeas, largely due to changes under the Affordable Care Act, average rate at which premiums are growing fourfold. Over three months, the rate doubled.
Ukraine's PM Yatsenyuk: country should prepare for Russia switching off natural-gas supplies. Russia raised the cost of gas to Ukraine to $485.50 from $268.50 for 1,000 cubic meters. Moscow: price change due to Kiev's failure to pay bills. "Political pressure is unacceptable,economic aggression.
Four months into 2014, the state has already experienced more earthquakes (252) than it did the entirety of 2013 – itself a record-breaking year with 222 quakes recorded. Some scientists say is linked to increased fracking operations in the state.
Police have clashed with anti-coup protesters in Kharkov, in an effort to push the crowd back from the administration building. Earlier, activists in the second-largest Ukrainian city followed those in Donetsk and proclaimed a People’s Republic of Kharkov.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is now requiring that all Boston bus and subway riders submit to a warrantless search prior to boarding. anyone declining a search will be ordered to leave the station, even though the area is public property.
A court in France fined a Burgundy winemaker €500 after he refused to use pesticides on his vines
Emmanuel Giboulot was taken to court by agriculture ministry for not regularly treat vines against a leaf-hopping insect that causes disease. Had faced jail for six months and a €30, 000 penalty.
NATO foreign ministers plans military expansion up to Russia’s borders, campaign of military encirclement, extensive war games, stationing troops within neighbouring states. Poland revived proposals to install a US “missile shield,” 10,000 NATO troops.
Obamacare, cuts Medicare funding by some $500 billion through reduced compensation to doctors and hospitals, $200 billion in cuts to Medicare Advantage, Affordable Care Act a handout to insurance companies, attack on social programs, pretext for companies to drop health insurance coverage.
Pro-Russia protesters in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have proclaimed the creation of the independent People’s Republic of Donetsk. Regional legislature in Donetsk decided to hold referendum on whether or not the city should join the Russian Federation by May 11.
Two weeks since former JPMorgan banker, Kenneth Bellando jumped to his death, former CEO of Dutch Bank ABN Amro (and his wife and daughter) were found dead at their home after possible “family tragedy”. Police declined comment on cirumstances. Suicide till proven otherwise
Rep. Mike Pompeo will introduce legislation in US House before Congress leaves for Easter recess, backed by powerful trade groups to prevent states passing laws requiring labeling of genetically-modified foods. Bill linked to Monsanto and Koch Industries. War against“right to know” labeling.
Hundreds of websites of Israeli ministries and organizations came under attack by Anonymous, dubbed #OpIsrael, will not stop until the police state becomes a free state and Palestine is free. Act of protest against Israel's policies. Hackers of the World Uniting against Israel.
Snowden: American, British intelligence hope to use social media, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, spread disinformation, propaganda, foment public protests, manipulate public opinion, “discredt” foreign governments, spread false, damaging information, push particular news stories, “deception.”
Thousands waving Russian flags flood streets of Ukraine, Demonstrators seized state offices, demand self-determination, freedom , Crimea-style independence referendum, “illegal junta in Kiev” to end political repressions and persecution, will not acknowledge Kiev-appointed authorities.
Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has called an emergency meeting of security services as pro-Russian demonstrators take to the streets of several cities demanding referendum and autonomy. Protest leader: regional council should convene before midnight have referendum.
California Senate Health Committee passed SB 1381 this past week which would require the labeling of all genetically engineered foods. Second attempt to pass GMO labeling legislation, will now move on to either the Senate Judiciary or Agriculture Committee, to be determined by the Rules Committee
US officials on Friday slammed plans to construct an EU-centric communication system, designed to prevent emails and phone calls from being swept up by the NSA, warning that such a move is a violation of trade laws, said American tech companies would take a financial hit.
March jobs report claims 192,000 new private sector jobs. “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment) data so that the numbers are neither consistent nor comparable with current headline reporting.
Japan, Mexico,Italy, Indonesia, Guatemala. Volcanoes throwing so much gas, ash and particulates into the air can have an effect on climate. Economic losses due to lost crops and canceled flights runs into millions of dollars a day. A new island has appeared in the Pacific.
Soviet Union used mental illness for repression. American Psychiatric Association Listed as new mental illnesses above-average creativity, cynicism, oppositional defiant disorder or ODD: disobedient, hostile defiant behavior, questioning authority, negativity, defiance, argumentativeness, easily annoyed.
He pointed out that with current government regulations, it wasn’t certain how much genetically altered food or seed had already entered Russia. WTO is a bug pusher of genetically modified crops. Biotech companies currently trying to dominate agriculture, have undue influence, power over world industry.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, sending more and deadlier arms to help Assad score a string of advances against insurgents. Russia now doing everything to ensure Assad wins convincingly. Syria started using longer-range Russian Smerch and Uragan rockets for first time in February.
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