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The reason why Israel killed so many pregnant women in Gaza: Update

August 16th, 2014
Categories: News, Palestine, Zionism

Link: http://stopwar.org.uk/news/the-reason-why-israel-is-killing-so-many-pregnant-women-in-gaza#.U_Bfg6MkWNA

Numerous pregnant women have been killed in Israel's assault on Gaza. Is it because they are human shields for unborn 'terrorists'? After five weeks of Israeli bombing and invasion the United Nations reported that the death toll in Gaza was 1,973, 72% of them civilians, including 459 children and 238 women.

Cops Gone Wild

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Police State

Link: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2014/08/15/cops-gone-wild/

The emails I received demonstrate the inability both emotionally and rationally of many Americans to deal with reality. They try to hide from reality. Hiding from reality is the refuge of no-think Americans. Most of the “exceptional people” can be found hiding there.

Consumer rights watchdog checks American whiskey quality

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/745069

Rospotrebnadzor consumer rights watchdog in Russia is checking American Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey whiskey, also American bourbon whiskey on quality concerns. Said phthalates found in bourbon may cause functional changes in the central nervous system, endocrine system, oncologic diseases.

Urals customs reports suspicious substances in Jack Daniel’s consignment

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/russia/745173

Suspicious substances found in shipment of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey whiskey in the Urals city Yetaterinburg. Officials also report numerous violations in sales procedures for the US product. Bottle labels did not comply with retail sales rules. Labels contained no Russian-language information.

EU Council asks third countries not to replace European food on Russian market

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/world/745277

European Union regrets that Russia imposed a food embargo on Western food products and is asking third countries not to replace European food on the Russian market. Statement said the move is designed to ensure unity of the international community and compliance with international law.

EU Farmers To Lose $16 Billion as Russians Support Food Embargo

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Politics

Link: http://en.ria.ru/analysis/20140814/191997283/EU-Farmers-To-Lose-16-Billion-as-Russians-Support-Food-Embargo.html

Agricultural export to Russia $15.8 billion in 2013. Estimated loss for European economy $16 billion. Russian sanctions may draw Europe into a market crisis. Sanctions have already caused a serious blow to the European agricultural sector, causing a sharp drop in prices.

This Is the Sound Cannon Used Against Protesters in Ferguson - Video

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Police State

Link: http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/08/14/lrad_long_range_acoustic_device_sound_cannons_were_used_for_crowd_control.html

Noise-based weapon used in Ferguson are called LRAD sound cannons, or Long Range Acoustic Devices. The devices employ intense sound as a deterring weapon cause immediate headaches and pain. Can reach 149 decibels.

Massacre Announced: Brazil PM to evict 20K people in $6.5B land grab

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Police State

Link: /Massacre Announced: Brazil PM to evict 20K people in $6.5B land grab

20,000 people in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, to be attacked by military evicted from their homes in a land grab for 6.5 billion dollar profit. Helicopters, dropped thousands of leaflets announcing that, unless they leave violence inflicted on them their fault. Classic fascist victim blaming.

France rebels against austerity as Europe's recovery collapses

August 15th, 2014
Categories: World

Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/11035432/France-rebels-against-austerity-as-Europes-recovery-collapses.html

Michel Sapin, France’s finance minister, sent tremors through European capitals with a defiant warning that his country would no longer try to meet its deficit targets and would not inflict further damage on its economy by tightening into the downturn. “I refuse to raise taxes to close any budget gaps.

EU Threatens New Anti-Russian Sanctions Over Ukraine

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Politics

Link: http://en.ria.ru/world/20140815/192051029/EU-Threatens-New-Anti-Russian-Sanctions-Over-Ukraine.html

Foreign Ministers of the 28-member European Union agreed Friday to consider new sanctions against Russia if Moscow maintains its stance on the Ukrainian crisis, Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said.

Alleged Russian 'Incursion' Into Ukraine is Pure Fantasy - Defense Ministry

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News

Link: http://en.ria.ru/military_news/20140815/192053193/Alleged-Russian-Incursion-Into-Ukraine-is-Pure-Fantasy---Defense.html

Russian Defense Ministry :“No Russian military column crossed the Russian-Ukrainian border. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko claimed that the Ukrainian artillery destroyed Russian armored column that crossed into Ukraine.

Australia: Pro-Palestinian protesters raids Israeli drone factory

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Politics

Link: http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2014/08/15/australia-pro-palestinian-protesters-raids-israeli-drone-factory/

Three men and three women from the Melbourne Palestine Action Group occupied the roof of Elbit Systems of Australia for five hours before being removed, arrested by police. They raided the manufacturing compound which, they said, supplies arms and drones for Israel.

NZ Superfund office occupied: call to divest from Israel

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Palestine

Link: http://sabbah.biz/mt/archives/2014/08/15/nz-superfund-office-occupied-call-divest-israel/

Protesters have been arrested after pressuring NZ Super Fund to stop investing millions in companies which are profiting off Israel’s military campaign.

Record Cold Summer Leads To Changing Leaves In Augus - Video

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News

Link: http://patriotrising.com/2014/08/15/record-cold-summer-leads-changing-leaves-august/

Pittsburgh is dealing with one of the coldest summers in history, and it’s having an effect on the trees. Meteorologists say these cold temperatures are leading to tree leaves changing colors in the middle of August.

Europe Says Would Consider Any “Unilateral Military Action By Russia A Blatant Violation Of International Law”

August 15th, 2014
Categories: World

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Europe_Says_Would_Consider_Any_%E2%80%9CUnilateral_Military_Action_By_Russia_A_Blatant_Violation_Of_International_Law%E2%80%9D/37301/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Europe, which moments after stating it may roll back sanctions just announced it is now considering even more actions against Russia. EU: ANY UNILATERAL MILITARY ACTIONS BY RUSSIA IN UKRAINE A VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW.

It Begins: Ukraine Troops Destroy Part Of “Armed” Russian Convoy, Stocks Crash

August 15th, 2014
Categories: War

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/It_Begins%3A_Ukraine_Troops_Destroy_Part_Of_%E2%80%9CArmed%E2%80%9D_Russian_Convoy%2C_Stocks_Crash/37304/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armoured column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website.

Finland President Heads to Russia to Meet Putin; Phone Rings in Switzerland Over Cheese

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Finland_President_Heads_to_Russia_to_Meet_Putin%3B_Phone_Rings_in_Switzerland_Over_Cheese/37299/0/38/38/Y/M.html

President of Finland to Visit Russia to discuss bilateral cooperation between Russia, Finland and international issues. Swiss dodge embargo. "Imports of Swiss cheese to Russia may rise,"Switzerland may replace cheeses from EU countries.

Haaretz newspaper: Antiwar dissidents face a ‘witch hunt’ in Israel

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Zionism

Link: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/08/15/haaretz-newspaper-antiwar-dissidents-face-a-witch-hunt-in-israel/

In Israel, dissent against the war in Gaza is bitterly quashed. The few who speak out complain of being harassed, intimidated threatened, denounced as traitors or even sacked. It has been Israel’s deadliest conflict in years.

Israel hides real death toll in Gaza war: Al-Aqsa Brigades

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Palestine

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/15/375343/israel-lies-about-soldiers-death-toll/

The al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the military wing of the Fatah movement, says Tel Aviv is misinforming Israeli people about the number of Israeli soldiers killed in the latest Israeli onslaught on the besieged Gaza Strip. Netanyahu "hides the number of soldiers injured and killed in the battle."

US begins using drones in northern Iraq

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Iraq

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/12/375071/us-begins-using-drones-in-northern-iraq/

The United States says its drones have started striking ISIL terrorists in northern Iraq to protect Kurdish forces battling to rescue a group of Izadi civilian refugees. no plans to expand the current air campaign beyond the current self defense activities," senior Pentagon official Lieutenant General William Mayville.

Portugal court partially rejects Lisbon austerity plans - Video

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/15/375356/portugal-austerity-cuts-rejected-in-part/

The top court in Portugal has partially rejected government austerity three percent levy on public sector pensions starting at 1,000 euros. Plan to charge tax on pensions did not ensure “fairness, ruled the government was authorized to cut salaries of public sector workers earning more than 1,500 euros.

Ukrainian army captures key town near Lugansk - Video

August 15th, 2014
Categories: War

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/14/375320/ukraine-army-captures-key-eastern-town/

Ukrainian troops have taken control of a key eastern town Novosvitlivka, are able to block a Russian aid convoy from going to the militia stronghold of Lugansk. Kiev says it will not allow the Russian aid convoy into the country without oversight from the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Anti-Moscow sanctions harm EU rather than Russia: Hungary - Video

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/15/375404/antimoscow-sanctions-harm-eu/

“The sanctions policy pursued by the West, that is, ourselves, a necessary consequence of which has been what the Russians are doing, causes more harm to us than to Russia; Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Ebola outbreak scale ‘vastly underestimated’ – WHO

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Health

Link: http://rt.com/news/180452-ebola-underestimated-who-outbreak/

The official death toll from the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is currently standing at 1,069 deaths out of 1,975 cases, but the numbers could be vastly underestimated, the World Health Organization has warned.“[WHO] staff at the outbreak sites see evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimate the magnitude of the outbreak.

US calls for restraint in Ukrainian army’s actions after deadly Donetsk shelling

August 15th, 2014
Categories: War

Link: http://rt.com/news/180568-harf-ukraine-briefing-military/

The deputy spokesperson for the US Department of State Marie Harf has called restraint on the Ukrainian military’s actions in the east for the first time, following a major shelling of Donetsk that left at least 70 civilians dead. “We’ve stressed the importance of showing restraint to minimize casualties among the civilian – the local population.

‘Finish the job!’ Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offensive (PHOTOS)

August 15th, 2014
Categories: Zionism

Link: http://rt.com/news/180456-israelis-demand-gaza-offense/

Thousands of people in Tel Aviv rallied to show support for the IDF's military campaign in Gaza, urging the government forces to stop Hamas rocket attacks on Israel once and for all. "Occupy Gaza now!" placards were seen in the crowd.

‘White rain’: Donetsk residents record alleged phosphorus shelling (VIDEO)

August 15th, 2014
Categories: War

Link: http://rt.com/news/180488-phosphorus-shells-donetsk-ukraine/

Citizens of Donetsk have recorded multiple videos of white glowing particles raining on residential quarters. The locals allege that Ukraine's military has shelled their city with internationally prohibited phosphorus incendiaries.

The world’s not been this dangerous for 30 years and the West’s arrogance is to blame writes DOMINIC SANDBROOK Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2726372/The-world-s-not-dangerous-30-years-West-s-arrogance-blame-writes-DOMINIC-SANDBROOK

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News, World, War

Link: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2726372/The-world-s-not-dangerous-30-years-West-s-arrogance-blame-writes-DOMINIC-SANDBROOK.html

Barack Obama left Washington for two weeks on the golf course. He was looking forward, he told reporters, to not wearing a suit for a while. But while the leaders of the West were sipping cocktails and basking in the sunshine, the world burned.

Order Out Of Chaos: The Doctrine That Runs The World

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News, War, Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-15/order-out-chaos-doctrine-runs-world

The concept of conspiracy frightens some people, so much so that they are willing to overlook any and all evidence that world events are for the most part directed, rather than chaotic and coincidental.

Man who broke Bank of England increases bet against US stock market

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Economic

Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/markets/11038449/Man-who-broke-Bank-of-England-increases-bet-against-US-stock-market.html

Billionaire investor George Soros increased his bet against the US stock market by more than 600pc in the second quarter, regulatory filings show.

Ferguson Police's PR Stunt Poisons Independent and Impartial Investigation

August 15th, 2014
Categories: News, Police State

Link: https://www.aclu.org/blog/racial-justice-criminal-law-reform/ferguson-polices-pr-stunt-poisons-independent-and-impartial

The tragic killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson Police Department has shocked his family, community, and the nation.

California sinking one foot each year from groundwater depletion

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/2014/08/11/california-sinking-groundwater-depletion/

The drought-stricken state of California is sinking into itself at an alarming rate, suggests a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The continued over-pumping of groundwater in many parts of the state -- the direct result of a historic three-year dry spell -- is creating empty pockets of earth that are causing the ground to literally drop, in some places by as much as one foot per year.

Agricultural agency extends list of Brazil pork suppliers

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Politics

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/economy/745032

Veterinary standards officials authorised four more Brazilian pork suppliers to serve Russian market, lifts temporary restrictions banning exports to Russia of pork imposed after ractopamine a drug making animals more muscular found in their products.

Russia’s retaliatory sanctions designed to protect domestic agricultural producers

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Politics

Link: http://en.itar-tass.com/economy/745093

President Vladimir Putin: Russia’s retaliatory sanctions against Western agricultural imports are prompted to protect domestic agricultural producers. who found themselves in a disadvantage in their own market after Europe had imposed sanctions against Russia.

Venezuela closes Colombia border to fight smuggling

August 14th, 2014
Categories: World

Link: http://www.presstv.com/detail/2014/08/12/375017/caracas-begins-antismuggling-operation/

Venezuela has closed its borders with Colombia and deployed thousands of troops there to fight against the smuggling of cut-rate gasoline and other products into the neighboring country. On Monday Caracas stationed17,000 troops along the border to prevent the country’s gas and other products, which have been kept at low price thanks to the government’s supervision, from being smuggled into Colombia.

Russia’s ban on Ukrainian alcohol unlikely to trigger price growth

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Economic

Russia has suspended imports of alcoholic drinks from Ukraine’s biggest distilleries over violations of Russia’s consumer rights protection laws, Russia’s consumer rights watchdog (Rospotrebnadzor) said in a release on Wednesday.

Las Vegas To Dry Up If Water Levels Drop Another 7% - Video

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Environment

Link: http://survivalbackpack.us/las-vegas-dry-water-levels-drop-another-7/

Lake Mead – the main source of fresh water for Las Vegas and its 40 million visitors – just hit record low levels at 1080 feet. Most concerning – at 1,000 feet, drinking water intakes will no longer function and Las Vegas will go dry.14-year drought steadily drops water levels to historic lows. Yet they’re still building..

China to start direct sales of fruit and vegetables to Russia

August 14th, 2014
Categories: World

Link: http://rt.com/business/179376-russia-china-fruit-vegetable/

China will start selling fruit and vegetables directly to Russia. Russia introduced a 1-year ban on imports of some agricultural products from the EU, US, Australia, Canada, Australia and Norway. Could cost European Union members $16 billion.

Israel brings Gaza’s food production to halt: FAO

August 14th, 2014
Categories: Palestine

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/08/14/375318/israel-paralyzes-gaza-agriculture-fao/

UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says Israel’s offensive on Gaza Strip has brought food production to a halt there. FAO: Palestinian agricultural fields have become a main target in the Israeli attacks, and Gaza’s agricultural infrastructure, including many crops, greenhouses, trees, irrigation systems, animal farms, fodder stocks and fishing boats, has been destroyed.

Landmark? Major Corporation Calling GMOs ‘All Natural’ Targeted for False Advertising

August 14th, 2014
Categories: News

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/heinz-latest-target-false-advertising-claims-support-anti-gmo-labeling-campaign/

Heinz ketchup, which the company claims is ‘all natural,’ has genetically modified ingredients. Heinz was also sued for advertising their distilled white vinegar as ‘all natural’ when it contains genetically modified corn.complaint filed in California said: “Heinz’s representations were false, deceptive, misleading and unfair to consumers, who were injured in fact by purchasing products that the defendants had claimed were “all natural.”

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