The Department of Homeland Security’s “See Something, Say Something” campaign is giving out free promotional mouse pads at NFL games that urge attendees to watch their fellow Americans for “unusual behavior,” report any suspicious activity.
Fear of the possible unrest which may result from the St. Louis grand jury decision on Darren Wilson’s fate has driven the residents of Ferguson MO. and nearby towns to arm themselves with firearms. Steven King, owner of Metro Shooting supplies located right outside of Ferguson, told CNN on Monday that sales in the last week or so have skyrocketed.
The so-called ‘architect’ of Obamacare said in a 2013 panel that “lack of transparency” was useful in passing the historic healthcare legislation given the “stupidity of the American voter,” or the opaqueness that passing such a major law involves.
Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page: over the past few decades America’s political system has slowly transformed from a democracy into an oligarchy, where wealthy elites wield most power.
Obama is trying to rush the confirmation of his new Attorney General Loretta Lynch through the Senate before the newly elected Republican majority takes over. Much has been written about "civil asset forfeiture," in which police routinely steal billions of dollars worth of private property without even so much as criminal charges. Loretta Lynch and her US attorney’s office has benefited from it to the tune of nearly a BILLION dollars.
At Carnegie Mellon University, they are decoding brains and reading thoughts.“For the first time, we can get inside people’s heads the way you’ve never been able to before,” CMU’s Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging Director Marcel.
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has given a chilling assessment of a new geopolitical situation taking shape amid the Ukrainian crisis, warning of a possible new Cold War and calling the West's approach to the crisis a "fatal mistake."
Russia intends to have its own international inter-bank system up and running by May 2015. The Central Bank of Russia says it needs to speed up preparations for its version of SWIFT in case of possible ”challenges” from the West.
Missouri national guard will be on standby to deal with any protests after a grand jury announces its decision on whether to charge the police officer who shot dead an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, the state governor announced on Tuesday.
Claims by the biotech industry that GMO crops can be contained and kept away from organic farmers who have chosen not to use genetically modified ‘suicide’ seeds has steadily been proven false. A third of organic growers are now reporting problems with cross contamination.
President Obama has come out in support of reclassifying internet service as a utility, a move that would allow the Federal Communications Commission to enforce more robust regulations and protect net neutrality. Obama: "To put these protections in place, I'm asking the FCC to reclassifying internet service under Title II of a law known as the Telecommunications Act."
America’s major telecoms and cable companies and business groups came out fighting on Monday after Barack Obama called for tough new regulations for broadband that would protect net neutrality, saying they were “stunned” by the president’s proposals.
Russia agreed to build up to eight nuclear reactors in Iran, 12 days before a deadline for a deal to curb Iran's nuclear activity. The deal agreed by Russia and Iran envisages the construction of two reactors, with scope for a further six. World powers including Russia have been pressurising Iran to curb its activity amid fears it wants to build a bomb.
Alexander Odoevskiy spokesman for the Russian Embassy in Canberra, citing the official position of Moscow, called on the Prime Minister to present any evidence in Australia's possession that the flight was indeed shot down by Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels using Russian-supplied missiles. "We totally refute the allegations and we want to commit to the full and impartial international investigation."
Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu has come up with a clear message to Israeli Arabs who have been angered by a recent police shooting of an Arab man ? move out of Israel if you denounce the Jewish State.
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