Federal Court voted to uphold Judge Marroquín Zaleta’s 2013 ruling to suspend the granting of licenses for GMO field trials sought by Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow, Pionner-Dupont and Mexico’s SEMARNAT (Environment and Natural Resources Ministry)
US warplanes carried out air strikes against forces of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Saturday night and Sunday morning, supporting an offensive by pro-government forces that broke the two-month siege of the town of Amerli by the Sunni Islamist group.
A number of senior US congressmen have called on President Barack Obama’s administration to provide the Ukrainian government with weapons to use against pro-Russian fighters.
New Jersey woman worked four jobs, sometimes “wouldn’t sleep for five days,” according to co-worker, died napping between shifts in her car after inhaling carbon monoxide and fumes from overturned gas container in the car. Fernandes emigrated to United States from Portugal. “She used to work three shifts every day,” “Sometimes she wouldn’t sleep for five days.” 7.5 million Americans working more than one job.
The imperialist powers are intensifying their confrontation with Russia in the run-up to today’s European Union (EU) meeting and next week’s NATO summit in Wales. The escalation, which is being driven by Washington and Berlin, is increasing the danger of a military conflict between NATO and Russia.
Israel appropriated 990 acres in the West Bank Sunday. Declared Palestinian area south of Bethlehem to be Israeli "state lands," local media reported. According to anti-settlement group Peace Now, the declaration is the largest of its kind since the 1980s, will change the area dramatically.
Since 1997, Monsanto has filed 145 lawsuits, about 9 lawsuits every year against farmers who “improperly reused their patented seeds.” Includes when farmers tried to sue Monsanto over cross-pollination of their organic crops with GMO seed. 92% of people say they want food labeled if it contains genetically modified ingredients
Ecuador planning to create world’s first digital currency issued by the country’s central bank, would not be a crypto-currency like Bitcoin. Use of the currency will be voluntary, will not be used to pay the state employees. Will be possible to make and get payments via cellphones,
watchlist tracks “known” and “suspected” terrorists, includes both foreigners and Americans. based on loose standards and secret evidence, which ensnares innocent people. Government’s guidelines allow a single, uncorroborated source of information including a Facebook or Twitter post as basis for placing you on its watchlist.
“Examples of well-organized groups are anarchists, anti globalization , anti free enterprise groups; US Army document, demonstrations by labor groups, Special attention to “organized protests, Techniques outlined include non-lethal weapons, “pain compliance” measures,snipers, deployment of aircraft overhead for “psychological effect.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) confirmed presence of brain-eating amoeba in water supply for Louisiana communities of Reserve, Garyville, Mount Airy. CDC officials say ingesting water containing the amoeba is harmless; cannot infect a person through digestive system but can be fatal if it comes into contact with nasal passages, which is how it travels to the brain
The creation of the Truthy database by Indiana University researchers has drawn sharp criticism from free-speech advocates and others concerned over government censorship of political expression. database can monitor “trends, bursts, and suspicious memes.
European volunteers are streaming into Ukraine to join the fighting on both sides. While Kiev’s forces are beefed up with mercenaries from private military companies, Europeans have also come to defend the rebel Donbass region.
The Obama administration and NATO officials on Thursday escalated threats against Russia over the alleged incursion of two columns of Russian tanks and troops into eastern Ukraine. Moscow has denied accusations that its troops are actively involved in the country.
Israel has the right to shell Palestinian hospitals and schools out of self defense as long as Hamas stores rocket launchers next to them, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren believes civilian casualties are the “last thing Israel wants.
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