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McCain Calls Not Arming Ukraine 'Shameful Chapter' in US History

June 18th, 2015
Categories: War

Link: http://sputniknews.com/analysis/20150617/1023477708.html

US Senator John McCain: US not providing Ukraine with weapons for its armed conflict "one of the most shameful chapters in American history. Called for Iraq invasion in 2003, more than half of Americans views as a huge mistake. America founded in 1776, spent 214 out of 235 years at war, has never gone a decade without war.

US says it will not provide food aid to North Korea during its worst drought in 100 years

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.newsforage.com/2015/06/us-says-it-will-not-provide-food-aid-to.html

North Korea in a severe drought, Much of Korean Peninsula had unusually dry weather in recent weeks, crucial time for rice farming when seedlings are transplanted. Rice is a staple for both Koreas. Crop production in the North could fall 20 percent from last year if drought continues.

Russia to construct new gas pipeline to Germany, EU direct supplies to double - Video

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://investmentwatchblog.com/russia-to-construct-new-gas-pipeline-to-germany-eu-direct-supplies-to-double/

Gazprom is planning to construct two threads of a new gas pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year. Shell, E.On and OMV have been invited to participate, said the company. This could double direct supplies of Russian gas to Europe.

EPA reports fracking safe - as Arlington sings the benzene blues - Video

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

An Arlington fracking company leeched 48,000 gallons of benzene solvent into the city's water supply, doesn't call 911. It takes 24 hours and 4 attempts to plug the well, while hundreds of residents are evacuated. The EPA says water supplies are now as safe as fracking.

Putin: government understands need to maintain dollar value against ruble at certain level

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://tass.ru/en/economy/801887

Russian President Putin: The government understands need to maintain the dollar value against the ruble at certain level, "exchange rate difference is more potent and works more efficiently than budget support" for the real, export oriented production.

Congressman Rohrabacher: 'One-Third of Ukrainian Military Is on Oligarch's Payroll'

June 18th, 2015
Categories: World

Link: http://russia-insider.com/en/congressman-rohrabacher-one-third-ukrainian-military-oligarchs-payroll/ri8110

US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher ,California: House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee hearing; Ukrainian military, one-third made up of people not in the military, on the payroll of some oligarch.” “If that coup, meaning violent overthrow of an elected government, had not happened, we would not be in this situation and the Ukrainians would have been spared this.”

100,000 German Beekeepers Call for GMO Cultivation Ban

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.globalresearch.ca/100000-german-beekeepers-call-for-gmo-cultivation-ban/5456622

The call by the German Beekeepers Association (DIB), which represents almost 100,000 beekeepers, comes after Europe adopted controversial legislation enabling member states to opt-out of the cultivation of GMOs approved at the EU level, urging Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt (CSU) to implement a Germany-wide ban on cultivation.

President Of Country $18 Trillion In Debt Warns Putin About Russian Economy

June 18th, 2015
Categories: News

Link: http://12160.info/photo/president-of-country-18-trillion-in-debt-warns-putin-about

American president Barack Obama, currently presiding over a record level of debt of $18 trillion for his nation, urged Putin to consider the economic wrongheadedness of pursuing an interventionist foreign policy.

Feds Steal $11,000 From Innocent Airport Traveler Because His Luggage Smelled Like Pot

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Police State

Link: http://www.offthegridnews.com/current-events/feds-steal-11000-from-innocent-airport-traveler-because-his-luggage-smelled-like-pot/

The most outrageous aspect of case is that 13 different law enforcement agencies in two states want a cut of his money, even though 11 of them weren’t involved. It’s part of a program called equitable sharing. Anybody carrying cash can become a target.

Deadly flesh-eating bacteria infect more swimmers in Florida

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment, Health

Link: http://govtslaves.info/deadly-flesh-eating-bacteria-infect-more-swimmers-in-florida/

Threat in Florida’s waters; deadly flesh-eating bacteria. Florida state health department report 32 cases past 12 months. Number of infections increases May through October, the bacterium thrives when water is warmest. It can also infect those who eat raw shellfish or mishandle raw oysters.

Moscow protests Belgium seizure of Russian assets

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.presstv.com/Detail/2015/06/18/416479/Europe-Russia-Belgium-freezing-Russian-assets-Yukos-oil-giant-Ambassador-Alex-Van-Meeuwen

Russian Foreign Ministry said it had summoned “Belgian Ambassador Alex Van Meeuwen on June 18,” adding that the diplomat “was told that Russia considers such action by the Belgian authorities as an openly hostile act.” Belgian authorities seized the Kremlin’s assets in a bid to secure the repayment of a contested Russian debt to the former shareholders of the country's now defunct Yukos Oil Company.

AT&T hit with $100mn fine after slowing down ‘unlimited’ data

June 18th, 2015
Categories: News

Link: http://rt.com/usa/267943-fcc-fines-att-millions/

The Federal Communications Commission hit AT&T with a $100 million fine, largest it ever levied, for slowing down the internet speeds of customers with “unlimited” data plans. The company said it will fight the fine. Thousands of AT&T customers complained to FCC when they used up a certain amount of data watching movies or browsing the web, AT&T “throttled” their internet speeds so they were much slower than normal. Millions of AT&T customers affected.

French Minister Asks Stores to Stop Selling Round Up

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/french-minister-asks-stores-to-stop-selling-round-up/

French Environment and Energy Minister Ségolène Royal: the weed killer Round Up should not be sold in garden shops since it is potentially harmful to human beings. Sri Lanka president, Maithripala Sirisena: glyphosate, will no longer be allowed in the country.

Microsoft Loses Ground in Russia, As Local Software Adoption Skyrockets Amid Foreign Sanctions

June 18th, 2015
Categories: World

Link: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Loses-Ground-in-Russia-as-Local-Software-Adoption-Skyrockets-Amid-Foreign-Sanctions-484534.shtml

President Putin pushes for laws to encourage local software development and convince more firms to abandon foreign apps. Microsoft, Oracle, software companies doing business in Russia having a hard time more local organizations switch to software developed locally because of sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union.

Tens of Israeli, Saudi Officers Killed in Yemen Missile Attacks

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Middle East

Link: http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.aspx?nn=13940327001517

"The Ansarullah fighters backed by the Yemeni army hit Amir Khalid airbase in Khamees al-Mushait region in Southern Saudi Arabia with a scud missile and several Najm al-Saqeb (Striking Star) missiles last week, killing over 20 senior Israeli officers and 63 Saudi military men and capturing 35 others," Mehdi Nasser al-Bashi told FNA on Wednesday.

The Pro-GMO Lobby’s Latest Scapegoat: “Organic Farming is Starving The Poor”. Monsanto Can Save the World from Hunger

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/the-pro-gmo-lobbys-latest-scapegoat-organic-farming-is-starving-the-poor-monsanto-can-save-the-world-from-hunger/

Owen Paterson former Environment Minister for the UK: talks about Greenpeace being put on trial for “crimes against humanity” GMOs can save millions of lives. It’s the environmentalists who are doing real harm.”

The Brenton Woods Petrodollar System Just Took Another Hit From Russia And China

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://marketdailynews.com/2015/06/17/the-brenton-woods-petrodollar-system-just-took-another-hit-from-russia-and-china/

Tuesday it was announced that Russia and China are expected to use the ruble and yuan in payments for gas supplied using the western Altai pipeline. The proposed pipeline will export 30 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year from Russia’s Western Siberia to North-Western China.Gazprom Export CEO Elena Burmistrova: Currency of payment has not yet been determined,” possibility of paying in yuan and rubles.”

Millionaires projected to own 46 percent of global private wealth by 2019

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2015/06/18/econ-j18.html

Households with more than a million (US) dollars in private wealth projected to own 46 percent of global private wealth in 2019 according to a new report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Only includes cash, savings, money market funds and listed securities, leaves out businesses, residences and luxury goods, which comprise a substantial portion of net worth.

Gov. Bobby Jindal Denies Clemency to Man Serving 13 Years for Possessing Two Joints

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Police State

Link: http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/gov-bobby-jindal-denies-clemency-man-serving-13-years-two-joints

Bernard Noble, an individual serving 13 years for possessing two marijuana joints applied for clemency and was recently denied. The reason behind the denial was he had not yet served 10 years in prison. Gov. Jindal and his administration refuses to show compassion.

Monsanto Linked to Israel's Illegal Use of White Phosphorous in Gaza War

June 18th, 2015
Categories: News

Link: http://sputniknews.com/military/20150617/1023453075.html

Agribusiness giant Monsanto - best known for their genetically modified soybeans and "probably carcinogenic" herbicide - has supplied the US government with white phosphorous used in incendiary weapons for at least 20 years, and some of that made its way to Israel for use in Operation Cast Lead.

Russia negotiates cooperation with over 20 countries at Army-2015 forum

June 18th, 2015
Categories: World

Link: http://tass.ru/en/russia/801440

Russia’s arms trading firm Rosoboronexport is negotiating military-technological cooperation with delegations of over 20 countries attending the Army-2015 International Military Technological Forum, including Uruguay, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus, Thailand, Malaysia and several African states," market of military-technological cooperation will keep growing."

NASA Satellites Reveal Worldwide Water Depletion

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.thedailysheeple.com/nasa-satellites-reveal-worldwide-water-depletion_062015

World’s largest underground aquifers, a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides detailed picture of vital water reserves under the Earth’s surface. Twenty-one of the world’s 37 largest aquifers from India, China, United States and France passed their sustainability tipping points, more water was removed than replaced during the decade-long study.

China and Australia sign ‘historic’ free trade agreement

June 18th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://rt.com/business/267721-china-australia-trade-agreement/

After a decade of negotiations China and Australia have sealed a free trade agreement which is expected to deliver a $20 billion boost to mutual trade by 2035. Currently trade between the two stands at almost $160 billion annually. A wide range of Australian manufactured goods will see tariff cuts, completes a trio of trade agreements with Australia’s top export markets, China, Japan and Korea.

Greek Debt Committee Just Declared All Debt To The Troika "Illegal, Illegitimate, And Odious"

June 17th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-17/greek-debt-committee-just-declared-all-debt-illegal-illegitimate-and-odious

Speaker of the Greek parliament said she had established a new "Truth Committee on Public Debt" to "investigate how much of the debt is “illegal.” Greece does not have the ability to pay this debt, should not pay this debt because the debt emerging from the Troika’s arrangements is a direct infringement on the fundamental human rights of the residents of Greece. We came to the conclusion that Greece should not pay this debt because it is illegal, illegitimate, and odious.

Pope Francis Denounces GMOs and Pesticides

June 17th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/pope-francis-denounces-gmos-and-pesticides-for-both-environmental-and-social-devastation/

Pope Francis: The spread of (GM) crops destroys the complex web of ecosystems, decreases diversity in production, affects the present and future of regional economies. In several countries there is a trend in the development of oligopolies in the production of seeds and other products needed for cultivation, the dependence deepens when you consider the production of sterile seeds, which end up forcing farmers to buy (seeds) from producers.”“It creates a vicious circle in which the intervention of the human being to solve a problem often worsens the situation further.”

Italy Threatens to Issue Migrants EU Visas as Talks Break Down

June 16th, 2015
Categories: World

Link: http://wakeupfromyourslumber.com/italy-threatens-to-issue-migrants-eu-visas-as-talks-break-down/

Italy threatened to hand out temporary visas to asylum seekers that would permit them to enter other European Union countries, if no agreement is made to share the burden. The moves come in response to a chronic influx of tens of thousands of refugees, crossing the Mediterranean sea in fishing boats, in the hope of a better life in Europe. Greece and Italy the predominant landing targets for the vessels, Rome looking to force other EU members to shoulder responsibility of the situation.

Russia Embraces Yuan in Move Against U.S. Dollar Hegemony

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-embraces-yuan-in-move-against-us-dollar-hegemony/523715.html

Russian financial authorities, energy companies, state-controlled banks stepping up use of China's yuan currency. Western sanctions spur diversification away from U.S. dollar. Major Russian institutions announce moves to use the yuan, will likely emerge as challenger to global dollar supremacy. Financial institutions nervous of violating U.S. rules, prodding Russia to embrace other currencies.

Guilty of Killing Journalists, Israel Mocks Foreign Correspondents in Gaza - Video

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Zionism

Link: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/06/16/guilty-killing-journalists-israel-mocks-foreign-correspondents-gaza

Israel provoked the outrage of journalists and human rights campaigners when its foreign ministry released a short, animated video mocking foreign correspondents reporting from Gaza. Critics say the video is especially offensive given Israel's history of repressing, harassing, and killing journalists, particularly in last summer's 50-day military assault on Gaza.

Russia will defend itself against NATO: Putin

June 16th, 2015
Categories: World

Russian President Putin: "If someone puts some of our territories under threat, that means we will have to direct our armed forces at those territories, from where the threat emanates," "It's NATO that is coming to our borders and not us moving somewhere." Observers should not "blow anything out of proportion" in relation to perceived NATO threats."It's all more political signals aimed towards Russia or its allies." Putin announced Russia to boost its nuclear arsenal, adding 40 intercontinental missiles.

Vatican Climate Change Speaker Wants Earth Constitution, Individual CO2 Budget

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Police State

Link: http://www.activistpost.com/2015/06/vatican-climate-change-speaker-wants.html

Vatican scheduled to release Pope Francis’ letter on climate change to the world. One of the speakers who will present the letter is Professor John Schnellnhuber, director of the Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Has stated the world is overpopulated by 6 billion people. Put forth “Master Plan” for a world government; an earth constitution, a global council and a planetary court.

Even IMF Knocks "Trickle-Down" Economics, Says Poor People Should Be Paid More Money

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.alternet.org/even-imf-knocks-trickle-down-economics-says-poor-people-should-be-paid-more-money

IMF dismisses concept of "trickle down" economics, suggests poorest 20% of citizens should make more money. “Raising the income share of the poor is actually good for growth," the report reads. IMF's conclusions contradict some of its actual policies. In Greece, the organization prescribed a diet of austerity and strategies that further erode the rights of workers.

China’s second-largest e-commerce company JD.com expands to Russia

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://rt.com/business/267529-china-russia-trade-expansion/

Chinese online retailer JD.com (Jingdong Mall) chose Russia as first overseas market for its expansion. Plan to launch Russian-language website on June 18. "We plan to provide Russian consumers with the best Chinese goods; later we want to present Russian goods to the Chinese and other markets.

Starvation Is The Price Greeks Will Pay For Remaining In The EU — Paul Craig Roberts

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2015/06/15/starvation-price-greeks-will-pay-remaining-eu-paul-craig-roberts/

Greece cannot repay the debts. The West wants to loot Greece. Greece gets new loans with which to repay existing loans. If the Greek government had any sense, it would simply default. Greece can go from a heavily indebted country to a debt-free, could accept Russian offer, leave the EU and NATO. Unravelling of Washington’s empire would begin.

Israel accused of 'war crime' over bulldozing of Palestinian olive groves

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Palestine

Link: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-accused-of-war-crime-over-bulldozing-of-palestinian-olive-groves-10321936.html

Palestinian leaders have accused Israel of a war crime after military tractors destroyed around a thousand olive and almond trees belonging to local farmers on the grounds that they were illegally planted on state land.

Russian Pivot: Greek PM Schedules Putin Meeting Ahead Of "Lehman Weekend"

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Environment

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-16/russian-pivot-greek-pm-schedules-putin-meeting-ahead-lehman-weekend

Greek Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis: Greece will not be swayed by pressure from The White House: We will not submit to the interests and wishes of any third country. Greece is nobody’s property. We move based on the interests of our people and our national interests. The country must become a development hub for Europe’s energy supply."

90% Of All Tobacco Is Full of Pesticides, Herbicides, and GMOs

June 16th, 2015
Categories: Health

Link: http://naturalsociety.com/90-of-all-tobacco-is-gmo-full-of-pesticides-and-herbicides/

“Researchers have found up to 4,000 chemicals and pesticides inside cigarettes. insecticide and herbicide products which are routinely applied to tobacco contain GMOs. Herbicides like Roundup used as desiccants to dry out the crop before harvest.

Israel defends Gaza conflict as 'moral war'

June 15th, 2015
Categories: War

Israel has claimed the Israel Defence Forces’ operation in Gaza last summer was a moral, defensive war conducted in accordance with international law. Israel’s report highlights efforts by the IDF to avoid harm to civilians and presents the operation as an “imperative necessity” in response to incessant rocket fire from Gaza and the threat of Hamas infiltrating through its tunnels.

China Mocks G7 As "Gathering Of Debtors", Warns "Confrontation Will Be A Disaster For Europe"

June 15th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-06-15/china-mocks-g7-gathering-debtors-warns-confrontation-will-be-disaster-europe

G7 a rich-man's club that consists of Western major powers, aims to maintain the collective hegemony of the US-led West. It used to focus on the world's economic issues, and then extended to political and security affairs. IMF and World Bank under control of G7 members.

Japanese companies explore opportunities of cooperating with Russia in gas projects

June 15th, 2015
Categories: Economic

Link: http://tass.ru/en/economy/800882

Russian Energy Minister Sergei Donskoi: Japanese companies are exploring opportunities of cooperating with Russia in natural gas projects; European companies also became more active on the Russian fuel and energy market in conditions of sanctions.

Tel Aviv moves to block release of UN report on Israeli war crimes

June 15th, 2015
Categories: Palestine

Link: http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/06/14/415865/Israel-Gaza-war-UN-report-Benjamin-Netanyahu

Tel Aviv seeks to prevent release of findings of UN investigation into Israeli war crimes against Palestinians in Gaza. Netanyahu claimed that “whoever wants a baseless automatic accusation against Israel can waste their time reading the UN report.”

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