Pages: 1 ... 4 5 6 7 9 11 12 13 14 ... 73

Suffolk County DA Used $3.3 Million In Asset Forfeitures To Fund Massive Public Employee "Bonuses"

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Suffolk_County_DA_Used_%243.3_Million_In_Asset_Forfeitures_To_Fund_Massive_Public_Employee_%22Bonuses%22/61862/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Bonus recipients included deputy chief homicide prosecutor Robert Biancavilla, who received a total of $108,886 between 2012 and 2017, and division chief Edward Heilig and public corruption prosecutor Christopher McPartland, who each received $73,000, according to records obtained from county Comptroller John Kennedy’s office through the Freedom of Information Law.

The bonuses, which were funded from assets seized in criminal cases by the district attorney’s office, did not receive legislative approval.““That’s a lot of money to be spent at the sole discretion of an individual with no oversight.”Chief of anti-corruption bureau, Christopher McPartland, accused of obstructing an FBI investigation that led to the conviction of former county Police Chief James Burke.

Hawaii police order medical marijuana users to ‘voluntarily surrender’ guns and ammo

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://govtslaves.info/2017/11/hawaii-police-order-medical-marijuana-users-voluntarily-surrender-guns-ammo/

Hawaiian police sent medical marijuana users a letter ordering them to “voluntarily surrender” their firearms and ammunition.

According to federal law, patients who use medical marijuana are not allowed to own a gun. Federal law applies even in states that allow the medicinal or recreational use of the drug.

Banks warned of ‘regulatory action’ as climate change bites global economy

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://govtslaves.info/2017/11/banks-warned-regulatory-action-climate-change-bites-global-economy/

Australia’s financial regulator has stepped-up its warning to banks, lenders and insurers, saying climate change is already impacting the global economy, and flagged the possibility of “regulatory action”.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (Apra) revealed it had begun quizzing companies about their actions to assess climate risks, noting it would be demanding more in the future, urging them to start adapting to climate change.

Apra also has established an internal working group to assess the financial risk from climate change and was coordinating an interagency initiative with the corporate watchdog Asic, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and federal Treasury to examine what risks climate change was posing to Australia’s economy.

Unstoppable bitcoin rockets to $11,000 in massive sudden spike

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/business/411265-unstoppable-bitcoin-rockets-to-11000/

The world’s first digital currency, bitcoin, briefly hit a new record of $11,000 on Wednesday. The milestone marks a dizzying ascent from just 6 cents seven years ago, and less than $1,000 at the start of this year.

Bitcoin smashed the new historic level at 5:34 GMT, according to CoinMarketCap. The move came after exchanges in South Korea saw trading above the $10,000 threshold just 12 hours earlier on Tuesday.

Disastrous super-eruption could happen sooner than first thought - Video

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/411378-super-volcanic-eruption-timeline/

Volcanoes pose a greater threat to humanity than first thought, with Earth scientists in the UK reporting that super-eruptions are historically more frequent than previous data revealed. The Yellowstone Caldera in Wyoming is classed as one such supervolcano, which could emit sustained pyroclastic eruptions with climate- and life-changing results.

Israel, Saudi Arabia & Egypt wanted US to bomb Iran before nuclear deal – John Kerry

November 30th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/411316-kerry-egypt-bomb-iran/

The leaders of Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt all pressurized the US to bomb Iran prior to negotiations on the 2015 nuclear deal, former US secretary of state John Kerry said. He described the proposition as a “trap in lots of ways” for Washington.

Kerry, who chaired the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee before heading the US diplomatic corps in 2013, recalled how he met Saudi King Abdullah, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his capacity as legislator. All three leaders lobbied him for military action against Iran. “Each of them said to me: You have to bomb Iran, it’s the only thing they are going to understand,” he said.

Russia to launch ‘independent internet’ for BRICS nations - report

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/politics/411156-russia-to-launch-independent-internet/

The Russian Security Council has asked the country’s government to develop an independent internet infrastructure for BRICS nations, which would continue to work in the event of global internet malfunctions which would not be subject to control by international organizations.

Russia’s hypersonic 4,600mph missiles that can destroy Royal Navy’s top warships in single strike ready NOW

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4994566/russia-hypersonic-missiles-royal-navy-weapons-ready-now/

Moscow tested the weapon back in June and the Zircon – also known as Tsirkon – has been in development for over 20 years.

Military experts warn the weapon has changed the face of modern warfare.

Currently, the Royal Navy's Sea Ceptor can shoot down missiles travelling at 2,300 mph, which is nowhere near Zircon's capabilities.

One senior Naval source: “Hypersonic missiles are virtually unstoppable.

Breaking: Megathrust earthquakes could blow Pacific apart

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://www.pravdareport.com/news/hotspots/27-11-2017/139254-giant_quakes-0/

The alert was given today by Ursula Cochran, of GNS Science, Earth and Geoscience Research facility, in a report published in Marlborough Express. She stated that if the entire plate boundary erupted, it would bring with it megathrust earthquakes of up to force 9 (the highest possible) on the Richter scale and would cause massive tsunamis across the Pacific Ocean.

She was referring to the Hikurangi plate boundary, off the East Coast of North Island (New Zealand), which moves under the tectonic plate of Australia,

Dig We Must: German Court Says OK for Coal Mine to Destroy Last Ancient Forest

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://sputniknews.com/environment/201711251059437047-german-court-okays-forest-destruction/

Cutting down some of the last old growth forests in Europe to dig up a heavily-polluting form of coal will cause “irresponsible damage to nature,” according to environmental activists in Germany.

As the use and popularity of alternative and sustainable energy sources — including solar and wind power — continues to skyrocket, some forms of polluting fossil fuel sources remain profitable as a court has okayed the destruction of an ancient forest in Germany to expand a coal strip mine for an excessively dirty form of the world's most polluting energy source. Environmental group Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND) seeking to stop the clearcutting of most of what remains of the old growth Hambach forest, one of the last remaining ancient forests of its kind in Europe.

Denmark's First Terrorist Girl Gets Slapped With 8-Year Sentence

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201711271059471293-denmark-terrorist-girl/

A 17-year-old girl has become Denmark's first woman to be found guilty of a terrorist offence. The girl, who converted to Islam and intended to blow up a historic Jewish school, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.democraticunderground.com/10141923739

Nguyen Van Hoa, was found guilty of spreading anti-state propaganda for producing videos and writing about protests over the toxic spill, news agencies reported.

The discharge, which occurred when a new Taiwan-owned steel factory flushed cyanide and other chemicals through its waste pipeline, killed marine life and sickened people along a 120-mile stretch of coastline. It is one of Vietnam’s largest environmental disasters.

Bitcoin smashes $10,000 landmark on South Korean exchange

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/business/411106-bitcoin-record-10000-exchange/

The first decentralized peer-to-peer payment system, bitcoin, has broken through the $10,000 mark on South Korea’s Bithumb, one of world’s biggest exchanges for cryptocurrencies. The price of bitcoin this year has jumped more than 10-fold.

The digital currency is still unrecognized or regarded as an asset by most central banks. It started the year at below $1,000. Two weeks ago, bitcoin saw it's price drop by 30 percent to $5,500. It has since nearly doubled to over $10,000.

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Anger_over_Greek_plan_to_sell_weapons_to_Saudi_Arabia/61835/0/38/38/Y/M.html

A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Opposition politicians have accused the government, which is currently headed by the leftist Syriza party, of not following the proper procedures for an international agreement, while critics have decried selling weapons to a country engaged in war.

Saudi Arabia is currently leading a coalition of countries waging war in neighbouring Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab region.

Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes To Be Released In 20 States

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://www.blacklistednews.com/Genetically_Engineered_Mosquitoes_To_Be_Released_In_20_States/61841/0/38/38/Y/M.html

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the use of mosquitoes which have been genetically engineered to carry a common bacterium designed to kill mosquitoes that carry dangerous viruses. The news was reported in Nature, and later confirmed to Gizmodo by MosquitoMate, the company behind the GE mosquitoes, and the EPA. The EPA said they officially registered MosquitoMate’s Asian Tiger mosquito with a five-year license to sell their lab mosquitoes in 20 states across the nation.

Chicago bakery loses one-third of staff to immigration raids

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/usa/411102-chicago-bakery-loses-third-staff/

A Chicago, Illinois bakery that makes McDonald’s hamburger buns is struggling after a third of its workers were detained by immigration enforcement. The company is facing pressure to raise wages in order to attract replacements. About 800, or 35 percent, of the workers at Cloverhill Bakery had to be replaced. In the first six months of President Donald Trump’s administration there was a spike in the number of immigrants arrested by federal agents in Chicago

4 dead after explosion & fire destroy building in southern Tel Aviv (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

November 28th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.rt.com/news/411120-israel-tel-aviv-explosion/

A powerful explosion has rocked Jaffa, the southern part of the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, causing a building to collapse and triggering a massive fire. At least four people have reportedly died in the incident.

Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days

November 26th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.ecowatch.com/costa-rica-renewables-2511342138.html

Costa Rica has run 300 days of 100 percent power generation from renewable energy sources. Costa Rica currently receives 99.62 percent of its electricity from five renewable sources, the highest proportion since 1987. This year, 78.26 percent of electricity came from hydropower, 10.29 percent from wind, 10.23 percent from geothermal energy and 0.84 percent from biomass and solar.

As America Gave Thanks, Homelessness Set New Records In Major Cities All Over The Nation

November 26th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-24/america-gave-thanks-homelessness-set-new-records-major-cities-all-over-nation

Within the past two years “at least 10 cities or municipal regions in California, Oregon and Washington” have declared a state of emergency because the number of homeless is growing so rapidly.

Municipal leaders said that a recent count over several nights found 55,188 homeless people living in a survey region comprising most of Los Angeles County, up more than 25% from last year. things are so bad in Seattle that “400 unauthorized tent camps” have popped up…

Former GOP Attorney General Calls Sessions' War on Weed a Waste of Time

November 26th, 2017
Categories: Past News

Link: https://www.alternet.org/drugs/sessions-war-weed-waste-time-former-gop-attorney-general-gonzales

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s apparent plans to prosecute medical marijuana distributors in states that have legalized it are a waste of time, according to former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who said the U.S. had bigger priorities to focus on. With respect to everything else going on in the U.S., this is pretty low priority," Gonzales: “To prosecute an act that is otherwise lawful under state law, one could make the argument [that] as a matter of policy, we’ve got other priorities we ought to be spending our resources on.”

1 ... 4 5 6 7 9 11 12 13 14 ... 73

News
Share this page submit to reddit

News
Your donation helps provide a place for people to speak out.
Not tax deductible. editor@thepeoplesvoice.org
Search the Site Search the Web
February 2018
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 << <   > >>
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28      

  XML Feeds

powered by b2evolution
FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted articles and information about environmental, political, human rights, economic, democratic, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. This news and information is displayed without profit for educational purposes, in accordance with, Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Thepeoplesvoice.org is a non-advocacy internet web site, edited by non-affiliated U.S. citizens. editor
ozlu Sozler GereksizGercek Hava Durumu Firma Rehberi Hava Durumu Firma Rehberi E-okul Veli Firma Rehberi