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  • Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), they observed over 85 The post Aftershocks occurred over 85 times by 11am of 23rd Nov after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL]   In the evening of 11/22/2016, Tepco announced the radiation monitoring The post Marine radiation monitoring post down after M7.4 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted
    According to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority), Tepco rebooted the coolant system of SFP 3 of Fukushima DAINI at 7:47AM (JST). Tepco explains that the tank water level related to SFP The post Coolant system of DAINI SFP3 rebooted appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked
    According to Tepco, Fukushima DAINI‘s spent fuel pool of Reactor 3 had its coolant system suspended automatically. It stocks 2,360 spent fuel assemblies and 184 new fuel assemblies. No more The post Coolant system of SFP3 in Fukushima DAINI got automatically suspended / 2544 fuel assemblies stocked appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now
    Following up this article.. [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown [URL] A local posted on twitter that the coastal area of Iwaki The post [Breaking] Iwaki city coastal area overly jammed / Run by foot now appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), M7.3 occurred Fukushima offshore at 5:59 AM (JST). The depth of epicenter was 10km. They are warning 3m high Tsunami is reaching the coastal The post [Breaking] M7.3 Fukushima offshore / 3m of Tsunami is coming / Fukushima plant status unknown appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident
    On 8/19/2016, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced a Fukushima worker’s leukemia was approved as an industrial accident. The worker is male in 50s. He repaired the machine The post Another leukemia case was approved as an industrial accident appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant
    On 7/15/2016, Fukushima prefectural government objected against the plan to build a stone coffin on Fukushima plant to METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry).   2 days before, Nuclear Damage The post Fukushima government objects against building sarcophagus on Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost
    On 7/28/2016, Tepco announced they decided to ask the government of Japan for financial support regarding decommissioning. They also consider asking the government for supporting the cost of compensation and The post Tepco decided to ask JP Gov for covering the decommissioning cost appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima
    According to MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), 960 Bq/Kg of Cesium-134/137 was measured from the meat of wild boar in Fukushima. The sampling date was 6/11/2016. This reading The post 960 Bq/kg of Cs-134/137 detected from wild boar in Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • North Korea Threat Turns Hot, FBI & CIA Look for Traitor, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 280 4.21.17) North Korea made the most provocative and dangerous threat yet through the state media when it said Kim Jong-Un may order a “super-mighty preemptive strike” against South Korea and the U.S. The U.S. says it is sending an armada to deal with the provocation. China and Russia, which […]
  • Stocks & Dollar Crash-Gold & Silver Spike-Bo Polny
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Market cycle analyst Bo Polny says he may have been wrong in the past about a stock market top, but now the top is in and predicts, “As of March 1st (2017), we believe the stock market, the Dow, the S&P, and all the world markets for that matter, are supposed […]
  • Strong Dollar Could Cause Bond Market Crash-Martin Armstrong
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Renowned financial expert Martin Armstrong says the biggest risk out there is the effect a strong U.S. dollar has on the global bond market. Armstrong explains, “There’s these people who keep saying the dollar is going to crash.  If the dollar crashes, the world is happier and basically celebrating.  You have […]
  • Grand Goal Is War-Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Analyst/trader Gregory Mannarino says war should figure into any investment strategy because one is coming. Mannarino says, “It should be clear to people that we are now at a pivotal moment. . . . Whenever the economy in the United States starts to get shaky, unfortunately, we seem to escalate into […]
  • First Ever Global Government Crash Coming-Clif High
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com “Early Sunday Release”  Internet data mining expert Clif High uses what he calls “predictive linguistics” to spot trends and make predictions for future events. In his latest in-depth report, High sees a “huge” calamity coming for humanity.  Clif High explains, “There is all kinds of data for money and lack of […]
  • Trump Attacks Syria, Spying on Trump Worse than Watergate, Fed Dumping Debt
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 279 4.7.17)  The “War Card” has been flipped over as President Trump orders an attack on Syria. The attack came as a response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria allegedly by the Assad regime.  Not everyone is buying the story it was Assad that ordered a gas attack on […]
  • Debt Based System Running Out of Steam-Paul Craig Roberts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Former Assistant Treasury Secretary in the Reagan Administration, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, sees trouble for the economy. Dr. Roberts explains, “This image of a strong stock market is based essentially on debt, borrowing and debt, money creation and debt.  It’s a false signal that shows prosperity, and it’s not really there. […]
  • Money Riots Coming in Next Financial Collapse-James Rickards
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Financial expert and four time, best-selling book author James Rickards says there is no avoiding another economic collapse. Every time the economy suffers a setback, such as recently hitting a $20 trillion debt ceiling in the United States Congress, things get a little worse. Rickards explains, “The point […]
  • Surveillance on Trump Backfires, Russian Collusion False Narrative, Are Markets Topping
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 278 3.31.17) The pile of felonies against people in the Deep State that illegally released classified information, for the purpose of embarrassing and destroying the incoming Trump Administration, keep stacking up. This crime is orders of magnitude worse that Watergate.  The White House invited leaders of Congress to see documents from […]
  • Obamacare is the Reason for Anemic Growth-Karl Denninger
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Analyst and entrepreneur Karl Denninger predicted years ago that Obamacare would “kill the economy” and “eventually implode.” Today, the first quarter GDP came in at just .9%, and Denninger contends Obamacare is part of the reason the economy is so anemic. Denninger says, “Since the crash in 2008, we’ve had 2% […]
  • No. 881 March Industrial Production, Housing Starts, Freight Index, Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Broad Outlook Continues for Economic Stagnation and an Intensifying Downturn • Unusual Weather Patterns Boosted March Utility Usage by a Record 8.6%; Otherwise, the 0.5% Production Gain Was a Contraction of 0.4% (-0.4%) • Dominant Manufacturing Sector Dropped by 0.4% (-0.4%) on Top of Downside Revisions to January and February (Automobile […]
  • No. 880 : March CPI, PPI, Retail Sales, Real Earnings, Consumer Update
    • Substantially Adverse Economic Circumstances Have Begun to Unfold, Threatening FOMC Hopes for Normalizing Monetary Policy • Amidst Mounting Income and Credit Stresses on Consumers, Headline Retail Sales Suffered Major, Near-Term Downside Revisions; Recent Auto Sales Were Not As Strong as Advertised • First-Quarter Real Average Weekly Earnings Declined Year-to-Year, Along with Back-to-Back Quarterly Contractions, […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Housing Starts Industrial Production March-2017 March-2017 04/18/2017 […]
  • No. 879: March Employment and Unemployment, Help-Wanted Advertising, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • FOMC-Rattling 'Substantially Adverse Economic Circumstances' Loom • March 2017 Real-World Employment Prospects Continued to Plunge at an Annual Pace of Decline Not Seen Since the Depths of the Economic Collapse • Soft Payroll Jobs Gain of 98,000 in March Was Not Statistically Significant • Declining Monthly Unemployment Rates Simply Were Not […]
  • No. 878: February Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Updated Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Sharp Narrowing in February 2017 Trade Deficit Reflected Plunging Imports of Consumer Goods, Such as Autos and Cell Phones • Declining Consumer Demand and/or a One-Time Reporting Aberration? • First-Quarter 2017 Real Merchandise-Trade Is on Track for Worst Deficit Since Third-Quarter 2007 • Despite a Nominal 0.8% Monthly Gain in February […]
  • No. 877: Industrial Production Benchmark Revision
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production Just Took a Hit with Its Benchmark Revisions, Given Higher-Quality, Weaker Historical Data from 2015 • Double-Dip Recession in Production Now Steeper than Previously Indicated • Two or More Consecutive Quarters of Annual Decline in Production Are Unprecedented Outside of Formally-Recognized Recessions; There Were Five, Now There Are Seven […]
  • No. 876: GDP Revision and the Business Cycle, February Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Details of Economic Depression versus Recession, Recovery and Expansion • No Other Major Economic Series Comes Within Three Years of the Headline Brevity of the GDP Collapse into 2009 and Recovery into 2011, or Comes Close to Matching the Subsequent 12.2% GDP Expansion • Better-Quality Series Show Continued, Protracted Economic Collapse, […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE:   The next regular Commentary on Thursday, April 27th, will cover March 2017 New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales, followed by a Commentary on Friday, April 28th, covering the “advance” estimate of first-quarter 2017 GDP.  See Schedule for details.
  • No. 875: Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales, Freight Index, Business Cycle
    (SGS Subscription required) • Details of Economic Depression versus Recession, Recovery and Expansion • Amidst Signals of Renewed Downturn, the Broad Business Outlook Continues for Non-Recovering Activity and Economic Disruption • Net of Inflation and Irregularly-Surging Commercial Aircraft Orders, the Headline Gain of 1.7% in February Durable Goods Orders Was a Monthly Contraction of 0.3% […]
  • No. 874: February Industrial Production, Updated Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production May Be Bottoming, Yet, There Are New Signals of Intensifying Economic Risk • Production Was Flat in February, Minimally Positive Year-to-Year, with Gains in Manufacturing and Mining Offset by Weather-Distorted Utilities • No Economic Expansion: Activity Held Below Pre-2007 Recession Peaks, with Production Down by 0.94% (-0.94%), Manufacturing Down […]

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  • NEO – Trump the War President? – or a Pretender?
    Jim W. Dean - What we saw happen here is the US do another Gulf of Tonkin deal, and despite the long history of manufactured events like this, most of the country, media, and institutions just swallowed it.
  • “Arabs” at UN Finally Admit they are Israeli Allies
    JTA – A number of Arab states heeded the plea by Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, to focus more in a Middle East debate on the threat posed by Iran than on the Israeli-Arab conflict. Haley, this month the president by rotation of the U.N. Security Council, convened a council session […]
  • Netanyahu’s “Poodle,” Mattis in Israel to Take Instructions
      The Israeli minister for military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman (R) welcomes US Defense Secretary James Mattis US Defense Secretary General James Mattis has arrived in Israel for talks expected to focus on Iran and Syria as well the strategic relations between Tel Aviv and Washington. Mattis arrived in Tel Aviv Thursday afternoon from Cairo on […]
  • Kalingrad: US Seeks to Neuter Russian Air Defense, but Why?
    Source: Pravda.Ru photo archive US-based RAND research organisation urged the Pentagon to assess a perspective of how NATO can suppress Russian missile defences in the Kaliningrad enclave in Europe. Should Russia take these calls seriously? It is hardly possible to unequivocally answer this question, given, inter alia, highly tense relations between Russia and the United […]
  • Lindsey Graham and John McCain: We want to bring the apocalypse in North Korea—for Israel
    Both Lindsey Graham and Donald Trump are helping the Israeli regime to bring “creative destruction” in the Middle East and Asia. We must not let that happen. The American people and much of the world have every right to say no more for Israel.
  • Israel is mad and sad because Western leaders have yet to start World War III in Syria
    Why can’t Nikki Haley use the same standard across the political spectrum? Why is she singling out Syria? Does she mean to tell us that she has never heard of a place called Abu Ghraib?
  • U.S. and Turkey Have Long been Aware of ISIS’ Chemical Weapons
    Recently, Syria and Iraq have witnessed increased chemical weapon usage. In Khan Sheikhoun, a performance was staged to accuse the Syrian government while in Iraq’s Mosul, the situation is quite contrary – the besieged ISIS militants used chemical agents chlorine and mustard gas against the Iraqi troops. The first reports of ISIS developing chemical weapons […]
  • Fox to O’Reilly: ‘You’re Fired!’ Next: Trump?
    After 15+ years of Bill O’Reilly sexually harassing Fox News employees and Fox News paying off countless Fox employees to STFU (shut up), the Murdoch Family and Fox News finally fired Bill O’Reilly. Due to massive Murdoch/Fox ad revenues from Bill’s show ($126+ million per year), greed put a brake on Murdoch motivations to act […]
  • EPA “Sanity” May Damage Children’s Brains & Kill Wildlife
    Note from Ann Diener: Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, is trying to “restore regulatory sanity to EPA’s work” by allowing pesticides linked with brain damage in children and that kill endangered species to continue to be sold. Dow Chemical, a major backer of the Trump campaign, is pressuring the EPA to ignore over 10,000 […]
  • Travel packing tips from Veterans Holidays
    You’ve booked your vacation rental, scheduled transportation and made a plan for the pets – now comes the toughest part: deciding what to pack! We all know that our first instinct can be to bring our entire closet, but realistically who wants to lug around all those bags (or pay those baggage fees)?
  • Trump the War President? – or a Pretender?
    It was a hell of a rollercoaster ride on the Trump train last week, with reverberations still ringing from his Syrian missile attack, while China’s President Xi was with him at Mara Lago resort over the weekend. Many feel the timing was not a coincidence. In what appeared to be a hastily drawn up plan […]
  • Tillerson’s Vague Plan for Syria has Serious Flaws
    While we did get a hint about Trump’s new strategy for Syria when the US decided, only a few weeks ago, to send more troops to Syria, no clear cut objectives were laid out at that time. However, it is quite obvious that the US is following a certain, but loosely defined, policy framework and […]
  • China-North Korean Relations of the Last Year in Review
    Touching upon the topic of difficulties with the PRC and RK, we will talk about the DPRK. Here, on the one hand, Beijing demonstrates loyalty to the UN resolutions on sanctions, which it can formally fulfill; on the other, it does not go beyond them. As Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said on November 25, […]
  • There’s an Urgent Need to Put an End to the Ongoing Yemeni Catastrophe
    Two years ago, a coalition of ten Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia launched military aggression against the state of Yemen, while enjoying the active military and political support of the United States. The stated goal of this intervention was to restore to power deposed President Mansour Hadi who was ousted by Houthis fighters. Explaining the […]
  • Cambodia’s Role in Russia’s South-Eastern Asia Pivot
    Today, Russia’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia is getting increasingly centered on both the development of both bilateral ties with all the countries of the region along with establishing good relations with the ASEAN as a whole. Among the pivotal Moscow’s foreign policy goals in the region one can name the mending of bilateral ties […]
  • Is Euroland on Verge of Disintegration?
    The decision last year by a majority of British voters to exit the European Union was more than a simple vote of the people. The Brexit campaign was promoted and financed by the most influential banks of the City of London and by the British Royal House. Far from the end of Britain, Brexit is […]
  • The Soros Subversion Machine on a Platter
    Most policy experts know billionaire George Soros wields mighty influence. Even everyday citizens hear his name and associate it with control and power brokering. The man behind the anti-Trump chaos, the hedge fund oligarch and strange philanthropist, Soros is the real world equivalent of Dr. Evil. But up until now the world at large has […]
  • Afghanistan: Why Did the US Deploy its Largest Non-Nuclear Ordnance?
    Sixteen years onward and the US is no closer to its alleged goal of creating a stable Afghanistan free of terrorist organizations using its territory to stage attacks  regionally and globally. Thousands of US troops still remain in Afghanistan, attempting to prop up the disorganized, immensely corrupt regime Washington installed and maintains in the nation’s […]
  • Anti-Korean Sentiments Becoming Widespread in China
    South Korean media has used the escalation of crisis in relations between China and South Korea, which has been all-the-more fueled in the wake of the deployment of an American missile defense system on South Korean territory, to regale the audience with stories about Chinese authorities and governmental agencies instigating hatred and rage against the […]
  • Who Are You, Mr. Trump?
    We are often struck by the eloquence and wit of various political figures and political scientists. It’s hardly a secret that those figures often receive nicknames that may be in one way or another connected with their behavior or habits. Many times, these figures bestow these names upon each other.  For instance, there can be no doubt […]
  • U.S. Preparing Charges To Arrest Julian Assange
    In a stunning new report, CNN has just revealed, according to anonymous sources at least, that US authorities have prepared charges and will seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange for intelligence leaks dating all the way back to 2010. US authorities have prepared charges to seek the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, […]
  • 40% Of Spanish Children Live In Poverty
    Despite a resurging stock market and stabilized bond risk premia (cough Draghi cough), EurActiv reports the proportion of children living below the poverty line in Spain has increased by 9 percentage points between 2008 and 2014, to reach almost 40%. Spain has the EU’s third highest rate of child poverty, after Romania and Greece. EURACTIV Spain […]
  • Greeks Need To Start Having Babies Again Or Face Financial Oblivion
    Authored by Narjas Zatat via Indy100.com, People in Greece can’t afford to have more than one child, and many are opting to have none at all. Fertility doctor Minas Mastrominas tells the New York Times that some women have decided not to conceive, and single-child parents have been asking him to destroy their remaining embryos. […]
  • "All I Have Is Hunger" - Many Venezuelans Too Weak To Protest Despite Maduro Misery
    While tens of thousands of angry Venezuelans turned out for the 'mother of all protests' yesterday, facing an increasingly hostile military/police state, the numbers could have been significantly larger but for the fact that legions of poor Venezuelans are simply too frail from starvation to protest. Some say they are intimidated by armed pro-government militias […]
  • 10 Selfless Acts Amid Terrible Tragedies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity
    Authored by Joshua Krause via ReadyNutrition.com, Preppers aren’t exactly known for having much faith in humanity. If they did, they probably wouldn’t become preppers in the first place. They know how people behave when the chips are down. They know how quickly civilized people can turn into vicious animals when they haven’t eaten for a […]
  • In Which States Do Most Millennials Live With Their Parents?
    Just a few short decades ago America's youth was highly encouraged by eager parents to become self-sufficient by the ripe old age of 18.  Today, the mere suggestion of such a thing could land unsuspecting parents in prison for 'triggering' their offspring with malicious 'hate speech.' And, as a new study from the Census Bureau […]
  • The Reason Behind The Sales-Surge For Nuclear-Proof Bunkers
    Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, On April 15th, Zero Hedge bannered «Doomsday Bunker Sales Soar After Trump's Military Strikes», but this growth in the market for nuclear-proof bunkers is hardly new; it started during the Obama Administration, in Obama’s second term, specifically after the Russia-friendly government of Ukraine, next-door to Russia, got […]
  • "We're At The Mercy Of The Algos"; More News Sites Say Facebook's 'Fake News' Filter Is Killing Traffic
    Yesterday we highlighted an article written by the Chicago Tribune's Deputy Editor for Digital News, Kurt Gessler, which provided a fairly compelling set of facts to suggest that Facebook's 'fake news' filter was suppressing the distribution of articles from media sources which undoubtedly consider themselves "legitimate new outlets" (with the definition of 'legitimate' left solely […]
  • Paul Tudor Jones Has A Message For Janet Yellen: "Be Terrified"
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  • Police Officer, Kalashinikov-Yielding Shooter Killed In Paris "Terrorist" Attack; ISIS Claims Responsibility
    Summary: One police officer has been killed in a shooting on the Champs Elysees in Paris The shooting suspect, who was armed with a Kalashnikov rifle, has been shot dea An arrest warrant has been issued for the second suspect who arrived from Belgium by train One shooter has been identified as 39-year-old Karim Cheurfi […]
  • Why Native Americans do not separate religion from science
    Why Native Americans do not separate religion from science By Rosalyn R. LaPier, Research Associate of Women’s Studies, Environmental Studies and Native American Religion, Harvard Divinity School, Harvard University. A Menominee Tribal biology class in Green Bay, Wisconsin. U.S. Department of...
  • What Gorsuch’s conservative Supreme Court means for workers
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  • Syria’s Assad would benefit from ISIS downfall: report
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  • Elon Musk on mission to link human brains with computers in four years: report
    Tesla Inc founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices. Neuralink is aiming to bring to the market a product that helps with certain severe brain injuries due to stroke,...
  • Uber extends sexual harassment probe; expects report by end-May
    Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May. In February, Susan Fowler, a female former engineer at Uber, said in a widely read blog post that managers and human resources...
  • Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years
    Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century low in 2016. Ledell Lee, 51, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. CDT at the state’s death...
  • Review: Jay Leno’s stale set still contains Bill Clinton jokes
    ROSEMONT, Ill. — At the end of last year I saw Jerry Seinfeld perform an unfortunately unimpressive and dated set at the Chicago Theatre. I was especially struck not just by how lackluster Seinfeld’s presence was but, in a time when comedians are constantly evolving and rolling out new...
  • Mom who donated son’s body to science alleges remains were illegally trafficked
    CHICAGO — As he suffered from spindle cell sarcoma, Jacob Sandersfeld told his mother that he’d like to donate his body to medical research. A day after her son died in June 2014 at age 23, Poplar Grove resident Dawn Carroll carried through with his wishes, signing a form authorizing that his...
  • Cuba Gooding Sr. dies at 72 — overdose suspected
    Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. was found dead in his car in Los Angeles on Thursday, according to reports. He was 72 years old. Gooding Sr., the father of Oscar-winning Cuba Gooding Jr., was found slumped over in his 2012 silver Jaguar parked on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills at 12:58 p.m. local...
  • So, where are all of those aliens?
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  • FCC changes to data services could raise costs for rural Trump voters, commissioner argues
    WASHINGTON — Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn ripped the FCC’s decisions Thursday to soften regulations on business data services and to reinstate a rule that could increase TV station mergers. Clyburn, a South Carolina native and Democrat, called the party-line vote on...
  • Imprisoned Russian pedophile appears to be linked to hack of DNC computers
    WASHINGTON — A twice-convicted Russian pedophile imprisoned in a heavily forested gulag some 500 miles from Moscow appears to be the man a controversial dossier says helped hack into Democratic National Committee computers last year. Sevastyan Kaptsugovich’s name is misspelled in the dossier,...
  • WATCH: Hillary Clinton goes off on Trump’s act against transgender students and cuts to HIV/AIDS
    Former Secretary Hillary Clinton went off on President Donald Trump, Thursday evening while speaking to The Center, an LGBTQ community organization in New York. During the 2016 election, President Donald Trump claimed that no one would be a better friend to the LGBT community than he would. He...
  • South Korea needs to consider filing a WTO complaint over US protectionism: industry source
    South Korea’s government and steel industry should consider all measures including filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) in response to “deepening U.S. trade protectionism”, an industry source told Reuters on Friday. The source’s comments came after U.S....
  • Ann Coulter tells Berkeley ‘thanks but no thanks’ about rescheduling her speech
    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter said on Thursday she could not speak at the University of California, Berkeley, on a new date chosen by the university and intended to show up for the original event, which was canceled over security fears. Officials at U.C. Berkeley, who abruptly canceled her...
  • Trump held a secret meeting at Mar-a-Lago with former Colombian presidents
    While eyebrows are being raised about President Donald Trump’s meetings with mega-donors to his inaugural committee, it seems another meeting is causing controversy. The Miami Herald reported Thursday that Trump held secret meetings at Mar-a-Lago with former presidents of Colombia, which,...
  • Arkansas nears first executions in 12 years after court decisions
    The U.S. Supreme Court denied petitions to halt the execution of an Arkansas murderer, allowing the state to proceed with its first execution in 12 years on Thursday after Arkansas’ top court approved the use of a drug in its lethal injection mix. The state is set to execute Ledell Lee at its...
  • US regulators block Texas, Arizona over import of execution drug
    A U.S. regulatory agency told Texas and Arizona that more than a thousand vials of drugs they ordered for executions in their states from India in 2015, and seized by U.S. Customs, will not be released to them, an official said on Thursday. The Food and Drug Administration notified the Texas...
  • ‘The National Security Council isn’t used to pay off donors’: Maddow nails Trump’s ‘pay for play’
    President Donald Trump raised $107 million for his inaugural committee, which was the largest amount raised in history. However, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow wants to know where all that money went, since there weren’t that many people who attended his inauguration. “They could have...
  • They tried to give away joints on Capitol Hill but police were waiting
    WASHINGTON — Seven people were arrested on marijuana charges near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as they participated in a pot giveaway aimed at pressuring Congress to legalize the drug. Three were arrested on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and four were charged with...

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