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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.
  • We Are Now into Controlled Demolition-Catherine Austin Fitts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Renowned financial expert Catherine Austin Fitts warns there is not much time left for the current system. Fitts contends, “We have built an infrastructure that doesn’t make economic sense, and we are going to have to change.  What’s happening in state and local budgets is the same thing that is happening […]
  • Biggest Fed Flip Flop in History-Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Analyst/trader Gregory Mannarino says the Federal Reserve just did an about-face on raising interest rates in a matter of weeks. Mannarino contends, “This is incredible and hard to get my head around.  This has got to be the flip-flop of all flip-flops.  At the last FOMC meeting, Janet […]
  • Trump Jr. Treason – NOT, Russian Lawyer Worked for Democrats, Fed Rate Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 292 7.14.17)  There is still no there there with the Russian collusion story in its latest version featuring Donald Trump Jr. This looks more like an episode of “Punk’d,” but there is no crime and no treason according to renowned lawyer Alan Dershowitz.  What this really is all about is […]
  • Bitcoin Civil War Coming Soon-Kevin Lawton
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Keven Lawton is a tech entrepreneur with 10 startups under his belt. He is also an expert in crypto currencies and sees a Bitcoin civil war coming soon.  Lawton says, “In Bitcoin, there are huge scalability issues in terms of transaction speed.  It’s been ongoing for years now.  There is a […]
  • North Korea ICBM Danger, Economic Update, DNC Server Still Hidden
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW291 7.7.17) North Korea celebrated the Fourth of July with a bang by successfully launching a brand new ICBM.  An emergency meeting was called at the UN, and the President said it was “dangerous” and would have to be “dealt with.” The Illinois legislature has overridden the Republican Governor’s veto in that state to pass […]
  • Market Crash Coming – Insiders Run – Lynette Zang
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)  Market analyst Lynette Zang has deep Wall Street experience and is starting to see a worse setup than just before the 2008 market meltdown. Zang explains, “The dollar is weak.  All that is dog and pony.  The real thing is they can’t stimulate the economy by growing any […]
  • CNN Proven Very Fake News, Dollar Tanking, Yellowstone Could Blow
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 290 6.30.17) A CNN producer and a top on air talent were both caught on hidden camera admitting the so-called Trump collusion story was a “nothing burger,” “pretty much BS” and was being followed “because of ratings.” Project VERITAS produced the videos that aired just after CNN was forced to […]
  • Consequence of Rigged Markets is Currency Crisis – James Howard Kunstler
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Author/journalist James Howard Kunstler has been in the writing business for decades and has never seen the geopolitical and economic landscape in America look like it does today. Kunstler explains, “I have never lived through a time, and it’s obvious I have lived a long time . . .  in American […]
  • War & Financial Calamity Two Biggest Trends – Gerald Celente
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Top trends forecaster Gerald Celente thinks of all the things he studies, war and financial calamity are the two biggest trends he sees. The big game changer in the geopolitical global landscape is war coming from the Middle East.  Celente explains, “It’s the war against Iran.  That’s the way […]
  • Middle East Dog Fight, Economic Update Not Good, 6 Million Vote Illegally
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 289 6.23.17) The Middle East had near dogfight aerial combat in the skies over Syria. The U.S. shot down a Syrian fighter jet and an Iranian drone.  Russia immediately halted cooperation with the U.S. in Syria, and warned it would “intercept” any aircraft in areas it controlled.  Russia also charged […]
  • No. 899: June Industrial Production, Retail Sales, CPI and PPI
    (SGS Subscription required) • Weaker-Than-Expected Headline Reporting Continued, as Negative Revisions Plagued Headline Production and Retail Sales Data • Downside Implications for Both First- and Second-Quarter 2017 GDP • Above-or-At-Consensus Headline June Production and Manufacturing Gains Reflected No More than Heavy Downside Revisions to Prior Months • No End in Sight: Record 114 Months of […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
        Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Housing Starts June-2017 07/19/2017   Thursday, July 27, 2017 Existing Home Sales New Home Sales […]
  • No. 898: June Labor Conditions, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • June Payroll Gain Was on Top of Upside Revisions • Nonetheless, Unadjusted Annual Payroll Growth Held at Low Levels Common to Periods Preceding Economic Recession • Headline Unemployment Remained Well Short of Common Experience • June 2017 Unemployment: U.3 Rose to 4.4% from 4.3%, U.6 Rose to 8.6% from 8.4% and […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE: The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Wednesday, July 19th, will cover June New Residential Construction (Housing Starts) and preview the annual benchmark revisions to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) due on July 28th. See Schedule for details.
  • No. 897: Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Freight Index, Private Jobs Surveying
    (SGS Subscription required) • Second-Quarter 2017 Real Merchandise Trade Deficit Remained on Track for Worst Showing Since Second-Quarter 2007 • June Real-World Employment Conditions Continued in Annual Decline, Albeit at a Narrowed Pace Still Not Seen Since the Depths of the 2009 Collapse • In Ongoing, Low-Level Stagnation, May Freight Index Gained Year-to-Year, Holding Shy […]
  • No. 896: First-Quarter 2017 GDP, Third Estimate
    (SGS Subscription required) • Continued Nonsense in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Reporting • First-Quarter 2017 Nominal GDP Did Not Revise; Upside Revision in Real GDP Growth, from 1.15% to 1.42%, All Was in Reduced Inflation, Which Revised from 2.22% to 1.94% • Real First-Quarter Gross Domestic Income (GDI) Growth, Theoretical Equivalent of the GDP, Revised […]
  • No. 895: May 2017 New Orders for Durable Goods
    (SGS Subscription required) • May 2017 New Orders for Durable Goods Continued the General Pattern of Weaker-than-Expected Headline Economic Reporting • Despite Downside Revisions to April, May Orders Declined for the Second Month, Both Before and After Inflation and/or Commercial Aircraft Orders • As Consensus and the Fed Forecasts Shift Towards a Contracting U.S. Economy, […]
  • No. 894: Economic- and Financial-System Conditions, May Household Income and Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • U.S. Economy Is Turning Down Anew, Threatening Banking-System Stability, Likely to Roil FOMC Policy, with Sharply-Negative Impact on the U.S. Dollar and U.S. Equities, Spiking Inflation and Prices of Gold and Silver • Major Market Turmoil Increasingly Likely in the Near Future • Headline Economic Data in the Month Ahead Could […]
  • No. 893: May 2017 Housing Starts, Consumer Liquidity Update
    (SGS Subscription required) • May Housing Starts Plummeted on Top of Downside Revisions, Confounding Happy, Rebounding Consensus Expectations • Stagnant to Downtrending Activity Remained Shy of Recovering Pre-Recession Peaks by 52.0% (-52.0%) for Housing Starts and by 48.4% (-48.4%) for Building Permits • Consumer Liquidity Stresses Continue to Restrain Broad Economic Growth
  • No. 892: May Industrial Production, FOMC, U.S. Dollar and Gold
    (SGS Subscription required) • FOMC Faces Deteriorating Economic Conditions and Renewed Solvency Stresses in the Banking System • June 14th Rate Hike Could Be the Last One for This Cycle • U.S. Dollar Near a Peak? Gold Price Near a Trough? • Headline Unchanged Production and Drop of 0.4% (-0.4%) in Manufacturing Were Boosted by […]

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  • Huntsman to be nominated as US Ambassador to Russia
    “Governor Jon Huntsman Jr. of Utah to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Russian Federation,” the White House said in a press release on Tuesday.
  • NEO – The Fatal Flaw in Washington’s New Energy Strategy
    by F. William Engdahl, … with New Eastern Outlook, Moscow If the feeling of pity would be worth a damn one would be tempted to feel sorry for the hapless Poles. Now Poland’s leaders have again been seduced, this time by a dangerous Washington stratagem: to try to become the Natural Gas Hub of the […]
  • Syrian War Report – July 18, 2017: Army Advancing On ISIS-held Town Of Sukhna
    …from SouthFront On Monday, the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) repelled an attack of pro-Turkish militants in the direction of Ayn Daqnah in the northern part of Aleppo province. According to pro-Kurdish sources, the attack was supported by Turkish artillery units. The artillery shelling also targeted YPG positions in Herbel, Sheikh Issa, and Tel Rifat. […]
  • The Kurds: Washington’s Weapon of Mass Destabilization
    The pop singer, HellyLuv is a willing marketing tool for the Kurds. The Kurds are often portrayed by mainstream media as gallant freedom fighters, with cute girls fighting in their ranks. By and large they have cast their lot with the US in its efforts at regime change in Syria. This places the Kurds in […]
  • UN suspends vaccination as Cholera goes out of control in Yemen
    The United Nations has suspended a shipment of Cholera vaccines for Yemen as the deadly disease is spreading fast across the country. Yemen is facing a severe shortage of medicine because of Saudi Arabia’s harsh embargo.
  • US court upholds ‘gag’ rules on surveillance of social media users
    The FBI, using gag orders, may continue to issue secret national security letters requesting customer data. The NSL’s act as subpoenas. A gag order is usually imposed as well, which facilitates a search without a warrant, all while the customer is unaware that the service provider is legally silenced. Tens of thousands of NSL’s are […]
  • Poll: US president’s approval sinks to 36%
    Jim W. Dean - I was not the only one who said Trump would be his own worst enemy. I did not wish it, as I knew the country would suffer if he did his Mr. Reality TV show shtick, which he has.
  • Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency
    Brand New Book by Author Joshua Green from Bloomberg delivers shocking inside info on U.S. President Trump
  • Cheney, Bremer and the Destruction of Iraq – an analysis
    Not withstanding a clear IAEA report exonerating Iraq of having Weapons of Mass Destruction, the Bush-Cheney administration ignored it and continued to push for a link between Saddam and Al-Qaeda.
  • Will the era of USA’s impunity end?
    [Editor’s note: I don’t think it’s a matter of will the USA lose it’s impunity to act as the world’s bully, more a matter of when as the moral, social, economic and military decline of the USA is clear to see and it is only a matter of time before another power stands up to […]
  • Cynthia, the Runaway Fleshing Eating Bacteria, is Claiming American Lives
    The Alabama Department of Public Health has recently announced that has observed a new pandemic involving a potentially deadly flesh eating virus spreading like wild fire in the Gulf of Mexico area. The majority of those infected were swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, and had minor cuts or bruisers or ate raw seafood from this area. […]
  • The US-Israel are Using Syria Ceasefire to Force Iran Out
    The US-Russia brokered ceasefire agreement, like other such agreements reached in the past, is in place now. This is, however, not a straightforward path to peace in Syria as doubts remain and mutual antagonism continues to be in place as ever before. This is very particular with regard to the positions of both Iran and […]
  • On the Assassination Attempt on Kim Jong-un
    The beginning of May 2017 was marked by a series of high-profile statements published by the DPRK media on the unmasking of an alleged attempt to topple the country’s top leadership. On May 5, the Ministry of State Security of the DPRK made official statements to this effect. Then on May 11, Deputy Foreign Minister […]
  • As ASEAN Shifts East, ISIS Follows
    Where US interests are threatened, ISIS coincidentally appears, threatening those standing in the way. What is behind this increasingly transparent pattern of geopolitical coercion?  As protracted warfare continues in southern Philippines between government forces and militants linked to the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS), fears that the US is leveraging the terrorist group far beyond Syria and […]
  • Yet Another Incident on the Chinese-Indian Border
    The incident following the relatively shallow and bloodless one that happened in early June of this year in an area located on ​​one of the disputed sections of the Chinese-Indian border has this time resulted in a serious situation that has seen mutual demarches being organized along the lines of diplomatic and defense departments. In […]
  • US Hydrocarbon Racketeering Turns into an Expensive Headache for Washington’s Allies
    We’ve already touched upon the hydrocarbon racketeering strategies adopted by the Trump administration in a bid to put the US in the driving seat of the international politics once again. In a bid to lower the rigid criticism of Washington’s aspirations to secure energy dominance, the US President Trump has recently announced during the talks […]
  • Who Should Be Held Responsible for the Cruel Bloodshed in Syria
    It goes without saying that it’s mainly due to the unprecedented courage of certain journalists that go above and beyond to report the truth, we know that that there’s a whole list of Western countries that continue arming such radical terrorist groups as Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS. On June 15, the UN report would release […]
  • Brzezinski Wanted NATO to Become the “Hub of a Globe-Spanning Web” of Security Pacts
    The end of May marked the death of a man who had been at the center of global affairs for decades. Zbigniew Brzezinski, born in Warsaw in the 1920s, was one of the most influential foreign policy advisers in the US, who also played a pivotal role in the drive towards further global integration. Brzezinski earned his Ph.D. […]
  • Britain is Determined to Drag Yet Another War Crimes Investigation
    London has always been particularly articulate when it comes to all sorts of discussions of various armed conflicts, yet it prefers to remain silent about the fact that it bears direct responsibility for provoking a number of them. In this regard, it’s safe to state that England has always been happy to lie when the […]
  • What Role Has Israel Played In the Refugee Crisis?
    Europe has been content to blame its current societal and economic decline on malfeasant leaders like EU Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel or France’s ex-president François Hollande. If the people of Europe only knew the real actors behind, Israel would not be unscathed in this whole Arab Spring charade. Yes, Europe has the Israelis […]
  • Zombies R Us: "We, The People" Are The Walking Dead Of The American Police State
    Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, RIP George Romero (1940-2017). Romero - a filmmaker hailed as the architect of the zombie genre - is dead at the age of 77, but the zombified police state culture he railed against lives on. Just take a look around you. “We the people” have become the […]
  • 3 California Counties File Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuits Against "Big Oil" Over Rising Sea Levels
    Just when you think you've seen it all, the snowflake capital of the world finds new, creative and amazing ways to shock your system.  In it's latest attempt to do just that, three California counties, two in the Bay Area and one in Southern California, have filed a lawsuit against 37 of the world’s biggest […]
  • How To Solve The Healthcare Conundrum: "Make 'Them' Pay"
    Authored by Mark St.Cyr, Over the last decade there’s been no other subject more debated and central to people’s lives, than the current healthcare debacle making its way through the economy. Since the inception of what is colloquially known as Obamacare, the entire complex that was once the envy of the world seems to now […]
  • Most Americans Are Unwilling To Pay More For "Made In The USA" Products, Poll Finds
    President Donald Trump swept into office in November after promising to protect downtrodden American manufacturers by imposing trade barriers that would make US goods more competitive in the US, and around the world. Yet to the relief of US retailers, Trump has, for now, at least, shelved his threats to impose strict tariffs on Chinese […]
  • Snyder Rages "We Need To Build Trump's Wall, And We Need To Build It Tall & Strong"
    Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, Did you know that Mexico is the second deadliest nation on the entire planet? The drug war down there continues to spiral completely out of control, and often the violence spills over to our own side of the border. Thanks to President Trump, security along the […]
  • Fighting inflation with FX, a real traders market
    (GLOBALINTELHUB.COM) Dover, DE — 7/18/2017 — Hidden in plain site, as the Trump administration finally released something of substance regarding the so called promised “Trade Negotiation” we see FX take center stage in the global drama unfolding.  As noted on a Zero Hedge article: The much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) released by […]
  • BOJ Plans To Drop Inflation Target At Thursday's Meeting
    The Bank of Japan is finally acknowledging something that Federal Reserve policy makers like San Francisco Fed President John Williams acknowledged months ago, when he published a paper highlighting the growing disconnect between the tightening labor market and consumer prices. As Credit Suisse strategist Burkhard Varnholt explained two months ago, the growing heft of e-commerce […]
  • Spot The Horse
    Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Yesterday after writing my piece about Tesla and Bitcoin, I received an email from one of the smartest guys I know. “Funny that you wrote about shorting Elon’s science project and GBTC. I just bought both this morning. Thanks for the extra liquidity. Always appreciative of […]
  • What Bond Traders Are Most Worried About Right Now
    The latest monthly survey of credit investors from Bank of America, released overnight, shows the same familiar paradox we have seen ever since the start of the year: most survey respondents are allegedly scared worried about geopolitics and a concerned that the market is a bubble, and yet at the same time, most are allocating […]
  • Murder Of Green Berets In Jordan Exposed Secretive CIA Syria Program Details
    "The Jordanian government had a strong incentive to gloss over the murders of the three Green Berets.  Likewise, the CIA was scared of potential blowback and the exposing of their covert program," says investigative journalist Jack Murphy, himself an Army special forces veteran. A premeditated green-on-blue attack in Jordan outside of King Faisal Air Base (at […]
  • It’s not just Jared Kushner — Ivanka Trump’s security clearance now in question by lawmakers
    President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner isn’t the only White House adviser whose security clearance is coming under scrutiny — it looks like Ivanka Trump’s is now in the spotlight as well. The New York Daily News reports that a group of over 20 lawmakers are...
  • Donald Trump bows to reason and admits Iran is complying with the nuclear deal
    Monday will be remembered as the day the Senate Republican health care bill died a very miserable and painful death. But as the clock crept closer to midnight, another significant piece of policy news broke: for the time being, the Trump administration will continue to certify Iran’s compliance of...
  • Stephen Hawking says we ‘need to leave earth’
    “Spreading out into space will completely change the future of humanity,” says Stephen Hawking. It “may be the only thing that saves us from ourselves. I am convinced that humans need to leave Earth”. The world-famous physicist was talking at a recent science festival in Trondheim, Norway. And his...
  • ‘We can safely assume the worst‘: Morning Joe dumbfounded by Trump’s secret meeting with Putin
    MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough was astonished by reports that President Donald Trump secretly met with Vladimir Putin with only a Russian translator present. The private and undisclosed meeting leaves the president vulnerable to his Russian counterpart’s characterization of their conversation,...
  • Senate Republicans reluctantly consider bipartisan healthcare talks
    As their seven-year effort to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed in the U.S. Senate, Republicans faced the prospect of doing the once unthinkable: working with Democrats to make fixes to former President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare law. Bipartisan breakthroughs would likely come in the...
  • Twitter users condemn second meeting between Trump and Putin
    Social media was aghast at the news of President Donald Trump having a second “secret” meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a July 7 dinner organized by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for all the world leaders who attended the G20 summit. The White House however, put out a...
  • First double-hand transplant in child a success
    An 8-year-old boy is now able to write, eat and get dressed on his own, thanks to a double-hand transplant performed just a few years ago. The case study, published Tuesday in the Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, highlights a procedure performed by a team of doctors at Children’s Hospital of...
  • Mayoral candidate Paul Congemi asks audience members to ‘go back to Africa’
    The campaign for mayoral election of St. Petersburg, Florida, took an ugly turn when candidate Paul Congemi attacked members of the Uhuru movement and their representative, Jesse Nevel, during a debate Tuesday, telling them to “go back to Africa.” This outburst came during a mayoral...
  • Don Jr and Eric are ‘miserable’ — and can’t wait for White House nightmare to end, friends say
    President Donald Trump’s family is reportedly not enjoying their father’s term in the White House. According to a new report in People Magazine, friends of the Trump family revealed the president’s sons Don Jr. and Eric are miserable and want the next three years to be over. In a...
  • Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as Russia ambassador: White House
    U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Jon Huntsman, an envoy to China under former Democratic President Barack Obama, as U.S. ambassador to Russia, the White House said on Tuesday. The job, all the more high-profile because of allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential...
  • MH370 search data unveils fishing hot spots, ancient geological movements
    Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, released by Australia on Wednesday, could help increase the knowledge of rich fisheries and the prehistoric movement of the earth’s southern continents. The Indian Ocean search ended in...
  • Saudi national carrier says laptop ban on US flights ended
    A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. In March, U.S. officials imposed restrictions on passengers carrying laptops and other large electronic gear in...
  • Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. says she is ready to testify to Congress
    The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr after his father won the 2016 U.S. Republican presidential nomination has said she is ready to testify to Congress to dispel what she called “mass hysteria” about the encounter. President Donald Trump’s eldest son eagerly agreed last year...
  • Massive California wildfire threatens power supply to Yosemite National Park
    Massive Calif. wildfire threatens power supply to Yosemite National Park A massive wildfire in Mariposa County, Calif., triggered a new round of evacuations Tuesday as flames threatened power lines that feed Yosemite National Park, officials said. The 19,600-acre Detwiler fire, which is burning...
  • The myth of drug expiration dates
    The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates This story was co-published with NPR’s Shots blog. The box of prescription drugs had been forgotten in a back closet of a retail pharmacy for so long that some of the pills predated the 1969 moon landing. Most were 30 to 40 years past their expiration dates —...
  • Hotelier-in-Chief: Here are the Trumps’ new hotels
    Hotelier-in-Chief: Here Are the Trumps’ New Hotels This story was co-published with Forbes. Last August, Mississippi’s governor introduced a local hotel developer to then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a $1,000-per-plate private fundraiser in Jackson. The developer, Suresh...
  • Here are 3 reasons why Catholic bishops are holding their tongues on the GOP’s health care debacle
    When President Obama proposed requiring health plans to cover common contraceptives without charge, the Catholic bishops howled like the world was coming to an end. Dire warnings about the future of religious liberty were issued on a regular basis by Cardinal Timothy Dolan, then-head of the U.S....
  • What American flag-worship looks like to a new citizen
    At the Celebrate Freedom concert in Washington, DC, earlier this month Donald Trump told the crowd that, “In America, we don’t worship government, we worship God.” The telling liturgical response from the gathered congregation was a chant of “USA! USA!” Indeed. Three weeks after I first moved to...
  • WATCH: Sean Hannity freaks out on GOP for failing to fulfill Trump’s health care promise
    Fox News’ Sean Hannity on Tuesday threw an epic fit over the GOP’s failure to repeal and replace ObamaCare, insisting all the “lazy” senators need to sit in a room, “turn off the air conditioner” order some pizza, KFC and Wendy’s and not leave until they’ve come up with a way to take away...
  • WATCH: Rachel Maddow mocks GOP for healthcare flop after seven years of ‘impotent practice’ under Obama
    Tuesday night MSNBC host Rachel Maddow was incredulous that the GOP could control both houses of Congress and the White House and still not get it together enough to make good on their 7-year-old promise to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. Maddow broke it down, part by part. “Even as...

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