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  • 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.
  • Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2
    Following up this article.. Tepco to scan Reactor 2 with Muon again after Nagoya uni already confirmed nothing remaining [URL]   Tepco admitted the molten fuel is transferred to multiple places The post Tepco admits molten nuclear fuel is transferred in multiple places of Reactor 2 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant
    According to Tepco, highly contaminated water leaked from a water storage tank on 6/26/2016. All β nuclides density is reportedly 96,000,000 Bq/m3. Cs-134/137 density is also 700,000 Bq/m3. Tepco states The post 7 million Bq of all β nuclides leaked as contaminated water in Fukushima plant appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food
    According to the French embassy in Japan, they held Fukushima food dinner party on 6/17/2016. Fukushima governor. Uchibori, Minister for Reconstruction. Takagi, and a French singer. Charles Aznavour were invited by the The post The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result
    The population statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications show Japanese census result is largely different from demographic and migration data. It is the statistics titled “Time series of population The post Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city
    Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students The post Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), a major quake occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 7:54 of 6/12/2016 (JST). Magnitude was 5.0. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The post M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Standing on House of Cards-Jonathan Cahn
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)  Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, a Messianic Jew, is out with a third best-seller in a row called “The Book of Mysteries.” In the “Harbinger,” he has said things like the attack on America on 9/11 was a warning.  Now, Cahn is out with some new warnings.  On the economy, […]Related Posts:Stock & Bond Bubbles Mu […]
  • Teetering on Global War in Middle East, Obama Failed Black Community, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 255 9.23.16) The ceasefire is basically over in the Syrian War after less than a week. The U.S. reportedly bombed a known Syrian military position five days into the cease fire and killed at least 83 Syrian soldiers and wounded more than 100.  The U.S. says it was just a […]Related Posts:More Islamic Terror in France, Bl […]
  • We Are Headed For War-Paul Craig Roberts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Former Assistant Treasury Secretary (in the Reagan Administration) Dr. Paul Craig Roberts has a stark warning for the world. Dr. Roberts says, “We changed our nuclear doctrine.  It used to be we used nuclear weapons only in retaliation.  There was no first use, but the George W. Bush regime, the Neocons, […]Related Posts:US S […]
  • Stock & Bond Bubbles Much Worse Than 1929-David Stockman
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Economic expert and best-selling author David Stockman offers a dire view of the deep financial trouble America faces in his new book titled “Trumped!”   Stockman warns, “I think we are on the very edge, but what is different this time and makes it scarier . . . is I believe the […]Related Posts:Investors Heading for Slaught […]
  • Catastrophic Bond Market Collapse Approaches-Michael Pento
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Money manager Michael Pento wrote a book a few years ago warning of “The Coming Bond Market Collapse.” All the signs say this calamity is very close. Pento explains, “Global central bank balance sheets have risen from $6 trillion in 2007 to $21 trillion today. That’s the increase in the size […]Related Posts:Most Dangerous St […]
  • Rising Rates: Financial Extinction Level Event Coming-Michael Krieger
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Former Wall Street analyst Michael Krieger says the key to predicting this market is to watch interest rates. Krieger explains, “Do I think that there is going to be a huge U.S. currency devaluation next month?  No I don’t, but on the flip side, there is going to […]Related Posts:Disintegration & Ov […]
  • Hillary Clinton Update, Economy Continues to Sink, G-20 Fears
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (9.9.16) Hillary Clinton is having trouble with words and phrases that begin with the letter “C.” She has explaining to do on her concussion while at the State Department, cyber security, coughing, The Clinton Foundation and classified documents. In her first so-called press conference in 278 days, she walked off when […]Rela […]
  • Bubbles are Everywhere in Franken Markets-Chris Martenson
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Resource analyst and futurist Chris Martenson says “bubbles are everywhere,” and it’s the fault of central banks.  Martenson explains, “Italian 10-year debt is trading with a lower yield than 10-year U.S. debt.  That’s because the European Central Bank (ECB) has created a massive bubble in the bond market. . . . […]Related Po […]
  • Pre-Collapse More Dangerous Than Actual Collapse-Warren Pollock
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday release) Geopolitical and financial analyst Warren Pollock says danger for all Americans is here right now. Pollock explains, “Where we are is more important than where we will be because right now, we are in sort of a Twilight Zone of transition between stability and instability. I think this […]Related Posts:W […]
  • Trump Immigration Policy Update, MSM Lies for Hillary, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 253 9.2.16) Donald Trump had a fantastic week that included a surprise trip to Mexico to talk with the President of Mexico. After that, Trump flew to Phoenix to give a 10 point immigration policy speech that went over big.  Of course, if you watch the mainstream media (MSM), Trump […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up by […]
  • The Stunning Roadmap To $26,000 Gold
    With many investors worried about the economic turmoil that has engulfed the globe, is gold headed to $26,000? The post The Stunning Roadmap To $26,000 Gold appeared first on King World News.
  • Rob Arnott: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Rob Arnott: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Research Affiliates - Rob's firm RALLC manages and licenses over $165 billion and also sub advises mutual funds and ETFs for the Schwab Funds, Powershares and Nomura. He is also portfolio manager on the PIMCO All Asset and All Asset All Authority family of funds and a suite of PIMCO products based on […]
  • Rob Arnott
    Rob Arnott: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Research Affiliates - Rob's firm RALLC manages and licenses over $165 billion and also sub advises mutual funds and ETFs for the Schwab Funds, Powershares and Nomura. He is also portfolio manager on the PIMCO All Asset and All Asset All Authority family of funds and a suite of PIMCO products based on […]
  • The Unthinkable Has Now Become Reality
    With continued uncertainty in global markets, the unthinkable has now become reality. The post The Unthinkable Has Now Become Reality appeared first on King World News.
  • A Powerful Note From Bill Fleckenstein’s Source The ‘Lord Of The Dark Matter’
    On the heels of the Fed's decision not to raise interest rates in the United States, here is a powerful note from Bill Fleckenstein's source the "Lord of the Dar Matter." The post A Powerful Note From Bill Fleckenstein’s Source The ‘Lord Of The Dark Matter’ appeared first on King World News.
  • No. 834: August 2016 Housing Starts, Freight Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Monthly Drops in August Housing Starts and Building Permits More than Offset Prior-Period Gains • Both Starts and Permits Held in Smoothed, Non-Recovering, Low-Level Stagnation; Still Shy of Pre-Recession Highs by 50% • August Freight Index Indicated a Deepening Recession […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Existing Home Sales New Home Sales New Orders for Durable Goods August-2016 […]
  • No. 833: Annual Income, Consumer Liquidity, CPI, Real Retail Sales and Earnings
    (SGS Subscription required) • Consumer Conditions Continue to Deteriorate • 2015 Household-Income Boost Reflected New Surveying of IRA Withdrawals and Census-Gimmicked Interest Income • Consistently Surveyed, 2015 Household Income Remained Shy of Its Level at the 2009 Trough of the Economic Collapse and Held Below Levels of the Late-1980s and-Early 1970s • R […]
  • No. 832: August Production, Retail Sales, PPI
    (SGS Subscription required) • August Sales and Production Showed an Intensifying, Renewed Downturn • Before Inflation Adjustment, August Retail Sales Declined in All Major Sectors, with Sharply Slowing Annual Growth • Nominal Sales Decline Would Have Been Twice as Deep but for Boosts from Seasonal-Adjustment Inconsistencies and Distortions • Although August […]
  • No. 831: General Outlook
    (SGS Subscription required) • Tough Week Ahead for Headline Economic Data • No Chance of a Near-Term Overheating of the Economy • Jawboning for an Imminent FOMC Rate Hike Hits Stocks, Boosts the Dollar, Hits Gold and Silver • Broad Outlook Unchanged […]
  • FLASH No. 830: Initial 2016 Benchmark Payroll Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Private Sector Clobbered by 2016 Payroll Benchmark Revisions • Biggest Hits Were to Health Services, Temp Services, and Retail Trade • Biggest Upside Revision Was in Government […]
  • No. 829: Labor Market, Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, M3 and Consumer Conditions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Real Construction Spending Remained Down 24% (-24%) from Recovering Its Pre-Recession Peak • Weakest Real Construction Spending Growth since Series Trough in 2011 • Monthly Unemployment Data Simply Are Not-Comparable, Heavily Skewed by Inconsistent Seasonal Adjustments • August 2016 Unemployment Rates Held Even: U.3 at 4.9%, U.6 […]
  • Commentaries News
    The next regular Commentary,  The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Wednesday, September 28th, will cover August New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales. A Commentary on Thursday, September 29th, will cover the third estimate, second revision to second-quarter 2016 GDP.  Please see the schedule for details.
  • No. 828: First Revision to Second-Quarter 2016 GDP
    (SGS Subscription required) • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Second-Quarter Growth Revised to 1.1% (Previously 1.2%) versus 0.8% in First Quarter • Gross Domestic Income (Theoretical GDP Equivalent) Growth Plunged to 0.2% in Second Quarter from 0.8% in First Quarter • Gross National Product (Broadest Measure) Growth Jumped to 1.6% in Second Quarter from 0.0% i […]
  • No. 827: July New Orders for Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales, FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • Federal Reserve Spokespeople Renew Their Rate-Hike Hype, Yet Economic Activity Remains far from Recovery • Durable Goods Orders Turned Negative Year-to-Year, Both Before and After Adjustment for Inflation and Commercial Aircraft • Mixed Signals from Headline Home-Sales Activity, with Existing-Homes in Faltering Monthly and Annua […]

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  • It’s Congress, Stupid!
    Anyone who believes that Donald Trump or Hilary Clinton will make a material difference to the future of the nation is a stupid fool. It is the Congress that has the real power to reshape the nation and its future. The Speaker of the House, while not enjoying the privileges of Air Force One and the trappings of the Presidency, is the most powerful man in Was […]
  • Vladimir Putin intellectually destroys NWO agent and Yale historian Timothy Snyder
    "When ideology is your guide, you’re bound to get lost. Ideology deludes, inspires dishonesty, and breeds fanaticism."
  • Russian mechanized infantry unit arrives in Pakistan for joint military drills
    © Donat Sorokin/TASS MOSCOW, September 23. /TASS/. A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Southern Military Command has arrived in Pakistan to take part in the first ever joint military drills dubbed Friendship-2016, the Southern Military Command’s press service told journalist on Friday. READ ALSO Pakistan interested in Russian electronic warfare technol […]
  • Your Radiation This Week No 73 and 74
    The corruption may originate with a machine error, programming glitch, human intervention or change, intended or not. Of course, it may be falsified.
  • How Israel Was Busted Nuking Yemen
    Jeff Smith..."By now, every VT reader will be aware that Israel dropped a neutron bomb on Yemen on behalf of their Saudi allies."
  • Heart of Darkness: Erdogan in Conclave with Zionist Lobby in NY
    “There is a need to allow for the Palestinian people to establish an independent Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, based on the two-state solution,” he told the UN General Assembly
  • Abbas, Netanyahu clash over Balfour declaration at UN summit
    DAILY SABAH WITH WIRES Istanbul Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded British apology for its Balfour declaration in 1917 endorsing the founding of a Jewish homeland in Palestine on Thursday. Abbas also urged Britain to recognize Palestine as a state. Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, Abbas criticized Israel for expanding its illegal settlements […]
  • Syria Demands Investigation of Aleppo Convoy
    For objective probe in incident with attack on UN humanitarian convoy in Syria it is necessary to find and examine ammunition used to hit the convoy, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
  • Responding to aliens is a really, really bad idea – Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking has advised us earthlings to be extremely wary about answering any signals from aliens when they eventually come calling. Hawking made the comments during his new online show ‘Stephen Hawking’s Favourite Places’. In the programme, the renowned astrophysicist ‘visits’ the potentially habitable Gliese 832c, a planet located some 16 light-years […]
  • 4 dead, 1 critical in shooting north of Seattle; suspect at large
    We have known for some time that the last two months of the run-up to the election was going to be a very dangerous time indeed, where the likelihood of a terrorist incident was extremely high.
  • Russia’s Red Lines: How Far Will NATO Go?
    Hapless NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg flew into Tbilisi last week, to wave his hands about like some kind of puppet while coming out with the same old pre-programmed message to the waiting Georgian public: “I cannot give the exact date of NATO membership as it depends on your progress”. They always say the same old […]
  • On the Sino-Japanese “Edge” of the “Russia-China-Japan” Triangle
    Some aspects of two recent forums (the Second Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) held in Vladivostok and the G20 Summit hosted by Hangzhou) created fertile ground for a discussion concerning a range of problems inherent in the “Sino-Russo-Japanese” tripartite relations. Over time, the relevance of the discussion will only be increasing, especially if the future pr […]
  • Racial Tensions are Tearing the US Apart
    It’s a sad fact that massive civilian protests that are quickly turning into riots have become a common occurrence in the US today. According to the US analytical media source End Of American Dream, the town of Charlotte in North Carolina has been plunged into chaos by widespread cases of civilian disobedience, in spite of […]
  • The Atlantic Widens
    Since the end of World War II, Europe (its Western half, in any case) has been tied to the US via the Atlantic Alliance, forced to turn its back on the rest of the Eurasian continent of which it is a part. Originally, it was because of Communism, but since the dissolution of the Soviet […]
  • Washington Tries to Break BRICS – Rape of Brazil Begins
    Washington’s regime change machinery has for the time being succeeded in removing an important link in the alliance of large emerging nations by railroading through a Senate impeachment of the duly elected President, Dilma Rousseff. On August 31 her Vice President Michel Temer was sworn in as President. In his first speech as president, the […]
  • Libyan Oil – the Bargaining Chip in the Struggle for Power
    Between September 11 and 12, 2016, the Libyan army, under the command of General Khalifa Haftar, took control of the key oil facilities of the ‘Oil Crescent’ on the Mediterranean coast in Zawiya, Ras Lanuf and Sidra as well as Zueitina and Mersa Brega, through which the bulk of the oil produced in the country […]
  • Is the Syrian Ceasefire a Dead Man Walking?
    “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception.” ― Niccolò Machiavelli The Syrian ceasefire exists in name only, after the Kerry-Lavrov UN side meeting when they stated they would carry forward even after fighting resumed. But realistically, how can they do that when the ceasefire itself has become a war of words, charges […]
  • The US Attack near Deir ez-Zor as Seen from the Middle East
    “The American bombing in Deir ez-Zor, pieces of evidence and responses”, “An outrageous backstab”, “What is behind the American onslaught?” – those are the headlines one could run across while looking through the Middle Eastern media sources on the recent raid of the international coalition led by the United States against the position of the […]
  • America ‘Accidently’ Strikes Syria: Could it Have a Different Meaning?
    While the US-led coalition’s airstrikes in the eastern parts of Syria have been told to have taken place due purely to an “accident”, the incident stands out as yet another unmistakable evidence of America’s dual strategy and potentially conflicting aims of countering ISIS and removing Assad from power in Syria at the same time. Hence, […]
  • Wipe Pyongyang off the face of the Earth
    After North Korea’s fifth nuclear test, the South Korean military announced a new plan that they dubbed KMPR: Korea Massive Punishment & Retaliation, which was presented on September 9, 2016 to South Korean Parliament. This “massive” plan will be implemented “as soon as the North shows the slightest hint of a nuclear attack”, after which […]
  • Washington Mall Shooter Caught: Suspect Is 20 Year Old Turk
    Following last night's shooting at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, WA mall, when an unidentified gunman killed 5 then managed to slip away from authorities for nearly 24 hours, moments ago the Washington State Patrol tweeted that the shooter has, after a daylong manhunt, been captured. Gunman captured tonight by authorities, Details forthcoming, Press C […]
  • Bill Clinton's Ex-Girlfriend, Gennifer Flowers, Confirms She Will "Definitely Be At The Debate"
    Following Trump's earlier tweet, "If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, perhaps I will put Gennifer Flowers right alongside of him!"; Bill Clinton's old girlfriend confirmed she will indeed be attending the debates on Monday. In response to Hillary Clinton giving Mark Cuban front row seats at the deb […]
  • Charlotte Police Release Dashcam, Body-Cam Footage Of Keith Scott's Death, Chief Says "Absolutely" Had A Gun
    Update:  Charlotte police have just released the following bodycam footage of the event. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7zL49wnN6s] Here is the dashcam footage...   GRAPHIC VIDEO: part of the dash-cam video released by @CMPD #KeithScott @TWCNewsCLT pic.twitter.com/fGAYdQpiAs — Christina Watkins (@CWatkinsTV) September 24, 2016   And additionally, t […]
  • Here's How CIA Puppet-Masters Are Deliberately Picking A 'World War III Level' Fight
    Via DasiyLuther.com, It’s really quite embarrassing on a global scale when members of our own government seem to be deliberately trying to pick fights with people who aren’t interested in fighting with us. If you’ve traveled outside of the United States much, you probably know that we Americans have a rather negative reputation off of our own shores. Now, ge […]
  • Extensive Immigration Study Finds Impact On "Aggregate Wealth Of Natives Is, At Best, A Wash"
    Immigration has been and will continue to be a hot button topic in the 2016 presidential campaign.  Trump has called for a wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico and a halt to all immigration from certain "countries of concern to national security."  Meanwhile, Hillary has called for more relaxed immigration policies that would grant illeg […]
  • America's 24/7 Circus Maximus
    Authored by Pepe Escobar, originally posted op-ed via SputnikNews.com, Perplexed global public opinion holds its breath at the (circus) best American “democracy” is able to conjure. The first cage match this coming Monday between a Queen of War profiting from a mighty (Clinton) Cash Machine and a billionaire uber-narcissist adored by a “basket of deplorables […]
  • "Eight Election Trades For November 8th"
    No matter the outcome of the presidential election, according to BofA's Chief Investment Strategist, Michael Hartnett, 2017 will likely be a year of small absolute returns as the bank expects higher rates will collide with high bond and equity valuations, but it will be a year of big rotations "as investors shift from ZIRP winners like bonds, US, g […]
  • Dead People Are Voting In The Key Swing State Of Colorado
    Colorado has been a key swing state in recent presidential elections after flip-flopping back and forth between support for Democratic and Republican candidates.  Obama won the state in the past two elections but George Bush prevailed for the two preceding contests while Bob Dole narrowly eked out a victory against Clinton in 1996.  That said, the margin of […]
  • Foreign Buying Plummets In Vancouver: Sales To Foreigners Crash 96%
    China's favorite offshore money laundering hub is officially no longer accepting its money. According to data released by British Columbia’s Ministry of Finance on Thursday, foreign investors officially disappeared from Vancouver’s property market last month after the local government imposed a 15% surcharge to curb a record-shattering surge in home pri […]
  • We Are Stuck In Depression Until The Legend Of The "Maestro" Finally Dies
    Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Alan Greenspan is confused – again. The man who admitted to the world a decade ago he didn’t know much if anything about interest rates is now trying to change that reputation by suggesting yet again interest rates are set to rise. In testimony before Congress in February 2005, the then-Chairman o […]
  • Is Donald Trump one of Russia’s ‘Useful Idiots?’
    by Jeffrey Kaplan Jeffrey Kaplan is a recently retired Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Wisconsin. He has written more than a dozen books and more than fifty articles on religious terrorism and political violence. His most recent article is on ISIS in Terrorism &... […]
  • Eight people shot in Baltimore incident — including 3-year-old girl
    A shooting incident in Baltimore, MD has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries. According to WFTL Radio, officials are searching for three individuals who opened fire on a group of people in a neighborhood in East Baltimore. A spokesman for the Baltimore Police Department said that none of the... […]
  • Charlotte shooting victim Keith Scott’s family says killing makes no sense
    Charlotte police released body camera and dashboard videos on Saturday showing the fatal shooting of a black man that triggered protests in the North Carolina city, but the footage did not show whether the victim was holding a gun. Family of Keith Scott, who was killed on Tuesday, said the footage... […]
  • Ex-LAPD cop: Charlotte Police ‘escalated the situation’ and are pushing a ‘false narrative’ about Keith Scott
    Former Los Angeles Police Department Sergeant Cheryl Dorsey appeared on CNN Newsroom on Saturday afternoon and suggested that the Charlotte Police Department is creating a “false narrative” about the death of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott, who was killed on Tuesday. Anchor Poppy Harlow... […]
  • Michigan State football players emulate raised-fist protest in NFL
    Three college football players from Michigan State University raised their fists during the U.S. national anthem on Saturday, emulating NFL players who have chosen the gesture to protest racial inequality. The protest by fullback Delton Williams, defensive end Gabe Sherrod and safety Kenney Lyke... […]
  • WATCH: Charlotte police release body camera video of Keith Lamont Scott shooting
    On Saturday, the Charlotte Police Department released body camera video from the shooting incident that killed Keith Lamont Scott. Scott was gunned down by officers on Tuesday after a standoff. The 43-year-old’s wife recorded the tense moments leading up to the shooting. The Charlotte... […]
  • Who is Gennifer Flowers? 10 facts about Bill Clinton’s former mistress and Donald Trump’s new friend
    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign plans to bring a one-time mistress of former President Bill Clinton to his showdown Monday night against Hillary Clinton at the first 2016 presidential debate. And you thought U.S. politics had hit its lowest point when Trump alluded to his penis size... […]
  • Gennifer Flowers says she’ll join Donald Trump at Monday’s presidential debate
    Gennifer Flowers — a woman with whom former Pres. Bill Clinton had an extramarital affair — has announced that she is accepting Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s invitation to sit in the front row of Monday night’s presidential debate. BuzzFeed News reported... […]
  • San Francisco’s Civic Center and UN Plaza evacuated due to possible gunman
    San Francisco police have evacuated the Civic Center and the U.N. Plaza as police attempt to talk to a man they say may be armed. According to KGO, police have cleared the area on reports that a man in a green jacket was pointing what appeared to be a weapon. According to ABC7, a SWAT team has been... […]
  • Charter school teacher threatened student’s mom with rape after drug deal went bad: prosecutor
    A Bronx charter school teacher, who was arrested on Friday after beating a 16-year-old student over a drug deal gone bad, also threatened the student’s mom with rape, reports the New York Daily News. John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy instructor Kevin Pope was released without bail Saturday... […]
  • Illinois man arrested after handing 12-year-old a gun and telling him to shoot him in the head
    An Illinois man with a felony conviction on his record has been taken into custody after he was accused of handing a 12-year-old child a gun and requesting he shoot him, reports CBS Chicago. According to the Round Lake Park Police Department, Armond M. Meyers, 43 is being held over the incident in... […]
  • Does marijuana hold the cure for Alzheimer’s
    Does Marijuana Hold the Cure for Alzheimer’s? This article was originally published on the Motley Fool. The statistics associated with Alzheimer’s disease are downright depressing. The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in... […]
  • Here are 7 awful bands we can blame Nirvana for inspiring
    7 Awful Bands That We Can Blame Nirvana For Inspiring There’s been a dark aspect to Nirvana’s influence over the past few decades. If everyone who bought one of the 30,000 copies of the Velvet Underground’s debut album started a band, as Brian Eno once claimed, then everyone who... […]
  • New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton
    The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States. “A lifetime’s commitment to solving problems in the real world qualifies Hillary Clinton... […]
  • Tim Wise: Donald Trump is like a drug dealer who’s ‘high on his own supply’ selling racism to bigots
    The panel on Saturday’s edition of MSNBC’s AMJoy came down hard on Donald Trump Saturday morning, using the comments of a racist former campaign volunteer in Ohio as an example of the type of voters the GOP presidential candidate’s rhetoric attracts. After sharing a clip of former... […]
  • The most common punctuation errors
    Sep. 24 is National Punctuation Day. Period. Jeff Rubin birthed National Punctuation Day — the occasion is not an officially recognized holiday — in 2004 to celebrate the underappreciated art of correct grammar. Rubin’s official website for the day describes the day as “a celebration of... […]
  • Where Hillary Clinton is losing ground
    For Democrats, a nightmare scenario is looking more and more like a possible reality: Donald Trump is close to even with Hillary Clinton in the presidential polls. Clinton received a significant bump in the polls following a successful Democratic National Convention and a series of self-inflicted... […]
  • 9 states debating legal weed
    More than 82 million U.S. residents will have the chance to cast ballots on marijuana measures when they go to vote for president come Election Day in November. Marijuana laws – whether it be to legalize or decriminalize – have been added to the ballot in nine states. Here’s everything you... […]
  • Fair or not, pressure’s on Clinton at first debate
    Donald Trump has never participated in a one-on-one presidential debate. Hillary Clinton has been in 10 of them. Yet it’s Clinton, not Trump, who is under the most pressure when the two presidential candidates face off Monday night in New York. And analysts say her performance could have a real... […]
  • Police capture gunman who killed five in shooting at Washington mall
    UPDATE (10:37 p.m. EDT): The Washington State Patrol is reporting that officers have apprehended the gunman. “#cascademallshooter is in custody. More details coming,” said the patrol’s Twitter account at 10:16 Eastern time on Saturday night. The agency is expected to hold a press... […]
  • Our Fatal Attraction with Technology
    The corporate spin is that GMOs (genetically engineered organisms) sprayed with toxic chemicals are somehow ‘sustainable.’ Logic dictates that this method of agriculture can never be ‘sustainable,’ but that does not stop the wheels of the machine.
  • Vaccine-glyphosate link exposed by Anthony Samsel
    The latest bombshell to come from Anthony Samsel is from the sixth paper, which is not yet published, but whose supporting data is already making waves – various popular vaccines are contaminated with glyphosate.
  • Human Farming
    Our present day system.
  • New GMOs Genetically Engineering Our World
    What we have seen thus far in the field of genetic engineering has been just the awkward beginnings of a plan to re-engineer the world and all of its various organisms into a ‘new and improved’ version.
  • Sex, Drugs and TV Programming
    They don’t call it “programming” for nuthin’ folks…
  • I Am The Pusherman
    You might think that I am an illicit drug pusher, but I’m not. What I do is legal. Acceptable. Perfectly normal. Almost every American has my product. And it is there for the children too.
  • When Machines Make Our Decisions
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Japan says some tsunami reconstruction funds going to whaling

Tokyo (CNN) — The Japanese government has affirmed that $29 million from its budget for post-earthquake and tsunami reconstruction is going toward extra security measures for the country’s whaling fleet, angering environmental activists like Greenpeace.

The whaling industry is “siphoning money away from the victims of the March 11 triple disaster, at a time when they need it most,” Junichi Sato, executive director of Greenpeace Japan, said this week, referring to the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that struck Japan in March.

But Tatsuya Nakaoku, an official from the Japanese Fisheries Agency, said Thursday he funds would help “support the reconstruction of a whaling town and nearby area,” which was devastated by the natural disasters.

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