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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.
  • Our Enemy is Truly Evil – Dr. Dave Janda
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Radio host, patriot and retired orthopedic surgeon Dr. Dave Janda is an outspoken critic of Obama Care. Dr. Janda says, “Obama Care is cancer–period.  You can’t tweak cancer.  You have to cut it out.  You have to destroy it, and any plan that does not completely get rid of Obama Care, the […]
  • China Dollar Dump Means Hyperinflation – Chris Martenson
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Resource analyst and futurist Chris Martenson says everyone should be taking notice of our “dangerous markets.” At the center of the danger zone is the declining U.S. dollar.  Martenson explains, “We are talking about a steady erosion of the dollar as a reserve currency.  I think that is […]
  • North Korea Fires Another, China US Trade Friction, Dollar Negative News
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 301 9.15.17)  North Korea (NK) has done it again and has fired another ballistic missile over the top of Japan. NK is extremely upset over the latest round of sanctions unanimously approved by the U.N. Security Council.  NK has reportedly threatened to “sink” Japan and “reduce the U.S. to ashes.” […]
  • Dark Dollars Propping Up Failing System – Rob Kirby
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   Forensic macroeconomic analyst Rob Kirby says few people have any idea how many “dark dollars” are out there. Kirby explains, “When you start talking about how many dollars there are in the world, nobody really knows.  I would suggest to you the real quantity of dollars in the world is […]
  • Financial Zombies Cannot See Massive Inflation Coming – Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)  Analyst/trader Gregory Mannarino thinks the public has a huge false sense of security about the financial markets. Mannarino explains, “The general public is zombiefied. . . . What the Federal Reserve is determined to do is kill the dollar.  We might get a bounce here or there, but […]
  • Debt Deal with Dems, What Does Trump See Coming, Dollar Dump Gold Pop
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 300. 9.8.17)  President Donald Trump broke with the Republicans who have been overtly and covertly blocking him to get a short-term debt deal done. Some of the money is going to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, but there is also a push to get the so-called debt ceiling repealed.  […]
  • Globalism vs. Patriotism, Evil vs. Good – Mark Taylor
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Early Release) Mark Taylor, author of the wildly popular book “The Trump Prophecies,” correctly predicted, early on, a victory by Donald Trump to win the White House.  Taylor is a retired firefighter that has become an unlikely prophet of God, who contends “President Trump is God’s anointed.” Taylor says what is going on is […]
  • Truth Revealed Will Mean Crashed System – Bill Holter
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Financial writer Bill Holter says 2017 is the year of the “truth bombs,” and along with the truth comes pain. Holter explains, “Unfortunately, the truth coming out will mean a crashed system.  It will mean a nonfunctioning system.  When truth finally comes out, and it will one way […]
  • Hurricane Harvey Disaster for America, Fuel Prices, Economy Sinking into Recession
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 299 9.1.17) Hurricane Harvey has ravaged Texas and Louisiana, but losses will spread across the United States. Everyone will feel the impact in some way.  Hurricane Katrina losses totaled $175 billion, and Harvey could be twice that or more.  (Texas Rep. Pete Sessions: Harvey Impact Could Reach $1 Trillion.)  Oil […]
  • Get Totally Out of Stocks – Deflation Coming – Charles Nenner
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Charles Nenner, renowned financial and geopolitical analyst, has been saying for a few years that “there would be no market crash until the end of 2017,” and “if people were not positioned correctly, they could lose everything.” It’s nearing the end of 2017, and Nenner says, “I think we are there […]
  • No. 911: August 2017 Housing Starts and Building Permits, Freight Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Still Shy by 11.4% (-11.4%) of Recovering Its Pre-Recession Peak, August 2017 Freight Activity Notched Higher Year-to-Year • August 2017 New Residential Construction Continued in Downtrend • Activity Held Shy of Regaining Pre-Recession Highs by 42.6% (-42.6%) for Building Permits, 48.1% (-48.1%) for Housing Starts and 53.3% (-53.3%) for Single-Unit Starts, […]
  • No. 910: August 2017 Retail Sales and Industrial Production
    (SGS Subscription required) • Net of Hurricane Harvey Effects, Headline Economic Numbers Still Were Miserable, Suggestive of Recession • Hurricane Impact on August Activity: Mixed, Probably Net-Neutral for Retail Sales; Accounted for 0.75% (-0.75%) of the 0.90% (-0.90%) Drop in Monthly Production • August Real Retail Sales Declined by 0.61% (-0.61%) in the Month, Plunged […]
  • No. 909: CPI and PPI, Real Median Household Income, Market and Economic Outlook
    (SGS Subscription required) • Trouble in Hand and Looming • Consistently Surveyed, Reported and as Deflated by the Headline CPI-U, 2016 Median Household Income Held Shy of Its Pre-Recession 2007 Peak, Below Levels of the Late-1990s and Minimally Higher than Levels of the Mid-1970s • 2016 Income Variance and Dispersion Increased, Holding Near Record Highs, […]
  • No. 908-B: August Labor Detail and Payroll Benchmarking, July Trade Deficit and Construction
    (SGS Subscription required) • Benchmark Revision Added 95,000 Jobs to March 2017 Payrolls • Amidst Narrowed Revisions, July 2017 Real Merchandise Trade Deficit Widened; Most-Recent Four Quarters of Real Deficit to Second-Quarter 2017 Were Worst Since 2007; With That Trend Continuing into Early Third-Quarter • August 2017 Unemployment Rates Notched Higher: U.3 Rose to 4.44% […]
  • No. 908-A: August Labor and Monetary Conditions, July Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • August 2017 Unemployment Rates Notched Higher: U.3 Rose to 4.44% versus 4.35%, U.6 Rose to 8.59% versus 8.57%, and the ShadowStats-Alternate Rose to 22.2% versus 22.1% • Full-Time Jobs Dropped by 166,000 (-166,000) in July • Weaker-Than-Expected August Payroll Jobs Gain of 156,000 was Just 115,000 Net of the Prior Month's […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE: The next regular Commentary, Wednesday, September 27th, will cover August New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales, followed by a Commentary on Thursday, September 28th, covering the third-estimate of, second-revision to Second-Quarter 2017 GDP.
  • No. 907: Second-Quarter Revised GDP, Initial GDI and GNP, Private Jobs Surveying
    (SGS Subscription required) • Private Surveying of August Labor Conditions Suggests Continuing Collapse • Despite Booming Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Negligible Real Annual Growth in Per Capita Disposable Income Signaled an Imminent Recession or One Already in Play • Second-Quarter 2017 GDP Revised to 3.03% (Previously 2.57%), Versus 1.24% in First-Quarter • Second-Quarter Gross […]
  • No. 906: July New Orders for Durable Goods, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Faltering Economic Activity and Intensifying Political Discord Continue to Peril the Dollar and to Intensify Risks of Market Turmoil • Better-Quality Reporting than Gimmicked GDP and Employment Shows No Full Recovery from the Economic Collapse, No Economic Expansion, with Real Business Activity Increasingly Stagnant or in Renewed Downturn • Net of […]
  • No. 905: July Industrial Production, Retail Sales, Housing Starts, Freight Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • For the Second Time, Industrial Production Has Regained Its Pre-Recession Peak of December 2007, Now Up by 0.14%, but Still Down 1.07% (-1.07%) from Its November 2014 Two-Month Recovery Peak • Once Again, the Production Recovery Reflected Tops in Oil and Gas Exploration and Extraction, Which Are Vulnerable to Low Oil […]
  • No.904: Economic and Financial Market Review, July Consumer and Producer Price Indices
    (SGS Subscription required) • A L E R T • U.S. Dollar and Equity Markets Face High Risks in the Near Future, with Impact of Deteriorating Domestic-Economic Activity Exacerbated by Domestic- and Global-Political Circumstances • Residual Squirreling Instincts in Investors: 2017 Circumstances Are More Dangerous Than in 1987 • U.S. Dollar Has Turned Down Year-to-Year […]

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  • Even After Sanctions, North Korea has a Lot to Cheer About
    Politics of sanctions is not known to have been an effective source of bringing about political change. This is particularly evident from the way Iran has thwarted the US and EU sanctions in the last decade or so, and this is even more particualr from the way North Kores has been thwarting, notwithstanding the role […]
  • China Increases Its Influence Over Afghanistan
    It’s hardly a surprise that the United State is not the only state to recognize the geopolitical importance of Afghanistan. Among the other nations deeply involved in this Central Asian state is China. Ever since 2011, when the Heart of Asia summit was launched, China has been making every effort to establish better ties with all […]
  • A UN Force For Ukraine: Beware the Trojan Horse
    Russia has proposed that a UN “peacekeeping” force be placed in Ukraine to protect Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) representatives, who are supposed to be monitoring adherence to the Minsk agreements. But already the problems with the idea have become obvious with the United States and the Kiev regime reacting to the […]
  • “What If” the North Korean Crisis is in the Bag Already?
    What if North Korea is being cut off from world markets to shore up big mining businesses in the west? As crazy as this sounds, one was of explaining the crazy logic and policy moves from Pyongyang is to think outside the box. In a geopolitical world where nothing is as it seems, anything is […]
  • Kurdistan and the Veil of Lies
    With the Kurdish referendum vote upcoming, a few things are clear, “clear as mud” as the saying goes. After all, everyone loves the Kurds, the warmest kindest people on earth. Is this why the Turks are slaughtering them or why Baghdad is in an uproar or why, when we take the clock back a bit, […]
  • On the Military Activity of the Republic of Korea and its Allies
    Against the background of the news on the military activity of the North, the untrained reader may have a misleading impression that the Republic of Korea is like an innocent schoolgirl whose throat is held at the edge of a knife by a North Korean hooligan, and that only an American military presence can save […]
  • EU is About to Put an End to China’s Carefree Shopping Spree
    In late August, German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries issued an official letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in which she proposed to tighten the existing merging and acquisition principles applied in cases when a European company is to be acquired by legal entities that operate outside […]
  • In the Land of the Free, No One is Above Suspicion
    The Russia probe is making a lot of Americans unhappy, either because they are convinced that Vladimir Putin is an enemy who must be taught a lesson, or because they know the deep state is fabricating a case for war. One thing I never hear mentioned, however, is the fact that political issues turn into […]
  • Russia’s Interesting New Oil Geopolitics
    Since the 1928 Red Line Agreement between British and French and American oil majors to divide the oil riches of the post-World War I Middle East, petroleum or more precisely, control of petroleum has constituted the thin-red-line of modern geopolitics. During the Soviet time Russian oil exports were largely aimed at maximizing dollar hard currency […]
  • Why is the USA in Afghanistan? An Answer To The Big Question
    Donald Trump is sending more troops to Afghanistan, continuing the USA’s longest war. CEO Michael Silver, of the American Elements corporation, wrote a short op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, urging for the extraction of the country’s mineral resources. Afghanistan remains unstable. Many questions must be asked. The one on many minds is “Why is […]
  • 1 Million Ohio Public Employees Face Pension Cuts As Another Ponzi Teeters On The Brink
    We've written frequently of late about the pension crisis in Kentucky where pensioners are facing potentially catastrophic benefit cuts as their politicians finally admit that they've been sold a fantasy for decades (see: Pension Consultant Offers Dire Outlook For Kentucky: Freeze Pension And Slash Benefits Or Else). Unfortunately, Kentucky is not unique as there is […]
  • If The Majority Votes To Secede - What About The Minority?
    Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In recent years, left-wing groups have often been the driving force behind secession movements. This has been the case in Scotland, in Catalonia, and in California.  In each case, the secession movements have been initiated in part to forward left-wing goals, such as the creation of a larger welfare state or […]
  • After 2.5 Years, A Lawsuit To Unseal Draft Whitewater Indictments Against Hillary Gets Its Day In Court
    After 2.5 years since its original FOIA request was filed in March 2015, Judicial Watch will finally get its day in court tomorrow to argue for the release of draft indictments of Hillary Clinton from the Whitewater scandal in the 1990s.  As McClatchy points out, since March 2015 Judicial Watch has been engaged in a […]
  • "No One Knows How To Interpret The Fed" Trader Reflects On Crushed Curve-Steepening Trade
    Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, Last week I got long the US 5-30 year yield spread (Air Says Get Long Steepeners). I thought the seasonality, combined with a bear move in bonds, would cause some steepening in that part of the curve. Well, I got the bear move in bonds, but […]
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  • Taiwan Cuts Off Fossil Fuels To North Korea
    Authored by Zainab Calcuttawala via OilPrice.com, Taiwan will no longer offer its fossil fuels to North Korea, the island announced on Tuesday in a bid to emerge as a responsible member of the international community. Taiwan also said it would immediately halt any remaining clothing and textile imports from North Korea, in line with recent […]
  • A Look At How Nestle Makes Billions Selling You Groundwater In A Bottle
    A few weeks ago we shared with readers a lawsuit filed in Connecticut against Nestle Waters North America, Inc. alleging that the water they marketed as Poland 'Natural Spring Water' was actually just bottled groundwater...the same water that runs through the taps of many American households.  Now a new investigation from Bloomberg Businessweek reveals how […]
  • The Petrodollar Is Under Attack: Here's What You Need To Know
    Authored by Darius Shatahmasebi via TheAntiMedia.org, Once upon a time, the U.S. dollar was backed by the gold standard in a framework that established what was known as the Bretton-Woods agreement, made in 1944. The dollar was fixed to gold at a price of $35 an ounce, though the dollar could earn interest, marking one notable difference […]
  • Yield Curve Collapse To 10-Year Lows Kills Dow Win Streak (But Banks Surge)
    After The Fed, gold is down, the yield curve is collapsing, stocks are clinging on for dear life...   The Dow had a 9 day win streak going in (3rd such streak this year)...But it's over now... (NOTE the ramp into the European close marked the end of the day's gains) - AAPL, PG, and […]
  • Facebook Will Release 3000 Russia-Linked Election Ads To Congress
    After Democratic lawmakers exploded with outrage following Facebook's revelation that it sold some $100,000 worth of political advertising to a Russia-linked organization during the presidential campaign, the social media behemoth has agreed to release some of the 3,000 suspect advertisements that appeared on its platform with Congressional investigators, Politico reports. "After an extensive legal and […]

U.S. nuclear plant declares “alert”: NRC

NEW YORK – Exelon Corp declared an “alert” at its New Jersey Oyster Creek nuclear power plant due to a record storm surge, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Monday, warning that a further rise in water levels could force operators to use emergency water supplies from a fire hose to cool spent uranium fuel . . . → Read More: U.S. nuclear plant declares “alert”: NRC

Woman arrested for speaking too long at city council meeting

A 60-year-old woman was arrested after exceeding her allotted three minutes of speaking time at a California city council meeting.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports that Karen Wright’s arrested was caught on video, when she was handcuffed by police and cited for disrupting a public meeting during a Riverside City Council meeting.

“Can you see my . . . → Read More: Woman arrested for speaking too long at city council meeting