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  • Tepco dropped a major piece of debris into Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3
    Photo : Reactor 3 pool of 11/10/2011.   A major piece of debris was dropped into SFP3 while they were removing debris from the pool, according to Tepco.   The The post Tepco dropped a major piece of debris into Spent Fuel Pool of Reactor 3 appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M5.0 earthquake hit Fukushima offshore
    M5.0 hit Fukushima offshore at 16:35 of 8/29/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The maximum seismic intensity in Fukushima prefecture was 3.  At this moment, the plant status hasn’t The post M5.0 earthquake hit Fukushima offshore appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Expert “New volcanic island may have a massive explosion”
    Following up this article.. The new volcanic island erupts more actively / May cause Tsunami if collapsed [URL]   The new volcanic island offshore Tokyo has had one of the The post Expert “New volcanic island may have a massive explosion” appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Public employment security office recruits temporary Fukushima worker for frozen wall / 755,700 JPY per month
    Temporary Fukushima workers for frozen water wall are recruited on the internet by Yokohama south Employment Security Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. The employer is Takako construction Co., The post Public employment security office recruits temporary Fukushima worker for frozen wall / 755,700 JPY per month appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Having discharged 25,000 t of bypass contaminated water, contaminated groundwater didn’t decrease
    Photo : One of the bypass wells in Fukushima plant   Following up this article.. Tepco discharged the largest volume of bypass contaminated water / 700 million Bq of Tritium The post Having discharged 25,000 t of bypass contaminated water, contaminated groundwater didn’t decrease appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the sea every single day
    5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the Pacific on the daily basis in 2014. Tepco announced in the press conference of 8/25/2014. This is due to the contaminated water The post 5 Billion Bq of Strontium-90 flows to the sea every single day appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • 5 quakes hit Osaka bay within 16 hours
    5 quakes occurred in Osaka bay only within 16 hours, according to Japan Meteorological Agency. It started with M2.6 at 13:47 of 8/25/2014 (JST). The second one occurred only 3 The post 5 quakes hit Osaka bay within 16 hours appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • All the newborn babies were female this July in Kori machi town Fukushima
    According to Fukushima prefectural government, all of the 4 babies born in Kori machi town this July were female. Fukushima prefectural government published the latest monthly demographic statistics on 8/25/2014. The post All the newborn babies were female this July in Kori machi town Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • “Worried about living in the disaster area”, 30,000 Tokyo households moved / Same number as Fukushima
    30,000 households in Tokyo moved from 311 to 10/1/2013 “being worried about living in the disaster area”, surveyed by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. This is the same number as The post “Worried about living in the disaster area”, 30,000 Tokyo households moved / Same number as Fukushima appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M4.3 South Ibaraki / Reader “Very short, felt like something exploded underground”
    An earthquake of M4.3 occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 17:27 of 8/24/2014 (JST), according to Japan Meteorological Agency. The maximum seismic intensity was 3 in Tokyo. One The post M4.3 South Ibaraki / Reader “Very short, felt like something exploded underground” appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.14
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com It’s official–Russia invades Ukraine.  Now you know why I have led every Wrap-Up with Ukraine.   I have been predicting wider war in Ukraine, and now we have one.  The President said in a press conference that there is not going to be a military response to this escalation, but my sources say […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up […]
  • Federal Reserve-A Stunning Failure-James Corbett
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Journalist James Corbett thinks much of the world’s problems can be traced back to the Federal Reserve, and he recently produced a free online documentary to back up his charge. Corbett says, “The central banking issue and who controls the money supply is really at the root of so many of the […]Related Posts:Fed Insolvent, Do […]
  • I Fear a Crash-Axel Merk
    Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Money manager Axel Merk is worried about financial risk and that it is being downplayed.  Merk says, “I am very concerned.  I am spooked about the equity markets.  The folks that buy stocks buy them because they have to keep up with the markets.  The folks that buy gold buy it because […]Related Posts:Brace for Volatility-Look […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.22.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This may sound strange to you, but the top story is still the Ukraine crisis because it is far from over.  In my view, the West is still inching towards war with Russia.  The building of a new natural gas pipeline through Bulgaria has been stopped for the second time this […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.15.14Weekly New […]
  • Another 2008 Around the Corner-Bix Weir
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial writer and analyst Bix Weir says what is going on in Ferguson, Missouri, is more than just a police action gone deadly.  Weir says, “There is definitely discontent out there.  The press covers so many things up, and the government gives us so many lies on statistics, such as unemployment, […]Related Posts:Russian Do […]
  • Economic Mayhem Coming for U S-Craig Hemke
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial expert Craig Hemke is founder of the popular website TFMetalsReport.com.  Hemke says, “We are all preparing for the end of the Keynesian experiment.  We are all in the same boat.  The Keynesian experiment means this idea that government can simply print money and go into greater and greater debt.  Increase […]Relate […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.15.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com We start, once again, with the crisis in Ukraine.  Russia sent a humanitarian convoy to the pro-Russian separatist.  It was stalled well short of the border for a while and it looks like it will cross at some point.  The Ukraine government said it would stop the convoy that is aimed […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.29.1 […]
  • Financial Cold War Accelerates Dollar Demise-Peter Schiff
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Money manager Peter Schiff hasn’t changed his investment strategy one bit, even though the world seems to be falling apart.  Schiff explains, “I am already prepared, and what I am trying to prepare my clients for is for the day when the dollar is no longer the reserve currency. . . […]Related Posts:Yellen Heading Fed very Bu […]
  • Threat of Nuclear War Back-Paul Craig Roberts
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Early Sunday Release) Former Assistant Treasury Secretary Dr. Paul Craig Roberts is worried about nuclear war with China and Russia.  Dr. Roberts warns, “It’s clear Russia doesn’t want war.  China doesn’t want war, but because of the recklessness of the Bush and Obama regimes, both China and Russia have been upgrading […]Re […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 8.8.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Every story I have could have been the lead story, but I am starting with the Ukraine crisis.  I told you that the downing of Malaysian flight 17 would not have any effect on what was coming.  The investigation has been halted because of fighting in the area, and it really […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up 7.25.14Weekly N […]
  • Celente - Albert Einstein, World War III & A Global Collapse
    As we close in on the end of August, today the top trends forecaster in the world spoke with King World News about Albert Einstein, World War III, and a global collapse. Below is what Gerald Celente, founder of Trends Research and the man considered to be the top trends forecaster in the world, had to say in this timely and powerful KWN interview. […]
  • Rule Rule - I Am Incredibly Bullish On Gold & Silver
    Today one of the wealthiest people in the financial world told King World News that demand for gold coming out of Asia is extremely robust. Rick Rule, who is business partners with Eric Sprott, also discussed why he is so incredibly bullish on gold and silver. […]
  • The Gold Market Is A Coiled Spring That Will Soar To $2,000
    Today KWN is putting out a special piece which features two fantastic gold charts that show the gold market may finally be ready for a massive breakout to the upside that will take gold to new all-time highs above $2,000. These are charts that the big banks follow closely, as well as big money and savvy professionals. David P. out of Europe sent us the two k […]
  • We Are Now Living In A World That Is Teetering On The Brink
    Today one of the legends in the business warned King World News that we are living in a world that is teetering on the brink. Keith Barron, who consults with major companies around the world and is responsible for one of the largest gold discoveries in the last quarter century, also spoke about some of the shocking events that are taking place across the glo […]
  • Ex-White House Official - Tragedy, Chaos & Human Suffering
    Today King World News interviewed the former White House official who was Special Assistant to the President of the United States for Economic Policy and a former member of the U.S. President’s Working Group on Financial Markets, also known as the Plunge Protection Team, or PPT. While in the White House, Dr. Philippa “Pippa” Malmgren served as financial mark […]
  • No. 653: First Revision to Second-Quarter 2014 GDP
    (SGS Subscription required) • Economic Bluff and Bluster versus Reality, Politics and Elections • Minimal Upside Revision to Second-Quarter GDP Left Gimmicked Growth Even More Heavily Overstated • Underlying Reality Remains a Severely Impaired Consumer and Economy • Monthly Economic Series to Turn Increasingly Negative […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date   Thursday, September 04, 2014 Construction Spending Trade Balance July-2014 July-2014 09/02/2014 […]
  • Commentaries News
    The Next Regular Commentary: is scheduled for Thursday, September 4th, covering the July trade deficit and construction spending, with a subsequent Commentary on September 5th, covering August employment and unemployment.  For detail on pending economic releases, see the schedule. (LAST UPDATED August 28th) […]
  • No. 652: July 2014 Durable Goods Orders, New- and Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • 22.6% Gain in July Durable Goods Orders Was Just 0.8%, Net of an Irregular 318.0% Surge in Commercial-Aircraft Orders • Booked Years in Advance, Commercial-Aircraft Orders Have Negligible Impact on Near-Term Economic Activity • July Existing-Home Sales in Ninth Month of Annual Decline • July New-Home Sales Held in Pattern of Sta […]
  • No. 651: July 2014 CPI, Housing Starts, Real Retail Sales and Earnings, Monetary Base
    (SGS Subscription required) • Real Retail Sales Contracted for Second Month, Signaled Deepening Recession • Real Earnings and Retail Sales Both Fell Below Second-Quarter Levels • July Annual Inflation: 2.0% (CPI-U), 1.9%% (CPI-W), 9.7% (ShadowStats) • Monetary Base Explodes to Record High • Quality of Housing-Starts Reporting Sinks to New Low […]
  • No. 650: July 2014 Industrial Production, Producer Price Index (PPI)
    (SGS Subscription required) • Production Report Showed Somewhat Weaker Second-Quarter Activity Amidst Unusual Revision Patterns • Construction Inflation Surged in the July […]
  • No. 649: July 2014 Retail Sales, Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Headline July Retail Sales Were Boosted to “Unchanged,” Thanks to Downside Prior-Period Revisions • Net of Inflation, Real July Sales Likely Fell for Second Month • Real July Sales Were Below Second-Quarter Average • Consumer Liquidity Remains Structurally Impaired […]
  • No. 648: June 2014 Trade Balance, Monetary Conditions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Despite Narrowing in June Trade Deficit GDP Growth Remains Subject to Trade-Related Downside Revision • Monetary Base at All-Time High • Pace of Fed Monetization at 91% Year-to-Date 2014 • July M3 Annual Growth at Five-Year High of 4.7% […]
  • No. 647: July Employment and Unemployment, June Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • Minimally Weaker-Than-Consensus Labor Numbers— Unremarkable Except for the Regular, Horrendous Reporting Quality • July Unemployment: 6.2% (U.3), 12.2% (U.6), 23.2% (ShadowStats) • Real Construction Spending—Stagnation with a Recent Downside Bias • Economy Remains in Serious Trouble […]
  • No. 646: Second-Quarter 2014 GDP, GDP Benchmark Revisions, Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Second-Quarter GDP Surge Not Credible, Significant Downside Revisions Remain in Offing • Actual Economic Activity Remains in Serious Trouble • Historical GDP Revised Lower Where Better Data Were Available and Revised Higher Where Better Numbers Were Not […]

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These are the faces of the men and women who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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  • Washington’s Top Ten Favorite Terrorists
    While the US government still claims it is fighting a “War on Terror”, it is often forgotten that the US government has a friendly relationship with many terrorist groups around the world. This relationship is not merely historical, but current. The US government often supports terrorists who are fighting against governments which oppose Wall Street […]
  • Argentina Debt Default is Risky US Power Poker
    Most are unaware of the drama unfolding behind the imminent threat of (yet another) Argentina deb default. Far from another tale of a corrupt developing country not able to meet its foreign debt obligations as the world saw during the 1980’s and late 1990’s, the real drama behind Argentina’s sovereign debt default is a risky, […]
  • US Sanctions Against Thailand
    There’s little doubt that today the United States is one of the most active “fighters” for human rights all across the world. In its quest the US applies various means of putting pressure on the unwanted government, starting with the use of military force and ending with applying diplomatic means and economic sanctions. But how come […]
  • America’s Creeping Into Syria Will Hang Itself in Ukraine
    The US has claimed it will begin reconnaissance flights over Syria – a tentative first step toward direct military intervention it has sought in attempts to overthrow the Syrian government since 2011. While the US is using the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) as a pretext to carry out these intrusions into Syrian […]
  • Is St. Petersburg the Venue for a Western Sponsored Colour Revolution in Russia?
    The announcement by Barack Obama on July 31st to appoint John F. Tefft as the new U.S. ambassador to Russia is a warning to the Russian government of the intensions of western foreign policy planners. Tefft, who has worked for the State Department and the National War College in Washington, is an expert at planning […]
  • The Eurasian initiative by the President of South Korea
    On October 18, 2013, in her opening speech at the International Conference on Cooperation in Eurasia, South Korean President, Park Geun-hye, proposed the so-called “Eurasian initiative.” Such is an ambitious plan that would see a change in the fundamentals of the global economy, diplomacy and the geography of national security. Under the slogan of “one […]
  • Iraq and the Situation in the Middle East
    Iraq has become yet another burning trouble spot in the Middle East that weighs on everyone and is a threat to both regional and global security. Today in Iraq a number of different axes of confrontation meet, those axes that can easily be observed both in the Middle East and in the world. The first axis is the confrontation between […]
  • Rogue Networks Behind Wars Usurped Sovereignty
    The wars in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq are 4th generation wars. These wars are not waged by governments but by rogue networks who in part enter symbiotic relationships and in part cannibalize on one another. Besides being a threat against targeted nation states and alliances, these networks are mounting frontal assaults against the political systems […]
  • Iraq: New Officials and Total Uncertainty
    A major change of all the senior officials of Iraq – the president, prime minister and the speaker of parliament sparked controversy among the experts on the Middle East around the globe. There’s a number of questions that are to be answered – who benefits from this, who was interested in this change and most importantly will the new authorities […]
  • Raul Khadjimba – the Next Abkhazian President
    On Monday, August 25 the Central Electoral Commission of Abkhazia announced the results of the pre-term presidential election held on the previous day. The former head of the KGB of the Republic Raul Khadjimba has won the election. He has managed to obtain the support of just over 50% of the voters. Aslan Bzhania has become the […]
  • Iran warns of Israeli UAV consequences
    Iran has warned of the consequences of a recent provocative act of incursion by an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) into its airspace, stressing that the Islamic Republic reserves every right to take whatever action necessary to defend its territory.
  • ISIL beheads Kurdish man in Mosul
    The ISIL Takfiri terrorist group has released a video purportedly showing the beheading of a Kurdish man in the city of Mosul.
  • ‘Zarif-Lavrov talks to focus on N-case’
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic’s nuclear issue will top the agenda of his talks during his day-long visit to Russia.
  • UK officer charged with abuse of minor
    A South Yorkshire police officer is charged with sexually abusing a minor, the force has revealed in a statement.
  • 'US doesn’t have strategy to tackle ISIL’
    US President Barack Obama says Washington does not have “a strategy yet” to tackle the ISIL terrorist group, which is operating in Iraq and Syria.
  • ISIL violence hits new high in Syria: UN
    The United Nations has warned that the violence by ISIL Takfiri terrorists against Syrian civilians has reached “to a new level.”
  • ISIL waterboarded US captives, Foley
    At least four US hostages held by the ISIL terrorist group were waterboarded during the early part of their captivities, a new report says.
  • Scots independence gains momentum
    A new poll shows that support for Scottish independence is gaining momentum among voters less than three weeks before the September referendum that could lead to Scotland’s breakaway from the United Kingdom.
  • ‘Pakistan army chief mediating crisis’
    Pakistani opposition leaders say General Raheel Sharif, the army chief, is mediating to end the country's current political crisis. […]
  • Libya’s interim government steps down
    Libya's interim government, led by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani, has resigned to pave the way for the formation of a new government after parliamentary polls in June.
  • Gold Of Switzerland, Netherlands and Sweden Held By Bank Of Canada - Location Unknown
    Gold Of Switzerland, Netherlands and Sweden Held By Bank Of Canada - Location Unknown Ex Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney, now Bank of England governor, holds up a gold coinat the Royal Canadian Mint to promote the public sale of rare Canadian gold coins previouslystored at the Bank of Canada since 1935. Canadian Press/Adrian WyldHighlights - Upcoming Swi […]
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  • The Bubble is in Cash, Not Stocks…
    By: Brad Thomas at: http://capitalistexploits.at/ We are repeatedly reminded by many so-called "experts" that the stock market is in a bubble, and that when central bank quantitative easing programs end stock markets will "crash." However, it would appear that the only bubble is people's uncertainty of the future and their desire to […]
  • "A Man Of Many Perversions" – Federal Cybersecurity Head Convicted Of Child Porn Charges
    Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The following story is a warning as to why centralized power is so dangerous. It doesn’t matter whether the power is political or corporate, overly centralized power in all forms must be resisted whenever it appears. The worst of all worlds is when centralized political and corporate power unite in an unh […]
  • Fissure Eruption Begins In Iceland As Bardarbunga Magma Breaches The Surface
    Over the weekend, we reported that Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano, located under Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, has started to erupt with the Iceland met service warning of yet another possible pyroclastic cloud, one which will likely snarl transatlantic air traffic as happened after the 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajokull and the 2011 smaller […]
  • NATO Releases Satellite Imagery "Proof" That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine
    NATO released new satellite images on Thursday, 28 August 2014, that show Russian combat forces engaged in military operations inside the sovereign territory of Ukraine. The images, captured in late August, depict Russian self-propelled artillery units moving in a convoy through the Ukrainian countryside and then preparing for action by establishing firing p […]
  • USA Is Number 1 Again...
    ...In Foreign Bribery.   As OECD notes, The most widely accepted estimate of global bribery puts the total at around USD 1 trillion each year (World Bank, 2004). In the developing world, bribery amounts to around USD 20 billion to USD 40 billion a year – a figure equivalent to 15-30% of all Official Development Assistance (World Bank, 2007).    Corruption in […]
  • Obama: "We Don't Have A Strategy Yet"
    UPDATE: Damage Control Spin begins... In his remarks today, POTUS was explicit - as he has been in the past - about the comprehensive strategy we'll use to confront ISIL threat. — Josh Earnest (@PressSec) August 28, 2014 World Cloud of Josh Earnest's brief interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer after Obama press conference... ("strategy" […]
  • This Has Never Happened Before
    Presented with little comment aside to ask rhetorically just how screwed up markets and macro data are to allow 'this' to happen...   For the first time in history, based on FRED data, the 30Y constant maturity yield is below the real GDP growth level...   h/t @NoAplha_AllBeta […]
  • A World Without Fractional Reserve Banks And Central Planning
    Submitted by John Rubino via The Dollar Collapse blog, Excerpted From The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops by James Turk and John Rubino: In a very real sense, it is fractional reserve banking and not money itself that is the root of so many of today’s evils. Whenever fractional reserves are permitted, the banking system – including the one that exist […]
  • Epigenetics and Implications for GM Crops Using RNAi
    The effects of any dsRNA in GM crops are completely unpredictable and could impact generations to come.
  • Demand GM-Free! Dusty Dan Graphic
    We the people have to demand GMO-Free feed and food.
  • GM-Free Popularity Rising: Take THAT Monsanto!
    Stores will stock what customers demand. If we demand GMO-Free feed, then they will stock GMO-Free feed. If we just plop whatever into our trucks and don't ask what it is we are buying, we will get what we deserve - anything that they want to give us.
  • Biotech Takeover of Ukraine Imminent
    Ukraine is the breadbasket of Europe and it is GMO-Free, but not for long.
  • Hawaii is Uniting – GMO Moratorium
    Hawaii unites to end GMO pollution.
  • Chains that Bind
    We are creatures of habit, easily distracted. Distracted with a pretty label that makes us feel “safe.” Meanwhile, the GMO juggernaut rolls on, and the pesticides associated with them pollute the rest of the world with toxic waste.
  • You might be an agri-terrorist if…
    Commissioner Barbara Cross noted that such seed libraries on a large scale could very well pose a danger. “Agri-terrorism is a very, very real scenario,” she said. “Protecting and maintaining the food sources of America is an overwhelming challenge.
  • Sneeze, Wheeze and Freeze
    What’s the charge officer? Sneezing…
  • Seeds of Coercion
    While we are all looking the other way at this pending disaster and that looming crisis, the march towards food domination by the U.S. biotech juggernaut is rolling along, right on course.
  • Seizing Control of Our Destinies
    Once again the call is going out for peoples and regions under the hand of oppressive, dictatorial regimes, to secede from the nation state and become 'self governing communities'.

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  • Jon Stewart: ‘Creepy inmate’ Rick Perry looks like he’s in ‘Orange Is The New Blecch’
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s (R) indictment last week on corruption charges, Daily Show Jon Stewart observed on Thursday, had some conservatives breathlessly saying it was Perry’s chance to remake his image. “Ah, the priceless ‘rebrand,’” Stewart said. “From ‘forgetful doof’ to ‘possible felon.’ The same trick that worked when, after the BP Gulf oil spill, they r […]
  • Report: Islamic State waterboarded James Foley and other captives in Syria
    Washington (AFP) – At least four Western hostages held by the Islamic State in Syria, including murdered American journalist James Foley, were waterboarded in the early part of their captivity, The Washington Post said Thursday. Foley, whose recent execution at the hands of the extremists provoked revulsion, and the other kidnapped Westerners were waterboard […]
  • California Senate approves bill requiring oil industry to detail water use
    By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The California state Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill requiring oil companies to report how much water they use in their drilling operations and the water’s source, a move that comes amid a severe statewide drought. Oil well operators used more than 80 billion gallons of water in California last year in […]
  • New Jersey woman dies in her car while taking a nap between working four jobs
    A 32-year-old New Jersey woman reportedly working four part-time jobs died from carbon monoxide poisoning while sleeping in her SUV between shifts, the New Jersey Star-Ledger reported. Police in Elizabeth found Maria Fernandes dead inside the vehicle on Monday afternoon. Authorities believe she pulled the SUV, a 2001 Kia Sportage, into a convenience store pa […]
  • ‘The next battlefront’: Google unveils airborne delivery drone prototypes
    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday. The effort, which Google calls Project Wing, marks the company’s latest expansion beyond its Web-based origins and could help Google break into lucrative m […]
  • Hartford police chief ripped by union for joining anti-police brutality protest
    By Richard Weizel HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) – The head of the police union in Connecticut’s state capital on Thursday blasted the city’s police chief for marching with protesters demanding that criminal charges be dropped against a teenager subdued by an officer’s stun gun last week. Dozens of demonstrators marched to police headquarters in Hartford on Wednes […]
  • Opposition party storms out as Turkish Premier Edrogan is sworn in as new president
    Ankara (AFP) – Turkey’s outgoing premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as president on Thursday, extending his decade-long rule, as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism stormed out of the ceremony. Erdogan, 60, took the oath in Ankara to begin a five-year mandate in which he has vowed to build a “new Turkey” by pushing through a new constitution […]
  • Obama on military action against Islamic State: ‘We don’t have a strategy yet’
    By Steve Holland and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the militant group. Obama’s comment during a White House news conference […]
  • Five of Cliven Bundy’s grandchildren pulled from school over ban on carrying pocket knives
    Five of anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy’s grandchildren were removed from their Nevada schools because of a ban on bringing knives onto their respective campuses, KSNV-TV reported. Bundy’s son Ryan Bundy pulled the children after officials with the Clark County School District informed him that his 15-year-old daughter would not be allowed to bring her […]
  • Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast
    By Terry Wade and Anna Louie Sussman HOUSTON (Reuters) – A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds. The AIS ship tracking system used by the U.S. Coast Guard and Reuters on Thursday showed no […]