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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.
  • Fake News Trashing Trump, Seth Rich & Russian Hacking Charge, Economic Update
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 284 5.19.17) You would not think the Associated Press and the New York Times would do a negative story against President Trump with an anonymous source and a document read to them over the phone, but that is exactly what they both did when they published a story on an […]
  • They Want to Destroy Trump & America-Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s Analyst/trader Gregory Mannarino says America is in conflict with itself. Mannarino explains, “We have a President who gets it. He’s obviously not a socialist, and there is no doubt this man has the back of America. . . . There is a literal war going on right now between political parties […]
  • Record Global Debt Will Pop Record Bubbles-Michael Pento
    By Greg Hunter’s “Early Sunday Release” Money manager Michael Pento sees records being set in the financial markets. but not in a good way. Pento explains, “Let’s be positive here.  I don’t root for bad things to happen.  So, for the first time in history, we’re going to have bubbles that don’t pop?  Does […]
  • Trump Fires Comey, DNC Stopped FBI Russia Investigation, US Drought Over
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 283 5.12.17) Just like on Trump’s hit TV show, the words “you’re fired” hit FBI Director James Comey like a ton of bricks. President Donald Trump fired Comey because the White House says the Trump Administration has “lost confidence” in the FBI Director.  Democrats, who asked Comey be fired because […]
  • Get Rid of Debt, Crime & War–Catherine Austin Fitts
    By Greg Hunter’s  Financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts says if you want to have a really good economy, you have to “get rid of debt, crime and war.” Fitts says, “Instead of having more debt, more crime and more war, we need to get interested in shifting.  The President is getting very, very frustrated […]
  • Fiscal Bloodbath Coming this Fall-David Stockman
    By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release) Sky high stock and bond prices have former Reagan Administration White House Budget Director David Stockman worried because we are on our way to a big financial crash. Stockman explains, “Yes, absolutely.  The market is insanely valued right now.  They were trying to tag, the robo machines and […]
  • Economy Sucks and Trump Knows It, Trump Buys Time, Clergy Ungagged by Trump
    By Greg Hunter’s (WNW 282 5.5.17)  All the economic data says the real economy is in big trouble, and it will not get better on its own. Factory orders tumble, automakers turn in negative results, and productivity is plunging all at the same time.  The Trump Administration knows this and cannot risk imploding the […]
  • These Markets Can Be Tipped Over by Anything-Axel Merk
    By Greg Hunter’s Money manager Axel Merk has a lot of uncertainty to navigate these days between the extreme geopolitical risks, such as China’s neighbor, North Korea, and heavy debt loads that are ballooning budget deficits. Merk says, “It’s amazing.  If you are not confused, you are probably not paying attention.  I am very […]
  • Insane Bond, Stock and Real Estate Markets-Mike Maloney
    By Greg Hunter’s (Early Sunday Release)  Financial expert Mike Maloney says what is going on in the economy is like a mass mental illness, especially when you consider the geopolitical risks and extreme valuations across the board. Maloney explains, “We have a stock market and real estate market and a bond market that are […]
  • High Alert on North Korea, Economy Down Again and Trump Tax Plan
    By Greg Hunter’s  (WNW 281 4.28.17) Secretary of State Tillerson and other top U.S. officials have issued a dire warning on North Korea. In a press release this week, the Trump Administration says, “North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is an urgent national security threat and top foreign policy priority.”  This release was issued […]
  • ALERT: All-Time Record Silver Short Covering Spree Continues! Also Covering Gold Shorts!
    With the gold and silver markets rallying, King World News is pleased to report that the all-time record silver short covering spree continues! Commercials also continued to cover gold shorts! The post ALERT: All-Time Record Silver Short Covering Spree Continues! Also Covering Gold Shorts! appeared first on King World News.
  • There Is Something Very Different Today vs 45 Years Ago
    With almost everything heading higher today, outside of the dollar which is breaking to new short-term lows, there is something very different today vs 45 years ago. The post There Is Something Very Different Today vs 45 Years Ago appeared first on King World News.
  • Mom And Pop Are Worried About The Stock Market
    With the recent volatility in the stock markets, it appears that mom and pop are worried about stocks. The post Mom And Pop Are Worried About The Stock Market appeared first on King World News.
  • Remain Calm: Look At What The Movers And Shakers In The Gold & Silver Sector Are Doing Right Now
    For those who are worried about the action in the gold and silver markets, today King World News interviewed an insider in the industry and what he had to say will greatly help investors in the space. The post Remain Calm: Look At What The Movers And Shakers In The Gold & Silver Sector Are […]
  • MAJOR UPDATE: Continental Gold 2017
    CONTINENTAL GOLD (TSX: CNL; OTCQX: CGOOF) Newmont Mining just purchased a 20% stake in Continental Gold! Continental is a well-funded advanced-stage exploration and development company focused on maximizing shareholder value and committed to the highest standards of community and environmental responsibility. Continental Gold has one of the highest grade gold deposits in the entire world. […]
  • No. 887: April Industrial Production and Housing Starts
    (SGS Subscription required) • April Industrial Production Showed Solid Monthly Gains, Moving Off Bottom • That Said, 112 Months of Continuing Non-Expansion in U.S. Manufacturing Is the Worst String of Non-Recovery in the 99-Year History of Industrial Production • It Tops the 96-Month Post-World War II Manufacturing Realignment, and the 88-Month Slump in the First […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Friday, May 26, 2017 New Home Sales Existing Home Sales GDP […]
  • No. 886: Real Retail Sales and Earnings, Consumer and Producer Prices
    (SGS Subscription required) • Annual Real Retail Sales Growth Has Resettled at Recession-Signal Level • First-Quarter Real Average Weekly Earnings Held in Annual Decline, Along with Back-to-Back Quarterly Contractions; April Detail Was Mixed; Consumer Liquidity Stresses Continued to Intensify • Headline CPI-U Inflation Rose by 0.17% in April 2017, Pulling Annual CPI-U Inflation Lower to […]
  • No. 885: Numbers Games that Statistical Bureaus, Central Banks and Politicians Play
    (SGS Subscription required) • April 2017 Employment and Unemployment, Money Supply M3 • Headline Employment/Unemployment Numbers Were Too Good • Jobs Gain Boosted by Heavily-Distorted Seasonals and Unusually-Large Upside Biases • Unadjusted Year-to-Year Payroll Growth Dropped to a 68-Month Low • Last Time Annual Payroll Growth Declined to that Level, the Economy Had Started Its […]
  • No. 884: March 2017 Trade Deficit, Construction Spending, Real-World Employment
    (SGS Subscription required) • April 2017 Real-World Employment Conditions Continued in Annual Decline at a Pace Not Seen Since the Depths of the 2009 Collapse • First-Quarter Real Merchandise Trade Deficit Narrowed Minimally versus What Had Been on Track for a Minimal Widening • Despite a Decline in March, First-Quarter Construction Spending Surged with Massive, […]
  • No. 883: First-Quarter 2017 GDP, Consumer Liquidity
    (SGS Subscription required) • Weaker-than-Expected First-Quarter GDP Real Growth of 0.69% Was Suggestive of Stalling Economic Activity • Headline Growth Likely Faces Downside Revisions in the Next Two Months • Final Sales (GDP Net of Inventory Change) Rose to 1.62% from 1.07% • Better-Quality Series Show Continuing, Protracted Economic Collapse, with No Recovery of Pre-Recession […]
  • Commentaries News
    PLEASE NOTE: A Special Commentary, assessing the broad economic and financial outlook in the context of evolving political circumstances, reviewing the downside annual benchmark revisions to New Orders for Durable Goods and updating consumer liquidity conditions, will follow over the weekend, likely on May 22nd.  The next regular Commentary scheduled for Friday, May 26th, will […]
  • No. 882: March Durable Goods Orders and Home Sales, Retail Sales Annual Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Benchmarked Retail Sales Revised Higher with 2015 Survey Details, but Subsequent Annual Growth Revised Sharply Lower, to Date, Generating a New, Traditional Signal for Recession • Net of Inflation and Irregularly-Surging Commercial Aircraft Orders, the Headline Gain of 0.7% in March 2017 Durable Goods Orders Was 0.1%; Real Activity Continued in […]
  • No. 881 March Industrial Production, Housing Starts, Freight Index, Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Broad Outlook Continues for Economic Stagnation and an Intensifying Downturn • Unusual Weather Patterns Boosted March Utility Usage by a Record 8.6%; Otherwise, the 0.5% Production Gain Was a Contraction of 0.4% (-0.4%) • Dominant Manufacturing Sector Dropped by 0.4% (-0.4%) on Top of Downside Revisions to January and February (Automobile […]
  • No. 880 : March CPI, PPI, Retail Sales, Real Earnings, Consumer Update
    • Substantially Adverse Economic Circumstances Have Begun to Unfold, Threatening FOMC Hopes for Normalizing Monetary Policy • Amidst Mounting Income and Credit Stresses on Consumers, Headline Retail Sales Suffered Major, Near-Term Downside Revisions; Recent Auto Sales Were Not As Strong as Advertised • First-Quarter Real Average Weekly Earnings Declined Year-to-Year, Along with Back-to-Back Quarterly Contractions, […]



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  • Syrian War is still in doubt – for everybody
    Jim W. Dean - I sense a game of chicken being played that could have dangerous consequences. Is the US baiting Assad or even the Russians to respond?
  • Understanding Brits – A Post-Political Analysis
    The working people are dependent upon production, trade and manufacturing. They know that it is the capitalists, the bankers and the mammonites and not the union leaders who put bread and butter on their tables. This is why they vote for Trump, Macron and May.
  • The New American-Saudi-Muslims Alliance
    Let us hope for a positive reset on the American-Saudi Arabian relationship.
  • New Evidence Substantiates Seymour Hersh’s Account of Bin Laden’s Killing:
    [Editor’s note: Osama Bin Laden, the name has gone down in infamy alongside luminaries of the ‘War On Terror’ such as Saddam Hussain and Muammar Gadaffi. In fact, Osama Bin Laden has taken on something of a mythological status in today’s world thanks to the machinations of a corrupt media that kept his name front […]
  • Breaking: Israeli Teams in Lebanon to Murder Nasrallah, Spiritual Head of Hezbollah
    Signal intercepts have been received from combined Saudi-Israeli assassination squads moving into Lebanon. Their target is Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Lebanese political party, Hezbollah.
  • Ghosts Of The Desert – America’s New Syrian Army
    An ISIS analog has entered the Syrian stage with all the flair and glory of a Hollywood spectacular; the US has decided to push forward a full-scale ground offensive in Syria.
  • Afghanistan: Not Winnable
    To the Honorable Gary Peters U.S. Senator   RE: The Unconstitutional and Amoral U.S. War in Afghanistan is not winnable. Sincere Peace Negotiations Must be Held. No more U.S. Troops in Afghanistan. Dear Senator Peters: On May 25, 2017 the United States government will decide whether or not to increase the number of troops it […]
  • Did Russia really invade Crimea?
    Jonas E. Alexis--The argument that “Russia invaded Crimea” should still make one laugh because it is so pathetic.
  • Syrian War Report – May 19, 2017: US-Led Forces Fights With Syrian Army For Iraqi Border
    …from SouthFront Warplanes operating under the US-led coalition carried out airstrikes against a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) convoy advancing along the Al-Tanf-Damascus-Baghdad international road. The airstrikes targeted Syrian forces in Al-Shuhaimi area, 50 km from the town of Al-Tanf located at the Syrian-Iraqi border. The airstrikes destroyed two battle tanks, and damaged a Shilka vehicle, […]
  • Washington’s calls on US allies to stop contacts with Assad encourage terrorists — Lavrov
    TASS/. The new strike of the US Air Force in Syria confirms Washington’s intention to use the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) for the fight against Bashar Assad’s government, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Friday. Moscow is concerned over differences in understanding the need to unite those who indeed fight […]
  • The Revolution is Back to the United States
    All through the last couple decades America’s ruling elite has been promoting all sorts of revolutions across the world in a bid to force other, supposedly undemocratic countries, to match their own standards and requirements. The latest in the list of such “accomplishments” was the wave of so-called Arab Spring, promoted by Washington and which […]
  • The CPEC Factor in the Chinese-Indian Relations
    The ambitious project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has been repeatedly discussed in NEO, is gradually moving to the center stage in the troubled bilateral relations between the two Asian giants – China and India. It should be reminded that we are talking about the construction of transport (rail and road) infrastructure with […]
  • Syrian War is Still in Doubt – for Everybody
    “It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.” ― Voltaire The news on the details of the fourth Astana meeting Safe Zones has been slow in coming, which is no surprise. The initial agreement was clearly a general one, with all the […]
  • What Concerns are Governing Trump’s First Overseas Tour?
    It‘s hardly a surprise that the upcoming Trump’s first overseas tour, that is scheduled on May 19, has attracted a lot of attention from all sorts of analysts. It should be noted that on the first day of the tour, the 45th US president is to arrive to Saudi Arabia, in order to travel to […]
  • Governor of Jakarta – From Palace to Jail!
    Jakarta is now in turmoil. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (known in Indonesia as ‘Ahok’), until very recently a beloved and extremely effective Governor of the capital city, was sentenced on May 9, 2017 to two-years in prison, for ‘blasphemy’. Now all major Indonesia cities are literally flooded with hundreds of thousands of protesters. They are holding […]
  • What to Expect from the New President of the Republic of Korea.
    Even before the new president of South Korea entered office, we wrote an article highlighting the problems that awaited the successor to Park Geun-hye’s presidency. And at this point, the author would want to draw the readers’ attention to the fact that in assessing the course of action that the current leader of the Republic […]
  • How Come Washington is Capable of Seeing Through Syrian Walls
    Against the backdrop of the recent failed attempts by Washington to spread categorically unsubstantiated accusations against Damascus, claiming that it has used chemical weapons for no apparent reason in Khan Shaykhun, Western think tanks decided to transform their discontent into yet another attempt to bring the Syrian government down, thus obstructing the fight against terrorism that both Russia […]
  • Last to Die in Afghanistan: US Marines Back to Helmand
    Some 300 US Marines are once again being deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan after upward to 20,000 US Marines had spent between 2009-2014 attempting, but clearly failing to secure the province for the US-installed client regime in the nation’s capital of Kabul.  The latest deployment of US forces in Afghanistan after allegedly “ending” combat operations […]
  • ‘Global Energy Association': the New Chinese Mega-project
    Eurasian economic integration is one of the important goals that Russia and China are striving for. By combining their economies, the countries of Eurasia will be able to turn their region into the most powerful player on the world stage with all the resulting benefits. The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and the Chinese project ‘New […]
  • Jigsaw, Beyond the CIA and Soros
    Back in 2013, Veterans Today along with Press TV and their correspondent Serena Shimm tied an innocent sounding organization to false flag sarin gas attacks in Syria.  VT had come on the group before, a high-ranking source tied them to assassinations of scientists inside Iran and to a network of black operations squads inside Azerbaijan. […]
  • Friday Humor: Ivy League Students "Take Turns" At Hunger Strikes
    Authored by Toni Airaksinen via The, Don’t want to risk our health At a time when college administrators will seemingly give in to any student protest, Ivy League activists have stumbled upon a way to protest without accomplishing anything: short-term hunger strikes. Anti-Israel protesters at Columbia University and union organizers at Yale have both […]
  • Unnamed White House Official Under FBI Investigation In Russia Probe: NBC
    In an update to the original WaPo story, according to which a senior White House official was a "significant person of interest" in the Russia probe, NBC reported late on Friday that according to two US officials, an unnamed current White House official is under FBI investigation related to Russia collusion. While there is no […]
  • Mattis: North Korea Military Solution Would Be "Tragic On An Unbelievable Scale"
    With the media narrative once again focused squarely on Trump and the "Russian connection", something which will unlikely change over the next week absent "fireworks" elsewhere, the story of potential military intervention in South Korea has understandably dropped from the front pages. Although with a second US aircraft carrier now en route to the Korean […]
  • Russian Embassy Implicates Hillary In Tweet Asking: "Who Killed Seth Rich?"
    Earlier this week, Fox News dropped a bombshell report officially confirming, via anonymous FBI sources, what many had suspected for quite some time, that murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich was the WikiLeaks source for leaks which proved that the DNC was intentially undermining the campaign of Bernie Sanders. In addition to exposing the utter corruption […]
  • Want To Understand Rising Wealth Inequality? Look At Debt & Interest
    Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, "Governments cannot reduce their debt or deficits and central banks cannot taper. Equally, they cannot perpetually borrow exponentially more. This one last bubble cannot end (but it must)." I often refer to debt serfdom, the servitude debt enforces on borrowers. The mechanism of this servitude is interest, and […]
  • Talking Of 'Obstruction Of Justice'...
    "probably nothing..."   Source:
  • "Syrian Rebels" Subreddit Continues To Offer Forum To Al Qaeda Affiliates
    Via Disobedient Media A "Syrian Rebels" forum on Reddit has chosen to once again host a question and answer session with a "journalist" who worked for an extremist television channel in the United Kingdom and has been accused by mainstream media reporters of being an Al-Qaeda affiliate. The subreddit r/SyrianRebels had previously faced criticism after an […]
  • Weekend Reading: End Of Trumpflation?
    Authored by Lance Roberts via, Interesting…. For the last few months, there have been ongoing issues surrounding the “Russia Connection” and the underlying, and ongoing, investigations into the potential involvement/interference into the Presidential elections. The market hasn’t cared.  Until Wednesday. As I noted last Friday: “This…has…to…be…the…most…boring…market…ever.” As suspected, it did end with a bang […]
  • Trump's First Foreign Trip: 10,000 Cops, Bomb-Proof Hotel Rooms, Robots, Steak With A Side Of Ketchup
    Over the past week a lot of digital ink has been spilled trying to preview and predict what will take place during Trump's first official mammoth visit abroad, when over the next 8 days after an overnight flight on Air Force One, Trump will hopscotch from Saudi Arabia to Israel to the Vatican. He’ll close […]
  • Trump Turmoil Trounces Bullard Bullshit As Dollar Dives To 6-Month Lows
    As President Trump jets towards The Middle East leaving behind him a wake of headlines from the mainstream media, we suspect this will help him sleep...   Let's start with this... *WILLIAMS: U.S. ECONOMY IS DOING OK, GOOD Umm, no. *BULLARD SAYS DATA SINCE MARCH FOMC HAS BEEN RELATIVELY WEAK Umm yeah   US Macro […]
  • WATCH: Lieberman mocked Donald Trump during 1999 standup comedy set
    The internet never forgets—it is a ruthless monster with endless time, a photographic memory and a boundless appetite for malice. Here’s what we’re getting at: If you make fun of a celebrity in, say, 1999 and that guy goes on to become president in 2016 and considers you to serve as FBI...
  • ‘Trump’s best defense is dementia’: Internet in shock as Friday bombshells abruptly rock White House
    Two major reports published by the Washington Post and New York Times in rapid succession Friday capped a remarkable week in politics. Monday, it was reported Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian ambassador and Russian foreign minister during a closed-door meeting in the Oval...
  • ‘We may get clubbed like baby seals in 2018’: State GOP officials are in a panic over Trump’s ‘chaos’
    As Donald Trump heads overseas for his first major trip as president, Republicans at the state level are looking at the wreckage he is leaving behind and wondering if he will kill the party before the 2018 midterms. According to the Washington Post, state GOP officials are worried that...
  • Julian Assange: ‘I do not forgive or forget’
    London (dpa) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will not “forgive or forget” the fact that he was “detained for seven years without charge,” after Swedish prosecutors said they had dropped a rape charge against him. “Detained for seven years without...
  • Sean Spicer: Comey was putting ‘unnecessary pressure’ on Trump’s relationship to Russia
    Addressing a report that President Donald Trump told Russian officials in the Oval Office that, by firing FBI Director James Comey, pressure was taken off of him in his dealings with Russia, Press Secretary Sean Spicer defended his boss. “By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation...
  • Approval of President Trump drops to lowest since inauguration: Reuters/Ipsos poll
    Public approval of President Donald Trump has dropped to its lowest level since his inauguration, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday, after Trump was accused of mishandling classified information and meddling with an FBI investigation. The May 14-18 opinion poll found that 38...
  • FBI’s Russia investigation now includes at least one current White House official: report
    The federal probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives has expanded to include a current White House official, the Washington Post reports. A senior White House adviser—described by the Post as someone “close to the president”—is reportedly one of the subjects...
  • Trump boasted about firing ‘nut job’ Comey to Russian officials: report
    A new bombshell report claims that during his meeting with Russian government officials last week, President Donald Trump boasted to them that he had just fired former FBI Director James Comey, whom he had described to them as a “nut job.” The New York Times reports that an official...
  • Le Pen to run for a seat in parliament in June election
    Paris (dpa) – National Front leader Marine Le Pen confirmed Thursday that she will run for a seat in the upcoming French parliamentary elections, due to be held on June 11. Le Pen, who lost in the second round of the French presidential election on May 7, told broadcaster TF1 that she plans...
  • What this Catholic nun has to say about being truly pro-life is going to upset a lot of Republicans
    A Facebook follower recently commented that remarks by Sister Joan Chittister from a 2004 Bill Moyers interview on the meaning of “pro-life” had been reprinted by a number of organizations online. We have clipped Sister Joan’s comments in the video here and asked her to expand on her thoughts in...
  • All the right-wing euphemisms for Roger Ailes’ ‘sins’
    Roger Ailes is gone. Dead. History. The Fox News chairman who either broke America or helped make it great again has passed into the great “fair and balanced” beyond. Ailes, 77, was not just a political consultant and television pioneer. He also was alleged to be a serial perpetrator of...
  • How smoking weed can help ease the crack epidemic
    North America is in the midst of a drug overdose disaster. In British Columbia, Canada, where nearly 1,000 people died of overdose in 2016, officials have declared a public health emergency. While over-prescription of painkillers and contamination of the illegal opioid supply by fentanyl, a potent...
  • Trump ripped Michelle Obama for not wearing a headscarf in Saudi Arabia — will Melania?
    President Donald Trump is scheduled to take off from Joint Base Andrews early Friday afternoon and land in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saturday. In tow will be years of tweets Trump has pushed out about Saudi Arabia — and even attacking the former first lady for not wearing a headscarf, as is the...
  • Stephen Hawking: We must find other planets to live on
    Stephen Hawking has said our time on Earth is running out and we must start searching for new planets to live on if we are to survive as a species. The physicist recently warned that we only have 100 years to leave Earth and start inhabiting other planets in the universe—or face the possibility of...
  • US judge allows first transgender person to sue under disability law
    A U.S. judge ruled on Thursday that a transgender woman could move forward with a sex discrimination lawsuit against her employer under the Americans with Disabilities Act, even though it explicitly excludes transgender people from protection. The plaintiff, Kate Lynn Blatt, becomes the first...
  • First Lady will speak to military families during trip
    Melania Trump will accompany her husband President Donald Trump on the commander-in-chief’s first foreign trip to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Sicily, Rome and Brussels. However, the first lady won’t just be standing by Donald Trump’s side as he speaks with foreign leaders and attends a number of...
  • Psychologists explain why calling Trump a ‘child’ is insulting to children
    Responding to a widely read David Brooks column in the New York Times this week about President Donald Trump’s seemingly childlike behavior, two developmental psychologists wrote a letter to the editor in which they explained that calling Trump a child is a grave insult — to children....
  • Ailes ‘never recovered’ from sexual harassment claims
    Bill O’Reilly alleged that the sexual harassment scandal engulfing former Fox News Chief Executive Officer Roger Ailes dealt him a fatal blow. The disgraced former Fox News anchor penned a heartfelt obituary to his former boss, who died on Thursday from a brain injury caused from a fall at his home...
  • Kushner intervened to get the Saudis cheaper weapons
    The ancient art of bartering lives on in Middle Eastern bazaars and souks — and now in Washington — as President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner intervened to negotiate a lower priced missile defense system for Saudi Arabia. Kushner’s call to Marilyn Hewson,...
  • ISIS warns of future Times Square attacks
    Inspired by a crash in Times Square Thursday that left one person dead and 22 others injured, supporters of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has threatened similar vehicle attacks on the New York City tourist hub. Related: Times Square Car Crash Driver Was In and Out of Prison Because of...

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