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  • 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.
  • Tepco admits they concealed the fact of meltdown
    On 5/30/2016, a director of Tepco, Anegawa admitted that Tepco concealed the fact of meltdown in 311. He stated that in the press conference of that day. He says it was The post Tepco admits they concealed the fact of meltdown appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Economic Update, Russian Bombers Fly Out of Iran, MSM Can’t Stop Trump
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 251 8.19.16) So much for the so-called “recovery,” there’s not going to be one. Retail and tech are the latest to signal the economy is tanking. Retail is warning sales are bad. Macy’s is closing 100 stores nationwide. On top of that, tech giant Cisco just fired 20% of its […]Related Posts:Middle East Tensions Continue t […]
  • Financial Crash will be Put On Little People-Ellen Brown
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Public banking expert Ellen Brown thinks big banks will be saved from a coming calamity at the expense of the little people. Brown explains, “I think the big banks won’t go down. They are protected by the bail-ins, which we haven’t yet seen in the U.S., but we’ve seen them in […]Related Posts:End of Capitalism Is Here-Ellen B […]
  • Silver is Kryptonite to Gold Cartel Bankers-Bill Murphy
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Chairman of GATA (Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee) Bill Murphy thinks financial markets are way more vulnerable than they appear. Murphy explains, “There are negative interest rates and low interest rates that just keep staying down there, and supposedly things are really good.  Look at our Dow at all- […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up by Greg Hunter 8.12.16
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 250 8.12.16)  The mainstream media (MSM) is totally against Donald Trump, and they are proud of it. Now, the New York Times (NYT) is explaining why it is their duty of keep Trump out of the White House.  An Op-Ed piece this past week basically said it was Trump’s fault […]Related Posts:Dems and Media Panic Over Trump, Ec […]
  • Entering Perfect Storm of Every Facet of our Lives-Bill Holter
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Financial writer Bill Holter warns the world faces multiple problems, not just one. Holter explains, “We are entering a perfect storm of every facet of our lives.  This is not just financial.  This is social, and it has to do with the breakdown of the rule of law.  In the U.S. […]Related Posts:Cash Ban is All about Control-Bi […]
  • Bad Economy is Why Trump GOP Nominee-John Williams
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (Early Sunday Release) Economist John Williams says don’t believe the hype about the U.S. economy being good—it’s not. Williams explains, “I love America, but we are in a deepening recession.  The economy collapsed into 2009 . . . we never really recovered from that.  We had a few bounces higher, but […]Related Posts:Dollar […]
  • Dems and Media Panic Over Trump, Economy is Tanking, Iran No Deal, Deal Update
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 249 8.5.16)  The mainstream media (MSM) and the Democrat Party would like you to think it is the Republicans in full panic mode, but it is their party that’s freaking out. The first tip comes from the MSM that is “going to war against Trump” and acting like the true […]Related Posts:Dems Block Iran Nuke No Vote, Syria Wa […]
  • Chemtrails are Greatest Threat to Life on Earth-Dane Wigington
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Last month, CIA Director John Brennan admitted Chemtrails, or as he put it, “Stratospheric Aerosol Injection,” is established geoengineering science used to fight global warming. Geoengineering researcher Dane Wigington says if the government is admitting it, the negative effects of spraying are too big to hide much longer. W […]
  • America is Doomed Without Restoring the Rule of Law-Karl Denninger
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Trader and entrepreneur Karl Denninger has a dire warning. He basically says if there is lawlessness at the top of society, there will be lawlessness at the bottom.  Denninger, who is so distraught he has suspended writing on his popular website, explains, “It is illegal for any entity […]Related Posts: […]
  • Hillary Won’t Win Presidency, DNC and Clinton Exposed for Rigging Democratic Primary, Economic Update and Global War Heating Up
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (WNW 248 7.29.16) It’s now been totally exposed the Democratic National Committee (DNC) rigged the primary in favor of Hillary Clinton. This is a turning point that says no way Clinton can be elected without nearly half the Democrat voters that supported Bernie Sanders.  A WikiLeaks email dump at the beginning […]Related Pos […]
  • This Historic Event Is About To Shock The World
    With many investors worried about the economic turmoil that has engulfed the globe, this historic event is about to shock the world. The post This Historic Event Is About To Shock The World appeared first on King World News.
  • Peter Boockvar: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Peter Boockvar: Managing Director, Chief Market Analyst of The Lindsey Group & Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bookmark Advisors - Prior to joining The Lindsey Group, Peter was with Omega Advisors, a partner at Miller Tabak + Co for 18 years and at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. He is a CNBC contributor and appears on other major networks such as Bloombe […]
  • What Is Happening Around The World Is Scaring The Hell Out Of People
    With the gold market consolidating gains after the biggest year-to-date move in 36 years, which has caused investment demand for gold to surpass jewelry demand for the first time in history, what is happening around the world is clearly scaring the hell out of people. The post What Is Happening Around The World Is Scaring The Hell Out Of People appeared firs […]
  • Peter Boockvar
    Peter Boockvar: Managing Director, Chief Market Analyst of The Lindsey Group & Co-Chief Investment Officer of Bookmark Advisors - Prior to joining The Lindsey Group, Peter was with Omega Advisors, a partner at Miller Tabak + Co for 18 years and at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. He is a CNBC contributor and appears on other major networks such as Bloombe […]
  • Here Is An Important Update On The War In The Gold & Silver Markets
    Below is an update on the war that is raging in the gold and silver markets. The post Here Is An Important Update On The War In The Gold & Silver Markets appeared first on King World News.
  • No. 826: July Production, Housing Starts, CPI, Real Retail Sales and Earnings, Freight Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Industrial Production Represents 65% of GDP • Production Recovery from the 2007 Recession Lasted All of One Month • Against Pre-2007 Recession Highs, Production and Manufacturing Were Down Respectively in July 2016 by 0.77% (-0.77%) and 5.80% (-5.80%) • Still Never Seen Outside of Formal Recessions in the 98-Year History of Indu […]
  • No. 825: July Nominal Retail Sales, Producer Price Index, Consumer Conditions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Nominal Retail Sales Disappointed Expectations, Dropping by 0.04% (-0.04%) in July • July PPI Services Margins Declined by 0.27% (-0.27%), Goods Prices Fell by 0.37% (-0.37%), Construction Costs Plunged by 0.61% (-0.61%), Total Final Demand PPI Was Down by 0.36% (-0.36%) • Yet, Across-the-Board Deflation Generally Is Not the Com […]
  • No. 824: July Labor Conditions and M3, June Trade Deficit and Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • Just a Week into Headline 1.2% Second-Quarter GDP Growth, New Trade and Construction Spending Details Promise a Downside Revision • Trade Deficit Widened and Deepened in Revision, Worst Since 2007 • With Quarterly and Annual Growth Collapsing Anew, Real Construction Spending Growth Was Weakest Since 2011 Series Trough • Ten Year […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date     Friday, August 12, 2016 Retail Sales (Advance) PPI July-2016 July-2016 08/12/2016 […]
  • No. 823: Second-Quarter 2016 GDP and Annual Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Broad, Deepening Economic Downtrend Continued • Revised Annual Change in GDP Slowed Sharply, Consistent with Entering a Recession • Headline Real Quarterly GDP Revisions Took Fourth-Quarter 2015 and First-Quarter 2016 Growth Rates Lower, Below 1.0%, but Not Negative, with First-Quarter 2016 GNP Minimally Below Zero, Again • Well […]
  • Commentaries News
    The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Thursday, August 25th, will cover July New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales.  A subsequent Commentary on Friday, August 26th, will cover the first revision, second estimate of second-quarter 2016 GDP, and initial estimates of second-quarter Gross National Product (GNP) and Gross Domestic Inc […]
  • No. 822: Durable Goods Orders, Home Sales, Freight Index, Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Broad Economic Downtrend Continued, Despite a Likely Positive, First Guesstimate of Second-Quarter GDP • Real Durable Goods Orders Tumbled in Second-Quarter 2016 Both Before (-0.8%) and After (-4.1%) Consideration for Commercial Aircraft • Year-to-Year New Orders Fell Sharply in June 2016, Both Before and After Consideration of […]
  • No. 821: June Housing Starts, Preview of GDP Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Housing Starts Continued to Hold in Smoothed, Low-Level Stagnation, Never Having Recovered Pre-Recession Highs • Second-Quarter Starts Growth Slowed Sharply Amidst Downside Revisions • Downside Benchmark Revisions to Key Series Underlying the GDP Indicate Pending Downside Benchmark Revisions to the GDP • First- and Fourth-Quarte […]
  • No. 820 : June Production, Retail Sales, Consumer and Producer Inflation
    (SGS Subscription required) • New Recession Remains Very Much in Play; Second-Quarter GDP Prospects Have Dimmed, with Auto Sales and Production Spiked by Prior-Month Downside Revisions • Never Seen Outside of Formal Recessions, Second-Quarter Production Showed Third Consecutive Set of Annual and Quarterly Contractions • Down in June by 6.2% (-6.2%) from Its […]
  • No. 819: June Employment and Unemployment, Money Supply M3
    (SGS Subscription required) • Headline Month-to-Month Payroll and Unemployment Data Are Rubbish, Heavily Skewed by Inconsistent and Not-Comparable Seasonal Adjustments • Private Surveying Shows Plunging Employment Circumstances Last Seen During the 2009 Economic Collapse • June 2016 Unemployment Rates: U.3 Rose to 4.9%, but U.6 Notched Lower to 9.6% and the […]

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  • Modern America: The Empire of Lies
    The notion that the United States is an empire of lies would be difficult to dispute by anyone who has followed the events of the last decade. It’s a sad fact that today the absolute majority of Washington’s policies along with the foundation of so-called “American democracy” are built upon blatant lies. So is it […]
  • Western Propaganda – So Simple But So Effective!
    When some time ago Noam Chomsky and I met at MIT, in order to write a book “On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare” and to produce a film with the same title together, the topic we mainly aimed at discussing was that of the countless genocides the West has committed all over the […]
  • Bioweapons: At the Breaking Point of What We Call History
    This November, a meeting will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, in a large hall filled with delegates from around the world. This meeting, which has the potential of affecting every single living person on the planet, will get at most passing mention  in newspapers. Some reporters will be present, duly noting which country provided what […]
  • While the Motto of the South Korean Intelligence is Changing, the Essence Remains Unchanged
    From June 10, 2016, the National Intelligence Service of the Republic of Korea changed its motto for the fourth time. The “Secret sacrifice in the name of freedom and truth” will now be changed to “Silent dedication. Only in the name of protection and glory of the Republic of Korea.” The emblem has also changed. Instead […]
  • To Preserve the American Way: There Must Be War
    I remember my uncle Duke well. A tall and handsome figure he cut, in his Air Force blue uniform. Silver oak leaves he wore on his lapels, back when I was a kid in El Paso, Texas. A member of an elite corps, Duke Wolfe went to work each week at Biggs Air Force Base. […]
  • South Koreans Protest US Anti-Missile System THAAD
    South Korea was the scene of recent protests against the deployment of the US Army’s anti-ballistic missile system THAAD (Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense) to the country. Close to 1,000 citizens from the Seongju country shaved their heads in protest, with residents concerned that THAAD could potentially emit hazardous radiation, causing cancer and infert […]
  • Indonesia Opens up New Horizons for Iran in Southeast Asia
    On July 24, 2016, Laos hosted a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the ASEAN member states. At the closing of the meeting, the Islamic Republic of Iran acceded to the organization. Several days later, on July 29, a meeting between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ibrahim Rahimpour and Indonesian Foreign Minister […]
  • Russia is Dead Serious About Fighting ISIS, So Why Washington Isn’t?
    On August 16 Russia’s Tu-22M3 and Su-34 bombers took off from the Hamadan airbase in Iran to launch successful strikes against ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra in the Syrian governorates of Aleppo and Deir ez-Zor. These actions of Russia’s military command serve as a clear demonstration of the strengthening strategic cooperation between Russia and Iran in the […]
  • Syria: China and Iran Join Russia in Larger Role
    Several developments this week mark an increase of activity from Syria’s allies, Russia, Iran and now China. These include a Russian-Iranian agreement to use Iranian territory to position Russian Tupolev Tu-22M strategic bombers as well as Iranian and Iraqi airspace for both the bombers and Russian cruise missiles to pass through on their way to militant […]
  • Iran Shuns the West-ward Tilt Amid Russo-Turk Normalization
    For past few months, particularly since the finalization of the US-Iran nuke deal, we had been observing increasing West-ward tilt in Iran’s foreign policy. With Iran signing deals worth billions of dollars with a number of European companies and further lobbying for lifting financial sanctions the U.S. has not yet lifted, it was becoming obvious […]
  • America's "Humanitarian War" Against the World
    Via Strategic-Culture.org, The following  text is a point by point thematic summary of Prof. Michel Chossudovsky‘s presentation at the Science for Peace Conference, Academy of Sciences, Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, 15-16 August 2016 Introduction Historically, science has supported the development of the weapons industry and the war economy. “Science for Peace” in […]
  • The 10 Worst Places In America To Start A Business
    Anywhere you start a business, it's going to be a gamble. More new businesses fail than succeed, according to the Kauffman Foundation. And, as CNBC notes, U.S. Small Business Administration data shows that it's only a matter of time before at least half of all businesses go under: Nearly two-thirds of businesses with employees survive at least two […]
  • "There's Going To Be A Massive Run On Firearms" If A Hillary Win Is Imminent
    Submitted via Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com Survival Expert James Rawles Warns: “There’s Going To Be A Massive Run On Firearms… Bigger Than Anything We’ve Ever Seen Before” If Hillary Win Is Imminent James Wesley Rawles is a former intelligence officer of the United States Army, prolific author and one of the top survival experts in the world. In his best-selli […]
  • A Silver Lining For Ryan Lochte?
    The ability to look straight down the lens of a camera and lie to American faces... can be quite lucrative...     Source: MichaelPRamirez.com […]
  • Losing Louisiana: Shocking Images Of Life After A 1000-Year Flood
    Floods ravaged the state of Louisiana, leaving at least 11 people dead and 30,000 more forced to flee rising waters after days of catastrophic rainstorms. Bloomberg's Brendan Smialowski captured these images of the aftermath... A boy rides his bike inside the flood-damaged Life Tabernacle Church...   John Booth (left) sits with Angela Latiolais's ( […]
  • The Definitive Answer To Whether The Oil Market Has Rebalanced
    By EconMatters Introduction:   There has been much debate in this oil industry regarding this subject with a lot of poor analysis, no analysis at all, opinions, raw speculation, pure conjecture and every investment bank in the world talking their book on this subject. So we thought we would settle this question once and for all so that everybody is on the sa […]
  • Socialism: The World's Greatest Generator Of Poverty
    Submitted by Allen Mendenhall via The Mises Institute, If you’re looking for a short introduction to socialism that rewards rereading, Thomas DiLorenzo’s The Problem With Socialism is it. Perhaps your son or daughter has returned from college talking about collective control of the means of production and sporting Bernie Sanders t-shirts. Perhaps you’re a po […]
  • How Beverly Hills Billionaires Built A Water Empire In California With Taxpayer Money
    Beverly Hills Billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick control an agricultural empire in the Central Valley of California which Forbes values at $4.2BN.  According to an article recently published by Mother Jones, the Beverly Hills based couple bought their first acres of ag land in 1978 as an inflation hedge.  Within 20 years the Resnicks had grown to be the […]
  • Can The Deep State Be Cured?
    Submitted by Karen Kwiatkowski via LewRockwell.com, So, after getting up late, groggy, and feeling overworked even before I started, I read this article.  Just after, I had to feed a dozen cats and dogs, each dog in a separate room out of respect for their territorialism and aggressive desire to consume more than they should (hmm, where have I seen this befo […]
  • This Is The Reason For The Sharp Rebound In Q3 Hedge Fund Performance
    Yesterday, when we revealed the top 50 hedge fund long and short positions, we showed that after a record stretch of underperformance for the most popular stocks held by hedge funds, aka the Goldman Sachs hedge fund VIP basket, had finally posted a modest rebound. As Goldman's Ben Snider pointed out, "during the last six weeks Goldman's Hedge […]
  • Joy Reid shames pastor for Trump lies: ‘Even a pastor cannot make things up on this show’
    MSNBC host Joy Reid was not having it Saturday morning when a black pastor, who appeared at the Republican National Convention in support of Donald Trump, attempted to defend lies the candidate has been using to generate votes in the black community. Reid kicked it off by wryly observing that Trump... […]
  • Trump companies owe $650 million: NY Times
    Companies belonging to Donald Trump have at least $650 million in debt, more than twice the amount shown in public filings made by his presidential campaign, the New York Times reported Saturday. The paper employed a property information firm to search publicly available data on more than 30 US... […]
  • What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution
    Speculating about what aliens look like has kept children, film producers and scientists amused for decades. If they exist, will extra terrestrials turn out to look similar to us, or might they take a form beyond our wildest imaginings? The answer to this question really depends on how we think... […]
  • Gawker had its problems, but its death is worrying for all watchdog journalists
    So it’s farewell, then, to Gawker. After 14 years of dancing on the edge of ethical probity and legal propriety, doing some good journalism as well as some less good, the New York-based website – an online blend of investigation, gossip, commentary and satire – has been forced out of business. The... […]
  • Amid Milwaukee unrest, controversial black sheriff clashes with city’s white police chief
    MILWAUKEE — As riots raged in Milwaukee, the county sheriff took to Twitter. “Black LIES matter,” David Clarke wrote to his quarter-million followers, ridiculing the Black Lives Matter movement. The protesters, he tweeted later, were part of a “culturally dysfunctional... […]
  • 96 homes destroyed in Southern California’s massive Blue Cut fire
    OAK HILLS, Calif. — The raging Blue Cut fire in Southern California’s Cajon Pass has destroyed nearly 100 homes as firefighters focused their efforts Friday on areas near the mountain resort town of Wrightwood, where dry brush hasn’t burned in years. According to preliminary estimates... […]
  • Low arctic sea ice is the ‘new normal,” says NASA
    The melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is a problem that environmentalists are trying to solve — or, at the very least, slow down. While the 2016 calendar year will not be record breaking, rapid ice loss is an ongoing issue that is the “new normal,” according to experts at the National Aeronautics... […]
  • Missing Penn State professor found dead
    A college professor in Pennsylvania who has been missing for at least three days was murdered, according to a new report. Ronald Bettig, who has been teaching in the Penn State University College of Communications since 1988, was last seen Saturday afternoon. Local law enforcement was found his... […]
  • Yellowstone river closed over parasite threat
    A 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways were indefinitely closed Friday to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish. Montana wildlife officials banned all fishing, rafting and other activities in the stretch. The... […]
  • ‘Work Therapy’ — How the Salvation Army’s chain of rehab centers exploit unpaid labor
    Normally when we hear about people who use drugs being sent to forced labor camps as so-called “addiction treatment,” we think of places like Vietnam, China or the former Soviet Union. Surely nothing like this could happen in America? But the civil rights of people who use drugs are not protected... […]
  • Morgan Geyser pleads not guilty in Slender Man case
    One of the two girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend to please a mythical figure known as Slender Man pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday on the grounds of mental illness. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier had allegedly stabbed their classmate 19 times in May 2014. Two doctors have... […]
  • North Korea calls defector ‘human scum’
    North Korea called the North Korean diplomat who recently defected to South Korea a “criminal” and “human scum” Saturday, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. This is North Korea’s first official statement on the defection. KCNA, which never mentioned the defector Thae... […]
  • Where does US health care rank among major nations?
    This article was originally published on Medical Daily. In 2000, the World Health Organization embarked on an exhaustive mission to rank the health care systems of 191 countries, with the African nation Sierra Leone ranking dead last and the United States ranking 37th at the time. Since then,... […]
  • It’s far too early to label a baby girl a ‘plus’ size
    I’m the mother of a happy, strong, growing infant daughter—a blessed reality that led to my hovering around the top menu bar at OldNavy.com. She needed the next size up in onesies, but on my way to clicking on Baby, something surprising, and frankly disturbing, appeared: “Plus” and “Slim”... […]
  • WATCH: Trump supporter goes absolutely bonkers after Bakari Sellers compares Trump to George Wallace
    A CNN panel turned into a shouting match Friday night when a Trump advocate went into an angry tirade after a black panelist compared the GOP presidential candidate to staunch segregationist George Wallace. It all started off innocently enough when panelist Bakari Sellers noted that, culturally... […]
  • US swimmer Bentz blames Ryan Lochte for fabricating fake robbery story
    Sydney (dpa) – US Olympic swimmer Gunnar Bentz on Friday effectively blamed his teammate Ryan Lochte over a fake robbery story which has angered local authorities in Rio. In a statement posted on the University of Georgia’s website, Bentz apologized for the incident and insisted he had... […]
  • Clinton Foundation: Republicans sniff at policy change
    Donald Trump’s campaign and others are questioning why the Clinton Foundation waited until this week to announce its plans to stop accepting foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton wins the November election. Bill Clinton announced the changes during a meeting with foundation staff on... […]
  • Smoking weed for pain benefits men more than women
    Years of research have shown a direct connection between ingesting marijuana and feeling pain relief — but could this beneficial side effect vary by gender? A new study from researchers at Columbia University Medical Center found that men felt greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana.... […]
  • Natural Birth Vs. C-Section: Is One Better Than The Other?
    In 2014, about one-third of pregnant women in the United States gave birth by C-section, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Usually a woman is granted the power to choose how she wants to deliver her baby, so why opt for a surgical procedure over a natural birth, or vice... […]
  • ‘What the hell do you have to lose?’: Trump’s latest insulting appeal to black voters gets trashed
    As Donald Trump’s erratic presidential campaign stumbles toward the November election buffeted by collapsing poll numbers, the candidate spent the past week chasing after voters who have shown the least amount of interest in casting votes for the blustery self-identified billionaire. The... […]

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  • Joy Reid shames pastor for Trump lies: ‘Even a pastor cannot make things up on this show’
    MSNBC host Joy Reid was not having it Saturday morning when a black pastor, who appeared at the Republican National Convention in support of Donald Trump, attempted to defend lies the candidate has been using to generate votes in the black community. Reid kicked it off by wryly observing that Trump... […]
  • Trump companies owe $650 million: NY Times
    Companies belonging to Donald Trump have at least $650 million in debt, more than twice the amount shown in public filings made by his presidential campaign, the New York Times reported Saturday. The paper employed a property information firm to search publicly available data on more than 30 US... […]
  • What do aliens look like? The clue is in evolution
    Speculating about what aliens look like has kept children, film producers and scientists amused for decades. If they exist, will extra terrestrials turn out to look similar to us, or might they take a form beyond our wildest imaginings? The answer to this question really depends on how we think... […]
  • Gawker had its problems, but its death is worrying for all watchdog journalists
    So it’s farewell, then, to Gawker. After 14 years of dancing on the edge of ethical probity and legal propriety, doing some good journalism as well as some less good, the New York-based website – an online blend of investigation, gossip, commentary and satire – has been forced out of business. The... […]
  • Amid Milwaukee unrest, controversial black sheriff clashes with city’s white police chief
    MILWAUKEE — As riots raged in Milwaukee, the county sheriff took to Twitter. “Black LIES matter,” David Clarke wrote to his quarter-million followers, ridiculing the Black Lives Matter movement. The protesters, he tweeted later, were part of a “culturally dysfunctional... […]
  • 96 homes destroyed in Southern California’s massive Blue Cut fire
    OAK HILLS, Calif. — The raging Blue Cut fire in Southern California’s Cajon Pass has destroyed nearly 100 homes as firefighters focused their efforts Friday on areas near the mountain resort town of Wrightwood, where dry brush hasn’t burned in years. According to preliminary estimates... […]
  • Low arctic sea ice is the ‘new normal,” says NASA
    The melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean is a problem that environmentalists are trying to solve — or, at the very least, slow down. While the 2016 calendar year will not be record breaking, rapid ice loss is an ongoing issue that is the “new normal,” according to experts at the National Aeronautics... […]
  • Missing Penn State professor found dead
    A college professor in Pennsylvania who has been missing for at least three days was murdered, according to a new report. Ronald Bettig, who has been teaching in the Penn State University College of Communications since 1988, was last seen Saturday afternoon. Local law enforcement was found his... […]
  • Yellowstone river closed over parasite threat
    A 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways were indefinitely closed Friday to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish. Montana wildlife officials banned all fishing, rafting and other activities in the stretch. The... […]
  • ‘Work Therapy’ — How the Salvation Army’s chain of rehab centers exploit unpaid labor
    Normally when we hear about people who use drugs being sent to forced labor camps as so-called “addiction treatment,” we think of places like Vietnam, China or the former Soviet Union. Surely nothing like this could happen in America? But the civil rights of people who use drugs are not protected... […]
  • Morgan Geyser pleads not guilty in Slender Man case
    One of the two girls accused of stabbing their 12-year-old friend to please a mythical figure known as Slender Man pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court Friday on the grounds of mental illness. Morgan Geyser and Anissa Weier had allegedly stabbed their classmate 19 times in May 2014. Two doctors have... […]
  • North Korea calls defector ‘human scum’
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