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Chinese survival pods to defend against ‘apocalypse’

As believers across the globe prepare for the forecast Mayan apocalypse, a Chinese villager says he’s going to save humanity with his giant tsunami proof survival pods. The pods are made using a fiberglass casing over a steel frame, cost $48,000 each to make and are equipped with oxygen tanks, …

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White House wins fight to keep drone killings of Americans secret

A federal judge issued a 75-page ruling on Wednesday that declares that the US Justice Department does not have a legal obligation to explain the rationale behind killing Americans with targeted drone strikes. United States District Court Judge Colleen McMahon wrote in her finding this week that the Obama administration …

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Added sugar is the number one culprit in the American health crisis

Cancer. Heart disease. High blood pressure. Obesity. Diabetes. Premature ageing. What we take for granted as hallmarks of life in the most affluent country on Earth have been popularly linked to everything from genetics to fast food. What if the real answer is so straightforward it’s as near at hand …

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Senate extends warrantless wiretapping under FISA

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The Senate agreed on Friday to approve an extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, legislation that allows the NSA and other US intelligence agencies to wiretap conversations involving foreign citizens without obtaining a warrant. Despite growing opposition to one of the most notorious and secretive US spying programs, the …

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North Korea’s history of threats

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North Korean People’s Army soldiers march at the Kim Il Sung square in Pyongyang for the military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea, 10 October 2005. Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea reviewed the military parade. The Korean Peninsula …

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US airstrike kills 16 civilians in Afghanistan

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Afghan officials said on Friday that American warplanes killed 16 civilians as they tried to flee an area in eastern Afghanistan controlled by Islamic State militants, but the United States military insisted the dead had been extremist fighters. Hajji Saz Wali, the governor of Haska Meena District in the southern …

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Major banks under investigation for ties to Mexican drug cartels

Charles Schwab Corp. founder and chairman Chuck Schwab

Federal regulators in the United States are reportedly investigation no fewer than two major American banks with regards to their relationships with clients believed to be tied to Mexican drug cartels. Reuters reported exclusively on Wednesday this week that the US Securities and Exchange Commission is probing both Charles Schwab …

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FCC launching huge internet tax

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Get ready for another transfer of wealth via government confiscation. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is ready to tax internet service in order to fund its Connect America Fund boondoggle. As is usually the case in corporatist nations – Mussolini told us corporatism is the essence of fascism – mega-corporations …

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Murder is the foreign policy of the United States

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Washington has a long history of massacring people, for example, the destruction of the Plains Indians by the Union war criminals Sherman and Sheridan and the atomic bombs dropped on Japanese civilian populations, but Washington has progressed from periodic massacres to full-time massacring. From the Clinton regime forward, massacre of …

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Brzezinski calls for ‘retaliation’ against Russia for fighting ISIS

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The leading anti-Russian figure of the Anglo-American establishment and geopolitical chess player, Zbigniew Brzezinski, has recently declared in an op-ed for the Financial Times that the United States should “retaliate” against Russia for its actions in Syria, even going so far as military action to do so. Brzezinski argues that the recent Russian involvement in …

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Ron Paul fears US might assassinate NSA leaker Snowden

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The United States government hasn’t revealed just yet how it will handle the case of Edward Snowden, but former congressman Ron Paul says he fears the Obama administration will resort to taking down the NSA leaker with a drone strike. Speaking to Fox Business News on Tuesday, the former Republican …

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Celebrities take to YouTube to back Bradley Manning

I am Bradley Manning

The protesters who descended on Fort Meade military base in Maryland to express frustration with the trial of Bradley Manning have been joined by major American celebrities and journalists, who are also rallying support for the Army whistleblower. Manning, 25, could spend the rest of his life in prison if …

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Audit the Fed threatens the secrecy of the Federal Reserve Bank

Senator Ron Paul, author of the legislation called Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012 (HR459) that will subject Ben Bernanke and the privately-owned Federal Reserve Bank to a monetary audit policy has seen much support from his peers on Capitol Hill. The House of Representatives passed 327 – 98 on a vote last week …

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Venezuelan president denied travel through US airspace

Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Elias Jaua told media that an aircraft carrying President Nicolas Maduro was denied travel over Puerto Rico’s airspace. President Maduro’s flight, which was en route to China, was forced to find an alternate path according to Jaua, who denounced the act as “an act of aggression.” “We …

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Army manual outlines plan to kill rioters and demonstrators in America

“Warning shots will not be fired” A newly leaked US Army Military Police training manual for “Civil Disturbance Operations” outlines how military assets are to be used domestically to quell riots, confiscate firearms and even kill Americans on U.S. soil during mass civil unrest. The document (PDF), which is dated …

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Former General on Fox News: we must ‘start killing Russians’

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On this video from Fox ‘News’: At 3:30, Lou Dobbs asks Robert H. Scales, a Fox News military analyst and former US General: “What do you expect” in Ukraine? At 3:35 he answers: “In the Ukraine, the only way that the United States can have any effect in this region and turn the tide is …

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Why Obama should bust Netanyahu for 9/11

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All observers admit it: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did everything in his power to destroy President Barack Obama’s political career. President Obama should return the favor. He should destroy Netanyahu’s career in the biggest, most spectacular way possible – by busting Netanyahu for 9/11. The major US and international …

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