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Doomstead Diner Daily October 15
« Reply #660 on: October 15, 2018, 03:21:01 AM »

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9 noteworthy moments from Trump's '60 Minutes' interview

[url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - Here are eight other key moments from the interview. Asked after his Putin comments whether he thought Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election, Trump said he didn't think it was just Russia.…


Is This the Beginning of the End of the U.S.-Saudi Alliance?

theintercept.com - Kelly Magsamen, a former Bush and Obama National Security Council staffer, also warned that the affair had the potential to unify a bipartisan “anti-Saudi sentiment.” Just two years ago, the think ta…


The Strange Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

consortiumnews.com - Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist, who disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week is not quite the critic of the Saudi regime that the Western media says he is, writes As’ad AbuKhal…


Opinion | Little Rock’s dangerous and illegal drug war

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Radley Balko Radley Balko Opinion writer focusing on civil liberties, the drug war and the criminal-justice system Email Bio Follow Opinion writer October 14 at 3:42 PM “You don’t know what fear i…


Opinion | Don’t let Trump’s newest cruelty to refugees get lost in the madness

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By E.J. Dionne Jr. Columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist October 14 at 7:39 PM In the madness of the Trump era, terrible things happen with almost no notice.…


China to unveil newest long-range strategic bomber during military parade in 2019

defence-blog.com - Chinese media has announced on 15 October that the newest long-range strategic bomber will unveil during a parade as part of the 70th anniversary celebrations of the People’s Liberation Army Air Forc…


A Far-Right Men's Group Violently Beat Up Protesters And Weren't Arrested. New York Police Won't Say Why.

[url=http://www.buzzfeednews.com]www.buzzfeednews.com[/url] - The beating followed an event at the Metropolitan Republican Club, in which Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes re-enacted the samurai sword assassination of Japanese socialist leader Inejiro Asanuma, w…


Donald Trump finally just said it: he doesn’t care if Kavanaugh’s accuser is telling the truth

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - Donald Trump finally just said it: he doesn’t care if Christine Blasey Ford was telling the truth. Journalist Lesley Stahl asked Trump in an interview aired on 60 Minutes Sunday night why he had mock…


90,000 Purged in Vegas and Reno: Are You On The List?

[url=http://www.gregpalast.com]www.gregpalast.com[/url] - Today, The Palast Investigative Fund has released the names of the 90,000 residents of Las Vegas and Reno (Clark and Washoe counties) purged from voter rolls based on flawed evidence that indicates t…


In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It's Too Late

undark.org - In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artifacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They left mostly with photographs, discouraged by the eve…


The Hurricanes, and Climate-Change Questions, Keep Coming. Yes, They’re Linked.

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The theory, largely the work of Kerry Emanuel, a scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, holds that the temperature difference between ocean and upper atmosphere determines how much a…


Bitcoin must die

sluggerotoole.com - The UN this week released a report urging world governments to take immediate action to mitigate the effects of the coming climate catastrophe. It is no longer a case of whether catastrophe is coming…


Portugal declares red alert – first hurricane in 176 years

news784.com - (AFP) — Portugal placed most of the country on red alert Saturday as Hurricane Leslie barrelled towards its coastline in what could be the fiercest storm to hit the country since 1842. Authorities ur…


Ted Nordhaus Is Wrong: We Are Exceeding Earth's Capacity for Humans

undark.org - In his article, “The Earth’s Carrying Capacity for Human Life is Not Fixed,” Ted Nordhaus, co-founder of the Breakthrough Institute, a California-based energy and environment think tank, seeks to enl…


Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - In an effort to preserve capital, banks then become more cautious about lending. Consumers and businesses have to pay higher interest rates to borrow, or might not be able to get credit at all, stran…


How Newt Gingrich Broke American Politics

Newt Gingrich at the Academy of Natural Sciences, in Philadelphia

[url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - Newt Gingrich is an important man, a man of refined tastes, accustomed to a certain lifestyle, and so when he visits the zoo, he does not merely stand with all the other patrons to look at the tortoi…


"Whose Land Do You Live On?" Reminds Americans Colonization Happened in Their Backyards

"Whose Land Do You Live On?" Reminds Americans Colonization Happened in Their Backyards

blogs.scientificamerican.com - As Christopher Columbus falls farther out of favor, the discourse has shifted to emphasize the voices that his story has silenced. This is particularly important as the United States grapples with de…


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« Reply #661 on: October 16, 2018, 02:55:11 AM »

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Examining CCTV Videos of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul Connected to Khashoggi's Disappearance - bellingcat

[url=http://www.bellingcat.com]www.bellingcat.com[/url] - On October 8, a photograph spread throughout WhatsApp showing Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist living in Turkey, entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul through a rear entrance. He has not been s…


Opinion | Can anyone honestly believe that this makes America great?

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By E.J. Dionne Jr. E.J. Dionne Jr. Columnist covering national politics Email Bio Follow Columnist October 14 at 7:39 PM In the madness of the Trump era, terrible things happen with almost no notice.…


Khashoggi Mystery: Rogue Killers or Rogue Royals? - Global Research

[url=http://www.globalresearch.ca]www.globalresearch.ca[/url] - Trump’s claim that “rogue killers” might have been responsible for Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s possible murder is likely only half of the story in the sense that this operation proba…


Yes, Mr. President, the Kremlin Murders Its Enemies—Even in the USA

observer.com - President Donald Trump and President Vladimir Putin ahead of their meeting in Helsinki. Photo by Alexey NIKOLSKY / Sputnik / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images On 60 Minu…


U.S. Budget Deficit Swells to $898 Billion, Topping Forecast

[url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - The U.S. budget deficit widened to $898 billion in the 11 months through August, exceeding the Congressional Budget Office’s forecast for the first full fiscal year under the Trump presidency. The bu…


Trump to Limit Poor Women's Access to Birth Control | DCReport.org

[url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - Trump health officials plan to rewrite guidelines for a federally funded family planning program to make it harder for low-income women to obtain birth control. The 32-page proposed regulation mentio…


#NetNeutrality: Turns Out 99.7 of Unique FCC Comments Wanted to Keep the Internet Open

[url=http://www.theroot.com]www.theroot.com[/url] - As the Federal Communications Commission prepared to repeal the laws of net neutrality last year, 22 million comments were left on its website expressing arguments either for or against keeping the o…


When National History Includes Genocide, How Should We “Celebrate”?

[url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - UPPER PENINSULA, MICHIGAN — (Opinion) “There is no doubt this is the most horrible crime ever committed in the whole history of the world,” wrote Winston Churchill while reading the first detailed ac…


It Could Take Mammals 7 Million Years to Recover From Humanity Wiping Them Out

earther.gizmodo.com - Elephants’ brethren—including mastodons and mammoths—once ranged across the Americas, Eurasia, and Africa. But natural climatic changes helped shrink their range and human hunters ensured their demis…


GOP Drops Tax Bill From Midterm Ad Blitz

[url=http://www.nationalmemo.com]www.nationalmemo.com[/url] - Turns out Republicans know their tax scam — running up trillion-dollar deficits to supply handouts to billionaires and Wall Street banks — won’t do them any favors during the midterm electio…


Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis

[url=http://www.eurekalert.org]www.eurekalert.org[/url] - IMAGE: An illustration of how the smaller mammals will have to evolve and diversify over the next 3-5 million years to make up for the loss of the large mammals. view more Credit: Matt Davis, Aarhus …


A pandemic killing tens of millions of people is a real possibility — and we are not prepared for it

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - What single event killed more Americans than any other in our history? The attacks of 9/11? The epic conflicts of World War I or World War II? None of the above. This year, we mark the 100th annivers…


Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are sitting on, according to a stark new analysis. More than 300 different mammal species have be…


Giant gas craters discovered at the bottom of the Barents Sea

sciencenordic.com - Researchers have found more than 100 craters in the seafloor near Bjørnøya, the southernmost island in the island archipelago of Svalbard. Some of these craters have a diameter of 1000 metres. The cr…


Part 5 Raven Rock. Hidey holes for government and military officials to carry on democracy after nuclear war destroys the planet

energyskeptic.com - Preface. This is the fifth part of my book review of: Graff, G.M. 2018. Raven Rock. The Story of the U.S. Governments Secret Plan to Save Itself–While the Rest of Us Die. Simon and Schuster. There a…


Stephen Hawking’s final papers predict the future will be super-rich superhumans versus regular humans

Stephen Hawking’s final papers predict the future will be super-rich superhumans versus regular humans

[url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - A collection of the brilliant physicist’s final papers will be published tomorrow in a book called Brief Answers to the Big Questions, but the U.K.’s Sunday Times revealed some excerpts early. In the…


Growing up in a house full of books is major boost to literacy and numeracy, study finds

Ideal home … a child looks at some of the books on the family shelves.

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Growing up in a home packed with books has a large effect on literacy in later life – but a home library needs to contain at least 80 books to be effective, according to new research. Led by Dr Joann…


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[url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - Over the summer, the Saudi Arabian government promised the Trump administration $100 million for the U.S.’s efforts to stabilize parts of Syria liberated from the Islamic State, a coup for Donald Tru…


Crown prince under scrutiny in journalist’s disappearance even as Saudis search for exculpatory explanation

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Shane Harris Shane Harris Intelligence and national security reporter Email Bio Follow October 17 at 7:23 PM The Trump administration and the Saudi royal family are searching for a mutually agreea…


The Jamal Khashoggi Case: Suspects Had Ties to Saudi Crown Prince

[url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Turkish officials said Mr. Khashoggi was killed within two hours of his arrival at the consulate. That timeline would not have allowed much time for an interrogation to go awry. The Times gathered mo…


The Media Industry Is Complicit, and Good Journalists Pay the Price | Gaslit Nation on Patreon

[url=http://www.patreon.com]www.patreon.com[/url] - There was a big surprise for America in the New York Times recently – it turns out Trump leeched off his father and helped him dodge taxes! Just kidding, New York Times, we’ve known that for three de…


A Saudi prince helped save Trump from bankruptcy—twice

qz.com - Donald Trump claimed on Twitter today that he has no “financial interests in Saudi Arabia.” But his financial ties to the kingdom go back a very long way. In 1991, Donald J. Trump was a mid-tier real…


Is Fraud Part of the Trump Organization’s Business Model?

[url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - What, exactly, is Donald Trump’s business? The Trump Organization is unusual in that it doesn’t appear to do the same thing for very long. It was a builder of apartments for the lower middle class, t…


Greg Palast: ‘GOP Doesn’t Need Russians To Help Them Steal Elections’

bros4america.com - With just over twenty days left before Americans take to the polls to decide on the fate of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in the 2018 midterm elections, investigative reporter Greg Pal…


Massive Twitter data release sheds light on Russia’s Trump strategy

[url=http://www.politico.com]www.politico.com[/url] - Twitter and Facebook have been widely criticized since the 2016 election for not doing more to stem the abuse of their platforms by Russians and other foreign actors hoping to manipulate the American…


Climate Change May Soon Make Parts of India Uninhabitable

[url=http://www.globalcitizen.org]www.globalcitizen.org[/url] - Extreme heat is devastating the health and livelihoods of tens of millions in South Asia — and it’s only getting worse, according to experts. Scientists warn that if global greenhouse gas emissions c…


Here’s Where the Post-Apocalyptic Water Wars Will Be Fought

earther.gizmodo.com - A United Nations report published last week said we have about a decade to get climate change under control, which—let’s be honest—isn’t likely to happen. So break out your goalie masks and harpoon g…


Hellfire: this is what our future looks like under climate change

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - The worst case scenario plays out the same way everywhere, whether you are in southern California or northern Alberta. A nascent wildfire – driven by extreme heat, high winds, drought conditions and …


Colonialism can’t be forgotten – it’s still destroying peoples and our planet

[url=http://www.opendemocracy.net]www.opendemocracy.net[/url] - Image: Tar sands, Alberta. Credit: Dru Oja Jay/Flickr, CC 2.0. The consequences of colonialism and imperialism, in all their forms and across all their epochs, defy our imagination. Unspeakable cruel…


“Hyperalarming” study shows massive loss of insect populations and corresponding declines in lizards, frogs, and birds – “Everything is dropping”

Mean dry-weight arthropod biomass per 100 sweeps taken in the same sample area in the Luquillo rainforest in Puerto Rico during July 1976, January 1977, July 2011, and January 2013. One SE around the mean biomass is shown for each bar. Total sweeps taken in each period was 800, except for July 1976, when 700 sweeps were taken. Data for 1976 and 1977 are from Lister, 1981 / Ecology. Graphic: Lister and Garcia, 2018 / PNAS

[url=http://www.desdemonadespair.net]www.desdemonadespair.net[/url] - By Ben Guarino 15 October 2018 (The Washington Post) – Insects around the world are in a crisis, according to a small but growing number of long-term studies showing dramatic declines in invertebrate…


As the fracking protesters show, a people’s rebellion is the only way to fight climate breakdown | George Monbiot

Illustration by Bill Bragg

[url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - It is hard to believe today, but the prevailing ethos among the educated elite was once public service. As the historian Tony Judt documented in Ill Fares the Land, the foremost ambition among gradua…


As midterms near, Democrats accuse GOP of plotting to cut Medicare, Social Security

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Erica Werner , Erica Werner Congressional reporter focusing on economic policy Email Bio Follow Damian Paletta and Damian Paletta Reporter covering economic policy Email Bio Follow David Weigel Da…


What's in a Half a Degree? 2 Very Different Future Climates

What's in a Half a Degree? 2 Very Different Future Climates

[url=http://www.scientificamerican.com]www.scientificamerican.com[/url] - A mere half a degree could spell the difference between the Arctic being ice-free once a decade and once a century; between coral reefs being almost entirely wiped out and up to 30 percent hanging on…


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« Reply #664 on: October 18, 2018, 01:29:54 PM »
Good articles today Surly.

Glad your staying on top of the critter pop. decrees.....

UVC spikes are a direct result of the decrees in critter pop. The eggs get cooked ! 
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
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« Reply #665 on: October 19, 2018, 02:35:28 AM »
Good articles today Surly.

Glad your staying on top of the critter pop. decrees.....

UVC spikes are a direct result of the decrees in critter pop. The eggs get cooked !

thanks! :icon_sunny:
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Documents Show Trump’s Interest in FBI Building Near His Hotel

[url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - The J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation building in Washington, D.C. President Donald Trump appears to have been personally involved in discussions on a new headquarters building for the …


The Trump Family Lied to Push Their Deals Around the World. And They Profited.

features.propublica.org - Since Donald Trump’s fortunes came surging back with the success of “The Apprentice” 14 years ago, his deals have often been scrutinized for the large number of his partners who have ventured to the …


What we know about the 15 Saudis said by Turkey to have played a role in Khashoggi’s disappearance

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - The Saudi government has denied involvement in the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributing columnist, and President Trump has suggested that “rogue killers” might have been r…


Police in Khashoggi case 'search forest'

[url=http://www.kbc.co.ke]www.kbc.co.ke[/url] - Police in Turkey investigating the alleged killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have expanded their search, reports say. Unnamed Turkish officials say his body may have been disposed of in a n…


Conservatives mount a whisper campaign smearing Khashoggi in defense of Trump

[url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Robert Costa and Robert Costa National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns Email Bio Follow Karoun Demirjian Karoun Demirjian Congressional reporter focusing on nat…


Tennessee Voting Experts Say Taylor Swift Might Actually Turn Their State Blue

[url=http://www.vice.com]www.vice.com[/url] - What’s perhaps most shocking about Taylor Swift breaking her career-long commitment to her apolitical image by posting a 392-word Instagram endorsement of two Tennessee Democrats is that Donald Trump…


New York Times Stands By Profile of Far Right Activist Gavin McInnes

[url=http://www.thewrap.com]www.thewrap.com[/url] - The New York Times responded to critics Thursday by defending a profile of far-right activist Gavin McInnes that ran in the paper earlier this week. “We are always open to criticism, which helps us d…


Provocateur James O’Keefe Has More Ambush Videos On Key Senate Races, He Tells Secretive GOP Donor Confab

theintercept.com - The notorious conservative activist James O’Keefe is at it again. This week, O’Keefe — known for undercover videos aimed at embarrassing liberals and Democrats — went after Sen. Claire McCaskill, a c…


Why scientists are so worried by the huge, sudden loss of insects

[url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - In Puerto Rico’s rainforest, scientists have observed an astounding loss of life at the very base of the food web. It’s the insects. As an alarming new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of…


This Super-Strong Magnet Literally Blew the Doors Off a Tokyo Laboratory

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - There's a magnet in a secure room in central Tokyo. It's an electromagnet, the kind that generates a magnetic field when electrical current flows through it. The last time the scientists who operate …


13 million people may starve in the "worst famine in 100 years" if Saudi-led coalition keeps bombing Yemen: U.N.

[url=http://www.newsweek.com]www.newsweek.com[/url] - Between 12 and 13 million people are at risk of starvation within the next three months if the Saudi Arabian-led coalition continues its bombing of Yemen, the United Nations has warned. The Yemeni Ci…


For Next Weapon in Anti-Protest Arsenal, US Military Building Plasma Gun Capable of Vaporizing Human Flesh

[url=http://www.commondreams.org]www.commondreams.org[/url] - From wood batons to stun batons to water cannons to sound cannons to. . . frickin' plasma lasers that can "vaporize" your skin? Recent reporting out of the Pentagon reveals that the U.S. military is…


How Close Are We to Kubrick's AI-Controlled Vision of the Future?

How Close Are We to Kubrick's AI-Controlled Vision of the Future?

[url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Movie audiences first heard these calmly intoned and ominous words in 1968, spoken by a spaceship's intelligent computer in the science-fiction masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey." With that one phra…


Researchers show where the world will run out of water

Researchers used machine learning to identify 'pre-conditions and factors' that might lead to depleting water resources, particularly areas that contain water shared by bordering nations

[url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk]www.dailymail.co.uk[/url] - New research has revealed the areas where real-life riots are most likely to happen as a result of depleted water resources. Researchers mapped the areas where future global conflict is most likely t…


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  • South Carolina Is Lobbying to Allow Discrimination Against Jewish Parents

    theintercept.com - The Trump administration is considering whether to grant a South Carolina request that would effectively allow faith-based foster care agencies in the state the ability to deny Jewish parents from fo…


    The Killing of Khashoggi: Why the Consulate Was Chosen as the Scene of the Crime?

    ahtribune.com - The apparent murder of Jamal Khashoggi inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul raises many questions. One so far ignored is diplomatic immunity. Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations …


    Evidence suggests crown prince ordered Khashoggi killing, says ex-MI6 chief

    [url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - A former head of MI6 has said all the evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and that the theory that rogue elements…


    Dismayed journalists condemn Trump for praising assault on Guardian reporter

    [url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Journalists expressed disgust with Donald Trump’s remarks at a rally Thursday night in Montana, where he praised and joked about the unprovoked assault on a Guardian US journalist by the state’s cong…


    Opinion | A shouting match inside the White House unmasks one of Trump’s biggest lies

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - (Carolyn Kaster/AP) By Greg Sargent Greg Sargent Opinion writer covering national politics Email Bio Follow Opinion writer October 19 at 9:12 AM A shouting match has erupted inside the White House be…


    Fans Celebrate Marijuana Legalization in Canada. Critics Say it Could All Go to Pot.

    undark.org - All eyes were on Canada this Wednesday as the country became one of just a handful of countries to legalize the recreational use of marijuana — and only the second, after Uruguay, to sanction a fully…


    Texas newspaper that endorsed Ted Cruz in 2012 is now throwing its support behind Democrat Beto O'Rourke for the midterm election

    [url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - The Houston Chronicle has endorsed Democrat Beto O'Rourke for US Senate in Texas over the Republican incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz. The newspaper endorsed Cruz in 2012, but this time around, if had some ha…


    DOJ Says Russian Trolls Are Interfering Online With the Midterms

    [url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - The complaint says that the Russian conspirators directed their army of trolls to “[s]tate that during past elections, namely, this mainstream media, which supported Hillary Clinton’s candidacy, diss…


    ‘Close the whole thing!’: Border tensions boil over as Trump’s frustrations grow

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By David Nakamura , David Nakamura Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Josh Dawsey and Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Nick Miroff Nick Miroff Reporter c…


    "Big-Ass Fight On The Horizon": Nearly Half Of All U.S. Troops Think Major War Is Coming

    [url=http://www.zerohedge.com]www.zerohedge.com[/url] - A new poll conducted by Military Times and Syracuse University has found that nearly half of all active duty American troops believe the next major war is just around the corner. The poll results sho…


    Beautiful, Toxic, and Maybe Healing: The Search for Cures From Jellyfish

    undark.org - Like me, you might have been distracted by your smartphone when a tumble of translucent jellyfish billowed across your television screen and caught your eye. Something about their primordial beauty p…


    “You Are The Product”: Big Data & Social Media Safety

    unicornriot.ninja - Las Vegas, NV – Millions of people throughout the world use social media on a daily basis searching for information, shopping, and even dating (to name just a few). Companies such as Facebook and Goo…


    When 'Concierge Medicine' Came to Town, I Had Some Questions. I Still Do.

    undark.org - Earlier this year, the health system at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor became the latest to roll out a “concierge medicine” program, joining the ranks of other prominent academic health cent…


    Miami GOP Chairman just caught leading Proud Boys in attack on Democratic campaign office

    thesternfacts.com - The Proud Boys are a national street gang with numerous Republican connections one of whose members planned the Charlottesville riot which group members attended last summer. But they court a multi-r…


    Hurricane Michael Reminded America Why Climate Change Is a National Security Risk - Pacific Standard

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    psmag.com - Wreckage at the Tyndall Air Force Base following Hurricane Michael. (Photo: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) At least 35 people were killed when Hurricane Michael barreled into the Fl…


    Wall Street Loves These Risky Loans. The Rest of Us Should Be Wary.

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Right now, leveraged loans are some of the easiest products for financial firms to sell. Unlike most bond investments, which have fixed interest rates, leveraged loans typically have floating interes…


    The Global Dollar Shortage is Here - And It's Becoming A Big Problem

    palisade-research.com - Another week and another signal flashing red to deal with. . . The credit market – in my opinion – is indicating an inevitable ‘crunch’ coming up. And even worse – we’re seeing the global dollar shor…

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    Amy Siskind's List Week 101

    theweeklylist.org - With midterms approaching, the country is electrified and on edge. This week Trump recycled themes from his 2016 campaign to help boost Republican messaging: stoking fear of “the others” (a caravan o…


    Opinion | A Saudi Prince’s Fairy Tale

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - So now the 15 agents, plus a driver and two consular staff — essentially all the witnesses minus the consul-general, who returned to Saudi Arabia and has not been heard from since — have been arreste…


    Does Saudi Arabia Own Donald Trump?

    theintercept.com - Is this yet another barefaced lie from the commander-in-chief? In this video essay, I examine Trump’s long history of doing deals with Saudi royals and look back at how the former reality TV star eve…


    Opinion | The Saudi explanation for Jamal Khashoggi’s death is a fable. Still Trump plays along.

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Editorial Board October 20 at 10:58 AM SAUDI ARABIA now has acknowledged that it lied to the world for 17 days about what happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi when he entered its consulate in Is…


    Saudis’ Image Makers: A Troll Army and a Twitter Insider

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - Yet the government’s social media manipulation tracks with crackdowns in recent years in other authoritarian states, said Alexei Abrahams, a research fellow at Citizen Lab at the University of Toront…


    Trump ‘Confirms’ He’s Pulling US Out Of Nuclear Deal With Russia

    [url=http://www.informationclearinghouse.info]www.informationclearinghouse.info[/url] - October 20, 2018 "Information Clearing House" - The US will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia, AP reports President Donald Trump saying. He cited Russia’s al…


    Russia has allegedly been spreading far-right propaganda on Facebook to try and influence the US midterms — here it is

    [url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - The US Justice Department has charged a Russian woman with links to a close ally of President Vladimir Putin with conspiring to interfere in the upcoming US midterm elections. The criminal complaint,…


    A high-ranking Orthodox priest in Turkey landed a blow against Putin by invoking an obscure and ancient power from 451 AD

    [url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Vladimir Putin faced a major blow to his power when a powerful Orthodox priest used an ancient and obscure power to undermine Russia's religious influence in Ukraine. On October 11 the Ecumenical Pat…


    How Wall Street Drove Public Pensions Into Crisis and Pocketed Billions in Fees

    theintercept.com - Thousands of Kentucky public school teachers swarmed the state Capitol earlier this year, angry not about low salaries, but about their shrinking pensions. Among their concerns: the high portion of t…


    Early voting hints at huge turnout

    thehill.com - More than 4.3 million Americans have already cast their ballots in the midterm elections, and early signs point to a huge increase in turnout from the last midterm elections in 2014, when overall vot…


    Unlocking 'The Genius Within': Five Questions for David Adam

    undark.org - ‘Anew generation of scientists is not satisfied merely to watch and describe brain activity,” writes David Adam. “They want to interfere, to change and improve the brain — to neuroenhance it.” In his…


    Technology is Not a Drug: Debunking the Biggest Myths About 'Technology Addiction'

    undark.org - How concerned should people be about the psychological effects of screen time? Balancing technology use with other aspects of daily life seems reasonable, but there is a lot of conflicting advice abo…


    The Growth of Sinclair’s Conservative Media Empire

    [url=http://www.newyorker.com]www.newyorker.com[/url] - Lauren Hills knew that she wanted to be a news broadcaster in the fourth grade, when a veteran television anchor came to speak at her school’s career day. “Any broadcast journalist will tell you some…


    United States Drops 21 Spots in Global Life Expectancy Rankings

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    [url=http://www.smithsonianmag.com]www.smithsonianmag.com[/url] - Life expectancies across the globe are projected to rise by an average of 4.4 years over the next two decades, but a study recently published in The Lancet predicts the United States will linger far …


    60,000 tons of dangerous radioactive waste sits on Great Lakes shores

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    [url=http://www.freep.com]www.freep.com[/url] - The NRC is understandably vague in its discussion of the nuclear power industry’s preparedness to thwart or withstand acts of terrorism — but asserts that facilities are, indeed, prepared. The agency…


    Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest

    Goliath Encounter: Puppy-Sized Spider Surprises Scientist in Rainforest

    [url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - Piotr Naskrecki was taking a nighttime walk in a rainforest in Guyana, when he heard rustling as if something were creeping underfoot. When he turned on his flashlight, he expected to see a small mam…


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  • Jamal Khashoggi death: Erdoğan to address Turkish parliament – live

    [url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url]- Hello and welcome to our coverage of the Turkish president’s planned address to parliament on the events of 2 October, when the Saudi journalist Jamaal Khashoggi entered the Saudi Arabian consulate i…


    Surveillance footage shows Saudi operative in Khashoggi's clothes after he was killed, Turkish source says

    [url=http://www.cnn.com]www.cnn.com[/url] - In the apparent cover-up that followed Khashoggi's death, Madani, 57, who is of similar height, age and build to Khashoggi, 59, was used as a decoy for the journalist, according to the Turkish offici…


    CIA director flies to Turkey amid growing controversy over Jamal Khashoggi killing

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By John Hudson , John Hudson National security reporter focusing on the State Department and diplomacy. Email Bio Follow Shane Harris and Shane Harris Intelligence and national security reporter Emai…


    Perspective | The caravan is coming! And it’s high time to calm the rising media frenzy.

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Margaret Sullivan Margaret Sullivan Media columnist Email Bio Follow Media columnist October 22 at 3:19 PM The exodus of migrants walking through Mexico is, no doubt, a real story. It’s just not t…


    Explosive Device Found Near George Soros’s Home in Westchester County

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The police said they had turned the case over to the F.B.I., which did not immediately respond to requests for comment. In a tweet late Monday night, the bureau’s New York office said it was conducti…


    Supreme Court shields Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from answering questions on census

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Robert Barnes and Robert Barnes Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court Email Bio Follow Tara Bahrampour Tara Bahrampour Reporter focusing on aging, generations and demography Email Bio Follow Oc…


    Imagined job totals from Trump's imagined arms deal keep growing

    [url=http://www.msnbc.com]www.msnbc.com[/url] - Over the summer, Donald Trump told a group of supporters that he’d spoken with the head of U.S. Steel, who told him that, as a result of the president’s policies, the company was opening six new plan…


    Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Could Drive Congress to Finally End Support for Brutal Saudi War in Yemen

    theintercept.com - The suspected murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi Arabia is pushing the U.S. government toward a major internal confrontation over its role in the war in Yemen, one that coul…


    Greg Palast Says He Hasn't Seen Voter Suppression Like This In 18 Years

    [url=http://www.gregpalast.com]www.gregpalast.com[/url] - This morning on AM Joy, Joy Reid asked Greg Palast if the voter suppression tactics were worse this year. “As a journalist covering this, is it more aggressive this year, is it more frantic, the atte…


    Middle Class Destroyed: 50 Percent Of All American Workers Make Less Than $30,533 A Year

    theeconomiccollapseblog.com - The middle class in America has been declining for decades, and we continue to get even more evidence of the catastrophic damage that has already been done. According to the Social Security Administ…

    How Brazil’s presidential election could eff up the planet for everyone

    grist.org - As the vast Brazilian rainforest steadily dwindles, so do our chances of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. And with the possible election of Jair Bolsonaro, the so-called “Trump of the …


    Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 storm, threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

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    [url=http://www.cbsnews.com]www.cbsnews.com[/url] - Hurricane Willa, a potentially catastrophic storm, swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 155 mph, the National Hurricane Center said Monday. Forecasters expect the Category 4 storm to mak…


    Your Poop Is Probably Full of Plastic

    [url=http://www.wired.com]www.wired.com[/url] - Every minute, a dumptruckful of plastic plops into the world's oceans. That's eight billion metric tons every year. Once waterborne, whatever doesn't wash ashore eventually breaks down into itty bits…


    The shocking numbers behind America’s opioid epidemic – “The hard truth is that, unless bold action is taken, the opioid epidemic is projected to claim nearly 500,000 lives over the next decade”

    Map of opioid overdose deaths in the U.S., 2000-2017. Graphic: Visual Capitalist

    [url=http://www.desdemonadespair.net]www.desdemonadespair.net[/url] - By Nick Routley 13 October 2018 (Visual Capitalist) – Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50, who are now more likely to die from a drug overdose than from ca…


    California’s Underwater Forests Are Being Eaten by the ‘Cockroaches of the Ocean’

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - The purple urchins will probably stick around. “They’re like cockroaches of the ocean,” Dr. Mastrup said. “They can endure starvation conditions much longer than most of the other critters.” Even the…


    Trump’s Lies Are Becoming Exponentially More Brazen

    Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, U.S., on Monday, October 22, 2018.

    [url=http://www.vanityfair.com]www.vanityfair.com[/url] - In the middle of an interview last week with 60 Minutes, Donald Trump seemed to take a perverse joy in baiting anchor Lesley Stahl as she attempted to wrangle him into submission. “Lesley, it’s O.K.,…


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    ‘In the service of whim’: Officials scramble to make Trump’s false assertions real

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Philip Rucker and Philip Rucker White House Bureau Chief Email Bio Follow Ashley Parker Ashley Parker White House reporter Email Bio Follow October 23 at 9:56 PM The great election-eve middle-clas…

    Khashoggi murder, INF withdrawal show Trump leadership, gravitas vacuum

    [url=http://www.usatoday.com]www.usatoday.com[/url] - Presidential nominee Richard Nixon and Sen. John F. Kennedy, Chicago, Sept. 26, 1960. “It really is true that foreign affairs is the only important issue for a president to handle, isn’t it? I mean, …

    US vows to revoke visas and consider sanctions in response to Jamal Khashoggi's death

    [url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - The US pledged that it is taking "appropriate actions" against those responsible for journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death. Khashoggi, a green-card holder and resident of Virginia, was killed during a v…

    The U.S. Helped Destabilize Honduras. Now Honduran Migrants Are Fleeing Political & Economic Crisis

    [url=http://www.democracynow.org]www.democracynow.org[/url] - AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now! I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: President Trump continued to lash out at the Central American migrant caravan making its way toward the U.S. bo…


    Brian Kemp owes more than $800,000 in insider loans to bank he helped start


    [url=http://www.fox5atlanta.com]www.fox5atlanta.com[/url] - ATLANTA - Sometimes it feels who owes what has become the central theme of the Governor's race. Political Attack ads and counter-attack ads about debt have flooded the airwaves But, our FOX 5 I-Team …


    US Sanctions on Russia and China Are About More Than Total War

    [url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - A crucial Pentagon report on the US defense industrial base and “supply chain resiliency” bluntly accuses China of “military expansion” and “a strategy of economic aggression,” mostly because Beijing…


    Ryan Zinke Plans to Destroy Interior Department Records | DCReport.org

    [url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - Republicans have been trying to weaken protections for endangered animals and now they are trying to get permission to destroy some records about what animals are protected. Trump’s Interior Departme…


    Trump to Meet Putin Again Next Month After Another White House Reversal

    [url=http://www.rollcall.com]www.rollcall.com[/url] - Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Paris next month, their second one-on-one meeting this year as the Justice Department continues looking into whether the president’s 201…


    U.S. Begins First Cyberoperation Against Russia Aimed at Protecting Elections

    [url=http://www.nytimes.com]www.nytimes.com[/url] - American intelligence officials have concluded that Russia is unlikely to try to hack into voting machines or directly manipulate voting results this year. On Friday, the director of national intelli…


    Chuck Schumer: The Worst Possible Democratic Leader at the Worst Possible Time

    theintercept.com - When Barack Obama leaves the White House, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer will almost certainly be elected Senate minority leader — and therefore become the highest ranking Democratic official in America.


    The hack gap: how and why conservative nonsense dominates American politics

    [url=http://www.vox.com]www.vox.com[/url] - In the fall of 2016, Hillary Clinton, asked at a fundraiser how she explained the political appeal of Donald Trump, said that “to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporter…


    Here's Fresh Evidence Student Loans Are a Massive, Generational Scam

    [url=http://www.vice.com]www.vice.com[/url] - Over the centuries, America has bestowed generous, state-sponsored privileges upon select classes of its citizens. Veterans and old people get free socialized healthcare—and, for the most part, they …


    Remote Hawaiian Island Wiped Off The Map

    [url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com]www.huffingtonpost.com[/url] - All nesting females had left by the time Walaka hit, so the storm likely had little if any impact on the adult population. But NOAA scientists estimate that 19 percent of this year’s nests on East Is…


    Record measles outbreak raging in Europe – “It’s unacceptable to have in the 21st century diseases that should have been and could have been eradicated”

    [url=http://www.desdemonadespair.net]www.desdemonadespair.net[/url] - By Lauren Dunn and Linda Carroll 21 October 2018 (NBC News) – A raging measles outbreak in Europe may be a warning sign of what could occur in the U.S. if something doesn't change soon, experts say. …


    The Big Lie

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    [url=http://www.stonekettle.com]www.stonekettle.com[/url] - In my scheme of the German state, there will be no room for the alien, no use for the wastrel, for the usurer or speculator, or anyone incapable of productive work. -- Adolf Hitler, Interview with Ge…


    Hurricane Willa strengthens to a Category 5 in Eastern Pacific, threatens Mexico – Willa is only the fourth eastern Pacific hurricane to reach Category 5 strength in October since 1971

    Video showing explosive rapid intensification of Hurricane Willa from low-end tropical storm to Category 5 hurricane in 48 hours, 22 October 2018. Graphic: Stu Ostro / The Weather Channel

    [url=http://www.desdemonadespair.net]www.desdemonadespair.net[/url] - 22 October 2018 (The Weather Channel) – Hurricane Willa has intensified to a Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific Ocean and will threaten Mexico with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surg…


    How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them - Resilience

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    [url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - In his new book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” Yale professor Jason Stanley warns about the dangers of normalizing fascist politics, writing, “What normalization does is transform …


    Under the guise of friendship, China is looting Pakistan

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    [url=http://www.atimes.com]www.atimes.com[/url] - Pakistan and China define their friendship as “higher than the heights of the Himalayas and deeper than the depths of the Arabian Sea.” To make it even stronger, President Xi Jinping of China visited…


    Yemen at risk of 'big famine': UN humanitarian chief | News

    Severely malnourished children were being treated at Aslam Health Centre in Hajjah, Yemen [Hammadi Issa/AP]

    [url=http://www.aljazeera.com]www.aljazeera.com[/url] - The United Nations humanitarian chief warns that Yemen is on the verge of widespread famine, with about half of the population completely relying on humanitarian aid for survival. Addressing the Secu…


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    Trump considering plan to ban entry of migrants at southern border, deny asylum

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Nick Miroff , Nick Miroff Reporter covering immigration enforcement, drug trafficking and national security Email Bio Follow Dan Lamothe and Dan Lamothe Reporter covering the Pentagon and the U.S.…


    Journalists Dismiss “Completely Ridiculous” Claims by Mike Pence that Venezuela is funding the Migrant Caravan

    [url=http://www.mintpressnews.com]www.mintpressnews.com[/url] - Journalists have joined Venezuela officials in ridiculing allegations made on Tuesday by US Vice President Mike Pence that Venezuela is financing the migrant caravan traversing Central America en rou…


    Opinion | Trump wants us to be at war with one another. His latest rage-tweets confirm it.

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Greg Sargent Greg Sargent Opinion writer covering national politics Email Bio Follow Opinion writer October 25 at 10:00 AM President Trump has spent the past 18 months employing the megaphone and …


    What the mail bomb uproar says about American politics

    [url=http://www.wsws.org]www.wsws.org[/url] - Some 48 hours after the detection of mail bombs addressed to former President Barack Obama, former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and other leading Democrats and critics of Presid…


    Minnesota Police Train at Military Base as Line 3 Pipeline Protests Escalate

    unicornriot.ninja - Minnesota – Unicorn Riot has uncovered documents showing coordination between state-wide authorities to prepare for anti-pipeline protests. Emails obtained from Minnesota State Patrol under the Minne…


    Trump’s tapped phone may be the largest White House breach ever: former official

    [url=http://www.fastcompany.com]www.fastcompany.com[/url] - The president had been warned. The New York Times now reports that American spy agencies have learned that China and Russia have been eavesdropping on President Trump’s personal calls to friends and …


    West Virginia GOP Senate Candidate Won’t Stop Fundraising From Opioid Profiteers That Ravaged West Virginia

    theintercept.com - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the Republican challenger for the state’s Senate seat, has faced sharp criticism from his political opponents this year over his history as a health c…


    German Press Reveals Saudi Spook Saga Behind Khashoggi Disappearance

    pjmedia.com - Germany's leading right-of-center daily Die Welt this morning reveals that Jamal Khashoggi was not a journalist, but a high-level operative for the Saudi intelligence service, an intimate of Osama bi…


    Khashoggi: A Political Murder or a Convenient Excuse?

    [url=http://www.americanthinker.com]www.americanthinker.com[/url] - Media outrage directed against Saudi Arabia is boiling following the apparent murder of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. Members of Congress from both sides of the ai…


    EPA Continues to Approve Toxic PFAS Chemicals Despite Widespread Contamination

    theintercept.com - Even as the Environmental Protection Agency has been trumpeting its efforts to find and clean up contamination from industrial chemicals known as PFAS, it has been allowing new chemicals in this clas…


    There's so much CO2 in the atmosphere that planting trees can no longer save us

    [url=http://www.businessinsider.com]www.businessinsider.com[/url] - Humans emit roughly 30 to 40 billion tons of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere each year. If we keep it up, Earth will continue to heat up and ultimately devastate our way of li…


    Why is Overpopulation Ignored by the Media? The Reasons of a Historical Failure

    cassandralegacy.blogspot.com - Some people think there exists a conspiracy that prevents the media from ever mentioning the charged word, "overpopulation." Conspiracies do exist but, in this case, my impression is that population …


    Super Typhoon Yutu, the strongest storm of 2018, slams U.S. Pacific territory – Escalation of typhoon’s intensity was “unbelievable”

    [url=http://www.desdemonadespair.net]www.desdemonadespair.net[/url] - By Colin Dwyer 24 October 2018 (NPR) – A massive typhoon slammed into a U.S. territory in the west Pacific, lashing the Northern Mariana Islands with gusts of Category 5 intensity Wednesday night loc…


    City Survival: When Bugging Out Isn't an Options 

    [url=http://www.doomsdaymoose.com]www.doomsdaymoose.com[/url] - Every survival-minded individual worth their salt has a plan in place for a SHTF situation. These plans often involve heading out of the city where competition for resources will be greatly reduced. …


    The Environment Is on the November Ballot — Here’s Where and What’s at Stake - Resilience

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    [url=http://www.resilience.org]www.resilience.org[/url] - Environmental issues such as polluted drinking water in Michigan and harmful algal blooms in Florida could influence which candidates voters will support in this November’s midterm election, says Hol…


    Traces of Earth's Oldest Animals Possibly Found

    Traces of Earth's Oldest Animals Possibly Found

    [url=http://www.livescience.com]www.livescience.com[/url] - The long-buried answer to that question lies not in fossilized shells or bones, but in the preserved chemicals from animals' bodies that have been found in ancient rocks. Ancient chemical traces, kno…


    The Main Suspect Behind an Ominous Spike in a Polio-Like Illness

    [url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - As the summer of 2014 gave way to fall, Kevin Messacar, a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, started seeing a wave of children with inexplicable paralysis. All of them shared the same stor…


    World's billionaires became 20% richer in 2017, report reveals

    Luxury yachts in Monaco

    [url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Billionaires made more money in 2017 than in any year in recorded history. The richest people on Earth increased their wealth by a fifth to $8.9tn (£6.9tn), according to a report by Swiss bank UBS. T…


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    Accused Bomber Cesar Sayoc Was a Fervent Trump Supporter

    theintercept.com - For his part, Sayoc has lived an unremarkable, largely marginalized life before his arrest today, public records suggest. Born in New York in 1962, Sayoc had aspired to be a wrestler in the 1990s and…


    Man in Florida arrested, charged in connection with mail bombs sent to public figures

    [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com]www.washingtonpost.com[/url] - By Devlin Barrett , Devlin Barrett Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement Email Bio Follow Mark Berman and Mark Berman National news reporter Email Bio Follow Matt Zapotosky Matt …


    Cesar Sayoc’s Home Was Foreclosed On By Steve Mnuchin’s Bank, Using Dodgy Paperwork

    theintercept.com - Cesar Sayoc, the Donald Trump-loving Floridian who was taken into custody in the case of pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats, was foreclosed on in 2009 by a bank whose principal owner and chairm…


    Annotated: the Trump memes stuck to Cesar Sayoc's van

    [url=http://www.theguardian.com]www.theguardian.com[/url] - Earlier today a van was seized by law enforcement in Florida. It’s believed to belong to Cesar Sayoc Jr the 56-year-old Floridian who has been arrested in connection with the 13 pipe bombs sent to cr…


    Black Voter Group Wins In Voter Registration Case In Memphis

    talkingpointsmemo.com - A state court judge in Tennessee ruled Thursday that Shelby County, which contains Memphis, must let voters whose registrations were stalled due to incomplete information to vote with regular ballots…


    Energy Department to Approve Nuclear Waste Dumping

    [url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - Our Energy secretary could ship treated nuclear waste from our nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site to a Texas nuclear dump near an aquifer suppling water from northern Texas to Sou…


    Tax Havens and Other Dirty Tricks Let U.S. Corporations Steal $180 Billion From the Rest of the World Every Year

    theintercept.com - Are tax havens an enraging but tangential subject? Or do they have a powerful effect on the how the U.S. economy functions, and should therefore be a part of every political debate? The startling fin…


    Shortly After Urging the Country to Unify at White House Event, Donald Trump Went Off Script and, Yeah, That Didn't Last Long

    secondnexus.com - President Donald Trump railed against Democrats at a White House event meant to call for unity in the wake of the arrest of Cesar Sayoc, the suspect in the string attempted mail-bombings this week. T…


    A Radical Republican Shows His Aryan Colors

    [url=http://www.dcreport.org]www.dcreport.org[/url] - Sometimes it is worth listening to those on the edge, even the far, opposing edge, just to remember where the American majority stands. There is a lot of media talk about Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) bec…


    These Charts Show the Maelstrom Sweeping Across Global Markets

    [url=http://www.bloomberg.com]www.bloomberg.com[/url] - Equity investors can certainly be excused for feeling that way at the moment, buffeted by waves of selling washing over markets from New York to Shanghai thanks to an ever-growing list of concerns fr…


    Ahead of Brexit, Scientists Push for Focus on Research Impacts

    undark.org - Last Friday, 35 scientists and mathematicians sent a letter to British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warning that a hard Brexit could cause barriers…


    Changing climate forces desperate Guatemalans to migrate

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    [url=http://www.nationalgeographic.com]www.nationalgeographic.com[/url] - Eduardo Méndez López lifts his gaze to the sky, hoping to see clouds laden with rain. After months of subsisting almost exclusively on plain corn tortillas and salt, his eyes and cheeks appear sunken…


    Zimbabweans sleeping in food and petrol queues as worst economic crisis in a decade deepens - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    two men push a car along the road

    [url=http://www.abc.net.au]www.abc.net.au[/url] - Zimbabweans are sleeping in petrol queues and spending hours lining up for basic food, as the country suffers its worst economic crisis in a decade. Nearly a year after the downfall of dictator Rober…


    Brazil: The Collapse of Democracy? Rise of the Far Right - Global Research

    [url=http://www.globalresearch.ca]www.globalresearch.ca[/url] - Brazil will elect its new President on 28 October 2018. Since the judicial-parliamentary coup that removed elected President Dilma Rousseff, of the Workers’ Party (PT), the new administration (led by…


    Trump’s Incoherent Rally in Charlotte

    [url=http://www.theatlantic.com]www.theatlantic.com[/url] - In literally the next breath he began a lengthy rhetorical barrage against the press, as though it was the mainstream media and not he that had celebrated and incited violence. “We all say this in al…


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