US Navy Boosts 5th Fleet Presence in Bahrain and Persian Gulf

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US boosts 5th Fleet in Bahrain and conventional military footprint in the Persian Gulf as an umbrella for unconventional warfare against Iran, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Christof More...

Australia – Japan FTA creates twin challenges for Abbott in China

Achieving a free trade agreement with China would be a major achievement for the Abbott government given the obstacles currently in the way. AAP/Daniel Munoz

Mark Beeson (TC)  Despite the misgivings of the sceptics, prime minister Tony Abbott’s high-profile, potentially high-risk trade mission to northeast Asia could be a triumph. More...

Sanctions against Russia: Their Negative Impact on Global Energy Security

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Igor Alexeev (RM) : After a series of headline-grabbing statements about the possibility of “switching” European consumers over to American gas, the US media hastened to More...

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CIA Terror Chief John Brennan Pulls Rank in Kiev

Finian Cunningham (SCF) : There could hardly be an American official more sinister than CIA director John Brennan, yet when his mysterious visit to Kiev at the weekend is exposed More...

NATO Justifies Major Troop Deployment with Old Satellite Images

NATO Claims 40,000 Russian Troops at Ukrainian Border while Observers fear Bloodbath against Ukrainian Protesters Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : NATO's Supreme Allied Commander More...

Russia participates in 4-Party Talks on Ukraine in Geneva

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nsnbc : Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed Russia's participation in four-party talks about Ukraine in Geneva More...

EU Elections: Candidates Challenged to Come Clean on Clandestine Geoengineering

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Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Civil Society Organizations from 17 EU member states challenge candidates in the More...

Inspection_stock The Global Banking Game Is Rigged, and the FDIC Is Suing

Ellen H. Brown (WoD) : Taxpayers are paying billions of dollars for a swindle pulled off...

Photo: Courtesy of Ria Novosti. China’s GMO Ban Costs US Corn Traders $ 427 Million in Sales – Russia Banned Import of GMO Food

nsnbc : The US National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) reported on Friday, that China’s ban on...

The Electronic Intifada and Jewish Voice for Peace Video Report: Rabbis Call for Divestment from Hewlett-Packard

Chris Carlson (IMEMC) : In this video, members of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) Rabbinical...

Congressman Blasts CDC for Incestuous Relationship with Vaccine Makers

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Congressman Bill Posey compares CDC's Vaccine Safety Studies to SEC's Handling of Bernie Madoff Scandal Christof More...

Seattle’s Elite Begin Their Counter Attack On $15 Minimum Wage

Shamus Cooke  (nsnbc) : Seattle’s corporations were blindsided, it all happened so fast. Socialist candidate Kshama Sawant’s successful City Council campaign tore through..

Investigative Journalist Michael C. Ruppert reported dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

Lars Schall (LS): RIP Michael C. Ruppert. It has been confirmed by the Napa County Sheriff’s Office that investigative journalist and book..

Abbott confirms Badgerys Creek for Sydney’s second airport

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for Infrastructure Warren Truss announced a second Sydney airport at Badgerys Creek on Tuesday. AAP/Alan Porritt

Kylar Loussikian (TC) : Sydney’s second airport could see its first flight in the next decade as prime minister More...

Tens of Mill Bequerels per Liter Water Floods Fukushima Waste Processing Facility

nsnbc : TEPCO workers mistakenly turned on a pump, flooding the basements of the waste-processing facility at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi NPP..

Australia: A real ‘discussion’ about pension and health costs would need details about the options

MIchelle Grattan (TC) : Treasurer Joe Hockey says we need to have a “sensible discussion about the sustainability of our entire quality of..
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Ukraine’s PM Yatzeniuk involved in False Flag

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Ukraine’s post-coup prime minister Arseny Yatseniuk has been caught red handed for involvement in a false flag..
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Are AC/DC unplugging, or are we still on a highway to hell?

Andrea Baker (TC) : By the time you read this, AC/DC may have hung up their guitars and school uniforms for..
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Invasive species: if we can’t beat them, maybe we should eat them

Shonil Bhagwat (TC) : What to do about invasive species, which are having a growing and generally detrimental effect on Europe’s..
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Massive asteroid may have kickstarted the movement of continents

Akshat Rathi (TC) : Earth was still a violent place shortly after life began, with regular impactors arriving from space. For..
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Vaccinated Patients Catch Measles and Infect Others

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : A fully vaccinated US citizen contracted measles and passed it on to others.The finding suggests that measles outbreaks can..
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Tamiflu drug ‘largely ineffective’ in reducing hospitalisation: study

Reema Rattan (TC) : Antiviral drugs are largely ineffective for reducing hospital admissions and complications from influenza, and come with serious..