Monthly Archives: January 2013

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World War III Has Begun – It`s the First Asymmetric War Long Awaited by Pentagon Think Tanks

The Pentagon has already declared World War III and President Barack Obama and the Congress never even carried out their constitutional duties to approve the use of American military power…

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‘US can spy on Cloud documents without a warrant’

  All personal information stored by British internet users on major “cloud” computing services including Google Drive can be spied upon routinely without their knowledge by US authorities under newly-approved…

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US Establishes Drone Base in Niger, Targets Regional Militia

  The United States of America is planning to establish a drone base in Niger, a country sandwiched between Nigeria and Mali, two nations that have been under attack from…

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Physicists create world’s first multiverse of universes in the lab

Researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park and Towson University are reporting that they have created multiple universes inside a laboratory-created multiverse — a world first.   To be…

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China Just Threatened a Currency War If the Fed Doesn’t Stop Printing

The tension between Central Banks that we noted yesterday continues to worsen. This time it was China and the EU, not just Germany, that fired warning shots at the US…

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Meet ARGUS: The World’s Highest Resolution Video Surveillance Platform

DARPA shows off 1.8-gigapixel surveillance drone, can spot a terrorist from 20,000 feet DARPA and the US Army have taken the wraps off ARGUS-IS, a 1.8-gigapixel video surveillance platform that…

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Calls for declassification of Netaji’s documents; CIA tracks Subhas Bose till 1964

Daughter backs declassification of documents related to Netaji Anita Bose Pfaff, daughter of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, today said she was for declassification of the documents relating to her father’s life and…

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PepsiCo Removes Flame Retardant From Gatorade After Successful Online Petition

PepsiCo’s Gatorade contains brominated vegetable oil (BVO) that the corporation claims is used to keep the citrus flavor from separating within the liquid. Sarah Kavanagh, a 15 year old from Mississippi, began…

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Zimbabwe’s bank balance at $217 – minister

  After paying public workers’ salaries last week, the balance in cash-strapped Zimbabwe’s government public account stood at just $217, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said Tuesday. “Last week when we…

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Sea change: the Bay of Bengal’s vanishing islands

Rapid erosion and rising sea levels are increasingly threatening the existence of islands off the coast of Bangladesh and India Schoolteacher Nurul Hashem lives in a grass hut set among…

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US Trained Mali Rebels, Commander Visited US

General Ham, New AFRICOM Commander Cites Mali Failure This week, General Ham admitted US complicity in training the rebel groups in Mali.  He also suggested changes which would improve America’s…

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Iran monkey in space ‘masks missile plan’

Iran’s claim to have lofted a monkey into space atop a Kavoshgar rocket as a step toward a manned space program is making headlines but Western experts worry it’s really…

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Bitcoin’s surging value could threaten central banks

An increase in the value of bitcoin, the world’s largest online currency, may fuel concerns that virtual money could undermine the role of central banks. The CHART OF THE DAY…

An Egyptian protester waves his national flag as he gestures towards riot police during clashes near Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 28, 2013 (AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)

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Egypt Army chief warns of ‘collapse of state’ as troops deployed to ‘protect’ Suez Canal

Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah Sissi has warned that the failure to resolve the political crisis currently gripping Egypt could ultimately lead to the “collapse of the state.” Sissi…

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Israel admits forcing birth control shots on Ethiopian women

After Israel was accused of forcing Ethiopian women to accept injections of the contraceptive Depo-Provera in an attempt to lower birth rates among black immigrants, an official has for the…