A catastrophe far worse than Fukushima lurks in the United States, as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission used faulty data to estimate potentially ruinous risks of a nuclear-waste fire — one which could occur at any one of dozens of sites across the country.
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Two people were stabbed to death on a light-rail train in Portland, Oregon, on Friday afternoon, after trying to confront a man who was verbally abusing two women who appeared to be Muslim, according to police officials cited in The Oregonian.
Exemplified by the hundred and some odd people they’ve killed in the last 48 hours, the US is struggling mightily with the narrative that they are taking extraordinary care to limit the number of civilian casualties in the air war in Syria, and are rapidly losing any pretense of a moral high ground.
“My father passed away peacefully tonight,” his daughter and MSNBC anchor Mika Brzezinski wrote. There was no word of the cause of death.
In the waning years of the Obama administration, the National Security Agency (NSA) swept up and reviewed the communications of Americans to an extent previously unknown, in direct violation of the Constitution and its own revised guidelines, recently unsealed documents reveal.
Yesterday I wrote that having failed to find any evidence against any of the other people involved in the Russiagate inquiry, the investigators have turned on Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.
In lieu of the Friday night “Trump bombshell” deliverable from the NYT-WaPo complex, today it was Reuters‘ and the Wall Street Journal‘s turn to lay out the suspenseful weekend reads, previewing major potential upcoming changes to the Trump administration.
Iraq — According to a government audit from 2016, through shoddy record-keeping, the United States Army has lost track of $1 billion worth of military material sent to Iraq. The equipment, intended to aid Iraqi forces, is part of the Iraq Train and Equip Fund, a program born out of the 2015 National Defense Authorization […]
Finding a lucky penny is one thing, but how lucky is it to find a penny that’s nearly two centuries old? Workers at Dru Brew on Snoqualmie Pass made that unlikely discovery Thursday night, now they’re hoping to find the owner. “Before looking at it, we thought it was a half-dollar or something,” said Alex […]
Surveillance video shows a naked man driving away from a Florida storage center in a stolen pickup truck loaded with a statue of a large, black and white checkered swan that’s worth tens of thousands of dollars. Now deputies are looking for the swan that was stolen last weekend.
Islamic State has called on its followers to launch an ‘all-out war’ on the West during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which begins on Saturday …
Egypt’s president also vowed to continue striking bases used to train militants and who carry out terrorist attacks in his country, regardless of the camps’ location …
MOUNT Etna is experiencing “remarkable” volcanic activity as US president Donald Trump and other key world leaders meet below the magma mountain.
In a rough part of this city’s northwest side, the call about a shoplifter at a discount store should have been straightforward. “I couldn’t put her in the system, being 12 years old, for stealing some $5 shoes,” Milton recalled.
The terrorist attack on Manchester Arena which targeted the young fans of the American pop singer Ariana Grande and caused the death of more than twenty people has ignited a wave of counter-terrorism activity in the United Kingdom …
An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan Firth, a linguist at Newcastle University, commenting on an article by the […]
Former White House photographer Pete Souza has mastered the “show, not tell” technique in outlining the stark contrasts between former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump. Since Trump took office, Souza has routinely posted images from his time documenting Obama’s White House on his personal Instagram account, which currently has 1.3 million followers.
Former Trump campaign officials haven’t exactly been bashful about cashing in on their ties to the president in the lobbying sphere. Take Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager. Shortly after the election, he cofounded a lobbying and consulting firm, Avenue Strategies, boasting to domestic and foreign clients of his administration ties. He left the firm in […]
Janine Jackson: National Mama’s Bailout Day aimed, successfully, to get dozens of incarcerated black women home for Mother’s Day. The action could be supported with data: Black women are 44 percent of the US jail population, 80 percent of women in jail have young children, 82 percent are in custody for nonviolent offenses, and many are not […]
An ex-Illuminati member who is threatening to disclose the world everything about the top secret society has posted a long list of the elite members of the Illuminati and the Committee Of 300 leadership …