Sunday, Feb 07th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here Latest 5 War
UN calls for Zika-hit countries to loosen abortion restrictions
The United Nations human rights agency on Friday called on Zika-affected countries in Latin and South America to loosen any tough laws that restrict... Read more...
Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday,... Read more...
ISIL suicide bomber kills Iraqi troops near Ramadi
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have killed 18 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide car attack north of Ramadi, continuing... Read more...
'Millions' of lead pipes all across the U.S.
Just how many lead pipes are there in Flint, Michigan, where the water has been undrinkable because of high lead levels? Nobody knows."A lot of work... Read more...
Explorer Henry Worsley dies attempting Antarctic crossing
Explorer Henry Worsley has died after developing a serious infection as he tried to cross Antarctica unaided.  The ex-Army officer, from London, had... Read more...
What Donald Rumsfeld Knew We Didn’t Know About Iraq
On September 9, 2002, as the George W. Bush administration was launching its campaign to invade Iraq, a classified report landed on the desk of the... Read more...
Ash Carter: It’s Time to Accelerate the ISIL Fight
The storied 101st Airborne Division will soon deploy 1,800 troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIL. They will head there with the support of... Read more...
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
One U.S. soldier was killed during a joint U.S.-Afghan Special Operations mission in Afghanistan, two U.S. defense officials told CNN on... Read more...
U.S., Russia dominate arms transfers to developing countries
The United States and Russia dominated government-to-government arms transfer agreements with developing countries from 2011 to 2014.According to the... Read more...
Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi
Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the... Read more...
The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States
Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the... Read more...
SHELL: We'll cut 10,000 jobs
Shell will cut 10,000 jobs in its merger with BG Group, and sell $30 billion (£21 billion) worth of assets, to protect its profitability in an era... Read more...
Tax-dodging by superrich driving global inequality, Oxfam says
Tax dodging by the super-rich is one of the main drivers of global income inequality and must be sharply curtailed, according to a new report from... Read more...
Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers
U.S. President on Saturday laid out a plan to help support the income of workers who lose their jobs and end up in lower paying positions, as part of... Read more...
Wal-Mart to shutter 269 stores, 154 of them in the US
Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.The stores being... Read more...
How the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA months before 9/11
Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been... Read more...
You Only Believe the Official 9/11 Story Because You Don't Know the Official 9/11 Story
I don't believe the official story of 9/11 because I know the official story of 9/11!During the past 10 years I have not met a single individual who,... Read more...
Karzai: Al Qaeda never operated in Afghanistan
Al Qaeda has never operated in Afghanistan, the country's former President Hamid Karzai said in a recent interview, dismissing the notion that the... Read more...
Bush Administration Mulled Using Nukes After 9/11 Attacks
An assistant to former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder claims the Bush government ‘really played through all possibilities’ in responding to... Read more...
Marcy Borders Was Much More Than 9/11’s ‘Dust Lady’
With Marcy Borders’s death from stomach cancer, aged 42, the picture is back again, of course: Borders, caked in dust on September 11, 2001,... Read more...
Lies, Damned Lies And Last Night's GOP Debate Talking Points
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. Sen. Ted Cruz... Read more...
Federal court invalidates maps of two NC congressional districts
A federal court panel ruled late Friday that two of North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts were racially gerrymandered and must be redrawn... Read more...
Bridge case defendants in court seeking Christie office docs
The two former allies of Gov. Chris Christie charged in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case are in court seeking documents the governor's... Read more...
Sanders hopes for 'honest' count of missing precincts
Midnight came and went without a declared winner of the Iowa caucus.Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former secretary of State Hillary Clinton are in... Read more...
Donald Trump, 2016's first loser
Donald Trump wakes up Tuesday as a loser. Now, will it matter?After dominating the Republican race and predicting a win in Monday’s caucuses, Trump... Read more...
Report: Powell, Rice staff received classified emails on private servers
In a letter obtained by NBC, Inspector General Steve Linick said that a total of 12 classified emails, now classified as "secret" or "confidential,"... Read more...
Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth, then tweets about 'imbeciles' in Congress
Embattled drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — who vigorously defended his decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 —... Read more...
Congress Seeks Answers On Flint Water Crisis, Doesn't Get Them
Members of Congress wanted to get to the bottom of the Flint water crisis, but several key players were missing from an oversight hearing on... Read more...
The $43 million Afghani gas station that wasn't
Last October, a top U.S. watchdog produced a doozy of a report, alleging the Pentagon had spent $43 million just to build a compressed natural gas... Read more...
King Abdullah will reject GOP invitation to speak to Congress
King Abdullah of Jordan will spurn the GOP’s invitation to address House and Senate Republicans at their retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night,... Read more...
Hijab-wearing professor to leave Christian college
A professor at an evangelical university near Chicago who got in trouble after saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God will leave the... Read more...
NY Gov. Cuomo announces regulations to prevent gay 'conversion therapy'
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday announced regulations to prevent "conversion therapy," a practice aimed at changing an individual's sexual... Read more...
Utah legislators back plan to declare porn a health crisis
Utahns castigated the adult entertainment industry in a legislative hearing Friday on a proposed resolution declaring pornography a public health... Read more...
Six slain in a 'bloody mess' in Chicago home
Police said Friday there were no signs of forced entry into a home where six people were found slain a day earlier in what one officer on the scene... Read more...
Indictment Details Charges Against Ammon Bundy, Other Militants
The federal indictment of Ammon Bundy and 15 other militants accuses them of conspiracy and using threats and intimidation to maintain their... Read more...
At least 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM
There are at least 200 million girls and women around the world who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), with nearly a quarter of them... Read more...
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human... Read more...
Israel's unwanted African migrants
For nearly a year Israel has been offering African migrants cash and the chance to go and live in what is supposed to be a safe haven in a third... Read more...
Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses
Israeli military bulldozers have demolished 23 houses in two impoverished southern West Bank villages, including structures that were home to more... Read more...
South Sudan troops killed 50 civilians by suffocation - report
South Sudan's government troops killed about 50 civilians last October by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat, a report has... Read more...
Alex Baer: Tales of Doctor Truebeem
It would be so much easier if election laws specified a new tag line at the end of every candidate's campaign ad:  a one-line summation of what,... Read more...
Alex Baer: Good 'n' Plenty
This way to the time machine:  Back when one had to fight pterodactyls in the schoolyard at recess, in order to keep hold of one's snacks, there was... Read more...
Alex Baer: Checks Bounced Daily
Let me guess:  You're short of breath, your palms are sweaty, and you're not sure where to run and hide.  In fact, you suspect this could be the... Read more...
Alex Baer: Phil's Fillips
It's easy for a little guy to get lost in a crazed crowd.No, not Rand "Really, it's Randal, not like Ayn" Paul, or Donald "Stop Calling Me Rumpo"... Read more...
Alex Baer: Yawning Fury
The good news is that Trump failed to win over Iowans.  The bad news is that the GOP is not likely to run out of trumped-up, self-important... Read more...
Johnny Manziel's father: If son doesn't get help, QB 'won't live to see his 24th birthday'
Johnny Manziel's family is concerned for his well-being, but the NFL quarterback has twice declined to be admitted to area rehabilitation facilities... Read more...
CTE in the NFL: The tragedy of Fred McNeill
The night before Fred McNeill died in November, he was watching "Monday Night Football." The 63-year-old former Minnesota Viking linebacker and UCLA... Read more...
Former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE
Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL MVP and Super Bowl winner who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has been... Read more...
WHO declares Zika virus an global public health emergency
The World Health Organization on Monday declared the mosquito-borne Zika virus to be an international public health emergency as the disease linked... Read more...
KY Halts Abortions at Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood temporarily has stopped offering abortion services at its new clinic in Louisville while it addresses objections the state raised... Read more...
Tap water runs brown in impoverished northeast Louisiana
“I’m scared to take a bath,” said Ethel Strum, who lives in St. Joseph, a community of barely 1,000 people in northeast Louisiana.She turned on... Read more...
65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
Two years after being fined for falsifying safety records, nine months after a transformer exploded at the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor just 37 miles... Read more...
The Atlantic Ocean Is Acidifying at a Rapid Rate
Over the past 10 years, the Atlantic Ocean has soaked up 50 percent more carbon dioxide than it did the decade before, measurably speeding up the... Read more...
NGOs sound alarm on heavy fuel oil used in Arctic shipping
As Arctic Council delegates convened for a three-day environmental working group meeting in Sweden on Monday, representatives of 15 NGOs released a... Read more...
Californians let their guards down as El Niño rains drenched state
Whoever thought that, in the middle of California’s historic drought, a little bit of rain could pose a problem?But that was the message Tuesday... Read more...
Billions of Barrels of Oil Vanish in a Puff of Accounting Smoke
In an instant, Chesapeake Energy Corp. will erase the equivalent of 1.1 billion barrels of oil from its books. Across the American shale patch,... Read more...
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Is Found Guilty
In October, the federal trial of Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, started at the U.S. District Court in Charleston, West Virginia.*... Read more...
Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy... Read more...
Oil Services Co.,Baker Huhes, lays off 10,500
"Extreme market forces" are in play in the global energy sector, oil services company Baker Hughes said Tuesday in announcing widespread layoffs.The... Read more...
Japan now has more car charging points than gas stations
Nissan Motor Co. has reported that Japan now has more places to charge electric vehicles than gas stations. The country has roughly 34,000 gas... Read more...
Rescuers in Taiwan search through rubble from earthquake for more survivors
The death toll from the magnitude-6.4 earthquake that struck Taiwan climbed to at least 26 people Sunday, and more than 100 remained in the rubble of... Read more...
Turkey: Reaching limits but will keep taking in refugees
Turkey has reached the end of its "capacity to absorb" refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday, as his country... Read more...
North Korea fires long-range rocket despite warnings
North Korea has fired a long-range rocket, which critics say is a test of banned missile technology.The country had notified UN agencies in advance... Read more...
Critic of Vatican leaves its sexual abuse commission
A prominent British member of a papal advisory commission on sexual abuse by the clergy who has been outspokenly critical of the Vatican has left the... Read more...
Deadly earthquake topples buildings in Taiwan city of Tainan
An earthquake has toppled buildings in the south Taiwanese city of Tainan, killing at least 11 people.The magnitude 6.4 quake struck just before... Read more...
Palestinian journalist to continue hunger strike despite risk of death
A Palestinian journalist on a hunger strike for 65 days has vowed to continue protesting his imprisonment without charge until Israel agrees to... Read more...
Al Jazeera journalist goes missing in Taiz, Yemen
An Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent is missing and is believed to have been kidnapped while reporting in the besieged Yemeni city of Taiz.Hamdi... Read more...
Hunger-striking Palestinian reporter's appeal rejected
An Israeli military court has rejected an appeal to end the detention of a Palestinian journalist who is in critical condition because of an ongoing... Read more...
Washington Post reporter and three other prisoners freed by Iran
Iran has released four prisoners with dual Iranian-U.S. nationality, the Tehran public prosecutor was quoted as saying on Saturday, without giving... Read more...
Al Jazeera America shutting down
Al Jazeera, which made a massive investment in covering the United States less than three years ago, is slamming the brakes on its American... Read more...
Pentagon won't demote Petraeus for sharing classified information
Retired General David Petraeus will not be docked one star for his conviction on charges of leaking classified information to his biographer and... Read more...
Pentagon’s Progressive Revolution Adds More Maternity Leave
The Pentagon announced Thursday a series of changes to its maternity policy, saying female troops could receive as much as 12 weeks of paid leave,... Read more...
New U.S Navy Ship Struggles in Test to Fend Off Attacking Boats
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship struggled in drills at sea to fend off a swarm of small attacking vessels like the Iranian boats it could... Read more...
Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities
A brawl has broken out at the top rungs of the Pentagon over how to prepare the military for long-term threats, in a rare public fight that pits... Read more...
How David Petraeus avoided felony charges and possible prison time
Inside a secure conference room on the 6th floor of the Justice Department in early 2014, top federal law enforcement officials gathered to hear what... Read more...
Engineer who warned of 1986 Challenger disaster still racked with guilt, three decades on
The entire nation was stunned into silence watching the Space Shuttle Challenger abruptly blow apart 73 seconds after launch, but one man wasn't. In... Read more...
The end is nearer: 'Doomsday Clock' to change to show destruction is at hand
Scientists will announce how close humanity is to extinction Tuesday by updating the minute hand on the "Doomsday Clock."According to the... Read more...
Stephen Hawking: Human race is in danger, and it's our fault
Science superstar Stephen Hawking says humanity is inching closer to demise, and we are to blame.The physicist made the comments during the annual... Read more...
Scientists: Solid evidence for 9th planet in solar system
Scientists say they finally have "solid evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system.The gas giant is thought to be... Read more...
Largest Milky Way age map shows how galaxy grew up
An international team of researchers have created the first comprehensive age map of the Milky Way Galaxy.The map encodes age data from 70,000 stars... Read more...
Title Filter 
Display # 
# Article Title Author
181 Ex-MI6 chief altered Iraqi intelligence Jesse Richard
182 'Hit and run' drone strikes are 'breaking laws of war" Jesse Richard
183 Missing Iraq cash 'as high as $18bn' Jesse Richard
184 US data: 90% of captured 'Taliban' were civilians Jesse Richard
185 Secret US and Afghanistan talks could see troops stay for decades Reggie
186 Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say Jesse Richard
187 How Not to Withdraw from Iraq Reggie
188 Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance Reggie
189 Iraq's Chalabi, who sought invasion, now wants U.S. out Reggie
190 At Hussein shrine, nostalgia for a strong leader Reggie
191 As U.S. Military Exits Iraq, Contractors To Enter Reggie
192 MI6 plotted with No10 to oust Saddam in bid to win 'prize' of secure oil supplies Jesse Richard
193 Iraq dossier drawn up to make case for war – UK intelligence officer Reggie
194 US targets, but misses bin Laden successor Reggie
195 Why the US and NATO Fed Detainees to Afghan Torture System Reggie
196 Tunnel under prison wall in Afghanistan sees 500 inmates escape Reggie
197 2 US soldiers killed in southern Iraq Reggie
198 Iraqi interpreters seek punishment of contractor they say sexually harassed them Reggie
199 U.S. to deploy armed drones in Libya Reggie
200 Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq Reggie

Page 10 of 40

America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!