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Mar 11 10:45

US Senate just upheld the Halliburton Loophole

In 2005, Congress enacted the Energy Policy Act, complete with what's known as the Halliburton Loophole. The loophole excuses fracking companies from federal regulations like disclosing what chemicals they inject into the planet and obtaining certain permits. The Senate just now voted down a bill that would have repealed that loophole, because of COURSE they did.

Mar 11 10:42

What happens when the police become terrorists

This weekend as folks commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Marches in Selma and in particular Bloody Sunday, what should not be forgotten is that at the core of these events was police terrorism... From the moment organizations like SNCC and 2 years later when Martin Luther King and his organization SCLC came on the scene to register folks to vote, police and their terroristic actions were the big obstacles to overcome.

Mar 11 10:34

Britain may broadcast Putin's financial secrets to Russia

Britain may broadcast the financial secrets of Russia’s ruling elite as part of the information war against the Putin regime, the Foreign Secretary has indicated.

Mar 11 10:34

Judge Rules Stun Guns Not Protected By 2nd Amendment; They’re “Modern Weapons”

In a recent court case, the Supreme Court of Massachusetts decided what should be covered as a method of protecting oneself.

Mar 11 10:25

What’s On Apple Gold Watch?

Watch The Golden Apple starts at $ 10,000.

One version of the new Apple Watch is made of gold, and has a price ranging from $ 10,000 to $ 17,000 depending on configuration.

Despite the high price, not the most expensive device out there. Smartphones luxury, with limited editions of some gadgets, there has long, reaching much higher than the gold Watch prices.

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Mar 11 10:24

What the NSA tried to do with your iPhone is detestable

New reporting by The Intercept published Tuesday reveals a years-long effort by the Central Intelligence Agency, alongside partners both inside and outside of government, to crack the digital security systems of the Apple's signature iPhone and iPad products.

Mar 11 10:22

HSBC Confirms 2014 Peak SIlver

Mar 11 10:21

Reveal Message Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Wrote In The Boat Where He Hide

Dzhokhar wrote a note on three sides of the boat in which he was hiding while police were looking for him.

Jurors in the trial of attacking the Boston Marathon Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, saw photos of a bloodstained and bullet holes in the boat where the suspect was arrested days after the bombing of 2013 notes.

Prosecutors believe that the note is a confession and refers to the subject of attack by Tsarnaev and his late brother Tamerlan.

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Mar 11 10:18

The student debt crisis time-bomb is about to implode

There’s a generational time-bomb ticking — and the student debt crisis is the trip wire.

Adults under 35 disproportionately bear the brunt of escalating inequality.

Mar 11 10:14

Pentagon ready to break the bank for $1.5-trillion program

Say you really want a sports car, a vacation, a big new house, or some other fancy thing you can’t really afford. You know that if you buy it, you’ll bust your budget. It would mean a ramen noodle diet and a threadbare closet from now to eternity for you and your family.

Mar 11 10:10

Why Obama’s Hopes of Decapitating the Islamic State Won’t Work

Unveiling “Operation Inherent Resolve” against the Islamic State back in September, President Obama made it clear that his principal strategy would be the same as that pursued in other recent campaigns: assassination.

Mar 11 10:02

Big Bay Area quake: 72 percent chance in next 30 years, scientists say

The Bay Area has a nearly three-in-four chance of experiencing a potentially deadly earthquake in the next 30 years, scientists reported Tuesday in a long-awaited update of statewide earthquake probabilities that provides the most precise look yet into our foreboding seismic future.

Mar 11 10:00

6.5 Million “Dead” People Still Have Active Social Security Cards

The Social Security Administration’s Inspector General recently conducted an audit and found something shocking. CNS News reports:
The SSA’s inspector general has identified 6.5 million number-holders age 112 — or older — for whom no death date has been entered in the main electronic file, called Numident.

Mar 11 10:00

Cable Proudly Declares Smart Shoppers A 'Lower Quality' Of Customer They Have No Interest In

If you live in a broadband and TV market with anything even closely resembling competition, you've probably learned that the only way to get the best rates is to pit ISP retention departments against one another. Often only by seriously threatening to cancel can users force ISPs to bring out their best promotional offers, something you'll have to repeat every few years if you don't want to get socked with higher rates. The ideal consumer then, from the broadband and cable industry's perspective, is one that grumbles a little bit but can't be bothered to do a little extra legwork to secure better rates (read: the vast majority of users).

Mar 11 09:54

Obama Signs Memorandum To Help Young People To Manage College Debts

Barack Obama.

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday signed an executive memorandum with new measures to help college to better manage student loan debt left over 70% of whom are licensed with an average figure of $ 28,000.

By signing the memorandum in the Oval Office, Obama emphasized that a priority since coming to the White House has been trying to ensure that “all young” country willing to make the effort “can afford to go to college “.

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Mar 11 09:47

Half of the US Senate Just Committed Felonies, Could Face 3 Years in Prison

Nick Bernabe
Activist Post

Congress has really outdone itself this time. On Monday, neoconservative Republicans in the Senate were apparently so eager to go to war with Iran that they broke a federal law known as the Logan Act in the process. The Logan Act has been around since 1799 and has remained mostly unchanged, created to keep rogue members of Congress from undermining foreign relations.

How did Senate Republicans violate the Logan Act? Well they did that by being war mongers. But more specifically, when 47 members of Congress signed onto a letter that was sent to Iranian officials in an attempt to undermine the peace deal with Iran, they clearly violated the act — and also all committed felonies...

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