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ibtimes.com: Cold War 2016? Russia Hopes To Open Cuba, Vietnam Military Bases, Expand Presence Around World

[ibtimes.com] Russia does presently have several military bases aboard, but most are near its borders, in the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus. It did have bases in Cuba and Vietnam as late as the early 2000s, but those were closed, according to BBC News.With its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine two years ago, on-and-off […]

Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill – Wikipedia

  The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill (often called the “Kill the Gays bill” in the media due to the originally proposed death penalty clauses)[1][2][3][4] was passed by the Parliament of Uganda on 20 December 2013 with the death penalty proposal dropped in favour of life in prison. The bill must be signed by the President of […]

“F6″ the NSA’s global surveillance unit, the “Special Collection Service.” – BlackListedNews.com

  Source: Der Spiegel   A “top secret” classified NSA document from the year 2010 shows that a unit known as the “Special Collection Service” (SCS) is operational in Berlin, among other locations. It is an elite corps run in concert by the US intelligence agencies NSA and CIA.   The secret list reveals that its […]

Attorney Mark Geragos Joins Legal Team For A Just Cause In Its Lawsuit Against Federal Court Reporter For Release Of Transcripts Critical To Appeal In IRP6 Case

Court records show that Attorney Mark Geragos has joined the legal team representing A Just Cause in its lawsuit against federal court reporter Darlene M. Martinez in Denver, Colorado Docket No. 12, Filed September 5, 2013, Notice of Entry of Appearance by Mark Geragos On Behalf Of A Just Cause, USDC Colorado. Attorney Cornell Johnson […]

Libya’s “growing” drugs/HIV problem :: www.uruknet.info :: informazione dal medio oriente :: information from middle east :: [vs-1]

TRIPOLI, June 17, 2013 (IRIN) – Doctors in Libya say they are seeing a “growing” number of patients with drug problems and a corresponding risk of HIV infection, in a post-Gaddafi era marked by limited law enforcement and government capacity. “Every month more people come to us needing help,” said Abdullah Fannir, deputy director of […]

Homeless Hotspots: Exploitation Masquerading as Charity » Cyborgology

This week, an ad agency (BBH Labs [see: previous stunt]) succeeded at its goal of grabbing headlines (see: Pitchfork and Wired) by employing homeless people as mobile WiFi hotspots for SXSW. While the scheme purports to be an attempt at “charitable innovation;” it is, in reality, a stunning expansion of neoliberal economic principles by turning […]

Trayvon Martin gunned down for ‘carrying Skittles while black’ | Pams House Blend

The two allegedly engaged in a physical altercation. There was yelling, and then a gunshot.When police arrived, Trayvon was face down in the grass with a fatal bullet wound to the chest. Zimmerman was standing with blood on his face and the back of his head and grass stains on his back, according to The […]

Monsanto’s Roundup is Killing Human Kidney Cells | NationofChange

Monsanto’s ‘biopesticide’ known as Bt is not only developing mutated insects and requiring excessive pesticide use, but new findings show that it is also killing human kidney cells — even in low doses. Amazingly, Monsanto’s superweed-breeding Roundup also has the same effect. Scientists have demonstrated in new research that the Bt pesticide, in addition to […]

Tennessee House Falls Victim to ‘Agenda 21′ Conspiracy Theory | Hatewatch | Southern Poverty Law Center

In a new sign of antigovernment extremism creeping into the political mainstream, the Tennessee House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on a resolution condemning Agenda 21, a non-binding United Nations plan for sustainable development. In the world of far-right extremists, Agenda 21 is demonized as a sort of Trojan horse, part of a larger scheme […]

AntiSec dumps Monsanto data on the Web | Security – CNET News

Anonymous continued its ongoing attack on agricultural biotech giant Monsanto today by publishing an outdated database of the company’s material. This is the newest in a barrage of strikes from hackers aligned with Anonymous who operate under the “AntiSec” banner. In a statement posted with the database on a Pastebin site, the hacktivist group wrote […]

Google privacy changes: what it means for you | GlobalPost

According to The Associated Press, these changes are not motivated solely by enhancing user experience. Google stands to draw even more advertiser revenue with the revamped policy. The $38 billion dollars Google receives in ad revenues already makes up a significant portion of its revenue. Consumers aiming to limit the information Google collects have some means […]

Leaked Stratfor Email Suggests Secret U.S. Indictment of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

The whistleblowing website WikiLeaks has published an internal email from the private intelligence firm Stratfor that suggests the U.S. Justice Department has obtained a sealed indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The email is one of around five million obtained from Stratfor’s servers by the hacker group, Anonymous. “Somehow you have a private intelligence company, […]

War and neglect leaves 500,000 Afghans homeless: Amnesty | The Raw Story

Half a million Afghans displaced by war have been left homeless and struggling to survive because of government and international neglect, Amnesty International said Thursday.Around 400 people join makeshift shelters around the country every day, Amnesty said in a report entitled “Fleeing war, finding misery”, based on three years of research.The Afghan government estimates that […]

Monsanto close to Agent Orange settlement with US victims | World news | guardian.co.uk

Chemicals giant Monsanto is believed to have reached a settlement with US residents who claim they were poisoned by chemicals used in the manufacturing of the Vietnam-era chemical weapon Agent Orange.The long-running suit was brought by residents living near a now defunct Monsanto plant in Nitro, West Virginia that between 1949 and 1971 produced the […]

How the government reads your emails without a warrant — RT

Worried that the US government might be able to read your emails? Don’t be — they already can! The American Civil Liberties Union is asking the feds to come clean on why — and what — they do with the personal correspondence of its citizens.The ACLU has filed request under the US Freedom of Information […]

Spain: Urgent call for action in solidarity with protesters in Valencia « Contra Info

On Wednesday, February 15th, 2012, large police force attacked a protest of school students outside the IES Lluís Vives Institute of Secondary Education, with students from 13 to 18 years in Valencia, the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The cops brutally beat many of the students who had gathered to express […]

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