Sunday 17 December 2017

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New York Times CEO Janet Robinson Steps Down, Without Explanation

New York Times CEO Janet Robinson Steps Down, Without Explanation

The New York Times Co.'s Chief Executive Janet Robinson resigned unexpectedly as chief executive of the New York Times Co at the end of the month after a seven-year run in which she attem...

NYC private investigators find US online sellers offer guns despite background check warning

NYC private investigators find US online sellers offer guns despite background check warning

A city investigation caught online gun sellers around the country illegally handing over assault weapons to people who said they couldn’t pass a background check, Mayor Michael Bloomberg ...

"The citizens of the United States are not smart"? Polls show the opposite: Ron Paul Rising

"The citizens of the United States are not smart"? Polls show the opposite: Ron Paul Rising

The race for the Republican nomination may be coming down to Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, but in the contest for the Iowa caucuses, their high-profile battle might still turn out to be ...

Chevron Asked to Suspend Activity in Brazil; Brazil Sues Chevron, Transocean for $11 Billion

Chevron Asked to Suspend Activity in Brazil; Brazil Sues Chevron, Transocean for $11 Billion

Brazil's federal prosecutor on Wednesday said it wants Chevron Corp. and Transocean Ltd. to shut down operations in Brazil, as it sues the two firms for 20 billion Brazilian reais ($11 bi...

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

Google's Satellite Images Exposing America's Secrets

At Google Maps, anyone can search for the names of military bases and zoom in to see airstrips and possibly even top-secret military drones like the RQ-170 Sentinel lost in Iran last week...

Occupy Boston participants discuss next moves

Occupy Boston participants discuss next moves

Occupy Boston participants say they're getting together to discuss their next moves now that they have been evicted from Dewey Square.

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in Russia

Vladimir Putin says Hillary Rodham Clinton's criticism of Russian parliamentary elections emboldened protesters. The incident may further damage already strained U.S.-Russia ties.

US launches 'virtual' embassy for Iran; Iran: US Virtual Embassy Blocked

US launches 'virtual' embassy for Iran; Iran: US Virtual Embassy Blocked

The Obama administration is launching a "virtual embassy" for Iran more than three decades after the bricks and mortar mission in Tehran was closed and diplomatic relations severed follow...

Occupy Wall Street protests shift focus from encampments to reclaiming foreclosed homes

Occupy Wall Street protests shift focus from encampments to reclaiming foreclosed homes

The Occupy Wall Street protests are moving into the neighborhood. Finding it increasingly difficult to camp in public spaces, Occupy protesters across the country are reclaiming foreclose...

Citigroup Plans to Cut 4,500 Jobs

Citigroup Plans to Cut 4,500 Jobs

Citigroup will cut about 4,500 jobs in coming quarters as he seeks to trim costs amid slumping revenue. Citigroup will take a charge of about $400 million in the fourth quarter tied to th...

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Displaying new vigor after cancer treatment, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez hosted fellow Latin American leaders to launch a new regional body on Friday that pointedly excludes the Uni...

US must stop jailing minors for life, says Amnesty

US must stop jailing minors for life, says Amnesty

More than 2,500 adults are in US jails for crimes committed as a child - under current rules they will never be freed. The US and Somalia are the only two countries not to have ratified a...

Obama Attack back: Mitt v. Mitt, The story of two men trapped in one body

Mitt v. Mitt

"Experts are predicting kind of a tough fight between Romney and his biggest ideological opponent: Mitt Romney from four years ago. Those guys don't agree on anything."

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

The Federal Reserve and the big banks fought for more than two years to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret. Now, the rest of the world can see whatthey where hid...

The other Kennedy conspiracy

The other Kennedy conspiracy

Each November, the media recalls the assassination of President Kennedy and its attendant controversies. Rarely, however, is a second Kennedy anniversary acknowledged. On Nov. 20, 2011, R...

Hezbollah Unravels CIA Spy Network in Lebanon and Iran; Dozens of U.S. spies captured

Sheik Hassan Nasrallah

Dozens of spies working for the CIA were captured recently in Lebanon and Iran. The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of...

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Obama said in Australia Thursday, that the U.S. military would expand its Asia-Pacific role despite budget cuts, declaring America was "here to stay" as a Pacific power. Days earlier, as ...

US, Syria and Iran fighting against democracy

US, Syria and Iran fighting against democracy

Here is fresh video from New York, showing police brutality against unarrmed Wall Street Protesters. Maced, Punched, Kicked, Clubbed. 200 protestors arrested. Retired Philly police captai...

USA join Iran and Syria in violence fighting the protestors against corruption

USA join Iran and Syria in violence fighting the protestors against corruption

Occupy Wall Street activists grappled with the future of their movement after a police raid and a day of legal drama ended their hold on a Manhattan park that had become the symbolic cent...