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Saudis Preparing For Ground Invasion Of Yemen As Airstrike Hits Refugee Camp

By: Monday March 30, 2015 11:38 am

Dozens dead after airstrikes on camp for displaced Yemenis: An airstrike on a displaced persons camp in Yemen … http://t.co/AougTuy62E — Silicon Angel (@SiliconAngel) March 30, 2015 The war in Yemen has escalated with Saudi troops massing on the border preparing to invade the country to put down the Shiite Houthis rebellion that ousted Yemen’s [...]

#BoycottIndiana Campaign Starts After Law Is Passed Allowing Discrimination Against LGBT Community

By: Monday March 30, 2015 9:00 am

Joint Statement from NBA, @WNBA, @Pacers and @IndianaFever pic.twitter.com/vqABvR6ua6 — NBA (@NBA) March 28, 2015 The State of Indiana recently passed a law that expressly allows discrimination based on sexual orientation under the banner of religious liberty. The ”religious freedom” law is designed to protect businesses from facing lawsuits from members of the LGBT for refusing service. [...]

Wall Street Firms Threatens Democratic Party After Call To Break Them Up

By: Friday March 27, 2015 11:00 am

#WallSt banks trying to intimidate elected officials. The public knows how dangerous they are: http://t.co/eUAPZnUgIG pic.twitter.com/AYcA5stIrb — Better Markets (@Bettermarkets) March 27, 2015 The Too Big To Fail banks are none too pleased with Senator Elizabeth Warren’s call to break them up so they no longer pose a systemic risk to the financial system and [...]

Obama Escalates US Involvement In Iraq With Bombing Of Tikrit

By: Friday March 27, 2015 9:00 am

Endless War: As US Strikes Tikrit & Delays Afghan Pullout, War on Terror Toll Tops 1.3 Million http://t.co/yz5yaI9Y2f pic.twitter.com/rMuwntEvrr — Democracy Now! (@democracynow) March 26, 2015 President Barack Obama has plunged the US even deeper into the war in Iraq ordering the bombing of Tikrit at the behest of Iraqi officials. Obama has no authorization [...]

Facebook To Use Metadata From Chats To Alter News Feed

By: Thursday March 26, 2015 11:00 am

Facebook Messenger is a News Feed signal: http://t.co/m6lYtQ6tW2 pic.twitter.com/Qy23HAXd0g — Todd Olmstead (@toddjolmstead) March 26, 2015 Social media monopoly Facebook recently held its developers conference called F8 where it talked about a series of new products it was introducing. One of the major areas of focus for the company is Facebook Messenger which is integrated with the social media [...]

Saudi Arabia Bombs Shiite Rebels In Yemen As US Pledges Support And Continued Drone Strikes

By: Thursday March 26, 2015 9:00 am

Saudis short of options to change tide in #Yemen’s war http://t.co/kSJalSPEXC @BloombergNRG pic.twitter.com/IwoMd9Zenk — Ian Fraser (@Ian_Fraser) March 26, 2015 Though it seems impossible, the Middle East is getting even more chaotic. Yesterday the Sunni Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and allies bombed Shiite rebels in Yemen known as the Houthis. The Houthis responded to the bombing with rocket [...]

Harry Reid Not On Board Yet With Medicare Bill

By: Wednesday March 25, 2015 11:00 am

Paul Ryan presses colleagues to vote for bipartisan Medicare fix: http://t.co/hZORoLXToB pic.twitter.com/25uVZVHXZ4 — The Hill (@thehill) March 25, 2015 House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly pushing a bill to change the formula used to pay physicians under Medicare. The bill ends the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula which has forced Congress to pass ad [...]

Pentagon Sending Troops Into Ukraine In April

By: Wednesday March 25, 2015 9:00 am

10 #US military Humvees arrive in #Ukraine http://t.co/1wssuVZiAv pic.twitter.com/RE3JObbwYo — Sputnik (@SputnikInt) March 25, 2015 According to a Department of Defense press release, the Pentagon is sending 290 US service members into Ukraine to train Ukrainian military units in April. The training will reportedly occur in the Ukrainian city of Yavoriv near the Ukraine-Poland border. [...]

Monsanto Weed Killer Cited As Probably Carcinogenic

By: Tuesday March 24, 2015 11:00 am

Ingredient in Monsanto weedkiller Roundup probably causes cancer #Science #crazy http://t.co/JE6PgSXxpr pic.twitter.com/4xwXIeOLhk — Beau Barbour (@DiscoverHaku) March 24, 2015 Agribusiness giant Monsanto is scrambling to respond to a report issued by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that cites the herbicide glyphosate as probably causing non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Glyphosate is one [...]

Israel Spied On US-Iran Talks To Sabotage Them

By: Tuesday March 24, 2015 9:00 am

Here's one reason why the US is more than a little peeved at Israeli spying on Iran nuke talks http://t.co/Z4sSb3LJYY pic.twitter.com/Si0v6xMgU9 — Matthew Rose (@MtthwRose) March 24, 2015 The government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly went further than publicly bashing the prospect of a deal with Iran. According to the Wall Street Journal, [...]

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