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    • Prepping for Modern-Day Martial Law?!
      Members of U.S. Army Special Operations Command will train with other U.S Armed Forces units July 15 through Sept. 15 in a multi-state exercise called Jade Helm 15. USASOC periodically conducts training exercises such as these to practice core special warfare tasks, which help protect the nation against foreign enemies. It is imperative that Special […]
    • What is Jade Helm
      “They” have their hooks deep into Alt media, as they never could have let it remain independent and a solid counter to MSM. Do they every invite the likes of Gordon or I, or Mike Harris or Fetzer to debate their shills on their networks? No… never… and for a good reason. It would not […]
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    • McDonald's faces €1bn EU tax probe May 5, 2015
      US fast-food giant McDonald's could be facing a European Commission (EU) investigation into its tax affairs over an alleged €1bn of unpaid tax.
    • VIDEO: When is a late train really late? May 5, 2015
      Tony Miles from Modern Railway Magazine explains how train companies decide when a train is late and why some trains cannot run on time.
    • Details of HP Autonomy suit emerge May 5, 2015
      New details of Hewlett-Packard's $5bn fraud suit against Autonomy emerge in a court filing, but former Autonomy boss Mike Lynch says there is no "smoking gun".
    • Gym fall killed Silicon Valley boss May 5, 2015
      The Silicon Valley entrepreneur and SurveyMonkey chief executive Dave Goldberg died of severe head trauma, according to local officials.
    • Court says Skype's name is confusing May 5, 2015
      Skype is unable to get an EU-wide trademark for its brand because a court believes its name is too similar to the broadcaster Sky's.
    • Greece in urgent push for debt deal May 5, 2015
      Greek ministers launch a concerted effort to persuade European officials to release more bailout money as the government runs out of cash.
    • VW car chief pledges 'calmer' future May 5, 2015
      Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn says the company is back in "calmer waters" following the recent boardroom battle involving ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech.
    • US trade deficit rises to $51.4bn May 5, 2015
      The US's trade deficit rose 43.1% to $51.4bn in March, its highest level since October 2008.
    • Cocaine delivered to supermarkets May 5, 2015
      A large shipment of cocaine was mistakenly sent to the supermarket chain in Berlin - for a second time.
    • German firms rap rail strike leaders May 5, 2015
      German businesses criticise rail union leaders after drivers for the country's Deutsche Bahn rail operator begin a week-long strike in an increasingly bitter row over pay.

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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

With former Port Authority official David Wildstein’s new claim that  “evidence exists” showing Christie knew about the politically motivated lane closings on the George Washington Bridge back in September, several Jersey State politicians are already floating the dreaded “I” word: impeachment. It wasn’t so long ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was a popular Republican […]

Gulf Oil Leak and Halliburton

Net income increased to $480 million, or 53 cents a share, from $262 million, or 29 cents, a year earlier, Houston-based Halliburton said today The spill, triggered by an April 20 explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which Transocean Ltd. leased to London-based BP. Halliburton provided cementing services on the well BP was drilling. […]

Prime Minister Gordon Brown

U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown is to strike a decidedly anti-protectionist note in an address to Congress Wednesday, telling lawmakers that the “major challenges we all face are global.” According to excerpts on his speech released by the U.K. government Wednesday morning, Mr. Brown will urge Congress to “seize the moment” to meet the challenges […]

Just breaks yer heart doan it?

His pleadings to me sound like a confession of guilt. Trying to say that if other Senators were looked at they too would be taken from office. I think not. He was playing dirty pool and got busted. that’s all there is to say. He doesn’t know the political game as well as he thought […]

The House has it!

The House on Wednesday evening passed an $819 billion economic stimulus package Wednesday on a party-line vote, despite President Obama’s efforts to achieve bipartisan support for the bill. The final vote was 244 to 188. No Republicans voted for the bill, while just 12 Democrats voted against it. The Senate is likely to take up […]

Foreclosures up by 81% in U.S.

Home is going to have to be where the heart is as there wont be any other place to live. Foreclosures rose 81% in 2008, ensnaring 2.3 million U.S. households during the year, according to RealtyTrac Inc. data released today. Advertisement The Irvine, Calif.-based foreclosure Web site said December filings rose 17% from November and […]

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White House adds $6 billion to auto bailout

By Silla Brush The White House upped its commitment to bail out the American auto industry, moving late on Monday to send General Motors Corp. and its financing arm another $6 billion in federal money. The new money brings the total of taxpayer-backed support to the carmakers to $23.4 billion. The latest move comes after […]

Auto Industry Off Of Life Support

Now is Not the Time to Take the Auto Industry Off Of Life Support Eugene Robinson WASHINGTON — Despite the popular myth, lemmings don’t really hurl themselves off a cliff to reduce their numbers. That sort of behavior is seen only among Republicans in the Senate, who gave us a demonstration when they torpedoed legislation […]

Credit card rules to back consumers

Credit card rules to back consumers   WASHINGTON (UPI) — New rules for U.S. credit card companies to be released soon are a step forward for consumers, who have lobbied hard for oversight, industry analysts say. The U.S. Federal Reserve, the Office of Thrift Supervision and the National Credit Union Administration was to announce new […]