North Korea Warns China Of "Catastrophic Consequences" For Siding With U.S.
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

Having repeatedly threatened the annihilation of its neightbor to the south, and most recently warning of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" against the US, one day after it emerged that Pyongyang appeared to have resumed activity at its Punggye-ri Nuclear test site, North Korea asked China not to step up anti-North sanctions, warning of "catastrophic consequences" in their bilateral relations.


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US Army Considering Resurrecting ‘devastating’ Kinetic Weapon that Moves at Three Times the Speed of Sound
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

The US Army has considered arming itself with a ‘devastating’ weapon in a bid to counteract Russia’s nuclear technology.


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The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

Last year, a strange self-driving car was released onto the quiet roads of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The experimental vehicle, developed by researchers at the chip maker Nvidia, didn’t look different from other autonomous cars, but it was unlike anything demonstrated by Google, Tesla, or General Motors, and it showed the rising power of artificial intelligence


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Power Outages in San Francisco, New York, and LA
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

There is currently no evidence to suggest that this is more than just a coincidence, despite worries about some sort of cyber attack.


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Death Toll Jumps to 20 in Venezuela Protests
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

The death toll in three weeks of violence at anti-government protests in Venezuela jumped to 20 people after a night of clashes and pillaging left 12 people dead in Caracas, reports AFP. Riot police and pro-government vigilantes fought running battles on the capital's east, west and south sides with protesters demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro.


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Thousands Sue Merck for Shingles Vaccine Zostavax “Causing What It’s Supposed to Prevent”
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

Attorney Troy Bouk was recently interviewed by Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins to discuss the shingles vaccine Zostavax, the issues related to its effectiveness and the problems that are associated with the product, including the fact that the drugmaker’s vaccine seems to cause the very affliction that it seeks to prevent — and, according to a massive lawsuit, thousands of victims agree.


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'Operation Gotham Shield': US government will 'simulate 10,000-ton nuke blast over New York and New Jersey' next week
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

Operation “Gotham Shield” – a drill testing US government response to a nuclear detonation, commenced on April 18th, and is to run until May 5th. Given the obvious false flag gas attack executed this month in Syria with complicity of the US deep state, any planned “exercise” involving a simulated weapon of mass destruction arouses suspicion and concern.


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American Airlines Employee Suspended After Hitting Mother, Challenging Passenger To A Fight
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

For US airline Public Relations teams, April has been the cruelest month on record. Less than two weeks after a 69-year-old doctor, David Dao, was hospitalized after Chicago aviation police dragged him from a United Airlines plane sparking international outrage and a public relations nightmare for the carrier, it is now American Airlines' turn to be in the spotlight after the airline suspended a male flight attendant when a video emerged showing him challenging a passenger to a fight after allegedly hitting a woman with a stroller during boarding.


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Diet soda can increase risk of dementia and stroke, study finds
04/21/2017 09:00 PM

The quest to trim waistlines using artificial sweeteners could be backfiring, as researchers found artificially sweetened drinks like diet soda can increase a person's likelihood of stroke and dementia. A study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke found a daily diet soda puts a person at three times the risk of dementia and stroke compared to someone who drinks less than one a week.


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Sen. Paul, Scott Bullock: Civil Forfeiture has Ruined Countless Lives. It’s Long Overdue for Reform
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

Justice Clarence Thomas made headlines last month when he criticized civil forfeiture, a notorious police practice that allows law enforcement to confiscate property, even from people who have never been charged with a crime. “This system,” he wrote, “has led to egregious and well-chronicled abuses.”


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Romania to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. to boost defenses
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defence Ministry official said on Thursday


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‘Strategic messaging’ – Russia flies bombers along US coast 4 times in 4 days
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

The two most recent sightings occurred late Wednesday and Thursday, with the first involving two IL-38 maritime patrol aircraft and the second involving two Tu-95 nuclear-capable ‘Bear’ bombers. The bombers entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone 700 nautical miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska – significantly farther from the US coastline than the two other encounters that occurred on Monday and Tuesday.


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U.S.: 'No doubt' That Villain-Of-The-Day Has Banned Weapons
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

"Declaring there is no doubt worked last time..."


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Everything's Out -- San Francisco Blackout Shuts Down BART, Traffic Lights, Business Across Downtown
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

A massive power outage in San Francisco on Friday morning caused a blackout in neighborhoods across the city, from the Financial District to the Presidio, forcing the closure of businesses, a federal courthouse and a BART station, officials said. As SFGates reports, a spokesman for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said at least 90,000 customers lost power.


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Our State-Corporate Plantation Economy
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

We've been persuaded that the state-cartel Plantation Economy is "capitalist," but it isn't. It's a rentier skimming machine.


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York police say 104 men arrested as part of child sex trafficking probe
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

York Regional Police are releasing more details on Friday on a child sex trafficking investigation that resulted in the arrest of more than 100 men accused of “purchasing prostituted children.” Police said in a release Thursday they had completed a multi-year operation.


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Trump targets key Dodd-Frank financial regulations and taxes in new executive actions
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

Pesident Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, will take aim at two of its pillars on Friday. During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump is scheduled to sign two presidential memos ordering six-month reviews of the 2010 law’s authority for regulators to designate large firms as a risk to the financial system and to try to shut them down with minimal collateral damage if they’re on the verge of failing, the White House said.


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WATCH: New Homeland Security Chief Gives Orwellian First Speech
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

New DHS Cheif John Kelly said that America is "under attack from people who hate us, hate our freedoms, hate our laws, hate our values, hate the way we simply live our lives. And we are under attack every single day, the threats are relentless.”


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FRENCH CANDIDATE FILLON CALLS FOR SUSPENSION OF CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES AFTER PARIS ATTACK
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has called for election campaign events and activities to be suspended the following the shooting in Paris. The attack came just two days before France goes to the polls to elect its president.


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ISIS Claims Responsibility in Latest Paris Terror Attack, Champs-Élysées Shooting
04/20/2017 09:00 PM

Paris has suffered another terrorist attack, leaving an officer dead and two in critical condition. The shooting attack that occurred on the famous Champs-Élysées avenue was quickly claimed by Isis via their news outlet, and named the male attacker as Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating also that he was Belgian.


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