Judge Dismisses Charges in Blackwater Shooting
31 Dec 2009 3:49 P.M. ET
A federal judge dismissed all charges against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards charged in a deadly Baghdad shooting. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina said Thursday that the Justice Department overstepped its bounds and wrongly used evidence it wasn't allowed to see. He said the government's… Continue
Added by truth on December 31, 2009 at 4:52pm —
State of emergency in Oklahoma after snowstorm
25/12/09 WASHINGTON: Mother Nature’s rage has hit Oklahoma hard as a winter storm erupted today causing four deaths and keeping thousands stranded.
The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning through 6 p.m., Roads are expected to be slick and hazardous, heavy wind is expected, authorities have requested people to avoid driving unless and until absolutely necessary.
A 50-car pileup is clogging… Continue
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Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:42am EST
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of newly built U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell to their lowest level in seven months in November, data showed on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the housing market's recovery.The Commerce Department said sales dropped 11.3 percent, the biggest decline since January, to a 355,000 unit annual rate, from a downwardly revised 400,000 units in October.
Analysts polled by Reuters had expected… Continue
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted Thursday to raise the ceiling on the government debt to $12.4 trillion, a massive increase over the current limit and a political problem that President Barack Obama has promised to address next year.
The Senate's rare Christmas Eve vote, 60-39, follows House passage last week and raises the debt ceiling by $290 billion. The vote split mainly down party lines, with Democrats voting to raise the limit and Republicans voting against doing so. There… Continue
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HAL9001: the following link is to a PDF that EVERY citizen in these United States of America NEEDS to see, read, and understand. It is the 'Articles of Freedom' as put forth by the Continental Congress of 2009. In order for it to have ANY weight with our ELECTED Officials in Washington DC, we must ALL understand our part.
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Added by truth on December 24, 2009 at 12:31pm —
STOP HEALTH CARE BILL
TODAY IN THE SENATE !!!
From Campaign for liberty…
Added by truth on December 23, 2009 at 4:18pm —
Paul Joseph Watson
Monday, December 21, 2009
President Barack Obama has said that spy drones will be used to enforce CO2 emission regulations, while British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has outlined plans for the European Union to police compliance with carbon-cutting targets.
The final Copenhagen Accord included the provision that a global “governance structure” would be set up to control taxes… Continue
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By Patrick Yoest
Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES
WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)--The U.S. Senate voted to advance health-care legislation in an initial procedural vote early Monday, beginning a process that puts the bill on track for passage later this week.
In a 60-40 vote, Democrats won approval for a motion that limits debate on the $871 billion bill, which is the product of months of painstaking negotiations. No Republicans… Continue
Added by truth on December 21, 2009 at 3:00am —
The head of a geothermal energy company has gone on trial in Switzerland accused of damaging property by triggering earthquakes.
Markus Haering's company had been working with the authorities in Basel to try to convert the heat in deep-seated rocks into electricity.
But the project was suspended in 2006 when drilling triggered the quakes.
They caused no injuries but led to $9m (£5.54m) of damage. Mr Haering denies deliberately damaging property.
Added by truth on December 20, 2009 at 12:35am —
Russian president leaves climate summit
First Posted 05:37:00 12/19/2009
Filed Under: Climate Change, Environmental Issues, Foreign affairs & international relations
COPENHAGEN - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev left the deadlocked UN climate summit on Friday in order to make a scheduled visit to Kazakhstan, a Kremlin spokeswoman told AFP.
Medvedev had been one of around two dozen key leaders who were closeted in… Continue
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Sculptures of emaciated humans stand outside the talks venue
Leaders are gathering for the final scheduled day of the UN climate summit, amid uncertainty over the shape of any eventual deal.
A draft political agreement drawn up by a small group of countries including the UK, US and Australia was rejected during overnight discussions.
Delegates described the… Continue
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US may be 'funding the very insurgents we are trying to fight'
--Congress investigating charges of 'protection racket' by Afghanistan contractors 17 Dec 2009 A House oversight subcommittee said Wednesday that it has begun a wide-ranging investigation into allegations that private security companies mercenaries hired to protect Defense Department convoys in Afghanistan are paying off… Continue
Added by truth on December 17, 2009 at 2:00am —
House passes $636B defense bill
--Patriot Act gets extension
16 Dec 2009 The U.S. House passed a $636 billion defense spending bill that also would extend jobless benefits and healthcare for out-of-work Americans another few months. The vote was 395-34 Wednesday. The Pentagon bill for fiscal 2010 also included several temporary extensions of current laws… Continue
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PR-DC-09-02080 - (40) Glock Model G-19 Firearms
NAICS code 332994 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Investigations Division intends to award a sole source firm-fixed-price Purchase Order to Glock, Inc. under the authority of FAR Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures for 40 Model G-19, 9mm frame handguns with finger grove and rail frames, Tijico night sights, extended magazine catches and 3.5lb/NY1 Trigger magazines.…
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From the Complete News Archive Released by Core of Corruption, see other news reports on Bohemian Grove, 9/11, Iran Contra, BCCI, CIA Drug Running and more here:
Complete News Archive from Core of Corruption…
Added by truth on December 14, 2009 at 1:25pm —
Climate Talks Suspended After Mass Walkout
Talks have been suspended at the Copenhagen climate change summit after developing countries walked out.
The main sessions of the UN conference were halted after the protest, which was led by African countries and backed by the G77 group of developing nations.
They accused developed countries of trying to back out of the Kyoto Protocol on carbon emissions.
The group refused to continue negotiations unless… Continue
Added by truth on December 14, 2009 at 11:41am —
ROME (AP) -- Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi was punched in the face at the end of a rally on Sunday by a man holding a small statue in his hand, leaving the 73-year-old media mogul with a bloodied mouth and looking stunned, police said. The 42-year-old man accused of attacking Berlusconi in Milan as he signed autographs was immediately taken into custody.
TV showed the stunned leader with blood under his nose, on his mouth and under one eye being lifted to his feet by aides… Continue
Added by truth on December 13, 2009 at 4:05pm —
Indiana: City Threatens $2500 Fines for Challenging Traffic TicketsLawyer sues traffic and parking courts in Indianapolis, Indiana over threatened $2500 penalty for contesting a ticket in court.
Motorists who receive minor parking or traffic tickets in Indianapolis, Indiana are being threatened with fines of up to $2500 if they attempt to take the ticket to court. A local… Continue
Added by truth on December 10, 2009 at 12:33pm —
The EPA's Lisa Jackson: "This administration will not ignore science or the law any longer"
The US government has declared that greenhouse gases threaten human health.
The move could allow the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to order cuts in emissions without the approval of Congress.
EPA administrator Lisa Jackson said the agency was now "authorised and obligated to make reasonable efforts" to cut… Continue
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