Friday, June 23, 2017

Blood on hands – Obama accuses Syria’s Assad, Russia and Iran for the carnage in Aleppo

President Barack Obama declared Friday that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime, Iran and Russia are responsible for the carnage in Aleppo and argued there was nothing Washington could have done to stop the war, short of a military takeover of Syria, told AFP.  ______ ALEPPO, Syria (AFP)...

It’s called LOVE: Pope eats with homeless on 80th birthday

Pope Francis celebrated an active if low-key 80th birthday on Saturday, sharing breakfast with eight homeless people before celebrating Mass with cardinals as greetings poured in from around the world. ______ VATICAN CITY, Italy - (AP) The pontiff received more than 70,000 email messages wishing him...

In a total by 672 studies, 229 of them openly favoring GMO companies

Financial conflicts of interest were found in 40 percent of published research articles on the genetically modified crops, also known as GMO crops, French researchers said this week. ______ FRANCE, - National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - The findings in the December 15 edition of...

Syria – This is not civil war; this is war on civilians

Syria - This is not civil war; this is war on civilians
I just returned from the Syrian-Lebanese border, a mere 150 miles from Aleppo, where unspeakable savagery is underway. The Assad regime is committing horrific war crimes — from mass murder and industrial-style torture to forced starvation and barrel bombs, even the systematic rape of women, children,...

Saudi Arabia official admits to pressuring US changing 9/11 law

Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has admitted that he has been pressuring the US government to change the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). ______ WORLD TRADE CENTER, New York City, United States - JASTA permits victims of the 2001 attacks on the World...

Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The Earth Is Changing

Google Earth's time lapse videos of earth's landscape could make you think about the great baseball player Yogi Berra. ______ GOOGLE, Time-Lapse, (npr) - "I thought about one of the quotes attributed to Yogi Berra," says Marc Levy, a political scientist at Columbia University's Earth Institute...

The 7 Biggest Conspiracy Theories about 9/11 still around today

On the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, it seems many factors relating to the events of that tragic day persist as a mystery. ______ Most 9/11 conspiracy theories have more or less been debunked, but they live on, sparking skepticism in people’s minds as...

$30 BILLION cost to end world hunger — $737 BILLION U.S. spends per year on defense

The cost to end world hunger… — $30 billion per year is needed to end world hunger — $737 billion per year is the amount Congress spends on Defense How much does it cost to solve world hunger? World hunger can be eradicated. A price has been set and...

Who built the Egyptian pyramids?

I can remember standing in the desert near Cairo and gazing across the Sphinx to the Great Pyramid of Giza, one of the most impressive structures on Earth, and counting myself extremely fortunate to be there. The pyramid carries some impressive statistics. It stands 450...

UN appeals for $547 million to help 1.6 million people in Palestine in 2017

The United Nations launched an appeal Monday for $547 million (524 million euros) to help 1.6 million people in the Palestinian territories in 2017. ______ GAZA, Palestine (AFP) - The response covers 1.1 million residents of the Gaza Strip, which has been under an Israeli blockade...

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