Posts Tagged ‘bang’

US Asks Russia Not To Target Al-Qaeda In Syrian Airstrikes

Washington has asked Moscow not to conduct airstrikes against Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, otherwise known as al-Nusra Front Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reported that the US are worried that members of the “moderate opposition” could also be hit. In an interview with local Russian media that was published on the Russian Foreign Ministry’s website, Lavrov […]

Reignited holdover ‘zombie’ wildfires have awakened in Alaska

     As if we didn’t have enough to worry about with the start of wildfire season, we now have to face the reality of zombie blazes: fires that never really die. Last year’s Alaskan wildfire season was the second-largest ever — and it seems it never entirely ended. A wildfire in southwest Alaska that swept […]

Clean water crisis threatens the United States

     The United States is on the verge of a national crisis that could mean the end of clean, cheap water. Hundreds of cities and towns are at risk of sudden and severe shortages, either because available water is not safe to drink or because there simply isn’t enough of it. The situation has grown […]

What are the unusual sounds keeping Salford, UK citizens awake?

     Over the past week has been contacted by numerous readers being woken in the early hours of the morning by unusual mechanical sounds. There’s loud, grating clanks lasting for a couple of seconds at a time but repeated every 15-20 minutes. Then there’s the sound of gas under pressure – possibly being released. […]

Kerry and Shapiro bring the one-state news the NYT failed to deliver

Today in an editorial, the New York Times all but throws in the towel on the two-state solution: With only a year left in office, President Obama is unlikely to make another run at a peace process or even apply serious pressure on Israel to halt settlement-building. With the Kerry and Shapiro speeches, the administration […]

4.8 magnitude earthquake strikes offshore of Northern California, near Eureka

     An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 struck off California, 64 miles northwest of Eureka, on Monday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The USGS initially measured the quake at magnitude-4.5. The earthquake struck at 7:35 p.m. local time. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration said there was no tsunami threat to Hawaii or […]

Israel Approves Plan to ‘Legalize’ Colonial Outposts and Construct Thousands More Units

Saed Bannoura (IMEMC) : In yet another decision that violates International Law and the Fourth Geneva Convention, the Higher Construction and Planning Committee of the Israeli ‘Civil Administration Office’ has approved a construction plan to ‘legalize’ two colonial outposts in Ramallah, in addition to building 2200 more units. The Israeli plan includes the approval of a […]

Now Spotify is in the business of political censorship

By Weev | What will you do when they’re coming for you And they’re coming to take you away? What will you say when they drag you away? You’re in jail in the name of the state! It wasn’t too long ago when I was being dragged away to prison in […]

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