Politics

Anti-Morsi protesters break through wired fences of presidential palace, injuries reported

Anti-Morsi protesters break through wired fences of presidential palace, injuries reported

Several guards have been injured after protesters broke through barbed wire around the presidential palace in Cairo. Tens of thousands have come to the palace to slam Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi’s bid for absolute power. Friday again saw thousands marching towards the presidential palace in Cairo, while hundreds others rallied in the iconic Tahrir Square. […]

Palestinian Authority rejects calls to postpone statehood bid

Palestinian Authority rejects calls to postpone statehood bid

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he intends on pressing forward with a statehood bid at the United Nations next week. He has turned down requests from the US, Britain, Germany and France to delay the bid. Abbas will formally request that the UN General Assembly upgrade the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) status from observer to nonmember […]

Monsanto wins California: GMO labeling law defeated

Monsanto wins California: GMO labeling law defeated

President Obama wasn’t the only big winner on Tuesday: the Monsanto Co. and the billion-dollar business behind genetically modified foods were victorious in California, where a measure that would’ve required the labeling of GMOs lost at the polls. Proposition 37, a state-wide initiative that aimed to increase consumer awareness about the food industry’s growing use […]

Obama secretly signs the most aggressive cybersecurity directive ever

Obama secretly signs the most aggressive cybersecurity directive ever

Six years after the White House first started running amok on the computer networks of its adversaries, US President Barack Obama has signed off on a top-secret order that finally offers blueprints for the Pentagon’s cyberwars. Pres. Obama has autographed an executive order outlining protocol and procedures for the US military to take in the […]

Top US commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Allen, implicated in Petraeus scandal

Top US commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Allen, implicated in Petraeus scandal

The US head of NATO forces in Afghanistan is under investigation in connection with the sex scandal that saw CIA director David Petraeus resign. Gen. Allen exchanged “inappropriate” emails with a woman linked to Petraeus. The FBI has found 20,000 to 30,000 pages of potentially inappropriate emails and documents between General John Allen and Jill […]

Google confirms: ‘Government surveillance is on the rise’

Google confirms: ‘Government surveillance is on the rise’

The email accounts of Generals David Petraeus and John Allen aren’t the only ones being targeted by the feds. Google has released its bi-annual transparency report and says that the government’s demands for personal data is at an all-time high. Internet giant Google published statistics from their latest analysis of requests from governments around the globe this […]

Petraeus mistress reveals real motive behind Benghazi attack (VIDEO)

Petraeus mistress reveals real motive behind Benghazi attack (VIDEO)

The fallout from former CIA head David Petraeus’ resignation might be more significant than first thought: as all eyes turn to the ex-intelligence chief’s mistress, it’s apparent that she may have been privy to what really happened in Benghazi. Two months after the storming of an US consulate in Benghazi, questions remain largely unanswered about […]

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