PHOENIX (AP) — The jury has found Jodi Arias guilty of first-degree murder in the death of her one-time boyfriend in Arizona. Arias initially denied involvement and later blamed the killing on masked intruders. Two years after her arrest, she said she killed Travis Alexander in self-defense.
Stephen Dinan and David Sherfinski
The Washington Times
March 17, 2013
Sen. Rand Paul won the 2013 Washington Times-CPAC presidential preference straw poll Saturday, and Sen. Marco Rubio was a close second, easily outdistancing the rest of the field and signaling the rise of a new generation of conservative leaders who will take the Republican Party into the 2016 election.
Mr. Paul won 25 percent of the vote, and Mr. Rubio collected 23 percent. Former Sen. [...]
March 15, 2013
For the first time, NSA chief and head of the U.S. Cyber Command Gen. Keith Alexander admitted America is ready to attack in cyberspace. Never before has a U.S. official acknowledged that the U.S. government is working on or is in possession of malware capable of attacking a foreign nation in a cyber conflict, despite the fact that at least one attack — the famous Stuxnext worm [...]
The Pentagon’s Cyber Command will create 13 offensive teams by the fall of 2015 to help defend the nation against major computer attacks from abroad, Gen. Keith Alexander testified to Congress on Tuesday, a rare acknowledgment of the military’s ability to use cyberweapons.
The new teams are part of a broader government effort to shield the nation from destructive attacks over the Internet that could harm Wall Street or knock out electric power, [...]
She never adress the nation on a random day. this WILL be big, the transition of power…
Possible stepping down( 33 years of reign)
ridicule me all you want, it’s coming
here’s a link to watch it online:
The Dutch Royal House says Queen Beatrix will deliver a nationally televised speech this evening and speculation is growing that the popular monarch will announce she is to abdicate.
Prince Willem-Alexander will carry the crown afterwards
Since returning from a trip to southeast Asia on Nov. 21, President Obama has managed to play three rounds of golf but has met face-to-face only once with Speaker John A. Boehner, the man with whom he is trying to strike a deal on taxes and spending that could prevent another recession.
With the deadline for going over the “fiscal cliff” less than three weeks away, the president’s schedule this week is exceptionally light. [...]
December 7, 2012
Russia’s ambassador to NATO criticized the Western military alliance for its planned deployment of Patriot missiles on the Turkey-Syria border, saying the move threatens to increase hostilities.
After dismissing the idea that Syria was interested in “fanning tension on the border” with Turkey, Alexander Grushko said the proposed deployment of US-made Patriot missile defense systems indicated that NATO “is getting involved in the conflict after all.”
Grushko, speaking in Brussels [...]
Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles
Russia on Thursday warned Turkey against deploying surface-to-air Patriot missiles to protect its troubled border with Syria, saying it should instead use its influence to help broker peace in the war-torn country.
“The militarisation of the Syrian-Turkish border is of course a worrying sign,” foreign ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said, adding Turkey should help the two conflicting sides to start a dialogue.
Nato ambassadors met on [...]
August 25, 2012
Members of the ruling United Russia party submitted to parliament a draft law that, if approved, would force the Bank of Russia to consult policy with the government, a legislator said on his website Tuesday.
The motion is spearheaded by Yevgeny Fedorov, a member of the Duma, the lower house of Russia’s Parliament, since 2003. He’s known for his unorthodox views of the global financial system. In interviews, [...]
by Alexander Higgins
EU leaders are downplaying the effects of a Greece exit as leaders meet to give Greece more time before officially declaring bankruptcy.
It’s ‘crunch time’ for Greece right now as the German leader and French president are working out whether to grant Athens the ‘breathing space’ it says it needs to sort its finances out – decoded as more time before it officially declares bankruptcy which Investment advisor Patrick Young [...]
July 31, 2012
Federal Judge Bonner and Former head of the DEA reveals he intercepted CIA cocaine shipments
This news reports reveals how Federal Judge Bonner intercepted CIA cocaine shipments when he was the head of the DEA.
In this video reveals the CIA is working the Venezuela military to smuggle drugs into the United States.
The Internet should be adapted to allow for oversight by the National Security Agency, the organization’s boss says.
The U.S. Internet’s infrastructure needs to be redesigned to allow the NSA to know instantly when overseas hackers might be attacking public or private infrastructure and computer networks, the agency’s leader, General Keith Alexander, said today.
Alexander spoke at the annual Def Con computer hacking conference in Las Vegas.
Here’s a link to a thread at another site on it.
Organisers expect as many as 25,000 people to join the demonstration in central Madrid.
Meanwhile in Mexico another media blackout:
and then there is the Bahrain Media blackout
Bahraini police fire tear gas on thousands of protesters (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Living in small spaces
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg called on designers this week to come up with a proposal for a Manhattan apartment building made up primarily of “micro-units,” defined as rentals with 275 to 300 square feet of living space.
Constantine von Hoffman
July 11, 2012
Even though the National Security Agency has more money than it knows what to do with, NSA boss and Army Gen. Keith B. Alexander recently hit the hustings to try and scare up more funding.
In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Gen. Alexander pretty much said that everything in the nation–possibly even puppies and kittens–is at risk from cyber attacks.
To start, Gen. A., who also heads the [...]
Found this to be interesting.
“A grim report prepared by the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS) for President Putin on the catastrophic flooding in the ‎Krasnodar region that has killed at least 144 people warns that our world is fast approaching what is termed as a “Chizhevsky Super Event” due to the rapidly growing number of sunspots that continue to hurl M and X Class Flares towards Earth causing continued and [...]
ORLEANS, Mass. (WHDH) — Nauset beach was evacuated Saturday afternoon when a 12 to 14-foot shark was spotted only 100 feet out.
A great white’s dorsal fin cut through the top of the water as it cruised the shoreline.
“All of a sudden, we saw this person in a kayak, and we saw a fin 10 feet from it,” said Lizzy Jenkins.
Everyone else in the water immediately ran onto the beach.
“We started [...]
Flash floods in Russia have killed at least 87 people, police have confirmed.
The equivalent of five months’ rain fell overnight in some southern parts of the country, and the death toll is likely to rise as more bodies are discovered.
Some 56 people – including a 10-year-old – were killed in the Krasnodarsky Krai region’s Krymsk district, 750 miles south of Moscow. Governor Alexander Tkachev said it was the worst disaster in the [...]
It turns out there’s another side to Joe Williams, the White House Correspondent and former college football player who recently parted ways withPolitico. On May 24 of this year, he plead guilty to second degree assault against his ex-wife, paid a $200 fine and received six months of probation. His probation ends on November 24, 2012. Other charges he plead out include disorderly conduct and affray (i.e. a public order offense [...]
Interview with Nuclear Engineer Chris Harris
Host Tim Alexander, Nutrimedical Report
June 14, 2012
At ~33:00 in
Chris Harris, former licensed Senior Reactor Operator and engineer: If you lose the seal… that gasket… you’ve got a direct shot to the containment vessel… so all the inventory [of cooling water] will go right down to the containment vessel… You can never pump enough water in to establish a level again in the spent fuel pool. [...]
The video shows a man sitting peacefully on his porch being attacked and tasered by 10 police officers.
Porch (Accommodation Feature), Cops, Police, Man (Ethnicity)
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Man Kills Housemate in Second Cannibal-Like Attack
A 21-year-old man accused of killing a housemate told police in Harford County, Md., that he ate the victim’s heart and part of his brain after killing him.
Alexander Kinyua first became a suspect when his brother found what he thought were human remains in the basement of the family’s Joppatowne home.
May 11, 2012
Marissa Alexander, whose case brought allegations that Florida’s Stand Your Ground law is being unfairly applied, was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday after being convicted of three counts of aggravated assault after firing a warning shot during a dispute with her husband.
The case sparked a confrontation between a congresswoman and the prosecutor after the sentencing in Jacksonville, Fla., WJXT-TV reported.
Alexander, 31, claimed she fired a [...]
April 22, 2012
National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney reveals he believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush. He estimates the NSA has assembled 20 trillion “transactions” — phone calls, emails and other forms of data — from Americans. This likely includes copies of almost all of the emails sent and received from most people living in the United States. Binney talks about Section 215 [...]
April 10, 2012
Employees of the US military contracting group are seen in new leaked video shooting their machine guns at random citizens while driving through the streets of Baghdad.
Sadly, when the US government finds the person who leaked these videos the whistleblower will suffer the same fate as Bradley Manning and be charged as an enemy combatant providing support for Al-Qaeda.
Employees of the US military contracting group Academi (formerly Xe, [...]
March 25, 2012
The Dallas Federal Reserve blasts too big to fail as a perversion of capitalism, outlining how Wall Street bailouts resulted in an unprecedented concentration of wealth.
The Dallas Federal Reserve has just released its damaging annual report titled “Choosing the Road to Prosperity – Why We Must End Too Big to Fail—Now” which reads much like a manifesto of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
The report holds no punches [...]
Kester Kenn Klomegah
March 19, 2012
India’s proposal to set up a bank of the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) will top the agenda at the summit of the group in New Delhi Mar. 28.
India believes a joint bank would be in line with the growing economic power of the five-nation group. The bank could firm up the position of BRICS as a powerful player in global decision-making.
ASHEVILLE — A city man is facing a felony larceny charge after police say he stole $6 from his employer.
Nathan Alexander Clapp, 20, of Sand Hill Road, was charged Wednesday with larceny by employee, according to a warrant at the Buncombe County magistrate’s office.
Clapp is accused of stealing $6 in cash from the Citi Stop store on Biltmore Avenue.
He was released on a written promise to appear in court.
Last night on Politico’s live-stream election show, Politico editor-in-chief John Harris highlighted a provocative Politico story about “stupid voters.”
The Politico article by reporter Alexander Burns examines poll numbers from voters who still think Obama might be a Muslim, believe that the president can change gas prices, and appear to have conflicting opinions about the war in Afghanistan.
The article quotes Tom Jensen of the Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling who admits, “The [...]
Who’s to say rigged elections are always a bad thing? I for one am looking forward to electronic voting coming to state and national elections
“Electronic voting has earned a pretty bad reputation for being insecure and completely unreliable. Well, get ready to add another entry to e-voting’s list of woes.
One Bender Bending Rodríguez was elected to the 2010 school board in Washington DC. A team of hackers from the University [...]