North Korea has rejected the South’s call to negotiate to resolve the nuclear crisis, calling it a “crafty trick”.
The development came as US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Japan for the last leg of his four-day Asia tour aimed at reining in Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions.
South Korea last week urged the North to discuss stalled operations at a joint factory complex and other issues.
But an unidentified spokesman at the [...]
“Sarah Palin says America will eventually default on its debt and claims that the federal government is “stockpiling bullets in case of civil unrest” to prepare.
If we are going to wet our proverbial pants over 0.3% in annual spending cuts when we’re running up trillion dollar annual deficits, then we’re done. Put a fork in us. We’re finished. We’re going to default eventually and that’s why the feds are stockpiling [...]
Will Urge Israel to ‘Sit Tight’ And Let US Start War
According to unnamed officials quoted by Israel’s Channel 10, President Obama is planning to inform Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of his intention to attack Iran this summer, with June beginning the “window of opportunity” for his next war.
Secretary of State John Kerry said in a press conference earlier today that time is “running out” for diplomacy, and it seems [...]
Whether this weekend finds you blowing two feet of snow off the driveway or counting the hours until “Downton Abbey,” make time to watch the video of Dr. Ben Carson speaking to the White House prayer breakfast this week.
Seated in view to his right are Senator Jeff Sessions and President Obama. One doesn’t look happy. You know something’s coming when Dr. Carson says, “It’s not my intention to offend anyone. [...]
Last week a Chinese warship pointed its missile guidance system at a Japanese destroyer in an unmistakable show of aggression, the Japanese Ministry of Defense announced today.
The brief report out of Tokyo cites a January 30 event where a type 053 Chinese frigate locked its “sixth fire control radar” onto a Japanese helicopter equipped vessel out of Yokosuka. Japan has two helicopter carriers, and they are the largest vessels in the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense [...]
arabianmoney.net / January 20, 2013
Gold bugs can hardly have missed the GFMS Gold Survey for 2012 that reported global central banks bought more gold in 2012 than at any time in the past 50 years, a net 536 tonnes of the yellow metal. The global money printers clearly know the value of the one money that they cannot create from thin air.
This is being hailed as a step by step [...]
Charity Engine, a U.K. cloud computing startup that donates a portion of its revenues to non-profit causes, has called Facebook a “scam” that is “allowing click-fraud on a massive scale,” and has vowed not to use the social network any more.
The company has had a longtime beef with Facebook over the way Facebook allows — or doesn’t allow — a company with an official Facebook Page to talk to its followers and [...]
Parents on benefits who have more than two children could be penalised as part of the government drive to find further cuts in welfare, Iain Duncan Smith has said.
The Conservative work and pensions secretary is expected to use a speech at the Cambridge Public Policy thinktank to say that some parts of the benefits system promote “destructive” behaviour.
He will lay the ground for a fresh assault on the welfare budget and renew warnings that parents on benefits should not [...]
BALTIMORE (CBS Baltimore) – Runners searching for the perfect pair of sneakers may want to try and run in something different — flip flops.
Keith Levasseur ran the Baltimore Marathon on Saturday in 2:46:58 and did all 26 miles in flip flops.
“I had every intention of sticking to the raceplan of finishing a little under 3:00, so my initial pace starting gout as 6:40-6:50,” Levasseur toldRunner’s World. “After a few miles, I decided I go with [...]
In an interview with CNN this afternoon, Candy Crowley reiterated that, like past town-hall debate moderators, she intends to do more than just hold the microphone at tonight’s debate in Hempstead, N.Y. — an intention that has caused concern for both campaigns.
“They will call on ‘Alice,’ and ‘Alice’ will stand up and ask a question. Both candidates will answer. Then there’s time for a follow-up question, facilitating a discussion, whatever you want to [...]
A man has been jailed for 8 months for wearing a slightly distasteful t-shirt.
A man who wore a homemade T-shirt containing an offensive anti-policesentiment in the immediate aftermath of the deaths of PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes has been jailed for a total of eight months.
Barry Thew, 39, of Radcliffe, Manchester, was sentenced at Minshull Street crown court in Manchester to four months in prison, after admitting a section 4a [...]
74.1% of Catalans are in favor of holding a referendum on whether Catalonia has to become a new state in Europe, as is clear from the last poll Opinion Research Center (CEO) of the Generalitat.
The survey also shows that caresses the Convergence and Union majority in Catalonia and the PSC sinks like fourth political force, with a direct intention of passing vote of 10.4% in 2011 to 3.1%, although the [...]
North Korea has said its missiles can hit the US mainland, in an apparent riposte to Washington letting South Korea extend the range of its arsenal.
South Korea on Sunday unveiled an agreement with the US that extends the range of its ballistic missiles by more than twice its current limit to 497 miles (800km) as a deterrent to the north.
The US has denied it has any intention to strike North Korea. It has [...]
Dollar no longer primary oil currency as China begins to sell oil using Yuan
On Sept. 11, Pastor Lindsey Williams, former minister to the global oil companies during the building of the Alaskan pipeline, announced the most significant event to affect the U.S.dollar since its inception as a currency. For the first time since the 1970′s, when Henry Kissenger forged a trade agreement with the Royal house of Saud to sell oil using only U.S. [...]
On Sept. 11, Pastor Lindsey Williams, former minister to the global oil companies during the building of the Alaskan pipeline, announced the most significant event to affect the U.S.dollar since its inception as a currency. For the first time since the 1970′s, when Henry Kissenger forged a trade agreement with the Royal house of Saud to sell oil using only U.S. dollars, China announced its intention to bypass the dollar for global oil customers and began [...]
The Real Agenda
Flashback: Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Union: “Homogenous Nation States are Dead”.
The collapse of the Euro and the European Union is not a result of the financial crisis created by the bankers. In fact, the crisis was created as a way to justify the banker acquisition of independent nation states in Europe, America, Africa and Asia, among others.
After reading what van Rompuy’s intention is in multiple occasions – [...]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no intention of selling any of his Facebook shares when a lockup expires in late October, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
According to the filing, Zuckerberg said he had no intention of selling any Facebook [FB 17.729 -0.329 (-1.82%) ] shares for at least 12 months.
Zuckerberg holds about 444 million shares of common stock as well as 60 million shares of common stock issuable upon the exercise [...]
Senior officials in the Obama Administration sent a message to Tehran in the past few days, according to which the U.S. does not intend to join Israel’s side if it decides to attack the Iranian nuclear installations on its own
US to Iran: In case of Israeli strike, don’t fire on our bases
The United States has no intention of joining in a preemptive Israeli strike on Iran and expects the Islamic [...]
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) announced on Friday that he will remain in the race for Missouri’s Senate seat.
“We’re going to be here through the November election and we’re going to be here to win,” he said.
“There’s some people having trouble understanding our message,” a defiant Akin said before declaring his intention to stay in the race against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.).
It was his first public appearance since his controversial comments [...]
“We will not grant safe passage for Mr Assange. Under our law, having exhausted all the options of appeal, we are obliged to extradite him to Sweden. It is our intention to carry out that obligation. We will continue talking to the Ecuadorean government and others to try and find a diplomatic solution here.”
The UK has insisted it will not grant Julian Assange “safe passage” to Ecuador as it seeks [...]
If you have high blood pressure, take some medication before reading further.
A basic premise of immigration law is that immigrants to the U.S. are expected to be self-supporting. We obviously don’t want to attract people who have no intention of working, but simply want to benefit from our generous welfare system. This principle is incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act, which provides:
But, as in so many other instances, President [...]
Kofi Annan, who served as a joint special envoy for Syria, is resigning from the post, according to the United Nations chief.
UN Secretary-General Ban ki-Moon announced Annan’s resignation Thursday “with deep regret,” saying in a statement that Annan has no intention to renew his mandate when it expires on Aug. 31.
“I wish to express my deepest gratitude to Mr. Annan for the determined and courageous efforts he has made as [...]
Historic buildings include barbershop, hotel and cotton warehouse
Georgia town became run down after bank, school and businesses shut
Actress Kim Basinger bought Braselton, Atlanta, for $20m in 1989
The small town of Toomsboro in Georgia, U.S., fell on hard times after its school closed and banks and businesses upped sticks.
But now a developer has taken radical action – nailing up ‘for sale’ signs up on almost all the buildings in the area.
Google just became a cable company – or at least, announced it intention to become one.
That’s the news out of Kansas City.
This is part of the Google Fiber project, where Google built a ~$500 million fiber optic network in Kansas City to provide those folks with an Internet that is 100 times faster than what the rest of the world uses. Google Fiber launched today.
The news about the TV service was part [...]
Woman refuses to divulge what she did with the ready-to-be-born foetus
BRITAIN: A 35-year-old woman used some drug she bought online to self abort her ready-to-be-born foetus in the final week of her pregnancy.
The woman pleaded guilty to the charge that she took the poison with the intention of procuring a miscarriage, reports Daily Mail.
Displaying ‘unusual beahviour’, the woman had refused to divulge what she did with the dead foetus. The entire family [...]
In other words, an Aurora massacre occurs every 10 days in Chicago, the gun-control capital of the U.S. Like Washington DC, New York City, Mexico City and London – to name but a few — “gun-free” cities are truly areas where the innocent are targeted by predators who have no intention of abiding by any law.
The masterminds who think they can banish evil from the world by banning guns must reject all of human history, as well as [...]
A woman suffered repeated attempted sexual assaults, after her husband posted a Craigslist ad pretending to be her and asking to be raped.
At least two men powered their way into the woman’s Twin Cities, Idaho home on separate occasions with the intention of forcing her to have sex with them.
The first incident happened on Thursday just after midnight.
A man she did not know arrived at her home and told her: [...]
From Dividend Growth Stocks:
I hate to sell a dividend-growth stock. When I buy a stock, my intention is to hold it forever and enjoy its ever-growing dividend income. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work that way. Sometimes things change and the stock no longer fits my criteria for inclusion in my income portfolio.
It could be a company that cuts its dividend or in some cases, freezes its dividend (fails to raise [...]
U.S. border patrol agents have incredibly dangerous jobs and they are the first line of defense for our homeland. But instead of training and equipping them properly to defend themselves and all the rest of us, the Obama administration is actually attempting to turn them into spineless jellyfish. If you can believe it, U.S. border patrol agents are now actually being trained to run away and hide if they [...]
Oh, wow — another bank bailout, this time in Spain. Who could have predicted that?
The answer, of course, is everybody. In fact, the whole story is starting to feel like a comedy routine: yet again the economy slides, unemployment soars, banks get into trouble, governments rush to the rescue — but somehow it’s only the banks that get rescued, not the unemployed.
Just to be clear, Spanish banks did indeed need [...]
Florida Governor Rick Scott sent the strongest signal yet that he plans to defy the Department of Justice and continue purging registered voters the rolls. Last week, the Justice Department sent Scott a letterdemanding an end the voter purge because it was in violation of federal law. His deadline for responding to the letter is today.
Although Florida has not formally responded to the Justice Department letter, a Scott administration spokesman strongly [...]