Google asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to ease long-standing gag orders over data requests it makes, arguing that the company has a constitutional right to speak about information it’s forced to give the government.
The legal filing, which cites the First Amendment’s guarantee of free speech, is the latest move by the California-based tech giant to protect its reputation in the aftermath of news reports about sweeping National Security [...]
Pole Shift Conditions ARE ACCELERATING-
Unplug The Matrix- Kenneth Vance
The new news reports are showing that even more dire circumstances are indeed taking place, and that even more dire circumstances WILL take place.
This is only three examples here. Why is the earth so violently acting up lately? Just recently, Russia received a snowpocalypse when it should have started summer. The same goes for France that RE-OPENED ski slopes that should have [...]
State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations
CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks.
The Diplomatic Security Service, or the DSS, is the State Department’s security force, charged with protecting the secretary of state and U.S. ambassadors overseas and with investigating any cases of misconduct on the part of the 70,000 State Department employees worldwide.
BREAKING: People and vehicles are in the water after the I-5 Bridge over Skagit River in WA state has collapsed
2 hrs or so north of Seattle, over the Skagit River. Tweets coming in–
SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash. – —
Both north and southbound lanes of Interstate 5 Skagit River Bridge collapsed Thursday evening, said officials with the Washington State Patrol.
The collapse happened between south of Burlington and north of Mount Vernon.
According to the State Patrol, people and [...]
Boehner: ‘Inconceivable’ Obama Didn’t Know About IRS Targeting
“It’s pretty inconceivable to me that the President wouldn’t know,” Boehner said in an interview with Fox News’ Greta van Susteren that was aired Wednesday night.
“I’m just putting myself in his shoes. I deal with my senior staff every day. And if the White House had known about this — which, now it appears they’ve known about it for about a year — [...]
According to news reports in India Chinese troops have set up checkpoints 19 KM inside Indian borders with a banner that reads “You are in Chinese Territory”.
Hostility is rising between India and China over their disputed Himalayan border and shared water resources. All of this comes just before Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is scheduled to visit New Delhi next month.
Monday, Regal Entertainment Group, the largest movie theatre chain in the country, announced that thousands of employees will have their work hours cut– as a direct result of the added cost of the new ObamaCare mandates that become effective later this year.
In a memo to employees, management was blunt: “To comply with the Affordable Care Act, Regal had to increase our health care budget to cover those newly deemed eligible [...]
CCTV used in search for suspect
The debate in Washington on immigration reform has had no political impact, but the debate is having a major impact on south Texas, 1200 WOAI news reports.
Officials say the number of people entering the U.S. illegally is way up and, tragically, the number of undocumented immigrants who have been found dead in the unforgiving Texas Brush Country is way up, and is on path this year to beat last year’s [...]
April 5, 2013
The Senate’s draft immigration bill will increase the inflow of foreign workers to 1 million people per year, according to government data and news reports.
The 1 million inflow would provide almost one foreign worker for every four Americans who turn 18.
The rate would be high enough to fill up all the extra jobs created during the last five months.
The 1 million inflow would include at least [...]
Have you ever wondered how the big banks make such enormous mountains of money? Well, the truth is that much of it is made by gambling recklessly. If they win on their bets, they become fabulously wealthy. If they lose on their bets, they know that the government will come in and arrange for the banks to be bailed out because they are “too big to fail”. Either they will [...]
Texas Proposal: JAIL Any Federal Officials Trying to Enforce New Gun Restrictions in the State
measure would make any federal firearms legislation passed by Congress or approved by Presidential order unenforceable in Texas
A Texas lawmaker says he plans to file the Firearms Protection Act, which would make any federal laws that may be passed by Congress or imposed by Presidential order which would ban or restrict ownership of semi-automatic firearms or [...]
At least two people were shot at Taft High School Thursday morning. It happened at about 9 a.m. and as of 9:30, students had been evacuated to the football field and there were reports one person was in custody.
Details were still sketchy at 9:45 a.m. but the Sheriff’s Department has confirmed a shooter is in custody and at least two people have been wounded.
Hall Ambulance dispatched three ambulances and a [...]
Just coming in.
Conditions of cops unknown.
Will post updates.
Three officers injured in New Jersey police station shooting, NBC News reports
Confirmed: 3 Gloucester Twp police officers shot in police dept. Injuries not life-threatening. The suspect shot & killed.
One of the officers is listed in serious condition having sustained a gunshot wound. He is currently undergoing surgery.
The other two officers are receiving treatment for bullet graze wounds.
Police tell Action News that the [...]
Serbian ambassador to NATO commits suicide at Brussels Airport .
“I met with him [Milinkovic] yesterday afternoon, I didn’t notice anything strange, he seemed in a perfectly good mood,” an anonymous source told Italian publication La Stampa. “I knew him well, this doesn’t make any sense, it’s totally inexplicable.”
Reports: “..Branislav Milinkovic had files against the Dutch Commander of the NATO.. ”
It was reported over the weekend that the owner of a gun store in Arizona is telling Pres. Obama’s supporters he doesn’t want their business.
Cope Reynolds, the owner of Southwest Shooting Authority, a gun store located in Pinetop, Arizona, took out a full page ad in a local newspaper that read: “If you voted for Barack Obama your business is not welcome.”
The New York Daily News reports that Mr. Reynolds also posted [...]
Update: the following tweet from Israel’s ambassador to the US, Michael Oren, will hardly help:“ALERT: Tel Aviv area was just hit by a rocket attack from #Gaza”
Despite having lost its prominent headline position in the global media, the things in Gaza are going from bad to worse with news reports that Israeli ground forces are preparing to enter the Gaza Strip which will take the confrontation to an effective ground war level, even [...]
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers with authority over intelligence and national security expressed consternation on Sunday that the F.B.I.investigation that led to the resignation of David Petraeus as director of central intelligence could have been conducted without the knowledge of officials in the White House or Congress. They also voiced puzzlement that it came to a head within hours of President Obama’s re-election.
Senator Dianne Feinstein of California, a Democrat and the intelligence committee chairwoman, [...]
Colorado and Washington Allow Non-Medical Pot Use
Medical marijuana has been legal in a number of states for years. Another state – Massachusetts – legalized medical pot tonight, becoming the 18th such state.
But in a historic first, Colorado and Washington have legalized marijuana for recreational purposes today.
As ABC News reports, the Feds will probably quickly challenge the states’ legislation:
Even though the issues have passed, they are likely to meet legal challenges very quickly.
In 2005, the Supreme Court struck down [...]
Will Hurricane Sandy turn out to be Obama’s Katrina? When the storm first hit, the media was full of praise for the way that Barack Obama was handling the crisis. But that was just based on the bold statements that Obama was making at the time. If those statements are not backed up by actions, what good are they? Obama has always been good with words. Unfortunately, several days after [...]
Hurricane Sandy Scams: Officials Warn Of Crooked Contractors
Beware, East Coast residents: Some of the people offering to help you clean up the superstorm’s debris may actually be scam artists looking to clean you out instead, officials warn.
In Pennsylvania, Dauphin County Commission Chairman Jeff Haste cautioned local residents to be wary of people offering to do repair work and said senior citizens should be especially vigilant for scam artists, the Patriot News [...]
The U.S. Geological Survey has speculated the shake was from a sonic boom
Local military base said military training is not responsible
Lighthearted residents speculate ‘Romney dropped his BINDERS’ and Gov. Chris Christie went jogging
A mysterious ground shake through parts of southern New Jersey rattled residents around 11am this morning leaving bewildered residents still without answers.
Both the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Weather Service reported no earthquake having occurred in the area [...]
A report today in an official outlet of the Iranian regime claims that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, will meet with members of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Ahmadinejad is currently in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, where these reported meetings will take place.
“Ahmadinejad is also set to meet American university students, artists, intellectuals and elites, including Occupy Wall Street anti-capitalist protestors, despite the ongoing efforts [...]
SANA, Yemen — Turmoil in the Arab world linked to an American-made video denigrating the Prophet Muhammad spread on Thursday to Yemen, where hundreds of protesters attacked the American Embassy, two days after assailants killed the American ambassador in Libya and crowds tried to overrun the embassy compound in Cairo.
News reports also spoke of a separate protest in Tehran, where around 500 Iranians chanting “Death to America” tried to converge on the Swiss [...]
Kaylee Queen Flesh Eating Bacteria: Michigan 18-Year-Old In Hospital After Contracting Two Kinds Of Bacteria
Michigan teenager Kaylee Queen is in the hospital after being infected with flesh-eating bacteria (also known as necrotizing fasciitis) and another, unknown, bacteria, according to news reports.
The 18-year-old, from Burton, had flu-like symptoms and experienced a raised, growing rash on her body, that prompted her family to bring her to the hospital last week, WJRT reported. [...]
A drunken man reportedly slashed a Brooklyn clerk’s face after being told he couldn’t use food stamps to buy a bottle of beer.
The New York Daily News reports that Mutahar Murshed Ali, 34, was attacked in the Express Deli in Brooklyn’s Bushwick section at about 7:35 a.m. Thursday.
“Sell it to me,” the suspect told Ali. “Don’t get me mad.”
Ali then told the man, who is being sought by police, that [...]
WASHINGTON, August 10, 2012- Two groups of activists known as the ‘Raw Milk Freedom Riders’ and ‘Lemonade Freedom Day’ are taking their raw milk and lemonade to the lawn of the US Capitol to celebrate what they call their right to voluntary exchange.
Recent shut downs of children’s lemonade stands and swat-style raids on small farmers have inspired mothers and activists to take their message to the Capitol where they plan to risk criminal charges, [...]
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 he reveals the CIA is working the Venezuela military to smuggle drugs into the United States.