LONDON BRIDGE UNDERGROUND STATION CLOSED AFTER MAN WITH AXE SPOTTED — REPORTS
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PHOTO: Armed police officers respond to disturbance at London Bridge station -
@mpoppel: BREAKING — Police statement: Incident involving ‘suspicious vehicle’ on M6 motorway in UK
@mpoppel: Southern Rail says London Bridge station closed due to a ‘disturbance’ at the station
@NewsBreaker: DEVELOPING: @ChrissyPC: “A guy with an axe was on my train” #londonbridge
BREAKING…..M6 Motorway closed both ways….suspicious vehicle
The American Civil Liberties Union is warning the US public against being bogged down in too much debt. The group has revealed figures showing a rising number of people who fail to pay their debts and fines end up behind bars without a court verdict. The practice is being criticized as unconstitutional, but it’s alive and kicking in the State of Ohio, as RT’s Marina Portnaya explains.
In only two days, sunspot AR1748 has produced four. The latest X-flare from this active sunspot occured on May 15th at 0152 UT.
NOAA forecasters estimate an 80% chance of M-flares and a 50% chance of X-flares during the next 24 hours.
FLARE 0-24 hr 24-48 hr
CLASS M 80 % 80 %
CLASS X 50 % 50 %
What If the Biggest Solar Storm on Record Happened Today?
Repeat of 1859 Carrington Event would devastate [...]
Users ‘frustrated’ by limitations of devices, says Microsoft co-founder, implying many will look to move to Surface products
Users of iPad and Android tablets might not have noticed, but a lot of them are “frustrated” because they “can’t type, they can’t create documents, they don’t have [Microsoft] Office there”. At least according to Bill Gates, who three years ago said of the iPad: “there’s nothing on the iPad I look at and say ‘Oh, I [...]
Israel is considering partnering with several Sunni-Muslim Arab states in a U.S.-brokered defense alliance that would be aimed at containing a nuclear Iran, the Sunday Times reported, citing an unnamed Israeli official.
The alliance would see Israel teaming up with Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Turkey and the United Arab Emirates to forge a Middle East “moderate crescent” to “contain” Iran, rather than confront it, according to Russian website RT, which quoted [...]
Israel has reportedly conducted an airstrike into Syrian territory this evening in a bid to halt the flow of arms out of that country, according to American officials who confirmed with both CNN and NBC News.
According to initial reports, Israeli warplanes were observed over Lebanese airspace, but there is no confirmation that any entered Syria’s.
According to CNN, US and Western intelligence agencies are reviewing classified data showing that Israel most [...]
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FAA PUTS GROUND STOP TO FLIGHTS AT HOUSTON INTL AIRPORT — ABC #IAH
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RT @abc13houston: #BREAKING UPDATE: FAA has issued ground stop for all flights at #IAH
HOUSTON (KTRK) – A man who had fired a gun inside a ticketing area at Houston’s largest airport was killed after being confronted by a law enforcement official during an incident that sent people in the terminal scrambling and screaming, police said [...]
The latest employment numbers are in for Europe – and they aren’t encouraging. The 27-nation bloc is bleeding jobs, with the rate up across most of the European Union in March, according to Eurostat. In total, some 26 million people of working age, are unemployed. And youth joblessness is roughly double the overall rate for Europe. RT’s Tesa Arcilla reports it takes more than just numbers to see the true [...]
“@911BUFF: BREAKNG NEWS – ROCKETS FIRED AT A RUSSIAN PLANE WITH 200 PASSENGERS ON BOARD FLYING OVER SYRIA. RT_COM. #911BUFF”
Two missiles were fired at a Russian passenger plane flying over Syrian territory with 200 people onboard, an informed source in Moscow told Interfax news agency. The source of the attack remains unknown.
Just when you commented “at least RT tells us the truth everybody else is afraid of!” here comes the story RT is afraid of. And for good reason.
Despite all their promises that RT delivers the news others are afraid to report, Russia Today has been conspicuously avoiding the subject of the nationwide anti-Putin protests currently taking place throughout the country. What are they afraid of? Probably their lives. As pointed [...]
RT’s Aleksei Yaroshevsky spoke to a known eurosceptic, the head of the UK Independence party, Nigel Farage. He believes the days of the Eurozone are numbered, and that people should withdraw their money from its banks before what happened in Cyrpus happens elsewhere.
Bangladesh factory collapse kills 160 people
Frantic rescue workers were digging through the rubble of the eight-storey Rana Plaza building in Savar, 30 km (20 miles) outside the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, which collapsed on Wednesday. More than 1,000 people were injured.
Bangladesh factory collapse kills 149 people
BREAKING PHOTO: Scene of explosion and fire on barge at Austal shipbuilding in Mobile, Alabama
MASSIVE explosion in Mobile Alabama.. fuel barge ..
BREAKING: Another explosion along the Mobile River
MOBILE, Ala (WALA) – The Mobile Fire and Rescue Department said two were injured when two barges previously loaded with liquid natural gas exploded and caught fire. Officials said units are on scene on the east side of Mobile River.
BREAKING VIDEO [...]
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving brother implicated in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, has been arraigned in his hospital bed, a federal official said.
The charges against him have been sealed, however, Gary Wente, the circuit executive for the US Courts in Boston, said.
The High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group – a multi-security agency unit tasked with interrogating high-value suspects – had previously been unable to question Tsarnaev following his capture on Friday night [...]
Anonymous: CISPA Internet Blackout April 22nd
The internet is bracing itself for a blackout in protest against CISPA on Monday, as the controversial law makes its way to the US Senate. Hacktivist group Anonymous has urged for the blackout and is now storming Twitter with calls for action.
Official Unofficial CISPA Discussion Thread.
What is going on?
CISPA, or The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is a bill that has just passed [...]
From the Boston Globe:
“Widespread problems with cellphone service around Boston on Monday after the Marathon bombings put the limits of the nation’s wireless network into sharp relief, as the nation’s top carriers were unable to cope under the heaviest loads during the most crucial moments.
…The Federal Communications Commission, which regulates the wireless industry, would not comment on the performance of the local cell networks Monday.
…None of the carriers would comment [...]
A string of bombings across Iraq has claimed at least 55 lives, injuring 300 more, on Monday. The surge in violence comes barely a week ahead of Iraq hosting elections for the first time since US withdrawal from the country.
Officials said bombings hit 12 different areas, leaving 55 people dead and making Monday the country’s deadliest day since March 19, AFP reported.
The capital Baghdad and the surrounding area have seen 10 [...]
A brilliant ball of flame streaked across the sky above the Spanish capital Madrid, dazzling stargazers and astronomers alike. The celestial display was so bright it could be seen across the entire country.
Although the meteorite measured only a few meters in diameter, scientists estimated that the initial explosion was comparable in power to a nuclear bomb.
North Korea is ready to develop peaceful relations with world nations – but only as a nuke state, the DPRK’s nominal head of state Kim Yong-nam said on Sunday. This comes as the US, Japan, and China call for the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
North Korea, which, despite tension, is getting ready to celebrate the birthday of the country’s founder Kim Il-sung, said it was ready to conduct relations “based [...]
RBS Vice President Vsevolod Glukhovtsev has been charged with fraud in a Moscow court after being arrested at his home the day before. The banker allegedly hoodwinked investors to finance fake construction projects in Montenegro.
“Glukhovtsev has been charged with fraud,” The Russian Interior Ministry’s Department for the Central Federal District told Interfax.
The investigators claim as soon as money was transferred to accounts of Montenegrin companies controlled by Glukhovtsev he then took [...]
April 11, 2013
A trove of leaked classified reports has confirmed what many had suspected – US drone kills in Pakistan are not the precision strikes against top-level al-Qaeda terrorists they are portrayed as by the Obama administration.
Instead, many of the attacks are aimed at suspected low-level tribal militants, who may pose no direct danger to the United States – and for many there appears to be little evidence to justify [...]
A North Korean missile launcher has moved into the firing position with rockets facing skyward, Kyodo reports, citing a Japan defense official.
Kyodo quotes a Japanese defense official that a #DPRK missile launcher is in a “raised position.”
RT @sangwonyoon: #Japan’s Kyodo citing Japanese Defense Ministry: #NorthKorea #missile launchpad moved to face skyward
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NEWS ADVISORY: N. Korea missile launcher in raised position: Japan defense [...]
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#BREAKING RUSSIAN OLIGARCH ROMAN ABRAMOVICH ARRESTED IN USA
From RT’s Twitter:
BREAKING: Russian tycoon, Chelsea owner Roman #Abramovich detained in US – news agency @ru_rbc. Details to follow
World’s largest yacht belonging to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich docks in New York
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Roman Abramovich’s Spokesperson Is Denying Reports Of Oligarch’s FBI Arrest by @mradamtaylor
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I can hardly imagine that US police can arrest/detain Roman Abramovich with all the securities [...]
Syrian planes have bombed a Lebanese border town in eastern Bekaa Valley, the first such attack during the country’s ongoing crisis, according to a Lebanese army source.
Syria Live Blog
Lebanese army tells Al Jazeera Syria planes bombed Lebanese border town for the first time
Arms Trade Treaty Could Make Guns as Scarce as Ammo..
Contrary to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) contention that the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) “is consistent with the Second Amendment” and “would not require new domestic regulations” to hamper the exercise of the rights therein, the reality is that if ratified, the ATT could make guns as scarce as ammo and the exercise of the Second Amendment difficult indeed.
UN takes up arms trade [...]
European leaders meeting in Brussels were met with protests against austerity as they try to work out a way to tackle the debt crisis crippling the Eurozone. Some of the protestors were arrested by police.
Thousands of protestors in Brussels were also demanding that EU leaders bring austerity measures to a close and focus on boosting growth and reducing unemployment.
The protests were led by the European Trade Union Association, and the [...]
In the face of growing threats from North Korea, the education ministry will distribute guidelines on how schools evacuate their students in emergency situations, officials said Wednesday.
The manual, which has been recently drawn up by the ministry and set to be distributed to the country’s elementary, middle and high schools, describes detailed action plans in case of emergencies such as sudden shelling attacks and air strikes.
RT @ISNJH: website status [...]
February 16, 2013
Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss ending the currency war with a gold standard.
It has happened here in America: The Police State is real
Obama to bypass Congress on CISPA with cybersecurity executive order
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act (CISPA) will be reintroduced before the US House next week following a spate of cyber espionage and hacking attacks. Civil liberties advocates have criticized the bill for violating privacy laws.
The House Intelligence Committee’s Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and ranking member Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) will attempt to breathe new life into CISPA on Wednesday.
DEVELOPING: Major damage with numerous cars overturned in Adairsville, GA. Tornado moving NE at 65 mph
DEVELOPING: MT @dailytribnews: Tornado touch down with damage and entrapments in Adairsville,GA area. Emergency crews responding!
Tornado Debris Signature (TDS) on CC Dual-Pol as storm exits Adairsville GA.
BREAKING: CNN reporting I-75 in Georgia – “people reported trapped” in Adairsville Georgia
RT @TWCBreaking Tornado struck Adairsville, GA at 11:19amt; cars flipped, “major structural damage” reported.
Published: 26 January, 2013, 12:19
Russia’s leading shipyard finished deep modernization of the Indian submarine INS Sindhurakshak (Sea giant). Armed with latest multi-role missile system, radar and electronics, the sub promises to become the game-changing backbone of the Indian Navy.
NEW DELHI January 27, 2013 (AP)
An Indian news report says India has successfully tested a medium-range, nuclear-capable ballistic missile fired from an underwater platform in the Bay of Bengal.
BREAKING: At least 90 people killed in a nightclub fire in southern #Brazil – local media DETAILS TO FOLLOW
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At least 90 people die in a nightclub fire in southern Brazil, local media says -
A major blaze at a nightclub in southern Brazilian town of Santa Maria has left at least 90 people dead, according to local police. The fire happened in the city center, with the area [...]
Currency World War looms as Japan, China, US & Europe decline
Russia has warned a currency World War is looming for the global economy. The concerns were sparked by Japan’s move to lower the value of the yen in pursuit of better exports causing fears of a massive chain reaction as other nations do the same. RT’s Egor Piskunov reports.
A new Gold Standard is being born -Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
The world is moving [...]