Blast Shakes Manhattan
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
2 dead, dozen missing after blast collapses 2 NYC buildings
Blast Shakes Manhattan
Mayor: 2 Dead, Gas Leak Was Cause
Docs Reveal 'Disturbing' Scale of NSA's Global Hacking Abilities
Automated hacking by US agency can infect millions with malware
Venezuela Is Not Occupy: U.S. Congress Got It Wrong
With demonstrating students in the streets confronting state security forces, the recent unrest and violence in Venezuela superficially bears a resemblance to the Occupy Movement that began in New York City's Zuccotti Park on September 2011. But there the similarity ends.
Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'
Missing Malaysian Jetliner Confuses World That's Online 24/7
The disappearance five days ago of a Malaysian Airline Systems Bhd. (MAS) aircraft with 239 people on board is confounding search teams and a global audience used to around-the-clock connectivity and real-time updates.
Russia allows Ukrainian surveillance flight to confirm no troops near border
Obama Regime's Hypocrisy Sets New World Record
From the moment that Washington launched its orchestrated coup in Kiev, Washington has been accusing Russia of "intervening in Ukraine." This propaganda ploy succeeded. The Western presstitute media reported (nonexistent) Russian intervention to the exclusion of coverage of Washington's obvious intervention.
US to violate own laws by financially aiding Ukraine's coup-installed govt - Moscow
Washington's decision to provide financial aid to the coup-appointed government of Ukraine goes against the US laws, Russia's Foreign Ministry said, urging American politicians to think about the consequences of supporting the radicals in Kiev.
Russia: Crimea independence is Ďabsolutely lawful'
Ahead of vote to determine whether region should be annexed, foreign ministry approves declaration of autonomy
Crimea vs. Quebec: The Legal Right to a Referendum on Self-Determination
Obama Team Debates How to Punish Russia
As President Obama searches for a way to contain and ultimately reverse Russia's invasion of southern Ukraine without using force, his team finds itself torn over just how far to go using the economic weapons in America's arsenal.
Ukraine crisis: Western governments pile the pressure on Vladimir Putin to find peaceful solution
Britain, Germany and other Western governments put fresh pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday night to take steps towards a peaceful solution to the crisis over Crimea by engaging in talks with the government of Ukraine and acquiescing to the creation of a high level "contact group" of diplomats to seek a way out for all sides.
Chairman Of Joint Chiefs: US Ready For "Military Response" In Ukraine
WH: Russia should note US military exercises
NATO starts air drills close to Ukraine's borders
NATO has begun wargames in Poland as recently dispatched US jets are set to take part in the exercises. Poor weather has delayed naval maneuvers in the Black Sea, with the US saying both drills were planned before the outbreak of unrest in Ukraine.
Belarus offers Russia to deploy extra 15 planes due to NATO activity near border
"If they redeploy about fifteen airplanes from Italy (to the Baltic states), I think we should contact the chief of the Russian General Staff and offer them the reinforcements they are obligated to provide us with (as part of the Russian-Belarusian alliance)..."
America's Bewildered Time Capsule and Russians are Coming
Putin's Man in Crimea Is Ukraine's Worst Nightmare
Little is known about Sergei Aksyonov, the pro-Russia Crimean leader who is driving the region toward secession. What is obvious, however, is that he poses a big problem for the Ukrainian government.
Ukraine crisis: John Kerry rejects Vladimir Putin talks
The US secretary of state has rejected an offer of talks with President Vladimir Putin until Russia engages with US proposals on Ukraine's crisis.
Crimea votes for independence as US and Russia clash
Lawmakers on the flashpoint Crimean peninsula voted on Tuesday for independence from Ukraine ahead of a referendum on joining Russia while Washington rebuffed talks with Moscow in one of their fiercest clashes since the Cold War.
Saudi chameleon: What next, jihad in Crimea?
The House of Saud may be up to something in Crimea. Let's pivot back to the desert to see how that could possibly be accomplished.
Gaza missile seizure, Netanyahu's latest anti-Iran joke
Comedians say that the art of telling jokes relies on "timing." Israeli's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the world's top comic politician, seemed to be proving the point with his "timely" claims about seizing Iranian rockets aboard a cargo ship in the Red Sea.
Iran scoffs at Israel weapons claim
Tehran calls Israel's showcase of arm shipment a 'farce'; Israel's move stems from concern over strengthening ties between Tehran, US, says Iranian FM.
Death of Turkish boy hurt in protests rekindles unrest across country
Protesters clashed with police in cities across Turkey on Tuesday after the death of a 15-year-old boy who was hit in the head by a tear-gas canister during anti-government demonstrations last summer.
Israel says regrets killing of Jordanian judge
Looking to prevent a diplomatic crisis with Jordan, Israel expressed its regret on Tuesday over the death of a Jordanian judge, who was shot by Israeli soldiers after an altercation at a border crossing.
Syria war: new push against Assad being planned, reports suggest
After months of battlefield stalemate in Syria, a flurry of reports from Washington, Jerusalem, Amman and the Gulf suggests a major new clandestine effort is under way to open up a "southern front" against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
Evangelical Christians Want Dead Bodies To Practice Resurrections
Hold on to your hats, folks! Get ready for some fun and adventure in hastening the zombie apocalypse with the Dead Raising Team! This completely not crazy group of evangelicals claims to have brought eleven people back to life with the awesome power of Jesus!
Rio's Race to Future Intersects Slave Past
RIO DE JANEIRO — Sailing from the Angolan coast across the Atlantic, the slave ships docked here in the 19th century at the huge stone wharf, delivering their human cargo to the "fattening houses" on Valongo Street. Foreign chroniclers described the depravity in the teeming slave market, including so-called boutiques selling emaciated and diseased African children.
Saudi Arabia closes local al Jazeera office over Qatar's backing for the Muslim Brotherhood
Saudi Arabia threatens to blockade Qatar over terrorism
Saudi Arabia has threatened to blockade neighbouring Qatar by air, land and sea unless Doha cuts ties with Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, closes global channel al-Jazeera, and expels local branches of the US Brookings Institution and Rand Corporation think tanks.