State of emergency and curfew in Ferguson
Posted: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Missouri governor declares state of emergency and curfew in Ferguson
Looting mars renewed protests in Ferguson
Protests in Ferguson failed to quell after the release of the name of the police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager. As hundreds continued to rally Friday, some individuals stormed local stores.
The Day Ferguson Cops Were Caught in a Bloody Lie
The officers got the wrong man, but charged him anyway—with getting his blood on their uniforms. How the Ferguson PD ran the town where Michael Brown was gunned down.
Ferguson: Cops Gone Wild
Ferguson, Mo. is a small overwhelmingly black town whose government and police are white. The Ferguson police murdered an 18 year old black kid who has his hands over his head. Moreover, it is unclear that the kid had committed any offense.
Russia seeks safe haven in gold, away from dollar and euro
Russia is taking steps to ensure that it protects itself from any future dollar or euro sanctions. Moscow boasts the world's 5th biggest foreign exchange reserves and the 6th largest gold reserves. In total, the assets amount to over $1.5 trillion.
17 Ukrainian soldiers cross into Russia, lay down arms – FSB
Russian aid convoy waiting for security guarantees
Hundreds of trucks in a Russian aid convoy waited Saturday near the Ukrainian border as complicated procedures dragged on for allowing them into eastern Ukraine to help civilians suffering amid fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatists.
Ukraine Says It Destroyed Russian Vehicles That Entered Territory
Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko has told David Cameron that a column of Russian armoured vehicles that entered Ukrainian territory late on Thursday night had been destroyed by Ukrainian forces.
Russia denies its vehicles destroyed in Ukraine
Did Ukraine Attack Its Own Tanks?
White House "Can't Confirm Russian Convoy Was Destroyed By Kiev"
Poroshenko vs Carl Sagan: The "Destroyed Russian Armor Column"
As Carl Sagan so well put it "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence" and the notion that Russia would send in only 23 armored vehicles, with no protection, in broad daylight is quite extraordinary. As is the notion that in a region chock-full of Russian military units nobody would have taken any action to save the column.
US hits rebels at Islamic State-held dam
Up to 15 Islamic State fighters killed near Iraq's largest dam as reports of another massacre of Yazidis emerge.
"They Pulled Me Back In"
Armed humanitarianism 2.0. That's our new western version of old-fashioned 19th century imperialism, now feminized by President Barack Obama's lady advisors, painted pink and accompanied by the kind of soft piano music you hear in ads for women's products.
Revolutionary purity from Trotsky to Baghdadi
Revolutionaries such as the Islamic State will languish if they refuse to accept the platforms of other liberation movements, primarily: Hamas' struggle for Palestinian freedom
Allegations: U.S. Allies Back ISIS Islamic Terrorists
Syrian rebel commander says he collaborated with Israel
Sharif as-Safouri, abducted by Al-Nusra Front in July, confesses to receiving antitank weapons in return for protecting the border
Israel Is Bad for The Jews, Part 2
The reason why Israel killed so many pregnant women in Gaza
Numerous pregnant women have been killed in Israel's assault on Gaza. Is it because they are human shields for unborn 'terrorists'?
Canadian leading Gaza war-crimes probe rejects anti-Israel charges
The Entitlement of the Very Rich