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Ukrainian Jews seek extra security after anti-semitic incident

By Stepan Kravchenko Save The Jewish community of the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk asked for additional police protection after anti-Semitic pamphlets were distributed in the region, where the government has been battling separatists. “Someone tried to use the Jewish community as an instrument of this conflict,” Chief Rabbi Pinchas Vyshedski told reporters in Donetsk today, adding that he asked for added security at Jewish cultural centers. “They haven’t done it yet because are too busy” dealing with other developments in the city, Vyshedski said. In a statement yesterday he said the incident “smells like provocation.”

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Is THIS America’s newest top-secret spy plane?

Is THIS America’s newest top-secret spy plane?

 Clearest picture yet of mystery aircraft spotted flying over Kansas just weeks after being seen in Texas A new image shows a mysterious aircraft flying over Kansas The jet appears to be the same one that was spotted over Texas last month Photographer Jeff Templin says it may have been as high as passenger jets A retired Marine previously said the mysterious plane is the SR-72 The SR-72 is designed to cross entire continents in less than an hour

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Google: the unelected superpower

Google: the unelected superpower

Google has cosied up to governments around the world so effectively that its chairman is a White House advisor If Google Glass is widely adopted, it will be able to clock everything we see Photo: Reuters By Katherine Rushton Researchers at Princeton and Northwestern universities have pored over 1,800 US policies and concluded that America is an oligarchy. Instead of looking out for the majority of the country’s citizens, the US government is ruled by the interests of the rich and the powerful, they found. No great surprises there, then. But the government is not the only American power whose…

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Prescription drugs almost destroyed me

Prescription drugs almost destroyed me

John Overmyer/NewArt.com Billy Dennis RelatedBilly Dennis is the news editor at Eastfield College’s newspaper, the Et Cetera.  The most dangerous drug dealers I ever knew were my pain doctors. At the age of 22, I survived a near-fatal car wreck. As I lay in a medicated coma, doctors told my family I had a 10 percent chance to live through the night. I spent the next seven months in the hospital and an additional two years learning to walk again. I broke nearly every bone in my body from the chest down. I lost six inches of bone in my…

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Top economists warn Germany that EMU crisis as dangerous as ever

Top economists warn Germany that EMU crisis as dangerous as ever

Council on Foreign Relations compares Germany’s hardline stance with US policy towards Britain at the end of the Second World War Professor Michael Burda, from Berlin’s Humbolt University, said the eurozone’s core problem is Germany’s current account surplus Photo: AP By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, in Berlin The eurozone debt crisis is deepening and threatens to re-erupt on a larger scale when the liquidity cycle turns, a leading panel of economists warned in a clash of views with German officials in Berlin.

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Obama’s new July 1st 2014 law will shock most Americans Submitted by Barracuda_Trader

Obama’s new July 1st 2014 law will shock most Americans Submitted by Barracuda_Trader

 Obama’s new July 1st 2014 law will shock most Americans Dear Reader, We’ve been critical of several Obama Administration policies over the past few years… But a new law set to go into effect on July 1st, 2014 (less than six months from now), might be the Administration’s worst decision yet. On this date, Title V of House of Representative Bill #2847, known as “FATCA,” goes into effect. http://pro.stansberryresearch.com/1310PSIEANEW/LPSIQ295/  We believe this could precipitate a huge collapse in the U.S. dollar… and a rapid decrease in our standard of living.

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Congress considers blocking GMO food labeling

Congress considers blocking GMO food labeling

AFP Photo / Robyn Beck Biology, Conflict, Food, Health, Law, Monsanto, Politics, Science, Security, USA A new bill introduced in Congress looks to ban states from implementing their own labeling laws when it comes to food containing genetically engineered ingredients. According to Reuters, US Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) introduced the legislation on Wednesday, which is intended to head off bills in about 24 states that would require companies to inform customers when their food is produced using genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Titled the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act,” the proposal would forbid states from enacting such proposals.

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Historians claim to have recovered Holy Grail

Historians claim to have recovered Holy Grail

By Bob Fredericks Historians claim to have recovered Holy Grail Spanish researchers Margarita Torres and Jose Ortega del Rio believe they have found the goblet from which Jesus supposedly sipped during the Last Supper. Photo: AFP/Getty Images Spanish historians say they have discovered what Monty Python could not — the Holy Grail, the legendary cup Jesus supposedly drank from at the Last Supper. The Spaniards — Margarita Torres and José Ortega del Río — believe the 2,000-year-old vessel is in a church in León in northern Spain. The pair spent three years studying the history of the chalice and last…

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Republicans fear Obama will let russia seize internet power

Republicans fear Obama will let russia seize internet power

The administration insists no government will gain new influence over the Internet. (AFP/Getty Images) By Brendan Sasso An Obama administration plan to give up oversight of certain technical Internet functions could open the door to a takeover by authoritarian regimes, Republican lawmakers claimed Wednesday. If Russia or China gain new influence over the management of the Internet, they could begin censoring content or blocking websites, the Republicans warned. “Make no mistake: Threats to the openness and freedom of the Internet are real,” said Republican Rep. Greg Walden, the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee, which…

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‘Electronic skin’ tracks vitals, delivers meds and reports data

‘Electronic skin’ tracks vitals, delivers meds and reports data

By Liz Klimas (AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno) A new multifunctional wearable device, described as “electronic skin” that can not only take vital signs but deliver medications when needed, is taking previous reports of flexible, paper-thin electronic devices that stick onto patients to the next level. Sensors, like this one held by University of Tokyo professor Takao Someya, are part of a new wave of biotechnology. A recent study found that a device similar to this could deliver medications and could also store and transmit data, which was something similar devices had not demonstrated. (AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno) A recent study by a team out…

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