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Rolls-Royce to Pay £671 Million Over Bribery Claims

January 16th, 2017

Via: Guardian: Rolls-Royce, Britain’s leading multinational manufacturer, is to pay £671m in penalties after long-running investigations into claims it paid bribes to land export contracts. The settlement means the engineering giant will avoid being prosecuted by anti-corruption investigators in the UK, US and Brazil, though individual executives may still be charged. It comes five years […]

Monsanto GM Corn MON810 Damaged the Intestines of Rats

January 4th, 2017

Via: GM Watch: Rats fed GM Bt corn MON810 for only 90 days suffered serious damage to the surface mucous membranes of the jejunum (part of the small intestine), according to a new study.[1] The type of corn fed to the rats was MON810: Ajeeb YG, a GM version of Ajeeb, a locally adapted variety […]

Rethinking The Cost of War

January 4th, 2017

Via: ProPublica: There are many ways to measure the cost of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War: In bombs (7 million tons), in dollars ($760 billion in today’s dollars) and in bodies (58,220). Then there’s the price of caring for those who survived: Each year, the Department of Veterans Affairs spends more than $23 billion […]

“Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack”

December 15th, 2016

Oh sure. And in other news: A Wikileaks envoy today claims he personally received Clinton campaign emails in Washington D.C. after they were leaked by ‘disgusted’ whisteblowers – and not hacked by Russia. Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and a close associate of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, told Dailymail.com that he flew to […]

Election Recounts

November 26th, 2016

Via: Bloomberg: Hillary Clinton’s campaign will participate in vote recounts of Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan if they take place, drawing a rebuke from Donald Trump’s team that the Democrat is being a “sore loser” and part of a “ridiculous” effort. If Green Party candidate Jill Stein initiates recounts in those states as she intends, the […]

Thousands of Green Cards Missing, Federal Officials Say

November 22nd, 2016

Mmm hmm. Via: KABC: Thousands of green cards have gone missing, and it is causing concern for national security officials. A new report by the Office of Inspector General Department of Homeland Security shows the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service is struggling to issue green cards in a proper manner. The report said thousands of […]

Mike Pence Orders Lobbyists Be Removed From Transition Team

November 16th, 2016

Yep, make sure to drain one’s own swamp first… Via: NBC: Vice President-elect Mike Pence has ordered all lobbyists be removed from Donald Trump’s White House transition team, NBC News has learned. This would bring the transition more in line with Trump’s campaign-trail pledge to “drain the swamp” of veteran politicians and special interests in […]

Clinton’s Charity Confirms Qatar’s $1 Million Gift While She Was at State Department

November 5th, 2016

Clinton & ISIS Funded by Same Money: Via: Reuters: The Clinton Foundation has confirmed it accepted a $1 million gift from Qatar while Hillary Clinton was U.S. secretary of state without informing the State Department, even though she had promised to let the agency review new or significantly increased support from foreign governments. Qatari officials […]

Clinton & ISIS Funded by Same Money

November 4th, 2016

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‘White House Readies to Fight Election Day Cyber Mayhem’

November 3rd, 2016

Oh sure, you mean like this: Via: NBC: The U.S. government believes hackers from Russia or elsewhere may try to undermine next week’s presidential election and is mounting an unprecedented effort to counter their cyber meddling, American officials told NBC News. The effort is being coordinated by the White House and the Department of Homeland […]

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