Tuesday, Oct 13th

Last update03:14:39 AM GMT

You are here All News At a Glance

Nuclear smugglers sought extremist buyers

MoldovaOver the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks.

It was earlier this year, and the two men were plotting their deal at an unlikely spot: the terrace of Cocos Prive, a dance club and sushi bar in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova.

"You can make a dirty bomb, which would be perfect for the Islamic State," the smuggler said. "If you have a connection with them, the business will go smoothly."


Ex-U.N. General Assembly president, five others charged in U.S. in bribe scheme

UN bribry probeU.S. authorities charged a former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and four others on Tuesday for engaging in a wide-ranging corruption scheme.

John Ashe, a former U.N. ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda who was general assembly president from 2013 to 2014, was accused in a complaint filed in federal court in New York of taking more than $1.3 million in bribes from Chinese businessmen, including developer Ng Lap Seng.


Dems move to kill Benghazi Committee

Dems try to kill Benghazi evidenceHouse Democrats are moving ahead with a plan to dismantle the Select Committee on Benghazi, in light of renewed criticism of the committee.

During a Rules Committee hearing on Tuesday evening, Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) will attempt to attach an amendment to shut down the committee to another piece of legislation creating a new select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood.


California governor OKs expansive new equal pay protections

Hannah-Beth JacksonFemale workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the measure while surrounded by women and girls at an event at Rosie the Riveter National Historical Park in Richmond, northeast of San Francisco.


Video boosted by Carly Fiorina looks like miscarriage not abortion – experts

Carly Fiorina video lieThe Guardian is not publishing the videos in question, or any direct links to them, but it did ask multiple medical experts to review the footage over the course of the past week because Fiorina’s claims about the video have continued to circulate in the media.

They said they believe there are definitive signs that show the event is a miscarriage that occurred in a hospital, not an abortion clinic.

“It’s a premature delivery, a miscarriage,” Jennifer Gunter, an obstetrician-gynecologist based in San Francisco, told the Guardian.


Feds to Free 6,000 Inmates Early

Feds to free 6.000In July, Barack Obama announced that he would issue presidential clemency to approximately 80 non-violent drug offenders. This news was great, but 80 prisoners doesn’t even come close to being a drop in the bucket that is the prison industrial complex.

However, all of that is about to change. On Tuesday, the Justice Department announced that they will release about 6,000 inmates between October 30 and November 2. This will be the largest ever one-time release of federal prisoners in the history of the United States.


FDA approves new treatment for advanced lung cancer

new lung cancer drugThe Food and Drug Administration approved a new drug for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer whose tumors have a specific genetic mutation.

The drug, Keytruda, was given breakthrough therapy designation and a sped-up approval because it was deemed to be a significant improvement over available treatments based on the results of clinical trials.


Islamic State executes 70 members of anti-IS Sunni tribe in Iraq

ISIS executes Sunni tribesmenThe Islamic State executed at least 70 members of a Sunni Arab tribe aligned with the coalition against IS forces, according to a tribal elder.

The victims were with the Al Bu Nimr tribe and were shot Sunday by the militants due to their having relatives serving in Iraqi security forces, Sheikh Naeem al-Gaoud told the BBC.


Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes

dozens of palestinians injured Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protesters continued throughout the occupied West Bank on Tuesday as security agencies on both sides struggled to deescalate tensions.

At least 25 Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli forces at Qalandiya checkpoint, the main crossing between Jerusalem and Ramallah, the Palestinian Red Crescent said, according to Ma’an News Agency.


Page 5 of 997

America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!