Category Archives: General News

U.S. courts deliver conflicting rulings on Obama health care law

Reuters | July 22, 2014

By David Morgan and Aruna Viswanatha

Two federal judicial panels on Tuesday delivered conflicting rulings on how the government subsidizes premiums through President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, creating more uncertainty over signature legislation that has been dogged by challenges from Republicans and other conservatives.

Obama’s Newest Executive Orders Bans Eight Russian Arms Manufacturers

AmmoLand | July 21, 2014

President Obama last week announced new, wide-reaching economic sanctions on Russia in reaction to the situation in Ukraine, including bans that effect direct importations of Russian made Rifles and Handguns.

The restrictions cover certain major financial institutions, energy companies, Russian government leaders and eight arms manufacturers, including the Kalashnikov Concern.

Ukrainian Su-25 fighter detected in close approach to MH17 before crash – Moscow

RT | July 22, 2014

The Russian military detected a Ukrainian SU-25 fighter jet gaining height towards the MH17 Boeing on the day of the catastrophe. Kiev must explain why the military jet was tracking the passenger airplane, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

Chinese city sealed off after bubonic plague death

The Guardian | July 22, 2014

A Chinese city has been sealed off and 151 people have been placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said.

The 30,000 residents of Yumen, in the north-western province of Gansu, are not being allowed to leave, and police at roadblocks on the perimeter of the city are telling motorists to find alternative routes, China Central Television (CCTV) said.

Millennials, Government and Mistrust

New York Times | July 21, 2014

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The grandparents stood for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal and its massive expansion of government power. The children marched for civil rights and a war’s end, demanding changes in law and policy. And now the grandchildren use Uber to ferry their children to charter schools.

Driverless cars could change everything

BBC | July 21, 2014

For now, it seems like a novelty – cars that can operate independently of human control, safely cruising down streets thanks to an array of sensors and pinpoint GPS navigation.

But if the technology avoids getting crushed by government regulators and product liability lawsuits, writes the Federalist’s Dan McLaughlin, it could prompt a cultural shift similar to the early 20th century move away from horses as the primary means of transportation.

Whistleblower: U.S. Satellite Images Show Ukrainian Troops Shooting Down MH17

Infowars | July 21, 2014

By Paul Joseph Watson

Source tells award winning reporter Washington lying about responsibility for tragedy

Award winning former Associated Press reporter Robert Parry has been told by an intelligence source that the United States is in possession of satellite imagery which shows that Ukrainian troops were responsible for the shoot down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.