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posted on Sep 19, 2014, 6 flags
Breaking Political News
News just breaking that Alex Salmond is to step down as leader of the SNP and First Minister of Scotland in November , it had been rumored earlier today but in his press conference happening now he has just confirmed his decision. "Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland after voters decisively rejected independence. He will also resign as leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) after the "No" side won Thursday's referendum by 2,001,926 to 1,617,989 for "Yes". " "Mr Salmond also said there were a "number of eminently qualified and very suitable candidates for leader", although the current deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon, also deputy SNP leader, would be seen as a clear frontrunner....
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posted on Sep 18, 2014, 34 flags
Breaking Political News
I thought I'd start a thread on the Scottish referendum, since the polls have closed and votes are now being tallied. You can follow events in real time on the Sky News website, where they have an interactive map showing all the districts voting and will tabulate results as they come in.
Time in the UK is...
posted on Sep 18, 2014, 25 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" Dr. Farid Fata, who was charged with intentionally misdiagnosing healthy people with cancer and pumping dying patients with chemo to make money, pleaded guilty. “It is my choice,” Fata said on Tuesday of his surprise guilty plea, which...
posted on Sep 18, 2014, 25 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" Scientists in Israel have demonstrated that it is possible to fabricate DNA evidence, undermining the credibility of what has been considered the gold standard of proof in criminal cases.The scientists fabricated blood and saliva samples containing DNA from a person other than the donor of the blood and saliva. They also showed...
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posted on Sep 18, 2014, 24 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" Bell, FL (WTXL) -- A shooting in Bell has been confirmed with multiple victims, according to WCJB in Gainesville. They are classifying it as a major shooting and reports indicate that several people were involved. Reports say that some of the victims may be children. Gilchrist County Journal, the local newspaper,...
posted on Sep 17, 2014, 22 flags
Breaking Political News
" U.S. Rep. Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) today released the following statement after H.R. 24, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act (Audit the Fed), passed in the U.S. House of Representatives with strong bipartisan support. H.R. 24 has over 220 cosponsors and passed overwhelmingly by a 333-92 margin.
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posted on Sep 17, 2014, 15 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" If you are going to judge cops in general by videos, include one that shows Cpl. Bryon Dickson and Trooper Alex Douglass being gunned down by a sniper outside the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Blooming Grove on Friday night. Make sure you consider the bravery of the fellow...
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posted on Sep 15, 2014, 34 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" A police chief has claimed he knows what happened to missing Malaysian Airlines jet MH370 - leading to fears officials have always known what caused it to disappear. General Sutarman, the head of the Indonesian Police Force, reportedly made...
posted on Sep 16, 2014, 28 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" The United States announced on Tuesday that it would send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up response including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiraling fastest out of control. The U.S. response to the crisis, to be formally unveiled later...
posted on Sep 15, 2014, 18 flags
World War Three
Russia once again dragged out the "ethnic Russian" excuse to threaten the Baltic states - "A Russian official has warned that alleged discrimination against Russian-speaking minorities in the Baltic states “may have far-reaching, unfortunate consequences,” fueling...
posted on Sep 18, 2014, 15 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has killed at least 2,400 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone -- the countries most affected by the virus. Thousands more are infected, and new cases have emerged in Nigeria and Senegal. Blood from survivors, referred to as convalescent serum, is said to have antibodies that...
posted on Sep 13, 2014, 14 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" A school is implementing a biometric system to better track what students are eating each day. The Express & Star reports students at Redhill School in Stourbridge, England will be fingerprinted in an attempt to reduce lunch lines and “monitor pupils’ diets.” The...
posted on Sep 13, 2014, 13 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" REDIPUGLIA Italy (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War, condemning the arms trade and "plotters of terrorism" sowing death and destruction. "Humanity needs to weep...
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posted on Sep 12, 2014, 60 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" Nearly fifty senior commanders of a major coalition of Islamic 'moderates' opposed to ISIS in Syria have been killed by an explosion at their secret command bunker as they met to discuss strategy against...
posted on Sep 8, 2014, 54 flags
Breaking Political News
" Congressman Bill Posey’s office has confirmed exclusively to Benswann.com that a “very large number” of documents have been turned over by CDC scientist, Dr. William Thompson,...
posted on Sep 13, 2014, 30 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police have confirmed there has been a shooting at the Pennsylvania State Police Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County. The coroner has been called to the scene. There is no one in custody at...
posted on Sep 9, 2014, 30 flags
World War Three
Ukraine's Choreographed Civil War, As Revealed By Wikileaks " Think the deadly events in a civil-war ridden Ukraine are proceeding unscripted, and without US supervision and/or direction? Think again....
posted on Sep 10, 2014, 24 flags
Breaking Political News
"Egyptian President General Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has offered Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas the chance to create a Palestinian state in the Sinai Peninsula, according to local Israeli media. The offer to the Palestinian...
posted on Sep 11, 2014, 22 flags
World War Three
" But the statement brought a strong reaction from Russia, which has been an ally of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Uh-oh, the Syrian government is warning the US not to attack ISIS in Syria; saying that it would be an act of aggression...
posted on Sep 10, 2014, 21 flags
World War Three
" “We are equal with the men,” said Zekia Karhan, 26, a female guerrilla from Turkey who is with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, known as the PKK. “Every responsibility for a man is the same for a woman. We...
posted on Sep 12, 2014, 19 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" McALLEN - Law enforcement officials and city leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for what they say could result in tense moments or violence. Officials say they received word that members of a militia are...
posted on Sep 8, 2014, 19 flags
Breaking Political News
In the news today - reported by ye olde RT, Edward Snowden may apply for asylum in Switzerland, and guaranteed to NOT be extradited to the USA to face espionage charges. "Switzerland has reportedly decided it will not extradite...
posted on Sep 8, 2014, 16 flags
Breaking Political News
Mods move if this is the wrong spot and I did a search and did not find the story. " The paper quoted one security source as saying the torture of at least two suspects, including the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks Khalid...
posted on Sep 11, 2014, 14 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" Asset managers, investors and pension savers are moving billions of pounds out of Scotland, according to industry executives, amid rising concerns about the financial consequences of a Yes vote in next week’s...
posted on Sep 17, 2014, 13 flags
Breaking Alternative News
" As many as 36 children were reported to have died excruciating deaths last night after receiving tainted measles vaccines under a UN-sponsored programme in the rebel-held...