Thursday, January 18, 2018
coup

NATO and CIA Implicated in Failed Military Coup In Turkey

Source: Amando Flavio of Anonymous HQ CIA, FBI and Former NATO Commander Fingered in Turkey’s Failed Coup, President Erdogan Denounces U.S. Friendship The attempted coup in Turkey on July 15th, 2016, which eventually failed, is changing the relationship between the United...
democratic

The Democratic Nomination Is Officially Contested

Source: H. A. Goodman via Huffington Post Contrary to the conventional wisdom saying that Bernie Sanders would never have been able to force a contested Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton has less than 2,383 pledged delegates. Thus, Bernie Sanders has recently...
disaster

Rauner Appeals Denial Of Disaster Funds

Rauner appeals federal denial of disaster funds Source - Illinois Public Media Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is appealing the federal government's March decision to deny disaster funding to help local governments pay for damages following winter floods.  Rauner asked for an...
microsoft

Microsoft Develops Software For Cannabis Industry

Source - Debra Borchardt of Forbes Magazine Microsoft Develops Software For Cannabis Industry Microsoft is becoming the first major corporation to dive into the legal marijuana business, partnering with KIND Financial, a leader in the cannabis tech space, to launch a...
UN

The United Nations Wants To Outlaw Spanking Worldwide

Source: Alex Newman of The New American OBAMA AND UN JOIN FORCES TO ASSAULT PARENTAL RIGHTS WORLDWIDE The controversial worldwide initiative aims to criminalize spanking and smacking as disciplinary tools, among other things Under the guise of fighting “violence against children,” the Obama...
oil

Oil and Tech Rally on Wall Street Sends Stocks Soaring

Stocks climb cautiously as oil, tech stocks rally ahead of ECB meeting Source - Market Watch U.S. stocks climbed modestly Wednesday afternoon, shrugging off a turn lower, as a rally in oil prices and sharp advances in energy and tech stocks...
india

India Resets Currency To Curb Corruption

Source: Vasudevan Sridharan of International Business Times Indian financial world returns to normalcy after PM Modi scraps 500 and 1,000 rupee notes overnight Messages like "America counting votes, India counting notes" bombarded the Indian social media shortly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
facebook

Facebook Artificial Intelligence Can Spot Suicidal Users

Source: BBC Facebook artificial intelligence spots suicidal users Facebook has begun using artificial intelligence to identify members that may be at risk of killing themselves. The social network has developed algorithms that spot warning signs in users' posts and the comments their...
school

Chicago Public School Teachers Set To Strike Tomorrow

Source: Dave McKinney and Karen Pierog of Reuters Strike Deadline Near, Dire Finances Complicate Chicago School Talks Chicago's public school system and its teachers' union make the final push to avert a looming strike on Tuesday with its success hanging on...
marijuana

DEA To Decide New Federal Status Of Marijuana

Memo also underscores how little marijuana is being made available for research purposes Source - The Washington Post In a lengthy memo to lawmakers, the Drug Enforcement Administration said it hopes to decide whether to change the federal status of marijuana...

BREAKING NEWS

Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book

Source: The Intercept Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Entire Address Book Sarahah, an app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has...