Archive for September, 2011

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:44pm

Egyptians rally to ‘reclaim revolution’

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Thousands of Egyptian activists have held a rally in Cairo’s Tahrir Square which they call “reclaiming the revolution”. Participants in Friday’s rally said they want to press the ruling military to speed up the transfer of power to civilians and revoke emergency laws once used by Hosni Mubarak, the deposed president, against his opponents. The council has […]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:44pm

Dozens killed in Syria protests

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Demonstrations were reported in Deraa, Idlib, Hama, Homs, suburbs of Damascus and elsewhere on Friday [Reuters] Syrian security forces have clashed with protesters killing at least 30 people as thousands have rallied across the country calling for President Bashar al-Assad to step down, activists say. There were reports that the security forces opened fire on protesters […]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:42pm

The most moronic TV news journalist ever? Gold is "backed by nothing" while dollars are backed by government!

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Share Tweet (NaturalNews) When it comes to money and gold, some mainstream journalists have such low IQs that it’s a wonder they can string words together at all. Here’s the latest example of truly idiotic journalism in a precious video that’s now being called the most moronic piece of mainstream TV journalism ever aired. It […]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:38am

Many popular organic brands now owned by large industrial food processors

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Share Tweet (NaturalNews) Since the initial release of the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) draft of organic standards in 1997, large industrial food processors have been gradually acquiring or forming strategic alliances with organic food brands. And a series of detailed charts assembled by Philip H. Howard, an assistant professor at Michigan State University (MSU), […]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:38am

Rick Perry’s presidential campaign imploding in wake of Gardasil scandal

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Share Tweet (NaturalNews) Many media pundits have been working overtime to defend Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s detestable 2007 executive order mandating the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine Gardasil for all young girls in the Lone Star State. Far from saving his campaign, however, such desperate efforts to spin one of the most disturbing political scandals in […]

Friday, September 30th, 2011 at 10:38am

Listeria does not grow on cantaloupes: Why the ‘deadliest food outbreak’ of the decade is yet another food scare campaign

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Share Tweet (NaturalNews) Disease outbreaks associated with the US food supply have become an all-too-common occurrence these days, with at least six major outbreaks having been reported just this year alone. And with the most recent listeria outbreak affecting Colorado-sourced cantaloupes, where at least 13 people have died and 70 others have been sickened thus […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 9:53pm

US announces sanctions on ‘Haqqani men’

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The US treasury department has announced new sanctions on five individuals it said are linked to “the most dangerous terrorist organisations operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan”. As a result of the action, US companies and individuals are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with the targeted individuals and any assets they hold under US jurisdiction are frozen. “These financiers […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 9:52pm

Merkel wins crucial vote on Greek bailout

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has won a major vote in the Bundestag after deputies approved new powers for the European Union’s bailout fund. The vote in the lower house on expanding the $599bn bailout fund had been seen as a crucial test of Merkel’s authority amid fears of a major backbench rebellion. Among the 611 deputies present, […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 9:53am

US citizen charged over ‘Pentagon bomb plot’

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Authorities allege that Ferdaus carried out ‘surveillance’ in Washington, including this photograph [Reuters] A man has been arrested and charged by authorities with plotting to damage or destroy the Pentagon and US Capitol building by using remote-controlled aircraft filled with plastic explosives. Rezwan Ferdaus, a 26-year-old US citizen, was also charged with attempting to provide […]

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 9:52am

Merkel faces crucial vote on Greek bailout

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Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou met Merkel in Berlin earlier this week [GALLO/GETTY]  German Chancellor Angela Merkel faces a battle for her political survival as parliament votes on whether to approve new powers for the European Union’s bailout fund. Some of her coalition partners are worried about throwing good money after bad and may oppose the motion in Thursday’s vote. Support […]

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