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'Caracas chaos promoted by US with regime change aim' - Venezuelan minister - YouTube

The death of Hugo Chavez has broken the calamity of Venezuela's political life. The opposition, backed by the politicians in Washington, has stepped forward ...
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The Shadow Lobbying Complex: How Corporations Are Hiding Vast Influence, Peddling Efforts - YouTube

http://www.democracynow.org - A new exposé in The Nation magazine reveals that much of the lobbying money spent on shaping policy in Washington is going unre...
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Jabhat al-Nusra tries to create unified council in Syria - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Jabhat al-Nusra tries to create unified council in Syria - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | News in english | Scoop.it
A rapprochement is underway between the Free Syrian Army and Jabhat al-Nusra, as the latter has announced its decision to create a unified council for the armed factions.
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Al-Qaeda-linked group exploits ISIS decline in Aleppo - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Al-Qaeda-linked group exploits ISIS decline in Aleppo - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | News in english | Scoop.it
A recent field study in Aleppo finds Jabhat Al-Nusra and other "Islamic brigades" have benefited from the brutal tactics and unpopularity of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS).
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Palestinian quizzed for calling Barkat 'mayor of the occupation' on Facebook - Diplomacy and Defense

Palestinian quizzed for calling Barkat 'mayor of the occupation' on Facebook - Diplomacy and Defense | News in english | Scoop.it
In another incident, police cancelled a book launch, saying it was organized illegally by the Palestinian Authority.
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#Venezuela 's President #NicolasMaduro accuses Obama of fanning violence

#Venezuela 's President #NicolasMaduro accuses Obama of fanning violence | News in english | Scoop.it

‪#‎VENEZUELA‬ President ‪#‎NICOLASMADURO‬ demanded that the ‪#‎US‬explain its motives in “financing, promoting and defending members of the opposition that promote violence against our country.”
‪#‎WeAreMaduro‬ ‪#‎HandsOffVenezuela‬

http://rt.com/news/maduro-accuses-obama-venezuela-988/

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Monkey controls another's movement via computer link

Monkey controls another's movement via computer link | News in english | Scoop.it
Researchers connect two monkeys via computer chips, allowing one to control the other's movement:
Scientists have successfully used computer chips to link two monkeys together, allowing one monkey's brain to control the other's body movement.
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At least 50 dead in #Syria refugee camp car bomb: activists

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At least 50 dead in #Syria refugee camp car bomb: activists

BEIRUT: At least 50 people have been killed and dozens injured in a car bomb attack at a Syrian refugee camp near the Turkish border, according to opposition websites.

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The Pentagon Is Zapping Troops With Electric Shocks To Replace Caffeine

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The Pentagon Is Zapping Troops With Electric Shocks To Replace Caffeine
In a story that could come straight out of Total Recall, the Pentagon has started testing the application of running low level electrical currents through soldiers' brains as a replacement for coffee and energy drinks.
The currents, which are targeted to specific areas of the brain, show great potential, although testing has been limited.

Bryan Bender, reporting for the Boston Globe, states:

Early experiments using “noninvasive” brain


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/pentagon-electric-shocks-2014-2#ixzz2tudaiRbb

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#Venezuela "This 2009 #wikileaks cable says Leopoldo Lopez is "often described as arrogant, vindictive, and power-hungry"

#Venezuela "This 2009 #wikileaks cable says Leopoldo Lopez is "often described as arrogant, vindictive, and power-hungry" | News in english | Scoop.it
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Court: Obstructing 'Journalism' OK... If You Call It 'Terrorism' #snowden

Court: Obstructing 'Journalism' OK... If You Call It 'Terrorism' #snowden | News in english | Scoop.it
Court: Obstructing ‘Journalism’ OK… If You Call It ‘Terrorism’
Court ruling related to Snowden documents and journalist Glenn Greenwald says that national security interests trump press freedoms; Miranda vows to appeal
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Carbon Copy: The Economic War in #Venezuela (video) - creating the chaos

After losing the elections of April 14, 2013, and having failed in their efforts to cast doubt on the electoral results, the Venezuelan right-wing, with the advice…
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Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Are Paranoid About Everything (Including Zombies)

Noam Chomsky: Why Americans Are Paranoid About Everything (Including Zombies) | News in english | Scoop.it
Noam Chomsky explains why Americans have always had high levels of fear -- fear of Indians, of African-Americans ... even zombies.
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Silencing the Scientist: Tyrone Hayes on Being Targeted By Herbicide Firm #Syngenta - YouTube

http://www.democracynow.org - We speak with a University of California scientist Tyrone Hayes, who discovered a widely used herbicide may have harmful effect...
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Inequality, Productivity, and WhatsApp by Robert Reich

Inequality, Productivity, and WhatsApp by Robert Reich | News in english | Scoop.it

The winners here are truly big winners. WhatsApp's fifty-five employees are now enormously rich. Its two founders are now billionaires. And the partners of the venture capital firm that financed it have also reaped a fortune. And the rest of us?...

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Knesset bill threatens Israeli-Arab representation - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Knesset bill threatens Israeli-Arab representation - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | News in english | Scoop.it
In an interview with Al-Monitor, right-wing Knesset member David Rotem defended the governability bill designed to strengthen the government and its prime minister, even if it put him on a collision course with the Arab Knesset members fearing the rise of an electoral threshold.
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Rights Group To ICC: Investigate #NATO Allies' Complicity In #US #Drone War

Rights Group To ICC: Investigate #NATO Allies' Complicity In #US #Drone War | News in english | Scoop.it


Rights Group To ICC: Investigate #NATO Allies’ Complicity In #US #Drone War

Hundreds of drone strikes the United States has launched on Pakistan since 2004 have killed 416-951 civilians, including as many as 200 children. Continue reading →

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In Ukraine, Chaos and Violence Hide Nefarious Role of US

In Ukraine, Chaos and Violence Hide Nefarious Role of US | News in english | Scoop.it
In Ukraine, Chaos and Violence Hide Nefarious Role of US
From plotting a 'coup' to endorsing fascist elements of opposition, the Obama administration accused of playing with fire in Kiev
- Jon Queally, staff writer
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#Iraq offers $17,200 reward for killing jihadists of ISIS or al-Qaeda

#Iraq offers $17,200 reward for killing jihadists of ISIS or al-Qaeda | News in english | Scoop.it
#Iraq offers $17,200 reward for killing jihadists of ISIS or al-Qaeda
Iraq's government has offered a reward of $17,200 (£10,300) for each foreign militant killed from al-Qaeda or the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a former affiliate.
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Why Amazon’s Collaboration with the CIA Is So Ominous--and Vulnerable

Why Amazon's Collaboration with the CIA Is So Ominous--and Vulnerable
 
By Norman Solomon
 
The people who run Amazon figured they could rake in big profits from the CIA without serious public blowback. We have an opportunity to prove them wrong.
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Who Is Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López?

Who Is Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López? | News in english | Scoop.it
When Leopoldo Lopez was arrested by authorities on Tuesday, many people heard his name for the first time. Here’s some quick background on who he is.
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Venezuelan Protests: Another Attempt By U.S.-Backed Right-Wing Groups To Oust Elected Government? - YouTube

http://www.democracynow.org - In Venezuela, at least six people have died in recent days during a series of anti-government protests. The latest casualty was...
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Report: US Drone May Have Killed Dozen Civilians

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Report: US Drone May Have Killed Dozen Civilians
The report said four Hellfire missiles were fired at a wedding procession of 11 vehicles on Dec. 12, 2013, in Radda in southern Yemen, killing at least 12 men and wounding at least 15 others, six of them seriously.
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Knesset member endorses settlement boycott

Knesset member endorses settlement boycott | News in english | Scoop.it
While legislators in Australia, France and the U.S. are seeking to punish those who call for boycott of Israel, the leader of the Israeli party Meretz said she practices a boycott of settlement pro...
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