U.S. Marines, French Gendarmes conduct crowd and riot control training
Response to a broad range of military operations in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility.
by 1st Lt. Gerard Farao
Nigeria bombings: Dozens killed in twin attacks in Jos
Attacks have been seen as an attempt to ignite fighting between Muslims and Christians.
by The Independent

Beijing Urges UK to Stay Away From Hong Kong, China's Internal Affairs
Beijing firmly opposes the interference of any country, Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said.
by Sputnik
14 Facts That Prove That The Number Of Children Living In Poverty This Christmas Is At A Record High
Did you know that 65 percent of all children in the United States live in a home that receives aid from the federal government?
by Michael Snyder

Canada Bill Would Legalize Euthanasia of People With Disabilities
This is the actual agenda–death on demand.
by Wesley J. Smith

Why aren't there more babies? US fertility rate declines, economists baffled
The US fertility rate is dropping, threatening future economic growth. But economists can only guess at the reason.
by Siri Srinivas
Record numbers of migrants die trying to reach Europe
UN High Commissioner for Refugees worries countries more “preoccupied with securing their own borders rather than preventing the loss of life.”
by AFP

Wikileaks: "We Need More Transparency for Those in Power"
Google wants to place itself in the center of the information collection and dissimulation.
by Sputnik
Economies Need More Wealth, Not More Demand
There is no such thing as deficiency of demand that causes economic difficulties.
by Frank Shostak

Scientists warn of risk to planet from orbiting asteroids
“The more we learn about asteroid impacts, the clearer it becomes that the human race has been living on borrowed time.”
by David Perlman
Giraffes in Danger of Extinction, 40% Decline In 15 Years
“There is quite a bit of attention paid to elephants and rhinos but the giraffe is iconic to Africa.”
by Zachary Hannaford

Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives
Could rapidly falling oil prices trigger a nightmare scenario for the commodity derivatives market?
by Michael Snyder
Iran moves forward with death penalty over Facebook posts
Supreme Court upholds hanging sentence for Soheil Arabi, drawing renewed attention to Iran’s notorious human rights record.
by Amar Toor

Hungary summons U.S. ambassador over McCain's 'neofascist' remark
Arizona neocon irked anybody would have anything to do with Russia.
by Infowars.com
Swiss Gold Initiative: Much Ado About Nothing
If it passed, the initiative would have had no real impact on the central bank.
by Frank Hollenbeck