BBC News | Socialist policies led to the decision to cut France’s credit rating.
All Africa | Collusion with international oil traders to defraud the country.
RT | Nuclear plant at Fukushima in northern Japan is in a delicate condition, scientist warns.
AFP | Nuclear engineers in Japan are readying to move uranium and plutonium fuel rods.
The Wall Street Journal | People’s trust in government declined significantly during crisis.
presstv.ir | Secretary of State John Kerry urged senators to hold off on a new package of sanctions on Tehran.
Huffington Post Canada | “Fukushima is the most terrifying situation I can imagine,” he said.
Washington Times | Government-wide effort to boost preparation in states and local communities for the impact of global warming.
Mikael Thalen | Species of starfish is literally melting in the waters off of Washington state and Canada.
AP | Labor market not at a turning point.
IB Times | Citizens in China are buying masks to fight a different kind of hazard that can be found indoors: computer radiation.
CBS DC | KLTV reports that the price of milk could reach $8 a gallon.
The Guardian | Despite the departure of all his neighbours and the unexplained deaths of some of his stock, Tokue Hosokawa refuses to budge.
Global Research.ca | TEPCO will attempt to remove over 1300 spent fuel rods holding the radiation equivalent of 14,000 Hiroshima bombs.
Market Watch | Statistics show a fragile U.S. economy.
Telegraph.co.uk | Slight rebound in Europe over the summer will not be enough to stop Club Med going from bad to worse.
AP | More fiat money, more debt.
Michael Snyder | Petrodollar will not stand without Saudi influence.
gigaom.com | Germany’s own security agencies deemed the information serious enough to warrant confronting the Americans.
Japan Times | Tepco said 400,000 becquerels per liter of beta ray-emitting substances such as strontium detected in water samples.
AFP | Gas masks for everyone? Or a lead up to carbon taxes?
Times of India | India, China, Pakistan and Nigeria have the highest numbers of people enslaved, according to rights group.
AFP | Agency also lowered the U.S. credit rating in 2011.
AFP | Typhoon described as the “strongest in 10 years.”
economicpolicyjournal.com | So what does one of the latest Nobel Prize winners, Robert Shiller, think causes unemployment? Capitalism.
RT | People try to escape implosion of Eurozone.
Infowars.com | Peter Schiff on the new Fed boss.
dailymail.co.uk | ‘Perfect storm’ of graduate debt, lack of finance to buy homes and job insecurity as they graduate from full-time education.
The Guardian | “We need to have a sensible adult conversation about what is necessary to be done, and how to do it,” said Clinton.
The Guardian | “How can you protect a network if they’re able to see everything that comes over it?”
forbes.com | Moves to Mexico City after he was offered an internship.
The Telegraph | Countries outside of the Eurozone are performing better.
AP | More trouble with the euro.
Wall Street Journal | Mishap is latest at stricken plant in northern Japan.
AFP | IMF wades into debt ceiling debate warning political paralysis could drag growth down further.
The Telegraph | Prime minister admits problem is larger than they have let on.
Japan Times | Latest in the string of mishaps and misfortunes at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant…
AP | People around the world are leery of stock markets.
RT | 3 million customers’ information compromised.
Quartz | Euro zone retail sales have been negative since 2011.
AFP | “The problems have been caused by a lack of basic checks.”
Daily Caller | Company has received £760,000 in EU funding to develop the technology.
Stuff.co.nz | Four tons of rainwater contaminated with low levels of radiation leaked during an operation to transfer the water.
Reuters | Plans to grow rice and vegetables on a farm 60 miles from the crippled Fukushima power plant.
Mac Slavo | Switzerland has revealed that they, like the US government, have been simulating collapse fall-out scenarios that could stem from widespread economic collapse.
Al.com | The flu vaccination will still be delivered to health departments and doctor’s offices.
Press TV | The US has not produced any evidence on the Syrian government’s role in last month’s chemical attack.
CBS | Judge hears claims BP misled federal officials and withheld information about amount of crude spewing from blown-out well.
BBC | A plant that produces both tomatoes and potatoes, called the TomTato, has been developed for the UK market.
Daily Mail | “No children, happy to go extinct, which in and of itself, carries a certain sadness.”