Stocks Fall as Oil Price Slump Hits Energy Sector
Stocks move slower compared to last week.
by Ken Sweet
Japan Says Economy Contracted 7.1 Percent in 2Q
Contraction expected after sales tax increased 3 percent.
by Elaine Kurtenbach

BP may be fined up to $18 billion for oil spill in Gulf of Mexico
Federal judge said British oil giant knew “well from hell” particularly dangerous because of high danger of blowout.
by Voice of Russia

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union: The U.S. and Nato Are Provoking the Ukrainian Crisis
Encircling Russia and Arming Ukraine Are What’s Provoking the Bear.
by Washington's Blog
Ebola Spreads to Southern Nigeria
3 Cases Confirmed and 60 at ‘High Risk.’
by Elizabeth Barber

Ukraine dominates day one of NATO summit
Friday ceasefire is conditional on attendance at tripartite talks in Minsk.
by Euronews
Canadian beekeepers sue Bayer, Syngenta over neonicotinoid pesticides
Class action lawsuit seeks $400 million in damages.
by CBC News

US Slouches Toward Syria, Again...
Mobilization seems to have begun for a long-term US intervention.
by Melkulangara Bhadrakumar
British Parents Arrested in Spain for Disobeying Doctors
According to UK authorities, children belong to the state, not the parents.
by Danica Kirka

China Loses Growth Momentum as Manufacturing Pulls Back
Will China’s economic bubble soon burst?
by Bloomberg
Study Claims Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruption Will be Nightmarish but Not Catastrophic
“None of us have ever seen an eruption like Yellowstone.”
by Quinten Plummer

Iceland Issues New Bardarbunga Volcano Lava Alert
Planes banned from flying within 6,000 feet.
by BBC
Kissinger Admits Plan for New World Order
Former Secretary of State releases globalist plan for world government.
by Henry Kissinger

Syrian Refugees Top 3 Million, Half of All Syrians Displaced: U.N.
“The Syrian crisis has become the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era…”
by Stephanie Nebehay
China returns to show trials of 1950s and 60s, legal experts say
Analysts say China moving back toward 1950s-era public trials aimed at shaming and intimidation.
by Massoud Hayoun