BRASILIA | Tue Aug 6, 2013 9:43pm EDT
(Reuters) - Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist who published documents leaked by fugitive former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, plans to make new revelations "within the next 10 days or so" on secret U.S. surveillance of the Internet.
"The articles we have published so far are a very small part of the revelations that ought to be published," Greenwald on Tuesday told a Brazilian congressional hearing that is investigating the U.S. internet surveillance in Brazil.
"There will certainly be many more revelations... Read More
TEPCO, via European Pressphoto Agency
A handout image supplied Thursday by Tokyo Electric Power Company shows conditions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
TOKYO — One of Japan's crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and hardly any water to cool it, according to an internal examination that renews doubts about the plant's stability.
A tool equipped with a tiny video camera, a thermometer, a dosimeter and a water gauge was used to assess damage inside the No. 2 reactor's containment chamber for the second... Read More
Twenty two US diplomatic posts have been shut over the threats
Four suspected al Qaeda members have been killed in a drone strike in Yemen after a decision to shut 22 US diplomatic missions was made following a terror threat phone call.
Intelligence from telephone conversations last week between the head of al Qaeda, Ayman al Zawahiri, and the head of its affiliate in Yemen, Nasser al Wuhayshi, revealed plans to carry out an attack as early as last Sunday.
The plot is thought to have been one of the most serious against American and... Read More
GCHQ's eavesdropping HQ in Cheltenham - Photo: http://news.sky.com
The US government has paid at least £100m to the UK spy agency GCHQ, over the past three years, according to documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The payments were made to secure access to Britain's intelligence gathering programmes, according to the documents viewed by The Guardian newspaper.
The revelations have emerged after Snowden was granted a year's asylum in Russia following more than a month inside an airport terminal.
The fugitive left Moscow airport in a taxi, although his... Read More
During the fun, exciting world of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, working with a Public Relations firm had me buzzing between Fashion Shows at Lincoln Center, Chelsea Piers, The Standard and Milk Studios. In addition to managing the fast paced, day time madness of juggling press and my camera equipment during Fashion Week. My evenings would be spent hosting consecutive charity events to promote causes such as, www.CurvesforChange.com annual New York City run-a-thon benefiting www.Somaly.org , www.KomeraProject.org and another great non-profit www.OneSandwichAtATime.com during the Opening Art Showcase... Read More
When the white smoke billowed in St. Peter’s Square, concluding one of the oldest spectator sports (until the next conclave), and when the humble man dressed in plain white raised only one hand to the masses on what was the greatest day in his life, I knew that something different was in the works.
Will Francis follow the way of his predecessor from Assisi? Can the meek and humble lead the political and conniving? Even Jesus tried and paid for it with his life. The Church has been described in many ways, and the one that sticks in my mind is, “It’s like concrete, all mixed up and fixed... Read More
One billion. What could you do with one billion of something? Of anything? Partners of the Heart (POTH) wants to collect this many happy stories and share them with the world! Look around you, in your home, at your neighbors and friends, and on your block. Is there a happy story?Look around you, in your home, at your neighbors and friends, and on your block. Is there a happy story?
Think about what you would do with a dollar. Perhaps you could buy a burger from a dollar menu at the fast food restaurant. Maybe it could buy a candy bar. You could trade it in for one hundred pennies and... Read More
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I believe that someday all military operations will be reduced and we will be able to make agreements using international negotiations. War never changes things to better, never!
yep...some butt heads still think the Marlboro man's horse's breath he inhaled inadvertantly caused the wanker's death...though it doesn't seem to have stopped the die hards who die hard and in the firm belief second hand smoking and secondhand countries...
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