Headlines March 27, 2013...
Former CIA Head Petraeus Apologizes for Extramarital Affair
David Petraeus: "I join you keenly aware that I am regarded in a different light now than I was a year ago. I’m also keenly aware that the reason for my recent journey was my own doing. So please allow me to begin my remarks for this evening by reiterating how deeply I regret and apologize for the circumstances that led to my resignation from the CIA and caused such pain for my family, friends and supporters."
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BBC-Guardian Exposé Uses WikiLeaks to Link Iraq Torture Centers to U.S. Col. Steele & Gen. Petraeus http://www.culturesocietyblog.com/2013/03/bbc-guardian-expose-uses-wikileaks-to.html
BRICS Countries Plan New Development Bank in Challenge to U.S.-Dominated World Bank, IMF
A group of five countries says they have reached a deal to challenge the U.S.-dominated World Bank and International Monetary Fund by creating their own development bank. Leaders from the so-called BRICScountries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — are gathered in Durban, South Africa, for a two-day summit. Together the countries account for 25 percent of global GDP and 40 percent of the world’s population.
EPA: Most U.S. Rivers, Streams Are in Poor Condition
Related Video: In the following video you will see evidence of a factory polluting a stream and the extremely high incidence of cancer (including lung cancer in individuals who don't smoke) in the town nearby. Koch industries is supporting legislation to keep the EPA out (i.e. under the guise of 'government reduction'). By the way, note how many of the people supporting anti-people legislation (or anti-epa/government legislation) are getting money from the Kochs.
Study: Major Oklahoma Quake Likely Caused by Oil Drilling Waste
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