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JPMorgan Busted for Money Laundering After Calling Bitcoin a Tool of it

One more is scored for the pages of poetic irony. (The AEGIS Alliance) - Two months following Jamie Dimon,  CEO of JPMorgan lashing out at Bitcoin, claiming it to be a 'fraud', and that it's 'worse...

#ISIS #DAESH Officially “Defeated” but the US Will Stay in Syria

(The AEGIS Alliance) - The United States military's intentions involving the country of Syria haven't exactly been transparent, but is becoming to be much less, as officials at the Pentagon loudly declared that the ISIS...

Opponents “Incensed” Nebraska Panel Won’t Consider This Week’s Spill in Keystone XL Decision

(Common Dreams) - "That the Nebraska commissioners won't consider safety in their decision on Keystone XL should alarm everyone." Climate justice groups and local pipeline opponents in Nebraska are condemning an announcement by the state's...

‘These Will Be Weapons of Mass Destruction’: Warnings About Killer Robots After UN Talks

(Common Dreams) - While support builds for an outright ban of autonomous weapons, powerful nations with large technology industries are resistant to imposing expansive limitations. As the United Nations' first formal meeting about killer robots came...

‘Biggest Pile of Money on the Planet’ To Dump Fossil Fuels Holdings

(Common Dreams) - In 'astonishing' move, Norwegian government advised to divest its sovereign wealth fund of all its shares in oil and gas industry. Environmental advocates on Thursday applauded the latest organization to shift away...

Keystone Pipeline Shut down After Leaking 210,000 Gallons of Oil

(ANTIMEDIA) — The contentious Keystone Pipeline has been temporarily shut down after a 210,000-gallon oil leak was discovered in South Dakota. According to local ABC News affiliate KSFY: “Brian Walsh with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources tells KSFY...

Millennial’s Fall Far Behind as World’s Richest 1% Hoard Half of Global Wealth

Although adults between the ages of 20 and 29 are better educated, on average, than their parents' generation, overwhelming student debt is contributing to a generational inability to accumulate wealth. (Photo: Tom Woodward/Flickr/cc) 70 percent of...

WWIII: Saudi Arabia Destroys Yemen Airport

(WikiLeaks News) An air raid by the Saudi-led military completely shut down Yemen’s Houthi held airport yesterday, destroying its navigation station and effectively shutting it down.  According to Al Jazeera, two airstrikes targeted Sanaa’s international airport in...