Justice Department to seek new indictment of Blackwater guards in Iraq shooting

ShareThis Justice Department to seek new indictment of Blackwater guards in Iraq shooting 25 Jul 2012 The Justice Department plans to bring a new indictment against four Blackwater Worldwide guards involved in a 2007 shooting that killed 17 Iraqis. U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina had thrown out the case in 2009, but an appeals court […]

Bagram prisoner case comes before UK’s top court

ShareThis Bagram prisoner case comes before UK’s top court –Terror suspects at Parwan are denied access to lawyers. 02 Jul 2012 Britain’s Supreme Court has taken up the case of a 29-year-old detainee held by American officials at an Afghan prison outside Bagram air base. The two-day hearing in the case of Yunus Rahmatullah of […]

Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $2.1 billion

ShareThis Tab for alternate Afghan supply route hits $ 2.1 billion 30 Jun 2012 Pakistan’s refusal to let NATO access its ports and roads into Afghanistan has cost the Pentagon more than $ 2.1 billion in extra transportation costs to move supplies and equipment in and out of the country. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told […]

Long-sealed Watergate documents may be released

The U.S. Department of Justice says at least some materials sealed as part of the court case against seven men involved in the 1972 Watergate burglary should be released. The agency responded Friday to a request by a Texas history professor who is seeking access to materials he believes could help answer lingering questions about […]

Israel airport security demands access to tourists’ private email accounts

ShareThis Israel airport security demands access to tourists’ private email accounts –Several U.S. tourists report being asked by airport security personnel for access to their personal email accounts 06 Jun 2012 Israel’s Shin Bet security service has been demanding access to personal email accounts of visiting tourists with Arab names, according to the testimony of […]

Reactor 2 radiation too high for access

ShareThis Reactor 2 radiation too high for access –73 sieverts laid to low water; level will even cripple robots 29 Mar 2012 Radiation inside the reactor 2 containment vessel at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant has reached a lethal 73 sieverts per hour and any attempt to send robots in to accurately gauge the […]

Pakistan gives NATO access to airspace

ShareThis Pakistan gives NATO access to airspace 15 Feb 2012 The government of Pakistan says it is temporarily allowing NATO to use the country’s airspace to deliver perishable supplies to troops in Afghanistan. “The permission has been given for food items,” a Defense Ministry official quoted Defense Minister Ahmed Mukhtar as saying on Tuesday. “We […]

Obama Gives Poor Free Internet After U.N. Says It’s A Basic Human Right

Following a laughable United Nations declaration that high-speed internet access is a basic human right, the Obama Administration is investing north of $ 400 million to expand broadband into poor, rural areas of the U.S. The president has long asserted that broadband access is essential for communities to compete on a “level playing field” and […]

Sheraton Hotels Block Infowars, Activist Post, and Federal Jack

(Activist Post)   In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security announcing its propaganda partnership with hotels to recruit citizen spies, a loyal reader alerted us that the Sheraton-run CoCo Key Hotel & Water Resort in Danvers, Massachusetts is blocking access to alternative news websites using a content filter service called IBAHN. The firsthand account of which […]

Sheraton Hotels Implement Chinese-style Internet Censorship, Block Alternative News Websites

Infowars, Activist Post, and Federal Jack blocked by Sheraton Hotel’s ‘harmful content’ filter. Activist Post November 7, 2011 In the wake of the Department of Homeland Security announcing its propaganda partnership with hotels to recruit citizen spies, a loyal reader alerted us that the Sheraton Ferncroft Hotel in Danvers, Massachusetts is blocking access to alternative news […]