Daily Archives: November 27, 2014

400 Ferguson Protesters Arrested Across US, Unrest Persists – 27 November 2014

RT logoAt least 400 protesters have been arrested over the past three days across the US, as they rallied against the grand jury decision on the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, and police violence in general.

Some 200 activists were detained in Los Angeles. At 7:30pm local time on Wednesday, police told the demonstrators to leave within four minutes. Those who stayed were taken to police stations, with a possible bail of $500. If the bail isn’t paid, the detainees are to stay in prison until at least December 1.

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What Brisbane G20 Summit Showed – 27 November 2014

RT logoPresident Vladimir Putin stressed at the final news conference at the recent G20 summit in Brisbane that “the work took place in a very constructive atmosphere and was productive.”

Important agreements were reached, in particular on increasing by two percent the average rate of growth of the G20 economies by 2018, which should boost the world economy by $2 trillion; decisions were also made on fighting unemployment, improving financial and tax regulations, reforming international energy institutions and improving coordination on infrastructure projects

The Australian presidency focused on promoting private-public partnership. Such partnerships are increasingly common in Russia. The decision to create a global infrastructure hub was significant: it is assumed such a structure will make it possible to share best practice and experiences. Russia, which is already implementing a number of large-scale infrastructure projects, is willing to participate directly in this work.

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Profane Light – The Lost Art Of Transmutation (Introduction To MEL) – 27 November 2014

Profane Light

“We all start out knowing magic. We are born with whirlwinds, forest fires, and comets inside us. We are born able to sing to birds and read the clouds and see our destiny in grains of sand. But then we get the magic educated right out of our souls. We get it churched out, spanked out, washed out, and combed out.” – Robert McCammon

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‘Black Lives Matter’: Clashes As Thousands Of Londoners Protest Police Racism – 27 November 2014

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Thousands of people have taken to the streets of central London in a solidarity march, following a grand jury’s decision in the US city of Ferguson. Unarmed black teen Mike Brown was shot dead in August by a police officer, who was cleared of wrongdoing.The vigil, which included a minute’s silence with lit candles, started as a peaceful march of up to 5,000 people at the US embassy in London on Wednesday.

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Drone Near-Misses With Piloted Aircraft Surge In US Airspace – Watchdog – 27 November 2014

RT logo(Lucas: Of course….. and this will be a good reason for bringing more rules and regulations to stop you from flying your drone privately and you lose again more of your free space and so-called rights.)

Pilots and air-traffic controllers have reported a sharp rise in near-collisions with drones in the past six months, the Washington Post reports, citing Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) records.

READ MORE: FAA proposes widespread civilian drone use in US airspace by 2015

Since June 1, drones “came within a few seconds or a few feet of crashing into much larger aircraft” 25 times, FAA records showed. Pilots also reported spotting drones in restricted airspace more than 175 times.

The data was released following numerous public-records requests by the Washington Post and other news organizations.

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Wes Annac – Wisdom With Wes: Give Thanks on Thanksgiving – 27 November 2014

However cliché today’s post might sound, let’s use this holiday to give thanks for everything around us. Everything in life – even the things we don’t appreciate – is not only necessary, but is a direct gift from Source.

We can reach out and accept the gifts we’re given each day if we’re open and inspired enough, and it’s been said that gratitude opens up a path for us to receive more things to be grateful for.

This life is nothing less than a blessing, but some people have convinced themselves it’s a curse. Continue reading

Pepper Spray, Arrests As Ferguson Protesters Storm St. Louis City Hall – 27 November 2014

RT logoA crowd of protesters stormed St. Louis City Hall on Wednesday, forcing the building into lockdown and adding to rising tensions in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision. Three people were arrested and pepper spray was deployed.

LIVE UPDATES: Ferguson grand jury decision divides America

The attempt to enter City Hall was made by at least a dozen demonstrators, many of whom screamed “Shame, shame” as they tried to make it past security. The ensuing scuffle resulted in police calling more than 100 extra officers to the scene, according to the Associated Press.

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