Tag Archives: 21 August

Iceland Evacuates Area Near Volcano Amid Eruption Fears – 21 August 2014

RT logoTourists were evacuated from around Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano, as seismic activity has increased in the area. The possibility of the volcano waking up has evoked memories of the 2010 aviation chaos, caused by another eruption in Iceland.

Seismic activity in the Bardarbunga vicinity has not been decreasing, the Icelandic Meteorological Office reported on Thursday.

“The highest magnitude during the last 24 hours was about 3.8, measured at 23:38 last night (20th August)”, the agency’s statement said.

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On Brink Of Syria Invasion: 1 Year Since Ghouta Chemical Attack – 21 August 2014

RT logoA year has passed since a chemical attack in the rebel-held suburbs of Damascus killed more than 1,400 people. A US strike on Syria seemed a reality. Yet an international effort managed to forge a path to averting military intervention.

The attack took place in the early hours of August 21, 2013 in Ghouta, on the outer fringes of the capital. Rockets containing sarin gas were presumably fired, killing more than 1,400 people, including no fewer than 426 children. It was on the very day that a UN team of inspectors arrived in the city to investigate the March 19 alleged chemical attack in Khan al-Assal.

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John Ward – Interest Rate Rises: Stand By For The Traffic Accident – 21 August 2014

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CRASHDUMMYOverpriced stock markets have finally met Zirp interest levels. The Slog analyses why this is the unstoppable force colliding with the immovable object. Continue reading

Jon Rappoport – Vaccine-Autism Connection: US Congressman Stonewalled By The CDC – 21 August 2014

jon7With a CDC whistleblower standing in the shadows, claiming the CDC has known about the vaccine-autism connection for 10 years, the cover-up is threatening to blow sky-high.

And now Florida Congressman Bill Posey has sent me a statement about his experience with the CDC.

Posey has been trying to obtain specific data about a 2004 CDC study which claimed the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine has no role in causing autism. Continue reading

Cop Suspended For Threatening To Kill Ferguson Protesters, Journalists – 21 August 2014

RT logoA suburban St. Louis police officer has been suspended indefinitely for threatening to kill protesters and journalists in Ferguson, Missouri while he pointed a rifle in the crowd’s direction during a demonstration this week.

Lt. Ray Albers, 46, a 20-year police veteran, was caught on film by livestreamers yelling at protesters and journalists, “I will fucking kill you, get back, get back,” with his rifle aimed on them, urging the crowd to disperse from the area. The incident occurred late Tuesday night amid civil unrest over the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

Albers yelled, “Go fuck yourself,” when asked his name by livestreamers. A superior county officer quickly defused the situation, the St. Louis County police department said, pulling Albers back from the crowd.

The sergeant “immediately took action, forcing the officer to lower the weapon and escorting him away from the area,” a statement from the county department said

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Google Is ‘Distorting’ And Undermining EC Privacy Ruling – EU Justice Commissioner – 21 August 2014

RT logoGoogle and other prolific search engines are “distorting” and undermining the European High Court’s recent ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling, the European Commission’s (EC) most senior justice official has warned.

The EU Justice Commissioner, Martine Reicherts, has accused the tech giant and other internet search engines of effectively undermining planned data protection reforms.

The controversial ruling, which allows individuals to request search engines remove links to web pages about them online, has been endorsed by multiple privacy groups around the world. But certain search engines and groups advocating freedom of speech, oppose the legislation.

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Experimental Drug Success: US Ebola Doctor To Be Discharged After Recovery – 21 August 2014

RT logoAn American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia has recovered and will be discharged on Thursday after being treated with the experimental drug, ZMapp.

Kent Brantley was treated in Emory University Hospital in Atlanta Georgia; a second doctor with Ebola Nancy Writebol is also being treated with ZMapp there.

Brantly is expected to leave Emory after a news conference, according to a spokesperson for Samaritan’s Purse, the charity for whom he works, Reuters reports.

“I have marveled at Dr Brantly’s courageous spirit as he fought this horrible virus with the help of the highly competent and caring staff at Emory University Hospital,” Franklin Graham, the president of Samaritan’s Purse said in statement.

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