Tag Archives: 30 June

TheAustralian – Cash Trail Leads To Clive Palmer Ads – 30 June 2014

The Australian

By Hedley Thomas

A BRISBANE media agency involved in Clive Palmer’s federal election campaign received $2.167 million in Chinese government cash allegedly siphoned from an account controlled by the businessman at the time of his record-spending bid to enter parliament.

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ZeroHedge – Supreme Court Gives Obamacare Opponents Biggest Legal Victory Yet – 30 June 2014

ZeroHedgeMoments ago the US Supreme Court – the same Supreme Court which two years ago upheld Obamacare but as a tax, something the administration has since sternly denied – dealt Obamacare its biggest legal blow to date, and alternatively handing Obamacare opponents their largest court victory yet, when in a 5-4 vote SCOTUS ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control.

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POOF Ness – Susan&ZAP – We Don’t Need No More Trouble – 30 June 2014

poofPOOFness for JUN 29: “WE DON’T NEED NO MORE TROUBLE”

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CommonDreams – FDA May Be Seeking To Use Untested Technology In Livestock Feed – 30 June 2014

common-dreamsFDA May Be Seeking to Use Untested Technology in Livestock Feed

Agency wants to create products that make farm animals gain weight faster

– Nadia Prupis, staff writer

(Photo: Compassion in World Farming/Flickr/Creative Commons)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may be looking to use emerging technology in products for livestock that could make animals on factory farms gain weight and absorb medications faster. Continue reading

CommonDreams – Corporate Gag Orders Have A Chilling Effect On Whistleblowers – 30 June 2014

common-dreamsCorporate Gag Orders Have a Chilling Effect on Whistleblowers

Washington Post investigation reveals corporations are trying to prevent employees from reporting wrongdoing

– Deirdre Fulton, staff writer

 

Corporations are using overly broad and limiting nondisclosure agreements to prevent employees from reporting wrongdoing or fraud to government officials, according to an investigation published in the Washington Post on Monday. Continue reading

Supreme Court Allows Some Employers To Drop Contraception Coverage From Healthcare Plans – 30 june 2014

RT logoThe Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the government cannot require “closely held” corporations to provide contraception coverage to its employees under the Affordable Care Act.

In a divided 5-4 ruling that carves out a piece of President Obama’s healthcare law, the court reasoned that under the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), for-profit companies that are primarily controlled by a single family or a few individuals do not have to provide birth control coverage.

According to the Internal Revenue Service, a closely held corporation is one “that has more than 50% of the value of its outstanding stock owned (directly or indirectly) by 5 or fewer individuals at any time during the last half of the tax year; and is not a personal service corporation.”

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Moscow Offers To Allow OSCE Observers At Russia-Ukraine Border Checkpoints – 30 June 2014

RT logoRussia is going to offer the OSCE to put its observers at Russia’s checkpoints on the eastern Ukrainian border in case the ceasefire is prolonged and observed, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

“In the nearest future we [Russia] are ready to file a draft project to the OSCE permanent council that will authorize the placing of OSCE observers at Russian border crossing points, which would allow for monitoring the transparency and use of these border crossing points for illegal purposes,” said Sergey Lavrov.

His statement comes shortly after Russia’s President Vladimir Putin talked with the French, German and Ukrainian leaders on the phone.

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Supreme Court Declines To Vindicate Google Over Street View Violations – 30 June 2014

RT logoThe Supreme Court of the United States said Monday that it won’t consider a request from Google to weigh in on a matter concerning the Silicon Valley giant’s Street View map feature.

Refusal on the part of SCOTUS to grant Google’s request for an appeal from the high court now leaves intact an earlier decision handed down by a federal appellate panel in California.

The case itself surrounds the Google Street View platform, which for years has photographed huge swaths of the US and abroad by sending camera-equipped cars down roads around the world. Google was hit hard with litigation concerning that program in 2010 though after acknowledging that had accidentally collected payloads from unsecure internet networks, including data consisting of usernames, passwords and email contents.

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Lisa Gawlas – The River Of Life’s New Flow And The Time For System Busters Is NOW – 30 June 2014

lisagawlas2What an interesting set of energy we have gotten ourselves into this time!  It is so unique to my internal processors it has taken me days to piece together the readings for any sort of understanding.  First, let me give you the set up as I see it.  On the 26th of June a massive geyser erupted from the depths of earth and with an intense force, shot upwards to the place I call the upper atmosphere, or the place where the higher (soul) mind lives.  The geyser then formed a tsunami and as it was flowing outwards, suddenly this massive tsunami wave made a sudden U-turn (on the 27th.)  As the Tsunami wave turned the bend of the U-turn (on the 28th.)  Until this energy came out of the “bend” of the U, it was frothy white, like intense water flow would be, as it turned the bend it settled down in intensity and I could see it as this amazing, brilliant blue infused with white river of energy.  No doubt a perfect and beautiful blend of pure energy from the earth and pure energy from the source of creation, creating a new, fluid river of life.  Actually, I doubt if the river itself is new, but, it is so pure, so filled with love, actually IS love and kindness and determination too. Continue reading

Israeli Top Court Rules Against Child’s Forced Circumcision – 30 June 2014

RT logoIsrael’s Supreme Court has overturned a ruling by a court of rabbis, which stipulated that a new mother was required to have her son circumcised under the terms of her divorce, and despite the potential ill-effects on the child’s health.

The court decreed that “the rabbinical court was unauthorized to discuss the dispute over the circumcision issue, and there is room to annul any decisions made on the matter.”

The decision was reached by a group of seven justices. Six voted in favour. It stated that only civil family courts can impose the measure.

While circumcision is not a legal necessity for Jews in Israel, a rabbi court had previously ruled that the woman must carry out her husband’s wish for the child to be circumcised in the ‘brit milah’ as it is known in Hebrew.

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