Tag Archives: 6 January

100Mn Stars In 1.5Bn Pixels: Hubble Takes ‘Sharpest Ever’ Image Of Andromeda Galaxy – 6 January 2015

RT logoHubble has captured a mind-blowing view of roughly a third of the Andromeda galaxy with thousands of star clusters – and it is the biggest image ever released by the space telescope. To display the whole panorama you would need 600 HD television screens.

NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) jointly released the sharpest and biggest image ever of the Andromeda galaxy, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope on Monday.

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‘Upset, Angry, Hurt’: Family Of 23Yo Man Shot By Kansas Officer Accuses Police Of Brutality – 6 January 2015

RT logoThe cousin of a 23-year-old man, gunned down by Wichita police on Saturday, has blamed the officers for John Paul Quintero’s death, saying they “got out of the vehicle ready to kill,” while the victim was allegedly weaponless.

“Everybody’s upset, angry, hurt,” Alina Quintero, a family spokeswoman and cousin of John Paul “Paulie” Quintero, who died in hospital hours after the shooting, told the Wichita Eagle online newspaper. “One fact is, police shot an unarmed man,” she stated.

“Paulie” grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and moved to Wichita a couple months ago to begin a food-processing job.

“He came here to start a better future,” Alina explained.

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Brenda Hoffman – Rolling, Rolling, Rolling – 6 January 2015

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Summary of Brenda’s January 2, 2015  free, 15-minute, channeled “Creation Energies” show at  http://www.BlogTalkRadio.com/brenda-hoffman:  Some of you feel transition symptoms, others are addressing their shadow side and still others of you have reached the top of your mountain – a very difficult climb indeed – and are now descending via beautiful green rolling hills filled with spring flowers and sunshine. You’ll probably descend much of 2015 – re-learning to play like children and to truly love yourself. Your promised land is in the valley below. Continue reading

$5mn Worth Of Bitcoin Missing In Major Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack – 6 January 2015

RT logoAbout $5.1 million in virtual currency, or 19,000 units, went missing from Bitstamp, a major bitcoin exchange, after a colossal security lapse forced it to halt services. The heist follows bitcoin’s more than 50 percent collapse in value.

The missing bitcoins have forced the company to freeze all user activity, from deposits to withdrawals, reported Coindesk, a bitcoin news website.

“We have temporarily suspended Bitstamp services. Bitstamp customers can rest assured that their bitcoins held with us prior to temporary suspension of services on January 5th (at 9am UTC) are completely safe and will be honored in full,” a statement on the company’s website says.

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Iceland Considers Withdrawing EU Application – PM – 6 January 2015

RT logoIceland is planning to formally withdraw its EU application, the country’s prime minister told the national radio station. Reykjavik also wants to lift capitals controls imposed on Iceland by Brussels after a financial crisis hit the country in 2008.

Despite expected public protests, Iceland is going to make a second attempt to withdraw its application to become a member state of the European Union, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson said in an interview with Icelandic radio station Bylgjan.

“Participating in EU talks isn’t really valid anymore,” PM Gunnlaugsson said as quoted by the Reykjavík Grapevine.

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Laura Bruno – Comment Bump Up And Response – 6 January 2015

laura-of-the-rocksThis came in via email but deserves an anonymous bump up. It always interests me how Ken’s posts throw people. It’s really OK to think outside the East/West, good/bad, victim/savior paradigm. 🙂

Dear Laura–

I often see your posts on blogs I visit such as Lucas’s blog. I note you are posting articles by “Ken” of Ken’s blog. My disinfo alarms start clanging every time I start to read one of his posts. I find it impossible to finish reading through them. His gambit seems to be to muddy the waters around groups working hard to make the world a better place such as Gordon Duff’s VT team and the BRICS alliance. Does Ken even have a last name? Here are a few points about Gordon Duff and BRICS to consider… Continue reading

At Least 140 Injured In Rio De Janeiro Train Collision – 6 January 2015

RT logoTwo trains have collided outside Rio de Janeiro, with at least 140 people injured in the incident, local media report. One of the trains, which had stopped at a station, was crashed into from behind by another, according to authorities.

The injured were taken to four major hospitals and there is an emergency unit providing support at the scene.

Of 129 people who were hospitalized, 47 have already been discharged and 60 should leave shortly, O Globo network reports. The others are undergoing tests to determine what procedures should be conducted.

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