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Deadly MERS Virus Reaches Lebanon – 9 May 2014

RT logoLebanese officials have confirmed that the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has reached the country.

Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Thursday that all the necessary safety measures have been undertaken by the clinic which “has led to a significant improvement in the patient’s health and he was allowed to leave the hospital.”

Lebanese news service, Naharnet, said the health ministry officials reported that the patient had recently returned from visiting a Persian Gulf country.

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Lips Sealed: US Govt Officials Banned From Talking About Leaked Documents – 9 May 2014

RT logoUS officials will soon be banned from citing leaked data in speeches and written documents. The new policy, which is being pushed through by the head of the NSA, will crack down on “sourcing unauthorized disclosures” that harm national security.

A pre-publication review from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has been released, prohibiting both current and former officials from publicly acknowledging disclosures of classified information. Even if leaks are being discussed by the media, officials must still turn a blind eye to them or face penalties.

“The use of such information in a publication can confirm the validity of an unauthorized disclosure and cause further harm to national security,” the review said. The ban will not only extend to opinion articles, books and term papers, but also to unofficial written material.

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Chile Police Clash With Activists As Thousands Protest For Free Education – 9 May 2014

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Protesters have clashed with police in the Chilean capital during a mass protest for free education. Tens of thousands of demonstrators flooded the center of Santiago, urging the government to deliver on its promises for educational reform.

Chile’s first mass demonstration of the year, calling for educational reform, ended in clashes with police and violence. Hooded youths hijacked the peaceful protest, setting fire to a jeep and hurling Molotov cocktails at police officers, five of whom were injured. Activists also attempted to block the streets by constructing makeshift barricades.

Police retaliated, using water cannon and tear gas to disperse crowds of protesters.

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Associated Press – Nicole Winfield – Pope Demands ‘Legitimate Redistribution’ Of Wealth – 9 May 2014

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By Nicole Winfield

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis called Friday for governments to redistribute wealth to the poor in a new spirit of generosity to help curb the “economy of exclusion” that is taking hold today.

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Kiev’s Army Shoots At Civilians, Uses Tanks, APCs In Attack On Mariupol Police HQ – 9 May 2014

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Kiev’s forces are using heavy weaponry and tanks in the eastern city of Mariupol to storm the local Interior Ministry building, where police have barricaded inside. After residents began flocking to the scene, Kiev fighters opened fire on civilians.

There are conflicting reports about the killed and injured. The Ukrainian Interior Ministry said that about 20 anti-Kiev activists were killed and four more were taken captive, according to a statement posted on Interior Minister Arsen Avakov’s Facebook page.

However, according to Donetsk authorities, three people have been killed and 25 injured, RIA Novosti cited the Donetsk region council’s press service as saying.

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ActivistPost – Jack Mullen – Pennsylvania High Court Vacates State Constitution – 9 May 2014

Logo_activistpost-comThe State of Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently ruled that probable cause is all that is required to search an automobile during a traffic stop. The decision effectively ends the process of requiring a warrant to search a vehicle unless there is probable cause and exigent circumstances.

Further the Pennsylvania High Court’s decision overrides Pennsylvania’s own Declaration of Rights in State Constitution Article I, Section 8. Article 8 stating:

The people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers and possessions from unreasonable searches and seizures, and no warrant to search any place or to seize any person or things shall issue without describing them as nearly as may be, nor without probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation subscribed by the affiant.[A]

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Jon Rappoport – Brain Hookup Man: The Kurzweil Singularity – 9 May 2014

jon7Brain hookup man: the Kurzweil Singularity

they took your brain
and wrapped it in silk
and fed it milk
from a quiet loving queen
and you yearned for the future
and prayed it would take you in:

small brain to large brain
earth to Olympus
superhighway hookup
proprietary key
in lock
the crossing of the threshold
from cold mystery to illuminated data
biological flesh machine united through biological software
sticky nerve fibers wound all the way to heaven Continue reading