Sunday, November 18, 2018

From Jenna Orkin

The U.S. Military Testing Stratospheric Balloons That Never Have to Come Down

Japan’s Cyber-Security Minister Has ‘Never Used a Computer’

"In a statement after the inquest Mr Pettitt's family said an "investigation revealed a catalogue of errors including significant deficiencies in training and competence of the surgeon who had performed the procedure, who was subsequently dismissed".
"This was compounded by the fact that several observing clinicians left the theatre part way through the procedure, and were therefore unable to assist when difficulties arose," they said.
Mr Nair, who trained in India and London and previously worked at the Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire, now works in Scotland and no longer does robotic surgery."

Watch How The Brutal Saudi Hit Job Unfolded: NY Times Reconstructs Khashoggi Murder

CIA reportedly concludes Saudi crown prince ordered assassination of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi

Monday, November 12, 2018

From Jenna Orkin

Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel to Store Sun's Energy Up to 18 Years

Former JP Morgan trader pleads guilty to manipulating US metals markets for years 

Underperforming Chinese workers made to drink urine, eat bugs

Machine Glitches Delay Start of Ballot Recount in Broward County

Former Florida Congressman:  My Vote Was Rejected Over Signature Mismatch

43-Year Old Running for President in 2020 Wants to Give Everyone Free Cash ($1000) Per Month
Why didn't anyone think of that before?

Authorities Seize Ryanair Plane On Runway Over Unpaid Bills, 147 Passengers Kicked Off

Florida Orders Senate, Governor Race Recounts Amid Mystery Box Controversy

The Drug Catastrophe In Afghanistan

"Washington is well aware of the shattering effects of Afghan drug production, but the SIGAR writes that “counternarcotics seems to have fallen completely off the US agenda. The State Department’s new ‘Integrated Country Strategy’ for Afghanistan no longer includes counternarcotics as a priority, but instead subsumes the issue into general operations. Meanwhile, the US military says it has no counternarcotics mission in Afghanistan, and USAID says it will not plan, design, or implement new programs to address opium-poppy cultivation.'”