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News Mladic taunts survivors at start of genocide trial
reuters.com, By Anthony Deutsch and Ivana Sekulara
Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic taunted Srebrenica survivors on Wednesday at the start of his trial for genocide, running his hand across his throat in a gesture of defiance to relatives of the worst massacre in Europe since World War Two.
News Fukushima Radiation Release is Worse than You Have Been Told What You Can Do to Protect Yourself
The reactors have not been stabilized, and radiation continues to be released. How to protect from contamination by taking large doses of vitamin C.
News This Weekend on LewRockwell.com - Sunday May 13th 2012
Be of Good Cheer: the Keynesian Welfare State Is Doomed - More College, More Debt, More Unemployment - It's Just as Critical as Your Bug-Out Bag - 2 Reliable, Time-Tested Rifles, Arm yourself for the Zombie Apocalypse
News Chavez gives speech and sings after treatment
Venezuelan president gives rousing performance on his return home after latest round of radiotherapy for cancer in Cuba.
News France's Hollande: Sarkozy underplayed budget woes
http://news.yahoo.com, Associated Press
French President-elect Francois Hollande suggested Friday that the government of outgoing leader Nicolas Sarkozy underestimated the country's budget problems and wants a new audit of France's books.
News Ecuador law would forgive debt on defaulted mortgages of first-time buyers
washingtonpost.com, By Associated Press
Ecuadors legislature has passed a bill that would require banks to forgive any outstanding debt on mortgages for first-time home buyers of properties worth up to $146,000 if they default and forfeit the home.
News Chief executive of GAVI wants to 'immunize every kid on earth'
http://www.naturalnews.com, by: Ethan A. Huff
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-backed group Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI) is on a mission to forcibly vaccinate every single child on the planet against every single known "preventable disease."
News Putin pledges unity on return to Kremlin, protesters held
Vladimir Putin took the oath as Russia's president on Monday with a ringing appeal for unity at the start of a six-year term in which he faces growing dissent, economic problems and bitter political rivalries.
Parliament is expected to approve to
News Be afraid, exultant Greek neo-Nazis warn rivals
Agence France Presse
Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn warned rivals and reformers Sunday that "the time for fear has come" after exit polls showed them securing their entry in parliament for the first time in nearly 40 years.
News Many Jews Prepare to Leave France For Israel
Immigration from France to Israel has increased significantly over the past several years, largely due to upticks in perceived anti-Semitic feeling in the country.
News Greek Voters Punish 2 Main Parties for Collapse
New York Times
Greece was plunged into political uncertainty on Sunday after voters bolstered the far left and neo-Nazi right in a wave of protest that saw the crushing defeat of the dominant political parties they blame for Greeces economic collapse.
News Sarkozy Voted Out in France
Lew Rockwell blog
Nicolas Sarkozy, toadie to the United States government and reliable ally in keeping the empire going through debt, war, and crony capitalism, has been voted out and replaced by Socialist Francois Hollande. Sarkozy was among the most craven and oppor
News Spanish Second Conquest backfiring in Latin America?
Bolivia has announced the seizure of a Spanish energy company, hot on the heels of Argentinas expropriation of YPF.
News Bolivian Soldiers Walked Into This Spanish Power Company, Hung A Flag And Seized Control
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) President Evo Morales announced Tuesday that his government is completing the nationalization of Bolivia's electricity sector by seizing control of its main power grid from a Spanish-owned company.
News Today on LewRockwell.com - May 1st 2012
Is Europe Sailing on the Titanic? - Pat Buchanan / The Ron Paul Revolution Is Alive and Well / Now Breitbart's Coroner Is Dead / The Empire's Latest Dastardly Scheme To enrich the vicious military-industrial complex - Paul Craig Roberts
News Maid's NY suit vs. Strauss-Kahn can proceed
A hotel maid's sexual assault lawsuit against Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her can go forward to trial, a judge ruled, rebuffing the former International Monetary Fund leader's diplomatic-immunity claim.
News Women in Chechnya Terrified as Government Openly Backs Honor Killings
Chechnya's government is openly approving of families that kill female relatives who violate their sense of honor, as this Russian republic embraces a fundamentalist interpretation of Islam.
News We're About To Have One Of The Biggest Weeks That Anyone Can Remember
http://www.businessinsider.com, Joe Weisenthal
We hope all of our readers have a very restful, relaxing weekend, because you need to be prepared: This next week is going to be one of the busiest weeks in memory.
News Top 5 Figures Influencing Renewable Energy in the U.S.
As Oilprice.com embarks on its Top 5 series, we thought it expedient to begin with our take on the key figures shaping and influencing U.S. renewable energy efforts, not least because the issue of energy security is being prioritized
News Chile Worries About Potential Argentine Military Provocations
Protesters in a remote region of Chile have triggered controversy by asking Argentina to "adopt" them because they feel forgotten by Chile's government (Publisher: "I wish my government would forget about me")
News Dutch judge upholds ban on shops selling pot to tourists
http://www.ctv.ca, The Associated Press
Long famous for "coffee shops" where joints and cappuchinos share the menu, the Netherlands' famed tolerance for drugs could be going up in smoke.
News U.S. anti-cocaine push embitters Peru chocolate makers
Caroline Stauffer, Reuters
Connoisseurs who take chocolate as seriously as sommeliers study wine are challenging the widespread use of an inferior cocoa pushed by the U.S. government in its war against drugs in Peru, considered by many to be the birthplace of cocoa.
News Egypt approves presidential runners, voters perplexed
Egypt's election commission has announced 13 candidates are eligible to run in the forthcoming presidential election.
News Chavez returns to Venezuela after treatment
President who plans to run in October elections returns from Cuba, where he has been receiving cancer treatment.
News Trampling on the tribes: The Corporate Way
You might think Man has come a long way from the Dutch and English slave masters of the 18th Century selling work-able men and women from Africa at markets in North, Central and South America.
News Russia Is Sending Troops To The US To Learn American Military Tactics
http://www.businessinsider.com, Eloise Lee
Russian paratroopers will meet up with American forces next month for an unprecedented military exercise in Colorado, according to RT News.
News Bahraini police disperse crowd of hunger strikers supporters (PHOTOS)
Bahraini police have once again brutally dispersed a crowd of protesters calling for the release of a jailed activist serving a life sentence.
Headlines: Bahraini police disperse crowd of hunger strikers supporters (PHOTOS) -- Russia Is Sending Troops To The US To Learn American Military Tactics -- Egypts voters perplexed which president to choose -- Trampling on the tribes: The Corporate Way -- Chavez returns to Venezuela after treatment -- Egypt approves presidential runners, voters perplexed -- U.S. anti-cocaine push embitters Peru chocolate makers -- Dutch judge upholds ban on shops selling pot to tourists
-- Chile Worries About Potential Argentine Military Provocations -- Top 5 Figures Influencing Renewable Energy in the U.S. -- We're About To Have One Of The Biggest Weeks That Anyone Can Remember -- Women in Chechnya Terrified as Government Openly Backs Honor Killings -- Maid's NY suit vs. Strauss-Kahn can proceed -- Today on LewRockwell.com - May 1st 2012 -- Bolivian Soldiers Walked Into This Spanish Power Company, Hung A Flag And Seized Control
-- Spanish Second Conquest backfiring in Latin America? -- Deadly blast hits northwestern Pakistan -- Sarkozy Voted Out in France -- Greek Voters Punish 2 Main Parties for Collapse -- Many Jews Prepare to Leave France For Israel -- Be afraid, exultant Greek neo-Nazis warn rivals -- SPAIN FOR RON PAUL *Original Video* -- Putin pledges unity on return to Kremlin, protesters held -- Chief executive of GAVI wants to 'immunize every kid on earth' -- Ecuador law would forgive debt on defaulted mortgages of first-time buyers -- France's Hollande: Sarkozy underplayed budget woes -- Chavez gives speech and sings after treatment -- This Weekend on LewRockwell.com - Sunday May 13th 2012 -- Fukushima Radiation Release is Worse than You Have Been Told What You Can Do to Protect Yourself -- Mladic taunts survivors at start of genocide trial