China reshuffles top military ranks ahead of leadership change

(Reuters) – China reshuffled its top military ranks on Tuesday, weeks before a once-in-a-decade generational leadership change which sources said would see the outgoing air force commander promoted to vice-chairman of the military’s top decision-making body. General Ma Xiaotian, 63, was named air force commander, replacing General Xu Qiliang, 62, state broadcaster CCTV said. Ma has been […]

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Soaked Jamaica braces for possible hurricane

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaicans hunkered down at home as the front edge of Tropical Storm Sandy buffeted the Caribbean island with pelting rain and howling winds early Wednesday before possibly crossing the country as a hurricane. The island’s international airports prepared to close, cruise ships changed their itineraries and police ordered 48-hour curfews in […]

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I have something very, very big concerning the president of the United States

Reality TV host and real estate mogul Donald Trump is once again attempting to insert himself into the presidential election announcing on Fox News Monday that he has a “big announcement” pertaining to President Obama that could “possibly” impact the election. In traditional Trump style, he used the term “very big” or some variation no […]

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Tropical Storm Sandy

Depending on the path of Sandy, now brewing in the Caribbean, people along the East Coast during the week of Halloween could be looking a destructive storm or breathing a sigh of relief. Final destination scenarios for Sandy range from bypassing the East Coast to creating a nightmare for tens of millions of people from […]

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People With Bipolar and Schizophrenia Problems

(NaturalNews) Research just published in the journal Behavioral Neuroscience provides evidence that adequate omega-3 fatty acids are needed for healthy nervous systems. That could explain why low levels of omega-3s are associated with the information processing difficulties experienced by people with bipolar, obsessive-compulsive, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders; schizophrenia; Huntington’s disease and other illnesses affecting the […]

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China-Japan spat gets serious

(deccanherald)The fact that tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in their respective capitals in the last few weeks, and that China took the extraordinary step of deserting the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank in Tokyo a few days ago, should not be taken lightly­ […]

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Hack, Attack.

(pravda) Russian security forces are recruiting talented young professionals in the field of hacking. The Ministry of Defense, the Agency for Strategic Initiatives and the Ministry for Education announced “the all-Russian competition for research works among the citizens of the Russian Federation in the interests of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.” “Your ideas […]

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Lebanon and Syria The strife spreads

(Economist) A powerful car bomb in Beirut, the Lebanese capital, has shattered several years of relative calm in Lebanon, dramatically underscoring the danger of a spillover from the violence raging in neighbouring Syria. The mid-afternoon blast on Friday devastated a narrow residential street near Sassine Square, the busy focal point of the city’s largely Christian […]

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Are you a zombie?

Jones & Watson Are you a zombie? Do you react instinctively to external stimulus without engaging in thought? Are your opinions of what happens in the world shaped by your own intuition and knowledge or by television and mass media? Are you trapped in a state of consciousness that more closely resembles sleep than waking […]

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Times of the Gentiles Fulfilled

By Doctor Irvin Baxter In the closing days of His ministry, Jesus wept over Jerusalem saying, “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, thou that killest the prophets, and stonest them which are sent unto thee, how often would I have gathered thy children together, even as a hen gathereth her chickens under her wings, and ye would not! […]

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