Skip to main content
Black Listed News



CRISIS HOT Ukraine’s Economic Minister Resigns, Citing High-Level Corruption

This is what happens when an honest man, with high ideals, gets caught up in a US-controlled crony operation. Ukraine’s minister for economic development and trade, Aivaras Abromavičius , a financial expert who was brought in to help Kiev with reforms, has announced his resignation, citing financial corruption at top levels of the state. “Neither me, nor my team have any desire to serve as a cover-up for the covert corruption, or become puppets for those who, very much like the ‘old’ government, are trying to exercise control over the flow of public funds,” Abromavičius said in his official statement on Wednesday.
Share | Comment

U.S. and UK Spy Agencies May be Allowed to Request Online Chat Data and Emails from Media Companies

U.S. and UK spy agencies and police may soon be allowed to directly ask media companies in each others' countries for email and online chat data for people being investigated, under a tentative bilateral deal, officials said on Friday. As governments worldwide and online companies struggle to strike a balance between privacy rights and law enforcement imperatives, three U.S. officials confirmed a pact is in the works, although it would require congressional approval.
Share | Comment

65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Two years after being fined for falsifying safety records, nine months after a transformer exploded at the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor just 37 miles from midtown Manhattan, and two months after Entergy - the plant's operator - shutdown the Unit 2 reactor after a major power outage cut power to several control rods (when the company assured that no radioactivity was released into the environment), this afternoon NY Governor Andrew Cuomo said he learned that "radioactive tritium-contaminated water" had leaked into the groundwater at the nuclear facility in Westchester County.
Share | Comment

"They'll Return To Their Countries In A Wooden Coffin": Iran, Syria Warn Saudis, Turks Against Ground Troops

Two days ago, a Saudi military spokesperson told AP that the kingdom is ready to send ground troops to Syria “to fight ISIS.” That served as confirmation of what we’ve been saying for months and represented an affirmative answer to the following question that we posed in December: "Did Saudi Arabia just clear the way for an invasion of Syria?"
Share | Comment

China Harvesting Organs from Thousands of Political Prisoners While They Are Alive

The Chinese government is facing public outcry amid fresh allegations that authorities have routinely had the organs of political prisoners illegally, forcibly removed. According to Newsweek, well-respected investigators from all over the world agree that thousands of people have had their organs forcefully extracted, without anesthetic, while held in Chinese prisons. Many of the victims belong to a banned religious group called Falun Gong, a forbidden, though peaceful Chinese religion created in 1992. Members continue to face constant discrimination in the country. Religious persecution is a serious threat for many people in China — in spite of the fact that the Communist government does not espouse an official state religion.
Share | Comment

Another Cop Treats Sexting Teens Like Child Pornographers

A Three Rivers, Michigan, teenager is both the victim and perpetrator of a sex crime. He might land on the sex offender registry, and face criminal charges, all because he took an inappropriate photo—of himself. The boy is unnamed in local news reporters, which note that he is under 15 years of age. He allegedly took a nude photo of himself on a girl’s cell phone. That girl sent the picture to another girl, who sent it to another. Preliminary charges are pending for all three—the boy was charged with manufacturing child porn, and the girls with distributing it. A prosecutor is still weighing whether to pursue the charges.
Share | Comment

Denver Inmate’s Death Calls Attention to Disturbing Use of Restraints in Jails

Michael Marshall, a fifty year-old homeless black man in Denver, Colorado, who was jailed for trespassing, died while officers restrained him. His death has received a substantial amount of attention. Sadly, there is not much that is unique about Marshall’s case. A survey of news reports from the last three years show what happened is very similar to recent deaths involving restraint, chairs, and spit hoods. With bail set at $100, Marshall died in jail on November 11, 2015, after choking on his vomit. It was four days after he had been arrested.
Share | Comment

$153 million in Bill and Hillary Clinton speaking fees, documented

In total, the two gave 729 speeches from February 2001 until May, receiving an average payday of $210,795 for each address. The two also reported at least $7.7 million for at least 39 speeches to big banks, including Goldman Sachs and UBS, with Hillary Clinton, the Democratic 2016 front-runner, collecting at least $1.8 million for at least eight speeches to big banks.
Share | Comment

Risking World War III in Syria

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter last October said in a little noticed comment that the United States was ready to take “direct action on the ground” in Syria. Vice President Joe Biden said in Istanbul last month that if peace talks in Geneva failed, the United States was prepared for a “military solution” in that country. The peace talks collapsed on Wednesday even before they began. A day later Saudi Arabia said it is ready to invade Syria while Turkey is building up forces at its Syrian border.
Share | Comment

Syria: NATO's Last Desperate Options in Lost Proxy War

While it is obvious the US and its allies are responding directly to the collapse of their proxy forces across the country, their most recent threats to further escalate the conflict in Syria are tenuously predicated on "fighting ISIS."
Share | Comment

Chicago Cops Retire to Dodge Punishment, Collect 6-Figure Pensions

Chicago police officers implicated in the wake of a political scandal within the Chicago Police Department, or CPD, have retired, dodging disciplinary action while holding on to pensions worth more than $100,000 a year, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Nearly two months ago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration received a report from the office of Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson that advocated for discipline -- including termination -- for six police officers.
Share | Comment

Saudi Arabia to send ground troops to Syria

Saudi Arabia said it was ready to send ground troops to Syria to fight ISIS. “The kingdom is ready to participate in any ground operations that the coalition (against ISIS) may agree to carry out in Syria,” said Saudi military spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed al-Asiri during an interview with al-Arabiya TV news. Saudi sources added that thousands of Saudi Special Forces could be deployed, probably in coordination with Turkey.
Share | Comment

Chicago Stock Exchange Says It’s Being Sold to Chinese-Led Group

The Chicago Stock Exchange said a Chinese investor group agreed to acquire it, giving the buyer entry into the intensely competitive U.S. equity market. Chongqing Casin Enterprise Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the company, according to a statement Friday. The deal values the Chicago Stock Exchange at less than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked to not be identified because the terms weren’t disclosed publicly. The exchange expects the deal to close in the second half of the year, though that will require regulatory approval.
Share | Comment

UK wants authority to serve warrants in U.S.

British and U.S. officials have been negotiating a plan that could allow British authorities to directly serve wiretap orders on U.S. communications companies in criminal and national security inquiries, U.S. officials confirmed Thursday.
Share | Comment

And Now “Some Important News About JPMorgan’s New Cash Policies”

Want to deposit cash at JPMorgan Chase? Then prepare to be treated if not like a criminal, then certainly a suspect of a very serious crime. The charge: being in possession of that “barbarous relic” known as cash.
Share | Comment

Six Members Resign From London Metal Exchange

Six companies, including the world’s second-biggest iron ore exporter, have all given up their membership of the London Metal Exchange, the metals bourse said Friday. Anglo-Australian mining powerhouse Rio Tinto Ltd. resigned as a category five member of the LME effective immediately.
Share | Comment

Florida House Passes Open and Campus Carry

The Florida House passed legislation allowing concealed carry permit holders to openly carry and to carry their guns on college campuses for self-defense. The legislation is contained in two separate bills, and Democrats opposed them both.
Share | Comment

List of Withheld JFK Assassination Documents

The government has promised to release as many documents as possible in October, 2017, the 25th anniversary of the JFK Records Act, in which Congress mandated that all efforts be made to release everything in Washington’s possession unless an overriding case can be made for withholding in the national interest. Some — perhaps most — of these documents could be released at that time. Then again, they may be further withheld. The CIA in particular is likely to argue that some are just too sensitive to be made public.
Share | Comment

Confirmed: Iowa Democratic Party Flipped Delegates to Clinton

In the Iowa Democratic party’s chaotic attempt to report caucus results on Monday night, the results in at least one precinct were unilaterally changed by the party as it attempted to deal with the culmination of a rushed and imperfect process overseeing the first-in-the-nation nominating contest.
Share | Comment

Cop Caught On Video Handcuffing Child Then Slapping Him in the Face Repeatedly

The prosecutor says that Switzer was charged with a count of battery on Friday. This charge is only a petty misdemeanor, but if convicted, Switzer could end up behind bars for 6 months as well as having to pay a $500 fine. Switzer was fired as a result of this video, after having been with the department for eight years.
Share | Comment




Stay Connected:
Free Newsletter
Blacklisted Radio
Blacklisted Nation
On Twitter
On Facebook
Podcasts on Demand
Podcasts on Spreaker
Podcasts on Youtube
Podcasts on iTunes
Podcasts on Tunein
Podcasts on Roku

Support Us
Donate Today!

Affiliates
Laverdad Cigars
Golden Eagle Coins
DHGATE.COM
Chameleon John Coupons
Discountrue




Calling for Contributors!

Got something to say?
We want to hear from you.

Submit your article contributions and participate in the world's largest independent online news community today!

Contact us today!






BlackListed News 2006-2015