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Bank Run Fears Escalate As Russian Lender Bans Cash WithdrawalsBloomberg reports that ‘My Bank’ – one of Russia’s top 200 lenders by assets – has introduced a complete ban on cash withdrawals until next week.
Iraq and Iran plot oil revolution in challenge to Saudi ArabiaIraq is poised to flood the oil market by tripling its capacity to pump crude by 2020 and is collaborating with Iran on strategy in a move that will challenge Saudi Arabia's grip on the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
Florida schools to close for possible ice, snowSchools, courts and government offices throughout the western Florida Panhandle plan to close because of anticipated snow and ice as a polar vortex grips much of the country.
As Drought Continues, Farmers Fear Feds Could Seize WaterWith no end in sight to California’s drought, farmers in the San Joaquin Valley fear federal officials could seize water in the San Luis Reservoir intended for their crops.
Avalanches cut road travel to Valdez, AlaskaAvalanches have blocked the only highway to Valdez, Alaska, cutting off all motor traffic to the coastal town of about 4,000 and leading town officials to urge voluntary evacuations of residences.
Earth's magnetic field is collapsing and it could affect the climate and wipe out power gridsMagnetic field, so important to life on Earth, has weakened by 15 per cent over the last 200 years. And this, scientists claim, could be a sign that the Earth’s poles about to flip.
The Cop of the futureWill crooks have a chance against smart bullets, crowd-stun cannons and eyes everywhere? Criminals may not have a chance in 2025, when the cop of the future will be an imposing crime-fighting machine, able to see around corners in urban environments, identify suspects at a glance, safely pursue stolen cars and effortlessly bring unruly crowds under control.
Southerners warned to prepare for messy snow and ice as rare storm moves into regionResidents across the Deep South are stocking up on fuel and groceries as a rare winter storm is moving into the region, threatening to bring snow, ice and subzero temperatures to places more accustomed to air conditioners and sunscreen than parkas and shovels.
Western residents face threat of water rationingThis year, for the first time in history, lower flows in the Colorado River have prompted the federal government to reduce the amount of water flowing into Lake Mead reservoir outside Las Vegas.
19 villagers killed, 10 missing after Indonesia landslidesTwo landslides triggered by torrential rain killed at least 19 people and left 10 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java, a government official said Tuesday.
State commissioner: EPA reg could threaten ND power gridOil train derailments and a Canadian pipeline explosion that left North Dakota's Red River Valley without power in the midst of subzero temperatures has energy infrastructure in the headlines. But one state official says the Environmental Protection Agency is "threatening" North Dakota's power system with new emission regulations, which, he says, are impossible to comply with.
NHL may reconsider sending players to Sochi over concernsAs security concerns continue to mount leading up to the Winter Olympic Games, the NHL says it will reconsider sending its players to Sochi next month if something "significant" happens before Feb. 9, according to deputy commissioner Bill Daly.
Is this an emerging markets crisis or not?The time of reckoning is here for emerging markets. After benefiting from ultra-low interest rates and sluggish growth in developed economies in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, these markets are no longer looking so hot.
Durable goods orders fall 4.3% in DecemberBusinesses cut back sharply on their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in December with a key category that signals business investment plans falling by the biggest amount in five months.
HAARP Attack Deep South Deep Freeze Across Eastern Half Of The USAWas this latest polar vortex and series of winter storms across the Eastern half of the US brought about by HAARP?
Matt Drudge: 'Have An Exit Plan'The economic indicators are bad, markets, the weakening dollar, banks preventing large withdrawals, news of China banks halting all cash transfers, in fact, economies across the globe are failing, and much more has led to a simply, four word Tweet from American political commentator and the creator and editor of the Drudge Report, Matt Drudge, that chillingly states "Have an exit plan."
Malik Obama Photo’d With Hamas Scarf & Slogan: ‘Jerusalem is ours — WE ARE COMING!Barack Obama’s half-brother by another mother is of interest to Egypt and according to Walid Shoebat, Abon’go Malik Obama, aka Roy Obama, aka Abdul Malik Hussein Obama, aka Al-Malik Hussein Obama, may end up on Egypt’s list of terrorists.
China halts poultry trading after H7N9 cases spikeMass culling ordered in Hong Kong. The H7N9 bird flu virus has killed 19 people in China this year, with the total number of human infections now 96, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
Ukraine government resignskrainian President Viktor Yanukovych accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mykola Azarov and his government Tuesday, amid a political crisis fired by violent protests on the country's streets.
Karzai suspects US hand in recent Afghanistan attacksAfghan President Hamid Karzai reportedly believes that the U.S. government and military have been a hidden force behind recent insurgent attacks in Afghanistan, such as an attack earlier this month that killed 21 people, including three Americans, in Kabul.
Obama’s FRAUDULENT SS NUMBER: MARYLAND JUDGE TAKES NOTICE & OPENS A (LEGAL) DOORJudge Hollander in Maryland gives Attorney Orly Taitz 21 days to file a second amended complaint and add allegations in regards to an improper withholding by the Social Security Administration of records of Harry Bounel, whose Social security number is being illegally used by Barack Obama.