DoomsDay Headlines 2-1-2014: Hypersonic Weapon, Terror Groups, Ring Of Steel, US Warships, Explosions, Gold Up 63%, Stocks Suffer, 3rd Banker Suicide, Financial Chaos, Lake Drys Up, Volcano Eruptions, Facial Recog Tech, Transmit Cellphone Videos, Ocean Floor Crop Circles, Man Adrift 16 Months, Solar Eclipse

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The Chinese High Speed Threat. Hypersonic Weapon Use Is Nuclear & Conventional 

China’s new high-speed maneuvering warhead is a “great concern” because it appears designed for use with both nuclear and conventional Chinese military forces, a Pentagon intelligence official said Thursday.

Terror Groups Reportedly Hiding Missiles, Military Assets in Apartment Buildings, Mosques and Water Reservoirs 

Islamist militants are using the cover of residential dwellings and civilian facilities – such as water reservoirs – in which to hide their military assets in an effort to prevent future attack by the Israeli military, according to a senior Israeli official and an Israeli media report.

Russia plants "ring of steel" around Sochi but fear of suicide bombers remains 

With about 100,000 police, security agents and army troops flooding Sochi, Russia has pledged to ensure "the safest Olympics in history." But terror fears fueled by recent suicide bombings have left athletes, spectators and officials worldwide jittery about potential threats.

US warships sail to Black Sea before Olympic Games begin 

The USS Mount Whitney set sail Friday from Gaeta, Italy, while the frigate USS Taylor is expected to depart from Naples, Italy, on Saturday. Both vessels have one H-60 helicopter on board, officials told Fox News.

Gunshots, explosions rock Thai 

Dozens of gunshots and at least two explosions raised tension amid anti-government protests in Thailand's capital on Saturday, a day ahead of a general election seen as incapable of restoring stability in the deeply polarized country.

Ukraine “on brink of civil war” 

BBC: Ukraine “on brink of civil war” — Gov’t: Threats to blow up nuclear plants; Facilities on high alert after seizure of energy ministry

U.S. Mint Gold-Coin Sales Jump 63% in January; Silver Triples

Sales of gold coins by the U.S. Mint rose 63 percent in January to the highest since April as futures rebounded. The volume climbed to 91,500 ounces from 56,000 ounces in December, while sales of silver coins almost tripled to 4.78 million ounces, the highest in a year, mint data showed yesterday.

Stocks suffer worst January since 2010 

Global equities recorded their worst start to a year since 2010 as turmoil in emerging markets left nervous participants seeking safety in highly rated government bonds, the dollar and the yen.

Small investors on edge as stocks drop worldwide 

January's global sell-off in stocks has left many small investors more puzzled than panicked - and unsure how to act.

Third Banker Commits Suicide Within a Week 

A third banker has committed suicide within the space of a week, once again prompting speculation that some kind of financial collapse could be just around the corner.

Former US Treasury Official - US Engineering Financial Chaos 

Former US Treasury official told King World News that the United States government is purposefully creating financial chaos all over the world in order to destabilize enemy countries and create a flight into the US dollar.

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Could Lake Mead dry up? 

Shocking pictures reveal how Hoover Dam reservoir is shrinking so fast it could threaten Las Vegas water supply When it was created in 1935 by the building of the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was the largest artificial lake in the world. But the glorious Nevada lake, which has provided decades of water sports and boating, has lost 4 trillion gallons of water in the past 14 years.

Volcano Eruptions: Villagers Runs For Their Lives 

Indonesia — A rumbling volcano in western Indonesia on Saturday unleashed fresh clouds of searing gas that killed at least 14 people and injured three, only a day after villagers who fled earlier eruptions returned home thinking it was safe, officials said.

Facial recognition technology To Track Customers 

The NEC Corporation, for instance, is working on “V.I.P. identification” software, based on face recognition, for hotels and other businesses “where there is a need to identify the presence of important visitors.”

Google Patent Seeks to Transmit Your Cellphone Videos to Law Enforcement 

Google has filed a patent for identifying when a “mob” event takes place by detecting when a number of cellphone videos or photos are taken at one particular location with the intention of forwarding such information to law enforcement authorities.

What Caused Mysterious Crop Circles on the Ocean Floor? 

First pictured in 2008, mysterious crop-like circles on the ocean floor baffled scientists. Now, six years later, the root cause has been determined, explaining the strange pattern in the Baltic Sea off the coast of the island of Mon in Denmark.

Man says he's been adrift 16 months 

An emaciated man whose boat washed up on the shores of the Pacific’s Marshall Islands is reportedly telling a harrowing tale of being adrift for 16 months, surviving on fish, birds, and turtle blood.

What a Solar Eclipse Looks Like From Space 

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory was uniquely poised Thursday morning to capture an eclipse as viewed from space when the moon passed between it and the sun.