Tag: air

War without end: 12 years of US drone strikes in Yemen

The “Yemen model” is one of perpetual violence. The limits of what can be done in the name of “counterterrorist” action often appear boundless. Salem al-Taysi’s big brown eyes stared straight through me. I was trying to ask him about his father, who had been killed six days earlier in a US drone strike that […]

Google boss breaks Felix Baumgartner’s parachute record in secret 135,000 foot jump from the edge of space

Alan Eustace, 57, was wearing a specially designed spacesuit  Was lifted by a balloon filled with 35,000 cubic feet of helium Took 15 minutes to descend after using explosives to separate himself from balloon Jump preparations and three year project kept secret until today Exit Altitude, Vertical Speed and Freefall Distance records broken One of Google’s most senior executive’s […]

Ferguson protests: Weekend of protests, day of action

By Sara Sidner, CNN  STORY HIGHLIGHTS About 2,000 people attended an interfaith rally Sunday night Demonstrators want Officer Wilson charged with a crime “Black lives matter” said the signs that ralliers were carrying in St. Louis St. Louis, Missouri (CNN) — A weekend of protests is expected to culminate in a day of action in […]

Meanwhile, Whatever Happened to Al Qaeda??

Bernie Suarez Activist Post Watching world events lately one cannot help but to wonder, whatever happened to the war in Afghanistan? Are U.S. soldiers supposedly still exchanging fire with Al Qaeda as (supposed) payback for 9/11? For a couple years I had been offering cash reward for anyone who can prove the war in Afghanistan […]

Hospital didn’t ask Ebola patient about travel

Hospital didn’t ask Ebola patient about travel Click to view video. By Ashley Fantz, Holly Yan and Dana Ford, CNN First diagnosed case of Ebola in U.S. Atlanta (CNN) – It’s a lapse that has Americans concerned and health officials asking how it could happen. A man who had Ebola but didn’t know it walked […]

Hospital didn’t ask Ebola patient about travel

Hospital didn’t ask Ebola patient about travel Click to view video. By Ashley Fantz, Holly Yan and Dana Ford, CNN First diagnosed case of Ebola in U.S. Atlanta (CNN) – It’s a lapse that has Americans concerned and health officials asking how it could happen. A man who had Ebola but didn’t know it walked […]