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India’s Modi stares at biggest election loss since coming to power

India’s Modi stares at biggest election loss since coming to power India’s ruling party could lose power in three key states, four TV networks said on Tuesday, citing votecount leads, potentially handing Prime Minister Narendra Modi his biggest defeat since he took office in 2014, and months ahead of a general election. Source:

Early election in Armenia set to cement revolution’s power shift

Early election in Armenia set to cement revolution’s power shift Armenians vote on Sunday in an early parliamentary election initiated by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who aims to bolster his authority after sweeping to power in a peaceful revolution earlier this year. Source:

Michigan, Wisconsin GOP power grabs are like ‘Breaking Bad’ (opinion) – CNN

Michigan, Wisconsin GOP power grabs are like ‘Breaking Bad’ (opinion) – CNN State Republican officials are trying to pass measures to limit the power of the newly elected incoming Democratic governors, attorneys general and (in Michigan) secretary of state. They are not fight Source: Michigan, Wisconsin GOP power grabs are like ‘Breaking Bad’ (opinion) –…

Chemtrail Power: New study calls for global ‘Stratospheric Aerosol Injection’ by 2030s

Chemtrail Power: New study calls for global ‘Stratospheric Aerosol Injection’ by 2030s It sounds like rhetoric from the tinfoil-hat chemtrail conspiracy community. Large commercial airliners spraying sulfate microparticles into the stratosphere, anywhere from 8 to 30 miles high to help shield the Earth from sunlight to maintain lower temperatures. But that is actually what propose…

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on weakening governor’s power

Wisconsin Republicans to vote on weakening governor’s power Wisconsin Republicans, just weeks away from losing control of both the governor and attorney general’s offices, planned dramatic lame-duck votes Tuesday on a sweeping attempt to limit the powers of incoming Democrats, a move that opponents decried as a last-gasp power grab and attempt to invalidate the…

‘El Chapo’ trial gives inside look at his rise to power

‘El Chapo’ trial gives inside look at his rise to power The U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has offered a screenplay-worthy picture of the lawlessness and excesses during his rise to power as Mexico’s most infamous drug lord. Source: ‘El Chapo’ trial gives inside look at his rise to power

The Power of the Documentary

The Power of the Documentary At the same time that John Pilger makes his keynote speech to open his The Power of Documentary Film Festival, you can read the text here. Breaking the Silence The Power of the Documentary is an unusual film festival, because its aim is to break a silence that extends across…

Heavy wet snow leaves 250 000 homes without power in Nova Scotia, Canada

Heavy wet snow leaves 250 000 homes without power in Nova Scotia, Canada A powerful winter storm is affecting parts of eastern Canada, causing a massive power outage in Nova Scotia, high water levels and heavy pounding surf. At the peak of the storm, nearly 250 000 Nova Scotia Power customers were left without power,…

Last chance to stay in power? Ukrainian President Poroshenko signs decree on martial law

Last chance to stay in power? Ukrainian President Poroshenko signs decree on martial law Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has imposed martial law after the country’s vessels faced off with Russian ships near Crimea. The measure could potentially allow him to call off scheduled elections and preserve power. Martial law is scheduled to be in place…

Nuclear Power: Saudi Arabia’s Coming Battle with Washington

Nuclear Power: Saudi Arabia’s Coming Battle with Washington When Saudi General Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz went shopping in the late 1980s for Chinese medium-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear, chemical or biological warheads he made no bones about keeping the United States, one of the kingdom’s closest allies, in the dark. it was…

GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before Democrats take power

GOP prepares to subpoena Comey, Lynch before Democrats take power House Republicans who have spent the last two years arguing that there was bias in U.S. President Barack Obama’s Justice Department are preparing to subpoena two key witnesses in the final weeks of their majority — former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General…

How US Sanctions on Iran Could Herald a Profound Global Power Shift

How US Sanctions on Iran Could Herald a Profound Global Power Shift In the medium term, the US will lose influence as Iran gains confidence; in the worst case scenario, there will be a war whose consequences will be incalculable. (MEE Op-ed) — On Monday, the US will ratchet up its brutal and merciless economic war against Iran,…

Khashoggi Family Had Deep Connections to Lockheed Martin, Saudi Power Struggles

Khashoggi Family Had Deep Connections to Lockheed Martin, Saudi Power Struggles Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who is feared murdered in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, was much more than just a Washington Post columnist: he was a figure connected to some of the highest echelons of power in the US and Saudi Arabia. Whitney Webb,…

Thailand’s King Power says no comment yet on helicopter crash

Thailand’s King Power says no comment yet on helicopter crash Officials at Thailand’s King Power said on Sunday they could make no comment after a helicopter belonging to chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who also owns Leicester City football club, crashed in flames following a Premier League match. Source:

Quake damages harbour, knocks out some power on Greek island

Quake damages harbour, knocks out some power on Greek island A strong earthquake off a western Greek tourist island early Friday morning was felt as far away as Athens, but no major damage or injuries were immediately reported. Source: Quake damages harbour, knocks out some power on Greek island