US News

Closed California Walmart Built On Former Military Industrial Complex Site

| WTF News | The Pico Rivera, California Walmart (if not all 5) is not closed for plumbing problems. Since when does the company known for squashing rumors, tactical execution, information control and ruthless business practices allow itself to be paraded around the media by everyone from low level economic…
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INTERNATIONAL

Israel meets with FIFA and UEFA in bid to avert football boycott over Palestine conflict

The threat of suspension from the international game has prompted the top two men in Israeli football to act decisively. The top two men in Israeli football have headed for Switzerland in a bid to avert “a real and immediate threat” to their status within the world game. New IFA…
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Economic Collapse

WTF is going on at Walmart? “There Are No Stores in Denver Metro Open Past Midnight” – Employees

(Flickr) | WTF News | **UPDATE**: Closed California Walmart Built On Former Military Industrial Complex Site In the context of the controversy over strange Walmart related events, a curious tip was sent to WTF News. Denver metro area Wal-Marts are "no longer open past Midnight" as part of "a test…
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INTERNATIONAL

Bcoz, Democracy: US troops begin training Ukraine’s “Nazi” Azov battalion on Hitler’s birthday

| WTF News | The proxy war in Ukraine is about to get a lot more hypocritical from the position of the United States government. While the frequency of Ukraine news has been supplanted by other volatile situations, there has been no shortage of new developments. In a stunning coincidence,…
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Cannabis

420 buzzkill: Denver mag pulls article listing weed shops in pesticide ‘public health’ scandal

| WTF News | Page 2: City of Denver report Page 3: March 13 Bulletin from City of Denver A storm is brewing in Denver over the growing scandal from the local cannabis industry's improper use of pesticides which can be harmful to the health of those consuming cannabis products.…
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US News

Curious Footage Inside ‘Closed Walmart’ In California, Cops Guard Dock and Entrances – (VIDEO)

| WTF News | While not speaking for Youtube user Dahboo777, curious video been posted showing strange scenes at one of the "troubled" Walmarts closed for "plumbing problems" which may be cover for something else. *** UPDATE ***
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Economic Collapse

Global stock markets sh!t on themselves after Bloomberg financial data terminals crash worldwide

| WTF News | The Bloomberg network of financial data terminals, used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, failed globally leaving investors in the dark and sending stock markets crashing. The outage lasted for about two and a half hours early Friday morning and was described as an…
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Fukushima

TEPCO robot stranded during first look inside Fukushima reactor, records high radiation (VIDEO)

| WTF News | Conditions at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are not improving over 4 years after the nuclear plant suffered a meltdown following the massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011. Last Friday, efforts to safely decommission the plant were hit by another delay after the failure of…
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Cannabis

Barack Obama stuttered for 20 seconds when a Rasta in Jamaica asked him about marijuana (VIDEO)

| WTF News | The curious legal structure of state and federal laws in America has left many around the world with questions about why marijuana is treated with such a wide disparity in different regions. A set of intriguing questions on the issue was posed to United States President…
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US News

NYPD broke an NBA player’s leg, ends his season and playoffs, league’s union investigating

| WTF News | The New York Police Department is mired in another controversy after officers arrested NBA player Thabo Sefolosha of the Atlanta Hawks, breaking his leg during the violent takedown. Sefolosha suffered a broken fibula which went untreated overnight and later tests confirmed ligament damage. The injury is…
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Corruption

28 Ways ‘They’ Rig Financial Markets as Defined by Wall Street Veterans

| WTF News | Is it confusing when people say that the stock market is rigged? Here are 28 specific methods that commonly plague financial markets as told by Wall Street veterans through financial data firm Nanex. This is one of many research articles hosted on the site as Nanex…
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Cannabis

Crackdown: Colorado’s marijuana regulator issues threats 2 weeks before Cannabis Cup, 4/20

| WTF News | Outrage has spread among some Colorado cannabis companies after the state regulator sent out a bulletin on Friday warning of consequences for using any marijuana products for marketing or promotional purposes outside of their licensed facility. The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division sent a warning which threatens…
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INTERNATIONAL

No April Fools: Propaganda circle complete, UK Prime Minister is related to Kim Kardashian

| WTF News | This is not an April Fool's Day joke. UK Prime Minister David Cameron has said he is related to reality TV star Kim Kardashian. In an interview with Heat Magazine, Cameron revealed that he shares a bloodline with the Hollywood tabloid family featured on the reality…
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Ebola

So a health worker monitored for Ebola collapsed while jogging in public…

| WTF News | A healthcare worker under monitoring for the Ebola virus having recently returned from Africa, collapsed while out jogging from what is officially being called a 'cardiac issue' and not indicative of the disease. The patient, who was not identified as male or female, was allowed to…
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INTERNATIONAL

Russia goalie hit by flare, match ended, but Ukraine media focuses on Novorossiya flags in crowd

| WTF News | A Euro 2016 qualifying match between Montenegro and Russia was stopped after multiple disruptions to the game as projectiles were thrown from the stands at Russian players. Tensions flared in Montenegro as Russia national team goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev was hit on the back of the head…
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GMO

Processed food giants Kraft, Heinz to merge after deal involving Warren Buffett

| WTF News | Kraft Foods Group Inc. will merge with Heinz Co. in a deal with global investment firms 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. The new company Kraft Heinz will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America. It is the latest in…
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Censorship

Google cuts ad revenue to another independent media source as it plans rankings based on ‘truth’

| WTF News | Google has cut the revenue stream to another independent media source, de-monetizing content on the WeAreChange AdSense account as reported Tuesday. WRC staff noticed a large drop in Youtube activity compared to the website and other platforms. When investigating further they discovered that many videos, and…
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INTERNATIONAL

Syria military claims they shot down US drone amid new reports of chemical weapons attacks

| WTF News | Syria's SANA news agency reported government forces have shot down a suspected United States drone over northwestern area of the country, between Latakia and the Turkish border. The United States admitted it lost contact with an unarmed Predator drone over Syria on Tuesday however Pentagon officials…
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INTERNATIONAL

Citizens riot after ANOTHER drunk Ukraine soldier has accident in a tank, kills young girl

| WTF News | An accident involving a Ukrainian armored personnel vehicle that killed an 8-year-old girl led to riots in Kostantynivka, Donetsk on Monday. The driver lost control of the tank on city streets as the family walked along the road. The aunt received heavy injuries and has reportedly…
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INTERNATIONAL

Israel PM Netanyahu goes full conspiracy theory, says ‘worldwide effort’ against his government

| WTF News | Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went full conspiracy theory saying there is a “worldwide effort” to remove him and his Likud government from power on Tuesday while speaking to party supporters. The statement came as polls suggested that he faces defeat in Israel’s upcoming election on…
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INTERNATIONAL

US To Send Drones, Humvees To Ukraine, Boost Sanctions As Russia May “Deploy Nuclear Weapons In Crimea”

Zero Hedge So much for the second Minsk ceasefire. A few hours ago, the US returned to its strategy of escalating Russian "costs" when it placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a European-brokered ceasefire in the…
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Boko Haram

Boko Haram leader now supports ISIS, Sudan President claims both are CIA, Mossad creations

| WTF News | An audio message reportedly from Nigeria's Boko Haram claims the group has pledged their allegiance to the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to a tweet published Saturday on the group's suspended Twitter account. The recording features a man claiming to be…
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INTERNATIONAL

Conspiracy Fact: Photos show Israeli soldiers with Syria’s Al Qaeda “rebels” in Golan Heights

| WTF News | Press TV has released photos showing al-Qaeda-linked militants standing with Israeli soldiers in Syria's occupied Golan Heights. The new photos further prove Israel’s support for al-Qaeda-linked militants, especially al-Nusra Front, who are destroying Syria with their ongoing proxy war. The images show Israeli soldiers talking face-to-face…
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Al Qaeda

Highlighting Failed Policy in Syria, US-Armed Militia Falls to Al-Qaeda Affiliate

Common Dreams A militia in Syria, touted by the Obama administration as a trusted "moderate" group and armed with American anti-tank missiles, is reportedly dissolving following a series of defeats by al-Qaeda aligned Jabhat al-Nusra—leaving the war on ISIS in further disarray. The combatant group, Harakat al-Hazm, had been engaged…
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INTERNATIONAL

UN Chief: Israel may have purposely targeted UN base in Lebanon, killing Spanish soldier – VIDEO

| WTF News | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon suggested that Israeli Defense Forces deliberately targeted a base for the 's peacekeeping forces near Lebanon’s southern border last month. The attack on January 28 killed in which a peacekeeper from Spain, Cpl. Francisco Javier Soria Toledo. “The incident happened…
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INTERNATIONAL

White House still ignores murder of American reporter Serena Shim who filmed western aid to ISIS

| WTF News | Baran Hines Anonymous has launched #OpSerenaShim in memory of American reporter Serena Shim who was murdered near Turkey-Syria border on October 19, 2014 while covering the proxy war in Syria. Shim was killed in a car crash 2 days after announcing live on Iran's Press TV…
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#PoliceState

Chicago Police Caught Disappearing People Into Secret CIA-Style Detention Center

(ANTIMEDIA) CHICAGO, IL — The Guardian has reported that Chicago Police are operating a secret detention facility that mirrors the CIA’s “black sites.” From violations of due process to torture, the revelations raise serious concerns about the deteriorating state of freedom and justice in the United States. According the the…
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Chemical

75% of Air and Rain Samples Contain Monsanto’s Round Up

Natural Society A new study proves just how invasive Monsanto’s best selling chemicals are, revealing how herbicide toxins are appearing in 75% of rain and air samples. Take a deep breath. Thanks to the massive use of herbicides across the planet, you likely just inhaled a dose of Monsanto’s best-selling herbicide,…
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INTERNATIONAL

Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat

Reuters Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army, warning Moscow would move to destabilize other countries unless it was challenged. "Over the course of the next month we're going to be deploying British service personnel to provide…
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GMO

Victory: Hershey to Remove GMO Ingredients from Milk Chocolate

Natural Society Joining the lineup of companies that are kneeling to public pressure, candy-maker Hershey has recently announced that it will soon remove genetically modified ingredients from its milk chocolate and Kisses by the end of 2015. What’s more, the company is pledging to shift to ‘simple ingredients,’ which will exemplified…
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Community

Health Ranger unveils 3-D printed home hydroponics system that does not need electricity – VIDEO

| WTF News | The Health Ranger presented a new 3-D printed hydroponics system meant for home use that does not use electricity. Through a new site, , Mike Adams is promoting the system as a do-it-yourself solution to the processed food monopoly dominated by GMO ingredients. Adams unveiled the…
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US News

FTC files lawsuit to block merger of Sysco and US Foods, America’s two biggest food distributors

| WTF News | The two largest food distributors in America, Sysco and US Foods, agreed to terms on a proposed merger more than a year ago and the federal government has now sued to block the deal. The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint (PDF) charging that the merger…
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Corporate

#FightFastTrack: Coalition Takes Aim at Lawmakers over Corporate-Friendly TPP ‘Trade’ Agreement

Common Dreams Environmental, labor, and community groups are organizing rallies, public forums, and creative direct actions this week urging their congressional representatives to say "no" to a renewed bid to rush through the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership "trade" deal by passing "fast track" legislation. "Senate Finance Committe Chair Orrin Hatch (R-UT)…
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US News

DARPA develops “Terminator” vision implant, plugs directly into a person’s DNA, visual cortex

For now, the technology is in “crude” form undergoing R&D through animal testing, specifically with the neural connections of a zebrafish. In the longer term, DARPA researchers (the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) believes the gene modifying optical technology will be able to restore vision to the blind and…
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Fracking

Minnesota county bans fracking sand mining due to health, environmental risks

| WTF News | At least one county is standing up to Wall Street money as Houston County in southeast Minnesota has banned frac sand mining, a process increasingly used in fracking. There are no frac sand mines in Houston County currently but commissioners banned "sand, quartz, and/or silica crystals…
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‘Unknown plane’ drops bomb on Nigerian village, around 30 killed – reports

Around 30 civilians were killed when an unidentified airplane dropped a bomb on a Nigerian border village, Reuters reported, citing military sources based nearby in Niger. “We understand that the victims are residents who were gathered for a ceremony, but who were mistaken for terrorists,” a military source based in…
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INTERNATIONAL

US Sends “Tankbuster” Jets To Europe Over Russia Fears After Germany Says “A Large Scale War Could Develop”

Zero Hedge Karl-Georg Wellmann, a lawmaker in Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union has warned that, despite its efforts to avoid arms being provided to Ukraine, Germany "will no longer be able to stop weapons deliveries from from the and Canada." Almost too coincidental to these comments, CNN reports, the Air…
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#911Truth

New 9/11 Audio: FAA employees say Secret Service told them “Flight 93 hit Camp David”

| WTF News | WTF News has obtained an audio recording not released to the public of what may be Federal Aviation Administration officials discussing a different ending for United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11th attacks. The recording seems to be real-time audio of FAA employees confirming that…
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Focus H

AP Exclusive: Israeli airstrikes on Palestinian HOMES killed 800, more than 100 children

At least 844 Palestinians were killed as a result of airstrikes on homes during Israel's summer attack on Gaza, an Associated Press exclusive analysis has revealed. The review published Friday found that 508 of the dead—just over 60 percent—were children, women, and older men, all presumed to be civilians. "Hamas…
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INTERNATIONAL

US Senator used old photos of Russian troops to push Ukraine war propaganda

| WTF News | Baran Hines In the never ending quest for war, the old tricks of propaganda inevitably conflict with the raw power of the internet. Friday, Washington Free Beacon reported that the office of US Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) provided what were supposed to be exclusive photos of…
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Agenda 21

Major Scientists Conclude GeoEngineering is Not A Solution for Reducing Carbon Emissions

An international committee of scientists have released a report stating that GeoEngineering techniques are not a viable alternative to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to combat the effects of climate change. The committee report called for further research and understanding of various GeoEngineering techniques including carbon dioxide removal schemes, and solar-radiation…
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Ebola

West Africa sees spike in Ebola cases as decline stalls: WHO

Reuters The number of new Ebola cases rose for the second week in a row in West Africa, nearly doubling in Guinea, suggesting declines in the disease seen earlier this year had stalled, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Efforts to wipe out the deadly virus were being hampered…
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INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons

An agreement has been brokered in Minsk to stop hostilities in Ukraine from Sunday. The deal was reached after marathon talks between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, and signed by the Ukrainian rebels. READ MORE: The Minsk ceasefire deal in 5 tweets “I believe we agreed on…
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Focus H

Ukraine Minsk Meeting: Peace Talks Breed Skepticism After Continued Fighting, Failed First Accord

IB Times Ukraine peace talks in Minsk, Belarus, are in progress Wednesday, as the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have all arrived there to negotiate a lasting peace in eastern Ukraine. Continued fighting there and the impotency of a comprehensive resolution signed in Minsk in September raise questions…
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Focus C

Obama Sends Congress Request for Military Force Against ISIS

AP President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, asking lawmakers to "show the world we are united in our resolve" to defeat militants who have overrun parts of the Middle East and threaten attacks on the United States. In urging Congress to…
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Focus G

United States closes its embassy in conflict-hit Yemen

Reuters The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen, the Arabian peninsula state that is a front line in Washington's war against al Qaeda, embassy employees and officials said on Tuesday. officials in Washington confirmed the embassy would close because of the unpredictable security situation in a country where…
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