Boeing 777 crashes in landing at San Francisco airport

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By  CBC News  Posted: Jul 6, 2013 3:24 PM ET  |  Last Updated: Jul 6, 2013 4:00 PM ET Boeing 777 crashes in landing at San Francisco airport Plane can carry up to 300 passengers, according to South Korean airline   An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 passenger jet has crashed while landing at […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner mishaps prompt FAA review

Source: http://www.cbc.ca The Associated Press    Posted: Jan 11, 2013 9:14 AM ET    Last Updated: Jan 11, 2013 1:57 PM ET The Federal Aviation Administration is undertaking a comprehensive review of the critical systems of Boeing’s 787s, the aircraft maker’s newest and most technologically advanced plane, after a fire and a fuel leak earlier this week. […]

Flying into trouble? Drones to use US airspace as safety record questioned

Source: http://rt.com A newly-released internal investigation by the US Air Force has shown a plague of non-mission-related accidents involving drones in its foreign operations. Meanwhile, Washington is pushing ahead with plans to allow drones into US civil airspace. The report shows Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) crashing consistently and unpredictably due to a wide array of […]

Supreme Court to rule on legality of wiretapping through FISA

Source: http://rt.com The fight to stop the government’s sweeping surveillance of emails and phone calls will go all the way to the Supreme Court. The ACLU has filed a lawsuit challenging the warrantless wiretapping provisions included under the FISA Amendment Acts. The US House of Representative voted last week to reauthorize the 2008 amendments added […]

Government Documents Prove Domestic Drones Are For Spying On Americans

Source: http://www.infowars.com By Steve Watson Infowars.com A data dump of government documents secured via the Freedom of Information Act shows that the roll out of domestic unmanned drones will, for the most part, be focused solely on the mass surveillance of the American people. The documents, from the Federal Aviation Administration, were recently made public […]

Government, Military To Fly Predator Drones Over North Dakota

Source: http://www.prisonplanet.com By Steve Watson Prisonplanet.com Government, Military To Fly Predator Drones Over North Dakota Local pilots protest use of blinding lasers in their airspace In conjunction with The Federal Aviation Administration, the Air National Guard plans to fly unmanned Predator aircraft over North Dakota and have them aim lasers at ground targets in the […]

Border Control Measures Using License Plate Tracking Halted by Activists in Utah (Updated)

Source: http://www.activistpost.com By Joe Wright The War on Drugs has been threatening the fundamental rights of ordinary Americans, and greatly impinging upon states rights, as agencies like the DEA continue to claim that their federal authority supersedes local decisions. Despite protections afforded under the U.S. Constitution, the federal DEA has been trying to initiate a […]

Warren Buffet’s NetJets Spent $1 Million Lobbying To Cut Fees For Its Wealthy Clients

Source: http://www.republicreport.org By Zaid Jilani Warren Buffet is best known in political America for his advocacy for taxing the wealthy at a similar rate to the rest of Americans. President Obama crafted the “Buffet Rule” after the idea that it’s wrong, as Buffet frequently says, for a billionaire like him to pay a lower income […]

Congress Approves 30,000 Spy Drones Over America As US Police State Tightens

Source: http://theintelhub.com By Tim Watts Once again, another shocking story that threatens the personal privacy of US citizens has been kept from us by our politicians and the mainstream media. Did you know that a bill, HR 658, the FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act, has just passed both the House and the […]

DHS Pumping Money into Drones for Domestic Surveillance

Source: http://www.alternet.org DHS Pumping Money into Drones for Domestic Surveillance, Hunting Immigrants and Seizing Pot   DHS has little to show for its drone spending spree other than stacks of seized marijuana and a few thousand immigrants who crossed the border without visas.   The Department of Homeland Security says it needs a fleet of […]