All of us have to take our heads away from the smooth

All of us have to take our heads away from the smooth

Lillian Suwanrumpha/AFP/Getty THERE is something absurd about the idea that the world is running out of sand, but the reality on the ground – or under it – is no laughing matter. Despite some 10 per cent of Earth’s surface being covered with sand, most of it is useless to us (see “World without sand: […]

Japanese organizations are battling to take care of standards

Japanese organizations are battling to take care of standards

KUMIKO HIRANO has noticed a disquieting change when she goes to her neighbourhood konbini, one of Japan’s ubiquitous convenience stores. “No one is around and I have to use a loud voice to get someone to serve me,” says the 48-year-old worker in Tokyo. “It irritates me.” This might not seem a big problem, but […]

Sidewalls Block. rallies for fifth vertical sitting on tech take

(Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Thursday to notch its fifth straight session of gains, led by Apple and other technology stocks as investors shrugged off recent inflation worries that sent the market into a sell-off at the start of the month. Apple Inc jumped 3.36 percent and contributed more than any other stock to […]

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

The historic wins in Virginia’s legislative elections last November were supposed to herald a brighter future for progressives in the state. But one of the first major initiatives out of the capitol, which faces a key vote in the House of Delegates tomorrow, could well be a gift to electric utility Dominion Energy, which was […]

They’re Dealing with “Winnable” Nuclear Take on Again

They’re Dealing with “Winnable” Nuclear Take on Again

An activist with a mask of Kim Jong-un, and another with a mask of President Donald Trump, march with a model of a nuclear rocket during a demonstration against nuclear weapons on November 18, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo: Adam Berry / Getty Images) The headline blared, “Only Trump Can Restore America’s Ability to Win […]

Breaking: Sibel Edmonds Will Be in Texas to Take on the Terrorist Gulen Network!!!

Breaking: Sibel Edmonds Will Be in Texas to Take on the Terrorist Gulen Network!!!

Join Newsbud’s founder Sibel Edmonds as she announces she will be in Austin, Texas with members of the Newsbud team to take on the Gulen network and their pocketed politicians on Tuesday December 12th. [embedded content] Let’s block ads! (Why?) Newsbud fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from […]

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

Barnes & Noble says investor’s plan to take it private not ‘bona fide’

(Reuters) – Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) said on Thursday a deal proposed by an activist investor to take the bookstore chain private was not “bona fide” as its chairman and founder, Leonard Riggio, would not participate and raising the required funds was highly unlikely. The exterior of a Barnes & Noble Booksellers store is […]

Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings

Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits. Traders gather for the IPO of Singapore-based Sea Limited on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 20, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid […]

DEA Whistleblowers Take Down Nominee, Expose Govt’s Role in US Opiate Crisis

DEA Whistleblowers Take Down Nominee, Expose Govt’s Role in US Opiate Crisis

Whistleblowers In the same week that he decided that the U.S. opiate epidemic is a “national emergency,” Trump was forced to withdraw his nominee for Drug Czar, when Rep. Tom Marino was recognized as a congressional water-carrier for Big Pharma opiate producers and one who has impeded the effort to battle the epidemic. by Whitney […]