Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

Bill Aimed at Saving Community Banks Is Already Killing Them

After initial reluctance, House Republicans have finally reached an agreement to move forward on a bipartisan bank deregulation bill that the Senate passed in March. Its stated aim — to help rural community banks thrive against growing Wall Street power — appears to have been enough to power it across the finish line. But banking […]

Israel hits nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria, says ‘if it rains on us, it’ll storm on them’

Israel hits nearly all Iran infrastructure in Syria, says ‘if it rains on us, it’ll storm on them’

Jerusalem: Israeli raids overnight hit “nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria”, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Thursday after strikes Israel says were in response to rocket fire at its forces it blamed on Iran. “We hit nearly all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria,” Lieberman told a security conference. “They need to remember the […]

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Plants love carbon dioxide, but too much could be bad for them

Too much of one food is bad for themImage Source / Getty By Michael Le Page No one expected this. In the longest-running experiment of its kind, the plants that were supposed to thrive in higher carbon dioxide levels have instead done less well. The finding suggests plants will not take up as much CO2 […]

Give Me Liberty or Give Them Death

Truthout Films fmsmnewsFMSMNews.com is a news aggregator and opinions blog. We aim to showcase news from various Alternative News Outlets to expand the reach away from MainStream Media polarizing tactics. This site is owned and operated by Underlab Media Productions, Inc. http://www.denvermediadesign.com Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence James R. Clapper […]

Ancient birds couldn’t sit on their eggs without smashing them

Ancient birds couldn’t sit on their eggs without smashing them

By Colin Barras Early birds like Archaeopteryx were far too heavy to sit on their eggs without cracking them. The conclusion holds true for non-bird dinosaurs too, leading to fresh doubts about how to interpret spectacular fossils that appear to show dinosaurs brooding their eggs. Most birds today lay eggs with strong, hard shells. This […]

A File Pair of Abused Such a 7 Kids—and Weak Homeschooling Requirements Allowed All of them Do this

David and Louise Turpin’s children were found in the filthy, stucco house, some shackled to beds, all 13 of them malnourished. They lived in “horrific” conditions, according to Riverside County prosecutors, and were beaten. Not until one of the children, a 17-year-old girl, escaped from the Perris, California, house and called 911 last month did anyone seem to know what was transpiring inside the house. The abuse of the Turpin’s […]

Pentagon knew Afghan forces committed child abuse, but kept funding them – declassified report

Pentagon knew Afghan forces committed child abuse, but kept funding them – declassified report

The Pentagon funded Afghan military and security forces despite knowing that some of them were involved in numerous human rights abuses, including sexual assaults on children, a government watchdog says. The stunning revelation came in the form of a declassified report by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a US government agency tasked […]