Author: Rachel Blevins
Sen. Rand Paul wasted no time in tearing apart the U.S. hypocrisy that governs the relationship with its close ally, Saudi Arabia—both on Twitter, and on the Senate floor.

 Author: Ekaterina Blinova
Hillary Clinton has repeatedly managed to escape from the arms of the law, but it appears that this time the former Democratic presidential nominee may be brought to justice, according to Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel, and it's not the Clinton email case or her "pay-to-play" scheme.

 Author: Rachel Blevins
Both Russia and Syria have accused the United States of aiding ISIS, and those accusations rose to a new level after the U.S. shot down a Syrian warplane targeting the militants.

 Author: Vandita
Being highly intelligent is both a blessing and a curse. While highly intelligent people are highly adaptable, passionately curious, open-minded, sensitive to other people’s feelings, happier with fewer friends, have high self-control and a great sense of humor, and can draw parallels between seemingly disparate ideas, — they are the ones who tend to be messy. They also stay awake longer, swear more, experience a degree of social apprehension, lack social skills, and are branded socially incapacitated geniuses.

 Author: Claire Bernish
London’s Grenfell Tower burned for over 24 hours, a massive and deadly blaze so intense, it swiftly charred nearly the entire 1,000-unit structure — consuming newly-installed aluminum outer panels and virtually anything in its path — leaving at least 17 dead, injuring scores more, and igniting a political firestorm in the process.

 Author: Janet Phelan
In 2014, a moratorium was placed on federally funded research which involved making flu viruses more lethal. The moratorium was placed after heated debate generated by research published by a Netherlands team, headed up by Ron Fouchier. Fouchier’s research had produced a strain of H5N1 which was able to go airborne, thus greatly enhancing its ability to spread. Fouchier focused on the transmission of the disease among ferrets, which are the lab stand-in for people.

 Author: Baxter Dmitry
Australian nurses and midwives who dare to speak out against the dangers of vaccinations on social media or in person will be prosecuted, the Australian government has warned, urging members of the public to report vaccine skeptics to the authorities.

 Author: Organic and Healthy
The Federal District Court of Missouri deemed that bleached white flour was unfit for human consumption, in 1910.

 Author: Heather Callaghan
In a shocking announcement today, Inc. is buying Whole Foods Market Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $13.7 billion, including the store chain’s debt. The companies have just made the announcement today (Friday June 16th 2017), adding that Amazon is to pay $42 a share for Whole Foods, “a 27% premium over Whole Foods’ Thursday closing price of $33.06.”

 Author: Julie Wilson
Second cancers are on the rise in the United States, according to a new study, which found that one in five new cases involve someone who has had the disease before. The study also found that second cancers, which don’t include reoccurring cancers, but are a completely new type of cancer, have increased 300 percent since the 1970s.

 Author: Stephen Lendman
It’s one of the dirtiest of dirty open secrets.

 Author: Arjun Walia
“It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine” – (source) Marica Angell.

Create your own natural juice shots to combat the flu while also avoiding those dangerous, unhealthy flu shots.

 Author: Jason Ditz
A new report compiled by the Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic and the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies has found that the United States only admits officially to about one fifth of their drone strikes which end up killing someone, saying this hurts accountability.