MH370: Mysterious power cut during early stage of flight linked to possible hijacking 30 Jun 2014 Air crash investigators have discovered evidence of a mysterious power cut during the early stage of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight, the British daily newspaper the Telegraph reported Sunday. Australian Transport Safety Bureau, revealed in a report that the missing Boeing 777’s satellite data unit had unexpectedly tried to log on to a satellite, less than 90 minutes after taking off from Kuala Lumpur. "A log-on request in the middle of a flight is not common," the report said. "An analysis was performed which determined that the characteristics and timing of the logon requests were best matched as resulting from power interruption," it added.
Heads up! Possible false flag alert:U.S. pushes for tighter European airport security amid bomb concerns –U.S. to implement ‘enhanced security measures’ at overseas airports with direct flights to America 02 Jul 2014 The Obama administration is pushing for increased security precautions at European airports because of concerns that al Qaeda [al-CIAduh] operatives in Syria and Yemen have teamed up to develop bombs that can be smuggled onto planes, U.S. officials said on Wednesday. The U.S. government is in discussions with European authorities on measures that could include extra scrutiny of U.S.-bound passengers’ electronics and footwear, and installation of additional bomb-detection machines, according to law-enforcement and security officials. An announcement is expected within days.
US Privacy Panel Backs NSA’s Internet Tapping 02 Jul 2014 The federal privacy board that sharply criticized the collection of the phone records of Americans by the National Security Agency has come to a starkly different conclusion about the agency’s exploitation of Internet connections in the United States to monitor foreigners communicating with one another abroad. That program, according to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, is largely in compliance with both the Constitution and a surveillance law that Congress passed six years ago. The report was issued just as Congress is considering changes in the laws governing N.S.A. activities.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden ‘applies to extend asylum in Russia for another year’ –Application was made a month before his one-year asylum was due to expire 01 Jul 2014 Whistleblower Edward Snowden has filed an official petition to extend his asylum in Russia for another year. Snowden, who fled to Moscow on June 23, made the request to The Federal Migration Service a month before his current one-year asylum was due to expire. If granted, Snowden, 31, will be able to remain in Russia for another year, according to The Moscow Times.
Controversial scientist recreates H1N1 flu virus that killed 500,000 people…but his version is RESISTANT to vaccine 01 Jul 2014 A controversial researcher who in the past had replicated the deadly Spanish flu of 1918 has done it again, this time cooking up in his lab an especially resilient strain of the H1N1 virus. Dr Yoshihiro Kawaoka, professor of virology at University of Wisconsin at Madison, has reportedly tweaked the 2009 strain of pandemic influenza responsible for some 500,000 deaths worldwide to make it resistant the human immune system’s antibodies. Kawaoka’s many critics have said that his latest provocative experiment has essentially rendered the world’s population defenseless against the virus.