General Electric pays $23 million to settle Iraq bribery charges

(RawStory) – US industrial titan General Electric has agreed to pay over 23 million dollars to settle allegations that it bribed Iraqi officials, a US financial watchdog said on Tuesday.

GE had been accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of being part of “a 3.6 million dollar kickback scheme with Iraqi government agencies to win contracts to supply medical equipment and water purification equipment.”

Four subsidiaries of the Connecticut-based company were accused of bribing officials at the Iraqi ministries of health and oil, trading cash, computer equipment and medical supplies to win lucrative contracts. Continue reading

The Alex Jones Show

(April 23) – Alex Covers Fox News Hit Piece Against Jesse Ventura & 9/11 Truth – Part 1 HerePart 2Part 3Part 4

(April 23) – Alex Details ADL’s Latest Attack on Him and Other Patriots – Part 1 HerePart 2

(April 23) – Video: Alex Goes on a News Blitz – Video Link Here

(April 22) – ADL Calls For “Major Law Enforcement Operaton” to Deal with Obamacare Critics – Part 1 HerePart 2

(April 23) – Video: Dr. Russel Blaylock Details The Swine Flu Vaccine Hype of 09

Alex welcomes back to the show Dr. Russell Baylock, certified neurosurgeon, author and lecturer. For the past 25 years he has practiced neurosurgery in addition to having a nutritional practice. He recently retired from both practices to devote full time to nutritional studies and research. He is the author of several books, including: Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, Health and Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life and Natural Strategies for Cancer Patients. In addition to publishing The Blaylock Wellness Newsletter, Dr. Baylock serves on the editorial board of the journal Fluoride, official journal of the International Society for Fluoride Research. Continue reading

MSM: CIA agents guilty of Italy kidnap

(BBC) – An Italian judge has convicted 23 Americans – all but one of them CIA agents – and two Italian secret agents for the 2003 kidnap of a Muslim cleric. Continue reading

MSM: Peru declares curfew after bloody clashes in Amazon jungle

(Guardian) – Peru has declared a curfew in its Amazon jungle after dozens died and hundreds were injured in bloody clashes between security forces and indigenous tribes protesting against oil and mining projects. Continue reading