Published on May 8, 2016, 'Operation Icarus Confirmed' Operation Icarus: Anonymous to attack stock markets and world banks. The Anonymous hacking collective has threatened a slew of financial institutions including the London Stock Exchange, PayPal and NASDAQ as part of a 30-day cyber-assault called 'Operation Icarus'. ... The news comes after hackers successfully disrupted the website of the Greek central
This coalition seeks the preservation and the perpetuation of the powers that be, and this octopus operates through the tentacles of the IMF, the Federal Reserve, and the World Bank, masterminded by think-tanks such as the Bilderberg group, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
The puppets of the powers that be include the president of the United States and his cabinet, and through them they are able to repress the freedom of information, and with it the free and open exchange of ideas which are fundamental to the existence and operations of Anonymous, and the ability to see beyond the veil of secrecy from which the powers that be stand behind. But where does the power behind the throne lie? Within the global financial system, centered within the New York Stock Exchange, and Bank of England.
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- State-owned energy, electricity and transportation companies from three provinces in northeast China will launch a mixed ownership pilot program in the near future, sources told the official newspaper.
- China has begun the trial of the former director of Beijing Zoo over corruption charges after investigators found close to 6 million yuan ($977,278) in cash at his home last year.
- The price of shark fin, one of China's most expensive delicacies, has dropped from 2,800 yuan per kg to 1,200 yuan in some seafood markets in the southern city of Guangzhou, following a crackdown against official extravagance and luxury.
- Chinese airplane pilots will have to refine heavy accents by 2016 or miss out on jobs, according to the country's civil aviation authority. The Civil Aviation Administration of China is trying to avoid communication lapses between pilots and controllers.
SHANGHAI SECURITIES NEWS
- China's railway development fund is looking at ways to attract a wider base of investors, including setting up preferential shares.
BRITISH ISIS MILITANT IN JAMES FOLEY VIDEO 'GUARDS FOREIGN HOSTAGES IN SYRIA'
The English jihadist who beheaded the American journalist James Foley is believed to be the leader of a group of British fighters holding foreign hostages in Syria, sources have told the Guardian.
SNP ACCUSED OF EXAGGERATING NORTH SEA OIL RESERVES BY UP TO 60 PCT
Sir Ian Wood, the most influential figure in the Scottish oil industry, has accused Alex Salmond's government of exaggerating North Sea oil reserves by up to 60 percent.
MPs REBUKE CARNEY OVER CONFLICT OF INTEREST FEARS
MPs have issued a veiled rebuke to the governor of the Bank of England after it failed to disclose a sensitive shareholding of Richard Sharp, one of Mark Carney's former Goldman Sachs colleagues, who now sits on the Bank's powerful Financial Policy Committee.
OSBORNE DECLINES TO SHARE DETAILS OF CO-OP MEETINGS
George Osborne has declined to hand over details of meetings between Treasury officials and senior bankers to discuss the Co-op Bank's failed attempt to buy
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* An increasingly vocal minority of Federal Reserve officials want the central bank to retreat more quickly from its stimulus campaign, arguing that the bank has largely exhausted its ability to improve economic conditions. ( http://nyti.ms/1oTlptm)
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* Bank of America Corp is expected to pay a record settlement of nearly $17 billion over its mortgage lending as early as Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter, capping a legal odyssey that has dogged it since the depths of the financial crisis. ( http://on.wsj.com/1pgsRhm)
BRITISH BANKS TO TAKE 1 BLN STG HIT AS FOREX DEAL LOOMS
Three of the Britain's biggest banks are poised to set aside roughly 1 billion pound for settlements with regulators during the next week following a probe into the abuse of critical foreign exchange benchmarks. Barclays Plc, HSBC holdings Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc plan to make the aggregate provision as part of their third-quarter results during the next week. ( http://bit.ly/1FW9y42) FORMER BBC CHIEF TO JOIN STATE ASSETS BODY
EXITING UK IS 'ABSOLUTE PRIORITY', SAYS CLYDESDALE AND YORKSHIRE BANK OWNER
The Australian owner of Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks has made exiting Britain its “absolute priority”, and is exploring options that could see the two lenders floated on the stock market. National Australia Bank said its “clear focus” is on its home market and New Zealand, and highlighted the need for “greater urgency” in dealing with “low-returning assets”. Clydesdale and Yorkshire have dragged down the wider group in recent years, with the crisis-hit British economy faring much worse than those of Australia and New Zealand. ( http://bit.ly/1zLrBth)* The Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that it had approved Pfizer Inc's vaccine for a dangerous strain of meningitis that caused outbreaks last year at Princeton and the University of California, Santa Barbara. ( http://nyti.ms/1rTmcaC)
* European prosecutors and tax authorities are expanding an investigation into complex stock trades that global banks allegedly used to help their clients fraudulently earn tax rebates, according to government officials and lawyers familiar with the probe. The investigation, being led by German prosecutors and tax officials, has recently broadened to involve tax authorities and prosecutors in other countries. ( http://on.wsj.com/1wHsYFr)
The heated arguments over Britain's 1.7 billion pounds (2.72 billion US dollar) bill for extra EU budget contributions have shadowed the fact that Britain's net payment to Brussels have almost doubled to over 8 billion pounds over the last five years.
John Manzoni, the new chief executive of the British civil service, will step down as a board member of brewer SABMiller Plc next summer after a group of 70 charities and medical professionals raised serious concerns that the brewery job was “inexplicable and troubling” and showed a “direct conflict of interest with British public health policy goals.”
Britain's Serious Fraud Office $SFO has added tensions to the supermarket chain Tesco Plc's accounting issues by launching a criminal investigation. Tesco said in a statement that it will co-operate with the SFO's investigation. Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc has warned that about 16,500 customers have had more than 1 million pounds taken away from their bank accounts by brokers offering payday loans since July.
BofI Holding $BOFI files $50M at-the-market equity offering
Colfax $CFX files automatic mixed securities shelf
Health Care REIT $HCN files to sell 17M shares of common stock
Marin Software $MRIN files to sell 1.56M shares of common stock for holders
National Retail Properties $NNN files automatic mixed securities shelf
Opexa Therapeutics $OPXA files to sell $63.3M in common stock and units
Q2 Holdings $QTWO files to sell 4.56M shares of common stock
Real Goods Solar $RGSE files to sell $3.5M of units
Spirit Airlines $SAVE files mixed securities shelf, no amount given
Tallgrass Energy $TEP files to sell 10M common units representing limited partners
Tenax Therapeutics $TENX files $100M mixed securities shelf
Unisys $UIS files automatic mixed securities shelf
Xencor $XNCR files to sell 5.5M shares of common stock
TREASURY MAKES 500 MILLION POUNDS SELLING LLOYDS SHARES AS IT REDUCES ITS STAKE IN THE BANK
The Treasury has raised around 500 million pounds by selling shares in Lloyds Banking Group. The move marks a further reduction in its stake in the bank it bailed out in 2008. The latest trade takes its holding down to 23.9 percent and the total amount raised from the process to just under 8 billion pounds. ( http://ind.pn/1DN87nQ)
SNOOPING TRADERS 'FORCED' HSBC CHIEF TO OPEN OFFSHORE ACCOUNT
HSBC Holdings Plc chief executive has said it was the ability of traders at the bank who were routinely able to spy on the bank accounts of fellow employees that forced him to set up a secret offshore stash for his bonuses from the lender. ( http://thetim.es/1DfCCBG)
APPLE TO INVEST 1.7 BILLION EUROS IN GREEN EUROPEAN DATA CENTRES
Apple Inc is to spend 1.7 billion euros ($1.93 billion) opening data centres in Ireland and Denmark in its largest ever investment in Europe. The centres will support Siri, Apple's artificially intelligent personal assistant, as well as its App and iTunes stores, its maps and iMessage applications, the company said. ( http://thetim.es/1Bg7VPd)
* A federal jury in New York on Monday found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization liable for supporting six terrorist attacks in Israel more than a decade ago and ordered the groups to pay $218.5 million to the American victims' families.( http://on.wsj.com/1a9SMmn)
* U.S. officials are investigating at least 10 major banks for possible rigging of precious-metals markets, even though European regulators dropped a similar probe after finding no evidence of wrongdoing, according to people close to the inquiries.( http://on.wsj.com/1a9RLuJ)
* U.S. and Iran are exploring a nuclear deal that would keep Tehran from amassing enough material to make a bomb for at least a decade, but could then allow it to gradually build up its capabilities again.( http://on.wsj.com/1a9Shc3)
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by Edward Snowden
Topics Snowden, NSA, National Security Agency, Snowden leaks, Leaks, Privacy, Surveillance
Collection nsia-snowden-documents; nsia-whistleblowers; nationalsecurityarchive; additional_collections
Digitizing sponsor Cryptome
Contributor Michael Best
FISA, NATO, United Nation File Sharing UK Intelligence Building / NSA sid NATO intercept 15 0515