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NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Would Diminish U.S. Sovereignty

NAFTA Renegotiation Objectives Would Diminish U.S. Sovereignty

on July 21, 2017, 8:55 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas During his successful bid for the White House, President Donald Trump gave hope to many Americans that he was going to — as he put it himself — “put America First” when it came to trade deals, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Trump called NAFTA “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever […]

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Vladimir Putin and the Hamburg Testament

Vladimir Putin and the Hamburg Testament

on July 21, 2017, 6:15 AM / in International News, Opinion

By Phil Butler    /    New Eastern Outlook Thanks to Thomas Last week the world confirmed, Vladimir Putin may be the last true leader of humankind. How can I say this, you ask? Well, because the insane mainstream media proved it, that’s how. And The Guardian headline reads, “Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin”. Get ready […]

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US armored vehicles seen pouring into Syria

US armored vehicles seen pouring into Syria

on July 20, 2017, 6:49 AM / in International News, National News

Over the last week videos and pictures posted by Kurdish activists on social media show flatbed trucks delivering U.S.-made MRAP, M-ATVs, and up-armored bulldozers into Syria. Military officials say these vehicles are not part of the U-S.-led coalition’s aid to Kurdish allies on the ground who are currently engaged in a tense street-by-street urban battle in Raqqa — ISIS’s self-proclaimed […]

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Trump administration imposes new sanctions against Iran

on July 19, 2017, 7:38 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration announced new sanctions against Iran on Tuesday for threatening security in the Middle East, a day after President Trump reluctantly certified Iran’s compliance with the two-year-old deal that relaxed sanctions in exchange for the curbing of Iran’s nuclear program. “The United States remains deeply concerned about Iran’s malign activities across the Middle East which undermine regional stability, […]

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Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists

Turkish court jails 6 human rights activists

on July 19, 2017, 7:35 AM / in International News

A Turkish court on Tuesday jailed six human rights activists, including Amnesty International Turkey director Idil Eser, on charges of aiding an armed terrorist group. The accusations are the latest in a massive crackdown by the government on opponents since a failed coup last year. Four other activists were released but barred from leaving the country until the trial is […]

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Russia warns of retaliation if U.S. doesn’t return diplomatic compounds

Russia warns of retaliation if U.S. doesn’t return diplomatic compounds

on July 18, 2017, 7:15 AM / in International News, National News

Russia said Monday that it was ready to retaliate against the U.S. if Washington doesn’t return two Russian diplomatic compounds the Obama administration shut down last year. Then-President Barack Obama ordered the properties seized last year and expelled 35 Russian diplomats in December over Russia’s hacking during the 2016 presidential election campaign. Russia denies the allegations. “We have repeatedly said […]

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Report: Tillerson closing war crimes office

Report: Tillerson closing war crimes office

on July 18, 2017, 7:06 AM / in International News, National News

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is shutting down the State Department office that has focused on war crimes for the last two decades, Foreign Policy reported Monday. Citing several former U.S. officials, Foreign Policy said that Tillerson’s office recently informed Todd Buchwald, the special coordinator of the Office of Global Criminal Justice, that he would be reassigned to the State […]

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U.S. researcher sentenced to 10 years in Iran on espionage charges

on July 17, 2017, 9:13 AM / in International News

A Princeton University graduate student, Xiyue Wang, has been sentenced to 10 years in Iran over spying allegations, Iranian officials said Sunday. The Chinese-American researcher was arrested trying to leave Iran in August. Mizanonline, the Iranian judiciary’s official news agency, said Wang had managed to “digitally archive 4,500 of the country’s documents while under covert surveillance.” Iran said he was […]

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Pope Francis: ‘Relationships With Jesus Are Dangerous And Harmful’

Pope Francis: ‘Relationships With Jesus Are Dangerous And Harmful’

on July 17, 2017, 9:03 AM / in International News, Opinion

This SHOULD  cause some real thought and not blind acceptance. Jesus Christ said that there is only ONE way to The Father and that is thru Jesus Christ. Those who teach otherwise are misleading and false prophets, raising up FALSE IDOLS (One world government) –  IMHO. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net It isn’t who you are –  It is WHOSE you […]

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The 1918 Influenza Epidemic Was Caused By Vaccines

The 1918 Influenza Epidemic Was Caused By Vaccines

on July 15, 2017, 7:58 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Why is it so few make the connections between the *problems* and those who claim to have the *cure* for the problem they created to begin with???? Look at the many poisons in all those weed killers – how it affects the food we eat, all so no one has to pull any weeds. Look at the poisons in those […]

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Bill Gates Urges End To Generosity, Fears African Refugees Will Decimate Europe

Bill Gates Urges End To Generosity, Fears African Refugees Will Decimate Europe

on July 15, 2017, 7:28 AM / in International News, National News

by Tyler Durden H/T to Thomas In an interview published Saturday, Bill Gates told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag that Europe will be devastated by African refugees if they don’t “make it more difficult for Africans to reach the continent,” and the solution lies in European nations committing billions of taxpayer money towards overseas aid. According to Gates, the combination of explosive population growth in Africa combined […]

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Russian lobbying that touched Trump tied to Moscow figures

Russian lobbying that touched Trump tied to Moscow figures

on July 14, 2017, 3:41 PM / in International News, National News

BY JONATHAN EASLEY AND JOHN SOLOMON  /  THE HILL This is just getting out of Hand….. The Russian lobbying effort that pierced President Donald Trump’s inner circle and touched Democratic and Republican lawmakers was directly connected to three Moscow businessmen, according to lobbying registration records and interviews. The lobbying campaign was led by Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin and his lobbying partner […]

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Former Brazil President Lula da Silva sentenced to 9 years for corruption

Former Brazil President Lula da Silva sentenced to 9 years for corruption

on July 13, 2017, 7:54 AM / in International News

A Brazilian judge on Wednesday found former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva guilty on corruption and money laundering charges, and sentenced him to nine and a half years in prison. Lula was found guilty of accepting $1.1 million in improvements and expenses for a beachfront apartment from a construction company, which received lucrative contracts from the state-controlled oil company […]

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Trump arrives in Paris for talks with Macron

on July 13, 2017, 7:53 AM / in International News

President Trump, facing fallout at home over his son’s meeting last year with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton, arrived in Paris early Thursday for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron aiming to improve relations between the U.S. and France. The two leaders will discuss security and counterterrorism issues, including the Syrian civil war. Macron and Trump will […]

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Facebook cowers and complies with sharia

Facebook cowers and complies with sharia

on July 12, 2017, 7:19 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Thomas Lifson   /   American Thinker Facebook has become the dominant force in the distribution of news in the United States, making it powerful beyond the dreams of Edward Bernays. If Facebook determines that a source of news is to be shunned, the results can be catastrophic, effectively silencing the voice involved just as surely as cutting off the loudspeakers at […]

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China sending forces to its first overseas military base — in Africa

China sending forces to its first overseas military base — in Africa

on July 12, 2017, 7:16 AM / in International News

By Thomas Lifson  /  American Thinker Yesterday marked a new era in China’s geostrategy, as it began deploying military forces to its first overseas military base, building the capacity to protect military force globally. The Associated Press reports: China has sent members of its People’s Liberation Army to the African nation of Djibouti to man its first overseas military base. The move on […]

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Large fire destroys part of London’s Camden Market

Large fire destroys part of London’s Camden Market

on July 10, 2017, 8:05 AM / in International News

An overnight fire destroyed part of London’s Camden Lock Market, which is popular with tourists. The fire broke out just before midnight, although investigators could not immediately say what caused it. Seventy firefighters brought the blaze under control over three hours. “Crews worked hard to get the fire under control and to stop it from spreading to neighboring buildings,” a […]

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American tourist killed in Greece

American tourist killed in Greece

on July 9, 2017, 9:12 AM / in International News

An American tourist named Bakari Henderson was killed in a bar brawl while visiting the Greek island of Zakynthos on Friday, local media reported. Henderson, 22, was out with his friends when he began fighting with another bar patron. Both men were asked to leave the bar, after which the fight escalated and Henderson was beaten to death by 10 […]

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Trump talks trade, North Korea with China’s Xi

Trump talks trade, North Korea with China’s Xi

on July 9, 2017, 9:06 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a friendly meeting Saturday on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Germany, where the two talked trade and what to do about North Korea’s missile tests. Trump’s recent impatience with China’s failure to immediately rein in Pyongyang was not in evidence; he told Xi it is “an honor to have you […]

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Obama Shows Up at G20 Summit

Obama Shows Up at G20 Summit

on July 9, 2017, 8:48 AM / in International News, Opinion

Written by Keely Sharp  /   Eagle Rising Uh, can someone please tell Obama that he is not the president anymore? It’s really sad and pathetic that he is still trying to pretend like he is. Sort of like the spoiled popular girl who doesn’t win prom queen but still acts as if she did…..We are all just looking at him […]

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