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Nigerian school girl found two years after Boko Haram kidnapping

on May 19, 2016, 7:23 AM / in International News

A Nigerian teenager has been rescued after being held by Boko Haram for two years, authorities in the country said Wednesday. The young woman, identified as Amina Ali Darsha Nkeki, was the first of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist extremist group in April 2014 to be freed. She reportedly emerged from a wooded area with […]

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Egyptair Jet From Paris to Cairo Crashed, French President Says

Egyptair Jet From Paris to Cairo Crashed, French President Says

on May 19, 2016, 6:12 AM / in International News

An Egyptair flight with 66 people on board crashed while en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday, the French president confirmed. Flight MS804 left Charles de Gaulle Airport at 11:09 p.m. Paris time (5:09 p.m. ET) and vanished over the Mediterranean Sea. French President Francois Hollande told a press conference that the plane had crashed, but said it was […]

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Brexit would not impact US trade deal, says Trump

Brexit would not impact US trade deal, says Trump

on May 16, 2016, 7:40 AM / in International News, National News

Washington, May 16 (IANS) Republican likely presidential nominee Donald Trump said that Brexit — Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU) — would not have an impact on trade between the US and Britain if he was in the White House. Trump on Sunday said in an interview that he had “big investments” in Britain but added that he had […]

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Philippine president-elect vows to bring back public hangings

Philippine president-elect vows to bring back public hangings

on May 16, 2016, 7:25 AM / in International News

Rodrigo Duterte, president-elect of the Philippines, said Sunday night that he plans to bring back capital punishment, which the country banned in 2006. Duterte, who won a May 9 landslide on a promise to stamp out crime and corruption, called for public hangings for crimes including murder, rape, drug use, and robbery. The former Davao mayor also repeated a promise […]

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Volvo teaching its driverless cars to avoid kangaroos for Australian market

Volvo teaching its driverless cars to avoid kangaroos for Australian market

on May 15, 2016, 6:37 AM / in International News

By Tony Moore  /  Senior Reporter, brisbanetimes.com.au Driverless cars are so close to starting in Australia, Volvo is now “teaching” its automotive cars how to react to jumping kangaroos in the outback. In five years’ time,  the term “flying kangaroo” will have a completely new meaning to the Australian car commuter. Volvo Australia’s engineering and certification manager David Pickett told Queensland’s Transport Infrastructure Conference in Brisbane the company was “teaching” its […]

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US freedom of navigation in South China Sea not an act of provocation: White House

on May 13, 2016, 6:49 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Another Great Lie Strongly refuting Chinese allegations, the US has said that its freedom of navigation in the South China Sea “is not an act of provocation“, two days after an American navy ship sailed close to a disputed reef in the area. The US, on the other hand, reaffirmed the concerns of the international community, particularly of the countries […]

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Car bomb kills at least 45 in Iraq

on May 11, 2016, 8:55 AM / in International News, National News

A car bomb exploded at a crowded market in a Shiite part of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 45 people and wounding dozens more. The Islamic State claimed responsibility. Witnesses said the bomb was in a pickup truck carrying fruits and vegetables that was parked by a man who quickly disappeared into a crowd. ISIS said in a statement […]

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Gulen and the Gulenist Movement

Gulen and the Gulenist Movement

on May 11, 2016, 6:52 AM / in International News, National News

Clare M. Lopez, Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, is the co-author of the recently published book “Gülen and the Gülenist Movement: Turkey’s Islamic Supremacist Cult and its Contributions to the Civilization Jihad.” Fethullah Gülen is the head of a vast political network in Turkey that promotes theocracy and has infiltrated the Turkish state. […]

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Vote counting begins in Philippines presidential election

Vote counting begins in Philippines presidential election

on May 9, 2016, 7:45 AM / in International News

Voting wrapped up Monday in the presidential election in the Philippines, after an hour-long extension in some areas due to delays. Election officials said they did not expect to have a presumptive winner until at least 24 hours after counting began. The frontrunner in polls before the vote was Rodrigo Duterte, the brash mayor of the southern city of Davao. […]

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Iran test fires medium-range missile

Iran test fires medium-range missile

on May 9, 2016, 7:44 AM / in International News

Iran test-fired another ballistic missile two weeks ago, the Islamic Republic’s semiofficial Tasnim news agency reported Monday, quoting a senior military official. It was the latest in a series of controversial tests since the implementation of a nuclear deal with world powers in which Tehran promised to curb its weapons programs in exchange for the lifting of crippling sanctions. Iran […]

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Kerry slams Trump’s wall, tells grads to prepare for ‘borderless world’

on May 9, 2016, 7:20 AM / in International News, National News

WOW –  We are seeing the prophesies come to life before our eyes. Kerry declares *BORDERLESS WORLD* (Babylon?) – The One World Government (remember Old Man Bush and his NEW WORLD ORDER?) One a Republican pawn and Kerry a Democrat pawn –  the two heads of the Two headed snake – speaking for the same goal.  Both workers of iniquity. […]

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SpaceX makes second successful rocket landing on floating pad

SpaceX makes second successful rocket landing on floating pad

on May 6, 2016, 7:49 AM / in International News, National News

SpaceX landed a Falcon 9 rocket at sea on Friday after it put a satellite in orbit. It was the second landing on a floating pad for entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private space company. It made the first successful landing on a floating pad in April after four failed attempts. SpaceX is trying to re-use its rockets so it can cut […]

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The NOW U.S. Foreign Policy: Spread Homosexual Agenda

The NOW U.S. Foreign Policy: Spread Homosexual Agenda

on May 6, 2016, 7:17 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw The United States imports nearly everything. The nation that built a strong economy on manufacturing now exports very little. One new thing that is being exported from the United States is a foreign policy of subversion and perversion. Having nearly wrapped America in the rainbow flag of the homosexual agenda, the Obama administration has now […]

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Leaked TTIP Deal to Merge U.S. and EU Triggers Outrage

Leaked TTIP Deal to Merge U.S. and EU Triggers Outrage

on May 6, 2016, 7:13 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Outrage is growing on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean following a massive new leak of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a globalist “trade” agreement negotiated between the Obama administration and the European Union. The leaked documents are being used, properly in some cases, to portray the treaty as a giant handout to Big Business cronies. Just […]

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Terror group releases beheading video of Canadian hostage

Terror group releases beheading video of Canadian hostage

on May 4, 2016, 8:03 AM / in International News

Muslim extremists in the Philippines have released a video showing the beheading of a Canadian hostage, John Ridsdel, a U.S. group that monitors terrorist websites reported Tuesday. Ridsdel, 68, was kidnapped in September by members of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, along with fellow Canadian Robert Hall, Norwegian Kjartan Sekkingstad, and Filipina Marites Flor. Abu Sayyaf demanded a large ransom. […]

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U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Iraq identified

U.S. Navy SEAL killed in Iraq identified

on May 4, 2016, 8:01 AM / in International News, National News

Authorities and relatives on Tuesday identified the Navy SEAL killed by Islamic State fire in Iraq as Charles Keating IV. “He is our family hero in every sense of the word,” cousin Elizabeth Ann Keating said. Keating was a grandson of the late Charles H. Keating Jr., a financier at the center of the Savings and Loan crisis in the […]

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U.S. service member killed in Iraq during battle with ISIS

U.S. service member killed in Iraq during battle with ISIS

on May 3, 2016, 7:01 AM / in International News, National News

A U.S. service member was killed in Iraq by “enemy fire” after Islamic State fighters penetrated territory held by Kurdish Peshmerga forces, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. The American, who has not been identified, was serving as an adviser to Kurdish Peshmerga forces near Erbil and appears to be the first U.S. service member killed by ISIS during an […]

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Son of ex-FBI agent says US is letting dad ‘rot’ in Iran jail

Son of ex-FBI agent says US is letting dad ‘rot’ in Iran jail

on May 3, 2016, 6:34 AM / in International News, National News

Washington (AFP) – The son of the longest-held civilian hostage in US history slammed the Obama administration for abandoning the ex-FBI agent in an Iranian jail. Ex-CIA contractor and ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson has been missing for nearly a decade. Now 68, he disappeared in mysterious circumstances in March 2007 during a visit to the Iranian island of Kish. He […]

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Israel destroys home of Palestinian suspect in murder of Israelis

Israel destroys home of Palestinian suspect in murder of Israelis

on May 3, 2016, 6:31 AM / in International News

Nablus (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Israel on Tuesday destroyed the West Bank home of a Palestinian accused of aiding in the October 2015 murder of a Jewish settler couple in the Israeli-occupied territory. Palestinian Zeid Amr, aged 26 or 27, is accused of being part of a squad from the militant Hamas movement that ambushed and shot dead Naama and […]

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Westpac Bank shares savaged as interim profit inches up

Westpac Bank shares savaged as interim profit inches up

on May 2, 2016, 8:05 AM / in International News

Are we seeing the same here? Sydney (AFP) – Australian banking heavyweight Westpac posted a three percent rise in interim net profit on Monday as it battles regulatory changes and rising bad loans, disappointing investors who savaged the share price. Westpac’s Aus$3.70 billion (US$2.81 billion) result in the six months to March 31 kicked off a week of half-yearly reporting […]

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