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How Can Lions and Chimps Evoke More Sympathy Than Unborn Babies?

How Can Lions and Chimps Evoke More Sympathy Than Unborn Babies?

on August 3, 2015, 9:14 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Rush Limbaugh TRANSCRIPT RUSH:  Open Line Friday and back to the phones we go.  David, Los Gatos, California, near the Bay Area.  Great to have you, sir, welcome to the EIB Network.  Hello. CALLER:  Hey, thanks.  How is this for an idea:  Push for chimpanzees to be categorized as persons based on 99% DNA match, and then when that […]

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Bloodbath ahead as Greek stocks plummet on open

Bloodbath ahead as Greek stocks plummet on open

on August 3, 2015, 8:53 AM / in International News, National News

The Athens stock exchange opened nearly 23 percent lower after reopening for the first time in five weeks. Greek banking stocks were the worst hit with Alpha Bank, Attica Bank and Eurobank Ergasius, Bank of Piraeus and the National Bank of Greece all opening around 30 percent lower – the daily limit. Similar losses were seen in other stocks outside […]

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Edward Snowden: White House Rejects Pardon Plea

Edward Snowden: White House Rejects Pardon Plea

on August 3, 2015, 7:41 AM / in International News, National News

President Obama has rejected calls to pardon Edward Snowden for revealing details of America’s unlawful spying programme. A petition on the White House website declaring the former National Security Agency employee a national hero has gathered 167,955 signatures in two years. But Obama’s advisor on Homeland Security and Counterterrorism has spoken-out to insist Snowden should return to the US from […]

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Iran and Climate Change – Two Global Issues on Obama’s Bucket List

Iran and Climate Change – Two Global Issues on Obama’s Bucket List

on August 3, 2015, 7:11 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: The following article brings out some important points in regards to two important issues that the current President is supporting and pushing. While one I might agree with (not the writers logic but the subject itself) to second issue I have some real problems with. None the less whether I am wrong or right or the writer is […]

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Globalization of Education: Producing Green Global Citizens

Globalization of Education: Producing Green Global Citizens

on August 1, 2015, 8:00 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

For years, Americans have been up in arms over the Obama administration’s unconstitutional efforts to nationalize education, primarily through Common Core. Especially concerning is the White House bribing and bludgeoning our state governments to surrender control over our schools. The outrage is still growing. But a peek beneath the surface reveals that the nationalization of American schools is actually just […]

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Obama Steps Up U.S. Training of Communist Chinese Military

Obama Steps Up U.S. Training of Communist Chinese Military

on August 1, 2015, 7:50 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Even as the Communist Chinese dictatorship ruthlessly oppresses the people of China while stepping up its aggressive rhetoric, espionage, and military activities aimed beyond its borders, the Obama administration has been training Beijing’s troops in U.S. military tactics, techniques, and procedures. Critics have long opposed the high-level “mil-mil cooperation” between the U.S. Armed Forces and one of the most brutal autocracies […]

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Police say repeat attacker stabbed 6 at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

Police say repeat attacker stabbed 6 at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade

on July 31, 2015, 8:51 AM / in International News

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man named Yishai Schlissel was arrested Thursday for allegedly stabbing six marchers in Jerusalem’s annual Gay Pride Parade. Schlissel was released from prison three weeks ago after serving 10 years for stabbing and wounding three marchers in the 2005 Gay Pride Parade. After that attack, he reportedly told police he had tried to “kill in the name of God.” […]

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Beijing picked to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing picked to host 2022 Winter Olympics

on July 31, 2015, 8:49 AM / in International News

The International Olympic Committee on Friday selected Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Chinese President Xi Jinping made a last-minute promise that the Games would be “fantastic, extraordinary, and excellent.” The Chinese capital, which hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics, beat out runner-up Almaty, Kazakhstan, in a secret ballot held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Beijing will be the first city to […]

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Investigators try to confirm debris is from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Investigators try to confirm debris is from missing Malaysia Airlines plane

on July 30, 2015, 7:22 AM / in International News

French authorities are studying a piece of plane debris that washed up on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean to determine whether it came from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. The airliner vanished without a trace last year after taking off from Kuala Lumpur bound for Beijing with 239 passengers and crew members on board. Investigators could not immediately confirm that the debris […]

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A Trip to Israel… how nice….

A Trip to Israel… how nice….

on July 29, 2015, 11:06 AM / in International News, National News

More than 40 House lawmakers will travel to Israel next month to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is a fierce critic of the deal, reports The Hill’s Scott Wong. There are two congressional trips — one with Democrats, the other with Republicans, which occur every two years and are organized and is funded by an educational nonprofit affiliated with […]

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Dems Clash on Deal with Iran

Dems Clash on Deal with Iran

on July 29, 2015, 10:47 AM / in International News, National News

Democrats harshly criticized the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran during a testy hearing on Tuesday, underscoring the difficulty the White House faces in winning over its own party. Secretary of State John Kerry had several sharp exchanges with Jewish Democrats on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, including ranking Democratic Rep. Eliot Engel (N.Y.), who said he was “very disappointed” with the […]

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Migrant dies as 1,500 try to rush into Eurotunnel to Britain

Migrant dies as 1,500 try to rush into Eurotunnel to Britain

on July 29, 2015, 8:08 AM / in International News

A Sudanese man died Tuesday as 1,500 migrants tried to illegally enter the French side of the Eurotunnel to hop freight trains into Britain. A record 2,100 people made the attempt Monday. Thirty-seven people have been blocked from entering the tunnel illegally this year; eight have died since mid-June. About 10,000 migrants from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Syria, Sudan, and North Africa […]

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ISIS COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED IN IRAQ

ISIS COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED IN IRAQ

on July 23, 2015, 8:43 AM / in International News, National News

The Army’s top officer said Tuesday it was “frustrating” to watch the gains U.S. troops helped achieve in Iraq unravel with the entrance of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and that the chaos “might have been prevented.” “It’s frustrating to watch it,” Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told Fox News in an exclusive interview weeks away from his retirement after […]

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Side Agreements….

on July 23, 2015, 8:41 AM / in International News, National News

National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Wednesday acknowledged there are “side” agreements between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Rice said the deals involve Iran documenting the military’s involvement in its nuclear program, but rejected GOP charges that they were “secret” terms to the nuclear deal. “We’re satisfied with them and we will share the contents of those briefings […]

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Greek lawmakers back reforms demanded by creditors

Greek lawmakers back reforms demanded by creditors

on July 23, 2015, 7:16 AM / in International News

Greece’s parliament overwhelmingly backed new reforms demanded by creditors to clear the way for talks on a third bailout to save the country from financial collapse. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faced a revolt within his anti-austerity, radical left Syriza party, but pushed through the measure 230-63 thanks to support from pro-European opposition lawmakers. Tsipras said the reforms “in which we do […]

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Obama’s dishonesty on Iran

Obama’s dishonesty on Iran

on July 23, 2015, 6:45 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Washington Examiner Under the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, that nation’s theocratic regime receives relief from economic and arms sanctions in exchange for curtailment of its nuclear program. But there’s a catch — when inspectors seek to verify Iran’s compliance, the Iranians can delay the inspection of any site for at least 24 days. But before the deal […]

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Lawmaker: Kerry doesn’t know what’s in the Iran side deal

Lawmaker: Kerry doesn’t know what’s in the Iran side deal

on July 23, 2015, 6:28 AM / in International News, National News

By Charles Hoskinson  /  The Washington Examiner After classified briefings Wednesday with Secretary of State John Kerry and other administration officials, lawmakers say they aren’t satisfied with the explanation of side deals on Iran’s nuclear program that weren’t sent to Congress, and still want to see the original documents. Rep. Mike Pompeo said Kerry told lawmakers that he has not […]

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Lies, Damned Lies, and John Kerry

Lies, Damned Lies, and John Kerry

on July 21, 2015, 6:20 AM / in International News, National News

By: streiff Senator Bob Corker’s Bill is a fraud! Just to bring you up to date in the ongoing efforts of the Obama administration to provide Iran with $150 billion and the ability to make a nuclear weapon. These are developments over the weekend: Via Washington Examiner Secretary of State John Kerry deflected bipartisan criticism of the Obama administration’s move […]

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Surfer survives shark attack during competition

on July 20, 2015, 7:57 AM / in International News

Three-time world champion surfer Mick Fanning fought off a shark that attacked him during a competition in South Africa on Sunday. The Australian surfer was sitting on his board waiting for a set of waves when he felt something get caught in his leg rope. “I saw fins. I was waiting for the teeth,” Fanning said. His rival in the […]

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Who Got What They Wanted in the Iran Nuclear Deal

Who Got What They Wanted in the Iran Nuclear Deal

on July 20, 2015, 7:45 AM / in International News, National News

By KYLE CRICHTON and DAVID E. SANGER  / The New York Times Critics in the United States and Iran have complained that their representatives were too eager to make a deal and, as a result, have made too many concessions. Here is a look at what the two sides wanted, and what they got. Arms Embargo What Iran wanted Immediate lifting […]

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