International News

NASA announces new evidence of water plumes on Europa

NASA announces new evidence of water plumes on Europa

on September 27, 2016, 8:15 AM / in International News

NASA announced Monday that its Hubble Space Telescope had found more evidence of “water plumes” on the surface of Jupiter’s moon, Europa. If the finding is confirmed, scientists will have a way to study Europa’s massive subsurface ocean without having to drill through miles of hard ice to get there. Europa’s ocean has two times the amount of water Earth’s […]

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Researchers create working transporter, but only manage to teleport photons

Researchers create working transporter, but only manage to teleport photons

on September 26, 2016, 7:44 AM / in International News, National News

By Kevin Parrish Gene Roddenberry came up with the method of using transporters in Star Trekto transition characters from the Enterprise set to planet landscapes and cities. Landing the starship would be costly as well as time-consuming on screen, and when shooting began, the full-sized shuttlecraft wasn’t ready. That pushed Roddenberry into using a less expensive alternative by incorporating a […]

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What Does The Left What Next? The Impossible

What Does The Left What Next? The Impossible

on September 26, 2016, 7:04 AM / in International News, Opinion

“Do you take an interest in the way society functions? “Are you angry or upset about injustice, exploitation and oppression? “Are you interested in political ideas and theories, even if you don’t yet know much about them? “Do you want to get involved in contributing to positive social change, if only in small ways at first? “Lastly, no experience of […]

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U.K.: “Iceland (the country) may sue Iceland (the chain) over name”

on September 25, 2016, 7:21 AM / in International News

“The Icelandic government has confirmed it is considering launching a lawsuit against British supermarket Iceland over its name.” The British retailer, which specializes in frozen foods, has been doing business for 46 years. [The Guardian]

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Puerto Rico Blackout Enters Second Day – Entire Island Of 3.5 Million People Without Power

on September 23, 2016, 7:33 AM / in International News, National News

by Tyler Durden  /  zerohedge.com The 3.5 million people of Puerto Rico are entering their second day with no power after a substation fire knocked out service to the entire island.   The power outage has left schools scrambling to cancel classes and public hospitals forced to cancel surgeries. Perhaps even worse, the outage caused numerous fires across the island […]

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Hackers access data from 500 million Yahoo accounts

Hackers access data from 500 million Yahoo accounts

on September 23, 2016, 7:25 AM / in International News, National News

Hackers stole information from at least 500 million Yahoo accounts in 2014, and the company said Thursday a state-sponsored actor appeared to have been responsible for the cyberattack. Yahoo recommended that users change their passwords if they haven’t done so since 2014. Hackers could have accessed names, email addresses, birthdates, and possibly even security question answers. In August, reports surfaced […]

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Biden: ‘Less than even’ chance Congress approves trade

Biden: ‘Less than even’ chance Congress approves trade

on September 23, 2016, 6:48 AM / in International News, National News

Vice President Biden says there is a “less than even” chance Congress ratifies the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement before the end of the Obama administration. Speaking at the Council of Foreign Relations on Wednesday in New York, Biden said “our only real shot” to approve the 12-nation trade pact is during the lame-duck session of Congress after the November […]

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Ireland Will Not Bite the Apple

Ireland Will Not Bite the Apple

on September 22, 2016, 7:09 AM / in International News

By Michael Curtis   /   American Thinker Rarely in history has an offer of 13 billion euros been refused by a state or organization.  Yet the government of Ireland entered the book of records on September 2, 2016 by not taking the offered gift.  Instead, it decided to appeal against the ruling of the European Commission that it had granted […]

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Did the Defense Department Lie About Closing Lajes?

Did the Defense Department Lie About Closing Lajes?

on September 22, 2016, 5:53 AM / in International News, National News

This article first appeared on the American Enterprise Institute site. Michael Rubin  /  Newsweek The Pentagon continues to reduce forces at Lajes Field in the Azores, a strategic archipelago in the mid-Atlantic. A year ago, the base was already a ghost town. After U.S. taxpayers had spent millions of dollars on housing, schools and other critical infrastructure, most laid vacant. […]

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A UN and tribal takeover?

on September 21, 2016, 8:38 AM / in International News, National News

By Lawrence Kogan  / Canada Free Press Lawrence Kogan recently served as special counsel to the Klamath Irrigation District where he was tasked, in part, with generally addressing Klamath Basin Agreement matters. Mr. Kogan also recently served as special counsel to Siskiyou County addressing Amended KHSA matters.  He is managing principal of the Kogan Law Group, P.C. of New York, […]

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Germany’s Merkel stung over immigration in second regional election

Germany’s Merkel stung over immigration in second regional election

on September 19, 2016, 7:29 AM / in International News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats fell to a post-reunification low in a Berlin state vote on Sunday, their second electoral setback in two weeks. The party polled at 18 percent, down from 23.3 percent in the last election in 2011, before Merkel’s decision to keep the country’s borders open in the face of a massive wave of immigrants […]

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China’s Holdings of U.S. Treasuries Fall to Lowest Since ’13

China’s Holdings of U.S. Treasuries Fall to Lowest Since ’13

on September 17, 2016, 6:23 AM / in International News, National News

STILL THE BIGGEST By Scott Lanman   /   Bloomberg China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell in July to the lowest level in more than three years, as the world’s second-largest economy pares its foreign-exchange reserves to support the yuan. The biggest foreign holder of U.S. government debt had $1.22 trillion in bonds, notes and bills in July, down $22 […]

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Obama moves to Transfer Effective Control of the Internet to the United Nations

Obama moves to Transfer Effective Control of the Internet to the United Nations

on September 16, 2016, 6:56 AM / in International News, National News

If Obama Gets His Way, Efforts to Snuff out Pro-gun Internet Speech Could be Expected Whatever you think about Barack Obama, he is endlessly clever and aggressive in pursuing his political agenda, particularly the elimination of the private ownership of guns. So we have been watching, with increased concern, Obama’s plan to give up U.S. stewardship over the Internet at […]

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Bayer agrees to buy Monsanto for $66 billion

Bayer agrees to buy Monsanto for $66 billion

on September 15, 2016, 8:05 AM / in International News, National News

Bayer AG has agreed to buy Monsanto in a $66 billion, all-cash deal, the companies announced Wednesday. The deal, if approved by regulators, will create a massive one-stop agricultural supply maker, combining Bayer’s pesticides and Monsanto’s market-dominating seed business. Regulators are expected to consider carefully whether letting the two agricultural giants merge would further hurt competition in a period already […]

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New ISIS Military Chief Trained by Obama Administration

New ISIS Military Chief Trained by Obama Administration

on September 15, 2016, 7:16 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Yet another top military leader for the Islamic State, or ISIS, was exposed as having been trained by the U.S. government — this one as recently as 2014 and on American soil, according to media reports confirmed as accurate by the U.S. State Department. The ISIS military leader also said in a video that he was secretly trained in Russia. […]

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Ford to move all small-car production to Mexico from U.S.: CEO

Ford to move all small-car production to Mexico from U.S.: CEO

on September 15, 2016, 7:00 AM / in International News, National News

H/T to Jackie Juntti By Bernie Woodall and David Shepardson http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ford-moving-small-car-production-145624769.html (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields said on Wednesday that all of the company’s small-car production would be leaving U.S. plants and heading to lower-cost Mexico, drawing another rebuke from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “We will have migrated all of our small-car production to […]

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Aust warships to be inferior to US vessels

on September 14, 2016, 7:00 AM / in International News

Delays with new air warfare destroyers, the navy’s most complex and expensive warships, mean they will go to sea inferior to comparable US vessels. A new study by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says that’s because US warships are being equipped with the latest version of the Aegis combat system, which features greatly enhanced capabilities including ballistic missile defence. ASPI […]

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ISIS Guide Tells Jihadists to Use ‘Accessible’ Yet ‘Brutal’ Poisonous Plants

ISIS Guide Tells Jihadists to Use ‘Accessible’ Yet ‘Brutal’ Poisonous Plants

on September 14, 2016, 6:54 AM / in International News, National News

BY BRIDGET JOHNSON  /  PJ Media A new guide being circulated among ISIS supporters online directs lone jihadists to construct explosives from “simple things” like rat poison and use poisonous plants to inflict casualties. The guide says it’s from the Nashir Media Foundation, which last month circulated different terror plot suggestions including creating hazardous driving conditions. This month, after the assassination of ISIS’ […]

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The Queen James Bible, the Gay Bible

The Queen James Bible, the Gay Bible

on September 13, 2016, 7:52 AM / in International News, Opinion

The Queen James Bible, also known as the Gay Bible, is a new assault on biblical orthodoxy and sexual purity.  This is to be expected in a world of moral relativism.  In it, the 1769 King James Bible has been reproduced with only a very few select verses altered–the ones that relate to homosexuality.  Those verses are listed below and analyzed.  […]

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Philippines’ Duterte calls for U.S. special forces to leave

on September 13, 2016, 7:18 AM / in International News

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that he wanted the dozens of U.S. special operations troops stationed on the island of Mindanao to leave the country. The U.S. has had forces there since 2002 to support government forces battling Abu Sayyaf, a militant group affiliated with al Qaeda. The U.S. once had up to 600 forces there, but since their […]

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