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Dem Rep: 40 American ISIL Fighters Have Already Returned to the United States

Dem Rep: 40 American ISIL Fighters Have Already Returned to the United States

on September 21, 2014, 3:20 PM / in International News, National News, News

These individuals under surveillance, ‘being tracked’ by the FBI BY: Adam Kredo / Washington Free Beacon Rep. Tim Bishop (D., N.Y.) warned during a recent speech that up to 40 radicalized U.S. citizens who have fought alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL or ISIS) have already returned to the United States, where they could pose a terrorist […]

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A New Inconvenient Truth: Antarctic Ice Levels Reach Record High

A New Inconvenient Truth: Antarctic Ice Levels Reach Record High

on September 21, 2014, 6:40 AM / in International News, News

By Timothy H. Lee  / Center For Individual Freedom For global warming alarmists, the inconvenient truths just keep accumulating. The unintentional humor served up by their increasingly desperate rationalizations provides one of the more enjoyable byproducts of that process. For sheer comedic treasure in that regard, it’s difficult to beat the far-left Daily Kos.  A headline this week provided another […]

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Last-Minute Bribe Keeps Scotland in the United Kingdom

Last-Minute Bribe Keeps Scotland in the United Kingdom

on September 20, 2014, 9:26 AM / in International News, News

The polls in Scotland hadn’t been closed for more than an hour or two before the outcome of the independence vote was clear. By the time all the votes were tallied, 1.6 million Scots voted for independence while two million voted to stay in the United Kingdom. The massive turnout represented a remarkable 85 percent of all registered voters in […]

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The Guardian: Not Only Wrong About Thatcherism in Britain, But Also in Spain

The Guardian: Not Only Wrong About Thatcherism in Britain, But Also in Spain

on September 19, 2014, 10:56 AM / in International News, News

by Benjamin Harris-Quinney  / Breitbart Even in a week of great political upheaval, politics can be dully predictable. I spent the first part of the week in Madrid for the unveiling of the Margaret Thatcher Plaza, which a vast array of media outlets excitedly reported was the first such honour to bestowed upon the Iron Lady anywhere in the world. […]

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Scotland Votes NO

Scotland Votes NO

on September 19, 2014, 10:53 AM / in International News, News

LONDON, United Kingdom – Scotland has voted to remain in the United Kingdom. In a result that will bring a sigh of relief to many in Britain, Europe and the wider world, the ‘No’ campaign is on course to win the Scottish independence referendum on a projected margin of 55 percent to 45 percent. Although polls in the run-up to […]

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A Long and Constant War

A Long and Constant War

on September 19, 2014, 8:02 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

There are no experts in this office on the subject of Islam, but history does tell us several things that we should remember. That like Christianity during portions of its history it has become violent in its expansion. Its original area of strength, now known as Iran and Saudi Arabia expanded by conquest from the 632 AD to the 1500 […]

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Aussies thwart gruesome terrorist plot

Aussies thwart gruesome terrorist plot

on September 19, 2014, 6:55 AM / in International News, News

By Rick Moran  / American Thinker More than 800 Australian law enforcement officials descended on more than a dozen homes and arrested ISIS members planning a the beheading of a random citizen and the assassination of Prime Minister Tony Abbott, according to the Associated Press. They also report that 9 of the 15 suspects arrested were released before the end […]

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Syrian rebel commander warns of emerging warlords

Syrian rebel commander warns of emerging warlords

on September 18, 2014, 8:56 AM / in International News, News

World Bulletin/News Desk U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords and are undermining Washington’s allies in the rebels’ exile military command, the former Syrian army general who leads it said. Brigadier General Abdelilah al-Bashir, who defected in 2012 and led rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces in the Golan before becoming chief-of-staff of the FSA’s Supreme Military […]

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Beheading Raises Islamic State Street Cred

Beheading Raises Islamic State Street Cred

on September 16, 2014, 9:08 AM / in International News, News

by Dawn Perlmutter  /  FrontPageMag.com The Sept. 13, 2014 beheading video of David Haines, British aid worker and military veteran, is almost identical to the Foley and Sotloff productions establishing an Islamic State forensic signature, PSYOPS pattern and a winning recruitment strategy. The David Haines beheading video titled “A message to the allies of America” is addressed to Prime Minister David Cameron who failed rapper […]

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Arab nations offering airstrikes against Islamic State, Kerry says

Arab nations offering airstrikes against Islamic State, Kerry says

on September 15, 2014, 7:23 AM / in International News, News

  By Brian Bennett, Paul Richter / L. A. Times Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on Islamic State militants, giving a boost to the Obama administration’s efforts to knit a coalition of allies for the promised U.S.-led offensive against the Sunni extremist group, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Sunday. But President Obama won’t approve widening […]

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Ebola Aid

Ebola Aid

on September 11, 2014, 8:11 AM / in International News, News

The U.S. government is preparing to send more healthcare workers to West Africa to fight the Ebola epidemic as international aid workers leave the region due to exhaustion or illness. The State Department is also setting up a robust system for evacuating aid workers who become sick while working on the ground. Both efforts were described in a contracting document, first reported by […]

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Scent of victory energises Scottish independence campaign

Scent of victory energises Scottish independence campaign

on September 10, 2014, 7:41 AM / in International News, News

By Jacques Klopp Edinburgh (AFP) – Pounding the streets of Edinburgh, campaigners for Scottish independence are more hopeful than ever that they can win next week’s referendum — and a last-minute visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron cannot dampen their enthusiasm. The atmosphere in the Scottish capital is electric as a sharp narrowing of opinion polls has made the […]

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The War Powers Resolution returns to the public arena

The War Powers Resolution returns to the public arena

on September 10, 2014, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News, News

By NCC Staff How long can President Obama take military action against ISIS forces without extended approval from Congress? We may know that answer to that question soon. The President will address the American people on Wednesday night as he defines the ISIS threat and most likely explains the extent of long-term military action needed against the group, in concert […]

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Yemen at ‘dangerous crossroads’ as rebel supporters killed

Yemen at ‘dangerous crossroads’ as rebel supporters killed

on September 10, 2014, 7:23 AM / in International News, News

By Jamal al-Jabiri Sanaa (AFP) – Police shot dead seven Shiite rebel activists attempting to storm government headquarters Tuesday and troops clashed with rebels on Sanaa’s outskirts, amid warnings Yemen is at a “dangerous crossroads.” The violence comes after rebel chief Abdulmalik al-Huthi vowed to step up protests and with Saudi Arabia accusing rebels of “conspiring” to destabilise Yemen. Activists […]

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WH pushes $5 billion counterterrorism effort.

WH pushes $5 billion counterterrorism effort.

on September 9, 2014, 9:14 AM / in International News, National News, News

President Obama wants congressional leaders to approve a long-stalled $5 billion counterterrorism fund that could be used to support operations against ISIS. The president first proposed the fund during a foreign policy address earlier this year at the West Point military academy, but the idea landed with a thud in Congress. Now the administration views the stalled effort as a way to […]

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Politcal Action in Defense of Iraq and Syria

Politcal Action in Defense of Iraq and Syria

on September 9, 2014, 9:12 AM / in International News, National News, News

Back from the five-week August recess, lawmakers in both the House and Senate on Monday introduced separate bills authorizing military action against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson (Fla.) and Republican Rep. Frank Wolf (Va.) offered the two measures. Nelson’s bill would give President Obama congressional approval to order airstrikes against ISIS in both Iraq […]

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Cost a focus as GSK takes lead in new wave of biotech lung drugs

Cost a focus as GSK takes lead in new wave of biotech lung drugs

on September 8, 2014, 8:15 AM / in International News, News

By Ben Hirschler  LONDON (Reuters) – Cost-effectiveness is seen as a challenge for a new group of biotech lung drugs that have produced promising results in clinical tests, of which the first is likely to be launched next year by GlaxoSmithKline. Rival firms are racing to develop similar injectable drugs for patients with severe asthma, who do not respond adequately […]

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ABC Reporter, Three Others Illegally Enter Mexico from Guatemala for $5, No IDs

ABC Reporter, Three Others Illegally Enter Mexico from Guatemala for $5, No IDs

on September 8, 2014, 8:06 AM / in International News, News

ABC News reporter Jim Avila showed how easy it is to illegally cross Mexico’s southern border: It took him just five dollars to bring three others with him from Guatemala. “We found in Guatemala just last month makeshift rafts, filled with immigrants crossing illegally into Mexico heading to the U.S.,” Avila revealed on a segment on ABC’s This Week. “I boarded one […]

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‘Progressive Moral Depravity’: A Confederacy of Dunces

on September 8, 2014, 6:33 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

By Clarice Feldman  / American Thinker There’s a wonderful book, A Confederacy of Dunces, the title of which refers to an epigraph from Jonathan Swift‘s essay, “Thoughts on Various Subjects, Moral and Diverting“: “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him.” I was reminded […]

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A Global Epiphany on ISIS

A Global Epiphany on ISIS

on August 28, 2014, 7:52 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

By Michael Curtis / American Thinker It took only a moment for the whole world to become aware of the savagery and the delight in the slaughter of human beings by Islamist extreme groups.  That moment was the display of a skilled video of a masked jihadist in black clothes apparently preparing the brutal beheading of James Foley, the 40-year-old American […]

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