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Couple addresses Synod, urges soft-pedaling on homosexuality

Couple addresses Synod, urges soft-pedaling on homosexuality

on October 7, 2014, 9:48 AM / in International News, News

By John-Henry Westen   /  LifeSiteNews.com One of the six couples chosen to participate in the Vatican’s Synod on the Family had some rather controversial advice for the gathered leaders of the Catholic Church. Ron and Mavis Pirola, co-directors of the Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council, spoke this afternoon to the 191 synod fathers. The text of their address was released […]

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Li Na receives flowers from Nadal, a teary goodbye at China Open

Li Na receives flowers from Nadal, a teary goodbye at China Open

on October 6, 2014, 6:49 AM / in International News, News, Sports, Tennis

It was a fitting goodbye for China’s biggest tennis star, complete with hugs from her former competitors, cheers from Chinese fans, and a bouquet of flowers from Rafael Nadal. There were also tears. Plenty of tears. Li Na received a touching send-off at the China Open on Tuesday, more than a week after she announced her retirement from the sport, […]

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Maher in trouble

Maher in trouble

on October 5, 2014, 10:23 AM / in International News, News

Conservatives are applauding Bill Maher today, after he was falsely accused of racism by Hollywood’s Ben Affleck during a debate on HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. Maher’s sin, along with guest Sam Harris, was to point out–correctly–that radical Islam acts upon execrable beliefs about non-believers that are shared widely within the Muslim world. Yet Maher himself has been a […]

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Three U.S. Airmen Missing After Typhoon Phanfone Slams Okinawa

on October 5, 2014, 9:34 AM / in International News, News

NBC News Three airmen in Okinawa, Japan, were missing and feared drowned Sunday after being swept away by waves caused by Typhoon Phanfone, the U.S Air Force and local coastguard officials said. “Three airmen were washed out to sea from the northwest coast of Okinawa” at about 3:45 p.m. local time (2.45 a.m. ET), the Kadena Air Base said in […]

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Muslims who Saved the Lives of Jews

on October 4, 2014, 7:01 AM / in International News, News

“The first duty of a man is to think for himself” ― José Martí The horrors committed by evil people during the Holocaust are well known and documented. Less well known are the merciful deeds performed by good people during the years of World War II. Among the least known of these decent individual are the Muslims in Albania who […]

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US warns it will take a year to wrest Mosul back from Islamic State

US warns it will take a year to wrest Mosul back from Islamic State

on October 4, 2014, 6:00 AM / in International News, News

By James Forsyth / The Spectator The problem posed by Islamic State will, sadly, not be dealt with quickly. The New York Times reports that John R. Allen, the retired US general coordinating the international coalition against IS, has warned that it will take up to a year before Iraqi forces are ready to try and re-take Mosul. Given that […]

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ISIS terrorists post video of British aid worker Alan Henning being BEHEADED

ISIS terrorists post video of British aid worker Alan Henning being BEHEADED

on October 4, 2014, 6:00 AM / in International News, News

From the National Post: CAIRO — An Internet video purports to show an Islamic State in Iraq and Al-Sham (ISIS) fighter beheading British hostage Alan Henning. The video was released Friday night. It mirrored other beheading videos shot by ISIS, which now holds territory along the border of Syria and Iraq. The video ended with an ISIS fighter threatening a […]

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German jobless total rises in September

German jobless total rises in September

on September 30, 2014, 6:54 AM / in International News, News

 By Simon MORGAN Frankfurt (AFP) – The number of people looking for work in Germany increased in September, as clouds continue to build over Europe’s biggest economy, data showed Tuesday, but analysts said the figures were no cause for alarm just yet. In seasonally adjusted terms, the jobless total increased by 12,000 to 2.918 million this month, data compiled by […]

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All aboard the ‘Corruptour’ for a glimpse of Mexico’s graft

All aboard the ‘Corruptour’ for a glimpse of Mexico’s graft

on September 30, 2014, 6:31 AM / in International News, News

By Anastasia Moloney  BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Visitors looking to explore the dark side of Mexico’s northern industrial city of Monterrey board a striking blue bus, painted with the faces of local politicians alongside pigs and rats clutching bags of money. The bus stops at 10 city landmarks while a recording plays, detailing how public money has been allegedly […]

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‘Mash-ups’ to be Allowed Under Copyright Law – But Only If They Are Funny

‘Mash-ups’ to be Allowed Under Copyright Law – But Only If They Are Funny

on September 30, 2014, 6:11 AM / in International News, News

by Donna Rachel Edmunds / Brietbart A new exception to British copyright law is being introduced to allow for the creation of mash-ups – but only if they’re funny. The exception to the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1998 will come into force on Wednesday, and will allow for the creation of mash-ups – that is, existing material that has […]

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What? BOEHNER: PUNT WAR DEBATE TO 2015

What? BOEHNER: PUNT WAR DEBATE TO 2015

on September 26, 2014, 9:38 AM / in International News, National News, News

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said it would be wrong to debate an authorization of military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) during the lame-duck session of Congress. “Doing this with a whole group of members who are on their way out the door, I don’t think that is the right way to handle this,” he told The New York […]

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Islamic Jihad — Target America

Islamic Jihad — Target America

on September 25, 2014, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News, News

Should You Be Concerned? “The establishment of civil and religious liberty was the Motive which induced me to the Field.” –George Washington (1783) Despite assurances to the contrary from our nation’s commander in chief, it turns out that global Jihad is thriving. According to those who do not bend the truth to comport with political agendas, Jihad now constitutes a […]

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Dems divided over Syria

Dems divided over Syria

on September 25, 2014, 8:48 AM / in International News, News

Democrats are split over the expansion of U.S. airstrikes in Syria this week, with some issuing strong statements of support and others saying the president should be seeking congressional approval. The schism between those who say the president does need authorization from Congress and those who say he does not highlights a disunity that party leaders hoped to avoid before […]

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The UN Security Council Passes Hot Air

The UN Security Council Passes Hot Air

on September 25, 2014, 8:46 AM / in International News, News

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution demanding countries strengthen their laws to stop the flow of foreign fighters to terror organizations like the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The 15-0 vote was a foreign policy win for President Obama, who chaired the panel meeting. “The historic resolution we just adopted enshrines our commitment to meet […]

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Shock discovery! An honest Muslim cleric [VIDEO]

Shock discovery! An honest Muslim cleric [VIDEO]

on September 25, 2014, 6:34 AM / in International News, News, Opinion

I have actually discovered an honest Muslim cleric. A good friend of mine, Younis Z, sent me this video from our friends at the Middle Eastern Media Research Institute (MEMRI). The video shows Bahraini intellectual Dhiyaa al-Musawi being interviewed on Abu Dhabi TV on December 29, 2006. I have to wonder if this cleric is still alive and if he […]

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Space Cities That Orbit Earth Ready By 2100

Space Cities That Orbit Earth Ready By 2100

on September 25, 2014, 6:13 AM / in International News, National News, News

Humans are now spread across all corners of the globe, but what’s the next step? According to Dr Al Globus, a Nasa contractor and space settlement expert, he says the next logical move is to colonise Earth orbit. And, he says barring any major national disasters, we could soon have huge habitats floating around the planet by the end of […]

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‘Save the Environment’…from Obama, Strong & Gore

‘Save the Environment’…from Obama, Strong & Gore

on September 24, 2014, 7:56 AM / in International News, News

By Judi McLeod  /  Canada Free Press The best Hollywood scripts aren’t written for Hollywood movies but for surrealistic gatherings of the United Nations. The title of the Hollywood script going down at today’s opening session of the United Nations in New York should be ‘The UN: Always Putting the Horse Behind the Cart’. Talk of the yada, yada, yada […]

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Bin Laden son-in-law gets life sentence

Bin Laden son-in-law gets life sentence

on September 24, 2014, 7:35 AM / in International News, National News, News

By Mario Trujillo  /  The Hill Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was sentenced in life in prison Tuesday for conspiring to kill Americans. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a spokesman for al Qaeda from before 9/11, was convicted in March, in what the Justice Department and some Democrats hailed as a victory for the administration’s approach to trying terrorism suspects in civilian courts. […]

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LAWMAKERS WEIGH IN ON STRIKES

LAWMAKERS WEIGH IN ON STRIKES

on September 24, 2014, 7:31 AM / in International News, News

Lawmakers from both parties were quick to offer strong support for the strikes. Some Republicans, though, said the president could have acted sooner. “I have argued for months that President Obama has the authority to confront this threat to the United States wherever they seek refuge,” said Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and fellow […]

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Genderism – a new ideology destroying the family

Genderism – a new ideology destroying the family

on September 23, 2014, 9:49 AM / in International News, News

Editor’s Note: The following address by German author and social commentator Gabriele Kuby was delivered earlier this month in Moscow at the International Forum on Large Families and the Future of Humanity. We are witnessing an astonishing historical shift. More than a hundred years ago, Marxism declared the relationship of man and woman in monogamous marriage as “the first class […]

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