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NATO forces bolster Afghan troops against Taliban in Kunduz

NATO forces bolster Afghan troops against Taliban in Kunduz

on September 30, 2015, 8:32 AM / in International News

By Nasir Waqif NATO said Wednesday its special forces joined Afghan troops in Kunduz to try to push back Taliban insurgents who have seized the city, fought off a counter-attack and advanced on the airport to shore up their biggest victory in 14 years. Heavy fighting was underway near the northern city’s airport where government forces retreated, highlighting the potent […]

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Pope says officials have right to refuse duties over religious beliefs

Pope says officials have right to refuse duties over religious beliefs

on September 29, 2015, 8:25 AM / in International News

Pope Francis said Monday that government officials have a “human right” to refuse to carry out duties that are inconsistent with their religious beliefs — such as issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The pope did not address the issue of gay marriage directly during his just-completed six-day visit to the U.S., although the Catholic church opposes it. “Conscientious objection […]

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Taliban seizes Afghan provincial capital

on September 29, 2015, 8:18 AM / in International News

The Taliban seized the provincial governor’s office in the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on Monday, in one of the Islamist extremist movement’s biggest victories since it was driven out of power 14 years ago. It was the second Taliban assault on the city since NATO pulled out most of its troops last year, and “the first major breach […]

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NASA says it found evidence that water recently flowed on Mars

NASA says it found evidence that water recently flowed on Mars

on September 29, 2015, 8:14 AM / in International News

Scientists have discovered definitive evidence of liquid water on the surface of present-day Mars, NASA announced Monday. The find could help answer the question of whether there is life in the solar system beyond Earth, as water is a necessary part of that equation. Satellite images showed streaks left by what appeared to be water flowing downhill, along with salt […]

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Obama and Putin clash over Syria

Obama and Putin clash over Syria

on September 29, 2015, 8:05 AM / in International News, National News

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed openly Monday over Syria before they held what Putin called “frank talks” on the Syrian civil war during the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. Obama said in a speech that Russia’s support of the government in Syria was harmful to “democratic principles and human rights.” Putin said the West’s […]

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At UN Summit, World Rulers Adopt Agenda for Global Socialism

At UN Summit, World Rulers Adopt Agenda for Global Socialism

on September 29, 2015, 7:46 AM / in International News, National News

A far-reaching United Nations plot to re-engineer civilization and impose global socialism on humanity, variously dubbed “Agenda 2030” and the “Sustainable Development Agenda,” was ushered in on Friday with a “thunderous standing ovation,” the UN Department of Public Information reported. Every one of the 193 UN member governments on the planet — from communist and Islamist dictatorships to those ruling […]

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Iraq announces intelligence sharing with Russia, Syria, and Iran, surprising U.S.

Iraq announces intelligence sharing with Russia, Syria, and Iran, surprising U.S.

on September 28, 2015, 8:27 AM / in International News

The Iraqi military said Sunday that it would begin sharing intelligence about the Islamic State with Russia, Syria, and Iran. Iraq explained that one reason for the move, which took the U.S. by surprise, was that many ISIS new recruits were coming to the region from Russia. The intelligence-sharing was also seen as a way to boost Russia’s support for […]

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on September 28, 2015, 8:18 AM / in International News, National News

Pope Francis met with victims in the Catholic church’s clergy sexual abuse scandal on Sunday, telling them he was “deeply sorry” and that “God weeps” for what they have suffered. He also promised that those involved in the crimes and any cover-ups would be held responsible. “Clergy and bishops will be held accountable when they abuse or fail to protect […]

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Rare, red supermoon lunar eclipse to grace night sky

Rare, red supermoon lunar eclipse to grace night sky

on September 27, 2015, 9:18 AM / in International News, National News

We know, there is nothing political in this story…. well maybe a little bit…. In clear skies, watchers Sunday night can expect to see a crimson-colored moon in a total lunar eclipse. On top of that, the moon will be at its closest point to Earth all year, making for a bigger and brighter supermoon. The last time a supermoon […]

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Obama administration allots $300 million to reduce HIV in Africa

Obama administration allots $300 million to reduce HIV in Africa

on September 27, 2015, 9:15 AM / in International News, National News

The Obama administration announced Saturday a $300 million program to help reduce HIV infections in girls and young women who live in sub-Saharan Africa. Officials are shooting for a 25 percent reduction in women aged 15 to 24 by the end of 2016, and a 40 percent reduction a year later. The announcement is the newest phase of the U.S. […]

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Is NOAA Altering Weather Data Ahead of the Big UN Climate Change Meeting?

Is NOAA Altering Weather Data Ahead of the Big UN Climate Change Meeting?

on September 26, 2015, 7:08 AM / in International News, National News

H/T to Carol for this item: There is a video at the link, just below and a gif that shows the fudging on the temperatures, but this shows how the global warming/change liars roll.  We were hotter than normal this summer in WA State, but there is good proof that it was a result of geoengineering, since we normally get […]

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Obama and Putin agree to meet next week

Obama and Putin agree to meet next week

on September 25, 2015, 7:25 AM / in International News, National News

President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in New York next week, the White House announced Thursday. Obama has avoided direct contact with Putin since 2013, when he canceled a summit meeting with Putin after Russia sheltered Edward Snowden, who leaked National Security Agency secrets. In a sign relations remain tender, the Obama administration says the talks will […]

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Yellen says the Fed will likely raise interest rates this year

Yellen says the Fed will likely raise interest rates this year

on September 25, 2015, 7:20 AM / in International News, National News

Here is something we are not looking forward to….. In a speech Thursday at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said the U.S. central bank would likely begin raising interest rates later this year, so long as the U.S. economy is able to support employment growth and interest rates hold steady. The Fed declined to raise […]

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More than 700 confirmed dead in crush of pilgrims near Mecca

More than 700 confirmed dead in crush of pilgrims near Mecca

on September 25, 2015, 7:14 AM / in International News

The death toll from a stampede of Muslim pilgrims near Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca rose to 717 on Thursday, and authorities said it could go still higher. It is already the deadliest incident in 25 years during the annual hajj pilgrimage. The incident occurred on a narrow street where crowds were rushing to finish a ritual before the […]

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Another Rebel Division Trained by Obama Joins Al-Qaeda

Another Rebel Division Trained by Obama Joins Al-Qaeda

on September 25, 2015, 5:30 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

After two months of U.S. military training in Turkey from the Obama administration’s Pentagon, the first group of 70 “moderate” Syrian rebels crossed into Syria this week — and promptly handed all of their U.S. weapons and equipment to al-Qaeda’s local affiliate known as Jabhat al-Nusra. Citing a “raft of sources,” the U.K. Telegraph reported that Obama’s latest batch of […]

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Importing Our Own Destruction

Importing Our Own Destruction

on September 24, 2015, 6:03 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Notes: This “refugee crisis” could be a death knell for Western nations, because Islam arrives not to “blend in.” It arrives to take over. The 1,400-year-long cycle of Islamic violence is fed not by injustice or fresh new assaults on sovereignty.  Rather, it pre-exists the rise of Western capitalism by several centuries, and it constitutes the heart of the […]

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Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX): “We are crazy to be inviting the problems of the Middle East into the United States”

Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX): “We are crazy to be inviting the problems of the Middle East into the United States”

on September 23, 2015, 8:38 AM / in International News, National News

Posted by Ann Corcoran Editor:  See our first post on Rep. Brian Babin’s initial shot-across-the-bow of the heretofore sacrosanct Refugee Admissions Program of the UN/US State Department.  We are happy to report that 9 other brave Members of the House have joined his legislative initiative to halt the program until there has been a cost accounting done of the program. […]

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EU forces members to take in migrants needing protection

EU forces members to take in migrants needing protection

on September 23, 2015, 7:18 AM / in International News

Making the problem worse…. European Union ministers on Tuesday approved a plan requiring member nations to take in a share of 120,000 migrants arriving in Greece and Italy over the next two years. The move applies to people “in clear need of international protection.” The decision came over the objections of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia. Leaders from […]

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Reporters Asked Pope Francis About Being Communist. Here’s What He Said.

Reporters Asked Pope Francis About Being Communist. Here’s What He Said.

on September 23, 2015, 6:13 AM / in International News, National News

By Ivan Plis  /  Reporter  /  Daily Caller News Foundation Aboard his flight from Cuba to the U.S. Tuesday, Pope Francis spoke to reporters and discussed accusations that he is too left-wing. Before his visit to the U.S., one Italian journalist remarked, “sectors of North American society were even asking themselves if the Pope was Catholic” and talking “about a […]

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Pope Francis heads from Cuba to the U.S.

Pope Francis heads from Cuba to the U.S.

on September 22, 2015, 7:13 AM / in International News, National News

Pope Francis wraps up his trip to Cuba on Tuesday with a Mass in the communist Caribbean nation’s most revered shrine. He praised the sacrifices made by the Catholic Church in Cuba, where the government has been reluctant to allow new churches to be built. Francis also urged Cubans to be open to change as he prepared to travel Tuesday […]

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