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McCain warns against rise of ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

McCain warns against rise of ‘half-baked, spurious nationalism’

on October 17, 2017, 8:26 AM / in International News, National News

The War Hawk speaks Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Monday warned against the rise of “half-baked, spurious nationalism” and called for strong American leadership on the world stage. McCain said that abandoning “the ideals we have advanced around the globe” and shirking from “our duty to remain ‘the last, best hope of Earth’ for the sake of some half-baked, spurious […]

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Iraq retakes Kurdish areas to quell separatists

Iraq retakes Kurdish areas to quell separatists

on October 17, 2017, 8:17 AM / in International News

Iraqi government troops on Monday seized the northern city of Kirkuk, surrounding oil fields, and other areas from Kurdish forces, almost without a fight. Kurds had controlled the vital oil-rich city for three years as they solidified their control of northern Iraq, where they hope to establish an independent state. The Iraqi government launched a military operation aiming to take […]

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Employee reveals how Russian trolls targeted Hillary Clinton before election – after studying House of Cards

Employee reveals how Russian trolls targeted Hillary Clinton before election – after studying House of Cards

on October 16, 2017, 6:57 AM / in International News, National News

Alec Luhn   /   The Telegraph A former employee of the Russian “troll factory” that bought thousands of Facebook ads during the US presidential election has revealed how he wrote comments on Western news sites to ridicule Hillary Clinton and inflame political divisions. A young man quoted under the pseudonym “Maksim” told independent channel TV Rain about the trolls’ mission to […]

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IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines: govt

IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines: govt

on October 16, 2017, 6:52 AM / in International News

By Ferdinandh CABRERA  /  AFP The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the US “most wanted terrorists” list, was killed on Monday in the battle to reclaim a militant-held Philippines city, officials said. Isnilon Hapilon’s reported death came during a final push to end the nearly five-month siege of Marawi, a battle that has claimed […]

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Ireland faces rare hurricane hit

Ireland faces rare hurricane hit

on October 15, 2017, 8:56 AM / in International News

Hurricane Ophelia is moving across the Atlantic as a Category 2 storm with sustained winds of up to 105 miles per hour. The storm is expected to make landfall in Ireland on Monday, moving across the island and into northern Scotland. Hurricanes rarely make it to Europe; this will be Ireland’s strongest storm in half a century. In 1961, Storm […]

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Homosexual Premier: Pro-life work should not count for school volunteer hours

Homosexual Premier: Pro-life work should not count for school volunteer hours

on October 12, 2017, 9:00 AM / in International News

By Lianne Laurence HAMILTON, Ontario, October 11, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — After a parent complained to a talk-radio show that his daughter earned volunteer hours for attending Life Chain, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is signaling the Liberals may nix that. “That is the first I’ve heard that,” Wynne said Friday when quizzed on the situation, reported the Toronto Star. “I will just say […]

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Mattis: Pentagon Reviewing Africa Patrol Rules

Mattis: Pentagon Reviewing Africa Patrol Rules

on October 12, 2017, 8:55 AM / in International News, National News

Response to ambush was fast TAMPA, Fla.—Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that the Pentagon will review procedures used by patrolling special operations commandos in the aftermath of a deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger. Four U.S. Army Green Berets were killed and two wounded in the Oct. 4 attack by suspected Islamist State terrorists in the southwestern […]

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American Caitlan Coleman, family freed from Afghanistan captors

American Caitlan Coleman, family freed from Afghanistan captors

on October 12, 2017, 7:33 AM / in International News

Fox News An American woman and her family, who had been held captive since 2012 by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network after being kidnapped while hiking in Afghanistan, were freed, the White House announced Thursday. Caitlin Coleman, 32, was seven months pregnant when she and her Canadian husband Josh Boyle were abducted. President Trump appeared to hint at the news of […]

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From Jihadi John to White Widow: The Britons killed after joining Islamic State

From Jihadi John to White Widow: The Britons killed after joining Islamic State

on October 12, 2017, 7:01 AM / in International News

The Telegraph Sally Jones, the British terror recruiter dubbed the White Widow, has reportedly been killed in a US drone strike. The London-born convert is thought to be the latest in an ignoble line of infamous Britons – including her husband – to die after joining the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) group. A poster girl for Isil, Jones was reportedly killed close […]

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Spain steps up Barcelona security ahead of expected Catalan independence declaration

Spain steps up Barcelona security ahead of expected Catalan independence declaration

on October 10, 2017, 7:34 AM / in International News

Police posted guards at public buildings in Barcelona and closed a park surrounding the regional Catalan Parliament, where many expect Catalan President Carles Puigdemont to make a declaration of independence Tuesday night. Separatist politicians have declared that an Oct. 1 referendum deemed illegal by the Spanish government amounted to a legitimate mandate for Catalonia to secede from Spain. National authorities […]

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Trump says ‘mess’ in North Korea will be fixed by ‘only one thing’

on October 8, 2017, 9:01 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump issued a new volley in his war of words with North Korea with a cryptic pair of tweets posted Saturday afternoon. “Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid hasn’t worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, makings fools of U.S. negotiators,” he wrote. […]

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Three Soldiers Become First U.S. Hostile-Fire Deaths in Niger

Three Soldiers Become First U.S. Hostile-Fire Deaths in Niger

on October 5, 2017, 6:42 AM / in International News, National News

BY BRIDGET JOHNSON  | PJ Media Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed and two wounded in joint operations with local forces in Niger, marking the first American combat casualties in the West African nation. The forces were ambushed on a Wednesday night routine patrol in southwest Niger; Radio France International reported that militants set a trap for the soldiers after […]

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Canada Pushes for Progressive Demands in NAFTA Renegotiation

Canada Pushes for Progressive Demands in NAFTA Renegotiation

on October 3, 2017, 8:24 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Christian Gomez Canada is using the NAFTA renegotiation to push for far-reaching progressive changes to both the agreement and domestic U.S. laws. “Personally, I don’t think we can make a deal because we have been so badly taken advantage of,” President Trump said at a rally in Phoenix on August 22 regarding the renegotiation of NAFTA. “They [Canada and Mexico] […]

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US TROOP KILLED IN IRAQ

on October 3, 2017, 8:05 AM / in International News, National News

A service member was killed and another injured Sunday in Iraq after an improvised explosive struck their vehicle, according to the U.S. military-led coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The Defense Department has not released the nationality or names of the service members, “pending notification of next of kin,” Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said […]

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Catalans protests Spain’s effort to thwart independence vote

Catalans protests Spain’s effort to thwart independence vote

on October 3, 2017, 7:28 AM / in International News

A general strike brought much of Spain’s Catalonia region to a standstill on Tuesday as unions and other pro-separatist groups protested the national government’s attempts to thwart Sunday’s independence referendum. Trade unions, businesses, schools, transport networks, police, and even the region’s successful soccer team FC Barcelona participated in the one-day strike. Nearly 900 people were injured when riot police tried […]

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Nobel Prize in physics goes to trio for detecting gravitational waves

Nobel Prize in physics goes to trio for detecting gravitational waves

on October 3, 2017, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

Three American physicists — Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, and Kip Thorne of the LIGO/VIRGO collaboration — won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for the detection of gravitational waves, which had been predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago but never seen. “This is something completely new and different, opening up unseen worlds,” the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences […]

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Eremoryzomys

Eremoryzomys

on October 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, International News

Eremoryzomys, also known as the gray rice rat, is a genus of rodent consisting of a single species, E. polius. Discovered in 1912 and first described in 1913 by Wilfred Osgood, it was originally named Oryzomys polius. In 2006, a cladistic analysis found that it was not closely related to Oryzomys or to any other known member of its tribe, […]

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Vehicle attacks in Canada injure 5

Vehicle attacks in Canada injure 5

on October 1, 2017, 9:07 AM / in International News

A police officer and four other people were injured Saturday night in Edmonton, Canada, in a pair of incidents believed to be terror attacks. The officer was directing traffic near a soccer game when a man driving a white car rammed him with the vehicle. The driver then exited the car and attacked the officer with a knife before escaping […]

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Tillerson says the U.S. is in direct contact with North Korea

on October 1, 2017, 8:59 AM / in International News, National News

The United States is in direct communication with the government of North Korea, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Saturday in Beijing. “We are probing, so stay tuned,” Tillerson said in response to a question about possible negotiations with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un. “We ask, ‘Would you like to talk?’ We have lines of communications to Pyongyang — […]

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Final Swing

Final Swing

on September 28, 2017, 8:19 AM / in History, International News, National News, People, State News

Good morning, it’s Thursday, September 28, 2017. On this date in 1941, Boston Red Sox star Ted Williams had a decision to make: To play or not to play? His team was on the road, about to take the field for a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics. It was the last day of the season and neither the Red Sox […]

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