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Trump Congratulates Egyptian President Sissi on win

Trump Congratulates Egyptian President Sissi on win

on April 3, 2018, 8:24 AM / in International News

President Trump congratulated Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on his overwhelming victory in an election outside observers dismissed as a sham. The White House said Monday that Trump and Sissi “affirmed the strategic partnership between the United States and Egypt, and noted that they look forward to advancing this partnership and addressing common challenges.” The statement reaffirmed Trump’s aim to improve […]

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Ex-Guatemalan ruler Gen. Efrain Rios Montt dies at 91

Ex-Guatemalan ruler Gen. Efrain Rios Montt dies at 91

on April 2, 2018, 8:02 AM / in International News

Former Guatemalan dictator Gen. Efrain Rios Montt died of a heart attack Sunday in Guatemala City. He was 91. Rios Montt was convicted in 2013 of trying to exterminate the Ixil ethnic group, a Mayan Indian community. During his reign in the 1980s, his forces wiped out entire Ixil villages. A judge found that Rios Montt had known about the […]

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Ruling party minister wins Costa Rica presidency in unexpected runoff landslide

Ruling party minister wins Costa Rica presidency in unexpected runoff landslide

on April 2, 2018, 8:00 AM / in International News

Former governing party labor minister and novelist Carlos Alvarado Quesada won Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election in a landslide on Sunday, defeating evangelical Christian singer and gay-marriage opponent Fabricio Alvarado Munoz. Polls had shown the rival candidates in a close race in recent weeks, but Carlos Alvarado, who backed a call for same-sex marriage, won with three-fifths of the vote. […]

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Chinese space station crashes to Earth over South Pacific

Chinese space station crashes to Earth over South Pacific

on April 2, 2018, 7:58 AM / in International News

China’s defunct Tiangong-1 space station reentered the Earth’s atmosphere over the South Pacific on Monday morning, local time. The spacecraft is believed to have burned up on re-entry, with little chance of any damage on the Earth’s surface, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said on its website. The 34-foot-long, 18,000 pound Tiangong-1 was launched in 2011, and was run […]

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Police Refusing to Investigate Massive Child Sex Ring, Say Girls as Young as 11 ‘Consented’

on March 18, 2018, 7:26 AM / in International News

Politicians, victims, and activists are lashing out at police after discovering an internal memo that discouraged police from investigating a massive child trafficking ring because they claimed the children consented. Editor’s Note: But this is what the “religion of peace” teaches its followers.  It’s what Muhammad taught his followers.  It’s what devout, not radical, Muslims engage in, according to the […]

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Shocking Breakthrough: Scientists Say Cheap, Unlimited, Clean Energy Is on Horizon

Shocking Breakthrough: Scientists Say Cheap, Unlimited, Clean Energy Is on Horizon

on March 17, 2018, 6:31 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Selwyn Duke  The old quip about fusion is that it’s the energy of the future — and always will be. But this joke may now have to be retired, as scientists have achieved a fusion breakthrough that promises cheap, unlimited, clean energy. Such a development is so staggering that it would represent a seminal point in man’s history. The breakthrough […]

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Trump unveils new sanctions against Russia

on March 16, 2018, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News

The U.S. will impose new economic sanctions on two-dozen Russian individuals and entities for cyberattacks in the U.S. and meddling in the 2016 election, senior national security officials said Thursday. The Treasury Department will target five entities and 19 individuals from Russia for actions ranging from the “destabilizing efforts” in the 2016 presidential election to the “NotPetya” malware attack, the costliest […]

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Russian exile found dead in London

Russian exile found dead in London

on March 14, 2018, 8:41 AM / in International News

Russian exile Nikolai Glushkov was found dead at a house in London on Tuesday. Police said the cause of death was “unexplained.” Glushkov was a close friend of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky, a noted critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin who was found dead in 2013. The Metropolitan Police counterterrorism unit took over the case “because of associations that the […]

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U.S. spends twice as much as other wealthy countries on health care

U.S. spends twice as much as other wealthy countries on health care

on March 14, 2018, 7:28 AM / in International News, National News

The United States spent twice as much on health care as ten other high-income countries in 2016, largely because of the high costs of prescription drugs, administrative overhead and labor, a new study released Tuesday indicates. While Americans don’t use more services than people in high-income countries, the U.S.’s overall health spending still topped that of the United Kingdom, Canada […]

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Turkish private jet crashes, killing 11

on March 12, 2018, 8:18 AM / in International News

A Turkish private jet crashed in Iran Sunday en route from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul, killing all 11 people on board. The plane reportedly was carrying a wealthy Turkish socialite and her friends home from a bachelorette party in Dubai when it hit a mountain in heavy rain. The aircraft burst into flames on impact. Witnesses said one […]

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Russia says it test-launched hypersonic missile

Russia says it test-launched hypersonic missile

on March 12, 2018, 8:16 AM / in International News

Russia successfully test-launched a hypersonic missile on Sunday, the Russian defense ministry said. The rocket is one of several new high-tech nuclear-capable weapons Russian President Vladimir Putin announced recently that his country’s military had developed. In the March 1 annual address to the Russian people, Putin called the Kinzhal missile “an ideal weapon,” boasting that it could travel at 10 […]

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Rothschild Passing Dynasty on to 7th Generation, Marking 200 Years of Banker Family Rule

Rothschild Passing Dynasty on to 7th Generation, Marking 200 Years of Banker Family Rule

on March 12, 2018, 8:11 AM / in International News

By Rachel Blevins    |   Activist Post The Rothschild banking empire will ensure that its control continues to stay within the family for a seventh generation as David de Rothschild, 75, is set to hand the role of chairman over to his son, Alexandre de Rothschild, 37, in June. The banking dynasty has been passed between generations for the last 200 […]

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Audi joins Italdesign and Airbus on Pop.Up autonomous flying car project

Audi joins Italdesign and Airbus on Pop.Up autonomous flying car project

on March 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in International News

By Sean Szymkowski   |    Motor Authority First Porsche expressed interest in a flying taxi, and now Audi has partnered with Airbus and Italdesign to bring a self-driving car with flying drone capabilities to life. Together, the companies presented the Pop.Up Next concept at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show this week, an evolution of the Pop.Up concept unveiled by Airbus and […]

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Bannon speaks to nationalists in France

Bannon speaks to nationalists in France

on March 11, 2018, 9:08 AM / in International News, National News

Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon spoke to France’s far-right National Front party Saturday in Lille, France. “Let them call you racist. Let them call you xenophobes. Let them call you nativists. Wear it as a badge of honor,” he told party members. “You’re part of a worldwide movement bigger than France.” National Front is the party of Marine Le […]

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China warns trade war will be a ‘disaster’

China warns trade war will be a ‘disaster’

on March 11, 2018, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan on Saturday warned of grave consequences to President Trump’s proposed trade war. “There are no winners in a trade war, and it would bring disaster to our two countries as well as the rest of the world,” he said while attending the annual parliamentary session in Beijing. “China does not wish to fight a trade […]

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State Department closes office in Mexican resort city over ‘security threat’

on March 9, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

The State Department has closed a consular office in Playa del Carmen, and barred U.S. government employees from traveling to the Mexican resort city on the Caribbean coast, citing an unspecified “security threat.” The Mexican government said the city was safe despite the U.S. alert. “All tourism and economic activity in Playa del Carmen continues in a normal manner,” the […]

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Trump signs steel, aluminum tariffs but exempts key allies

on March 9, 2018, 7:31 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Thursday signed a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum, saying the measures were necessary to protect U.S. companies and workers from unfair trade practices. Trump defied opposition from fellow Republicans and threats of a trade war from allies, although he exempted Canada and Mexico as they renegotiate the North […]

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Alert: Lib Official Pushed for 8-Year-Olds to “Transition” to Opposite Sex

on March 9, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News

BY GRACE CARR  The United Kingdom’s recently appointed Labour Party LGBT+ adviser argued that children as young as 8 years old should be able to choose their gender and begin transitioning so they can embrace their true selves. Biological male and former transgender model Munroe Bergdorf landed a job as a Labour Equalities adviser last week. However, Bergdorf was then investigated for comments he […]

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5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

on March 8, 2018, 6:26 AM / in International News

The secret is out. By JAMIE DUCHARME THIS STORY ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON Time Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others enjoy far greater longevity. Five places, in particular, fall into the latter category. They’re known as Blue Zones—named for the blue circles researchers drew to […]

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Ex-Russia spy ill after exposure to unidentified substance

on March 6, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

A former Russian spy, Sergei Skripal, fell critically ill on Monday after being exposed to an unidentified substance in the U.K. Skripal, 66, served as a colonel in Russia’s GRU military intelligence service, but was convicted of treason in 2006 for betraying Russian agents to British intelligence. He got out of the country, however, in a 2010 spy swap. British […]

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