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U.K. snap elections get underway

U.K. snap elections get underway

on June 8, 2017, 8:11 AM / in International News

British voters are going to the polls Thursday in snap elections called by Prime Minister Theresa May, who hopes to strengthen her Conservative Party’s majority in the House of Commons in order to bolster her position in negotiations for the U.K.’s exit from the European Union. Early expectations that May would secure an easy victory over the Labour Party, led […]

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U. S. Trade Rep. Wants Your Input About NAFTA Negotiations

U. S. Trade Rep. Wants Your Input About NAFTA Negotiations

on June 8, 2017, 6:05 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By  Chris Stevens You have until June 12th to post your online comments to the U.S. Trade Representative on the NAFTA negotiations. Millions of Americans voted for Trump to “rip up those trade deals.” He said NAFTA is “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country.” But U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer, […]

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Nikki Haley Ultimatum

Nikki Haley Ultimatum

on June 7, 2017, 8:00 AM / in International News

By Steve Berman   /  RedState.com Using the strongest words yet, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley issued what could be called an ultimatum to the UN Human Rights Council. In a speech in Geneva, Haley kept a promise she made last week. She called on the UN to make two key changes: “Act to keep the worst human rights abusers form […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for dual attacks in Iran

ISIS claims responsibility for dual attacks in Iran

on June 7, 2017, 7:47 AM / in International News

The Islamic State claimed responsibility Wednesday for simultaneous attacks at Iran’s parliament building and the tomb of the Islamic republic’s revolutionary founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The deadly assaults marked what appeared to be ISIS’ first attacks inside Iran. State TV reported that four assailants stormed into the parliament building, and one blew himself up inside. At least eight people were […]

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US officials downplay Arab nations splitting with Qatar

US officials downplay Arab nations splitting with Qatar

on June 6, 2017, 7:32 AM / in International News, National News

Defense experts on Monday warned that the diplomatic split between Qatar and four other Arab nations may affect the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), even as U.S. officials downplayed the dispute. Early Monday, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced they were cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar, closing all land, air and […]

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First arrest over Trump leaks: Intelligence contractor, 25, is charged under espionage laws for ‘handing secret NSA report on Russian election hacking to website’

First arrest over Trump leaks: Intelligence contractor, 25, is charged under espionage laws for ‘handing secret NSA report on Russian election hacking to website’

on June 6, 2017, 6:31 AM / in International News, National News

The federal government has leveled the first charges against an individual in connection with leaks related to the Russian election hacking. The government has charged Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a Georgia intelligence contractor, with removing classified material from a government facility. ‘Winner is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation assigned to a U.S. government agency facility in Georgia,’ according to […]

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KATIE HOPKINS: You’re right, Theresa. We cannot go on like this. But do you have the balls to do what’s REALLY needed and lock up the 3,000 terror suspects tomorrow?

KATIE HOPKINS: You’re right, Theresa. We cannot go on like this. But do you have the balls to do what’s REALLY needed and lock up the 3,000 terror suspects tomorrow?

on June 5, 2017, 8:14 AM / in International News

There are many more articles on this morning’s edition of  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ushome/index.html I especially like the one of Trump commenting to the Muslim mayor of London.  Check it out. This is coming to America and sooner than most of us think.  We have already had a few but the speed of the radical terrorists is increasing and America is the big […]

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Mexico’s ruling party claims a narrow victory in key state election

Mexico’s ruling party claims a narrow victory in key state election

on June 5, 2017, 7:49 AM / in International News

Mexico’s ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, known as the P.R.I., narrowly won the election for governor in the country’s most populous state, according to early returns. According to State of Mexico officials, an initial sampling showed that P.R.I. candidate Alfredo del Mazo Maza had received at least 32.75 percent of the vote, while his main rival, Delfina Gómez Álvarez of the […]

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Arab nations break diplomatic ties with Qatar

on June 5, 2017, 7:47 AM / in International News

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen cut off diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, accusing their fellow Sunni Arab state of backing “terrorist groups aiming to destabilize the region,” including “Iranian-backed terrorist groups” active in east Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Saudi Arabia also said Qatari troops would be pulled out of the coalition in Yemen, where […]

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Putin calls allegations of Russian election meddling nonsense

on June 5, 2017, 7:43 AM / in International News, National News

Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC’s Megyn Kelly in an interview broadcast Sunday that U.S. intelligence agencies have produced no “direct proof of Russian interference in the presidential election.” Putin called Kelly’s questions in the debut episode of the former Fox News star’s new show, Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly, a “load of nonsense.” He also said he barely spoke […]

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U.K. police make arrests as ISIS claims London attack

U.K. police make arrests as ISIS claims London attack

on June 5, 2017, 7:40 AM / in International News

British police arrested a dozen people on Sunday as they investigate whether the three terrorists who killed seven people in London this weekend had assistance from other militants. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. Prime Minister Theresa May warned the public to be on the alert for copycat attacks. Witnesses said the three men said “This is for […]

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London Bridge Attack: 12 Arrests as PM Theresa May Vows To Get Tough

on June 4, 2017, 8:09 AM / in International News

by SAPHORA SMITH   /  NBC News LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed that “things need to change” following the car-and-knife rampage in the heart of the British capital late Saturday. A short while later, police said 12 people had been arrested in Barking, East London, as officers continued to search a number of addresses in the […]

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Oppose the LGBT Agenda in Canada & You Could Lose Your Kids

Oppose the LGBT Agenda in Canada & You Could Lose Your Kids

on June 4, 2017, 8:06 AM / in International News, National News

Tim Brown  /  Freedom OutPost Canada has now passed what critics have called “totalitarian” legislation that could give more power to the state to remove children from the homes of Christians and others who oppose the LGBT agenda. Bill 89 passed by a vote of 63 to 23 on the last day before Queen’s Park adjourns for the summer. Lifesite […]

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Trump: ‘We’re getting out’ of ‘very unfair’ Paris Climate Agreement

Trump: ‘We’re getting out’ of ‘very unfair’ Paris Climate Agreement

on June 2, 2017, 7:22 AM / in International News, National News

By Fr. Mark Hodges PARIS, France,  (LifeSiteNews) — President Trump made good on a major campaign promise today, announcing that the U.S. will “cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord,” commonly called the Paris Climate Agreement. The agreement seeks to reduce worldwide carbon dioxide emissions with quotas enforced by taxes and subsidies for poorer countries. Pro-life organizations opposed the Paris […]

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Exxon shareholders call for more transparency on climate costs

Exxon shareholders call for more transparency on climate costs

on June 1, 2017, 7:49 AM / in International News, National News

ExxonMobil shareholders approved a measure Wednesday calling for the massive oil company to be more transparent about the costs to the company of complying with global requirements on reducing pollution linked to climate change. The proposal passed with the support of 62 percent of shareholders in a rare defeat for management. The proposal was non-binding, but Exxon CEO Darren Woods […]

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Kabul Bomb: Explosion Near German Embassy Kills Dozens

Kabul Bomb: Explosion Near German Embassy Kills Dozens

on May 31, 2017, 6:46 AM / in International News

KABUL, Afghanistan — A rush-hour suicide bomb attack in the center of Afghanistan’s capital killed least 80 people and wounded more than 300 others early Wednesday, officials said. The powerful explosion occurred at a time when Kabul’s roads were packed with commuters. A huge plume of smoke rose over the city. Windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings […]

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U.S. tells WTO it is considering ‘safeguard’ tariffs on solar cells

U.S. tells WTO it is considering ‘safeguard’ tariffs on solar cells

on May 30, 2017, 8:53 AM / in International News

The Trump administration has notified the World Trade Organization that it is considering imposing emergency “safeguard” tariffs on imported solar cells to protect American companies, according to a filing with the 164-member WTO published Monday. The U.S. is competing with China and India to lead the fast-growing solar power industry, triggering an exchange of complaints about unfair trade practices. Last […]

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Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83

Manuel Noriega, Panama ex-strongman, dies at 83

on May 30, 2017, 8:47 AM / in International News

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who was ousted by a 1989 U.S. invasion, has died, Panama’s government announced early Tuesday. He was 83. No official cause of death was immediately announced, but Noriega had been in intensive care since March due to complications from surgery to remove a benign brain tumor. While in prison in the U.S., France, and finally […]

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Ben & Jerry’s bans same-flavor scoops to push marriage equality, Twitter is supportive, confused or why we don’t buy Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s bans same-flavor scoops to push marriage equality, Twitter is supportive, confused or why we don’t buy Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream

on May 30, 2017, 8:39 AM / in International News

Ben & Jerry’s wants to help reverse Australia’s Marriage Act — which bans same-sex marriages in the country and does not recognize legal same-sex marriages from overseas — by banning the sale of two same-flavor scoops of ice cream at its 26 locations Down Under. The company outlined the idea behind their same-scoop ban on its Australian site, explaining that […]

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Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on govt

Clashes as Venezuela opposition turns up heat on govt

on May 30, 2017, 6:43 AM / in International News

Caracas (AFP) – Thousands of Venezuelans demonstrated Monday after the opposition vowed to intensify pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as they seek to stop him from strengthening his grip on power. Masked and helmeted protesters hurled stones and petrol bombs at riot cops who fired tear gas, water cannon and buckshot as demonstrators tried to advance toward the state ombudsman’s […]

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