International News

71 Dead Refugees Found in Truck on Austria Highway: Officials

71 Dead Refugees Found in Truck on Austria Highway: Officials

on August 28, 2015, 7:01 AM / in International News

by Carlo Angerer and Alastair Jamieson The death toll after a truck “full of bodies” was found abandoned on the side of a highway has reached 71, Austrian officials said Friday. Authorities also confirmed that three suspects believed to be involved in people-smuggling have been over the case. At least one other individual is being hunted. The victims were 59 […]

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Stocks remain volatile due to China fears

Stocks remain volatile due to China fears

on August 26, 2015, 7:32 AM / in International News, National News

U.S. stocks rallied briefly from a day of huge losses before closing sharply lower on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day down more than 200 points, or about 1.3 percent. The S&P 500 Index fell by 1.4 percent, and the Nasdaq 0.4 percent. The Dow is now down 12 percent on the year. Fear has been growing […]

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Planned Parenthood and America’s Loss of Moral Authority

Planned Parenthood and America’s Loss of Moral Authority

on August 24, 2015, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: What right do we have to condemn China or any other nation for its human rights violations, considering the atrocities we currently allow in our own country? Remember the waterboarding scandal of 2013 that so outraged progressives? After learning about post-9/11 tactics against mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and others, progressives went crazy with condemnation of CIA methods to […]

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Transgender Regret Is Real Even If The Media Tell You Otherwise

on August 22, 2015, 5:47 AM / in International News, Opinion

via the MidSouth Sentinel When Carol Costello, CNN reporter, interviewed me in June on the subject of Olympian, trans-Jenner, she couldn’t help beginning with a false narrative that only 2 percent regret of transgender have regrets. That is, the media’s propensity to fluff over the regret statistics. Early in the interview, she made the statement, “We have researched… and we found […]

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China troubles send U.S. markets plummeting

China troubles send U.S. markets plummeting

on August 21, 2015, 8:33 AM / in International News, National News

  U.S. stocks took their biggest plunge in 18 months on Thursday as fears of economic trouble in China, the world’s second largest economy, fueled a global sell-off. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 358 points (2.1 percent) to 16,990.69. The Nasdaq composite dropped by 2.8 percent, and the S&P 500 fell by 2.1 percent. Investors moved money to […]

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Greece’s embattled prime minister steps down, calls election

on August 21, 2015, 8:25 AM / in International News

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday and called an early election. Tsipras came to power promising to end austerity measures demanded by his debt-burdened country’s European creditors, then recently pushed through a new bailout deal that included pension reforms and other painful state sector cuts. Tsipras will still lead his anti-austerity Syriza party into the polls, […]

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Radical Islam’s Systematic Use of Rape

Radical Islam’s Systematic Use of Rape

on August 20, 2015, 8:05 AM / in International News, Opinion

by DR. MICHAEL LEDEEN   /  Family Security Matters There was a brief flurry of outrage at the report that the “Caliph” of the Islamic state had repeatedly raped American aid worker Kayla Mueller [1] before she finally died in an attack against IS targets. The New York Times devoted a lot of space [2] to what it called the “theology […]

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This falls into the “You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me File” U.N. reportedly plans to let Iran inspect its own nuclear site

This falls into the “You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me File” U.N. reportedly plans to let Iran inspect its own nuclear site

on August 20, 2015, 7:45 AM / in International News

The United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency has struck a secret deal to let Iran use its own inspectors to investigate a site Tehran allegedly has used for nuclear-weapons research, The Associated Press reported Wednesday. The news sparked harsh criticism from Republican critics of the diplomatic deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for lifting economic sanctions. The inspections […]

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South Korea on highest alert after exchange of artillery with North Korea

South Korea on highest alert after exchange of artillery with North Korea

on August 20, 2015, 7:42 AM / in International News

On Thursday, North Korea fired an artillery shell into South Korea, Seoul said, apparently aiming for a loudspeaker that the has been blaring anti-Pyongyang propaganda north of the DMZ for a week, since South Korean soldiers were maimed by a mine. South Korea fired dozens of shells back, and its military is now on its highest alert as national security […]

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DONALD TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION REFORM PLAN

on August 19, 2015, 8:24 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Allan Wall / NewsWithViews.com Donald Trump has taken our political system by storm, shaking up the Republican political establishment and defying the media. Up until now, however, Trump has not been strong on providing details of his proposals. Hopefully that is changing, and his campaign is beginning to provide more detailed proposals. Campaign Trump has released a position paper entitled […]

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ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

on August 19, 2015, 7:28 AM / in International News, National News

Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool. Written by RUKMINI CALLIMACHI; Photographs by MAURICIO LIMA QADIYA, Iraq – In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to explain that what he was about to […]

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Bomb kills 20 at Bangkok shrine frequented by tourists

Bomb kills 20 at Bangkok shrine frequented by tourists

on August 18, 2015, 7:50 AM / in International News

A bomb exploded in a popular Hindu shrine in Bangkok on Monday, killing at least 20 people, including nine Asian tourists. Another 140 were injured. The explosion at the Erawan Shrine, a popular site with visitors to the Thai capital, scattered body parts across the city’s main shopping area. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said police were searching for suspects seen […]

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Gay designer Dolce backs off criticism of IVF

Gay designer Dolce backs off criticism of IVF

on August 18, 2015, 5:30 AM / in International News

by Pete Baklinski (LifeSiteNews) — Openly gay Italian fashion legend Domenico Dolce is backing off strong comments he made five months ago criticizing in vitro fertilization as part of a high-profile interview in which he and his partner Stefano Gabbana opposed gay “marriage” and adoption and defended the natural family. On Friday Dolce told Vogue he was “sorry” about calling […]

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Castro’s latest demands on the U.S.

Castro’s latest demands on the U.S.

on August 17, 2015, 7:35 AM / in International News

By Deneen Borelli  /   Liberty Unyielding The U.S.’s new BFF, Fidel Castro, turned 89 last Thursday. A day later, the man who ruler over Cuba with an iron hand until 2008, when he turned the dictatorship over to his brother and fellow communist Raúl, received his birthday present from the Obama administration: With full pomp and circumstance, Secretary of State John Kerry […]

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Syrian forces kill 100 in Damascus airstrikes

Syrian forces kill 100 in Damascus airstrikes

on August 17, 2015, 7:24 AM / in International News

Syrian government airstrikes on a market in a Damascus suburb killed roughly 100 people on Sunday, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. If confirmed, the attack would be one of the deadliest yet in Syria’s four-year civil war. Government forces recently have lost significant ground to rebel groups and to Islamic State militants, suggesting Syrian President Bashar […]

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U.S. warns China over agents sent to pressure expatriates to return

U.S. warns China over agents sent to pressure expatriates to return

on August 17, 2015, 7:19 AM / in International News

The Obama administration recently warned China to stop sending secret agents to the U.S. to pressure prominent expatriates to return home, The New York Times reported Sunday. China has undertaken a global campaign called Operation Fox hunt to catch fugitives, some wanted on corruption charges, and recover money they allegedly took with them, U.S. officials say. The issue, along with tensions […]

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El Nino expected to bring record weather extremes this year

El Nino expected to bring record weather extremes this year

on August 14, 2015, 8:13 AM / in International News

Federal officials say this year’s El Nino weather pattern could turn out to be the most powerful on record. It is already the second strongest in the 60 years in which records have been kept. The phenomenon starts out with extra warm water in the eastern Pacific, which can affect weather all over the world. This year’s El Nino could […]

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Kerry heads to Cuba for historic visit

Kerry heads to Cuba for historic visit

on August 14, 2015, 8:11 AM / in International News

Secretary of State John Kerry is making an historic visit to Cuba on Friday for a ceremony marking the reopening of the U.S. embassy in the communist island nation’s capital, Havana. He will be the first U.S. secretary of state to visit Cuba since 1945. The visit marks the latest in a series of steps by the Obama administration to […]

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Greek Parliament approves bailout deal

Greek Parliament approves bailout deal

on August 14, 2015, 8:09 AM / in International News

Greek lawmakers early Friday approved a $95 billion bailout deal with the debt-burdened country’s international creditors.  The proposal includes new austerity measures demanded by European lenders and the International Monetary Fund. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of the anti-austerity Syriza party relied on opposition support to pass the agreement, which he called a “necessary choice.” Next the deal comes up for euro zone approval at Friday’s meeting […]

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ISIS reportedly used chemical weapons against Iraqi Kurds

ISIS reportedly used chemical weapons against Iraqi Kurds

on August 14, 2015, 8:07 AM / in International News

The U.S. has found credible evidence that Islamic State fighters have used chemical weapons against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq. U.S. officials said Thursday that a “blistering agent” was used earlier this week, although it was unclear the weapon was mustard gas — the best-known blistering agent — or some other poison. The German Defense Ministry released a statement saying that as many […]

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