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10 things you need to know today about yesterday: May 5, 2015 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday: May 5, 2015 Edition

on May 5, 2015, 8:45 AM / in International News, National News

1. Texas police identify alleged gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the attack outside a contest in Texas involving caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, calling the two alleged gunmen “soldiers” and threatening more attacks. Texas authorities identified the men, who were shot dead by police, as Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi. They were […]

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The Curious Supporters of the Corker Bill

The Curious Supporters of the Corker Bill

on May 3, 2015, 8:28 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Half a loaf isn’t better than no loaf, when the half loaf is poisonous. Under no circumstances should Iran be allowed to get the bomb, given that they are the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism, have killed many American’s and constantly chant death to America. For those who care, it is also dedicated to destroying Israel, America’s most […]

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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to Daughter

on May 2, 2015, 7:40 AM / in International News

NBC LONDON — The royal baby is here! British palace officials announced that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday at 8:34 a.m. (3:34 a.m. ET). The news prompted a huge cheer from a crowd of royal watchers waiting outside the hospital where the duchess gave birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are […]

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Rand Paul Calls Iraq War a “Mistake,” Libya a “Disaster”

Rand Paul Calls Iraq War a “Mistake,” Libya a “Disaster”

on April 29, 2015, 10:07 AM / in International News, National News

Emphasizing his foreign policy differences with Hillary Clinton — and with most of his Republican senate colleagues — GOP presidential contender Rand Paul (shown) told a group of about 30 Orthodox Jewish leaders in Brooklyn on Monday that overthrowing Saddam Hussein in Iraq was a “mistake” and ousting Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi was a disaster. The Kentucky senator at the same time […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 28, 2015 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 28, 2015 Edition

on April 28, 2015, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News

1. Maryland governor declares state of emergency after riots erupt in Baltimore Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) declared a state of emergency and sent the National Guard to Baltimore on Monday to quell rioting that broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died last week after suffering a spinal cord injury in police custody. […]

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Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Hits 5,000 as Aid Starts Flowing In

on April 28, 2015, 7:34 AM / in International News

By  Miguel Almaguer, Aarne Heikkila and Alexander Smith KATHMANDU, Nepal — The death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal surpassed 5,000 on Tuesday, as the government pushed back against criticism over a slow response. Rescuers were still digging bodies out of the rubble in the capital Kathmandu, where centuries-old buildings were flattened by Saturday’s quake and many people […]

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A Century Later: Not the Guns of August, But Perhaps September

A Century Later: Not the Guns of August, But Perhaps September

on April 27, 2015, 6:25 AM / in International News, National News

The world could stumble into war, as it did 100 years ago. Whoever hired the snipers of Maidan Square have a lot to answer for, including making China’s planned war in Asia more difficult for the US and its allies. As a quid pro quo for China supporting it over Crimea and the eastern Ukraine, Russia is in the process […]

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A Word to the Wise… When you say something mean on the Web….

A Word to the Wise… When you say something mean on the Web….

on April 26, 2015, 10:59 AM / in International News, National News

  Computers have unique signatures and addresses. Ever wonder what your address is. For a computer to communicate with other computers and Web servers on the Internet, it must have an IP address. An IP address (IP stands for Internet Protocol) is a unique 32-bit number that identifies the location of your computer on a network. Basically, it works like […]

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Amended China law curbs tobacco ads in land of smokers

Amended China law curbs tobacco ads in land of smokers

on April 25, 2015, 7:50 AM / in International News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s parliament has passed legislation that restricts tobacco advertising in public, strengthening efforts to curb smoking in a country where more than a billion people are smokers or exposed to second-hand smoke. A revised Advertisement Law approved on Friday by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body, bans tobacco ads in the […]

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Did GE Buy-Off Hillary For A 1.9 Billion Dollar Contract?

Did GE Buy-Off Hillary For A 1.9 Billion Dollar Contract?

on April 23, 2015, 7:12 AM / in International News, National News

By Judy Kent and David Almasi  / National Center for Public Policy Research For Release: April 22, 2015 At today’s annual meeting of General Electric shareholders in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the National Center for Public Policy Research asked the industrial giant about the apparent conflict of interest between its philanthropy and the actions of top government officials, and raised the […]

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How the ‘Godfather’ of Lagos could shape Nigeria’s government

How the ‘Godfather’ of Lagos could shape Nigeria’s government

on April 22, 2015, 6:56 AM / in International News

By Tim Cocks LAGOS (Reuters) – “I am a talent hunter. I put talents in office, I help them,” says former Lagos state governor and opposition alliance leader Bola Tinubu, being quite open about his role as one of Nigeria’s most powerful political godfathers. “I use the best hand, the best brain, the best experience for the job,” he told […]

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Paying for Iran’s Missiles

Paying for Iran’s Missiles

on April 22, 2015, 6:22 AM / in International News

Editor’s Note: Putin’s political goal is to kick America out of the Middle East and reconstruct the old Soviet sphere of influence. Appearing at the White House with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, President Obama was asked about Russia’s sale of surface-to-air missiles to Iran. His response was; “the sale was slated to happen in 2009, when I first met […]

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Did FBI Director Mislead on Americans Joining ISIS Before Mid-Term Elections?

on April 21, 2015, 8:18 AM / in International News, National News

For more than a year, U.S. officials have been warning of the potential terror blowback from Americans who have fought in Syria. Senior counter-terrorism officials have repeatedly claimed that more than 100 individuals have traveled from the U.S. to fight with terror groups in Syria and Iraq. However, FBI Director James Comey began to walk those claims back in late […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 21, 2015 Editon

10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 21, 2015 Editon

on April 21, 2015, 7:37 AM / in International News, National News

1. Captain and crew member of capsized migrant ship arrested Italy has arrested the Tunisian captain and a Syrian crew member of the overloaded ship that capsized off the coast of Libya, killing hundreds of migrants, prosecutors said Tuesday. The United Nations refugee agency said interviews with survivors indicated that 800 people had died. The European Union on Monday expanded […]

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Quantitative Easing with a Chinese Face

Quantitative Easing with a Chinese Face

on April 21, 2015, 6:03 AM / in International News

Editor’s Note: The Chinese adopt QE — a smart move, or simply trend-hopping? There’s no lack of invention in finance. In fact, while accounting is a library’s worth of rules for writing down what happened yesterday, finance is by definition an exercise in creating what will happen tomorrow. Imagination in accounting is called “fraud”. Imagination in finance is either called entrepreneurial genius or […]

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The Price of Dhimmitude

The Price of Dhimmitude

on April 21, 2015, 5:57 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: More atrocities from the “Religion of Peace”. Approximately two months after the Islamic State (IS) published a video depicting its members slaughtering 21 Coptic Christians in Libya, on Sunday, April 19,  the Islamic jihadi organization released another video of more Christians in Libya being massacred, this time for not paying jizya — extortion money demanded of the “People of the […]

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Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

on April 20, 2015, 10:22 AM / in International News

Tehran (AFP) – The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including “collaboration with hostile governments”, his lawyer told AFP on Monday. Rezaian, the newspaper’s Tehran correspondent, has been in jail for nine months but no date has yet been set for court, Leila Ahsan said, revealing the case against her client for […]

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The Iran nuclear deal is unwritten, but it’s the best we can do, Obama assures

The Iran nuclear deal is unwritten, but it’s the best we can do, Obama assures

on April 20, 2015, 10:18 AM / in International News, Opinion

  BY ANDREW MALCOLM / Investors.com Remember the hundreds of thousands of new jobs certain to erupt by 2010 thanks to $1 trillion in extra Obama administration spending? Remember how President Obama vowed swift justice to the murderers of four helpless Americans in Benghazi? Remember how you can keep your doctor and health insurance under ObamaCare? Remember how Obama promised […]

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China national security law to address ‘harmful moral standards’

China national security law to address ‘harmful moral standards’

on April 20, 2015, 10:03 AM / in International News

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reviewed a new national security law during a meeting of its legislature’s top body that will deal with a range of risks, including “harmful moral standards”, state media said on Monday. President Xi Jinping, who heads a newly established national security commission, has said China’s security covers a wide array of areas, including politics, culture, the […]

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Congress’s Stand Against the Obama-Iran Nuke Deal

Congress’s Stand Against the Obama-Iran Nuke Deal

on April 15, 2015, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

In a rare Democratic rebuke of President Obama, the bipartisan Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unanimously to advance the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, sponsored by Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). The bill would grant Congress the ability to review the deal currently being crafted by the Obama administration and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program. President Obama, sensing rebellion from within his own party, stated […]

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