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Al-Qaeda kills hostages as US tries dramatic rescue bid

Al-Qaeda kills hostages as US tries dramatic rescue bid

on December 7, 2014, 7:23 AM / in International News

By Fawaz al-Haidari with Jamal al-Jabiri in Sanaa Aden (AFP) – Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen killed two hostages — an American and a South African — during a pre-dawn gunfight as US special forces came agonisingly near to springing them free during a rescue attempt.  American photojournalist Luke Somers and South African teacher Pierre Korkie were both shot but still […]

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Kerry slams Iran over reports US journalist charged

Kerry slams Iran over reports US journalist charged

on December 7, 2014, 7:15 AM / in International News

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he was “deeply disappointed” by reports that a US journalist jailed in Iran had been charged and denied bail more than four months after his arrest. Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post bureau chief in Tehran who holds dual US-Iranian citizenship, was charged Saturday after a lengthy court appearance, the […]

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Young mums battle for housing as London squeezes out poor

Young mums battle for housing as London squeezes out poor

on December 7, 2014, 7:12 AM / in International News

London (AFP) – Balancing buggies with protest banners, a group of young London mothers is at the frontline of a struggle for homes in a city gripped by the problem of rising rents for lower-income households. The “Focus E15 Mothers”, all aged under 25, have waged a campaign of occupations and anti-eviction protests that has shaken up the debate as […]

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A Righteous Christian Zionist

A Righteous Christian Zionist

on December 7, 2014, 7:00 AM / in International News

By Michael Curtis  / American Thinker On November 18, 2014, two Palestinians carrying butcher knives, axes, and guns stormed a synagogue in West Jerusalem during morning prayers.  They killed five people, four of them rabbis, and injured a number of other worshipers.  Praise for the attack came from both Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, as […]

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China’s Per Capita GDP Is Closing In Fast

China’s Per Capita GDP Is Closing In Fast

on December 7, 2014, 6:45 AM / in International News, National News

By Sierra Rayne  /  American Thinker The news this year that China’s economy is now larger than the United States’ continues to reverberate on the conservative side of the political spectrum. Some argue that the only way to arrive at China having the world’s largest economy is to use a purchasing power parity (PPP) basis, rather than a U.S. currency […]

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Panel: Too many risks to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

Panel: Too many risks to lift ban on blood donations by gay men

on December 5, 2014, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Members of an advisory panel on blood safety are arguing it would be risky to lift a 1980s-era ban on blood donations by gay men. The experts who advise the Food and Drug Administration are pushing back, as the agency reviews whether to lift the ban. “There’s too many questions in science that aren’t answerable,” said Corey Dubin, a member […]

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UAE police arrest suspect in stabbing death of American teacher

UAE police arrest suspect in stabbing death of American teacher

on December 4, 2014, 7:52 AM / in International News

The United Arab Emirates’ interior minister says police have arrested a suspect in the killing of an American schoolteacher in an upscale Abu Dhabi mall. State news agency WAM says Interior Minister Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan said on Thursday that the suspect also planted a makeshift bomb outside the house of an American doctor, according to The Associated Press. […]

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British Conservative lawmaker arrested on suspicion of rape

British Conservative lawmaker arrested on suspicion of rape

on December 4, 2014, 7:46 AM / in International News

LONDON (Reuters) – Mark Pritchard, a British lawmaker from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party, has been arrested on suspicion of rape, according to official parliamentary records and police. Details in Hansard, parliament’s official account of proceedings, recorded that London police had sent a letter on Wednesday to the Speaker of the House of Commons “relating to the arrest of […]

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Suspect in Abu Dhabi Killing of U.S. Teacher Ibolya Ryan Is Arrested

on December 4, 2014, 6:59 AM / in International News

A suspect in the slaying of an American teacher in an Abu Dhabi mall’s bathroom is in police custody, officials said Thursday. Saif Bin Zayed, minister of the interior for the United Arab Emirates, told a press conference that the “face covered” suspect seen in security footage fleeing the scene of the crime is an Emirati woman now in police […]

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IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE

IT’S GETTING HOT IN HERE

on December 4, 2014, 5:30 AM / in International News

So the planet needs to turn down the heat, and greenhouse gases, according to the United Nations World Meteorological Organization. The WMO said this year is on track to become one of the hottest ever recorded. If high temperatures continue at current levels then 2014 will be the hottest ever in 135 years of record-keeping. ““Record-high greenhouse gas emissions and […]

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You Can Kill, But Not Murder

You Can Kill, But Not Murder

on December 2, 2014, 9:07 AM / in International News

by Dennis Prager  /  FrontPageMag.com That is the King James translation of the sixth commandment. It is a magnificent translation. But this one has led to much moral confusion. Yesterday, PragerUniversity.com, which has had more than 20 million views this year, released 11 courses (each five-minutes long) — the Ten Commandments and an introduction. The reason we made these video […]

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Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner ‘died in Syria’

Nazi war criminal Alois Brunner ‘died in Syria’

on December 1, 2014, 7:07 AM / in International News

BBC News Europe The chief investigator pursuing Alois Brunner, one of the world’s most wanted German Nazi war criminals, has told the BBC that he is “99% sure” that he died four years ago in Syria. “We cannot prove it forensically, but we are certain that is the case,” Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff said. SS captain Brunner, who would now be […]

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Globalists Exploit ISIS Threat to Empower UN

Globalists Exploit ISIS Threat to Empower UN

on November 30, 2014, 6:44 AM / in International News, News

Establishment forces from around the world are exploiting the threat posed by the terrorist group styling itself the “Islamic State,” often referred to as ISIS or ISIL, to advance globalism and to further empower the United Nations. Indeed, the barbaric terror organization, which Vice President Joe Biden recently admitted was created, armed, and funded by the Obama administration’s supposed “anti-ISIS” […]

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A jury has found 14 Somali men guilty of running a prostitute ring

A jury has found 14 Somali men guilty of running a prostitute ring

on November 27, 2014, 7:20 AM / in International News, News

by A.B. Sanderson A jury has found 14 Somali men guilty of running a prostitute ring in Bristol where girls as young as 13 were raped and sexually abused. The men preyed on British teenagers and passed them around between their friends, a court in Bristol heard. One of the victims was only 13 when she was taken to a […]

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Five Dead in British Embassy Vehicle Attack in Kabul

Five Dead in British Embassy Vehicle Attack in Kabul

on November 27, 2014, 7:13 AM / in International News, News

by Nick Hallett  / Breitbart At least five people have been killed and 30 injured in a suspected suicide attack on a British embassy vehicle in Kabul, an embassy spokesman has said. The explosion hit the east of the Afghan capital at around 10.30am local time this morning, with a giant column of smoke rising into the air around Pul-e-Charkhi […]

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DOD TRANSFERS 5 FROM GITMO

DOD TRANSFERS 5 FROM GITMO

on November 21, 2014, 7:05 AM / in International News, National News, News

The Defense Department is transferring five detainees from the Guantánamo Bay detention center to Slovakia and the Democratic Republic of Georgia. The five are among the 55 cleared for release by President Obama’’s Guantánamo Review Task Force in 2010, and includes the first Yemeni detainee released in years. In a statement Thursday, the Pentagon thanked both countries for their “willingness to support ongoing […]

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White House Mulling Arms to Ukraine

White House Mulling Arms to Ukraine

on November 20, 2014, 8:33 AM / in International News, National News, News

A top Obama adviser said Wednesday that the administration is considering lethal arms for Ukraine and said he believed it could deter Russia from further aggression against the Eastern European nation. Deputy national security adviser Tony Blinken acknowledged though that the administration has been reluctant to act, fearing that Russia could step up its support for armed separatists. “Part of the reason […]

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The Daily Docket: Madoff Trustee Claws Back Another $500 Million

on November 18, 2014, 9:19 AM / in International News, National News, News

By Patrick Fitzgerald  /  Wall Street Journal Bankruptcy Beat A new legal settlement will bring in nearly $500 million for Bernard Madoff ’s cheated investors, putting their total recovery to date above $10 billion. Read Jacqueline Palank’s Daily Bankruptcy Review story in The Wall Street Journal. (Daily Bankruptcy Review is a daily newsletter with comprehensive coverage and analysis of emerging and in-progress insolvencies and […]

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Life is beautiful…. always

on November 17, 2014, 5:30 AM / in International News, News, People

Special Thanks to Marcel Schreur for sending his message…  keep the good fight for life….

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Video Claims U.S. Hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig Killed by ISIS

Video Claims U.S. Hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig Killed by ISIS

on November 16, 2014, 6:51 AM / in International News, News

NBC News Intelligence officials were on Sunday investigating a video purportedly posted online by ISIS that claims to show that captured U.S. aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig has been killed. The propaganda video, whose authenticity has not been verified by NBC News, features a masked militant with a British accent standing over a severed head. “This is Peter Edward Kassig, a […]

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