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The Islamic State is accumulating gold, silver and copper in markets throughout northern and western Iraq, dealers report, in an apparent effort to stockpile enough precious metal to follow through on a pledge to mint…Continue
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Iraqi government forces backed by helicopter gunships began an offensive on Saturday to retake Tikrit from Sunni Islamist militants, while party leaders pursued talks to end Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki’s rule, which is seen as highly…Continue
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A powerful tornado storm system has ripped through several US states, killing one person in Oklahoma and at least 16 others in central Arkansas while causing major damage in the Great Plains, Midwest and Southern states.
A tornado killed one person…Continue
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been inaugurated as the Rector of the University of Glasgow after a sweeping win at a student vote. Over the next three years, Snowden will officially represent the university’s…Continue
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Employees of Israel's Foreign Ministry went on an all-out strike Sunday for the first time in the country’s history over a dispute surrounding workers' salaries and conditions.
The dispute has been going on for nearly two years. Seven…Continue
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Amid reports from observer groups of warning shots being fired and heightened tensions in Crimea Saturday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned Secretary of State John Kerry that U.S. sanctions could…
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For sale: one dumper truck, a mobile laundry packed inside a shipping container and enough tents to house an army. Literally.
As British troops head home from Helmand, their…
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Police investigations have uncovered a new problem with Japan's error-ridden effort to clean up contamination from the Fukushima disaster: criminal gangs are recruiting homeless people to work in radiation zones, then cheating them out of their…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on January 26, 2014 at 10:15am — No Comments
Iran has fully suspended its 20-percent enrichment of uranium, according to the country’s state TV, as the landmark nuclear deal between Tehran and the six world powers comes into force.
Uranium enrichment centrifuge cascades at the…Continue
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Japanese paratroopers recaptured an island from an enemy in a wargame as its Defense Minister vowed to defend a disputed East China Sea territory. China’s ships sailed near the contested islets as Beijing reportedly expanded its air…Continue
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Iraqi troops detained a Sunni lawmaker sought on terrorism charges on Saturday and killed his brother and five of his guards after they opened fire on the arresting officers. The incident, which will likely to add to the…Continue
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Twelve years after the fall of the Taliban regime and its medieval justice system Afghanistan is looking at bringing back public stoning and flogging as punishments for adultery, Human Right Watch says.
Punishments such as public stoning for married…Continue
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The Pentagon’s inspector general has found that Boeing repeatedly charged the United States military for “new” helicopter parts even as it installed used parts instead.
Since 2008, Chicago-based Boeing, the military’s…Continue
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The US federal government is partially shutting down after the Congress failed to fund its work amid a Republican drive to defund the Obamacare healthcare program. President Obama addressed to US troops to boost their confidence amid the crisis.…Continue
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Bradley Manning, the Army private sentenced to military prison for leaking classified documents, revealed he intends to live out the remainder of his life as a woman.
“I am Chelsea Manning. I am female,” the Army private wrote …Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on August 22, 2013 at 10:34pm — No Comments
In New Orleans in the middle fifties there were three divisions of white boys in my neighborhood: Frats, pits, and hoods. I was a hood who turned frat, and so I know both sides of that coin. Let's just say that we laughed at Arthur…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on August 9, 2013 at 6:19pm — No Comments
London officials are facing scrutiny over the spiraling cost of maintaining a 24-hour police watch outside of the Ecuadorian embassy, where WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has now resided for a year.
According to a…Continue
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After concluding that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against the country's insurgency, thus crossing a ‘red line,’ the Obama administration has decided to start sending arms to anti-Assad rebels for the first time since, officials…Continue
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Some 2,000 homes have been evacuated in Southern California as firefighters struggle to contain tens of thousands of acres of wildfire amid extremely hot, dry and windy weather. Two major blazes in New Mexico have also spiraled out of…Continue
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