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American support for the war in Afghanistan is shrinking to unprecedented levels, even sliding below the lowest points seen for the Iraq and Vietnam wars, a new study shows.
As the United States and Afghanistan negotiate an agreement to extend the presence of American and NATO troops into and beyond 2014, a…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 nation's sectarian tensions, also left one Iraqi soldier dead.
The arrested lawmaker,…Continue
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A tangle of poles and ropes that looks like an evilly twitching tent may be the precursor of a future robotic explorer, which would be dropped from a height of 100 km onto Neptune’s moon, Titan, without a parachute.
The construction of the Super Ball Bot is an attempt to create rigid and flexible parts…Continue
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has delivered his ‘Alternative Christmas Message’ via a British TV channel. The whistleblower called for an end to mass spying by governments, stating that a child born today will have "no conception of privacy."
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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from Pam
My Electrical Fuse Box caught on Fire Tonight. If anyone could help out with a donation to help with repair they can @ firstname.lastname@example.org This can be made @ to …Continue
The 2014 version of the National Defense Authorization Act is said to be going through congress with lightning speed. With all the controversy surrounding the dangerous provisions approved under the last 2…Continue
Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius's agency announced grants of $58 million to 1,157 community health centers to allow them to "expand their enrollment assistance efforts as more Americans…Continue
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The US National Security Agency has quietly subverted the tools used by online advertising companies in order to track surveillance targets and improve its monitoring ability, according to a report based on documents obtained by Edward Snowden.
Presentation slides passed from the NSA whistleblower to the…Continue
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Canadian officials confirmed Monday that the nation is preparing to include the North Pole as part of its Arctic Ocean seabed claim in the multi-country push to prove jurisdiction over further territory in the resource-rich area.
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Arctic Council chair Leona…Continue
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As you might imagine, the pest control industry is largely reliant upon the use of questionable chemical pesticides that, while effective against pests, may also be harmful to humans. And a recent WISHTV.com investigation has found that, in the state of Indiana -- and…Continue
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Swedish signals intelligence agency FRA spied on Russian leaders and shared the data collected with the US, local media report citing Edward Snowden leaks. Sweden’s ‘cable access’ made its position ‘unique’ in the eyes of the NSA.
The NSA eyes the FRA as a ‘leading partner’ among the US agencies foreign…Continue
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Are you eating fake eggs made in a laboratory? Who knew? This is like some mutated organism plasma-like “goo” from the movie “Alien.” Who in their right mind would dare eat it? Well, lots of people who don’t know that they’re eating it, that’s who. When will it be substituted and remain as such without labels or…Continue
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WASHINGTON (Army News Service, Dec. 3, 2013) -- Soldiers competing for sergeant in January will no longer have 16 promotion points available to them for completing the online "Structured Self-Development I" course.
Additionally, Soldiers who have not completed SSD-I will not…
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