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Thousands of protesters have taken over a main square in Bahrain's capital. They've brought in tents and raised banners in an attempt to copy Egypt's uprising and force high-level changes. Clashes have left at least two people dead.

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Feb 15, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

CNN: (CNN) -- Gunmen opened fire on two U.S. immigration agents in Mexico on Tuesday, killing one and injuring the other, officials said. The two agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were attacked Tuesday afternoon while driving between Mexico City and Monterrey. One of the agents was gravely wounded and died later Tuesday. He was identified ...

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"This is really the heart of the insurgency," Marine Maj. Gen. Richard Mills said of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. "I believe they have been beaten." The province is among the first targets of a surge of 30,000 U.S. servicemembers ordered into Afghanistan by President Obama in December 2009. The first Marines associated with the surge ...

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The chairman of the House Transportation Committee has warned that the Transportation Security Administration is not capable of detecting an attack similar to the one that happened last month at Moscow's main airport, according to a report from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., said that the TSA's $212 million program which is supposed ...

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Feb 15, 2011 6 Comments ›› Grizz

Reporting from Dunwoody, Ga. — For more than half a century, biographers have treated Franklin Delano Roosevelt with Rushmore-like reverence, celebrating the nation's 32nd president as a colossus who eased the agony of the Great Depression and saved democracy from Nazi Germany. Which never sat right with historian Burton Folsom Jr. Growing up in Nebraska, Folsom remembers, his ...

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Over the past decade, the United Nations, U.S. Department of State's Office of Refugee Resettlement and a wide range of immigrant advocates including religious organizations have been answering the desires expressed by Muslims in Somalia and bringing thousands into the United States. The result? Violence and social conflict is on the rise where large groups have ...

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The Egyptian Revolution has raised questions as to the possible termination of the 1979 Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty by Egypt. Any such concern - in the short term - seems to have been allayed by the Fourth Egyptian Military Statement issued on 12 February declaring: “the country’s ministers will stay in power ...

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Feb 15, 2011 4 Comments ›› Grizz

On Valentine’s Day, after deliberating for about a day and a half, a Tucson jury convicted Shawna Forde of murdering 9-year-old Brisenia Flores and her dad, Raul, in a brutal 2009 home invasion on the Arizona border. Forde, dressed in a navy-and-cream blazer and navy pants, remained calm as she listened to the verdict, even though ...

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Feb 15, 2011 16 Comments ›› Grizz

WASHINGTON — A former Agriculture Department employee who was shown in an edited video making what appeared to be racist remarks has sued the conservative blogger who posted the video that led to her dismissal. Shirley Sherrod said Monday that she is "still reeling" from being ousted in a racial firestorm last July. USDA officials asked ...

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NOGALES, Ariz. — Another tunnel likely being dug by drug smugglers has been found beneath the U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales, Ariz. U.S. Border Patrol agents discovered the tunnel under construction Friday. They say the tunnel entrance is located within the Grand Avenue Drainage System in Mexico and continues north into the United States below a parking lot. The ...

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Feb 15, 2011 2 Comments ›› Grizz

General Motors will pay its factory workers bonuses of $4,000 each. AP reports that more than $189 million will be paid to UAW workers in addition to salaried workers (management and engineers) bonuses of up to 50% of pay. It is interesting to read the decidedly negative view of GM's actions in comments that are ...

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PASADENA, Calif. – A NASA spacecraft zipped past a comet half the size of Manhattan in a Valentine's Day rendezvous that scientists hope will shed light on these icy solar system bodies. Speeding at 24,000 mph, Stardust zoomed by comet Tempel 1 on Monday night, snapping six dozen high-resolution pictures along the way. At nearest approach, ...

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SANTIAGO, Chile - Chileans directly involved in saving 33 trapped miners last year rejected claims on Monday that the men seriously considered suicide and cannibalism, or that the government fooled the world by transmitting previously videotaped scenes to cover up a potential disaster during the rescue. Reinaldo Sepulveda, who directed the live television feed that broadcast ...

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Feb 15, 2011 3 Comments ›› Grizz

NORTH BEND, ORE. - A Certified Public Accountant, who's not your basic bean counter, told local residents to be ready for IRS tax audits. After years of laying dormant, we're told the IRS is getting serious. Local CPA Michael Gordon spoke to community members at Wednesday's Business Connection luncheon at the Mill Casino. He says, that since ...

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Below the radar of public opinion, Mexico has started to assemble the type of biometric national identity database that could be used to document names for a North American Trusted Traveler border pass card, a plan already being developed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for Mexican citizens. It apparently would be similar to the ...

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Feb 15, 2011 1 Comment ›› Grizz

TEHRAN - Violent protests have erupted in Iran, Yemen and Bahrain as the revolutionary fervor unleashed by the toppling of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ripples across the Middle East, propelling people onto the streets to demand change from a spectrum of autocratic regimes. In the tiny island kingdom of Bahrain, home to the U.S. Navy's ...

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Feb 14, 2011 1 Comment ›› Grizz

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano's recent visit to the U.S.-Mexican border was less than admirable, according to many law enforcement commanders. She accused them and others of exaggerating the danger and violence within border states such as Arizona, California and New Mexico. However, in light of the recent news that three teenagers were shot ...

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