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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from Sky News: A female healthcare worker who returned to Glasgow from Sierra Leone last night has been confirmed as having Ebola. The woman, possibly a nurse, returned to Scotland via Casablanca and London Heathrow, arriving into Glasgow Airport on a British Airways flight at around 11.30pm. The patient - understood to have been working for ...

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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

BEIJING — The Chinese government appears to have blocked the ability of people in China to gain access to Google’s email service through third-party email clients, which many Chinese and foreigners had been relying on to use their Gmail accounts after an earlier blocking effort by officials, according to Internet analysts and users in China. The ...

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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from CNN: The official leading the search for a missing AirAsia passenger jet carrying 162 passengers and crew members says the flight may have crashed into the sea. "Our early conjecture is that the plane is the bottom of the sea," according to Bambang Sulistyo, head of Indonesia's national search and rescue agency. The plane, an ...

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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan on Monday declared the "defeat" of the U.S. and its allies in the 13-year-old war, a day after the coalition officially marked the end of its combat mission. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force is shifting to a support mission for Afghan army and police more than a decade after ...

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Dec 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

YouTube: Edmonton Walmart employees assault, beat up, tackle and detain a suspected shoplifter.

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Dec 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Hill: Iran has sent more than 1,000 military advisors to Iraq since June to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Tehran has also spent over $1 billion on military aid to the country, The Washington Post reported Sunday. The report highlights the fact that U.S. and Iranian forces are stationed in ...

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Dec 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from BT: More than 3,000 operations have been cancelled by the NHS in the first two weeks of this month as an "unprecedented demand" takes its toll. Figures show 3,113 elective operations were cancelled in that period, up by almost half since 2012. In terms of operations classed as urgent 161 were cancelled in the two-week ...

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Dec 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Times Of Israel: The step-by-step video, titled “How to stab correctly,” was circulated on YouTube and its links were shared with the Facebook and Twitter groups of Palestinian organizations and activists in East Jerusalem, the Hebrew news site NRG reported Saturday. The 72-second clip comes in the wake of a number of stabbing ...

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Dec 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NRO: In my latest syndicated column, among other things I talk with Johnnie Moore, chief of staff for Survivor creator Mark Burnett. Burnett and his wife Roma Downey, known best for her role on Touched with an Angel, have launched the Cradle Fund to meet the needs of Christian refugees of ISIS. Yesterday ...

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Dec 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Variety: Egyptian cultural minister Gaber Asfour said the depiction of Jewish slaves as being the builders of the Great Sphinx and Pyramids is inaccurate because the monuments are accepted to have been built around 2540 B.C. — 500 years before Abraham, the father of Judaism. “This totally contradicts proven historical facts,” Asfour said. “It is ...

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Dec 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

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Dec 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Associated Press: The alleged planner of the deadly massacre at a school in Pakistan last week has been killed in a gun battle. Security forces – acting on intelligence information-- stormed the Bara area Thursday night and engaged in an hour-long shootout with the militant, known only as “Saddam,” a top Pakistani government official in the ...

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Dec 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The BBC: An arsonist set fire to a mosque in the Swedish town of Eskilstuna on Thursday, injuring five people, police said. About 15 to 20 people were attending midday prayers in the mosque, located in the ground floor of a residential building, when the fire broke out on Christmas Day. Local media footage ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe as a monkey came to the rescue of an injured friend - resuscitating another monkey that had been electrocuted and knocked unconscious. The injured monkey had fallen between the tracks, apparently after touching high-tension wires at the train station in the ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Washington Post: Last month in Syria, Siddhartha Dhar stood in front of a banged-up yellow pickup truck, holding an assault rifle in his right hand and cradling his newborn son with his left. Dhar’s first four children had been born in London, his native city, but his new baby, wrapped in a fuzzy ...

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Dec 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Shai Galili, the Likud Party comptroller, disqualified Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for running for the party leadership in the December 31 primary, a move that Netanyahu disputes and is likely to appeal. Galili said Netanyahu must answer claims that he improperly used party resources in his leadership primary run. Likud’s election committee ...

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Dec 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Pawo Kalsang Yeshi, a 37 year old Tibetan monk of Nyitso Monastery in Tawu (eastern Tibet), burned himself in front of a Chinese police station He was held in high esteem by the local Tibetans for his contribution towards the preservation of Tibetan culture and religion. He taught Tibetan and Buddhism to local Tibetans, especially ...

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Dec 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – As United Nations officials welcome the Christmas Eve entry into force of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), its progress in the U.S. remains hampered by significant Senate opposition and funding prohibitions included in appropriations legislation. Most recently, the omnibus government funding bill passed by the Congress earlier this month contained new prohibitions on ...

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: The Islamic State (IS) is stepping up its recruitment and indoctrination of children, who are seen as “central” to the terror group’s strategy to dominate the Middle East and breed a new generation of radical fighters, according to terrorism experts and regional watchdog groups. IS (also known as ISIL or ISIS) ...

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Always be careful where you stand during an afghan drugs bust :) @sheeraf— Quentin Sommerville (@sommervillebbc) December 23, 2014 Excerpted from Gawker: A BBC reporter delivered the giggling, high-as-fuck newscast of the year when he accidentally smoked the pile of burning heroin, opium, and hashish he was supposed to be reporting on. BBC's Quentin Sommerville was reporting ...

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Dec 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Breitbart: The German PEGIDA movement held its largest meeting yet last night to protest what they call the ‘Islamisation of the Western World’, despite stiff opposition from all sections of Germany’s elite including politicians, media, and the arts. PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans Against Islamisation of the West) has grown rapidly since its inception in October, ...

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Dec 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

North Korea's Internet is offline. Sony should quickly release 'The Interview' and we'll just all pretend it never happened.— Aaron Levie (@levie) December 22, 2014 Related - WATCH: State Dept. De Facto Announces U.S. Just Attacked North Korea Excerpted from NBC News: North Korea is having major Internet problems, just days after President Barack Obama promised ...

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Dec 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

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Dec 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Beast: Kurdish forces declared victory and freed Yazidi holdouts, with help from U.S. air power. Is this just a ploy by the Islamic State—or the beginning of the road to retaking Mosul? Kurdish forces in northern Iraq celebrated their biggest victory yet over ISIS on Friday after breaking, with U.S. air ...

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