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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Times: The photo of an Afghan woman walking the streets of Kabul in a mid-length dress with her bare legs showing has gone viral. “I was shocked,” said local journalist Hayat Ensafi, who snapped the photo. “I knew I had to catch this special moment because I never saw a woman here ...

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Dec 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The NY Post: ISIS is trying to sell the remains of beheaded journalist James Foley to his parents or the US government for $1 million, according to a new report. A source who is a middleman contacted by ISIS to broker the deal told BuzzFeed that the terror group is trying to present it ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Free Beacon: China on Wednesday confirmed that it carried out a third flight test of a new hypersonic strike vehicle that U.S. officials say is part of efforts by Chinese nuclear forces to penetrate U.S. strategic missile defenses. A Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman told state-run news media the Dec. 2 test was ...

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Dec 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Telegraph: The Opec oil cartel no longer exists in any meaningful sense and crude prices will slump to $50 a barrel over the coming months as market forces shake out the weakest producers, Bank of America has warned. Revolutionary changes sweeping the world’s energy industry will drive down the price of liquefied natural ...

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Dec 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Helen Wheels

Excerpted from The Hill: Secretary of State John Kerry told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday that any measure authorizing the use of military force (AUMF) against Islamic militants should not ban the use of U.S. ground forces. Kerry emphasized that President Obama “has been crystal clear” that he prefers to rely on local forces ...

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Dec 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from Haaretz: The Palestinians on Monday officially became observers at the summit meeting of the 122 countries that are members of the International Criminal Court, a move they say is a step toward joining the world's permanent war crimes tribunal. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to seek membership in the ICC in order to ...

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Dec 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Via Atlas Shrugs: My Gd, look at the courage these children exhibit in the face of Islamic savagery and evil. Even at their tender ages they refused to live as barbarians and accessories to carnage. Before Beheading, Children Tell ISIS: ‘No, We Love Jesus’ “ISIS behead four children in Iraq after they refuse to convert to Islam,” ...

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Dec 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

BREAKING NEWS# WARNING A Radioactive Device has entered somewhere in Europe. pic.twitter.com/9GKHjz7ugs— Muslim-Al-Britani (@TNTmuslim) December 6, 2014 Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: An alleged weapons maker for the Islamic State (IS) claimed that a “radioactive device” has been smuggled into an undisclosed location in Europe, according to an intelligence brief released Monday by the SITE Intelligence ...

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Dec 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — American and NATO troops closed their operational command in Afghanistan on Monday, lowering flags in a ceremony to mark the formal end of their combat mission in a country still mired in war 13 years after the U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban regime for harboring those responsible for 9/11. The closing of ...

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Dec 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Calgary Sun: Multiple miserably failed attempts by a Calgary driver to exit a city parking lot has gone viral on the Internet, and local police aren’t laughing. In fact, Calgary police have opened a criminal investigation to see if charges are warranted against the driver, the Sun has learned. The video, posted to YouTube and consisting of ...

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Dec 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Christian Post: Islamic State militants are claiming that they have built a "dirty bomb" with radioactive uranium that was reportedly stolen from Mosul University after ISIS seized the city of Mosul in June. Four months after 40 kilograms of uranium were reported as missing from the university, several ISIS militants have taken to ...

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Dec 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on U.S. authorities Thursday to respond to demands for “greater accountability” from law enforcement in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict a white New York Police Department officer over the death of Eric Garner. “We’re obviously aware of what's going on here in our ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

Excerpted from The Hill: The new Iraqi government has pledged key “privileges and immunities” to keep U.S. troops free from prosecution, according to a Thursday report. The new U.S. ambassador to Baghdad, Stuart Jones, told The Associated Press that Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had offered the “the assurances that we need" for U.S. service members ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Shannon Silver

(CNSNews.com) - The Islamic State--ISIS--is setting up training camps in eastern Libya, Army General David Rodriguez, head of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), told reporters at the Pentagon on Wednesday. "It's mainly about people coming for training and logistics support right now. It's for training sites, and that's what we see right now. As far as ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted form Market Watch: Hang on to your hats, America. And throw away that big, fat styrofoam finger while you’re about it. There’s no easy way to say this, so I’ll just say it: We’re no longer No. 1. Today, we’re No. 2. Yes, it’s official. The Chinese economy just overtook the United States economy to become ...

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Dec 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from USA Today: An al-Qaeda affiliate has threatened to kill an American hostage in three days if the U.S. government does not respond to the group's demands, according to terrorist monitoring group Site Intelligence Group. Luke Somers, a 33-year-old photojournalist, was abducted in 2013 in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, according to media reports. In ...

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Dec 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Guardian: Westbrook bought the housing estate in Hoxton in March and transferred its ownership to an offshore company in the Channel Islands tax haven of Jersey. The firm is understood to be planning to evict the tenants, refurbish the estate and re-let the flats at full-market value – which in some cases ...

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Dec 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution Tuesday calling on Israel to renounce possession of nuclear weapons and put its nuclear facilities under international oversight. The resolution, adopted in a 161-5 vote, noted that Israel is the only Middle Eastern country that is not party to the Treaty on the ...

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Dec 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

BEIRUT — One of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's wives and children have been arrested in Lebanon, the country's defense ministry confirmed to NBC News. Col. Anis Khoury, a spokesman for the ministry, declined to offer further details and said the army is leading the investigation. News of the arrest was initially reported by Reuters, which ...

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Dec 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - When its variations are combined into a single count, the name Muhammad –along Mohammed and Mohammad—was the third most popular boy’s name in England and Wales in 2013, according to data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS). The ONS compiles data on boy’s and girl’s names from the birth registration records for all ...

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Dec 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: New evidence gleaned from the investigation into last week’s Sony Pictures hack — which resulted in the online leak of at least five major films — suggests the attack was set off by North Korea, possibly in retaliation for a forthcoming comedy about assassinating Kim Jong-un. Researchers investigating the hack ...

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Dec 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Washington (AFP) - Warplanes from the US-led coalition battling the Islamic State group hit dozens of jihadist vehicles and bases, including an "electronic warfare garrison," in four days of strikes, the US military said Monday. Between November 28 and December 1, coalition aircraft and drones bombed targets in Iraq and Syria, where they hit militants besieging ...

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Dec 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Express UK: TERRORISTS are plotting to blow up five European passenger jets in a Christmas "spectacular", security experts say. The threat has been taken so seriously it came close to leading to an outright ban on all hand luggage, a senior insider has revealed. Mobile phones and electronic devices could still be banned from ...

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Dec 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants, who arrived on motorcycles throwing bombs, raided a mostly Christian town in Nigeria's northeast after nightfall on Saturday, residents and a military source said. Residents said scores of people had been killed in the town of Shani, but a police source said they had been unable to verify ...

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Nov 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday called on Muslim leaders to issue a global condemnation of terrorism, saying it would help to dispel the stereotype that equates Islam with terror. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane as he returned from Turkey, where he condemned Islamic State insurgents several times, Francis said he ...

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