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Jerusalem Post: Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton said he didn't see "any signs whatsoever that President Obama would make the necessary decision" to strike Iran's nuclear reactor, speaking in an interview with Israel Radio Tuesday. Bolton claimed Israel has only three days to strike before Russia "begins the fueling process for the Bushehr reactor ...

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – Afghanistan's president issued a decree Tuesday formalizing his four-month deadline for private security companies to disband — a move likely to dismay NATO and the U.S. military that rely on such firms to protect convoys and bases. Security operators — both Afghan and foreign — have become a point of contention ...

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Wall Street Journal: WASHINGTON—The Pentagon voiced alarm over China's military buildup, saying it was expanding its advantage over Taiwan and investing heavily in ballistic and cruise missile capabilities that could one day pose a challenge to U.S. dominance in the western Pacific. In its annual report to Congress on Chinese military capabilities, the Pentagon also cited China's ...

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BAGHDAD (AP) – A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday among hundreds of army recruits who had gathered near a military headquarters in an attack officials said killed 60 and wounded 125, one of the bloodiest bombings in months in the Iraqi capital. The massive strike just outside a major division headquarters and recruitment center is ...

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NEW YORK (AP) - A Hamas leader says Muslims "have to build" a mosque near ground zero. Mahmoud al-Zahar said Muslims "have to build everywhere" so that followers can pray, just like Christians and Jews build their places of worship. Al-Zahar spoke Sunday on "Aaron Klein Investigative Radio" on WABC-AM. He is a co-founder of Hamas ...

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Newsmax: News that Russia will load nuclear fuel rods into an Iranian reactor has touched off a countdown to a point of no return, a deadline by which Israel would have to launch an attack on Iran's Bushehr reactor before it becomes effectively "immune" to any assault, says former Bush administration U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton. Once ...

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Related- An Attempt To Replace The State: Mexico’s President Joins Me In My Call To View Mexico As In The Throes Of An Insurgency, Not A Drug War

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TOKYO (AP) -- Japan lost its place as the world's No. 2 economy to China in the second quarter as receding global growth sapped momentum and stunted a shaky recovery. Gross domestic product grew at an annualized rate of just 0.4 percent, the government said Monday, far below the annualized 4.4 percent expansion in the first ...

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The Telegraph: On the leafy fringes of Hong Kong in a shabby film studio, a nude ponytailed actor stretched out on animal-skins with his lover as the cameras rolled in a set evoking a subterranean sex lair in ancient China. Turning away from a slightly blurred high definition TV screen as the actors writhed, director Christopher Sun ...

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TOKYO (AP) - Asia paused on Sunday to remember Japan's surrender to the Allied forces ending World War II 65 years ago. The Japanese prime minister apologized for wreaking suffering on the region, and the South Korean president said Tokyo's remorse was a step in the right direction. From Nanjing, China - the site of a 1937 ...

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SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea's military threatened Sunday to launch the "severest punishment" against South Korea for staging massive joint war games with the United States this week. The North's army and people will "deal a merciless counterblow" to the allies "as it had already resolved and declared at home and abroad", a spokesman for the ...

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Press TV: Mexico's largest television broadcaster and the largest producer of Spanish language content in the world, Televisa, has come under attack in the northern city of Monterrey.

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HOLT, England (AP) – He's Britain's most talked-about young artist. His paintings fetch hefty sums and there's a long waiting list for his eagerly anticipated new works. It has all happened so quickly — he's still getting used to the spotlight — and Kieron Williamson fidgets a little when he's asked to share his thoughts on ...

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Aug 14, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington (AP) - - Russia's announcement that it will help Iran get nuclear fuel is raising questions about what President Obama calls the "better-than- ever" relationship between Russia and the U.S. after the two former Cold War adversaries recently signed a nuclear reduction treaty. Obama also recently declared his Russian counterpart, Dmitri Medvedev, would help the ...

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Aug 13, 2010 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Polish skydivers broke a European record on Thursday, when 104 people managed to create a formation in the air as part of an event called the Big Way Camp Euro 2010. The skydive was their fifteenth attempt at breaking the record.

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Live Science: Friday the 13th is synonymous with bad luck and superstitions - so much so that some people flat-out refuse to fly, make business deals or get married on this fateful day. As many as 21 million people in the United States are fearful of Friday the 13th, according to the Stress Management Center and Phobia ...

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