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May 19, 2011 18 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Fox News: China's top military officer said Wednesday that his country lacked the equipment and directives necessary to challenge the U.S. militarily. "Through my visit over the past couple of days in the United States, I am surprised by the sophistication of the U.S. military, including its weapons and equipment and doctrines and so on," People's Liberation ...

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May 19, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the embattled managing director of International Monetary Fund, has resigned, saying he wanted to devote "all his energy" to battle the sexual assault charges he faces in New York. The IMF's executive board released a letter from the French executive Wednesday in which he denied the allegations lodged against him but ...

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May 18, 2011 4 Comments ›› Angelia

NPR The discussion over who in Pakistan knew what about the fact that Osama bin Laden was living in a city north of Islamabad continues. Defense Secretary Robert Gates had this to say to reporters earlier today: "If the leadership doesn't know ... you know, I've done as much about accountability here as perhaps ...

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May 18, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

The Sun: DAVID Cameron yesterday announced the start of Britain's withdrawal from Afghanistan. The PM revealed the first 450 troops will be brought home this year. But the move is bitterly opposed by military chiefs, who claim it risks throwing away the gains made by British forces. Colonel Stuart Tootal, ex-commander of 3 Para, said: "We should only get ...

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May 18, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Many in France were shocked and outraged to learn that IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was jailed at Rikers Island. Los Angeles Times: By Kim Willsher Reporting from Paris— It was only a matter of time after the arrest in New York of Dominique Strauss-Kahn on sexual assault charges before the America-bashing would begin in France. On day one, the ...

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May 17, 2011 6 Comments ›› Angelia

Washington Post: BAGHDAD — American forces are facing an increasingly dangerous environment in southern Iraq, where Shiite militias trying to claim they are driving out the U.S. occupiers have stepped up attacks against bases and troops. The uptick in violence serves as a warning about what American forces could face if U.S. and Iraqi officials come to ...

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May 17, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Times: The United States government currently own 33% of the GM company following the auto-bailouts of 2009, and GM CEO Daniel Akerson describes China, as the "key to [GM's] success." (h/t The Detroit Bureau) Presently, GM's business in China is selling more autos in the Asian country than in the United States. The Washington Post noted ...

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May 17, 2011 9 Comments ›› Angelia

Virtual Jerusalem "Israel must return to its 1967 borders," US President Barack Obama is expected to declare on Thursday in his Middle East policy speech, Israeli daily newspaper "Yediot Ahronot" reports this morning. Obama will propose dividing Jerusalem between Israel and the Palestinian Authority but will rule out supporting any unilateral declaration of Palestinian independence. From ...

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May 17, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Jerusalem Post: BERLIN – The Iranian government is moving forward with the construction of rocket launch bases in Venezuela, the German daily Die Welt wrote in its Thursday edition. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is Teheran’s most important South American ally. Iran is building intermediate- range missile launch pads on the Paraguaná Peninsula, and engineers from a construction firm ...

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May 17, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

I'd like to know if these were U.S. helicopters and troops. New York Times: ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistani ground troops opened fire on two NATO helicopters that crossed into Pakistan’s airspace from Afghanistan early Tuesday morning, the Pakistani Army said in a statement. A firefight then briefly erupted between NATO forces and the troops, the statement said, ...

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May 16, 2011 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

a There is no such thing as peace with the Taliban. The Taliban will simply use any agreement to get the U.S. leave and replenish themselves for the war they will accelerate once we are gone. The Taliban believe they face a religious mandate to wage jihad for full control of Afghanistan, or ...

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May 16, 2011 10 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

21st Century European, Socialist, Head Of IMF, Globalist, Rapist.

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May 16, 2011 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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May 16, 2011 7 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

CBS San Francisco: SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5) — A 45-year-old man now living in the Bay Area may be the first person ever cured of the deadly disease AIDS, the result of the discovery of an apparent HIV immunity gene. Timothy Ray Brown tested positive for HIV back in 1995, but has now entered scientific journals as ...

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May 16, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

A tractor trolley carries the wreckage of the secret stealth helicopter Fox News: The tail of the disabled Navy chopper left behind in the Usama bin Laden raid in Pakistan will be handed back to the United States sometime Tuesday, U.S. Sen. John Kerry announced Monday during a trip to Islamabad. The senator, the highest-ranking U.S. official ...

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May 16, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

"Not very seductive" NY Post: A Manhattan judge remanded IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn today after his lawyers hinted that the hotel encounter which landed him in hot water was consensual and not a sexual assault as the maid told police. "The evidence we believe will not be consistent with a forcible encounter," said defense lawyer Benjamin Brafman before ...

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May 16, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Daily Mail: A test that tells you how long you will live for is to go on sale in Britain later this year. The blood test, which will offer the alluring possibility of estimating your lifespan, will cost £435. Critics said the controversial new technology opens a Pandora’s box, whereby insurance companies may demand tests before offering someone ...

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May 15, 2011 Comments Off Angelia

Israel National News Two Jewish NGOs recently discovered that they have been barred from participating in a United Nations conference. It began when the Office of Israeli Constitutional Law (OFICL), an Israeli legal action organization, received notice from the UN that their registration for this year’s Conference of the United Nations Permanent forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) ...

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May 15, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

The Guardian: Talks on resolving the European debt crisis have been plunged into disarray after the head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a maid in a New York hotel. Strauss-Kahn, 62, was taken from the first class cabin of a Paris-bound Air France flight ...

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May 15, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

PARIS (AP) - The stunning arrest of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in connection with a sexual assault in New York is throwing the French presidential race into disarray. Some rivals and political observers said it could bury any presidential bid by Strauss-Kahn, considered the strongest potential challenger to unseat the unpopular President Nicolas Sarkozy in next ...

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May 15, 2011 4 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

MATEHUALA, Mexico (AP) – The customer known only as "Cesar of Huizache" had an odd request for shoemaker Dario Calderon: He showed him a cell-phone photo of a sequined cowboy boot with pointy toes so long, they curled up toward the knees. He wanted a pair, but with longer toes. "I thought 'What's up with this ...

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May 15, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

NEW YORK (AP) – Dominique Strauss-Kahn's reputation with women earned him the nickname "the great seducer," and not even an affair with a subordinate could knock the International Monetary Fund leader off a political path pointed in the direction of the French presidency. All that changed with charges that he sexually assaulted a maid in ...

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May 15, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

(Reuters) - Violence erupted on Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and Gaza on Sunday, leaving at least eight dead and dozens wounded, as Palestinians marked what they term "the catastrophe" of Israel's founding in 1948. Israeli troops shot at protesters in three separate locations to prevent crowds from crossing Israeli frontier lines in the deadliest such ...

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May 15, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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