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Apr 3, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

The Daily Mail: The image is eerily familiar: a bearded young man with flowing curly hair. After lying for nearly 2,000 years hidden in a cave in the Holy Land, the fine detail is difficult to determine. But in a certain light it is not difficult to interpret the marks around the figure’s brow as a ...

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Apr 3, 2011 3 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Wall Street Journal: DARNA, Libya—Two former Afghan Mujahedeen and a six-year detainee at Guantanamo Bay have stepped to the fore of this city's military campaign, training new recruits for the front and to protect the city from infiltrators loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi. The presence of Islamists like these amid the opposition has raised concerns, among some ...

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Apr 3, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

Washington Post: BENGHAZI, Libya — Libya’s rebel military struggled Saturday to explain an apparent rift within its highest ranks while acknowledging its soldiers’ role in a mistaken NATO bombing of rebel columns the night before. The strike, which killed 13 rebels and injured seven, illustrated the hazards of conducting an aerial bombing campaign against a fluid and ...

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Apr 2, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

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TOKYO (AP) – The utility that runs a tsunami-crippled Japanese nuclear power plant says two workers were killed when the wave swept ashore more than three weeks ago. Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s announcement Sunday is the first confirmation of deaths at the plant. The workers had been missing since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Spokesman Naoki ...

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Apr 2, 2011 5 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Latest victim: Judge Judy Sheindlin had to stop her courtroom TV show on Wednesday after descending into nonsensical language In times of unrest, the government always likes to make the opposition unable to speak. And what of Jared Loughner? The videos here at the top are by him. All mind-control, gibberish, and politics. When he speaks, ...

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Apr 2, 2011 2 Comments ›› Knottie

YahooNews KABUL, Afghanistan – Fearing for their lives, the U.N. workers dashed into a dark bunker hoping to escape the mob of Afghan protesters angry over the burning of a Quran by a Florida church. Hope wasn't enough for three of them. They were hunted down and brutally slain — their bodies found later in three different ...

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Apr 2, 2011 Comments Off Knottie

AJC AJDABIYA, Libya — Something new has appeared at the Libyan front: a semblance of order among rebel forces. Rebels without training — sometimes even without weapons — have rushed in and out of fighting in a free-for-all for weeks, repeatedly getting trounced by Moammar Gadhafi's more heavily armed forces.But on Friday only former military officers ...

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Apr 2, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

AJDABIYA, Libya (AP) – NATO said Saturday that it was investigating Libyan rebel reports that a coalition warplane had struck a rebel position that was firing into the air near the front line of the battle with Muammar al-Qaddafi's forces. Rebel fighters told Reuters that at least 10 were killed at the scene. One rebel ...

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Apr 2, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Related: U.S. Pulls Out Of War In Libya Related: Badly Beaten Libyan Rebels Offer National Cease-Fire TRIPOLI (Reuters) - The Libyan government rejected ceasefire conditions set out by rebel leaders on Friday, saying government troops would not leave Libyan cities as demanded by the opposition. "They are asking us to withdraw from our own cities. .... If this ...

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Apr 2, 2011 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan (AP) – Japan's prime minister surveyed the damage in a town gutted by a massive tsunami, as officials said Saturday that highly radioactive water was leaking into the sea from the nuclear plant stricken by the disaster. The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex has been spewing radioactivity since March 11, when a magnitude-9.0 earthquake and ...

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Apr 1, 2011 Comments Off Knottie

BBC The US seems to be scratching its head over how to handle anti-government protests in Syria, which is not an ally but is a big regional player, says the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Washington. The White House has again condemned the use of violence against citizens demonstrating in Syria - but this time it included a ...

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Apr 1, 2011 4 Comments ›› Knottie

I know some of you will disagree but that jackass Terry Jones is an attention whore and is as guilty as anyone for this mess. You have to understand that the people of Afghanistan are centuries behind us in culture and are acting on sheer emotion and belief. There is no logic to their ...

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Apr 1, 2011 26 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon is about to pull its attack planes out of the international air campaign in Libya, hoping NATO partners can take up the slack. The announcement Thursday drew incredulous reactions from some in Congress who wondered aloud why the Obama administration would bow out of the single key element of the war ...

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Apr 1, 2011 2 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) – Libya's rebels will agree to a cease-fire if Moammar Gadhafi pulls his military forces out of cities and allows peaceful protests against his regime, an opposition leader said Friday. Mustafa Abdul-Jalil, head of the opposition's interim governing council based in Benghazi, spoke during a joint press conference with U.N. envoy Abdelilah Al-Khatib. ...

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Mar 31, 2011 2 Comments ›› Knottie

The Global and Mail Stephen Harper is flatly ruling out deploying troops in Libya, even though the United States has reportedly escalated its involvement by authorizing covert aid to rebels in the civil conflict. “My position is clear. We will not have soldiers on the ground,” Mr. Harper told reporters in Halifax during an election campaign stop. ...

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Mar 31, 2011 6 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Washington (AP) Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi continued their push against rebels Thursday, but the top U.S. military officer said the strongman’s recently military gains may be attributed to inclement weather. At a Senate Armed Services hearing in Washington, Joint Chiefs Chairman Mike Mullen said bad weather had obstructed the view of coalition aircraft ...

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Mar 31, 2011 12 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

The Daily Mail: Colonel Gaddafi has unleashed his latest weapon against Libya's revolutionaries - his glamorous blonde daughter. The tyrant today continued to press home a counter-attack in the east of the county, pushing fleeing rebel forces back out of Ras Lanuf - a town they had only regained with the help of international air strikes a ...

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Mar 31, 2011 9 Comments ›› Pat Dollard

New York Times: WASHINGTON — Members of the NATO alliance have sternly warned the rebels in Libya not to attack civilians as they push against the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi, according to senior military and government officials. As NATO takes over control of airstrikes in Libya and the Obama administration considers new steps to tip ...

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Mar 31, 2011 Comments Off Pat Dollard

New York Times: WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told a Congressional panel that he strongly opposed putting any American forces in Libya. Asked if there would be American “boots on the ground” — that is, uniformed members of the military — Mr. Gates swiftly replied, “Not as long as I’m in this job.” At ...

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