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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Mirror: Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant has turned down a Whole Lotta Lolly – more than £500MILLION – to reform the band for the dearest tour in history. The rock legend ripped up Sir Richard Branson’s contract for 35 dates in three cities in front of astonished promoters after the other members of the ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Wearing black and purple silk robes, Presidents Xi and Obama take seats for fireworks display for APEC leaders. pic.twitter.com/hVAOgWMsYh— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 10, 2014 It's a tradition that each year the APEC host provides shirt or jacket for the other leaders as sign of cooperation. pic.twitter.com/WN3A7K6TZD— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 10, 2014 A fireworks display for ...

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Nov 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Times Of London: Iran has held secret talks with American officials to discuss opening a US trade office in Tehran if a deal is reached over its nuclear ambitions and sanctions are lifted. It would mean the countries renewing diplomatic ties for the first time since the hostage crisis that followed the 1979 ...

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from Fox News: Pentagon officials expressed skepticism Sunday over Iraqi claims that airstrikes wounded the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Iraq's Defense and Interior ministries both issued statements Sunday afternoon saying al-Baghdadi had been wounded in western Anbar province, without elaborating, and the news was broadcast on state-run television Sunday night. ...

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

"What we learned from the previous engagement in iraq is that our military is always the best. We can always knock out, knock back any threat, but then when we leave that threat comes back."

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

A virus has been discovered that affects cognitive abilities in healthy people Excerpted from The Independent: A virus that infects human brains and makes us more stupid has been discovered, according to scientists in the US. The algae virus, never before observed in healthy people, was found to affect cognitive functions including visual processing and spatial awareness. ...

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Related - Al Arabiya Tribal Sources: Leader Of ISIS “Critically Wounded” In U.S. Airstrike BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials said Sunday that an airstrike wounded the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Pentagon officials said they had no immediate information on such a strike or al-Baghdadi being wounded. Iraq's Defense and Interior Ministries issued ...

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Nov 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: Over 300,000 Americans have already been infected with the potentially fatal 'kissing bug disease' called Chagas but U.S. healthcare workers lack of knowledge about the illness is letting many cases of the parasite unnoticed. Some doctors are calling it the 'new AIDS' because of the way it develops. Researchers who gathered ...

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Nov 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Al Arabiya: The leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was “critically wounded” when a U.S.-led air strike targeted the western Iraqi border town of al-Qaim, tribal sources told Al Arabiya News Channel on Saturday. Senior ISIS members were reportedly meeting in the town of al-Qaim near Mosul. ...

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Nov 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Excerpted from Fox News: A series of U.S.-led airstrikes launched Friday targeted what was thought to be a gathering of Islamic State leaders in Iraq, a defense official told Fox News. The airstrikes, that took place near the Iraqi town of Mosul near the Syrian border, destroyed a vehicle convoy of ...

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Nov 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Hamas has declared the formation of a "popular army" at the Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, according to a report by the AFP. A spokesman for the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades - Hamas's military branch - said the 2,500 recruits would form "the first section ...

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Nov 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Stuff.NewZealand: New Zealand MP Maggie Barry has not been put off official duties in London by an uncovered plot to kill the Queen. The plan to stab Queen Elizabeth was foiled by British police, who arrested four Islamic terror suspects. The suspects were allegedly planning to stab the 88-year-old monarch to death at the Royal ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior military official says that American military advisory teams will now go to Iraq's western Anbar province where Islamic State militants have been gaining ground and slaying men, women and children. The teams are part of President Barack Obama's new directive to expand the U.S. mission in Iraq by deploying another ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish forces have blunted but not broken the siege of the Syrian border town of Kobani, a week after arriving to great fanfare with heavy weapons and fighters in a bid to save it from Islamic State. Kobani has become a test of the U.S.-led coalition's ability to halt the advance ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Rudd back in the day Rudd earlier this year AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd on the balcony of his home in Tauranga yesterday, telling the media to fuck off. Security staff watch the entrance to Rudd's home. Photo / John Borren Excerpted from The New Zealand Herald: The man police claimed AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd tried to hire to kill ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Excerpted from Fox News: Naturalist Paul Rosolie believes "you have to go head first." What he's referring to is shoving his head into the mouth of an anaconda, letting it swallow him, and filming the experience for a Discovery Channel special called Eaten Alive, News.com.au reports. According to the Discovery Channel's ...

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Nov 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KIEV (Reuters) - A column of 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and trucks carrying ammunition and fighters has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, the Kiev military said on Friday. "The deployment continues of military equipment and Russian mercenaries to the front lines," spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a televised briefing referring to Thursday's cross-border ...

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Weekly Standard: During the first Gulf War in the early 1990s, the U.S. military used a new generation of technological weapons that left the rest of the world far behind. But according the Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's undersecretary of defense for acquisitions, technology, and logistics, that advantage is evaporating. Speaking at a ...

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

#Exclusive Video for training children in #ISIS camps http://t.co/rEBjMYKfFA #Syria #Raqqa #Kobane— ????? ???? ???? (@Raqqa_Sl) November 5, 2014

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Nov 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

The end of a long day for our amazing camo Pete. The car is a wreck. Bye News 1. @7localnewssc pic.twitter.com/emJUeahcKI— Katie Toney (@katietoney7) November 6, 2014

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

SANAA (Reuters) – A senior al Qaeda leader wanted by the United States and an area commander of its local affiliate, Ansar al-Sharia, were killed in U.S. drone strikes in central Yemen overnight, the Islamist militant group said on Wednesday. Nabil al-Dahab, leader of Ansar al-Sharia in Yemen’s al-Bayda province, was killed along with Shawki al-Badani ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE TELEGRAPH: Israel was feared to be descending into a third intifada on Wednesday night after a police officer was killed and 14 people injured in a car attack, the second such incident in two weeks coming amid continued rioting in Jerusalem's holiest places. A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas rammed a truck into ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: A father in India is facing murder charges after he invited his daughter’s alleged rapist to dinner and then tortured and killed the man, authorities say. The 36-year-old father, who has not been identified, reportedly burned the 45-year-old man’s genitals with heated tongs and strangled him Friday, The Indian Express reported. The incident occurred ...

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Nov 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. struggled in recent years to help prop up Afghanistan’s anemic economy, the American military turned for help to an unlikely partner: Iran. The U.S. has no formal relations with Tehran and American companies are restricted from working with Iran by sanctions over the country’s disputed nuclear activities. Nevertheless, a specialized Pentagon ...

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