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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The Iranian regime is slated to hang on Tuesday a 26-year-old woman charged with fatally stabbing her accused rapist, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. Rayhaneh Jabbari, a 26-year-old former interior designer, is scheduled to be hanged this week after serving the last seven years in prison for stabbing a doctor who ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

USS Donald Cook WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Russian fighter jet made multiple, close-range passes near an American warship in the Black Sea for more than 90 minutes Saturday amid escalating tensions in the region, U.S. military officials said Monday. In the first public account of the incident, the officials said the Russian Fencer made 12 passes, ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Atlanta Blackstar: The terrorist group Boko Haram apparently has struck again, this time setting off a Monday morning rush-hour bomb in a bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital of Abuja, killing at least 71 people and wounding at least 124. It was the deadliest attack ever on Abuja, the federal capital, ...

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Apr 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Israel described as "unacceptable" on Monday remarks by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry suggesting cautious openness to negotiating a nuclear deal that would keep Iran six to 12 months away from bomb-making capability. "In the past, and also recently, what we heard from the Americans, including publicly, and from the Europeans and even ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Ankara (AFP) - Turkey's prime minister said Saturday he will "go after" Twitter, accusing the site of tax-evasion, after it was used to spread damaging leaks implicating his inner circle in corruption claims. In a televised speech, Recep Tayyip Erdogan also launched a tirade against the nation's highest court for ruling against a ban on Twitter, ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Turning to force to try to restore its authority in the vital industrial east, Ukraine's government announced Sunday it was sending in troops to try to quash an increasingly brazen pro-Russian insurgency, despite repeated warnings from the Kremlin. Accusing Moscow of fomenting the unrest, Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov said in a televised ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine has given pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a “full-scale anti-terrorist operation” by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with Moscow. Angered by the death of a state security officer and the wounding of two comrades near the flashpoint eastern city of Slaviansk, ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from BREITBART LONDON: The Muslim Brotherhood is reported to be fleeing its recently established headquarters in London following the announcement of an investigation into their activities by Prime Minister David Cameron. A report in the Daily Mail makes mention of the fact in addition to former Prime Minister Tony Blair's foundation being linked to the ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

TRIPOLI (AFP) - Libya's interim prime minister Abdullah al-Thani stepped down on Sunday, saying that he and his family had been the victims of an armed attack the previous day, a statement said. Mr Thani quit less than a week after Parliament tasked him on Tuesday with forming a new Cabinet, just weeks after it ousted ...

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Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Pro-Russian armed men stand guard while pro-Russian protesters gather near the police headquarters in Slaviansk April 13, 2014. Ukraine's Interior Minister on Sunday told residents in the eastern city of Slaviansk to stay indoors, in anticipation of clashes between pro-Russian militants who have seized official buildings and Ukrainian security forces. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Ukrainian ...

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Apr 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: The Syrian regime and opposition forces accused each other on Saturday of carrying out a chemical attack on the village of Kafr Zeita, located in the embattled country’s western-central province of Hama. Opposition activists reported that dozens of residents suffered from symptoms of suffocation after air units loyal to Syrian President ...

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Apr 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Do we know if anybody's finances have actually been affected by any of these sanctions? WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department is sanctioning the former vice speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, six Crimean separatist leaders and a Crimea-based gas company over Russia's takeover of the Crimean Peninsula. David Cohen, the undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, on ...

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Apr 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – Bono, frontman for the Irish band U2, investor, and philanthropist, said he believes Jesus Christ was divine, that he arose from the dead, and that he made promises to the world that will come true. Keep reading

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Independent: Parliament’s expenses watchdog is to investigate claims that the taxpayer indirectly funded a hotel suite that was used for a gay-sex party during a Conservative Party conference. The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) said it was “deeply worried” by allegations that public money was used to pay for a suite of rooms ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Elite Daily: An Italian man made his girlfriend scream so loudly during sex that a judge has convicted him of stalking his neighbors as if he were purposely telling her to make noise right outside of their homes. According to The Local, 12 neighbors had no choice but to file a civil case against ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Interpreter Mag: 2138 GMT: Here is what we know so far: Earlier today there were reports of a chemical weapons attack in Harasta, an area near Damascus that has been embattled for the past year. According to a leading opposition group that documents casualties, five people were killed by “toxic gases.” Videos claim to ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Moscow (AFP) - A group of Russian MPs has formally requested that prosecutors investigate former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev for treason over the breakup of the Soviet Union, one lawmaker said Thursday. Ivan Nikitchuk, a deputy with the Communist party, said recent events and the Ukraine crisis in particular have led five MPs, including two from ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Beirut (AFP) - Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate and its allies have repulsed an assault by jihadist rivals on a town on the Iraqi border in fighting that killed 86 people, a monitoring group said Friday. Sixty of the dead were fighters of Al-Nusra Front or its Islamist allies killed pushing back their Islamic State of Iraq and ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events on the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go completely against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described. Instead, chief ...

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Apr 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

LONDON (Reuters) - NATO says tens of thousands of Russian troops are massed on the border with Ukraine for a potential invasion, yet Western states still lack a strategy to stop Moscow from intervening in its former Soviet neighbors. With military action to protect non-NATO states effectively ruled out, current and former officials say sanctions and ...

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Apr 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

(CNSNews.com) – NATO reaffirmed early Friday that commercial satellite images it released a day earlier showing a Russian troop buildup on Ukraine’s border had been taken within the three weeks, after a senior Russian military officer was quoted in state media as claiming they were from routine military exercises eight months ago. “They were taken between ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH: The Ukrainian authorities issued a 48-hour ultimatum to pro-Russian separatists in eastern cities on Wednesday, telling them to leave the public buildings they were occupying or face “forceful” action. Separatist protesters demanding unification with Russia seized and occupied government buildings in Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk on Sunday night, in what Ukrainian ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

PARIS (AP) -- NATO's top military commander in Europe, drafting countermoves to the Russian military threat against Ukraine, said Wednesday they could include deployment of American troops to alliance member states in Eastern Europe now feeling at risk. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove told The Associated Press he wouldn't "write off involvement by any ...

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Apr 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BosNewsLife)– Aid workers remain concerned over dozens of mainly elderly Christians in north-west Syria, after Islamic militants overran a Christian town, killing some 80 people, and forcing thousands of local residents to flee. At least 13 Christians were beheaded, churches were desecrated and homes looted, said ...

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Apr 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from Gatestone Institute: "The songs of praise to God are banned here." — Police officers to Christians, Turkmenistan. "Meanwhile, an increasing number of people are being incarcerated for crimes of opinion and defense of religious freedom." — Asia News As happens at Christmas every year throughout the Muslim world, Christians and ...

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