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Nov 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard

Pakistanis gather to identify bodies of their relatives killed in a bomb blast at a local hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, Nov. 2, 2014. Associated Press: A suicide bomber detonated explosives near a Pakistani paramilitary checkpoint near the country's eastern border with India on Sunday, killing at least 54 people in the deadliest attack to hit ...

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Nov 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

These so-called "scientist" are advancing a political agenda for reasons of personal partisanship and personal economics. Most get paid in research money (which includes personal salaries) by Leftist governments and institutions for saying what they do. If they don't say there is climate change, then their research money gets cut off; plus almost to a ...

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Nov 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

The ability to discriminate between good things and bad things is an essential element of both daily life and human survival. (When ordering pizza you discriminate between good places and bad places. When walking, you discriminate between doing so into traffic and not doing so into traffic. Get it?) Discrimination, in and of itself, is ...

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Nov 2, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from CTV News: Canada is following in Australia's footsteps and has closed its doors, effectively immediately, to people from the West African countries battling Ebola. In a move that puts Canada at odds with the World Health Organization, the federal government said Friday it is suspending the issuance of visas for residents and nationals of ...

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Nov 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Nov 1, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Obama is trying to tell us that this whole ISIS thing is the result of a Sunni/Shiite civil war caused by Maliki's political malfeasance, and therefor we should primarily stay out of it. As ISIS slaughters Sunnis throughout Iraq, we see that Obama's claims are nothing more than self-serving lies to back his preferred inaction, ...

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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Why is everybody pretending Obama is trying to do anything other than making sure Iran gets a nuclear arsenal? To understand what he's saying below, remember how passing Obamacare was something Obama had to do at all costs, no matter what. So when Rhodes says "this is our ObamaCare of the second term," he means ...

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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's most senior Shi'ite cleric called on the government on Friday to rush to the aid of Sunni tribes battling Islamic State, after the militant group executed at least 220 tribesmen west of Baghdad this week. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani's comments show how the threat posed by Islamic State, which follows an ultra-hardline ...

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Oct 31, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GENEVA (AP) -- Three people suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and thought to have been planning an attack in Europe were arrested in Switzerland earlier this year, prosecutors said Friday. The Iraqi citizens were arrested in late March and have been held in pre-trial detention since then, Swiss federal prosecutors said in a statement. ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel's defence minister is dropping the purchase of US V-22 Osprey aircraft, raising concerns that this could further chill already frosty relations with Washington, Israel Hayom daily said Thursday. The mass-circulation freesheet, considered close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Moshe Yaalon's decision went against the Israeli military's wishes. The paper linked the move ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Stockholm (AFP) - Sweden on Thursday officially recognised the state of Palestine, becoming the first EU member in western Europe to do so, prompting Israel to recall its ambassador to Stockholm. "We are not picking sides. We're choosing the side of the peace process," Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem told reporters as she explained the controversial ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

U.S. intelligence analysts are closely watching al-Qaida's overtures to the renegade Islamic State to reunite and fight the West, and while a full reconciliation is not on the horizon, there is evidence the two groups have curtailed their feud and are cooperating on the Syrian battlefield. The al-Qaida global terror network recently has extended olive ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq did not prevent the massacre of 400 people from the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq’s al Anbar province because the U.S. did not have adequate ground intelligence to be made aware ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces arrive at Iraqi-Turkish border carrying heavy weapons requested by the Kurdish militia. Excerpted from The Guardian: The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The British-based monitoring group said 10 fighters moved ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday. Islamic State militants took the men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed them on Wednesday night and buried them, an official in a ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday. "This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus. An announcement distributed to foreign diplomatic missions in Pyongyang said that, regardless of country or region of origin, all foreigners will be quarantined under medical observation for 21 days. It said ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) -- As U.S. Marines withdraw from Operation Enduring Freedom (the Afghanistan war), CNSNews.com's database on casualties shows that 418 Marines gave their lives in the conflict and that 92% of those casualties, 385 deaths, occurred since President Barack Obama took office in 2009. “U.S. Marines and service members from the United Kingdom left Regional Command ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Local: The decision to put a dozen American soldiers returning from Liberia into quarantine for Ebola at their base near Venice rather than in the United States sparked controversy in Italy on Wednesday. "They shouldn't have been sent here, they should do their quarantine for Ebola at home," said the president of the ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Baghdad (AFP) - Jihadists from the Islamic State group executed Wednesday more than 40 members of a tribe that fought against them in Iraq's Anbar province, sources said. The men from the Albu Nimr tribe were killed in the Heet area, northwest of Baghdad, which was overrun by the militants earlier this month, a local leader ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MONROVIA/FREETOWN (Reuters) - Australia became the first developed country on Tuesday to shut its borders to citizens of the countries worst-hit by the West African Ebola outbreak, a move those states said stigmatized healthy people and would make it harder to fight the disease. Australia's ban on visas for citizens of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Soldiers load the coffin into a hearse during the funeral procession for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Ontario October 28, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/MARK BLINCH (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed a church and lined the streets outside it in industrial Hamilton, Ontario, on Tuesday for the funeral of the soldier shot dead in last week’s attack ...

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