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US TV show runs story on how to safely find parking in wake of Chapel Hill Muslim killings — RT USA

The Inside Edition show, produced by CBS Television Distribution, decided to make the report following the deadly shooting of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, allegedly by their neighbor, Craig Hicks, in an apparent dispute over parking spots. Police do not believe the murders were motivated by race or religious hate. However, the […]

American Sniper and the Savage Problem | Lt. Philip Sheridan……….Indian Wars……………..and Lovers

“Savage, Despicable, Evil,” he writes in the book, “That’s what we were fighting in Iraq. That’s why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy savages. There was no other way to describe what we encountered there.” One way would be to call them the enemy, but not Kyle: Savages. He repeats it over […]

Cooperation between British spies and Gaddafi’s Libya revealed in official papers | UK news | The Guardian

The exhaustive study of the papers from the Libyan government archives shows the links between MI5, MI6 and Gaddafi’s security agencies were far more extensive than previously thought and involved a number of joint operations in which Libyan dissidents were unlawfully detained and allegedly tortured. At one point, Libyan intelligence agents were invited to operate […]

‘On the runs’ letters key to Peace Process – Blair – The Scotsman

However, he added: “But I am not going to apologise for sending those letters to those who should have received those letters because without having done that we would not have a Northern Ireland peace process in place today.” However, despite constant probing from MPs, Mr Blair insisted that the letters to on the runs […]

Despite Recent Criticism of Israelis and Palestinians, Obama Admin Only Lobbies One Faction to Change Course » THE DISTRICT SENTINEL news co-op

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said PA President Mahmoud Abbas’ application to join the International Criminal Court and Israel’s freezing of PA tax revenue in response both undermined the chances for a lasting peace. But while she said that the administration has lobbied the Palestinian Authority to change its mind, she didn’t say that it […]

PressTV – US ‘strongly opposes’ Palestinian ICC membership

Earlier in the day, Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, signed the documents necessary for Palestine to join 20 international organizations, including the ICC.The move would enable Palestinians to take action against Israel for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity. The ICC has the legal authority to prosecute individuals for war crimes.”It […]

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT: Punishment for Failure to Submit to First Nations Financial Transparency Act? | Coop média de Montréal

Needed: Flour, baking powder, vegetable oil, rice, tomato soup, canned whole tomatoes, salt, pepper, cereals, eggs, porridge, macaroni, pasta, pasta sauce, white bread, chicken and beef broth, white beans, canned beans, margarine, potatoes (at least 200 pounds), pancake mix, syrup, dried peas, mac and cheese. Any other canned goods and dry goods that are common […]

IDF strikes Gaza in retaliation to rocket fire — RT News

The attack allegedly comes in retaliation to a rocket fired from Gaza earlier in the day into an open territory near the Eshkol Regional Council. “The IDF will not permit any attempt to undermine the security and jeopardize the well being of the civilians of Israel. The Hamas terrorist organization is responsible and accountable for […]

Cuban-American detente a long time coming

“It does not serve America’s interests or the Cuban people to try to push Cuba towards collapse,” Mr Obama said from the White House. “Even if that worked – and it hasn’t for 50 years – we know from hard-earned experience that countries are more likely to enjoy lasting transformation if their people are not subjected […]

Obama: US to Review Cuba’s Place in List of State Sponsors of Terrorism / Sputnik International

The US State Sponsors of Terrorism list currently consists of four countries: Cuba, Iran, Sudan and Syria. On Wednesday, Obama announced that the United States is to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba after more than 50 years. via Obama: US to Review Cuba’s Place in List of State Sponsors of Terrorism / Sputnik International.

Solitary Watch | News from a Nation in Lockdown

The 500 beds will be in 416 cells, 84 of which are double bunked. A few are accessible to inmates with disabilities. It will be staffed round the clock by 115 correctional officers, [ADC Director Charles] Ryan said. . . An elevated observation deck, with an electronic touch screen to open and close cell doors, […]

Recognition of Palestinian state a peaceful fulfilment of our international obligation – McDonald | Sinn Féin

Ireland remains in the minority of UN Member States that do not yet recognise the State of Palestine. This motion would have Ireland join the global majority of 135 other countries who have already extended this recognition, including the 8 EU Member States who have done so. For Ireland to sit on the sidelines waiting […]

CIA torture report: Former Agency chiefs criticise ‘partisan attack’ on the agency – Americas – World – The Independent

George Tenet, Porter Goss and Michael Hayden jointly challenged the main findings – that the CIA lied about the extent of the torture, which included waterboarding, wall slamming and “rectal feeding” of prisoners, and that the interrogations yielded no useful intelligence. “The committee has given us … a one-sided study marred by errors of fact […]

ynet ראש העיר אשקלון הורה להפסיק עבודתם של ערבים ישראלים בגנים בעיר – חדשות

ראש העיר אשקלון הורה להפסיק עבודתם של ערבים ישראלים בגנים בעיר הנחיה חריגה של איתמר שמעוני, שעל רקע ההחרפה במצב הביטחוני הורה להפסיק את עבודתם של פועלים מהמגזר שבנו ממ”דים בגני ילדים. חוק שוויון הזדמנויות בעבודה קובע שאסור להפלות מועסקים על רקע דתם או לאומיותםpolice agreed to fund the cost of security in the gardens. […]

Family Lawyers Investigate Lennon Lacy’s Death – The Root

“But at this point there’s just not any new developments,” said Pamela Lightsey, public information offficer for Middle Georgia. A representative for the FBI office handling the case, when asked for comment, simply responded that authorities have “nothing to report, nothing to update.” Kendrick’s mother and father have staged protests near the Valdosta judicial center […]

Can taking pictures near Ferguson get a person sacked?

“The head of security for Drury was in there, and he pretty much called me a terrorist, saying that I dishonorably served my country for posting those pictures and videos on Facebook,” Paffrath said.The pictures he took and posted on Thursday were of dozens of vehicles marked with the logos of the Department of Homeland […]

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