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#Minnesota residents waiting for Trump to address mosque attack | TheHill

“He is the president of this country, and this happened to us. He has to come here and at least express his feelings and say this is bad,” Mohamed Omar told the news outlet.The attack, which took place on Saturday, did not leave any individuals injured, but reportedly damaged one room. Gov. Mark Dayton (D-Minn.) […]

Pentagon Leads Over 300,000 Troops in a Rehearsal for an Invasion One Week after the White House Announces It’s Considering Military Action against North Korea

March 13, 2017 By Stephen Gowans The United States and South Korea are conducting their largest-ever military exercises on the Korean peninsula [1], one week after the White House announced that it was considering military action against North Korea to bring about regime change. [2] The US-led exercises involve: • 300,000 South Korea troops • […] […]

US deploys Rangers, Marine artillery to Syria | IHS Jane’s 360

US deploys Rangers, Marine artillery to Syria | IHS Jane’s 360 – CJTF-OIR spokesman Colonel John Dorrian told journalists on 9 March that around 400 additional US personnel from the US Army Rangers and a US Marine Corps artillery unit had been deployed to Syria, saying the US military is “preparing logistical and fire support […]

AKP’liler ‘Hollandalı’ diye Norveçli gazeteciye saldırdı – Evrensel.net

AKP’liler ‘Hollandalı’ diye Norveçli gazeteciye saldırdı – Evrensel.net – AKP’li grup Norveç basınından bir gazeteciye ve kadın gazetecilere ‘Siz Hollanda’ya çalışıyorsunuz, hepinizi tek tek çektim. Göreceksiniz’ diyerek tehditler savurdu. Gazetecilere basın kartı soran AKP’liler, Norveçli gazeteciye de ‘Hollandalı’ diye linç girişiminde bulundu. Olay esnasında polislerin AKP’li gruba müdahale etmeyip yaşananları izlediği görüldü. (İstanbul/EVRENSEL)

On the US raid in Yakla and Implications from Uncertainty:  How Trump’s Chaos Aggravates the War in Yemen – Diwan

Initial discussions following the raid in Yakla speculated on the reason for such urgency on the part of US officials. Without much evidence, sources speculate the relationship between al-Dhahab’s younger generation and the global jihadist organization (AQAP) evolved beyond a local partnership against Houthis. Nabil and Tareq Ahmed al-Dhahab, uncles to Abd al-Rawuf and Sultan, […]

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights

Israeli Forces Execute Palestinian Civilian at Point-Blank Range in al-Far’ah Refugee Camp | Palestinian Center for Human Rights – According to PCHR’s investigations and the mother’s testimony, Fawziyah Mahmoud Khamis Salhi (67) said to PCHR’s fieldworker that at approximately 02:00 on the abovementioned day, Israeli forces moved into al-Far’ah refugee camp, south of Tubas. They […]

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews

Article: Should an Innocent Person Be Forced to Pay for Their Arrest? | OpEdNews – Donald Trump takes office in two short weeks. As I’ve written previously, I don’t expect much in the way of prison reform or sentencing reform. Indeed, I’ve urged readers to take to the courts for redress because we obviously won’t […]

ibtimes.com: Cold War 2016? Russia Hopes To Open Cuba, Vietnam Military Bases, Expand Presence Around World

[ibtimes.com] Russia does presently have several military bases aboard, but most are near its borders, in the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus. It did have bases in Cuba and Vietnam as late as the early 2000s, but those were closed, according to BBC News.With its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine two years ago, on-and-off […]

Obama on Iran payment: ‘We do not pay ransom’ – CNNPolitics.com

The Obama administration has repeatedly rejected GOP accusations that the cash — part of a $1.7 billion agreement to settle a decades-old arms deal dispute — was meant to grease the release of four US prisoners who were freed in January when Tehran implemented a landmark nuclear deal. A fifth US prisoner was released separately.Secretary […]

Obama Should Cancel Trump’s Intelligence Briefings | Foreign Policy

It is worth asking why the intelligence community bothers at all with briefing candidates during the election. Candidates are usually pretty busy, what with trying to win an election to the country’s most powerful office. Given the challenge of scheduling a briefing in between campaign stops, often the first meeting won’t happen until well into […]

Senate passes cybercrime bill after numerous tweaks – The Express Tribune

A Senate standing committee has proposed 47 amendments to the bill passed earlier by the lower house on April 13. With eight more amendments proposed on Friday by Aitzaz Ahsan, Shibli Faraz and Sherry Rehman, the total amendments proposed by opposition jumped to 55.The bill seeks punishment for facilitating hate speech, cyber terrorism, illegal issuance […]

Soldiers of Odin, Europe’s Notorious Anti-Immigration Group, Is Beginning to Form Cells in Canada | VICE | United States

Soldiers of Odin, Europe’s Notorious Anti-Immigration Group, Is Beginning to Form Cells in Canada | VICE | United States – Operating in a structure very similar to a motorcycle club, the group has opened chapters in Quebec, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario, British Columbia, and possibly more in the past two months. This was […]

Gaza Hamas leaders seek ‘new era’ with Egypt after accusations | Reuters – Firstpost

Egypt accused Hamas of involvement in last year’s assassination of Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat. Hamas rejected the claim as “politically motivated”. Egypt, historically the Palestinians’ major backer, has brokered several truces between Israel and Gaza factions and tried to heal past rifts between rival Palestinian factions. But it has intensified a blockade of Gaza by […]

Sextortionist government worker gets nearly 5 years in the slammer – Naked Security

He ran his predatory scams from his official, government-issued computer for more than two years, posing as a member of the fictional Google “Account Deletion Team.” He used aliases including “David Anderson” and “John Parsons”, telling victims that their email accounts would be deleted if they didn’t respond. Once he’d gained access to their Gmail […]

Obama blithely sells out his allies and millions of Syrians in legacy interview

In the last months of his administration, President Barack Obama is giving interviews to explain how everyone else is to blame for the five-year Syrian conflict – which has supplanted the Israeli-Palestinian issue as the region’s destabilising centre and shows no sign of receding. Rather than evaluate what could be done to mitigate the damage, […]

Family of Aaron Winston, injured in custody want answers; police investigate | News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News | WBFF

Before Davis spoke out Thursday, Winston’s parents and supporters rallied outside Power Plant Live in downtown Baltimore, the place where they say police brutalized their son. Renee Winston says her son’s “arm is broken in three places. It even popped out of its socket,” Winston said. They were injuries, she says, that required surgery. Winston […]

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