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US claims of Syria nerve gas attack: The anatomy of a lie – World Socialist Web Site

The charges against the Syrian government are absurd and unbelievable. The campaign mounted by the Trump administration, the intelligence agencies, the Pentagon and the Democratic Party demonstrates complete contempt for the intelligence of the people, and a belief that they can lie with impunity, because nothing they say will be challenged by the servile American […]

Petition Update · Sandra Bland Activists Interview Waller County Sheriff. Get Arrested. Twitter Springs Into Action! · Change.org

Well not only did they manage to talk to actual current inmates, former inmates…obtain the actual plastic trash bags used within the jail (to see if an adult human being could reasonably ‘hang’ him or herself with the type of bags used in the facility as the county is claiming Ms. Bland allegedly did)…they scored […]

Land Destroyer: FBI Tracked Chattanooga Shooter’s Family for Years

Yahoo News would report in their article, “Shootings at Chattanooga military facilities leave 4 Marines, gunman dead; act called ‘domestic terrorism‘,” that: A U.S. official told the Associated Press that Abdulazeez had not been on the radar of federal law enforcement before Thursday’s shooting.  But also added: His father had been investigated several years ago […]

Gunman kills four Marines at US military facilities – Al Jazeera English

A gunman has killed four United States Marines after opening fire at two military facilities in Chattanooga, in the US state of Tennessee, officials said.The suspect, identified by the FBI as 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, was also killed in the incident on Thursday. Two others, a soldier and a police officer, were wounded, an official […]

IS offensive running out of steam after rebel-regime victories

As the group marks the one-year anniversary of its so-called “caliphate”, serious concerns are emerging for IS – perhaps for the first time.The joint Kurdish-rebel capture of Tal Abyad has cut off an important supply route that could curtail the group’s export of black market oil and its ability to bring in new fighters.Of more […]

Leaked memo suggests biker gangs could target Houston law enforcement – Houston Chronicle

Days after the shooting, law enforcement intelligence suggested more bikers were on the way after gangs called for hits on police officers, the Chronicle reported.The DPS would not comment on the bulletin, saying it had been leaked. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office would not confirm reports of threats against the Houston area. “Our Homeland Security Bureau […]

Jihadi group claims mortar attack on Hamas in Gaza | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STAR

Hamas security forces arrested a Salafist leader last month, alleging that he was a supporter of ISIS, which holds vast swathes of territory in Syria and Iraq. Gazan jihadis have pledged allegiance to ISIS in the past, but there has been no confirmation from the group itself that it has a presence in the coastal […]

Documents: Green Beret Who Sought Job At CIA Confessed To Murder – The Intercept

“In an interview conducted at the CIA, then-CPT Golsteyn claimed to have captured and shot and buried a suspected IED bomb maker,” an Army memo dated September 29, 2014 reads. “He further went to comment that he went back out with two others to cremate the body and dispose of the remains. In the transcript, […]

Why is Senegal sending troops to Saudi Arabia? – BBC News

“Why would Senegalese troops go to Yemen to fight a war that is not theirs?” is a widely shared view on social media today. And many did not go far before making the link between President Macky Sall’s recent announcement that Saudi Arabia would invest heavily in the government development programme known as Programme Senegal […]

SBS sports reporter Scott McIntyre sacked over ‘disrespectful’ Anzac tweets | Media | The Guardian

“At SBS, employees on and off air are encouraged to participate in social media, however maintaining the integrity of the network and audience trust is vital. It is unfortunate that on this very important occasion, Mr McIntyre’s comments have compromised both. “SBS apologises for any offence or harm caused by Mr McIntyre’s comments which in […]

Timeline Photos – Shut Down Australia | Facebook

Timeline Photos – Shut Down Australia | Facebook. Asking all people to take strike action for 60 minutes between 10:30am to 11:30am the 1st of June 2015. Please read this message from Lavene Ngatokorua from Davenport Aboriginal Community in Port Augusta South AustraliaPlease read and strike with Lavene on the … 1st of June 2015 from […]

Yemen talks should begin after halt to violence- Yemen Post English Newspaper Online

On Wednesday, the Saudi-led coalition said the military operation against the Houthi militants and dissident forces was over and the hope renewal process started. The hope process is supposed to include a ceasefire by the Houthi militants and dissident forces loyal to ex-president, resumed talks between Yemeni factions and a start of rebuilding the country. […]

Exclusive: Mumia Abu-Jamal Releases New Prison Radio Commentary on Walter Scott Shooting | Democracy Now!

Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal has spoken out from a prison infirmary about the police killing of Walter Scott in South Carolina. Abu-Jamal, who is seriously ill at SCI Mahanoy, rose from his infirmary bed to record the commentary after a fellow prisoner wheeled in a TV so he could watch coverage […]

Nasrallah: Saudi to Suffer Major Defeat in Yemen, War on Syria Has Failed — Naharnet

“Saudi Arabia will suffer a major defeat that will have an impact on its domestic situation and the entire region,” said Nasrallah in an interview on Syria’s state-run al-Ikhbariya news channel. He noted that the Saudi-led airstrikes have “miserably failed” to change the situation on the ground in Yemen, pointing out that the Shiite Huthi […]

Congo hospital sees rise in rape of girls as young as 18 months

Naama Haviv, executive director of Panzi Foundation USA, said 34 infants and young girls from Kavumu had been treated at the hospital in the last two years. “While we’ve seen very significant violence against women and girls in Congo, what’s new and particularly devastating about this crisis is that it is centred in one community. […]

Iran-backed rebels loot Yemen files about U.S. spy operations – LA Times

Yemeni intelligence officers still loyal to Hadi’s besieged government burned some secret files, one official said. But they couldn’t destroy all of them before the Houthi fighters, whose leaders have received some weapons and training from Iran, moved in.The loss of the intelligence networks, in addition to the escalating conflict, contributed to the Obama administration’s […]

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