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    Obama pressing for federal control of local police

    Call it Common Core for police. But the White House, in cahoots with the Department of Justice, has set in motion a plan that will expand federal control of community police forces, via standards handed from above called the “Task Force on 21st Century Policing.” The plan was released Monday, Infowars reported. And its gist?

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    Saint Mary’s University researches fabrics that can analyze health

    The exercise sweatband of the future may not just collect what runs down your brow, it could also gather important health information. So too the diapers of years to come, which may be able to diagnose diseases through a baby’s urine. A small cloth patch on soldiers’ uniforms could reveal chemical exposure levels, and a

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    Scientists grow kidneys of aborted babies in animals

    Science publications are hailing research breakthroughs in a new life-saving procedure that harvests the organs of aborted children and transplants them in animals, where they can grow and then be made available to patients. The Genetic Literacy Project website calls the process Xenotransplantation and suggests the biggest question would be, “Would you accept an organ

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    Obama Attacks China for Creating US-Inspired Spying Apparatus

    President Obama has harsh words for China’s proposed counterterrorism law. This despite the fact that the new rules are modeled largely on the US regulations, and more directly, on the precedent set by the NSA’s spying apparatus.  China released a few demands last week. If US tech companies want to do business in China – and given

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    Top U.S. general says it is time to consider arming Ukrainian forces

    The top U.S. military officer expressed openness Tuesday to providing U.S. weapons to Ukrainian forces, joining a growing number of senior American officials who say greater U.S. involvement may be needed in Kiev’s fight against Russian-backed separatists. “I think we should absolutely consider providing lethal aid,” said Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint

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    Hillary Clinton email shenanigans help skirt Benghazi probe

    Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said Tuesday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a personal email account to conduct official business has helped her skirt the the investigation. “We’ve been asking for months and months and months for certain emails and we

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    Former CIA Head David Petraeus to Plead Guilty

    Decorated war veteran and former CIA director David Petraeus has entered into an agreement with federal prosecutors in which he would plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge for mishandling classified information. The charge, unauthorized removal and retention of classified material, stems, in part, from documents the former director allegedly provided to his mistress.  (Video) Read

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    Investors pull $8.6 billion from Pimco Total Return Fund in February

    Investors yanked another $8.6 billion from the Pimco Total Return Fund last month, Pimco said on Tuesday in the latest indication the firm’s flagship fund is still reeling from the sudden departure of co-founder Bill Gross last September. February’s outflow, the 22nd straight month of withdrawals, compared with $11.6 billion the previous month. The fund

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    Massive Swarms of Jellyfish Are Wreaking Havoc on Fish Farms and Power Plants

    As the oceans get warmer, jellyfish are causing pain beyond their sting. The marine animals have shut power plants from Sweden to the U.S. while killing thousands of farmed fish in pens held off the U.K. coast. GPS devices normally used to track the behavior of house cats were attached to 18 barrel-jellyfish off the

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    British UFO encounter “gave me heart failure”, military to pay his medical bills

    An American airman has won a legal bid to force military health chiefs to pay for the treatment of an illness allegedly caused by a UFO encounter in Sussex. Airman First Class John Burroughs was involved in an incident in Rendlesham Forest in December 1980 which has become known as “Britain’s Roswell”. He was exposed

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    Supreme Court appears to lean in favor of allowing searches of motel registries

    The Supreme Court justices, hearing arguments in a Los Angeles case, sounded prepared Tuesday to revive a city ordinance that gives the police the authority to regularly check motels’ guest registries without search warrants. City officials say these routine police checks are needed to combat sex trafficking, prostitution and drug dealing at low-budget motels. Read

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    Ancient DNA indicates massive migration to Europe 4,500 years ago

    A wave of migrants from the eastern fringes of Europe some 4,500 years ago left their trace in the DNA — and possibly the languages — of modern Europeans, according to a new study. Scientists discovered evidence of this Stone Age migration by analyzing DNA of 69 people who lived across Europe between 8,000 and

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    M. Stanton Evans, Who Helped Shape Conservative Movement, Is Dead at 80

    M. Stanton Evans, an early leader of the conservative movement in American politics and an author of its central manifesto, the Sharon Statement, died on Tuesday at a nursing home in Leesburg, Va. He was 80. A longtime friend, Patrick S. Korten, said the cause was pancreatic cancer. Read Full Article

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    US Military Satellite Explodes, Sending Chunks of Debris Into Orbit

    After detecting what has been described as a “sudden spike in temperature,” a 20-year-old weather satellite used by the US military exploded, sending dozens of chunks of debris hurtling into Earth’s orbit.  According to the US Air Force, the ageing Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Flight 13 (DMSP-F13) was said to have suffered a “catastrophic event” and exploded

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    Revelation of nuke talks details by Netanyahu would be ‘betrayal,’ US warns

    The State Department on Monday warned Israel’s prime minister against revealing details of an emerging Iran nuclear deal on the eve of the leader’s speech to the US Congress, a move it said would be tantamount to “betrayal.” The statements came as Israel’s Channel 10 reported that the US cut off intelligence coordination with Israel on

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    Vatican on alert for Islamic State attack

    The Vatican is on alert in case of an attack by Islamist militants against the city-state or Pope Francis, but officials are not aware of any specific plot, the head of Vatican security said in a rare interview. “The threat exists. This is what has emerged from conversations with Italian and foreign colleagues,” Domenico Giani

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    ISIS will carry out ‘9/11 in Europe within two years

    The Gaddafi clan’s most senior figurehead has warned of ‘a 9/11 in Europe within two years’, while claiming that ISIS forces in Libya are now recruiting migrants to their terror cause with promises of ‘white virgins’. Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s cousin and former intelligence official, has professed that ‘not less than half a

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    China Believes Space War Is Inevitable, Sets Goal Of Space Supremacy

    The Chinese military believes war in space is inevitable, so China is developing a space program advanced enough to disrupt U.S. military communications. That, according to a new report prepared by the U.S.-China Economic and Secretary Review Commission for Congress. The report, compiled by the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), was released by

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    Air traffic control system a hacking risk

    The nation’s system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at “increased and unnecessary risk” of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic control system from cyber-based threats, but “significant security control weaknesses remain, threatening the agency’s ability to

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    Obama Unveils National ObamaLaw Plan

    President Barack Obama today introduced his plan for a progressive takeover of state and local policing. “We have a great opportunity… to really transform how we think about community law enforcement relations,” he said Monday.  (Video) Read Full Article

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