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    Dyess Air Force Missiles Cause Concern Near Lubbock

    A new statement from Dyess Air Force base confirmed that the “missiles” EverythingLubbock.com showed on Tuesday are part of a training installation called the “Post/Fluvanna Site.” Tuesday, officials told our reporter that the fenced off location near Highway 1269 was a training facility. The new statement on Wednesday revealed more specifics about what they call

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    Texans blame secret military takeover for Walmart closings, secret tunnels

    News of the Army’s operation Jade Helm stirred up widespread fears and deep mistrust of the American government in a sizable bloc of the public. Thousands of tweets, dozens of online publications and plenty of Chron.com commenters sounded the alarm of an impending military takeover. Now the virtual world of alternative news has added a

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    Minnesota Declares Bird Flu Emergency, Offers Drug to Workers

    Minnesota’s declared a state of emergency because of bird flu, which has struck more than 40 poultry farms in the state. The state’s also offering the anti-flu drug Tamiflu to workers who have handled the dead and dying birds, just to make sure they don’t catch it, too. H5N2 bird flu has spread to a

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    Stores Anticipating Price Hike Following Bird Flu Outbreak

    With so many farms and turkeys affected by avian influenza, some grocery chains are wondering how shoppers will react. Over the past few years, Machenthun’s in Waconia has added more and more turkey options. Turkey has essentially become one of the more popular buys in the store. “Your beef and pork still sell the best,

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    Scientists Fear Avian Flu Could be Airborne

    Governor Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency related to the bird flu outbreak in Minnesota. One affected farm is just east of Hawley Minnesota. At Baer Brothers Co. an initial test for the virus came back “presumably positive.” The USDA still has to confirm that positive test result. As we wait to find out

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    Bill Requiring Vaccination of Children Advances in California, but Hurdles Remain

    A bill that would require nearly all children in California to be vaccinated by eliminating “personal belief” exemptions advanced through the State Legislature on Wednesday, though it still has several hurdles to clear. If approved, California would become one of only three states that require all parents to vaccinate their children as a condition of

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    Religious vaccination exemptions will completely end in Australia

    Australians will no longer be able to claim a religious exemption for child vaccinations and still be eligible for certain government benefits, officials announced Sunday. The new policy impacts one group in particular — Christian Scientists — which had the only official exemption from vaccinations. That exemption, “in place since 1998, is no longer current or necessary and

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    NATO: Big Military Build-up on Russia-Ukraine Border

    NATO’s chief on Thursday reported a sizeable Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine that he said would enable pro-Moscow separatists to launch a new offensive with little warning. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Russia has substantially stepped up supplies to the rebels, as well as providing them with advanced training and equipment like

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    Did a Chinese-Russian-Iranian coalition opposing NATO debut in Moscow?

    The Moscow Conference on International Security in April was used as a venue to give notice to the US and NATO that other world powers will not let it do as it pleases. Talk about joint efforts between China, India, Russia and Iran against NATO expansion were augmented with plans for tripartite military talks between

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    Pentagon to open Silicon Valley offices, push cyberwarfare strategy

    The Pentagon is going cross-country to open offices in Silicon Valley and provide venture capital. The Pentagon will be reaching out to tech giants like Facebook Inc. and Andreeseen Horowitz to help boost the nation’s digital defenses develop more intelligence systems. Defense Secretary Ash Carter unveiled the Pentagon’s cyberwarfare strategy plans in a speech Thursday

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    Cuomo boozed with Cuban official who was expelled from U.S. over spying

    Gov. Cuomo lunched in Cuba with a government official who was booted from the United States in a spy controversy. Gustavo Machin Gomez, a Cuban foreign ministry official who sat next to Cuomo during a welcoming lunch Monday and was photographed drinking mojitos with the governor, was expelled from the U.S. in 2002 in retaliation

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    Paris’ 178 Catholic churches under guard as police hunt mystery man who directed extremist to weapons

    Investigators are searching for potential accomplices in the planned attack on a church uncovered when the suspect apparently shot himself by accident, France’s prime minister said Thursday. Manuel Valls told France Inter radio there were signs that planning for the thwarted attack was carried out in connection with a second person who authorities believed is

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    Undisclosed cash flowed to Clinton foundation as Russians pressed to control one fifth of U.S. Uranium

    The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when the newspaper served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.” The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes

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    Islamic State could conduct a cyber attack on businesses, power grid

    One of Australia’s top intelligence chiefs has warned terrorist organisations could look to conduct a cyber attack on businesses or even power grids. Deputy Director of Cyber and Information Security at the Australian Signals Directorate, Major General Stephen Day, this morning revealed his organisation had identified 11,000 cyber attacks last year in Australia. “It is a

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    Power play: Why is Greece flirting with the Russians?

    Fear is running amok yet again that the cash-strapped Greek government will default on its loans to its European partners and the International Monetary Fund. While its fate is still unknown, one thing has become clear this week: Greeks are scrambling to find assistance from wherever they can find it—its own government’s coffers, and even

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