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    NSA Whistle-Blower: Obama’s Authority To Label ‘Terrorists’ Is The Same Rule The Nazis Issued In 1933

    Former National Security Agency crypto-mathematician Bill Binney was blowing the whistle on domestic spying long before Edward Snowden became a household name, and has gone on record describing the agency’s growing powers as increasingly “totalitarian.” Now the 36-year agency veteran is explaining the reason for its expansion — “power, control and money.” “Look at the NDAA

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    Judge Orders DOJ to Provide List of ‘Fast & Furious’ Documents Obama Tried to Shield

    A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious. In a court proceeding Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson set an Oct. 1 deadline for producing the

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    ‘Terrorists’ help U.S. in battle against Islamic State in Iraq

    Washington has acquired an unlikely ally in its battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq – a group of fighters it formally classifies as terrorists. The outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), condemned for its three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state, says it played a decisive role in blunting the militants’ sweep through Iraq, which triggered U.S.

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    ISIS offered to swap Foley for ‘Lady al Qaeda’: Terrorists wanted return of MIT-educated neuroscientist who was caught with plans for ‘mass casualty attack’ with a dirty bomb, Ebola, and a chemical weapon ‘that spared children’

    An MIT-educated neuroscientist terrorist known as ‘Lady al Qaeda’ was named on a ‘laundry list’ of demands from ISIS captors holding James Foley named, it was revealed today. Petite mother-of-three Aafia Siddiqui is currently serving 86 years in a Texas jail after being arrested with plans for a ‘mass casualty attack’ in the US, including

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    Congressional investigators say Bowe Berghdal swap violated law

    The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said the U.S. Defense Department failed to notify the relevant congressional committees at least 30 days in advance of the exchange – a clear

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    Americans among 12,000 foreign fighters in Syria

    Some 12,000 foreign jihadists from 50 countries, including Americans, have gone to fight in Syria since the conflict began, the US State Department said Thursday A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, estimated that more than 100 US citizens have traveled or tried to travel to Syria to join the conflict. They have traveled

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    Earthquake riddle as spectacular drone footage reveals giant crack in Mexico

    This spectacular footage captured by a drone shows a mysterious giant trench, which has opened up in Mexican farmland. The drone filmed the kilometre-long fissure, which measures 16ft across and 8ft wide, while flying over the Costa de Hermosillio in Sonora. Read Full Article  

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    Chinese Jet Threatened U.S. Intelligence Aircraft

    A Chinese jet fighter flew dangerously close to a U.S. Navy P-8 anti-submarine warfare aircraft near Japan this week in an encounter that highlights China’s continued aggressiveness in the region. The P-8, a new, militarized Boeing-737 anti-submarine warfare aircraft, was conducting routine surveillance of the Chinese coast over the East China Sea on Monday when

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    Senegal Seals Border with Guinea Due to Danger of Ebola Virus Spread

    Senegal has closed the land border with Guinea, fearing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, Agence France-Presse reported, citing the Interior Ministry of the West African state. Read Full Article

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    Has Ebola arrived in Ireland? Man dies after returning from Sierra Leone

    The man, who is thought to have been living in Dublin, had recently returned from Sierra Leone. Locals, who named the man as Dessie Quinn, may have been getting treatment for suspected malaria, although it is not thought that he was an inpatient at any medical facility. It is believed that the father-of-one, who was

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    ‘God saved me from Ebola’

    THE two American Ebola victims have been discharged from hospital with Kent Brantly saying it is a miracle that he survived the virus. “Today is a miraculous day. I am thrilled to be alive, to be well and to be reunited with my family. As a medical missionary I never imagined myself in this position,”

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    Higher Ground: James Foley said prayer gave him ‘inner freedom’

    American photojournalist James Foley was shown this week to be executed by Islamic State fighters, and while heartbreak and outrage have been the strongest reactions to the tragic news, Mr. Foley’s faith has emerged as a source of comfort. Marquette University this week posted to its website a letter from Mr. Foley — a 1996 graduate — titled “Phone call

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    Reserve SEAL Slams WH for Releasing Info on Failed Hostage Rescue

    Daniel O’Shea, a reserve Navy SEAL Officer who served as Coordinator for the Hostage Working Group at the United States’ Iraq Embassy criticized the Department of Defense and the White House for releasing details about a failed hostage rescue mission for recently murdered journalist James Foley. Read Full Article

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    Retired Intel Officer: Foley Rescue Attempt Failed Because Obama ‘Dragged His Feet’

    Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.) is a CIA-trained former senior intelligence officer who wrote the book Operation Dark Heart about the Special Operations successes in the early stages of the Afghanistan war…  “The reason that raid into Syria failed to get Foley and those guys was because the president drug his feet….”  Read Full Article

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    Venezuela proposes fingerprinting shoppers

    Venezuelans could soon have to scan their fingerprints to buy bread.  President Nicolas Maduro says a mandatory fingerprinting system is being implemented at grocery stores to combat food shortages by keeping people from buying too much of a single item. He calls it an “anti-fraud system” like the fingerprint scan the country uses for voting.

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    Atlantic slows global warming with temperature rises seen resuming from 2030

    The Atlantic Ocean has masked global warming this century by soaking up vast amounts of heat from the atmosphere in a shift likely to reverse from around 2030 and spur fast temperature rises, scientists said. The theory is the latest explanation for a slowdown in the pace of warming at the Earth’s surface since about

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    Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

    ominican Republic (AP) The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. 13 concert by Miley Cyrus on morality grounds. Cyrus often “undertakes acts that go against morals and customs, which are punishable by Dominican law.” Read Full Article

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    Restrictions coming for most-abused painkiller in U.S

    he federal government is finalizing new restrictions on hundreds of medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S. The new rules mean that drugs like Vicodin, Lortab and their generic equivalents will be subject to the same prescribing rules as painkillers like codeine and

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    Senator Inhofe warns of potential terrorist attacks on U.S. soil

    It is a serious warning coming from Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe as he warns of the potential of another attack on American soil. The senator sat down with Fox 25 to talk about a variety of topics, but as ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, the top issue was national security. “We’re in the most

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    Massive hail storm dumps on Mexico City

    An intense hail storm rained on Mexico City causing floods. The storm began late Sunday with heavy rain and quickly turned into a massive hail storm. Read Full Article

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