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    Claim: Obama Hid ‘Gay Life’ To Become President

    Chicago homosexual community shocked he could keep it secret A prominent member of Chicago’s homosexual community claims Barack Obama’s participation in the “gay” bar and bathhouse scene was so well known that many who were aware of his lifestyle were shocked when he ran for president and finally won the White House. “It was preposterous

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    Hundreds of flights disrupted in Shanghai; military exercises cited

    Hundreds of flights to and from Shanghai were delayed or canceled Monday as Chinese authorities imposed strict air traffic control measures reportedly due to military exercises — the second such near-shutdown of airspace over the metropolis in eight days. Further interruptions are expected in the coming weeks. The sudden restrictions have prompted frustration as well

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    Russian Military Says Detected Ukrainian Su-25 Fighter Plane Close to MH17 Before Crash

    An Ukrainian combat jet was detected in close approach to the Malaysian passenger plane shortly before it crashed in eastern Ukraine killing all 298 peopleon board, the Russian military said Monday. “An altitude gain was detected for a Ukrainian combat jet, supposedly a Su-25, flying at a distance of 3-5 kilometers from the Boeing,”

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    MH17 Flight Crashed Within Ukrainian Missile Systems Firing Range – Russian Military

    The Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed within the operating zone of the Ukrainian army’s self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air Buk missile systems, the Russian military said Monday. “The flight scheme indicates that the plane’s route and possible point of destruction fall into the operational range of Buk air defense systems deployed by the Ukrainian armed forces,” Lt.

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    Russia Calls for Investigation of Foreign Mercenaries Participation in Ukraine Hostilities

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Monday demanded that Sweden, Finland, the Baltic states and France conduct a thorough investigation into alleged involvement of mercenaries from these countries in hostilities in eastern Ukraine. “We demand the authorities of the above-mentioned countries to conduct a thorough investigation into these facts and condemn the participation of mercenaries in the hostilities in

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    10 more questions Russian military pose to Ukraine, US over MH17 crash

    Russia has released military monitoring data, which shows Kiev military jets tracking the MH17 plane shortly before the crash – and posed yet another set of questions to Ukraine and the US over the circumstances of the tragedy. Military officials – chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Andrey Kartopolov and chief

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    ISIS Torches 1,800-Year-Old Church in Mosul; Priest Says City Is ‘Now Empty of Christians’

    Members of the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly torched a 1,800 year-old Catholic Church in Mosul, Iraq and have effectively left that city “empty of Christians” as believers fled the area in fear of their lives, according to Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako. Sources told Shoebat that the ISIS group in Mosul

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    Will the International Criminal Court prosecute anyone for downing of Malaysia Airlines jet?

    As international investigators continued Monday to clamour for access to the site in Ukraine where a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down, the question over whether those responsible would ever face justice remained unclear. Ukraine’s prime minister has suggested that the International Criminal Court should investigate the downing of Flight 17. The permanent tribunal

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    MH17: Secret calls led to breakthrough agreement on bodies, blackboxes

    After cautiously refusing to blame pro-Russian rebels for shooting down MH17, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak used secret diplomacy to reach an agreement for the transfer of the bodies and black box recording devices from the plane to Malaysian representatives. Under the agreement with Alexander Borodai, commander of the separatist forces in Donetsk, the bodies will be

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    MH17: US Vice-President Joe Biden says Putin has no soul, according to magazine

    Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice-President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in The New Yorker  published online on Monday. Mr Biden told the magazine about his 2011 visit with Mr Putin, who at the time was prime minister, and said he found

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    US, UN pushing hard for immediate cease-fire in Gaza

    “If Hamas really wants a cease-fire, I am sure that we can get to that, but they don’t want one,” Netanyahu tells Sky News Arabic; Arab TV reports say humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza imminent. UN Secretary-General Ban- Ki moon is to arrive in Israel on Tuesday, and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in

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    Sessions To Congress: Back Ted Cruz Or Remain ‘Complicit’ In ‘Nullification Of Border’

    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and a key immigration hawk, took to the Senate floor on Monday afternoon to attack the efforts by President Barack Obama to grant amnesty via executive order to millions of illegal aliens. During his floor speech, Sessions endorsed a bill from Sen. Ted

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    ISIS in control of ‘35 percent’ of Syrian territory

    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is now in control of 35 percent of the Syrian territory following a string of victories, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday. ISIS holdings include nearly all of Syria’s oil and gas fields, the monitoring group said in a statement. One of the latest

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    Texas State Senator: 100,000 Illegal Immigrant Gang Members In State

    Hours before Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he would send National Guard troops to the border, Texas state Senator Dan Patrick said there are at least 100,000 illegal immigrant gang members in the state. On Monday’s The Laura Ingraham Show, Patrick, who is also the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, said from 2008 to 2012, 143,000 illegal immigrant

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    Goldman Sachs Managing Director Nicholas Valtz Found Dead

    Nicholas Valtz, a managing director in cross-asset sales at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)in New York, was found dead yesterday by family members who went searching for him after he didn’t return from a kiteboarding outing. Valtz, 39, was found in Napeague Harbor near the eastern end of Long Island, according to theEast Hampton, New York, police.

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    Malaysia Airlines flies over Syrian airspace

    Malaysia Airlines re-routed a Kuala Lumpur-to-London flight over Syrian airspace on Sunday after its usual route over Ukraine was closed, flight tracking data showed on Monday. Flightradar24 posted a flight map on its Twitter account on Monday showing the change in the flight’s route. Flight tracking data showed this flight had previously crossed over eastern

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    Christians mourn death of bishop Tony Palmer, who was friend of Pope Francis

    Evangelicals and other Christians worldwide are mourning the sudden death of a bishop in a breakaway Anglican church who had become a close personal friend of Pope Francis. British-born Tony Palmer has died in hospital following hours of surgery after a motorcycle accident in the UK. He moved with his family to South Africa when

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    Japan’s 2011 Earthquake May Lead to Mount Fuji Volcanic Eruption, Study Says

    In 2011, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Honshu, Japan. The quake — the country’s strongest ever — and resulting tsunami claimed more than 15,000 lives and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes and buildings. But according to a study published in Science, a new cataclysm from the devastating quake could be on the horizon: a major

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    Sun goes spotless, baffling scientists

    Some astronomers call it the Big Quiet – the absence of sunspots during what is supposed to be a period of heightened magnetic activity on our sun. For past four or more days, telescopes pointed at the sun have detected only a handful of sunspots, sometimes none at all, in a “very weird” development that

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    FBI, Department of Defense to open new biometrics center in West Virginia

    The FBI announced it is working with the Department of Defense to expand the FBI center campus in Clarksburg, West Virginia with the addition of the Biometrics Technology Center. Set to open in 2015, the new 360,000-square foot center is directly adjacent to the current building, which has been in operation for about 20 years. Connect Clarksburg reports that the

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