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    Pentagon Declassifies Documents Confirming Israel Has Nukes

    In the latest example of the strained relationship between the United States and Israel, the Pentagon has quietly released a classified document which reveals the extent of Israel’s nuclear program. A program the Israeli government has long denied even exists. Earlier this month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted the controversial invitation to speak before the US

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    US helped Israel with H-bomb – 1980s report declassified

    Conceding to a federal lawsuit, the US government agreed to release a 1987 Defense Department report detailing US assistance to Israel in its development of a hydrogen bomb, which skirted international standards. The 386-page report, “Critical Technology Assessment in Israel and NATO Nations,” likens top Israeli nuclear facilities to the Los Alamos and Oak Ridge

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    Yemeni president lands in Riyadh; not certain if he will be able to return to Aden

    Arab foreign ministers agreed a draft resolution on Thursday to form a unified military force, the Arab League’s secretary general said at a meeting in Egypt. The agreement came after warplanes from Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck Shi’ite Muslim rebels fighting to oust Yemen’s president on Thursday, in a major gamble by the world’s

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    Saudi envoy to US: Iran advising Yemen rebels

    Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States says Iran has been playing a key role in backing the Houthi advance in Yemen Adel al-Jubeir says Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers, as well as operatives from the Iran-backed Lebanese militia Hezbollah, are on the ground in Yemen advising the Houthis. Al-Jubeir briefed reporters in the Saudi embassy

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    Islamic State attack on Italy coming

    The Islamic State terrorist group likely will launch an attack on Italy within weeks, not months, according to a senior Libyan government official. Aref Ali Nayed, Libya’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, said in an interview that one likely method of attack would be to use stolen Libyan airliners now believed to be in

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    ‘Huge Surge’ of ‘Unscreened’ Muslims Flooding U.S.

    Muslim immigration from dangerous nations is dramatically higher in recent years, and government assurances that immigrants are being properly screened is “a farce,” according to accomplished author and columnist Paul Sperry. “It’s a huge surge under Obama. In the last three years, he’s averaged 100,000 new immigrants from Muslim nations a year. That is very

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    Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

    Aurora cousins Hasan and Jonas Edmonds had been aspiring terrorists for months when they arrived at the Joliet Armory on Tuesday to scout out a brazen attack, federal authorities say.   In the car, Hasan Edmonds, a specialist with the Illinois National Guard who had trained at the facility since 2011, talked with his cousin

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    China has two types of missile to attack US satellites: report

    China is developing two types of anti-satellite missile to challenge the US dominance of space, Bill Gertz, a military analyst and senior editor of the Washington Free Beacon, wrote on March 25. Admrial Cecil D Haney, the commander of US Strategic Command, told Gertz of his concerns about the buildup of Russia and China’s nuclear

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    Russia warns NATO drills a ‘problem’ as US attack planes buzz Poland

    Four US A-10 Thunderbolt II attack planes are taking part in war games in Poland, as the nation expects about 10,000 NATO forces at drills this year. Moscow says the military build-up at Russia’s borders will have a negative long-term impact. The A-10 aircraft are based in western Poland, at an airbase in Powidz, where

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    Congress Pushes Obama-backed National Biometric ID for Americans

    After largely failing to prod state governments into developing a national identification system known as “REAL ID,” Republican lawmakers in Congress are once again pushing an Obama-backed scheme that would force every American to have a national ID card containing sensitive biometric data. The controversial plan, embedded in an immigration-enforcement bill, has been in the works

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    Seoul agrees to join the Beijing-led AIIB project

    Korea has finally decided to join the China-led Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance said Thursday. In an official statement, the Finance Ministry said Seoul sent a letter to Beijing saying it is willing to join as a founding member of the bank. “If the current prospective founding members

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    As Greece scrambles for deal with creditors, bank deposit drain adds pressure

    Greek bank deposits dropped by more than 7.5 billion euros ($8.2 billion) in February, ramping up pressure on the country’s teetering financial system as its government scrambles to reach a deal with creditors within days. The central bank of Greece said Thursday that private and business deposits dropped to 140.5 billion euros ($154.2 billion) by

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    Bank of England warns of danger to markets from Greece and China

    The crisis in Greece, a slowdown in China and the eurozone are the main international risks to the financial system, says the Bank of England, which is concerned that markets could suddenly seize up and a pose a threat tostability. As the Bank’s financial policy committee – established to monitor risks in the system and

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    Greece ‘in a corner’ as Europe blocks payment

    Greece’s last-ditch attempt to get desperately-needed funds from its euro zone neighbors failed on Wednesday, but the country appears eternally optimistic that a list of reforms — as yet to materialize — will unlock vital aid. Greece appealed for the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) to return 1.2 billion euros ($1.32 billion) it said it

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    Tillis: Questions ‘Remain Unanswered’ About Air Force Plans to Shutter Vital Airlift Wing

    Sen. Thom Tillis (R., N.C.) said on Wednesday that the Air Force has failed to allay concerns about the deactivation of the 440th Airlift Wing, a vital support unit for training U.S. special operations and airborne forces. The Air Force has signaled in recent months that it plans to phase out the 440th, which has

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    Goodbye GPS? DARPA preparing alternative position-tracking technology

    Finding GPS unreliable in certain situations, the U.S. government is placing a high priority on developing a more reliable real-time position tracking technology whose signals won’t disappear in blind spots and can’t be jammed. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is developing “radically” new technologies to deliver a more advanced position- and navigation-tracking system that

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    DEA agents had ‘sex parties’ with prostitutes hired by drug cartels, according to government report

    Agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration reportedly had “sex parties” with prostitutes hired by drug cartels in Colombia, according to a new inspector general report released by the Justice Department on Thursday. In addition, Colombian police officers allegedly provided “protection for the DEA agents’ weapons and property during the parties,” the report states. Ten DEA

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    Harry Reid Pressured DHS to Expedite $115 Million Foreign Investors EB-5 Visa Deal Critical to Son’s Casino Client

    Details in this week’s Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General’s report reveal only part of the story behind Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) abuse of his political office in 2012 and 2013. Through a brazen intervention, Reid ultimately forced the Department of Homeland Security to bend to his will in a way that benefited

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    Chinese Pastor Sentenced to One Year in Prison After Defending Churches Against China’s Crackdown on Crosses

    A Christian pastor in China was sentenced to one year in prison on Tuesday night by a local court after he defended local churches when the Chinese authorities removed church crosses. Pastor Huang Yizi was sentenced by the People’s Court in Pingyang County after being convicted of “gathering crowds to disturb social order,” Yizi’s lawyer,

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    Democrats push for background checks on private gun sales

    Oregon Democrats introduced a bill Thursday to require background checks on private firearm sales, setting up a showdown with gun rights advocates that could come as soon as next week. Gun control supporters have tried unsuccessfully for years to expand Oregon’s background-check requirement to nearly all gun sales and transfers. They poured money into key

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