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Report: ISIS Buried Thousands in 72 Mass Graves
Peering through binoculars, the young man watched as Islamic State extremists gunned down the handcuffed men and then buried them with a waiting... Read more...
DOJ urges Supreme Court to leave rejection of N.C. voter ID law in place
The Justice Department has filed a brief with the Supreme Court endorsing an appellate court's decision to strike down a restrictive new voter... Read more...
Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas make gymnastics history in comeback
Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas weren’t seeking a told-you-so moment. The gold medals around their necks are satisfying enough, thank you.But the... Read more...
Co-chair of Trump veterans' group pleads guilty in 2014 Bundy standoff
A co-chair of a veterans’ group with Donald Trump’s campaign will plead guilty to federal charges for his role in Nevada rancher Cliven ... Read more...
Simone Biles, Aly Raisman win gold and silver in floor final
Simone Biles finished her Rio Olympics with a fifth Olympic medal, fourth gold. Putting yesterday's mistake on the balance beam behind her, Biles... Read more...
ISIS second-in-command Muhammad al-Adnani killed in Syria drone strike
Islamic State's second in command Abu Mohammad al-Adnani has been killed in Syria.  He was widely tipped to be the next leader of the terror group... Read more...
IED kills U.S. service member in Helmand province, Afghanistan
An improvised explosive device killed a U.S. service member on patrol Tuesday in Helmand province, Afghanistan, the U.S. military said.Another U.S.... Read more...
U.S. Ramps Up Airstrikes in Libya
The United States ramped up its air campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Libya over the weekend, increasingly targeting jihadist... Read more...
'Drones playbook' shows key role played by White House staff in deadly strikes
The White House staff for national security, exempt from review by Congress, plays a substantial role in the process for killing suspected... Read more...
UNHCR: 3,000 fleeing Iraqis seized by ISIL
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have reportedly captured up to 3,000 fleeing villagers in northern Iraq, according to... Read more...
Donald Trump's other blood sport
His name was Fedor and other men feared him. He had a shaved head, deadpan eyes and construction-worker muscles. He was a Russian army veteran who... Read more...
Macy's is closing another 100 stores
In a sign of how dramatically the retail shopping landscape is changing, Macy's is closing 100 of its stores nationwide.Macy's (M) announced the... Read more...
Microsoft to cut about 2,850 more jobs
Microsoft's costly bet on Nokia will mean more job losses than previously expected.The software giant will layoff about 2,850 people over the next... Read more...
FBI arrests senior HSBC banker accused of rigging multibillion-dollar deal
A senior HSBC banker has been arrested by the FBI as he attempted to board a transatlantic flight and charged him with fraudulently rigging a... Read more...
Puerto Rico Defaults on Constitutionally Guaranteed Debt
The Puerto Rican government failed to pay almost half of $2 billion in bond payments due Friday, marking the commonwealth’s first-ever default on... Read more...
U.S. suspicion of Saudi ties to 9/11 outlined in declassified 2002 intelligence report
More than two dozen top secret investigative pages that contributed to the government's official 9/11 report were finally released Friday, following... Read more...
Congress releases long-awaited document on possible Saudi role in 9/11
The House Intelligence Committee has made public most of a long-classified section of a 2002 congressional inquiry into 9/11 attacks that discusses... Read more...
28 pages on alleged Saudi ties to 9/11 to be released as soon as Friday
The long-classified pages detailing alleged ties of the Saudi Arabian government to the 9/11 hijackers will be released by Congress as early as... Read more...
File 17 is glimpse into still-secret 28 pages about 9/11
Amid the clamor a year ago to release 28 still-secret pages of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks, the government quietly declassified... Read more...
George Will leaves GOP: 'This is not my party'
At a Federalist Society lunch in Washington yesterday, conservative columnist and TV commentator George Will announced that he changed his Maryland... Read more...
Models for Donald Trump's agency say they worked in U.S. illegally
Donald Trump's modeling company was a “crooked agency” that put young women into “modern-day slavery” and had them working in the U.S.... Read more...
City fights Trump over new D.C. hotel's tax bills
The city of Washington, D.C., is fighting Donald Trump's legal drive to cut his tax bills for the luxury hotel he's set to open in the Old Post... Read more...
Donald Trump Surrogate Tweets Cartoon of Hillary Clinton in Blackface
A top pastor in Donald Trump’s campaign who spoke at the Republican convention tweeted images of Hillary Clinton in dreadlocks and blackface... Read more...
Foreign Hackers Hit Two State Electoral Databases
The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases in recent weeks, prompting the bureau to warn election... Read more...
Huma Abedin says she's leaving Anthony Weiner after new sexting scandal
Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, announced Monday she will be separating from her husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y.,... Read more...
The GOP Shut Down a Program That Might Have Prevented Dallas and Baton Rouge
As the right-wing outrage machine would have it, the shootings of police in Dallas and Baton Rouge by U.S. military veterans were the fault of... Read more...
Congresswoman indicted, accused of using charity as 'slush fund'
Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) and her chief of staff, Elias “Ronnie” Simmons, are being charged with 24 counts of fraud in connection with a fake... Read more...
House Republicans' gun bill delayed indefinitely
A House Republicans-sponsored gun bill has been put off indefinitely as speaker Paul Ryan was unable to wrangle together sparring Republicans for... Read more...
FBI’s Comey: Clinton wasn’t held to a different standard
FBI Director James Comey told a packed hearing Thursday on Capitol Hill that Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified material was not held to a... Read more...
Congress Buys the Navy a $400 Million Pork Ship
In the nearly eight years since the first Littoral Combat Ship was delivered to the Navy, it hasn’t won many ardent fans beyond the Navy, its... Read more...
Obama commutes 111 more sentences to set new monthly record
As part of his "second chance" initiative, President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the prison sentences of more than 100 nonviolent drug... Read more...
Agriculture Dept. closes offices in 5 states after threats
The Agriculture Department has closed offices in five states after receiving anonymous threats.USDA spokesman Matthew Herrick says in a statement on... Read more...
Gene Wilder, ‘Willy Wonka’ Star and Comedic Icon, Dies at 83
Gene Wilder, who regularly stole the show in such comedic gems as “The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Willy... Read more...
White Lives Matter To Be Listed As Hate Group By Southern Poverty Law Center
White Lives Matter will soon be listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). SPLC said the status will be reflected in the next... Read more...
Rikers Island correction bosses routinely ‘purge’ unfavorable violence stats
There’s something hokey going on at the city’s pokey.As pressure mounts to reduce violence at the troubled jails, top correction bosses —... Read more...
Israel: Eviction plan violates Palestinian land rights
Silwad, occupied West Bank - From the side of Route 449, just south of the occupied West Bank town of Silwad, Atallah Abdelhafez can almost make out... Read more...
U.S. to Accept 10,000th Syrian Refugee
The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the U.S. ambassador to Jordan... Read more...
U.S. ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Hebron Settlement Expansion
The U.S. State Department called Israeli government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in the predominantly Arab West Bank city of... Read more...
Canada's stolen daughters: Sex traffickers target indigenous Canadians
)As Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been ... Read more...
CIA’s First Torture Victim Makes His Case For Release From Guantanamo
The first person to be subjected to the CIA’s now-defunct “enhanced interrogation program” sat before a parole board at Guantanamo Bay on... Read more...
Alex Baer: Crazy Is As Crazy Does
The Big Crazy seems to have settled in for a while.I'd hoped The Big Crazy might move on, spooked, when the six "Mars Mission" crew members were... Read more...
Alex Baer: 2016, a Wonder Year
If it were possible, I'd have Perry Mason voted in as President, and be done with it -- even though the intellectual giants on the right would no... Read more...
Alex Baer: Nothing-Speak: Dog-Whistle Comfort Chow
This stuff is getting really hard to ignore, which is part of the plan, of course.If Republicans can garner enough attention with Crazy Theories,... Read more...
Alex Baer: Robert and the Big Red Bus
And now, boys and girls, a story about Missing Links in the Republican Party:There came a time -- just once, so far -- when the Big Red Republican... Read more...
Alex Baer: Doomsday Rebate Coupons! Vote Your Fears Free!
(EPONYMOUS NEWSNET NEWS NET, Aug. 26)  Republic Party Officials today announced a new national program that would be launched on Inauguration Day,... Read more...
W. Virginia recovering addicts wage legal battle over prescription use
Wilbert Hatcher admits he broke the law.In the depths of a decade-long addiction to prescription opioid painkillers, the father of two fed his... Read more...
225+ heroin overdoses in 4 counties in 4 states in 1 week
An overdose crisis in the past week has left police and emergency responders here drained and without clues.It has also underscored that this region... Read more...
EpiPen maker offers patients $300 savings cards
Mylan N.V., makers of the anti-allergic reaction EpiPen, announced programs Thursday to lower the device's cost after U.S. senators expressed outrage... Read more...
Monsanto pulls new GM cotton seed from India in protest
Monsanto Co (MON.N) has withdrawn an application seeking approval for its next generation of genetically modified cotton seeds in India, a major... Read more...
Dem senator's daughter could face Congress over EpiPen price hike
Sen. Joe Manchin's (D-W.Va.) daughter may have to explain to Congress why her company hiked up the price of EpiPens, Bloomberg News is reporting.... Read more...
The Forgotten Lead Crisis in Northwest Indiana
How does a nation begin to assist the thousands of families being displaced and given a 90 day notice to vacate not just their homes, but their... Read more...
NASA: Earth Warming at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in 1,000 Years’
The planet is warming at a pace not experienced within the past 1,000 years, at least, making it “very unlikely” that the world will stay within... Read more...
EPA links oil and gas drilling to Texas quakes
Federal regulators have tied a string of earthquakes in north Texas to oil and gas drilling operations in the state. An Environmental Protection... Read more...
Thousands of strange blue lakes are appearing in Antarctica, and it’s very bad news
Scientists have confirmed that thousands of pristine blue lakes have appeared on the ice sheets of East Antarctica, and it’s got them very... Read more...
Fracking Update: 3 tremors in 24 hours near Oklahoma shale country
Three minor seismic events were recorded near the shale reserve areas in Oklahoma in the past 24 hours, data for the U.S. Geological Survey show.USGS... Read more...
A Plane Just Flew Around The World Without A Single Drop Of Fuel
More than a year after it first took to the skies, a solar-powered plane has completed an epic around-the-world journey without burning a single drop... Read more...
Knife Attack In Japan Leaves At Least 19 Dead, Local Media Report
Nineteen people were feared dead and 45 injured after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in Japan early on Tuesday,... Read more...
Nuclear reactor at Indian Point plant in N.Y. shut down again after leak found
One of two reactor units at a nuclear power plant near New York City has been taken offline for the second time in four months after leakage was... Read more...
Portugal runs for four days straight on renewable energy alone
Portugal kept its lights on with renewable energy alone for four consecutive days last week in a clean energy milestone revealed by data analysis of... Read more...
Big Banks Aided Firm At Center Of International Bribery Scandal
No business can operate without bankers — not even the bribery business.British financial giant HSBC and American bailout kingpin Citibank... Read more...
Ireland: EU orders Apple to repay $14.5bn in taxes
The European Union has said that US tech company Apple must repay a record 13bn euros ($14.5bn) in taxes after ruling that a special scheme to route... Read more...
Deadly suicide bombing strikes Somalia's capital
At least 10 people have been killed in a suicide bombing near the Somali president's palace in Mogadishu, which caused a huge blast and destroyed two... Read more...
Australian aid worker freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan
An Australian aid worker who was abducted in Afghanistan in April has been freed, according to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. The woman,... Read more...
Brazil's Dilma Rousseff defends record at impeachment trial
Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff has defended her record during her impeachment trial in the Senate.She is accused of illegally... Read more...
Scores killed in ISIL-claimed suicide bombing in Yemen
A suicide car bomb attack on an army training camp in Yemen's second city of Aden has killed at least 45 people, medical sources say.A security... Read more...
CNN Cancels ‘Dr. Drew’ After Hil Claims
CNN has canceled Drew Pinsky’s HLN show, Dr. Drew On Call, just eight days after Pinsky made comments on a radio show questioning the health of... Read more...
Andrea Tantaros sues Fox News, Ailes, Shine for sexual harassment
Andrea Tantaros, a Fox News broadcaster, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Monday against Fox News, former CEO Roger Ailes and other Fox executives,... Read more...
John McLaughlin, of 'The McLaughlin Group,' dies at 89
John McLaughlin, the creator, host and executive producer of the long-running Sunday political panel show The McLaughlin Group, died on Tuesday... Read more...
Judge: Glenn Beck must identify sources on Boston Marathon bombing
A looming First Amendment showdown drew closer Tuesday as a federal judge ordered conservative media host Glenn Beck to identify at least two... Read more...
Roger Ailes Used Fox News Budget to Finance ‘Black Room’ Campaigns Against His Enemies
As Rupert Murdoch seeks to stabilize Fox News in the wake of Roger Ailes’s ouster, a crucial question remains unanswered: How was Ailes able to... Read more...
Former Navy SEAL Settles With Authorities Over Bin Laden Raid Book
The decorated former Navy SEAL who penned a best-selling book about the operation to kill Osama bin Laden has reached a financial settlement with the... Read more...
U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars, auditor finds
The Defense Department’s Inspector General, in a June report, said the Army made $2.8 trillion in wrongful adjustments to accounting entries in... Read more...
Bergdahl's lawyers ask for charges to be dropped over McCain comments
The legal team for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl on Monday asked to have the charges against the former prisoner of war dismissed, arguing... Read more...
US Navy to name ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk
The United States navy will name a ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California, according to a report... Read more...
Pentagon has ‘credible information’ to probe alleged US strikes on civilians
The US military says it has gathered enough material to launch an inquiry into civilian casualties, which included children, allegedly resulting from... Read more...
Cracking an ice cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how.
Talk about cracking a cold case: Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we may know how.Lucy, the iconic human cousin whose skeleton was... Read more...
Discovery of potentially Earth-like planet Proxima b raises hopes for life
The search for life outside our solar system has been brought to our cosmic doorstep with the discovery of an apparently rocky planet orbiting the... Read more...
Researchers confirm astronomical nature of ancient Scottish stones
For the first time, researchers have confirmed the astronomical accuracy of Britain's earliest stone structures. According to scientists at the... Read more...
Super telescope finds hundreds of previously undetectable galaxies
A South African radio telescope has revealed hundreds of galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 had been seen before.The images,... Read more...
16-million-year-old planet with three suns discovered
The far-off planet, located about 320 light years from Earth in the constellation Centaurus, is unlike any other known world, scientists say.Anyone... Read more...
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121 Israel, Kurdish fighters destroyed Iran nuclear facility, email released by WikiLeaks claims Jesse Richard
122 Israel dismisses warnings from US about attacking Iran Jesse Richard
123 Officer accuses U.S. military of vast Afghan deception Jesse Richard
124 Truth, lies and Afghanistan: How military leaders have let us down Reggie
125 IRAN: US/Israeli False Flag Attack May Be Underway Jesse Richard
126 Iraq: Bombings in Baghdad and Nasiriya kill scores Reggie
127 Under Obama, an emerging global apparatus for drone killing Reggie
128 No U.S. Troops, But An Army Of Contractors In Iraq Reggie
129 There's No Going Home For Iraqi Squatters Reggie
130 Civilian killings created insurmountable hurdle to extended U.S. troop presence in Iraq Reggie
131 Birth defects and rubble still scar Iraq's Fallluja Reggie
132 War drums are beating for Iran. But who's playing them? Jesse Richard
133 Pearl Harbour memo shows US warned of Japanese attack Jesse Richard
134 The boys who cry “Holocaust” Jesse Richard
135 Cost to house a captive at Guantanamo Bay is $800,000 Reggie
136 U.S. pullout leaves Iraqi interpreters in 'dangerous limbo' Reggie
137 Multiple missteps led to drone killing U.S. troops in Afghanistan Reggie
138 Report: Military Blew $1 Trillion on Weapons Since 9/11 Reggie
139 Afghanistan, Iraq Crime Increasing, According To New Report Reggie
140 U.S. tracks 'millions' of dollars stolen by Iraqi officials Reggie

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