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Edward Snowden interview: 'Smartphones can be taken over'
Smartphone users can do "very little" to stop security services getting "total control" over their devices, US whistleblower Edward Snowden has... Read more...
Missouri governor commutes sentence for condemned man
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday spared the life of a death row inmate four days before the scheduled execution, saying he did so after "significant... Read more...
NHTSA: Fiat-Chrysler under reported deaths and injuries in automobiles
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)  faces allegations from safety regulators at The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the... Read more...
Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut
Edward Snowden has come in from the cold - on Twitter.Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the U.S.... Read more...
VW staff, supplier warned of emissions test cheating years ago: reports
Volkswagen's own staff and one of its suppliers warned years ago about software designed to thwart emissions tests, two German newspapers reported on... Read more...
Medical charity says up tp 20 dead in air strike on northern Afghan hospital, including 3 children
The United States has been condemned for launching an airstrike on a Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) hospital in Afghanistan... Read more...
U.N.: Civilian casualties in Afghanistan reach record levels
The number of women and children killed or injured through the year in Afghanistan increased by 23 percent and 13 percent, respectively, as overall... Read more...
The Company Getting Rich Off the ISIS War
For the Middle East, the growth of the self-proclaimed Islamic State has been a catastrophe. For one American firm, it’s been a gold mine.The war... Read more...
U.S. helicopter 'friendly fire' incident kills eight Afghan soldiers
At least eight Afghan Army soldiers were killed and five were wounded after two U.S. helicopters attacked a military checkpoint the country's Logar... Read more...
Perpetual war creates endless consequences
When the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, began this month by issuing a farewell report on U.S. military... Read more...
Oil and gas boomtown gone bust: Gonzales tries to cope
Only a year ago, with oil trading near $100 a barrel, residents of this proud and pretty South Texas boomtown had only one chief complaint:... Read more...
Major banks investigated for collusion in precious metals market
The Swiss competition watchdog has launched an investigation into possible collusion in the precious metals market by several major banks, it said on... Read more...
GE to move turbine jobs to Europe, China due to EXIM bank closure
General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Tuesday it will move 500 U.S. power turbine manufacturing jobs to Europe and China because it can no longer access... Read more...
Was Tom Hayes Running the Biggest Financial Conspiracy in History?
Hayes was a phenom at UBS, one of the best the bank had at trading derivatives. All year long, the financial crisis had been good for him. The chaos... Read more...
Hill analysts lower 2015 budget deficit forecast to $426B
Congress' official budget analyst projected Tuesday that this year's federal deficit will drop to $426 billion, the lowest shortfall of Barack... Read more...
US judge dismisses September 11 victims' case against Saudi Arabia
A US judge on Tuesday dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia by families of victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks, who accused the country of... Read more...
You Only Believe the Official 9/11 Story Because You Don't Know the Official 9/11 Story
I don't believe the official story of 9/11 because I know the official story of 9/11!During the past 10 years I have not met a single individual who,... Read more...
Karzai: Al Qaeda never operated in Afghanistan
Al Qaeda has never operated in Afghanistan, the country's former President Hamid Karzai said in a recent interview, dismissing the notion that the... Read more...
Uncertainty reigns over possible end of 9/11 health programs
Two federal programs that promised billions of dollars in compensation and medical care to sick 9/11 responders and survivors are set to expire next... Read more...
14 Years After 9/11, the War on Terror Is Accomplishing Everything bin Laden Hoped It Would
Fourteen years later and do you even believe it? Did we actually live it? Are we still living it? And how improbable is that? Fourteen years of wars,... Read more...
Carly Fiorina’s Mystery Foundation
The Fiorina Foundation is run by an organization that has distributed funds to Planned Parenthood. Oh, and the Fiorina Foundation doesn’t appear to... Read more...
The Shady Group That Played Pope Francis
The pontiff found his reformer image tarnished when it was announced he met with Kim Davis. The group behind the political coup? The Liberty... Read more...
Donald Trump: I would send Syrian refugees home
Donald Trump has said he would send home all Syrian refugees the US accepts, if he becomes president.The billionaire, who is the current frontrunner... Read more...
Clinton campaign blasts McCarthy for admitting political goal of Benghazi panel
Hillary Clinton’s campaign and its allies are seizing on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s boast that the Benghazi Select Committee — the... Read more...
FACT CHECK: Math in Trump’s tax plan doesn’t always add up
In proposing a major overhaul of the U.S. tax system, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vows to reduce the tax rates paid by millions... Read more...
House Benghazi panel may have broken ethics rules: Pelosi
A probe of the 2012 Benghazi attacks may have violated congressional ethics rules, House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said on... Read more...
Senate approves temporary spending bill, House expected to follow
The Senate easily passed a temporary funding measure Wednesday that will keep the U.S. government open through Dec. 11, averting a government... Read more...
Republicans, Planned Parenthood square off in Congress
U.S. Congressional Republicans on Tuesday challenged Planned Parenthood's eligibility for federal funds, while the health organization's president... Read more...
Senate votes to advance spending bill that would avoid government shutdown
The U.S. Senate on Monday voted in favor of a spending bill that would avoid a government shutdown without addressing the obstacle of funding Planned... Read more...
Ex-House Speaker Hastert lawyers talking possible plea deal
A possible plea agreement is being negotiated in the hush-money case of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, attorneys told a judge Monday,... Read more...
Philly universities: FBI warning of 'unspecified' threat on Monday
Universities in Philadelphia on Sunday were warning students and faculty about an "unspecified" threat of violence being monitored by local and... Read more...
Bernanke: More Execs Should Have Faced Prosecution For 2008 Financial Crisis
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a newspaper interview published on Sunday that more corporate executives should have been... Read more...
More items ‘consistent’ with missing El Faro ship recovered by Coast Guard: officials
U.S. Coast Guard rescuers found more items Sunday that likely came from the vanished cargo ship El Faro — but still have no sign of what happened... Read more...
Life-Threatening Floods Worsen in South Carolina
A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina — cutting power to thousands, forcing dozens of water... Read more...
Alabama judges use segregation-era law to avoid gay marriage
As Alabama's all-white Legislature tried to preserve racial segregation and worried about the possibility of mixed-race marriages in 1961, lawmakers... Read more...
Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City
In an unprecedented measure, Israeli police barred Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday in response to stabbing attacks that killed two... Read more...
Yemeni man denied apology from US for drone strike that killed his family
Faisal bin Ali Jaber came to recognize that in his case, justice was not realistic. The most he could hope for from the American government that... Read more...
How US immigration officers use dubious ID papers to deport people
In March 2013, Patrice Talbot was taken out of York County Prison in southern Pennsylvania and told he was being deported. Officials with the U.S.... Read more...
Open the lid on US torture: The public deserves to know what the CIA did in its name
I thought things might be changing earlier this year, but I was wrong.In January, Barack Obama’s administration announced what seemed to be a major... Read more...
US releases Gitmo prisoner who staged 9-year hunger strike
A Guantánamo Bay prisoner who waged a nearly nine-year hunger strike while held at the U.S. base in Cuba has been released.The Pentagon said Tuesday... Read more...
Alex Baer: One Planet, Two Worlds
The problem with being a curmudgeon is that you still have things to say long after you know you really should shut up.And so, as Curmudgeon General... Read more...
Is the GOP Clown Car a Volkswagen? It should be.
China marked its President's visit to the US by announcing a cap and trade program on the burning of carbon starting in 2017. Now the Right Wing Nut... Read more...
Alex Baer: Stupes on the Loose: Add-a-Nope
Welcome to the Bonus Round on today's episode of "How to Cope with Stupes on the Loose, and the Holy Hypnosis of Nope-a-Dopes!"Please welcome today's... Read more...
Bob Alexander: The Ghosts in the Clock
A bell tolls each life event.Bong … New Year's … Bong … Birthdays … Bong … Spring … Bong … Summer … Bong …... Read more...
David Bromwich: The Neoconservative Empire Returns
Everyone knows the basics of the dispute over the nuclear deal with Iran. In no time at all, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaped... Read more...
California governor signs assisted suicide bill
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry... Read more...
Scientists share Nobel Prize for medicine for anti-parasite drugs
Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases such as... Read more...
Doctors Without Borders leaves Kunduz after 'inexcusable' air strike
International medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Sunday it has withdrawn staff from the embattled Afghan city of Kunduz, a day after... Read more...
England, Wales ban smoking in cars with children inside
Smokers who light up in vehicles with children inside will face fines in England and Wales as anti-smoking measures are expanded to protect young... Read more...
Federal health program for Sept. 11 responders set to expire
A law that provides medical monitoring and treatment for Sept. 11 first responders expires at midnight Wednesday due to the failure of Congress to... Read more...
South Carolina floods: climate change intensified conditions, scientists say
Scientists say climate change has exacerbated the effects of a storm blamed for at least nine deaths in the south-eastern US. On Monday, after... Read more...
U.S. settles claims with BP over 2010 spill
The U.S. Justice Department announced Monday it reached a settlement with British energy company BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.U.S.... Read more...
Cargo Ship With 33 Crew Members Aboard Missing in Hurricane Joaquin
The U.S. Coast Guard and Air Force Hurricane Hunters were searching the Atlantic Ocean near Crooked Island, Bahamas, on Friday for a cargo ship with... Read more...
Hurricane Joaquin 'extremely dangerous' category 4, 130 mph winds
Hurricane Joaquin was upgraded to an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm Thursday afternoon with 130 mph winds, the National Hurricane Center... Read more...
DOJ reaches $2 billion settlement with fertilizer maker
One of the world's largest fertilizer makers is settling a massive hazardous waste lawsuit for nearly $2 billion to help clean up pollution and... Read more...
Oil Industry Needs to Find Half a Trillion Dollars to Survive
At a time when the oil price is languishing at its lowest level in six years, producers need to find half a trillion dollars to repay debt. Some... Read more...
Aircraft to start hunt for Atlantic oil off East Coast
An aerial hunt for oil and natural gas reserves in the Atlantic Ocean is poised to launch, a first step in the plan to lease waters off Georgia,... Read more...
Oil Services Co.,Baker Huhes, lays off 10,500
"Extreme market forces" are in play in the global energy sector, oil services company Baker Hughes said Tuesday in announcing widespread layoffs.The... Read more...
Japan now has more car charging points than gas stations
Nissan Motor Co. has reported that Japan now has more places to charge electric vehicles than gas stations. The country has roughly 34,000 gas... Read more...
Researchers turn solar energy into liquid fuel
A small number of vehicles on U.S. roads are already indirectly powered by the sun. Ostensibly, some of America's electric cars use power derived... Read more...
Car bomb attacks kill 57 people in Iraq: police
t least 57 people were killed on Monday in car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the north and south of Iraq, police and medical sources said.One attack... Read more...
US, 11 Pacific Rim nations reach agreement on landmark trade pact
Pacific trade ministers have reached a deal on the most sweeping — and to many the most controversial — trade liberalization pact in a... Read more...
Palestinian youths killed in West Bank clashes
Two Palestinian teens, including a 13-year-old boy, were killed by Israeli army fire in West Bank clashes Monday, raising concerns about a further... Read more...
At least 16 dead due to floods in France's Alpes-Maritimes
At least 16 people died and three are missing in southeast France due to flooding caused by torrential rainfall.The rain began Saturday evening and... Read more...
Search fails to locate missing Indonesian plane for 2nd day
For a second day, searchers failed to locate a plane with 10 people on board that went missing in eastern Indonesia, officials said Sunday.The search... Read more...
Israeli soldiers attack journalists on West Bank
A dramatic video has emerged showing Israeli soldiers make an unprovoked assault on two journalists working for Agence France-Presse during a... Read more...
'AJ staff is free': Egypt pardons jailed Al Jazeera journalists
Imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been pardoned in Egypt, a spokesman for the Egyptian presidency, Alaa Youssef,... Read more...
Altice to buy Cablevision for $17.7B to expand in the U.S.
Altice, a European telecom company controlled by billionaire Patrick Drahi, has agreed to buy U.S. cable operator Cablevision in a deal valued at... Read more...
Dan Rather’s Moment of ‘Truth’: The Movie CBS and George W. Bush Don’t Want You to See
A new film starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford explores the notorious ‘60 Minutes’ piece on George W. Bush’s Texas Air National Guard... Read more...
Climate change denier Rupert Murdoch just bought National Geographic
The National Geographic magazine has been a nonprofit publication since inception in 1888, but that ends today. The long-running American publication... Read more...
12 Dead After U.S. C-130 Transport Plane Crashes in Afghanistan
Twelve people, including five American service members, were killed early Friday when a U.S. C-130 transport plane crashed while taking off from an... Read more...
U.S.-trained Syrian rebels gave equipment to Nusra: U.S. military
Syrian rebels trained by the United States gave some of their equipment to the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in exchange for safe passage, a U.S.... Read more...
Neller takes over as top Marine as Dunford moves on to chairman of Joint Chiefs
Hailed as “a tested warrior and an innovative strategist,” Gen. Robert Neller accepted command of the U.S. Marine Corps on Thursday morning... Read more...
U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Child Rape
In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could... Read more...
Head investigator: Bergdahl shouldn't go to prison
The officer who led the investigation into U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s disappearance and capture in Afghanistan six years ago said he doesn't... Read more...
Nobel Prize for missing piece in neutrino mass puzzle
Takaaki Kajita of Japan and Arthur McDonald of Canada won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for discovering that tiny particles called neutrinos... Read more...
Farmer digs up woolly mammoth bones in Michigan soy field
A farmer near Chelsea made a startling discovery Monday night: bones of a woolly mammoth possibly butchered by early human hunters thousands of years... Read more...
Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars
Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the chances of... Read more...
Supermassive black hole bigger than scientists thought was possible
Astronomers in England have discovered a supermassive black hole many times larger than should be possible.In astrophysics, very few rules are hard... Read more...
Electron transport between species discovered in deep-sea research
Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have discovered two microbial species capable of sharing the energy needed to consume methane... Read more...
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181 2 US soldiers killed in southern Iraq Reggie
182 Iraqi interpreters seek punishment of contractor they say sexually harassed them Reggie
183 U.S. to deploy armed drones in Libya Reggie
184 Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq Reggie
185 Anarchy, civilian casualties and terrorism... just some of the things that DIDN'T happen in Iraq (according to Rumsfeld memo) Jesse Richard
186 Red Cross Survey Finds Young Americans Unaware of Rules of War Jesse Richard
187 WikiLeaks cables show U.S. took softer line toward Libya Reggie
188 U.S. troops in Afghanistan suffer more catastrophic injuries Reggie
189 Former Afghan lawmaker Joya says U.S. soldiers disregard lives Reggie
190 UN staff killed during protest against US church Koran burning Reggie
191 Air pollution is another potentially deadly threat for U.S. soldiers in Iraq Reggie
192 The Kill Team Reggie
193 Pentagon spends billions to fight roadside bombs, with little success Reggie
194 Afghanistan: Nato air strike kills civilians in Helmand Reggie
195 Depleted Uranium: A Strange Way To Protect Libyan Civilians Jesse Richard
196 Ohio, Florida soldiers killed in Afghanistan Reggie
197 Instead of Bombing Dictators, Stop Selling Them Bombs Jesse Richard
198 Afghanistan lets Blackwater stay despite shakeup of security contractors Reggie
199 Karzai rejects U.S. apology over killing of 9 Afghan boys Reggie
200 Iraqi Women Work to Halt Bombers, but Paycheck Is Elusive Reggie

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