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Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges
Just as with the systematic torture at Abu Ghraib, it is only the low level foot-soldiers of Blackwater that are being held accountable. Prince and... Read more...
Pope says evolution, Big Bang are real
Pope Francis has waded into the controversial debate over the origins of human life, saying the big bang theory did not contradict the role of a... Read more...
Report: CIA Protected 1,000 Ex-Nazis It Hired As Cold War Spies
The CIA and other U.S. agencies hired at least 1,000 ex-Nazis to serve as spies during the Cold War and took pains to conceal the suspected war... Read more...
Feds confused, investors panicked over Takata airbags
U.S. safety regulators today dramatically boosted, to at least 7.78 million, the number of U.S. vehicles in danger because of faulty Takata air bags,... Read more...
Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta has died
One of the world's most legendary fashion designers, Oscar de la Renta, died Monday. He was 82.De la Renta's health was described earlier this month... Read more...
How the West buys ‘conflict antiquities’ from Iraq and Syria (and funds terror)
“Many antique collectors unwillingly support terrorists like Islamic State, ” Michel van Rijn, one of the most successful smugglers of antique... Read more...
Britain ends combat role in Afghanistan, last US Marines hand over base
British troops ended their combat operations in Afghanistan on Sunday as they and U.S. Marines handed over two huge adjacent bases to the Afghan... Read more...
US launches 22 air strikes on Isis strongholds in Iraq
A day after the Department of Defense announced the first US death in the campaign against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Iraq, Central Command... Read more...
T.V. trucks sign of waste in Afghanistan
In yet another sign of wasted U.S. money in Afghanistan, $3.6 million T.V trucks sit unused in Kabul after a delay of two years.The State Department... Read more...
In Iraq, Blackwater verdict provides no relief from bitterness
Like most Iraqis, Ali Abbas Mahmoud didn’t know when he awoke Thursday that a jury in Washington had found four former Blackwater security guards... Read more...
One-Fifth of Detroit's Population Could Lose Their Homes
Evone Brown, a 55-year-old former machine operator, survives on $850 a month from retirement and disability checks, which wasn't enough to cover the... Read more...
Hundreds Give Up U.S. Passports After New Tax Rules Start
The number of Americans renouncing U.S. citizenship increased 39 percent in the three months through September after rules that make it harder to... Read more...
Yellen says US experiencing widening inequality
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century.In a... Read more...
Banks accept derivatives rule change to end 'too big to fail' scenario
The $700 trillion financial derivatives industry has agreed to a fundamental rule change from January to help regulators to wind down failed banks... Read more...
German downturn casts shadow over world economy
As if the global economy didn't have enough troubles, it looks like Germany, Europe's traditional growth engine, risks falling into recession — or... Read more...
9/11 victims: Saudi Arabia’s backing of al-Qaida made attacks possible
As defense attorneys tried again last week to get Saudi Arabia dropped from a massive federal lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 9/11 attacks,... Read more...
New Yorker Magazine Exposes 9/11 Truth: The Twenty-Eight Pages
On the bottom floor of the United States Capitol’s new underground visitors’ center, there is a secure room where the House Intelligence... Read more...
Three New York firefighters die of 9/11-related illnesses, FDNY says
Three retired New York firefighters who worked at Ground Zero in the days after the World Trade Center attack died on the same day this week of... Read more...
9/11 Myth Huggers: 13 Years of Ignoring the Evidence
The establishment media hold up an apple for your inspection, and they tell you it is an orange. If I try to show you that you are looking at an... Read more...
US court orders photos of September 11 '20th hijacker' remain classified
A federal appeals court on Tuesday said photos of a Saudi national imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay who US officials have said intended to be the... Read more...
Republican ISIL fear-mongering amplifies extremists' message, experts say
In one frame of the video, a masked fighter for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) brandishes a knife, with a beheaded American... Read more...
Court won’t force Georgia to find 40,000 missing voters
Tens of thousands of Georgia residents have submitted all required documentation, but have still not received a voter registration card, and so will... Read more...
The stealth return of Jim Crow: Millions threatened by poll purges
Election officials in 27 states, most of them Republicans, have launched a program that threatens a massive purge of voters from the rolls. Millions,... Read more...
Greens grow into electoral powerhouse
The green movement has grown into a formidable political force, launching a broad and sophisticated operation this election cycle that rivals many of... Read more...
Obama Names Ron Klain as Ebola Czar
President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his "Ebola czar," knowledgeable sources tell CNN.The president on Thursday signaled his openness to the... Read more...
Congress Still Has No Idea How Much the NSA Spies on Americans
The biggest lie Americans are told about the NSA is that it is subject to "strict oversight." Listening to President Obama, Senator Dianne Feinstein,... Read more...
CIA didn't know it had Senate 'torture' report
The U.S. government inaccurately told a federal judge last month that the CIA did not have a copy of the unabridged version of a Senate committee... Read more...
Elizabeth Warren is calling for an investigation of the Federal Reserve
"This American Life" did a program on Friday on the information obtained by Carmen Segarra from her time as a New York Fed bank examiner in 2012,... Read more...
Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm
Former Rep. James Traficant, the Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery, has died at age 73.... Read more...
GOP Rejects Obama’s ‘Creative’ Iran Nuclear Compromises
The Obama administration is frantically searching for “creative solutions” to get to a nuclear deal with Iran, but according to 31 Republican... Read more...
Pennsylvania 'survivalist' suspect captured after six weeks on the run
Authorities in Pennsylvania say they have captured a man accused of killing one state trooper and seriously injuring another during a September... Read more...
Plane crashes into building at Kansas Mid-Continent Airport
A small plane has crashed at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport, sending up huge plumes of black smoke that can be seen for miles around the city.KSN... Read more...
GPS data at time of shooting should clear Baltimore man's conviction
Lamont Davis has a seemingly ironclad alibi for why he can’t have been the triggerman in a Baltimore shooting that left a five-year-old girl... Read more...
Pro Publica: The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster
n 2012, two massive storms pounded the United States, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, hungry or without power for days and... Read more...
Supreme Court stays Missouri inmate's execution
The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal... Read more...
SodaStream to move controversial factory from Israeli settlement
SodaStream slashed its forecast on Wednesday, citing difficult business conditions in the US and other markets, and announced that it would move its... Read more...
Israel attorney general probes Palestinian bus ban
Israel's attorney general said Tuesday he would ask the country's defense minister to explain his proposed order banning thousands of Palestinian... Read more...
Nobel Peace Laureates write Obama on torture
The White House confirmed Monday that it has received a letter from 12 Nobel Peace Laureates calling on the U.S. to disclose torture methods... Read more...
Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist
A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged Saturday, the official news... Read more...
Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000
A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal... Read more...
Alex Baer: Armageddon Out of Here
Money makes decisions Sanity never would. Fear, too. This adage applies to an awful lot of things, most of them pretty awful -- like politics and... Read more...
Bob Alexander: This Is Worse Than That
Stop me if you know the answer to this one, “What is the one single industry destroying the planet more than any other?”We all know the answer to... Read more...
Why American Exceptionalism Is Inherently Immoral
The origins of the phrase “American exceptionalism” are not especially obscure. The French sociologist Alexis de Tocqueville, observing this... Read more...
Bob Alexander: The Clown Behind the Monster is a Monster
Once upon a time there was a thoroughly mediocre man. He was incapable of finishing secondary or vocational school. By age 22, he found some small... Read more...
Greenwald: Canada, At War For 13 Years, Shocked That ‘A Terrorist’ Attacked Its Soldiers
In Quebec on Monday, two Canadian soldiers were hit by a car driven by Martin Couture-Rouleau, a 25-year-old Canadian who, as The Globe and Mail... Read more...
Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans
Louisiana health officials say that anyone who's been in an Ebola-affected country over the last three weeks will be quarantined in their hotel... Read more...
Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine
State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat... Read more...
Nurse Kaci Hickox says she won't obey Maine's Ebola quarantine: I won’t be 'bullied by politicians'
Nurse Kaci Hickox — who remains symptom-free after spending three days in a New Jersey isolation tent after flying home from Ebola-stricken West... Read more...
Bacterial contamination in cosmetics eludes public eye
Thousands of cosmetic products teeming with bacteria are quietly pulled from store shelves every year.These contaminated products threaten the lives... Read more...
Nurse quarantined in N.J. to be released
In a sudden reversal, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday the state would release an American nurse who had been forcibly confined to a... Read more...
The Weather Channel disavows co-founder’s comments on climate change
Atlanta-based Weather Channel CEO David Kenny told staff in a note today that the network co-founder’s comments to Fox News questioning climate... Read more...
Hawaii residents leave homes as lava flow nears
Civil defense officials in Hawaii County said late Tuesday the lava was about 370 yards from the main road in Pahoa town, the commercial center of... Read more...
Hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil from BP spill may be on the ocean floor
Over 5 million barrels of oil was released into the ocean during the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and up to 620,000 barrels may now be on the... Read more...
NPR Slashes Number Of Environment Reporters
National Public Radio is down to just one environment reporter, and he's only covering the beat part time, InsideClimate News reported Friday.As of... Read more...
Science chief warns on acid oceans
The UK's chief scientist says the oceans face a serious and growing risk from man-made carbon emissions.The oceans absorb about a third of the CO2... Read more...
South Korea shuts down nuclear reactor after crack discovered
South Korea shut down one of its nuclear reactors Friday after a crack was detected in a steam generator tube.The nuclear reactor at the Yeonggwang... Read more...
Canada's First Nations people seek to 'evict' energy companies
A freight railroad operated by the Canadian National Railway stretches approximately 3,000 miles from Halifax in the country's east to a port on the... Read more...
U.S. opens Gulf acreage to energy companies
More than 20 million acres off the coast of Texas were opened up for bidding for energy explorers Wednesday in New Orleans, the U.S. government... Read more...
Why birds are igniting in midair over Calif.
A cutting-edge solar technology in California's Mojave Desert may have a bit too much cut. Wildlife officials say they've counted one bird being... Read more...
PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Are Energy Hogs
For all their graphical improvements and multimedia functionality, there's one place where Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 are sorely... Read more...
Foreign jihadists flocking to Iraq and Syria on 'unprecedented scale' – UN
The United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on “an unprecedented scale” and from... Read more...
Sweden recognizes Palestinian state
Sweden officially recognized the Palestinian state Thursday, calling it a crucial step in encouraging other countries to do so.The action is largely... Read more...
Shutdown of Al-Aqsa mosque a 'declaration of war,' say Palestinian leaders
The Palestinian leadership has slammed the Israeli shutdown of the Al-Aqsa mosque in the aftermath of the shooting of a Palestinian suspected... Read more...
About 100 missing in Sri Lanka mudslide
About 100 people are feared dead following a landslide in central Sri Lanka, the government says.The landslide, which came after heavy monsoon rains,... Read more...
The Ghosts of Gaza: Israel’s Soldier Suicides
More than two months after the end of Israel’s latest offensive in Gaza, Operation Protective Edge, its consequences are still being felt in... Read more...
AP Photographer, Freelancer Shot With Israeli Rubber Bullets
Two photographers, including one working for The Associated Press, were struck by rubber-coated bullets fired at close range by an Israeli border... Read more...
Terry Keenan, former CNN, Fox News anchor, dead at 53
Terry Keenan, a former anchor for CNN and Fox News and current columnist for the New York Post, died Thursday of a cerebral hemorrhage. She was 53.At... Read more...
Reporter quits Chicago newspaper, says governor candidate influenced paper
A veteran Illinois political reporter quit his job at the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday and accused the newspaper of bowing to pressure from... Read more...
Egypt sets appeal hearing for Al-Jazeera staff
A Cairo court has set an appeals hearing for three Al-Jazeera English journalists convicted of terrorism-related charges last June amid widespread... Read more...
Is The Guardian Holding Back The New York Times’ Snowden Stories?
A source at the Times tells The Daily Beast the paper feels ‘shackled’ over The Guardian’s total control over the cache of Edward Snowden NSA... Read more...
U.S. Soldiers Quarantined In Italy After Returning From Aiding Ebola Patients
American troops returning after aiding Ebola patients in Liberia have been isolated in Italy, CBS News and CNN reported Monday.As CBS correspondent... Read more...
US Marine to be tried for killing Filipino transgender woman
The Philippines will put a U.S. Marine on trial for killing female transgender Filipino Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude outside a former U.S. Navy... Read more...
Report: Army used alcohol, women to recruit football players
The U.S. Military Academy self reported a recruiting violation to the NCAA that was revealed publicly Saturday in a report by The Gazette (Colorado... Read more...
US Government Sanitizes Vietnam War History
For many years after the Vietnam War, we enjoyed the "Vietnam syndrome," in which US presidents hesitated to launch substantial military attacks on... Read more...
Ruling limits legal remedies for many exposed to Camp Lejeune pollutants
This week, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a North Carolina law limiting the time period in which a plaintiff can seek damages. The law,... Read more...
Scientists grow miniature human stomachs from stem cells
Scientists have grown miniature human stomachs from stem cells as a way of studying gastric diseases such as ulcers and stomach cancer and in the... Read more...
Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes; damage is 'significant'
An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent... Read more...
Massive sunspot sending violent flares toward Earth
Sunspot region AR2192 on the solar surface is currently both massive and active, scientists with NASA say. So big, in fact, that the sunspot is... Read more...
How To Watch That 'Once-In-A-Lifetime' Comet Swing By Mars
A comet will be swinging by Mars this Sunday, and eager astronomers say they're ready for the "once-in a lifetime event."Comet C/2013 A1, or 'Siding... Read more...
NASA Stumbles Upon A Dead Star That's 10 Million Times Brighter Than The Sun
Think our sun is bright? NASA says its NuSTAR space-based X-ray telescope has detected a dead star that pumps out as much energy as 10 million... Read more...
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201 Air pollution is another potentially deadly threat for U.S. soldiers in Iraq Reggie
202 The Kill Team Reggie
203 Pentagon spends billions to fight roadside bombs, with little success Reggie
204 Afghanistan: Nato air strike kills civilians in Helmand Reggie
205 Depleted Uranium: A Strange Way To Protect Libyan Civilians Jesse Richard
206 Ohio, Florida soldiers killed in Afghanistan Reggie
207 Instead of Bombing Dictators, Stop Selling Them Bombs Jesse Richard
208 Afghanistan lets Blackwater stay despite shakeup of security contractors Reggie
209 Karzai rejects U.S. apology over killing of 9 Afghan boys Reggie
210 Iraqi Women Work to Halt Bombers, but Paycheck Is Elusive Reggie
211 4.5 Million Orphans in Iraq: Protests Over Food and Shelter Reggie
212 Gates Warns Against Any More Wars Like Iraq or Afghanistan Reggie
213 Increased U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan killing few high-ranking militants Reggie
214 NATO probes claims it killed 64 Afghan civilians Reggie
215 Sociocide: Iraq Is No More Jesse Richard
216 U.S. Launches Diplomatic 'Surge' to End Afghan War Reggie
217 Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city Reggie
218 Curveball: How US was duped by Iraqi fantasist looking to topple Saddam Reggie
219 U.S. firm with poor ratings hired for more Afghan work Reggie
220 At least 21 dead, many hurt in Afghan Taliban raid Reggie

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