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UN calls for Zika-hit countries to loosen abortion restrictions
The United Nations human rights agency on Friday called on Zika-affected countries in Latin and South America to loosen any tough laws that restrict... Read more...
Nearly 200 images released by US military depict Bush-era detainee abuse
Bruises, reddened marks and bandaged body parts featured in nearly 200 images of US detainee abuse that the Pentagon was forced to release on Friday,... Read more...
ISIL suicide bomber kills Iraqi troops near Ramadi
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group have killed 18 Iraqi soldiers in a suicide car attack north of Ramadi, continuing... Read more...
'Millions' of lead pipes all across the U.S.
Just how many lead pipes are there in Flint, Michigan, where the water has been undrinkable because of high lead levels? Nobody knows."A lot of work... Read more...
Explorer Henry Worsley dies attempting Antarctic crossing
Explorer Henry Worsley has died after developing a serious infection as he tried to cross Antarctica unaided.  The ex-Army officer, from London, had... Read more...
What Donald Rumsfeld Knew We Didn’t Know About Iraq
On September 9, 2002, as the George W. Bush administration was launching its campaign to invade Iraq, a classified report landed on the desk of the... Read more...
Ash Carter: It’s Time to Accelerate the ISIL Fight
The storied 101st Airborne Division will soon deploy 1,800 troops to Iraq to aid in the fight against ISIL. They will head there with the support of... Read more...
U.S. soldier killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
One U.S. soldier was killed during a joint U.S.-Afghan Special Operations mission in Afghanistan, two U.S. defense officials told CNN on... Read more...
U.S., Russia dominate arms transfers to developing countries
The United States and Russia dominated government-to-government arms transfer agreements with developing countries from 2011 to 2014.According to the... Read more...
Iraqi army declares first major victory over Islamic State in Ramadi
Iraq's army declared victory over Islamic State fighters in a provincial capital west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first major triumph for the... Read more...
The World’s Favorite New Tax Haven Is the United States
Last September, at a law firm overlooking San Francisco Bay, Andrew Penney, a managing director at Rothschild & Co., gave a talk on how the... Read more...
SHELL: We'll cut 10,000 jobs
Shell will cut 10,000 jobs in its merger with BG Group, and sell $30 billion (£21 billion) worth of assets, to protect its profitability in an era... Read more...
Tax-dodging by superrich driving global inequality, Oxfam says
Tax dodging by the super-rich is one of the main drivers of global income inequality and must be sharply curtailed, according to a new report from... Read more...
Obama unveils wage insurance plan to spur job seekers
U.S. President on Saturday laid out a plan to help support the income of workers who lose their jobs and end up in lower paying positions, as part of... Read more...
Wal-Mart to shutter 269 stores, 154 of them in the US
Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores, more than half of them in the U.S. and another big chunk in its challenging Brazilian market.The stores being... Read more...
How the Bush administration ignored this warning from the CIA months before 9/11
Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S.” The CIA’s famous Presidential Daily Brief, presented to George W. Bush on August 6, 2001, has always been... 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...
Bush Administration Mulled Using Nukes After 9/11 Attacks
An assistant to former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroder claims the Bush government ‘really played through all possibilities’ in responding to... Read more...
Marcy Borders Was Much More Than 9/11’s ‘Dust Lady’
With Marcy Borders’s death from stomach cancer, aged 42, the picture is back again, of course: Borders, caked in dust on September 11, 2001,... Read more...
Carly Fiorina Suspends Her Presidential Campaign
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is suspending her presidential campaign.  Fiorina announced the news in a Facebook post Wednesday. Fiorina... Read more...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign
After failing to secure a single delegate in the New Hampshire Republican primary, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to suspend his... Read more...
Outsiders triumph in NH as Sanders defeats Clinton, Trump takes GOP
Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, and Donald Trump also scored his first victory in a triumph of two... Read more...
The NRA Just Scored One Of Its Biggest Victories In Years
Gun activists just had a very good day in court.On Thursday, a divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down... Read more...
Lies, Damned Lies And Last Night's GOP Debate Talking Points
Days before the New Hampshire primary, the top seven Republican presidential candidates stretched some facts in the eighth GOP debate. Sen. Ted Cruz... Read more...
Report: Powell, Rice staff received classified emails on private servers
In a letter obtained by NBC, Inspector General Steve Linick said that a total of 12 classified emails, now classified as "secret" or "confidential,"... Read more...
Martin Shkreli pleads the Fifth, then tweets about 'imbeciles' in Congress
Embattled drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — who vigorously defended his decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug from $13.50 to $750 —... Read more...
Congress Seeks Answers On Flint Water Crisis, Doesn't Get Them
Members of Congress wanted to get to the bottom of the Flint water crisis, but several key players were missing from an oversight hearing on... Read more...
The $43 million Afghani gas station that wasn't
Last October, a top U.S. watchdog produced a doozy of a report, alleging the Pentagon had spent $43 million just to build a compressed natural gas... Read more...
King Abdullah will reject GOP invitation to speak to Congress
King Abdullah of Jordan will spurn the GOP’s invitation to address House and Senate Republicans at their retreat in Baltimore on Wednesday night,... Read more...
Mass. man who spent 30 years in prison is freed pending new trial
A man who spent three decades in prison for a rape conviction based in part on one strand of hair was freed Wednesday after a judge said he is... Read more...
Ex-priest arrested in 1960 slaying of Texas beauty queen
For more than half a century, the unsolved killing of a young schoolteacher and beauty queen who was last seen at church haunted the Texas city of... Read more...
Justice Department threatens legal action against Ferguson
The Justice Department said Wednesday it is exploring "legal actions" against the city of Ferguson, hours after the city council in the St. Louis... Read more...
Flint residents ordered to boil water after water main break
- Residents of Flint, Mich., already filtering their tap water to remove toxic lead elements, were advised also to boil it after a water main... Read more...
Former Texas Prosecutor Disbarred For Sending Innocent Man To Death Row
A Texas legal panel voted on Monday to disbar a former prosecutor for sending an innocent man to death row by presenting tainted testimony and making... Read more...
Report: More than 1M people besieged in Syria
More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that... Read more...
Syria 'exterminating detainees' - UN report
The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.They accuse... Read more...
At least 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM
There are at least 200 million girls and women around the world who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM), with nearly a quarter of them... Read more...
New U.S. bill being drafted to reform human trafficking rankings
A leading U.S. lawmaker on human rights has begun drafting legislation to seek major reforms in how the State Department ranks countries on human... Read more...
Israel's unwanted African migrants
For nearly a year Israel has been offering African migrants cash and the chance to go and live in what is supposed to be a safe haven in a third... Read more...
Alex Baer: Apps, Ops, Oopses
Today, we'll take a rest break from the Sham- (I mean) CAMpaign Trail of Shame, Pain, and Champagne, where psychotic breaks from traditional Reality... Read more...
Alex Baer: Pinging in the Brain
Some stories seem to fade as soon as they appear, while others keep popping back into awareness, wanted or not.In the language of The Hunt for Red... Read more...
Alex Baer: Landmark Decisions
And now, a word about Landmark Decisions:  Boxy.(No, not like the hyper vlogger, nor like those who boil down everything to thinking in-or-outside... Read more...
Alex Baer: Tales of Doctor Truebeem
It would be so much easier if election laws specified a new tag line at the end of every candidate's campaign ad:  a one-line summation of what,... Read more...
Alex Baer: Good 'n' Plenty
This way to the time machine:  Back when one had to fight pterodactyls in the schoolyard at recess, in order to keep hold of one's snacks, there was... Read more...
Walgreens to sell heroin overdose antidote naloxone without prescription
Walgreens has launched a strategy to combat prescription drug abuse by allowing the sale of heroin overdose antidote naloxone available without a... Read more...
Federal report: Florida among states with significant drop in uninsured
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday... Read more...
Millions could die as world unprepared for pandemics, says UN
A global epidemic far worse than the Ebola outbreak is a real possibility and could kill many millions if the world does not become better prepared... Read more...
NFL Insists Football Is Safe Even As List Of Players With CTE Grows
The Super Bowl is a beloved American tradition, with a heavy cash flow that leads back to the National Football League -- ad spots this year went for... Read more...
Scientists 3D-print bone structure to help tissue regenerate
Scientists in England created a 3D-printed bone scaffold that allows blood flow and cell growth to help the regeneration of natural bone tissue.The... Read more...
Flint counsel says manslaughter charge harshest possible
Flint’s water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires’ disease,... Read more...
Supreme court to halt enforcement of Obama's sweeping climate change plan
The supreme court agreed to block the enforcement of Barack Obama’s clean power plan on Tuesday, raising fears that the centerpiece of his... Read more...
Tap water runs brown in impoverished northeast Louisiana
“I’m scared to take a bath,” said Ethel Strum, who lives in St. Joseph, a community of barely 1,000 people in northeast Louisiana.She turned on... Read more...
65,000% Spike In Reported Radioactivity After Tritium Leaks At Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant
Two years after being fined for falsifying safety records, nine months after a transformer exploded at the Indian Point Nuclear Reactor just 37 miles... Read more...
The Atlantic Ocean Is Acidifying at a Rapid Rate
Over the past 10 years, the Atlantic Ocean has soaked up 50 percent more carbon dioxide than it did the decade before, measurably speeding up the... Read more...
Billions of Barrels of Oil Vanish in a Puff of Accounting Smoke
In an instant, Chesapeake Energy Corp. will erase the equivalent of 1.1 billion barrels of oil from its books. Across the American shale patch,... Read more...
Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Is Found Guilty
In October, the federal trial of Don Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, started at the U.S. District Court in Charleston, West Virginia.*... Read more...
Scotland hosting new type of offshore wind program
The Scottish government said it granted a license to the operators of what Edinburgh said may be the world's largest offshore floating wind energy... 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...
Twin suicide bombings kill scores at Nigeria refugee camp
Mass burials were held in Nigeria on Wednesday after two female suicide bombers detonated explosives in a northeastern refugee camp the day before,... Read more...
Netanyahu plans fence around Israel to protect it from 'wild beasts'
Binyamin Netanyahu has announced his intention to “surround all of Israel with a fence” to protect the country from infiltration by both... Read more...
Another MSF hospital hit by errant airstrike in Syria, organization says
An airstrike targeted a hospital supported by Médecins Sans Frontières in southern Syria last week, killing three people and wounding several... Read more...
Two commuter trains collide in Germany, killing at least nine
Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of... Read more...
Wife of ISIS Figure Charged in American Woman's Death
The wife of a now-deceased Islamic State leader was charged Monday for her alleged role in last year's death of American aid worker Kayla Jean... Read more...
Palestinian journalist to continue hunger strike despite risk of death
A Palestinian journalist on a hunger strike for 65 days has vowed to continue protesting his imprisonment without charge until Israel agrees to... Read more...
Al Jazeera journalist goes missing in Taiz, Yemen
An Al Jazeera Arabic correspondent is missing and is believed to have been kidnapped while reporting in the besieged Yemeni city of Taiz.Hamdi... Read more...
Hunger-striking Palestinian reporter's appeal rejected
An Israeli military court has rejected an appeal to end the detention of a Palestinian journalist who is in critical condition because of an ongoing... Read more...
Washington Post reporter and three other prisoners freed by Iran
Iran has released four prisoners with dual Iranian-U.S. nationality, the Tehran public prosecutor was quoted as saying on Saturday, without giving... Read more...
Al Jazeera America shutting down
Al Jazeera, which made a massive investment in covering the United States less than three years ago, is slamming the brakes on its American... Read more...
Pentagon won't demote Petraeus for sharing classified information
Retired General David Petraeus will not be docked one star for his conviction on charges of leaking classified information to his biographer and... Read more...
Pentagon’s Progressive Revolution Adds More Maternity Leave
The Pentagon announced Thursday a series of changes to its maternity policy, saying female troops could receive as much as 12 weeks of paid leave,... Read more...
New U.S Navy Ship Struggles in Test to Fend Off Attacking Boats
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship struggled in drills at sea to fend off a swarm of small attacking vessels like the Iranian boats it could... Read more...
Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities
A brawl has broken out at the top rungs of the Pentagon over how to prepare the military for long-term threats, in a rare public fight that pits... Read more...
How David Petraeus avoided felony charges and possible prison time
Inside a secure conference room on the 6th floor of the Justice Department in early 2014, top federal law enforcement officials gathered to hear what... Read more...
Hundreds of galaxies found hiding behind the Milky Way
Astronomers in Australia have confirmed the discovery of hundreds of galaxies hidden by the Milky Way and a gravitational anomaly known as the Great... Read more...
Engineer who warned of 1986 Challenger disaster still racked with guilt, three decades on
The entire nation was stunned into silence watching the Space Shuttle Challenger abruptly blow apart 73 seconds after launch, but one man wasn't. In... Read more...
The end is nearer: 'Doomsday Clock' to change to show destruction is at hand
Scientists will announce how close humanity is to extinction Tuesday by updating the minute hand on the "Doomsday Clock."According to the... Read more...
Stephen Hawking: Human race is in danger, and it's our fault
Science superstar Stephen Hawking says humanity is inching closer to demise, and we are to blame.The physicist made the comments during the annual... Read more...
Scientists: Solid evidence for 9th planet in solar system
Scientists say they finally have "solid evidence" for Planet X, a true ninth planet on the fringes of our solar system.The gas giant is thought to be... Read more...
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701 The REAL reason for the decline in Iraqi violence. Reggie
702 $13 Billion in Iraq Aid Wasted Or Stolen, Ex-Investigator Says Reggie
703 What Was Mysterious Activity Going on in the Marriott Hotel Islamabad by United States Marines Reggie
704 Iraqi's warmth to Israel exacts a heavy price Reggie
705 Satellite images show ethnic cleanout in Iraq Reggie
706 US seeking sole command of Nato's war against the Taliban Reggie
707 CIA using missile strikes to 'tickle' terrorists Reggie
708 'US drone' kills five in Pakistan Reggie
709 The rising cost of the Iraq 'surge' Reggie
710 Secrets of 'sexed-up' WMD dossier must be told, watchdog orders ministers Jesse Richard
711 Petraeus: more than troops needed in Afghanistan Reggie
712 Iraq: Violence is down – but not because of America's 'surge' Reggie
713 While Bush Announces 8,000 Troop Withdrawal, Leaked Draft Agreement Calls for Indefinite Occupation Jesse Richard
714 US can't kill its way to Afghan victory: Pentagon boss Jesse Richard
715 US death in Afghanistan makes 2008 deadliest year Reggie
716 No victory in Iraq, says Petraeus Reggie
717 Bush Said to Give Orders Allowing Raids in Pakistan Reggie
718 US 'not winning' in Afghanistan Reggie
719 Victory in Iraq declared, not achieved Jesse Richard
720 Suspected US Missile Strike Hits Taliban Commander's House Reggie

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