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Sep 15 12:38

Mortar rounds fired from ISIL militants in Syria drop on Turkey

Several mortar shells from Syria dropped on the southeastern Turkish town of Nusaybin on Monday, according to officials.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I doubt that those mortars were fired by the Syrian rebels. Turkey just refused US use of their basses and air space. Why would the Syrian mired mercenaries do something that would lead to Turkey changing their minds?

Sep 15 12:39

Haftar orders closure of Benghazi port, threatens to shell ships entering Libya

Retired Libyan general Khalifa Haftar on Sunday threatened to order his troops to shoot ships entering the Port of Benghazi if port officials did not heed orders to close it down.

Haftar had earlier accused rival militias of getting arms supplies through the northeastern Libya port.

Sep 15 12:39

Malaysia Risks China’s Wrath By Inviting US Spy Flights

Malaysia’s reported invitation to the United States to fly spy planes out of East Malaysia on the southern rim of the South China Sea seems likely to intensify China’s anger at US surveillance of the strategic waterway and its disputed islands, analysts say.

Sep 15 12:41

When the CDC Tells Us to Prepare for the Ebola Pandemic, Things Are About to Get Real

Are you ready for the possibility of an Ebola pandemic that will interrupt the day-to-day life of most Americans?

Because now, the CDC has issued a checklist and said that "Now is the time to prepare."

Sep 15 12:44

5 Foods You Might Not Know are (Mostly) Non-GMO For Now...

Despite the vast amount of quality information out there, there is still a fair amount of misinformation, or at the least content that implies a truth that may not be reality.

With that in mind, here are five foods you might not know are (mostly) non-GMO...

Sep 15 13:03

Abbas decides against Palestine joining the ICC

President of the National Palestinian Unity Government Mahmoud Abbas has halted government attempts to try Israel at the International Criminal Court for war crimes particularly those committed in Gaza.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

"I'm your puppet..."

Sep 15 13:04

Fukushima spilled 2 trillion becquerels of radioactive waste into Pacific in 10 months

At least 2 trillion becquerels' worth of radioactive material flowed from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean between August 2013 and May 2014, plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has admitted. The rate of release was 10 times higher than TEPCO's pre-meltdown threshold for radioactive material.

Sep 15 13:04

Syria’s ‘Moderate’ Rebels Suffer Defections to ISIS

The FSA has a much smaller footprint across Syria than it once did, having lost virtually all of its territory to rival rebels, and seeing mass defections, including large numbers joining ISIS.

Sep 15 13:11

How Cops Became Robbers

The government does not have to charge you with a crime, let alone convict you, to take your property. Under federal law and the laws of many states, a forfeiture is justified if the government can show, by a preponderance of the evidence, that the seized property is connected to a crime, typically a drug offense.

Sep 15 13:13

ISIS ‘targeted Scot to force a Yes vote in referendum’

A leading intelligence expert fears Islamic extremists are deliberately threatening to behead a Scots aid worker to break up the UK.

Sep 15 13:16

Obama's Perpetual Drone War

President Barack Obama escalated the drone war he has conducted for the past five and a half years by declaring his intention to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, or ISIL. Since August 8, Obama has mounted at least 154 airstrikes in Iraq.

He will send 475 additional US troops, increasing the total number in Iraq to about 1,600. Obama announced he would conduct "a systematic campaign of airstrikes" in Iraq, and possibly in Syria.

Sep 15 13:16

Mystery airstrikes target Libyan Islamist militias

Commanders and a spokesman for Libya's Islamist-allied militias say four airstrikes by unidentified parties hit a western town near the capital Tripoli, killing one person and wounding five.

Sep 15 13:18

Do you trust the US Government?

YES
2% (22 votes)
NO
98% (1085 votes)
Total votes: 1107
Sep 15 13:18

Americans Trust the Government Less and Less

Overall, “trust in the three branches of the federal government is collectively lower than at any point in the last two decades,” with those who place a fair amount or great deal of trust in Congress down to 28 percent. At 43 percent, trust in the executive branch has dropped to its lowest point since Watergate. Only the court system fares relatively well, with 61 percent saying they trust the judicial branch.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

I think their numbers are way too high. Let's check that.

Sep 15 13:18

Steve Jobs To His Kids: Don’t Use Ipads

Technocratic elites realize electronic devices are tools of distraction, dumbing down -- A recent New York Times article exemplified how technological and billionaire elites live by different standards than they prescribe to the American populace.

Sep 15 13:25

Mock nuclear explosion drill being conducted next week

Regional West Medical Center [in Scottsbluff, Nebraska] is participating in a 21 – agency emergency disaster next week. The scenario? A nuclear explosion near Interstate 80.

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