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on February 28, 2014 in World News

Pentagon: ‘No chance’ SEAL Team 6 mission compromised

                  Pentagon: ‘No chance’ SEAL Team 6 mission compromised Family members claim proof contradicts sworn testimony “I want an investigation. That was no investigation. My son’s dead and you’re going to give me some B.S.?” Charles Strange is just one of a number of surviving family members who do not believe the Pentagon’s explanation of how, and why, their sons were killed in the single deadliest incident in the war in Afghanistan. A congressional hearing on Thursday briefly looked into the downing of the helicopter with the call sign Extortion 17 in… View Article

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on February 28, 2014 in World News

Steven Seagal talks Obama impeachment

> Steven Seagal talks Obama impeachment ‘I don’t think that this man would make it through his term’ Famed actor Steven Seagal, whose dozens of film projects feature action and violence but also have an underlying theme of seeking justice, says President Obama would be impeached if the truth about Benghazi was revealed. His comments came during an appearance in Phoenix, where he told attendees at the Western Conservative Conference on Feb. 22 that the president’s White House tenure could not withstand the release of the Benghazi truth. There the ambassador and three other Americans were killed by radical...

> Steven Seagal talks Obama impeachment ‘I don’t think that this man would make it through his term’ Famed actor Steven Seagal, whose dozens of film projects feature action and violence but also have an underlying theme of seeking...

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on February 28, 2014 in World News

Houston police kick out veteran with service dog from restaurant

Houston police kick out veteran with service dog from restaurant A Houston, Texas, police officer allegedly kicked a US Army and Navy veteran out of a local restaurant for bringing in a service dog on the grounds that he wasn’t actually blind. According to local news outlet KHOU, Aryeh Ohayon served in the  US military for 23 years. Ohayon said his service dog, named   “Bandit,” helps him deal with the lingering effects of depression  and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), especially if he  begins to suffer from panic attack or a flashback linked to his  prior experiences. The incident began when… View Article

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on February 28, 2014 in World News

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to develop a system that collected millions of images from the webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet users, new leaked documents reveal. This “Optic Nerve” program — administered by the UK’s GCHQ with the assistance of the National Security Agency — routinely intercepted and stored those webcam images in secret starting in 2008, according to documents disclosed by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and published by The Guardian on Thursday. The program indiscriminately collected millions of images from people who used Yahoo’s webcam chat function,… View Article

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on February 28, 2014 in World News

Fallen Marine Rafael Peralta’s family accuses reporter of playing ‘race card’

Ten years after a 2004 firefight in Iraq, Sgt. Rafael Peralta’s death continues to ignite controversy, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week refusing to reopen his nomination for the Medal of Honor and the Marine’s family accusing a newspaper of race-baiting in its reporting on the standoff. Peralta’s mother, Rosa, said in a letter this week that a reporter for The Washington Post seemed intent on trying to get her to say her son was denied the Medal of Honor because he was Hispanic. Some Marines who were on duty with Peralta on Nov. 15, 2004, the day...

Ten years after a 2004 firefight in Iraq, Sgt. Rafael Peralta’s death continues to ignite controversy, with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel last week refusing to reopen his nomination for the Medal of Honor and the Marine’s family accusing a...

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on February 28, 2014 in World News

Dealership Offers Free Shotgun With Each Pickup

                  Dealership Offers Free Shotgun With Each Pickup Ford dealership near Moorhead is hoping to entice customers with a unique give-a-way. Buy a pickup. Get a shotgun. Muscatell-Burns in Hawley is kicking off a two-week promotion that offers a shotgun for every new or 2013 pickup truck. Sales manager Jason Jalbert tells KFGO radio most of the dealership’s employees hunt and fish and it’s usually a topic of conversation with customers. The dealership is working with a licensed gun dealer in Fargo, N.D., to complete the transactions. Anyone who wants a shotgun with… View Article

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on February 25, 2014 in World News

GMO crops may cause major environmental risks, USDA admits

  GMO crops may cause major environmental risks, USDA admits new report published by the United States Department of Agriculture demonstrates that the vast majority of corn and soybean crops grown in America are genetically-engineered variants made to withstand certain conditions and chemicals. But while GMO seeds have been sowed on US soil for 15 years now, the latest USDA report reveals that Americans still have concerns about consuming custom-made, laboratory-created products, albeit nowhere near as much as in Europe. The report was released by the USDA’s Economic Research Service and published on their website Feb. 20. And though the… View Article

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on February 25, 2014 in World News

Ariz. Religious Freedom Law Is ‘Outright Discrimination’

                    Ariz. Religious Freedom Law Is ‘Outright Discrimination’ MSNBC truly doesn’t have much use for dissenting views – even from the Republican contributors who appear on the network to offer a supposedly conservative or (lowercase-L) libertarian perspective. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, GOP strategist Susan Del Percio marched in lockstep with all of the liberals on MSNBC by lashing out at Arizona’s proposed religious freedom bill. [Video below. MP3 audio here.] Del Percio appeared as part of the episode’s “Big 3″ panel. Liberal contributor Goldie Taylor was the first to… View Article

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on February 25, 2014 in World News

Identical Triplets Born In Montgomery County

Identical Triplets Born In Montgomery County The odds are one in a million for having identical triplets, but it’s happened in Montgomery County. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the exclusive first look at the babies. The triplets were born earlier this month at Abington Memorial Hospital where they are still hospitalized so they can get a little extra nutritional support. Ava was born first. She’s already tired of all the attention. Next came Avery, who’s soaking it all up. Alissa was last, she’s catching up on some beauty rest. Allison and Wes Rhoa have been in… View Article

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on February 25, 2014 in World News

Holder Encourages AGs to Ignore State laws

                    Holder Encourages AGs to Ignore State laws Unilateral rule, now on the state level he administration is now encouraging its unilateral governing approach at the state level. In an interview with The New York Times Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged that any state attorneys general who deem their states’ same-sex marriage bans as discriminatory and unconstitutional to simply refuse to defend state law. Though Holder insisted he was not attempting to encourage attorneys general to entirely reject their own states’ laws, he believes it is their right to refuse to uphold… View Article

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