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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Obama to Coast Guard Grads: Climate Change the Biggest Threat to National Security

Obama to Coast Guard Grads: Climate Change the Biggest Threat to National Security President Obama used a commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy Wednesday afternoon to make clear that his administration views climate change as the most severe threat to national security. At the Coast Guard commencement, Obama made a “push for urgent action to combat climate change as a national security imperative,” the New York Times reports. “I am here today to say that climate change constitutes a serious threat to global security, an immediate risk to our national security, and, make no mistake, it will impact how… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Election Law Experts: Jeb Bush is Violating Campaign Finance Laws

Election Law Experts: Jeb Bush is Violating Campaign Finance Laws Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) has been hitting the presidential campaign trail hard, following a whirlwind schedule of events in early primary states and raising unprecedented sums through a Super PAC, possibly as much as $100 million by the end of this month. But Bush is not yet actually a candidate, and he has been very coy about when he might officially get into the race. His unique approach to building a presidential campaign is raising eyebrows, and several campaign finance law experts told Breitbart News that they believe Bush… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Trump: Jeb Bush ‘Not Even a Smart Person’

Trump: Jeb Bush ‘Not Even a Smart Person’ This week in an interview with ABC News political director Rick Klein, real estate mogul Donald Trump attacked the field of Republican presidential candidates with his harshest criticism reserved for the former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL). Trump said of Jeb Bush, “He is stumbling. I don’t know, I don’t understand this man. He’s stumbling like he’s not even a smart person. On simple questions. What’s going to happen when it’s complicated? Honestly he doesn’t look happy. He doesn’t want to be doing what he is doing. I don’t know—is the family forcing… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Spanish political renegade poses threat to dominant parties

Spanish political renegade poses threat to dominant parties Nearly a decade ago, Albert Rivera caused a stir in Spanish local politics by posing nude in campaign posters. These days, he sports Hugo Boss suits but his campaign on the national stage is no less eye-catching: His upstart Ciudadanos Party is cutting into support for the ruling conservatives, threatening to bust open Spain’s traditional two-party system. Painful austerity has dented Spanish living standards, generating disillusionment with both Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party and its rival Socialists, which have alternated power since the fall of the Franco dictatorship in the 1970s…. View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Moscow Patriarchate: China Authorizes Ordination of Orthodox Priests

Moscow Patriarchate: China Authorizes Ordination of Orthodox Priests Metropolitan Hilarion, the Moscow Patriarchate’s ‘foreign minister’, made the announcement after meeting leaders of China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs In order to compensate for its isolation from the West over the Ukrainian crisis, Moscow has revived its strategic alliance with Beijing, a step that includes the Church. Indeed, for the first time in 60 years, the People’s Republic of China has authorised the ordination of Chinese Orthodox priests. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, made the announcement after an official… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

The Marijuana Economy Is Coming Out of the Shadows

By David Sirota / AlterNet The Marijuana Economy Is Coming Out of the Shadows Expanding the cannabis market will require not just drug reform legislation, but also a consistent infusion of capital. The convention floor at Denver Airport’s Crowne Plaza on a recent afternoon could have been the trade show for any well-established industry — gray-haired execs in conservative suits mingling with office park dads in polos and fresh-out-of-college types in brand-emblazoned T-shirts. Only this is a new kind of business conference with a special Colorado theme: legal weed. After Colorado voters legalized marijuana in 2012, more states and cities… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

Cops Who Flash Banged Infant’s Crib Are Blaming the Baby

Cops Who Flash Banged Infant’s Crib Are Blaming the Baby Nearly a year has passed since a Habersham County SWAT team stormed into the Phonesavanh residence, and very nearly killed their 19 month old child. The no-knock raid was prompted by an anonymous tip which suggested there were drugs in the house. As the officers forced their way into the home, they lobbed a flash grenade which wound up landing in the crib where baby “bou-bou” was sleeping. As it erupted, the infant suffered severe burns and had to be taken to the hospital, and placed in a medically induced… View Article

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on May 21, 2015 in World News

VIPs Implicated: Full Scale of Britain’s Child Sex Abuse Shame Revealed

VIPs Implicated: Full Scale of Britain’s Child Sex Abuse Shame Revealed The staggering scale of Britain’s dirty paedophilia secret was revealed today as police released the figures behind the long-running VIP child sex abuse inquiry. So far more than 1400 men have been accused of historical crimes, including 135 entertainment stars, 76 politicians and seven sports figures. The Home Secretary has warned that those cases are just “the tip of the iceberg”. According to the Telegraph 261 well-known figures are being investigated, as are hundreds of sports clubs, schools, children’s homes and religious organisations, by the new police coordinating hub… View Article

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