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on September 10, 2015 in World News

More Than 90 Percent of Middle Eastern Refugees on Food Stamps

More Than 90 Percent of Middle Eastern Refugees on Food Stamps by Caroline May More than 90 percent of recent refugees from Middle Eastern nations are on food stamps and nearly 70 percent receive cash assistance, according to government data. According to Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) data highlighted by the immigration subcommittee staff of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)— chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest — in FY 2013, 91.4 percent of Middle Eastern refugees (accepted to the U.S. between 2008-2013) received food stamps, 73.1 percent were on Medicaid or Refugee Medical Assistance and 68.3 percent… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Obama Directs United States To Accept 10,000 Syrians In 2016

Obama Directs United States To Accept 10,000 Syrians In 2016 by Charlie Spiering The United States is preparing for an influx of 10,000 additional Syrian refugees in 2016, according to the White House. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed to reporters during the daily press briefing that Obama had directed the U.S. government to prepare for a total of 10,000 additional refugees from Syria in 2016. “The fact is, these are human beings that are in a terrible, desperate, vulnerable situation,” Earnest said. “That’s why the president has directed his national security team to continue to play a leading… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Who is Protecting the Drug Trade?

Who is Protecting the Drug Trade? Afghan officials blame NATO after 11 police officers killed in airstrike A US-led coalition airstrike killed 11 Afghan anti-drug police officers in southern Afghanistan, the Interior Ministry said Monday. Amid conflicting reports, NATO has denied responsibility. The airstrike hit the unstable, opium-rich province of Helmand on Sunday, AFP cited officials as saying. “Eleven counter-narcotics police were killed and four others were wounded in an airstrike carried out by international forces in the Garmsir district of Helmand province,” deputy Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. The statement comes amid conflicting reports over who was behind… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Swedish Analyst – The Smear Campaign against Putin and the true US Agenda

Swedish Analyst – The Smear Campaign against Putin and the true US Agenda – Part 1 7 Sep, 2015 By NewsVoice 4 Comments While the Russian opinion polls in support of President Putin now has reached a record level of 89% he is simultaneously target of a very dirty smear campaign in the West. Putin, we are told, is a power-hungry dictator intending to restore the Soviet Empire. He is portrayed as a danger to world peace, a dictator with a background as a KGB officer, who controls the ”communist” Russia with an iron fist. All is completely absurd and… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Ciao GMO Crops – Europe Doesn’t Want You Around!

Ciao GMO Crops – Europe Doesn’t Want You Around! by Kristen Anderson The European Union has initiated plans to ban genetically modified crops. Currently, each country and sometimes each state can decide to approve GMO crop cultivation, creating a “patchwork” approach that is causing confusion and inconsistencies. GMO crops are allowed throughout North, Central, and South America, as well as Asia. In March, the EU approved a law allowing the European Commission to approve genetically modified crops individually for import, but also allows countries to opt-out of the importation even if deemed safe. Scotland and Germany seem to be leading… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Kidding? US Uncertain About ‘Disposition’ of All Trained Syrian Rebels

Kidding? US Uncertain About ‘Disposition’ of All Trained Syrian Rebels The location of Syrian rebels who participated in the US train-and-equip program to fight Islamic State militants is unclear, US Department of Defense spokesperson Peter Cook said in a briefing on Tuesday. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Cook explained the Defense Department “would have concerns” if any of the rebels had joined such groups as the al-Nusra Front, the al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria. “We have concerns about the disposition of all these individuals, all these trainees,” Cook said. “I can’t say with specificity where they have each ended up from this podium.”… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Trudeau takes it on the chin over small business taxes 2

Trudeau takes it on the chin over small business taxes 2 By David Akin While most polls during this election campaign indicate a tight three-way race, the handful that have come out in the last week show a distinct trend: Improving fortunes for Justin Trudeau and the Liberal party. The NDP is still in the lead — albeit precariously — but the Conservatives have now dropped to third, a nose behind the improving Liberals. No surprise then that both of Trudeau’s political opponents are turning up the heat this week on the Liberal leader and they’re both turning it up… View Article

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Tom Mulcair as PM would end Canada’s fight with ISIS

Tom Mulcair as PM would end Canada’s fight with ISIS ‘We will immediately stop the bombing mission and bring those troops home,’ NDP leader says NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his first acts as prime minister would include pulling the Canadian Forces out of Iraq and Syria, bringing in 10,000 Syrian refugees and reducing taxes for small and medium-sized businesses. Mulcair, whose party is currently leading in the polls, sat down with CBC chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge for the third in a series of four interviews with the national party leaders. “We will immediately stop the bombing mission and...

Tom Mulcair as PM would end Canada’s fight with ISIS ‘We will immediately stop the bombing mission and bring those troops home,’ NDP leader says NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his first acts as prime minister would include pulling...

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on September 10, 2015 in World News

Nanos nightly tracking: No breakaway movement for any major party

Nanos nightly tracking: No breakaway movement for any major party The three major parties remain in a statistical tie in overnight polling by Nanos Research for CTV and The Globe and Mail, with no party breaking away from the pack. The latest numbers for the three leading parties: Liberals: 32.1 % NDP: 30.6 % Conservatives: 28.6 %   Voters were asked: “If a federal election were held today, could you please rank your top two current local voting preferences?” The daily tracking figures are based on a three-day rolling sample comprised of 1,200 interviews. The margin of error for a… View Article

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