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on November 24, 2015 in World News

Facebook Takes Down Page Touting ‘White Student Union’ At UC Berkeley

Facebook Takes Down Page Touting ‘White Student Union’ At UC Berkeley By Christin Ayers A Facebook page calling itself the “UC Berkeley White Student Union” has been taken down by the social network. Students first spotted the page Friday. The site claimed the goal was to “unapologetically provide a safe space for white students to air their true feelings…” about the “challenges European-American students on college campuses face.” “I think it’s just people who are racist, or don’t realize they are racist,” said Nikola Kendis, a student at UC Berkeley. Kendis said minority student unions provide support for students facing...

Facebook Takes Down Page Touting ‘White Student Union’ At UC Berkeley By Christin Ayers A Facebook page calling itself the “UC Berkeley White Student Union” has been taken down by the social network. Students first spotted the page Friday. The...

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on November 24, 2015 in World News

Trump posts video of Clinton laughing over Benghazi flames

Trump posts video of Clinton laughing over Benghazi flames  By Jesse Byrnes GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s latest video, posted online Monday, portrays Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton laughing over flaming images of the Benghazi attack. “Hillary has been having a laugh at our expense for years,” reads text at the beginning of the video, followed immediately with a series of video clips of the former secretary of State chuckling. Clinton’s laughter can be heard while several news clips fly across the screen highlighting several controversies, from Whitewater to the recent federal investigation into her private email arrangement while at… View Article

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on November 24, 2015 in World News

Turkmen forces in Syria shot dead pilots of downed Russian jet

Turkmen forces in Syria shot dead pilots of downed Russian jet: deputy commander Turkmen forces in Syria shot dead the two pilots of a Russian jet downed by Turkish warplanes near the border with Turkey on Tuesday as they descended with parachutes, a deputy commander of a Turkmen brigade told reporters. “Both of the pilots were retrieved dead. Our comrades opened fire into the air and they died in the air,” Alpaslan Celik, a deputy commander in a Syrian Turkmen brigade said near the Syrian village of Yamadi as he held what he said was a piece of a pilot’s… View Article

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on November 24, 2015 in World News

Putin: Downing Of Jet A ‘Stab In The Back’

Putin: Downing Of Jet A ‘Stab In The Back’ The Russian warplane is shot down by Turkey after allegedly violating its airspace, with both pilots on board believed to be dead. The shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey is a “stab in the back” committed by “accomplices of terrorists”, Vladimir Putin has said. The Sukhoi Su-24 was warned 10 times before being downed near the Syrian border by two Turkish F16 jets for violating the country’s airspace, according to the Turkish military. :: Live Updates: Russian Jet Shot Down By Turkey A Turkish official said two Russian planes approached the Turkish… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

Global warming the greatest scam in history’ claims founder of Weather Channel

‘Global warming the greatest scam in history’ claims founder of Weather Channel THE debate about climate change is finished – because it has been categorically proved NOT to exist, one of the world’s best known climate change sceptic has claimed. By Jason Taylor John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel, shocked academics by insisting the theory of man-made climate change was no longer scientifically credible. Instead, what ‘little evidence’ there is for rising global temperatures points to a ‘natural phenomenon’ within a developing eco-system. **CLICK HERE TO SEE STUNNING ICEBERG IMAGES** In an open letter attacking the Intergovernmental Panel on… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

Scientist Confesses: “Global Warming a $22 Billion Scam”

  Scientist Confesses: “Global Warming a $22 Billion Scam” Read more: The Cold Truth Initiative Imagine, for a moment, sitting at a prestigious steakhouse in Palm Beach, Florida, a hot spot for some of the most wealthy and famous — Donald Trump, Tiger Woods, Oprah Winfrey, James Patterson, Rush Limbaugh, and hundreds more. And, imagine dining with a handful of men you’ve only read about. Some of them are worth millions, others published best-selling books, and some have held prominent positions at the White House. In essence, you’re sitting at a five-person table of VIPs. You’re about to take a… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

First ministers meet in show of good intentions to combat climate change

First ministers meet in show of good intentions to combat climate change By Will LeRoy — The Canadian Press Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country’s premiers will take the first steps Monday toward reversing Canada’s reputation as an environmental laggard in the international fight against climate change. A gathering of first ministers — the first such meeting in nearly seven years — is not expected to produce new national targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions or any new concrete measures for achieving them. It is designed more as a demonstration of the fledgling Liberal government’s good intentions as Trudeau… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

Alberta launches $3-billion climate change strategy with carbon tax

Alberta launches $3-billion climate change strategy with carbon tax Darcy Henton, Calgary Herald More from Darcy Henton, Calgary Herald Chris Varcoe, Calgary Herald More from Chris Varcoe, Calgary Herald Albertans will pay $3 billion more annually in a new economywide tax on carbon, and will likely have to shell out more for electricity as a result of an accelerated retirement of coal-fired power plants under the NDP government’s new climate-change strategy released Sunday. Premier Rachel Notley said she thinks Alberta families will willingly pay the tax and higher price for power, but some of the tax revenue will be returned to… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

Alberta carbon plan a major pivot in environmental policy

Alberta carbon plan a major pivot in environmental policy Justin Giovannetti and Jeffrey Jones Alberta’s NDP government is imposing an economy-wide carbon tax starting in 2017 and a cap on emissions from the oil sands in a sweeping plan aimed at showing it is serious about fighting climate change. Premier Rachel Notley’s strategy – a major shift in environmental policy for Canada’s largest oil-producing province – will take centre stage as Canada’s premiers and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gather in Ottawa on Monday for a first ministers’ meeting to craft a strategy for the coming Paris climate talks. news Canada… View Article

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on November 23, 2015 in World News

White House Gave ISIS 45 Minute Warning Before Bombing Oil Tankers

White House Gave ISIS 45 Minute Warning Before Bombing Oil Tankers Why did it take 15 months for the U.S. to target the Islamic State’s oil infrastructure? Paul Joseph Watson The Obama White House is giving ISIS a 45 minute warning before bombing their oil tankers by dropping leaflets advising potential jihadists to flee before air strikes in Syria. “Get out of your trucks now, and run away from them. Warning: air strikes are coming. Oil trucks will be destroyed. Get away from your oil trucks immediately. Do not risk your life,” the leaflet reads. The leaflet drops are justified… View Article

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