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on September 11, 2015 in World News

Mine Owner Calls EPA Official’s Testimony ‘Absolute Baloney of the Worst Kind’

Mine Owner Calls EPA Official’s Testimony ‘Absolute Baloney of the Worst Kind’ by Michael Patrick Leahy Gold King Mine owner Todd Hennis is calling the testimony of EPA Assistant Administrator Mathy Stanislaus at Wednesday’s House Science Committee hearing “absolute baloney of the worst kind.” In his testimony, EPA’s Stanislaus told the committee “[t]his [blowout] was a result of cave-ins and water build up. That’s why we were there at the time.” But Hennis is pinning the blame on the EPA for the August 5 blowout of 3 million gallons of toxic waste from the Gold King Mine he owns near… View Article

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on September 11, 2015 in World News

Office Depot Refuses to Print Copies of Pro-Life Prayer

Office Depot Refuses to Print Copies of Pro-Life Prayer by Dr. Susan Berry Office Depot has refused to print copies of a pro-life prayer on the grounds that to do so violates company policy of printing material that “advocates the persecution of people who support abortion rights.” Maria Goldstein, 42, ordered 500 copies of “A Prayer for the Conversion of Planned Parenthood” at Office Depot in Schaumburg, Illinois, for distribution at her Roman Catholic parish’s Masses Sunday. The prayer was composed by national director of Priests for Life Father Frank Pavone, a Breitbart News contributor. The handout, according to the… View Article

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on September 11, 2015 in World News

War on Cops: Ambush Threat in Cleveland

War on Cops: Ambush Threat in Cleveland by Lee Stranahan In a tense national atmosphere where antagonism between police and some black Americans has been ratcheted up by the Black Lives Matter movement, and recent murders of police officers have made headlines nationwide, a Police union President now says there is a credible threat against Cleveland law enforcement. Fox 8 Cleveland reports: The Cleveland Division of Police isn’t commenting on the situation, but Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association President Steve Loomis said they are taking the information very seriously. He said it involves criminals attempting to provoke officers while riding ATVs and… View Article

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on September 11, 2015 in World News

David Frum: Grassroots Revolt Goes Beyond Trump; Will Have Lasting Impact

David Frum: Grassroots Revolt Goes Beyond Trump; Will Have Lasting Impact by Breitbart News In The Atlantic, David Frum explains that dissatisfaction on the right didn’t begin with Donald Trump, and is likely to outlast him. Rank-and-file Republicans have signaled their disaffection from their party in spectacular fashion, from the Tea Party to the summer of Trump. The reason of the Republican revolt is not hard to explain: disappointment and frustration. Whatever happens to the Trump candidacy—almost certainly nothing good—the insurrectionary mood inside the Republican Party will not easily be quieted. More than 40 percent of Republicans want illegal immigrants… View Article

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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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