Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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» Human Rights Watch details abuse of mentally disabled prisoners
14/05/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . In jails and prisons throughout the United States, correctional staff have sprayed mentally disabled prisoners with painful chemicals, shocked them with electric stun weapons, and strapped them for days in re...
» Iraq says Islamic State demolishes ruins to cover up looting - Middle East
14/05/15 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). BAGHDAD — The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top anti...
» Blackwater founder turns white-collar boss, aids China firms - Pacific
14/05/15 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). HONG KONG — Almost five years after selling his notorious soldiers-for-hire business, the founder of Blackwater Worldwide is again running operations in some of the world's most ha...
» Jade Helm 15 explored on TV: Checkpoint challenges the conspiracy theories
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . As debate and conspiracy theories continue to percolate about the new military exercise Jade Helm 15, Checkpoint has been asked to help explain what the operation is — and is not. Above, a video providi...
» White House Hosts Teen Beaten by Israeli Police
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Adam Kredo A White House official confirmed that the Obama administration’s national security team recently met with a teenager who garnered international headlines aft...
» U.S. Marine Helicopter With Eight Aboard Missing in Nepal Quake Zone
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Nepalese service members load relief supplies into a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom from Joint Task Force 505 at Sindhuli, Nepal in this May 11 / Reuters BY: Reuters By David Alexand...
» Triple Whammy: Obama Makes Straw Man Argument, Rips Fox News And Jokes About His Coolness in One Breath
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. BY: David Rutz President Obama is fond of taking potshots at Fox News  for its sin of criticizing his White House. He’s very fond of constructing straw man arguments that...
» Saudi Arabia Promises to Match Iran in Nuclear Capability
14/05/15 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — When President Obama began making the case for a deal with Iran that would delay its ability to assemble an atomic weapon, his first argument was that a nuclear-armed Iran would set off a &...
» The Best Way To Save Obama's Camp David Summit
14/05/15 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. In the wake of the P5+1- Iran nuclear framework agreement, U.S. officials are taking pains to reassure Middle East governments that worry that Tehran will increase its destabiliz...
» Pentagon recommends new Navy, Army chiefs - Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). Army Gen. Mark Milley and Navy Adm. John Richardson were nominated Wednesday to command their respective services, marking a shift at the top at a time of strategic and budgetary turbule...
» President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Secretary of Defense Speeches. President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 – President Barack Obama has nominat...
» Senators Say China Diverted U.S. Nuclear Technology to Submarines in Violation of ’85 Accord
14/05/15 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A Chinese technician lays cables on a nuclear reactor built with the technologies of Hualong-1 reactor at Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant / AP BY: Bill Gertz China has illegally d...
» Passengers Accuse TSA Agents of Sexual Assault
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Airport security at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport / Wikimedia Commons BY: CJ Ciaramella Passengers at several of the busiest airports in the United States complained th...
» NATO to Keep Some Troops in Afghanistan After 2016
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers inspect the wreckage of vehicles at the site of a suicide attack that targeted a NATO convoy in Jalalabad city / Reuters BY: Reuters By Adrian Cr...
» Pentagon, U.S. Spy Chief Urge Use of More Russian Rocket Engines
14/05/15 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington / Reuters BY: Reuters By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretar...
» Russia Plans Army Training Exercises With China, India
14/05/15 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian land forces will join troops from China, India, Mongolia and Belarus in a series of joint military training e...
» Iraq Defense Ministry Says Second in Command of Islamic State Killed
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa / Reuters BY: Reuters BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s Defense Ministry said on W...
» Azerbaijan Funded Trip for 10 U.S. Lawmakers
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Baroque fountain square at the old city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Asia / AP BY: Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil company paid hundred...
» Meet Gen. Mark Milley and Adm. John Richardson, the new picks to lead the Army and Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced Wednesday that President Obama has selected a career infantry officer with extensive experience in Iraq and Afghanistan and a naval officer who has commanded a var...
» Obama Nominates Nuclear Chief To Head Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Adm. John Richardson, the head of the military’s nuclear-powered ship programs, to lead the Navy at a time when the sea service is...
» Senate Reaches Deal on Trade Vote After Democratic Revolt Against Obama
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. senators reached a deal on Wednesday to move forward this week with legislation key to the propos...
» Yoda’s replacement: Air Force veteran to lead legendary Pentagon office
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . There’s a new Yoda at the Pentagon. Jim Baker, a retired Air Force colonel, has been tapped to run the Pentagon’s legendary Office of Net Assessment, taking over from Andrew W. Marshall ...
» Obama Nominates Former Afghanistan War Deputy To Lead Army
14/05/15 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. President Barack Obama will nominate Gen . Mark Milley, a soldier with a background steeped in Special Forces and infantry command, to lead the Army. If confirmed as the ArmyR...
» Pentagon names military leaders selected to head Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, announced the nominations on Wednesday of Army General Mark Milley, center, to be the next Army chief of staff, and Admiral John Richardson, left, to be the chief of ...
» Top FBI official is appointed to take helm at the DEA
14/05/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed a top FBI official and former U.S. attorney to be the new head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration. Chuck Rosenberg, chief of staff to the FBI direct...
» No. 2 Leader of ISIS Killed in U.S.-Led Airstrike, Iraq Says
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government said Wednesday that the second-in-command of the Islamic State had been killed in an airstrike carried out by the American-led coalition in northern Iraq , a claim America...
» Defense Secretary Nominates New Army and Navy Chiefs
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter on Wednesday recommended Gen. Mark Milley, the head of Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., to be the next Army chief of staff, and Adm. John Richardson, head of the Nav...
» NATO Worried By Russia Crimea Build-Up
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. NATO on Wednesday expressed alarm over a "wide-ranging" military build-up by Russia in Crimea, as well as talk that Moscow could even install nuclear weapons on the annexed Black Sea p...
» Everything China's doing isn't working - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider Everything China's doing isn't working Business Insider A bunch of data about the state of China's economy came out on Tuesday night, and all together it told ...

» This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... Business Insider Continued economic growth is imperative for China's leaders....


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