Monday, June 15, 2015

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FBI Spent One-Third Of Aviation Budget On Executive Travel, New Report Finds


» Eric Holder Private Flights: FBI Spent One-Third Of Aviation Budget On ... - International Business Times
15/06/15 13:27 from fbi - Google News
International Business Times Eric Holder Private Flights: FBI Spent One-Third Of Aviation Budget On ... International Business Times A new report found that about a third of all FBI flights between 2009 and 2012 were for executive travel...

» AP Top News at 12:35 p.m. EDT
15/06/15 12:38 from TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com
AP Top News at 12:35 p.m. EDT Libya: Unclear if US strikes killed al-Qaida leader CAIRO (AP) - The military spokesman of the internationally-recognized Libyan government says three foreigners were among 17 killed in U.S. airstrikes in ea...


» Putin’s Risky Game of Chicken
16/06/15 12:30 from NYT > Russia
As Russian warplanes bait the West, the danger of inadvertent conflict rises. We need military-to-military talks.

» Confronting Russia Holds Peril for U.S.
15/06/15 20:40 from NYT > Russia
Americans, focused on the atrocities of Islamic terrorists and the challenges posed by China, have little recognition of the potential peril from Russia.


» Russia says it would match any U.S. military buildup in Eastern Europe
15/06/15 12:24 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russia would swiftly respond to any moves by the United States to build up military resources in Eastern Europe by fortifying its western border with more troops, tanks, planes and missile systems, a defense official told the Ru...

» Cleaning out Uncle Sam
15/06/15 14:00 from NYT > Contributors
America’s trouble with hackers.

» US Data Hack Potentially Exposed Sex, Lies, Debt 
15/06/15 08:43 from Voice of America
When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a U.S. security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate's wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between him and the government. The discl...

» Hillary Clinton's Vows to 'Fight' Suggest a Contrast With Obama - New York Times
15/06/15 11:46 from Google News - Top Stories
New York Times Hillary Clinton's Vows to 'Fight' Suggest a Contrast With Obama New York Times In a roughly 45-minute speech on Saturday, Hillary Rodham Clinton made 14 references to herself as a fighter. She said she would “f...

» Jeb Bush Formally Announces He'll Seek GOP Presidential Nomination - Wall Street Journal
15/06/15 13:13 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Jeb Bush Formally Announces He'll Seek GOP Presidential Nomination Wall Street Journal Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush launched his presidential campaign Monday, becoming the third member of his family to seek the nati...

» Jeb Bush: I'm ready to lead the US - BBC News
15/06/15 12:37 from Google News - Top Stories
BBC News Jeb Bush: I'm ready to lead the US BBC News Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has pledged to fix America as he launches his bid to become the Republican nominee for president. In a video released hours ahead of his official l...

» On eve of presidential bid, Jeb Bush says he's ready for a long fight - Los Angeles Times
15/06/15 12:19 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times On eve of presidential bid, Jeb Bush says he's ready for a long fight Los Angeles Times On the eve of formally launching his bid for the White House, Jeb Bush says he's prepared for a long slog to break out of t...

» GOP tells Obama to ditch bad Iran nukes deal
15/06/15 11:44 from stories: World
President Obama has caved on too many of his own goals for stopping Iran's nuclear program, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee charged Monday in a letter to the White House urging Mr. Obama to be ready to walk away fr...

» Obama's Favors for the Mullahs
14/06/15 18:15 from WSJ.com: Opinion
The U.S. makes more concessions to Iran in a prelude to a nuclear deal.


» Obama Legacy on Nuclear Arms Under Threat
15/06/15 13:14 from WSJ.com: World News
As international talks over Iran’s nuclear program enter their critical final stage, a key goal of President Obama’s presidency hangs in the balance.


» Thiessen: Obama wants to reengineer your neighborhood
15/06/15 10:49 from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post
This is what you get when you put a community organizer in the White House — he tries to reorganize your community from Washington. Apparently, President Obama thinks your neighborhood may not be inclusive enough, so he has instructed hi...


» Hiatt: Obamanomics, sidetracked
14/06/15 19:44 from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post
It’s not only on trade that President Obama seems to be losing his party. With inequality rising and wages flat, Democrats are pushing Hillary Clinton to move beyond Obamanomics and offer something more dramatic and more radical. Read fu...



Workers Betrayed by Visa Loopholes - NYT Editorial


» Hillary Clinton calls on Obama to 'listen,' work with allies on trade deal
14/06/15 17:19 from L.A. Times - Commentary
Hillary Rodham Clinton called on President Obama on Sunday to listen to fellow Democrats and find common ground on a proposed trans-Pacific trade accord, two days after it was rejected by House Democrats in an embarrassing setback to the...


» Editorial: A strongman’s empty promise
14/06/15 18:32 from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post
THE PRINCIPAL pitch of Egyptian strongman Abdel Fatah al-Sissi to his sponsors in the Obama administration is that only he and his military-backed regime can end the threat from Islamic extremists and prevent his country of 90 million pe...


» The poshness test lasts a lifetime – to believe otherwise is fantasy | Suzanne Moore
15/06/15 05:57 from Comment is free | theguardian.com
A few frauds with ‘polytechnnic’ accents might break through the class ceiling, but today’s elite prefers to reproduce itself by recruiting people just like them Related: 'Poshness tests' block working-class applicants at top companies I...


» An American pattern: Seeking elusive enemies with unreliable allies
15/06/15 00:21 from The Great Debate


» Snowden's Gift to Russia and China
15/06/15 00:16 from WSJ.com: Opinion
A newspaper report says the countries have cracked the thief’s files.


» As TTP Trips Along in U.S., TTIP Vote Stalls in European Parliament
14/06/15 20:00 from rss
A vote in the European Parliament on the TTIP was postponed in the face of mounting political pressure.


» UN Chief Brings Rights Message To Central Asia, Few Hear It
15/06/15 10:25 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
When UN chief Ban Ki-moon made a five-day, five-country tour through Central Asia last week, there was a long list of topics for him to bring up. And he did. But did anyone there hear the message?

» The Snowden Story Slowly Unravels
15/06/15 10:03 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
I am grateful to the German newspaper BILD for running this piece as “Wie Snowdens schöne Geschichte langsam zerfällt” For the benefit of readers who don’t know German, I’m providing the English version — enjoy! Exactly two years after E...

» Snowden is a Fraud
15/06/15 09:44 from The InterpreterThe Interpreter
In the two years since the Edward Snowden saga went public, a handful of people who actually understand the Western signals intelligence system have tried to explain the many ways that the Snowden Operation has smeared NSA and its partne...

» СМИ сообщают детальную картину происшедшего в Гюмри убийства - ИА REGNUM
15/06/15 09:52 from В мире – Новости Google
ИА REGNUM СМИ сообщают детальную картину происшедшего в Гюмри убийства ИА REGNUM Ереван, 15 Июня 2015, 16:52 — REGNUM В Армении задержанный за убийство сослуживца контрактник признался в содеянном. Причиной убийства стал бытовой конфликт...

» Российский военный признался в убийстве сослуживца в Гюмри - РБК
15/06/15 09:01 from В мире – Новости Google
РБК Российский военный признался в убийстве сослуживца в Гюмри РБК Российский военный, задержанный после убийства своего сослуживца с базы в Гюмри, дает признательные показания. За полгода до этого военнослужащий с той же 102-й базы приз...

» Задержанный в Гюмри военнослужащий из России признался в убийстве сослуживца - Газета.Ru
15/06/15 08:27 from В мире – Новости Google
Коммерсантъ Задержанный в Гюмри военнослужащий из России признался в убийстве сослуживца Газета.Ru «По предварительной информации, причиной гибели военнослужащего стал бытовой конфликт с сослуживцем, который в настоящее время задержан и ...

» Azerbaijan Media Print Falsified Version Of Jailed Journalist's Appeal
15/06/15 07:36 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Pro-government media in Azerbaijan have printed what they claim is a letter by jailed investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova that was recently published in The New York Times. But the text -- in which the writer purports to be part ...

» Ukraine Loses 7 Soldiers, 30 Injured in Fresh Fighting - Breitbart News
15/06/15 06:48 from Ukraine - Google News
Breitbart News Ukraine Loses 7 Soldiers, 30 Injured in Fresh Fighting Breitbart News An attack in and around Donetsk killed six Ukrainian soldiers and wounded 14 more on Saturday. “The situation near the airport is particularly restive,”...

» Two soldiers killed as Ukraine warns of escalating violence in east - Reuters
15/06/15 06:43 from Ukraine - Google News
Breitbart News Two soldiers killed as Ukraine warns of escalating violence in east Reuters At key parts of the frontline heavy weapons continue to shell our positions almost incessantly," Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko ...

» Bloomberg: Poroshenko says $3 billion Russian 'bribe' needs discussing
15/06/15 11:01 from 
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko urged top-level talks over a $3 billion Russian loan to his country, labeling the cash a "bribe" sealed by his ousted predecessor.

» СМИ сообщили о предложенном Москвой «компромиссном» плане по Донбассу - РБК
15/06/15 06:16 from В мире – Новости Google
РБК СМИ сообщили о предложенном Москвой «компромиссном» плане по Донбассу РБК «Представители Москвы» предложили Киеву «компромиссный» вариант урегулирования конфликта в Донбассе, который передан президенту Петру Порошенко, сообщает украи...

» Москва предлагает новый план компромисса в Донбассе — украинские СМИ - ИА REGNUM
15/06/15 05:57 from В мире – Новости Google
Подробности Москва предлагает новый план компромисса в Донбассе — украинские СМИ ИА REGNUM Киев, 15 Июня 2015, 12:57 — REGNUM Москва предложила официальному Киеву компромиссный вариант решения конфликта в Донбассе, поскольку минский пере...

» Europe, not just Ukraine, is at war - New Eastern Europe
15/06/15 05:44 from Ukraine - Google News
Europe, not just Ukraine , is at war New Eastern Europe My own intuition tells me that now in Ukraine there's more understanding for the reality of the EU than during the Maidan. A lot of people are aware of the fact that the EU has ...

» ЕС досрочно примет решение о продлении санкций против России - РБК
15/06/15 05:42 from В мире – Новости Google
РБК ЕС досрочно примет решение о продлении санкций против России РБК Власти Евросоюза примут решение о продлении экономических санкций против России на встрече глав МИДов, которая состоится 22 июня, а не на саммите 25-26 июня. При этом о...

» 22 июня ЕС решит вопрос о продлении санкций против России без обсуждения - Комсомольская правда
15/06/15 04:55 from В мире – Новости Google
Комсомольская правда 22 июня ЕС решит вопрос о продлении санкций против России без обсуждения Комсомольская правда Евросоюз планирует принять решение о продлении санкций в отношении России уже 22 июня. Вопрос будет обсуждаться на встрече...

» Китай и США подписали договор о военном сотрудничестве - Российская Газета
15/06/15 03:57 from В мире – Новости Google
Российская Газета Китай и США подписали договор о военном сотрудничестве Российская Газета Представители военных ведомств Китая и США заключили соглашение о сотрудничестве в военной сфере. Церемония подписания документа, как сообщает Chi...

» U.S. Readying Plan to Put Tanks on Putin's Doorstep - Bloomberg
14/06/15 17:16 from Putin - Google News
Bloomberg U.S. Readying Plan to Put Tanks on Putin's Doorstep Bloomberg “There are other things we need to be doing in recognition of the fact that, at the moment at least, Vladimir Putin does not seem to be reversing course, nor doe...

» Sudanese leader flees South Africa in private jet, avoiding arrest
15/06/15 13:07 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
Sudan’s leader slipped out of South Africa on Monday in defiance of a court-ordered travel ban while judges reviewed an arrest order from the International Criminal Court.The apparent dodge by Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir cou...


» Sudan's Bashir is the Palestinians' and Pretoria's favorite genocidal tyrant - Washington Post
15/06/15 12:37 from Top Stories - Google News
BDlive Sudan's Bashir is the Palestinians' and Pretoria's favorite genocidal tyrant Washington Post The President of Sudan was allowed to leave South Africa unmolested today, despite courts in the country ordering his arrest ...


» Wanted Sudan leader avoids SA arrest
15/06/15 13:06 from BBC News - World
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir returns to Khartoum from South Africa, avoiding arrest over war crimes charges on an international warrant.


» Sudan's President Escapes War Crimes Arrest in South Africa - TIME
15/06/15 13:06 from Google News - World
TIME Sudan's President Escapes War Crimes Arrest in South Africa TIME Born in a more hopeful era, when citizens of the world committed to stamping out injustice and holding genocidal dictators and warlords accountable for crimes agai...


» As Bashir leaves, South African court calls for his arrest
15/06/15 13:02 from Reuters: International
PRETORIA/KHARTOUM, (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on Monday in defiance of a Pretoria court that later said he should have been arrested to face genocide charges at the International Criminal Court.


» Sudan state news agency says al-Bashir is en route to Sudan - Washington Post
15/06/15 12:13 from Google News - World
Times LIVE Sudan state news agency says al-Bashir is en route to Sudan Washington Post PRETORIA, South Africa — President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan left South Africa and his plane is scheduled to land back home Monday night, Sudan's of...


» Sudan's al-Bashir returns home from South Africa
15/06/15 12:10 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has arrived in Khartoum to cheers of supporters after leaving South Africa, where a court had ordered his arrest based on an international warrant for war crimes charges....

» Wanted Sudan leader Bashir flies out of South Africa - BBC News
15/06/15 07:11 from Google News - World
BBC News Wanted Sudan leader Bashir flies out of South Africa BBC News Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted for war crimes, has left South Africa, pre-empting a court ruling over an international warrant for his arrest. Th...
15/06/15 06:15 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters South Africa argues in court against Bashir's arrest Reuters PRETORIA South Africa will on Monday argue against a court application to force the government to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir who has been indicted by ...

15/06/15 06:15 from BBC News - World
A South African court is due to rule shortly on whether to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who faces war crimes charges at the ICC.

» In surprise move, US Congress may slash funding for CIA ops in Syria
15/06/15 01:24 from intelNews.org
American Congressional lawmakers have voted to cut funding for the Central Intelligence Agency's secret operations in Syria, in a surprise move that indicates growing concern on Capitol Hill with Washington’s strategy on the Syrian Civil...

» The strike killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a former Al Qaeda leader
15/06/15 05:32 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
The strike killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a former Al Qaeda leader and the mastermind of a 2013 terrorist seizure of an Algerian gas plant that left 38 foreign hostages dead, American and Libyan officials said. This post has been generated b...

» Libyan Islamist says US strike missed al-Qaida-linked leader
15/06/15 05:20 from News - Stripes
Libyan Islamist says US strike missed al-Qaida-linked leader The U.S military says it launched weekend airstrikes targeting and likely killing an al-Qaida-linked militant leader in eastern Libya. However, an Islamist with ties to Libyan ...

» CIA Reorganizes to Target Islamic State - Wall Street Journal
14/06/15 20:05 from cia - Google News
Wall Street Journal CIA Reorganizes to Target Islamic State Wall Street Journal The reorganization is part of a broader effort by director John Brennan to break down CIA “stove pipes” that have been in place for decades, which some felt ...


» Iraq’s Abadi due in Tehran for talks
15/06/15 06:31 from PressTV Media RSS
Iraq's prime minister is to travel to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.


» Iranian cleric: Obama wants nuclear deal in order to become 'the hero of America'
15/06/15 08:18 from JPost.com - Front Page
Amad Khatami claims if nuclear deal does not pass, Obama will fall into crisis.

» Iran stands by refusal to allow inspections of military sites
15/06/15 02:46 from DEBKAFile
Brig. Gen. Nasouri Jazayeri, Deputy C-of-S of Iranian Armed Forces, reaffirmed Monday that no permission will be given to any foreigners to access military sites – even if this contradicts the Additional Protocol mandating snap ins...

» Khamenei’s illness puts nuclear deal at risk
14/06/15 15:57 from DEBKAFile
The frail health of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has set off a power struggle in Tehran that may derail the nuclear deal which he must ratify. This is reported bt the London Daily Telegraph’s Con Coughlin. The 75-year old ...

» Two soldiers killed as Ukraine warns of escalating violence in east
15/06/15 06:40 from Reuters: International
KIEV (Reuters) - Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and twenty wounded in the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian military said on Monday, describing near-constant shelling by pro-Russian rebels in certain parts of separatist eastern terri...

» Donbass on Brink of Major War, Conflict May Escalate Any Time - DPR
15/06/15 00:41 from GlobalSecurity.org
The conflict in southeastern Ukraine can escalate at any time, representative of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) at the Minsk peace talks Denis Pushilin said Sunday, pointing to a threat of a major war between Kiev fo...

» Russian Soldier Stabbed to Death in Armenia
15/06/15 07:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
Russian soldier stabbed to death in Armenia; fellow soldier suspected in the killing

» Kurdish fighters take strategic town from Islamic State - CTV News
15/06/15 13:05 from Google News - World
CTV News Kurdish fighters take strategic town from Islamic State CTV News BEIRUT -- Kurdish fighters captured large parts of the strategic border town of Tal Abyad from the Islamic State group Monday, dealing a huge blow to the group whi...


» Syrian Kurds seize control of main road, encircle Islamic State town: spokesman
15/06/15 12:14 from Reuters: International
BEIRUT/AKCAKALE, Turkey (Reuters) - The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Monday it had seized a major road that brought reinforcements from Islamic State's defacto capital of Raqqa, enabling YPG fighters to lay siege to the militant's ...


» Kurdish Forces Seize IS Supply Route in Syria
15/06/15 12:26 from Voice of America
Militias fighting Islamic State militants in northern Syria say they have seized a main road linking the border town of Tal Abyad to IS headquarters in Raqqa. The days-long campaign to oust IS fighters from along the section of Syria's b...

» Syrian Kurds move on IS-held town
15/06/15 06:37 from BBC News - World
Kurdish fighters are reported to be moving in on the north-east Syrian town of Tal Abyad, which is held by Islamic State (IS) militants.


» Syrian Kurds 'surround' IS-held town
15/06/15 12:39 from BBC News - World
Syrian Kurdish fighters say they have encircled the Islamic State-held town of Tal Abyad, cutting off a major supply route for the jihadist group.

» Thousands Flee Syria as Kurds Gain on ISIS
15/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Refugees who had been gathering on the Syrian side of the border with Turkey broke through the crossing, passing babies and their belongings through a barbed-wire fence.

» Harrowing images show desperate Syrian refugees break through fence to Turkish territories to escape Isis
15/06/15 06:34 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Thousands of desperate refugees are seen clambering through broken fences in a bid to enter Turkey as they flee from Isis forces in Syria in a harrowing set of images.

» Syria Rebels Accuse Kurds of Ethnic Cleansing; Kurds Deny It
15/06/15 05:27 from ABC News: ABCNews
Syrian rebels and militants accuse Kurds of ethnic cleansing; Kurds strongly deny the charge

» Turkey unhappy with Kurdish fighters' victories against ISIL
15/06/15 00:41 from GlobalSecurity.org
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has expressed grave concern over the recent advances of Kurdish fighters in the Syrian province of Raqqa where Takfiri ISIL terrorists are operating.


» Erdogan, other Turkish politicians back ISIL: Commentater
15/06/15 00:16 from PressTV Media RSS
A commentator says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other politicians in Turkey have been involved in creating and supporting ISIL.


» The first book on AKP years: Has Pandora’s Box opened?
14/06/15 18:01 from Hurriyet Daily News
“President Abdullah Gül did not approve the government’s foreign policy, especially on Syria and Egypt. He thought that Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan and Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu had gone too far by acting as if they were the pri...

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» The Islamic State's scorched earth policy in Kobani
05/12/15 23:37 from Full Feed
Since the Islamic State was defeated in Kobani in January, the group has been setting ablaze the crops of the residents there.

» Congress seeks to kill Obama's counterterrorism fund
06/11/15 11:52 from Full Feed
The Senate spending panel approved legislation to defund the president's signature proposal.

» New Turkish parliament to be more inclusive
06/10/15 01:07 from Full Feed
Following Turkey's general elections on June 7, Armenian, Syriac, Yazidi, Roma, Kurdish, and Alevi deputies are entering parliament, for the first time ever or after an extended absence.

» Islamic State releases first Turkish publication
06/08/15 03:59 from Full Feed
Pro-Islamic State groups ramp up their propaganda in Turkey and issue their first online periodical.

» Seventeen killed in battles near Iraq’s Baiji refinery
15/06/15 10:33 from Hurriyet Daily News
Seventeen people were killed in Iraq on June 15 in clashes between Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants and pro-government forces in a town close to the country’s biggest refinery, a focal point in efforts to counter the...

» 40 foreign suicide bombers a month enter Iraq: PM 
15/06/15 10:16 from Hurriyet Daily News
Around 40 foreign suicide bombers enter Iraq each month, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on June 15, calling for countries in the region to curb the flow of foreign fighters.


» PM: 40 Foreign Suicide Bombers A Month Enter Iraq
15/06/15 09:40 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said June 15 that about 40 foreign suicide bombers enter Iraq each month, and called for countries in the region to curb the flow of foreign fighters.

» Erdoğan attends ‘Ak troll’ wedding, chats with well-known suspect
15/06/15 10:10 from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish President Erdoğan has attended the wedding of an infamous pro-government social media 'troll' and was photographed while chatting with a well-known criminal suspect

» Give your son, take the govt, Turkey's nationalist opposition leader tells Erdoğan
15/06/15 08:06 from Hurriyet Daily News
Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahçeli has said his party could form a coalition with the Justice and Development Party (AKP) on condition that Turkey’s huge corruption cases, engulfing four former ministers and President...

» Germany Says Grappling With Hacker Threat - NDTV
15/06/15 02:32 from Cyberwar - Google News
Germany Says Grappling With Hacker Threat NDTV "The range of threats spans cyber-spying and sabotage to cyberwar ," she said. Separately, newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported that malware had been found on a computer from Merkel&...

» In Defense of Missile Defense - American Thinker
15/06/15 02:27 from missile defense - Google News
The Guardian In Defense of Missile Defense American Thinker U.S. sailors are arriving in Romania to flip the switch on a new missile - defense facility, the first of two missile - defense sites scheduled to come online in Eastern Europe ...

» Vatican envoy faces child abuse trial
15/06/15 06:56 from BBC News - World
Vatican to put ex-ambassador to Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, on trial for sex abuse and child pornography charges.

» Vatican orders former archbishop to stand trial for sex abuse
15/06/15 06:50 from Reuters: International
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Vatican prosecutor on Monday ordered a former Roman Catholic archbishop accused of paying for sex with children when he was a papal ambassador in the Dominican Republic and of possessing child pornographic mate...

» Vatican to Put Ex-Ambassador to Dominican Republic on Trial for Sex Abuse, Porn Possession
15/06/15 06:38 from ABC News: ABCNews
Vatican to put ex-ambassador to Dominican Republic on trial for sex abuse, porn possession

» Baku Police Officer Fired Over Video Of Bus Ramming Athletes
15/06/15 06:55 from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
A Baku police officer has been fired for distributing surveillance video of a bus driving into a group of Austrian athletes ahead of the opening of the European Games.

» US to store heavy weapons in Poland
15/06/15 06:53 from BBC News - World
For the first time since the Cold War, the US plans to store heavy weapons including tanks in Poland.

» Russia to boost forces in western flank if U.S. stations arms in east Europe: Ifax
15/06/15 06:51 from Reuters: International
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Stationing heavy U.S. military equipment in the Baltic states and eastern Europe would amount to "the most aggressive step by the Pentagon and NATO" since the Cold War, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian Defense Min...

» IDF Took More Precautions in Conflict than NATO Member Armies - The Jewish Press
14/06/15 23:55 from nato - Google News
The Jewish Press IDF Took More Precautions in Conflict than NATO Member Armies The Jewish Press Among the investigators were ex-chiefs of staff and generals of NATO member states, as well as politicians from the US, Italy and Spain. Col....

» How is thermal technology helping in the manhunt?
15/06/15 06:33 from CNN.com
Police officers on the ground and in the air are hunting for two escaped killers using heat-seeking technology to spot them in the dead of night. CNN's Kyung Lah reports.
 

» The truth about Diego Garcia
15/06/15 05:19 from Le Monde diplomatique - English edition
First, they tried to shoot the dogs. Next, they tried to poison them with strychnine. When both failed as efficient killing methods, British government agents and U.S. Navy personnel used raw meat to lure the pets into a sealed shed. Loc...


» Jeb's smooth money machine
15/06/15 05:11 from Top Stories
He's rarely taken more than a day or two off from the money chase.

» Human sacrifice in Uganda: 'They target children; they catch them when they walk to school or go to fetch water'
15/06/15 05:11 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Kanani Nankunda bears a ten-inch long scar on the back of his neck where he was cut and left to die in a case of attempted human sacrifice.

» Iran hackers carrying out cyber attacks against Israeli targets, report claims - Ynetnews
15/06/15 06:32 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Ynetnews Iran hackers carrying out cyber attacks against Israeli targets, report claims Ynetnews Iranian hackers working under the auspices of the regime in Tehran have compromised computers of Israeli security companies and academics wi...

» Major European Scientific Organization to Open Cybersecurity Center in Israel - TheTower.org
14/06/15 14:25 from cybersecurity - Google News
Jewish Business News Major European Scientific Organization to Open Cybersecurity Center in Israel TheTower.org Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Security (SIT), Europe's largest private organization dedicated...

» US Cyber Attack: Hackers May Have Stolen Applications For Security ... - International Business Times AU
14/06/15 20:27 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
International Business Times AU US Cyber Attack: Hackers May Have Stolen Applications For Security ... International Business Times AU IN PHOTO: The U.S. Office of Personnel Management building in Washington June 5, 2015. In the latest i...

» What the OPM Hack Means for the Future of Warfare
14/06/15 20:22 from Defense One - All Content
It's not the first time the U.S. government's systems have been breached, and it won't be the last time either.

» White House Orders Agencies To Beef Up Cyber Defenses 'Immediately'
14/06/15 20:13 from Defense One - All Content
In the wake of a devastating hack on OPM, the Obama administration is directing agencies to lock down government systems.

» Merging ATF into FBI is a formula for disaster - The Hill (blog)
15/06/15 06:32 from fbi - Google News
The Hill (blog) Merging ATF into FBI is a formula for disaster The Hill (blog) The idea of merging the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) into the FBI has reared its ugly head once again. This idea is wrong in so m...

» Race, ethnicity and belonging
15/06/15 04:04 from openDemocracy
Race is, ironically, an often-overlooked aspect of the modern slavery debate. BTS editors look critically at the field and introduce their next issue. Dorret/Flickr. Creative Commons. The status of ‘slave’ has been inescapably linked to ...

» Ex utility head: I was FBI informant, shouldn't be charged - SunHerald.com
14/06/15 22:17 from fbi - Google News
Ex utility head: I was FBI informant, shouldn't be charged SunHerald.com BILOXI, Miss. — The former head of Harrison county utilities says charges against him should be dismissed because he was promised immunity as an FBI informant i...

» Jason Amerine, Green Beret aiming to free U.S. hostages, caught in FBI web - Washington Times
14/06/15 22:07 from fbi - Google News
Washington Times Jason Amerine, Green Beret aiming to free U.S. hostages, caught in FBI web Washington Times Jason Amerine, a decorated Green Beret, took the big step last summer of contacting a member of Congress on the gnawing question...

» Belgium taking Facebook to court for tracking users around the internet
15/06/15 09:36 from - Europe RSS Feed 
Belgium’s Privacy Commission is to take Facebook to court over what it says is illegal tracking of the social network’s users.

» Legal Highs: Welcome to the Cannabis Revolution
15/06/15 12:01 from SPIEGEL ONLINE - International
A new consensus is emerging that bans on cannabis are counterproductive. Across the world, countries are legalizing its use for pleasure and medical treatment -- but Germany still lags behind. 

» Colorado Court: Workers Can Be Fired for Using Pot off-Duty
15/06/15 13:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Colorado's high court rules employees can be fired for smoking pot when they're not at work


» Colorado High Court Says Workers Can Be Fired for Off-Duty Marijuana Use - Wall Street Journal
15/06/15 12:56 from Google News - Top Stories
Wall Street Journal Colorado High Court Says Workers Can Be Fired for Off-Duty Marijuana Use Wall Street Journal The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that employers can lawfully fire workers for using marijuana outside of work hours, ...


» No Bond Decision for Doctor Charged With Sen. Menendez
15/06/15 12:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Doctor charged with NJ Sen. Menendez sent back to jail for 2 more weeks after no bond decision