Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Editorial: The U.S. has been complacent and lazy in responding to cyberattacks 

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THE DISCLOSURE that Russia was responsible for penetrating the unclassified e-mail system used by the Joint Chiefs of Staff should be disconcerting. Unfortunately, many accounts of cyberattacks these days seem to produce yawns. A major Hollywood studio discovered its computers ruined; a sensitive U.S. government trove of personnel information was stolen; corporate secrets were hacked and used for insider trading; major retailers and a health-care provider were looted of customer data — yet the United States has been complacent and lazy in responding.Read full article >>









FBI agents raid apartment in Gambrills - WBAL Baltimore

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FBI agents raid apartment in Gambrills
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Gambrills FBI raid. Photos. Gambrills FBI raid. GAMBRILLS, Md. —The FBI has confirmed that agents raided an apartment Thursday morning in Anne Arundel County. Related. Nonprofit launches app to find child... Police chief to retire after 26 years.

States With High Gun Ownership See More Officers Killed

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Researchers have found that police officers in states with the lowest gun ownership rates are less likely to be murdered on the job.

Security tightened at Naval Academy since Chattanooga shootings

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Already, visitors were screened with metal-detecting wands during popular Commissioning Week events, such as the Herndon Monument climb. Now, visitors without a military ID will be screened throughout the year.
     

Ted Cruz Sees Path to White House Running Through the South

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz sees path to White House running through college football country in South

Argentine Presidential Candidate Confronts Floods, Critics

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Leading Argentine presidential candidate returns from Italy for floods in province he governs
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'Act of God' Natural Disaster Costs | The New York Times

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Egyptian military plane crashes near Libyan border, four dead

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian military aircraft crashed near the Libyan border while on a mission against Islamist militants on Thursday, killing four people and injuring another two, the military said.









  

Russia Sends Anti-Western Message With Imports Destruction

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Russia has burned flowers from Holland in a battle against Western imports that saw the destruction of hundreds of tons of food in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine. As VOA's Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow, critics say the action is unethical while Russia is struggling against rising poverty.

U.S. Believes ISIS Used Chemical Weapon on Kurds

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The U.S. believes Islamic State militants likely used mustard agent in an attack earlier this week on Kurdish forces in Iraq, senior U.S. officials said Thursday, the first indication the militant group has obtained a banned chemical weapon.

Tunnel construction causes huge sinkhole in Southern China

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Watch as a 300 square metre area in the Chinese city of Dongguan collapses into sinkhole









Stolen Picasso Reclaimed After Marked as $30 'Handicraft'

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???La Coiffeuse,??? or ???The Hairdresser,??? went missing for at least 14 years.
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» Over 100 Russian mafia dons to meet in Turkey for mob summit
13/08/15 16:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Bugun.com.tr. National 18 July 2015 Saturday, 11:37 Home » National » Over 100 Russian mafia dons to meet in Turkey for mob summit After the Russian Interior Ministry announced it would intervene...
» Groups Assail Sentencing of Azeri Rights Activist
13/08/15 16:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The advocacy group Human Rights Watch on Thursday decried as politically motivated the sentencing of a leading rights activist in Azerbaijan to eight-and-a-half years in jail, saying it w...
» US oil futures drop to pre-crisis low
13/08/15 16:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. West Texas Intermediate falls below $42 a barrel, a price last seen in 2009
» Another House Dem Opposes Iran Deal
13/08/15 16:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon.   Another Democratic congressman came out against the Iranian nuclear deal on Thursday, saying it “allows Iran to remain a nuclear threshold state” while benefiting from billio...
» State Department Confused As To Whether Iranian General Traveled To Russia
13/08/15 16:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The State Department seems to be confused on whether Iranian general Qasem Soleimani traveled to Russia. Fox News reported that Soleimani traveled to Moscow to discuss weapon shipme...
» What Indian immigrant success says about American Exceptionalism
13/08/15 16:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from american exceptionalism - Google Blog Search. The new Google CEO Sundar Pichai will not be the lone Indian-origin CEO at the helm of Corporate American . He will be joining corporate heavyweights like Micr...
» Desperate El-SISI Ready to Loose ISIS Terror against Israel to Save Egyptian Troops
13/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 7:29 PM (IDT) Despite his warm relations with Netanyahu and close cooperation with Israel in fighting terror, El Sisi is desperate enough to throw Israel as a bone to ISIS to ge...
» ISIS and Hamas Play Ball in Sinai Facing No Resistance
13/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 7:30 PM (IDT) ISIS-Sinai disclosed its first beheading atrocity of a western hostage the day after Washington announced the disbanding of the Multinational Force and Observers a...
» The Islamic State Is Not Falling Back But Gaining
13/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 7:30 PM (IDT) A year into the US-led coalition war on ISIS in Iraq and Syria, finds the jihadis holding onto most of the territorial gains against an almost-stalled offensive, w...
» Obama Puts Moscow & Iran at Helm of Their Next Mid East Venture. Saudis Opt out
13/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 7:30 PM (IDT) The US, Russia and Iran combine to launch a new Middle East venture for resolving current conflicts in ways that are expedient to all three. The Saudis prefer thei...
» MAJOR CLEAN-UP—Pak. Intelligence Identifies 1000 Criminals Within Police Force
13/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ThereAreNoSunglasses. Three intelligence agencies help Sindh police find 1000 ‘criminal policemen’ KARACHI: In an ongoing process, the Sindh police with the help of the country’s three intelligence agencie...
» FBI Still Doesn't Know Who's Cutting California's Fiber-Optic Cables, Or Why - The Consumerist
13/08/15 16:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Consumerist FBI Still Doesn't Know Who's Cutting California's Fiber-Optic Cables, Or Why The Consumerist There's a bad problem hitting the internet out west: someone's been deliberat...
» After Zarif’s visit, Hizballah troops pulled back from Zabadani in first retreat from Syrian war
13/08/15 16:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 8:16 PM (IDT) A 200-truck convoy rolled out of the Hizballah-Syrian positions around the strategic town of Zabadani, early Thursday, Aug. 13. debka file : Their exit, after fail...
» Iraq PM Condemns US Officer's Remarks On Partition
13/08/15 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. BAGHDAD — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office condemned Thursday outgoing US army chief General Raymond Odierno's "irresponsible" statement on the possibility that Iraq might...
» President Obama has Difficult Time Selling Iran Agreement
13/08/15 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. By John Ubaldi Contributor, In Homeland Security After last week’s address at American University, President Obama is now facing opposition from his own party as New York Democratic S...
» CIA Accidentally Releases Apology Letter It Wrote, But Never Sent To The ... - Techdirt
13/08/15 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Politico CIA Accidentally Releases Apology Letter It Wrote, But Never Sent To The ... Techdirt On July 28, 2014, the CIA director wrote a letter to senators Dianne Feinstein and Saxby Ch...
» FAA: Pilot reports of drone sightings more than double
13/08/15 16:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, raising conc...
» Lois Lerner: I’m Not A ‘Political Person,’ GOP Congressional Investigators ‘Evil and Dishonest’
13/08/15 16:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner last year accused Republican congressional investigators probing the IRS targeting scandal of being “evil and dishonest,” insisting later that she was “n...
» Outgoing Army Chief Ray Odierno: U.S. in ‘Stalemate’ with Islamic State
13/08/15 16:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Days before his retirement, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno is emphasizing the need for the United States to continue its campaign against the Islamic State in the Middle East,...
» $22.5M Obama Vacation Mansion Houses 6 Bedrooms, Oversized Fireplace, Infinity Pool
13/08/15 16:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. President Obama and his family are currently residing in a $22.5 million vacation home complete with six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and two half-bathrooms on the island of Martha’s V...
» Israel’s Security Service Foiled 111 Planned Terror Attacks in First Seven Months of 2015
13/08/15 16:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. JERUSALEM—Palestinian terror has declined this year in Israel and the West Bank but not for lack of trying. Israel’s Shin Bet (Security Service) has reported foiling 111 planned ter...
» Russian Soldier Caught Serving in Ukraine, Fuels Ukraine’s Allegations
13/08/15 16:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. An interview Wednesday with a Russian army major, arrested in Ukraine on charges of terrorism, fueled allegations that Russian soldiers are serving alongside separatists in eastern ...
» Islamic State May Have Used Chemical Weapons on Kurdish Fighters, 60 Reporting Breathing Difficulties
13/08/15 16:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Islamic State militants are accused of using chemical weapons in an attack on Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq that wounded four. According to the  Associated Press , both the Germ...
» Fidel Castro Demands US Embargo Reparations
13/08/15 16:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The former Cuban president says "irrefutable arguments" have proven the island's claim for damages.
» Colorado Court Rules Against Baker Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couples - New York Times
13/08/15 16:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Colorado Court Rules Against Baker Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couples New York Times A state appeals court in Colorado ruled Thursday that a baker could not cit...
» US, allies target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 24 air strikes: US military - Reuters
13/08/15 16:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Australian NEWS.com.au US, allies target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 24 air strikes: US military Reuters strikes - US ... Firstpost WASHINGTON U.S.-led forces conducted 12 ai...
» Moscow river catches fire after pipeline bursts – video
13/08/15 15:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Amateur footage shows a large oil fire on the surface of the Moscow river after an underwater pipeline reportedly burst on Wednesday. The Moscow oil refinery, owned by Ga...
» Shortages push some Venezuelans to queue overnight for food
13/08/15 15:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MARACAIBO (Reuters) - As dawn breaks over the scorching Venezuelan city of Maracaibo, smugglers, young mothers and a handful of kids stir outside a supermarket where they spent the nig...
» Ukraine battles pro-Russian rebels for access to key port
13/08/15 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:14 Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Ukraine reports intense battles with pro-Russian insurgents near the la...
» US General Says Islamic State Gaining in Afghanistan
13/08/15 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. US general says Islamic State gaining in Afghanistan but not yet a serious military threat
» Syria conflict: As Turks turn on the Kurds, President Assad is no longer the only obstacle to peace
13/08/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Developments are rapidly taking place, some behind the scenes, which will have a significant impact on the Syrian conflict and the broader war against Isis.
» Scuffles as pro-Palestinian campaigners protest at Tel Aviv festival in Paris
13/08/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:03 There wer minor scuffles between police and pro-Palestinian demonstrators trying to stage a sit-in in Paris today. Report by Conor Mcnally.
» Kitesurfers make World Record attempt on the Great Barrier Reef for MND/ALS
13/08/15 14:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:36 A group of international kitesurfers are trying to set a new world record by surfing 10,000km across the Great Barrier Reef. Report by Conor Mcna...
» NATO and Russia 'Preparing for Conflict,' Warns Report
13/08/15 14:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Newsweek. Large-scale military exercises by Russia and NATO are part of a dangerous "action-reaction cycle" that could accidentally elevate the chance of war, a British think tank has warned. The European ...
» What too much screen time does to your eyes
13/08/15 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Eye strain from staring at digial screens is a growing problem, but there are ways to reduce the risk
» Popping to Panama? Emirates plans world's longest nonstop flight
13/08/15 14:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Airline plans back-stiffening 17-hour and 35-minute shuttle from Dubai to new Central American gateway at Panama City Continue reading...
» Ex-council flat in central London sold for record £1.2m
13/08/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Three-bed property near Covent Garden bought for £130,000 in 1990 realises return on investment of more than 800% for owners A former council flat in central London has change...
» WikiLeaks' Julian Assange sexual assault probe dropped by Swedish prosecutors
13/08/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Prosecutors in Stockholm said they would continue with investigations over a further allegation of rape against Assange, also made in 2010.
» Migrant families arriving in Europe risk their children’s lives crossing the sea
13/08/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. A volunteer, left, helps a woman to comfort her baby upon migrants' arrival on a dinghy at the southeastern island of Kos, Greece, after crossing from Turkey, early Thursday, Aug. 13, 2...
» Police investigate Britain’s first ever case of CYBER-FLASHING
13/08/15 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Lorraine Crighton-Smith said she felt 'violated' after she received the graphic image of a stranger's genitalia on her smartphone via Apple's Airdrop feature while on the train in south...
» AP Top News at 2:24 p.m. EDT
13/08/15 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com. AP Top News at 2:24 p.m. EDT Croatia says 2 groups were involved in hostage's abduction SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - A Croatian hostage reportedly slain in Egypt w...
» Here's What President Obama Is Reading This Summer - TIME
13/08/15 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. TIME Here's What President Obama Is Reading This Summer TIME Even the leader of the free world gets a break to do some summer reading. According to ABC News, these are the books ...
» This Airline Is Launching the Longest Flight in the World
13/08/15 14:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Emirates said Thursday it would begin offering daily flights between Dubai and Panama City, according to the Associated Press . The duration of the trip, when westward, totals 17 hours and 35 minutes...
» Greece Sends Ship To Process Kos Refugees
13/08/15 14:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Aid workers say conditions on the island have improved slightly but there are still serious concerns over the migrants' plight.
» Aftermath of deadly Isis bombing at a Baghdad market – video
13/08/15 14:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred in the Shia district of Sadr City on Thursday morning killing at least 80 people and injuring ...
» North Korea will pursue 'defensive' nuclear program: envoy
13/08/15 14:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea will pursue its "defensive" nuclear program as long as it feels threatened by the United States, its U.N. disarmament envoy in Geneva told Reuters on Thu...
» Paris murder suspect faces trial as Kurdish tensions resurface
13/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - A Turkish man suspected of murdering three Kurdish activists in Paris in 2013 is to face trial, putting the spotlight on a key rallying point for ethnic Kurds amid re...
» Rights groups decry sentencing of leading Azeri activist
13/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) decried as politically motivated the sentencing of a leading rights activist in Azerbaijan on Thursday to 8-1/2 years in jail...
» Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine fighting
13/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed "grave concern" to his Russian counterpart on Thursday over a sharp rise in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine an...
» Ukraine Posts Video Of Captured ‘Russian Soldier’ Asking For Putin’s Help
13/08/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine’s state security agency has released a new video purporting to show a Russian army officer who was detained last month in eastern Ukraine appealing to President V...
» Iraqi PM Office Condemns U.S. General’s Remarks On Partition
13/08/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s office condemned outgoing U.S. army chief General Raymond Odierno’s statement that Iraq might be partitioned.
» Things to know about Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?
13/08/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 2:24 p.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Social Security turns 80 on Friday, and the massive retirement and disability program is showing its age....
» Prominent Rights Defenders Convicted in Azerbaijan
13/08/15 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A court in Azerbaijan on Thursday convicted a prominent rights defender and her husband on fraud charges, which international rights groups have denounced as a sham.
» Chinese Port City Searches for Clues After Devastating Blasts
13/08/15 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Authorities raised the death toll from explosions in the city of Tianjin to at least 50 as they searched for the cause of twin blasts.
» Turkey's Coalition Talks Break Down
13/08/15 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Turkey’s premier said talks to form a coalition government with the main opposition party have failed, paving the way for early elections within months.
» U.S. Invokes Threat to Dollar in Pitching Iran Deal
13/08/15 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry have warned that walking away from the Iran nuclear deal would create financial complications that would diminish the dollar’s elite global...
» Paris Beach Makeover Kicks Off Tension
13/08/15 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The makeover of an artificial beach along the banks of the Seine river in tribute to Tel Aviv is turning a famed Paris summer relaxation spot into a flash point for debate over the Mid...
» Azerbaijan jails human rights couple
13/08/15 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Fraud and tax evasion trial is part of wider clampdown on dissent
» Sweden drops probe into Assange sex assault allegations
13/08/15 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Lawyer of Wikileaks founder accuses Swedish prosecutor of negligence after she dropped investigations into three out of the four accusations against him, accusing her of preventing his client f...
» Satellite imagery reveals North Korea is refurbishing nuclear facility
13/08/15 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Buildings at uranium mine and mill in Pyongsan have been given new roofs raising fears the regime is stepping up its nuclear weapons programme
» Russia censors Reddit after discovering two-year-old post on drug tips
13/08/15 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Country's internet regulator demands internet providers block post on sections of website, making all of Reddit unavailable to many Russians
» Police seize control over Myanmar party headquarters - Washington Post
13/08/15 13:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Straits Times Police seize control over Myanmar party headquarters Washington Post YANGON, Myanmar — Security forces have seized control of the headquarters of Myanmar's ruling par...
» Market truck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad's Sadr City: sources - Reuters
13/08/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. NDTV Times of India Market truck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad's Sadr City: sources Reuters BAGHDAD At least 60 people were killed and 200 wounded in a bomb attack on Thursday at a...
» Welcome to the Jungle, Europe - TIME
13/08/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. TIME Welcome to the Jungle, Europe TIME Subscriber content preview. or Sign In. A global migrant crisis finally strikes the continent. It was well into the night of July 30 when the mo...
» US Embassy in Cuba to Raise Flag Friday
13/08/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. Embassy in Cuba will raise an American flag outside the building on Friday, marking the official resumption of embassy operations after 54 years. U.S. Secretary of State John Ker...
» Kurdish Militants Attack Turkish Security Outposts, 7 Killed
13/08/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Kurdish militants launched attacks on military outposts in eastern Turkey overnight and seven of their fighters were killed in ensuing clashes with security forces, the Turkish armed forc...
» Former PM Blair Warns of 'Annihilation' If Labor Veers Left
13/08/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Britain's opposition Labor Party faces "annihilation" if it makes left-wing lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn its next leader, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said on Thursday, warning party member...
» Texas Executes Inmate For Killing Officer During Chase - NBCNews.com
13/08/15 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Texas Executes Inmate For Killing Officer During Chase NBCNews.com Texas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez got his wish Wednesday when he was executed for striking and killing ...
» Poll: Walker drops, Trump rises in Iowa - USA TODAY
13/08/15 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Poll: Walker drops, Trump rises in Iowa USA TODAY Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses a crowd at Giese Manufacturing on July 19, 2015, in Dubuque, Iowa. (Mike Burley,...
» ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape - New York Times
13/08/15 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape New York Times QADIYA, Iraq — In the moments before he raped the 12-year-old girl, the Islamic State fighter took the time to exp...
» Here Are 5 of China’s Worst Industrial Disasters
13/08/15 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. The Chinese port city of Tianjin was rocked by two massive blasts Wednesday night, killing at least 44 people, and injuring 520, 66 of them critically . Although the exact cause of the explosion is s...
» China Blast Toll Rises to 44 Dead and 520 Injured
13/08/15 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. The death toll from Wednesday’s massive explosion in the Chinese city of Tianjin continues to rise , with at least 44 people dead and 520 others hospitalized, of which 66 are in critical condition, C...
» A Huge Truck Bomb Has Killed 58 People at a Busy Food Market in Baghdad
13/08/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. (BAGHDAD) — A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thursday, killing at least 58 people, police officia...
» Europe’s New Border Crisis
13/08/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. It was well into the night of July 30 when the mood shifted in Calais. Evening in the French port city had begun with familiar scuffles, pitting groups of illegal migrants against French police offic...
» What the U.S. Can Learn from Europe’s Experience of Donald Trump
13/08/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Donald Trump is no stranger to big promises and bigger disputes. But more than seven years ago, it was the people of Scotland, rather than the members of the Republican Party that were subject to his...
» How ISIS Justifies Its Culture of Rape and Sex Slavery
13/08/15 13:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Rape has become a central part of the religious beliefs of members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) extremist group, according to a chilling new report in the New York Times . The report...
» Turkish Coalition Talks End Fruitlessly, Making New Elections Likely
13/08/15 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The failure of Turkey’s two largest political parties to form a coalition after June elections sets the stage for a new vote and threatens further instability.
» Azerbaijan criticised for jailing activist couple
13/08/15 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Leyla Yunus was given an eight-and-a-half year sentence while her husband, Arif, was jailed for seven years on charges denounced as politically motivated A court in Azerbaijan...
» Fidel Castro celebrates 89th birthday by calling on US to pay embargo damages
13/08/15 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Brief newspaper column says US owes Cuba ‘numerous millions of dollars’ and comes a day before John Kerry will raise flag over American embassy in Havana Fidel Castro has mark...
» Mexico cartels: As drug lords fall, wave of gang violence grows
13/08/15 12:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:28 As more and more Mexican cartel leaders are arrested and killed by police, self-styled vigilante groups are beginning to spring up and grow in nu...
» Death toll from China blasts leaps
13/08/15 12:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. So does number of injured in huge explosions in warehouse district in port city of Tianjin that sent huge fireballs into night sky; officials of company involved detained sky
» Three more women claim Cosby abuse
13/08/15 12:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:38 Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Three more women have alleged they were assaulted by Bill Cosby, includ...
» Porn again: disposing of UK's dirty magazines with discretion
13/08/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:33 Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Once upon a time before the Internet, pornography fans collected magazi...
» Cubans celebrate Fidel Castro's birthday
13/08/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:43 Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Cubans celebrate former leader Fidel Castro's 89th birthday at the Rumb...
» Ukraine bid to shut out Russia with border 'wall' falters
13/08/15 12:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:28 Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe A freshly-dug anti-tank ditch running along a short stretch of metal fe...
» Police: No Arrests During Peaceful Ferguson Protest
13/08/15 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Police make no arrests during second night of peaceful protests in Ferguson
» 3 Injured in Partial Ceiling Collapse at Minnesota Nightclub
13/08/15 12:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. The ceiling of a Minnesota nightclub seen in the 1984 movie ???Purple Rain??? partially collapsed Wednesday, injuring three people.
» Poland's New President Meets With NATO Corps
13/08/15 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Poland's new President Andrzej Duda attends change of command of upgraded NATO corps
» IS Group Accused of Using Chemical Weapons on Iraqi Kurds
13/08/15 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Germany, Kurds suspect Islamic State group used chemical weapons in northern Iraq
» Reputed Gang Leader, Reporter, 4 Others Killed in Mexico
13/08/15 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Reputed gang leader, reporter, 4 others killed in Mexico bar shooting
» Fidel Castro Turns 89; Says US Has Hefty Debt to Cuba
13/08/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Fidel Castro turns 89; says US has hefty debt to Cuba for damages caused by long embargo
» Judge Tosses Murder Conviction of Man in Prison for 34 Years
13/08/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Judge tosses conviction of man in prison for 34 years in teen's death, cites new DNA evidence
» Gay Couples Sue Florida Over Names on Birth Certificates
13/08/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Gay couples say Florida won't list their names on birth certificates, sue state in US court
» U.S. Convicts Uzbek Refugee On Terrorism-Related Charges
13/08/15 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A U.S. jury has convicted an Uzbek man on terrorism-related charges for gathering explosive materials at his Idaho apartment and seeking to support the banned Islamic Mov...
» Court: Baker who refused gay wedding cake can't cite beliefs
13/08/15 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 12:07 p.m. EDT. DENVER (AP) -- A suburban Denver baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his religious beliefs in refusing them service because it would...
» Connecticut's top court overturns death penalty in state
13/08/15 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 12:07 p.m. EDT. HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Three years after Connecticut abolished the death penalty for any future crimes, the state's highest court on Thursday spared the lives of all 11...
» Kerry voices concern to Russian counterpart on Ukraine, Soleimani
13/08/15 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed "gave concern" on Thursday to his Russian counterpart about a sharp increase in separatist attacks in eastern Ukrain...
» Venezuela ex-general Baduel, former Chavez ally, granted parole
13/08/15 11:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan military court granted parole to former general Raul Baduel, who was key in the rescue of Hugo Chavez from a coup in 2002 but later broke ranks with th...
» Greek island bears brunt as people-smugglers take Turkish route
13/08/15 11:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KOS, Greece (Reuters) - Michel Allatuain waited beneath the 14th century fortress at the port of this Greek island on Thursday, desperate for a ferry ticket to the European mainland an...
» China port city Tianjin hit with blasts from warehouse district; at least 44 dead
13/08/15 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. TIANJIN, China (AP) — Huge explosions in a warehouse district sent up massive fireballs that turned the night sky into day, killing at least 44 people and i...
» Iraq food market struck by huge truck bomb; at least 62 dead in Baghdad
13/08/15 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BAGHDAD (AP) — A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood early Thursday morning, in the early morni...
» U.S.-funded power plant in Afghanistan is barely used
13/08/15 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A government watchdog said Thursday that a $335 million power plant in Afghanistan funded by U.S. taxpayers is operating at less than 1 percent of capacity and is...
» Immigration: In post-recession surge, number of Mexicans in U.S. hits record
13/08/15 11:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Immigration to the U.S. has recovered from its recession-caused lull and is surging back, led in part by a major jump in migrants from neighboring Mexico, accordi...
» A look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the US pullout
13/08/15 11:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BAGHDAD (AP) - Here is a look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops on Dec. 18, 2011: - Dec. 22, 2011: Attackers hit markets, cafes...
» AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT
13/08/15 11:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. At least 44 dead, hundreds injured as huge warehouse blasts strike Chinese port of Tianjin TIANJIN, China (AP) - Huge explosions in a warehouse district sent up m...
» Pro-ISIS group issues threat: 'Soon we'll behead US military in their homes'
13/08/15 11:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A pro-Islamic State hacking group sent a chilling warning to members of the U.S. military and government Wednesday, promising followers of the organization would ...
» Government Collects Record-High Taxes in First 10 Months of FY 2015
13/08/15 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The federal government collected a record amount of taxes in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2015, exceeding $2.6 trillion in revenue, according to the latest monthly Treasury De...
» Obama Admin Moves to Block Restitution for U.S. Terror Victims
13/08/15 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Obama administration has intervened in a landmark legal case brought by the American victims of Palestinian terrorists, urging the court to limit restitution for the victims out...
» Activists Blast Obama Admin’s Human Rights ‘Dialogues’ with China
13/08/15 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The U.S. State Department’s annual human rights dialogues with the Chinese government are not publicly promoted and are ineffective at improving conditions in the country, according...
» Girlfriend of Top De Blasio Aide Scores $150k City Job
13/08/15 11:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration created a new $150,000 job in City Hall and handed it to the girlfriend of one of his top aides without advertising the pos...
» Isis 'hacking division' releases details of 1,400 Americans and urges attacks
13/08/15 11:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from US national security | The Guardian. Spreadsheet lists names, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords of US military and government staff, but marines say information is out-of-date Australians on hit...
» PHOTO: Super Stallion In Paradise
13/08/15 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» LEADERSHIP: Russia Wants Its Secrets Back
13/08/15 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» ISRAEL: ISIL Demands To Be Heard
13/08/15 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Israel arms with iPads to face increasingly complex battlefield
13/08/15 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. During Israel's seven-week Gaza Strip war with Hamas last year, company commanders were just as likely to be holding an iPad as an M-16, as the mobile wireless device took on an unpreced...
» Why ISIS Trumps Freedom
13/08/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Young European Muslims join Islamic State to escape alienation and the unbearable weight of individual choice.
» Truck Bomb Kills Nearly 60 at Market in Baghdad
13/08/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the blast in the Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City, which came just after dawn as shoppers were stocking up for ...
» ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape
13/08/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool.
» J. Wallace LaPrade, New York F.B.I. Chief in ’70s, Dies at 89
13/08/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. LaPrade was fired as head of the New York bureau after being threatened with prosecution for refusing to cooperate with an investigation of illegal F.B.I. brea...
» News Roundup and Notes: August 13, 2015
13/08/15 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA   The US has co...
» Networks Ignore Obama's Broken Promises on Cybersecurity in 90 Percent of Stories - NewsBusters (blog)
13/08/15 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. NewsBusters (blog) Networks Ignore Obama's Broken Promises on Cybersecurity in 90 Percent of Stories NewsBusters (blog) “It is a very big deal from a national security perspec...
» Sweden conducts spy flights over Russia amidst heightened tensions
13/08/15 11:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. Swedish Air Force spy planes conducted reconnaissance flights over Russia on Wednesday —and there was nothing the Kremlin could do about it.
» Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma - Politico
13/08/15 11:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from house judiciary committee - Google News. Politico Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma Politico The 2016 Democratic front-runner on Monday told a federal judge that Abedin — long considered her boss's...
» Casualties in rare explosion in Latakia
13/08/15 11:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 12:18 PM (IDT) The Syrian news agency reports that “terrorists fired several rockets" into Latakia, Bashar Assad’s Allawite stronghold Thursday causing a n...
» US launches first air strike from Turkey over Syria
13/08/15 11:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. August 13, 2015, 12:19 PM (IDT) The first US F-16 fighter jets based in Turkey’s Incerlik air base Thursday struck Islamic State targets in Syria. No details were provided of the numb...
» Here Are 5 of China's Worst Industrial Disasters - TIME
13/08/15 11:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. TIME Here Are 5 of China's Worst Industrial Disasters TIME The Chinese port city of Tianjin was rocked by two massive blasts Wednesday night, killing at least 44 people, and in...
» US-China aviation talks hit stumbling block on airport access - Reuters
13/08/15 11:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Reuters US- China aviation talks hit stumbling block on airport access Reuters Although China is investing heavily in new airports, its major airports are operating at above or...
» Russia Adds Four Countries To Food Import Ban, Threatens Ukraine
13/08/15 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that four countries have been added to its import ban list for foreign food.
» Why The Taliban Criticized An IS Video As 'Horrific' And 'Un-Islamic'
13/08/15 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. When militants affiliated with the extremist group Islamic State (IS) issued a video showing prisoners being blown up with explosives, the Afghan Taliban condemned it as ...
» Baku Court Sentences Activist Couple To Tough Prison Terms
13/08/15 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Baku court has sentenced Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus to 8 1/2 years in prison and sentenced her severely ailing husband Arif to seven years.
» German Military Says Kurds In Iraq Hit By Apparent IS Chemical Attack
13/08/15 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. German military observers in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region say Islamic State fighters appear to have used chlorine gas shells to attack Kurdish forces.
» Iran's Zarif In Pakistan
13/08/15 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held talks in Pakistan, as part of a regional tour following Iran's nuclear deal with six world powers.
» Al Qaeda leader Zawahiri pledges allegiance to new Taliban chief
13/08/15 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri pledged the group's allegiance to the new head of the Afghan Taliban, in an audio statement posted online, showing the organization'...
» Islamic State, rival Islamists clash in Libya, 17 killed: residents
13/08/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed in heavy clashes between Islamic State fighters and a rival Islamist group in the Islamic State-held city of Sirte in central...
» Turkish coalition talks fail, snap election likely: officials
13/08/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Coalition talks between Turkey's ruling AK Party and the main opposition CHP ended in failure on Thursday, senior officials on both sides told Reuters, setting the s...
» Sinosphere Blog: Woman Dies After Stabbing Near Uniqlo in Beijing
13/08/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The police said they had arrested the assailant, whom they identified as a 25-year-old man with the surname Gao from the city of Tonghua in Jilin Province.
» Sweden Drops Some Sex Cases Against Assange
13/08/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Swedish prosecutors on Thursday dropped cases of lesser sexual misconduct against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange but said they still want to question him on accusations of rape made after...
» Clerk's office defies order; no same-sex marriage licenses
13/08/15 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10 a.m. EDT. MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A Kentucky clerk's office turned away two gay couples seeking marriage licenses on Thursday, defying a federal judge's order that dismissed her argume...
» Senator Seeks to Bar Chinese Bid for U.S. Chip Maker
13/08/15 08:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. China’s efforts to expand its reach into advanced semiconductors in the U.S. drew fire on Capitol Hill as Sen. Chuck Schumer called on officials to block Tsinghua Unigroup’s effort to ...
» Scores Killed in Baghdad Truck Bomb
13/08/15 08:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood, killing at least 62 people, police officials said.
» Sudan's Split With Iran Boosts Saudi Camp
13/08/15 08:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. For more than two decades, Sudan was the Iranian regime’s best friend in the Sunni Arab world, but the friendship has unraveled.
» Sweden Runs Out of Time on Assange Probe
13/08/15 08:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Swedish prosecutors have run out of time to pursue two of four probes into allegations of sexual assault against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
» Tensions with China loom larger as Obama prepares to welcome Xi Jinping
13/08/15 08:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. Finally, something Democrats and Republicans agree on in the 2016 election cycle: China's economic foul play.A day after Beij...
» North Korea is stepping uranium production — but for power or nukes?
13/08/15 08:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. TOKYO — North Korea has been stepping up its capacity to mine and mill uranium, new satellite imagery shows, raising fears th...
» Firm Agrees $6m Settlement Over Tuna Oven Death
13/08/15 08:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Jose Melena was cooked alive after a co-worker loaded six tons of canned tuna into an oven he had stepped inside.
» Deadly blasts rock Chinese port
13/08/15 08:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. At least 13 killed and hundreds injured in Tianjin as shipment of explosives erupts
» Heroin smugglers turn to drones
13/08/15 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Two men plead guilty to using unmanned aerial vehicle in attempt to transport almost 30lb of heroin from Mexico to USA
» Top general: US boots on the ground may be needed to defeat Isil
13/08/15 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Raymond Odierno, American army chief of staff, says proposal should be put to Barack Obama if progress is not made soon
» Tuna company ordered to pay $6m after employee cooked to death in oven
13/08/15 08:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Jose Melena died in 2012 when giant cooker was loaded with fish and turned on by workers who did not realise he had climbed inside to clean it
» British troops learn what it's like to face Russian forces as they train Ukrainians
13/08/15 08:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. British troops sent to train Ukrainian forces fighting battling Russian-backed separatists are also learning from their pupils
» Tianjin explosion: drone footage shows aftermath of blast site
13/08/15 08:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Chinese state broadcaster has released footage showing the warehouse where the explosive blasts came from
» Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of decades-old assaults
13/08/15 08:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Colleen Hughes and Linda Ridgeway Whitedeer say Cosby, 78, sexually assaulted them in the early 1970s, while Eden Tirl said he sexually harassed her on "The Cosby Show" set
» The moment Australian eagle punches a drone out of the sky – video
13/08/15 08:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. A wedge-tailed eagle, also known as an eaglehawk, takes down a drone as it is flown over grassland in Victoria, Australia. Melbourne Aerial Video, the company which captu...
» U.S. Says Iranian Military Figure’s Visit to Russia Violates U.N. Ban
13/08/15 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, the head of Iran’s paramilitary Quds force, has been subject to a travel ban since 2007. The visit may provide fuel to opponents of a nuclear agreement with Iran.
» World Briefing: Ukraine: Cease-Fire Is Imperiled as Fighting Erupts
13/08/15 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists on Wednesday accused each other of attempting to break a six-month-old peace agreement.
» In Crimea, a Disputed Beach Is a Symbol of Corruption
13/08/15 08:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Sunbathers at Gurovskiye Kamni beach on the Black Sea in Gurzuf, on the southern coast of Crimea. Access to the beach has become a matter of dispute, with the nearby Kremlin-backed children...
» Hong Kong Convicts 2 in 2014 Cleaver Attack on Journalist
13/08/15 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Kevin Lau Chun-to sustained severe cuts in the attack, which heightened concerns about threats to press freedom in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.
» Abadi Seeks To Seal Sweeping Reforms With Constitutional Change
13/08/15 08:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, after winning quick approval of his sweeping government reform legislation in Parliament, said he wants to correct what he called "m...
» Iran Deal Has Fallen Victim To Washington Politics, Expert Says
13/08/15 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Iran nuclear deal has fallen victim to a long-running political war between the White House and Republican-led Congress, a former top White House aide and nuclear exp...
» IS Blast Kills At Least 62 In Baghdad Shi'ite Neighborhood
13/08/15 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Iraqi officials say a massive truck bomb has ripped through a crowded Baghdad food market shortly after dawn, killing at least 62 people. 54 people.
» Moderate Syrian Opposition Leader Rejects Russian-Iranian Peace Plan
13/08/15 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The leader of a political coalition of moderate Syrian opposition forces has told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that a Russian-Iranian proposal to end Syria's fo...
» U.S. Protests Blacklisted Iranian General's Visit To Moscow
13/08/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United States says it will raise the issue at the United Nations of a recent visit to Moscow by a senior Iranian general who is targeted by a UN travel ban.
» Hard Times In Luhansk
13/08/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. For almost a year, areas of eastern Ukraine under the control of Russia-backed separatists have been cut off from the rest of the country. The economic price is enormous....
» U.S. begins air strikes against Islamic State from Turkish base
13/08/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States launched its first manned air strikes against Islamic State targets from the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Wednesday, the U.S. military said.
» Argentine front-runner Scioli would seek bond holdout deal: advisor
13/08/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's presidential front-runner wants to settle a financially hobbling suit with bondholders, woo new investors, cut inflation and could revise energy su...
» Knife attacker kills woman in prime Beijing shopping complex
13/08/15 08:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING (Reuters) - A lone attacker stabbed a French man and a Chinese woman in a popular Beijing shopping complex on Thursday, killing the woman, the city's public security department...
» Two found guilty of knife attack on Hong Kong editor
13/08/15 08:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. HONG KONG (Reuters) - Two men charged with attacking a former chief editor of a major Hong Kong newspaper with a meat cleaver last year were found guilty by a jury on Thursday.
» Turkey does not plan to send ground forces to Syria: foreign minister
13/08/15 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey does not expect to deploy ground forces in Syria to fight Islamic State, although that option should remain on the table, Foreign Minister Mevult Cavusoglu ...
» Islamic State says in broadcast that it killed Croatian hostage
13/08/15 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CAIRO (Reuters) - The militant group Islamic State said in an audio broadcast on Thursday that its Egyptian affiliate had killed a Croatian hostage, a day after a photograph of a behea...
» Kurdish militants attack Turkish security outposts, seven killed
13/08/15 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdish militants launched attacks on military outposts in eastern Turkey overnight and seven of their fighters were killed in ensuing clashes with secur...
» Swedish prosecutor drops three Assange cases, rape investigation continues
13/08/15 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors said on Thursday they had dropped investigations into allegations of sexual assault made in 2010 against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange beca...
» Russia adds four new countries to food import ban list
13/08/15 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has added Albania, Montenegro, Liechtenstein and Iceland to a list of countries from which it has banned most food imports in retaliation for Western sanction...
» Lawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement
13/08/15 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:38 a.m. EDT. WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by havi...
» The Latest: Tianjin explosions destroy vehicles, buildings
13/08/15 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:38 a.m. EDT. TIANJIN, China (AP) -- The latest on the explosions in China's port city of Tianjin (all times local):...
» Bills claim Enemkpali, day after he punched Jets QB Smith
13/08/15 08:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:38 a.m. EDT. PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) -- Rex Ryan won't excuse linebacker Ikemefuna Enemkpali for a sucker punch that broke quarterback Geno Smith's jaw in the New York Jets' locker room....
» US F-16 fighters fly first missions from Turkey
13/08/15 08:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:38 a.m. EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. on Wednesday launched its first airstrikes by Turkey-based F-16 fighter jets against Islamic State targets in Syria, marking a limited escalat...
» US culture already widespread in Cuba as ties resume
13/08/15 08:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 7:38 a.m. EDT. HAVANA (AP) -- Even Cubans who don't speak a word of English eat "un cake" on their birthdays....
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» 3,334,5453,334,5452015-08-12» 2015-08-12Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing U.S.: Washington
13/08/15 00:24 from Mike Nova - Google+
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» 2015-08-12Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing U.S.: Washington
12/08/15 20:19 from Mike Nova - Google+
2015-08-12 Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing U.S.: Washington (CNN)The outgoing Army chief of staff said Wednesday that Russia posed the "most dangerous" threat facing the United States today, thanks to its "sophi...
» What is Propaganda? CIA and Hollywood Are Offering Perfect Examples - Top Secret Writers
12/08/15 19:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Top Secret Writers What is Propaganda? CIA and Hollywood Are Offering Perfect Examples Top Secret Writers In its appraisal of how the CIA has “manufactured” history, the Institute for Hi...
» The Google Search That Made the CIA Spy on the US Senate - VICE News
12/08/15 19:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. VICE News The Google Search That Made the CIA Spy on the US Senate VICE News On July 28, 2014, the CIA director wrote a letter to senators Dianne Feinstein and Saxby Chambliss — the chai...
» China Makes Inroads Into Strategically Located North Caucasus Republic
12/08/15 19:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. On July 27, Ingushetia’s governor, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, met members of two Chinese delegations in the republic’s capital, Magas. Chinese investors have repo...
» Debates on Finlandization for Ukraine
12/08/15 19:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. The issue of Ukraine’s prospective future membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) surfaced again recently with the publication of the l...
» Increased NATO, Russian Military Drills Raising Tensions
12/08/15 19:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The increase in the scale and number of military exercises by Russian and NATO is making armed conflict in Europe more likely, a think tank has warned.
» NORAD Commander: Our Missile Defense Strategy Won’t Work
12/08/15 19:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Despite spending billions on a state-of-the-art missile defense system, North American Aerospace Defense commanders have admitted that it would be largely ineffective in preventing an i...
» New home-developed UAV, weaponry to be shown at defense exhibit
12/08/15 19:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The military will showcase an array of locally developed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and various kinds of weaponry, including missile and rocket systems.
» Fight Against PKK Boosts Turkey Coalition-building
12/08/15 19:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. News that the leaders of Turkey's two largest political parties will meet again to discuss forming a governing coalition caught many observers by surprise, given the widely held view th...
» Why Chechen Militants In Syria Are Showing Off Weapons Meant For Moderate Rebels
12/08/15 19:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. On August 11, a Chechen-led militant group in Syria posted a photograph of one of its fighters with a Chinese-made large-caliber sniper rifle.
» Kursk Anniversary: Submarine Disaster Was Putin's 'First Lie'
12/08/15 19:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Fifteen years after the dramatic sinking of the Kursk nuclear submarine with the loss 118 lives in August 2000, lawyer Boris Kuznetsov sees the tragedy as a turning point for modern Rus...
» Amid Crackdown, Putin Reportedly Plans Human Rights Award
12/08/15 19:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Rights groups in Russia have been ensnared in a far-reaching government clampdown since Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency in 2012.
» Autopsy Confirms Bear Killed 63-Year-Old Yellowstone Hiker
12/08/15 19:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Autopsy confirms bear killed 63-year-old male hiker in Yellowstone National Park
» Turkish planes not involved in first U.S. air strikes from Incirlik: security sources
12/08/15 19:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish fighter jets were not involved in manned U.S. air strikes against Islamic State targets, flown for the first time from Turkey's Incirlik airbase on Wednesday...
» Jimmy Carter Says He Has Cancer, Revealed by Recent Surgery
12/08/15 19:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Former US President Jimmy Carter says he had cancer, revealed by recent liver surgery
» Ukraine Reports Intense Battles Near Mariupol
12/08/15 19:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine has reported intense battles with pro-Russian separatists near the government-held coastal city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov.
» Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing U.S.
12/08/15 19:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Washington (CNN) The outgoing Army chief of staff said Wednesday that Russia posed the "most dangerous" threat facing the United States today, thanks to its "sophisticated" operations in Ukraine. Gen. Raymond...
» Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing US - CNN International
12/08/15 19:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN International Top Army leader: Russia is "most dangerous" threat facing US CNN International Washington (CNN) The outgoing Army chief of staff said Wednesday that R...
» Former President Carter Says He Has Cancer
12/08/15 19:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Former President Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday that he has cancer, discovered during recent liver surgery. Carter, 90, announced the diagnosis in a short statement. He did not specify ...
» Bumble Bee to Pay $6 Million Over Employee Cooked in Tuna Oven - NBCNews.com
12/08/15 19:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Bumble Bee to Pay $6 Million Over Employee Cooked in Tuna Oven NBCNews.com Bumble Bee Foods will pay $6 million in the 2012 death of an employee who was cooked in an ...
» Frustration Lies Behind 'Black Lives Matter'
12/08/15 19:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Increasingly, when there are protests against U.S. racial injustice, like in Ferguson, Missouri, and at political rallies like the one for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders...
» Mexico Seeks Arrest of 22 in 2009 Fire That Killed 49
12/08/15 19:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Mexican prosecutors seek arrest of 22 in 2009 fire at day care center that killed 49 children
» Some U.S. troops may be needed on ground in Iraq: retiring Army chief
12/08/15 19:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fight against Islamic State rebels is at a stalemate and if the U.S. military does not see progress in the coming months it should consider putting support t...
» 1 Inmate Killed in Northern California Prison Riot
12/08/15 19:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. 1 inmate killed, 5 taken to hospital following riot at Northern California prison
» 1 Inmate Killed in Northern California Prison Riot - ABC News
12/08/15 19:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Daily News 1 Inmate Killed in Northern California Prison Riot ABC News One inmate was killed and five others were taken to an outside hospital to be treated for stab wou...
» Jimmy Carter says he has cancer
12/08/15 19:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. The former president had surgery earlier this month to remove a small mass in his liver
» 3,330,1413,330,1412015-08-12» Obama's Iran nuclear deal a tough sell to American public, polls
12/08/15 16:07 from Mike Nova - Google+
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» AP Top News at 1:08 p.m. EDT
12/08/15 15:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheUnion local.com | TheUnion.com. AP Top News at 1:08 p.m. EDT IS affiliate in Egypt releases image of slain Croat captive CAIRO (AP) - Islamic State sympathizers circulated an image Wednesday that appear...
» Cuban Dissidents Not Invited to U.S. Embassy Flag Raising
12/08/15 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. (WASHINGTON) — The Obama administration doesn’t plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry’s historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, viv...
» Romantic Octopus 'Kisses' Mate During Sex
12/08/15 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Experts say they have "never seen anything like" the newly-discovered species, which also gives its prey a tap on the shoulder.
» Report: America's uninsured rate falls below 10%
12/08/15 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. A CDC survey finds that nine out of 10 Americans now have health insurance
» Vladimir Putin, past and present
12/08/15 15:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Opinions: Washington Post Opinion, Editorial, Op Ed, Politics Editorials - The Washington Post. Jim Hoagland’s Aug. 9 Sunday Opinion commentary , “Vladimir Putin, failed spy,” provid...
» Chinese spies targeting personal emails of top Obama admin officials: NSA leak
12/08/15 15:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The personal email accounts of several high-ranking White House officials have been directly targeted by Chinese cyberspies — and some are still actively un...
» Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast
12/08/15 15:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SAN DIEGO (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over the past 10 months than in the previous three years combined ...
» Obama's Syria 'safe zone' plan lacks moderate rebels needed to carry it out
12/08/15 15:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The Obama administration's move to partner with Turkey to carve out a "safe zone" in northern Syria is drawing increasing criticism from national security insider...
» Chuck Schumer's opposition to Obama's Iran nuclear deal divides Democrats
12/08/15 15:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. As a strategist who has delighted in trying to divide the Republican Party, Sen. Charles E. Schumer now finds himself a divisive figure in the Democratic Party ov...
» San Jose City Council to vote on use of police drone
12/08/15 15:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Police Department may soon be one step closer to being able to use a drone as part of a one-year pilot program. KNTV-TV repor...
» Pentagon network back online after cyberattack
12/08/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The Pentagon says that a Joint Chiefs of Staff computer network taken offline last week after it was discovered to have been infiltrated by hackers is once again ...
» Judge: Jeh Johnson excused, but DHS must still answer for amnesty errors
12/08/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson won't be hauled into federal court to explain his department's botched execution of President Obama's deportation amnesty ...
» Yemen officials: 5 al-Qaida militants killed in drone attack
12/08/15 15:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Military and security officials in Yemen say a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed five suspected al-Qaida militants traveling in a vehicle...
» US Army helicopter crashes in southern Japan; 7 injured
12/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. TOKYO (AP) - A U.S. Army helicopter crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa on Wednesday, injuring seven people aboard the aircraft, officials said. T...
» Russia and NATO 'actively preparing for war': report
12/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Tensions between Russia and NATO are at their highest since the end of the Cold War and the two may be ramping up for armed conflict with one another, a new repor...
» Tomislav Salopek, Croatian hostage, reportedly beheaded by Islamic State
12/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. CAIRO (AP) — An online image circulated Wednesday purported to show the beheading of a Croatian hostage held by the Islamic State group's Egyptian affiliate...
» San Francisco Bay Area city approves use of police drone
12/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Police Department is one step closer to using a drone for hostage or search-and-rescue incidents. KNTV reports (http://bit.ly...
» Report: John Brennan drafted apology to senators for CIA hacking - Politico
12/08/15 15:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Politico Report: John Brennan drafted apology to senators for CIA hacking Politico Last July, CIA Director John Brennan nearly apologized to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dian...
» Syrian Rebels Shell Capital City Hours Before Iranian Foreign Minister’s Visit
12/08/15 15:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Syrian rebels shelled the country’s capital city, killing at least one person, just hours before the arrival of Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif in the war-torn nation, accordin...
» Hezbollah
12/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting. Title:                      Hezbollah Author:                 Matthew Levitt Levitt, Matthew (2013). Hezbollah : The Global Footprint of Lebanon’s Party of God . Washin...
» Report: 35,000 veterans have had care delayed by VA computer system
12/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. More than 35,000 combat veterans have had their health care delayed by a Department of Veterans Affairs computer program that automatically put them in limbo — many for years. Yet t...
» Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds Who Are Fighting ISIS?
12/08/15 15:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Turkey ↔ U.S. The United States has sought Turkey’s help in the fight against ISIS since last year. Turkey, which has been a NATO member since 1952 and is considered by American officials to be cr...
» New Diplomacy Seen on U.S.-Russian Efforts to End Syrian Civil War
12/08/15 15:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BEIRUT, Lebanon — With President Bashar al-Assad of Syria facing battlefield setbacks, diplomats from Russia , the United States and several Middle Eastern powers are engaged in a burst of diplomatic ac...
» Clinton Foundation Quietly Revises Mexican Billionaire’s Donation
12/08/15 15:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Hillary Clinton’s family foundation quietly updated its list of donors last week, significantly reducing the amount that it says has been given by a Mexican telecom tycoon whose com...
» U.S. Jets Meet Limit as Iraqi Ground Fight Against ISIS Plods On
12/08/15 15:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > United States Defense and Military Forces. No matter how advanced, American aircraft can go only as fast as their less experienced, much slower partners on the ground: the Iraqi security forces.
» Obama's Iran nuclear deal a tough sell to American public, polls show
12/08/15 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. President Obama has railed against congressional Republicans for opposing his administration's nuclear deal with Iran to score partisan points, but the president ...
» US officials say they can tell if Iran is cheating on deal
12/08/15 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - Despite a track record of misjudgments about weapons of mass destruction, U.S. intelligence officials say they are confident they can verify Ira...
» Britain's Hammond in China for security, climate talks
12/08/15 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BEIJING (AP) - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Wednesday that an international agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program could give impetus to effor...
» Schumer Explains Opposition to Iran Nuclear Deal: Inspections Regime Has ‘Lots of Holes in It’
12/08/15 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) further explained his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal that he announced last week , saying Monday that the inspections regime being trumpeted by th...
» White House Blocks Pentagon Report on Russian Treaty Breach
12/08/15 14:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The White House is blocking the release of a Pentagon risk assessment of Russia’s violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty, according to a senior House leader....
» Kerry Admits Iran Can Flout Weapons Embargo Without Violating Nuclear Deal
12/08/15 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Secretary of State John Kerry admitted Tuesday that Iran can purchase conventional weapons in violation of a current U.N. embargo without triggering snapback sanctions under the nuc...
» Iran, Russia Hold Wargames
12/08/15 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Iranian and Russian naval forces on Tuesday staged a series of war drills in the waters near northern Iran, in another joint show of force meant to display the two nations’ control ...
» Valerie Jarrett Saved $200K On Real Estate Deal Using Tax Loophole She Opposes
12/08/15 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Valerie Jarrett, a top adviser to President Obama, purportedly saved $200,000 on a Chicago real estate deal by taking advantage of a tax loophole she openly opposes and actively wor...
» Russian Air Force to Purchase 48 New Combat Jets
12/08/15 14:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Russian Defense Ministry and the United Aircraft Corporation will sign a contract at the end of August for the purchase of 48 Su-35 aircraft, to be supplied until the year 2020....
» Hairsplitting: McClatchy Reporter Says Hillary Clinton’s Conduct, But Not Hillary Herself, Is Under Investigation
12/08/15 14:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. McClatchy White House reporter Anita Kumar engaged in a humorous bit of hairsplitting Wednesday on behalf of Hillary Clinton, telling MSNBC’s Morning Joe “there are several investig...
» McConnell, Vitter PACs Among Victims of Over $1 Million in Theft
12/08/15 14:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A former vendor for multiple PACs, campaigns, and nonprofit organizations has pleaded guilty to steering more than $1 million away from political entities and using the funds for pu...
» The Rosenbergs and Espionage Denial
12/08/15 14:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The XX Committee. More than six decades after they were executed for spying on behalf of the Soviet Union, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg continue to inspire polemics. Their case had ample drama, embellished b...
» The Decline and Fall of the German General Staff in World War II Book Reviews
12/08/15 14:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Shattered Genius: The Decline and Fall of the German General Staff in World War II , by David Stone Philadelphia: Casemate, 2012. Pp. 424. Illus., maps, glossary, appends., notes, biblio., index. $34.95. ISBN...
» Cheap Chinese Rockets Invade South America
12/08/15 14:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. August 11, 2015:  Peru recently ordered 27 Chinese Type 90 MLRS vehicles for about $1.46 million each. This vehicle uses the 1960s era Russian 122mm BM-21 rocket. Introduced in 1992,...
» States compete to attract military retirees
12/08/15 14:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Maryland and Connecticut are part of a growing competition among states wanting to attract and keep military retirees, who are some of the best-educated, best-trained and youngest retire...
» House veterans chairman: VA should fire bad workers faster
12/08/15 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to...
» US Army Forces Command gets new leader
12/08/15 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The largest command in the U.S. military has a new leader.
» Downside to a borderless Europe: Migrants
12/08/15 14:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Individual states, not the EU, police the common border and also process migrants who enter illegally or who seek asylum.