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» Today's Headlines and Commentary
11/09/15 15:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. Today marks the 14th anniversary of   9/11 , and before we dive into the latest news, we pause to remember those lost fourteen years ago, and to say thank you  tha...
» Saudi Arabia: 87 dead in crane collapse at Mecca mosque
11/09/15 15:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Saudi Arabia's civil defense authority has raised the death toll from the collapse of a construction crane at Mecca's Grand Mosque, saying at least 87 people have been killed.
» New commander takes over US submarine force
11/09/15 15:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - The Navy's submarine force has a new commanding officer. Vice Adm. Joseph E. Tofalo relieved Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor of command Friday dur...
» Russia calls on other nations to help arm Syrian government
11/09/15 15:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday called on world powers to help arm the Syrian army, describing it as the most efficient force against the Islamic State group.
» The Jerusalem Post
11/09/15 15:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Security source: Moscow setting up air strike capabilities; Iran sent IRGC ground force; ISIS is threatening to take Damascus. An Iranian Islamic Republican Guards Corp force, comprised of hundreds of soldier...
» With Congress Virtually Out Of The Picture, What's Next For The Iran Deal? - NPR
11/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NPR With Congress Virtually Out Of The Picture, What's Next For The Iran Deal? NPR With Senate Democrats successfully blocking a vote this week to rebuff the Iran nuclear deal, t...
» Tokyo braces for gang war after biggest yakuza syndicate splinters
11/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Finding a mob hangout in Tokyo requires little more than a telephone book. The city’s richest crime group has an office tucked off the back streets of the Ginza shopping district. A brass...
» These 5 Facts Explain Europe’s Confused Reaction to the Migrants
11/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. People show their true colors in times of crisis; the same is true for countries. The E.U. is made up of many countries that come in many colors. These 5 facts explain Europe’s schizophrenic re...
» The Flight 93 National Memorial | The New York Times
11/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TheNewYorkTimes's YouTube Videos. From: TheNewYorkTimes Duration: 02:10 The completion of the Flight 93 National Memorial has taken 14 years. The brand new visitor center opens to the public on Septemb...
» Russia calls for US military co-operation in Syria
11/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. West suspicious of motives for bolstered Moscow presence
» 9/11 memorials held across US – video
11/09/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. An American flag was unfurled at the Pentagon at dawn on Friday, as commemorations marking the 14th anniversary of the September 11 attacks got under way. In Washington, ...
» Washington's DC's Union Station evacuated after reports of a shooting
11/09/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Washington DC’s Union Station was evacuated on Friday after reports of a shooting.
» Saudi Arabia Says Crane Collapse at Mecca Kills at Least 65
11/09/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. (RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — At least 65 people were killed and scores were wounded Friday when a crane collapsed in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s civil defense authori...
» Saudi Arabia: 65 dead in crane collapse at Mecca mosque
11/09/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 2:23 p.m. EDT. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- At least 65 people were killed and scores were wounded Friday when a crane collapsed in the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia's civil defen...
» Crane Collapse Kills 65 At Grand Mosque In Mecca
11/09/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. At least 65 people have died after a crane collapsed at Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi civil defence is saying.
» RAF jets have intercepted two Russian 'Blackjack' aircraft over the North Sea
11/09/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Royal Air Force jets have intercepted two Russian aircraft flying over the North Sea, the Ministry of Defence has said.
» Jeremy Corbyn, Unlikely Front-Runner for Labour Leader, Poised to Win Party Vote
11/09/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Jeremy Corbyn with supporters on Thursday in London. Mr. Corbyn has emerged as the leading candidate to lead the Labour Party in the wake of the party’s defeat in the general election in May.
» Drones used to protect sea turtles
11/09/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:38 Mexico deploys drones on southwestern beaches to protect against a reported surge in poaching of Olive Ridley turtle eggs. Report by Cara Legg.
» Turkey to lift Cizre curfew
11/09/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The Turkish authorities are to lift a curfew imposed on south-eastern Cizre, where the army has been battling Kurdish militants.
» White House Seeks November Meeting Between Obama, Netanyahu
11/09/15 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. White House aiming to arrange post-Iran deal meeting between Obama, Netanyahu in November
» What Obama Is Doing Now to Improve US-Cuba Relations
11/09/15 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. President Obama has reauthorized Cuba's listing on the Trading with the Enemy Act, a move that allows him to continue to use executive authority to improve ties.
» Crane collapses through Mecca's Grand Mosque leaving 65 pilgrims dead
11/09/15 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The incident in Saudi Arabia occurred as hundreds of thousands of Muslims gather from all over the world for the annual hajj pilgrimage set to begin later this month.
» Deadly crane collapse at Saudi Arabia's Grand Mosque
11/09/15 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Crane collapses as worshippers gather in Islam's holiest site for annual pilgrimage
» US sources: Russian anti-air SA-22 on way to Syria
11/09/15 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 11, 2015, 9:31 PM (IDT) American security forces reported Friday that Russian SA-22 Pantsir-S1 anti-air missiles are on their way to Syria, for deployment at the Russian bases goi...
» How ISIS Territory Has Changed Since the US Bombing Campaign Began
11/09/15 14:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. In an address to the nation this time last year, President Barack Obama  outlined  a plan to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS . It was the eve of the 1...
» The 10 things you need to know about cyberconflict
11/09/15 14:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Brandon Valeriano and Ryan C. Maness September 11 at 10:00 AM The cyber domain may offer a new direction in how nations threaten and act against one another.  This threat’s  ...
» NATO’s intel shortage; Russia tries playing nice over Syria; NIBMY over Gitmo; the 500; And a bit more.
11/09/15 14:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. Editor’s note: Today, we remember. To all of our readers in the national security profession, we remember where we were on September 11, 2001, and what led us to our callin...
» Lawmakers Welcome Whistleblowers As Pentagon Probes Cooked Intel
11/09/15 14:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Amid claims senior military officials altered reports to downplay the strength of Islamic State and al-Qaida's branch in Syria, the House Intelligence Committee's top lawmakers say the...
» Building accident kills at least 65 people in Mecca
11/09/15 14:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 11, 2015, 9:18 PM (IDT) A large construction crane crashed into the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia’s holy city of Mecca on Friday, and the authorities there said at least 65 p...
» Jury Convicts Houston Psychiatrist in $158 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme
11/09/15 14:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Current. — Houston
» House GOP rejects Iran deal, votes to extend sanctions
11/09/15 14:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The House voted Friday to extend American sanctions on Iran until January and went on record rejecting the deal President Obama and other international leaders re...
» Benjamin Netanyahu to visit White House in November
11/09/15 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the chief critic of President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, will visit the White House in November, administration of...
» Pentagon: No contact with Russian forces in Syria
11/09/15 14:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The Pentagon said Friday that it has had “no military to military contact” with Russia as Russian aircraft and ground forces amass a campaign in Syria to support President Bashar As...
» Europe's Migrant Crisis - September 11, 2015
11/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In pictures: A Look at Europe migrant crisis
» Kabardino-Balkaria Republic Balks At Accepting More Ethnic Kin From Syria
11/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's Presidential Council for the Development of Civil Society has just drafted an appeal to President Vladimir Putin to accept Circassian refugees from Syria and set...
» Muscovites Voice Support For Military Involvement In Syria
11/09/15 13:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Some in Moscow say they have no problem with Russian military involvement in Syria. RFE/RL's Current Time program asked to a number of people in the Russian capital on Se...
» Azerbaijan cancels EU delegation visit after criticism of rights record
11/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan canceled a European Commission delegation visit on Friday and said it might review relations with the EU after the bloc's parliament called on it to free an...
» AP PHOTOS: By Rail, by Bus, on Foot, Refugees Keep Coming
11/09/15 13:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. AP PHOTOS: Trailing across Europe, desperate Syrian refugees and others keep on coming
» AP NewsAlert
11/09/15 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Camp Pendleton: 6 Marines in critical condition after accident that killed 1, injured 18
» Italy's Berlusconi rubs shoulders with Putin in Crimea
11/09/15 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. YALTA, Crimea (Reuters) - Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi became the most prominent Western politician to visit Russian-annexed Crimea when he strolled beside the Black...
» Israeli mini-scanner tells what's in food, drink or pills
11/09/15 13:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:56 An Israeli start-up has launched a pocket device which analyses instantly the composition of food, drink, medication or other objects.
» Claims of Force Dog Officer in Ex-Tennis Pro's NYC Arrest
11/09/15 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Records show officer in ex-tennis pro's NYC arrest has history of excessive force allegations
» House of Lords were dismissed by Stalin's man Ivan Maisky in London as 'historically blind'
11/09/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Soviet diplomat Ivan Maisky (pictured) served in London between 1932 and 1943 and enjoyed close relationships with some of the most influential figures in public life.
» This Is What Europe’s Last Major Refugee Crisis Looked Like
11/09/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. As the current migrant crisis in Europe continues, one particular fact gets repeated over and over : this is the worst such disaster since World War II. That conflict sent millions of Europeans fleei...
» Azerbaijan Cancels EU Delegation's Visit After Criticism Of Its Rights Record
11/09/15 13:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Azerbaijan has cancelled a visit by a European Commission delegation and threatened to "review" its relation with the EU after a European Parliament's resolution urged Ba...
» Killed because he was a policeman: Widow says off-duty officer was targeted for his job as pair who killed him with 'piledriver' punch are jailed
11/09/15 13:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Sarah Doyle had been married to Pc Neil Doyle, 36, for less than six months when he was fatally struck whilst celebrating his Christmas party in Liverpool.
» Casualties as Mecca crane collapses
11/09/15 13:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Several casualties reported as crane collapses on the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabian city of Mecca
» Britain scrambles fighter jets to escort Russian bombers
11/09/15 13:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has scrambled Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets to intercept two Russian bombers flying near UK airspace, the Ministry of Defense said.
» Clinton struggles as rivals gain ground
11/09/15 13:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Email scandal hangs over Democratic frontrunner as Sanders and Biden rise in the polls
» At least 52 dead in crane accident in Mecca's Grand Mosque: Saudi civil defense
11/09/15 13:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 52 people were killed when a crane crashed in Mecca's Grand Mosque on Friday, Saudi Arabia's Civil Defense authority said on its Twitter account.
» Challenging Clinton, Sanders Seeks Black Support in South
11/09/15 13:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Popular with whites, Sanders seeks black support: When they know me, 'they will respond'
» 'Blind Spots and Inefficiencies': The CIA Before and After 9/11
11/09/15 13:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VICE News. On a Friday night last June, the CIA quietly released an internal accountability report focusing on the lead-up to the September 11 terrorist attacks. The declassified report was not new. T...
» 'Blind Spots and Inefficiencies': The CIA Before and After 9/11 - VICE News
11/09/15 13:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. VICE News 'Blind Spots and Inefficiencies': The CIA Before and After 9/11 VICE News On a Friday night last June, the CIA quietly released an internal accountability report focusing on th...
» 2015-09-119/11 Revisited: Declassified FBI Files Reveal New Details About ... by 
11/09/15 12:57 from Mike Nova - Google+
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» 9/11 Revisited: Declassified FBI Files Reveal New Details About ...
11/09/15 12:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google Blog Search. John Massaria asked for the data on the hardrives but instead, was given the following FBI Report –doc-1 (141 pages), Police Report (4 pages), and FOIA-2 – FOIA-6. Spe...
» News Roundup and Notes: September 11, 2015 - Just Security
11/09/15 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. News Roundup and Notes: September 11, 2015 Just Security FBI Director James B . Comey asserted that major Internet companies maintain a key to unlock encrypted communications ...
» Declassified: the CIA Helped Produce the Film Zero Dark Thirty | The ...
11/09/15 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. The report also shows the CIA provided classified information to the filmmakers. Over one hundred pages of documents reveal a symbiotic relationship between the high-powered film ...
» Obama to talk with troops worldwide today
11/09/15 12:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. President Barack Obama will travel to Fort Meade, Md., on Friday for his first “Worldwide Troop Talk,” to be broadcast live from the Army installation beginning at 3 p.m. EDT. To as...
» FBI, intel chiefs decry “deep cynicism” over cyber spying programs - Ars Technica
11/09/15 12:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Ars Technica FBI , intel chiefs decry “deep cynicism” over cyber spying programs Ars Technica The directors of the FBI , CIA, NSA, NGO, DIA, and NRO stand for a group picture with Fox Ne...
» Russia calls on world to back Syrian military
11/09/15 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Despite pushback from Washington and NATO over the Russia's widening military buildup in Syria, Moscow is now calling on world powers to help arm government force...
» Why Russia is in Syria
11/09/15 12:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. This expanded military presence may signal Moscow's intent to play a more direct role in the Syrian endgame — or at the very least help the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad p...
» Moment of silence marks 14th anniversary of 9/11
11/09/15 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Hundreds of victims' relatives gather to remember when hijacked planes hit WTC, World Trade Center, Pentagon, Pa. field
» At ground zero, Sept. 11 anniversary is now both private and public occasion - The Globe and Mail
11/09/15 12:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Globe and Mail At ground zero, Sept. 11 anniversary is now both private and public occasion The Globe and Mail After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept...
» Thousands of new migrants land on Greece's Lesbos
11/09/15 12:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 01:09 Some 22,500 refugees and migrants arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos have been registered by officials since Monday evening, police told AFP late Thu...
» Syrians in Lebanon dream of future in Germany
11/09/15 12:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:56 When rumours spread through Lebanon this week that a massive boat was coming to bring Syrian refugees to Germany, huge crowds rushed to Berlin's embassy ...
» On The Scene: Izmir, Turkey
11/09/15 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 00:40 VOA's Heather Murdock reports from Izmir, Turkey on migrants who risk their lives on boats to seek a better life in Europe. Originally publishe...
» Turkey 'must ensure access' to Cizre
11/09/15 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Turkey should grant independent observers immediate access to the besieged city of Cizre, the Council of Europe says.
» Are the Russian troops reportedly being sent to Syria from the same brigade ... - National Post
11/09/15 12:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. National Post Are the Russian troops reportedly being sent to Syria from the same brigade ... National Post Some of the Russian troops reportedly being sent to Syria are from the...
» VENICE WATCH: Laurie Anderson Dwells on Death in Venice
11/09/15 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. VENICE WATCH: Laurie Anderson dwells on death; 'Behemoth' shows China's pollution nightmare
» Hillary Clinton's national lead is now smaller than Donald Trump's - Washington Post
11/09/15 12:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Washington Post Hillary Clinton's national lead is now smaller than Donald Trump's Washington Post This continues to be one of the more unexpected charts of the 2016 primary, so far. I...
» Central European Nations Reject Proposed Refugee Quota
11/09/15 12:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. (VIENNA) — Desperate to head west even after Austria cut the number of border trains, a trickle of migrants marching toward Vienna swelled into a torrent Friday as thousands made their way towa...
» Ukraine Says Sealing Border With Russia Condition for Peace
11/09/15 12:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Ukrainian president urges Russian withdrawal from eastern Ukraine, sealing of border
» Sweden summons Russia ambassador
11/09/15 12:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Sweden summons the Russian envoy to Stockholm after a spokeswoman in Moscow warns of "consequences" should Sweden join Nato.
» US Marks 14th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks
11/09/15 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States is marking the 14th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on Friday with a series of observances to remember that horrifying day.
» Sweden calls in Russian envoy over 'threats' about NATO entry
11/09/15 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has called in Russia's ambassador to explain comments by a foreign ministry spokeswoman who said any Swedish decision to join NATO would have "consequences...
» Russia's Putin to offer help to crisis-hit Tajikistan on visit next week: Kremlin
11/09/15 12:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tajikistan next week where he will discuss what Moscow can do to help the Central Asian nation handle a recent bout of vi...
» U.S. drone strike kills 15 Pakistani Taliban in Afghanistan
11/09/15 12:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike killed at least 15 Pakistani militants in Afghanistan's Gomal district on Wednesday, intelligence officials said on Friday, p...
» Russia tells Washington: talk to us over Syria or risk 'unintended incidents'
11/09/15 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . MOSCOW Russia called on Friday for Washington to restart direct military-to-military cooperation to avert "unintended incidents" near Syria, at a time when U.S. officials say Moscow is building up forces to p...
» The Russia I Miss - The New York Times
11/09/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . St. Petersburg, Russia — People who came of age after the end of the Cold War may not realize how powerfully Russia influenced Western culture for 150 years. For more than a century, intellectuals, writ...
» Since September 11, Threat of Terrorism Has Morphed
11/09/15 10:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . LONDON — On this day 14 years ago, Sept. 11, 2001, I was newly arrived in Berlin as bureau chief and doing an interview in a cafe. The normally unflappable bureau manager, Victor Homola, telephoned and ...
» America marks 14th anniversary of September 11, 2001 attacks
11/09/15 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Now Playing Flashback 9/11: As It Happened In somber remembrances from New York City to Shanksville, Pa., from the White House to cities around the nation, America paused once again Friday to mark the 14th an...
» News Roundup and Notes: September 11, 2015
11/09/15 08:52 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. IRAN Senate Democrats blocked ...
» Don't mess with the Met! The terrifying machine-gun toting anti-terror police who are guarding Israeli PM Netanyahu on his visit to London
11/09/15 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Anti-terror police, pictured, guarded Benjamin Netanyahu as he visited Downing Street to discuss working together to defeat terror threats in the Middle East in London today.
» Fighters in Yemen Agree to Talks With U.N. Mediator
11/09/15 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The warring parties agreed to abide by a resolution calling on Houthi rebels to pull out of major cities, but the U.N. did not mention any halt in fighting.
» Bear shot by nine year old boy at birthday party
11/09/15 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Armed with a high powered rifle, Reed Sutley, celebrates his birthday by killing a bear
» EU, Cuba enter difficult phase of bilateral talks, focus on political pact
11/09/15 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. HAVANA (Reuters) - The European Union and Cuba entered the most difficult phase of their bilateral talks on Thursday when they started to discuss a new political agreement to replace a...
» World Briefing: Peru: Former Dictator Is to Be Tried in 1978 Abductions of His Opponents
11/09/15 08:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Francisco Morales Bermúdez is suspected of having 13 opponents flown to Argentina on a military plane. They were later deported to Mexico and Europe.
» Hitler was high on heroin and his troops carried out the Blitzkreig on METH: New book reveals the extent to which the Nazis pursued their evil dream on narcotics
11/09/15 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. A stunning new book in Germany details how a 'Breaking-Bad' Adolf Hitler was zonked out of his head on heroin-type drug while his Blitzkrieg troops fought the war on a narcotic called P...
» Russia Backs Off Move To Include Iraq In UN Probe Of Gas Attacks
11/09/15 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia has abandoned a move by its United Nations ambassador to expand a probe of chemical weapons use by groups fighting in Syria to include Iraq.
» UN Approves Debt Restructuring Measure Helpful To Ukraine
11/09/15 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United Nations voted overwhelmingly September 10 for a new global framework for sovereign debt restructuring aimed at avoiding cases like Argentina's grinding legal b...
» Marine Killed, 18 Injured in Rollover at California Base - ABC News
11/09/15 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Marine Killed, 18 Injured in Rollover at California Base ABC News One Marine was 1 Marine killed, 18 injured in rollover at California base Fox News CAMP PENDLETON, Cal...
» U.S., Israel weeks away from co-production deal for missile shield
11/09/15 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Israel are weeks away from reaching a draft agreement on a co-production of Israel's air defense system called David's Sling that the two c...
» Siri interrupts White House press briefing
11/09/15 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Automated iPhone voice assistant tries to answer question about President Obama's problems selling Iran nuclear deal to congress
» Yonhap: SKorean man gets 12-years for slashing US ambassador
11/09/15 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:28 a.m. EDT. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Yonhap news agency says that a Seoul court has given a 12-year prison term to a South Korean man who slashed and seriously injured the U.S. amb...
» Alexander Fishenko admits acting as a Russian agent to steal US military tech
11/09/15 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. US businessman Alexander Fishenko, 49, from Texas (pictured), led a conspiracy to obtain microelectronics and export the goods to Russia, prosecutors said.
» Al Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri slams ISIS and al-Baghdadi as illegitimate
11/09/15 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The Egyptian doctor (left), who replaced Osama Bin Laden, accused the militants of sedition and insisted their most senior figure does not deserve to be 'calpih' - or ruler.
» UN to hold inquiry on Syria chemical attacks after Russia lifts objections, say diplomats
11/09/15 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Security Council unanimously adopted resolution in August approving a joint investigation with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Russia has lifted its o...
» Turkey's crackdown against Kurdish militants raises tension - CNN International
11/09/15 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Turkey's crackdown against Kurdish militants raises tension CNN International (CNN) As the military crackdown on Kurdish militants in a southern Turkish town continues, a Kurdish group...
» Ilya Yashin: the Kremlin opponent seeking a foothold in a small town
11/09/15 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. The Democratic Coalition party has been permitted to campaign for Russia’s regional elections in sleepy Kostroma - but even here, hecklers have found them Ilya Yashin is a for...
» At ground zero, 9/11 anniversary now both public and private
11/09/15 08:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 8:28 a.m. EDT. NEW YORK (AP) -- After years as a private commemoration, the anniversary of Sept. 11 at ground zero now also has become an occasion for public reflection on the site of t...
» 14 years after 9/11, lower Manhattan is rising as WTC work nears its end - USA TODAY
11/09/15 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY 14 years after 9/11, lower Manhattan is rising as WTC work nears its end USA TODAY Fourteen Septembers after terrorists destroyed the nation's greatest office complex a...
» US Marks 14th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks
11/09/15 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States Friday marks the 14th anniversary of the September 11 11th terrorist attacks on Friday. the United States. Observances are planned across the country in remembrance of t...
» Exclusive - U.S. to China: Take back your undocumented immigrants
11/09/15 08:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - In early June, in cities across America, U.S. immigration agents arrested more than two dozen Chinese nationals with unfulfilled deportation orders, ...
» Face the facts, Labour: you’ll need help to oust the Tories | Martin Kettle
11/09/15 08:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Whoever wins the leadership contest must rethink the assumption that the left has all the answers For more than a century of its history, an unanswered question has faced the ...
» Russian Troops Have Joined Military Operations in Syria, Reports Claim
11/09/15 08:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Russian forces have joined military operations supporting government troops in Syria, Reuters reports, citing three unnamed Lebanese sources. The claim comes after the Russian Foreign Ministry confir...
» U.S. Intelligence Chiefs Say Iraq, Syria May Not Survive As States
11/09/15 08:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. intelligence chiefs have repeated their assessment that Iraq and Syria may have been permanently fractured by war and sectarian strife and may not survive as nation-...
» Turkish warplanes strike PKK targets in northern Iraq: security source
11/09/15 08:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq overnight, a security source told Reuters on Friday, the latest in a seri...
» Britain's Labour Party awaits new leader, direction - USA TODAY
11/09/15 08:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Britain's Labour Party awaits new leader, direction USA TODAY LONDON — Four months after Britain's Labour Party lost a general election to Prime Minister David Cameron'...
» Biden Says He's Unsure He Can Commit Fully to Be President
11/09/15 08:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. In emotional interview, Biden says he's unsure he can commit fully to be president
» Russian Bolotnaya Opposition Figure Attacked, Beaten
11/09/15 08:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Nikolai Kavkazsky, a key defendant in the series of trials against Russians who participated in a May 2012 demonstration at Moscow's Bolotnaya Square, has been attacked a...
» Sanctions Debate Emerges From Shadow of Iran Nuclear Accord
11/09/15 08:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. As the agreement is carried out, President Obama will face a new battle over how stringently to impose economic sanctions on Iran.
» Refugees in Hungary scramble for food thrown by police – video
11/09/15 08:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Refugee families are forced to scramble for their food at Hungary’s main refugee camp on the border with Serbia. The footage, shot secretly by an Austrian volunteer who v...
» Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey’s Military Rulers
11/09/15 08:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. President Erdogan’s pursuit of autocratic power has succeeded only in putting the generals back in the driver’s seat.
» Evidence Suggests Key Russian Brigade In Crimea Seizure Deploying To Syria
11/09/15 08:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Evidence is mounting that Russia is deploying some of its most capable combat forces to Syria, including a brigade involved in the stealth operation to seize Ukraine’s Cr...
» ISIS executioner Jihadi John's fear of death from above revealed by men
11/09/15 08:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The astonishing allegations came from two invited visitors to ISIS territory who told MailOnline that they witnessed Mohammed Emwazi and other paranoid jihadis panicking as drones hover...
» Russia says seeks coordination over Syria to avoid 'incidents'
11/09/15 08:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday coordination was needed between Russia's military and the Pentagon to avoid "unintended incidents" around Syria...
» The Daily Vertical: Putin's New Hybrid War
11/09/15 08:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertica...
» Refugees forced into a makeshift enclosure like animals by Hungarian police in shocking footage
11/09/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Video, shot secretly by an Austrian volunteer at the flashpoint Roszke camp on Wednesday, shows 150 refugees scrambling for sandwiches being thrown at them by police wearing riot gear.
» US Marine dead and 18 injured after vehicle rolls over during training exercise at California base
11/09/15 08:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. One US marine has died and 18 others have been injured after their vehicle rolled over during a training exercise in California.
» Italy's Berlusconi Visits Russia-Annexed Crimea
11/09/15 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Former Italian Prime Minister Sylvio Berlusconi has arrived in the Ukrainian Black Sea region of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014, for a "private visit."
» Italy's Ex-PM Comes to Crimea to Meet With Old Friend Putin
11/09/15 08:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Italy's ex-PM comes to Russia-occupied Crimea to meet with old friend President Vladimir Putin
» BOOK REVIEW: Jewish War under Trajan and Hadrian
11/09/15 07:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Aristedes Mahairas named special agent in charge of Special Operations/Cyber ... - Government Security News
11/09/15 07:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. Aristedes Mahairas named special agent in charge of Special Operations/Cyber ... Government Security News FBI Director James B . Comey has named Aristedes Mahairas as the spec...
» Retreat in drug war, engage Big Pharma - Canton Daily Ledger
11/09/15 07:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report - Google News. Retreat in drug war, engage Big Pharma Canton Daily Ledger About 20 percent of all state inmates and 60 percent of federal prisoners are drug offenders, according to the ACLU...
» Obama Probably Won't Like What His Former CIA Director Just Said ...
11/09/15 07:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. Former CIA Director Michael Morrell stated on Thursday that, if the allegations are true that leadership within Central Command (CENTCOM) is forcing intelligence analysts to alter...
» FBI director: Ability to unlock encryption is not a 'fatal' security flaw - Washington Post
11/09/15 07:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. FBI director: Ability to unlock encryption is not a 'fatal' security flaw Washington Post But on Thursday, FBI Director James B . Comey pointed out that a number of major Inte...
» Saudi airstrikes kill at least 26 people in Yemen
11/09/15 07:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. At least 26 Yemeni people have been killed and scores of others sustained injuries in Saudi Arabia's latest airstrikes, as Riyadh's unabated aggression against the impoverished and war-...
» Iraqi forces liberate areas in Iraq's Anbar from Daesh
11/09/15 07:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Iraqi security forces have liberated southern areas of the cities of Fallujah and Ramadi in the western Anbar province from the Daesh Takfiri terrorists, officials say.
» To Watch and to Strike: Russia Developing Multirole Heavy Drone
11/09/15 07:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Russia is developing a heavy drone that could be used both as reconnaissance and combat aircraft, one of its designers said in an interview Wednesday.
» Pressure Mounts on Turkey Pro-Kurdish Party
11/09/15 07:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. In Turkey, pressure is building on the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party, the HDP. Authorities are asking for the immunity of party leader Selahattin Demirtas to be lifted as he fac...
» Mosquitoes winning Yemen's war
11/09/15 07:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. There has been plenty of analysis about the war in Yemen. One minute the pro-Iranian Houthi rebels have the upper hand, the next it is the Saudi Arabian-led coalition. Perhaps the ouste...
» US Wary, Not Surprised, by Russia's Syria Efforts
11/09/15 07:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Top U.S. intelligence and security officials say Russia's ramped up presence in Syria should come as little surprise though they remain concerned about Moscow's increasingly aggressive ...
» Iraq condemns Turkey ground incursion as 'clear violation'
11/09/15 07:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Iraq has condemned Turkey for dispatching special forces into its soil in reported pursuit of Kurdish militants, calling it a 'clear violation' of its territory.
» NATO Expresses Concern After Report Of New Russian Military Base Near Ukraine
11/09/15 07:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. NATO has expressed concern after a news report that Russia is building a large military base near its border with Ukraine.
» Al-Qaeda Leader Questions Islamic State But Suggests Cooperation
11/09/15 07:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri dismissed the Islamic State as illegitimate, but suggested Muslims should join the militant group in fighting Western forces in Iraq and Syria.
» Daesh Takfiris execute 22 fellows over 'spying'
11/09/15 07:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Members of the Takfiri Daesh militant group have reportedly executed nearly two dozen of their own terrorists in Iraq's conflict-stricken western province of Anbar over 'espionage.'
» Israel Conducts Airstrikes at Syrian Artillery Near Damascus - Source
11/09/15 07:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Israel attacked a position of the Syrian Army that helped repel militants' offensive, according to a military source. After that, the militants launched another attack.
» British Military to Buy Solar-Powered Drones Flying on Edge of Space
11/09/15 07:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Britain's Ministry of Defense (MoD) will acquire three solar-powered drones that can fly on the edge of space for up to three months, the drone's manufacturer said on Wednesday.
» Russia Confirms Syria Military Presence, Denies Combat Role
11/09/15 07:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The Kremlin said Thursday that Russian military advisers are in Syria to help that country's armed forces maintain equipment sent from Russia, but are not involved in combat.
» Russian Arms Supplies to Damascus Do Not Violate Int'l Law
11/09/15 07:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Russia carries out weapons deliveries to Syria under legal contracts that do not violate the international law, Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
» US Tests New Cerberus Electronic Attack System on Drones
11/09/15 07:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. US Navy and Raytheon have developed and tested a new electronic attack system called CERBERUS.
» Former CIA and DIA Operatives Warn of Another 9/11 Attack - U.S. News & World Report
11/09/15 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. U.S. News & World Report Former CIA and DIA Operatives Warn of Another 9/11 Attack U.S. News & World Report 11, 2001 attacks, said Brian Fairchild, who spent two decades with the...
» US Pentagon continues to probe ISIS reports after intel analysts’ “revolt”
11/09/15 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. The United States Department of Defense is still probing claims that some of its officials doctored intelligence reports to give a falsely optimistic account of the campaign against the Isla...
» Fourteen Years
11/09/15 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Steve Vladeck Each of the last thirteen September 11ths, I’ve pulled out my copy of W.H. Auden’s poem,  September 1, 1939. As I said last year , the lines of this work have always seemed a s...
» Exclusive - US to China: Take back your undocumented immigrants - Reuters
11/09/15 07:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Reuters Exclusive - US to China : Take back your undocumented immigrants Reuters But, not for the first time, China failed China has been extremely slow, U.S. immigration offic...
» First Iranian marines land in Syria, link up with newly-arrived Russian troops
11/09/15 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 11, 2015, 8:45 AM (IDT) Iran this week sent its first ground troops to Syria, around 1,000 marines and elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) troops. They moved into the small militar...
» Carter Calls for ‘Unvarnished’ Intelligence Amid Iraq Politicization Probe
11/09/15 07:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants “unvarnished” intelligence on the military campaign in Iraq following reports of an ongoing Pentagon inspector general probe into allegations that...
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» Why insanity is a Turkish pastime
10/09/15 19:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Hurriyet Daily News. I felt worried about the worldwide digital imaging solutions powerhouse Canon when I found in my inbox a message from its Turkish PR company.
» New Visitor Center Opens at 9/11 Site in Pennsylvania
10/09/15 19:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:41 The events that unfolded in the skies above a rural field in Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001, are told through exhibits at the new Flight 93...
» Los Angeles Police Force Finding It More Difficult to Recruit
10/09/15 19:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:32 Some law enforcement agencies in the U.S. are finding it difficult to recruit new officers. One reason, they say, is that recent news coverage ...
» Wednesday, September 16 - Just Security
10/09/15 19:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from James R. Clapper Jr. - Google News. Wednesday, September 16 Just Security Panelists: Porter J. Goss, Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency; Adm. Bobby Inman, Former Deputy Director of Central Intell...
» Energy Dept. computers breached 159 times since 2010: Report
10/09/15 19:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Department of Energy computers have been breached more than 150 times in the past five years, a new investigation reveals, once again raising questions about the ...
» US urged to tighten cyber security to counter Chinese hacking - Reuters
10/09/15 19:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Reuters US urged to tighten cyber security to counter Chinese hacking Reuters The testimony by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper before a congressional committee ...
» Terror in Bangkok creates a new headache — for China - Washington Post
10/09/15 19:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Terror in Bangkok creates a new headache — for China Washington Post BEIJING – As evidence trickles in that Chinese nationals may have played a role in last month's Bangkok bom...
» Probe of military labs expands to plague, encephalitis
10/09/15 19:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its investigation into possible mishandling and improper shipment...
» Intelligence chief: Iraq and Syria may not survive as states
10/09/15 19:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - The head of the Defense Intelligence Agency says Iraq and Syria may have been permanently torn asunder by war and sectarian tensions. Lt. Gen. V...
» Pentagon chief demands honest war intelligence
10/09/15 19:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter has reminded the military's senior intelligence corps that they are expected to give him their unvarnished views - ...
» Migrants' long and winding road to Europe turns cold, muddy
10/09/15 19:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Soaked to the bone and ankle deep in mud, thousands of people seeking refuge in Europe are finding that their path to a new life is growi...
» Moscow Ups the Stakes in the Syrian Conflict
10/09/15 19:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Reports of the alleged troop buildup in Syria of a “Russian expeditionary force” to support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, first appeared last month (Au...
» Women Injured Twice as Often as Men, Less Accurate with Weapons, Marine Study Finds
10/09/15 19:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A study conducted by the Marine Corps to evaluate how female service members perform in combat operations concluded that women are more vulnerable to injury, less accurate with weap...
» Islamic State Has Done Little in North Caucasus Despite Winning Over Regional Militants
10/09/15 19:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. August was a turbulent month for the armed Islamic resistance movement in the North Caucasus, with the Russian security services carrying out multiple succ...
» A Theme Exaggerated: The Muslim Battalion in Ukraine
10/09/15 19:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. The Second World Congress of Crimean Tatars ( Butun Dunya Qirim Kongresi —BDQK) took place in Ankara, Turkey, from July 31 to August 2. Among the 600 parti...
» Syrian Circassians Flocking To Russian Caucasus Republic
10/09/15 19:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Officials in the Russian republic of Kabardino-Balkaria said some 2,000 Syrians have arrived in the Caucasian territory and are seeking asylum.
» British, French, German Leaders Support Iran Nuclear Deal
10/09/15 19:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The leaders of Britain, France, and Germany have defended the Iran nuclear deal agreed in July between Iran and major powers in a Washington Post editorial as the debate ...
» Syria civil war: The Russians are coming to President Assad's aid – or are they?
10/09/15 19:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Russian soldiers have joined the ground war in Syria . More Russian supplies are being rushed to Syria to prop the weakening regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Greater Russian involveme...
» Engine breach suspected in BA fire
10/09/15 19:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. An initial report on a British Airways plane which caught fire at a Las Vegas airport suggests parts of the engine flew out and landed on the runway.
» General Assembly Vote Lets Palestinians Fly Flag at UN Headquarters - New York Times
10/09/15 19:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN General Assembly Vote Lets Palestinians Fly Flag at UN Headquarters New York Times UNITED NATIONS — Palestinians overwhelmingly won the right on Thursday to fly their nationa...
» Migration and Euro Pose Same Challenge for EU
10/09/15 19:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The common currency and the Schengen zone, both central to the European Union’s success, are proving to be equally difficult to master in a crisis.
» Japanese City Swamped by Flood
10/09/15 19:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Floodwaters broke through an embankment and swamped a city near Tokyo, washing away houses, forcing dozens of people to rooftops to await helicopter rescues and leaving one man clingin...
» Palestinian Flag Allowed to Fly at U.N.
10/09/15 19:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Despite opposition from Israel and the U.S, the General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to allow the Palestinian flag to fly alongside those of the 193 member states at the U.N.’s New Yo...
» Iran deal: Senate Democrats head off Republican move to scupper agreement
10/09/15 19:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Victory for Barack Obama as he secures backing of enough Democrats in the senate to prevent Republicans blocking nuclear deal
» Turkish clashes with Kurds sees at least 20 people killed in Cizre
10/09/15 19:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Violence erupts as Turkish police stop pro-Kurdish politicians marching with at least 20 dead
» Why Obama and Xi Are About to Get Tough on Each Other - TIME
10/09/15 19:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Bulletin Leader Why Obama and Xi Are About to Get Tough on Each Other TIME Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Washington for a visit with President Obama later this month at a...
» Why did Russia delay a UN probe into gas attacks in Syria? - Christian Science Monitor
10/09/15 19:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Christian Science Monitor Why did Russia delay a UN probe into gas attacks in Syria? Christian Science Monitor The United Nations announced Thursday it would begin an investigation to ...
» Turkey Blocks Opposition March to Curfew-hit City - Voice of America
10/09/15 19:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Voice of America Turkey Blocks Opposition March to Curfew-hit City Voice of America Turkish security forces Thursday stopped a group of pro-Kurdish politicians from marching to Cizre —...
» Turkey Kurds: Grim reports from Cizre - BBC News
10/09/15 19:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. BBC News Turkey Kurds: Grim reports from Cizre BBC News A 53-year old mother of seven, Meryem Sune's body rests on a desk, wrapped in white cloth and bed sheets. What is unusual about ...
» Cyber Hacking Likely to Grow in Frequency, Sophistication
10/09/15 19:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The lines between cybercrime and espionage are blurring, and unless the United States takes the lead in establishing international norms of online behavior, the frequency and sophisticati...
» Facing Protests in London, Netanyahu Warns Mideast Is 'Disintegrating'
10/09/15 19:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Protests have continued in London against the visit of Israel’s prime minister. Demonstrators said Benjamin Netanyahu should be arrested for war crimes against the Palestinian people. But...
» Did US military labs mishandle bubonic plague, viruses? - CNN
10/09/15 18:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN Did US military labs mishandle bubonic plague, viruses? CNN (CNN) The U.S. Department of Defense is looking into possible mishandling of bubonic plague and equine encephaliti...
» How Europe First Confronted Its Last Major Refugee Crisis
10/09/15 18:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. This week, Europe’s migrant crisis appears to have reached what may be a turning point for the tens of thousands of displaced people currently making their way to and across the continent. On Tuesday...
» Libya factions restart peace talks, deadline draws near
10/09/15 18:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. SKHIRAT, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions began a round of U.N.-backed negotiations on Thursday in an attempt to end their conflict, with the U.N. envoy telling factions th...
» General Assembly Vote Lets Palestinians Fly Flag at U.N. Headquarters
10/09/15 18:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Over Israeli and American objections, the General Assembly approved a symbolic measure that allows the flag of Palestine to fly at the United Nations.
» US Democrats clear path for Iran deal
10/09/15 18:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. A measure to derail the Iran nuclear deal has been blocked in the US Senate, securing a major foreign policy victory for President Barack Obama.
» Puerto Rico Tutoring Agency Charged in Federal Fraud Case
10/09/15 18:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Puerto Rico tutoring agency charged in nearly $1M federal fraud case
» New York State OKs $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Workers
10/09/15 18:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. New York state OKs $15 minimum wage for fast-food employees; to be phased in for 200K workers
» Sheriff Releases Video of Struggle With Inmate Who Died
10/09/15 18:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Sheriff releases video of struggle with inmate who died; deputies will not be charged
» Bobby Jindal Slams Donald Trump as 'Egomaniacal Madman'
10/09/15 18:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Bobby Jindal is going on a name-calling spree against Donald Trump.
» Brazil’s Economic Crisis Intensifies, Raising Pressure on President
10/09/15 18:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The crisis, including the downgrading of Brazil’s credit rating to junk status, is unleashing a withering exploration of how the country squandered its hard-won success.
» Judge: Man Unfit for Trial in Death of Hedge-Fund Dad
10/09/15 18:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Judge: New York man unfit for trial in death of hedge-fund founder father over allowance fight
» How can U.S. respond to Russia's military presence in Syria?
10/09/15 16:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. As Russia appears to beef up its presence in the war-torn country, former CIA deputy director Michael Morell explains what the United States and NATO can do
» Giant Lenin statue head unearthed
10/09/15 16:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:19 The giant head of a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin has been unearthed, 24 years after it was buried in a German forest. Report by Cara Legg.
» Karzai calls al-Qaida a 'myth' and denies 9/11 attacks were plotted in Afghanistan
10/09/15 16:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. On the eve of the anniversary of the 2001 attacks, the former president of Afghanistan expressed doubt that the terrorist group was responsible Hamid Karzai , the former presi...
» Letter From Europe: Since 9/11, Threat of Terrorism Has Morphed
10/09/15 16:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Bin Laden's dream of a caliphate in lands cleared of Western influence is being reshaped by the Islamic State, which exercises terror very differently.
» AP PHOTOS: Migrants Face the Elements as Their Numbers Grow - ABC News
10/09/15 16:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Globe and Mail AP PHOTOS: Migrants Face the Elements as Their Numbers Grow ABC News The massive wave of refugees and migrants heading toward Western Europe surged Thursday ev...
» Obama wants US to prepare for 10000 Syrian refugees next year: White House - Reuters
10/09/15 16:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Obama wants US to prepare for 10000 Syrian refugees next year: White House Reuters WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has directed his administration to prepare to take in...
» More than 40 police agencies to get $79M to test rape kits - USA TODAY
10/09/15 16:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY More than 40 police agencies to get $79M to test rape kits USA TODAY Vice President Joe Biden and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. on Thursday announced they...
» NYPD commissioner apologises for James Blake's detention – video
10/09/15 16:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. William Bratton, the New York City police commissioner, says he is concerned about the level of force former tennis player James Blake was treated with when he was mistak...
» Northern Ireland Political Crisis Deepens
10/09/15 16:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson, stepped aside on Thursday, deepening a crisis in the U.K. province’s power-sharing government.
» BA Jet Fire: Multiple Breaches Of Engine Case
10/09/15 16:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. A UK-bound plane which burst into flames at Las Vegas Airport suffered multiple breaches of the engine case, investigators have found.
» Waldorf wedding gunman sues hotel for 'overreacting' and cancelling the reception
10/09/15 16:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Guest who accidentally fired his gun at a lavish wedding - causing the reception to be called off - is suing the hotel for cancelling the ceremony, for which he has been charged by the couple
» Russia refuses to help Syrian refugees
10/09/15 16:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Russia refuses to join any scheme to help Syrian refugees and blames Western powers for Europe's migration crisis
» Syria blames Europe for flow of migrants out of the country - Washington Post
10/09/15 16:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Guardian Syria blames Europe for flow of migrants out of the country Washington Post DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's information minister says Europe should bear full responsibility for ...
» Why Obama and Xi Are About to Get Tough on Each Other
10/09/15 16:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Washington for a visit with President Obama later this month at a moment of danger for U.S. relations with China. There’s a real risk that things are...
» What Are Russian Troops Doing In Syria?
10/09/15 16:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be sending troops and hardware to Syria. But will it be enough to save embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad? Brian Whitm...
» Syria's Armenians look to ancient homeland for safety
10/09/15 16:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Syria's Armenians look to ancient homeland
» Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says
10/09/15 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 3:35 p.m. EDT. Russia has been sending military forces into Syria in recent days, Israel's defense chief announced Thursday, as Moscow hinted at broader action to bolster President Bash...
» 2015-09-10» House to weigh drone privacy - The Hill 10/09/15 14:57 from Mike Nova's Shared
10/09/15 16:20 from Mike Nova - Google+
2015-09-10 » House to weigh drone privacy - The Hill 10/09/15 14:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks Mike Nova's Shared NewsLinks Review   From The Major News Sources »   House to weigh drone privacy - The Hill 10/09/15 14:57 from  Mike...
» China Plans ‘Celestial Military’ To Expand Space Warfare Capabilities
10/09/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A new plan to upgrade China’s People’s Liberation Army includes details about setting up a “celestial military” to expand the country’s capabilities in space warfare, according to a...
» Chinese NASA Scientist Being Investigated By FBI After Disappearance - Daily Caller
10/09/15 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Chinese NASA Scientist Being Investigated By FBI After Disappearance Daily Caller A former professor at Ohio State University with access to sensitive Department of Defense information i...
» Filmmakers and the CIA: Friends with benefits
10/09/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. In the years since “Zero Dark Thirty” became a box-office success and an Oscar contender, inquiring minds (not to mention the Senate Intelligence Committee) have wondered how close direc...
» FBI, CIA, NSA all say no 9/11 terror threat
10/09/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The directors of the FBI, CIA and NSA said Thursday that U.S. intelligence officials have not identified any specific or credible threat to the American homeland ...
» CDC investigation shows Pentagon shipped plague samples
10/09/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Defense Department labs under fire for mistakenly shipping live anthrax samples to all 50 states and nine foreign countries also shipped samples of the potentially infectious plague...
» FBI, CIA, NSA all say no 9/11 terror threat - Washington Times
10/09/15 15:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Washington Times FBI, CIA , NSA all say no 9/11 terror threat Washington Times Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, right, with CIA Director John Brennan, center, and FBI Dir...
» To Russia, Syria is key in history of seeking Mideast allies
10/09/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. CAIRO (AP) - Russia's deployment of military advisers and troops to Syria to back President Bashar Assad in the country's civil war is a rare direct intervention ...
» Iran will continue to support rogues, terrorists and criminals: House panel
10/09/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A House committee said Thursday that Iran will continue to support rogues, terrorists and criminals in the Middle East region despite its new nuclear deal with th...
» Iranian Combat Unit Deploys in Defense of Assad
10/09/15 15:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. JERUSALEM – For the first time in the four-year-old civil war raging in Syria, an Iranian combat unit has deployed in defense of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Several hun...
» House to weigh drone privacy - The Hill
10/09/15 14:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from house judiciary committee - Google News. The Hill House to weigh drone privacy The Hill The House Judiciary Committee's Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee is meeting on Thursday a...
» Clapper: US Must Prepare for ‘A Large, Armageddon-Scale’ Cyber Attack
10/09/15 14:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the U.S. must be prepared for a “large, Armageddon-scale” cyber attack during remarks Thursday at an annual conference of U.S. i...
» The director of the CIA secretly helped produce Hollywood's biggest movie ... - Business Insider
10/09/15 14:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Business Insider The director of the CIA secretly helped produce Hollywood's biggest movie ... Business Insider "Zero Dark Thirty" has always been controversial. The movie depicted the C...
» Military lab mislabeled, shipped samples of plague: Report
10/09/15 14:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The Pentagon's most secure laboratories may have mislabeled, improperly stored and shipped samples of the deadly plague bacteria, according to new reports from th...
» Credit card companies moving to chip-reading system
10/09/15 14:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Visa and MasterCard have issued an October 2015 deadline for the switch from the swipe-and-sign cards, the standard in the U.S., to a chip-reading system, which is used nearly everywhere...
» Intelligence chief: Little penalty for cyberattacks
10/09/15 14:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - Cyberattacks against American interests are likely to continue and grow more damaging, in part because hackers face a low risk of consequences, ...
» Cruz Pressures Congressional Leadership to Delay Iran Deal Vote
10/09/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is petitioning the Republican leadership to delay an upcoming vote in Congress on the recent Iranian nuclear agreement due to what he says is the Obama adm...
» Minnesota lawmaker calls for inquiry into VA brain exams
10/09/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota lawmaker is pushing for a nationwide investigation into the Veterans Administration to determine how many unqualified personnel hav...
» Airbus, UK MoD Deny Deal To Purchase Zephyr UAV
10/09/15 14:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Airbus and the MoD are denying an agreement exists to provide the military solar-powered surveillance UAVs.             
» FBI to Silicon Valley: Give us access - The Hill
10/09/15 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Hill FBI to Silicon Valley: Give us access The Hill FBI Director James Comey wants Silicon Valley to help create a workaround that would give government access to encrypted data, des...
» Young Iowa Dems 3.5 Times More Likely to Support Sanders than Clinton
10/09/15 14:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Bernie Sanders has more than three times the support among young likely participants in the Iowa Democratic Caucus than that of challenger Hillary Clinton. According to a  Quinnipia...
» Two Competitors Remain to Supply France with UAV
10/09/15 14:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Paris – Systems company Thales and Safran’s Sagem defense unit are the companies competing to supply a tactical unmanned aerial vehicle for the French Army, as competitors Airbus and I...
» Zawahri Races for an Opening to ISIS to Beat Iran for a Deal with Al-Baghdadi
10/09/15 14:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:40 PM (IDT) Al Qaeda’s Ayman Al-Zawahri, after three years’ silence, has offered to cooperate with ISIS, stepping in as fundamentalist voices in Tehran call for...
» Constraints on US Military Options, Reduced Israeli Flexibility Vs Iran-Hizballah
10/09/15 14:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:40 PM (IDT) The Russian military presence in Syria on land, sea and air, must severely inhibit S operations against ISIS, especially air strikes and Israeli action against ...
» High-Tech Israeli Drones See into Cores of Clandestine Iranian Nuclear Facilities
10/09/15 14:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:41 PM (IDT) Israel drones have been upgraded with Japanese technology to see into the cores of nuclear plants and collect samples. The data and radioactive dust found in un...
» Stabilize Assad, Assert Control of Aleppo, Fight ISIS, Destroy Chechens
10/09/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:41 PM (IDT) The Russian force’s missions are to stabilize the Assad regime by bolstering his flagging military on all warfronts in collaboration with Iran, while atta...
» Hundreds of Russian Marines Land on Syria’s Latakia Coast
10/09/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:41 PM (IDT) Russia has plunged full tilt into direct combat in the Syrian conflict with the landing of hundreds of Russian marines on the coast of Latakia – all accom...
» Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi - Yahoo News
10/09/15 14:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By JAMES GORDON MEEK 2 hours ago     Content preferences Al Qaeda Leader Al-Zawahiri Declares War on ISIS 'Caliph' Al-Baghdadi (ABC News) Just ahead of the fourteenth anniversa...
» See today's top stories in the Early Bird Brief
10/09/15 13:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Good morning and welcome to the Early Bird Brief. Please send news tips and suggestions to Early Bird Editor Oriana Pawlyk: opawlyk@militarytimes.com . And follow her on Twitter: @Oriana0214 Subscribe to the ...
» Today's Headlines and Commentary
10/09/15 13:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. The Islamic State is now ransoming two foreign hostages kidnapped in Syria, one Norwegian and one Chinese citizen. CNN reports that pictures posted in the latest i...
» 2015-09-10Intel leaders talk cyber threats at Hill hearing today - Politico
10/09/15 12:16 from Mike Nova - Google+
2015-09-10 Intel leaders talk cyber threats at Hill hearing today - Politico | Live: HPSCI Holds Hearing on Worldwide Cyber Threats | » Afghans See American General as Crucial to Country’s Defense 11/09/15 00:00 from NYT > United Stat...
» Intel leaders talk cyber threats at Hill hearing today - Politico
10/09/15 11:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report - Google News. Intel leaders talk cyber threats at Hill hearing today Politico TODAY: HOUSE INTELLIGENCE PANEL, TOP SPIES DISCUSS CYBER THREATS — Chiefs of the DNI, NSA, CIA, FBI and DIA ar...
» Live: HPSCI Holds Hearing on Worldwide Cyber Threats
10/09/15 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. At the moment, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers, CIA Director John Brennan, FBI Director James Comey, and Director...
» News Roundup and Notes: September 10, 2015
10/09/15 11:47 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 Russian troops ...
» DOJ’s New Stingray Policy is a Good Start, But It’s Got Problems
10/09/15 11:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Faiza Patel Last Thursday afternoon, just as we were all heading out for the Labor Day weekend, the Justice Department released new policy guidance on the use of cell-site simulator technolo...
» Thousands rally in Washington against Iran nuclear accord
10/09/15 11:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 8:43 AM (IDT) US Republican presidential rivals Donald Trump and Ted Cruz paired up Wednesday to blast the “incompetently negotiated” nuclear agreement with Iran ...
» Biden: Dates for Obama-Netanyahu meeting considered
10/09/15 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 9:12 AM (IDT) Vice President Joe Biden hinted Wednesday that he and President Barack Obama will be meeting soon with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. This was durin...
» Israel notified of active Russian participation in Syrian war
10/09/15 11:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. September 10, 2015, 12:28 PM (IDT) The policy adviser at Israel’s Defense Minister, Amos Gilead, disclosed Thursday that Israel had been notified of active Russian intervention in the Syrian con...
» 'Human-Machine Collaboration' Could Be Key to New Offset Strategy
10/09/15 11:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Weapons that learn, coupled with human control, could be key to the Pentagon's new strategy.             
» Deputy Defense Secretary Work, Nordic Allies Discuss Region's Security Threats
10/09/15 11:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. NATO faces security threats on its southern, eastern and northern flanks, Deputy Defense Secretary Work said yesterday at the Nordic Deputies Meeting at the Norwegian Ministry of Defens...
» Top US General: Islamic State Fight 'Stalemated'
10/09/15 11:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The fight against the Islamic State terror group has become 'tactically stalemated,' according to the United States' top general.
» Three reasons to pay attention to Turkey's Kurdish war
10/09/15 11:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. As the world fixates on the Syrian refugee crisis, Turkey's conflict with Kurdish rebels has suddenly escalated rapidly. At least 30 security personnel have been killed in the past thre...
» Airstrikes Destroy ISIL Operating Base, Staging Area in Iraq
10/09/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve offic...
» Pentagon Promises to 'Fix' US Program to Train Rebel Forces in Syria
10/09/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Following a beleaguered and embarrassing start, and fresh reports that military officials had lost track of US-trained Syrian rebels, the Pentagon on Tuesday said it is looking to fix t...
» US Targets Iran Proxies
10/09/15 11:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. The U.S. State Department announced Tuesday that it is adding several top Hamas and Hezbollah operatives to its terrorism list. The timing of the announcement - just days before Congres...
» US facing increasing pressure from allies to change its Syria strategy
10/09/15 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. European officials have grown pessimistic about the U.S. strategy amid the daily influx of tens of thousands of migrants, many fleeing the Syrian fighting, and the failure of the U.S.-le...
» UK officials say number of terrorism arrests at record high
10/09/15 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. British officials say the number of people being arrested on suspicion of terrorism-related crimes has reached a record high.
» Hamas Chief Holds Press Conference At Four Seasons Hotel
10/09/15 11:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Four Seasons hotel chain has come under fire for hosting a press conference this week in Doha, Qatar, by a top Hamas official who called for armed resistance “in all its forms” ...
» Ahead of 9/11, Al Qaeda Trains for ‘Lone Wolf’ Attacks
10/09/15 11:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Al Qaeda is disseminating training manuals urging “lone wolf” attacks on America ahead of the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to a copy of the terrorist group’s...
» House Armed Services Chief: Intel Losses, Including Clinton Emails, Caused Serious Damage
10/09/15 11:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Intelligence compromises over the past five years, including the transfer of top-secret data on Hillary Clinton’s private email server, inflicted serious damage on U.S. national sec...
» Islamic State Selling Norwegian, Chinese Captives on Black Market
10/09/15 11:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The Islamic State (IS, also known as ISIS or ISIL) terror group has taken out advertisements offering to sell on the black market two of its captives, one from Norway and the other ...
» Islamic State's attacks in Saudi Arabia test security of hajj
10/09/15 11:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Islamic State group is extending its reach in Saudi Arabia, expanding the scope of its attacks and drawing in new rec...
» Al Qaeda calls for attacks on Koch brothers, Gates, Buffett, Bloomberg
10/09/15 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. An al Qaeda magazine is calling for more lone wolf attacks specifically targeting U.S. economic leaders including Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg and Charles and Da...
» Excellus BlueCross BlueShield hacked; 10.5M patients affected
10/09/15 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, a health insurance provider in upstate New York, said a recently discovered data breach allowed hackers to potentially compromise t...
» NATO echoes U.S. concern over Russian military buildup in Syria
10/09/15 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday the alliance is concerned about Russia's growing military involvement in Syria's civil war and called on le...
» Israeli defense minister says Russian troops are already in Syria to help Assad against IS
10/09/15 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli defense minister says Russian troops are already in Syria to help Assad against IS.
» Israeli defense chief: Russian troops already in Syria
10/09/15 11:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. JERUSALEM (AP) - Russian troops have arrived in Syria in recent days to aid Bashar Assad's beleaguered government in the battle against Islamic State militants, I...
» Clapper Concerned Islamic State Will ‘Infiltrate’ Syrian Refugees Fleeing to US, Europe
10/09/15 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper expressed “huge concern” Wednesday that Islamic State militants might infiltrate crowds of Syrian refugees fleeing to the West and th...
» U.S. Hits Hamas Officials, Company with Sanctions
10/09/15 11:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned four Hamas officials and financiers and a Saudi Arabia-based company controlled by one of them for p...
» Fiat Chrysler recalls trucks for air bag problems
10/09/15 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Home - CBSNews.com. Automakers says a steering wheel defect can cause driver's side air bags to inflate without a crash
» Netanyahu urges action to stop Middle East 'disintegrating'
10/09/15 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - Home. Action is needed to stop the Middle East "disintegrating" under the threat of militant Islamists, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said at the start of talks in London with David Cameron. Dis...
» This Graphic Shows the Astonishing Scale of Syria’s Refugee Crisis
10/09/15 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME. In recent weeks, chaos at border crossings and train stations, squalid conditions in makeshift refugee camps and a heartbreaking photograph of a drowned Syrian toddler have all helped bring Europe&rs...
» 'Projectile' Hit Reported in Phoenix Amid Spate of Shootings
10/09/15 10:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. 'Projectile' hit on vehicle window reported on I-10 in Phoenix amid spate of shootings
» Russia admits sending aid to Syrian PM Assad but denies that Putin is deploying troops
10/09/15 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov once again confirmed that Russia has military personnel in Syria, but shed no light on what the U.S. and NATO fear is a Russian military build-up at a Syr...
» Al-Qaeda encourages attacks on US citizens like Bill Gates on 9/11 anniversary
10/09/15 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Al-Qaeda published a 'kill list' of American economic leaders in propaganda magazine Inspire, encouraging a series of lone-wolf attacks on the 14th anniversary of September 11.
» Ukrainian, Slovak PMs Criticize Nord Stream Expansion
10/09/15 10:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The prime ministers of Ukraine and Slovakia have condemned a recent deal to expand the current Nord Stream pipeline that delivers natural gas directly from Russia to West...
» Russian Court Sentences One In Pro-Ukraine Stunt Case
10/09/15 10:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Moscow court on September 10 acquitted four people and found one guilty of hooliganism and vandalism for taking part in a pro-Ukraine stunt.
» Report: Russia Building Major Military Base Near Ukraine Border
10/09/15 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia has started to build a huge military base housing ammunition depots and barracks for several thousand soldiers near the Ukrainian border, a project that suggests the Kremlin is dig...
» Western states train Kurdish force in Syria, force's leader says
10/09/15 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Western states have provided counter-terrorism training in Syria to Kurdish security forces that are battling Islamic State, the head of the force said, in a signifi...
» Russia Plays 'IS Threat' Card To Rehabilitate Assad's Feared 'Shabiha'
10/09/15 10:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian-Syrian citizen Michel Mizakh went to Syria to fight Islamic State (IS) militants. But he didn't join the Kurds or an opposition group. He joined the "Shabiha," th...
» Officers at Paris police headquarters to be DNA tested in gang-rape case
10/09/15 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Two policemen already facing charges after tourist reported being attacked inside well-known building on Quai des Orfèvres About 100 officers and staff at Paris’s police headq...
» Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu urges UK action to help control militant Islam'
10/09/15 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. epa04923323 British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 10 September 2015. The two leaders...
» Syrian ISIS suspect is in Calais refugee camps hoping to sneak into the UK
10/09/15 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. French media said the man is being hunted by armed police in the northern port town and has been categorised as a 'category S' criminal - meaning he is considered a potential threat to ...
» Bernie Sanders takes the lead over Hillary Clinton in Iowa poll
10/09/15 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Poll released Thursday found 41% of likely Democratic primary voters in the crucial early voting state would vote for Sanders, versus 40% for Clinton Vermont senator Bernie Sa...
» Islamic State Militants Advance on Key Syrian Military Base
10/09/15 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Islamic State group launches new push on key army base in northeast Syria
» Homeland Security taking to the sky in drug smuggling fight
10/09/15 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 10:06 a.m. EDT. ABOVE THE CARIBBEAN SEA (AP) -- As soon as the aging P-3 surveillance plane rumbles off the island runway, a crew of three agents for U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...
» Nemtsov, Savchenko Nominated For Sakharov Prize
10/09/15 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia’s slain opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot and parliament member Nadiya Savchenko are among the nominees for the 2015 Sakh...
» Anti-ISIS activists in Syria post photos showing moment RAF killed two British jihadis
10/09/15 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. EXCLUSIVE: Activists in Raqqa told MailOnline that photographs shared on their official Twitter account captured the moments immediately after Reyaad Khan and Ruhul Amin were dramatical...
» On The Scene: Izmir, Turkey
10/09/15 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 00:40 VOA's Heather Murdock reports from Izmir, Turkey on migrants who risk their lives on boats to seek a better life in Europe. Originally publishe...
» European Parliament Calls On Rehabilitation Of Ex-Prisoners In Belarus
10/09/15 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The European Parliament has called on Belarus to rehabilitate released political prisoners and to fully restore their civil and political rights.
» 50 spies say ISIS intelligence report by US cooked up: Report - Hindustan Times
10/09/15 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Hindustan Times 50 spies say ISIS intelligence report by US cooked up: Report Hindustan Times US military officials have rewritten intelligence reports to give a more optimistic ...
» European Parliament Urges Azerbaijan To Release Journalist Ismayilova
10/09/15 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. European lawmakers have passed a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova and several other Azerbaija...
» European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners
10/09/15 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. EU lawmakers have urged Russia to immediately release the Estonian police officer Eston Kohver, Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov, and civil activist Olexandr Kolchenko.
» Father accused of murdering three-year-old son by putting him in a washing machine in France
10/09/15 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. A father has been charged with murdering his own three-year-old son in France by locking him in a washing machine and switching it on.
» One Russian's Syria Cyber-Trail: He's On A 'Fighting Mission,' Wife Says
10/09/15 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian soldiers and their relatives have left a trail on social media and Internet forums indicating Moscow has increased its military presence in Syria, an escalation t...
» Tiger cub in South Africa rescues his brother by giving him a piggy back
10/09/15 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The big cat had tried to cool off in a lake at the John Varty Tiger Conservation Project in South Africa when he began to flounder in the water and had to be rescued by his brother.
» 'IKEA can't keep up' as German shops runs out of beds for refugees
10/09/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Refugees sleep amongst donations at the train station in Flensburg, northern Germany on September 10, 2015. Train transport has resumed after Danish train operator DSB cancelled all rai...
» Defying Erdogan, pro-Kurdish MPs march towards Turkish curfew town
10/09/15 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. IDIL, Turkey (Reuters) - Pro-Kurdish politicians, including cabinet ministers, attempted to march to a town in southeast Turkey on Thursday to protest a week-old curfew there, as their...
» House floats away amid heavy flooding in Japan
10/09/15 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from itnnews's YouTube Videos. From: itnnews Duration: 01:01 Resuce operations are underway in eastern parts of Japan after torrential rains caused widespread flooding. . Report by Conor Mcnally. Current af...
» What are the best Windows laptop/tablet hybrids?
10/09/15 10:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Patrick is looking for a portable laptop/tablet hybrid with a screen big enough to work on. The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 fills the bill, but what about the cheaper alternatives...
» Hungary Conducts Army Exercises at Serbian Border as Migrants Pour In
10/09/15 10:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The number of migrants in the area has shown no sign of abating, and Hungarian military officials said the army would help secure the border.
» Alzheimer's disease could be transmitted through some medical procedures - Quartz
10/09/15 10:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. WalesOnline BBC News Alzheimer's disease could be transmitted through some medical procedures Quartz The human body is a weird wonder. Despite centuries of study, we are still di...
» Netanyahu in UK for Middle East talks
10/09/15 10:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Action is needed to stop the Middle East "disintegrating" under the threat of militant Islamists, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says on a visit to the UK.
» Russia's Muslim Clerics Concerned Over Court Ruling On Islamic Book
10/09/15 10:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A court decision on a book about Islam is sparking protests in Russia.
» Al Qaeda's Role in Yemen War Raises Concerns
10/09/15 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Preventing al Qaeda from leveraging victories into increased power has become a critical challenge for the Saudi-led coalition that intervened in the Yemen conflict in March.
» Ebola eradication efforts hampered by sex and masturbation
10/09/15 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The World Health Organisation (WHO) had hoped for an end to the deadly outbreak by the end of the year but isolated flare-ups continue in areas beleaguered by the disease.
» Israel casts makeshift Cairo embassy as buttress to ties with Egypt
10/09/15 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has opened its new Cairo embassy inside its ambassador's residence, saying on Thursday that holdups in finding separate premises as is customary had encumb...
» Afghans See American General as Crucial to Country’s Defense
10/09/15 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Although Afghanistan is supposed to be running the war, Gen. John F. Campbell’s prominent role may be a sign that the fight against the Taliban is not going well.
» Europe Seeks U.N. Blessing to Use Military to Halt Smugglers at Sea
10/09/15 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The proposal is a step down from what leaders originally wanted: approval to conduct military operations along Libya’s coast, on land and water, to seize and disrupt smugglers.
» UK house prices for August 'though the roof' – Halifax
10/09/15 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Surprised analysts are revising their annual house price forecasts upward House prices shot up by 2.7% in August, according to the Halifax, the highest monthly rise since May ...
» Regionals show Putin-style democracy
10/09/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Sunday’s vote is seen as a test for the Duma poll a year from now
» Healthy gay men must be given HIV treatment to PREVENT infection
10/09/15 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The British PROUD study, led by University College London, advises pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) drugs should be made available on the NHS, as they reduce infection by as much as 86 p...
» NATO, U.S. Concerned By Russian 'Military Build-Up' In Syria
10/09/15 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO and the United States have expressed concern over reports of growing Russian military activity in Syria.
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09/09/15 23:52 from Mike Nova - Google+
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» Grassroots Volunteers Help Migrants at Budapest Train Station
09/09/15 23:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. It started with five kilograms of oranges and some water. The next day, the oranges doubled. “And now we have this camp, or this Turkish or Moroccan style bazaar here,” Tamar Lederer said...
» Russian Military Base Constructed Near Ukraine Indicates Preparation for Long-Term Conflict
09/09/15 22:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Russia is building a large, heavily equipped military base near the Ukrainian border, which indicates Moscow is preparing for a long-term conflict with Kiev. The Defense Ministry wi...
» Legionnaires' death toll rises to 10 in western Illinois
09/09/15 22:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. At least 10 people in western Illinois have now died from Legionnaires' disease, after a state veterans home reported two new fatalities among its residents. An o...
» New Israeli Embassy Opens in Cairo
09/09/15 22:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. JERUSALEM—Exactly four years after the Israeli embassy in Cairo was ransacked by a mob and vacated, a new embassy was opened Wednesday in a low-profile ceremony in the Egyptian capi...
» Inside the Ring: Mike Rogers: Cybersecurity danger is growing
09/09/15 22:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Adm. Mike Rogers , commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, is warning the dangers of cyberattacks and cyberwarfare are increasing. "Our nation is being challenged as...
» Ethnic Split Grows Between Southern Dagestan and the Rest of the Republic
09/09/15 22:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Many of Dagestan’s ethnic groups have repeatedly voiced concerns over living together in a republic in which each group feels “cheated” by the others. Few ...
» Violence Escalates Between Kurds, Turkish Nationalists
09/09/15 22:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Kurdish militants and nationalist mobs in Turkey have traded increasingly violent attacks in recent days, threatening the stability of a country that the United States hopes to part...
» Reports of Radicalization of Central Asian Migrants in Russia Appear Overblown
09/09/15 22:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Russian parliamentarians have requested that the government increase its control over Central Asian migrants, due to a supposed infiltration of these commu...
» Islamic State attacks kill 13 Iraqi troops; Syrian oil field retaken
09/09/15 22:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Islamic State suicide bombings and clashes between the militant group and Iraqi troops killed 13 soldiers in Iraq's western Anbar province on Wednesday, while in Syria, government f...
» Russia: Approval coming on new body to probe Syria attacks
09/09/15 22:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The U.N. Security Council's approval in establishing a new international body to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria for the first time will be finalized and sent to Ban Ki-m...
» Feds: Texas man admits sending military technology to Russia
09/09/15 22:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NEW YORK (AP) - A Texas man who prosecutors say was a secret agent who stole technology for the Russian military has pleaded guilty to federal charges in New York...
» MICHAEL HAYDEN: Recognition that Iran deal leads to bad destinations
09/09/15 22:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. ANALYSIS/OPINION So in Tuesday's column, I wrote on my anger about aspects of the Iranian nuclear deal, but I promised to get over it and move on to a stage I cal...
» U.S. under pressure as Syrian refugee crisis balloons
09/09/15 22:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A top Republican lawmaker warned Wednesday President Obama may be preparing to open "the floodgates" for Syrian war refugees to enter the U.S., even as the admini...
» New Records Show CIA's Involvement in 'Zero Dark Thirty' - Deadline
09/09/15 22:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Deadline New Records Show CIA's Involvement in 'Zero Dark Thirty' Deadline The CIA and the Pentagon regularly assist filmmakers whose scripts portray them in a positive light, while deny...
» Obama kept key Iran nuclear deal details from Congress, House Republicans allege
09/09/15 22:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. House Republicans will attempt a last-ditch effort to derail the Iran nuclear agreement by asserting President Obama has withheld key details of the deal from Con...
» Russian hackers siphoning military, diplomatic data from satellites, experts say
09/09/15 22:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. "We've never seen a malicious operation that hijacked satellite" connections to obtain data and to cover its tracks, a senior security researcher at Kaspersky Lab said.
» Texas man admits sending military technology to Russia
09/09/15 22:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Alexander Fishenko was arrested in October 2012 amid a modernization campaign by Russian military officials hungry for restricted American-made components, investigators say.