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» Top US Generals Discuss Cooperation With Israel
04/03/16 09:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., center, accompanied by the commander EUCOM, Gen. Philip Breedlove, left, meet with Israel Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon at Defense Ministry h...
» Is the Republican Party over?
04/03/16 09:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The unprecedented spectacle on Thursday of the last Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney, blasting his likely successor, Donald Trump, as a "phony" and immoral "fraud" represented more than just an ex...
» Two Killed In Helicopter Crash In Russia
04/03/16 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A helicopter crash in Russia's western region of Vladimir on March 4 has killed two people.
» Europe leaders tell Putin Syria truce must hold to spur peace talks: Cameron
04/03/16 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - European leaders told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that a fragile truce in Syria must be used to try to secure a lasting peace without President Bashar...
» Syria truce wobbles amid claims of government attacks and aid deliveries snags
04/03/16 08:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. At stake is whether opposition groups will continue to support the cease-fire.
» Brazilian police question ex-president in corruption probe
04/03/16 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 8:04 a.m. EST. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Brazilian police on Friday were questioning former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and searching his home and other buildings linked to him, one of ...
» Brazil’s Ex-President ‘Lula’ Questioned by Police in Graft Probe
04/03/16 08:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police on Friday were questioning former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and searching his home and other buildings linked to him as part of the spra...
» Merkel says Putin confirmed commitment to Syria ceasefire - Reuters
04/03/16 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Guardian Merkel says Putin confirmed commitment to Syria ceasefire Reuters PARIS, March 4 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin confirmed Rus...
» Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall marry
04/03/16 08:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, whose News UK company publishes The Times and The Sun newspapers, marries actress-model Jerry Hall in London.
» The Most of the Master
04/03/16 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. When Carlyle dismissed economics as “the dismal science,” he could not have anticipated the glimmering pen of Maynard Keynes, who from the time he began writing at the turn of the l...
» INTELLIGENCE: The Mess In Mosul
04/03/16 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» FBI Edits Radical Islam Out of Anti-Terror Video Game: Who Is the Real 'Puppet'? - Accuracy In Media
04/03/16 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Accuracy In Media FBI Edits Radical Islam Out of Anti-Terror Video Game: Who Is the Real 'Puppet'? Accuracy In Media The FBI has released a new edition of its anti-terror video game, Don...
» Everything You Need to Know About Apple vs. the FBI, Explained - Re/code
04/03/16 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Re/code Everything You Need to Know About Apple vs. the FBI , Explained Re/code Not so this week. Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode devoted the full episode to the ongoing feud between Apple...
» Forget Apple's fight with the FBI – our privacy catastrophe has only just begun - The Guardian
04/03/16 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Guardian Forget Apple's fight with the FBI – our privacy catastrophe has only just begun The Guardian For privacy advocates, the Apple- FBI standoff over encryption is deja vu all ov...
» Apple vs. FBI: The tip of the iceberg as laws can't keep up with tech - Washington Post
04/03/16 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Washington Post Apple vs. FBI : The tip of the iceberg as laws can't keep up with tech Washington Post The battle between the FBI and Apple over the unlocking of a terrorist's iPhone wil...
» President Trump's Illegal Military Orders - TIME
04/03/16 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. TIME President Trump's Illegal Military Orders TIME Some of Trump's chest beating about how he would handle ISIS and other terrorists has generated ripples of concern in milita...
» The Early Edition: March 3, 2016
04/03/16 08:42 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 Syria ceasefire...
» Finland, Sweden Consider Treaty-based Defense Union
04/03/16 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Bilateral military collaboration between Finland and Sweden could potentially lead to the establishment of a treaty-based defense union between the two nonaligned Nordic states.  ...
» Morocco joins NATO Interoperability Platform
04/03/16 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. NATO has stepped up military cooperation and special forces training with Egypt, Tunisia and Mauritania.             
» Sinosphere: Q. and A.: How China’s National People’s Congress Works
04/03/16 07:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Outside the Great Hall of the People on Friday in Beijing, where delegates from the National People’s Congress and an advisory body have been gathering this week.
» German imprisoned for working for IS secret police in Syria
04/03/16 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. A 25-year-old German has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for joining the Islamic State group and working for its secret police.
» Brazil's ex-president Lula detained in anti-graft bust - Reuters
04/03/16 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Brazil's ex-president Lula detained in anti-graft bust Reuters SAO PAULO Brazil's federal police detained former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for questioning on Friday i...
» France, Britain, Germany urge Syrian opposition to attend peace talks
04/03/16 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of France, Britain and Germany called on the main Syrian opposition to attend inter Syrian peace talks due to begin next week, but warned that t...
» Brazil police raid Lula's home
04/03/16 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Brazilian police raid home of ex-President Inacio Lula da Silva as part of inquiry into corruption at state oil company Petrobras.
» VIDEO: Inside Ramadi 'a city without hope'
04/03/16 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Iraq is calling for an international donor conference to raise funds for rebuilding areas previously held by the Islamic State group.
» Car bomb attack kills two police, wounds 35 in southeast Turkey: security sources
04/03/16 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - A car bomb and rocket attack by Kurdish militants killed two police officers and wounded 35 people in the southeastern Turkish province of Mardin on Frid...
» French Airbus plane narrowly avoids collision with drone
04/03/16 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an approach to Paris Charles de Gaulle airport last month, the French aviat...
» Turkish justice ministry calls for lifting immunity of pro-Kurdish MPs
04/03/16 07:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's justice ministry has sent to the prime minister's office a request for parliament to lift the immunity from prosecution of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democrat...
» Jets strike outskirts of Syria's Douma for first time since truce: monitor
04/03/16 07:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - War planes struck twice on Friday on the outskirts of Syria's Douma, northeast of Damascus, the first raids there since a cessation of hostilities agreement went int...
» EU executive eyes fixing open border Schengen zone by year-end
04/03/16 07:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission outlined a plan on Friday to restore the fraying 26-nation Schengen open border area by year-end, warning it would cost the European econom...
» Venezuela’s Opposition Is Calling for Foreign Intervention in the Country’s Political Crisis
04/03/16 07:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Venezuela’s opposition coalition decided Thursday to call on the Organization of American States to help resolve its power struggle with the government of President Nicolás Nicolas Maduro. Th...
» Leaders Of Britain, France, Germany, And Russia Discuss Syria Truce
04/03/16 07:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The leaders of Russia, France, and Germany say the have agreed that they need to use the opportunity created by a truce in Syria to work on a more substantial peace process.
» Tusk Meeting Turkish President On Migrant Crisis Ahead Of EU Summit
04/03/16 07:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 4 for talks about how to deal with the migrant crisis.
» U.N. Says Deal Is Near With Syria on Aid
04/03/16 07:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. United Nations officials said they were on the verge of an agreement with the Syrian regime to get relief flowing and to lift a ban on medical aid to opposition-held areas.
» Ukraine Talks Fail to Ease Standoff
04/03/16 07:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Meeting between foreign ministers of France, Russia, Germany and Ukraine aimed at reviving peace process for eastern Ukraine ends in acrimony.
» When Britain votes on the E.U., Western security could be on the line
04/03/16 07:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Experts warned that “Brexit” could be a boon to adversaries such as Russia, while weakening the West.
» Trudeau say Americans should pay more attention to the world
04/03/16 07:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians would appreciate it if Americans paid more attention to what’s going on around the globe.
» US Ambassador meets with Russian deputy foreign minister
04/03/16 07:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has met with the U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft to discuss the nearly week-old cease-fire in Syria.
» UNHCR issues six-point plan to resolve Europe refugee crisis
04/03/16 07:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency proposed a six-point plan to European Union heads of state on Friday to resolve the migrant crisis, warning that the situation was ...
» Merkel says Putin confirmed commitment to Syria ceasefire
04/03/16 07:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin confirmed Russia's commitment to a ceasefire that took hold in Syria last weekend during ...
» President Trump’s Illegal Military Orders
04/03/16 07:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. The theoretical question of whether the U.S. military would obey illegal orders from a potential President Trump got a lot less theoretical with his recent string of wins. Some of Trump&rsquo...
» Cinema Gunman Transferred After Inmate Attack
04/03/16 07:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. A car thief pushed his way through an open door and hit James Holmes repeatedly around the head during an October attack.
» Nisman case: Spy chief returns to Argentina to make bombshell allegations
04/03/16 07:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Jaime Stiuso, who for almost 40 years was central to Argentina's secret services, has returned from self-imposed exile to testify before a judge in the Nisman case, and shock a television chat ...
» Who Was Legendary Singer Nina Simone - and Why Is Zoë Saldana's Movie About Her So Controversial? - People Magazine
04/03/16 07:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. People Magazine Who Was Legendary Singer Nina Simone - and Why Is Zoë Saldana's Movie About Her So Controversial? People Magazine Who Was Legendary Singer Nina Simone –...
» Brazil’s President Rousseff, Facing Impeachment Effort, Is Deluged by More Bad News
04/03/16 07:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. With Brazil’s economy tumbling and her campaign strategist jailed, President Dilma Rousseff now confronts a report that a senator from her party will accuse her in a plea deal.
» The Daily Vertical: Putin's Bait And Switch (Transcript)
04/03/16 07:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's escalation of hostilities in Ukraine this week, just as a cease-fire in Syria was kicking in, was as cynical as it was predictable.
» U.S. Arrests 23-Year-Old Ukrainian Who Posed As High School Teen
04/03/16 07:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A 23-year-old Ukrainian is being held in custody in the United States after pretending for four years that he was a high school teenager.
» Kerry trip to Cuba for rights dialogue canceled: U.S. officials
04/03/16 07:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tentative plans for U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to visit Cuba before mid-March for a human rights dialogue have been canceled, two U.S. officials said on ...
» French commandos kill senior al-Qaeda leader in Mali
04/03/16 06:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. French troops have reportedly killed a Spanish citizen who was a senior commander of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), one of the most prolific al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa.
» Saudis ready to give Syrian rebels missiles against Russian warplanes and tanks
04/03/16 06:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 4, 2016, 8:53 AM (IDT) Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the king’s son, is choreographing escalated Saudi intervention in the Syrian war. He plans to arm Syrian rebels militi...
» Study: Some Birds as Smart as Apes
03/03/16 17:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Bird-brain is not the insult it once was, according to new research into the cognitive skills of birds. A pair of European scientists reports that crows and parrots can think logically, r...
» Spain's Princess Cristina denies role in tax fraud at 'trusted' husband's company
03/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. The criminal trial is the first Spain has seen with members of the royal family among the accused
» Donald Trump: Mitt Romney is irrelevant and a choke artist
03/03/16 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Trump responds to Mitt Romney's criticism, by saying Romney begged him for an endorsement during the presidential candidate race in 2012
» The FBI Wants to Interview Hillary Clinton and Her Aides - The Fiscal Times
03/03/16 17:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. The Fiscal Times The FBI Wants to Interview Hillary Clinton and Her Aides The Fiscal Times On Tuesday, FBI Director James B . Comey said he was “very close” to the investigati...
» Tech and civil rights groups rally behind Apple in court filings - Yahoo Tech
03/03/16 17:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report - Google News. International Business Times Tech and civil rights groups rally behind Apple in court filings Yahoo Tech Tech industry groups, privacy advocates and computer security experts...
» We've entered an entirely new phase of the China debate - Business Insider
03/03/16 17:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider We've entered an entirely new phase of the China debate Business Insider Now instead of talking about whether or not the country is going to have a hard landin...
» $1 Million Turing Award Winners Advocate for Encryption - NewsFactor Network
03/03/16 17:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi aclu report - Google News. NewsFactor Network $1 Million Turing Award Winners Advocate for Encryption NewsFactor Network Can the FBI force a company like Apple to extract data from a customer's smartph...
» Kurds Receive No Official Invitation to Join Next Syria Peace Talks
03/03/16 17:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from GlobalSecurity.org. Syrian Kurds have received no official invitation to join the next round of Syrian peace talks, set to begin on March 9, despite a promise made by the countries organizing the negotiati...
» Princess Cristina of Spain takes the stand in her tax fraud trial
03/03/16 17:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. The sister of King Felipe refused to answer direct questions from the court in Palma, Majorca, and responded only to her lawyer's pre-prepared ones
» Russia’s Government Doesn’t See the Economic Downslide As a Threat
03/03/16 17:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Institute of Modern Russia. Russia’s Government Doesn’t See the Economic Downslide As a Threat 03 March 2016 Sergey Aleksashenko In his latest comment on key developments impacting the Russian economy, Ser...
» Report: Russia's military intelligence chief killed in secret operation in Lebanon - Middle East
03/03/16 16:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks

mikenova shared this story . The Head of Russia's military intelligence service, Colonel-General Igor Sergun, was killed in January during a secret mission in the Lebanon's capital, Beirut, the Lebanese daily newspaper al-Akhbar reported...
» Norway says made first withdrawal from oil fund in January
03/03/16 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. OSLO (Reuters) - The Norwegian government made its first withdrawal of funds from the country's $826 billion sovereign wealth fund in January, 20 years after the first cash infusion in...
» E.U. Leader Sends Economic Migrants a Blunt Warning: Don’t Come
03/03/16 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The remarks by Donald Tusk effectively signaled Europe’s determined turn away from Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany’s approach to absorbing migrants.
» Green Beret Who Hit Child Rapist Should Be Reinstated, Lawmakers Say
03/03/16 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Sgt. First Class Charles Martland faces discharge from the military after he helped to beat up an Afghan militia commander in 2011 for raping a boy.
» Venezuelan Opposition Hones In on Strategy to End Maduro's Rule
03/03/16 16:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Venezuela's opposition huddled on Thursday to choose a mechanism to try and oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro, with a recall referendum, constitutional change or street campaign to ...
» US returns stolen archival material to Russia
03/03/16 16:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Captivated by art and history as a youth, Vladimir Feinberg began stealing items from the Hermitage Museum three decades ago and later from the Russian national archives. On Thursday, some of them f...
» World Briefing: Spain Seizes 20,000 Military Uniforms Bound for ISIS
03/03/16 16:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The uniforms were part of a shipment declared as “secondhand clothing” and were hidden inside three shipping containers intercepted in the ports of Valencia and Algeciras.
» US tech companies unite behind Apple ahead of iPhone encryption ruling - Channel News Asia
03/03/16 15:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. Channel News Asia US tech companies unite behind Apple ahead of iPhone encryption ruling Channel News Asia Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc , Microsoft Corp and about a doz...
» Egypt extradites 'Air Cocaine' suspect
03/03/16 15:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Egypt says it has extradited a Frenchman to the Dominican Republic for allegedly aiding the escape of two pilots sentenced in a drug case.
» Britain Announces $24 Million for Calais Migrant Issues
03/03/16 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday announced fresh funding to help resettle migrants in the French port city of Calais, as French and British leaders held talks about Europe's ...
» Putin Drops Election Commission Head, Names Ombudsman To Body
03/03/16 15:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. President Vladimir Putin has dropped the chief of the body overseeing Russia’s elections ahead of parliamentary polls in September.
» Chechens Fighting in Syria Increasingly Joining Forces With Islamic State
03/03/16 15:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation. Chechen militants in Syria have been going through organizational changes since last summer. The position of the Chechen militants in the Middle East was e...
» Google Teams with UNICEF to Map Spread of Zika Virus
03/03/16 13:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Tech giant Google said Thursday that it is working with the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to help "map and anticipate" the spread of the Zika virus, which is linked to...
» Amnesty: Russian, Syrian Airstrikes Target Hospitals Deliberately
03/03/16 13:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Amnesty International accused Russian and Syrian forces Thursday of deliberately targeting Syrian hospitals and medical facilities with airstrikes to ease the path for pro-regime ground f...
» Syria Suffers Nationwide Power Blackout
03/03/16 13:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. For the first time since the eruption of civil war in 2011, a nationwide electricity blackout hit Syria in the early hours Thursday. The country’s official news agency, SANA, reported tha...
» New Polish law gives justice minister power over prosecutors
03/03/16 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Poland’s opposition said Thursday that a new law that gives the justice minister power over prosecutors spells the end of independent investigations and ushers in an era of politically-driven inquir...
» Lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed his appeal of murder conviction; he will be sentenced for murder
03/03/16 13:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Lawyer for Oscar Pistorius says South Africa’s highest court has dismissed his appeal of murder conviction; he will be sentenced for murder.
» US: Pscyhoactive Drugs Pose Worldwide Threat
03/03/16 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Illegal heroin and psychoactive substances pose emerging worldwide threats, an annual State Department report to Congress said. The International Narcotics Control Strategy report, releas...
» Syrian Opposition Says Truce on Verge of Collapse
03/03/16 13:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Syrian opposition’s top negotiator said the country’s fragile truce was on the verge of collapse, the group’s most pessimistic assessment yet of the six-day-old cease-fire effort.
» Middle East Drought That May Contribute to Syrian War is Worst in 900 Years, Study Says
03/03/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Social scientists have warned in recent years that drought along the Mediterranean Sea in the Middle East may contribute to instability and conflict in the region. Now, new research shows the...
» Schulz: Russia Filling Vacuums Created By EU Paralysis
03/03/16 13:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. European Parliament President Martin Schulz says the EU's focus on the multiple crises that have hit the bloc has allowed Russia to play geopolitical games at its expense.
» Mexico government says it won’t pay for Trump wall
03/03/16 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Mexican government has made his first direct response to Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the two countries’ border — and make Mexico pay for it.
» World's top oil producers to meet in Russia to discuss output freeze - RT
03/03/16 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RT World's top oil producers to meet in Russia to discuss output freeze RT This prompted talks between the world's two biggest oil producers – Russia and Saudi Arabia - who have agree...
» Gazprom, Bank of China Sign $2.2 Billion, 5-year Loan
03/03/16 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Bank of China will give Gazprom a $2.2 billion, five-year loan, the Russian state-run energy company's largest loan agreement from a single credit institution. In a Thursday press rel...
» Trolls With Fake Online Profiles Could Be Prosecuted in Britain
03/03/16 11:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (LONDON) — Britain’s prosecution service says people could be charged if they create fake online profiles in order to harass or humiliate others. The Crown Prosecution Service say...
» Former CIA Director: Obama Threw Us under the Bus - American Thinker
03/03/16 11:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Former CIA Director: Obama Threw Us under the Bus American Thinker The current CIA director, Brennan, appeared to have a revisionist memory when he recently said on 60 Minutes that he ha...
» The surprising House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Apple encryption case - American Enterprise Institute
03/03/16 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from house judiciary committee - Google News. American Enterprise Institute The surprising House Judiciary Committee hearing on the Apple encryption case American Enterprise Institute The abominable 5-minute ru...
» Rape victims who flirt are 'partially to blame', four in ten French people believe
03/03/16 11:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Independent - Europe. Survey finds that 40 per cent believe that a woman who acts provocatively in a public place can be held partially responsible if she is raped
» Child Murder Sparks Calls for Stricter Russian Immigration Rules
03/03/16 11:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. Russia's Communist Party has called for a curtailment of "illegal migration" to the country and illustrated its appeal by a drawing of a woman wearing a Muslim head covering a...
» Venezuela opposition picks strategy to oust President
03/03/16 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Venezuela’s opposition coalition has decided on a triple-barreled strategy to oust President Nicolas Maduro before the end of his term.
» "Мы хотим добиться справедливости". Трагедия на шахте "Северная"
03/03/16 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from SvobodaRadio's YouTube Videos. From: SvobodaRadio Duration: 05:48 Наталья Гуренко и Анна Донова, супруги горняков, пострадавших при взрывах на шахте "Северная" 25 и 28 февраля, с первых дней трагедии о...
» Somali Journalist Gets Death Sentence for Fellow Reporter Killings
03/03/16 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A military court in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, has sentenced to death a former journalist who helped al-Shabab kill five fellow reporters in Mogadishu.   According to the court verdict...
» Video Suggests Syria Motive In Moscow Child Murder, Beheading
03/03/16 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. An Uzbek woman accused of murdering and decapitating a 4-year-old girl in Moscow has said that she had acted to avenge Muslims killed in Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria.
» US conducts submarine drill in Arctic
03/03/16 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The U.S. Navy’s submarine force is setting up a temporary command center on a sheet of Arctic ice, where U.S. underwater capabilities will be put to the test in the increasingly str...
» World considers a Trump presidency, and many shudder
03/03/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Trump: Worldwide politicians, writers and ordinary people express fear at the growing possibility that a brash New York billionaire might become the U.S. President.
» Syria's power grid collapses; cellular and internet services disrupted
03/03/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 3, 2016, 2:39 PM (IDT) The Syrian media reported that the country's power grid collapsed at about 2 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, cutting off the supply of electricity to the entire country....
» Protesting Refugees Block Train At Greece-Macedonia Border
03/03/16 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. More than 10,000 refugees and migrants remained stuck on the Greek side of the border with Macedonia, in increasingly dire conditions. Hundreds took part in a demonstrati...
» Obama Prolongs Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis - ABC News
03/03/16 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. KIRO Seattle Obama Prolongs Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis ABC News President Obama has extended for another year U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over its military intervent...
» Europe’s harsh new message for migrants: ‘Do not come’
03/03/16 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe. The warning comes amid tightening border controls and unrest.
» ОИС «Адмирал Владимирский», завершив основной этап экспедиции в Антарктиду, прибыло в Кейптаун
03/03/16 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RSS. Стоянка в порту Кейптаун продлится до 8 марта. Пополнив запасы, судно продолжит движение по утвержденному маршруту и в апреле возвратится в Кронштадт.
» The Daily Vertical: RIP Minsk
03/03/16 10:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. 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 Vertical Facebook  page...
» Today's Headlines and Commentary
03/03/16 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. FBI Director James Comey acknowledged that his agency may have lost the chance to extract data from the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino attackers . D...
» Zika is expected to infect 1 in 5 Puerto Ricans, raising threat to rest of U.S.
03/03/16 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free...
» Russian protests blamed for draining police resources
03/03/16 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Russia's repressive anti-protest laws have created a quagmire for law enforcement, according to a top official. First Deputy Interior Minister Alexander Gorovoy t...
» Officials: US holding an IS leader in Iraq
03/03/16 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. officials say the military is holding an Islamic State leader who was captured in a raid by American special operations forces. The militan...
» James Comey, FBI director, says he's 'very close personally' to overseeing Clinton email probe
03/03/16 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. FBI Director James Comey told a House panel Tuesday that he is personally reviewing the probe of Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's use of a p...
» FBI director says bureau asked NSA for help cracking San Bernardino shooter's iPhone
03/03/16 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. As the FBI remains committed to cracking the Apple iPhone at the center of a high-stakes national security case, Director James Comey told Congress on Tuesday tha...
» U.S. Anticipates More Than 4 Million Cases of Zika Virus
03/03/16 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The United States is expecting more than 4 million cases of the Zika virus to occur in just the Western hemisphere, with over 100 cases having been reported in America as of Februar...
» New U.S. General Takes Command of Coalition Forces in Afghanistan
03/03/16 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > United States Defense and Military Forces. Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr. will lead a combined United States and NATO force of 13,000 troops, replacing Gen. John F. Campbell, who is retiring after a 3...
» A Swedish Girl, ISIS and a Cautionary Tale of Global Terrorism
03/03/16 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The story of Marilyn Nevalainen stands out as a rare case in which a young European went unwittingly into the heart of jihadist territory and was freed.
» The Early Edition: March 2, 2016
03/03/16 08:40 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 Ceasefire viola...
» FBI vs. Apple: Holy War or Just Another Whinge? - Huffington Post
03/03/16 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. Huffington Post FBI vs. Apple: Holy War or Just Another Whinge? Huffington Post In 2014, current FBI director James Comey was on Capitol Hill complaining about encrypted cellp...
» Washington, Kabul Losing War on Drugs in Afghanistan - US State ...
03/03/16 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from international drug trafficking organizations - Google Blog Search. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States and the Afghan government are losing the war on drugs in Afghanistan, the 2016 International Narc...
» Apple Lawyer Pushes Back Against FBI Testimony to Judiciary Committee - E-Commerce Times
03/03/16 08:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from house judiciary committee - Google News. E-Commerce Times Apple Lawyer Pushes Back Against FBI Testimony to Judiciary Committee E-Commerce Times Apple General Counsel Bruce Sewell on Tuesday testified befo...
» Attorney general wades into Apple vs FBI, raising fundamental questions - Christian Science Monitor
03/03/16 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. Christian Science Monitor Attorney general wades into Apple vs FBI , raising fundamental questions Christian Science Monitor As the US attorney general Loretta Lynch shared her thoughts ...
» FBI vs Apple: FBI director admits major mistake - TechnoBuffalo
03/03/16 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. TechnoBuffalo FBI vs Apple: FBI director admits major mistake TechnoBuffalo Apple's public battle with the FBI came to a head on Tuesday with a congressional hearing. A lot of ground was...
» Read a CIA manual on assassination - Boing Boing
03/03/16 08:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. Boing Boing Read a CIA manual on assassination Boing Boing If you're searching for some uplifting bedtime reading, you might enjoy this e-book of a 1953 CIA report titled "A Study of Ass...
» Assassination: A CIA “How To” Guide, Pt. 1 | Mysterious Universe
03/03/16 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google Blog Search. But, there's no denying that one of the most eye-opening of all is a 1953 document found in the archives of the CIA . Its title “A Study of Assassination.” As you might have quick...
» Google Executive Schmidt To Head New DoD Advisory Board
03/03/16 08:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, will head up a new Pentagon advisory board.             
» Pentagon Official Decries Russian Flights Over US
03/03/16 08:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. WASHINGTON — The US defense intelligence chief warned Wednesday that he has “great concern” about Russia’s intentions to fly sophisticated surveillance planes over the United States, s...
» Top US military officer Dunford, in Israel, meets counterpart Eisenkot
03/03/16 08:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 3, 2016, 1:14 PM (IDT) Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrived in Israel on Tuesday for a visit at the invitation of the Israeli chief of staff, Lieut. Gen. ...
» Russia Pushing Continuation of Truce in Syria with Local Deals - Foreign Policy (blog)
03/03/16 08:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Foreign Policy (blog) Russia Pushing Continuation of Truce in Syria with Local Deals Foreign Policy (blog) The Syrian opposition has accused Russia and the regime of not abiding by th...
» Spain: Princess’ husband quizzed for 3rd day in fraud case
03/03/16 08:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The husband of Spain’s Princess Cristina is testifying for a third day in the tax-and-embezzlement trial in which he, the princess and 15 others are accused.
» The Latest: Syria TV: Nationwide power blackout - Washington Post
03/03/16 08:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. euronews The Latest: Syria TV: Nationwide power blackout Washington Post BEIRUT — The Latest on Syria's conflict as a partial cease-fire enters its sixth day (all times local): 2...
» Online video suggests Syria motive in Moscow child murder - Fox News
03/03/16 08:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Online video suggests Syria motive in Moscow child murder Fox News MOSCOW – A nanny accused of decapitating a 4-year old girl and brandishing her head outside a Moscow subway station s...
» Russia's Putin plans to hold international phone talks on Syria: Interfax
03/03/16 08:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold phone talks with European leaders on Syria on Friday, Interfax quoted the Kremlin as saying on Thursday.
» New Migrant Crisis Flares in Greece
03/03/16 07:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Thirty thousand refugees and migrants are stranded in Greece, as the EU tries a last-ditch gambit to halt the relentless inflow of people from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa.
» Mexico seals records in lop-sided shootout that killed 42
03/03/16 07:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Mexico’s transparency watchdog agency has taken the government’s side in denying an appeal to release autopsy reports on 42 suspects killed by federal police in 2015.
» Canadians who visit Zika spots told to hold off pregnancy
03/03/16 07:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. Canada is advising women who want to get pregnant to wait at least two months after visiting countries where the Zika virus is circulating — or could be circulating — before trying to conceive.
» Nanny accused of beheading Moscow child cites revenge for Syria airstrikes
03/03/16 07:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. In a video from an unidentified source, she said "Putin spilled blood."
» David Sling Rocket Defense System Arrives in Israel – The Yeshiva ...
03/03/16 07:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world news - Google Blog Search. David's Sling is considered an advanced system, among the most advanced in the world , developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and US-based Raytheon Co. The radar was ...
» Syria Hit By Nationwide Blackout: Reports
03/03/16 07:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. A man walks on the rubble of damaged buildings in the rebel-controlled area of Jobar, a suburb of Damascus
» VOA Interview With Deputy Secretary of Defense Michael Carpenter
03/03/16 07:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 18:55 More than 400 Ukrainian troops have died in fighting since the Minsk II cease-fire agreement was adopted a year ago, with Russia playing a majo...
» Mitt Romney: Donald Trump "a phony, a fraud" - CBS News
03/03/16 07:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CBS News Mitt Romney: Donald Trump "a phony, a fraud" CBS News WASHINGTON -- Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is charging into the increasingly divisi...
» Russian man on trial in 'no God' row
03/03/16 07:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. A man on trial in southern Russia faces a possible one-year prison sentence for having written "there is no God" on the internet.
» Bear, lion and tiger are best of friends after sharing traumatic past – video
03/03/16 07:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Baloo the American black bear, Leo the African lion, and Shere Khan the Bengal tiger eat, sleep and play together at Noah’s Ark animal sanctuary in Georgia, USA. The trio...
» Donald Trump's foreign policy is savaged by conservative experts
03/03/16 07:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Open letter - signed by former World Bank president and ex-head of USAID - says Republican frontrunner would make America less safe in the world
» Man shoots himself dead while posing for a selfie
03/03/16 07:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. The victim died after shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie with a loaded gun
» Nanny beheaded four-year-old 'in revenge for Russian bombing of Syria'
03/03/16 07:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Video confession posted online as father of suspect says she was never interested in religion and has a history of mental illness
» In Scandal at Puerto Rico Utility, Ex-Fuel Buyer Insists He Took No Bribes
03/03/16 07:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. William R. Clark during his testimony at the Puerto Rico Senate’s special commission investigating procedures related to oil purchases at the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority.
» Nanny who beheaded Russian child says it was revenge for Putin's Syria strikes
03/03/16 07:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - A woman suspected of beheading a child in her care before brandishing the severed head outside a Moscow metro station has said she acted to avenge Muslims killed in ...
» Gun and grenade attack on police station in Istanbul suburb: CNN Turk
03/03/16 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Militants staged a gun and grenade attack on a police station in an Istanbul suburb on Thursday, but there were no casualties, CNN Turk reported.
» Kremlin regrets U.S. decision to extend sanctions on Russia
03/03/16 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia regrets that the United States decided to extend sanctions on Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Th...
» Thirteen killed as Turkish forces clash with Kurdish militants
03/03/16 07:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Three Turkish soldiers and 10 Kurdish militants have been killed in two clashes in southeast Turkey, the army said on Thursday, the latest casualties in ...
» Whole of Syria without electricity: state news agency
03/03/16 07:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's electricity network across the whole of the country was down for unknown reasons, Syrian state media said on Thursday.
» Clinton now faces struggle to win back younger voters
03/03/16 07:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 7:01 a.m. EST. FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) -- Standing in a line of thousands outside an arena at Colorado State University, Aleksandr Cronk contemplated the grim possibility that the man he wa...
» Police chief: Texas officer killed in park was ambushed
03/03/16 07:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 7:01 a.m. EST. EULESS, Texas (AP) -- A man who had just been released from jail burglarized a North Texas house, stole a cache of guns and fired into the air before hiding in a drainage ditc...
» How Putin's Bank Became Russia's $20 Billion Problem
03/03/16 07:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. With President Vladimir Putin driving its strategy, Vneshekonombank financed the Sochi Olympics and extended Russian financial influence in Ukraine. Now, it needs a bailout th...
» Syrian Forces With Russian Backing Strike at Rebels, Despite Truce - Wall Street Journal
03/03/16 07:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Wall Street Journal Syrian Forces With Russian Backing Strike at Rebels, Despite Truce Wall Street Journal BEIRUT—Syrian government forces backed by Russian airstrikes pushed to make ...
» NATO Command Changes in Afghanistan
03/03/16 07:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Army General John "Mick" Nicholson has taken charge of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan as security conditions deteriorate across the war-ravaged nation in the wake of a vicio...
» US Sees Positive Movement Toward Resumption of Syrian Peace Talks
03/03/16 07:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A senior U.S. official said the agreements on the cessation of hostilities in Syria and the delivery of humanitarian aid are broadly holding, making him optimistic that the planned resump...
» Biden to Meet Next Week With Middle East Leaders
03/03/16 07:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Vice President Joe Biden plans meetings with key leaders in the Middle East when he visits the region next week. The White House says Biden and his wife, Jill, will depart Washington on S...
» Next Two Weeks Pivotal in US Presidential Nominating Contest
03/03/16 07:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. presidential candidates on Wednesday moved past the excitement of Super Tuesday voting and focused on the next two weeks, when more than a dozen states and several territories ho...
» Director's Forum: A Conversation with H.E. Moshe Ya’alon, Minister of Defense of the State of Israel
03/03/16 07:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Latest From the Wilson Center. Israel sits in a turbulent and chaotic region. Never has the Middle East been as unstable and challenging: a rising Iran; meltdown in Syria; an impasse in the Palestinian iss...
» Iran To Get First Foreign-Branded Luxury Hotel On Caspian Sea
03/03/16 07:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Spanish hotel operator says it plans to open what is described as Iran's first foreign-branded seaside hotel as early as next year.
» Pentagon Official Decries Russian Flights Over US - DefenseNews.com
03/03/16 07:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. DefenseNews.com Pentagon Official Decries Russian Flights Over US DefenseNews.com WASHINGTON — A senior US intelligence official warned Wednesday that he has “great concern” about Rus...
» Novaya Gazeta’s Investigation: How Boris Nemtsov Was Murdered
03/03/16 07:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Institute of Modern Russia. Novaya Gazeta’s Investigation: How Boris Nemtsov Was Murdered 02 March 2016 At the end of February, Novaya Gazeta published its investigation of the murder of Boris Nemtsov, one...
» Ex-U.S. Congressman Quits Azerbaijani Lobby Group, Citing Nonpayment
03/03/16 07:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A former U.S. congressman has resigned as chairman of a central player in the multimillion-dollar Azerbaijani lobbying effort to court American support for the ex-Soviet ...
» A Crackdown on Dissent in Turkey, Where Insulting the President Is a Crime
03/03/16 07:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The justice minister revealed that 1,845 cases of insult crimes had been opened since August 2014, a reflection of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s authoritarian leadership style.
» Minsk Deal Legitimizes Ugly Facts on the Ground, Critics Say
03/03/16 07:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Western and Russian diplomats are meeting this week to discuss ways to defuse the conflicts in eastern Ukraine, where fighting continues between Russia-backed separatists and government f...
» Основатель одного из крупнейших производителей газа в США погиб в ДТП - РБК
03/03/16 07:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК Основатель одного из крупнейших производителей газа в США погиб в ДТП РБК Основатель второго по величине независимого производителя природного газа в США погиб в ДТП. Трагедия ...
» Russia Thinks It Has Solved the Oil-Price Crisis - Fortune
03/03/16 07:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fortune Russia Thinks It Has Solved the Oil-Price Crisis Fortune The world's major oil exporting economies have been putting together an agreement to freeze oil production levels, and...
» Why The World Should Care About The Assassination Of Boris Nemtsov
03/03/16 07:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Interpreter. Why The World Should Care About The Assassination Of Boris Nemtsov When opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the charismatic former deputy prime... This post has been generated by Page2RSS
» Забор Латвии на границе с РФ будет высотой 2,7 метра - ТАСС
03/03/16 07:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. ТАСС Забор Латвии на границе с РФ будет высотой 2,7 метра ТАСС РИГА, 3 марта. /Корр. ТАСС Евгений Антонов/. Высота заграждения, которое Латвия строит на границе с РФ, составит 2,7 ...
» Pentagon: Despite Minsk II, More Than 400 Ukraine Troops Killed
03/03/16 07:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. More than 400 Ukrainian troops have died in fighting since the Minsk II cease-fire agreement was adopted one year ago, with Russia playing a major role in the violence. In an interview wi...
» When the Russians killed Mother Russia - Spectator.co.uk
03/03/16 06:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Spectator.co.uk When the Russians killed Mother Russia Spectator.co.uk But there's much more to Russian history than one evening of sabre-waggling pomp and rambunctious gaiety at the ...
» Russia Carved Out Exceptions To North Korean Sanctions - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
03/03/16 06:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Russia Carved Out Exceptions To North Korean Sanctions RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty In remarks to reporters after the UN Security Council unanimously appr...
» Nanny who beheaded Russian child says it was revenge for Putin's Syria strikes - Reuters
03/03/16 06:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters Nanny who beheaded Russian child says it was revenge for Putin's Syria strikes Reuters MOSCOW A woman suspected of beheading a child in her care before brandishing the severed...
» Число готовых проголосовать за Путина выросло до максимума за четыре года - РБК
03/03/16 06:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. РБК Число готовых проголосовать за Путина выросло до максимума за четыре года РБК Большинство россиян готовы проголосовать за Владимира Путина в том случае, если он примет участие ...
» Wives of Russian Governors, Lawmakers Top Forbes Rich List
03/03/16 06:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The wives of two Russian regional governors and a State Duma lawmaker have topped the list of the richest spouses of the country's state officials, the Forbes Russia magazine ...
» U.S. Extends Sanctions on Russia to 2017
03/03/16 06:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. U.S. President Barack Obama has extended sanctions on Russia for another year, according to a decree published on the White House's official website.
» Putin Drops Election Chief in Surprise Nomination List
03/03/16 06:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Six months before the parliamentary election Russian President Vladimir Putin has dropped the key official responsible for holding elections from the list of nominees for the job. The Kre...
» House panel: Russia, Syria guilty of war crimes - Politico
02/03/16 17:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Politico House panel: Russia , Syria guilty of war crimes Politico The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed a resolution Wednesday that accuses Syrian President Bashar Assad and his...
» White House says Biden to visit Middle East March 5-10
02/03/16 17:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will travel to the Middle East on Saturday for a five-day trip that will include visits to the United Arab Emirates, Israel, West B...
» Russia says 40 agreements signed on ceasefire in Syria: agencies
02/03/16 17:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's defense ministry said on Wednesday a total of 40 agreements had been signed on a tentative ceasefire in Syria and talks with other groups were ongoing, Russ...
» U.S. says working with Russia on aid flow, truce in Syria
02/03/16 17:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States is working with Russia to improve access to besieged areas in Syria and to stop the Syrian government from removing medical supplies from aid convo...
» Biden, Iraq's Abadi discuss military, financial support in call: White House
02/03/16 17:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Wednesday to discuss military assistance requested by Iraq to fight Islamic Stat...
» U.S. General Nicholson Takes Command Of Forces In Afghanistan
02/03/16 17:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Army General John W. "Mick" Nicholson took over command of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. Nicholson succeeds General John F. Campbell, who oversaw the end of t...
» Man admits Virginia student murders
02/03/16 17:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. A US man is given four consecutive life sentences after admitting the murder and abduction of two students, including Briton Hannah Graham.
» Capital murder suspect escapes Mississippi jail
02/03/16 17:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top News at 4:07 p.m. EST. VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities in western Mississippi launched a massive search Wednesday for a capital murder suspect who escaped from a county jail....
» As ‘Jungle’ camp taken down, French police clash with desperate migrants
02/03/16 12:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The inside track on Washington politics. Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. You’ll receive free...
» How a Debt Bailout for Puerto Rico Short-Circuits Options for Reform - Washington Wire
02/03/16 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . ENLARGE The Puerto Rican flag flies at the capitol building in San Juan. Photo: Getty Images Salim Furth is a research fellow in macroeconomics at the  Heritage Foundation ’s Center for Data Analys...
» 1 in 5 Puerto Ricans will be infected with Zika Virus, warns expert
02/03/16 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Health | Mail Online. More than one in five people living in Puerto Rico will become infected with Zika virus , experts today warned. As the virus sweeps through the Americas, Puerto Rico has become Americ...
» FBI director: I am closely involved with Clinton email investigation
02/03/16 11:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Hill: Blog Briefing Room. FBI Director James Comey told Congress on Tuesday that he is closely involved in the agency's investigation into Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Curt Schilling: Clinton...
» NATO Commander: Russia uses Syrian refugees as ′weapon′ against West | News | DW.COM
02/03/16 11:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . NATO's top general accused Russia and Syria of fomenting a mass exodus of refugees as a "weapon" against the West. Philip Breedlove, the supreme allied commander in Europe for the 28-member military alliance,...
» European Security Situation 'Serious,' 'Complicated'
02/03/16 11:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, March 1, 2016 – As the United States and its European partners work together to deter Russia, the commander of U.S. forces in Europe told ...
» U.S. Transfers Missile Defense System to Israel's Air Force
02/03/16 11:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Breitbart News. Following a series of successful trials completed in December, the IAF’s Air Defense Branch has now begun receiving the main components of the system, which is designed to intercept s...
» Debate Over Privacy Finds Little Agreement - New York Times
02/03/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. Debate Over Privacy Finds Little Agreement New York Times Lawmakers at the hearing lobbed questions at two of the main figures in the debate: James B . Comey Jr., the director...
» Assad's forces launch new assault on rebels in Latakia area
02/03/16 10:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from DEBKAFile. March 2, 2016, 5:31 PM (IDT) Syrian army troops, backed by Russian airstrikes and artillery attacks, launched a ground assault against rebel positions in the Latakia area on Wednesday morning. T...
» BOOK REVIEW: The Roman Navy: Ships, Men & Warfare 350 BC - AD 475
02/03/16 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Security experts: FBI asking Apple to weaken encryption is 'path to hell' - The Guardian
02/03/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Guardian Security experts: FBI asking Apple to weaken encryption is 'path to hell' The Guardian The consensus at the RSA conference, where luminaries from the security community are ...
» The iPhone Stays Locked, for Now
02/03/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Federal Bureau of Investigation. A federal judge argues, persuasively, that Apple is not obligated to help the government unlock its phones.
» Nicholson replaces Campbell as US, allied commander in Afghanistan
02/03/16 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Army Gen. John W. “Mick” Nicholson, incoming commander of American and NATO troops in Afghanistan, pledged “an enduring relationship” with the country during a change-of-command cer...
» Argentine ex-spy says government killed prosecutor Alberto Nisman
02/03/16 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from intelNews.org. An Argentine former senior intelligence official has claimed in court testimony that the administration of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner murdered a state prosecutor who had accuse...
» FBI isn't the only agency that failed to unlock the San Bernardino killer's iPhone - Los Angeles Times
02/03/16 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. Los Angeles Times FBI isn't the only agency that failed to unlock the San Bernardino killer's iPhone Los Angeles Times FBI Director James B . Comey told lawmakers Tuesday that...
» Less money but more action for Socom's drones
02/03/16 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Drones help special operations forces see and target the enemy, a capability that grows more important as the military relies more on special forces in its battle against jihadis in Iraq...
» Trump's winning streak has GOP rethinking strategy
02/03/16 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. As Donald Trump rampaged through the Super Tuesday states, adding Massachusetts and Georgia and Virginia to his map, the Republican Party's mainstream decided to trade panic for hope.
» Fired FBI agent who blew whistle over sex trips wins his appeal
02/03/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The FBI wrongly fired a former special agent based in Sacramento, Calif., who blew the whistle on his colleagues' alleged sexual misconduct, a federal appeals court has ruled.
» FBI Admits it Mistakenly Locked Itself out of San Bernardino Killer's iPhone - AllGov
02/03/16 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from james b. comey - Google News. FBI Admits it Mistakenly Locked Itself out of San Bernardino Killer's iPhone AllGov “There was a mistake made in that 24 hours after the attack,” James B . Comey Jr., the dire...
» US Navy chief in Gulf gets report into Iran boat incident
02/03/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The U.S. Navy says results of an internal investigation into how 10 American sailors entered Iranian territorial waters have be...
» Kurdish-led fighters close in on Syrian city of Aleppo
02/03/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Syrian opposition activists and state media say a Kurdish-led fighting alliance has captured a hill overlooking a main road in Aleppo from the militant Nusra Front group and its allies, ...
» Hacker Says He Can Hijack a $35K Police Drone a Mile Away - WIRED
02/03/16 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. WIRED Hacker Says He Can Hijack a $35K Police Drone a Mile Away WIRED As the rise of hobbyists' cheap quadcopter drones freaks out the FAA and the Secret Service, it's easy to ...
» General says terrorists in ‘daily’ refugee flow to Europe
02/03/16 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. Violent extremists, criminals and foreign fighters are part of the daily flow of refugees into Europe, the top NATO commander in Europe told lawmakers.
» Pentagon Cyber Campaign Against ISIS Signals A New Era In Warfare
02/03/16 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. The military has launched a cyber campaign against the ISIS terrorist group aimed at disrupting its communications and impeding the extremist organization’s ability to coordinate oper...
» CIA Releases New Documents Seized In 2011 Bin Laden Raid - NPR
02/03/16 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. CIA Releases New Documents Seized In 2011 Bin Laden Raid NPR The CIA declassified a new tranche of documents seized during the 2011 raid on Osama bin Laden's compound. At a Tuesday brief...
» Is Brennan Joking When He Says CIA Spies Doesn't Steal Secrets? - NBCNews.com
02/03/16 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from cia - Google News. NBCNews.com Is Brennan Joking When He Says CIA Spies Doesn't Steal Secrets? NBCNews.com Former CIA officers are expressing exasperation over CIA director John Brennan's recent remark tha...
» Rampaging Elephant Destroys Buildings in Indian Village
02/03/16 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A wild elephant went on a rampage in a southern Indian village Wednesday, damaging several structures and creating panic among villagers
» GCC Declares Lebanon's Hizballah A 'Terrorist' Organization
02/03/16 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Saudi-led bloc of six Gulf Arab nations has formally declared the Lebanese militant group Hizballah as a terrorist organization.
» Bin Laden files: Seven things we learned - BBC News
02/03/16 10:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. BBC News Bin Laden files: Seven things we learned BBC News The US has released a second tranche of documents found during the 2011 raid on a house in Pakistan that killed Osama B...
» A Special Class Of International Rogue (Transcript)
02/03/16 09:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. What does it say about a regime when it is prepared to turn helpless civilians into weapons in its war for geopolitical influence? Because that is exactly what NATO's top...
» Bin Laden Felt Influence Wane in His Last Years
02/03/16 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Newly released documents show Osama bin Laden struggling for relevance and fearful of being tracked.
» Israel Tackles Hamas Tunnel Threat
02/03/16 09:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Security officials race to develop an underground defense system, fearing Hamas may be rebuilding its subterranean network.
» Gulf Cooperation Council Labels Hezbollah a Terrorist Group
02/03/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Gulf Cooperation Council countries on Wednesday designated Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollah militia as a terrorist group, a move that could add fuel to a growing confrontation with Hezbollah...
» Shelling in Northern Syria Shows Limits of Truce
02/03/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. (KINSIBBA, Syria) — Artillery shells struck near the main street of a Syrian village controlled by the government on Tuesday, sending international reporters diving for cover and highli...
» Europe Faces ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ as Migrant Boat Arrivals Soar
02/03/16 09:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. Almost 2,000 refugees and migrants arrived in Europe by sea every day in the first two months of 2016, according to new statistics from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that...
» The Communist Party’s Strangulation of Chinese Expression Is Now Almost Total
02/03/16 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. The headlines on the Southern Metropolis Daily ’s Feb. 20 front page seemed innocuous enough. One paid obeisance to the Chinese Communist Party in language redolent of the Cultural Revolution...
» Jordanian Forces Battle Extremists Leaving 8 Dead
02/03/16 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. AMMAN, Jordan — A government spokesman confirmed Wednesday that an arrest raid and shootout in Jordan’s third largest city targeted a militant group. Mohammed Momani told state me...
» Gulf Nations Declare Lebanon’s Hizballah a Terrorist Group
02/03/16 09:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A bloc of six Gulf nations led by Saudi Arabia says it has formally declared Lebanon’s Hizballah a terrorist organization. A statement from the Gulf Coopera...
» Israeli Forces Shoot 2 Palestinian Attackers
02/03/16 09:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World – TIME. JERUSALEM — Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinian assailants who infiltrated into a West Bank settlement and attacked an Israeli, the military said Wednesday. Witnesses told Is...
» The Latest: Turkey says it hasn’t breached Syria cease-fire
02/03/16 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World. The Latest on the Syrian conflict as a cease-fire enters its fifth day (all times local):
» Concerns expressed over safety of Iraq's Mosul dam – video
02/03/16 09:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Baghdad resident Raad al-Quraishi talks on Monday about citizens’ increased fears overrising water levels and flooding. Iraqi authorities instructed people to stay at lea...
» One-in-three people shot by LA police mentally ill
02/03/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. LAPD study reveals a three-fold increase in shootings involving those with mental health issues
» Super Tuesday: Donald Trump has all but won the Republican nomination
02/03/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio had one last chance to stop the billionaire businessman and they may have just blown it, says Rob Crilly
» Super Tuesday: Seven things we learned about the race for the White House
02/03/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Donald Trump has shown he can win anywhere while Hillary Clinton must now know she faces a battle in a general election
» 'Presidential' Donald Trump says he is a unifier after Super Tuesday victories
02/03/16 09:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. The rabble-rouser makes a concerted effort to appear presidential while his sidekick Chris Christie just looks lost
» Hillary Clinton's Super Tuesday success fails to knock out Bernie Sanders
02/03/16 09:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Former first lady's inability to deal decisive blow to Left-wing Vermont senator risks distracting her from expecting bruising battle with Donald Trump in November presidential election
» Nanny 'encouraged to behead four-year-old' in Moscow
02/03/16 09:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Accomplices who put nanny up to horrific murder are still at large, say Russian investigators
» New coalition commander inherits raging war in Afghanistan - Reuters
02/03/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters New coalition commander inherits raging war in Afghanistan Reuters KABUL U.S. Army General John Campbell stepped down as commander of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan on W...
» Gulf Nations Declare Lebanon's Hezbollah a Terrorist Group - New York Times
02/03/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Indian Express Gulf Nations Declare Lebanon's Hezbollah a Terrorist Group New York Times DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Saudi-led bloc of six Gulf Arab nations formally branded He...
» Osama bin Laden wanted to mark 9/11 with more attacks on the US, documents reveal - Daily Mail
02/03/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Daily Mail Osama bin Laden wanted to mark 9/11 with more attacks on the US, documents reveal Daily Mail Osama bin Laden was planning more attacks on the U.S. just days before his death...
» Turkey: 1845 cases opened for insulting Erdogan - The San Diego Union-Tribune
02/03/16 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. www.worldbulletin.net Turkey: 1845 cases opened for insulting Erdogan The San Diego Union-Tribune ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's justice minister says as many as 1,845 cases have been ...
» Many Mexican Schools Have No Bathrooms, Failing Teachers
02/03/16 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Mexicans are getting shocking news about their public schools, 11 percent of which don't even have bathrooms. That figure rises to almost one-third in poor states like Oaxaca, Guerrero an...
» Brazil Running Out of Time to Change Doping Law
02/03/16 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Brazil, which has built a $25 million laboratory just to test drug cheats at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, risks being unable to do so, as it has less than three weeks to change its dop...
» Clock Ticks as Argentina's Macri Asks Congress to OK Creditors Deal
02/03/16 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Tuesday urged Congress to  approve a landmark deal reached with creditors over defaulted debt, in order to comply with a U.S. court deadline and perm...
» European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia
02/03/16 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Council of Europe told Georgia on Tuesday to improve its anti-discrimination policies and legislation, saying it was worried by an increase in cases of hate speech and violence agains...
» Apple, FBI Face Off in Congressional Hearing
02/03/16 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Tech company Apple and the FBI faced off at a congressional hearing Tuesday, over the government's demand for help unlocking an iPhone used by a terrorist who killed 14 people in a Decemb...
» Residents Return to Mainly Kurdish Turkish Town
02/03/16 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Residents returned to Turkey's mainly Kurdish town of Cizre on Wednesday to find many of their homes damaged or destroyed after the government lifted a months-long 24-hour curfew. Turkey ...
» Gulf Nations Label Hezbollah a Terrorist Group
02/03/16 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council announced Wednesday it has labeled the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah a terrorist organization. GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif al-Zayani said ...
» Former NYPD officer working as Texas cop killed in shootout at Dallas-area park; suspect also dead - New York Daily News
02/03/16 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Daily News Former NYPD officer working as Texas cop killed in shootout at Dallas-area park; suspect also dead New York Daily News A former NYPD officer working as a cop ...
» NATO general: Europe migration causing ISIS to spread 'like a cancer' - CNN
02/03/16 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN NATO general: Europe migration causing ISIS to spread 'like a cancer' CNN (CNN) NATO's top general said that the current exodus of migrants to Europe is providing cover for t...
» Norfolk Southern Train Derails Near Ripley, New York; Cars Leak Ethanol - NBCNews.com
02/03/16 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NBCNews.com Norfolk Southern Train Derails Near Ripley, New York; Cars Leak Ethanol NBCNews.com Local residents were evacuated from their homes after a train carrying hazardous m...
» US Special Operations troops capture ISIS operative in Iraq - Fox News
02/03/16 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News US Special Operations special operations troops capture ISIS operative in Iraq Fox News A U.S. Special Operations special operations assault force captured an ISIS opera...
» U.S. Spy Chief Expects More Power Grid Attacks Like One In Ukraine
02/03/16 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The head of the U.S. National Security Agency warned that hackers will inevitably attack U.S. infrastructure in an attempt to cause a power failure like the one in Ukrain...
» Russia, Syria Said Using Migrant Crisis As 'Weapon' Against West
02/03/16 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO's top commander warned that Russia and Syria have turned the refugee crisis into a "weapon" against the West at a time when it lacks resources to counter a "resurgen...
» The Daily Vertical: A Special Class Of International Rogue (Transcript)
02/03/16 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. What does it say about a regime when it is prepared to turn helpless civilians into weapons in its war for geopolitical influence?
» Nine Killed In Truck-Minibus Collision On Russia's Ural Highway
02/03/16 09:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry says nine people were killed on March 2 in a collision between a truck and a minibus on the Ural Highway in Russia's Penza region.
» Puerto Rico braced for more Zika cases
02/03/16 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Puerto Rico braced for massive rise in cases
» Russia 'weaponising Europe migration'
02/03/16 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Nato's top commander in Europe accuses Russia and Syria of deliberately using migration to destabilise Europe.
» Jordan Troops Hunt Militants at Syria Border
02/03/16 09:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Security officials said several Islamist extremists were killed along with a police officer near the northern city of Irbid.
» U.S. turns to Broadway to promote gay rights at United Nations
02/03/16 09:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States turned to cultural diplomacy on Tuesday to push gay rights at the United Nations by taking 15 U.N. ambassadors, including those from Russia, Gabo...

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