Thursday, March 17, 2016

British warships to intercept migrants off Libyan shore


British warships to intercept migrants off Libyan shore

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David Cameron urges action to destroy boats close to the Libyan shore, ahead of gruelling night of talks over Turkey's 'blackmail' deal









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Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

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Life after the fall of a mobile phone giant

Fidel followers remain nervous of US thaw

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Older Cubans remain nervous of US, as ties deepen

Puerto Rico Miss Universe contestant dethroned because "attitude problem" 

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Kristhielee Caride will no longer represent the U.S. territory after telling newspaper she did not like cameras











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Questions plague Brazil ex-president’s chief of staff role

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Uncertainty clouded Brazil’s already turbulent political scenario Thursday as a judge blocked the appointment of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as chief of staff to his successor just moments after his tumultuous swearing-in ceremony.















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Defense Secretary Calls Iranian Seizure of American Sailors ‘Outrageous’ 

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On Thursday, Ashton B. Carter told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Iran’s actions in January may have violated international law.
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Apple-FBI fight may be first salvo in encryption war - The Detroit News

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Apple-FBI fight may be first salvo in encryption war
The Detroit News
San Francisco — The Apple-FBI fight may just be the opening salvo in a broader war over encryption, as technology companies continue to lock up their users' messages, photos and other data to shield them from thieves and spies — and, incidentally, ...
Tim Cook: FBI's claims of weakened surveillance powers are 'a crock'The Guardian
If Apple is Ordered to Unlock iPhone for FBI, Some Engineers Might Refuse to HelpMac Rumors
Inside Apple CEO Tim Cook's Fight With the FBITIME
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Top Israeli Commander Endorses Obama Doctrine; Gives Kudos to Moscow

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Israel’s number two-ranking officer on Monday conferred praise on global rivals Russia and the United States with his seeming support of the so-called Obama doctrine and respect for Moscow’s “professionalism” in joint dealings in Syria.
       

Whistleblower probes cost admiral a promotion

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The Navy has denied promotion to the admiral in charge of its elite SEAL teams, effectively ending his military career, after multiple investigations found that he had retaliated against whistleblowers.
     

UC Merced Stabbing Suspect May Have Self-Radicalized, FBI Says - ABC News

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UC Merced Stabbing Suspect May Have Self-Radicalized, FBI Says
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“Investigators developed information that he may have self-radicalized and drawn inspiration from terrorist propaganda,” said a press release by FBI Sacramento. On Nov. 4, 2015 Mohammad entered a classroom where he allegedly stabbed a fellow student.
FBI: California college stabbing suspect may have been self-radicalized, had ISIS propagandaFox News
FBI releases new information about UC Merced attackKFSN-TV
FBI: UC Merced stabbing suspect had no terrorist tiesKCRA Sacramento
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The CIA As a Public Relations Phenomenon - Huffington Post

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The CIA As a Public Relations Phenomenon
Huffington Post
Say what you will about the spooky Central Intelligence Agency (and God help us, the list of accusations is as long as your arm), but the crime that should make the CIA the most stunningly laughable agency in administrative history is “impersonating an ...

Faisal Mohammad inspired by ISIS in University of California-Merced stabbings 

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FRESNO, Calif. — A California university student who went on a campus stabbing rampage that wounded four people before he was shot down by a campus police officer was inspired by Islamic State but acted alone, the FBI said Thursday.
Faisal Mohammad, 18, appears to have become self-radicalized, drawing his ...
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The West Should Accommodate Russia to Secure Peace with Assad in Syria - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

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The West Should Accommodate Russia to Secure Peace with Assad in Syria
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Russia's drawdown in Syria comes in the wake of frustrations with the regime of President Bashar Assad, whose forces Russian airpower aided, and with Moscow's interest in being part of a wider political solution. A negotiated deal will need active ...
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Is There a US-Russia Grand Bargain in Syria?Sputnik International
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Олланд и Меркель призвали Россию и Украину выполнять минские соглашения - Газета.Ru

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Олланд и Меркель призвали Россию и Украину выполнять минские соглашения
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Французский президент Франсуа Олланд и немецкий канцлер Ангела Меркель призвали Россию и Украину выполнять условия минских договоренностей, передает «Интерфакс». «Особенно обеспечить прекращение огня, освобождение заложников и пленных, в частности, украинского ...
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To Stop Zika, Aedes Aegypti Mosquito Must Be Controlled

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Until there's a vaccine against the Zika virus, controlling it comes down to controlling the Aedes aegypti mosquito that carries it. Countries in Latin America are aggressively spraying insecticides to kill adult mosquitoes, but more needs to be done. Carol Pearson reports.

Locked up and pregnant

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