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By Royal Orders: Saudis Abandon Their Fighters #Syria

By Royal Orders: Saudis Abandon Their Fighters #Syria | News in english | Scoop.it
The recent announcement by Saudi Arabia concerning its fighters in Syria is no mere detail to gloss over. It is a decidedly serious indicator of the extent of pressure exerted by the United States, i
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The recent announcement by Saudi Arabia concerning its fighters in Syria is no mere detail to gloss over. It is a decidedly serious indicator of the extent of pressure exerted by the United States, including the threat to cancel the expected visit by President Barack Obama to the kingdom. Yet the story has another dimension: the return of Saudi fighters to their home country.

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Now Even AIPAC Says It's Not The Right Time To Advance Iran Sanctions Bill

Now Even AIPAC Says It's Not The Right Time To Advance Iran Sanctions Bill | News in english | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- American Israel Public Affairs Committee changed course on Thursday, coming out against an immediate Senate vote on new Iran sanctions, according to a statement obtained by The Hill.

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The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake

The Aid Industry Failed Haiti After Its 2010 Quake | News in english | Scoop.it
Four years and billions of dollars since the devastating earthquake, the impoverished nation stands no better equipped to improve itself. How a new local model might work better.
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From the article: So much money, so many players, so little progress. Four years later, a complete lack of essential public services and government functionality is the international community's legacy. (From Michael Clemens)

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American PEPs (Progressives except for Palestine) Facilitate Israeli War Crimes

American PEPs (Progressives except for Palestine) Facilitate Israeli War Crimes | News in english | Scoop.it
It appears the Mayor De Blasio is establishing himself as a PEP: progressive except for Palestine.
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American PEPs (Progressives except for Palestine) Facilitate Israeli War Crimes

Michael Ratner, AlterNet

It appears the Mayor De Blasio is establishing himself as a PEP: progressive except for Palestine. READ MORE»

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NSA’s Zero Day Exploits: Paying $800 mn. to Hackers so they Can Spy on You

NSA’s Zero Day Exploits: Paying $800 mn. to Hackers so they Can Spy on You | News in english | Scoop.it
(By Pratap Chatterjee via Tomdispatch) Imagine that you could wander unseen through a city, sneaking into houses and offices of your choosing at any time, day or night.  Imagine that, once inside,…
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Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws

Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws | News in english | Scoop.it
Russell Brand: In Hoffman's domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable
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The Cartels of Silicon Valley » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

The Cartels of Silicon Valley » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | News in english | Scoop.it
The Cartels of Silicon Valley
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Dean Baker investigates the pseudo-libertarianism of the tech barons.

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CIA to stay in charge of deadly drone strikes - YouTube

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#US successfully tests B-61 atomic bomb - F... the UE AND the #Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty !!!

#US successfully tests B-61 atomic bomb - F... the UE AND the #Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty !!! | News in english | Scoop.it
The US says it has successfully tested an updated version of a B-61 atomic bomb.
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#US successfully tests B-61 atomic bomb - F... the UE AND the #Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty !!! 

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Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’ - Inter Press Service #nuclear

Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’ - Inter Press Service #nuclear | News in english | Scoop.it
Activists opposed to India’s plans to massively increase civilian nuclear power production are aghast that a plan for an Indo-Japanese nuclear cooperation
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Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’ - Inter Press Service #nuclear
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Activists opposed to India’s plans to massively increase civilian nuclear power production are aghast that a plan for an Indo-Japanese nuclear cooperation deal is gaining pace even while Japan is struggling to cope with the fallout of the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Japanese Prime ... MORE > >

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au moins, c'est clair là .. :  Bayer CEO Says Drugs Developed For “Western Patients Who Can Afford It”

au moins, c'est clair là .. :  Bayer CEO Says Drugs Developed For “Western Patients Who Can Afford It” | News in english | Scoop.it
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au moins, c'est clair là .. :  Bayer CEO Says Drugs Developed For “Western Patients Who Can Afford It”

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Mining Tar Sands Produces Much More Air Pollution Than We Thought

Research shows that emissions of a class of air pollutants are two to three orders of magnitude higher than previously calculated
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Mining Tar Sands Produces Much More Air Pollution Than We Thought:
Research shows that emissions of a class of air pollutants are two to three orders of magnitude higher than previously calculated
 
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New York Police Department is beta-testing Google Glass

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The New York City Police Department’s massive and controversial intelligence and analytics unit recently received several pairs of the high-tech specs to test out.
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The New York City Police Department's massive and controversial intelligence and analytics unit is evaluating whether Google Glass is a decent fit for investigating terrorists and helping cops lock up bad guys
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Israeli police injures 18 Palestinians in al-Aqsa raid

Israeli police injures 18 Palestinians in al-Aqsa raid | News in english | Scoop.it
At least 18 Palestinian worshipers were injured on Friday when Israeli forces raided the al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, Ma’an news agency reported.
A medical source told Ma’an that 18 people, i
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CorpWatch : Selling Your Secrets: The Invisible World of Software Backdoors and Bounty Hunters

CorpWatch : Selling Your Secrets: The Invisible World of Software Backdoors and Bounty Hunters | News in english | Scoop.it
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Democracy or Hypocrisy? 'Nuland leaked comment proves US disdain' - YouTube

In the intercepted phone call, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland draws a full roadmap of how a new Ukrainian government should be organized. Fo...
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In the intercepted phone call, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland draws a full roadmap of how a new Ukrainian government should be organized. For more on this RT talks to Lode Vanoost, Former Deputy Speaker of the Belgian Parliament. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/qmtk3m

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Dean Starkman: How Lapdog Journalism Led to the Financial Crisis

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A new book reveals how the business press failed to warn the public of impending disaster.
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Dean Starkman: How Lapdog Journalism Led to the Financial Crisis

Aaron Cantú, AlterNet

A new book reveals how the business press failed to warn the public of impending disaster. READ MORE»

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Chomsky: No Wonder the World Is Terrified of America -- We're the Biggest Threat

Chomsky: No Wonder the World Is Terrified of America -- We're the Biggest Threat | News in english | Scoop.it
Chomsky: No Wonder the World Is Terrified of America -- We're the Biggest Threat
Keeping the world safe from America.
Keeping the world safe from America.
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40 Koch Brothers Donors Exposed After Document Left at Hotel by Mistake Is Leaked

40 Koch Brothers Donors Exposed After Document Left at Hotel by Mistake Is Leaked | News in english | Scoop.it
The confidential spreadsheet contains a who's who of far-right, mega-rich donors.
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40 Koch Brothers Donors Exposed After Document Left at Hotel by Mistake Is Leaked

Jodie Gummow, AlterNet

The confidential spreadsheet contains a who's who of far-right, mega-rich donors. READ MORE»

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Why BDS Should Target All Israeli Institutions » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names

Why BDS Should Target All Israeli Institutions » CounterPunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names | News in english | Scoop.it
Why BDS Should Target All Israeli Institutions
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Peter Belmont on why BDS should target all Israeli institutions.

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Congress to CIA: Provide US Drone Victim Count

Congress to CIA:  Provide US Drone Victim Count | News in english | Scoop.it
(By Alice K. Ross) The CIA director and other intelligence chiefs were urged to increase transparency over covert drone operations by members of the House intelligence committee yesterday. Adam Schiff, a Democratic…
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Congress to CIA:  Provide US Drone Victim Count

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"The ISIS - Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last?" By Daniel Abdallah - #Syria Comment

"The ISIS - Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last?" By Daniel Abdallah - #Syria Comment | News in english | Scoop.it
The ISIS – Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last? By Daniel Abdallah – twitter: @Daniel_Abdullah for Syria Comment, Feb 6, 2014 Yesterday, a statement was circulated on Twitter and Facebook claiming that a truce had been established between Suqour ash-Sham (SS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).[1] …
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"The ISIS - Suquor al-Sham Truce: Is It Real and Can It Last?" By Daniel Abdallah - #Syria Comment

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'F**k the EU': US State Dept. official in phone chat on Ukraine posted online - YouTube

A scandal is brewing as Washington's real stance on Ukraine may have leaked on the web. An alleged phone conversation between US Assistant Secretary of State...
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Saudi Cleric Admits on TV that Saudis Form Majority of Takfiri Group Members in #Syria - YouTube

Saudi Cleric Admits on TV that Saudis Form Majority of Takfiri Group Members in #Syria - YouTube | News in english | Scoop.it
In an episode of a Saudi show on MBC hosted by Dawoud al-Shirian, a Saudi cleric called Ibrahim Mayman states that there is a huge number of Saudi young men ...
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Text Messages from Victim of Alleged Rape, Molestation Prove Assange Innocent: Wikileak Affidavit

Text Messages from Victim of Alleged Rape, Molestation Prove Assange Innocent: Wikileak Affidavit | News in english | Scoop.it
In the affidavit, which has been published on the WikiLeaks website, Julian Assange tries to prove his innocence, citing the text message sent by the alleged victims.
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Text Messages from Victim of Alleged Rape, Molestation Prove Assange Innocent:
Wikileak Affidavit: Even as members of Sweden's parliament have been stepping up pressure on prosecutors to question Julian Assange on the sexual allegations he faces in the country, Assange in a Wikileaks affidavit has claimed that text messages between the two alleged victims prove his innocence.
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