Cristian Solano

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British man pleads guilty in Oregon terror camp case

A mentally ill British man pleaded guilty Monday to U.S. charges he plotted to set up an Al Qaeda training camp on a ranch in a remote part of Oregon that was likened to Afghanistan.<p>Haroon Aswat admitted he traveled to Bly, Oregon, in 1999 at the direction of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, a double-amputee …

Christians Must Love Muslims Even When Society Is Expecting Us to Hate Them, Says Fmr. Muslim-Turned-Christian Pastor Afshin Ziafat

Afshin Ziafat, a former Muslim who's now a Christian pastor, said at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission's Leadership Summit on racial …

'You cannot stop Ebola' US experts warned British troops

British troops battling Ebola in Sierra Leone were told soon after they arrived it was too late to control the outbreak and they were about to lose the capital<p>British commanders were warned last year it was impossible to halt <b>Ebola</b> in Sierra Leone and they were about to lose control of the deadly …

Exclusive: Army Spied on Hero Over Amazon Review

President Obama gave this outspoken, brave soldier the Medal of Honor. The Army dug through his trash and bothered his girlfriend.<p>Will Swenson is …

How Does a 28-Year-Old Californian Prepare Himself for Life (and Death) on Mars?

An interview with Andrew Tunks, one of the finalists for Mars One's ambitious interstellar mission.<p>Andrew Tunks has his whole life ahead of him, but the 28-year-old from the outskirts of LA is vying for the chance to leave it all behind. This week, he found out there's a 25 percent chance he'll die …

What Turned Fury at North Carolina Muslim Neighbors to Murder

Parking dispute or hatred of Muslims, we still don’t know what motivated the slaying of three young people in Chapel Hill. But do we know that …

Where do the world's 2,089 billionaires live?

For the first time, India has more billionaires than Britain or Russia. We plot where each of the world's 2,089 billionaires live<p><b>Tap here to view on a Telegraph app</b><p>The world now has a record 2,089 billionaires – and for the first time, India has more of them than Britain or Russia.<p>The latest Hurun …

Britain says to contribute troops, planes to reassure Baltics over Russia

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will send four Typhoon fighter jets again this year to help NATO with air policing in the Baltic States, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said on Thursday, promising that up to 1,000 British troops will also join a NATO rapid reaction force.<p>Britain's Defence Secretary …

Russia

Brian Williams apologizes for false Iraq story

"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams apologized Wednesday for falsely claiming that he had been aboard a helicopter that was shot down during the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Stars and Stripes reports.<p>On Friday night's broadcast, Williams cited "a terrible moment a dozen years back during the …

Military

How Brian Williams' Iraq story changed

Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following revelations that he exaggerated tales from an Iraq War mission in 2003.<p>Just what did Williams do? In multiple public statements over the years, Williams has said he was aboard a helicopter that came under fire by a …

David Cameron talks to prank caller pretending to be intelligence chief

LONDON — Security is being reviewed Monday after a hoax caller managed to get through to the British prime minister's phone claiming he was the head …

Thrown from a roof, stoned to death and crucified: While the world reacts with horror to terror in Europe, new ISIS executions show the medieval brutality jihadists would bring to the West

• <b>ISIS have released photographic evidence of a series of horrific executions</b>• <b><br>They show two men hurled from the top of a tower block for being</b> …

Anti-Islam protesters march in Dresden, Germany

<b>Dresden, Germany (CNN) —</b> Anti-Islam protesters gathered Monday in the German city of Dresden, with some carrying banners with the names of those killed in the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris.<p>It is the 12th march in Dresden called by the protest group Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of …

Far-right Politics

‘Russian Spies’ Detained Outside NATO Air Base In Lithuania

Alleged members of a purported Russian spy ring were detained in Siauliai, Lithuania, after being suspected of infiltrating the Lithuanian army. The …

Why doctors should study human rights

Every spring for the past three years, I have posed a question to the small group of first-year medical students who signed up for my Health and Human Rights course: “Who here has heard of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?”<p>It’s an elective course, so the students are motivated. Of the 10 …

After jail, Pussy Riot focuses on prisons | Russia

<b>Moscow, Russia -</b> After spending almost two years in jail for performing their "punk prayer" against Russian President Vladimir Putin at Moscow's main Orthodox cathedral in 2012, two young women from the feminist protest band Pussy Riot chose not to go on a world tour or settle somewhere in the West …

No charges for Milwaukee officer involved in fatal shooting

A district attorney has decided against charges in the case of a police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill man more than a dozen times in Milwaukee.<p>The officer, Christopher Manney, killed Dontre Hamilton during a confrontation in April.<p>The officer says he opened fire when Hamilton grabbed his …

The great American rip-off: How big-money corruption fuels racial inequality

<b>David Koch, Donald Trump (AP/Mark Lennihan/Reuters/Brendan Mcdermid/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>More than ever, America’s political fortunes are determined by a very wealthy — and very white — minority<p>Sean McElwee<p>December 21, 2014 11:59am (UTC)<p>In the wake of Citizens United, large donors dominate the …

ISIL 'publicly executes' Syrian in Aleppo

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant group has publicly executed a Syrian it accused of planting tracking devices for deadly government air strikes, according to the SITE intelligence group.<p>SITE posted footage of the accused being paraded before a crowd but the video deliberately freezes at the …

ISIS reportedly selling Christian artifacts, turning churches into torture chambers

The Islamic State is turning Christian churches in Iraq and Syria into dungeons and torture chambers after stripping them of priceless artifacts to sell on the black market, according to reports.<p>Ancient relics and even entire murals are being torn from the houses of worship and smuggled out through …

Christmas 1914: The day even WWI showed humanity

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium (AP) — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German …

Put the evil bastards on trial: The case for trying Bush, Cheney and more for war crimes

<b>(Reuters/AP/Jason Reed/Luis Alvarez/Kevin Lamarque/Filipe Frazao via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The evidence for the prosecution is clear. Human decency requires putting the Bush administration on trial<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 20, 2014 2:30pm (UTC)<p><i>“There is no longer any doubt as to whether</i> …

Bobby Shmurda Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Reckless Endangerment, Weapons, Faces Eight to 25 Years if Convicted

The rising New York rapper was charged with several felonies today.<p><i>Bobby Shmurda's attorney Howard Greenburg addresses reporters</i><p>Fourteen members of the Brooklyn GS9 Crip gang, including rising star Bobby Shmurda, were indicted earlier today. Shmurda, real name Ackquille Pollard, was charged with …

N.C. teen's hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide -- if it's proven and explained to her.<p>However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night.<p>"That's all I've ever asked for: …

Ferguson witnesses: Some lied

<b>(CNN)</b> -- The grand jury in the case of Michael Brown's shooting didn't just face an onslaught of witnesses with conflicting memories of what happened the day white police officer Darren Wilson killed Brown, an unarmed black teenager. It also heard from witnesses who couldn't be believed at all.<p>Some …

The War Over the US Government's Unreleased Torture Pictures

Even as President Obama denounces the “enhanced interrogation” employed by the CIA and outlined in a scathing Senate report, his administration …