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Revealed; The Men Who Own and Run the U S Government

Government

12-Year Old Child Reveals One of the Best Kept Secrets in the World

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Illinois man charged with putting needles in store meat | Reuters

KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - A 68-year-old Illinois man is in jail charged with food tampering after he allegedly inserted sewing needles into packages of meat at a grocery store multiple times in the past year, an official said on Friday.<p>Ronald G. Avers was charged on Thursday with seven violations …

Obama: 'We tortured some folks'

President Barack Obama couldn’t have been more blunt in acknowledging that the U.S. crossed a moral line in its treatment of war-on-terror prisoners.<p>“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a White House news conference Friday. “When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, …

Obama On Post-9/11 CIA: "We Tortured Some Folks"

The president says the word "torture" — twice — when talking about controversial CIA interrogations from the post-9/11 era.<p>WASHINGTON — President Obama said flatly Friday that the "enhanced interrogation techniques" used against prisoners by the CIA in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 were …

Monsoon rains cause floods, but fewer wildfires, in New Mexico | Reuters

ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Reuters) - In normally drought-stricken New Mexico, near-historic levels of monsoon rains this month caused a sharp rise in flash flood warnings, but have dampened the risk of devastating wildfires, experts said on Friday.<p>The city of Albuquerque saw a total of 3.4 inches of rain …

Five-year-old girl shot dead by playmate

Noelle Aston Shawver - described by family as a "bright and loving girl" - killed by five-year-old boy as playdate goes tragically wrong<p>A five-year-old girl has been shot dead by a young boy while they were playing together.<p>Adults were in another room in the house at the time of the accidental …

Guns

Cease-fire fails in 90 minutes

The latest attempt at a cease-fire in Gaza disintegrated Friday before it ever really took hold amid accusations that Palestinian militants killed two Israeli soldiers and captured one.<p>Blaming Hamas and its militant allies for the attack on the soldiers, Israel resumed shelling of what have been …

Obama: ‘Full confidence’ in CIA Director John Brennan

President Barack Obama couldn’t have been more blunt in acknowledging that the U.S. crossed a moral line in its treatment of war-on-terror prisoners.<p>“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a White House news conference Friday. “When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, …

Court In Uganda Throws Out Anti-Gay Law

A court in Uganda has thrown out a controversial law that mandated harsh punishments, including life in prison, for acts of homosexuality.<p>The Associated Press reports the decision was a technical one. The court ruled that there was no quorum when Parliament met to pass the law.<p>The news service adds …

Boko Haram blamed in abduction of Cameroonian official's wife

Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram Islamists on Sunday abducted the wife of the Cameroonian deputy prime minister in a dawn attack on his home village of Kolofata, north of the area where they also kidnapped a local chief and his family, residents and security sources said.<p>Heavily armed gunmen …