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U.S. sends F-22 warplanes to Romania

<b>Mihail Kogalniceanu Airport, Romania (CNN) —</b> Two of the world's most advanced warplanes have touched down in Romania for the first time, near the shores of the Black Sea and just a short hop from Ukraine, the Crimean Peninsula and Russia.<p>The United States sent the F-22 Raptors to southeastern …

'Pro-white,' anti-KKK groups face off at Georgia landmark

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> One "pro-white" demonstrator and eight counter-demonstrators were arrested Saturday during a rally at a suburban Atlanta landmark that pays tribute to Confederate leaders.<p>The eight counter-demonstrators were among a crowd that appeared to outnumber by nearly 10 to 1 those wearing …

Donald Trump would be scarier than George W. Bush: His unserious, incendiary approach would damage America for decades — and we should be terrified

<b>George W. Bush, Donald Trump (Reuters/Jim Bourg)</b><p>China, Mexico, the Middle East, let alone terror and trade: A Trump presidency horrifies the world, should scare us<p>Phil Torres<p>March 26, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>According to a global survey conducted by Gallup International in 2014, the U.S. is the …

N. Korea fires ballistic missile into sea, ignoring UN ban

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea ignored U.N. resolutions by firing a medium-range ballistic missile into the sea on Friday, Seoul and …

Exclusive: The mission from England to Syria

Looking through the eyes of Tauqir Sharif, the fearless charitable worker and the danger he faces.

John Kerry: ISIS responsible for genocide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the United States has determined that ISIS' action against the Yazidis and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria constitutes genocide.<p>"My purpose here today is to assert in my judgment, (ISIS) is responsible for genocide against groups in …

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House chairman: Military files, emails deleted amid probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Personnel at U.S. Central Command have deleted files and emails amid allegations that intelligence assessments were altered to …

Sears chairman says every retailer is screwed

In a letter to shareholders on Thursday, Lampert said the impact of "tectonic shifts" in consumer spending has spread more broadly in the last year to retailers "that had previously proven to be relatively immune to such shifts."<p>"Walmart, Nordstrom, Macy's, Staples, Whole Foods and many others have …

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North Korea could build another nuclear bomb within “weeks to months”

North Korea has expanded its main uranium enrichment facility and is capable of building another nuclear weapon “within a matter of weeks to months.”<p>That is the assessment of James Clapper, the US director of national intelligence. His recently published annual report on global dangers (pdf) finds …

Nato cannot stop Russian tanks in the Baltics, wargames predict

Russian tanks could be in Tallinn or Riga within 60 hours a Rand Corporation report warns<p>Nato cannot defend its eastern members and Russian tanks could be in the Baltic capitals within 60 hours according to new analysis from a US think tank.<p>Current forces in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania would be …

North Korea 'preparing long-range missile launch next week'

Pyongyang preparing to launch a long-range missile as early as next week, Japan's Kyodo news agency reports<p>North Korea may be preparing to launch a long-range missile as soon as in a week, Japan's Kyodo news agency has reported, citing an unnamed Japanese government official.<p>The official cited …

Russian economy in turmoil as Putin is battered by falling oil price and sanctions

Embattled economy expected to remain in recession for a second straight year<p>Russia’s economy contracted at the fastest pace in six years in 2015, as plunging oil prices and sanctions over aggression in Ukraine took their toll.<p>The country’s GDP dropped by 3.7pc last year, according to state-run …

Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major …

Shocking Emails Expose George Bush and Tony Blair Plotting Iraq War a YEAR Before the Invasion

In a stunning blow to the official narrative propagated by the Bush administration, recently released, declassified emails have exposed the numerous …

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50 US Spies 'Revolt' Exposing How Their Reports are Cooked to Manipulate the Public about ISIS

Washington, D.C. – More than 50 U.S. military intelligence analysts operating out of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) have staged what has been called …

Former Ambassador: Russia Responding to Years of U.S. Hostility

The last U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union argues that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine are a response to years of hostility …

Our forgotten slavery horror: The shameful, untold history of America and the Cuban slave trade

As Cuba opens, it’s time to recognize our proxy role in Cuba’s slave trade, and the Monroe Doctrine’s real purpose<p>Stephen Chambers<p>September 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>From the streets of Ferguson to the South Carolina statehouse, the legacy of slavery in the United States has taken on a new urgency in …

5 reasons Assad is holding on

1. Good friends<p>Assad currently controls 25% of Syrian territory, and he'll hold on to it as if his life depends on it — because it probably does. The territory he still commands is confined to large population centers on the coast, but that's enough as long as he continues to receive support from …

Report: Iran finds 'unexpectedly high' uranium reserve after Dems seal nuke deal for Obama

Iran has reportedly found an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium, following assessments that the country is running low on the nuclear raw material and just days after President Obama essentially secured an international nuclear deal with the country's leaders.<p>The discovery was reported first by …

Why are Russian bombers flying close to Britain?

RAF jets were last week scrambled for the seventh time this year to intercept Russian bombers near the UK<p>Flights by Russian long-range nuclear bombers skirting British airspace routinely spy on UK air defences, but should not be considered provocative, a senior former Russian officer has told the …

House rebukes Obama’s nuclear accord with Iran in symbolic vote

The House voted on a resolution to approve the agreement, which failed 162-269, with not a single Republican voting in favor and 25 Democrats joining them<p>The US House of Representatives on Friday rejected Barack Obama’s nuclear accord with Iran, in a symbolic vote that will have no consequence for …

The 'War on Cops' is Pure Propaganda - Police Kill Themselves at Triple the Rate they're Murdered

The mainstream media often portrays the unfortunate random killing of police officers as analogous to a larger “war on cops.” The reality is that …

The Church Is Not Your Home

An atheist walked into three churches last Sunday.<p>I know. Sounds like the beginning of a great joke. In fact, you could probably come up with an awesome punch line.<p>But it's no joke.<p>A recent Christian Today article tells the story of Sanderson Jones, the leader of Sunday Assembly -- also known as …

Tens of thousands of Japanese protest against 'war law'

Protesters rally outside parliament to oppose new laws that could see troops engage in combat for first time since WWII.<p>Tens of thousands of protesters have rallied outside Japan's parliament to oppose legislation that could see troops in the officially pacifist nation engage in combat for the …

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Ukraine's president made one of the gloomiest predictions for the country's conflict with Russia

Poroshenko made one of his gloomiest predictions on prospects for peace in his country days before he meets German and French leaders in Berlin for a summit he called to urge them to put pressure on Russia to comply with a 6-month-old peace plan strained by ceasefire violations and …

Outrage after Russia steamrolls tonnes of Western food

Move follows Vladimir Putin's decision to trash all western imports in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine crisis.<p>Russian officials have steamrolled tonnes of cheese, fruit and vegetables, defying public outrage to begin a controversial drive to destroy Western food smuggled into the country.<p>A …

Vladimir Putin

Watch Obama absolutely eviscerate critics of the Iran nuclear deal

MSNBC goes “All In” on President Obama’s speech slamming diplomacy critics<p>Sophia Tesfaye<p>August 6, 2015 12:54pm (UTC)<p>President Obama went point by point to disprove his critics on the Iran deal in a speech at Washington D.C.'s American University yesterday, the same location as JFK's famous speech …

The South Seemed Pretty Sure It Was Fighting for Slavery

It is only very recently, as the debate over the confederate flag has been renewed, that I have come to realize just how deeply the myth that the Civil War wasn't really about slavery has taken root. I had always been under the impression that people who sported the flag were fully aware that it …