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U.S. reviews war plan for defending South Korea amid North Korean buildup

<b>(CNN) —</b> A North Korean buildup and partial mobilization of military forces since late last week caused so much consternation at the Pentagon that top U.S. commanders reviewed the U.S. war plan for defending South Korea in case there was a sudden indication that North Korea was going to begin a war, …

North Korea

IMF approves $17.5Bn credit program for Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The International Monetary Fund agreed Wednesday to extend $17.5 billion in loans to Ukraine as part of a program designed to …

Economics

China Orders Troops and Tanks to North Korean Border

China is reportedly beefing up its military presence on the North Korean border amid heightening tensions in the region.<p>The troop mobilisation is …

New allegations of Saudi involvement in 9/11

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> New allegations have emerged from the man described as the 20th 9/11 hijacker, alleging members of the Saudi royal family supported al Qaeda.<p>Zacarias Moussaoui, who pleaded guilty in 2005 to six terror-related charges, makes the allegations in a sworn statement contained in a …

Al-Qaeda

Is Obama destroying the Russian economy?

Sanctions helped sink the ruble, officials say privately.<p>Speaking at a Moscow event in early October, Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded cocky about the sanctions imposed on his country by Washington and its European allies. The penalties, Putin said, were “utter silliness” that would only …

Anarchy in the GOP: Why Obama’s immigration move exposes the right’s lunacy

<b>Barack Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address, November 20, 2014. (Reuters/Jim Bourg)</b><p>A fine speech ignored by networks — but Fox still calls plan “amnesty,” while wingnuts warn of “ethnic cleansing”<p>Joan Walsh<p>November 21, 2014 11:59am …

6 reasons religion may do more harm than good

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>It’s hard to argue with some of these…<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 17, 2014 3:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even …

China surpasses US as world's largest economy based on key measure

In 2014 China reached $17.6 trillion or 16.48 percent of the world’s purchasing-power-adjusted GDP, while the US made slightly less, 16.28 percent or …

Sorry, FOXNews! Pres. Obama and the Democrats have single-handedly pushed the US jobless rate down to a six year low of 5.9%, the best since the beginning of the Bush Recession. Today's report showed strong job growth across the board, as employers also added about 69,000 more jobs in July and August than the government first reported. That makes 55 STRAIGHT MONTHS of job creation, and all in the face of unprecedented obstruction from Republicans, who have yet to put forward a single serious jobs bill. Reward the Democrats in November! Read more here: http://n.pr/1tnkzSp Image by Occupy Democrats.

Who profits from our new war? Inside NSA and private contractors’ secret plans

<b>Northrop Grumman test pilots prepare to taxi the Navy X-47B drone, to be launched off the USS George H. W. Bush. (AP/Steve Helber)</b><p>A massive war operation is being waged to track and kill ISIS — and it’s a lot more than cruise missiles<p>Tim Shorrock<p>September 24, 2014 10:58am (UTC)<p>A massive, $7.2 …

Ted Cruz booed off the stage at Christian event in D.C.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) delivers speeches all the time, but most of the time, they don’t feature him leaving the stage while being booed. And yet, …

Republicans

Clinton tops Iowa poll ahead of fry

Hillary Clinton still has a commanding lead over the rest of the potential 2016 Democratic presidential field in Iowa, a new poll says.<p>According to a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday, 53 percent of registered Iowa Democratic voters would vote for the former secretary of State in 2016. Her …

Israel committed war crimes in Gaza, human rights group says

A leading international rights group on Thursday alleged that Israel committed war crimes during this summer's Gaza war, saying it reached that conclusion after investigating three attacks on or near United Nations-run schools housing displaced Palestinians.<p>Human Rights Watch said it investigated …

Israel

US Navy Goes After ISIS: F/A-18 Hornets Launch & Land Aboard the USS George H.W. Bush.

Military

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