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Monday's Morning Email: Behind The U.S. Airstrikes In Syria

TOP STORIES<p>To get The Morning Email, HuffPost's daily roundup of the news, in your inbox, sign up here.<p>BEHIND THE U.S. AIRSTRIKES IN SYRIA "The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces …

China looks for scapegoats in continued stock market decline

China’s stock market rout hit a new phase over the weekend, as officials began acting on their convictions that algorithmic traders are responsible …

Another coal giant files for bankruptcy

On Monday, a statement from the company said: "The Board of Directors of Alpha Natural Resources authorized the filing of the Chapter 11 cases to enhance the company's future as it weathers a historically challenged coal market."<p>"The relief provided by Chapter 11 will allow the company to …

Greek Stocks Fall 16% as Trading Resumes After Five-Week Closure

Investors elsewhere largely shrug off the plunge<p>After a five-week hiatus, Athens’s stock market reopened Monday—and promptly sank like a stone.<p>The steep decline shows investors are still concerned about Greece, even though the country and its creditors appear to have made some progress in recent …

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Critics of Bible Silenced Once Again: Archaeological Discoveries Prove Old Testament to be historically accurate

The Christians in Pakistan website published an interesting article last week on Old Testament Archaeology which I have summarised here.<p>Old Testament …

The Surveillance State Goes Mainstream: Windows 10 Is Watching (& Logging) Everything

If Edward Snowden's patriotic exposure of all things 'super secret surveillance state' in America were not enough, Newsweek reports that, as 10s of …

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In Europe, over the Aegean and in the Asia-Pacific region, interceptions are ‘almost routine’ but the sheer volume of incidents risks escalation<p>World powers are reporting surges in airspace violations and instances where aircraft are scrambled to intercept foreign jets, amid a sharp rise in …

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Russia says it's getting a refund for the warships France won't hand over to them

The sale of the ships was agreed in 2010, then put on hold in 2014 when Russian military forces annexed Crimea, which had until then been a part of Ukraine.<p>In November last year President Francois Hollande confirmed that the sale of the ships was suspended until further notice.<p>Now Vladimir Kozhin, …

Exxon earnings slashed in half due to low oil prices

Oil giant Exxon on Friday announced quarterly earnings that fell more than 50%, missing Wall Street expectations and delivering its worst quarterly …

Saudi Arabia and Egypt sign 'Cairo Declaration' | Saudi Arabia News

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have signed a pact in Cairo aimed at boosting military and economic ties between the two Arab allies.<p>In a statement released after a meeting between President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Saudi Defence Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Thursday, Sisi's …

Obama Prepared to Go ‘Beyond What’s Allowed By Law’ to Push Iran Deal Through?

Following a White House meeting, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) seemingly suggested this week that President Barack Obama might be prepared to go “beyond what’s allowed by law” to push through the Iran nuclear deal.<p>(Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)<p>The Hill reported Wednesday that Sherman …

Satanist Bows to Jesus, Gets Filled With the Holy Spirit and Preaches the Gospel

"He can make your back feel better," his mother said. And she was right. The "doctor" healed 9-year-old Pedro Ochoa's back—the excruciating pain was …

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Young Africans to Obama: 'Clean your own house first'

<b>President Obama came to Africa to deliver a "blunt message" to its politicians. But young people in Kenya and Ethiopia had plenty to say to Mr Obama about the state of America.</b><p>"Tough love" has been a theme of President Obama's visit to East Africa.<p>The moments where he really came alive on this trip …

Iran: Obama Admin Lying About Nuclear Deal for ‘Domestic Consumption’

Senior Iranian officials are accusing the Obama administration of lying about the details of the recent nuclear accord in order to soothe fears among …

Royal Dutch Shell to cut 6,500 jobs on oil price slump

"Today's oil price downturn could last for several years, and Shell's planning assumptions reflect today's market realities," the company said in a statement, adding that it anticipates "some 6,500 staff and direct contractor reductions in 2015".<p>Shell earlier this year unveiled a mega-takeover of …

Google has just done something that’s going to annoy the US and UK governments

The service was revealed by Google product manager Leonard Law in a blog post and is currently in beta form.<p>It will let businesses running the company's Google Compute Engine create their own encryption keys.<p>Encryption is a security technology that scrambles digital information using specialist …

My encounter with God... Amazing testimony!

Once we have a real encounter with God, it transforms us for the rest of our life. We literally become different people. In this real life story you …

NATO jets scrambled 12 times in a single day to escort Russian planes above the Baltic

According to Latvian Defense Forces, three Russian transport planes An-76 and one Il-76, as well as four fighter jets MiG-31 and four attack aircraft …

HugeDomains.com - Newspiracy.com is for sale (Newspiracy)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Air Force secretary: The F-35 has a wide range of problems

An F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing aircraft flies behind a tanker on a mission over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., in September 2013.Lockheed MartinAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has admitted to a wide range of past and present problems with the F-35 while maintaining that the …

Chevron to lay off 1,500 workers amidst oil price slump | Reuters

July 28 (Reuters) - Chevron Corp, the second-largest U.S. oil company, said on Tuesday it would lay off 1,500 employees, about 2 percent of its global work force, as it trims costs to offset declining crude prices.<p>Nearly all of the layoffs will be in Texas, where the company has expanded in recent …

Here’s why the strange practice of body hacking is taking off

Biohackers, people who modify their body with technology like chip implants, are going to tattoo parlors, conferences, and "implant parties" to get these kinds of devices implanted.<p>While meshing machine with human flesh sounds outlandish to some, biohackers consider themselves pioneers and argue …

Los Angeles just passed a major gun control law

The ordinance prohibits Los Angeles residents from possessing a handgun or rifle magazine that fits more than 10 rounds.<p>Residents would have 60 days after the law takes effect to remove, sell or transfer such magazines from city limits in compliance with state law, or surrender them to the LAPD.<p>The …

China's stock-market crash has come at the worst possible time for Beijing

After a boom in activity earlier this year, the Shanghai Composite Index has tumbled during July.<p>But China has a bigger problem — in short, the growth of nominal gross domestic product (the size of the economy without accounting for inflation) has been dramatically outstripped by the growth of debt …

North Korea Says 'No Americans Will Be Left Alive' if the US Invades

Kim Jong-un ramped up the saber rattling on the 62nd anniversary of the end of the Korean War.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>'I Realized I'd Been Brainwashed': The North Korean Defector Living in London</b><p>Yesterday marked the 62nd anniversary of the end of the Korean War—or, as it's known in North Korea, The Day of Victory in …

Qatar mulls harsher penalties for drug dealers caught selling to youth

Photo for illustrative purposes only.<p>As part of efforts to tackle rising drug use among young people in Qatar, the country is considering imposing …

Putin eyes Russian strength in Atlantic and Arctic in new naval doctrine

Kremlin says the revised strategy comes in response to 'unacceptable' NATO plans to move military infrastructure towards Russia's borders<p>Russia will guarantee a permanent naval presence in the Mediterranean and boost its strength in the Atlantic and Arctic under a new strategy to counter …

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