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US drones target first responders in Pakistan

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The US routinely engages in launching follow-up assassination drone attacks in Pakistan, aimed at targeting people who arrive at the site of an initial attack for rescue operations. According to a report published on the Guardian website, the US has routinely launched double or triple drone attacks in Pakistan, even though targeting rescuers …

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Burma ends media censorship

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Burma’s information ministry says all publications are free to go to press without interference from government from August 20. Burma said it had abolished media censorship on Monday in the latest in a series of rapid democratic reforms, delighting journalists who lived for decades under the shadow of the censors’ …

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Obama threatens to attack Syria

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US President Barack Obama has a stern warning for the country of Syria. In an address made early Monday, the commander-in-chief confirmed that he has not ruled out an offensive strike on Bashar al-Assad and his regime. Speaking from the White House, President Obama said that if Syria is able …

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WikiLeaks: End your war on 9/11 truth

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“I’m constantly annoyed that people are distracted by false conspiracies such as 9/11, when all around we provide evidence of real conspiracies, for war or mass financial fraud.” – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, from the article, “Wanted by the CIA: Julian Assange – Wikileaks founder,” Belfast Telegraph, July 19, 2010. “The US …

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Aurora Eyewitness: alarm announced “Murder in the theater”

Another bizarre piece of eyewitness testimony has emerged out of the Aurora massacre, with a woman claiming that an alarm was repeatedly played shortly after the shooting began announcing “murder in the theater”. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7m1s3ySvZQ[/youtube]   Speaking to the Denver Post, Salina Jordan, who was situated in the theater …

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US drone attacks leave 21 civilians dead in Pakistan in under 48 hours

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US assassination drone strikes have left at least 21 people dead in Pakistan’s northwestern tribal region near border with Afghanistan during the past 48 hours, Press TV reports. Pakistani officials told Press TV that nine people were killed after a US drone fired four missiles at two vehicles in Mana area of …

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US war on whistleblowers must end – Assange (VIDEO)

Julian Assange made his first public appearance in two months, ever since he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Addressing the hundreds of people gathered outside the embassy, Assange thanked them for their support, claiming it was their resolve and presence that stopped British police storming the building. …

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Police allowed to track cell phones in US without court warrants

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The US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Americans have no reasonable expectation of privacy when carrying cell phones, allowing police to track GPS signals without a warrant or probable cause. The decision came the court ruled in United States v. Skinner that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) abided by the Constitution …

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