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Chilcot: Tony Blair lied to the nation over Iraq war

Sir John Chilcot has said he does not believe Tony Blair was “straight with the nation” about his decisions in the run-up to the Iraq war. The chairman of the public inquiry into the 2003 conflict said the former prime minister had however been “emotionally truthful” in his account of …

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Politicians Known for Liking to Gamble

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Gambling remains as one of the favourite pastimes for many around the world. People from all walks of life – right from the young to the old – tend to enjoy gambling. One of the reasons for such a varied age groups to enjoy gambling is the wide variety of …

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Manhattan explosion being used to coverup US war crime in Syria

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By Filip Karinja Before today’s explosion in Manhattan, the news for the day was of the United States airforce conducting four separate airstrikes on the Syrian army in Syria killing 62 soldiers and injuring 100 more. The soldiers, representing the elected Syrian government, where in battle against ISIS when the US war planes came …

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Russia to start pricing oil in their own currency

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It appears Russia is close to taking the next big step towards de-dollarization and killing the petro-dollar as Vladimir Putin‘s “dream” of ruble-based pricing of its domestically-produced oil is on the verge of realization. SPIMEX (The St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange) is actively courting international oil traders to join its emerging …

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5 major earthquakes in 48 hours, experts warn mega quakes coming

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Over the past 48 hours, there have been five major earthquakes globally, and one prominent seismologist has declared that “catastrophic mega earthquakes” could be on the way. In fact, seismologist Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado has made headlines all over the world by warning that “current conditions might …

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ISIS’ Toyota trucks were supplied by US State Department

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The US Treasury has recently opened an inquiry about the so-called “Islamic State’s” (ISIS/ISIL) use of large numbers of brand-new Toyota trucks. The issue has arisen in the wake of Russia’s air operations over Syria and growing global suspicion that the US itself has played a key role in arming, funding, and …

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US government still hunting WikiLeaks and whistleblowers

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The US government is conducting an active, long-term criminal investigation into WikiLeaks, a federal judge has confirmed in court documents. Five years after Julian Assange and his team began publishing the massive dump of US state secrets leaked by an army intelligence analyst, two wings of the Department of Justice and …

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US and Australia block Palestinian statehood bid at UN

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The UN Security Council has failed to adopt the Arab coalition’s bid calling for the creation of a Palestinian state and an end to Israeli “occupation”. The veto power US and Australia voted against the move with 5 abstentions. The draft resolution gathered only 8 votes in favour, so it …

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Pentagon is trying to rewrite Vietnam war history

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In case you weren’t aware, the Pentagon is set to roll out a 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. Personally, it’s hard to get excited about commemorating an event that led to the death of over 58,000 American soldiers and more than a million Vietnamese, particularly since much of it …

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Times of Israel – “When genocide is permissible”

Times of Israel Genocide article

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on the Times of Israel site however was later removed, but is still live on the homepage of the Five Towns Jewish Times under its author, Yochanan Gordon. More than 1,500 Palestinians, mainly civilians, have been killed in the violence over the past three weeks, and more …

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Google to Wi-Fi entire planet with 180 satellites

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The world wide web may seem like a global community, but two-thirds of the planet still remain without access. Now, Google is planning to change this by launching a fleet of 180 satellites to provide web access for the 4.8 billion people not yet online, according to sources close to …

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George Soros admits to funding the Ukraine crisis

George Soros

George Soros told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria over the weekend he is responsible for establishing a foundation in Ukraine that ultimately contributed to the overthrow of the country’s elected leader and the installation of a junta handpicked by the State Department. “First on Ukraine, one of the things that many people …

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Former CIA and NSA director: ‘We kill people based on metadata’

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Former National Security Agency (NSA) and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Michael Hayden. At a recent debate concerning the National Security Agency’s bulk surveillance programs, former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden admitted that metadata is used as the basis for killing people. The comments were made during a debate …

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NSA, FBI and CIA intercepting laptop purchases to install spy malware

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According to a new report from Der Spiegel based on internal NSA documents, the signals intelligence agency’s elite hacking unit (TAO) is able to conduct sophisticated wiretaps in ways that make Hollywood fantasy look more like reality. The report indicates that the NSA, in collaboration with the CIA and FBI, routinely and secretly …

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Obama ‘knew and approved’ NSA spying on German Chancellor Merkel

US President Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama President Obama was aware of NSA spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel since 2010, German media have revealed. An NSA spokeswoman later denied the allegations. According to German Bild am Sonntag newspaper, which cited US intelligence sources, National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander briefed Obama on …

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EU calls for explanations from Israel over diplomat scuffle

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European diplomats are holding Israel accountable over an incident where IDF servicemen attacked a EU humanitarian convoy in the West Bank on Friday. So far Tel Aviv has left the scandal in limbo, offering no official explanation for the incident. Diplomats from several EU countries have spoken out against the …

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New DHS headquarters was a CIA MKUltra test facility

NSA MKUltra facility

The Department of Homeland Security’s plans to occupy an old psychiatric hospital in the Washington D.C. area have slowly been moving forward, despite the project’s enormous projected cost. Center Building at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. The mammoth governmental entity, which has come to umbrella the offices of the …

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Mos Def reenacts gruesome Guantanamo-style force-feeding

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Extremely graphic footage featuring US actor and rapper Yasiin Bey, otherwise known as Mos Def, has revealed what the standard operating procedure for force-feeding Guantanamo Bay hunger strikers may look and feel like. The Guantanamo Bay hunger strike reached 150 continuous days on July 5, with 45 of the 106 hunger strikers …

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