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An Explosion the Media Ignores: The Texas Fertilizer Plant Disaster Cannot Be Forgotten


by Mike Elk   The remains of an apartment complex next to the fertilizer plant that exploded yesterday afternoon on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. According to West Mayor Tommy Muska, around 14 people, including 10 first responders, were killed and more than 150 people were injured when the fertilizer company caught fire and [...]

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UEFA should cancel football tournament in Israel, says former French sports minister


  Former French sports minister Marie-George Buffet has asked European football’s governing body to cancel its plan to hold this year’s under-21 championship in Israel. In a 7 March letter to UEFA president Michel Platini, the member of parliament argued that Israeli restrictions on freedom of movement for Palestinian athletes, and the groundless incarceration of [...]

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Lawmaker: Russia apparently asked repeatedly about Tamerlan Tsarnaev


(CNN) — Russia apparently contacted the FBI more than once about dead about Boston Marathon attack suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a Virginia lawmaker told CNN Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Robert Goodlatte, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, was asked about a newspaper report that said there wasn’t just one point of contact between Russia and the FBI. [...]

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Syrian Rebels To Receive $123 Million More In Aid From United States

Syrian rebels hunt for snipers after att

    By MATTHEW LEE    ISTANBUL — The United States said Sunday that it will double its non-lethal assistance to Syria’s opposition as the rebels’ top supporters vowed to enhance and expand their backing of the two-year battle to oust President Bashar Assad’s regime. Yet the pledge fell far short of what the opposition [...]

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VIDEO: Eyewitness Boston Suspect was run over by police SUV , no bombs

VIDEO: Eyewitness Boston Suspect was run over by police SUV , no bombs

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‘Pakistan car bomb kills 4, injures 26′


A car bomb targeting a Pakistani Shia politician has killed four and injured 26 others in the southwestern province of Balochistan, police says. The attack, which took place in Quetta on Tuesday, aimed at Abdul Khaliq Hazara, the leader of Pakistan’s Hazara Democratic Party, who escaped unharmed, said police officer Fiyaz Sumbal, the Associated Press [...]

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Foreign-sponsored militants slain outside Damascus


Syrian army soldiers have killed dozens of foreign-sponsored militants during mop-up operations on the outskirts of the capital Damascus. On Tuesday, a number of militants were killed when Syrian troops stormed a terrorist hideout in al-Aeib farms of Douma city, situated about 10 kilometers (six miles) northeast of Damascus, the official SANA news agency reported. [...]

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Syria foils infiltration attempt by militants


Syrian army forces in cooperation with border guards have driven back a group of militants who were attempting to enter the country from the Lebanese border. The gunmen tried to enter the Syrian city of Talkalakh, located 150 kilometers (93 miles) northwest of Damascus, on Tuesday, but were repelled and forced to flee back into [...]

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Man With 4th Amendment Written on Chest Wins Trial Over Airport Arrest


A Virginia man who wrote an abbreviated version of the Fourth Amendment on his body and stripped to his shorts at an airport security screening area won a trial Friday in his lawsuit seeking $250,000 in damages for being detained on a disorderly conduct charge.     By David Kravets Aaron Tobey claimed in a [...]

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15 yo boy shot dead blocks from Obama home


Chicago police find shot to death a 15-year-old boy who lived down the block from President Barack Obama’s Hyde Park home. The body of Cornelius German was found in a backyard after officers responded to a call of shots fired in South Evans Avenue around 9:40 p.m. local time on Monday. German was found unresponsive [...]

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