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Bahrain tightens anti-protest measures

Bahraini forces have tightened anti-protest measures in a number of towns and villages as anti-government protesters prepare for rallies in the capital, Manama. Reports say security checkpoints, surrounded by barbed wire, strictly control roads leading to the capital and people ...

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NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional by Stephen Lendman Longstanding NYPD stop and frisk practices are flagrantly racist. They violate constitutional privacy rights. People of color are systematically targeted. Hundreds of thousands of law abiding residents are persecuted. According to ...

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Will or Won't Obama Attack Syria?

Will or Won’t Obama Attack Syria? by Stephen Lendman US regime change plans are longstanding. War was planned years ago. US-supported proxy fighters wage it. Obama didn’t initiate conflict to end it. At issue now is what’s next. Insurgent invaders ...

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50 killed in Cairo clashes: Brotherhood

Egypt‘s Muslim Brotherhood says at least 50 people have been killed in the crackdown by the Egyptian security forces on protest sit-ins held by the supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi in Cairo. Meanwhile, the Egyptian Interior Ministry has also ...

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Abducted Afghan MP’s kids rescued

The Taliban militants abducted Parliamentarian Kakar, along with her three children and her driver in the country™s eastern province of Ghazni on August 10,2013. Three children of the abducted Afghan lawmaker Fariba Ahmadi Kakar, along with her driver were rescued ...

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Blast traps 18 inside Indian submarine

File photo shows the Indian Navy’s Sindhurakshak submarine in Visakhapatnam. An explosion inside an Indian submarine berthed at the coastal city of Mumbai, has entrapped about 18 sailors, the navy says. The Russian-made submarine, INS Sindhurakshak, partially sunk early Wednesday, ...

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Most Americans disapporve of Congress

Americans’ approval ratings of Congress remain near historical lows because of its inability to address the major problems facing the country, according to a new Gallup poll. Eighty one percent of Americans now disapprove of Congress and only 14 percent ...

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Egypt police attack pro-Morsi sit-ins

Egyptian security forces have attacked sit-ins by the supporters of Egypt‘s ousted President Mohamed Morsi outside the Rabaa al-Adawiya Mosque and at Nahda Square in Cairo, firing tear gas to disperse them. Medical sources say at least one person has ...

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Kerry defends US spying on Brazilians

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) and Brazilian Foreing Minister Antonio Patriota in Brasilia on August 13, 2013. US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who paid a one-day visit to Brazil Tuesday, defended US intelligence agency spying program ...

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‘No Iran-Russia deal on replacing S-300’

This file photo shows a Russian S-300 missile defense system. The head of Russia™s state arms export company Rosoboronexport says there is no deal between Tehran and Moscow over a replacement for the S-300 missile defense systems, which Russia is ...

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