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Saudi Arabia beheads 79th person this year

King Salman Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday beheaded one of its nationals convicted of drug trafficking, bringing to 79 the number of executions this year. According to AFP tallies, that figure compares with 87 for all of last year and adds to what Amnesty International has called a “macabre spike” in the kingdom’s …

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NSA phone surveillance is officially illegal

NSA Fort Mead

As Americans wait for Congress to decide next month whether to renew the Patriot Act and the vast NSA metadata surveillance program it’s made possible, a panel of three appellate judges has made the decision on its own: The Patriot Act, they’ve now ruled, was never written to authorize the sort of …

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Australian sports commentator fired for anti-war tweets

No war Australia

Editor’s note: Another prominent Australian journalist, Mike Carlton, was forced to resign after criticizing Israel’s due to their slaughter of the Palestinian people. Australia’s SBS channel sacked one of its top football commentators, Scott McIntyre, for a series of tweets on Anzac Day doubting the wisdom of glorifying Aussie troops in any …

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CIA insider Jim Rickards’ predictions for society in 2024

Jim Rickards CIA

Editor’s Note from Jim Rickards: ‘The following article describes a fictional dystopia in the spirit of Brave New World or 1984. It is not a firm forecast or prediction in the usual analytic sense. Instead, it’s intended to provide warning, and encourage readers to be alert to dangerous trends in …

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Prince Charles’ best friend abused 22 children at one school

Prince Charles pedophile friend Jimmy Savile

At least 22 pupils at a school for emotionally disturbed girls were abused by Jimmy Savile in the 1970s, a police report has said. The paedophile DJ abused the children, and also one visitor, at Duncroft Approved School in Staines, Surrey. He committed 46 offences, including rape and sexual assault, and …

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ISIS using weapons made in Israel

Israeli rockets ISIS

Questions about who is behind the Islamic State keep arising. Iraqi volunteer forces, known as Hashid Shaabi, discovered Israeli-made weapons at Islamic State (ISIL) positions in the Iraqi province of Anbar on Thursday, according to Al-Mayadeen television, Fars News Agency reported. Last month, it was reported that Iraqi counter-terrorism forces arrested four foreign military advisors from the …

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US drone strikes declared a ‘war crime’ by judge

Obama drone strike

Former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano has blasted President Obama over the revelations that a drone strike he sanctioned killed hostages being held prisoner by al Qaeda in Pakistan. The Libertarian pundit did not mince words, calling Obama’s actions “a war crime.” “I condemn, in words as strong …

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NBC knowingly lied to try start a war with Syria

Richard Engel NBC

An NBC News journalist is involved in a harrowing scene of battlefield danger. The journalist’s first-person story serves as the dominant narrative for years—but it turns out to be wrong, very wrong. Sound familiar? This isn’t the Brian Williams scandal. It’s worse: the story of the December 2012 kidnapping and …

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Neil Young to release new album ‘The Monsanto Years’

Neil Young The Monsanto Years

Legendary music icon Neil Young will be taking a stand against Monsanto in his latest album release, The Monsanto Years. In a move that highlights just how far awareness on the issue of Monsanto’s toxic creations has come, Young will be working with the Willie Nelson sons in highlighting Monsanto’s activities …

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Wikileaks: Sony emails reveal Hollywood execs work for Israel

Hollywood sign

Top Hollywood bosses enjoy a strong relationship with the Israeli government and various pro-Israel lobbying groups across the United States, according to a cache of Sony internal emails leaked to Wikileaks and published for the first time last week. The emails reveal a dinner between Sony executives and Prime Minister …

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