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johnrussell
  'It's rubbish': Translators are struggling to interpret Trump's unforgivably bad English http://usuncut.com/news/rubbish-translators-struggling-interpret-trumps-unforgivably-bad-english/ It’s not just you. As US media struggles to catch President Donald Trump in the same room with a fact, international listeners can’t tell the difference between the truth and a tall tale for a totally different reason — Trump’s use of English is almost too... 
 
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The Offer that Turns the Gaza Strip into Singapore


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @1ofmany, 2 days ago

The Offer that Turns the Gaza Strip into Singapore by Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute, February 21 2017 The Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas has once again demonstrated its priorities: killing Jews. That clearly takes precedence over easing the plight of the two million Palestinians living under its rule in the Gaza Strip. Since Hamas violently seized control of the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2007, the conditions of the Palestinians living there have gone from bad to... 
 
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Why are there still famines?


By:  @community, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 5 days ago

The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. There have also been warnings of famine in north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Why are there still famines and what can be done about it? What is happening in South Sudan? UN agencies say 100,000 people are facing starvation in South Sudan and a further 1 million there are classified as being on the brink of famine. This is the most acute of the present... 
 
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[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="d1Nw-IyNGNk"]   http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-soldier-idUSKBN16013W   A young Israeli soldier who killed a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment on Tuesday, in a show of leniency that drew Palestinian outrage after one of the most divisive trials in Israel's history. Eleven months ago, Sergeant Elor Azaria was serving as an army medic in the town of Hebron... 
 
aimeesmith
  Millions of pet owners put their dogs in their car and acquisition that they accelerate around, get scared, or wish to always adhere alfresco of the window. Putting a pet in this blazon of Automotive V Belts  bearings is alarming to them, and if you get into an accident, you'll acquisition that it's absolutely scary. You don't wish to accept your pet afflicted in an accident, which seems to be the bulk one acumen why you charge a bench belt for your dog, but accede the afterward... 
 
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Hundreds Of Whales Die Stranded On A Remote New Zealand Beach


By:  @community, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 weeks ago

  By the time Ceree Morrison found hundreds of pilot whales washed ashore on a remote beach in New Zealand 250 to 300 of them were already dead. The rest remained alive on Farewell Spit, a long strip of land that hooks from the country's South Island into the sea. The scene was devastating. "You could hear the sounds of splashing, of blowholes being cleared, of sighing," Morrison told The Associated Press . "The young ones were the worst. Crying is the only way to describe... 
 
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Fake news has German election in crosshairs


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 4 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 4 weeks ago

Source                   BERLIN — On New Year's Eve, an angry mob of Muslim men in the German city Dortmund set fire to the country's oldest church while chanting "Allahu Akbar." In a strongly worded letter, Germany's ambassador to Ukraine urged President Petro Poroshenko to give the separatist enclave Donbass to Russia. In Berlin, a young Syrian froze to death while waiting in a line to file his asylum claim. What do these incidents have in common?... 
 
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Syria Peace Talks: Why Were Some Nations Invited and Others Not?


By:  @spikegary, one month ago
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Latest By:  @spikegary, one month ago

Source ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The latest attempt to end the six-year war in Syria kicked off in Kazakhstan on Monday, though the enemies still couldn't bring themselves to talk to each other directly. The conflict, which has left more than 400,000 dead and displaced another 6.3 million, has had far-reaching consequences. It has helped destabilize an entire region, pitted international backers against each other, and contributed to the mass influx of refugees who flooded into Europe... 
 
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Thank you, Jane Fonda


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago

For a break from Trump, why not drop by the Canada, the True North Strong and Free group and check out why Canadians are "thanking" Jane Fonda? http://thenewstalkers.com/buzz-of-the-orient/group_discuss/3750/thank-you-jane-fonda  
 
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Did Someone Say "Wrong on Russia?"


By:  @jonathan-p, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @jonathan-p, 2 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwQqNdkyZZo   I love reminiscing, don't you? Here's President Obama attempting to school us on foreign policy. What a maroon...  
 
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A Call on All Christians to Defend Their Birthplace and the Homeland of the Jewish People by Petra Heldt, Gatestone Institute, Januiary 9 2017 An aerial view of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, and much of Jerusalem's Old City. (Image source: Andrew Shiva / Wikipedia) Christians' collective consciousness must stop the planned peace conference in Paris on January 15-17, and prevent the presumably intended UN Security Council (UNSC) vote on a Palestinian State as a 22nd Muslim... 
 
jonathan-p
Thousands of Hamas activists and supporters took to the streets of Jabalya refugee camp in Gaza on Sunday night to rally against Israel and praise the terrorist ramming attack in Jerusalem which killed four Israelis. Earlier on Sunday, a Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers on a popular promenade in Jerusalem, killing four of them in an attack which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said had likely been inspired by Islamic State .   Chanting anti-Israeli... 
 
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A German Lawmaker Wants the State to Pay for Prostitutes for the Elderly


By:  @pj, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

WORLD   GERMANY A German Lawmaker Wants the State to Pay for Prostitutes for the Elderly      Getty Images The Green Party lawmaker says she can imagine authorities "financing sexual assistance" A  German  opposition lawmaker has been criticized for suggesting on Sunday that authorities could subsidize paid sex for patients requiring nursing care. The Green Party’s spokeswoman on care policy, Elisabeth Scharfenberg, told  Welt am Sonntag... 
 
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Pope tells women to feel free to breastfeed in church


By:  @aeonpax, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

Pope Francis encouraged women attending a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday to feel free to breastfeed their children in the church.“The ceremony is a little long, someone’s crying because he’s hungry. That’s the way it is,” the pontiff said. “You mothers, go ahead and breastfeed, without fear. Just like the Virgin Mary nursed Jesus,” he told worshippers attending an annual ceremony commemorating the baptism of Jesus . - Source;  The Guardian  
 
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US Tanks Roll Into Germany to Bolster NATO Deterrent


By:  @kavika, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, 2 months ago

US Tanks Roll Into Germany to Bolster NATO Deterrent By david rising, associated press BERLIN — Jan 6, 2017, 9:32 AM ET Share Email Star The Associated Press U.S. Tanks were unloaded in Bremerhaven, northern Germany, Friday Jan. 6, 2017. Ships loaded with U.S. tanks, self-propelled howitzers and hundreds of other fighting vehicles have arrived in the northern German port en route to Eastern... 
 
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Israel's "Peace Plan" - Mitt Romney's "Self-Deportation" On Steroids


By:  @johnrussell, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @enoch, 2 months ago

There Will Never* Be an Israel-Palestinian Peace Settlement http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2016/12/there-will-never-be-israel-palestinian-peace-settlement Kevin Drum Dec. 26, 2016 For many years: Virtually every country in the world has condemned Israel's settlements in the West Bank.   They have all repeatedly voted to say so in the UN.     The US has also opposed Israel's settlements, but hasn't officially said so in the... 
 
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AIPAC Statement on Secretary Kerry's Speech


By:  @jonathan-p, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @jonathan-p, 2 months ago

December 28, 2016  AIPAC Statement on  Secretary Kerry's Speech Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech today was a failed attempt to defend the indefensible.  Contrary to Secretary of State Kerry's address today, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution that the administration unconscionably failed to block was unfair, unbalanced and represented a profound departure from the policies of previous Democratic and... 
 
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Week of Kwanzaa Begins Today


By:  @enoch, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @enoch, 2 months ago

For those observing it, the week long celebration of Kwanzaa begins today. The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa are: 1. Unity. 1. Self-Determination. 3. Collective Work and Responsibility. 4. Cooperative Economics. 5. Purpose. 6. Creativity. 7. Faith. Red Box Rules. Site CoC, and the Four B's Are In Play, Be Respectful. Be On-Point. Be Positive. or Be Gone! Mrs. E. and I wish all who observe this week a good Kwanzaa holiday. Peace and... 
 
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Sorry Canada - looks like the US has passed its disease to you


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 2 months ago

Source Canadian politicians have expressed outrage after protesters at a political rally chanted "lock her up" about Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Protesters erupted into jeers at a rally against a carbon tax, hosted by the right-wing Rebel media group. "Lock her up" was frequently chanted by Donald Trump supporters in reference to Hillary Clinton during the US election. Mrs Clinton was under FBI investigation over her emails but Ms Notley has not faced any criminal probe.... 
 
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Hamas welcomes landmark UN vote on Israel settlements


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago

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Political Revolution is Brewing in Europe


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 2 months ago

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Reaction of Geert Wilders to His Conviction


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 3 months ago
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Amnesty International Attacks Democracies, Forgives Islamist Tyrannies


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 3 months ago
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