U.S. State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert
Posted: Saturday, August 3, 2013
State Department Issues Worldwide Travel Alert Because Of Al-Qaida Terror Threats
The State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert because of the threat of terrorist attacks from al-Qaida and affiliated organizations, it said Friday.
State Dept Issues 'Worldwide' Travel Alert
We Got Intelligence, Avers Congressman
Shocking: U.S. Black Teen Unemployment Rate 41.6%
Friday's jobs report was disappointing, but it also contained a truly heartbreaking statistic. Black teen unemployment is a shocking 41.6%. In July last year, the unemployment was considerably lower, at 36%. That almost half of black teens who want to work can't find jobs is a stain on Obama's economic policies.
An Open Letter to General Buchanan, Bradley Manning's Judge
I am a former military officer having served two tours of duty in Vietnam. I recall my oath of office to uphold the Constitution. It is not an oath to support any particular group of people, or a gang of criminals exercising authority outside Constitutional boundaries.
Manning Revealed the Sordid Realities of War that the Armchair Warriors Want Sanitised
Cleared of aiding the enemy, Bradley Manning still faces a lifetime in jail. The very least we owe this heroic man is a debate on US foreign policy
Snowden will 'build a new life in Russia': lawyer
US officials fume over Russia granting asylum to Snowden
The White House and U.S. lawmakers fumed Thursday after NSA leaker Edward Snowden entered Russia on temporary refugee status, a decision that threw into question the future of U.S.-Russia ties.
John McCain Is Furious About Edward Snowden
Noam Chomsky: Is Edward J. Snowden Aboard This Plane?
On July 9, the Organization of American States held a special session to discuss the shocking behavior of the European states that had refused to allow the government plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales to enter their airspace.
For Congress, 'it's classified' is new equivalent of 'none of your business'
Documents show NSA violated court orders on collection of phone records
Thanks to NSA Surveillance, Americans Are More Worried About Civil Liberties Than Terrorism
Pressure Cookers, Backpacks and Quinoa, Oh My!
Joint Terrorism Task Force Interrogates Couple After Google Search
It was a confluence of magnificent proportions that led six agents from the joint terrorism task force to knock on my door Wednesday morning. Little did we know our seemingly innocent, if curious to a fault, Googling of certain things was creating a perfect storm of terrorism profiling.
Senators want advocate for Constitution added to secret FISA court hearings
Three key members of the Senate introduced legislation Thursday that would change the way the country's secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court functions and how its members are selected.
"Lawless State": America Discredited
As Washington loses its grip on the world, defied by Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, and now Russia, the US government resorts to public temper tantrums. The constant demonstration of childishness on the part of the White House and Congress embarrasses every American.
Berlusconi rails against 'uncontrollable' judiciary after criminal conviction upheld
Former PM says conviction for tax fraud is 'founded on absolutely nothing' and inveighs against 'uncontrolled' judiciary
Zim election reflected the will of the people: Obasanjo
The head of the African Union observer mission to Zimbabwe, Mr Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that Wednesday's general election reflects the will of the people.
What did Iran's Rouhani call Israel?
Iran's soon-to-be president did call Israel a wound, but did not call for its removal as he was quoted as saying.
Iran's Rouhani misquoted in remarks on Israel: state TV
Two days before his inauguration as Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that Israeli occupation of Palestinian land had inflicted a "wound" on the Muslim world, according to a segment of his remarks broadcast on Iran's state-run Press TV.
US Drone Pounds Yemen Again as Hadi Visits DC
US drone kills 3 in Yemen
US Air Strike Kills Five Afghan Police
NATO Expresses 'Condolences' for Killings
White House Closes Inquiry Into Afghan Massacre – and Will Release No Details
Iraq: UN Casualty Figures for July Highest in Years
According to casualty figures released today by UNAMI, a total of 1,057 Iraqis were killed and another 2,326 were wounded in acts of terrorism and violence in July.
UN narcotics body warns Uruguay over marijuana bill
The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) says it is concerned by the approval by Uruguayan MPs of a bill which would legalise marijuana.
Massive arms depot blast in Syria kills 40
Rebels sent a wave of rockets slamming into regime strongholds in the central city of Homs Thursday, triggering a succession of massive explosions in a weapons depot that killed at least 40 people and wounded dozens, an opposition group and residents said.
Kurdish Struggle Blurs Syria's Battle Lines
Empire Project in Syria Reaches New Low - Syrian Support Group
How low will the Western powers stoop in the assault on the people and nation of Syria? You may be surprised. Here are three nightmares from the conflict.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Poised to Execute the "Prince of God"
Time is running out for the Supreme Court to intervene in the case of paranoid schizophrenic John Ferguson.