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Friday, October 28, 2016

The FBI has discovered new emails that "appear to be pertinent" to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, according to a letter FBI Director James Comey sent to the chairs of pertinent congressional and senate committees Friday. "In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation ... I agreed that the FBI should take appropriate investigative steps designed to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation," he wrote. The FBI is not yet saying that it's reopening the investigation. That will depend on the outcome of its assessment of whether or not this material may be signficant. read more

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

A video excerpt from liberal Michael Moore is taking the internet by storm. But it's not Moore's loyal fans singing his praises for a passionate political confession – it's Donald Trump's supporters who are doing the cheering.

In the speech that was given before an audience in Ohio, reportedly for the film "Trumpland," Moore delves deep into the mindset of Trump's appeal.

Friday, October 14, 2016

As relations between the West and Russia steadily deteriorate, Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots have been given the go-ahead to shoot down Russian military jets when flying missions over Syria and Iraq, if they are endangered by them. The development comes with warnings that the UK and Russia are now "one step closer" to being at war.

RAF Tornado pilots have been instructed to avoid contact with Russian aircraft while engaged in missions for Operation Shader – the codename for the RAF's anti-Isis work in Iraq and Syria. But their aircraft have been armed with air-to-air missiles and the pilots have been given the green light to defend themselves if they are threatened by Russian pilots.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The U.S. officially entered war with Yemen late Wednesday, launching strikes on Houthis for the first time, purportedly in retaliation for attempted missile attacks…

Friday, October 07, 2016

The stark truth is that the U.S. really has no intentions of helping to build strong states in the Middle East or elsewhere. Rather, as we see time and again – e.g., in Yugoslavia, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, Syria, Somalia, Ukraine – the goal of U.S. foreign policy, whether stated or not, is increasingly and more aggressively the destruction and balkanization of independent states.


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