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    Congressman: Put Obama, Democrats on the Record About Sale of Fetal Tissue
    Sep21

    Congressman: Put Obama, Democrats on the Record About Sale of Fetal Tissue

    Rep. Reid Ribble (R., Wis.) defended House Republicans’ strategy of defunding Planned Parenthood while also keeping the government running, as the body passed a bill that denies the organization funding for a year while Congress investigates it for potential illegal activity. Ribble said Friday that he also supports a provision in the...

    Putin’s Charm Offensive
    Sep21

    Putin’s Charm Offensive

    The Russian president has been sending pointed signals he means to freeze the war in Ukraine and help fight ISIS. Is the West testing him? …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimean Tatars Block Land Access To Crimea
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatars Block Land Access To Crimea

    Hundreds of Crimean Tatars have blocked roads leading from the Crimea region to rest of Ukraine to protest Russia’s March 2014 annexation of the Black Sea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    International Peace Day 2015: History Of The United Nations Day Devoted To Strengthening The Ideals Of Peace
    Sep21

    International Peace Day 2015: History Of The United Nations Day Devoted To Strengthening The Ideals Of Peace

    As conflicts continue to rage in Ukraine, Syria and locations around Asia, Africa and South America, International Peace Day is perhaps a timely reminder of the alternatives that exist to violence. The day, which falls on Sept. 21 each year, was first observed in 1982 after a resolution sponsored by the United Kingdom and Costa Rica was adopted...

    Photos of 19 abandoned places give us an eerie look at a world without humans
    Sep21

    Photos of 19 abandoned places give us an eerie look at a world without humans

    Have you ever wondered what the world would look like without humans? Abandoned cities like Pripyat, Ukraine, and forgotten amusement parks like Dreamland in Beijing, China, give us an idea of what that world might look like if we weren’t around anymore. Thanks to Instagram, it’s easy to take a virtual tour of these abandoned places...

    Canada was actively pursuing possible purchase of Mistral-class ships – initiative on hold because of election
    Sep21

    Canada was actively pursuing possible purchase of Mistral-class ships – initiative on hold because of election

    Canada was actively pursuing — at the political level — the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told Murray Brewster of The Canadian Press. Here is the rest of his Canadian Press article: The effort has ground to halt, however,...

    Is Putin Winning or Losing?
    Sep20

    Is Putin Winning or Losing?

    Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine don’t think they’re getting enough support from the Kremlin, and are openly wondering if Putin still wants to help them win. Bloomberg has more: Ukrainian separatist leaders say their hopes of full integration with Russia or greater independence are fading as the Kremlin tightens the reins on their...

    Election sidelines Harper government’s back room bid for French helicopter ships
    Sep20

    Election sidelines Harper government’s back room bid for French helicopter ships

    Canada was actively pursuing — at the political level — the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told The Canadian Press. The effort has ground to halt, however, largely because of the federal election campaign — and it may slip...

    Body of missing Israeli man found in river near Ukraine pilgrimage site
    Sep20

    Body of missing Israeli man found in river near Ukraine pilgrimage site

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — The body of an Israeli man who was missing in Uman since Rosh Hashanah was found floating in a river near the grave of the founder of the Breslov Hasidic movement. Amir Ohana, 28, was found Saturday by volunteers from the ZAKA rescue and recovery organization. He was wearing his Shabbat clothes but without shoe or socks, and it...

    Britain’s New Labour Leader Could Destroy the U.S.-U.K. ‘Special Relationship’
    Sep20

    Britain’s New Labour Leader Could Destroy the U.S.-U.K. ‘Special Relationship’

    Jeremy Corbyn is hardly a household name in the United States, but his election win has raised eyebrows on this side of the Atlantic and has been prominently featured on the pages of The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. With good reason: there is growing nervousness in Washington in the wake of Corbyn’s...