Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Turks, Belgians Report Foiling Plans for Holiday Attacks

Turkey on Wednesday became the latest country to announce the foiling of a holiday attack plot, detaining two suspected Islamic State militants believed to be planning suicide bombings during New Year celebrations in the capital city’s heart. Advertisements

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Man imprisoned for years in ‘pigeon coop’ by siblings who collected his check

In Spain, police discovered a 59-year old man imprisoned in what is being described as a pigeon coop by his siblings, in a scheme to apparently make off with his monthly pension.

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Get Ready for More Gas Savings in 2016

Rumor has it that gas prices are going to drop even more in 2016. Right before Christmas, the U.S. average for a gallon of gas dropped south of $2 for the first time in close to seven years, showing just how far pump prices have fallen in most regions of the country. More than half …

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Iranian rocket passes within 1,500 yards of US aircraft carrier

Iranian rockets passed within 1,500 yards of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz last week, a senior defense official confirmed Tuesday to Fox News.

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First of 17 detainees to be released from Gitmo next week

Next week the first of 17 detainees scheduled to be released from the Guantanamo Bay prison in January will be transferred, as the Obama administration continues to reduce the population at the controversial detention center, a senior U.S. official said Monday.

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Israeli athletes drop out of world sailing competition over flag dispute

A special visa from Malaysia forbidding Israeli athletes from wearing the Israeli flag during a sailing competition or having their national anthem played if they were to win the gold medal has Israel’s sailing federation threatening legal action. The visas prompted two Israeli windsurfers and their coach to withdraw from the International Sailing Federation’s youth …

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Intelligence report warns of Russian naval buildup

Russian naval forces are being modernized with advanced submarines and increasingly lethal ballistic and cruise missiles, according to a report by the Office of Naval Intelligence.

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‘Affluenza’ teen and his mother detained in Mexico

Monday night, Mexican authorities detained a Texas teen and his mother, who made headlines in the affluenza defense case. The teen pled guilty in the deaths of 4 people, as his team of attorneys used the defense that “affluenza”, to keep him out of jail. In simple terms, his family being rich, was the cause …

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Tom Ridge: ‘Pause’ Refugees From Middle East

Sunday former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said the United States should put a “pause” on refugees from the Middle East until better screening procedures can be put into place.

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Trump Rips Rubio-Backer Trey Gowdy: ‘Failed Miserably on Benghazi’

They never planned on doing anything to begin with. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assailed a leading committee chairman in Congress on Sunday for backing Marco Rubio, Trump’s rival for the party’s nomination.

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