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Turkish Government Blocks Access To Wikipedia

Chuck Ross

The Turkish government has blocked access to Wikipedia, alleging that the online encyclopedia is running a “smear campaign” against Turkey.

“Instead of coordinating against terrorism, it has [Read More]

BREAKING NEWS: North Korea Fires Off ANOTHER Ballistic Missile

Video | Christian Datoc

DEVELOPING

North Korea's Latest Missile Never Even Made It Out of Korea

World | Ryan Pickrell
Missiles are driven past the stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other high ranking officials during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of North Korea's founding father, Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Sue-Lin Wong

‘Did not leave Korean territory’

Hungary Builds A Second Wall Against Illegals

World | David Krayden
Refugees wait for tents as Syrians fleeing the northern embattled city of Aleppo wait on February 6, 2016 in Bab al-Salama, near the city of Azaz, northern Syria (Getty Images)

‘Attention, attention, I’m warning you: you are at the Hungarian border.’

German Parliament Bans Burqa, Approves Ankle Tags On Terror Suspects

World | Jacob Bojesson
Females in burqas (AFP/Getty Images/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH)

‘It should be banned, wherever it is legally possible’

German Paper: US Media Got It Wrong, Ivanka Wasn't Booed

Politics | Peter Hasson

‘There was no booing or heckling at all’

Tribunal Forces Landlord To Pay $12,000 To Muslim Couple

World | David Krayden
Worshippers take part in Friday prayers inside the mosque at the Mississauga Muslim Community Centre in Mississauga, Ontario January 18, 2013. Sufi cleric and leader of the Minhaj-ul-Quran religious organization, Muhammad Tahirul Qadri, has held several lectures at the Community Centre, located just west Toronto, Ontario. Qadri recently returned to Pakistan after living in Canada for several years to lead a call for reforms that has made him an instant hit among Pakistanis disillusioned with the state. Photo taken January 18, 2013. REUTERS/Mark Blinch

‘…disrespectful and an act of racism.’

1700 Troops Head To Afghanistan As Taliban Declares Fighting Season Is On

World | Saagar Enjeti
(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Brosilow)

‘The Afghan government cannot survive’

Australia To Restrict Energy Exports In Face Of Looming Natural Gas Shortage

Energy | Andrew Follett
3D illustration/ 3D rendering - solar and wind energy concept. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/3D_creation)

‘Australian families have to come first’

Merkel Demands Gulf Countries Step Up And Take In Refugees

World | Jacob Bojesson
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a lower house of parliament Bundestag session in Berlin, Germany, April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Wants them to step up

Oxford Apologizes For 'Everyday Racism' Newsletter

World | Amber Randall
A protestor takes part in a demonstration against racism in London, Britain, March 18, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

‘We made a mistake’

Student Union: Use 'Jazz Hands' Instead Of Clapping Or Face 'Consequences'

Education | Rob Shimshock
Jazz Hands (YouTube Screengrab: Clive Weston)

‘Gentle reminder not to whoop’

EU Is About To Hand Le Pen A Hefty Fine

World | Jacob Bojesson
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, attends a campaign rally in Nice, France, April 27, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

Says she’s part of ‘political dirty tricks’

China Warned North Korea Not To Test Another Nuke

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reacts as he arrives for the opening ceremony of the Cemetery of Fallen Fighters of the Korean People's Army (KPA) in Pyongyang July 25, 2013, as part of celebrations ahead of the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War. REUTERS/Jason Lee

‘All stakeholders will bear the consequences’

Somali Pirate Sentenced To Life For 2010 Attack On Navy Ship

World | Kerry Picket

Life plus 10 years

Sanctuary City Montreal Trying To Save Summer Rodeo

World | David Krayden
The bull Smoke Show goes after Mike Lee of Fort Worth, Texas after he got bucked off in the Bull Riding event during Championship Sunday at the finals of the Calgary Stampede rodeo in Calgary, Alberta, July 12, 2015. REUTERS/Todd Korol TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1K4DV

‘Rodeos, which subject animals to fear, stress and undue risk of injury and death’

Financial Crisis May Threaten Puerto Rico's Public Health

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
FILE PHOTO: Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), speaks to employees of the agency in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

‘Serious threats’

Trudeau Liberals Looking To Automatically Approve Some Refugees

World | David Krayden
A family of four are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after crossing the U.S.-Canada border into Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi

‘Changing its approach’

Report: Israel Blows Up Big Terror Weapons Stockpile Near Damascus Airport

World | Saagar Enjeti
Flying on the "Baz" (F-15) tail number 122 that was reassembled with the rear of another jet

‘We act to prevent it’

US Admiral: North Korean Nuclear Threat A Matter Of When, Not If

World | Ryan Pickrell
The Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris, testifies before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on "Military Assessment of the Security Challenges in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

The situation ‘is the worst I have ever seen’

Trump Tells Mattis He Can Use Entire Military To Destroy ISIS

World | Saagar Enjeti
Sri Lankan Marines assault a beach as part of an amphibious capabilities demonstration during the Sri Lanka Marine Corps Boot Camp graduation at Sri Lankan Naval Station Barana in Mullikulum, Sri Lanka, Feb. 27, 2017. The SLMC will be an expeditionary force with specific missions of humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and peacekeeping support.

‘Enables military commanders to be more agile’

Don't Look Now, But An Israeli Missile Just Shot Down A Syrian Aircraft

Video | Saagar Enjeti

‘We will destroy them without the slightest hesitation’

STUDY: Newly Discovered Solar System Could Easily Support Alien Life

Energy | Andrew Follett
Green alien tourist goes on cheap holiday relaxing in beach chair with tropical drink (Shutterstock/lazyllama)

Life could have spread FAST

Two US Special Ops Troops Killed During Anti-ISIS Raid In Afghanistan

World | Jonah Bennett
Afghan commando forces patrol at the site of US bombing in the Achin district of Nangarhar province on April 23, 2017.

One additional soldier wounded

Now Anyone Can Tour North Korea Without Ever Having To Actually Go There

World | Ryan Pickrell
People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong Il during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary Kim Il Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Pop in on Kim Jong Un

If Michael Flynn Had Done What The Pentagon Told Him To Do In 2014, He Wouldn't Be Where He Is Today

US | Chuck Ross
National security adviser General Michael Flynn delivers a statement daily briefing at the White House in Washington U.S.

Defense Department’s inspector general now investigating

Russian Navy 'Intelligence' Ship Sinks After Hitting Boat Full Of Livestock

National Security | Russ Read
Cows in a pen. Source: ArtemZ/Shutterstock

The fate of the livestock is unknown

Claiming To Be A Former Terrorist Could Actually Help You Get Asylum In Germany

World | Jacob Bojesson
Smoke rises from the site of a blast and gunfire between Taliban and Afghan forces in PD 6 in Kabul, Afghanistan March 1, 2017.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

‘A grant of protection may be considered’

Poll: Theresa May Is Cruising Toward Re-Election

World | Jacob Bojesson
Britain's Prime Minster Theresa May delivers a stump speech at Netherton Conservative Club during the Conservative Party's election campaign, in Dudley April 22, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Radburn/Pool

More popular than Margaret Thatcher

Kevin O'Leary Drops Out Of Conservative Party Race

World | David Krayden
Kevin O'Leary speaks to supporters at a leadership rally at the Ottawa Infinity Centre, Jan. 31, 2017. Daily Caller photo

‘The Conservative Party needs someone who has the best chance of beating Justin Trudeau.’

Declassified Intel Report Shows Obama's Chemical Weapons Deal With Assad Was A Complete Failure

National Security | Russ Read
Soldiers wear masks as they take part in a military exercise simulating a chemical weapons attack during the international Eager Lion military event on June 2, 2014 at Prince Hashem Bin Abdullah II training center, in Zarqa, 30 km east of Amman, Jordan. The US and the Kingdom of Jordan are conducting Exercise Eager Lion, which has been conducted annually since 2011, and includes countries from five different continents and more than 12,500 participants. Khalil Mazraawi/AFP/Getty Images.

Assad hid tons of chemical weapons components

China's Naval Power Gets Big Boost With Launch Of First Home-Grown Aircraft Carrier

World | Ryan Pickrell
China's first domestically built aircraft carrier is seen during its launching ceremony in Dalian, Liaoning province, China, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

Second carrier overall

Le Pen Dodges Questions On Euro Secession

World | Jacob Bojesson
Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, leaves a polling booth as she votes in the first round of 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Henin-Beaumont. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

‘I am not an adversary of Europe’

Texas Woman Jailed For Espionage In Secret Chinese Trial

World | Ryan Pickrell
Policemen hoist a Chinese national flag in front of an entrance of a Chinese court. REUTERS/Aly Song

But, there may be good news

Mattis's Frank Accusation Has Russia Outraged

World | Saagar Enjeti

‘These allegations are untrue’

'They Just Come Here To Fight And Die'

World | Saagar Enjeti
Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) fires towards Islamic State militants during a battle, west of Mosul,Iraq April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

‘They don’t have a social life’

Like It Or Not, Krauthammer Just Made A Damn Good Case For Launching A 'Preemptive Strike' On North Korea

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘We cannot live in a world where Kim Jong-un can push a button and obliterate Seattle.’

Trudeau Minister Mocked After Promoting Puffins On World Penguin Day

World | David Krayden

‘On what are you puffin?’

Three Men Jailed In Sweden For Gang Rape Streamed Live On Facebook

World | Jacob Bojesson
Protesters hold Swedish flags as they demonstrate against a new mosque at Keillers Park in Gothenburg, southwest Sweden, on May 21, 2011. Around 100 people, many waving Swedish flags and wearing T-shirts with a red line drawn through a picture of the mosque, joined the right-wing demonstration against the building, which is set to be inaugurated next month, police said. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images)

‘It felt unreal to watch it’

US Sends F-35s To Eastern Europe After Russian Bombers Test Trump Near Alaska

World | Saagar Enjeti

‘A threat to us’

Turkey Strikes US-Backed Forces Fighting The Islamic State

National Security | Russ Read
A Turkish Air Force F16 jet fighter prepares to take off from an air base during the Anatolian Eagle military exercise in the central Anatolian city of Konya, in this April 28, 2010 file picture. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

‘Unacceptable’

Canada Is About To Give 4,000 Households Free Money For Three Years

World | Ted Goodman
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) and his principal secretary Gerald Butts take part in a meeting with Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni (not pictured) on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Our goal is clear

This Taylor Swift Conspiracy Theory Briefly Took Over Chinese Internet

World | Ryan Pickrell
Singer Taylor Swift arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California February 28, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

Dating a middle-aged Chinese tech tycoon

North Korea Will 'Cross The Point Of No Return' With Sixth Nuclear Test

World | Ryan Pickrell
A North Korean soldier guards the banks of the Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jacky Chen

Chinese media issues warning to Pyongyang

Another Truck Containing Radioactive Material Stolen In Mexico

World | Will Racke
A girl runs outside her home near a section of the fence separating Mexico and the United States, on the outskirts of Tijuana, Mexico. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

‘Don’t open it’

Report: Kim Jong Un Makes Bank Off The Foreign Journalists Who Attend His Parades

World | Ryan Pickrell
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Foreign currency

Al Gore's New Group Demands $15 Trillion To Fight Global Warming

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos

‘Do not pose a major macroeconomic challenge’

Man Murders Infant Daughter, Kills Self On Facebook Live

World | Eric Lieberman
A baby's white crib. [Shutterstock - Vikkin]

‘They had already died when I arrived there’

Mexican Foreign Minister: Construction Of Border Wall Is A 'Hostile Act'

World | Jonah Bennett
A general view shows a newly built section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

‘Mexico will be paying’

Canada Says Trump Lumber Tariff Will Raise Price Of US Homes

World | David Krayden
FILE PHOTO: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) is greeted by U.S. President Donald Trump prior to holdiing talks at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 13, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

‘It has been a bad week for U.S.-Canada trade relations’

Japan Releases 'What To Do If North Korea Nukes You' Guide

World | Ryan Pickrell
School children take shelter under desks during an earthquake simulation exercise at an elementary school in Tokyo March 11, 2015. The school in one of the central wards in Tokyo held an annual evacuation drill to prepare for earthquakes, on the fourth anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands and set off a nuclear crisis. REUTERS/Issei Kato

‘Robust building’