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Has Faisal Shahzad Started a War?

Posted By Justin Raimondo On May 9, 2010 The Obama administration is determined to link the Times Square Fizzler, Faisal Shahzad, to the Pakistani Taliban, and isn’t about to let logic, reality, or anything remotely related to the facts get in its way. With the complicity of the Obama-stricken media, …

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Tony Blair, Very Close to being Indicted for War Crimes

By Prof. Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, April 24, 2010 While on a speaking engagement in Malaysia organized by “Success Resources Company”, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was the object of an articulate protest movement demanding his indictment for war crimes. This was no ordinary protest. Tony Blair has been …

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Electricity Tariff relief for EThekwini Residents

The eThekwini Municipalities Executive Committee (EXCO) has agreed to cut its electricity tariffs by 3%, following public hearings on the budget and a review of expenditure requirements. The Municipality had initially proposed a 28% electricity hike in the 2010/2011 budget, but later announced that it intended increasing electricity tariffs by …

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Majority of Americans distrust the government: survey

Monday, April 19, 2010; 12:33 AM WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they do not trust the U.S. government to do what is right, expressing the highest level of distrust in Washington in half a century, according to a public opinion survey. Only 22 percent of Americans …

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Israel Gags News on Extra-Judicial Killings

 Mel Frykberg RAMALLAH, Apr 2 (IPS) – An Israeli journalist remains under house arrest and another lives abroad, after they broke news on Israeli undercover units carrying out assassinations or “targeted killings” of non-combatant Palestinian political opponents. Anat Kam, 23, who used to work for the Israeli news site ‘Walla’, …

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Leaked Video of Shooting Spurs Calls for New Probe

Charles Fromm WASHINGTON, Apr 6 (IPS) – Journalist advocacy groups called for the reopening of an investigation into the 2007 killing of a Reuters photographer and his driver after the WikiLeaks website released classified video footage on Monday of a 2007 helicopter attack in Baghdad which killed 12 people.“This footage …

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Judge Rebukes Bush-Era Spying Programme

 William Fisher NEW YORK, Apr 5 (IPS) – The efforts of the Barack Obama administration to maintain the secrecy of the counterterrorism policies of its predecessor, the administration of former President George W. Bush, hit a major speed bump last week.On Mar. 31, a federal judge ruled that the National …

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Britain expels Israeli diplomat

12:40 PM Wednesday Mar 24, 2010 Britain has expelled a senior Israeli official from London in the latest fallout from the murder of a Hamas commander at his Dubai hotel in January. The expulsion came after the British intelligence concluded there was “compelling evidence” that the fake UK passports used …

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US deaths double in Afghanistan

By SEBASTIAN ABBOT (AP) KABUL — The number of U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan has roughly doubled in the first three months of 2010 compared to the same period last year as Washington has added tens of thousands of additional soldiers to reverse the Taliban’s momentum. Those deaths have been …

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