Tag Archives: USA

Obama poised to lead (economic) invasion of Cuba

Olivier Knox Chief Washington Correspondent  For nearly 50 years, the United States tried various ways to end the Castro regime that rules Cuba. The disastrous 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion led to the convoluted scenarios laid out in “Operation Mongoose,” … read more

ISIS committing genocide against Yazidis, Christians and Shia Muslims

#ISIS committing genocide against #Yazidis, #Christians and #Shia #Muslims Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday he’s determined the Islamic State is committing genocide against Christians and other minorities in the Middle East, after facing heavy pressure from lawmakers and … read more

North Korea sentenced an American tourist to15 years in prison

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea’s highest court sentenced an American tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion on Wednesday, weeks after authorities presented him to media and he tearfully confessed that he had tried … read more

Pennsylvania Police Use Pepper Spray to African – American rally

American police resorted to use pepper spray during mostly African-American rally in the US city of Chester, Pennsylvania, local media reported. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police in the US city of Chester, Pennsylvania, have used pepper spray to disperse a gathering, which was attended by mostly … read more

U.S. Military Launches Airstrikes on ISIS Chemical Weapons Operation

Reports are coming in that U.S. airstrikes hit a suspected ISIS chemical weapons operation.   Here are the details.   From CNN:   The U.S. military has conducted airstrikes against targets it believes are crucial to ISIS’ chemical weapons program … read more

White House dropped $10 million claim in Iran prisoner deal

Nader Modanlo was facing five more years in federal prison when he got an extraordinary offer: U.S. President Barack Obama was ready to commute his sentence as part of this month’s historic and then still-secret prisoner swap with Iran. He … read more

Oregon Standoff: 1 Dead, 1 Wounded As Feds Arrest Ammon Bundy and Other Militants

Federal and state law officers arrested the leaders of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge, during a traffic stop along a highway in Oregon’s frozen high country that prompted gunfire and left one man dead.  Militant leader Ammon … read more

Willy-Nilly Partnership – USA VP Biden trip to Turkey with Hidden Agenda

Willy-Nilly Partnership: What’s the Hidden Aim of #USA #VP #Biden’s Trip to #Turkey? The stated purposes of the US Vice President’s trip to Turkey were the intensification of the joint fight against Daesh and US concern over the increasingly destructive military … read more

Inspector General: Clinton emails had intel from most secretive, classified programs

Inspector General: #HillaryClinton emails had intel from most secretive, classified programs EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton’s emails on her unsecured, homebrew server contained intelligence from the U.S. government’s most secretive and highly classified programs, according to an unclassified letter from a top … read more

USA, China navies officers encouraged by use of rules for ship meetings

The top officers in the #USA. and #China navies on Tuesday lauded progress in U.S.-China naval ties and said they were encouraged by the increased use of protocols for unplanned ship encounters at sea, a U.S. Navy official said. U.S. … read more