CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report

ShareThis CIA trains and spies for Syrian rebels – report 23 Mar 2013 Some Syrian rebel terrorist groups get training and intelligence straight from CIA officers, US officials told media. The helping hand is meant to bolster the secular opposition against both governmental troops and Islamist forces. The CIA’s increased involvement in Syria is part […]

Pro-Taliban militants threaten to kill former Pakistani president

ShareThis Pro-Taliban militants threaten to kill former Pakistani president –Bush ally Musharraf has been charged with several offences, including involvement in the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister, Benezir Bhutto. 23 Mar 2013 In a newly-released video, the pro-Taliban militants have threatened to kill former President Pervez Musharraf upon his arrival in Pakistan. On Saturday, […]

US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan

ShareThis US-led soldier killed in blast in eastern Afghanistan 22 Mar 2013 A US-led foreign soldier has been killed in a blast in the troubled eastern Afghanistan as foreign fatalities continue to rise across the war-ravaged country. “An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan […]

Marines ID Gunman, 2 Victims in Va. Base Shooting

ShareThis Marines ID Gunman, 2 Victims in Va. Base Shooting –Military officials have not released a motive for the shooting. 24 Mar 2013 A Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself was a tactics instructor at a school that tests Marines who want to become officers, military officials said […]

Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama’

ShareThis Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama‘ 23 Mar 2013 Senators rammed through a whopping 101 amendments and took 70 roll call votes in a late night “vote-a-rama” session that lasted until 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The budget plan, proposed by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, only narrowly passed by a 50-49 vote. The blueprint […]

Severe U.S. storm brings heavy snow, baseball-sized hail

ShareThis Severe U.S. storm brings heavy snow, baseball-sized hail 23 Mar 2013 A major early spring storm brought heavy snow, severe thunderstorms and floods as it moved east across the United States on Saturday, closing highways and causing a pileup involving dozens of vehicles. Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, […]

Chemical experts sent to the home of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who was found dead ‘in bath’

ShareThis Chemical experts sent to the home of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who was found dead ‘in bath’ 23 Mar 2013 Officers trained to deal with chemical and radiological threats have been sent to the home of Boris Berezovsky, the exiled Russian oligarch who was found dead on Saturday.  Police investigating the circumstances of the […]

Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues

ShareThis Afghan official says member of government-backed militia has shot and killed 5 colleagues 22 Mar 2013 An Afghan official says a member of the country’s government-backed militia has shot and killed five of his colleagues. Badhis provincial government spokesman Mirwais Mirzakwal told The Associated Press on Friday that the shooting happened Thursday morning in […]

Legislator claims one in 10 darted polar bears die – 60 times the number reported by scientists

ShareThis Legislator claims one in 10 darted polar bears die – 60 times the number reported by scientists 23 Mar 2013 On March 1, in response to the state losing its appeal of the threatened-species designation for polar bears, Rep. Eric Feige (D) said the federal government itself was responsible for the deaths of many […]

Detroit GOP-installed EFM Kevyn Orr to be welcomed with civil disobedience and mass protests

ShareThis Detroit GOP-installed EFM Kevyn Orr to be welcomed with civil disobedience and mass protests 23 Mar 2013 Rev. Jesse Jackson on Friday called for mass protests in response to Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s appointment of Emergency Manager [corpora-terrorist] Kevyn Orr, and it appears he may get his wish. Rev. Charles Williams II, pastor of […]