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ISIS: 150 Americans Now A Part Of Islamic Army And ‘Virtual Caliphate’

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ISIS now reportedly has about 150 American fighters among the ranks of its Islamic State army, according to senior Congressman Ed Royce. The “virtual caliphate” being waged by ISIS and social media outlets is reportedly responsible for the increase in jihadis. Representative Ed Royce, a Republican from California, also said that ISIS is recruiting foreigners… Read more »

Greece: New Leaders Are More Defiant

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Greece’s finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, has spelled out the negotiating strategy of the Syriza government with crystal clarity as he faces one of his toughest meetings yet, as he seeks to convince his counterparts in the Eurozone that his country deserves more time and leeway on debt repayments, economic overhauls, and budget cuts. Speaking to… Read more »

Obama Asks Congress To Declare War On Islamic State — Or DID He?

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Did President Barack Obama ask Congress to declare to declare war on the terrorist-driven Islamic State? Well, it depends on one’s interpretation of the word “ask”. According to reports, President Obama sent Congress an Authorization for the Use of Military Force request. However, there’s a catch: The request sent to Congress is, in fact, retroactive…. Read more »

Malaysia: U.S “Deeply Disappointed” In Anwar Ruling

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Malaysia’s top court on Tuesday upheld a conviction for sodomy in a controversial case involving opposition leader and one time Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim. The White House has said that it is “deeply disappointed” that Malaysia’s top court upheld the opposition leader’s sodomy conviction and sentenced him to five years in prison. Speaking from… Read more »

Obamacare Pet Coverage Coming Soon?

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Obamacare pet coverage should be added to the mammoth Affordable Care Act mandate – at least according to those polled in San Diego by political activist Mark Dice. A plethora of California residents eagerly signed a petition which would require Obamacare to include medical insurance for pets, with Americans making over $80,000 per year footing… Read more »