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Op-Israel: Anonymous Strikes Israeli Sites, Israeli Hackers Hit Back

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Anonymous, the hacking group that has exposed rapists, attacked corporate America and hit the Westboro Baptist Church may have met their match today. The group has a strong following among Arab hackers and today their wing launched Op-Israel. Op-Israel was an attack on Israeli governmental and private websites in the hope of disrupting the Israeli… Read more »

The Turkey Twitter Ban Is Ruled Illegal By Constitutional Court

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A two-week-old Twitter ban has been lifted by the Turkish government. The Twitter ban was lifted after the country’s constitutional court ruled the country-wide ban of the popular social media site violated individuals’ freedom of expression. The social networking site was shut down on March 21, in the days leading up to important local elections…. Read more »

Second Major Earthquake Hits Chile At Magnitude 7.8 [BREAKING]

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Just a day after a massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Chile near Iquique, the coastal area of the South American nation was once again rocked by an earthquake, this one measuring 7.8. The first quake, which generated a tsunami and resulted in the death of six and damage along the coastline,… Read more »

Panama Earthquake 2014: Tsunami Warning Risk Higher After Chile Aftershock?

Panama Earthquake 2014: Tsunami Warning Risk Higher After Chile Aftershock?

An earthquake hit Panama earlier today after the South American country was already under a tsunami warning. Considering that this new tremor was only a 5.8 magnitude it’s possible it’s related to the Chilean earthquake felt further down along the South American coastline. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the 8.2 magnitude Chile earthquake… Read more »

Chile Lifts Tsunami Warning, Six Killed In 8.2 Magnitude Earthquake

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The Tsunami warning for Chile, Peru, and Ecuador following the 8.2 earthquake that rattled the northern city of Iquique has been lifted. At least six people were killed when buildings collapsed on them or they suffered from heart attacks during the massive quake late Tuesday evening local time. The Chilean government has declared Tarapaca, Arica,… Read more »

A YouTube Ban Expands Turkey’s Internet Crackdown

YouTube Ban in Turkey

A YouTube ban has been put in place by the Turkish government because of an audio recording leaked on the site. This seems to be business as usual for the Turkish government. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened in the past to shut down both YouTube and Facebook. An anonymous YouTube user posted… Read more »

Chile: Bachelet Wins Presidency, Aims To End Inequality

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Chile welcomes Michelle Bachelet for the second time as the narrow country’s newest president following an unpopular presidency by outgoing Sebastian Pinera, reports BBC. Bachelet served her first term as president in 2006 but was barred by Chile’s constitution to run for a second consecutive term. In 2013, she filed her candidacy under the Socialist… Read more »

Killed Jordanian Judge Threatened Israeli Soldiers, Witnesses Say

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A Jordanian judge was shot dead by Israeli soldiers at the King Hussein Bridge after he allegedly threatened the troop with a metal bar and tried to grab the gun of one of the soldier, New York Times reports. According to Colonel Yaron Beit-On, officer-in-charge of the Israeli troops in the Jordan Valley, witnesses recounted… Read more »

El Salvador Elections: Will An Ex-Guerilla Commander Become President?

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El Salvador is the center of South American politics Sunday as the rivalry between left-wing Farabundo Marti National Front (FMLN) and right-leaning Nationalist Republican Alliance (ARENA) intensifies with the nationwide casting of votes in the country. With 50 percent of the votes already counted, current projections point to a possible win for FMLN presidential candidate,… Read more »