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ISIS vs ISIL – Which One Is It?

ISIS vs ISIL

ISIS refers to the “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,” and ISIL refers to the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.” Both acronyms point to the exact same thing – a jihadist militant group hell-bent on implementing an Islamic caliphate throughout the Middle East. The irony is that according to Quartz, the group’s real… Read more »

ISIS Supporters Mock Michelle Obama After Huge Weapons Capture

ISIS Supporters Mock Michelle Obama

ISIS supporters have taken to tweeting to mock U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, reports the Gateway Pundit. The tweet in question, which has reportedly been seen on numerous jihadist websites and Twitter accounts, features Michelle Obama holding up a sign that reads ‘#BringBackOurHumvee.’ The tweet mocks Michelle Obama for the ‘#BringBackOurGirls’ hashtag she released last… Read more »

Russian Tanks Enter Ukraine, Officials Claim

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CNN is reporting that the Ukrainian Interior Minister, Arsen Avakov, has issued a statement accusing the Russian government of ordering tanks to enter Ukraine through a border checkpoint controlled by pro-Russian separatists. According to CNN, Avakov’s statement described two columns of armored vehicles entering Ukraine and claimed that two tanks split off from the main… Read more »

Under Attack [Update]: Pakistan’s Jinnah Airport In Karachi

Karachi Airport Under Seige

UPDATE, noon June 9: More than 20 are dead in the latest death toll at Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan. Pakistani security forces fought through the night to finally kill all of the 10 attackers, who invaded the airport the day before with grenade launchers and automatic weapons. The Pakistani Taliban has announced its participation… Read more »

Operation Blue Star: 30 Years Later, Many Wounds Still Remain

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Operation Blue Star took place 30 years ago, but memories of the Indian conflict that left hundreds dead, resulting in a year of turmoil, still remain sharp in India. On June 6, 1984, the Indian Army opened fire on one of the holiest sites for the nation’s Sikh community, the Harmandir Sahib(also known as The… Read more »

Nepal Flooded With Over 2,000 Tree Huggers (Literally)

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If you can’t see the forest through the trees in Nepal it may be because there’s too many people blocking the view. Over 2,000 people showed up Thursday to show our oxygen producing plant friends some love. The crowd was mostly made up of uniformed students, but included among them were 20 parliament members and… Read more »

Meet Claudia Ochoa Felix: The Most Dangerous Woman In The World

Claudia Ochoa Felix Dangerous

Gentlemen, Claudia Ochoa Felix is the type of woman your mother warned you about! Why? For starter’s, this 27-year-old Kim Kardashian lookalike reportedly just took over Los Ántrax, a hit squad that carries out executions on behalf of the Sinaloa cartel. Plus, according to the Telegraph, Claudia Felix carries a custom pink AK47. Last but… Read more »

American Detained In North Korea For Having A Bible

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Another American has been detained while traveling in North Korea, according to media reports. The man, identified by The Associated Press as 56-year-old Ohio native Jeffrey Edward Fowle, is being held on unspecified charges by the North Korean government. “The state-run Korean Central News Agency identified the latest detainee as Jeffrey Edward Fowle. It said… Read more »

Canada’s F-35 Fighter Jet Purchase Plan Draws Scorn

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Plans by the Canadian military to purchase F-35 fighter jets from Lockhead Martin Corp. is drawing scorn from the country’s lawmakers, who are asking how purchasing the planes from an American company would benefit the Canadian economy. According to a June 5 article by Reuters, the Canadian military plans to purchase 65 of the F-35… Read more »

D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Most Important Weather Forecast In History

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Today, we commemorate D-Day’s 70th anniversary, and looking back on the success of that day, we cannot help but think what might have happened had the weather forecast presented to Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower been incorrect. In those days, meteorologists didn’t have all the tools of 21st century technology, but those watching the… Read more »

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Later: Mourning, Struggle, But Little Progress

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The Chinese government tightened security in and around Beijing this week, in anticipation of the 25 year anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protest of June 3-4, 1989. Fox News reports that the government’s tight security affected not only mourners who traveled to the public square, but also the friends and family of many of the… Read more »

Tehran Dust Storm: At Least 4 Confirmed Killed, 30 Injured [Photos]

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At least four people were killed and 30 injured when Tehran was hit by a powerful dust storm on Monday afternoon, with winds reaching up to 80-miles-per-hour. Additionally, the dust storm caused flight cancellations at Tehran’s International Airport, fallen trees, and dozens of car accidents due to poor visibility. Some incredible photos have been posted… Read more »

Breaking: King Juan Carlos I To Abdicate, Son To Become Felipe VI

King Juan Carlos I abdicates.

King Juan Carlos I shocked Spain on Monday when he announced his intention to abdicate the throne in favor of his only son, Felipe. According to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, the 76-year-old monarch is stepping down for political reasons, not his ailing health as most may think. King Juan Carlos abdicates Spanish throne http://t.co/HqWilrgnUp… Read more »

Rape Victim’s Mother Attacked In Northern India

Gang rape in Northern India

Historically speaking, whenever someone has one of their family members suffer a tragedy, most people would be very supporting and understanding, more so if that tragedy happens to be rape. Yet in northern India, the mother of a rape victim wasn’t comforted, but attacked! Though the situation in India is totally ludicrous, the reason why… Read more »

Syrian Suicide Bomber Was US Citizen

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Syrian extremists have a penchant for the extremist part of that description. Look no further for proof than those crucifixions extremists have started to videotape for all the world to see. Yikes. The place has become such a paradise for extremist exultation that a U.S. citizen now known as Abu Hurayra al-Amriki went there to… Read more »