Israeli Bombs Kill At Least Nine Palestinians in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes in Gaza overnight have left at least nine Palestinians dead, according to Hamas officials. Sami Abu Zuhri, a spokesman for the Hamas government, told the Ma’an news agency that six of its fighters were killed by Israeli airstrikes on a tunnel in Rafah overnight. Zuhri characterized the missile strikes as an “escalation” of…

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Investigation Demanded for Plane Shot Down over Ukraine

Questions remain and an international investigation is being demanded nearly twenty-four hours after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 298 people on board. Traveling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lapur, the downing of Flight MH17 has been met with shared mourning around the world as well as highly-pitched…

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Banking Behemoth Closes Muslim Organizations' Accounts

Muslim community leaders in the UK are calling banking giant HSBC ‘Islamaphobic’ after they received letters telling them that their banking services will be terminated in September. Three organizations—The Cordoba Foundation, the Ummah Welfare Trust (UWT), and the Finsbury Park Mosque—have all received nearly identical letters (pdf) from the bank, and two of them believe…

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Rail CEOs to Investors: 'Bomb Trains' Safe At Almost Any Speed

Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) recently said it would proceed with plans to increase speeds for oil-by-rail unit trains in Devil’s Lake, N.D. to 60 MPH from 30 MPH, despite opposition from local officials.  BNSF’s announcement came merely a week after the Obama Administration announced its proposed regulations for trains carrying oil obtained via hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) from North…

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NATO Claims Satellite Images Show Russian Units in Ukraine

NATO officials on Thursday released satellite images they claim show mobile Russian artillery units and supporting vehicles “engaged in military operations inside the sovereign territory of Ukraine.” The newly presented evidence comes as Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko declared from Kiev on Thursday that “Russian forces have actually entered Ukraine.” According to the Guardian: Click Here:…

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Outsourcing Public Services: Governors Push Privatization, With Disastrous Results

Governors across the country have outsourced important public services to private firms with high-powered lobbyists, mostly with disastrous results, according to a report released Wednesday by the Center for Media and Democracy’s “Outsourcing America Exposed” project. Click Here: cheap Cowboys jersey “While large corporations are the winners in this scenario, all too often taxpayers are…

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