China Insists War is Already Underway on the Internet

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In a chilling memo released on Wednesday, the People’s Liberation Army, or PLA, informed the world that, at least on the internet, China is at war.

The memo is called “Cybersovereignty Symbolizes National Sovereignty.”

PLA is not joking around

“The internet has become the main battlefront for struggle in the ideological area,”

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Obama Seeks to Restrict Police Access to Military Grade Weapons

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President Obama says US will also restrict law enforcement access to other weapons in bid to restore public trust.

The federal government is also exploring ways to recall prohibited equipment already distributed

US President Barack Obama has announced a plan to ban the federal government from providing military-style equipment to local police departments, amid

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North Korea: Have they Really Been Using Anti-Aircraft Guns to Execute People?

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Plenty of crazy stories about executions come out of North Korea. Many turn out to be dubious. Remember Kim Jong Un’s executed ex-girlfriend? She later turned up, very much alive. Kim’s uncle, executed using a pack of wild dogs? Executed, yes, but the dogs part turned out to be sourced to a satirical Chinese blogger.

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Russian Sub Caught in Fisherman’s Net

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ARDGLASS, Northern Ireland — After a day of fishing in the Irish Sea, Paul Murphy was about to head for home when his trawler, the Karen, suddenly shuddered to a halt.

Paul Murphy captains a fishing trawler in Northern Ireland. His boat nearly capsized when it ensnared an apparent

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Iran Concedes Media Control has Become Impossible

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The Internet and the proliferation of satellite technology mean Iran can no longer control foreign news and television broadcasts, the country’s culture minister said on Sunday, urging a new approach.

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In remarks that signal the government’s intention to open Iran up to the world, Ali Jannati told police commanders that new

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Terrorist Assassinated by Own Bodyguards for Million Dollar Bounty

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Abdul Basit Usman, a militant with strong al Qaeda links who was blamed for numerous bomb attacks in the southern Philippines, had been wanted for 13 years

Terror: A bomber on the run for more than a decade has been killed – reportedly by his own men

The Philippines’ most wanted Islamist militant was

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FBI Director: ISIS Influence Gaining Traction in U.S.

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WASHINGTON — In a dramatic assessment of the domestic threat posed by the Islamic State, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday there are “hundreds, maybe thousands” of people across the country who are receiving recruitment overtures from the terrorist group or directives to attack the U.S.

Comey said the Islamic State, also known as ISIL,

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Amid Recent Terrorist Threats, Oath of the Swiss Guard Takes on New Meaning

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ROME — In the midst of rumored terrorist threats against the pontiff and possible assaults on the Vatican, 32 new members of the Swiss Guards swore on Wednesday to sacrifice their lives if necessary to keep Pope Francis safe.

Swiss Guard is Tasked with Guarding the Pope

Each year new members of the world’s

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How the U.S. Has Pakistan in it’s Back Pocket

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The US has given military hardware, including F-16 fighter jets, to Pakistan amounting to a whopping $ 5.4 billion since the 9/11 terror attacks, according to a latest Congressional report.

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“The Pentagon reports total Foreign Military Sales agreements with Pakistan worth about $ 5.4 billion for FY 2002-FY 2014,” an internal

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Kim Jong Un Has Executed 15 Senior Officials

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SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year, including several who complained about the young leader’s policies, South Korea’s intelligence agency said Wednesday.

Undated Photo of Kim Jong Un Inspecting a newly built orphanage

Those executed included two vice minister-level officials, the Yonhap news agency

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Indonesia Met with Fierce Resistance to Scheduled Execution of Nine

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Nine drug traffickers held emotional farewell meetings with their families at an Indonesian prison on Tuesday, after Jakarta rejected last-ditch pleas from around the world for clemency and ordered their mass execution to proceed within hours.

This is the Indonesian President, Joko Widodo who refuses to stay these ridiculous executions.

“I won’t see him

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F-35: More Issues Surface for America’s Costliest Weapon System

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F-35 engines from United Technologies Corp. are proving so unreliable that U.S. plans to increase production of the fighter jet may be slowed, according to congressional auditors. Data from flight tests evaluated by the Government Accountability Office show the reliability of engines from the company’s Pratt & Whitney unit

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North Korea Threatens Nuclear Missile Attack on U.S. (Again)

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North Korea threatened on Monday to target the United States with its nuclear weapons, saying its front-line targets include the Pacific Ocean, not just South Korea.

This photo is from a past DG article from the last time the North Koreans threatened an attack against the U.S., here sits the mighty Kim Jong Un

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First Craft Borne View of Pluto

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The New Horizons probe, which is bearing down on Pluto, has captured its first colour image of the distant dwarf planet.

The picture, just released by the US space agency, shows a reddish world accompanied by its biggest moon, Charon.

New Horizons is set to barrel past Pluto on 14

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Japan Overtakes China as Top Holder of U.S. Debt

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Japan overtook China in February as the top foreign holder of U.S. Treasury securities, a position Japan last held in August 2008.

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In its monthly report on bond holdings, the Treasury Department said Wednesday total foreign holdings of Treasury debt dipped 0.9 percent in February to $6.16 trillion, down

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China Fudging U.S. Efforts to Wage Economic War on Venezuela

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China is counterbalancing the US’ efforts to bring Venezuela to its knees: Beijing will lend Caracas around $10 billion while the country teeters on the brink of bankruptcy.

While the United States is waging an “economic war” against Venezuela and its President Nicolas Maduro, China is likely to obliterate Washington’s plans to bring the

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Guatemalans Seek Compensation for U.S. STD Medical Experiments

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Remember the Tuskegee syphilis experiment from the 1930s?

Scientists studied poor African-Americans in Alabama who’d contracted the venereal disease but didn’t tell them they had the disease or do anything to cure them.

A lawsuit filed this week alleges Johns Hopkins University and the Rockefeller Foundation helped conduct a similar

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U.S. Geologist Released After 8 Years in Chinese Prison

Xue Feng in 1993. Xue, a Chinese-born US citizen, was first detained in November 2007

Human Rights group says US geologist released from Chinese prison after 8 years of ‘terrible ordeal’

Xue Feng in 1993. Xue, a Chinese-born US citizen, was first detained in November 2007

A Chinese-born American geologist was released from prison in China after serving more than eight years on charges of procuring state secrets, a

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Iranian Commander: Destruction of Israel is Non-Negotiable

Basij commander Mohammad Reza Naqdi also threatens Saudis, saying their fate will be like that of Saddam Hussein

Mohammad Reza Naqdi, commander of Iran’s Basij forceRead more: Iran militia chief: Destroying Israel is ‘nonnegotiable’

The commander of the Basij militia of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said that “erasing Israel off the map” is “nonnegotiable,” according

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Workers in Saudi Arabia Threaten Suicide if Not Rescued

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JAIPUR: Some of the 24 labourers stuck in Saudi Arabia for the past several months are stressed to the extent that they have threatened to commit suicide if they were not rescued by the authorities. They said that it’d become impossible for them to survive the inhuman condition in which they were forced to

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