Lets Talk About the REAL Fake News

Isn’t it ironic how the mainstream media has the nerve to lecture everyone else about “fake news” when they are the primary source of fake news on a consistent basis stretching back years?

Powell On the New York Times Back in the Iraq Finger Pointing Days

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Snowden Documents Reveal In-Flight Networks Spying on You

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If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks. American and British intelligence have been surveilling phone use aboard civil aircraft since at least 2005, according to a new investigation by Le Monde based on secret documents from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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Internet Giants to Focus More on Removing Extremist Content

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Web giants YouTube , Facebook , Twitter and Microsoft will step up efforts to remove extremist content from their websites by creating a common database… But Should They?

The companies will share ‘hashes’ – unique digital fingerprints they automatically assign to videos

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Trump’s Non-Interventionist Military policy

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President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating the Islamic State militancy.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a USA Thank You Tour event at Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville, North Carolina, U.S., December 6, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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New: Katie Couric Interviews Snowden in Russia

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Face-to-face with Edward Snowden in Moscow on Trump, Putin and dwindling hopes of a presidential pardon.

In an exclusive interview in Russia with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Edward Snowden, the fugitive whistleblower who leaked information about U.S. surveillance activities, says he is “kind of encouraged”

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U.S. Coddles China After Trumps Unprecedented Talk with Taiwanese Leader

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday it had sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwan’s leader last week, which the Obama administration warned could undermine progress in relations with Beijing.

Trump shown along with Taiwan Leader with whom he had an unprecedented conversation

The statement

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Tax Evasion Amnesty Program Exposes Family of 4 Worth $29bn

A family of four Indians told the government it had evaded tax on $29 billion of income. That fortune would make them wealthier than the nation’s richest man.

The Mumbai-based family including the patriarch, his wife, son and sister together declared 2 trillion rupees — more than Mukesh Ambani’s $21 billion of wealth — during

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Supreme Court Refuses to Release Details of Israel’s Role in Bosnian Genocide

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Israel’s Supreme Court last month rejected a petition to reveal details of Israeli defense exports to the former Yugoslavia during the genocide in Bosnia in the 1990s. The court ruled that exposing Israeli involvement in genocide would damage the country’s foreign relations to such an extent that it would outweigh the public

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North Korea’s Massive “Invasion” Tunnels

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INVASION tunnels have been dug by North Korea so Kim Jong-un could send 30,000 troops an hour beneath its border with the South for a stealth attack.

The entrance of an invasion tunnel under the DMZ between South and North Korea. Picture: Getty ImagesSource:Supplied

Fears have been raised that as many as 84

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Mysterious Sea Creature Re-Discovered After a Century

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A mysterious sea blob that looks like a psychedelic Slinky has finally been spotted, more than a century after it was first described.

A giant larvacean, Bathochordaeus charon, surrounded by its inner “house” (the rounded globular object in the middle of the photo) and it’s outer “house (the large yellowish mucus

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Revealing Study on Perception of Welfare Recipients

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Scholars have argued that opposition to welfare is, in part, driven by stereotypes of African Americans. This argument assumes that when individuals think about welfare, they spontaneously think about Black recipients.

We investigated people’s mental representations of welfare recipients. In Studies 1 and 2, we used a perceptual task to visually estimate participants’ mental

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Russian Su-33 Crashes After Syria Bombing Run

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a Su-33 fighter jet, based on the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after returning from a sortie over Syria.

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The ministry says in a statement that was reported by Russian news agencies that “because of the failure of the arrester system’s cable,

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First Time a Japanese Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Monday he would visit Pearl Harbor in late December with US President Barack Obama, just over 75 years after Japan’s attack in 1941.

US President Barack Obama (R) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after laying wreaths at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in

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China Admits Wrongful Execution

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The Chinese Court now says that it is possible the police had used extreme force to extract the confession of the now proven innocent Nie Shubin.

Nie Shubin’s Father and Sister December 4, 2016 FAM investigates the

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U.S. Border Patrol Overwhelmed by Influx From Central America

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MCALLEN, Texas — Seconds after the radio crackled and the government SUVs sped into the darkness, Border Patrol agents sprinted through the brush and toward the border in an all-too-familiar pursuit of drug smugglers.

Immigrants from Central America await transport from the U.S. Border Patrol on August 17, 2016 in Roma, Texas.

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Fake U.S. Embassy Operated in Ghana Past Decade

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A fake US Embassy which has been operating in Ghana for about 10 years has finally been discovered and shut down.

 

It is not clear exactly when that happened, but a joint task force of both Ghanaian and foreign security operatives shut down the fake Embassy operating somewhere in the capital, Accra,

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How Does Trump’s New CIA Chief Stand on Major Issues

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Rep. Mike Pompeo of Kansas, just tapped to be Donald Trump’s new CIA director, has had a lot to say about torture, Muslims, terrorism, the Iranian nuclear deal and NSA spying. Here’s a sample:

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Pompeo on the release of the 2014

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Senate Quietly Outlaws GMO Labeling

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While attention was diverted to the US election for much of this year, the Senate quietly made null and void state laws that require that GMO foods be labeled.

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) are a concern for a number of reasons. When consumed, GMOs have been shown to cause gastrointestinal problems, More…

House Votes to let Syrian Rebels Have Anti-Aircraft Weapons

The House voted for the first time today to explicitly authorize the incoming Donald Trump administration to arm vetted Syrian rebels with anti-aircraft missiles.

Today, the House passed a defense bill that conditionally allows the provision of MANPADs to anti-Syrian regime forces.

While the language in the annual defense bill also creates restrictions on

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Dutch Alcoholic Chooses Assisted Suicide to End Misery

A father of two children in the Netherlands, was killed by his doctor through a lethal injection after he could not bear the pain of being an alcoholic.

41-year-old Mark Langedijk begged Dr. Marijke, a general practitioner, to end his life as there was no chance left for recovery.

On the day of his

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