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Leaked documents: Venezuelan intelligence spying on local Jewish community

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Intelligence agencies in Caracas are working on the assumption that the country’s Jews are the bridgehead for attempts by the United States, Israel, to destabilize the country.

Graffitti at the Mountain Barracks, where the remains of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez are placed in Caracas. Photo by AFP The Venezuelan secret service

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Marijuana Dealer Sentenced to Write 5000 Word Essay

Convicted drug dealer Terry Bennett has a choice: write a 5,000-word essay on the “dangers” of marijuana, or go to jail for a year. The 32-year-old from Gloucestershire, England, was caught with over two pounds of marijuana and admitted possession with intent to supply. He was originally sentenced to 240 hours of community

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What Would Happen if North Korea Really did Attack?

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In the event that the ‘bellicose rhetoric’ of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un turns into something more serious, the opening hours of conflict could be ‘pretty ugly,’ defense analysts warn.

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Veteran North Korea watchers, citing what they see as increasingly troubling signs coming from the dictatorial regime, are voicing concerns that

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China Issues Warning: Don’t Photoshop Officials Into Porn

Chinese officials have apparently erected a huge billboard in the Shuangfeng district, warning locals to stop photoshopping the faces of officials onto pornographic pictures, in order to blackmail them.

France 24 reported that the crime has become particularly common in the district, which is in Hunan province.

The broadcaster said that in

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Full Declaration of War Statement Issued by North Korea

The moves of the U.S. imperialists to violate the sovereignty of the DPRK and encroach upon its supreme interests have entered an extremely grave phase. Under this situation, the dear respected Marshal Kim Jong Un, brilliant commander of Mt. Paektu, convened an urgent operation meeting on the performance of duty of the Strategic Rocket

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83 Chinese Miners Presumed Dead Following Landslide

No signs of life have been detected at a gold mining site in a mountainous area of Tibet more than 24 hours after a massive landslide buried 83 workers, Chinese state media said today.

The state-run China Central Television said more than 2,000 rescuers have been dispatched to Lhasa’s Maizhokunggar county to search for

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Could Your Money be Confiscated Like Cyprus, Apparently So

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Confiscating the customer deposits in Cyprus banks, it seems, was not a one-off, desperate idea of a few Eurozone “troika” officials scrambling to salvage their balance sheets. A joint paper by the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Bank of England dated December 10, 2012, shows that these plans have been long in the

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Army Vet Charged for Fighting with Syrian Rebels Linked to al-Qaeda

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A U.S. Army veteran was charged with conspiracy Thursday for fighting alongside a Syrian rebel group linked to al-Qaeda.

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Eric Harroun, 30, known to Syrians as “the American,” crossed into northern Syria in January and joined members of Jabhat al-Nusra to fight against the Syrian military, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit

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U.S. Mainland “Strike Plan” Seen in Newly Released N. Korean Photos

North Korea is sabre rattling again.

Following the deployment of US B-2s to South Korea, North Korean President Kim Jong-un has ordered his military to be on alert for a strike against the US.

As part of the warning, North Korea has published two new images in a local paper (via Reuters) and

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China’s Animal Apocalypse Crosses Into The Twilight Zone

First it was thousands of dead pigs floating in the Shanghai water supply (at last estimate over 16,000), then a thousand dead ducks were pulled from a river in the Sichuan province, and now, pushing the meme beyond even its most grotesque boundaries, we learn that five black swans were found

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Researchers: Coronavirus appears deadlier than Sars

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Mysterious coronavirus, though not less infectious, has a higher mortality rate and infects many species, Hong Kong researchers find

The mysterious new coronavirus that emerged in the Middle East and has killed 11 people is potentially more deadly than Sars and also more “promiscuous” – able to infect many different species – University of

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Record Cyberattack Sends Ripples of Disruption Across Net

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A record-breaking cyber-attack targeting an anti-spam watchdog group has sent ripples of disruption coursing across the internet, experts have said.

Spamhaus, a site responsible for keeping ads for counterfeit Viagra and bogus weight-loss pills out of the world’s inbox’s said it had been buffeted by the monster denial-of-service attack since mid-March, apparently from groups

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Group Seized Mexican Town, Arrests Police

Hundreds of armed vigilantes have taken control of a town on a major highway in the Pacific coast state of Guerrero, arresting local police officers and searching homes after a vigilante leader was killed. Several opened fire on a car of Mexican tourists headed to the beach for Easter week.

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Researchers find treatment that kills every kind of cancer tumor

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Researchers might have found the Holy Grail in the war against cancer, a miracle drug that has killed every kind of cancer tumor it has come in contact with.

The drug works by blocking a protein called CD47 that is essentially a “do not eat” signal to the body’s immune system, according to More…

Growing Diamonds in Singapore

Singapore-based IIa Technologies has found a way to grow diamonds on a commercially-viable scale after eight years of research.

The development presents new opportunities for high-tech industries, scientific institutions and laboratories.

Currently, industrial diamonds have a variety of applications, including in the electronics and semiconductor packaging, precision cutting and aerospace industries.

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Egyptian Coast Guard Catches Divers Cutting Internet Cable

Egypt’s coastguard caught three divers cutting through an undersea Internet cable on Wednesday, the army said, the first suggestion criminals might be involved in days of severed connections and disruptions online.

A patrol stopped a fishing boat near the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria and arrested three divers, the army spokesman said on his

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Inciting a Riot: U.S. Military Flies 2 B-2 Bombers Over South Korea

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The United States said two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers flew “deterrence” missions over South Korea on Thursday, defying apocalyptic threats of retribution from North Korea against ongoing war games.

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The deployment of the stealth bombers were clearly meant to deliver a potent message to Pyongyang about the US commitment to defending South

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Again: N. Korea Says War Could Erupt at any Moment (Video)

 

North Korea is cutting its military hotline with South Korea, the final official communications channel between the two countries – saying “war could break out at any time”.

Pyongyang’s anger at the international community, particularly the US, has escalated in recent weeks. The regime was slapped with increased UN sanctions after its February 12

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Traces of Human Tissue Found in Meat

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Scientists have found traces of human tissue in meat meant for public consumption, but this poses “no threat” to the consumers who eat it.

It has also been found that only 15% of meat being sold has been correctly labelled, which means 85% of the meat in the market is questionable. The findings were

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Scholar Raises Question of “Fat Tax” for Airlines

An economics scholar in Norway has recommended that air ticket costs be calculated according to a passenger’s weight.

Dr. Bharat P. Bhatta, associate professor of economics at Sogn og Fjordane University College, Norway, is proposing three models that he says, “may provide significant benefits to airlines, passengers and society at large.”

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