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Whitehouse: Red Line Crossed in Syria, Chemical Weapons Used

Syria has crossed a “red line” with its use of chemical weapons, including the nerve agent sarin gas, against rebels, a move that is prompting the United States to increase the “scale and scope” of its support for the opposition, the White House said Thursday.

Rebel fighters fire at government forces in the northern

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Al Qaeda Poison Gas Makers Busted in Iraq

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Iraqi officials thwart an alleged plot to manufacture chemical weapons to smuggle to Europe and North America.

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Authorities in Iraq say they have uncovered an al Qaeda cell working to produce poison gas at two locations in Baghdad for future attacks both home and abroad.

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Fox Uses Superbowl to Blame Obama for Gas Prices (Video)

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Fox News is once again blaming President Obama for a rise in gasoline prices by pointing to unusually low prices early in his first term. But experts say that market factors, not U.S. energy policy, have driven prices upward since a temporary price drop in early 2009.

To mark President Obama’s “second Super

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Pay-Per-Mile Scheme Would Increase Taxes 250 Percent

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An on-again, off-again move by the Obama administration to scrap the federal gas tax in favor of a pay-per-mile fee would boost the tab to Americans as high as 250 percent, raising their current tax of 18.4 cents a gallon to as high as 46 cents, according to a new government study.

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State Considers “Pay by Mile” Gas Tax

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SEATTLE — Cars are becoming more and more fuel-efficient, and you would think that’s a good thing.

But Washington state is actually losing money because of it and as a result, the state is now considering a “pay-by-mile” tax.

The state predicts gas tax collected today won’t add up to enough cash to pay

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Sarin Nerve Gas Weapons Loaded and Awaiting Assad’s Order

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THE Syrian military has loaded precursor chemicals for the deadly nerve gas sarin into aerial bombs and is awaiting final orders from Bashar al-Assad, according to US officials.

 

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The loaded aerial bombs could be dropped on to the Syrian people from dozens of fighter jets, the officials were

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A World on the Edge of War

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Here is a summary of where the world stands:

Unable to reach a compromise over the weekend, South Africa is now in an all out labor strike, with the police again firing rubber bullets at miners with lethal escalation guaranteed Back from vacation, the once again penniless citizens of More…

Gas Prices Reclaim “Big Issue” Status

Just in time for the home-stretch of the Presidential campaign, gas prices are becoming a big story again.

According to AP, the price of a gallon of gas is up about 30 cents nationally from a month ago. An average gallon of regular is now $3.71.

Gasoline prices surged in the spring, and

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Russian Economy Falling, Increasing Austerity

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As a result of the stagnation in the eurozone, the economic crisis in Russia has worsened considerably. Faced with a looming recession, the Kremlin is preparing massive cuts in social spending.

The signs of an incipient recession have been mounting in recent months. Due to falling oil prices, the rouble has fallen against

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Genetically Modified Grass Emitting Cyanide

ELGIN, Texas – A mysterious mass death of a herd of cattle has prompted a federal investigation in Central Texas.

Preliminary test results are blaming the deaths on the grass the cows were eating when they got sick, reports CBS Station KEYE.

The cows dropped dead several weeks ago on an 80-acre ranch

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Obama: Hypocrisy Lives

First: Then: Obama received more money from BP than any other candidate in the last 20 years. Can you say hypocrite?

And Yet Again:Pure hypocrisy from the most dishonest and unethical congress in history!!!

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Executive Order: Feds To Take Control of Domestic Natural Gas Production

While Americans focused their attention on the Colombian controversy involving U.S. Secret Service agents, prostitutes and excessive drinking, President Obama quietly signed his latest Presidential Executive Order.

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U.S. Marines Sent to Protect Natural Resources Near Australia

U.S. Marines began arriving in Australia after an agreement between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Julia Gillard to increase cooperation and allow a greater regional presence for American forces.

The first 200 of as many as 2,500 Marines arrived in the northern city of Darwin yesterday, Gillard said in a statement. Obama first announced

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Gas Pipeline from Egypt to Israel Hit

CAIRO – An explosion hit a gas pipeline running from Egypt to Israel yesterday, the latest in a series of attacks on the installation that crosses the increasingly volatile Sinai region.

The pipeline, which also supplies gas to Jordan, has come under attack at least 12 times since Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was toppled

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Russians Shut off the Gas

The move comes amid a deepening rift between Russia and Ukraine, which hosts a pipeline supplying gas from its bigger neighbor to countries across Europe.

Bulgaria and Macedonia also reported that all supplies of Russian gas had been cut, while Romania’s pipeline operator said that its supplies had been cut by 75 per cent.

Bulgaria’s

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The Real Reasons Why Gas is so Expensive

Despite the rapidly rising gas prices, Americans still enjoy some of the cheapest fuel prices in the world. Even when compared against prices from three years ago, America is only now approaching the prices once bemoaned by those abroad. Only a handful of nations maintain prices ridiculously below those paid by Americans and those prices

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