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Germanwings Pilot Was Locked Out Of Cockpit Before Crash In France
As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an investigator said evidence from... Read more...
Ford recalls over 220,000 vehicles in North America for three issues
Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is recalling more than 220,000 vehicles in North America for potential issues with door handles, vacuum pump... Read more...
Israel spied on US talks with Iran to undercut deal
Washington has accused Israel of spying on closed-door international talks with Iran about its nuclear program and relaying information from the... Read more...
Seven children from Brooklyn house fire to be buried in Jerusalem
The seven brothers and sisters of the Sassoon Orthodox Jewish family, who died in a fire at home early Saturday, leaving a community in shock will be... Read more...
Honda expands Takata airbag recall by more than 100,000 vehicles
Honda has added another 100,000 vehicles to the more than 5 million cars and trucks affected by faulty Takata airbag sensors.The Japanese automaker... Read more...
Body Count Report Reveals At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost to US-Led War on Terror
How do you calculate the human costs of the U.S.-led War on Terror?On the 12th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, groups of physicians attempted to... Read more...
Companies Profiting The Most From War
Worldwide military expenditure shrunk in 2013 for the second consecutive year, falling by 1.9% to $1.75 trillion. The 100 largest arms-producers... Read more...
Afghanistan gave CIA money to al Qaeda for diplomat's ransom
About $1 million provided by the CIA to a secret Afghan government fund ended up in the hands of al Qaeda in 2010 when it was used to pay a ransom... Read more...
Afghan war civilian casualties reached record-high 10,000 in 2014
A new record of 10,548 civilians died or were wounded in the war in Afghanistan in 2014 – alongside a number of other new, deadly records.Civilian... Read more...
When the U.S. dropped barrel bombs in war
"It's a childish story that keeps repeating in the West," smiled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in an interview with the BBC last week. He was... Read more...
SEC ruling is a major victory for whistleblowers
In what is being called a landmark ruling for whistleblowers, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday that one of the nation’s... Read more...
Feds aim to protect low-income users of ‘payday’ loans
Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what’s advertised as a brief loan.Many have run out of money between paychecks. So... Read more...
Exposing America's Billionaire Welfare Ranchers
Americans love ranchers: Gritty ranchers, mom-and-pop ranchers, renegade ranchers — especially those who raise livestock on the vast open prairies... Read more...
AIG investors' $970.5 million settlement wins U.S. court approval
American International Group Inc (AIG.N) shareholders won approval on Friday of a $970.5 million settlement resolving claims they were misled about... Read more...
$10 Million Subsidy Allows Time Inc. To Cut Over 900 Jobs With No Penalty
Despite being given a $10 million job-creation subsidy by New York State, Time Inc. will still be allowed to cut over 900 jobs -- nearly one third... Read more...
Son of Carl Sagan is a 9/11 truther: ‘It’s a cover up, basically’
In an interview with Internet broadcast 9/11 Free Fall, the son of the late Carl Sagan claimed that there is a massive conspiracy to “cover up”... Read more...
Lawmakers push for Obama to break seal on 9/11 pages
President Obama is coming under pressure from lawmakers to declassify 28 pages of the 9/11 report that were blacked out when the document was first... Read more...
9/11 defendant still suffering from ‘black site’ injuries, lawyer says at Guantánamo
A defense lawyer for an alleged 9/11 plotter said Thursday that his Saudi captive client was rectally abused in CIA custody — and continues to... Read more...
Feds look into prosecutor's claims involving Christie donor
Federal investigators are looking into a former county prosecutor's allegation in a lawsuit that he was fired because he complained about the... Read more...
September 11 conspirator Moussaoui says Saudi royals backed al Qaeda
A former al Qaeda operative imprisoned for life for his role in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has told lawyers for victims of the attacks that members... Read more...
2016 GOP hopefuls pocketed hundreds of millions in Obamacare funding while working to repeal law
Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the... Read more...
Arkansas Governor Says He Won't Sign 'Religious Freedom' Bill Until Changes Are Made
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) said on Wednesday he would not yet sign a controversial religious freedom act into law, requesting that the state... Read more...
US campaign-finance watchdog files complaints against four politicians
A leading watchdog group has filed complaints with the top US campaign finance regulator against three top Republicans – Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and... Read more...
Jeb Bush missed red flags in Florida business scandal
There were plenty of red flags surrounding the company Jeb Bush was planning to join: lawsuits, bad headlines, even previously convicted drug dealers... Read more...
If this is what an anti-war presidency looks like to you, you're detached from reality
Nothing sums up the warped foreign policy fantasy world in which Republicans live more than when House Speaker John Boehner recently called Obama an... Read more...
U.S. Senator Menendez Indicted by U.S. in Corruption Case
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez was indicted after a corruption investigation into whether he took gifts from a campaign donor, imperiling the political... Read more...
Harry Reid says he will not seek re-election
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not seek re-election to another term, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back... Read more...
Medicare doctor pay fix prospects brighten in Congress
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday that prospects were good for passage of a permanent fix to Medicare's flawed... Read more...
Grave Issues on Iran Cited by 367 House Members in Letter
A letter signed by 367 U.S. House members to President Barack Obama highlights what they describe as “grave and urgent issues” relating to... Read more...
Climate-sceptic US senator given funds by BP political action committee
One of America’s most powerful and outspoken opponents of climate change regulation received election campaign contributions that can be traced... Read more...
Arkansas Governor Signs Domestic Violence Bill Dubbed 'Laura's Law'
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) signed a bill on Wednesday requiring police to screen domestic abuse victims to assess their risk of being killed in... Read more...
11 Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal
Eleven of 12 former public school employees in Atlanta were found guilty of racketeering in what is thought to be the biggest cheating scandal in... Read more...
61,000 U.S. bridges 'structurally deficient'
Even after improvements to some of the nation's bridges, tens of thousands across the United States remain structurally deficient and in need of... Read more...
Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program
President Barack Obama on Wednesday created the first-ever sanctions program to penalize overseas hackers who engage in cyber spying and companies... Read more...
Transgender school kids face fresh prejudice by ‘bathroom bully’ bills
When Eli Erlick was 8 years old, she would sometimes pretend to be sick, just so she could leave school and go home to use the bathroom. She had... Read more...
Ex-Khmer Rouge official charged with crimes against humanity
A U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal charged former Khmer Rouge official Ta An with crimes against humanity and premeditated murder, despite warnings... Read more...
Rights group accuses Palestinians of war crimes in 2014 Gaza conflict
Amnesty International said in a report Thursday that Palestinian organizations had committed war crimes during the 2014 Gaza-Israel conflict, by... Read more...
Slavery taints global supply of seafood
The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from... Read more...
Florida no longer safe haven for war criminals as US prosecutors take action
As one of an estimated 3.6 million senior citizens living in Florida, Carlos Eugenio Vides Casanova found the perfect place to hide in plain sight.... Read more...
Shannon Airport: Ireland's Gateway to Torture
Despite Ireland's steadfast denials, activists have gathered evidence of the country's link to US rendition and torture activities, and the US Senate... Read more...
Alex Baer: Too Many Fronts, Not Enough Back
Military strategists will tell you almost anything in order to get a new war contract or get a green light to go stomp something. But they'll also... Read more...
Bibi’s Ugly Win Will Harm Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu won a big election Tuesday, but he won ugly by staking out a new position on the Israeli-Palestinian... Read more...
Bruce Enberg: We still have Liberal content streaming directly to you on the ObamaNet
If you are streaming this online you are receiving it without paying extra nor are you trying to get around an outright block of it's liberal... Read more...
Sorry, Oklahoma. You don't get to ban history you don't like
Oklahoma House Republicans on the Common Education Committee voted on Tuesday to ban advanced placement US history courses, because they think it... Read more...
Bob Alexander: Do You Believe This For a Second?
I don't.From Crooks and Liars Study: Oh Yes, We Can Change Conservative Minds by Susie Madrak -... Read more...
Experimental cancer drug shrinks tumors by half: study
Researchers were able to shrink tumors in mice 30 to 50% with an experimental anti-cancer drug.And after just 10 days of treatment with a chemical... Read more...
Doctors With Cancer Push California To Allow Aid In Dying
Dan Swangard knows what death looks like.As a physician, he has seen patients die in hospitals, hooked to morphine drips and overcome with anxiety.... Read more...
1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy kills MRSA
A 1,000-year-old treatment for eye infections could hold the key to killing antibiotic-resistant superbugs, experts have said.Scientists recreated a... Read more...
Gynecologist Calls Abortion Reversal Bill 'Downright Offensive'
The Arizona State Legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that requires doctors to tell women seeking abortions about an experimental "abortion... Read more...
Georgia Governor to sign bill legalizing marijuana derivative
Georgia's Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign a bill legalizing a marijuana derivative after the state House resoundingly passed the measure.Deal is... Read more...
US makes climate pledge to UN
The US has pledged to tackle climate change by cutting its carbon emissions 26-28% by 2025.It made the formal offer to the UN as a step towards a... Read more...
Big Oil Pressured Scientists Over Fracking Wastewater's Link to Quakes
In November 2013, Austin Holland, Oklahoma’s state seismologist, got a request that made him nervous. It was from David Boren, president of the... Read more...
Antarctica Recorded Its Hottest Temperature Ever This Week
The coldest place on Earth just got warmer than has ever been recorded.According to the weather blog Weather Underground, on Tuesday, March 24, the... Read more...
Northeast Resists More Pipelines, Despite Higher Energy Costs
There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant,... Read more...
Fracking Town’s Desperate Laid-off Workers: ‘They Don’t Tell You It’s All a Lie’
Only a year ago, Williston’s shale oil explosion was still gushing jobs. From 2010 to 2014, thanks to the Bakken shale oil patch, it was the... Read more...
Across American oilfields, layoffs and auctions
Convinced he can ride out the slowing fortunes of America's oil and gas industry, Shawn Kluver arrived at Thursday's heavy equipment auction with... Read more...
Costa Rica Has Gotten All Of Its Energy From Renewables For 75 Days Straight
Costa Rica got 100 percent of its energy from renewables for 75 days straight this year, the state-run Costa Rican Electricity Institute (ICE)... Read more...
The argument for divesting from fossil fuels is becoming overwhelming
The world has much more coal, oil and gas in the ground than it can safely burn. That much is physics.Anyone studying the question with an open mind... Read more...
Pilots attempt to fly solar-powered plane around the world without fossil fuels
Beam them up, sunshine!  Two Swiss explorers set off early Monday from Abu Dhabi aboard a solar-powered plane they’ll try to steer around the... Read more...
North Dakota oil boom deflating
Low oil prices haven't yet dimmed confidence in North Dakota, though there may be concerns lingering over the mid-term horizon, those on the ground... Read more...
Massive fire engulfs Mexican oil rig, 4 dead
A massive ball of flames engulfed an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing four people and sending terrified workers jumping into... Read more...
35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity
Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting off explosions and drawing return... Read more...
Turkish prosecutor taken hostage dies; captors killed in shootout
A Turkish prosecutor who had been held captive by a banned leftist group for nearly six-hours has died as a result of wounds sustained during the... Read more...
African Immigrants Face Deportation From Israel
Israel will begin deporting African migrants to third countries without their consent.The migrants, from Eritrea and Sudan, will be sent to a... Read more...
ISIL attacks Syrian village, kills scores
The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) killed at least 37 people in a Syrian village near the city of Hama overnight, a group monitoring the... Read more...
O'Reilly cameraman disputes Falklands account
Bill O'Reilly's cameraman during a 1982 Buenos Aires protest says the Fox News host was nowhere near him during the riot, casting further doubt on... Read more...
Private investigator reportedly tracks NYT investigative reporter
Former New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer has found herself tangled up in a mysterious private investigation involving New York University and Abu... Read more...
'60 Minutes' under fire for Africa coverage
Journalist and author Howard W. French and more than 150 other writers and professors sent a letter to 60 Minutes Executive Producer Jeff Fager on... Read more...
ABC Anchor, Lisa Colagrossi, Dies on Assignment
We have some sad news to share with you about our Eyewitness News family.Lisa Colagrossi, Eyewitness News reporter, anchor, wife and mother, has died... Read more...
Another Washington Post Secret Service report comes under scrutiny
Carol Leonnig's recent Washington Post story about two U.S. Secret Service agents drunkenly running a car into White House barricades and over a... Read more...
US National Guardsman and His Cousin Arrested for Trying to Join ISIS, Authorities Say
The FBI has arrested two men -- one of them a current member of the Illinois National Guard -- for allegedly trying to join ISIS, the brutal... Read more...
Is the F-35 fighter jet a trillion-dollar fiasco?
On the outskirts of Las Vegas, the full array of U.S. airpower is on display at Nellis Air Force Base – from proven workhorses like the F-15 and... Read more...
Special Ops forced to use flawed intel equipment in war zones
The military has been trying to force special operations troops heading to war zones to use flawed government software for intelligence analysis... Read more...
Bowe Bergdahl charged with desertion
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for five years after leaving his remote post in Afghanistan, has been charged by the Army... Read more...
State Department: U.S. pulls remaining forces out of Yemen
The U.S. military has pulled its remaining personnel out of Yemen due to the deteriorating security situation, the U.S. State Department said.The... Read more...
Two astronauts lift off historic year at International Space Station
An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut left Earth on Friday en route to the International Space Station for an entire year.American Scott Kelly... Read more...
Major peer-review scandal causes withdrawal of 43 published scientific papers
There’s a lot of unsettled science going on these days. The peer-review system, which is supposed to serve as a quality assurance system, allowing... Read more...
Pot research stalled even as legalization gains momentum
Speaking by phone, Anthony Fabrizio was on a roll about his career in cannabis research when he suddenly fell silent. You could hear the San... Read more...
Smithsonian Stands By Wildly Misleading Climate Change Exhibit Paid For By Kochs
The Smithsonian risks damaging its reputation by having a polluter-funded science denier on the payroll and a wildly misleading Koch-funded exhibit... Read more...
The ‘butcher’ croc that ruled the world before the dinosaurs
Scientists in the US have discovered a terrifying land-living crocodile, which lived in what is now North Carolina 230 million years ago.The... Read more...
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161 Report: Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Cost US Nearly $4 Trillion Reggie
162 Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget Jesse Richard
163 Ex-MI6 chief altered Iraqi intelligence Jesse Richard
164 'Hit and run' drone strikes are 'breaking laws of war" Jesse Richard
165 Missing Iraq cash 'as high as $18bn' Jesse Richard
166 US data: 90% of captured 'Taliban' were civilians Jesse Richard
167 Secret US and Afghanistan talks could see troops stay for decades Reggie
168 Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say Jesse Richard
169 How Not to Withdraw from Iraq Reggie
170 Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance Reggie
171 Iraq's Chalabi, who sought invasion, now wants U.S. out Reggie
172 At Hussein shrine, nostalgia for a strong leader Reggie
173 As U.S. Military Exits Iraq, Contractors To Enter Reggie
174 MI6 plotted with No10 to oust Saddam in bid to win 'prize' of secure oil supplies Jesse Richard
175 Iraq dossier drawn up to make case for war – UK intelligence officer Reggie
176 US targets, but misses bin Laden successor Reggie
177 Why the US and NATO Fed Detainees to Afghan Torture System Reggie
178 Tunnel under prison wall in Afghanistan sees 500 inmates escape Reggie
179 2 US soldiers killed in southern Iraq Reggie
180 Iraqi interpreters seek punishment of contractor they say sexually harassed them Reggie

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