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US: Banks, dam targeted by Iranian hackers

WASHINGTON — The U.S. charged seven hackers linked to the Iranian government with executing large-scale coordinated cyberattacks on dozens of banks as well as a small dam outside New York City — intrusions that law enforcement officials said reached into America’s infrastructure, disrupted the nation’s financial system and cost tens of millions. Indictments announced Thursday by the Justice Department show ...

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Mizzou may pay price for campus protests as enrollment plunges

Associate professor Melissa Click was recently fired from Mizzou after a video of her threatening a student journalist covering protests on campus last fall surfaced online. Safe spaces may become empty spaces at the University of Missouri, where officials acknowledged an expected sharp decline in enrollment next fall is due at least in part to protests that rocked the campus ...

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U.S. aircraft carrier patrols South China Sea

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group is operating in the South China Sea, with the Chinese Navy apparently keeping close watch. The Navy’s Seventh Fleet said in a press release Friday that the USS John S. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, as well as the guided-missile destroyers USS Chung-Hoon and USS Stockdale, the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay and the ...

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HILLARY EMAIL SHOWED TERRORISTS HOW TO KILL AMB. CHRIS STEVENS

One of Hillary’s emails that was released on Monday pertaining to the Benghazi investigation that was part of her private email server contained a detailed location of murdered Ambassador Chris Stevens, which raised the possibility that terrorists could have intercepted the message. Breitbart revealed that the email from April 10th, 2011, the State Department employee, Timmy Davis, forwarded an email to ...

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Pentagon : We watch ISIS’s chemical weapons capability ‘very closely’

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said late Tuesday that the U.S. watches the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) emergent chemical weapons capability “very closely” and that it’s something the U.S. takes “action” against. “I’m just telling you it’s something we watch very closely and it’s something we take action against,” Carter said on PBS’s “Charlie Rose.” Carter’s comments come ...

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US uncovers Hizballah drug smuggling

Members a Lebanese Hizballah militant group were arrested on charges they used millions of dollars from the sale of cocaine in the US and Europe to purchase weapons in Syria, the US Drug Enforcement Administration [DEA] announced on Monday. Hizballah has sent troops to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country’s almost five-year-old civil war. The group is designated ...

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ISIS attack on U.S. “inevitable,”

The following is a script from “John Brennan” which aired on Feb. 14, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. Robert G. Anderson, Pat Milton and Aaron Weisz, producers. The ISIS assault on Paris and the ISIS-inspired massacre in San Bernardino, California, share a disturbing fact, no one saw them coming. Today, the biggest terrorist threat to the United States is ...

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‘Death to America and Israel’ Chants in Iran

AFP / ATTA KENARE Iran celebrated the 37th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution on Thursday, with plenty of anti-America, anti-Israeli, and anti-Western sentiment on hand, beyond re-enacting the capture of 10 American sailors in January. NBC News reports “tens of thousands of Iranians” marching through Azadi Square in Tehran, chanting “Death to America and Israel!” and waving signs with ...

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10 Basic Questions for Ban Ki-moon

As UN chief Ban Ki-moon continues his high-profile visit to Canada today with an address at McGill University, my alma mater, I hope students will ask Mr. Ban 10 basic questions concerning U.N. actions over the past year, which new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau failed to ask yesterday: 5: If the UN Charter promises equality, why does the UNGA condemn ...

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BDS on American Campuses Echoes 1930s Anti-Semitism

  University administrators ignore the anti-Semitism lurking beneath the boycott/divestment/sanctions movement against Israel. In the aftermath of the American Studies Association’s (ASA) December 2013 vote to support the boycott/divestment/sanctions (BDS) movement against Israeli universities and scholars, the heads of 250 American universities voiced their opposition to both the ASA’s decision and to academic boycotts in general as violations of academic ...

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