Monthly Archives: February 2017

Turkey jails reporter from Germany’s Die Welt paper: court witness

ISTANBUL/BERLIN (Reuters) – Turkish authorities on Monday arrested a reporter for a prominent German newspaper on charges of propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting the public to violence, according to a court witness. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR Advertisements

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Nasa to launch Solar Probe Plus mission to the surface of the SUN 

NASA is gearing up to send a robot to the Sun to help prepare for a “huge solar event” that could wreak havoc on Earth. The Solar Plus Probe will come within four million miles of the sun’s surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft has endured before. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR

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North Korea executes 5 with anti-aircraft gun

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un executed five security officials by anti-aircraft gun recently due to “false statements” which were given to the North’s leader and caused him to be enraged. The event was disclosed by the South Korean spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, and discussed in a private meeting with South Korean lawmakers, reported the Associated Press. FOLLOW THE

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President Trump says Obama is helping to organize protests against his presidency

WASHINGTON – President Trump has been dismissing the protests against his presidency and demonstrations at congressional town hall meetings across the country as concocted by his political enemies. But now he has an alleged culprit: Barack Obama. In an interview Monday with Fox News Channel, Trump said that he believes his predecessor is helping to organize the protests. Follow The

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Illegal immigration dropped 27 percent in January: Reports

Illegal immigration across the southwest border plummeted in January, compared to December, as the flow of both illegal immigrant families and children traveling alone dried up, according to numbers released by Customs and Border Protection on Monday. The numbers are still high compared to past years — indeed, it’s the worst January in records dating back to 2012. FOLLOW THE

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Iraqi jets strike ISIS in Syria for first time as troops advance in Mosul

IRBIL, Iraq – Iraqi warplanes have conducted airstrikes on Islamic State targets inside neighboring Syria for the first time, Iraq’s prime minister said Friday, vowing to chase down the militants “everywhere” as Iraqi forces opened new fronts in the city of Mosul.  The strikes in Bukamal inside Syria – and Hussaiba on the Iraqi side of the border – were

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