ANA tip leads to weapons cache
PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – A tip generated by the 3rd Coy, 1st Kandak, Afghan National Army pointed ANA and U.S. Army soldiers from Task Force Lethal to a large weapons cache in Sarmast Kheyl, Zormat District Jan. 31.
Face of Defense: Mother, Son Serve Together
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Feb. 11, 2011 – It was 4 a.m. when she settled in to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Green Bay Packers. Technically, it was Super Bowl Monday for her.
Mubarak resigns, hands power to military
CAIRO – Egypt’s vice president says Hosni Mubarak has resigned as president and handed control to the military. Car horns were heard around Cairo in celebration after Vice President Omar Suleiman made the announcement on national TV on Friday.
Mubarak Disappears as Army Backs Him & Crowds Surge
The situation in Egypt is fast-moving. Since President Hosni Mubarak gave his I’m-not-stepping-down step-down speech last night, much has happened. Below is a rundown of the morning’s news regarding Egypt.
Iran’s Ahmadinijad Holds Massive Pro-Egyptian, Anti-American Rally
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is capitalizing on the Egyptian conflict to spew American and Israeli hate, hosting a massive rally in Tehran to bolster the protests in Egypt. According to AFP, “massive crowds of Iranians chanted pro-Egypt and anti-American slogans while marking the 32nd anniversary of the Islamic revolution.”
Study Guide: Breaking News Coverage of Egypt
NOTE: Here are the sources to the info. mentioned on Glenn Beck’s 2/10 TV show.
Intel Director‘s Office Tries to Backpedal on Clapper’s Shocking Statement
Just hours after National Intelligence Director James Clapper made the shocking statement this morning that the Muslim Brotherhood is a “secular” organization, his office tried frantically to “clarify” his remarks.
NYT: CIA Director Based Mubarak Congressional Testimony on Media Reports
The news for the Obama administration keeps getting worse. Or, more accurately, embarrassing. After National Intelligence Director James Clapper erroneously said the Muslim Brotherhood was a “secular” organization, it‘s now been revealed that CIA Director Leon Panetta’s testimony in front of Congress that Mubarak’s resignation was a “strong likelihood” was based not on intelligence but rather media reports.
800,000 Jobs Gone: CBO Admits Health Care Law Will Kill Jobs
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Ariz. governor countersues federal government
PHOENIX (AP) – Gov. Jan Brewer sued the federal government Thursday for failing to control Arizona’s border with Mexico and enforce immigration laws, and for sticking the state with huge costs associated with jailing illegal immigrants who commit crimes.
‘Bombshell’ Charge: DOJ Whistleblower Says Liberal FOIA Requests Get VIP Treatment
Attorney General Eric Holder and the Obama administration’s Justice Department have come under fire in the past for allegedly letting politics tip the balance of Justice. Specifically, J. Christian Adams, a former DOJ official, made news last year when he publicly accused the agency of racial bias in handling the 2008 election voter intimidation case involving the New Black Panther Party.
Shocking New IMF Report: The U.S. Dollar Needs To Be Replaced As The World Reserve Currency And SDRs “Could Constitute An Embryo Of Global Currency”
The IMF is trying to move the world away from the U.S. dollar and towards a global currency once again. In a new report entitled “Enhancing International Monetary Stability—A Role for the SDR”, the IMF details the “problems” with having the U.S. dollar as the reserve currency of the globe and the IMF discusses the potential for a larger role for SDRs (Special Drawing Rights).
Susan Rice kicks off U.N. series
Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s ambassador to the United Nations, will argue in a major address Friday evening that the U.S. should “strengthen” — not “starve” — the world body.
U.S. Footing $100M Bill for U.N. Security Upgrade
Months after top New York City officials expressed intense behind-the-scenes frustration at the security vulnerabilities at the United Nations headquarters in Manhattan, the U.N. is now planning to spend $100 million — donated by the U.S. — on the upgrade.
U.S. reassures Poles on Russia missile defense role
(Reuters) – A senior U.S. arms control negotiator said Friday she had reassured Poland and the Baltic republics that plans to involve Russia in developing European missile defense would not compromise their security.
Obama, Soros create ‘Palestine’
JERUSALEM – In partnership with a government fund initiated by Barack Obama, philanthropist and billionaire activist George Soros is investing in a private equity company that just launched in the Palestinian territories.
‘Fever of Liberation’ Moves To Baghdad With Intensified Demonstrations
Across Iraq, a wave of mass demonstrations has spread, calling for improvement in public services and an end to corruption. Despite government efforts to contain the public anger, which appears to be on the rise since the outbreak of turmoil in other Arab countries, it appears certain that a mass demonstration planned to take place February 25, at Liberation Square, in the center of Baghdad, will go ahead.
Soaring debt pushes Portugal towards bail-out
Portugal’s cost of borrowing hit a euro-era high on Wednesday amid growing concerns that Lisbon will have to turn to bail-out funds to revive its stagnating economy.
What’s the frequency: Monitors transmit video of unknowing families
SEATTLE — The saying goes never wake a sleeping baby. But what if that baby is broadcast for all the neighbors to see? From Ballard to Queen Anne and Greenlake to Phinney Ridge, KOMO News found unsuspecting families transmitting what’s inside their homes without even knowing it.
Local Gymnast Makes Miraculous Recovery After Failed Flip
It’s a risk all gymnasts take every time they do a somersault or attempt any acrobatic move. The slightest miscalculation could lead to serious injury that could end in paralysis or even death.