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Dutch F-35 zooms over Sierra Nevada in ‘beast mode’ carrying external payload (VIDEO)

Rare footage of an F-35A Lightning II stealth fighter flying over the Sierra Nevada mountains in nearly full ‘Beast Mode’ with an external load of bombs and missiles, has been captured by a Dutch aviation photographer. Climbing high to the peaks of Sierra Nevada mountain range at Needles Point Lookout Trail Head near Springville, California, the renowned Dutch photographer, Frank ...

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US to impose new sanctions on Russia over Skripal poisoning

The US is imposing new sanctions on Russia over the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the UK. The measures are scheduled to go into effect on or around August 22, according to the State Department. Read more “The United States…determined under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act) ...

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews clash with police over Israeli military draft law (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Nearly 20 activists have been arrested in the Israeli city of Bnei Brak after hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews clashed with police over the recent arrest of a yeshiva student who tried to evade military service. Some 500 members of the radical Jerusalem Faction took to the streets of Bnei Brak on Monday, causing traffic mayhem. During the rally, organizers instructed ...

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Censorship or justice? Twitter debate rages over tech giants’ simultaneous InfoWars ban

Twitter is on fire with debate over almost simultaneous decisions by Facebook, Apple, YouTube and Spotify to take action against controversial right-wing YouTube host Alex Jones’ and his InfoWars channel citing “hate speech”. InfoWars Editor-at-large Paul Joseph Watson tweeted on Monday that Facebook had “permanently banned” the outlets page for “unspecified” hate speech and described the move as setting a “chilling ...

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Possible love triangle motive as video questions NYPD cop’s story over sidewalk shooting

Footage showing an off-duty New York City cop planting an object next to a man he shot has cast doubt over his story that he was being threatened at the time. Reports suggest the men were involved in a love triangle. Surveillance footage of the incident first released by NBC New York shows Ritchard Blake, 40, a police sergeant from ...

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Mass protest in Israel over ‘discriminating’ nation-state law

Tens of thousands are protesting in Tel Aviv against ‘nation-state’ law that prioritized Jewish values in Israel and has been criticized as discriminating sparking local and international condemnation. Protesters have been holding signs “If we are brothers we must be equals”  and “Our force is in our unity – the nation-state law differentiates between us,” according to the Haaretz newspaper. They ...

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US Secret Service & the Guardian face off over 'Russian spy' in embassy 'scoop'

US Secret Service has scolded the Guardian for “irresponsible and inaccurate” reporting on an alleged Russian spy at the US embassy in Moscow. Unfazed, the newspaper continued to spin the story calling it the ‘tip of the iceberg.’ The British newspaper, never one to pass up a good Russia scare story, published a fresh one on Friday, citing multiple intelligence ...

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Can’t be racist against whites! Andrew Sullivan booed over criticising ‘racism’ at NY Times

Andrew Sullivan, a self-styled conservative writer who backed Barack Obama and same-sex-marriage, ran afoul of the social justice crowd for criticizing New York Times’ hiring of an Asian-American reporter who wrote racist tweets. Sullivan’s article, published in the New York Magazine on Friday under the headline “When Racism Is Fit to Print,” points out that conservatives consider Sarah Jeong’s tweets ...

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'Profit over health of innocents': Arkema indicted for Hurricane Harvey toxic chemical release

Top managers at French multinational Arkema could face up to five years in prison after the company was indicted for “reckless” emissions of toxic chemicals from its Houston, Texas plant during last year’s Hurricane Harvey. The Harris County court grand jury ruled that Richard Rowe, the CEO of the Paris-based company, and Leslie Comardelle, the manager of the Houston plant, ...

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‘Insults and pathetic lies’: Russian diplomat slams WaPo over praise for Bellingcat MH17 claims

Russia has done everything to help the MH17 investigation, yet to its disgrace the Washington Post chooses to believe fake social media ‘investigators’ and cherry-pick facts, a senior Russian diplomat writes. Dmitry Polyanskiy, first deputy permanent representative at the Russian mission to the UN, sent an open letter to the Post on Friday, after a July 25 story in the ...

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