Isis in Palmyra: Civilians rounded-up and forced to watch execution of 20 men at amphitheatre
Full Article The Independent
28 May 2015

Isis rounded up civilians trapped in Palmyra and forced them to watch 20 people be executed in the historic city’s ancient amphitheatre, a Syrian monitoring group has claimed. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the men were accused of having fought for President Bashar Assad's army. It is not known how they were killed. The...

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File - In this picture taken on Saturday April 18, 2015, a Kurdish displaced family sit in the open air field near their house which was destroyed during the battle between the U.S. backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State fighters, in Kobani, north Syria.
photo: AP / Mehmet Shakir

updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
IS Behead Civilians As '400 Killed In Palmyra'
updated 14 May 2015; published 14 May 2015
ISIS on the move advancing to Palmyra Syria executing 29 Civilians
updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
PALMYRA BLOODY BATTLE | ISIS-Islamic State says it has full control of Syria's Palmyra
updated 23 May 2015; published 23 May 2015
ISIS News Ramadi & Palmyra Taken but No US Ground Troops to Iraq
updated 25 May 2015; published 25 May 2015
ISIS invasion captures ancient UNESCO city of Palmyra, Syria - TomoNews
updated 22 May 2015; published 22 May 2015
ISIS execute a man with a BAZOOKA in shocking new video
Fifa corruption: Sepp Blatter 'must take responsibility' - Greg Dyke
Full Article BBC News
28 May 2015

28 May 2015 Last updated at 12:53 BST The chairman of England's Football Association Greg Dyke has said Fifa president Sepp Blatter ''must take responsibility'' following the arrests of several senior officials on corruption charges. And he repeated calls for Mr Blatter to be replaced as the head of football's governing body. Mr Blatter was not...

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In this March 30, 2012 file picture FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA President Sepp Blatter defended his role in a World Cup kickbacks scandal
photo: AP / Anja Niedringhaus

updated 10 Jun 2014; published 10 Jun 2014
Fifa's Blatter Told Not To Stand For Re-Election(8:31pm)
updated 11 Jun 2014; published 11 Jun 2014
NEWS next | president FIFA down 11 - BREAKING Sepp year 2014 he told Blatter JUNE should s
updated 21 Nov 2014; published 21 Nov 2014
Greg Dyke: FIFA investigation a 'charade' - News Sports
updated 28 Mar 2015; published 28 Mar 2015
Bonita Mersiades: "FIFA-System is corrupt"
updated 24 Mar 2015; published 24 Mar 2015
BBC News -Second 'not acceptable' for England -BBC Sport News
updated 18 Apr 2012; published 18 Apr 2012
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A drug war made in Mexico?
Full Article Al Jazeera
28 May 2015

In February 2013, the New York Times' Thomas Friedman made a curious prediction: that Mexico would beat out India and China as "the more dominant economic power in the 21st century". Descending briefly upon the city of Monterrey, "Mexico's industrial/innovation centre", Friedman determined that, despite prevailing problems involving "drug cartels,...

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Federal police stand near the bodies of men who authorities say were suspected cartel gunmen at the Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico, Friday, May 22, 2015.
photo: AP / Oscar Pantoja Segundo

updated 03 May 2013; published 03 May 2013
Mexico's Drug War and Booming Economy (Agenda)
updated 20 Dec 2010; published 20 Dec 2010
NAFTA + U.S. Farm Subsidies Devastates Mexican Agriculture
updated 07 Jan 2011; published 07 Jan 2011
Latin America Needs Free Trade & Drug Legalization: Q&A with WSJ's Mary Anastasia O'Grady
updated 27 Sep 2013; published 27 Sep 2013
Reinventing Mexico
updated 07 Aug 2009; published 07 Aug 2009
As Drug Wars Intensify, Obama Heads to Mexico
updated 04 May 2014; published 04 May 2014
Environmental Regulation and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to laboratories
Full Article The Irish Times
28 May 2015

The US military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine US states and a US air base in South Korea, after apparently failing to properly inactivate the bacteria last year. The Pentagon said there was no known suspected infection or risk to the public. But four US civilians have been started on preventive measures called...

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File - Hospital Corpsman 1st Class David Cano prepares a syringe with the anthrax vaccine for a Sailor aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington.
photo: US Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin E. Yarborough

updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Military Mistakenly Ships Live Anthrax Samples
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
U.S. military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Pentagon: Military Accidentally Shipped Live Anthrax Samples
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Crazy: Pentagon Sent Live Anthrax Samples To Labs In 9 States And 1 In South Korea!
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live Anthrax samples
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Pentagon accidentally sends live Anthrax spores to laboratories in 9 US states
Calls for FIFA's Blatter to quit as global anger builds
Full Article The Times of India
28 May 2015

ZURICH: FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday faced angry demands to step down after US indictments and the dawn arrests of top officials engulfed world football in the biggest crisis yet of his 17-year reign. Stunned by the arrests of senior FIFA figures, top sponsors who pour millions into world football, including Coca-Cola, Adidas, McDonald's...

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Federal agents carry out boxes of evidence taken from the headquarters of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,) Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla.
photo: AP / Wilfredo Lee

updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
FIFA officials "use sheets" to hide (FOOTAGE) FIFA officials arrested Sepp Blatter Isn't Among Them
updated 09 Jun 2014; published 09 Jun 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: FIFA and the World Cup (HBO)
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Hotel staff use sheets to hide FIFA officials | Arrested FIFA officials face extradition to U.S
updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Russia: FIFA's Blatter was under pressure to deny Russia World Cup hosting rights - Putin
updated 03 Nov 2014; published 03 Nov 2014
'Politics shouldn't abuse football': FIFA head Blatter on 2018 World Cup in Russia
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Is FIFA's Sepp Blatter Involved in Corruption?

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Judicial Watch obtained a declassified 2012 anticipating ISIS (the Islamic State - IS) emerging from US support for Al Qaeda and other takfiri terrorists. It predicted what...
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Nick Bryant New York correspondent 27 May 2015 From the section US & Canada comments Jeb Bush has struggled to articulate what he would have done over Iraq On both sides of the...
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Belfast Telegraph
A leading international watchdog has accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of...

In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office on Thursday, March 21, 2013, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to a crowd in northeastern Iran on the first day of the new Persian calendar year.
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Pamela Dockins STATE DEPARTMENT— U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet on Saturday to discuss the ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations. The meeting in Geneva comes as some parties in the talks are...
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ZURICH (AP) — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis...
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While United States President Barack Obama waited anxiously backstage before his speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, his daughters Malia and Sasha came in to wish him well.
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(CNN)Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya, has his eye on someone special: President Obama's daughter Malia. His offer to win her hand? Fifty cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats. "People...
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Shiite Militias in Iraq on Wednesday renamed their operation to take back the Anbar province, amid criticism from the U.S. and Iraqis that their initial choice of a name was openly sectarian. The change comes a day after the Iraqi government launched...
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Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a primary night watch party Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in St. Charles, Mo.
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Rick Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, said Wednesday he plans to make a second try for the White House. More from California Dreaming: Record...
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Ivan Marquez, center, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, speaks at a press conference at the close of the eleventh round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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Colombia's FARC guerrillas said Wednesday that one of their peace negotiators was killed in an air strike last week that has threatened to derail their talks with the government on ending the five-decade conflict. FARC commander Pastor Alape said...
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President George W. Bush attaches the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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Associated Press JERUSALEM — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to...
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