Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 57)
 

Turkey Surrounds Incirlik Base, Claims Only an Inspection

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/31/2016 at 7:00pm

On Saturday night, Turkish forces and protestors surrounded the Incirlik Air Base, which the U.S. uses to conduct airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. The government claims the incident was merely a safety inspection.

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Rio Fires Security Firm Week Before Olympics Start

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Posted by    Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 5:30pm 7/31/2016 at 5:30pm

The Olympics start on Friday, but the Brazilian government fired the private firm that should have provided security for the Olympics.

The firm Artel needed to hire 3,400 people, but only hired 500. Question is, why did the Ministry of Justice react now instead of earlier? The company also never had experience...

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Tea for Two! Officer dines with toddler he saved

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Posted by    Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/30/2016 at 12:30pm

One year after saving her life, Officer Patrick Ray joined a tea party with 2-year-old Bexley.

He answered a 911 call after the girl choked on a penny.

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Officer Claims Prosecutors Threatened His Job Over Sandra Bland

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 7/29/2016 at 6:30pm

Texas police officer Michael Kelley has claimed prosecutors on the Sandra Bland case threatened his career if he brought forth evidence of wrongdoing. Kelley, from Prairie View, said he saw “marks on her forehead after a confrontation with state trooper Brian Encinia.” The AP reported:

Kelley said he was never contacted by...

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Faces of Erdogan’s Purge: Journalists Detained in Turkey

https://twitter.com/nycjim/status/759007518320230401/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:30pm 7/29/2016 at 3:30pm
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Turkish journalist Mahir Zeynalov spent this morning tweeting pictures and bios of some of the journalists detained by the Turkish government.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to think they have connections to Fehtullah Gülen, who he blames for the coup, or at least that is the excuse for the round up.

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French ISIS Terrorist Who Slit Priest’s Throat Recorded Plans

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Posted by    Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:30pm 7/29/2016 at 12:30pm

Adel Kermiche, one of the terrorists that slit the throat of Father Jacques Hamel in a small town in northern France, recorded his plans to attack a church on the Telegram app:

“You take a knife, you go to a church, you make a carnage,” he said. “You slice two or three...

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Top IRS Officials Knew Agency Targeted Conservative Groups

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 7:50pm 7/28/2016 at 7:50pm

What a shock. Judicial Watch discovered that top IRS officials, including Lois Lerner and Holly Paz, knew that the agency targeted conservative groups before they told Congress. Judicial Watch reported:

The FBI documents also reveal that IRS officials stated that the agency was targeting conservative groups because of their ideology and political...

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Turkey Shuts Down 130 Media Outlets, Detains 47 Journalists

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Posted by    Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8:30am 7/28/2016 at 8:30am

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shut down over 130 media outlets as he continues his crackdown on a failed coup two weeks ago.

Erdoğan believes Fethullah Gülen’s followers orchestrated a coup that failed miserably. Now anyone he suspects supports the scholar will lose their job or be detained without...

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Politicians Demand Merkel Deport 200,000 Migrants

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/27/2016 at 4:00pm

Due to recent terrorist attacks, German politicians have now asked Chancellor Angela Merkel to deport over 200,000 migrants who failed to gain asylum. Homeland expert Armin Schuster said:

In his appeal for a speeding up of deportations, Mr Schuster said: “Some could get the impression they could get away with anything because...

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Shooting Deaths of Law Enforcement Up 78% in 2016

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/27/2016 at 2:30pm

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has found that shooting deaths of law enforcement has risen to 78% in 2016 from 2015. The majority of those officers died in “ambush-style killings.”

The report runs from January to July 20 and compares the stats from the same time period last year, which...

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Judge Releases Reagan Shooter John Hinckley, Jr.

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Posted by    Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:30am 7/27/2016 at 10:30am

A judge has released John Hinckley, Jr., the man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in an effort to impress actress Jodie Foster. He must live with his mother in Williamsburg, VA.

U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman

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Case Dropped Against Producers of Planned Parenthood Videos

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/26/2016 at 4:00pm

A Texas court has dropped the remaining charges against the pro-life activists who caught Planned Parenthood officials on tape selling baby parts. David Daleiden, 27, said:

“The dismissal of...

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Heavy Metal Band Disturbed Urges Solidarity With Police

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/26/2016 at 2:30pm

My old boss Andrew Breitbart said politics are downstream from culture. When celebrities say or do something, it is important to take notice. Popular metal band Disturbed received honors from the Mansfield Police Department in Massachusetts after they allowed them to use their cover of Sound of Silence in a video.

All...

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Priest in France murdered by ISIS terrorists

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Posted by    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 11:35am 7/26/2016 at 11:35am

French President Francois Hollande said the men who murdered 84-year-old Jacques Hamel pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL). They also took four people hostage. Hollande said:

“[ISIS] has declared war on us,” French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. “We must fight this war by all means, while respecting the rule of...

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Turkey: Ambassador Purge Next, Reports of Detainees Being Raped, Tortured

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/25/2016 at 4:00pm

Turkey continues to purge people after a failed coup two weeks ago. Authorities said ambassadors are next while Amnesty International reported authorities have raped and tortured the detainees already behind bars.

Turkey blames the Gülen Movement and have said everyone purged has connections to the group. Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said they...

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Germany: Syrian Refugee Pledged Allegiance to Islamic State

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Posted by    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:30am 7/25/2016 at 11:30am

Two Syrians in Germany attacked innocent civilians on Sunday. One killed a pregnant woman with a machete while the other detonated a bomb outside of a music festival.

The bomber recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, which has led authorities to call it a terrorist attack. Authorities call...

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Russia avoids Olympic ban despite doping scandal

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Posted by    Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 7:00pm 7/24/2016 at 7:00pm
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has decided not to fully ban Russia from the 2016 Rio Games even though the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) found the doping scandal reached the government.

The IOC said:

Given the urgency of the situation, with the Olympic Games Rio 2016 starting in 12 days, and the athletes’ entry...

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