Posts by Mary Chastain  (Page 154)
 

Austrian Presidential Election Overturned

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Posted by    Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 8:30pm 7/2/2016 at 8:30pm

Austria’s highest court ruled for a do-over of the presidential election runoff after it found discrepancies in the mail ballots.

The mail-in ballots made former Green Party chief Alexander Van der Bellen president with 50.3% of the vote over Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer.

Constitutional Court head Gerhart Holzinger said the court noted...

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Palestinian War of Terror – Israeli father of 10 murdered in front of his family

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 4:00pm 7/1/2016 at 4:00pm

A Palestinian shot and murdered Michael “Miki” Mark, an Israeli father of 10, as he drove near Hebron. His wife and two of their children sustained injuries in the attack.

From The Jerusalem Post:

In Friday’s incident, the rain of bullets against the vehicle caused it to overturn. Paramedics who arrived at the...

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Govt Asks 27 Month Delay to Release Hillary Emails

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Posted by    Friday, July 1, 2016 at 2:30pm 7/1/2016 at 2:30pm

The State Department has asked for a 27 month delay to release emails from Hillary Clinton when she served as secretary of state.

That means the department would not release the emails until October 2018, over a year into Clinton’s presidency if she should win in November.

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Istanbul Terrorists From Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 8:30pm 6/30/2016 at 8:30pm

Turkish officials have said the three Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) terrorists who attacked Atatürk Airport came from Russia, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. They also identified the mastermind as Akhmed Chatayev from Chechnya.

From Fox News:

Akhmed Chatayev was identified by the pro-government Yeni Safak newspaper as the organizer of the coordinated assault, which killed 44...

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Hillary, Huma Abedin Frustrated With Personal Email Server

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Posted by    Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 4:00pm 6/30/2016 at 4:00pm

Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s top aide, stated that Clinton’s private email server during her tenure as secretary of state frustrated the entire staff. It caused her to miss a phone call from the French foreign minister:

“She missed the call because . . . I never got the email giving us the...

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Istanbul Update: 41 Dead, 239 Injured

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/29/2016 at 3:00pm

The terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport left 41 dead, including 10 foreign nationals, and 239 injured.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said that the evidence they have points to the Islamic State as the culprits.

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David Cameron to Jeremy Corbyn: “For Heaven’s Sake, Man. GO!”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/29/2016 at 1:30pm

British Prime Minister David Cameron told Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to leave his post, a day after his party passed a no confidence motion against him.

“It might be my party’s interest for him to sit there, it’s not in the national interest and I would say, for heaven’s sake, man,...

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Nigel Farage to EU: “You Are Not Laughing Now”

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/29/2016 at 12:00pm

United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage, who also led the Brexit campaign, told off the European Union parliament with much glee on Tuesday. Britain voted to leave the EU in a historic vote last Thursday.

He said:

“Isn’t it funny. When I came here 17 years ago and I said I...

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House Select Committee Releases Damning Benghazi Report

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/28/2016 at 5:30pm

The Select Committee on Benghazi has released their final report on the 2012 terrorist attacks in Libya that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens.

Instead of rescuing personnel, the Obama administration “huddled to craft their public response while military assets waited hours to deploy to Libya.” Evidence also showed that...

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*UPDATE* 36 DEAD at Istanbul Airport

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 4:12pm 6/28/2016 at 4:12pm

Turkish officials have confirmed a terrorist attack has killed 36 people and injured 147 others at Istanbul’s main airport in the international terminal.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim blamed Islamic State for the attack.

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U.S. Claims Russia Has Harassed Diplomats Across Europe

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/28/2016 at 3:00pm

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin about alleged harassment from Russian officers towards U.S. diplomats across Europe.

From The Washington Post:

In Moscow, where the harassment is most pervasive, diplomats reported slashed tires...

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Clinton Showed Concern Over Treatment of Records at State Dept.

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Posted by    Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/28/2016 at 12:00pm

Judicial watch received more emails from then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, including one that showed concern about how the State Department treated her records.

She wrote on March 22, 2009, to Huma Abedin and Lauren Jiloty, her former

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Labour Leader Corbyn Faces Revolt After Brexit Vote

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3191679/Jeremy-Corbyn-caught-video-calling-Muslim-hate-preacher-honoured-citizen-inviting-tea-terrace-House-Commons.html
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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 3:00pm 6/27/2016 at 3:00pm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3191679/Jeremy-Corbyn-caught-video-calling-Muslim-hate-preacher-honoured-citizen-inviting-tea-terrace-House-Commons.html

People inside the Labour Party have accused party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his office of hampering the party’s campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. From The London Times:

Alan Johnson, the former home secretary, said that it often felt as if figures in the leader’s office were “working against the...

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Turkey, Israel Finalize Deal to Renew Relationship

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 1:00pm 6/27/2016 at 1:00pm

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have formally announced that their countries reached a deal to renew their relationship.

Netanyahu assured Israel that “the maritime blockade on the...

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SCOTUS Overturns McDonnell Bribery Conviction

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Posted by    Monday, June 27, 2016 at 11:32am 6/27/2016 at 11:32am

The Supreme Court unanimously overturned Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s bribery conviction.

They do not think the prosecutors proved “he took significant official actions in exchange for the $175,000 in gifts and loans he received from a wealthy businessman.”

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Turkey, Israel Will Normalize Ties

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Posted by    Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 5:00pm 6/26/2016 at 5:00pm

No, it’s not April 1. Israel and the Turkish government, led by anti-Semitic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have agreed to normalize relations after “six years of animosity” due to the 2010 Mavi Marmara ship.

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will formally announce the deal on Monday at 1PM local time (6AM ET).

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Marine Misidentified in Iwo Jima Photo

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Posted by    Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8:30pm 6/24/2016 at 8:30pm

The Marine Corps discovered officials misidentified Harold Shultz, a private first class from Detroit, MI, in the famous Iwo Jima picture.

The investigation also found that John Bradley, a Navy hospital corpsman, did not raise the flag. Bradley’s son “wrote a best-selling book about his father’s role in the flag-raising that was...

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