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Robert Bridge

Swedish officer sparks Facebook debate over ISIS getting govt assistance over returning veterans
A Swedish officer on his third tour of duty in Afghanistan wants to see more government consideration for his fellow veterans upon his return home than what is being planned for former Islamic State fighters.

27.01.2015 10:25

​Pilot survives aircraft splashdown in Pacific Ocean (VIDEO)
The pilot of a single engine aircraft was plucked from the Pacific Ocean after his plane ran out of fuel and an onboard parachute dropped the aircraft into the water near Hawaii.

27.01.2015 13:42

​ISIS urges new attacks on ‘infidel West’ following Charlie Hebdo massacre
The Islamic State extremist group called on Muslims to initiate new attacks against Western targets, saying it would regard as “enemies” those who are able to carry out such assaults but fail to do so.

27.01.2015 06:18

Dude! Legal marijuana America’s fastest-growing industry - report
The US market for legal cannabis surged 74 percent in 2014 making it one of the fastest growing industries in the country, possibly surpassing organic food if the trends continue, according to a new study

26.01.2015 13:21

Millions of GMO mosquitoes may be released in Florida neighborhood
Pointing to climate change and the rise of tropical diseases, British researchers hope to sell their idea of releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys. Almost 140,000 people have signed a petition against the plan.

26.01.2015 08:45

WikiLeaks ‘astonished and disturbed’: Google gave its major staff data to US govt
The whistleblowing website has learned that Google handed over to US authorities the digital correspondence and other data from three of its employees on suspected espionage-related charges related to the Chelsea Manning case.

26.01.2015 07:29

Obama, Michelle and 'The Beast' hit red carpet in New Delhi
Obama’s arrival in India got off to a promising start as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, breaking with protocol, greeted Obama and the First Lady on the tarmac in New Delhi. He even gave the US leader a bear hug for good measure.

25.01.2015 14:11

Pentagon dispatches first batch of US forces to train Syrian rebels
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is sending the first wave of about 100 US forces to the Middle East in the coming days to train and equip Syrian opposition fighters battling Islamic State militants.

24.01.2015 08:04

Richest 1% to own more than half world's wealth by 2016 - Oxfam
As global movers and shakers head to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam is warning that an increasing wealth disparity is “leaving ordinary people voiceless and their interests uncared for.”

19.01.2015 08:32

​Israel lobbies against ICC as Gaza war crimes inquiry opens
Israeli politicians are calling on the 122 member states of the International Criminal Court to cut its funding in response to the beginning of its inquiry into possible war crimes in Gaza last year.

18.01.2015 13:44

Democratic dreaming? Obama aims to raise taxes for richest Americans to help middle class
In his upcoming State of the Union Address, Barack Obama is expected to lay out a plan to hike taxes on America’s wealthiest individuals and corporations in an effort to address the country's growing inequality.

18.01.2015 10:53

Gitmo Gulag diary: A prisoner's tale of Guantanamo hell hits bookstores
An inmate still being detained in Guantanamo is set to have his diary released to the public Tuesday following a 6-year struggle with US authorities to declassify the document.

18.01.2015 10:56