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November 22, 2014 03:02
U.S. President Barack Obama.(AFP Photo / Ethan Miller)
Obama secretly extends US combat operation in Afghanistan
President Barack Obama has secretly signed an order that expands the United States’ direct combat role in Afghanistan throughout 2015, the New York Times reported.
FILE PHOTO: Cleveland Police patrol cars (REUTERS) Cleveland cop shoots 12yo boy carrying BB gun
A 12-year-old boy who according to police was armed has been shot and seriously injured in the stomach in an “officer involved shooting” at a recreation center in Cleveland, Ohio. The boy’s weapon turned out to be an air gun “resembling” real pistol.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents go door to door to interview residents of the neighborhood where teenager Michael Brown was shot, in Ferguson, Missouri, August 16, 2014.(Reuters / Lucas Jackson) FBI arrests 2 New Black Panther members over alleged bombing plot in Ferguson – reports
Two men have been arrested by FBI and indicted on weapons charges near St.Louis, Missouri. According to CBS news source the suspects were allegedly plotting to set off pipe bombs amid the ongoing Ferguson protests.
AFP Photo / Michael B. Thomas Ferguson police officer who killed Michael Brown reportedly set to resign
Whatever the decision of the Ferguson grand jury turns out to be, the police officer at the center of shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown is negotiating with city officials to resign.
AFP Photo / Noorullah Shirzada New bill could help pot-smoking veterans light up
A new congressional bill could lift restrictions on Veterans Administration doctors and make it easier to recommend marijuana to soldiers. Studies are finding pot may help alleviate some of the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Left wing demonstrators hold anti-U.S. banners during a protest against the visit of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in central Istanbul November 22, 2014 (Reuters / Yagiz Karahan) ‘Biden get out!’ Turks protests US VP visit to Istanbul (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Turkish protesters have rallied against the visit of US Vice President Joe Biden under banners saying ‘Yankee Go Home’. In Istanbul Biden has been encouraging Europe to reduce energy dependence on Russia and announced aid to Syrian refugees.
Reuters / Bob Strong Saudi Arabian detainee released from Guantanamo, over 140 still behind bars
A Saudi prisoner has been freed from Guantanamo Bay prison, becoming the 13th detainee to leave the US detention center in Cuba this year. Over 140 people remain behind bars despite severe criticism and President Obama’s vow to close the facility.
Screenshot from youtube video by Ron Guilmette Graphic content: CNN’s top 10 embarrassing blunders
Once a market leader among Western 24-hour news channels, CNN has now become infamous for its slipshod mislabeling of maps across the world. This week the network hit a new low, transforming a synagogue into a mosque.
The album of rap singer Tiny Doo (Hoo-Bangin' Records) Rapper may face 25 years in prison over ‘gangsta rap’ album
Brandon Duncan has no criminal record, but could face a life sentence of 25 years in prison as prosecutors say his latest album lent artistic motivation for a recent string of gang-related shootings.
AFP Photo / Timothy A. Clary Washington man spent 19 yrs in jail on fake child molestation charges
A man in Washington state was freed Thursday after serving 19 years behind bars on child molestation charges that turned out to be fake. His accuser came forward two years ago to admit she made up the accusations to receive more of her mother’s attention.
Glenn Beck.(AFP Photo / Saul Loeb) Glenn Beck: Associated Press ‘raped’ Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby continues to fall from grace, and his comeback attempt is in a tailspin as eight women have now come forward to accuse him of sexual assault or rape. However, radio host Glenn Beck defended the comedian and actor, saying Cosby is the victim.
AFP Photo / Chip Somodevilla Massive protest fails to stop tuition hikes at University of California
The University of California’s Board of Regents approved on Thursday a plan to increase college tuition by as much as 28 percent during the next five years, notwithstanding a multi-day protest attended by hundreds.
AFP Photo / Timothy A. Clary 'Totally innocent' unarmed 28yo 'accidentally' shot dead by NYPD police
A rookie NYPD officer “accidentally” shot and killed an unarmed African-American man in a staircase in a New York apartment block. It happened as Ferguson is tensely waiting for a grand jury decision on a police officer who shot Michael Brown.
A Russian officer takes a picture of a Tu-95 bomber, or "Bear".(Reuters / Sergei Karpukhin) Long-range air patrols put Russian strategic bombers near Guam
Two Russian strategic bombers flew near the US territory of Guam last week shortly after Russia’s defense minister announced flight patrols of the nation’s long-range nuclear-capable aircraft over international airspace near North America.

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