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US approves indefinite military custody

November 30, 2011

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presstv Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:32PM The US Senate has voted to keep a controversial provision which lets the military to detain terrorism suspects indefinitely without civilian trials, even if they are American citizens. The Amendment, which is part of the massive National Defense Authorization Act, was voted down with 61 against and 37 in […]

China decries Canada’s “bad example” in climate talks

November 30, 2011

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By Reuters Beijing alarabiya Wednesday, 30 November 2011 Canada’s failure to deny reports that it is about to ditch the Kyoto Protocol is “setting a bad example” to other developed nations as global climate change talks enter their third day, China’s official news agency said on Wednesday. Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent said on Monday […]

Drones cleared for domestic use across the US – Smile, you’re on drone-craft camera.

November 30, 2011

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Published: 29 November, 2011, 21:47 rt What do you know about drones? You know drones — those robotic, unmanned planes that fire missiles for the American military across Afghanistan, Pakistan and anywhere else the United States needs to get away with murder. Well if you don’t know too much, don’t worry, that’ll change soon. The […]

Germany arrests former US presidential candidate David Duke

November 30, 2011

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Published: 30 November, 2011, 20:43 rt David Duke has said a few, ahem, controversial things during his time. In-between successfully running for elected office in Louisiana and failing to capture the presidency of the United States, Duke also was kind of the Grand Wizard of the KKK. Now, that’s not to say that Duke should […]

DOJ Inspector General: NY Organization Was An ACORN Front

November 30, 2011

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Ryan J. Reilly November 30, 2011, 9:55 AM tpmmuckraker The New York Agency for Community Affairs worked as a front group for the Association of Community Organizers for Reform Now (ACORN) and used federal grant funds to make ACORN’s payroll back in 2005 and 2006, according to a new report by the Justice Department’s Inspector […]

US Forest Service to decide fate of ‘Big Mountain Jesus’

November 30, 2011

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November 30, 2011 catholicculture In early 2012, the United States Forest Service will decide the fate of “Big Mountain Jesus,” a statue erected by the Knights of Columbus over 50 years ago in honor of soldiers killed in World War II. Following complaints from an atheist organization, the Forest Service in August declined to renew […]

Vatican paper refutes critics of divorce and remarriage teaching

November 30, 2011

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By David Kerr Vatican City, Nov 29, 2011 / 07:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After a leading German bishop questioned the Church’s teaching on divorce and remarriage, the Vatican’s newspaper today published an essay by Pope Benedict XVI, then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, that called the teaching compassionate and pastoral because it is true to the teaching of […]