INTERNATIONAL

Islamic Fake: Pentagon Report Shows US “Created” ISIS As A “Tool” To Overthrow Syria’s President Assad

ZERO HEDGE From the first sudden, and quite dramatic, appearance of the fanatical Islamic group known as ISIS which was largely unheard of until a year ago, on the world's stage and which promptly replaced the worn out and tired al Qaeda as the world's terrorist bogeyman, we suggested that…
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INTERNATIONAL

White House still ignores murder of American reporter Serena Shim who filmed western aid to ISIS

| WTF News | Baran Hines Anonymous has launched #OpSerenaShim in memory of American reporter Serena Shim who was murdered near Turkey-Syria border on October 19, 2014 while covering the proxy war in Syria. Shim was killed in a car crash 2 days after announcing live on Iran's Press TV…
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INTERNATIONAL

Britain to help train Ukrainian army to counter Russian threat

Reuters Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday Britain would send military personnel to Ukraine soon to help train its army, warning Moscow would move to destabilize other countries unless it was challenged. "Over the course of the next month we're going to be deploying British service personnel to provide…
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Kiev says troops withdrawn from Debaltsevo, rebels claim military ‘surrender en masse’

Kiev troops surrounded in the city of Debalstevo have started to surrender en masse, Ukrainian rebels have said. President Poroshenko announced a complete withdrawal from the contested city. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed in a video statement that he has given an order to withdraw troops from Debaltsevo on Wednesdsay.…
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INTERNATIONAL

US Senator used old photos of Russian troops to push Ukraine war propaganda

| WTF News | Baran Hines In the never ending quest for war, the old tricks of propaganda inevitably conflict with the raw power of the internet. Friday, Washington Free Beacon reported that the office of US Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) provided what were supposed to be exclusive photos of…
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INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine peace deal: Ceasefire starting February 15, removal of heavy weapons

An agreement has been brokered in Minsk to stop hostilities in Ukraine from Sunday. The deal was reached after marathon talks between the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine, and signed by the Ukrainian rebels. READ MORE: The Minsk ceasefire deal in 5 tweets “I believe we agreed on…
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Focus C

Obama Sends Congress Request for Military Force Against ISIS

AP President Barack Obama sent Congress legislation Wednesday to authorize military force against Islamic State fighters, asking lawmakers to "show the world we are united in our resolve" to defeat militants who have overrun parts of the Middle East and threaten attacks on the United States. In urging Congress to…
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Focus G

United States closes its embassy in conflict-hit Yemen

Reuters The United States is closing its embassy in Yemen, the Arabian peninsula state that is a front line in Washington's war against al Qaeda, embassy employees and officials said on Tuesday. officials in Washington confirmed the embassy would close because of the unpredictable security situation in a country where…
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INTERNATIONAL

First Palestinian embassy in W. Europe opens in Sweden

The first-ever Palestinian embassy in Western Europe has opened in Sweden on Tuesday evening, the Swedish prime minister’s press service said. President Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Stockholm for the event. "Your push forward negotiations in the peace process," Abbas said. Prime Minister Lofven has vowed aid to Palestine, but…
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INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine: Huge explosion in Donetsk, media silent, can’t spin as anti-Russia propaganda – VIDEO

| WTF News | A massive explosion lit up the night sky over Donetsk after a chemical plant was hit by military ordinance, according to various reports out of eastern Ukraine. The powerful blast shattered windows late Sunday night local time. Both the US-backed regime in Kiev and separatists accused…
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Austerity

Tsipras Rejects EU Ultimatum, Demands Bridge Deal: “Greeks Can’t Take More Disappointment”

Zerohedge Speaking defiant tone on Sunday evening, Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras showed no signs of backing away from the commitments and pledges he and his party made to the Greek people (and that so many staunch status-quo huggers believe he will back down from). Raging that Greece "won't…
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Austerity

Eurogroup Gives Greece 10 Day Ultimatum: Apply For Bailout Or Grexit

Zero Hedge Update: And now this: "Moody's places Greece's Caa1 government bond rating on review for downgrade" The key driver for the review for downgrade is the high level of uncertainty over the outcome of the negotiations between Greece and its official creditors over the terms of Greece's support programmer.…
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INTERNATIONAL

Conspiracy Fact: The Entire Oil Collapse Is All About Crushing Russian Control Over Syria

Zero Hedge While the markets are still debating whether the price of oil is more impacted by the excess pumping of crude here, or the lack of demand there, or if it is all just a mechanical squeeze by momentum-chasing HFT algos who also know to buy in the milliseconds…
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INTERNATIONAL

Obama admits US “brokered” power transition in Ukraine, will send ‘defensive’ weapons – VIDEO

| WTF News | Just when it seemed the Ukraine civil proxy war couldn't get any more hypocritical after last week's shock video of English-speaking soldiers in the country, the media propaganda matrix produced another classic. There is still the mass delusion, amplified by major media outlets, that one day,…
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INTERNATIONAL

ISIS burns alive Jordanian pilot it kept hostage

The Islamic State has released a video, purportedly showing Moath al-Kasasbeh, the Jordanian pilot captured in December, being burned alive. The Jordanian government had pleaded with IS to release the hostage in exchange for a captured terrorist. A member of al-Kasasbeh's family has been informed by the head of the…
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INTERNATIONAL

English speaking soldiers in Ukraine and 20 other things you should know – Video

| WTF News | Various media distractions have covered up the recent surge in violence in the Ukraine proxy war. 1. English speaking soldier recorded on video in Mariupol Saturday, a video (from a longer news clip) surfaced that shows an English speaking soldier (or mercenary) refusing to be recorded…
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INTERNATIONAL

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dead at 90, state TV reports

Washington Times Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died at the age of 91, the nation’s state-run television station confirmed Thursday. The king was in the hospital at the time of death. News outlets suspected the king, who came to power in 2005, was dead when Saudi Arabian television stations…
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Focus I

Yemen President Hadi Resigns After Shiite Rebels Seize Palace

Bloomberg Yemen’s President Abdurabuh Mansur Hadi resigned on Thursday after Shiite Houthi rebels seized his palace and demanded constitutional changes. Hadi informed the speaker of parliament of his decision, which followed the failure of the rebel fighters to honor an agreement the previous day to withdraw from the palace, his…
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Yemeni Government Admits It Has Lost Control Of Nation Amid “Attempted Coup”

Zero Hedge In what Yemen's information minister described as an "attempted coup" Shia Houthi rebels (backed by Hizbollah and Iran) have surrounded the Yemeni Presidential Palace putting them, as The Telegraph reports, in direct confrontation with al-Qaeda and the Yemen government. Amid hopes of a compromise deal or cease-fire in…
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Focus A

Satellite images reveal ‘horrific’ scale of Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

The scale of last week’s attack on the Nigerian towns of Baga and Doron Baga by Boko Haram militants has been shown graphically in before-and-after satellite images revealed by Amnesty International on Thursday. Satellite images, taken on January 2 and January 7, respectively, show the change to two densely populated…
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INTERNATIONAL

Charlie Hebdo suspects and third gunman killed in twin police raids

The Guardian In two ferocious, near simultaneous assaults as dusk fell, heavily armed French elite forces shot dead the two gunmen behind Wednesday’s massacre at Charlie Hebdo and a third member of the terror cell wanted for Thursday’s murder of a young policewoman. But while all the gunmen’s remaining hostages…
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INTERNATIONAL

Paris terror attack, 12 dead: ISIS? “Al Qaeda in Yemen”? “2 big black guys” – VIDEO

| WTF News | Gunmen shot up the Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people including two police officers, shouting "Allahu Akbar" (loosely "Allah is best") as heard on video. The dead also included the editor Stephané Charbonnier and other top contributors at Charlie Hebdo, whom…
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Focus H

Rand Paul backs bill to cut US aid as UN accepts Palestinian bid to International Criminal Court

| WTF News | United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has accepted the request by Palestine to join the International Criminal Court (ICC). A UN treaty website notes that “the statute will enter into force for the State of Palestine on April 1, 2015” in compliance with procedural steps. The…
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INTERNATIONAL

Ukraine: Leak reported at Europe’s largest nuclear plant, almost 17 times legal radiation levels

| WTF News | The largest nuclear power plant in Europe is reported to have a major radioactive leak almost 17 times the legal limit, according to LifeNews who published a leaked State Emergency Service of Ukraine report. This is the same plant reported to have had a unit turned…
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INTERNATIONAL

Pakistan: Taliban claim attack on military school, at least 125 dead including 84 children

| WTF News | With nothing for the global media to focus on but the CIA Torture Report and the ongoing global economic turmoil, mysteriously a school in Pakistan has suffered an attack that has killed at least 125 people so far. It is reported that suicide bombers have attacked…
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INTERNATIONAL

Gunman takes hostages in Sydney cafe, displays black ‘jihadist’ flag

A police operation is underway at a café in central Sydney, where up to 40 hostages are being held by an armed attacker and a black flag with Arabic inscriptions can be seen. Australia is contributing to the US-led operation against the Islamic State. At least five people apparently escaped…
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Economic Collapse

WTF: US Treasury tried to quietly order “survival kits” for bankers

| WTF News | What could happen in the near-future that would make the Treasury Department think it is practical to be prepared with $200,000 worth of survival kits? According to a new solicitation, the Treasury is buying short-term survival kits for all 3,814 of its employees who oversee the…
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Focus E

Conspiracy Fact: UN reports confirm Israel aiding ‘rebels’, Al-Qaeda groups fighting in Syria

| WTF News | A series of reports from the United Nations have confirmed that Israeli security forces have given significant assistance to Syrian opposition groups, specifically during the past 18 months as the war on Syria rages. Some reports detail western support as far back as 4 years. The…
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Focus I

Reports: Syria may have shot down drone during Israel attack on military targets near Damascus

| WTF News | There was much discussion over whether Syria would respond to the Israeli airstrikes on military targets near Damascus. An increasing number of reports are claiming a drone involved in the attack may have been shot down. DEBKA Syrian military sources claimed Sunday night that their air…
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Focus C

Press center in Chechnya burns after gun battle with conflicting number of unknown ‘militants’

| WTF News | Reports out of Russia have confirmed that a gun battle erupted in Chechnya's capital city of Grozny, killing unknown numbers of police and gunmen. Most of the details cannot be confirmed but what is clear is that the security response was significant and the battle left…
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Focus A

Iraq denies Lebanon captured wife of ISIS Leader Baghdadi despite daughter’s positive DNA test

| WTF News | There is some confusion following 24 hours of conflicting reports about the possible capture of a wife of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi. Lebanese officials announced Tuesday that the army captured the wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after crossing the border from Syria…
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Focus B

France parliament votes in support of recognizing Palestine, Israel says peace process will suffer

| WTF News | France has joined the growing list of European countries that have sent a message to Israel regarding the treatment of Palestine. Representatives in French parliament voted Tuesday in support of recognizing a Palestinian state. The resolution, which is non-binding, serves as a symbolic change to the…
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Bankers

MassMutual Senior Vice President Found Dead, Stabbed In Chest In Apparent Homicide

Zero Hedge A week after stunned Tribeca woke up to news of a grizzly death in which a Citigroup managing director living on Greenwich Street was found dead in his bathtub with a slashed throat and the lack of a suicide weapon on the scene suggesting there was foul play…
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Ebola

Brooklyn Woman On Ebola Monitoring List Drops Dead Bleeding From “Face, Mouth, Nose”

Zero Hedge Just a week after Dr. Craig Spencer was declared 'Ebola-free', The Daily Mail reports a woman, who had arrived from Guinea 18 days ago (and was on the NYC Ebola monitoring list), dropped dead in a Brooklyn hair salon this afternoon. FDNY sent their Special Operations and Hazmat…
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Focus C

Over 3 million refugees have fled Syria, 10 million others displaced as new peace plan proposed

| WTF News | The war in Syria continues to rage out of control as the various groups of "rebels" and Syrian military forces besiege cities, putting civilians in the deadly crossfire. The heaviest fighting in recent weeks has been around the city of Kobane on the Syria-Turkey border, where…
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Top Story

Polar Vortex 2: ‘243 million people’ in 42 states to get arctic blast, sharp change to winter weather

| WTF News | Erratic weather patterns continue late into 2014 but now the anomalies are shifting rapidly in favor of early snow and plunging temperatures. Last winter's polar vortex trends have returned for the first round of 2014's extreme weather and abnormal temperature differences. The explanation offered for this…
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Africa

Suicide bomber kills 47 boys in Nigeria school massacre

Daily Mail Nearly 50 pupils were killed on Monday in a suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram -- one of the deadliest attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum. The explosion at the all-boys school in Potiskum is the latest in a series of atrocities against…
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INTERNATIONAL

Palestinians break through West Bank barrier to mark Berlin Wall anniversary

A group of Palestinian activists dug a hole through the Israeli separation barrier in the West Bank on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. A small group of activists associated with resistance movements in villages around northwest Jerusalem hacked away at the barrier, known by Palestinians…
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Cannabis

Election 2014: Mixed results on GMO labeling, cannabis initiatives

| WTF News | 2014 was seen as a year of significant opportunity for various liberty friendly ballot initiatives with major battle lines drawn for the issues of GMO labels and the legality of cannabis. Hopes for success remained high for the variety of initiatives despite early news that GMO…
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#911Truth

AE 9/11 Truth researchers plan lawsuit to seek release of 500,000 documents held by FEMA, NIST

| WTF News | Researchers working through Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth are planning a lawsuit that will target the release all of the records gathered during the investigation of the September 11th attacks. David Cole, one of the leading researchers, was told by the agencies that the number…
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Ebola

Ebola in NYC: Doctor confirmed, girlfriend quarantined, went bowling, took Subway, UBER ride

| WTF News | The Ebola scare in New York City was confirmed Thursday evening. Craig Spencer was working for Doctors Without Borders in Guinea treating Ebola patients. He left Guinea on October 14th and did a questionable job of 'self quarantine' as he visited numerous public areas. It has…
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Ebola

Ebola in NYC? Doctors Without Borders physician rushed to hospital, treated patients in Guinea

| WTF News | A physician working for Doctors Without Borders who treated Ebola patients in Guinea was rushed in an ambulance with police escorts from his Harlem home to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday. Craig Spencer, a 33 year old doctor, is said to be suffering from Ebola-like symptoms including…
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