Author: Jim Carey

Israel Nearly Doubles Their Arsenal of Stealth Fighters. But Why?

(GPA) Tel Aviv – The office of the Israeli Prime Minister issued a statement Sunday that the country would be adding 17 new F-35 stealth fighters to their Air Force. The 17 new jets would bring the total number of stealth fighters in the Israeli arsenal up to 50. This will create the capability for Israel […]

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After Death of TPP, China Makes Moves to Dominate Asia With New Trade Pacts

(GPA) Lima – For all the horrible chapters and faults of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), it seems President Obama was right about one thing – without the trade pact, southeast Asian countries are now looking to China for economic opportunity. This past week at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Peru, Barrack Obama spent […]

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European Parliament Votes to Halt Talks on Turkey’s Membership in EU

(GPA) Strasbourg – The European Parliament held a symbolic vote on Thursday that called to freeze the process of accession of Turkey in to the European Union (EU). The vote is not binding but may be a good survey of EU member states’ feelings on continuing the negotiations.   Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from all […]

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Trump Team Says They Will Not Pursue Charges Against Clinton

(GPA) Washington D.C. – In an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe this morning, top Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said the Trump administration would not be pursuing charges against Hillary Clinton. After over a year of Trump supporters chanting “lock her up” in reference to Clinton and Trump saying in the final presidential debate that if […]

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Turkish PM Withdraws Bill to Allow Rapists to Marry Victims

(GPA) Ankara – After a bill was proposed to the Turkish parliament that would allow rapists to marry their victims to avoid imprisonment, the Turkish prime minister has withdrawn the proposal. The proposed bill has been withdrawn after massive protests in the streets of Turkey. The bill would’ve pardoned rapists even if their victims were […]

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As EU Talks Crumble, Turkey Hopes to Join ‘Shanghai Block’

(GPA) Ankara – After 11 years of continuous negotiations, Turkish president Recep Erdogan has said his country doesn’t need to join the European Union (EU) if it conflicts with national interests. Since the coup against Erdogan’s Growing autocratic rule in July, talks with the EU have hit an all time low due to continuous human […]

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U.K. Woman Who Was Raped in Dubai Charged With ‘Extramarital Sex’

(GPA) Dubai – A British woman reported her alleged gang rape in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) only to end up being charged with ‘extramarital sex’ as her attackers were released on bail. The victim works as an IT consultant in the united gulf kingdoms, which is primarily populated by people not originally from the […]

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Michigan Court Calls Federal Water Delivery to Flint “Unnecessary”

(GPA) Flint, Michigan – The administration of Michigan governor Rick Snyder argued against federal delivery of bottled water saying it is “unnecessary.” With many people in Flint still without functioning water purification systems and lacking reasonable rations of bottled water, a state court is fighting a ruling by the federal government to deliver four cases […]

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Erdogan Looks to Change Constitution and Grant Himself Power Until 2029

(GPA) Ankara – After regaining several seats in parliament lost during the last election, Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) looks to change Turkey’s constitution. The AKP won a majority in last weeks parliamentary elections in Turkey but is still just 13 seats shy of the 330 votes needed to call for a constitutional referendum. […]

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Saudis Warn Trump About Cutting Oil Imports

(GPA) Riyadh – The Saudi Energy Minister has warned President-Elect Donald Trump that blocking the imports of Saudi oil and other materials and goods is “not healthy.” Khalid Al-Falih, head of Aramco and Energy Ministry, responded to Trump’s campaign promise of making the US “energy independent” in an interview with Financial Times this week. The […]

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