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Trump Wants Obama to Veto UN Vote Against Israeli Settlements

(teleSUR) Palestine –  The resolution would demand Israel “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory.” U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the Obama administration on Thursday to veto a U.N. Security Council draft resolution calling for an immediate halt to illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Netanyahu […]

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Just After a Memo to Send Guns to Syria, Obama Now Sending More Special Forces

(GPA) Washington – Following the liberation of Aleppo by the Syrian military, president Obama first decided to send weapons to terrorist and now he is sending a new batch of US special forces to aid “rebel” groups. Just after the Syrian army freed the majority of East Aleppo, the Obama administration has made multiple moves […]

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Hands Off Syria Coalition Slams US Policy, Corporate Media Lies

(TeleSUR) New York – Speakers repeatedly called on the U.S. to stop its regime change policy in Syria. At a press conference at the United Nations, the Hands Off Syria Coalition — an international initiative calling on the U.S. government and its Western allies to stop intervening in Syria — discussed their objectives and goals and debunked some […]

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Blaming Russia for Starting Arms Race, US Beefs Up Its Nuclear Potential

(SCF) United States – There is a lot of ballyhoo raised in the West over Russia’s effort to boost its strategic nuclear potential while the US is cutting down. A Daily Beast report serves as a good example. It says, «While the US military has been steadily cutting the number of nukes it loads on submarines and bombers and […]

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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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Will Trump Tear Up the Nuclear Deal with Iran?

(SCF) Tehran – Donald Trump’s victory in the US election and the coming changes in the country’s foreign policy are still a headline story for the global media. Although there have been only cautious hints about the possibility of normalizing US-Russian relations, opponents of such a policy are already speaking up. One scenario being mentioned predicts a new […]

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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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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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US Govt to Renew Contracts With Infamous Private Prison Corp

(teleSUR) In a sudden reversal, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons has quietly decided to renew its contracts with notorious private prison corporation CoreCivic. On Tuesday the private prison corporation CoreCivic, formerly know as the Corrections Corporation of America, announced that the Federal Bureau of Prisons will extend a two-year contract with the company, despite […]

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US, British ‘Clean House’ to Delete Syria Terror Links

(SCF) US President Barack Obama has just given the Pentagon orders to assassinate commanders of the Al Nusra terror network in Syria. American media reports over the weekend say the new urgency arises from US intelligence fears that al Qaeda-affiliated groups are preparing to mount terror attacks against Western targets from strongholds in Syria. The purported US […]