10 Jul 2011

Mullen: China now a world power

“The top U.S. military officer declared Sunday that China “has arrived as a world power,” and that previous U.S. descriptions of China as a “rising power” are now a thing of the past. U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen made the remarks during an address

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10 Jul 2011

Major earthquake strikes off the northern coast of Japan

“A major earthquake struck off Japan’s northeastern coast Sunday, prompting tsunami advisories that were later canceled, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said.” Source: Major earthquake strikes off the northern coast of Japan – CNN.com

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09 Jul 2011

House Hearing: Hizballah Is Threat To U.S.

“Hizballah has established a vast network of operatives throughout Latin America, and even in North America, which could be used to wage terrorist attacks against American interests if the group or its Iranian patrons see fit, witnesses told a House Homeland Security subcommittee on Thursday.” (Source: House Hearing: Hizballah Is

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09 Jul 2011

U.S. Close to Defeating Al Qaeda

” Terrorism has been labeled an un-winnable war, but terrorists groups can be defeated, according to United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. He said Saturday the U.S. is close to taking down Al Qaeda as a terrorist threat, a war America has fought for a decade.” (Source: U.S. Close to

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08 Jul 2011

China’s Cities Digging Up Mountains of Debt

” In the seven years it will take New York City to build a two-mile leg of its long-awaited Second Avenue subway line, this city of nine million people in central China plans to complete an entirely new subway system, with nearly 140 miles of track. “ Source: China’s Cities

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08 Jul 2011

Syrians Take To Streets As Regime Lashes At U.S.

“Tens of thousands of Syrians carrying olive branches and shouting for the downfall of President Bashar Assad’s regime streamed Friday into the flashpoint city of Hama, where the U.S. and French ambassadors traveled in a strong show of support for the protest movement. Mass demonstrations also erupted in cities and

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08 Jul 2011

Has A Texas Execution Put Americans Abroad At Risk?

“If the Obama administration’s Solicitor-General is to be believed then the State of Texas has just caused ‘irreparable harm’ to America’s foreign relations. And if you also heed the warnings of numerous US diplomats and ex-military officials, then it has also jeopardized the safety of countless Americans overseas. “ (Source:

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07 Jul 2011

Detroit Muslim Added to FBI’s Most Wanted Terror List

“A suspected terrorist indicted in Detroit two years ago has been added to the FBI’s list of Most Wanted Terrorists.” (Source: Detroit Muslim Added to FBI’s Most Wanted Terror List – Atlas Shrugs.)

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07 Jul 2011

5.6 quake rattles Japan

“An earthquake registering 5.6 shook the Pacific off Honshu, Japan, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday. That is the area of northeast Japan ravaged by a March 11 quake and tsunami that knocked out power at the Fukushima nuclear plant.” Source: 5.6 quake rattles Japan – USATODAY.com

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06 Jul 2011

Landmark US-Mexico trucking agreement resolves 15-year conflict

“The United States and Mexico on Wednesday signed an agreement aimed at resolving a cross-border trucking dispute. The longstanding disagreement had come to symbolize growing resistance, especially in the US Congress, to free-trade provisions with America’s southern neighbor.” Source: Landmark US-Mexico trucking agreement resolves 15-year conflict – CSMonitor.com

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