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‘Turkey first state with ambassador to Palestine’

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan. Photo: REUTERS/Stringer ‘Hurriyet’: Turkish consul general in Jerusalem presents credentials to Abbas, will become full-fledged ambassador. Turkey’s consul general to the Palestinian Authority has presented his credentials to PA President Mahmoud Abbas and will become the first ambassador recognized by Palestine, Turkish daily Hurriyet reported on Monday. The move comes after the Palestinian upgrade to non-member observer state at… Read more →

Supreme Court declines to hear gun rights case

Photo Credit: Reuters/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus (Reuters) – Staying out of the raging national debate over guns, the Supreme Court on Monday declined to weigh in on whether gun owners have a constitutional right to carry handguns outside the home. The court decided not to hear a challenge to a New York state law that requires those who want to carry… Read more →

China bird flu: Reported H7N9 cases rise to 60

China has reported 11 fresh cases of bird flu, with the virus now appearing in the central province of Henan and the capital Beijing. The new cases of the H7N9 strain bring the total number of reported cases to 60. Two more people have now died. Authorities believe the virus is being spread through direct contact with infected poultry. The… Read more →

Gadsden flag, called Tea Party symbol, removed from New York military armory

Photo: Fox News A group of New York veterans is preparing to march into court after a town ordered the Gadsden flag removed from a military armory. The city of New Rochelle, N.Y., has removed the Gadsden “Don’t Tread on Me” flag from the New Rochelle Armory after the city council refused to let a veterans organization display the flag,… Read more →

NASA | What Are Gamma Rays?

What we call “light” is actually just a tiny fraction of the broad range of radiation on the electromagnetic radiation spectrum. The entire span stretches from very-low-energy radio waves through microwaves, infrared light, visible light, ultraviolet light, X rays, and finally to very-high-energy gamma rays. The processes producing photons (single particles of electromagnetic radiation) of each type of radiation differ,… Read more →

Obama Budget Director Doesn’t Know How Much Debt Is In His Plan

WASHINGTON, April 11–In a hearing today in the Budget Committee, President Obama’s budget director, Jeff Zients, admitted he did not know how much debt was added under the President’s plan, saying that “there are a lot of numbers there…” To view a table from the President’s own budget that shows debt climbing to over $25 trillion, please click here: http://1.usa.gov/110w1Ic

Ted Cruz: Background Check Goal A ‘Federal List Of Every Gun Owner In America’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Fox News’ “Hannity” discussing universal background checks: “I think it’s wrong that politicians try to take advantage of [victims'] suffering–not to actually fix the problem but instead to push the same anti-gun agenda they had before this tragedy… “Why is all this focus directed at background checks? The reason is because the Department of Justice… Read more →

Nuclear Waste Barrels Litter English Channel

Photo: ARTE German journalists have discovered barrels of radioactive waste on the floor of the English Channel, just a handful of thousands dumped there decades ago. It was previously thought the material had dissipated. Now politicians are calling for the removal of the potentially harmful containers. Some 28,500 containers of radioactive waste were dropped into the English Channel between 1950… Read more →

North Korea states ‘nuclear war is unavoidable’ as it declares first target will be Japan

Photo: Express NORTH KOREA has warned Japan that Tokyo would be the first target in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula, as it increased threats of an attack. In a commentary carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the communist country lashed out at Tokyo’s standing orders to destroy any missile heading toward Japan, threatening such… Read more →