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Exclusive – Walker: We’d Be Sending In Navy To Stop Illegals If They Were Swarming Our Sea Ports Like They Do Southern Border 

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Republican Party 2016 primary frontrunner Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker told Breitbart News exclusively that if the invasion of illegal aliens that’s currently swarming across America’s southern border were coming in via America’s sea ports, the government would be sending in the Navy to stop it. Instead, the federal government—despite not having to at all—chooses, he says, to leave the U.S. ... Read More »

As violence spirals, Salvadorans look to Archbishop Romero as example

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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (CNS) — If there’s a place in need of salvation at this moment, it’s this country named after Jesus Christ. Even as it gets ready to mark one of the biggest events in its history — the May 23 beatification of slain archbishop Oscar Romero — El Salvador, which in Spanish means “the savior,” is in ... Read More »

Mexico cancels infant vaccine after two babies die and others fall ill

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Mexico’s public health system stopped administering infant vaccines nationwide and launched an investigation into finding why two babies died and 29 were sickened in a poverty-stricken community in southern Mexico. Australian National Review - By: Gabriela Motroc Fifty-two children in the municipality of Simojovel were vaccinated against tuberculosis, hepatitis B and rotavirus on May 8, and 31 of them had adverse ... Read More »

Russia intends to restore Cuban spy base – MP

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RT - As Russia restores its military-industrial cooperation with Cuba it may soon reopen the Lourdes signal intelligence center near Havana, claims a senior member of the State Duma Security Committee. “I think that in the nearest future we can restore the radio intelligence base in Lourdes that had been used first by the USSR and then by the Russian ... Read More »

Mapped: The world’s most open governments

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Raziye Akkoc The Telegraph It comes as no surprise that Nordic countries top the WJP Open Government Index but the UK’s position as having the eighth most open government out of more than a 100 countries is welcome news. Click to find out each country’s score An improving economy and better resources in the developing world may not equal a ... Read More »

Watch Barack Obama’s historic handshake with President Raul Castro

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US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shake hands at a summit in Panama, a symbolically charged gesture as the pair seek to restore ties between two Cold War foes Leon Siciliano, and AP, video source APTN The Telegraph With a cordial evening handshake, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro moved Friday toward a groundbreaking meeting ... Read More »

These are the top 10 myths about the human brain

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Fiona Macdonald Science Alert When it comes to our brains, there’s a lot we’re yet to learn – for example, exactly what role sleep plays in memory formation, and how to stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But there’s plenty that scientists do know, and you might be surprised to find that a lot of it contradicts what you believe ... Read More »

Retired CIA Agent Confesses On Deathbed: “I Killed Marilyn Monroe” 

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Norfolk, Virginia| A 78-year old retired officer of the CIA, Normand Hodges, has made a series of astonishing confessions since he was admitted at the Sentara General Hospital on Monday. He claims he committed 37 assassinations for the American government between 1959 and 1972, including the actress and model, Marilyn Monroe. World News Daily – by Barbara Johnson Mr. Hodges, who ... Read More »

Sanction-free Cuba reaches out for energy ties

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Sanction-free Cuba is looking to strengthen energy ties with India and cooperation in the oil & gas sector is on cards when its first vice-president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, visits New Delhi starting next week, sources told FE. The Financial Express – By: Huma Siddiqui and Siddhartha P Saikia | New Delhi | In 2014, government-owned explorer ONGC Videsh relinquished stake in two ... Read More »

Fidel Castro’s revolutionary lover dies at the age of 89

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BBC - Natalia Revuelta, a Cuban socialite who emptied her bank account and sold her jewellery to support Fidel Castro when he was planning his insurgency, has died at the age of 89 in Havana. She caught the eye of Fidel Castro when he was a young revolutionary in 1952. He used her home for meetings when he was plotting ... Read More »