Egypt Bombs ISIS In Libya After Execution of Egyptian Christians
Feb16

Egypt Bombs ISIS In Libya After Execution of Egyptian Christians

by Summary: Egypt was incited by ISIS after the group’s affiliates in Libya posted a video showing the beheading on Egyptian Christians. The nation responded by carrying out airstrikes against ISIS targets. Details:   A video emerged on Sunday showing militants who claim to pledge allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS), forcing a group of 21 Egyptian men to the ground and decapitating them. The men were Coptic Christians who were...

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Ceasefire In Ukraine Agreed In Belarus Talks
Feb12

Ceasefire In Ukraine Agreed In Belarus Talks

by Summary: The peace talks between Russia, Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels et al in Belarus has finally yielded an agreement to a ceasefire beginning on February 15. Details: Following the death of thousands in the region from endless fighting and after what BBC reported as “marathon talks” in Belarus, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France announced that a ceasefire would begin on 15 February. While some key issues...

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Possible Religious Hate Crime Sees 3 Muslim Students Shot To Death
Feb11

Possible Religious Hate Crime Sees 3 Muslim Students Shot To Death

by Summary: 3 young muslims were slain in their Chapel Hill apartment by a neighbor in what many believe is a religious hate crime.   Our prayers are with the families of the #ChapelHillShooting Deah Barakat, Yusor&Razan AbuSalha. #MuslimLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/cSaViBeztG — Abbas Sarsour (@iFalasteen) February 11, 2015   Details:   Early Wednesday morning, a newlywed Muslim couple and the bride’s younger sister...

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Gay Marriage Begins In Some Alabama Counties
Feb09

Gay Marriage Begins In Some Alabama Counties

by Summary: Judges in some counties in Alabama have begun issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, despite the state’s top judge ordering them not to. Details: On Monday, the United States Supreme Court announced that it would not block the ruling by Judge Callie V. S. Granade of Federal District Court, who last month declared Alabama’s marriage restrictions to be unconstitutional. That made Alabama the 37th US state to...

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Plane In Taiwan Crashes Into River Shortly After Take Off
Feb04

Plane In Taiwan Crashes Into River Shortly After Take Off

by Summary: A TransAsia Airways flight containing 53 passengers and crew on board crashed into a river in shortly after takeoff while departing Taiwan due to an engine blow out. Leaves 23 dead and 20 missing. Details:   In the latest of a string of flight disasters for the region, Asian Airlines TransAsia Airways crashed killing 23 people on Wednesday. The plane crashed into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown Taipei...

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Mitt Romney Chooses To Forego 2016 Presidential Election
Jan30

Mitt Romney Chooses To Forego 2016 Presidential Election

by Summary: Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate for Presidential election in 2012 – the year Obama won – has decided that he will not attempt to run for office again in 2016. Details:   Mere weeks after a surprise statement that he was considering running for the Presidential seat in the 2016 elections, Mitt Romney has released yet another statement to the contrary.   “After putting considerable thought into...

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