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By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Putin critic and anti-Ukraine war leader, Boris Nemtsov murdered

A leading Russian opposition politician, former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, has been shot dead in Moscow, Russian officials say. An unidentified attacker in a white car shot Nemtsov four times in the back More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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‘Cinderella’ screens in Moscow, Milan

Continuing their tour around the world, the stars ­ of Cinderella, the breathtaking live-action feature directed by Kenneth Branagh, wowed the Italian crowd at the photo call and on the red carpet prior to the screening More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Day in History: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, John Hershel Glenn Jr. is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into space aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first orbital flight by an American astronaut. Glenn was among More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Vladimir Putin accuses US of arming Ukraine, Joe Biden and Canada chime in

Russian President Vladimir Putin is suggesting that the United States is already delivering weapons to Ukraine, supplying support and aide to the “rebels.” At a news conference Tuesday in Budapest with More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015
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The ‘First Trial of the Century’ begins on this Day in History

The assassination of former Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg led to the illegal arrest and transportation of three Union leaders, Bill Hayward, Charles Moyer, and George Pettibone, and began the stories “First More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015
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Angelina Jolie, Bill Gates top Most Admired Poll

A new survey determines the World’s Most Admired People and place the wealthy and famous ahead of the most influential. Bill Gates tops the list with Angelina Jolie being the most admired woman. YouGov, a More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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FBI busts Russian spy ring in New York: Evgeny Buryakov detained

US prosecutors say Evgeny Buryakov, 39, was part of an alleged Russian spy ring that included two others as others were identified. The other two named defendants, Igor Sporyshev and Victor Podobnyy, but they no More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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Chris Pine: no more ‘Jack Ryan,’ has ‘deep regrets,’ talks ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Trek 3′

While he’ll still be moving on to a big role in the Star Trek franchise, Chris Pine doesn’t see a sequel to his Jack Ryan film in the works. Speaking with Moviephone about his new musical Into the Woods, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Russia: US, allies manipulating oil prices to crash the ruble

The head of Russia’s external intelligence agency has made a bold accusation on Thursday: Washington and its allies are pursuing a regime change policy towards Russia, deliberately introducing sanctions and More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 27th, 2014
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Two suspected Krokodil use cases surface in Arizona

Krokodil, the heavily addictive and destructive combination with the drug desomorphine, is believed to have surfaced in Arizona, according to Phoenix toxicologists Thursday. Public domain photo/Psychonaught The More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Russia, China move towards deal to switch away from the US dollar

In Americans what the harm in upsetting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin could be, his latest statement on the deal between his nation and China should clarify things. Putin confirmed plans and dealings to move More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
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US weapons sent to Kurds fell into the hands of terrorists, confesses Pentagon

The Pentagon admitted that a portion of its cache of weapons meant for Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants in Kobani has fallen into the hands of the militants, a concern that Turkish leaders says is More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Russia defense minister says US working on military scenarios near their border

The US is working on military “scenarios” near Russia’s border, Russia’s defense minister warned after the US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s Wednesday speech during the Association of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Satellite from India orbits Mars, program passes China, Japan

The Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), locally named as the Mangalyaan, entered Mars’ orbit on Wednesday morning, prompting celebrations all over India and parts of the world. The 650 million miles journey began after More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Ukraine: Christians threatened with firing squads, Red Cross worker killed

Christians in Ukraine are claiming that rebels are targeting churches, threatening the use of firing squads and abducting pastors. The political struggle between the pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
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Ukraine: Pastor Sergei Litovchenko abducted during church’s communion service

A Seventh-day Adventist pastor is missing in the Ukraine after a separatist group stormed a church in the city of Horlivka and abducted the man in the middle of a last Sabbath communion service. The Ukrainian Union More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Oliver Stone to direct Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Edward Snowden film

The Edward Snowden whistleblower case may be the biggest story of the last ten years and director Oliver Stone is quick to capitalize on the news. Deadline reports on Stone’s project and his casting Joseph More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
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Keith Greenberg, Gear Barrel in Florida, told to take down their ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ flag

A Florida business owner was told by city to remove his Gadsden flag displayed outside of his store. The “Don’t Tread On Me” flag must be removed immediately or he’ll have to pay a fine.   donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Obama threatens Russia with more sanctions as death toll hits 2,600

President Obama during his press conference on Thursday afternoon that the United States is considering new sanctions to impose against Russia over the escalating crisis in Ukraine. The Office of the UN High Commissioner More...

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