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Ukraine Has Signed Contracts With The United States For The Supply Of The Second Batch Of Javelin

Reading Time: < 1 minute BY STEVE COWAN  FN News Ukraine has signed a contract with the United States to supply the second batch of anti-tank missile systems Javelin, said Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Petrenko. The press service of the military Department noted that Kyiv orders similar complexes of Ukrainian production, as well as electronic warfare and intelligence stations. According Read More…

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Egypt: Rights Activist Assaulted

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brutal Attack on Human Rights Lawyer Gamal Eid Human Rights Watch (Beirut) – Armed men, who appear to have been security forces, physically attacked prominent Egyptian human rights lawyer Gamal Eid in Cairo on December 29, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. This was the second assault against Eid since October. Eid, the executive director of the Read More…

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President Ghani Bids Farewell To US Ambassador To Kabul

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Ashraf Ghani conferred the state medal of Ghazi Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan upon John Bass, the outgoing US Ambassador to Kabul in recognition of his services today evening in a farewell meeting at the Presidential Palace. The president commended Ambassador Bass for his relentless efforts during his diplomatic mission in Afghanistan in order to Read More…

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Major Drug Bust Inside Canadian Federal Prison

Reading Time: < 1 minute December 30, 2019 – Renous, New Brunswick – Correctional Service Canada On December 17, 2019, staff members confiscated 1,100 grams of hashish and one ounce of ecstasy at Atlantic Institution, a maximum-security federal institution. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $120,000. This seizure is the result of the combined efforts of correctional Read More…

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Trudeau Government Commits $3Billion To Help Canadian Chicken Farmers

Reading Time: 2 minutes The governments of Canada and Ontario are helping farmers and other businesses in the province’s broiler chicken egg and hatcheries sector enhance traceability of its products. With cost-share funding of up to $141,450 through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership), the Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg and Chick Commission (OBHECC) will upgrade its systems that track Read More…

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West Virginia Governor Terminates Entire Squadron For Nazi Salute

Reading Time: < 1 minute CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice announced today that he has received and reviewed the official report completed by the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety related to the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation Academy Class 18 and has approved the recommendations submitted by DMAPS Secretary Jeff Sandy. Click here to Read More…

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Screams Of Terror As Gun Fight Breakout In Church Service Leaving 3 Dead

Reading Time: 2 minutes Texas City with the name “White Settlement” witnesses church shoot out while praying to God First, thoughts and prayers go out to everyone witnessed to this horrific shooting. Secondly, GUNS DO NOT BELONG IN CHURCHES. We understand this is Texas where guns are a birthright and everyone has at least two “legally” registered firearms in Read More…

World News

In France, Drivers Continue To Strike, Despite The Holidays

Reading Time: < 1 minute BY STEVE COWAN  In Ile-de-France, the movement of trains in the metro is still difficult. PARIS – About 40% of drivers of the National Society of Railways of France (SNCF) continue to strike against the pension reform, despite the Christmas holidays. The Agency France Presse regarding the company’s data reported this on Thursday. The SNCF Read More…

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Hanukkah Attempted Murder Suspect Grafton E. Thomas, 37, Taken Into Police Custody

Reading Time: 2 minutes Governor Cuomo calls attack an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a joint statement with over 130 faith leaders from across the state condemning anti-Semitism in wake of attack that took place during a Hanukkah celebration in Monsey last night. Last night’s mass stabbing is the latest in a disturbing Read More…

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Bart Simpson Meets The Real Life Realities Of Russian Society

Reading Time: < 1 minute Pop artist Alexei Semyonov just released his arthouse remake of America’s favourite cartoon family. In an effort to make it more interesting and realistic they scraped the jokes, feel-good atmosphere, and added a liberal dose of violence, drugs, & petty crime. That means seeing Bart stealing mobile phones, Lisa being surrounded by police as she Read More…

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Banish

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous communities and peoples are starting to enact more traditional laws and justice systems. Traditionally they could collectively banish people for having transgressed social nomes and being a danger to others. As an example in Mohawk communities, you would be marked, which would indicate to other tribes you were not welcome.  In late November the Read More…

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Largest Mass Execution of Indigenous People Simultaneously Hung By The US Government

Reading Time: < 1 minute A lithograph from 1883 depicting the execution of the 38 Dakota Indians at Mankato, Minnesota, December 26, 1862. More than 150 years ago, just after Christmas Day, 38 Native American men were hung by the government in the largest mass execution in US history. During the Dakota War of 1862, many Dakota peoples started fighting Read More…

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New York: Five People Chopped Up At Rabbi’s Home During ‘Machete’ Attack

Reading Time: < 1 minute Washington (AFP) Multiple people were chopped with a machete at a Jewish place of worship in upstate New York late Saturday night, a public affairs group said. “At 9:50 this eve, a call came in about a mass attack… It’s the house of a Hasidic Rabbi. 5 patients with stab wounds, all Hasidic, were transported Read More…

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Quebec Government Declined Chief Bellegarde Request To Reconsider Proposed Legal Action on Indigenous Child Welfare Act

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost two weeks ago, National Grand Chief Bellegarde demanded the Quebec Government not take action against the Indigenous Child Welfare Act, they declined. The Government of Quebec does not see the merit of having Indigenous people in charge of Indigenous children. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Government of Quebec’s Read More…

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Guilty, Or Not, Why So Many Believe, He Is Lying?

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Richard Brody  |   Wouldn’t it feel better, if, the American people, felt more confident in this President’s statements, and rhetoric? Since, our system of justice, provides every individual, with the right to be, considered, innocent, unless/ until, proven guilty, doesn’t Donald Trump, deserve, at least, these same basic rights? For, nearly all of President Trump’s tenure, Read More…

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US Government Creates 42 New Drug-Free Communities Grants Aimed At Preventing Youth Substance Use

Reading Time: < 1 minute Today, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) announced an additional round of 42 new grants for its Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program, bringing the total number of total grants awarded with Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 funds to 719. The DFC Program provides grants to community-based coalitions to strengthen the infrastructure among local Read More…

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United Kingdon Commits £35 Million For Violence Reduction Units

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police and crime commissioners will receive an additional £35 million to continue funding specialist teams to tackle violent crime in their area. Eighteen police and crime commissioners (PCCs) will receive an additional £35 million to continue funding specialist teams to tackle violent crime in their area, the Home Secretary has announced today (29 December 2019). Read More…

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Thousands Of Young People Gather In Poland To Hear The Popes Message

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Taizé Community is sponsoring the 42nd European Meeting of Young People, which is taking place in Wrocław, Poland. By Vatican News Thousands of young people are currently converging on the Polish city of Wrocław for the 42nd European Meeting of Young People, sponsored by the Taizé Community, which is taking place from 28 December 2019 Read More…

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Colorado Gov. Polis Announces Clemency For Eight Individuals

Reading Time: < 1 minute Governor Jared Polis announced commutations for three individuals and pardons for five individuals.  “Clemencies are a tremendous responsibility given to a governor that can change a person’s life,” said Governor Jared Polis. “These decisions were not taken lightly and were made after careful consideration of each individual case. These are people looking for a second Read More…