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Mystery Helicopter Crash Kills 4 at Navy SEALs Training Grounds
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jan 7, 2014, 07:52 PM

During the Obama administration, many US Navy SEALls have died under mysterious circumstances. In the latest incident, four were killed in a routine helicopter mission near Norfolk, Virginia.

According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "Four people were killed when USAF Pave-Hawk helicopter crashed on a routine low fly training mission on the north Norfolk coast, police have said.  The helicopter is an HH-60G Pave Hawk, based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, a spokesman for the USAF confirmed."

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Gates Slams Biden for 'Whac-A-Mole' Foreign Policy
by Tom McGregor    Tue, Jan 7, 2014, 06:56 PM

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has just published a tell-all memoir about his years working for the Obama White House. He did not express terms of endearment for Vice President Joe Biden, and said Biden is never right on his foreign policy judgement.

The Wall Street Journal quotes Gates as saying that, "But if I had learned one useful lesson from Iraq, it was that progress depended on security for much of the population. This was why I could not sign onto Vice President Biden's preferred strategy of reducing our presence in Afghanistan to rely on counterterrorist strikes from afar: "Whac-A-Mole" hits on Taliban leaders weren't a long-term strategy. That is why I continue to believe that the troop increase that Obama boldly approved in late 2009 was the right decision—providing sufficient forces to break the stalemate on the ground, rooting the Taliban out of their strongholds while training a much larger and more capable Afghan army."

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China: Panda Boys vs. Pajama Boy
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 10:21 PM

BEIJING:  Mirror, mirror on the wall who deserves recognition as the homosexual rights' icon of them all? While Americans can boast that Ethan Krupp, who is recognized as Pajama Boy for his ObamaCare OFA marketing campaign, should win top honors, the Chinese media would disagree. They contend that two British expats living in Beijing should become the new poster boys for the global LGBT community. They are Rob Helmsley and Stuart Wiggins, who call themselves the 'Panda Boys.' 

China Radio International reports that, "Foxes and pandas aren't known for having much in common-until now. "The Panda" (Watch it on Youku), a spoof music video from the team behind comedy news show C4 on CRIENGLISH.com, has recently taken the Web by storm in China."

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16 Islamist Indonesians Die Drinking Bootleg Jihad Whiskey
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 09:28 PM

Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol according to Sharia Law. Nevertheless, some jihadists in Indonesia rang in the New Year by drinking deadly suicide bomber bootleg whiskey with a twist of methanol.

According to Channel News Asia, "Sixteen Indonesians have died and nine are fighting for their lives after drinking bootleg alcohol to celebrate New Year's Eve on the main island of Java, police said on Monday."

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GOP Establishment Funding Democrat Party Candidates
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 08:11 PM

The GOP's Establishment war on the Tea Party has turned so divisive that a Political Action Committee, (PAC) with strong links to Sen. John Cornyn (R.-Tx.) is giving $5,000 donations to Democrat candidates who are fighting Tea Party Republicans in the general elections.

Breitbart News reports that, "If one ever needed proof that establishment Republicans and Democrats amount to one party rule in Washington, look no further than this story."

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Putin Discovers Joys of Ice Hockey
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 07:51 PM

Could anyone imagine President Barack Obama protraying himself as a tough guy? Of course not, since he would make Pajama Boy appear machismo in comparison. Nevertheless, Russian President Vladimir Putin has earned distinction for being a true roughneck for wrestilng bears with his bare hands, along with hunting and fishing on a regular basis.

According to Fox News, "Russian President Vladimir Putin showed he’s taking Olympic hosting duties seriously when he took the ice with the leader of Belarus and some former hockey stars in Sochi over the weekend."

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Former Miss Venezuela Faces Long Prison Term in Texas
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Jan 6, 2014, 07:06 PM

A judge in Texas is telling the ex-Miss Venezuela, "Don't Mess with Texas." She could spend the next few years inside a prison cell for assaulting a stewardess on a flight from Houston to Bogota, Colombia.

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that, "A former Miss Venezuela is set for a federal court trial later this month in Houston after she was accused of causing a disturbance on an airline flight. Carmen Lechin faces a single-count indictment of interfering with a flight crew attendant. The indictment alleges she intimidated a crew member on a June 6 flight from Houston to Bogota, Colombia."

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British Build 3D-Printed Fighter Jets
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jan 5, 2014, 08:48 PM

To cut costs, the United Kingdom military plans to build a fleet of 3D-Printed fighter jets. 

The Guardian of London reports that, "British fighter jets have flown for the first time with parts made using 3D printing technology. BAE Systems said the metal components were successfully used on board Tornado aircraft that flew from the defence firm's airfield at Warton, Lancashire, in late December."

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Japanese Population Drops Dramatically
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jan 5, 2014, 08:27 PM

Japan continues to suffer from a sever sex drought as the nation's population has plummetted.

According to the BBC News, "Japan's population declined by a record 244,000 people in 2013, according to health ministry estimates. The ministry said an estimated 1,031,000 babies were born last year - down some 6,000 from the previous year."

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14 Die in Chinese Mosque Food Stampede
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jan 5, 2014, 08:01 PM

BEIJING:  An imam at a mosque located in Northwestern China was handing out free food when a herd of Muslims had rushed in to grab the goods. A stampede ensued in which 14 were killed and 10 were critically wounded.

The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "Fourteen people have been killed and 10 injured in a stampede during a gathering at a mosque in northwest China's Ningxia region, state media reported Monday."

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