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McDonald's Faces Potential Shut Down in China
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 11:39 PM

BEIJING: Chinese government officials appear to be in the beginning stages of a nationwide shutdown of American fast food restaurants operating in China. Food safety officials are forbidding McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut to sell meat products.

According to China Radio International, "The Shanghai municipal government has suspended the operations of a food company suspected of supplying expired meat to McDonald and KFC outlets. The Shanghai Food and Drug Administration has ordered all meat products supplied by Shanghai Husi Foods to be taken off the shelf for safety concerns."

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Nicaragua Canal Could Replace Panama Canal
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 09:38 PM

The government of Nicaragua is moving forward on plans to build the Nicaragua Canal that would replace reliance on the Panama Canal for global shippers.

Pravda reports that, "The recent announcement of an inter-oceanic canal in Nicaragua is now seen as a further step in realizing this project and as an opportunity to optimize global trade. Alberto Vega, of the company ERM - in charge of feasibility studies on the project - said in Managua that if this pathway becomes reality, it will meet current global demand for commercial transport."

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Spies Can Target CIA Amazon Cloud for Hacking
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 08:29 PM

China and Russia are actively building massive data centers to store information from major global corporations through cloud services. And now the CIA, as well as the {Pentagon, have joined in by utilizing Amazon cloud to store all their Top Secret information. Could anything go wrong? Well you should talk to Target Superstores about that. They faced serious credit card breaches conducted by criminal hackers.

According to the Daily Caller, "In 2013, the CIA and Amazon, Inc. made a deal – Amazon would build a special cloud system for the U.S. intelligence community, and the CIA would pay Amazon a whopping $600 million. After a long journey fraught with legal battles and money troubles, the CIA will finally start using the new cloud system this summer."

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Kerry Slams Israel as Terrorists
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Jul 20, 2014, 07:56 PM

US Secretary of State John Kerry inferred that the Israeli government is acting as terrorist by bombing Islamist jihadists Hamas in Gaza.

The Daily Caller reports that, "Maybe there’s a reason the White House has been keeping John Kerry from Fox News. Just moments after a testy exchange with “Fox News Sunday’s” Chris Wallace over what the Secretary of State perceived as repeated interruptions, Wallace played a clip captured while Kerry waited to appear on the Sunday news program."

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Biden Calls ObamaCare 'a Right, not a Privilege'
by Tom McGregor    Fri, Jul 18, 2014, 01:23 AM

Vice President Joe Biden has declared ObamaCare an inalienable right not just a privilege for all Americans.

The Detroit Free Press reports that, "Vice President Joe Biden gave his pitch to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party today in Detroit, hitting on themes of income and marriage equality, compassion for immigrants, expanded access to the ballot box and the need for more civil discourse in politics."

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Dumb Thug Dies Testing Bulletproof Vest
by Tom McGregor    Fri, Jul 18, 2014, 12:34 AM

Darnell Mitchell rebelled against common sense by asking his two friends to shoot him while wearing a bulletproof vest. Consequently, he got shot and killed and his buddies could serve life imprisonment sentences for first degree murder charges.

According to the Baltimore Sun, "Three people stood in the basement of a Westport home before 4 a.m. Wednesday to film a stunt in which they planned to test a bulletproof vest. Darnell Mitchell put it on, looked into a video camera and proclaimed himself ready to take "deuce deuce in the chest."

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Another CCTV Anchor Vanishes On Air
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 10:46 PM

BEIJING: A rising tide of mysterious suicides and arrests appear to be haunting the Chinese media. Yet another CCTV financial news anchor has vanished from the airwaves, her name is Ouyang Zhiwei, and she may have been taken into custody amidst a corruption probe of State-owned media outlets based in Beijing.

China Radio International reports that, "Ouyang Zhiwei, a female financial news anchor for China Central Television (CCTV), has reportedly not appeared at work for more than a month, The Beijing News reported on Wednesday. The 'disappearance' of the anchor coincides with a recent investigation launched into CCTV's financial news service."

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Indian Reporter Drinks Tea with Pakistani Terrorist
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 09:40 PM

Leftist Indian reporter Ved Pratap Vaidik shared an afternoon's tea with Pakistan's most dangerous Muslim militant terrorist, Hafiz Saeed, who claimed responsibility for Mumbai terror attacks in 2008.

According to Channel NewsAsia, "How far should a journalist go when chasing a story? The limits of media freedom are being debated in India after a freelance journalist interviewed one of India's most wanted terrorists in Pakistan."

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AIDS Workers Killed on Malaysian Flight; Obama Goes Fundraising
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 07:41 PM

Did Prresident Barry Obama just throw his gay community under the bus? The Malaysian Airlines jet that was shot down over the Ukraine was carrying numerous gay rights activists, who were scheduled to attend an AIDS conference in Australia. Nevertheless, news of the tragedy did not stop Obama from attending two Democrat Party fundraisers in New York City.

The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Several passengers on board a Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine were heading to an international AIDS conference in Australia, officials said Friday. "A number of people" on board the Boeing 777 were en route to the southern Australian city of Melbourne to attend the 20th International AIDS conference, which starts Sunday, Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop told reporters in Brisbane."

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'Go Go Power Ranger' Marries Chinese Actress
by Tom McGregor    Thu, Jul 17, 2014, 12:18 AM

It was a match made in comic book heaven. Power Rangers actor Archie Kao married the beautiful Chinese actress Zhou Xun.

Channel NewsAsia reports that, "Actress Zhou Xun announced that she had married her actor boyfriend Archie Kao, who has appeared in television shows like “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Power Rangers Lost Galaxy”, at the end of a charity concert in China on Wednesday, reported Chinese media."

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