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Blasts, clashes kill at least 25 in central Baghdad

Blasts, clashes kill at least 25 in central Baghdad 14 Mar 2013 Coordinated blasts killed at least 25 people in the heart of Baghdad on Thursday near the heavily fortified Green Zone, where several Western embassies are located, police and medics said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the explosions.

US war in Iraq costs over USD 2 trillion, 189,000 lives: Study

US war in Iraq costs over USD 2 trillion, 189,000 lives: Study 14 Mary 2013 A new study has shown that the US war on Iraq has cost more than USD two trillion, including USD 490 billion in benefits owed to war veterans. The report released by the US-based Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University stated that the amount owed to veterans may rise to USD six trillion over the next four decades if interest is included.

NORAD Exercise Planned for National Capital Region

NORAD Exercise Planned for National Capital Region 13 Mar 2013 The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 13-06 beginning tonight, in the National Capital Region (NCR), Washington, D.C. The exercise will conclude early Thursday morning.

Chavez Poisoned? Venezuela to Investigate Whether Late President Was Infected With Cancer by 'Dark Forces'

Chavez Poisoned? Venezuela to Investigate Whether Late President Was Infected With Cancer by 'Dark Forces' 13 Mar 2013 Venezuela's acting president, Nicolas Maduro, said the country would open a scientific investigation to see whether late leader Hugo Chavez was poisoned "by dark forces that wanted him out of the way," Reuters reports.

Argentina's Pope Bergoglio a moderate focused on the poor

Argentina's Pope Bergoglio a moderate focused on the poor 13 Mar 2013 The first Latin American pope, Argentina's Jorge Bergoglio is a moderate known for his strong negotiating skills as well as a readiness to challenge powerful interests. He is a modest man from a middle class family who is content to travel by bus.

Pope Francis elected as 266th Roman Catholic pontiff

Pope Francis elected as 266th Roman Catholic pontiff --Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio takes name of Francis after accepting his election as 266th head of Roman Catholic church 13 Mar 2013 The Roman Catholic church has a new pope: Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio from Buenos Aires in Argentina, the first ever to come from South America, who has taken the name Francis.

Pentagon creating 13 offensive teams to launch cyberattacks

Pentagon creating 13 offensive teams to launch cyberattacks 12 Mar 2013 The Pentagon's Cyber Command will create 13 offensive teams by the fall of 2015 to help defend the nation against major c

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina elected Pope Francis I

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina elected Pope Francis I --Francis I is first Jesuit pontiff --Cardinal was known as vocal advocate for poor --Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was elected pope Wednesday and chose the papal name Francis, becoming first pontiff from the Americas and the first from outside Europe in more than a millennium.

White Smoke! Pope has been elected

White Smoke! Pope has been elected 13 Mar 2013 The famous 'Habemus Papam' will be heard around the world in just a few moments. The white smoke means that a cardinal received at least two thirds of the vote, meaning 77 ballots. The so called 'fumata' began to emerge at around 19.06 Rome time, lasting about seven minutes. Now that a Pope has been elected, the Pontiff is being greeted by cardinals in the Sistine Chapel.

Obama administration to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances

Obama administration to let spy agencies scour Americans' finances 13 Mar 2013 The Obama administration is drawing up plans to give all U.S. spy agencies full access to a massive database that contains financial data on American citizens and others who bank in the country, according to a Treasury Department document seen by Reuters. The proposed plan represents a major step by U.S.

Intel Heads Now Fear Cyber Attack More Than Terror

Intel Heads Now Fear Cyber Attack More Than Terror 13 Mar 2013 America's biggest national security threat could come not from bullets or bombs in a terrorist attack, but from a computer keyboard. That's the assessment of a cadre of the nation's top intelligence officials, who told Congress Tuesday that cyber attacks lead the numerous national security threats the United States faces. It is the first time since the Sept.

White smoke signals new pope elected in secret conclave

White smoke signals new pope elected in secret conclave 13 Mar 2013 White smoke rose from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel on Wednesday signaling cardinals had elected a new pope to succeed Benedict and take charge of the troubled Roman Catholic Church. At the same time the bells of St. Peter's pealed.

Official worried about cyber attacks on US nuclear command and control

Official worried about cyber attacks on US nuclear command and control 13 Mar 2013 U.S. strategic nuclear weapons and the command systems that control them are vulnerable to cyber attacks although most are hardened against many types of electronic attacks, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command said on Tuesday. Air Force Gen. C.

U.S. Spent $463M to Stockpile Drug for Smallpox Bioterror Attack

U.S. Spent $463M to Stockpile Drug for Smallpox Bioterror Attack --Smallpox was eradicated by 1980, and the only known remaining virus is in government laboratories in the United States and Russia. [The last vials were scheduled to be destroyed in 2002, but George W.

Pandemic Flu Vax Linked to Guillain-Barre

Pandemic Flu Vax Linked to Guillain-Barre 12 Mar 2013 The vaccines used in the U.S. against the pandemic H1N1 flu were associated with a modestly increased risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome, researchers reported.

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Send a Message - No Budget Deal on Backs of Elderly, Children, Sick, and Poor

International Failure Puts Polar Bears Closer to Extinction

International Failure Puts Polar Bears Closer to Extinction 12 Mar 2013 ...The international community rejected a US proposal to ban the global commercial trade in polar bear parts (skins, teeth, claws, skulls) at a meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Incident at Byron Nuclear Power Plant Far More Dangerous Than First Reported - Newspaper

Incident at Byron Nuclear Power Plant Far More Dangerous Than First Reported - Newspaper 11 Mar 2013 (IL) The article also goes on to detail a reported design flaw in the [Exelon] Byron facility it alleges makes it especially susceptible to a catastrophic accident.

Judge approves use of 'truth serum' on accused Aurora shooter James Holmes

Judge approves use of 'truth serum' on accused Aurora shooter James Holmes 12 Mar 2013 Legal and medical experts are questioning the decision of a judge in Colorado to allow James Holmes, the suspected gunman in the Aurora cinema shooting, to be tested with a "truth serum" should he plead not guilty by reason of insanity.

Italy's Cardinal Angelo Scola is viewed as safe pick to become new pope

Italy's Cardinal Angelo Scola is viewed as safe pick to become new pope 12 Mar 2013 In the months, weeks and days leading up to the conclave that will choose the 266th pope, Angelo Scola, 71, has emerged as a front-runner.

In major policy shift, scores of FDIC settlements go unannounced

In major policy shift, scores of FDIC settlements go unannounced --Since the mortgage meltdown, the FDIC has opted to settle cases while helping banks avoid bad press, rather than trumpeting punitive actions as a deterrent to others. 11 Mar 2013 Three years ago, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Man charged in Aurora shooting pleads not guilty

Man charged in Aurora shooting pleads not guilty 12 Mar 2013 The man charged with killing 12 people and injuring dozens more in a Colorado movie theater has pleaded not guilty. That is the plea a judge entered for him Tuesday, yet attorneys say their client was not ready to enter a plea. The judge says he can change it to "not guilty by reason of insanity" later if he wants to.

Leaked Audio of Bradley Manning's Statement

Leaked Audio of Bradley Manning's Statement 11 Mar 2013 Today, Freedom of the Press Foundation is publishing the full, previously unreleased audio recording of Private First Class Bradley Manning's speech to the military court in Ft. Meade about his motivations for leaking over 700,000 government documents to WikiLeaks. In addition, we have published highlights from Manning’s statement to the court.

Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike over seizure of Qur'ans

Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike over seizure of Qur'ans 12 Mar 2013 Detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp are staging a hunger strike to protest the confiscation of personal items, including Korans, in early February, their lawyers and prison officials say.

Judge approves possible forced use of 'truth serum' on Colorado massacre suspect

Judge approves possible forced use of 'truth serum' on Colorado massacre suspect --Prospect of use truth serum alarmed defense attorneys, who filed documents opposing the technique 12 Mar 2013 The defendant in the deadly Colorado theater shooting could be given "truth serum" under a court order issued Monday to help determine whether he is insane if he pleads not guilty by reason of insanity.

5 U.S. troops die in chopper crash in Afghanistan

5 U.S. troops die in chopper crash in Afghanistan 12 Mar 2013 A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five American service members, officials said Tuesday. Monday night's crash brought the total number of U.S. troops killed that day to seven, making it the deadliest day for U.S. forces so far this year. Two U.S.

Activists bring Palestinian evictions to Harvard dorms

Activists bring Palestinian evictions to Harvard dorms 11 Mar 2013 Pro-Palestinian campus activism is stirring debate at Harvard College as students mark the ninth annual international 'Israeli Apartheid Week'.

Cement in BP Macondo well never dried, leading to the blowout, expert witness testifies

Cement in BP Macondo well never dried, leading to the blowout, expert witness testifies 06 Mar 2013 The cement pumped into the BP Macondo well a day before it blew out on April 20, 2010, was not given enough time to "set," or harden, before a negative pressure test was run that allowed oil and natural gas to travel up the drill pipe to the surface, where it exploded aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, an oil well cementing expert testified

New York Soda Size Limit Statute Barred by State Judge

New York Soda Size Limit Statute Barred by State Judge 11 Mar 2013 New York City's ban on large-size soda drinks was blocked by a judge after industry groups including the American Beverage Association sued to stop the plan, calling it an unfair burden on small businesses.

New York City large-soda ban blocked by judge

New York City large-soda ban blocked by judge 11 Mar 2013 A court has blocked a ban on the sale of large sugary drinks - including soda - from restaurants in New York City, a day before the law was to take effect. Judge Milton Tingling ruled that the measure was "arbitrary and capricious", after industry groups sued the city. The law would forbid the sale of drinks larger than 16 ounces (473ml) in food-service establishments.

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