Archive for July 10th, 2014

404 Memphis Cops Call Off Sick In Protest of Health Care Cuts
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404 Memphis Cops Call Off Sick In Protest of Health Care Cuts

In Memphis, Tennessee more than 400 police officers have called in sick over the past week in a deliberate protest of planned health care cuts. The Memphis Police Department said, through spokeswoman Karen Rudolph, that 404 officers had called in sick from June 30, until Monday July 7th. Just from Sunday to Monday, that was […]

Mexican Police Helicopter Crosses US Border, Opens Fire On Border Patrol On Native American Reservation
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Mexican Police Helicopter Crosses US Border, Opens Fire On Border Patrol On Native American Reservation

A Mexican law-enforcement helicopter entered U.S. airspace and opened fire on border agents on a Native American reservation in Arizona, last Thursday morning. This information comes straight from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency which released the details of the encounter last Friday. According to law enforcement sources, there were no injuries or damage […]

Posted in: Mexico
ISIS Comes To The West, Threatens Public Beheadings
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ISIS Comes To The West, Threatens Public Beheadings

A British ISIS member calling himself al-Britani has threatened to stage executions in Trafalgar Square in London. The name Al-Britani is widely believed to be an alias of Abu Rahin Aziz, 32, who fled from the United Kingdom back in March after he being charged over a gang attack on a ­soccer fan in London. The […]

Posted in: Islamic World
I’ve Never Seen the Israel-Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Profoundly Than This
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I’ve Never Seen the Israel-Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Profoundly Than This

The story of the historical conflicts in the region today called Israel and Palestine has been told many profound films, but it has never been told like this. Watch the video below, made by Nina Paley. The video is poignantly entitled “This Land Is Mine”. This brief animated history of the Holy Land disputed by Jews and Muslims alike […]