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India already had some of the world’s strictest gun laws. Now it’s tightened them.

Rama Lakshmi | The Washington Post NEW DELHI — As mass shooting incidents in the United States rise, India has tightened its firearms regulations, making it even more difficult for common citizens to own a gun. India already had some of the strictest gun laws…
By Yaco Zaragoza | Thursday, August 11, 2016

France: 500 Days to Avoid Climate Chaos

Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed French foreign minister Laurent Fabius to the State Department in Washington on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues, from Iran to Syria to climate change. Or, in the words of the foreign minister, "climate chaos." Kerry and Fabius…
By Veritas Updates | Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Carney: Benghazi Committee Blatantly Political and Partisan

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney criticized the new select committee formed to investigate the Benghazi attacks, calling it a “blatantly political and partisan effort.” House Speaker John Boehner announced the panel Friday afternoon following the House of Representatives vote, which included seven Democrats. “House…
By Veritas Updates | Friday, May 9, 2014

Morris: We’re Missing the Wrong Benghazi Talking Points

We’ve been looking in the wrong place. Until now, anyone trying to figure out what really happened at Benghazi has examined the "talking points" prepared by the CIA on Sept. 14, 2012 that President Barack Obama’s former UN Ambassador Susan Rice supposedly relied on. Rice…
By Veritas Updates | Thursday, May 8, 2014
Barack Obama, Arne Duncan

Video: Feds Give $20M Loan to Obama Overseas Donor

Congress is set to vote today on renewing the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (the renewal is tucked into the "Electrify Africa Act"). OPIC uses taxpayer backing to finance and insure American companies when they set up operations overseas. For instance, in 2012, OPIC approved a…
By Veritas Updates | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Russia to Begin Moon Colonization By 2030

Russia has drafted a program for colonization of the moon, and plans to send the first expeditions to build a permanent lunar base in 2030, the Russian Izvestia daily said Thursday, citing an official document. "The moon is a space object for the future exploration…
By Veritas Updates | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Iranian Naval Commander: Operational Goal to Destroy US Navy

JERUSALEM – An Iranian admiral said this week that his forces are capable of sinking a U.S. aircraft carrier in less than a minute and destroying any U.S. naval force it confronts. Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy,…
By Veritas Updates | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Fear of Economic Collapse As Birth-Rate Drops Around the World

NEW YORK (AP) -- Nancy Strumwasser, a high school teacher from Mountain Lakes, New Jersey, always thought she'd have two children. But the layoffs that swept over the U.S. economy around the time her son was born six years ago helped change her mind. Though…
By Veritas Updates | Thursday, May 8, 2014

Ukrainian Jews Prepare for Emergency Evacuation

Odessa’s Jews are prepared to evacuate should the violence in the western Ukrainian city get significantly worse, several community leaders told The Jerusalem Post on Sunday. Odessa’s Jewish community numbers some 30,000, down from nearly 40 percent of the city’s population before the Holocaust. Running…
By Veritas Updates | Monday, May 5, 2014

Russian Bombers, Fighter Jets Over Crimea

Simferopol (Undefined) (AFP) - Several dozen Russian planes including what appeared to be strategic bombers and fighter jets have been spotted in the sky above the Moscow-controlled peninsula of Crimea, witnesses and experts said. According to Russian media, President Vladimir Putin is poised to visit…
By Veritas Updates | Sunday, May 4, 2014
Image: Pro-European integration protesters attack a police van during a rally near government administration buildings in Kiev

Chaos in Southern Ukraine: Deadly Gun Fights, Choppers Down

Deadly street fighting, helicopters shot down and civilians being used as human shields. That was the picture that emerged Friday in southern Ukraine as violence escalated amid reports that dozens of people were killed in a fire and still more were shot dead or wounded…
By Veritas Updates | Saturday, May 3, 2014

McCain, Graham Press Obama: Where Were You During Benghazi?

Sens. John McCain (R-AZ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) wrote to Obama Friday to ask him simply: Where were you during the Benghazi attack? They referenced ex-National Security Council (NSC) spokesman Tommy Vietor’s appearance on the Fox News Channel Thursday evening, when Vietor…
By Veritas Updates | Saturday, May 3, 2014

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