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“Let the Headlines Speak”
by From the internet   
November 5th, 2014

Feds Release 'Election Eve Dump': 64,280 Pages From Fast and Furious
The Justice Department has handed over to House investigators 64,280 pages of documents related to the notoriously botched Operation Fast and Furious — data President Barack Obama had claimed was exempt from congressional review.  

Washington Redskins sue Native Americans for calling their name racist
The Washington Redskins can sue the Native Americans responsible for the team losing its trademark, a federal judge said on Friday.  

Ted Cruz rips Christians who don't vote
'Is it any wonder we have the government we have today?'  

Jordan Withdraws Ambassador to Israel
Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur asked the foreign minister to "recall the Jordanian ambassador from Tel Aviv in protest at Israel's escalation on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound," the Petra news agency reported.  

SOMETHING FLARE-Y THIS WAY COMES
Arriving only a little late for Halloween, a flare-y sunspot is emerging over the sun's northeastern limb. The explosions have hurled multiple CMEs into space. Not one of the clouds is heading our way. Earth is outside the line of fire. This could change in the days ahead, however, as the sun's rotation turns the active region toward our planet.  

EUROPE PREPARES TO LAND ON A COMET
On Nov. 12th, the European Space Agency will attempt something "ridiculously difficult"--that is, landing on a comet. The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft will drop a probe named Philae on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko.  

Startling decline in European birds: Majority of losses from most common species
Richard Inger from the University of Exeter said: "It is very worrying that the most common species of bird are declining rapidly because it is this group of birds that people benefit from the most."  

Vaccine-resistant polio strain discovered
However, major epidemics are still occurring today, such as the ones in the Republic of the Congo in 2010, Tajikistan in 2010, and China in 2011. The epidemic outbreak in 2010 in the Republic of the Congo differed from the others in its exceptionally high mortality rate of 47%: out of the 445 confirmed cases, nearly 210 died. The researchers first attributed the seriousness of the epidemic to low vaccine coverage. In reality, the cause was something completely different.  

Evangelical Zionism rising, amidst anti-Semitism and threats to Israel, says Christian leader
“I can assure you that the Evangelical Christians of America support Israel right now in a more aggressive mood than at any time in my lifetime,” Pastor John Hagee, national chairman of the 1.8-million member Christians United for Israel (CUFI), told JNS.org.  

Russia test-fires intercontinental missile from submarine
Russia test-fired a Sineva intercontinental missile from a submerged submarine in the Barents Sea on Wednesday as part of a check on the reliability of the navy's strategic forces, the Defence Ministry said.  

Thousands break Ebola quarantine to find food
Thousands of people in Sierra Leone are being forced to violate Ebola quarantines to find food because deliveries are not reaching them, aid agencies said. Large swaths of the West African country have been sealed off to prevent the spread of Ebola, and within those areas many people have been ordered to stay in their homes.  

Moderate earthquake shakes northwest Nevada, parts of Oregon, California
The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-4.9 temblor about 11:30 p.m. was centred 41 miles east-southeast of Lakeview, Oregon, and about 190 miles north of Carson City, Nevada. Four people reported feeling it; the nearest person was in Cedarville, California, about 45 miles west.  

Isis and Jihadi Terrorists 'Post 90 Tweets Every Minute' to Spread Propaganda
Islamic terror groups post at least 90 tweets every minute, a new report has found. The data was revealed in a survey conducted by the Saudi-based Sakina, an independent, non-governmental organisation created to engage in dialogue online as a way to combat internet radicalisation.  

Artificial Intelligence Outperforms Average High School Senior
Artificial intelligence in Japan is getting closer to entering college. AI software scored higher on the English section of Japan’s standardized college entrance test than the average Japanese high school senior, its developers said. The software, known as To-Robo, almost doubled its score on a multiple choice test from its performance a year ago...  

Meteor streaks over eastern US Monday night
Dozens of reports of a fireball crossing the sky emerged Monday evening across 14 eastern states, from as far north as the Great Lakes states and extending as far south as Georgia and Alabama. As of 4 p.m. Tuesday, the American Meteor Society said they had received nearly 400 reports of one or more meteors crossing the skies at about 6:20 p.m. Monday.  

Ukraine crisis: Rebels say Poroshenko tore up peace
Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have accused President Petro Poroshenko of scrapping a deal aimed at halting months of war. They were responding to Mr Poroshenko's call to cancel partial autonomy granted to two eastern regions as part of a ceasefire agreement. The Ukrainian president and Western countries say a rebel vote held in the east on Sunday violated the Minsk deal.  

Pakistan arrests 43 over 'blasphemy' killings
Pakistani police have arrested at least 43 suspects in connection with Tuesday's killing of a Christian couple accused of desecrating the Koran. The couple were beaten to death by hundreds of locals who then burned their bodies in the brick kiln where they worked in Punjab province. Police say the suspects are due to appear in court in Lahore. About 200 people protested against the killings.  

Report: French lawmakers to call on government to recognize Palestinian state
A move is afoot in France to compel the government to officially recognize a Palestinian state. According to AFP, left-wing lawmakers in parliament are readying to submit a motion calling on the government to extend recognition. Last month, the British parliament held a symbolic vote that recognized a Palestinian state. The Swedish government became the first EU actor to recognize Palestine.  

GOP seizes Senate
A Republican tide ripped the Senate away from Democrats Tuesday, according to CNN projections, giving the GOP full control of Congress and the power to pin down President Barack Obama during his last two years in office.  

Nusra Front: US-led anti-IS coalition formed to defend Israel
Abu Muhammed al-Julani, the leader of al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front, said the international coalition has wider aims than the fight against the Islamic State group.  

Egyptian militant group denies pledging loyalty to Islamic State
CAIRO - Egypt's most active militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, denied in a Twitter message on Tuesday that it had pledged allegiance to Islamic State and it distanced itself from a statement that appeared in its name online.  

US: Kerry won't unveil peace plan in talks with Palestinians
Top US diplomat John Kerry on Monday was to meet the chief Palestinian negotiator but would not unveil an American peace plan, an official said, adding such a move would be unproductive.  

Egypt's Ansar militants swear allegience to Islamic State
CAIRO - Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, Egypt's most active militant group, has sworn allegiance to Islamic State, a statement from Ansar said Monday night.  

Supreme Court divided on Jerusalem passport case
Americans to list 'Israel' as their place of birth, but passport will include disclaimer saying the place of birth is not intended to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Jerusalem.  

Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko orders troops to key cities
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has ordered army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive. Mr Poroshenko said the units were to protect Mariupol, Berdyansk, Kharkiv and the north of Luhansk region.  

Syria conflict: Jihadists 'beating America's allies'
Six weeks have passed since the US-led coalition began its strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants and other jihadist groups in Syria, but recent developments in the stricken country confirm that the mission is facing huge challenges, as BBC Arabic's Feras Kilani reports.  

The gay people pushed to change their gender
Iran is one of a handful of countries where homosexual acts are punishable by death. Clerics do, however accept the idea that a person may be trapped in a body of the wrong sex. So homosexuals can be pushed into having gender reassignment surgery - and to avoid it many flee the country.  

The Palestinian Refusal to Recognize the Right of the Jewish People to Self-Determination
Given that the Palestinian leadership is still formally committed to the Oslo Agreements and it repeatedly declares its sincere intention of reaching a peace agreement with Israel, it must explain the meaning of its demand for recognition of the right to Palestinian self-determination alongside its resolute denial of the same right for the Jewish people and the State of Israel.  

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