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Justice: Saudi Arabian Style

Looks at the case of eight Iranian fishermen falsely accused of drug trafficking and beheaded when their boat drifted into Saudi Arabian waters by a storm.

The First-Ever Drone Strike from British Soil?

RT | The UK will launch future missions from their own country.

Spoonfled: ‘Mafia hitman’ digs Moscow prison escape tunnel with spoon

Brilliant.

Obama ‘Zombie Target’ That Bleeds When Shot, Sold at NRA Convention

21st Century Wire | NRA circus is probably not doing 2nd Amendment advocates any favors, but Al Sharpton isn’t doing America any favors either…

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus Found Alive In Ohio After Being Reported Missing for Ten Years

RT | Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, had been tied up but were found alive Monday

Nano-drones: Harvard’s Bee-sized Drones Revealed

RT | The scientists have just released the video of the first controlled flight of such a robotic bee.

Nuclear Leaks: Radioactive materials ‘lost’ in UK sparks fear of Terrorism

RT | Britain’s under pressure to put tighter controls on its radioactive materials – after it’s emerged that hazardous substances have gone missing in numerous locations over the last decade

22 Facts That Prove That The Bottom 90 Percent Of America Is Systematically Getting Poorer

The Economic Collapse | In the United States today, the wealthiest one percent of all Americans have a greater net worth than the bottom 90 percent combined.

DARPA: A Glimpse of All Tomorrow’s Weapons

21st Century Wire | New and interesting ways to kill other humans – courtesy of DARPA labs.

Irresponsible: Senior scientists attack Chinese for making strains of influenza virus in veterinary laboratory

The Independent | Experts warn of danger that new viral strains created by mixing bird-flu virus with human influenza – could escape from laboratory and cause a global pandemic.

C.I.A. Games: Myanmar morphs to US-China battlefield

Asia Times | The C.I.A. are working to keep China out of business in Myanmar – cutting off its vital economic and strategic importance, including access to mining for copper and rare earth minerals.

Introducing ‘The Arc’, Aussie Defence’s New Strategic Focus

Bayside Bulletin | Australia: True regional power, or US proxy?

Exxon’s Pegasus pipeline explodes again, this time in Missouri

RT | On Wednesday, the oil giant confirmed it had another mess on its hands after a portion of the same pipeline erupted.

Rule, Britannia? UK ‘shadow military’ may return to Gulf over instability fears

RT | The UK army is planning to build up a strong “shadow presence” in the Gulf, marking a return to the seat of its old imperial power

Kiddie Killers: Rifles Made Especially For Kids

The Independent | Keystone sells 60,000 of its children’s guns a year. Now one has killed a two-year-old girl.

Documentary about Republic of Texas

RT | Travel to the Republic of Texas.

Cargo Boeing 747 crashes at Bagram Airfield

RT | A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.

Women shot by LAPD in Dorner manhunt settle for $4.2 million

RT | During the pursuit, officers on the squad opened fire on a vehicle that they say resembled that of Dorner’s injuring the two females inside, but now the women have accepted a lawsuit settlement

Beijing slams ‘woeful’ US human rights records

RT | The US turns a blind eye to human rights issues, a new Chinese report claims.

21WIRE was right: Boston suspect was unarmed when barrage of bullets hit boat

21st Century Wire | We were right: Authorities said they were ‘desperate to capture suspect’ to be questioned. Sure they were…