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US hits target over ocean in missile defense test

 VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The U.S. military intercepted a target over the Pacific Ocean on Sunday in a test of the nation’s Ballistic Missile Defense System. A long-range interceptor blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central California coast, minutes after an intermediate-range ballistic missile was launched from Kwajalein Atoll in

Take Fracking Out of Our Trade Agreements

  Thanks to a trade agreement being negotiated in great secrecy, the natural gas industry could get the green light to export natural gas to other countries, paving the way for more fracking.Now is the time to speak out! Not only could these trade talks lead to more fracking, but free trade agreements often put

European Stocks Climb on Stimulus Speculation

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European stocks climbed, rebounding from yesterday’s selloff, amid speculation central banks in the U.S. and China will ease monetary policy further to support economic growth. U.S. index futures and Asian stocks also rose.   International Consolidated Airlines Group SA (IAG) and Air France-KLM (AF) gained 1.4 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively, after rival Qantas Airways Ltd.

US Desperation Surfaces in Syria

US-led NATO forces armed, funded, trained, and even provided air support for Libyan terrorists emanating out of Libya’s eastern Cyrenaica region – most notably Benghazi which had served as the premier international terrorist recruiting ground in the world, according to the US Army’s Combating Terrorism Center, producing a percentage per capita of militants outstripping even