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Trump to pick retired Gen. Kelly for Homeland Security

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate retired Marine General John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Kelly, the former head of the U.S. Southern Command, has accepted the offer, CBS said, citing unidentified sources. Reuters has not independently confirmed the choice. Kelly, 66, would be the third general

Disenfranchisement Of Poor Whites Under Hillary

Ilana Mercer, “Strengthening families” is big in Hillary Clinton’s immigration platform—not American families, but families of undocumented Democrats. To that end—and “within her first 100 days in office”—Hillary has vowed to “introduce comprehensive immigration reform with a pathway to full and equal citizenship.” These newly minted Democrats will be speedily naturalized (likely in time for

Hurricane Matthew gains strength, becomes Category 4 storm

Hurricane Matthew briefly became a powerful Category 5 storm Friday night as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding Jamaica within days. The U.S. National Hurricane Center, which downgraded Matthew to a Category 4 storm early Saturday, called it the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic since Felix in 2007.

We need to fight Zika the way governments fight terror

The Zika virus exploded out of Brazilian slums at 21st-century speeds, and raced north into Central America and the Caribbean in a matter of months. A full-blown outbreak in the United States looks imminent. This statistically small virus is part of a global insurgency that adapts rapidly to developments of human progress. It exploits cultural

ICE operation nets more than 1,100 arrests in five weeks

Federal agents announced Monday they swept up nearly 1,000 suspected drug traffickers, human smugglers, sex traffickers and murderers during a widespread five-week operation aimed at landing a punishing blow against transnational criminal gangs. The operation, dubbed Project Shadowfire, drew on cooperation between U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents as well as other state, local and

NSA in the Bahamas: ňúData Pirates of the Caribbean’

Common Dreams – by Jon Queally  According to new NSA revelations at the The Intercept on Monday—reported by Ryan Devereaux, Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras—the U.S. National Security Agency “is secretly intercepting, recording, and archiving the audio of virtually every cell phone conversation on the island nation of the Bahamas.”  Based on documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden,

Newly arrived virus spreads in Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic  — Health officials in the Dominican Republic say a mosquito-borne virus has spread widely since making its first appearance in the country. The Health Ministry says it has documented about 3,500 suspected cases of chikungunya virus since it was first detected in March. Most cases have been near the capital, but Health Minister

Disgusting: Bill Clinton Snared In Pedophile Ring

Bill Clinton identified in lawsuit against his former friend and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein who had ‘regular’ orgies at his Caribbean compound that the former president visited multiple times The former president was friends with Jeffrey Epstein, a financier who was arrested in 2008 for soliciting underage prostitutes A new lawsuit has revealed how Clinton took