‘They were my son,’ Joe Biden says of servicemen killed in Chattanooga attack


Vice President Joe Biden mourned the five servicemen killed during a July shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tenn., likening them to the son he lost nearly three months ago to cancer.
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Top American Legal Authority Says New Pentagon War Manual Reduces Us To Nazi Level


Article By WN.com Guest Writer Sherwood Ross The Pentagon's new Law of War Manual(LOWM) sanctioning nuclear attacks and the killing of civilians, "reads like it was written by Hitler's Ministry of War," says international law authority Francis Boyle of the University of Illinois at Champaign. "Historically, this is a terrible development," he added in an exclusive interview with this reporter. "We are reducing ourselves to the level of the Nazis." The grim, 1,165-page-long document, issued in June Read more [...]

Australia working with UK on tackling corporate tax, says Joe Hockey


Treasurer says the two countries have established a joint working group on the issue but won’t commit to a British-style “Google tax” to beef up powers Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Gatwick says passenger surge underlines need for new runway


Airport calls for swift post-election action on siting of new runway for south-east after total passengers through airport grows 8% to 38.7 million in past year Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Yikes! Kim Cattrall says playing Sex And The City’s Samantha destroyed her love life


Kim Cattrall is known for mainly one thing and one thing only…playing Samantha Jones in Sex and the City. While most people would probably think this is an honor, and could only ever dream of being in her shoes, it hasn't been all peaches and cream for Kim herself. It turns out that playing Samantha has also had a negative impact on her life…her love life. Samantha was a highly successful sex-crazed female who often had young men wrapped around her finger. Somehow, people have managed Read more [...]

Al-Qaida benefiting from chaos of Yemen fighting, defense secretary says


An al-Qaida affiliate that intends to attack the U.S. and its allies is making “gains on the ground” amid the rebellion in Yemen, according to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. The group, known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP, has capitalized on the collapse of Yemen’s government and is among several “warring parties” jostling for control of the impoverished country, Carter told reporters Wednesday in Tokyo. “AQAP is a group that we’re very concerned about,” Carter said. Read more [...]