Pentagon is on the hunt in U.S. for Guantanamo replacement

The Pentagon is sending evaluation teams to assess several military and federal prisons as possible replacements for the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but Congress appears determined to prevent President Obama from closing the controversial facility for suspected terrorists before…
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ExxonMobil to Expand U.S. Domestic Crude Processing Capacity at Beaumont Refinery

Dateline City: BEAUMONT, Texas Investment to increase crude capacity by 20,000 barrels per day and increase flexibility Company demonstrating continued commitment to development of U.S. energy sector Expansion will increase refinery’s energy efficiency BEAUMONT, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil will Read more [...]

U.S. military trainers in Ukraine may destabilize situation: Kremlin

MOSCOW/KIEV – The Kremlin said on Friday the arrival of about 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train Kiev’s National Guard could destabilize the situation in the east of the country, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting Ukrainian government… – Photown News

Are Those Who Defy the U.S. Irrational or Mad?

Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling If a nation must fight wars in a fashion that its politicians, soldiers and citizens can live with, then perhaps this is why those who defy U.S. hegemony are considered irrational, even mad. Indeed, Americans were repeatedly warned that President Barack Obama was making a nuclear pact with the "mad" mullahs of Iran. For saying her sons were "just as innocent as all those who are being killed by the U.S.," the mass media declared Boston Marathon bomber Read more [...]

Intent of Russian military aircraft near U.S. shores remains unclear

The air is frigid and the wind is howling as Air Force Col. Frank Flores lifts a pair of foot-long binoculars and studies a hazy dot about 50 miles west across the Bering Strait.
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Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy takes on the U.S. government again

Decked out in a buffalo-hide hat, bolo tie and Western boots, Nevada rancher and states’ rights rabble-rouser Cliven Bundy stood near the Capitol building Tuesday, addressing a throng of supporters and one lone counter-protester (more on him later).
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