Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime

Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime

Sikh-American assaulted, called ‘Bin Laden’ in alleged hate crime The Sikh Coalition’s Legal Director Harsimran Kaur said the group believes that Mukker was “targeted and assaulted because of his Sikh religious appearance, race or national origin.” An elderly Sikh-American man was brutally injured and called “terrorist” and “Bin Laden” in an apparent hate crime case in Chicago, just days before the US commemorates the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Inderjit Singh Mukker was assaulted on Tuesday when the assailant pulled up to his car yelling racial slurs, including, “Terrorist, go…

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Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police

Astrakhan shootings: 4 gunmen dead in southern Russia after 2 deadly attacks on police Four suspects in the twin attack on police in Russia’s southern city of Astrakhan have been shot dead during a manhunt, hours after their second attack since Tuesday, the National Guard said. The gunmen killed two officers, seriously injuring two others. Three Russian National Guard servicemen were shot at from a moving vehicle at a checkpoint on Thursday, RIA Novosti reported. One of the attackers was killed on the spot. Police cordoned off the entire district…

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South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – reportSouth Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report

South Korea tests ballistic missile that can target entire North – report South Korea has reportedly achieved a goal it set four years ago and successfully developed a ballistic missile with a range of 800 kilometers, which is sufficient to hit any target in North Korean territory from anywhere in the South. “There was a test-firing recently of a Hyunmoo-type ballistic missile with a range of 800km at the Anheung test site of the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) under the wing of the Defense Ministry,” Yonhap news agency cited…

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Trumplomacy What happened to State Dept press briefings?

Trumplomacy

Trumplomacy What happened to State Dept press briefings? During this week of mounting civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria, I felt the absence of the State Department press briefing. The Pentagon spoke about the issue at various times in various venues. But I was reminded of the bombing of Aleppo late last year. Every day on camera we had a chance to grill the State Department spokesperson about what the US was, or wasn’t doing, to protect civilians. Then the blame was on Russian and Syrian warplanes, now it’s on…

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Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy Media captionProtesters stormed and set fire to the Congress building in Asuncion Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. The head of the main opposition party said an activist had been shot dead. The country’s 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, limits the president to a single five-year term. But sitting President Horacio Cartes is trying to remove the restriction and run for re-election.…

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10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION

10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION

10 REPUTED BONANNO CRIME FAMILY MEMBERS ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED LOANSHARKING OPERATION HOWARD BEACH, Queens (WABC) — Ten reputed Bonanno crime family members and associates were busted for an alleged loansharking operation Tuesday. Federal prosecutors will be looking to seize at least four of their homes as part of the case. Ronald Giallanzo, 46, who is an acting capo and the nephew of longtime reputed mobster, Vincent Asaro, was arrested along with nine others in the case. Here’s a list of names of those arrested: – RONALD GIALLANZO, Age: 46, Queens,…

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Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True.

Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True.

Donald Trump Says The U.S. Army Isn’t Ready For War. That’s Just Not True. Donald : Right now, U.S. soldiers are training hard for heavy combat — just in case. Donald : The United States Army, citing threats from North Korea, Iran, Russia and the Islamic State, has put its most powerful combat units on a war footing, ready to slug it out, if necessary, in high-intensity battle. Even as GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump claims the military is “in a really bad state” and “totally unprepared,” the Army’s data…

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Should The U.S. Double Down In Syria With A No-Fly Zone?

Should The U.S. Double Down In Syria With A No-Fly Zone?

Should The U.S. Double Down In Syria With A No-Fly Zone? Double :Experts say it’s a likely move for the next administration, but it hasn’t been discussed much on the campaign trail. With hardly a mention of the conflict on the presidential campaign trail, the United States may soon face a critical decision in the Syrian war: whether to establish a no-fly zone to defend civilians against Russian and Syrian airstrikes. The idea, long resisted by the Obama administration, has been endorsed by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and by prominent Republicans,…

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As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War

As We Honor Veterans, We Must Acknowledge The Moral Costs Of War Until then, veterans will be reluctant to talk about their experiences. OMAR SOBHANI/REUTERSU.S. Marines depart Afghanistan in October 2014. Like many American kids, Chuck Newton went to war to kill. It was after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and he was burning for revenge. “I want to go fight,” the 17-year-old told his parents. Understandably, they said “no.” When he was old enough to enlist without their permission, off he went to Marine boot camp at Parris…

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Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster

Afghanistan Is All Ready To Be Donald Trump’s First Foreign Policy Disaster Fifteen years after the United States first scattered the Taliban with high-altitude bombing, the battlefield gains achieved by tens of thousands of U.S. troops are in jeopardy from a resurgent Taliban.  The United States has spent $115 billion on this longest war in its history. The conflict has taken the lives of 1,865 Americans and wounded 20,224 (as of Nov. 16), many with life-shattering injuries. Yet the main goals set forth by Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama haven’t been…

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