Foreigners fighting Islamic State in Syria: who and why?

DERIK, Syria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – While illegally crossing the Iraqi-Syrian border, Canadian Peter Douglas was adamant that his incursion was for humanitarian reasons – to help the people of Syria.

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The CIA has to approve every script for spy drama The Americans


The CIA has to approve every script for spy drama The Americans

The Cold War TV spy drama The Americans is a fictional account of two Soviet spies living in the United States. It may be fiction, but that doesn't stop American intelligence agencies from being concerned about the show's content. In fact, the CIA has to approve every script before it's even shot.

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Police chief: I shot wife in my sleep

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via CNN.com – Top Stories http://ift.tt/1vSGZge The police chief in Peachtree City, Georgia, said he was sleeping when he moved a gun in the bed and accidentally shot his wife in the back, according to a 911 tape released Friday.

Palcohol Isn’t in Stores Yet, but States Have Already Banned It

Really silly?


via FN Dish – Food Network Blog http://ift.tt/1I97c04 Palcohol, the new powdered alcohol that promises to be portable, potent and, with the addition of water, potable hasn't hit store shelves. But several states have already banned it.

The GOP can’t shake David Duke. Does it want to? – Chicago Tribune


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The GOP can't shake David Duke. Does it want to?
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GOP U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana recently apologized for speaking in 2002 to a white nationalist group founded by David Duke. GOP U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana recently apologized for speaking in 2002 to a white nationalist group founded …

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