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Scottish government ignores Donald Trump’s threats and approves windfarm

Scottish ministers have given the go-ahead to an experimental offshore windfarm site near Aberdeen after ignoring Donald Trump’s angry threats of legal action to block the project. Trump has repeatedly attacked the European offshore wind deployment centre (EOWDC) proposal, alleging the turbines will ruin the view from his £750m golf…

French far right heaps praise on Britain’s David Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron has been praised by the French far right National Front for “smashing the taboo” on European immigration. France’s far-right National Front (FN) has praised British Prime Minister David Cameron after he said Tuesday he would stop immigrants receiving welfare benefits after six months. “The Front…

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg joining tech industry executives to start SuperPAC

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is joining other tech industry executives to start an organization to lobby Washington. Zuckerberg is reportedly taking a lead role…  …

In surprise move, Vietnam asks citizens for public comment on their constitution

Vietnam’s government has asked its 90 million citizens for public comment on their constitution, and the request has prompted a flurry of rare public critiques from intellectuals, former officials, and civil society groups.  That type of reaction from the public might seem normal in a democracy,…  …

Janet Napolitano answers critics of new TSA rules for knives on airplanes

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano quoted a “Saturday Night Live” comedian when she was asked about a storm…  …

Jared Leto wears fan’s human ear on a necklace

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Two-headed bull shark discovered in Gulf of Mexico

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Christie: I’ll keep ‘firm grip’ on Prince Harry during New Jersey visit

Famously rambunctious New Jersey governor told a local radio station that he’ll spend all day with prince on Garden State tour Keeping Britain’s rambunctious Prince Harry in line is a tough job that the prince’s media handlers and protection officers have never quite come to grips with – to the…

Report: Half of all Iraq and Afghanistan vets report inadequate care from Veterans Affairs

Study for Congress has ‘serious misgivings’ about government’s treatment of US troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan Almost half of the 2.2 million troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan report difficulties on their return home, but many receive inadequate care from the US Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs, according to…

Petraeus plans affair apology in comeback speech

Decorated military general, 60, to offer his ‘deep regret’ for affair with biographer that led to his resignation as CIA director David Petraeus, one of America’s most decorated generals, is expected to make his public comeback Tuesday night with an apology for the extramarital affair that led to his resignation.…

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