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  • Exclusive: U.S. to allow people from nations hit by Ebola to stay temporarily

    11/20/2014 10:52:51 AM PST · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    reuters ^ | 11/20/14 | Julia Edwards
    (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who are currently residing in the United States, department officials said on Thursday. People from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone in the United States as of Thursday may apply for protection from deportation, as well as for work permits, for 18 months, said a Department of Homeland Security official. After 18 months, the Secretary of Homeland Security will assess whether the protection should be extended, based on the level of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
  • Here’s Obama’s Immigration Speech In Full

    11/20/2014 5:15:36 PM PST · by iowamark · 96 replies
    Time ^ | 11/20/2014 | BH Obama
    My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities – people not trapped by our past, but able to remake ourselves as we choose. But today, our immigration system is broken, and everybody knows it. Families who enter our country the right way and play by the rules watch others flout the rules. Business owners who...
  • No, ‘Prosecutorial Discretion’ Does Not Justify Obama’s Lawless Amnesty

    11/20/2014 6:03:11 PM PST · by Steelfish · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | November 20, 2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    NOVEMBER 20, 2014 No, ‘Prosecutorial Discretion’ Does Not Justify Obama’s Lawless Amnesty Obama’s planned action perverts the meaning of the legal doctrine. By Andrew C. McCarthy Can the president make fraud and theft legal? How about assault? Cocaine use? Perjury? You’d have to conclude he can — and that we have supplanted the Constitution with a monarchy — if you buy President Obama’s warped notion of prosecutorial discretion. Tonight, Mr. Obama will unveil his executive order granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. According to news accounts, the criminal-law doctrine of prosecutorial discretion is the foundation of the president’s legal...
  • Geraldo Rivera: Ya era Hora (About Time) - Part One

    11/20/2014 1:23:06 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 60 replies
    http://latino.foxnews.com ^ | November 20, 2014 | Geraldo Rivera
    epublicans had it coming. They allowed their House Leadership to be rendered irrelevant by anti-immigration radicals like Steve King of Iowa and Mo Brooks of Alabama. The right-wing herd and its supporting cast of screamers like Matt Drudge and Judicial Watch are indignant because they claim the president won't wait for the legislative process to work; that what Mr. Obama is doing is unconstitutional, imperial and impetuous. On both counts, that is total horsesh*t.
  • Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week

    11/13/2014 3:00:44 AM PST · by Fenhalls555 · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 13, 2014 | Lucas Tomlinson
    EXCLUSIVE: President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. The president's plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. government agency. The source said the plan could be announced as early as Nov. 21, though the date might slip a few days pending final White House approval. Obama was briefed at the White House by Homeland Security officials before leaving on his Asia-Pacific trip last week, Fox...
  • Obama Said to Plan Moves to Shield 5 Million Immigrants

    11/13/2014 11:15:05 AM PST · by Bettyprob · 29 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Nov. 13, 2014 | Michael D. Shear
    WASHINGTON — President Obama will ignore angry protests from Republicans and announce as soon as next week a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration enforcement system that will protect up to five million undocumented immigrants from the threat of deportation and provide many of them with work permits, according to administration officials who have direct knowledge of the plan. Asserting his authority as president to enforce the nation’s laws with discretion, Mr. Obama intends to order changes that will significantly refocus the activities of the government’s 12,000 immigration agents. One key piece of the order, officials said, will allow many...
  • Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week

    11/12/2014 3:43:56 PM PST · by jazusamo · 215 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 12, 2014 | Lucas Tomlinson
    EXCLUSIVE: President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. The president's plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. government agency. The source said the plan could be announced as early as Nov. 21, though the date might slip a few days pending final White House approval. Obama was briefed at the White House by Homeland Security officials before leaving on his Asia-Pacific trip last week, Fox...
  • Tank column crosses from Russia into Ukraine: Kiev military

    11/07/2014 6:02:16 AM PST · by Kartographer · 135 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | 11/7/14 | Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Alessandra Prentice and Richard Balmforth
    A column of 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and trucks carrying ammunition and fighters has crossed into eastern Ukraine from Russia, the Kiev military said on Friday. "The deployment continues of military equipment and Russian mercenaries to the front lines," spokesman Andriy Lysenko said in a televised briefing referring to Thursday's cross-border incursion.
  • Paul Ryan Predicts Enough GOP Support For 'Constructive Immigration Reform'

    11/06/2014 3:31:00 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 236 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/6/14 | Tony Lee
    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) predicts that there will be enough support for immigration reform in a GOP-led Congress. According to the Associated Press, "Ryan said that as long as Obama doesn't try an executive order in November or December and works with Congress," immigration legislation can be enacted.
  • In Torrent of Rapes in Britain, An Uncomfortable Focus on Race and Ethnicity

    11/03/2014 4:06:05 AM PST · by Jim Noble · 24 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 1, 2014 | Katrin Bennhold
    ROCHDALE, England — Shabir Ahmed, a delivery driver for two takeout places, did not have to go looking for young girls. Runaways and rebellious teenagers would show up at the restaurants, often hungry and cold. He slipped them free drinks and chicken tikka masala. “Call me Daddy,” he would say...
  • Border deaths drop to 15-year low

    10/23/2014 5:11:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | October 23, 2014 | By ASTRID GALVAN
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert. The U.S. government recorded 307 deaths in the 2014 fiscal year that ended in September — the lowest number since 1999. In 2013, the number of deaths was 445.
  • NY HIGH SCHOOL BLASTED FOR NOT ACCOMMODATING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

    10/23/2014 3:34:27 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/23/14 | by WILLIAM BIGELOW
    Activists involved in the accommodation of Central American immigrants are blasting a Long Island, New York high school for not being more malleable with regard to the education of unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors. The school district of Hempstead, in which Latinos comprise 60% of NY HIGH SCHOOL BLASTED FOR NOT ACCOMMODATING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS Hempstead’s population, has been forced to accommodate between 700 and 1100 extra students as a result of the recent flood of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. border. Elias Mestizo, president of the Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association, said the estimate from teachers was much lower. Diane Goins, New...
  • CDC Denies Enterovirus Link to Illegal-Alien Kids

    10/16/2014 5:08:16 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 62 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 10-15-14 | Jerome Corsi
    “There is no evidence that unaccompanied children brought EV-D68 into the United States; we are not aware of any of these children testing positive for the virus,” the CDC emailed WND in response to a request for comment.
  • Hispanics want Obamacare for illegal immigrant ‘dreamers’ [Photos]

    10/13/2014 7:50:26 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 36 replies
    White House vows executive action on immigration reform after election Youth from United We Dream chant slogans calling for an end to deportations outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices in downtown Phoenix. Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare Top Hispanic leaders asked President Obama last week to grant some illegal immigrants access to Obamacare, saying the “dreamers” to whom the White House has given tentative work permits are already paying taxes, so they deserve government benefits. The request is yet another complication stemming from the legal limbo Mr....
  • 14 Texas Children Have Confirmed Cases of Deadly Enterovirus-D68

    10/13/2014 8:06:05 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 46 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 10/12/2014 | Merrill Hope
    Of the 691 cases of EV-D68 confirmed from by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now in 46 states and the District of Columbia, 14 of these cases are in Texas. On October 9, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) confirmed that the children with EV-D68 were residents of Anderson, Bexar, Dallas (7), Denton, and Lubbock (4) Counties. One additional confirmed case was in a resident of another state. In Lubbock, the Avalanche-Journal reported an additional case on October 10, although it was not recorded with the DSHS. If confirmed, this would bring the Texas EV-D68...
  • Another Ebola Risk: It Eats Logic

    10/11/2014 4:06:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 10, 2014 | Mark Davis
    Reading the bio alongside Steven Bucci’s Daily Signal piece on the Ebola-inspired Liberia travel ban made me want to meet him and shake his hand. He “served America for three decades as an Army special forces officer and top Pentagon official,” now serving as director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation. Military Hero. Heritage. How do I not love that? Yet oddly, his piece opposing a temporary block on incoming West African travelers struck me as completely wrong, so my usual instinct kicked in— to welcome him to my radio show. His headline, “Wisdom...
  • New Mexico Debate in Spanish Part of Growing Trend

    10/07/2014 6:39:09 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 7, 2014 | By RUSSELL CONTRERAS
    The moderator gave New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the nod to start her opening statement. She smiled, then looked at the camera. "Welcome. And thank you very much for the opportunity to talk to the Hispanic people of my community," Martinez said in Spanish. It marked Martinez's entry in an emerging trend as Republicans and Democrats around the U.S. court Hispanic voters. From California to Texas, colleges and Spanish-language networks are hosting similar Spanish debates regardless of candidates' fluency amid the growing influence of Latinos as swing voters in key races.
  • Obama Defines ‘Americans’ As People Who Enter The Country Illegally

    10/07/2014 5:53:27 AM PDT · by walford · 26 replies
    DownTrend.com ^ | October 3, 2014 | Brian Anderson
    Last night at an immigration activist dinner in Washington DC Obama took his shameless pandering and tenuous hold on reality to new despicable depths. Speaking before the mostly Latino crowd, the President actually said his best definition of an American is someone who enters this country illegally and leaches off the hard work of others. Obama got the crowd warmed up by speaking a little Spanish and telling them he rode to the event with two illegal aliens in his limo. Amid the current Secret Service scandal, you have to wonder how illegal aliens get vetted so they can party...
  • Disease plagues illegal immigrants; basic hygiene, lack of medications blamed

    Communicable diseases continue to be a problem at the New Mexico facility built to house illegal immigrant families surging across the U.S.-Mexico border, and the immigrants themselves aren’t taking their own health care very seriously, according to an audit released Monday. While the Border Patrol is doing a good job of handling the surge of illegal immigrant children traveling alone without their parents, the families who are being housed at a special facility continue to have health problems and trouble using the bathroom, the Homeland Security inspector general said...
  • The 100th Intelligence Brigade...Russian Federation...crossed from Rostov into #Novoazovsk.

    10/04/2014 3:55:25 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    #Report ^ | 5:47 AM - 3 Oct 2014 | Conflict Reporter
    #Report The 100th Intelligence Brigade of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in North Ossetia crossed from Rostov into #Novoazovsk.
  • Obama Tells Hispanic Caucus He 'Rode Over' From WH With 2 Illegal Aliens

    10/03/2014 6:14:27 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 93 replies
    CNSNews ^ | Oct 3, 2014 | Susan Jones
    President Barack Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Thursday night he was accompanied to the convention center by two illegal aliens, whom he called "dreamers." "I want to give a special thanks to two young men who rode over with me from the White House tonight," Obama said. "Luis and Victor are CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) interns and fellows. They are also dreamers, living and working in the country they call home, and making it a better place for all of us...
  • Fired Up Obama to Immigration Activists: 'No Force On Earth Can Stop Us'

    10/02/2014 5:57:21 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 100 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 2 Oct 14 | Daniel Halper
    A fired up President Barack Obama had a message to immigration activists at a dinner this evening in Washington, D.C.: "no force on earth can stop us." "The clearest path to change is to change [the voter turnout] number," said Obama "Si se puede, si votamos! Yes, we can, if we vote!" "You know, earlier this year, I had a chance to host a screening of the film Cesar Chavez at the White House, and I was reminded that Cesar organized for nearly 20 years before his first major victory. He never saw that time as a failure. Looking back,...
  • Situation in Ukraine's eastern regions. Map

    10/03/2014 4:00:38 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    Ukrinform ^ | http://www.ukrinform.ua/eng/news/situation_in_ukraines_eastern_regions_map_326430 | Ukrinform
    KYIV, October 3 /Ukrinform/. The situation in eastern Ukraine remains tense. Despite the declared ceasefire, terrorists continue to shell Ukrainian army positions. The map that reflects the situation in Donbas as of 12.00 on October 3 has been released by the information and analytical center of the National Security and Defense Council.
  • Capture of Donetsk airport or Mariupol to trigger new sanctions - Bloomberg

    10/03/2014 3:53:26 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    Ukrinform ^ | 12:15 02.10.2014 | Ukrinform
    KYIV, October 2 /Ukrinform/. The European Union may impose additional sanctions on Russia if pro-Russian fighters capture the Donetsk airport or the city of Mariupol, Bloomberg has reported, citing its own sources. "If the separatists took the Donetsk airport or the city of Mariupol in an effort to create a land corridor, the EU might impose additional sanctions... The outcome is impossible to predict and could go either way," reads the statement.
  • Militants begin massive assault on Donetsk airport

    10/03/2014 3:49:34 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    Ukrinform ^ | 09:18 02.10.2014 | Ukrinform
    KYIV, October 2 /Ukrinform/. Terrorists began a massive assault on the positions of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) forces at the Donetsk airport early this morning.
  • Obama seeks to restore trust with disappointed Latinos

    10/02/2014 5:34:25 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 2, 2014 | By Richard Cowan
    After enraging Latino voters last month by delaying promised immigration reforms, President Barack Obama is expected to assure Hispanic-American lawmakers on Thursday that he is on their side and help is on the way. Obama, who for the past two years missed the annual gala held by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, will return to the group and reiterate his ongoing commitment to immigration reform, according to a White House official. The official, who asked not to be identified, said Obama also will say he intends to fix as much of the U.S. immigration system as he can by using his...
  • Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S.

    09/30/2014 8:42:53 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 8 replies
    KNPR ^ | Tue September 30, 2014 5:08 pm | Hansi Lo Wang
    Mexico is helping some of its citizens apply for a controversial immigration program in the U.S. called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Since the Obama administration created the program in 2012, more than 580,000 unauthorized immigrants brought to the U.S. as minors have received temporary relief from deportation and been given work permits that last for at least two years. But 45 percent of those who are eligible for DACA have not applied, and the cost may be holding some back. Immigrants have to pay a total of $465 to the Department of Homeland Security for fees related...
  • Government Funds Lawyers for Immigrant Kids

    09/30/2014 1:49:17 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 30, 2014 | By AMY TAXIN
    The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration. Kenneth Wolfe, a spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services' said it is the first time the office that oversees programs for unaccompanied immigrant children will provide money for direct legal representation. The grants to two organizations are part of a bigger $9 million project that aims to provide lawyers to 2,600 children.
  • Jerry Brown approves loan program for undocumented students

    09/29/2014 4:10:21 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | September 29, 2014 | Staff
    Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation creating a new loan program for undocumented students in California’s public universities. California has already taken several steps to make college more affordable for undocumented students, including extending in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants who graduate from California high schools and making them eligible to apply for Cal Grant scholarships. Brown signed the bill on Sunday without comment.
  • Rep. Grijalva: Distinction Between Legal, Illegal Immigrants ‘Doesn’t Exist’

    09/29/2014 8:03:02 AM PDT · by walford · 23 replies
    CNSNews ^ | September 26, 2014 | Zoey DiMauro
    Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) said Wednesday that any distinction between illegal immigrants and those who obey U.S. laws and enter the country legally “doesn't exist.” CNSNews asked the Arizona Democrat, who supports a movement by a growing number of churches to provide sanctuary for illegal aliens facing deportation, what he would say to those who entered the U.S. legally. "That the issue here is about family," Grijalva replied. "That the issue here is that the people that are seeking the support and the protection of sanctuary are people that are hard-working, families, blended family many times, with citizens and children,...
  • VIRUS PROBED IN PARALYSIS CASES IN 9 COLORADO KIDS

    09/27/2014 4:25:35 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 34 replies
    AP ^ | 9/27/14 | BY MIKE STOBBE AP MEDICAL WRITER
    Sep 26, 8:40 PM EDT VIRUS PROBED IN PARALYSIS CASES IN 9 COLORADO KIDS BY MIKE STOBBE AP MEDICAL WRITER AP Photo AP Photo HEALTH VIDEO BUY AP PHOTO REPRINTS MULTIMEDIA CHILD LABOR IN PAKISTAN NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday sent doctors an alert about the polio-like cases and said the germ - enterovirus 68 - was detected in four out of eight...
  • Church network offers sanctuary to illegal immigrants avoid deportation

    09/25/2014 4:26:35 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 24, 2014 | By Stephen Dinan
    A network of two dozen churches has promised to offer “physical sanctuary” to illegal immigrants facing deportation, saying they want to create a safe haven that federal officials won’t invade. Dubbed Sanctuary 2014, the movement consists of 24 churches in 12 cities scattered across the country that have vowed to open their doors to holding illegal immigrants facing deportation. One of those is Rosa Robles Loreto whom the government has ordered deported. “She will remain until the day that she can safely return to doing what she loves most — cheering for her 8- and 11-year-old boys at their Little...
  • 3 in custody, accused of vandalizing American flags in Oceanside neighborhood

    09/23/2014 10:01:41 PM PDT · by Jagdgewehr · 16 replies
    ABC 10 News San Diego ^ | 3:53 PM, Sep 23, 2014 | City News Service
    OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Three 18-year-olds were behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of defacing American flags in a North County senior housing neighborhood last summer. Ruben Jimenez, Daniel Moran and Breanna Alexis Serrato allegedly spray-painted the three flags -- writing "(expletive) USA" on one of them -- in the 3800 block of Rosemary Way in Oceanside late on the evening of July 18, according to Lt. Leonard Cosby. A surveillance camera captured images of the crimes, he said.
  • Poll: Most New Mexico Voters Oppose Licenses For Undocumented

    09/23/2014 2:51:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    KRWG-TV PBS Local ^ | September 23, 2014
    A new poll shows likely New Mexico voters still oppose an 11-year-old state law that allows immigrants who are in the country illegally to obtain driver's licenses. The Albuquerque Journal reports three-fourths of the likely voters surveyed opposed the law, echoing findings of similar Journal polls.
  • Wyoming Considers Steps to Assist Its New Refugees (Barf Alert)

    09/23/2014 6:10:38 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 16 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Sep 21, 2014 | Dan Frosch
    Wyoming Considers Steps to Assist Its New Refugees State Weighs Creating a Resettlement Program Dan Frosch Sept. 21, CHEYENNE, Wyo.—Draped in a brightly hued robe and veil, Amal Hassan certainly stands out from the locals as she walks along the outskirts of this high-plains city, pickup trucks rumbling by. Somali refugees such as Ms. Hassan are becoming a more common sight here in the nation's least populous state, the only one without a refugee-resettlement program. Such initiatives provide social and financial services to refugees such as Ms. Hassan, 29 years old, who were admitted legally into the U.S. Now, with...
  • Influx of immigrant children reported in Hempstead School District

    09/19/2014 4:12:50 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    News 12 Long Island ^ | September 17, 2014
    There are growing concerns about the exploding young immigrant population on Long Island. Officials say thousands of undocumented children who crossed the United States border illegally are now in school districts in the area. This year alone 2,200 undocumented children crossed the border and came to Long Island to live. News 12 has learned about 1,200 of them are enrolled in the Hempstead School District. School Board president Lamont Johnson said Hempstead is unprepared for all these students, and trying to figure out where to put them all. Right now some are standing up in class, or even sitting on...
  • Article IV, Secc 4 of the U.S. Constitution. PROTECT CITIZENS

    09/17/2014 3:53:31 PM PDT · by rovenstinez · 19 replies
    Constitution of the USA ^ | Sept. 17, 2014 | rovenstinez
    The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion
  • "Need to prepare for full-scale invasion of Russia" - admiral

    The annexed Crimea in the winter especially in dire need of the support of the Mainland, in which Russia will do anything to join the Donbass and the peninsula. The ex-Defense Minister Igor Tenűh on Channel 5. According to him, the Crimea in the winter to survive without the Mainland Ukraine very hard. However, he did not rule out the possibility of air strikes on the Ukrainian cities. "This does not mean that everyone should go to the front, to each city responsible for preparing the population to air strikes. Combine all of the management in the hands of the...
  • MH17 disaster: Russians 'controlled BUK missile system'

    09/08/2014 2:31:33 PM PDT · by Agog · 12 replies
    BBC ^ | 09/08/2014 | John Sweeney
    Russians were operating a BUK missile launcher seen in the area where the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet MH17 was shot down, eyewitnesses have told Panorama. Distinctive shrapnel damage to the plane points to a fragmentation weapon - such as a BUK - downing the plane. The Kremlin had previously suggested that the missile was from a Ukrainian fighter jet. Pro-Russian rebels have denied any possession of a BUK. However, photographs and videos cast doubt on the claim by the Kremlin and pro-Russian rebels - that they did not have a BUK missile launcher on their territory. Three eyewitnesses, all civilians,...
  • UKRAINE: The invaders surrounded the checkpoint in Lugansk National Guard [VIDEO]

    The invaders surrounded the checkpoint in Lugansk National Guard and threatened to "complete destruction" Russian troops surrounded the roadblock forces of the anti-terrorist operation in the Slavânoserbska region. This information-analytical center of NATIONAL SECURITY and DEFENSE COUNCIL. "Today in the Slavânoserbska Russians built a checkpoint opposite the outpost of the National Guard. After that our law enforcement officers have offered to leave the outpost, under the threat that the Russian military convoy will pass through, and in the case of open fire in response, everything will be destroyed, "the statement said. Read: Disguised as "Ukrainians" Russian saboteurs strike fighters According...
  • New EU Sanctions to Stop Fundraising by 3 Russian Oil Giants

    09/07/2014 11:36:44 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 3 replies
    wsj.com ^ | Sept. 7, 2014 | Stephen Fidler and Laurence Norman
    New European Union sanctions on Russia will expand the number of Russian companies unable to raise money in the bloc's capital markets to include three major state-owned oil companies, according to documents seen by The Wall Street Journal.
  • Movement and accumulation of Russian armored vehicles in Ukraine continue(photo)

    Russian Federation continues the concentration of forces in the North conveyed the Crimea and performs the rotation of forces and equipment. Reported spokesman from information-analytical center of the NSDC: Andriy Lysenko. According to him, Russia peredyslokuvala across the Kerch ferry to the mainland of motorized infantry and artillery units that will be sent to the border with Ukraine on the territory of Rostov region, said "Ukrainian Pravda". Read takozhRF pulls armored vehicles to Ukrainian pohranpunktu "Red Talovka" "units of the Armed Forces are charged to administrative boundaries ARC Kherson region. During the last 2 days fixed rotation of personnel and...
  • NATO approves plans for rapid response force aimed at deterring Russia

    09/05/2014 1:18:32 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies
    foxnews.com/ ^ | September 05, 2014 | Associated Press
    Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to create a rapid response force with a headquarters in Eastern Europe that could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region were to come under attack. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the new unit would send a clear message to potential aggressors, namely Russia. "Should you even think of attacking one ally, you will be facing the whole alliance," he declared as a two-day NATO summit in southern Wales drew to a close.
  • Obama Promises to 'Deepen and Broaden' Sanctions Against Russia

    09/05/2014 1:11:30 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 25 replies
    abcnews ^ | Sep 5, 2014 | NOAH WEILAND
    Hours after the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia rebels agreed to a ceasefire after five months of fighting, President Obama told reporters at the NATO Summit in Newport, Wales, today that, “Our alliance is fully united in support of Ukraine's sovereignty." “The U.S. and Europe are finalizing measures to deepen and broaden our sanctions across Russia’s banking, energy, and defense sectors," he said. Obama announced that all NATO allies will provide security assistance to Ukraine, including support and care for Ukrainian troops. Obama reiterated that pro-Russian separatists must keep their commitments, even as European leaders plan to intensify sanctions against the...
  • STATEMENT BY SENATOR JOHN McCAIN IN KYIV, UKRAINE

    09/04/2014 2:32:58 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 16 replies
    mccain.senate.gov ^ | Sep 04 2014 | SENATOR JOHN McCAIN
    Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) today delivered the following statement at a press conference during his visit to Kyiv, Ukraine: “I am Senator John McCain, and it is always a pleasure to be back in Ukraine. “This is my fourth trip to Kyiv since brave Ukraine took to the Maidan last year to demonstrate for freedom and their country's independence. I keep coming back, and I am here now, because I believe what is happening in Ukraine is about far more than Ukraine. It is about the principles of international order that have brought peace and hope...
  • Nearly 1 in 10 California workers are in country illegally, study finds

    09/04/2014 9:36:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    L.A. Times ^ | 9/4/14 | Kate Linthicum
    A report released Wednesday by researchers at USC found that immigrants who are in California illegally make up nearly 10% of the state's workforce and contribute $130 billion annually to its gross domestic product. The study, which was conducted in conjunction with the California Immigrant Policy Center, was based on census data and other statistics, including data from the Department of Labor and the Department of Homeland Security. It looked at a variety of ways the estimated 2.6 million immigrants living in California without permission participate in state life. FOR THE RECORD Sept. 3, 4:20 p.m.: An earlier version of...
  • UHHRU appeal to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

    09/04/2014 8:14:03 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    The entire world has witnessed the armed invasion by the Russian Federation of Ukrainian territory. At first, with the use of Russian Federation forces the Crimea was seized and annexed. In order to conceal this crime Russia used quasi-legal justification in the form of a referendum in the Crimea on March 16 2014, in breach of Ukraine’s Constitution. Now Russia, without declaring war, has moved regular units of its armed forces into the Luhansk and Donetsk regions of eastern Ukraine with these engaging in battle with the Ukrainian armed forces. There are thousands of dead and wounded, with many civilian,...
  • Live Blog: Ukraine In Crisis

    09/04/2014 5:13:11 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 1 replies
    Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty RFE/RL ^ | September 04, 2014 | Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty RFE/RL
    Latest News -- NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said ahead of a NATO summit in Wales that "Russia is attacking Ukraine" and continuing to destabilize the situation in eastern Ukraine despite a cease-fire plan proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. -- The European Commission, the EU's executive, has drafted proposals for a new round of sanctions against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. Proposals outlined in a document obtained by RFE/RL include adding Russian state-owned defense and oil companies to the state-owned banks already barred from EU capital markets, and increasing curbs on the export to Russia...
  • Heletej: Ukraine army defeated separatist and now faces Russian troops

    09/02/2014 6:27:37 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 17 replies
    Zik TV ^ | Monday 01 september, 2014, 17:57 | Zik TV
    Russia has lost the hybrid war in Donbas. Ukraine army has defeated the terrorists. That is why Kremlin was forced to move its regular troops to Donbas, Ukraine Defense Minister Valery Heletej writes in Facebook Sept. 1. The regular Russian troops are already in Donbas intending to increase its ground and advance on new territories of Ukraine, he says. A big war is on our threshold. Unfortunately, in such war the number of casualties may be in thousands and even tens of thousands, he says. Citing unofficial sources, the minister says Russia has already threatened us to use tactical nuclear...
  • Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance

    09/01/2014 11:02:57 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Sep 1, 2014 6:11am EDT | Pavel Polityuk and Polina Devitt
    (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists. Ukraine's military said its forces had been ordered to pull back from a vital airport in the east of the country, near the city of Luhansk, where they had been battling a Russian tank battalion.