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Opec under siege as Isil threatens world’s oil lifeline

Thick black smoke rising from the Baiji oil refinery could be seen as a dirty smudge on the horizon as far away as Baghdad after fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) set fire to the enormous processing plant just over 100 miles north of the capital last week.

By News on the Net UK Telegraph- Saturday, May 30, 2015

Obama Has Lowest Average 1stQ GDP Growth of Any President on Record

Even if you leave out the first quarter of 2009—when the recession that started in December 2007 was still ongoing—President Barack Obama has presided over the lowest average first-quarter GDP growth of any president who has served since 1947, which is the earliest year for which the Bureau of Economic Analysis has calculated quarterly GDP growth.

By News on the Net Saturday, May 30, 2015

Officials: Shootings Involving Children Up 500 Percent From Last Year

BALTIMORE (WJZ)–A young child, killed in a double shooting in southwest Baltimore just as another young victim is released from the hospital, with a bullet still in his leg. Police say it’s all part of a disturbing and growing trend.

By News on the Net CBS Baltimore- Saturday, May 30, 2015

Anti-Semitic fliers found in neighborhoods across region (Maryland)

A day after anti-Semitic fliers papered a neighborhood in Chevy Chase, similar fliers turned up in a D.C. neighborhood, and people throughout the region said they had also seen the hateful leaflets at their doorsteps.

By News on the Net Washington Post- Saturday, May 30, 2015

What You Need to Know About the House’s Obamacare Lawsuit

The U.S. House of Representatives had its first day in court today after filing a lawsuit against the Obama administration for making unilateral changes to the Affordable Care Act in November. Now, a district judge must rule on whether the case will proceed.

By Heritage Foundation Melissa Quinn- Friday, May 29, 2015

UN staffers fear for their jobs after reporting peacekeeper sex abuse claims

UNITED NATIONS –  The U.N.‘s poor handling of child sexual abuse claims against French soldiers has human rights staffers fearing for their jobs as they struggle with how to respond to highly sensitive allegations in the future, according to a letter to the world body’s human rights chief obtained by The Associated Press.

By News on the Net Fox News- Friday, May 29, 2015

Vladimir Putin declares all Russian military deaths state secrets

Vladimir Putin has declared that all military deaths will be classified as state secrets not just in times of war but also in peace – a move that activists worry might further discourage the reporting of Russian soldiers’ deaths in Ukraine.

By News on the Net The Guardian- Friday, May 29, 2015

Phoenix Bikers Sponsor ‘Draw Muhammad’ Contest on Friday

On May 29, bikers in Pheonix, Arizona, are holding a “Draw Muhammad” contest outside the mosque at the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix, which is where the two gunmen who opened fire in Garland, Texas, allegedly attended.

By News on the Net Breitbart News- Friday, May 29, 2015

26 people treated after Army’s accidental anthrax shipments

At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after an Army bio-defense facility in Utah mistakenly sent live samples to private and military laboratories in as many as nine states, including California, and South Korea, officials said Thursday.

By News on the Net Los Angeles Times- Friday, May 29, 2015