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Protests Spread Through Brazil in Wake of Presidential Election

Reports from Brazil increasingly show scenes such as those depicted below, with citizens protesting the results of the presidential election. A large demonstration reportedly is set for Tuesday, outside Army barracks. The dispute is over the razor-thin victory of candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro. Soldier …

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Gunmen Kill 13, Wound Dozens in Attack on Shi’ite Holy Site in Iran

Gunmen attacked a major Shi’ite holy site in the Iranian city of Shiraz on October 26, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens, the IRNA state news agency said. The attack took place as security forces clashed elsewhere in the country with protesters marking 40 days since the death …

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Nigeria Soon Could be Hit With Terror Attack, US Embassy Warns

Nigerian authorities have called for calm and vigilance after the U.S. Embassy in the capital, Abuja, issued a security alert warning of an elevated risk of terror attacks, specifically in Abuja. The embassy urged Americans in Nigeria to avoid nonessential travel and crowds, and to stay alert.The U.S. Embassy warned …

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Russia’s Scheme to Steal US Military Technology: Indictment Reveals Phony Paperwork, Aggressive Tactics

by Mike Eckel, RFE/RL In late June 2019, a Russian man named Yury Orekhov met in a European hotel with a businessman representing a California-based company involved in consulting and logistics. Orekhov, the co-owner of a German industrial equipment and commodities trading company, told the businessman that he wanted to …

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Four Pumpkins Concealed 136 Condoms Filled WIth Liquid Meth: A Pharmaceutical Find at the Border

Officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office recently encountered Halloween decorations that were not what they seemed. Officials from the Eagle Pass CBP in Texas opened the gourds, and found them filled with $402,196 in liquid methamphetamine – stored inside condoms. “Our frontline CBP officers have seen just …

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Shooting at Russian Military Training Site Kills 11, Wounds 15, Moscow Says

Two people carried out a terrorist attack on Saturday during a shooting training session at a military training ground in the Belgorod Region, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters. The attackers killed at least 11 eleven people, and wounded another 15, officials said. “On October 15, two citizens of a …

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Anti-Regime Protesters in Iran Torch Billboard Exalting Slain Quds Force Chief Soleimani

In a stark rebuke to the mullahs in Tehran, anti-regime protesters in Iran this week torched a billboard depicting slain IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani was killed Jan. 3, 2020 in a U.S. drone strike near Baghdad International Airport, and has been lionized by the regime as a …

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Anna Chapman and the ‘Illegals’ Were Caught Spying Against the US for Russia; Do Others Remain Undetected?

Anna Chapman was a successful realtor who in 2009 mingled with ease among New York society. She was intelligent, beautiful, and lively – and perhaps overly confident. She apparently did not know that the Feds were on to her, and that she was being investigated for who she really was: …

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Khameni in the Crosshairs: Activists Hack Iranian State TV to Show Anti-Regime Images

Activists in Iran hacked into a live state television broadcast, airing an image of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the crosshairs, along with messages in support of continuing protests against the government’s strict hijab law requiring women to wear head scarves. Islamic Republic TV footage of Supreme Leader Ayatollah …

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Moscow Calling: Kremlin Wants a Word With Russians Who Sailed to Alaska Seeking Asylum

Two Russians who fled to Alaska in order to avoid Putin’s military draft can expect a phone call from Moscow’s agents in Washington, D.C. “The Russian Embassy in Washington is aware of the detention of two Russians by the authorities of the U.S. state of Alaska, the diplomats are going …

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