Archive for International News – Page 2

The Chevy Volt is Shovel Ready

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

From yahoo and AP,

The Chevy Volt is being brought in for structural rework. Weak sales and fires after crashes make this puppy as attractive as the Edsel. No wonder GM needed a bailout! With an outrageous estimated cost of $250,000 to taxpayers per vehicle, this car is shovel ready.

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Iran sentences American man to death

Monday, January 9th, 2012

AP

American man arrested while visiting his grandmother in Iran is senteced to death by the Iranian religious government.

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The Real Benjamin Buttons

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

As envisioned by the late Dr. Frank R. Wallace, stem cells prove to be the path to reaching anti-aging and biological immortality.

Read the whole story from MSNBC

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Kim Yong Il dies

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

From the NYT,

Supreme leader of North Korea dies.

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Canada pulls out of Kyoto accords.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

From Reuters,

In a surprising move, economical truths win out over fantasy, Canada pulls out of the Kyoto accords siting that they would have to pull every vehicle off the road, cut heat to every home and shut down all farming. Yet Christiana Figures from the UN goes on to pretend like the UN can and will “enforce” legal sanctions against Canada. Read here

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Obama plays the “I killed Osama” card

Friday, December 9th, 2011

From townhall and business insider;

Obama wants us to ask Osama if he is an appeaser…

Of course, it would’ve been nice to see the death picture.
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From Kotaku.com

The International Red Cross wants video games to adhere to Geneva convention rules, claiming that more than 600 million gamers could be classified as war criminals. Read here

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The funniest thing, the Chavez paradox

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

From Business Insider:

Hugo Chavez is caught in his own success.

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From HotAir:

Count the Czech Republic out of any American missile-defense system in Europe.  The Czechs formally withdrew from the missile-defense partnership with the US, prompting one lawmaker in Prague to complain that “the current administration doesn’t take the Czech Republic seriously.”  They see the Obama administration as more concerned with appeasing Russia — at their expense:

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Where is the warming?

Monday, June 13th, 2011

From HotAir:

Carbon emissions over the past decade actually exceeded predictions by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), no thanks to the global economic recession.  According to their anthropogenic global-warming theories, global temperatures should have risen significantly as a result.   James Taylor at Forbes wonders what happened:

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