Chairman Smith on the hearing: “Arrested and sentenced to eight years in prison for somehow ‘undermining the security of Iran’ by pastoring to Christian churches, U.S. citizen Saeed Abedini has endured imprisonment, solitary confinement, beatings, and untreated internal bleeding ... FULL ARTICLE AT US House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Chairman Poe on the hearing: “Iraq is at a turning point. Prime Minister Maliki continues to play sectarian politics and al-Qaeda is taking full advantage. This hearing will help understand the threat al-Qaeda poses to the stability of Iraq and ... FULL ARTICLE AT US House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was recently awarded his black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu from Ricardo Almeida. Edgar, who trains at Renzo Gracie Combat Team, and fellow UFC fighter Nick Catone were each honored by Almeida. Congrats to @FrankieEdgar ... FULL ARTICLE AT Five Ounces of Pain
MEXICO CITY (AP) Two international press groups are calling for a full investigation into the death of Honduran journalist Juan Carlos Argenal Medina, who was found shot to death at his home in the southeastern city of Danli.The... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
American military aircraft will fly African and European peacekeepers to the Central African Republic, which is in the midst of a bloody internal conflict between various proclaimed Christian and Muslim militias and other rebel factions.
The decision ... FULL ARTICLE AT WLWT Cincinnati
The Guthrie saw significant declines in season-ticket and single-ticket sales, which contributed to overall attendance of 375,702, a drop of 50,000 from fiscal 2011-12. FULL ARTICLE AT Minneapolis Star Tribune
Though lightweight Mac Danzig (21-11-1) won’t celebrate his 34th birthday until January, another important date recently rolled around in the form of his six-year anniversary as a member of the UFC roster. However, this weekend could very well mark ... FULL ARTICLE AT Five Ounces of Pain