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  • Republic of Crimea considered accepted into Russian Federation (Crimea Part Of Russia Alert)

    03/18/2014 7:22:46 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 27 replies
    Itar-Tass ^ | 03/18/2014 | Itar-Tass
    MOSCOW, March 18. /ITAR-TASS/. The Republic of Crimea is considered to be accepted into Russia from Tuesday, March 18 — the date of signing the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Crimea on the Accession of the Republic of Crimea to the Russian Federation and Formation of New Subjects in the Russian Federation. It was signed on Tuesday by Russian President Vladimir Putin, head of the Republic of Crimea’s State Council Vladimir Konstantinov, the Republic’s Prime Minister Sergey Aksyonov and Sevastopol’s Mayor Aleksei Chalyi. “From the day of the Republic of Crimea’s admission to the Russian Federation,...
  • Judge halts lethal injections in California

    12/15/2006 2:25:59 PM PST · by mwilli20 · 118 replies · 3,688+ views
    AP via CNN ^ | 12/15/2006 | AP
    A federal judge declares California's application of the current method of execution unconstitutional. But in a grand gesture of understanding says that ... "it can be fixed" See more at the link...
  • Japan: U.S. won't cut troop levels in Okinawa(to repel special force blitz by China)

    06/30/2005 4:32:54 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 27 replies · 842+ views
    U.S. won't cut troop levels in OkinawaThe Yomiuri Shimbun The United States, citing a possible surprise assault on Taiwan by China's special forces as a realistic scenario, has told Japan it will be difficult to reduce or relocate to the Japanese mainland any of its marine corps combat units stationed in Okinawa, government sources said Wednesday. Washington has made this position on the marines in Okinawa known to the Japanese side through bilateral talks including consultations over the realignment of U.S. troops and their bases in Japan, the sources said. The United States has about 18,000 marines stationed in Okinawa....