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  • IAEA green lights Iran sanctions relief

    01/16/2016 3:19:46 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/1/16 | Ari Soffer
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said that Iran has fulfilled its initial obligations under the terms of the nuclear deal reached with world powers last July, paving the way for the first stage of sanctions relief. The IAEA's announcement came just hours after a breakthrough prisoner swap with the United States saw four American citizens freed in return for the release of seven Iranians jailed in the US. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano hailed the announcement as "an important day for the international community." Sanctions relief to Tehran will see billions of dollars in trade and unfrozen funds...
  • Vatican Gives the Green Light [Rite for the Blessing of Child in the Womb]

    03/27/2012 7:02:04 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    California Catholic Daily ^ | 3/27/12 | USCCB
    ‘Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb’ approved by RomeWASHINGTON (March 26, 2012) -- The Vatican has approved the publication of the "Rite for the Blessing of a Child in the Womb," which will be printed in English and Spanish in a combined booklet and should be available for parishes by Mothers' Day. The U.S. bishops who collaborated on the development of the blessing welcomed the announcement of the recognitio, or approval, by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments in Rome. "I'm impressed with the beauty of this blessing for human life...
  • Breaking News: Senate Dems give health care green light in early a.m. vote.

    12/20/2009 10:24:22 PM PST · by Steelfish · 75 replies · 5,268+ views
    December 20th 2009
    Senate Dems give health care green light in early a.m. vote.
  • CA: Recall bid against Schwarzenegger gets green light

    05/08/2009 9:40:39 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 97 replies · 2,814+ views
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 5/8/09 | Glenn Gehlke
    An effort to recall Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger moved ahead Thursday when Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified an organizer's recall petition. The campaign to unseat the governor is being waged by Edwin Snell, a San Bernardino County resident who runs a political action committee called Recalls California. The recall petition claims Schwarzenegger "no longer represent(s) the interest of the people and has betrayed the trust of the voters." Proponents of the recall drive now have 160 days to gather signatures of 12 percent of the state's 8,679,416 registered voters, with a final filing date of Oct. 14. Once the signatures...
  • MS-13 Leader Sentenced to 120 Months for Conspiracy to Commit Murder in Aid of Racketeering

    04/10/2009 1:36:29 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 1,179+ views
    ALEXANDRIA, VA—Erick Turcios-Lazo, also known as “Scorpion,” age 22, was sentenced today to 120 months in prison to be followed by 3 years of supervised release. Turcios-Lazo was found guilty on Jan. 22, 2009. Dana J. Boente, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Joseph Persichini, Jr., Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office, made the announcement after sentencing by United States District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema. Turcios-Lazo was indicted on Sept. 18, 2008, by a federal grand jury on conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering charges. The jury trial began...
  • Heathrow expansion to get green light Thursday: reports

    01/14/2009 7:06:29 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 339+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 1/14/09 | Alice Ritchie
    LONDON (AFP) – The British government will give the green light on Thursday to plans to build a third runway at London's Heathrow airport, the world's biggest international air hub, the BBC reported. Martin Salter, a lawmaker from Prime Minister Gordon Brown's Labour party who has campaigned against the nine-billion-pound (13-billion-dollar, 10-billion-euro), said he also expected ministers to give the go-ahead. "I am expecting a decision tomorrow. I am expecting it to be the wrong decision, with the runway going ahead," he said Wednesday. The expansion plan has pitted environmental groups and local residents concerned about the increase in emissions...
  • CA: Atlas 5 given green light for blastoff (West Coast Vandenberg AFB Launch, Thursday, 3:02 am PT)

    03/11/2008 9:26:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 40 replies · 1,106+ views
    The Atlas 5 rocket’s planned Thursday liftoff cleared a final hurdle during a routine pre-launch review today at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Officials confirmed the mission is targeting departure at 3:02 a.m. from Space Launch Complex-3 on South Base. While the window remains classified, the launch could occur anytime before 4 a.m., according to officials. The West Coast’s first Atlas 5 rocket will carry a top-secret satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office.
  • IDF operating under 'no restrictions'

    09/25/2005 5:57:29 PM PDT · by Alouette · 23 replies · 815+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Sept. 25, 2005
    Only 24 hours after the last Kassam fell on their town, residents of Sderot and the western Negev were once again on full alert following the targeted assassination of Islamic Jihad terrorists in Gaza on Sunday night. An IAF Apache helicopter flying over Gaza fired a missile and struck a vehicle traveling on the coastal road and carrying the Palestinian terrorists. According to witnesses, one of the victims was decapitated and one was wearing military fatigues. Military sources said the targeted terrorist was Sheikh Muhammad Khalil, a senior commander of Islamic Jihad in the southern Gaza Strip who was responsible...
  • WARNING: "Greenlighters" targeting US teens for sexual activities.

    07/05/2005 10:27:26 AM PDT · by MetaCon · 149 replies · 2,742+ views
    Greenlighters are an emerging underground movement of sexually promiscuous teenagers, including bisexual, homosexual, and heterosexual members. Members of this movement wear a green polo shirt with the collar up, indicating that they are open to pretty much any sexual adventure. When someone comes up to them and puts the collar down, they are "collared" and will go with that person and do whatever sexual act they ask. Transfer of money is not usually involved. Some parent groups are starting to get involved - urging parents to go through their kids clothes and confiscate green shirts and polos. Supposedly this has...
  • Iraq: Betting Line [Gen. Franks Given the Green Light on Baghdad]

    04/01/2003 1:30:46 PM PST · by ewing · 14 replies · 216+ views
    ic Wales and Command Post.Org ^ | April 1, 2003 3:10PM | Stephen Green
    Further fierce bombing is expected tonight as the focus of the war shifted to the Iraqi capital.United States Coailtion Commander Tommy Franks has been given the 'green light' to move on Baghdad when he feels the time is right United States forces said.There is expected to be futher 'softening up' of the Republican Guard positions South of the city.Meanwhile in a defiant statement broadcast on Iraqi TV Saddam Hussein called on his people to take part in 'Jihad' -or holy war against Allied troops.