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August 24th, 2016

US Army Pulls Training Slide Listing Hillary Clinton As A Security "Threat"

The US Army said Wednesday it was a mistake for a local unit to identify Hillary Clinton as a potential threat during a training presentation and has halted the practice.  "We have confirmed that the slide was developed 18 months ago and used locally as a part of a training presentation on best practices for handling classified material and maintaining operational security."

State Department Urges US Citizens To Leave Gaza "As Soon As Possible"

It's been a busy 24 hours for John Kerry. Between fending off requests for Hillary's emails, palling it up with Erdogan, and dealing with Afghanistan fallout, The Department of State has just issued a travel alert warning U.S. citizens against all travel to the Gaza Strip and urges those present to depart as soon as possible when border crossings are open. The announcement follows an escalation between Palestinian militants and the Israeli military over the weekend.

Hillary Calls Epipen Price Increase "Outrageous", As Earnest Calls Mylan Greedy

Moments ago Hillary Clinton joined the fray against Mylan, calling on the company to voluntarily drop the price of EpiPen, which has increased in price by 400 percent in the past decade. "That's outrageous - and it's just the latest troubling example of a company taking advantage of its consumers," Clinton said in a statement. "It's wrong when drug companies put profits ahead of patients, raising prices without justifying the value behind them."

France: The Religious War Few Wish To Face

Until a few years ago, the unique recipe for secularism adopted by the French seemed able to guarantee the assimilation of the country's burgeoning number of Muslims, something now, by criminal and terrorist activity in the country, proven a resolute failure. Next year's election results might signal the beginning of the end for laïcité, the long-held French principle of strict prohibition against religious influence in the determination of state policies.