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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2016 02:03)

Oregon Cannabis Lobby Day & Rally at the Capitol 2016

Those who cannot attend are encouraged to call or write their representative and stand your ground for OMMP!

(SALEM, Ore.) - cannabis lobby day Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp (CRRH), along with several other cannabis organizations, will be participating in Cannabis Lobby Day at the Oregon State Capitol on Monday, February 8, 2016. A press conference is scheduled for 12 noon.

The free speech event will feature speakers, music and vendors until 5pm.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2016 01:04)

Increasing Numbers of Israeli Youth Escape Military Service

Interest in national service and Israel's violent wars of oppression have substantially reduced interest in serving in Israeli Defence Forces.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Salem-News.com Polls in Israel show that Israeli civilians have lost their enthusiasm to defend, join the army and participate in the war, in comparison to past decades. Statistics of military service desertion among the youth have had significant growth.

The Tel Aviv Times reports that the Israeli army General Staff personnel department said in a report that only half of Israelis who have reached legal age are sent to the military service.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-08-2016 00:30)

Ashraf Rifi Contact Arrested in Lebanon Terrorist Acts

Ebrahim Maghsood, arrested in a terrorism investigation, is alleged to be an agent of Ashraf Rifi.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Ashraf Rifi Lebanese military intelligence officials recently arrested a man over alleged involvement in terrorist attacks, and they say the man, Ebrahim Maghsood, is in contact with Ashraf Rifi, the general director of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces from 2005 to 2013.

The Panorama Asharq Al-Awsat (aawsat.com) news agency reported that Maghsood is from a village near Danina. Maghsood was arrested by military intelligence at his home where weapons and explosives were also reportedly seized.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-03-2016 15:39)

Statement by the President on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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(WASHINGTON D.C.) - white house PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: For more than five years, a group of 12 countries have negotiated a forward-looking trade deal that sets new, high standards for trade and investment in one of the world’s fastest growing and most important regions.

Today, these countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a new type of trade deal that puts American workers first.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-02-2016 22:33)

Oregon Medical Marijuana Program at Risk with Over-Regulation

“The Oregon Health Authority is proposing to destroy the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program by over-regulation that will make criminals out of thousands of patients and the growers who provide for them." - John Sajo

(SALEM, Ore.) - Oregon Capitol Were Oregon voters boondoggled when they “legalized” marijuana? Some say "Yes". But not by those that brought it forward; no... it was a political move, well played. Three times within the text, it was said that Measure 91 would "retain current medical marijuana laws". Three times. It passed by a 12-point margin by Oregon voters.

Then, the Legislature apparently was overcome by the impression that the (adult and most likely literate) voters did not understand marijuana and they decided to implement changes, for the benefit of said naive adults.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 23:59)

Qassam Brigades Protest Sending Hamas Troops to Train in Turkey

"...this manifest error of Hamas political leaders cannot be overlooked." - Mohammed Deif, commander of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades

(SALEM, Ore.) - Hamas training Hamas's Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades' commander objected against sending troops for a military and doctrinal training in Turkey and stated that Turkey is itself an ally of Israel.

The security relations between the two countries had never been cut in recent years and these relationships had been so strong.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 23:32)

Statement of Yemeni Anti-Intervention Political Parties` Coalition

The statement is in regard to US Secretary of State's remarks on intervention in Yemen

(SALEM, Ore.) - John Kerry The executive commission of the Yemeni anti-intervention political parties’ coalition follow with great interest the developments in the Yemeni political arena and its repercussions locally, regionally and internationally, including those remarks issued by the US Secretary of State John Kerry, during a meeting with his counterparts in Gulf countries in Riyadh.

According to those remarks,the United States is the primary sponsor of the intervention, beyond any doubt, in Yemen.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 23:21)

Israeli Cooperation With IHS Jane`s Against ISIS

"ISIS has shown they do not will to harm Israel and its founders have created it for another purpose." - IHS Jane's

(SALEM, Ore.) - IHS Jane's In a report quoting the Israeli Defence Minister, the English analytical database IHS Jane's wrote that ISIS has no intention to attack Israel and have no concerns in this area.

Jane's Information Group is a British publishing company specialising in military, aerospace and transportation topics.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 23:17)

Turkey Spying on Lebanon Using Hamas Members

A Hamas service officer is said to be the informational go-between.

(SALEM, Ore.) - spies Sources reported that Lebanese security agencies have discovered some Hamas movement members in this country collecting information to provide to Turkish intelligence service.

According to the Panorama Al-sharq Al-Awsat news agency, these Palestinian members collect the needed information and give their findings to the Turkish intelligence service known as MIT.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-31-2016 23:09)

Takfiri Ideology of KSA Threatens the Future of Kyrgyzstan

Takfiri ideas would wreck the situation of the Central Asian region and engage Iran and Russia, who have been enjoying relative peace in this area.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Flag of Kyrgyzstan Salafism and Hizb ut-Tahrir, which both run by Saudi Arabia, are the most serious threat to Kyrgyzstan and the whole region of Central Asia.

The Saudi regime has been able to institutionalize Salafism and radical thinking of Wahhabism in Central Asia by deploying Salafi preachers, establishing schools and constructing big mosques with large and heavy costs.

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