BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials- February 21, 2013


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“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him.” --Robert A. Heinlein

International Newsworthy

U.S. Lawmakers Target ECB to Stop Iran from Using Euros

Iran to Set Up $4bn Oil Refinery in Gwadar

Iran Installs New Enrichment Centrifuges: IAEA

U.N. Report May Show Slower Growth in Iran Nuclear Stockpile

Sources: Iran to Be Offered 'Serious' Incentive

Cuba, Iran Aim to Bolster Economic Ties

‘Russia Against Unilateral Iran Bans’

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US Plans “Mini-Force” in Post-2014 Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Karzai Looks for Religious Support to End Suicide Attacks

‘US May Impose Sanctions on Pakistan over Iran Gas Deal’

Iran-Pakistan Gas Line a Political Move?

Pakistan State Oil ‘On Its Knees’-More Blackouts Threatened

Pakistan Seeks Handover of Militant Leader Arrested in Afghanistan

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Death Toll of Damascus' Suicide Car Bombing Climbs to 35

Hezbollah Defends Shiite Villages in Syria War

Kurdish Militia Signs Ceasefire with Syrian Rebels

Iraq Shuts Down 3 Illegal Tunnels to Syria

Syria War Spurs US Military Aid to Lebanon

Lebanese, Syrian Officials Indicted in Beirut Bomb Plot

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Who Will Pay IOCs in Iraqi Kurdistan?

Kurdish Leaders Talk Oil-Gas in Russia

Turkey Contributes To Iraqi Fragmentation

Turkish Jets Strike Kurd Rebels in Iraq

UN Experts due in Yemen to Investigate Iranian Arms Cargo

Israel ‘Green Lights’ Oil Extraction on Golan Heights

Saudis Stage Fresh Protest in Riyadh

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French General Urges EU to Arm Impoverished Mali Junta

Nigeria: Security Service Says It Halted Group Watching Israeli and US Targets

Sudanese President Renews Criticism of U.S. Sanctions

Libya's 'Political Isolation Law' Generates Controversy

Tunisia Wobbles Further as PM Resigns and Credit Rating Drops

Muslim Worshippers Killed in Eastern Kenya

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Philippines Takes New Aim at China

U.S. Continues News Cold War with Russia

Russia: Court Orders Arrest of Georgian Politician over Moscow Street Riots

The Georgian Ghost of Revolutions Past Haunts the Kremlin

Azerbaijan- Saudi Fund Sign Deal on Water Project

24 Radical Salafi Organizations Present in Kazakhstan

Suspected Kyrgyz Terrorist Accomplice Detained

Fresh Blood to Boost Kazakhstan's Muslim Community

Lukoil Courts Bidders to Uzbekistan

U.S. Interested in Developing Uzbek-American Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation

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Bulgaria Tells Hamas MPs to Leave

UK May Divert Billions in Foreign Aid to Military

Wilders Warns Australia of 'Dangerous' Islam

National Newsworthy

US Senator: 4,700 Killed in Drone Strikes

Obama to Give Information on Benghazi to  Avoid Sharing Drone Memos With Senators

Al-Qaeda's Top Recruiting Tool: The CIA

Pentagon Accused of Planning Most Damaging Budget Cuts as Means of Getting More Funding

Defense Seen Growing with Dubious Weapons despite Automatic Cuts

Navy Tweets How Budget Cuts Will Sink Its Fleet, Ground Its Planes

TSA Sorry for Detaining 3-Year-Old Disabled Girl

Relax– ‘Israeli Ambassador Fine with US Cabinet Changes for Obama’s Second Term’

FBI Probes 'Insider Trading' over Heinz Deal

Peanut Oil in Vaccines behind Widespread Peanut Allergy Epidemic

Obamacare’s Marriage Penalty

Financial system - at some point it blows

About That Surprise California Budget "Surplus": There is No Surprise and No Surplus Either

Jobless Claims Climb 20,000 to 362,000

U.S. Fixed Mortgage Rates Trend Up

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Stephen Lendman: CISPA is Back

Targeted Killings: OK if Obama Does It?

With Drones, Dangers Lurk Behind Tortured Definitions

When Prostitution Wasn't a Crime: The Fascinating History of US Sex Work

New Nuke Nonsense

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  1. @Bill Bergman:

    Have you seen this article from yesterday?

    “I would also like to ask for a comment from you on the fact that Alex Brown, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank, traded massive put options purchases on United Airlines Company UAL through the Chicago Board Option Exchange (CBOE).**”

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