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Poll: Americans Increasingly Want Safeguards Against Islamic Sharia Law

As July 4th, Independence Day, approaches, new polling data shows an overwhelming majority of Americans are increasingly cognizant of the threat Sharia, Islam’s totalitarian religio-political “law,” poses to their basic liberties, asserting that Sharia adherents should be identified and prevented from entering the U.S.

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Americans Fighting Islamic State with Kurdish Forces Gear Up for New Year

American and other Western volunteers fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria recently told the Kurdish outlet Rudaw they were gearing up for a new offensive against the jihadists in the new year. One American volunteer recalled how thousands demanded photos with him on a routine visit to a mall in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan.

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Netanyahu: Americans Turning Against Iranian Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has consistently opposed the Iranian nuclear deal that President Barack Obama has championed, told diplomatic correspondents that an American public increasingly aware of the deal’s dangers is growing more hostile to the agreement.

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Pope’s Popularity Plummets Among Americans

From his election in April 2013, Pope Francis had steadily gained approval among US citizens, starting at a modest 58 percent and slowly but inexorably climbing to 76 percent in February 2014 and culminating in a high of 78 percent at the end of that year. The moral capital Francis had built up seems to have fallen precipitously in recent months, and his approval rating now languishes at just 59 percent, barely more than what it was just after his election.

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Americans to Charge at Waterloo

From June 18th through June 20th over 5,000 historical reenactors will gather in central Belgium to commemorate the 200th anniversary of perhaps the most famous battle in world history, Waterloo – and a small group of dedicated, history and horse loving Americans will be an important part of the spectacular festivities. At least one member of the British Royal family will be in attendance along with the King and Queen of Belgium, the King and Queen of the Netherlands, the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, various high ranking official from both France and Germany, and other dignitaries from across Europe.