Migrant Brutally Murders Woman on Vienna Street

An illegal migrant with a long criminal history has brutally murdered a 54-year-old woman on a Vienna street while she was on her way to work. News headlines in Austria Wednesday morning were focused on one topic, the brutal killing

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Russia Planning Request to Fly High-Tech Spy Planes over U.S.

Russia is reportedly planning a request, under the authority of the Open Skies Treaty, to fly advanced surveillance planes over the United States. Some American defense officials say the Russians are abusing the treaty in a manner that could jeopardize U.S. national security.

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Russian Officials Submit Syrian Peace Plan to UN

The Russian government provided the United Nations with an 18-month plan to end the Syrian civil war. Syrian opposition groups resist the plan, as it makes no mention of a transition process for President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

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Migrant Crisis Boosts Austria Far-Right Ahead Of Vienna Vote

Vienna (AFP) – Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) has drawn nearly even with the ruling Social Democrats (SPOe) in Vienna ahead of October 11 elections in the capital city state, according to a poll published Saturday. According to the survey,

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A ‘Terrible Deal’: Nuclear Agreement Reached with Iran

While President Barack Obama claimed that the deal will prevent the spread of nuclear weapons, and European Union leaders hailed a “new chapter in international relations,” Israeli leaders said that the deal will guarantee the emergence of a nuclear Iran. One Israeli opposition leader said: “We thought it was a bad deal, but it is in fact a terrible deal.” Indeed, the deal is weaker than the provisional arrangement the White House announced this past April.

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Convicted Felon Leads Obama-Backed Effort to Lobby for Iran Deal

A convicted felon who went to federal prison in 2006-7 is leading a White-House backed effort to lobby Congress to pass whatever nuclear deal emerges from ongoing talks with Iran in Vienna. Robert Creamer, who served time for fraud and tax charges, and who is married to Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), is coordinating pro-Iran efforts through the liberal Ploughshares group, which held a conference call with President Barack Obama’s aides earlier this week, as reported by Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon.

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