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Dennis Kucinich: Afghanistan Debate Begins in U.S. House Early This Afternoon

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Dennis Kucinich source: kucinich

(Best Syndication News) Today's the day. This afternoon we're going to have a vote on whether or not the United States gets out of Afghanistan or stays there indefinitely.

It's time that Congress weighed in. The Constitution makes it very clear that the War Powers are vested in the Congress. Unfortunately, a series of Presidents have made decisions to take the country into a war and to keep the country in war without seeking Congress' expressed permission. So this is, in fact, a Constitutional issue and that should be of interest to members of Congress from all over the nation, whatever their political persuasion.

King Solomon Wall Artifact possibly dating back 3,000 years Found

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[Best Syndication News] Archaeologists from Israel believe they have found ancient fortifications that would date around 3,000 years ago, around the time of King Solomon. This wall artifact helps support biblical references to the era of King Solomon and the massive fortifications built in the 10th century B.C.

The Bible accounts for the Hebrew Kings David and Solomon were rulers of Jerusalem around the time that this archaeological finding dates back to this time frame. The argument has been that King David's monarchy was mostly over inflated with no government that was a superpower of the time.

The archaeologist, Eilat Mazar from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem said that this is one of the best finds that they have from the First Temple days of Israel. Mazar believes that the fortifications that they found was built by King Solomon.

The Doomsday Clock – Watch it get Reset Tomorrow Online

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[Best Syndication News] The doomsday clock will be reset on Thursday and you can watch it get set live on the internet. The closer the clock is to midnight the more the world is closer to nuclear war or the end of mankind so to speak. The doomsday clock is used as a visual reminder of mankind brink of reaching the end of the world as we know it, or the apocalypse.

The doomsday clock current time is five minutes before midnight. It was last changed in January of 2007 when they moved the clock forward two minute from seven minutes to five minutes before midnight. They changed the clock in 2002, and in 1998. In the history of the clock it has been changed a total of 19 times, tomorrow with make it 20 times.

World's Tallest Building opening Monday in Dubai

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[Best Syndication News] Dubai has been becoming a tourist attraction because of the luxurious architecture, now on Monday, the world's tallest building will open called the Burj Dubai. The building cost $20 billion to construct and will celebrate the grand opening with a celebration that includes fireworks.

The Burj Dubai has a staggering 160 floors and stands 2,635 feet in the air but is yet to be confirmed as to the final structure height after construction.

When looking at the skyline of Dubai, you see other skyscrapers that are dwarfed in comparison to this building.

There will be 900 residences located on floors 19 through 108. There is an observation deck located on floor 124. There is also a hotel included in the building. There is reports that their will be the world's highes mosque located on the 158th floor of the building.

Videos Smuggled Via YouTube Show Violence In Iran – Eight Protesters Killed

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(Best Syndication News) Although the police chief of Tehran says no one has been killed, other government officials report the death of several protesters. YouTube videos indicates that fighting has begun between Iranian riot police and civilians. The Iranian Supreme National Security Council says that eight protesters have been killed.

The Shiite Holy Day of Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar, was marked by violence. According to a report from CNN, protesters were able to corner a handful of police who were ordered to combat them. As the crowd pushed the police against the wall, on protester pointed his finger at them and yelled “Why are you doing this?"

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