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Sci-fi Writers Predicted Civil War in Ukraine

Editor’s Note:Intelligence Officers have to be very aware of these novels since Fyodor Berezin is Defense Minister and commander of the Armed forces of the People’s Republic of Donetsk. Related Article-The Spy Novelist Who Knows...

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France: All your books belong to us

France: All your books belong to us

Last week France passed a law that permits the state to seize authors’ rights on books published before 2001. Scribes have just six months to opt-out, or lose their moral rights and the...

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Apple Poised to Benefit from U.S. Government’s Five-Year Push for Digital Textbooks

Apple Poised to Benefit from U.S. Government’s Five-Year Push for Digital Textbooks

Source: MacRumors The Associated Press reports on a new initiative from the U.S. government to help push schools and textbook companies make the transition to digital textbooks over the next five years. With...

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Shakespeare expelled from Tucson, Arizona schools

Shakespeare expelled from Tucson, Arizona schools

First schools try to let the colored and whites get their educatin’ together. Then they want to teach the “theory” of evolution. Sick of liberal institutions of learnin’? Move to Arizona, where the...

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CIA: Operation Ajax, the Interactive Graphic Novel by Cognito Comics, to be Made Into Animated Motion Picture by BoomGen Studios

CIA: Operation Ajax, the Interactive Graphic Novel by Cognito Comics, to be Made Into Animated Motion Picture by BoomGen Studios

The revolutionary iPad app, CIA: Operation Ajax will soon become an animated feature film as Cognito Comics announces a new partnership with BoomGen Studios to expand the property into multiple media platforms. Ajax...

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CIA Won’t Give Ex-Agent a Copy of the Book He Wrote Because It’s Classified

CIA Won’t Give Ex-Agent a Copy of the Book He Wrote Because It’s Classified

Former military intelligence officer Anthony Shaffer is suing the Pentagon and the CIA over their extraordinary attempts to censor Operation Dark Heart, the book he wrote recounting his days as a military spy...

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Ranger’s widow tossed from Rumsfeld book signing

Ranger’s widow tossed from Rumsfeld book signing

Two people were removed from a Donald Rumsfeld book signing Friday at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, including the Yelm widow of an Army Ranger who blames the military for her husband’s suicide. Security officers...

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C.I.A. Demands Cuts in Book About 9/11 and Terror Fight

C.I.A. Demands Cuts in Book About 9/11 and Terror Fight

The agent, Ali H. Soufan, argues in the book that the C.I.A. missed a chance to derail the 2001 plot by withholding from the F.B.I. information about two future 9/11 hijackers living in...

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Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad’s Nazi ties

Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad’s Nazi ties

Author Elisabeth Asbrink says Mr Kamprad was an active recruiter for a Swedish Nazi group, and stayed close to sympathisers well after World War II. The details go beyond what Mr Kamprad has...

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Black Death study lets rats off the hook

Black Death study lets rats off the hook

Rats weren’t the carriers of the plague after all. A study by an archaeologist looking at the ravages of the Black Death in London, in late 1348 and 1349, has exonerated the most...

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Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele’s journals to be auctioned

Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele’s journals to be auctioned

The Connecticut-based Alexander Autographs said Thursday’s auction would include some 3,500 pages of “hidden journals” of the doctor at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. The items are expected to fetch between $300,000 and $400,000....

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William Burroughs publisher faces obscenity charges in Turkey

William Burroughs publisher faces obscenity charges in Turkey

A winner of the International Publishers Association’s Freedom to Publish prize, Irfan Sanci has previously been sued under Article 226 of the Turkish penal code, for publishing books including Guillaume Apollinaire’s Adventures of...

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William S. Burroughs On Trial for Corrupting Turkish Morals

William S. Burroughs On Trial for Corrupting Turkish Morals

William S. Burroughs died in 1997, but he’s still causing trouble. The Turkish Prime Minister’s Council for Protecting Minors from Explicit Publications has accused Burroughs of “incompliance with moral norms” and “hurting people’s...

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Harry Potter books ‘unacceptable’ because they encourage magic

Harry Potter books ‘unacceptable’ because they encourage magic

A Catholic diocese in Poland has warned that the Harry Potter books are unacceptable because they encourage “instructions to practise magic”. The letter from Gliwice diocese also warned that in the best-selling books...

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