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‘Suspicious’ Christmas Ornament Shuts Pentagon Metro Station

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AMP) — The Pentagon’s Metro subway station was shut down during morning rush hour on Dec. 15 after a “suspicious” object was found blinking in a trash can. An explosives unit arrived on the scene and X-rayed the item, only to determine it to be a battery-operated Christmas tree ornament. A Pentagon spokesman …


The Promised War is a Perfect Gift

Amazon is offering an early Christmas gift to fans of adventure thrillers. The online retailer is selling the $24.95 hardcover edition of The Promised War by New York Times bestselling novelist Thomas Greanias for only $9.36! That’s less than $10 and a whopping 61 percent off the retail list price. Even Scrooge would approve. “One …


Tom Talks to Sometimesdaily’s Amanda Congdon

Tom sat down with Sometimes Daily Show host, and queen of all things digital, Amanda Congdon to discuss the new cyber-thriller The War Cloud. Watch the entire interview below and check out The War Cloud on your favorite mobile device.


WikiLeaks Exposes Chinese Super Cyberweapon

Even as China appeals for calm in the tense Korean Peninsula, today’s WikiLeaks reveals U.S. concerns over a mysterious “Chinese Super Cyberweapon” that the Pentagon has dubbed “The War Cloud.” The leaked U.S. diplomatic cables highlight U.S. concerns about China’s computer-warfare capability, and come as Beijing faces mounting pressure from Washington to contain North Korea’s …


China Warns U.S. of War Cloud

Beijing is warning the United States that the arrival of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington to the Korean Peninsula is advancing North Korea’s threat that “the situation is inching closer to the brink of war.” A joint U.S.-Korean military exercise is planned in the Yellow Sea between the Koreas and China in response to …


War Cloud Rises Over East Asia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AMP) — North Korea’s unprovoked attack on South Korea yesterday is raising fears on both sides of the Pacific that an escalation will draw the United States and China into war. “The United States publicly reiterated that it will defend South Korea in any war with North Korea, and China is North Korea,s …


Vatican’s Serghetti Accuses Russians of Mining Arctic

SPITZBERGEN ISLAND, ARCTIC CIRCLE (AMP) — Fresh from her eyewitness inspection of Iceland’s glacier-covered Eyjafjallajökull volcano, the Vatican’s top linguist and environmental czar is now suggesting that illegal Russian mining of the Arctic may have triggered the eruption that has wreaked havoc all across Europe. Sister Serena Serghetti leveled her charges during an official ceremony …


Nukes at the River Jordan

SAWAQA, Jordan— U.S. plans to help the Kingdom of Jordan become the Arab world’s next nuclear power are raising alarms inside Israel. The political goal is to promote the nonmilitary use of atomic energy and pressure rogue nuclear programs in Iran and Syria to become more transparent. The U.S. would win economically, too, in any …


Israelis Release American Archaeologist

GAZA CITY (AMP) — American archaeologist Conrad Yeats was one of those captured—and since expelled—during Israel’s deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla, according to U.S. officials. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton would not comment on the mystery surrounding Doctor Yeats. But Israeli authorities suggested he was merely trying to defy a passport ban prohibiting …


Pope to Overhaul Legion of Christ – Not Dominus Dei

Pope Benedict XVI said he will overhaul one of the most powerful orders in Roman Catholicism, the Legion of Christ, in the wake of a Vatican investigation into decades of cover-ups of sexual abuse.

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