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August 28, 1957 - Congress Passes the Poultry Products Inspection Act

On August 28, 1957, the United States Congress passed the Poultry Products Inspection Act. This comprehensive piece of legislation established uniform standards for inspecting all varieties of poultry to prevent diseased or contaminated birds from entering the food supply. 379 more words

USA Government

Turkey Hosting at Least 12 Hamas Operatives

By Adam Kredo:

At least 12 Hamas operatives, including a senior leader and others convicted of murder, have enjoyed safe haven in Turkey, a country that regional experts say is quickly becoming “a very hospitable environment” for Hamas terrorists to plan operations. 340 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Basting Turkey's New Prime Minister

by Daniel Pipes
The Washington Times
August 28, 2014

As Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ascends today to the presidency of Turkey, his hand-picked successor, Ahmet Davutoğlu, simultaneously assumes Erdoğan’s old job of prime minister. 756 more words

Counter Jihad Report

Irreconcilable differences: genocide in Iraq, Part 1 -- Videos

Obama: U.S. strategy over Islamic State requires Sunni cooperation in Iraq, Syria

News Wrap: Islamic State executes captured Syrian fighters

Beyond Iraq, what’s next for the Islamic State? 923 more words


Turkish Football Star Reminds Turkey What the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is All About

Emre Çolak, a Galatasaray footballer, reminded Turkey what the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is all about one week ago in a Tweet. Personally, I commend him for his public service announcement. 581 more words


Europe's Elite

This past week has been such an eventful one for Arsenal, as we escaped out of 2 manic situations to gain decent results. Firstly, there was that crazy 2-2 draw at Everton where we looked dead for 70 minutes and finally turned it around with 2 quick goals. 635 more words


Life in Turkey

The following post is written by Grace Burris, 2014 Summer Turkish Overseas Flagship student on her experience in Turkey so far.

After meeting my host family, my host mom made it very clear that this is my home and to treat it like my home. 253 more words

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