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Breaking News: Shut down the polling booths, democracy is dead: America is now an oligarchy
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-21 00:25:05 -0700 | political-news

It’s official. America, the self-proclaimed exceptional democracy held up as a shining beacon to the rest of the world is no more. This country is now an oligarchy says a new study. Princeton and Northwestern universities have concluded after using...
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Breaking News: What is President Vladimir Putin thinking?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-21 00:18:05 -0700 | political-news

During a call-in program Thursday on national TV, Russia's President Vladimir Putin made historical references that have raised concerns and speculations among Western analysts, diplomats and the media. Western governments and their intelligence services are paying close attention to...
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Breaking News: Marijuana and the brain: Some research points to positive effects
Posted by: Punditty

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-21 00:20:14 -0700 | health-news

Author’s note: This is Part 2 of a three-part series. Part 1 can be accessed here. “I inhaled. Frequently. …That was the point.” – Then-Sen. Barack Obama Marijuana users from around the world took part in the annual April 20...
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Breaking News: Death toll rises to 61 in sunken South Korean ferry as divers get inside vessel
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Ansan :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-21 00:19:41 -0700 | travel-news

Divers recovered more than a dozen bodies Sunday from a sunken ferry believed to still contain more than 250 passengers, mostly South Korean high school students on vacation, who died Wednesday when the boat they were riding in capsized in...
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Breaking News: UN envoy criticizes Israel's restriction on travel for religious observances
Posted by: saleh1966

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-21 00:19:41 -0700 | your-story

Israeli police prevented a high-ranking United Nations representative, along with European diplomats, from celebrating the Holy Fire ceremony Saturday on the eve of Easter in Jerusalem, a statement from the envoy’s office said. Robert Serry, the UN Special Coordinator for...
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Breaking News: Gwen Stefani to join 'The Voice'
Posted by: Robert Weller

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 16:00:32 -0700 | entertainment-news

There’s no doubt Gwen Stefani will be a hit on “The Voice” when she replaces the pregnant Christine Aguilera. Several entertainment websites, including Rolling Stone, confirmed the rock singer will take over for Aguilera. NBC declined to comment on the...
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Breaking News: Peace shattered in Ukraine; Russia hints at further annexation
Posted by: PJesep

Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-20 23:19:49 -0700 | political-news

On Easter Sunday, a recently brokered deal by the US and its European allies between Ukraine and Russia was shattered. According to conflicting reports, a “shootout” occurred at a checkpoint in eastern Ukraine controlled by Russian financed separatists. At least...
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Breaking News: Karl Marx: Globalization and the end of historical capitalism
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-21 00:01:58 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This article is follow-up to "Crisis of capitalism in a globalized economy." Central to the argument I have developed thus far is the assertion that independent of opportunities of arbitrage trading in the international market, a purely capitalist...
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Breaking News: Wizards steal Game 1 and home court from Bulls in playoffs opening round
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-21 00:51:51 -0700 | sports-news

If the Washington Wizards are going to advance past the Chicago Bulls in their first round NBA playoff series, Sunday night's Game 1 will be a catalyst. The Wizards overcame a 13-point second half deficit to defeat the Bulls 101-93...
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Breaking News: How rebuilding National League teams are faring in 2014

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 22:26:07 -0700 | sports-news

Major league season is a tough 162-game grind and each year there are some teams that are inevitably in the process of rebuilding their rosters. I wrote about the rebuilding American League teams here. Now, I take a look at...
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Breaking News: Malaysia minister calls for prayers in search for missing plane
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Perth :: Australia | updated 2014-04-20 23:19:17 -0700 | odd-news

Opinion We all know there have been a lot of "uh oh" moments in the incredibly long and tragic drama around that missing Malaysia Airlines plane with 339 passengers and crew aboard. Remember, there were recoveries of debris unrelated to...
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Breaking News: Israel lashes out at criticism of its settlement plans by EU foreign policy chief
Posted by: saleh1966

Tel Aviv :: Israel | updated 2014-04-21 00:19:09 -0700 | your-story

Israel's foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman criticized European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton's call to Israel to reverse its expansionist plans in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. On his Facebook page, Lieberman said that "When the whole world...
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Breaking News: Kansas students, parents object to Michelle Obama as graduation speaker
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Topeka :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 23:19:17 -0700 | political-news

A number of Topeka, Kan., high school students and their parents are objecting to the choice of first lady Michelle Obama as their commencement speaker. According to, it is more than an objection. A downright furor has broken out...
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Breaking News: Whoopi Goldberg's column extols the virtues of marijuana
Posted by: Nina Rai

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 23:21:21 -0700 | health-news

Suffering from glaucoma and consequent excruciating headaches? Try weed therapy, something which actress-comedienne Whoopi Goldberg swears by and uses as medication. The 58-year-old weed columnist for The Denver Post claims it has helped her a lot in dealing with the...
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Breaking News: Marijuana, the brain and the power of media hype
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 17:08:27 -0700 | health-news

Author’s note: This is Part 1 of a three-part series. Commentary Just in time for April 20, an unofficial national holiday for marijuana smokers who associate the date with the “420” slang term for the plant, a joint (I know,...
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