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Breaking News: Taking presidential speculation to new heights – literally
Posted by: Punditty

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 15:47:17 -0700 | political-news

If you think Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is going to be the next US president, you may not be aware of a telling statistic in US presidential politics: The tallest candidate usually wins. But then again, that trend didn’t hold...
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Breaking News: US middle class no longer world's most affluent

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 17:55:46 -0700 | political-news

A new analysis of income data shows that the US middle class, the most affluent in the world for several decades, has lost that unique distinction. Canada’s middle class has replaced the US middle class as the world’s most affluent....
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Breaking News: #MyNYPD hashtag becomes viral Twitter bashtag against NYPD's finest
Posted by: RenoBerkeley

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 16:49:52 -0700 | technology-news

In what can only be described as poetic justice, the New York Police Department’s desperate attempt to show its “lighter” side backfired on it badly. The Twitter campaign, which encouraged users to show off smiling photos of themselves with members...
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Breaking News: Shakespeare: ‘He could really turn a phrase'
Posted by: JamesStotter SelectMedia

Columbus :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 17:05:10 -0700 | arts-culture-news

William Shakespeare could really turn a phrase. That was the way, in a rather humorously offhand tone, a well-read friend described Shakespeare. Indeed, Shakespeare lived during the time the English language was evolving into Early Modern English. Interestingly, the King...
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Breaking News: Guns here, there and everywhere in Georgia
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Atlanta :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 16:04:00 -0700 | political-news

Called the “guns everywhere bill,” the Safe Carry Protection Act of 2014 in Georgia was signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Nathan Deal, according to CNN. The Georgia law has made it legal for residents to carry guns in schools,...
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Breaking News: Dissing dissent: Putin allies put in charge of ‘Russia's Facebook'
Posted by: Robert Myles SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-23 16:58:41 -0700 | political-news

Commentary During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent question-and-answer session, now an annual event, aired on Russian TV and lasting a mammoth four hours, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden made an unexpected intervention asking the Russian leader via video-link if Russia...
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Breaking News: Rival Palestinian factions agree to form national unity government
Posted by: saleh1966

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-04-23 17:51:24 -0700 | your-story

Rival Palestinian movements Fatah and Hamas have reportedly agreed to form a national unity government of technocrats within the next five weeks.
The agreement between members of the PLO and Hamas was reached following reconciliation talks in the Gaza strip,...
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Breaking News: History shows replacing a legendary coach/manager is an almost impossible task

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 13:18:32 -0700 | sports-news

Manchester United is one of the world’s most recognizable brands, and it’s an explosive story when they have a subpar season. The firing of manager David Moyes was a forgone conclusion and its details are still being discussed. One doesn’t...
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Breaking News: Russia disappearing under Putin's personal rule
Posted by: Robert Weller

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-23 17:43:36 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Russian President Vladimir Putin is in new battlegrounds, where masks won’t help. They include tight sanctions likely to soon be imposed, the emotional drain of being a pariah again, and unfriendly courtrooms. And all the friendly Russian media in...
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Breaking News: Best way for the Jets to improve defense is to bolster offense
Posted by: Greg Fortier

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 11:55:50 -0700 | sports-news

First, third, fifth, eighth and 11th — that is where the New York Jets have ranked in points allowed per game ever since 2009, when Rex Ryan took over as the head coach. Jump over to the other side of...
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Breaking News: It's the Bard's 450th birthday: Have a favorite Shakespeare quote to share?
Posted by: VeronicaS

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 15:27:50 -0700 | arts-culture-news

Language is not the only medium of communication between humans but it’s inarguably the most powerful, and no one understood this more than the Bard himself. Shakespeare’s odes are legendary, used to express every emotion — from love, hate and...
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Breaking News: Battery hens suffer a life worse than death
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 16:12:41 -0700 | disasters-news

If more people knew the level of cruelty battery hens are forced to endure, they might never eat an egg from a caged hen again. It is not natural, normal or humane for any animal to live in a tiny...
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Breaking News: What if Russia invades eastern Ukraine?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-23 17:52:44 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion A Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine that ends with the region annexed into Russia is almost unthinkable in the 21st century. Yet recent events have suddenly made what seems an antiquated scenario plausible. During a call-in program broadcast on...
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Breaking News: Low protein levels in processed foods could be root cause of obesity epidemic – study
Posted by: Punditty

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-23 13:39:00 -0700 | health-news

If you eat a lot of processed foods, a study published Thursday in the journal Nature may give you yet another good reason to rethink your diet. In this thought-provoking research on why more and more people are getting fatter,...
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Breaking News: US drone attacks kill 55 suspected al-Qaida militants and civilians in Yemen
Posted by: aymaan30 SelectMedia

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2014-04-23 14:49:38 -0700 | disasters-news

A relentless US drone offensive in the last 24 hours killed more than 50 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen, including civilians. “The Central Intelligence Agency and the US military both run drone programs in Yemen, which work with each other....
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