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Breaking News: Girls in US view sexual assault as ‘normal' part of daily life, study finds
Posted by: Nina Rai SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 08:15:49 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The culture of rape in the United States appears to be exacting its pound of flesh, and the consequences are disturbing to say the least. A new study in America has found that most girls and young women do not...
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Breaking News: Trial of Occupy Wall Street activist shifts to high gear in NYC
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 08:55:03 -0700 | political-news

Occupy Wall Street activist Cecily McMillan is on trial in New York City for allegedly assaulting New York Police Department officer Grantley Bovell during a six-month commemoration/demonstration of the original OWS. According to The New York Times, it was March...
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Breaking News: Economic no-brainer: Feds roll out $4 billion in green business loans
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 09:29:16 -0700 | political-news

At the end of last year, President Barack Obama said he wanted the government to lead by example and implement plans to nearly triple renewable energy sources for electricity by 2020, with the goal of reducing pollution, boosting sustainable power...
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Breaking News: Is second Civil War possible? Harry Reid calls Bundy and supporters 'domestic terrorists'
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Bunkerville :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 10:10:38 -0700 | political-news

"Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it" ---- George Santayana Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did not bite his tongue in his description of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters Thursday. He called them “domestic...
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Breaking News: GOP shiny new star Gov. Susana Martinez loses some luster in secret 2010 recording
Posted by: VeronicaS

Santa Fe :: NM :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 08:45:49 -0700 | political-news

The Republican Party’s shiny new star, Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico, may be showing her flaws before she's prettily gift wrapped and presented to voters as a viable presidential candidate. While the Grand Ole Party seems enormously impressed by...
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Breaking News: Memo to the food police: Hands off the chocolate milk
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Ithaca :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 09:19:05 -0700 | health-news

We are all grade-school chocolate milk drinkers now. Lending credence to the idea that a little bit of “bad” can sometimes lead to a greater good, a Cornell University study published in PLOS ONE found that when chocolate milk was...
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Breaking News: Study: If you're over 24, your cognitive motor skills are in decline
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Vancouver :: Canada | updated 2014-04-18 09:59:23 -0700 | technology-news

A new study released by Simon Fraser University in Canada revealed that by age 24, an individual has reached their peak in terms of cognitive motor performance, according to Science Daily. Psychology doctoral student Joe Thompson and associate professor Mark...
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Breaking News: Travel junket: Easter traditions around the world
Posted by: Elaine Cheung

Ouro Preto :: Brazil | updated 2014-04-18 09:57:32 -0700 | travel-news

As Easter approaches, different images and traditions are conjured up. The name Easter originates from the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring. In the United States, children are surrounded by cute bunnies next to baskets full of pastel-colored eggs. Easter in other...
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Breaking News: Dolphins could frolic in our new bathtub - yes, it's that big!
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-18 09:46:34 -0700 | lifestyle-news

The ordeal is finally over — the bath/laundry room renovations are complete. We now have a soaking tub that Sea World would be proud to own and dolphins could frolic. It has been home to a frolicking spouse, Mary Lou,...
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Breaking News: Romantic Norwegian April Fools' joke starts new Easter tradition
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Oslo :: Norway | updated 2014-04-18 08:36:37 -0700 | lifestyle-news

On April 1, 2014 the Norwegian Trekking Association played an April Fools’ Day joke on its members by saying that over the Easter period, all single hikers should wear a green hat if they are open to a new romance....
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Breaking News: 'Entitled' culture not just an American problem
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Warrnambool :: Australia | updated 2014-04-18 03:50:35 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion People have heard stories of whiny kids, or heard of Ethan Couch, the 16-year-old Texas boy whose lawyer was able to convince Judge Jean Boyd that Couch suffered from “affluenza,” a so-called “disorder” that prevented him from knowing right...
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Breaking News: Kevin Durant just finished one of the best offensive seasons ever and fans barely noticed
Posted by: George Monroy

Oklahoma City :: OK :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 09:27:26 -0700 | sports-news

Kevin Durant; KD; the Slim Reaper; whatever name he is going by these days, he may have just put on the greatest offensive season by a forward in NBA history, and we, as fans, quietly let it pass before our...
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Breaking News: Krugman: US income inequality approaching alarming levels
Posted by: itobin53

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 09:07:50 -0700 | political-news

Income inequality in the United States has become much more than a political talking point. It is changing the fundamentals of the economy and is happening on such a massive scale, Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman believes it is reaching...
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Breaking News: Females in charge: Newly discovered insect has female penis, male vagina
Posted by: Robert Myles

Lavras :: Brazil | updated 2014-04-18 06:34:28 -0700 | technology-news

Japanese researchers have discovered little-known cave insects in Brazil with highly unusual sexual habits. These Brazilian troglodyte species were found to have sex-reversed genitalia where the female sports an elaborate spiked penis used to penetrate an opening in her male...
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Breaking News: Is Swedish microbiologist an Easter spoilsport?
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stockholm :: Sweden | updated 2014-04-18 08:53:40 -0700 | health-news

It is a popular Easter tradition in Sweden to fill a huge cardboard Easter egg with “pick 'n mix” candy to give to family and friends as a treat. However said spoilsport, one Kjell-Olof Hedlund, asks if this is really...
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