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Breaking News: State Department puts freeze on Keystone XL pipeline
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 20:19:14 -0700 | political-news

Controversial political news often comes late on Fridays and the State Department announcement delaying approval for the Keystone XL pipeline was no exception. In a one-paragraph statement, the decision was pushed back without any deadline mentioned citing complications from a...
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Breaking News: Decent wages should not be a political controversy
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 22:14:19 -0700 | political-news

What does the expression "working full time" mean? In the days before labor unions and labor laws, it meant working six days a week and as much as 14 hours a day for as little as an employer wanted to...
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Breaking News: Cliven Bundy: Welfare moocher or freedom fighter?
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Bunkerville :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 20:02:10 -0700 | political-news

Why did the Bureau of Land Management commandeer Las Vegas police SWAT vans? Why were the feds outfitted in bullet-proof vests and semi-automatic weapons? If they were there simply to protect the desert tortoise and to teach Cliven Bundy that...
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Breaking News: Why men cheat
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 20:29:52 -0700 | lifestyle-news

Cheating has long been hotly debated and I suspect will continue to be, and while both sides of the human species engage in stealing love or lust on the side, this article is about the male perspective. So why do...
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Breaking News: Easter in the Ukrainian conflict zone
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Slav'yans'k :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-18 21:47:13 -0700 | political-news

The ancient art of Ukrainian Easter egg decoration called “pysanka” originated in the pre-Christian era when Ukrainians worshipped the sun god Dazhboh. Considered the source of all life, the sun was portrayed on the decorated eggs together with celebrated nature...
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Breaking News: US deploying troops to Poland to counter Russian threat to Ukraine
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 21:53:25 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The US is sending troops to Poland at the NATO member’s request after an agreement meant to end strife in neighboring Ukraine appeared on the verge of collapse Friday. The Washington Post said Polish defense minister Tomasz Siemoniak told...
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Breaking News: Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs
Posted by: saleh1966

Dayr 'Atiyah :: Syria | updated 2014-04-18 21:25:06 -0700 | disasters-news

At least 14 people were killed and dozens others were injured on Friday after a car bomb exploded in front of a Sunni mosque in the Akrama neighborhood in Syria's Homs, a source in the province told pro-regime Al-Mayadeen TV....
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Breaking News: NBA playoff preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 21:43:30 -0700 | sports-news

Before the start of the season, the talk in the Atlantic Division surrounded which team in New York would win it. The 76ers were clearly set to be one of the worst teams in NBA history. The Celtics compiled future...
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Breaking News: Israeli forces kidnap five Lebanese shepherds from border
Posted by: saleh1966

Marāh̨ al 'Abd :: Lebanon | updated 2014-04-18 21:01:20 -0700 | your-story

The Israeli army kidnapped five shepherds, including three women, from Lebanese territories in the south, near the town of Bastara in the occupied Shebaa Farms, a security source told The Daily Star newspaper on Thursday. The Lebanese army in a...
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Breaking News: Sixers owner calls 2013-14 season 'a huge success for us'
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin SelectMedia

Philadelphia :: PA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 22:17:22 -0700 | sports-news

Some would call the Philadelphia 76ers' 2013-14 campaign a disaster, as the team posted the second-worst record in the NBA (19-63) and went on an embarrassing, record-tying 26-game losing streak that stretched from January until the end of March. Winning,...
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Breaking News: Travel junket: Easter traditions around the world
Posted by: Elaine Cheung

Ouro Preto :: Brazil | updated 2014-04-18 22:09:51 -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: Females in charge: Newly discovered insect has female penis, male vagina
Posted by: Robert Myles

Lavras :: Brazil | updated 2014-04-18 19:35:38 -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: 'Big Bird' runs amok in English countryside (Video)
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Stevenage :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-18 19:36:12 -0700 | odd-news

It happened near the little village of Nuthampstead, close to Stevenage in Herts, UK on Thursday. A retired geography teacher was out enjoying a cycle ride in the English countryside when he spotted a huge bird, about the size of...
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Breaking News: Silicon Valley tech boom leads to a $17 million McDonald's
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 20:04:35 -0700 | technology-news

I've heard of the "Golden Arches", but this is ridiculous. The hottest piece of real estate in one of the hottest markets in the US is not a luxury condominium, a posh hotel or a corporate high-rise. It is a...
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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 19:36:13 -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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