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Breaking News: US, EU, Russia and Ukraine announce deal to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-17 18:28:49 -0700 | political-news

Ukraine, the United States, the European Union and Russia announced Thursday that they have reached a deal at the talks held in Geneva to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine. The Guardian reports that the parties agreed on "initial concrete steps to...
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Breaking News: Further reflections on what would have happened if Cliven Bundy had been black
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Colorado Springs :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 17:07:21 -0700 | disasters-news

Recently, fellow Allvoices writer Veronica S posed the question of what would have happened if Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy had been black. Despite the hypothetical nature of the question, which certainly opens the door for all manner of supposition,...
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Breaking News: Fact-checking the viral 'Jews in Ukraine being forced to register' leaflet story
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-17 18:28:48 -0700 | technology-news

Unless you've been living under a rock that has no Facebook or Twitter access, in the last 24 hours you've probably seen a chilling and disturbing leaflet that is reportedly being handed to Jewish citizens in the eastern Ukrainian city...
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Breaking News: Jimmy Carter fires up debate against Keystone XL pipeline
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 15:26:09 -0700 | political-news

Several former presidents, including President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, have made public declarations of support for White House approval of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline that would deliver tar sands crude from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries. However,...
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Breaking News: Snowden making it harder to come home
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 15:17:59 -0700 | political-news

Opinion Just when Edward Snowden had been recast as a whistle-blower instead of a traitor who divulged US spying, he takes a step backward. It is highly unlikely that Snowden knew he would be walking into a rhetorical trap when...
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Breaking News: Israel, PLO to hold peace talks with US envoy
Posted by: saleh1966

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-17 18:07:45 -0700 | your-story

The US State Department has announced that envoy Martin Indyk will return to the Mideast Thursday to participate in a bid to try to salvage the peace process between the PLO and Israel teams. US State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie...
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Breaking News: Don't blame blacks if Democrats lose in November
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 17:54:38 -0700 | political-news

It has become routine that when things go wrong, blacks are considered as perpetrators or “root causes” of whatever ails America. You know the drill: “If it just wasn't for those people and their uncivilized, immoral and criminal nature, this...
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Breaking News: When spouse Mary Lou gets spring-cleaning bug, dog and I get sick
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-17 17:21:51 -0700 | lifestyle-news

It's Apriland spring cleaning is in the air -- but first, an observation. Opposites attract, the adage states. But we are human beings so no matter how much in common a twosome has, there will be differences. Case in point....
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Breaking News: Karl Marx: Crisis of capitalism in a globalized economy
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 14:47:19 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This article is follow-up to "Karl Marx was right about Capitalism." Opinion In 2011 when The Wall Street Journal asked the Harvard-trained economist, Nouriel Roubini, who predicted the 2008 Great Recession, why he saw a "bleak picture of...
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Breaking News: Brandon Thomas' knee injury could change the future of the NFL pre-draft process
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin SelectMedia

New Orleans :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 16:03:15 -0700 | sports-news

Clemson left tackle Brandon Thomas may not quite have the length to play tackle in the NFL, but many scouts view the 23-year-old as a potentially dominant guard. He is a great athlete for his size and is very light...
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Breaking News: NBA playoff preview: Miami Heat vs Charlotte Bobcats
Posted by: Jake Brown SelectMedia

Miami :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 17:50:33 -0700 | sports-news

Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford should hands down be the NBA Coach of the Year. What this Bobcats team has done this season with their current roster is incredible. Nobody saw Clifford’s crew winning 43 games and taking the seventh...
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Breaking News: Displaced Syrian woman turns unfinished building into joyful kindergarten
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-04-17 14:48:21 -0700 | political-news

Mariam Abdullah* Nawal, 35, used to run a kindergarten in the town of Daraya near Damascus before it was bombed, leaving her life’s work in ruins. She lived through a siege that left her hungry, sick and terrified until she...
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Breaking News: Could a Sebelius candidacy in Kansas save the Senate for Democrats?
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Wichita :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 18:27:14 -0700 | political-news

Commentary Kathleen Sebelius may not be in charge of implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act anymore, but she could be working in Washington again by January as the junior senator from Kansas. The New York Times reported Wednesday...
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Breaking News: Google now scans every single email, but just to show you those little ads
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Mountain View :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 13:38:45 -0700 | business-news

You may have heard that Google is now scanning every single email that comes and goes through your Gmail account and you may have freaked out that Google is snooping through all your email. The company changed its terms of...
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Breaking News: Americans largely optimistic but wary about future technology
Posted by: Amy Stewart

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 16:24:57 -0700 | technology-news

Americans generally believe that science will bring numerous useful inventions over the next 50 years, but they are wary of the possible huge social changes some of the futuristic technology may bring. A new national survey by the Pew Research...
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