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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 05:01:46 -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 04:28:37 -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: 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 02:46:41 -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 02:46:10 -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: Travel junket: Easter traditions around the world
Posted by: Elaine Cheung

Ouro Preto :: Brazil | updated 2014-04-18 05:01:22 -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: Romantic Norwegian April Fools' joke starts new Easter tradition
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Oslo :: Norway | updated 2014-04-18 04:22:01 -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: Best Earth-like exoplanet yet has been found
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Berkeley :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 02:56:42 -0700 | technology-news

Astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the most Earth-like planet yet detected. It is indeed a rocky world only 10 percent more massive than our own, and, crucially, it exists in the so-called “Goldilocks zone” around its parent star where...
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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 02:46:10 -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 04:48:14 -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 04:22:00 -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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Breaking News: Fact-checking the viral 'Jews in Ukraine being forced to register' leaflet story
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-18 04:13:41 -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: US, EU, Russia and Ukraine announce deal to de-escalate tensions in Ukraine

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-04-18 04:54:21 -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: Israel, PLO to hold peace talks with US envoy
Posted by: saleh1966

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-18 03:28:14 -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: 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 02:47:13 -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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