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Breaking News: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:42:07 -0700 | political-news

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan to spend $50 million this year building up a national grassroots organization, Everytown for Gun Safety. The group will mobilize voters who support gun control. According to the New...
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Breaking News: 'Environmental injustice' demarcates white and nonwhite districts causing 7,000 deaths annually
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:55:18 -0700 | health-news

Whatever your views of race relations in America you may consider that when it comes to the air you breathe, there’s no color divide. But in the first study of its kind, University of Minnesota researchers discovered that on average,...
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Breaking News: We've reached a point where it's the owners and the owned
   
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 14:09:44 -0700 | business-news

Oligarchy: A small group of people having control of a country, organization or institution. If you listen to the people running things in this country, the great tragedy in which our country started slipping away from its original ideals was...
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Breaking News: At least 290 missing, two dead after ferry sinks in South Korea
   
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Seoul :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-16 13:54:25 -0700 | disasters-news

Hundreds of people are missing after a passenger ferry carrying 470 persons, mostly high school students, sank off South Korea’s southern coast Wednesday. At least two people are dead, including one of the students, and around 290 people are missing....
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Breaking News: What gives abused animals the will to survive?
   
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 08:42:30 -0700 | disasters-news

The world can be a very cruel place, especially when it comes to how some people treat animals. There is no species distinction when it comes to animal abuse. What’s amazing is how so many of them can recover when...
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Breaking News: Rolando McClain ready to attempt NFL comeback, works out for Ravens
   
Posted by: Matthew Shovlin

Baltimore :: MD :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:31:23 -0700 | sports-news

Rolando McClain can certainly be considered a bust after being drafted eighth overall by the Oakland Raiders in 2010: He played in just 41 games before "retiring" at the age of 23. It wasn't on-field struggles that derailed McClain's career,...
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Breaking News: ‘Mind over milkshakes': How your mind affects your metabolism
   
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 06:49:25 -0700 | health-news

Indulging in ice cream, pizza or fast food leaves many of us feeling too satisfied. We feel full to the point of sickness and guilty because we know what we just ate wasn’t the best choice for our health. Research...
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Breaking News: Some states bar sales of futuristic Tesla cars
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 07:54:05 -0700 | political-news

Money is supposed to talk in America, though sometimes you may need a sort of Rosetta Stone. It seems some in America, especially legislatures and car dealers, have as much trouble with present day engineless Tesla cars as Thomas Edison...
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Breaking News: Internet in Syria hostage to censorship, intermittent service
   
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-04-16 13:34:24 -0700 | political-news

Rami spends many hours every day trying to surf the Internet from his home in the suburbs of Harasta near the capital of Damascus. The 20-something youth, a law student at Damascus University, complains of the “constant interruptions of network...
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Breaking News: Poll: Ryan comes closest to beating Clinton in 2016, but Republicans like Bush, Huckabee
   
Posted by: Punditty

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:57:20 -0700 | political-news

If the next US presidential election were held today, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would soundly defeat seven potential Republican candidates, according to a Marist-McClatchy poll released Tuesday. Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee, would...
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Breaking News: Methane leaks from some fracking sites 1,000 times above official figures
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

West Lafayette :: IN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 12:59:29 -0700 | technology-news

The furor over fracking took a further twist this week as levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above drilling wells, in some cases, 1,000 times greater than previous Environmental Protection Agency estimates. The shocking figures came from air...
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Breaking News: Ukraine's response to Russian-sponsored violence too little, too late
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Kramators'k :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-16 13:38:31 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Russia’s mouthpiece press and the Kiev Post are both reporting that efforts to clamp down on separatism in eastern Ukraine are failing so far. ITAR-TASS of Russia claimed a Ukrainian warplane was shot down. The New York Times said:...
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Breaking News: Chicago finally will extend 'L' line through entire black community
   
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 10:58:27 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: The following is a “Chicago” story; you are forgiven if you have little interest in it. 
The Chicago Transit Authority is poised to decide between two routes for a long, long overdue extension of its premier subway and...
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Breaking News: To build your startup, look for these four hidden opportunities
   
Posted by: Christa Avampato

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:23:01 -0700 | business-news

What kind of product or service should you build? What would be useful? What would save people time or solve a pain point? How much would people pay for it if they did buy it? These are all common, important...
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Breaking News: Unintentional cruelty: Are prairie dog relocations worth the risk of mortality?
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Santa Fe :: NM :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 12:03:10 -0700 | technology-news

Spring marks the annual beginning of an increasingly popular non-lethal method of removing unwanted prairie dogs: Relocation of entire segments to more suitable and protected habitat. But the job isn’t for sissies or the faint of heart, because there is...
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