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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 2014-04-17 23:26:53 -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: 'Entitled' culture not just an American problem
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Warrnambool :: Australia | updated 2014-04-17 22:53:22 -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 2014-04-17 23:19:51 -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 2014-04-17 23:23:15 -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: 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 18:57:01 -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 23:15:33 -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 2014-04-17 22:26:17 -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 2014-04-17 22:26:19 -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: 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: Kevin Durant just finished one of the best offensive seasons ever and fans barely noticed
Posted by: George Monroy

Oklahoma City :: OK :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 23:33:01 -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: Snowden making it harder to come home
Posted by: Robert Weller

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 21:51:50 -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: Could a Sebelius candidacy in Kansas save the Senate for Democrats?
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Wichita :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 23:31:18 -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: 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 20:13:24 -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: 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 21:16:58 -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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