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Breaking News: Obama's planned executive action on immigration is his 2014 midterm strategy
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 21:07:23 -0700 | political-news

Analysts are saying that the Obama administration's plan to take new executive action on immigration is a tactic aimed at goading Republicans into make a move that could backfire in the coming midterm elections. With Democrats facing an uphill task...
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Breaking News: With first lady's help, Democrats launch effort to boost voter turnout
Posted by: Punditty

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 21:08:55 -0700 | political-news

Other than President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election, Democrats haven’t had a lot to cheer about since he assumed the presidency in January 2009. If first lady Michelle Obama has anything to say about it, the party’s faithful will be cheering...
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Breaking News: How much do you know about your prescription drugs?
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 18:41:34 -0700 | health-news

Approximately 70 percent of Americans are on at least one prescription medication, but there’s a good chance that the majority of them aren’t fully informed of the risks involved with taking their drug(s) of choice. With “at least” 1.5 million...
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Breaking News: River in China turns blood red overnight; biblical curse or simpler explanation?
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Zhenjiang :: China | updated 2014-07-27 19:08:25 -0700 | disasters-news

Citizens of China's Zheijang province were shocked to awaken to see a river that had suddenly turned the color of blood, according to an NBC News report. People living near the river said that around 5 a.m., local time, the...
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Breaking News: Florida representative mistakes dark-skinned US diplomats for foreigners
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 18:53:46 -0700 | political-news

"I made a mistake in speaking before being fully briefed and I apologize. I’m a quick study, but in this case I shot an air ball.” - Rep. Curt Clawson Florida freshman Rep. Curt Clawson (R) replaced Trey Radel, the...
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Breaking News: New York Times editorial calls for legalizing marijuana but omits one important word
Posted by: Punditty

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 21:59:41 -0700 | political-news

Commentary In a Sunday Opinion page editorial, “End Prohibition, Again,” The New York Times called for the federal government to legalize cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana. Cannabis has been illegal under federal law since the 1930s and has been...
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Breaking News: Understanding Putin: The US Monroe Doctrine (Part 2)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-07-27 21:23:37 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is the second of a three-part series. You may view Part 1 here. Commentary The Russian post-Cold War doctrine of sphere of influence is crucial to understanding President Vladimir Putin's policy in Ukraine. The Russian policy is...
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Breaking News: Reasonable doubt: The anatomy of a conspiracy theory
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Colorado Springs :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 18:14:47 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Unless there is firsthand knowledge of an event, belief hinges upon the credibility of the information. This is fertile ground from which conspiracy theories spring. In the Internet age, we have unfettered access to events as they take place....
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Breaking News: Should the Red Sox trade Jon Lester to the Dodgers for Matt Kemp?
Posted by: Darren Pare SelectMedia

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 19:09:56 -0700 | sports-news

As the days before the Major League Baseball trade deadline dwindle down, more and more big names seem to be bandied about. The latest rumor is a huge trade that would have All-Star Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester headed...
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Breaking News: Earth barely escaped solar storm disaster in July 2012, NASA says
Posted by: Punditty

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 14:31:49 -0700 | technology-news

Natural disasters can strike when least expected, leaving trails of death and destruction and throwing communities into chaos as survivors pick up the pieces and try to rebuild. From tornadoes to typhoons to tsunamis, weather developments on Earth can literally...
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Breaking News: Gaza death toll from Israeli assault tops 1,000 as new bodies discovered
Posted by: saleh1966

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-27 21:47:32 -0700 | disasters-news

Palestinian medical crews say they have pulled over 100 bodies from the rubble, using the short humanitarian truce to enter areas that were too dangerous to reach during the fighting. As a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire between Palestinian resistance factions and...
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Breaking News: Ban Russia from hosting 2018 World Cup — UK deputy PM
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-27 21:38:24 -0700 | political-news

The UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has demanded Russia be stripped of its scheduled hosting of the 2018 World Cup soccer finals. The call was made by the leader of the UK’s Liberal-Democrats, the government coalition partner of UK...
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Breaking News: Are the Astros promoting Mark Appel to Double-A as a distractive device?

Houston :: TX :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 15:43:30 -0700 | sports-news

The Astros can claim that their decision to promote Mark Appel from Single-A Lancaster to Double-A Corpus Christi was based on factors other than his one good start in a bevy of terrible ones. They can reference his improvement in...
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Breaking News: The biggest losers of all time
Posted by: Rob Lafferty SelectMedia

Eugene :: OR :: USA | updated 2014-07-27 18:21:52 -0700 | political-news

If you define “losers” as people who tend to lose things, then the biggest losers ever would be us. The American people lost an entire democracy and never even noticed. It was long gone before people began to wake up...
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Breaking News: Casey Foundation's 25th Kids Count Data Book offers rays of hope, warnings to heed
Posted by: John Michael Spinelli SelectMedia

Baltimore :: MD :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 22:21:52 -0700 | political-news

In the 25th publication of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Kids Count Data Book, Americans can look back to 1990 and track the demographic, social and economic shifts that when combined with federal and state policy efforts have helped shape...
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