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Breaking News: What is President Vladimir Putin thinking?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-20 16:50:15 -0700 | political-news

During a call-in program Thursday on national TV, Russia's President Vladimir Putin made historical references that have raised concerns and speculations among Western analysts, diplomats and the media. Western governments and their intelligence services are paying close attention to...
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Breaking News: Shut down the polling booths, democracy is dead: America is now an oligarchy
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 18:07:13 -0700 | political-news

It’s official. America, the self-proclaimed exceptional democracy held up as a shining beacon to the rest of the world is no more. This country is now an oligarchy says a new study. Princeton and Northwestern universities have concluded after using...
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Breaking News: Death toll rises to 61 in sunken South Korean ferry as divers get inside vessel
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Ansan :: South Korea | updated 2014-04-20 17:41:20 -0700 | travel-news

Divers recovered more than a dozen bodies Sunday from a sunken ferry believed to still contain more than 250 passengers, mostly South Korean high school students on vacation, who died Wednesday when the boat they were riding in capsized in...
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Breaking News: UN envoy criticizes Israel's restriction on travel for religious observances
Posted by: saleh1966

Jerusalem :: Israel | updated 2014-04-20 17:14:00 -0700 | your-story

Israeli police prevented a high-ranking United Nations representative, along with European diplomats, from celebrating the Holy Fire ceremony Saturday on the eve of Easter in Jerusalem, a statement from the envoy’s office said. Robert Serry, the UN Special Coordinator for...
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Breaking News: Kansas students, parents object to Michelle Obama as graduation speaker
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

Topeka :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 17:53:31 -0700 | political-news

A number of Topeka, Kan., high school students and their parents are objecting to the choice of first lady Michelle Obama as their commencement speaker. According to, it is more than an objection. A downright furor has broken out...
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Breaking News: Peace shattered in Ukraine; Russia hints at further annexation
Posted by: PJesep

Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-20 17:58:05 -0700 | political-news

On Easter Sunday, a recently brokered deal by the US and its European allies between Ukraine and Russia was shattered. According to conflicting reports, a “shootout” occurred at a checkpoint in eastern Ukraine controlled by Russian financed separatists. At least...
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Breaking News: Karl Marx: Globalization and the end of historical capitalism
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 14:25:36 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This article is follow-up to "Crisis of capitalism in a globalized economy." Central to the argument I have developed thus far is the assertion that independent of opportunities of arbitrage trading in the international market, a purely capitalist...
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Breaking News: Whoopi Goldberg's column extols the virtues of marijuana
Posted by: Nina Rai

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 14:14:56 -0700 | health-news

Suffering from glaucoma and consequent excruciating headaches? Try weed therapy, something which actress-comedienne Whoopi Goldberg swears by and uses as medication. The 58-year-old weed columnist for The Denver Post claims it has helped her a great deal in dealing with...
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Breaking News: How rebuilding National League teams are faring in 2014

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 10:41:48 -0700 | sports-news

Major league season is a tough 162-game grind and each year there are some teams that are inevitably in the process of rebuilding their rosters. I wrote about the rebuilding American League teams here. Now, I take a look at...
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Breaking News: Gwen Stefani to join 'The Voice'
Posted by: Robert Weller

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 16:00:32 -0700 | entertainment-news

There’s no doubt Gwen Stefani will be a hit on “The Voice” when she replaces the pregnant Christine Aguilera. Several entertainment websites, including Rolling Stone, confirmed the rock singer will take over for Aguilera. NBC declined to comment on the...
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Breaking News: Marijuana, the brain and the power of media hype
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Chicago :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 17:08:27 -0700 | health-news

Author’s note: This is Part 1 of a three-part series. Commentary Just in time for April 20, an unofficial national holiday for marijuana smokers who associate the date with the “420” slang term for the plant, a joint (I know,...
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Breaking News: Colorado, national media hype two 'marijuana' deaths
Posted by: Robert Weller

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 16:48:09 -0700 | business-news

Opinion Focus on two deaths in the Denver in the past few weeks is verging on the kind of hysteria about marijuana that existed a century ago. There is a market for such stories with the attention being focused on...
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Breaking News: Supersized public art: The Kelpies horse sculptures open in Scotland
Posted by: Robert Myles

Falkirk :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-20 17:55:10 -0700 | travel-news

A major new cultural landmark now graces the countryside in central Scotland as the breathtaking Kelpies sculptures near Falkirk was officially launched Thursday and will open to the public Easter Monday. The startling 30 meter (100 feet) sculptures of two...
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Breaking News: Inseparable Ohio couple die 15 hours apart
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Newark :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 08:31:43 -0700 | obituaries-news

Kenneth and Helen Felumlee were married for 70 years and held each other’s hands at breakfast every morning of their lives together. When Helen, 92, passed away April 12, Kenneth, 91, followed her 15 hours later. According to the couple’s...
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Breaking News: Ralph Reed calls for America's moral rebirth
Posted by: PJesep SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 13:50:10 -0700 | political-news

In his new book, “Awakening: How America Can Turn From Economic and Moral Destruction Back to Greatness,” GOP strategist Ralph Reed asks whether we are “watching our nation commit suicide?” Excerpts were posted by ABC News. He writes, “The United...
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