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Breaking News: Low protein levels in processed foods could be root cause of obesity epidemic – study
Posted by: Punditty

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2014-04-23 00:02:52 -0700 | health-news

If you eat a lot of processed foods, a study published Thursday in the journal Nature may give you yet another good reason to rethink your diet. In this thought-provoking research on why more and more people are getting fatter,...
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Breaking News: What if Russia invades eastern Ukraine?
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-23 06:24:54 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion A Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine that ends with the region annexed into Russia is almost unthinkable in the 21st century. Yet recent events have suddenly made what seems an antiquated scenario plausible. During a call-in program broadcast on...
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Breaking News: Dissing dissent: Putin allies put in charge of ‘Russia's Facebook'
Posted by: Robert Myles

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-04-23 05:58:04 -0700 | political-news

During Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent question-and-answer session, now an annual event, aired on Russian TV and lasting a mammoth four hours, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden made an unexpected intervention asking the Russian leader via video-link if Russia "intercepts,...
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Breaking News: General's reprimand only scratches the surface
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Okinawa :: Japan | updated 2014-04-23 05:48:44 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion The problems that resulted in Maj. Gen. Michael T. Harrison receiving a reprimand for sitting on complaints of sexual assaults that piled up during his tenure as commanding officer of United States Army forces in Japan are more than...
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Breaking News: US drone attacks kill 55 suspected al-Qaida militants and civilians in Yemen
Posted by: aymaan30 SelectMedia

Sanaa :: Yemen | updated 2014-04-23 00:33:56 -0700 | disasters-news

A relentless US drone offensive in the last 24 hours killed more than 50 suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen, including civilians. “The Central Intelligence Agency and the US military both run drone programs in Yemen, which work with each other....
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Breaking News: Psychologist says black men are ‘turning gay' because of their mothers (Videos)
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 05:47:42 -0700 | disasters-news

A 2013 video featuring a psychologist has been making the social media and email rounds again, and many agree with what psychologist Umar Abdullah Johnson is saying about the “black, gay phenomenon.” Mothers are blamed for most of what ails...
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Breaking News: Supreme Court upholds Michigan's affirmative action ban
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Lansing :: MI :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:15:40 -0700 | political-news

The US Supreme Court has upheld by a 6-2 vote a Michigan voter initiative called Proposal 2 that banned racial preferences in admissions to the state's public universities. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, who wrote the controlling opinion in the case...
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Breaking News: Allvoices Anchor of the Week: Harold Michael Harvey
Posted by: AllvoicesEditors

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:26:56 -0700 | your-story

We are excited to announce that Harold Michael Harvey, JD, of Atlanta has been named Anchor of the Week. Two-time semimonthly winner in the “American Pundit Contest 2013,” Harold has a proven track record of covering news as it happens,...
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Breaking News: Court orders US government to release memo on drone killings
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 05:28:12 -0700 | political-news

In a setback to the US government, a New York federal appeals court Monday ordered the Obama administration to release parts of classified memo legally justifying the use of drone strikes to kill American citizens overseas. In doing so the...
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Breaking News: US warns against disbanding Palestinian National Authority
Posted by: saleh1966

White Center :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 05:53:59 -0700 | your-story

The United States warned Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday against dissolving the Palestinian Authority, stressing that those kind of "extreme measures" would have grave implications for the relationship between the US and the Palestinians. US State Department spokesperson...
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Breaking News: MRSA superbug making itself at home in US residences
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 00:34:31 -0700 | health-news

Normally when we talk about antibiotic-resistant superbugs, we are referring to those found in hospitals, where some of the worst illnesses are born and spread. But new research from Columbia University Medical Center in New York has found one of...
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Breaking News: Ohio teacher finally fired for racist comment to black student
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Cincinnati :: OH :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 00:35:02 -0700 | political-news

In December 2013, Freshman High School teacher Gil Voigt made intemperate remarks to a 13-year-old black student. At the time of the incident, Voigt was placed on suspension, without pay – and has remained suspended since that time. He has...
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Breaking News: Netflix to soon raise subscription fees
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Los Gatos :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 02:26:33 -0700 | technology-news

Looks like the $7.99 monthly Netflix subscription is going the way of the red envelopes that DVDs used to be delivered in. The company announced on its quarterly earnings call Monday that the monthly subscription price for its popular online...
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Breaking News: Reports: Russian rebels mistreating journalists in eastern Ukraine
Posted by: Robert Weller

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:24:53 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion As usual, when Russia President Vladimir Putin complains that the West is going illegal, his government usually is to blame. It was reported Wednesday that an American journalist working for VICE News had been detained since Monday by Russian-backed...
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Breaking News: House Republicans draft bill targeting Eric Holder's pay
Posted by: VeronicaS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 05:12:16 -0700 | political-news

Commentary The GOPs’ second most hated man, Attorney General Eric Holder, is under assault again. This time they want to take away his salary. House Republicans have introduced a new piece of legislation aimed at cutting Holder’s pay, taking their...
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