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Breaking News: US middle class no longer world's most affluent

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 01:06:51 -0700 | political-news

A new analysis of income data shows that the US middle class, the most affluent in the world for several decades, has lost that unique distinction. Canada’s middle class has replaced the US middle class as the world’s most affluent....
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Breaking News: Illinois Republicans will find it tough to beat the 'Mighty Quinn' in gubernatorial race
Posted by: MrGrassroots SelectMedia

Springfield :: IL :: USA | updated 2014-02-14 05:36:38 -0800 | political-news

The list of political corpses that got in the way of Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is very long. In the state Quinn is known as the "Mighty Quinn," after the beautifully written lyrical poem by Bob Dylan and made famous...
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Breaking News: Sotomayor tells it like it is in dissent on affirmative action ruling
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 01:06:20 -0700 | political-news

Opinion Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling against using affirmative action in Michigan’s higher education admissions, one justice knew the truth: The decision didn’t match America’s reality, even 50-plus years after the Civil Rights Act was passed. In Tuesday’s...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:27:03 -0700 | disasters-news

The White House was put on lockdown after a man tried to scale the walls - he was reported to be carrying two suspicious looking bags. The Secret Service along with the Park Police and officers of the Uniformed Division...
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Breaking News: John Kerry identifies climate change as a top-level diplomatic priority
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 16:50:16 -0700 | green-news

US Secretary of State John Kerry has identified climate change as a “top-tier diplomatic priority,” and has, accordingly, decided to make this controversial topic the subject of his first policy initiative. He is instructing U S emissaries all over the...
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Breaking News: White House releases information on Iran nuclear deal
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-20 14:16:01 -0800 | disasters-news

There has been tremendous curiosity on the details of the Iran nuclear deal that has been inked between the U S, Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China and Iran and White House has now released the salient features of the...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-05 14:19:00 -0800 | disasters-news

The US and UK have indirectly indicated that in case the Syrian rebels do not take part in the proposed peace talks Geneva-II in Switzerland, they would rethink on the subject of extending support to the rebels. The US Secretary...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 01:06:59 -0700 | disasters-news

President Barack Obama is embarrassed at the attitude of Syria as it drags its feet on the handing over its arsenal of chemical weapons for destruction based on an agreement with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)....
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Breaking News: Colorado puts the Mexican drug cartels out of business and now waits for repercussion
Posted by: prabirghose

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-01-13 11:44:15 -0800 | business-news

Colorado has taken a bold decision to legalize sale of marijuana and has, reportedly collected $1-million revenue on the first day of throwing the gates open - and, the drug cartels are not happy as they see their livelihood snatched...
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Breaking News: FCC plans 'pay for priority' Internet standards
Posted by: preetamkaushik

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 00:34:24 -0700 | political-news

At present companies such as Netflix and others can only deliver content to consumers at the speed permitted by quality of the last mile connectivity. Internet companies, under current regulations, can offer only the same speeds for all content providers....
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Breaking News: Justina Pelletier may benefit from restraining order
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Boston :: MA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 19:04:02 -0700 | political-news

Justina Pelletier needs time to adjust to her surroundings and to her new life for the sake of her own recovery and mental health. Since her somatoform disorder diagnosis her life has been a cyclone of drama and high anxiety...
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Breaking News: World Bank Should Not Approve Loan to Uganda Until Change in LGBTI Policies
Posted by: chnarendra

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 18:49:46 -0700 | political-news

As the World Bank considers releasing a $90 million health care loan to Uganda, Freedom House issued the following statement: "The decision in February by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim to withhold the health care loan to Uganda reflected...
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Posted by: Jonalyn26

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 01:37:38 -0700 | political-news

USA Today expression his "disappointment" with the reconciliation agreement between the governments in Ramallah and Gaza , and warned that it could " seriously complicates " efforts to promote peace talks , given that you can not expect Israel to...
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Breaking News: Government Virginia Rolls For comprehensive coil Shutdown on Obamacare
Posted by: Ritchllle

Richmond :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 23:58:10 -0700 | political-news

We have not seen the last stop on Obamacare: Virginia legislature continued impasse over health care reform law on Wednesday, creeping closer to shuttering this summer , if the two sides can not agree . As previously reported, Virginia is...
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Breaking News: Obama: U.S. will not intervene militarily in Ukraine
Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 01:56:24 -0700 | political-news

U.S. military intervention in Ukraine will not, and the situation can still be resolved through diplomatic channels. This was announced today in Tokyo, said U.S. President Barack Obama after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. rt U.S. President Barack...
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