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Breaking News: Gallup: Majority of Americans think federal income taxes are too high
 
Posted by: Punditty

Princeton :: NJ :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 16:47:49 -0700 | political-news

A Gallup poll released Monday found that 52 percent of American taxpayers think they are paying too much in federal income taxes, while 42 percent believe their taxes are about right. Gallup said that this was the highest amount of...
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Breaking News: Offshore tax havens and 'Third World' poverty: Why rich get richer, poor get poorer
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 20:55:16 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This is the second installment of a trilogy. You may access the first installment here It is easy to understand Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman's observation that the largest increase in the concentration of wealth is seen in...
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Breaking News: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 11:26:51 -0700 | political-news

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a plan to spend $50 million this year building up a national grassroots organization, Everytown for Gun Safety. The group will mobilize voters who support gun control. According to the New...
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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 2014-04-20 14:19:30 -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: State Department puts freeze on Keystone XL pipeline
 
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 07:16:39 -0700 | political-news

Controversial political news often comes late on Fridays and the State Department announcement delaying approval for the Keystone XL pipeline was no exception. In a one-paragraph statement, the decision was pushed back without any deadline mentioned citing complications from a...
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Breaking News: Lunar eclipse Monday night, blood moon, and conspiracy theories
 
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Sacramento :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 23:05:01 -0700 | technology-news

If the sky is clear Monday night, stargazers will be treated to a lunar eclipse. During the event, the moon will become eerily orange and red. North and South America are in perfect position to view this spectacular event. Also...
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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 00:08:49 -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: With hours left to file taxes, find your post office closing times here
 
Posted by: richwebnews

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 15:55:39 -0700 | political-news

Tuesday is Uncle Sam's deadline to file individual tax returns (forms 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) for the 2013 tax year. If you’re scrambling to file your taxes today and wonder what time your local post office closes before time runs...
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Breaking News: What if Nevada rancher and his militia supporters were black?
 
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Las Vegas :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 14:19:30 -0700 | political-news

What if Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his militia supporters were black? Would the federal government have backed down? Moreover, would the government have let Bundy break the law for decades? Then there is Fox’s Sean Hannity and all the...
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Breaking News: Jessica Lynn Shackleford found dead in field
 
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Longmont :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 10:14:52 -0700 | disasters-news

The body of missing woman Jessica Shackleford has been found, bringing a tragic end to the search for her that's gone on since after Saturday (when she went missing). It's a sad story that also goes as a reminder to...
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Breaking News: 'Environmental injustice' demarcates white and nonwhite districts causing 7,000 deaths annually
 
Posted by: Robert Myles

Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 13:55:18 -0700 | health-news

Whatever your views of race relations in America you may consider that when it comes to the air you breathe, there’s no color divide. But in the first study of its kind, University of Minnesota researchers discovered that on average,...
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Breaking News: Missouri wasting time trying to force would-be convict to serve sentence
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Jefferson City :: MO :: USA | updated 2014-04-20 15:54:35 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Cornealious “Mike” Anderson was convicted in 2000 for robbing a Burger King with his cousin in 1999 and was sentenced to serve 13 years in prison. He was directed by the Missouri Department of Corrections to await his instructions...
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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: Shootings in Kansas could highlight America's great divide
 
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Overland Park :: KS :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 22:24:29 -0700 | disasters-news

Three people are dead after a man opened fire at a Jewish community center and nearby retirement community in Overland Park, Kan., the Associated Press reported Sunday. The suspect fired shots behind the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City...
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Breaking News: Is second Civil War possible? Harry Reid calls Bundy and supporters 'domestic terrorists'
 
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Bunkerville :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 21:33:41 -0700 | political-news

"Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it." -- George Santayana Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid did not bite his tongue in his description of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his supporters Thursday. He called them “domestic...
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