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Breaking News: Supreme Court upholds Michigan's affirmative action ban
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Lansing :: MI :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 16:42:48 -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 15:25:57 -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 20:50:29 -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 2014-04-24 17:24:05 -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: 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 2014-04-24 16:42:48 -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 2014-04-24 15:44:08 -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 2014-04-24 15:15:15 -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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Breaking News: World powder kegs threaten to explode
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Kiev :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-24 17:45:14 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Russia is threatening to invade Ukraine and throw Europe into further chaos. France has uncovered information that points to the prospect that the regime of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad continues to use chemical weapons. North Korea continues to be...
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Breaking News: 10 Beatles songs for your Earth Day enjoyment
Posted by: Punditty SelectMedia

Santa Cruz :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 05:57:14 -0700 | green-news

By the time of the first Earth Day in 1970, The Beatles were in the process of breaking up, but their music certainly contributed to the 1960s zeitgeist that led to widespread environmental and ecological awareness that continues to this...
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Breaking News: Earth Day 2014: Nest Thermostat now available in Google Play
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 15:16:33 -0700 | technology-news

Google is celebrating Earth Day this year by selling the Nest Learning Thermostat through their Google Play store. Nest earned a lot of love when it was first introduced a few years ago—it got a spot on many tech reviewer’s...
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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: When 'Coronation Street' is on, the dog fight begins
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-22 23:58:08 -0700 | your-story

I hate to admit it, but just about every night we have a fight at our house. Now, it must be said that my spouse, Mary Lou, is pretty easy to live with. She is kind, patient and a lot...
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Breaking News: Sex slaves and oil in Nigeria
Posted by: Robert Weller

Lagos :: Nigeria | updated 2014-04-24 15:37:06 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion Sometimes it seems like a modern day Hieronymus Bosch painting combined with Dante’s Inferno, updated with automatic weapons. Nigeria should be Africa’s powerhouse, even though its boundaries were arbitrarily created by its British colonizers. The story is so incredible...
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Breaking News: #MyNYPD hashtag becomes viral Twitter bashtag against NYPD's finest
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-04-24 11:50:39 -0700 | technology-news

Commentary In what can only be described as poetic justice, the New York Police Department’s desperate attempt to show its “lighter” side backfired on it badly. The NYPD Twitter campaign, which encouraged users to show off smiling photos of themselves...
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