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Breaking News: Responding to Dirk Hayhurst's piece on racism in baseball

Toronto :: Canada | updated 2014-04-17 14:30:31 -0700 | sports-news

Former MLB pitcher and now writer and broadcaster Dirk Hayhurst wrote a piece on Bleacher Report discussing racism in baseball. The evidence he presents stems from his own experiences and the statements of a scout with the Blue Jays who,...
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Breaking News: Patronizing paychecks
Posted by: Will Durst

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 10:01:52 -0700 | political-news

In a move as surprising as limos at a state funeral, the GOP has misplaced their ticket for the clue train. Yes, again. Just when you think they get it, party leaders move heaven and earth and that place due...
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Breaking News: Mike Huckabee panders to Koch brothers: 'More freedom in North Korea than the US'
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Manchester :: NH :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 11:19:22 -0700 | political-news

The billionaire Koch brothers, Charles and David, held an event in Manchester, NH, this past Saturday billed as the inaugural Freedom Summit. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee got that attention. In an obvious pandering to the Koch brothers, Huckabee made...
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Breaking News: Blast in Nigerian capital kills more than 70
Posted by: aymaan30

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-04-17 13:40:28 -0700 | disasters-news

A powerful blast ripped through a busy commuter bus station in the Nigerian capital Abuja killing dozens of people, according to reports. The blast took place before 7 am Monday as Nigerians were traveling for work. According to CNN, at...
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Breaking News: Syria taking advantage of Ukraine situation
Posted by: saleh1966

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-04-17 14:56:06 -0700 | your-story

Opinion Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed on Sunday that he is winning the civil war that has left more than 150,000 people dead. AFP reported that the state news agency SANA carried a story on a speech Assad made to...
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Breaking News: Australia tries to restart Malaysian jet search by going underwater
Posted by: Robert Weller

Perth :: Australia | updated 2014-04-18 23:50:05 -0700 | disasters-news

The head of the Australian search for the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 said it is going underwater. Angus Houston, in a news conference in Perth, said there had been no pings picked up from the black boxes of the...
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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: Kuwait orders blackout of coup plot reports in news outlets and social media
Posted by: saleh1966

al Kuwayt :: Kuwait | updated 2014-04-15 21:36:53 -0700 | your-story

The oil-rich nation of Kuwait has imposed a news blackout on reports related to a recording that suggests there is a plot to overthrow the ruling government. The state-backed news agency KUNA, reported that the country's leadership issued a statement...
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Breaking News: Has the world's newest war started in Ukraine?
Posted by: Robert Weller

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-04-16 16:52:02 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Before laughing off this headline, keep in mind that some wars were pretty much started by nonexistent events, such as the Gulf of Tonkin incident. The Vietnam War went from being a low-level insurgency to being a full-scale war...
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Breaking News: TSA to expand 'behavior screening' program even though it doesn't work
Posted by: northsunm32

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 08:06:32 -0700 | travel-news

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) was urged by the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to scale back or even eliminate its "behavior screening" program, in which TSA officers try to strike up conversations with passengers and airport employees as a...
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Breaking News: Ex-Justice Stevens still casts a long shadow over court, justice
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-12 22:35:38 -0700 | political-news

For many years, John Paul Stevens [Unlink] was the leader of the so-called liberal bloc of the Supreme Court, often assigning the dissenting opinion if he was on the losing side in a Supreme Court ruling. As the senior-most associate...
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Breaking News: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control

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: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott tackle 'True Tori': Will viewers sympathize with her?
Posted by: StacyCarey

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 13:13:23 -0700 | entertainment-news

Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott are headed back to reality TV with the new show “True Tori.” The show premieres on Lifetime April 22 and the first promos are now hitting the Web. Will the strategy of airing their dirty...
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Breaking News: Opposition, regime forces split Idlib province after ISIS withdrawal
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Kafr Nabl :: Syria | updated 2014-04-17 04:57:54 -0700 | political-news

During the first few days of 2014, several demonstrations took place under the slogan “Bashar and ISIS are one…Down with ISIS and Assad” in areas controlled by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, now known as ISIS. These demonstrations...
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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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