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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: Focus on Syria - women and children would be allowed to leave Homs
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-02-01 07:01:17 -0800 | humanitarian-news

UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi who is conducting the peace talks in Geneva has indicated that the Syrian regime has agreed to allow women and children to leave the city of Homs which has been under siege by the regime. However,...
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Breaking News: Edward Snowden could get indefinite asylum status in Russia
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Davos :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-29 15:52:12 -0800 | humanitarian-news

Speaking about Edward Snowden, the NSA whistle-blower at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Russian legislator Alexy Pushkov, has reportedly said that Snowden can stay on in Russia even after his asylum period is over, in case he so...
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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 08:43:46 -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: Iraq gets military boost, not military boots, from the US
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-01-23 20:14:07 -0800 | disasters-news

In view of the increase in militant activities in Iraq, the US has given Iraq a military boost instead of military boots and have fast tracked the supply of missiles and surveillance drones - the message is 'fight your own...
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Breaking News: Geneva 2 conference in jeopardy - Ban Ki-Moon invites Iran, Syrian National Coalition threatens
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Geneva :: Switzerland | updated 2014-01-23 20:15:08 -0800 | disasters-news

This is real bad news from the Syrian front - the Syrian National Coalition has threatened to withdraw from Geneva 2 unless the invitation sent to Iran by the UN is cancelled. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has reportedly invited...
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Breaking News: Ireland and Britain to bury the hatchet and paint on a fresh canvas
   
Posted by: prabirghose

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-04-11 12:29:35 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Michael D Higgins, the ninth President of Ireland is on a visit to Britain and while addressing members of both Houses of Parliament, he has hailed the gradual progress that has been made in relations with Britain. He has gone...
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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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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: President Obama goes on a tour of China, Japan, South Korea and the Philippines
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 10:01:51 -0700 | political-news

US President Barack Obama is finally undertaking his Asian tour nearly seven months after he had to cancel a visit to the region due to a government shutdown. His tour would be from 23-29 April and his stops would include...
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Breaking News: Edward Snowden agrees to contest for Rector of University of Glasgow
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-25 15:52:20 -0800 | odd-news

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistle-blower who made life miserable for a whole lot of big-shots and created friction between the US and other friendly nations like Germany is now hiding in Russia. The US has revoked his passport and he...
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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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Cairo :: Egypt | updated 2014-03-04 21:47:58 -0800 | disasters-news

Following the declaration of the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group by the army-backed government in Egypt, supporters and police clashed across the country on Friday and four people died in the ensuing clashes. The dead included an 18-year-old Brotherhood...
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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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Breaking News: Kim Jong-Un's humanitarian side - gift of a summer camp for bright children
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Pyŏngyang :: North Korea | updated 2014-04-23 04:21:42 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The world knows Kim Jong-Un as a ruthless North Korean leader who loves to flirt with nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles, but he has revealed a yet-unseen side of his character - the humanitarian side. It is his love for...
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