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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: Internet in Syria hostage to censorship, intermittent service
   
Posted by: TheDamascusBureau

Damascus :: Syria | updated 2014-04-16 12:36:10 -0700 | political-news

Rami spends many hours every day trying to surf the Internet from his home in the suburbs of Harasta near the capital of Damascus. The 20-something youth, a law student at Damascus University, complains of the “constant interruptions of network...
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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: Bloomberg to spend $50 million fighting NRA on gun control
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 12:32:08 -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: Some states bar sales of futuristic Tesla cars
   
Posted by: Robert Weller

Denver :: CO :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 07:54:05 -0700 | political-news

Money is supposed to talk in America, though sometimes you may need a sort of Rosetta Stone. It seems some in America, especially legislatures and car dealers, have as much trouble with present day engineless Tesla cars as Thomas Edison...
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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: 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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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

Aleppo :: Syria | updated 2014-03-13 19:55:54 -0700 | disasters-news

Syrian army helicopters dropped barrel bombs on the disputed northern city of Aleppo and 36 people, nearly half of them children, were killed in this audacious attack. This has been reported by the British based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...
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