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Breaking News: How we lost the war on terror
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 22:19:20 -0700 | political-news

Opinion More than a decade ago, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, catalyzed the American landscape and brought about major transformations within several fundamental tenets of our society. No other event in American history has brought such rapid and dramatic...
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Breaking News: If Obama really cared about black people ...
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Detroit :: MI :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 22:25:02 -0700 | political-news

"George Bush doesn't care about black people." – Kanye West, 2005 Hurricane Katrina telethon. Commentary If Obama really cared about black people, he would do something about Detroit – and Chicago. Well, it's been almost six years now, right? After...
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Breaking News: Israeli airstrike kills top Islamic Jihad commander
Posted by: saleh1966 SelectMedia

Bayt H̨ānūn :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-12 16:22:56 -0700 | disasters-news

Israel has stepped up its indiscriminate aggression in a violent and crazy way on all areas of the Gaza Strip since the early morning hours of Wednesday. On Tuesday night, Israeli warplanes bombed the home of Hafiz Hamad, a senior...
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Breaking News: Understanding Putin: Russia's post-Cold War sphere-of-influence doctrine (Part 1)
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Moscow :: Russia | updated 2014-07-29 16:09:16 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is the first of a three-part series. Recent developments in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster show that President Vladimir Putin of Russia has no plans to back down from his involvement in eastern...
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Breaking News: Why did Ukrainian air control divert Flight MH17 into war zone airspace? (Part 1)

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-24 15:09:13 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: This is the first of a two-part series. You may view Part Two here. Opinion When Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was shot down near Snizhe in eastern Ukraine, it had veered...
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Breaking News: US tops chart for climate change denial as NOAA says oceans are hotter than ever
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-30 15:49:06 -0700 | political-news

An ever-growing mountain of facts and scientific studies to support man-made climate change—not to mention extreme weather incidents and changing seasonal patterns being experienced every day—wasn’t enough information to keep the United States from taking the top spot in...
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Breaking News: Some of the biggest enemies of women's equality are women
Posted by: Mike Sarzo

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-18 10:16:13 -0700 | political-news

Opinion During the past year-plus, talk about a so-called war on women by Republicans has seen those such as former Senate candidate Todd Akin describe “legitimate rape” and argue that women have ways to “shut the whole thing down.” It’s...
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Breaking News: DC Circuit Court's ruling striking down ACA subsidies highlights partisanship of judiciary
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 09:21:35 -0700 | political-news

Two federal appeals court panels issued conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether the government could provide subsidies on health insurance plans purchased on federal exchanges by millions of Americans. In the first case, Halbig v. Burwell, a three-judge panel of the...
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Breaking News: California drought: Is desalination of Pacific Ocean water a reliable, affordable option?
Posted by: Dava Castillo

Carlsbad :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-15 06:52:49 -0700 | technology-news

This report is part of an occasional series on how the drought in California is affecting individual communities in the state. I will be drawing on my experiences as a Master Gardener, my personal gardening book library and information from...
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Breaking News: Hunger charity ad shows black child being fed ‘like a dog'
Posted by: Nina Rai

Johannesburg :: South Africa | updated 2014-07-21 12:15:05 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Feed A Child, a South African children’s charity group has issued a public apology after its controversial advertisement meant to raise awareness of hungry children sparked off a massive uproar. The one-minute TV ad has been labeled “racist” by many...
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Breaking News: Children of same-sex couples are happier and healthier than their peers, study finds
Posted by: Daniel Koeker

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2014-07-10 16:02:31 -0700 | political-news

It’s time to put to rest yet another myth about the dangers of same-sex couples marrying and having kids. A common argument is that children raised by gay couples end up lacking in life and social skills because they don’t...
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Breaking News: BBC journalists instructed to put a stop to phony ‘editorial balance'
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-09 02:08:42 -0700 | political-news

Journalistic integrity has just gotten a little boost from the BBC Trust, which has instructed its journalists to stop inviting unqualified “experts” to add balance to stories that don’t call for it. In the Trust’s progress report on science coverage,...
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Breaking News: Wasted tax dollars (Part 1): Republicans pass bill that blocks DOE mitigation of climate change
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-18 12:09:29 -0700 | technology-news

Author's note: This is the first of a two-part series. Part 2 can be found here. During a time when unseasonably cold weather across parts of the East has pundits reviving talk of the dreaded “polar vortex” and Washington state...
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Breaking News: Black Florida teen sentenced to 23 years for 'murdering' retired K-9
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr.

West Palm Beach :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-07-13 08:52:28 -0700 | political-news

"Their next and best weapons were the dogs. They tamed some of these dogs to live in the caves with their families, to help protect them from the wild beasts. After a time, the dog held a high place among...
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Breaking News: Israel's 'historic' claim to Palestine is flawed and genocidal
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-31 21:40:47 -0700 | political-news

Commentary Palestine’s small but devout Christian population has dwindled in recent years, mostly due to the Israeli occupation. During Sunday’s bombing, Jalila Ayyad, 60, became the first Christian casualty of the war Israel has waged on the small region. About...
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