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Breaking News: 60 women, girls escape Boko Haram captivity: How politics complicates Nigeria's crisis
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Maiduguri :: Nigeria | updated 2014-07-10 07:47:36 -0700 | disasters-news

About 60 women and girls reportedly kidnapped last month by Boko Haram insurgents from villages near Chibok in northeastern Nigeria have escaped from their captors, state officials and local vigilante sources said Sunday. Agence France-Presse reports that local vigilante leader...
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Breaking News: Amanda Knox may have just made her biggest mistake
 
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-17 10:46:09 -0700 | disasters-news

Amanda Knox is facing extradition to Italy, and with the way Raffaele Sollecito has turned his back on her, the road ahead is going to be a bumpy one. This report shares something shocking, though: Amanda may accuse Raffaele of...
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Breaking News: America holds key to unlocking world peace; otherwise,  globe will suffer continued strife
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 05:40:16 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Ever notice how everyone always looks to America for leadership when conflicts arise anywhere in the world? Right now, all hell seems to have broken loose – a downed airliner, Israeli attacks on Palestinians, Boko Haram kidnapping girls in...
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Breaking News: Tennessee mom makes history, first charged with ‘drug assault' on newborn
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Madisonville :: TN :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 20:33:50 -0700 | disasters-news

A new Tennessee law that's predicted to be a “public health disaster” if passed in other states has resulted in an assault charge against a new mom who took an illegal drug while pregnant. It is the only state that...
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Breaking News: Understanding Putin: The US Monroe Doctrine (Part 2)
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

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

Author's note: This is the second of a three-part series. You may view Part 1 here. Commentary The Russian post-Cold War doctrine of sphere of influence is crucial to understanding President Vladimir Putin's policy in Ukraine. The Russian policy is...
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Breaking News: McCann parents are being sued!
 
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Lisbon :: Portugal | updated 2014-07-28 12:38:06 -0700 | disasters-news

Great news: The parents of Madeleine McCann are finally having the tables turned on them after setting out to destroy the man who brought all the evidence against them to light. Goncalo Amaral is now countersuing Kate and Gerry McCann...
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Breaking News: Despite Obama's words, the downing of flight MH17 may go unpunished
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 16:52:43 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Welcome to the new reality where a country with an abundance of nuclear weapons can piss into the wind and barely get wet. Russia may have gone rogue, but there is precious little the world can do about it...
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Breaking News: Israel-Hamas war, US public opinion and ‘telegenically dead Palestinians' (Part 2)
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-26 16:31:37 -0700 | disasters-news

Author’s note: This concludes a two-part series, You may view Part 1 here. Opinion The results of a new Pew Research Center survey which show that sympathies of the US public continue to lie with Israel rather than with Palestinians...
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Breaking News: Palestinians need a change of tactics in the fight against Israeli occupation (Part 1)
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-18 16:58:58 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Author’s note: This is the first of a three-part series. Part 2 can be accessed here. "In their asymmetric battle with the occupation, Palestinians must turn to peaceful resistance. It is the only way to tilt the balance of...
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Breaking News: Read Sarah Goode gruesome murder details here
 
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Long Beach :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-13 19:55:15 -0700 | disasters-news

Sarah P. Good was allegedly raped, beaten mercilessly and killed by a former Marine with pretty eyes -- and the details of that horrific murder have been released to the public. The details are indeed gruesome, and indicate that the...
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Breaking News: Justice Spotlight: Man dies after New York City cops slam him to ground in chokehold
 
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-23 13:14:10 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is another installment in my Justice Spotlight series, where I bring you outrageous stories on the US justice system. Staten Island resident Eric Garner died Thursday after New York City police officers slammed his head to the...
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Breaking News: Malaysian airliner 'blown out of the sky': Vice President Joe Biden
 
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Donetsk :: Ukraine | updated 2014-07-20 16:40:58 -0700 | disasters-news

U.S. officials now confirm that the Malaysian Boeing 777 was shot out of the sky by a surface-to-air missile as it plied the skies over the Ukraine, Thursday, NBC News reported. The plane was carrying 295 people, including 280 passengers...
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Breaking News: The asymmetry of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict explains why peace remains elusive (Part 2)
 
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Gaza :: Palestine | updated 2014-07-16 16:55:55 -0700 | disasters-news

Commentary Author's note: This concludes a two-part series. You may access Part 1 here. Israel has remained an unenthusiastic participant in peace initiatives to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict because its overwhelming military power allows it to benefit with minimum cost...
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Breaking News: New York court says parents spanking their children is ‘a reasonable use of force'
 
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New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 07:48:43 -0700 | disasters-news

A New York appeals court ruled Wednesday that spanking a child is not child abuse but rather “a reasonable use of force.” The case in question involved a Long Island father who was found guilty of child endangerment by a...
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Breaking News: Where is the largest homeless camp in the US?  The answer is surprising
 
Posted by: Dava Castillo SelectMedia

San Jose :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-19 07:39:00 -0700 | disasters-news

California’s Silicon Valley in Santa Clara County is one of the richest—and the poorest—areas in the state. Technology companies reign supreme creating billionaires almost overnight. The average annual income in 2012 was $70,243. The average sale price of a single-family...
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