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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: Obama administration still concealing legal justification for killing of Anwar al-Awlaki
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-26 10:36:21 -0700 | disasters-news

A federal court released a 2010 Department of Justice legal memo Monday justifying the targeted drone killing of alleged al-Qaida terrorist and US citizen, Anwar al-Awlaki. Redaction of the text by the government, however, largely defeated the purpose of releasing...
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Iran moves to fill US power vacuum in Iraq, deploys surveillance drones
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Baghdad :: Iraq | updated 2014-06-29 14:16:34 -0700 | disasters-news

According to US officials, Iran is secretly operating surveillance drones in Iraq from an airfield in Baghdad. The Islamic Republic is also airlifting supplies of military equipment to Iraq. The Iranians are conducting surveillance flights over Iraq using a small...
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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 2014-07-21 16:34:37 -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: Nigeria at 'beginning of long war' as Boko Haram kidnappings continue: 91 abducted
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Abuja :: Nigeria | updated 2014-06-28 10:33:47 -0700 | disasters-news

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents abducted at least 91 civilians, including toddlers, in attacks on villages in northeastern Nigeria over the weekend. According to eyewitness accounts, the victims included 60 women and 31 boys. The latest incident, which comes just over...
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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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Breaking News: Did Maddie's mum drug her to death?
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Alverca do Ribatejo :: Portugal | updated 2014-06-29 19:57:52 -0700 | disasters-news

Madeleine McCann still hasn't been found -- to no surprise -- and the mystery behind her disappearance continues. The latest searches for the missing tot have taken over media headlines, especially since items like bones and clothing were found in...
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Breaking News: Newspaper makes itself the story with racist headline
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

West End :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-07-09 10:32:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion A small monthly newspaper in New Yorkʼs West Village made itself a large story this month for running an opinion piece by James Lincoln Collier, 86, with the headline “The [N-word] in the White House.” Collierʼs article in Julyʼs...
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