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Minister No More!

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4 mentions1 hour ago
The referendum of 5th July will stay in history as a unique moment when a small European nation rose up against debt-bondage. Like all struggles for democratic rights, so too ...

Tsipras Turns Tables on Europe in Austerity Referendum Triumph

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Greece voted against yielding to further austerity demanded by creditors, leaving Europe’s leaders to determine if the renegade nation can remain in the euro. With 85 percent of votes counted,

Merkel, Hollande Call for Summit of Euro Area Leaders on Greece

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Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. German Chancellor Angela ...

YouTube's head engineer reveals his 'wildest dreams' for the site

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2 mentions19 hours ago
Every minute, people around the world upload more than 300 hours of video to YouTube. Every minute.  The site has billions of videos — a wide range of content that includes surprised ...

Euro Drops as Greece Votes ‘No’ in Referendum; Aussie at ’09 Low

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The euro fell as Greek voters rejected austerity demands, fueling concern the indebted nation is on track to exit the currency union. Australia’s dollar slipped to a six-year low and ...

Greece Heads for ‘No’ Vote, Raising Risk of Departure From Euro

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Greeks voted against accepting further austerity in exchange for a new European bailout, increasing the chances of the country having to abandon the euro and plunging its economy deeper into ...

Greece’s Divided Voters Decide on Future Path as Euro Exit Looms

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Greeks were voting Sunday on their economic future amid concern the country's banks are almost out of funds and that rejection of further austerity could push it out of the ...

These are the 17 publicly out participants at this year's Women's World Cup

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By Cyd Zeiglerď˜‘ @CydZeigleron May 31, 2015, 11:14p +With four out players and a head coach, the Swedish and American women's soccer teams are the most publicly out of any ...

UNHCR's new biometrics system helps verify 110,000 Myanmar refugees in Thailand.

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THAM HIN CAMP, Thailand, June 30 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency has completed its roll-out of a cutting-edge system to identify Myanmar refugees in Thailand's nine border camps. Between ...

The Death Boats: A Survivor’s Tale

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Every day, I listen to stories of people fleeing for their lives, across dangerous borders and unfriendly seas to reach safety. The story of a young woman, Doaa, is so ...

About the Exhibit

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To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, the Dag Hammarskjöld Library is presenting an exploration of the seventy key documents that have shaped the United Nations and our ...

This Summer, A Woman Will Be The Head Coach For The NBA's Smartest Team

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Today, the San Antonio Spurs announced that Becky Hammon will serve as their head coach during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. It is the first time a woman ...

Analysis: Egypt, Hamas, ISIS and Israel after the latest rocket attack

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For a few hours last week, after the rockets landed in Israel, there was uncertainty from where they were fired. At first it was thought the projectiles came from the ...

CRISPR: Move beyond differences

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Researchers and ethicists need to see past what can seem to be gendered debates when it comes to the governance of biotechnology, says Charis Thompson. This autumn, researchers and other ...

CAR: WFP Reaches Out To Food-Insecure Families, Farmers

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The acute emergency has caused widespread disruption in C.A.R. with food production 50 percent lower in 2014 than before the crisis. Nearly a quarter of the population is in need ...

Meet the ordinary people who rescue distressed whales, dolphins and sea turtles from crowded beaches

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OCEAN CITY, Md. — Chuck Erbe knew dinner was over as soon as he saw the number on his ringing cellphone. There was a baby whale in distress. He told ...


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Looking back on 25 years of water, sanitation and hygiene monitoring, the reportprovides a comprehensive assessment of progress since 1990.The MDG target for drinking water was achieved in 2010 but ...

GRAPHIC: Underwater footage of tiger shark eating a turtle

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3 mentions22 hours ago
A turtle is attacked and eaten by a tiger shark in this footage shot by underwater videographer Charles Maxwell.

Thomas Piketty: “Germany has never repaid.”

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Since his successful book, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” the Frenchman Thomas Piketty has been considered one of the most influential economists in the world. His argument for the redistribution ...

Pluto at Last

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Small, cold, and absurdly far away, Pluto has always been selfish with its secrets. Since its discovery in 1930, the dwarf planet has revolved beyond reach, its frosty surface a ...


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Greece is a remarkable country full of wonderful people, but along dimensions of development and governance, the place is plainly pretty fucked up. It has been fucked up that way ...

The President of Russia has signed ban on driftnet fishing

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The bill, supported by WWF, prohibits both domestic and Japanese driftnet fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Russia. The initiative for amending the law «On fishing and preservation ...

Top Ten July 4th Songs

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Not nearly enough Americans are aware that much of what the country considers our most patriotic music was created by artists and writers of decidedly left-wing sympathies. Four years ago, I ...

Defiant Greeks reject EU demands as Syriza readies IOU currency

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Greek voters have rejected the austerity demands of Europe's creditor powers by a stunning margin, sweeping aside warnings that this could lead to the collapse of the banking system and ...

Started by Abolitionists in 1865, The Nation Magazine Marks 150 Years of Publishing Rebel Voices

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Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor and Publisher of The Nation, America’s oldest weekly magazine. The Nation is celebrating its 150th anniversary with a quintuple-length, blockbuster edition of the magazine. She blogs ...

Grenada to Rebuild Barrier Reefs - The Daily Catch Ocean News

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Source: Inter Press Service/Desmond Brown -June 30, 2015 in Environment, Featured BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (IPS) – The Eastern Caribbean nation of Grenada is following the example of its bigger ...

Police shootings: Distraught people, deadly results

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It was not yet 9 a.m., and Gary Page was drunk. The disabled handyman had a long history of schizophrenia and depression and, since his wife died in February, he ...

'An Open Secret' Documents Rampant Sexual Abuse of Child Actors in Hollywood: VIDEO

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That shady and skeezy happenings exist in Hollywood should come as a surprise to approximately no one, and that some of those happenings victimize child actors is (sadly) almost as ...

Rick Santorum Explains Why SCOTUS' Marriage Ruling 'Disrupts The Foundation of the World'

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On Face The Nation Sunday, Rick Santorum explained his previous statement that the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage “potentially disrupts the foundation of the world.” Saying that the ruling was ...

"What to the Slave is 4th of July?": James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech

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James Earl Jones, reading the words of Frederick Douglass. In a Fourth of July holiday special, we begin with the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass ...

Avigdor Liberman: Haredi parties control government, Israeli society captive to extremist elements

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Yisrael Beytenu chairman Avigdor Liberman strongly denounced on Sunday the government’s expected reversal of the conversion reforms adopted by the last government in today’s cabinet meeting. The reforms, spearheaded by ...

Ancient bobcat buried like a human being

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A bobkitten, perhaps resembling the one Native Americans buried 2000 years ago. About 2000 years ago in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried something unusual ...

Fearless female motocross rider races for gender equality in Iran

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Amazing images show Iran’s revolutionary motorbike racer, Behnaz Shafiei, in action When Iranian women see Behnaz Shafiei dismount from her motorcycle and peel off her helmet, they stand mesmerized. “I ...

The Trouble With Nobel Prizes

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Exploring the world of science through graphic narrative. By Maki Naro When Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt made his infamous "trouble with girls" remark, we learned two things: As the the ...

Hillary Clinton Offers Support To Young Gay Boy in Viral Facebook Photo

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A young gay boy scared about his future shown in a Facebook photo that went viral over the weekend is receiving some love and support from Hillary Clinton. Popular Facebook ...

Report: Lebanese Hezbollah and Syrian army enter rebel-held Syrian border city

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BEIRUT- The Syrian army and Lebanese Hezbollah fighters entered the rebel-held city of Zabadani on the second day of a major offensive to capture the border area around the Beirut-Damascus ...

Noam Chomsky: Austerity is just class war

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As Greece defaults and faces a referendum this Sunday on a new bailout package, watch Noam Chomsky on Europe’s “savage response” to the pushback against austerity demands. He spoke ...

Bobby Jindal Really, Really, Really Hates Gay Marriage

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After three courts told him he had to, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal will finally allow his administration to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples today. ....Jindal's administration argued it's possible ...

Despite crisis at home, Greek FM to begin 3-day visit to Israel

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Less than 24-hours after voting in Greece on a fateful referendum on whether to accept the terms of an international bailout, Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias will arrive for talks ...

Greece Referendum: Alexis Tsipras Calls for 30% Debt Haircut

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the nation’s debt will need to be cut by 30 percent, with a 20-year grace period for payment, in order to be sustainable, citing ...

Earth's most colourful creatures?

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Cephalopods are like living kaleidoscopes, able to dazzle and amaze by producing shows of colour. Biologist Richard Ross of the California Academy of Sciences’s Steinhart Aquarium believes they are the ...

Tim Hunt: Nobel Laureate's comments about girls and science.

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In early June, Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt was asked to speak at a luncheon sponsored by the Korea Federation of Women’s Science and Technology Associations at a science communications meeting ...

Benjamin Netanyahu: What's happening in Iran talks is a breakdown, not a breakthrough

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday expressed alarm at the emerging nuclear deal between western powers and Iran currently taking place in Vienna.Speaking at the opening of the weekly cabinet ...

Top Israel police investigator Bracha commits suicide

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Police announced on Sunday the suicide of police National Fraud Squad head Asst.-Ch. Ephraim Bracha, 55, who had served in the police force for more than 30 years. Bracha was ...

Caitlyn Jenner Shares a Special 4th of July Message on Instagram

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Caitlyn Jenner shared a special message with her Instagram followers on Saturday to celebrate the Independence Day holiday. Captioning a photo of a large framed American flag, Caitlyn wrote, Happy ...

Breakthroughs appear in Vienna on Iran nuclear talks

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VIENNA -- Three major sticking points obstructing world powers and Iran from making an historic nuclear deal appear to have been resolved by their technical experts over the last 48 ...

Women's World Cup 2015: Incredible 50-yard goal for USA's Carli Lloyd

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Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. USA's Carli Lloyd completes her hat-trick with a stunning strike from the halfway line against Japan in the 2015 Women's World ...

Uruguay: Israeli embassy worker suspected in planting fake bomb

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Police in Uruguay named an Israeli embassy security worker as the main suspect in planting a fake bomb outside the Montevideo World Trade Center building which houses the Israeli Embassy ...

21 Great Americans Who Aren't The Founding Fathers

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Every Fourth of July, Americans gather to celebrate, among many things, Independence Day and the Founding Fathers. America is basically obsessed with old white dudes. Just look at the money ...

OWS protesters pepper sprayed by cops settle lawsuits

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Two Occupy Wall Street protesters who were pepper sprayed by a high-ranking cop have settled their lawsuits for $60,000 each, the Daily News has learned. Chelsea Elliott and Jeanne Mansfield,

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