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Pyongyang releases 85-yo US Korean War vet after ?confession of crimes?
7 Dec 2013 at 1:46am
North Korea has deported an 85-year-old former Korean War veteran from the United States who was detained in October during a 10-day private visit to the country. The release came after Pyongyang p...
?More smoke than fire?: Fracking?s economic benefits are overblown
7 Dec 2013 at 12:43am
Local communities that are involved in fracking of natural gas should get the greatest say whether or not such methods of gas extraction are safe, Adam Briggle, a professor at the University of Nor...
Massive pro-EU protests in Ukraine: LIVE UPDATES
7 Dec 2013 at 12:35am
Thousands of Ukrainians are continuing protests over the government?s suspension of a key EU trade deal. The country risks falling into chaos as the opposition calls for a change of government and ...
Prosecutors ?coerce? drug offenders into waiving their right to trial ? human...
6 Dec 2013 at 11:08pm
US federal prosecutors often threaten drug offenders with decades of prion time in an effort to intimidate them into waiving their right to trial and agreeing to plead guilty, a Human Rights Watch ...
?Hypocritical agenda?: EU has only austerity to offer Kiev
6 Dec 2013 at 10:02pm
Mass protests in the streets of Ukraine are being orchestrated and financed from the outside while EU politicians are encouraging the revolt serving their hypocritical agenda, geopolitical analyst ...
Dozens of protesters arrested in clashes across Egypt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
6 Dec 2013 at 9:27pm
Egyptian police have used tear gas to quash numerous protests across the country, arresting dozens of people rallying against the military rule and recently passed legislation outlawing spontaneous...
Japan enacts controversial state secrets law
6 Dec 2013 at 9:22pm
Japan has enacted a new law to increase punishment for leaks, despite growing worries that the state-secrets law will erode press freedoms.
NYPD moves to limit public access to local crime information
6 Dec 2013 at 7:41pm
Each of the 77 New York City police precincts have been ordered to stop providing the media with information about the crimes that take place under their jurisdiction in what is considered by criti...
Tighter rules of engagement contributed to US casualty rate in Afghanistan ? ...
6 Dec 2013 at 6:30pm
US military directives enacted in Afghanistan after President Obama took office in 2009 could be to blame for an increase in casualties according to a critical new report, and may have laid the see...
Mandela?s sharp statements rarely cited in mainstream media
6 Dec 2013 at 4:58pm
As the world remembers Nelson Mandela?s legacy as South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon, he was also deeply skeptical of American power, the Iraq invasion, and was a key supp...
Activists demand to strip NFL of nonprofit status
6 Dec 2013 at 4:52pm
It is one of America?s most beloved past times. Every year, when the weather gets cold and the days get shorter millions gather around their television sets to cheer on their favorite football teams.
?Never getting on a plane again?: Jumbo jet aborts crosswind landing in storm...
6 Dec 2013 at 4:35pm
Several planes across Britain have been forced to abort landings and redirected to other airports as 100 mph winds wreaked havoc on the country, forcing hundreds of flights to be delayed. Dramatic ...
Wanted: Jewish group offers $5,000 for information on ?knockout? attackers
6 Dec 2013 at 4:34pm
?Leaders of the New York City Jewish community are calling for the capture of participants involved in the recent rash of violent ?knockout? assaults, and are offering a cash award for information ...
DC cop suspected of running prostitution ring
6 Dec 2013 at 4:00pm
A police officer in Washington, D.C. is currently under investigation for possibly running a prostitution ring out of this apartment, where a 16-year-old missing girl was found on Tuesday evening
WTO salvages historic $1 trillion trade deal
6 Dec 2013 at 3:52pm
The World Trade Organization has formally approved a historic package of agreements after over a decade of negotiations. Trade talks among 159 world economies came to an end after Cuba dropped its ...
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