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Fusion Power: “We would like to get to a prototype (of a nuclear fusion reactor) in five generations,” said Dr Thomas McGuire, the director of the Revolutionary Technology division at Lockheed Martin’s famed Skunk Works. “If we can meet our plan of doing a design-build-test generation every year, that will put...
Oil: Blind-sided by Technology: “The price of oil will hit its floor and it will rise again,” President Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans, whose shaky economy depends critically on a high oil price. “Venezuela will continue with its social plans. Venezuela will move forward.” No it won’t, and neither will Russia, Iran, or Nige...
Recognising Palestine: It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognised as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress. In September of last year, Mahmoud Abbas, the long-overdue-for-an-election president of the Palestinian National Authority, was given permission to sit in the “beige chair”,...
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Americans Rather Like The United Nations: American like the United Nations–and there is data to prove it. A new poll from a bi-partisan polling team shows that nearly three quarters of likely American voters surveyed believe that the United Nations is still relevant and needed today. These voters overwhelmingly believe that the United St...
Why the Bonn Climate Talks Matter: Another round of UN climate change negotiations are taking place this week in Bonn. This is the third time countries are meeting in Germany this year to create a legally enforceable mechanism they all agreed was necessary following the 2011 summit in Durban, South Africa. The outcome of this week...
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Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after checkpoint attack kills at least 30 soldiers: Egypt has declared an emergency after a co-ordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 troops in the deadliest single attack on the military in decades.
Reyhaneh Jabbari executed: Iran hangs woman for murder of her alleged attempted rapist: Iran has executed Reyhaneh Jabbari for killing a man she says had tried to rape her despite an international campaign calling for a reprieve.
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wikileaks: Spooky reading after #Snowden: Julian #Assange's call to take up arms against the surveillance state | Cypherpunks http://t.co/BpUQi2nzgG: wikileaks: Spooky reading after #Snowden: Julian #Assange's call to take up arms against the surveillance state | Cypherpunks http://t.co/BpUQi2nzgG
wikileaks: anti-WikiLeaks movie 'We Steal Secrets' flops at box office | Indiewire http://t.co/dFQn6wXlMN: wikileaks: anti-WikiLeaks movie 'We Steal Secrets' flops at box office | Indiewire http://t.co/dFQn6wXlMN
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Don't Blame CNN for the Ebola Panic: If you crunch the data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.
Don't Blame CNN for the Ebola Panic: If you crunch the data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.
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3 Reasons I Didn't Give Up on the Bible: It was in my senior year of high school that I began to lose my faith in Scripture.Then, my first year of college I read the entire Bible, cover to cover, and that pretty much destroyed what confidence I had left.The Bible, I discovered, was full of polygamy, incest, murder, rape, genocide, adult...
Is California Forcing Churches to Pay for Abortions?: Religious groups are battling the state of California over whether employee health insurance plans require them to pay for abortions and some forms of contraception that some find immoral.So is the state forcing churches to pay for abortions? It depends on who you ask.The issue gained traction af...
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Government Passes Anti-Constitutional Surveillance Law During Ottawa Shooting: A terrible tragedy befell the nation’s capital yesterday, when a shooter opened fire at government sites in Ottawa. A full investigation must begin to assemble the details, as the flames of hysteria are fanned in the public consciousness. The words…
Hong Kong’s Umbrellas are “Made in USA”: The Washington neo-cons and their allies in the US State Department and Obama Administration are clearly furious with China, as they are with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. As both Russia and China in recent years have become more assertive about defining…
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Portrait of a foreign fighter: It is satisfying, but ultimately misleading, to believe that perpetrators possess certain inborn pathological traits. Rather, their motivations are not so different from our own: the desire for community, respect, and security, and the fear of standing apart from the crowd. So how, then, do peopl...
Controlling Brazil’s Amazonian Deforestation: A mantra is omnipresent in Brasília that deforestation is “under control.” The corollary of this theory, of course, is that the government need not fear that its extensive plans to build highways and dams in Amazonia will provoke deforestation. Unfortunately, this is incorrect. First of all, the ...
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Battleground Surrey: Political will and reforms needed to fix problems: As Surrey approaches one of the most important elections in last few decades media, commentators and general public are highly concentrated on search for a solution of numerous problems facing city’s transformation from suburban to urban. Top of the list is reserved for issues of crime, transport...
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Foreign aid: shortfall since 1970 almost $5 trillion; greater than aid given: Over 40 years ago, rich country governments agreed to give 0.7% of their GNI (Gross National Income) as official aid to poor countries for development assistance. The average aid delivered each year has actually been between 0.2 to 0.4%. The shortfall has therefore accumulated to ...
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Stratfor: Sitrep: None injured as bomb explodes under Italian diplomatic vehicle in #Libya http://t.co/vsmWdl8wqy: Stratfor: Sitrep: None injured as bomb explodes under Italian diplomatic vehicle in #Libya http://t.co/vsmWdl8wqy
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PGI Fall 2013:
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SLAIN AFGHAN PEACE MEDIATOR CAUTIONED U.S. AGAINST SURGE:
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Nobel Laureate Suu Kyi Leads Burma's NDL: April 1 Burmese Vote Ploy to Lift Sanctions?On April 1, Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Suu Kyi lead her party, the New League for Democracy (NLD) in its first election in over 20 years in Burma. Kyi had been under house arrest for nearly 20 years, but BBC reported she won 40 out of the 45 available ...

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