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Putin Calls Off Threat To Invade Ukraine, But Downed Chopper Threatens Ceasefire

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#Ukraine’s president says he may call off a ceasefire after separatist rebels in the east downed a helicopter, killing all nine on board. View this image › Sergei Karpukhin / Reuters Updated — 2:22 p.m. ET KIEV, Ukraine — Russian President #Vladimir Putin asked parliament to repeal a resolution granting him the authority to deploy […]

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Senators Frustrated At "Bogus" Hearing Over 9/11 Military Authorization Law

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“We’re not here to say it should be repealed today,” an administration official says. View this image › Jonathan Ernst / Reuters WASHINGTON — Defense officials would not say when the sweeping — and still active — military authorization law passed after the September 11th terrorist attacks would be changed at a contentious Senate hearing […]

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Austrian Police Arrest Ukrainian Oligarch With Kremlin Connections In First Major Western Move Against Russia

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The surprise arrest of #Dmitry Firtash at the request of the FBI suggests Western countries may be willing to implement harsher #sanctions over the #Ukraine crisis. View this image › Dmitry Firtash (right) pictured with ousted Ukrainian President #Viktor Yanukovych in April 2012. Austria arrested Firtash Wednesday at the request of the FBI. Stringer / […]

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This absurd hashtag diplomacy from the State Dept. is the ‘MOST idiotic’ yet

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http://twitter.com/#!/DLoesch/status/511733069997305856 Heh. Ah, yes. The humiliating #State Department and its hashtag diplomacy. @StateDept can we have more super-awesome hashtag #diplomacy from you all? Please? It's so effective and smart power is just awesome! Inners — TripleDotter (@DoubleDotter) September 14, 2014 Snicker. But what about the &8220;booties on the ground&8221; to fight Ebola? Where is the […]

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Top 10 Martial Arts From Outside The Orient

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When someone says “Martial Arts,” it conjures images of ancient Chinese warriors locked in combat or Samurai and Ninjas fighting it out in a bamboo forest. While it’s true the most popular martial arts originate from either Japan, China or elsewhere in Asia there are many forms of martial combat from other parts of the […]

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10 Insane Facts About Marvel Comics

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When we think of Marvel comics we think of Stan Lee, Spider-Man and spandex. But there are a few things about Marvel many of us don’t think of. Things that should be locked away in a vault even Iron Man couldn’t breach. Here are ten madcap facts about the world’s most famous comics publisher. 10They […]

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Doh! CNN’s John King says Obama is our ‘second African-American president’

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http://twitter.com/#!/bengreenman/status/293387970742984704 Oh, dear. The relentless and pitiful squeeing by the media today must be causing a lack of oxygen to their (alleged) brains! Watching Inauguration on CNN, and the announcer just said Obama was US’s second African American president.Whaaa? — song4mozart (@song4mozart) January 21, 2013 Uhhh the CNN reporter said Obama is the second African American president….who […]

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FDA Lifts Hold On An Experimental Ebola Drug

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Federal health officials eased safety restrictions on a Canadian company’s #experimental drug to treat Ebola. It has yet to be proven safe and effective. View this image › AP Photo/Sunday Alamba The U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted a hold Thursday on an experimental #Ebola drug made by Canadian company #Tekmira Pharmaceuticals, The Associated Press […]

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Meet The Man Who Might Be Indonesia’s Next President

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Jakarta governor and political reformer Joko Widodo declared victory in presidential elections on Wednesday, but official results won’t be out for weeks. 1. Meet Joko Widodo, the reformist governor of Jakarta, Indonesia&8217;s capital, and one of two presidential candidates in Wednesday&8217;s election. Joko has declared victory, though official results won&8217;t be out for weeks. View […]

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Top 10 People Who Give Islam a Bad Name

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Islam is the second-largest religion in the world (Christianity is the largest), and one of the fastest growing. While there have been very good Muslims, some have been very bad. This list, in a sense, is a response to the earlier lists of Top 10 People Who Give Christianity a Bad Name and Top 10 […]

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