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Be a Part of the Vote With Yahoo’s Elections Dashboard for IntoNow

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Yahoo is working to increase voter engagement in this year’s presidential election with their launch of the election dashboard for the IntoNow app. One of many news organizations bringing mobile and digital into the election, #Yahoo‘s dashboard, launching today, allows the electorate to interact with political news, coverage and debates in realtime. The app syncs […]

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Hong Kong Woman Asks World For Help Amid Occupy Protests

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The people of #Hong Kong are out in the streets protesting the over reaching arm of mainland #China interfering in their once free elections. Now, many fear that only pre-approved #Chinese puppet candidates are in the race for top political positions.  Thousands of students and young people have taken to the streets in an ‘occupy’ […]

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The Real Reason Some Of Us Need To Leave Our Phones Off The Hook During Dinner

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Ever hear the phrase “one voice, one vote?” Yeah, that’s a lie. Turns out our presidential elections are really decided by a few voters in a few states. It’s really a double whammy: If you don’t live in a “battleground state,” your vote doesn’t mean as much. And if you do, well, you’ll probably want […]

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Report Details Climate Change Effects on 289 National Parks

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Inmate firefighters walk along Highway 120 after a burnout operation as firefighters battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif. on Aug. 25, 2013. Image: Jae C. Hong/Associated Press On July 2, the #National Park Service released a #report by two of its scientists that confirms that 289 of America’s parks and historic sites […]

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PRISM Gives Russia Great Excuse to Step Up War on Social Media

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Governments love to use the actions of their enemies to help push their own agendas. Alarmed by reports that American spies are gathering data from popular web services, Ilya Kostunov — a lawmaker from Vladimir Putin’s United #Russia party in the lower house of #government — says he wants state officials to stop using U.S. […]

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Obama and Romney Break Email’s Golden Rules

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Amid all the hoopla around politicians using #social media platforms to engage voters, the Obama and Romney campaigns are still employing a stalwart communication tool: #email. The problem, however, is that both campaigns constantly break the golden rules of email, to the frustration of many. What’s This About? First, there are the subject lines, which […]

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Ukrainian Politician Is Nearly Knocked Out After Calling Rival A “Pot-Bellied Fatty”

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No one does political punch-ups like #Ukraine. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408026867); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3417691”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408026867); }); 1. Controversial Ukrainian politician Oleg Lyashko — leader of the populist Radical Party and famed for his visits to Ukrainian troops in the east of the country — was […]

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YouTube to Live Stream Presidential Debates

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For the first time ever, YouTube will be live streaming the 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates, starting with the first debate on Wednesday. In partnership with ABC News, web users can watch all four of the debates with President Barack Obama and Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney via #YouTube Elections Hub and the ABC […]

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Vote Or Watch Harry Potter? 5 Ways To Get Young Brits Engaged In Politics

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If politicians care about young people’s votes, they should consider these ideas. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408031968); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3403612”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408031968); }); If you were just about to walk down to your local polling station to vote and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came on […]

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How Victory in the Scottish Vote is Tearing the UK Apart

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British Prime Minister #David Cameron addressed a press conference in Aberdeen, #Scotland on September 15, ahead of the referendum on Scotland’s independence. Image: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images At the end of the movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, when it looks like our hero has the upper hand, he lets his adversary Moriarty get a […]

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