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Behind the Braid: Who Is Yulia Tymoshenko?

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Protesters stand in front of a portrait of jailed former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko at the central Independence square in Kiev, #Ukraine, Dec. 5, 2013. Image: Sergei Chuzavkov/Associated Press Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych and opposition leaders Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Vitali Klitschko, Oleh Tiahnybok signed a deal this morning to end the bloodshed that has taken over […]

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Patrick Stewart Tapped David Cameron’s Serious Call With Obama

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#David Cameron is apparently a big believer in “pics or it didn’t happen.” The UK Prime Minister tweeted a photo on the phone with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, noting the two had been speaking about the crisis in Ukraine and both condemned Russia’s actions. I’ve been speaking to @BarackObama about the situation in Ukraine. […]

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Watch the Famous NYC Pride March From Around the World

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You don’t have to travel to New York City this weekend to experience the NYC Pride March. On Sunday, June 29, the city streets will welcome the march, and Mashable has your front-row seats. We’ll be providing coverage, commentary and interviews live from the march route. Tune in right here on Mashable or via the […]

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Ebola Survivor: ‘We Can’t Afford to Wait’

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#Ebola survivor Dr. #Kent Brantly, former Medical Director of Samaritan’s Purse Ebola Care Center in Monrovia, Liberia, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education joint hearing on, "Ebola in West Africa: A Global Challenge and Public Health Threat," on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.Image: AP […]

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Samsung Opens Solar-Powered Internet Schools in Africa

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Old shipping containers repurposed into solar-powered classrooms are giving students in the most remote parts of #Africa access to #education and innovation. Samsung’s Solar-Powered Internet Schools Initiative brings mobile classrooms filled with gadgets to rural towns like Phomolong, home to about 5,000 to 10,000 people. By outfitting a mobile shipping container with desks, a 50-inch […]

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You Should Follow Iran’s New President on Twitter

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#Iran‘s new president is quite the tweeter. On Monday morning alone, Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani tweeted around 50 times, most of which were in English. The tweeting blitz coincided with a press conference, where he said he will work to end the sanctions that have devastated the Iranian economy by attempting to negotiate with the […]

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The Shiny Mars Mystery Object: 10 Things It Could Be

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10 Things the Shiny Mars Mystery Object Could Be Curiosity’s Keys to the ISS Original key image courtesy of Flickr, Bohman Obsolete 30-Pin Cable Aluminum Foil From Curiosity’s Lunch Original burger image courtesy of Flickr, Marshall Astor – Food Fetishist Stefon’s Missing Ring Vladimir Putin’s Fishing Hook Original Putin image courtesy of Wikimedia Creative Commons […]

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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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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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