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By Guest Author On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Strange Places in the World and How to Get There

Now that you’ve taken your NYS defensive driving course, you have the confidence to travel to anywhere in the world. You can explore the far reaches of Earth, discovering the beauty and the downright bizarre. More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 10th, 2018
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Newsbusters: Media ‘reluctant’ to call collapsing Venezuela ‘socialist’

Media watchdog Newsbusters took aim at the press over their avoidance of the “S-word”: socialism. “As Venezuela plunges deeper into humanitarian crisis, the broadcast and cable networks barely More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Chagas disease: 7 family members from Lábrea infected, Açaí consumption suspected

In a follow-up on a report from last week, the Health Surveillance Foundation (FVS-AM) now reports seven Chagas disease cases from the same family group in  the southernmost municipality of Lábrea in Amazonas More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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‘Finding Escobar’s Millions’ adds intrigue and treasure hunting to history

Doug Laux and Ben Smith, former CIA operations officers who served multiple tours throughout the Middle East, ask one simple question: Where is the money? In Finding Escobar’s Millions, the duo leads a search More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Hernán Mendoza, Diego Angelini, Alejandro Pagnucco, Ariel Erlij, Hernan Ferruchi identified as victims in Manhattan attack

Five tourists have been identified as victims in yesterday’s terrorist attack in Manhattan, struck down by Uzbekistan immigrant turned Islamic State operative Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov. Diego Angelini More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Trump crushes Venezuela’s ‘faithfully implemented’ socialism, Nicolas Maduro calls him ‘the new Hitler’

President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country as a vivid example of the failures of socialism More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 18th, 2017
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The Benefits of a 2nd Passport and Citizenship in Nicaragua

Are your international travel options limited by your nationality? If you are a citizen of a country that requires you to apply for visas, then you can benefit from a second passport. A second passport can open More...

By Sierra Jones On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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‘Aquaman’ writer to pen Universal’s ‘Creature From The Black Lagoon’ reboot

Universal Pictures has set Will Beall to write The Creature From The Black Lagoon, from an idea Beall had to revive the classic 1954 film as part of the studio’s classic monsters franchise. Beall just scripted More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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‘The Lost City of Z’: Charlie Hunnam captures the mysterious life of Percy Fawcett in this beautiful biopic

Director James Gray marks off another biopic from Hollywood’s proverbial “to-do” list with The Lost City of Z. Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy, Pacific Rim) has been cast the British army major More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Think Ski Season Is Over? Head South And Extend The Adventure

Skiing ranks among the ultimate luxury vacations, but with winter at its end in such popular locales as Courchevel, France and Vale, Colorado and, you may think it’s time to retire your poles until cooler weather More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Guatemala: government shuts down Women on Waves ‘abortion boat’

The Guatemalan government has detained a vessel, called the Adelaida, sent by a Dutch abortion group, Women on Waves, only a day after it arrived in the country’s largest port. “We are fine but our project is More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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Nat Geo’s ‘Big Cat Week’ starts Monday, Feb 20, schedule details revealed

For millions of years, big cats have stood atop the food chain as treasured icons of the wild. We have a deep, ancient connection with these revered predators. We admire them; we fear them; and now, we need to fight More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Manufacturing in the US Set to Increase Thanks to Trump’s Presidency

In his ‘Contract With the American Voter’, new U.S. President Donald Trump has outlined what he intends to do in his recently begun first one hundred days in office in order to ‘make America great again’. More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Venezuela is world’s ‘Most Miserable’ country again

The 2016 Misery Index shows that Venezuela ranks the “most miserable country” for the second year in a row. According to economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He is also More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 29th, 2016
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A different vacation in fascinating Montenegro

The beautiful small Balkan country of Montenegro (or Black Mountain) is nestled in splendor on the Adriatic coast. Bordering on Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, Montenegro offers soaring mountain scenery, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Discovery sets ‘The Wheel’ survivor show for January 13 premiere

Discovery is putting a new spin on the survivalist genre with THE WHEEL, the network’s new adventure series from Pilgrim Media Group. THE WHEEL dares six participants to survive in six distinctly grueling landscapes More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Colorado International Child Custody Battle Nears End

Two Colorado parents involved in a six-year international child custody battle returned to court in late September for a hearing before a final decision is made in the case, the Post Independent reports. The two More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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Mike Lee, Marco Rubio speak out against OAS, funding ‘cultural imperialism’ in Central and South America

The Organization of American States (OAS) is funding “cultural imperialism” related to abortion and marriage in Central and South America, according to Senators Mike Lee, R-UT, and Marco Rubio, R-FL, in a new More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Audit: DHS issued citizenship to deported illegal immigrants from ‘special interest countries’

In the latest of many gaffes at the mammoth agency created after 9/11 to keep the nation safe, at least 858 illegal immigrants with deportation orders were mistakenly granted U.S. citizenship. It gets better; the More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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Chile: Over 100K protest making abortion legal in

Over 100,000 took to the streets of Chile, through downtown Santiago for a “Celebrate Life” rally to protest the government’s mandate for legalizing abortion. Evangelical Christians joined Catholics More...


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