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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Saudi Arabia nears deal with Israel for airstrike on Iranian nuclear program

The Saudis have expressed their willingness to cooperate with Israel against Iran, including use of Saudi air space by the IDF for a possible air strike, according to a report by Channel 2. According to the report, More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 21st, 2015
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New all-inclusive resort in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has become a very popular destination in the last years. Families, groups of friends, solo travelers…everybody wants to visit this small but diverse country. The country has received a lot of recognitions More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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16 or more dead in Carnival accident after singer hits power line

At least 16 people were killed during Haiti’s national Carnival parade in an accident involving an electrical shock on a float, followed by a stampeded of patrons, government officials said. An “accident More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Bulgaria: Woman ‘vindicated’ in religious freedom case after arrest for home worship

The Fourth Section of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that Bulgarian authorities violated a Christian woman’s freedom of thought, conscience, and religion when they unjustly arrested her for private More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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French artist, Combo, beaten after drawing ‘Coexist’

A French graffiti street artist named Combo was attacked by a gang after refusing to take down a mural calling for religious harmony in Paris using religious symbols to spell out “Coexist.”  Combo, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Australia: Police link ‘body parts’ found in river after family ID’s tattoo

Victoria Police now believe they know the identity of the man whose body parts, including an arm with a distinctive tattoo of a devil holding a pitch fork, were found in the Maribyrnong River in Melbourne. Police More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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New report from Ireland: 45 rescued from human trafficking ring

Forty-five victims of human trafficking were rescued in Northern Ireland, according to the National Crime Agency (NCA). The new report, released on Monday, indicates that they were subjected to domestic servitude, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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New report: Global debt to cross record $200 trillion, new crisis coming

Global debt has soared by $57 trillion since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2007 and 2008, with the debt to GDP ratio jumping to 400 percent in Japan. This raises questions about financial stability and More...

By Guest Author On Monday, February 2nd, 2015
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World Hunger Has Decreased, But Economists Say It’s Not Enough

According to economists, 25 developing countries have met an ambitious goal, set by the U.N., to cut their number of undernourished citizens by half. The number of chronically undernourished people in the world, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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2014 Mrs America Austen Williams talks ‘8 Days,’ human trafficking

Mrs America 2014 is more than some pretty face as Austen Williams is campaigning for a new film titled 8 Days and speaking out against human trafficking. Austen talks about the film with Brandon Jones and Dispatch More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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FBI busts Russian spy ring in New York: Evgeny Buryakov detained

US prosecutors say Evgeny Buryakov, 39, was part of an alleged Russian spy ring that included two others as others were identified. The other two named defendants, Igor Sporyshev and Victor Podobnyy, but they no More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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President Obama flies to Middle East, meets Saudi King Salman

President Obama made a quick trip to the Middle East, meeting with the new Saudi leader, King Salman, days after the passing of King Abdullah. Obama cut short his trip to India and visited the Saudis with former More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Burma fighting with rebels leads to brutal rape, murder of two teachers

More than 2,000 villagers in Kachin State, northern Myanmar, on the border with China, have fled their homes because of renewed fighting between the Burmese army and the rebels of the Kachin Independence Army (KIA). The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Authorities arrest 12 tied to Paris terrorist attacks, Kerry visits a ‘big hug’

French police arrested 12 people on Friday suspected of helping militant Islamist gunmen in last week’s killings in Paris, where visiting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid wreaths at two main attack More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Edward Snowden talks about Russia, drone use, cyber attacks, NSA

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden spoke in a new interview about life in Russia and reviewed many of the surveillance topics, the use of cyber technology and much more. Speaking with James More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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‘Homeland’ season 4: Pakistan upset that country is like ‘grimy hellhole’ on show

Pakistan officials have criticised producers of Showtime’s popular  drama Homeland for portraying their country’s captial as a “grimy hellhole”. The show’s fourth season, which ended on Sunday More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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Chris Pine: no more ‘Jack Ryan,’ has ‘deep regrets,’ talks ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Trek 3′

While he’ll still be moving on to a big role in the Star Trek franchise, Chris Pine doesn’t see a sequel to his Jack Ryan film in the works. Speaking with Moviephone about his new musical Into the Woods, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Stratford Festival to present ‘King Lear’ ‘King John,’ ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ in theaters next year

Three of Shakespeare’s great dramas about the burdens, madness and romance of ruling, all performed by one of the world’s premier repertory theater companies – The Stratford Festival in Ontario Canada – More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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President Obama moves on ending Cuba embargo, attacked by GOP

President Obama will move quickly to end the American trade embargo against Cuba, administration officials said Thursday, using broad executive orders to lift restrictions on travel, commerce and financial activities. Starting More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 5th, 2014
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Russia: US, allies manipulating oil prices to crash the ruble

The head of Russia’s external intelligence agency has made a bold accusation on Thursday: Washington and its allies are pursuing a regime change policy towards Russia, deliberately introducing sanctions and More...

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