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By Butter Bracco On Monday, December 7th, 2015
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Rutgers celebrates Paul Robeson week, a WWII communist who hated the US

Rutgers University recently dedicated an entire week to celebrate Paul Robeson, a disgraced communist who spoke out vehemently against the U.S. government during the post-WWII era, even says that those who oppose More...

By Zach Jones On Friday, November 6th, 2015
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Daniel Craig talks James Bond, Monica Bellucci in ‘Spectre’ and role models

Most fans feel Daniel Craig is the best actor to play James Bond since Sean Connery, but the two also share a disdain for playing the popular spy with Connery famously stating “I have always hated that damned More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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‘Bridge of Spies’ Review: Spielberg delivers Cold War drama, great look at East Germany split

During Oscar talk, expect Bridge of Spies to be on the list of Best Pictures with some consideration for Best Director, Best Actor and other categories. That said, Tom Hanks and Spielberg deliver a great film, but More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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New ‘Agent Carter’ season 2 poster stars Hayley Atwell in classic form

Marvel and ABC have released an awesome new teaser poster for the highly anticipated second season of Agent Carter starring Hayley Atwell. This comes about a month ahead of the New York Comic Con. Filming already More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Pope Francis: abolish the death penalty, help Syrian refugees, redistribute your wealth, talks climate change

Transcript via TIME: Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the Second World War. This presents us with great challenges and many hard decisions. On this continent, too, thousands of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Mythbusters takes on ‘Star Wars’ ‘Shoot ’em Up’ and drones in new episodes

The boys are back for another incredible summer season of Discovery’s longest running series,MYTHBUSTERS.  The science bonanza starts on Saturday, July 18th at 9pm ET/PT, when hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Nat Geo set to air ‘Anne Frank’s Holocaust’ in June

Anne Frank’s world famous diary came to an abrupt end shortly before the Franks were discovered hiding from the Nazis in a secret annex at the top of Otto Frank’s office building August 4, 1944. While Anne’s More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Uncovered Atrocities: Korean Comfort Women

Like a wound that keeps festering, the “Korean comfort women “is an issue that refuses to die down and seek closure. Yet, more than two decades ago, its Indonesian and Philippine counterparts had reached a resolution More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 9th, 2015
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New Zealand’s Anzac Day Is Akin To America’s Memorial Day Celebration

Celebrating Anzac Day in New Zealand is akin to celebrating Memorial Day in America. The celebration is an annual event for the quaint village of Tinui, New Zealand, situated east of Masterton and populated by 25 More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Full transcript: Ted Cruz speech at Liberty University March 23, 2015

This is a transcript of Ted Cruz’s speech at Liberty University on March 23, 20155, officially announcing his intention to run for President. TED CRUZ: Good to see you.  (APPLAUSE) Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speech to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, after an invitation from GOP leadership. Here is page 2 of a complete transcript of his remarks via The Washington More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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This Day in History: 70 years ago US soldiers liberated Manila

What is commonly known as the Battle of Manila, the liberation of Manila during the Second World War occurred on this day in 1945. General Douglas MacArthur declared victory ending almost three years of Japanese More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Day in History: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth

On this day in 1962, John Hershel Glenn Jr. is successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into space aboard the Friendship 7 spacecraft on the first orbital flight by an American astronaut. Glenn was among More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Seventy years ago US Marines invade Iwo Jima

On this day in 1945, Operation Detachment, the U.S. Marines’ invasion of Iwo Jima, is launched. This five-week battle comprised some of the fiercest and bloodiest fighting of the War in the Pacific of World 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 Brandon Jones On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Greece elects Alexis Tsipras at PM from ‘radical left group’ of communists, Maoists

Alexis Tsipras, who led his left-wing Syriza party to a momentous win in Greece’s parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country’s bailout agreements with More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
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‘The Imitation Game’ Review: Benedict Cumberbatch shines in amazing film

The Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, raised his game even further with his amazing performance in the Alan Turing biopic, The Imitation Game. During the height of Nazi expansion, Britain develops the MI6 program More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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‘Incredible! The Story of Dr. Pol’ set for Nat Geo Wild on Jan 10

A young man from the Netherlands falls in love and moves to the United States — the country of opportunity. He lives the American dream by raising a family and starting his own veterinary business in central Michigan, More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch in new ‘Imitation Game’ trailer

The latest trailer has arrived for The Imitation Game, in which Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Enigma code-breaker Alan Turing, the genius secret weapon during the Second World War. Turing is a talented mathematician, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
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Women Mistreated Around The Globe Throughout History

Women have been treated poorly throughout history in many cultures. It is well documented that hundreds of years ago that women were seen as second class. This will outline the instances were women were treated More...


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