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Deadly earthquake in China leaves over 179 dead and thousands injured

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck China’s rural southwest Sichuan province left at least 179 dead and more than 6...

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Khmer Rouge Tribunal finds itself in a race against time

Justice still awaits the citizens of Cambodia as the Khmer Rouge trial drags on with no end in sight. Only two leaders o...

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Lack of media coverage spurs public outrage over Gosnell abortion trial

Chances are, if you already know who Dr. Kermit Gosnell is, you found out about him through Facebook or Twitter. Philade...

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IMF restores relationship with Somalia despite persistent security issues

After a 22-year break, the International Monetary Fund has finally recognized the government of Somalia. The IMF stated,...

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Obama’s budget proposal has long road ahead

On April 10, 2013, President Obama proposed a new budget that will cut social security benefits, reduce tax loopholes fo...

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The “Iron Lady” passes away at age 87

Margaret Thatcher, prime minister of Great Britain from 1979 to 1990 passed away on Monday in London at the age of 87. A...

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Christian-Muslim violence kills five in Egypt

Egyptian security officials reported a clash between Muslims and Christians early Saturday which left five men, four Chr...

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Efforts to introduce legislation lead immigration reform

Business and labor officials negotiating on an effort to introduce a new immigration reform bill in the U.S. Senate, are...

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Suicide rates high among South Korean elderly

In South Korea, the traditional concept of filial duty has begun to fade. Many families feel less inclined to take care ...

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Netanyahu re-establishes detente with Turkey

Following the ebullience of President Barack Obama’s reception in Israel, the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netan...