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Government spending cuts spark partisan debate

Senate Democratic leaders agreed upon an approximately $110 billion package to avert the looming sequester, which is sch...

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Hindu religious festival Kumbh Mela brings millions to the Ganges

Kumbh Mela, an Indian festival, is the largest gathering of people for a religious purpose. Almost 80 million people are...

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Pope’s resignation makes room for unprecedented change

In a surprise move that defied nearly 600 years of historical precedent, Pope Benedict XVI announced his intent to resig...

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Use of drones in targeted killings sparks criticism at nomination hearing

The Obama administration has promoted the use of drones and condemned the use of interrogation and detention facilities ...

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Analysts give positive outlook for US economy in 2013

“Four More Years” was highlighted as the vibrant and victorious slogan as Barack Obama was re-elected as the preside...

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Spanish prime minister denies corruption scandal amid economic tensions

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is facing recent scrutiny concerning claims that he and other members of Spain’s ...

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Kenya set for first presidential elections since post-election violence in 2007-2008

Kenyan citizens and international observers are keenly reviewing activities of Kenyan political parties as presidential ...

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Fighting in Mali displaces thousands

Tens of thousands of people have been displaced due to the fighting going on in the northern territories of Mali between...

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Online activist group lashes out against the Justice Department

Anonymous is slowly becoming less and less so. The so-called “hacktivist” group Anonymous, known for its high-profil...

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Awareness grows for women’s rights in India

Recently, there has been increase in sexual assaults against women on public transport in India. Although India goes thr...