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ISIL executes 13 Iraqi teens for watching soccer game

ISIL executes 13 Iraqi teens for watching soccer game

By Li Min 26/01/2015 17:32

Members of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group have publicly executed 13 Iraqi teenage boys in the troubled northern province of Nineveh for watching the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup match between Iraq and Jordan on TV.

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Russian Officials Are Dangerously Out of Touch

Russian Officials Are Dangerously Out of Touch

By 26/01/2015 17:29

Pauline Kael was a film critic for The New Yorker magazine who entered the American political lexicon with a now-infamous statement about former U.S. President Richard Nixon's re-election: "I live in a rather special world. I only know one person who voted for Nixon. Where they are I don't know."

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Obama's Tax Plan

Obama's Tax Plan

By Gary Varvell 26/01/2015 16:48

President Obama's new tax plan includes some sensible ideas. Unfortunately, it would mean increasing taxes on saving and investment, which are key drivers of economic growth, according to various experts. On balance, I believe the plan moves in the wrong direction.

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What Is Bombogenesis?

What Is Bombogenesis?

By Tom Stiglich 26/01/2015 16:41

The word sounds ominous, but in reality, the process happens fairly frequently in the world of weather.

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Obama's Proposal for Free Community College: Reconnecting Education with Aspiration

Obama's Proposal for Free Community College: Reconnecting Education with Aspiration

By Signe Wilkinson 26/01/2015 16:35

President Obama's call for free community college across our country is a step toward awakening hope in our young people that hard work, education and persistence will pay off in a fair shot at the American dream. If his K-20 proposal actually becomes law, thousands of young people whose hopes for college seemed as remote as landing a corner office job will have an entry into a world of possibility.

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The Shrinking American Middle Class

The Shrinking American Middle Class

By Gustavo Rodriguez 26/01/2015 16:14

The middle class, if defined as households making between $35,000 and $100,000 a year, shrank in the final decades of the 20th century. For a welcome reason, though: More Americans moved up into what might be considered the upper middle class or the affluent. Since 2000, the middle class has been shrinking for a decidedly more alarming reason: Incomes have fallen.

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European nations must admit CIA ties

European nations must admit CIA ties

By Sergii Fedko 24/01/2015 19:14

Amnesty International has called on European nations to admit their involvement in operations of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) that included torture of inmates.

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The Challenge

The Challenge

By Gianfranco Uber 24/01/2015 19:08

Will succeed Tsipras in winning the elections, remain in the euro and win the bet with the Troika? A difficult task, but for which I make him my best wishes.

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Yemen on the brink

Yemen on the brink

By Niño Jose Heredia 24/01/2015 18:55

From Palestine to Syria, Iraq to Libya, Lebanon to Yemen, people, having long forfeited their powers of self-determination as individuals and collectively as communities, are looking for the ideal Islamic state

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