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Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following heavy criticism. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show. [...]
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At least 18 members of the Farc rebel group die in an army raid - the deadliest attack since air raids resumed last month. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Nomsa Maseko hears from two policemen who gave evidence to the inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Midwest and Southwest states struggle with an influx of heroin being sold for cheap by Mexican cartels. In one community, a spike in heroin-related deaths has everyone on high alert.» E-Mail This [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
The ocean's tiniest inhabitants — including bacteria, plankton, krill — are food for most everything that swims or floats. Now, scientists have completed a count of this vast and diverse hidden world.» E-Mail This [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Steve Cook, who heads the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association, tells NPR that soldiers returning from World War II formed biker gangs, which became infamous during a 1947 riot.» E-Mail This [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Any day now, the FDA could announce a final rule aimed at removing much of the remaining trans fats out of the food supply. It could amount to a near ban on the fats, which wreak cardiovascular havoc.» E-Mail This [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Ride in Remembrance honors fallen public servants … [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
In Nepal's Cheplung village, where Pemba Sherpa grew up, the recent earthquake destroyed 34 homes.The neighboring village suffered the same way, and the village after that and the one after that … devastation and death as far as the eye can see.It's this simple: More than 10,000 died. With the monsoon season starting, if someone doesn't help those people, thousands more will die. That someone is us.It took all Sherpa had to keep from dropping [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
In Nepal's Cheplung village, where Pemba Sherpa grew up, the recent earthquake destroyed 34 homes.The neighboring village suffered the same way, and the village after that and the one after that … devastation and death as far as the eye can see.It's this simple: More than 7,000 died. With the monsoon season starting, if someone doesn't help the people of Nepal, then thousands more will die. That someone is us.It took all Pemba had to [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
In Nepal's Cheplung village, where Pemba Sherpa grew up, the recent earthquake destroyed 34 homes.The neighboring village suffered the same way, and the village after that and the one after that … devastation and death as far as the eye can see.It's this simple: More than 10,000 died. With the monsoon season starting, if someone doesn't help those people, thousands more will die. That someone is us.It took all Sherpa had to keep from dropping [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

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