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Swedish capital shaken by 3 nights ofTimes of IndiaSwedish capital shaken by 3 nights of riotingCNN International(CNN) -- Rioting has broken out for the past three nights in Sweden's capital, Stockholm, with scores of cars set alight and violent clashes between police and youths. The shooting death of a man by police is blamed for the demonstrations. More than 100 ...Stockholm hit by third day of riotingTelegraph.co.ukSwedish capital hit by third day of riotsThe AustralianRiots in Stockholm spread to more suburbsUSA TODAYIrish Times -Wall Street Journal -Deutsche Welleall 72 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 8:05 am
North Korea sends 'special envoy' to ChinaCBS NewsNorth Korea sends 'special envoy' to China amid tensionFox NewsPYONGYANG, North Korea – After months of ignoring Chinese warnings to give up nuclear weapons, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a high-level confidant to Beijing on Wednesday, in a possible effort to mend strained ties with his country's most ...North Korea sends special envoy to mend relations with ChinaChristian Science MonitorBeijing talks suggest North Korea in conciliatory moodThe AustralianNorth Korean Leader Sends Envoy to ChinaNew York TimesWashington Post -Voice of America -Wall Street Journalall 111 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:57 am
Deputy mayor says Toronto mayor has beenMontreal GazetteDeputy mayor says Toronto mayor has been told by lawyers to say littleFox NewsTORONTO – A close ally of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is saying Ford has followed legal advice in remaining silent about a purported video that appears to show him smoking crack cocaine. Deputy Mayor Doug Holyday said Tuesday he's been told by Ford and ...Why this global fascination with the Toronto mayor's alleged cocaine use?The GuardianJimmy Kimmel, Jon Stewart crack jokes about Rob FordCBC.caCanada not all it's cracked up to be, says Daily Show's Jon Stewart about Rob ...Globe and MailCTV News -Toronto Star -Reutersall 177 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:46 am
Clarification demanded over AfghanAFPClarification demanded over Afghan interpreters UK visasBBC NewsMany Afghan interpreters who have worked with the British army could be excluded from a scheme to give them refuge in the UK, lawyers have said. Downing Street sources earlier said 600 interpreters who had served for longer than one year would be given ...UK, Denmark Eyes Visas for Afghan InterpretersABC NewsAfghan interpreters' resettlement scheme 'does not go far enough'The GuardianUp to 600 Afghan interpreters who risked their lives to help British forces to get ...Daily MailRTT News -The Australian -AFPall 40 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:40 am
John Anthony Downey in court over 1982 IRABBC NewsJohn Anthony Downey in court over 1982 IRA Hyde Park bombingBBC NewsA man has appeared in court charged with the murder of four soldiers in the 1982 IRA bombing in Hyde Park, London. John Anthony Downey, 61, of County Donegal, Ireland has been charged with the murders of Roy John Bright, Dennis Richard Anthony ...Suspect arrested in '82 London attackCNN InternationalDonegal man in court over 1982 Hyde Park bombingIrish TimesArrest over 1982 IRA bombingThe AustralianReuters UK -Telegraph.co.uk -ABC Newsall 31 news articles »
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:27 am
Puns aside, Anthony Weiner a force in NewAnthony Weiner’s formal entrance into the New York City mayor’s race is certain to shake up the sleepy, static Democratic primary. The only question is, how? The fallen Queens congressman is looking as much for redemption as he is for a win, and he may just get it. If he finishes in the top two ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 4:16 am
DOJ seized phone records of numbers tied toNewly uncovered court documents show the Justice Department seized phone records associated with several Fox News lines as part of a leak investigation -- a revelation that comes as the White House Correspondents' Association spoke out against the administration's monitoring of reporters. Documents ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 4:09 am
The Braver, Better Movie That Star Trek IntoSpock (Zachary Quinto) and Kirk (Chris Pine) in Star Trek Into Darkness Warning: Major spoilers for Star Trek Into Darkness follow. By all rights, Star Trek Into Darkness should be a really good movie. The acting is superb. The core cast established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in 2009 ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 3:47 am
Fed Stimulus Still Needed to Help Recovery,While acknowledging the risks of historically low interest rates and the Fed’s aggressive policy of buying government bonds to help stimulate the economy, Mr. Bernanke said in testimony that “a premature tightening of monetary policy could lead interest rates to rise temporarily but also would ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 3:47 am
Man Being Queried on Tsarnaev Ties Is KilledBOSTON — A man in Orlando, Fla., who was being interviewed early Wednesday morning by law enforcement officers about his ties to the deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect was fatally shot after he tried to attack the officers with a knife, according to a federal law enforcement official. The ...
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 3:45 am
House GOP Holds Anti-Abortion EventOn Wednesday, Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) held an anti-abortion press conference for the bill he intends to reintroduce that restricts women’s abortion rights nationwide. A direct challenge toRoe v. Wade, Franks’ bill bans abortions after 20 weeks, before a fetus even …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 12:46 pm
Franglais Fracas: Fury in France OverThe French parliament is debating a new road map for French universities, which includes the proposal of allowing courses to be taught in English. For some, this amounts to a betrayal of the national language and, more specifically, of a particular way at looking at the world - …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 11:58 am
The Inside Story Of The Harvard DissertationIf the dissertation was bad enough to get him fired from the Heritage Foundation, how did it earn him a degree from Harvard?
A popular answer among Richwine’s defenders is that, quite simply, it was exemplary work. Richwine’s dissertation committee was made up, by …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 11:36 am
Constitutional Con Artists
This week, House Republicans are putting forward a bill called the "Northern Route Approval Act." This bill overrides the President's authority to make decisions on the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 11:35 am
Gay Boy Scouts Employee: I Can’t LiveI am a full-time paid professional employee of the Boy Scouts of America. I am also gay.I spend 14-hour days and 80-hour workweeks promoting the Scouting program and providing the best possible services to build and retain membership. I do this with honor because I am a product o …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 11:24 am