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The Atlantic
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?for sale for $10.5 million, and he was thinking about buying them. Deane is no
Can a Free-Market Plan Solve the West’s Water Crisis?
The Atlantic / Posted 3 hours ago
for sale for $10.5 million, and he was thinking about buying them. Deane is not a rancher or a farmer; he’s a hedge-fund manager who had flown in from New York City the previous night. And as he appraised the property, he was less interested... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gloom at Syria talks as Russia backs government advancefield to the Russians, who support Assad against an array of rebel groups backe
Gloom at Syria talks as Russia backs government advance
Swissinfo / Posted 4 hours ago
field to the Russians, who support Assad against an array of rebel groups backed by Turkey, Arab states and the West. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter drew a distinction between the two main zones of the conflict, saying Islamic State would have... Read more
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Boston Globe
Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders planted seeds of N.H. primary win nearly 2 years agoSun City, drew a crowd of hundreds, even with a biting cold wind whipping throu
Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders planted seeds of N.H. primary win nearly 2 years ago
Boston Globe / Posted 11 hours ago
Sun City, drew a crowd of hundreds, even with a biting cold wind whipping through the outdoor pavilion.” American Future Fund, a conservative group that spent heavily against Cruz in Iowa, will begin airing a TV commercial in South Carolina that... Read more
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Mashable
Attn. Vladimir Putin: U.S. and NATO beef up defenses on Russian bordercontrol center in Karmelava, Lithuania, November 21, 2014. Image: PETRAS MALUK
Attn. Vladimir Putin: U.S. and NATO beef up defenses on Russian border
Mashable / Posted yesterday
control center in Karmelava, Lithuania, November 21, 2014. Image: PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP/Getty Images The new U.S. defense budget includes a request for billions of dollars to defend Europe against Vladimir Putin's Russia, the latest sign... Read more
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The Jewish Week
New BDS Fight Brewing At Columbiaviolence and rape culture at Columbia, Student-Worker Solidarity, which promote
New BDS Fight Brewing At Columbia
The Jewish Week / Posted yesterday
violence and rape culture at Columbia, Student-Worker Solidarity, which promotes economic justice, and the Columbia Queer Alliance, an umbrella group for LGBT students, have all endorsed the campaign. “Intersectional support is key,” said... Read more
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The Economic Times
Pentagon budget cuts funding for fighter jets, helicoptersPentagon's $583 billion proposed budget for fiscal 2017 includes a 6-per cent d
Pentagon budget cuts funding for fighter jets, helicopters
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
Pentagon's $583 billion proposed budget for fiscal 2017 includes a 6-per cent drop in procurement for fighter jets, missile defense equipment and helicopters, while boosting research and development spending by 4 per cent. - Just over $10 billion... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pentagon chief in Europe to drum up anti-IS supportWASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter left for Europe on Tuesday (Feb
Pentagon chief in Europe to drum up anti-IS support
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter left for Europe on Tuesday (Feb 9) to lead a major summit for key members of the US-driven coalition struggling to defeat the Islamic State group. Carter has in recent weeks chastised members of the... Read more
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The Hill
Overnight Defense: Hawks ready for spending fightwhat is expected to be a $582 billion Pentagon request, including $59 billion f
Overnight Defense: Hawks ready for spending fight
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
what is expected to be a $582 billion Pentagon request, including $59 billion for the Overseas Contingency Operations war fund. However, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) is already gearing up to fight for more... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can America Put Itself Back Together?in GIS in the late 1960s. But he and his wife, Laura, had grown up in Redlands
Can America Put Itself Back Together?
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
in GIS in the late 1960s. But he and his wife, Laura, had grown up in Redlands (where I knew them), and preferred it. “We fundamentally felt more comfortable starting out, living, working, and operating our business in a place that was sort of off... Read more
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Japan Today
U.S. missile shield spotlights divisions on handling North Korea ‹ Japan TodayOfficial moves toward the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South
U.S. missile shield spotlights divisions on handling North Korea ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Official moves toward the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system in South Korea following Pyongyang’s latest rocket launch will increase pressure on Beijing to bring its errant neighbor to heel, analysts say. But they also highlight the... Read more
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Rappler
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling North KoreaTV / YONHAP SEOUL, South Korea – Official moves towards the deployment – fierc
US missile shield spotlights divisions on handling North Korea
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
TV / YONHAP SEOUL, South Korea – Official moves towards the deployment – fiercely opposed by China – of a US missile defense system in South Korea highlight the inherent dangers of disunity in dealing with North Korea's growing military... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race - Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Feb. 5 2016 HILLSBORO – Bongs abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in on...the investment out of proportion. “[Three] years ago Thomas's father gifted hi
Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race - Bongs Fruitcakes Energize Central Texas House Race by Julián Aguilar The Texas Tribune Feb. 5 2016 HILLSBORO – Bongs abortion and illegal immigration are just three of the issues surfacing in on...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
the investment out of proportion. “[Three] years ago Thomas's father gifted him five [percent] ownership in a small fund investing in tech companies. Thomas is not a board member of this fund nor does he have a say in any investments made,”... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia could overrun Eastern Europe in THREE DAYS, think tank fearsInitiative, which was announced in 2014 in response to Russia's annexation of C
Russia could overrun Eastern Europe in THREE DAYS, think tank fears
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Initiative, which was announced in 2014 in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, giving an overview of the administration's proposed 2017 defense budget of $582.7billion,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama seeking more funds to foil an 'aggressive' Russiais also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the Is
Obama seeking more funds to foil an 'aggressive' Russia
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
is also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the Islamic State group, to $7.5 billion. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, giving an overview of the administration's proposed 2017 defense budget of $582.7 billion,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIS, counter RussiaDefense Secretary Ash Carter speaks about the upcoming Defense Department’s bud
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIS, counter Russia
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks about the upcoming Defense Department’s budget, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, during a speech at the Economic Club of Washington in Washington. AP Photo WASHINGTON, United States—US forces have fired so many smart bombs... Read more
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Daily Mail
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIL and counter RussiaPentagon announces extra spend of $1.8 billion dollars in 2017 to buy over 45,0
Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb ISIL and counter Russia
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Pentagon announces extra spend of $1.8 billion dollars in 2017 to buy over 45,000 more drone bombs On Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter previewed the Pentagon's enormous budget He said U.S. has been hitting Islamic State with so many... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipmentwas also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the I
US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipment
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 9 days ago
was also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the Islamic State group, to $7.5 billion. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, giving an overview of the administration's proposed 2017 defense budget of $582.7 billion,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipmentwas also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the I
US proposes more Pentagon funding for Europe aid, equipment
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 9 days ago
was also calling for a 50 percent increase in spending on the war against the Islamic State group, to $7.5 billion. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, giving an overview of the administration's proposed 2017 defense budget of $582.7 billion,... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Putin of Chechnyaof the Wahhabi practice that was seeping into the country, as urgent an enemy a
The Putin of Chechnya
The New Yorker / Posted 10 days ago
of the Wahhabi practice that was seeping into the country, as urgent an enemy as Russia, and was ready to make a tactical alliance with Moscow to destroy it. Despite Akhmad Kadyrov’s defection, Akhmadov remembers him as “an energetic and brave... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Blue Ribbon ends probe on Binay casesMakati Science High School Building; the supplies for Ospital ng Makati; the al
Blue Ribbon ends probe on Binay cases
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
Makati Science High School Building; the supplies for Ospital ng Makati; the alleged irregularities in the Pag-IBIG Fund; the granting of developmental loans to favored contractors; the award of service contracts to favored bidders; the Boy... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiescompanies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
Hawaii News Now / Posted 18 days ago
companies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was looking forward to French expertise in defense production, developing railways and waterways, and fighting global warming and terrorism. Hollande is accompanied by... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiescompanies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 18 days ago
companies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was looking forward to French expertise in defense production, developing railways and waterways and fighting global warming and terrorism. Hollande is accompanied by... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiescompanies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 18 days ago
companies to tap into India's economic boom. Modi in his speech said India was looking forward to French expertise in defense production, developing railways and waterways and fighting global warming and terrorism. Hollande is accompanied by... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiesto tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile d
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 18 days ago
to tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile delegation including the ministers of defense, foreign affairs, economy and culture and dozens of top corporate leaders. Hollande will travel to the Indian... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiesto tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile d
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 18 days ago
to tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile delegation including the ministers of defense, foreign affairs, economy and culture and dozens of top corporate leaders. Hollande will travel to the Indian... Read more
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Daily Herald
French president in India to strengthen strategic tiesto tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile d
French president in India to strengthen strategic ties
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
to tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile delegation including the ministers of defense, foreign affairs, economy and culture and dozens of top corporate leaders. Hollande will travel to the Indian... Read more
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ABC News
French President in India to Strengthen Strategic Tiesto tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile d
French President in India to Strengthen Strategic Ties
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
to tap into India's economic boom. Hollande is accompanied by a high-profile delegation including the ministers of defense, foreign affairs, economy and culture and dozens of top corporate leaders. Hollande will travel to the Indian... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part IBill 199, which establishes “the primacy of Montana law by prohibiting the appl
Islam and Islamism in America in 2015: Part I
The Jewish Press / Posted 18 days ago
Bill 199, which establishes “the primacy of Montana law by prohibiting the application of foreign law when it violates a fundamental right guaranteed by the Montana or United States Constitution.” The bill is aimed at restricting the use of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Islamization Of America In 2015 (Part 1)Bill 199, which establishes "the primacy of Montana law by prohibiting the appl
The Islamization Of America In 2015 (Part 1)
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
Bill 199, which establishes "the primacy of Montana law by prohibiting the application of foreign law when it violates a fundamental right guaranteed by the Montana or United States Constitution." The bill is aimed at restricting the use of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Poll: Christians care less about others' rightsthe requests are in line with the longstanding American tradition of protecting
Poll: Christians care less about others' rights
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
the requests are in line with the longstanding American tradition of protecting individual conscience. Greg Scott of the Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian public interest law firm, said a focus on protecting Christians right now "makes... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Some anti-IS partners do ‘nothing at all’: Pentagon chiefcoalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria are doing “nothin
Some anti-IS partners do ‘nothing at all’: Pentagon chief
Manila Bulletin / Posted 19 days ago
coalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria are doing “nothing at all” to help destroy the jihadists, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Friday. His comments mark a departure from the Pentagon’s typical depiction of the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
BLM's methane proposal takes cues from Coloradoto ensure the responsible development of our nation’s natural resources,” said
BLM's methane proposal takes cues from Colorado
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
to ensure the responsible development of our nation’s natural resources,” said Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, which helped negotiate Colorado’s methane rules with industry. He said in a news release that in 2013 energy... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Some anti-ISIS partners do ‘nothing at all’—Pentagon chiefU.S Defense Secretary Ashton Carter gestures as he speaks during a session at t
Some anti-ISIS partners do ‘nothing at all’—Pentagon chief
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
U.S Defense Secretary Ashton Carter gestures as he speaks during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. AP Photo WASHINGTON, United States—Several members of the US-led coalition attacking the Islamic... Read more
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Rappler
Some anti-ISIS partners do 'nothing at all' – Pentagon chiefON ANTI-ISIS PARTNERS. During an interview on the sidelines of the World Econom
Some anti-ISIS partners do 'nothing at all' – Pentagon chief
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
ON ANTI-ISIS PARTNERS. During an interview on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says many of their anti-ISIS partners are 'not doing enough, or are doing nothing at all.' Photo by Jean-Christophe... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Some anti-Isis partners do ‘nothing at all’, says Pentagon chief Published: 23 January 2016 9:20 AM US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says o
Some anti-Isis partners do ‘nothing at all’, says Pentagon chief
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 days ago
Published: 23 January 2016 9:20 AM US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says others must play their part in helping defeat the Islamic State. – Reuters pic, January 23, 2016.​Several... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Some anti-IS partners do 'nothing at all': Pentagon chiefcoalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria are doing "nothin
Some anti-IS partners do 'nothing at all': Pentagon chief
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
coalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria are doing "nothing at all" to help destroy the militants, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Friday (Jan 22). His comments mark a departure from the Pentagon's typical depiction... Read more
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The Washington Times
March for Life goes forth despite incoming blizzard, pro-lifers soldier onfour-decade-long peaceful protest will not be cancelled,” says Jeanne Mancini,
March for Life goes forth despite incoming blizzard, pro-lifers soldier on
The Washington Times / Posted 21 days ago
four-decade-long peaceful protest will not be cancelled,” says Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life Education & Defense Fund. “Participants are advised to use their best judgement as to whether they should come in person or watch on TV.... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Push for legalizing assisted suicide stalls out in New Jersey Senatestill had strong reservations about the legislation. Throughout the legislativ
Push for legalizing assisted suicide stalls out in New Jersey Senate
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
still had strong reservations about the legislation. Throughout the legislative process, advocates such as the New Jersey Alliance Against Doctor-Prescribed Suicide spoke out against the legislation. The coalition was made up of a broad cross... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire BrothersRepublicans as well as Democrats. He complained that many Republicans in Congre
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 23 days ago
Republicans as well as Democrats. He complained that many Republicans in Congress weren’t doing enough to “hold the lid on defense spending,” because they had been corrupted by having “big military contracts in their districts” for “weapons that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet ProjectsPet projects by first ladies across the country, though said not to be funded b
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Pet projects by first ladies across the country, though said not to be funded by government, cease to function with the end of the tenure of governors. MATHIAS NWOGU, ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, OKECHUKWU OBETA, BERNARD TOLANI DADA, GEORGE OKOJIE, OBINNA... Read more
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The Manila Times
Erap ‘diverted’ P5.4B for AFP makeoverFort Bonifacio but was pushed back by the Asian financial crisis. “So what he
Erap ‘diverted’ P5.4B for AFP makeover
The Manila Times / Posted 24 days ago
Fort Bonifacio but was pushed back by the Asian financial crisis. “So what he [Ramos] did, he seeded the modernization fund with P5.4 billion, which was reported to incoming President Estrada in Camp Aguinaldo [in Quezon City] a few weeks... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Empty Chamberto prevent “convicted child molesters, rapists, and sex offenders” from buying
The Empty Chamber
The New Yorker / Posted 25 days ago
to prevent “convicted child molesters, rapists, and sex offenders” from buying erectile-dysfunction drugs with taxpayer funds. Coburn got through the minute he was allotted to explain his Viagra amendment without cracking a smile. “This is not a... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Francis Albert PetersHe attended St. Joseph School and graduated from Alliance High School in 1937.
Francis Albert Peters
The Alliance Review / Posted 27 days ago
He attended St. Joseph School and graduated from Alliance High School in 1937. He married his high school sweetheart, Constance "Tonsi" Dordea, on May 17, 1941, at St. Joseph Catholic Church by the Rev. Paul Haren. They celebrated 74 years of... Read more
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Zero Hedge
2016 - Year Of The 'Epocalypse'nations, if measured in dollars, has been in reverse for more than two quarters
2016 - Year Of The 'Epocalypse'
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
nations, if measured in dollars, has been in reverse for more than two quarters. And the head of the International Monetary Fund predicts that global “growth” will be worse in 2016 than it was in 2015, and 2015 looked pathetic! Christine Lagarde,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Kenya Confirmed the Deathbed of WTOthe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). GATT had acted as a sister o
How Kenya Confirmed the Deathbed of WTO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). GATT had acted as a sister organization to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) to provide a framework for the continued... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Poll: Americans believe religious rights most vital for Christiansdefine religious freedom differently." Recent AP-NORC polls also have found dw
Poll: Americans believe religious rights most vital for Christians
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
define religious freedom differently." Recent AP-NORC polls also have found dwindling confidence in the government's defense of religious liberty, with 75 percent in 2011 saying the government was doing a good job, compared with 55 percent... Read more

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