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Op-Ed News
Sanders calls for War Tax!dollars. After having hardships strapped to their already overwhelming tax burd
Sanders calls for War Tax!
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 minutes ago
dollars. After having hardships strapped to their already overwhelming tax burdens decreasing personal wealth and cuts of social services, (the back bone of a nations measurement of well being) it would not only bring relief but potentially corral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambode Shifts Reforms to Councils, May Sack 57 Executive Secretariesthat the on-going restructuring and reforms in the Lagos State Civil Service wi
Ambode Shifts Reforms to Councils, May Sack 57 Executive Secretaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
that the on-going restructuring and reforms in the Lagos State Civil Service will soon be extended to the 20 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs in the state.Presently, the affairs of the councils are being managed... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Suffrage strategy for a hard road forwardis simple and Iowa is stubborn. Clinton can't afford to lose the first 2016 con
Suffrage strategy for a hard road forward
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 4 hours ago
is simple and Iowa is stubborn. Clinton can't afford to lose the first 2016 contest again, but Iowa has never elected a Democratic woman to statewide office. The "Votes for Women" leader opened way for Clinton and her brilliant career to run... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortionsthousands of anti-abortion activists protested at Planned Parenthood sites acro
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortions
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 4 hours ago
thousands of anti-abortion activists protested at Planned Parenthood sites across the nation demanding that the federal government defund the organization, according to Reuters. Bishop David Ricken of Green Bay, Wis., diocese prayed in front of... Read more
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Deseret News
European view of American soft powerproducts and public displays of national identity. If foreigners view these ima
European view of American soft power
Deseret News / Posted 5 hours ago
products and public displays of national identity. If foreigners view these images in a positive way, they and their governments are supposed to be more likely to support that country. What I have learned from these European students is that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Jordan's 'anti terror' law cracks down on journalistsstate that resists Muslim extremism and has avoided the chaos afflicting other
Jordan's 'anti terror' law cracks down on journalists
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
state that resists Muslim extremism and has avoided the chaos afflicting other countries in the region. A member of the US-led coalition fighting ISIS, Jordan is also an important US ally in the "War on Terror", a message reinforced by US Defense... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basketseason. The country boasted of hard working rural citizens routinely accorded ‘
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basket
New Zimbabwe / Posted 15 hours ago
season. The country boasted of hard working rural citizens routinely accorded ‘Master Farmer’ status, with critical knowledge imparted by committed agriculture extension officers commonly referred to as ‘abaDomeni / maDhomeni’. I suspect this... Read more
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The Star
Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war proteststo enact a more robust defence policy - steps critics say violate the pacifist
Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests
The Star / Posted 18 hours ago
to enact a more robust defence policy - steps critics say violate the pacifist constitution and could ensnare Japan in U.S.-led wars. Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy (SEALDs) is also denting the image of Japanese students as either... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The Malaysian political situation and what the future holds – Lim Guan Engbillion political donation scandal is a litmus test of Malaysia either becoming
The Malaysian political situation and what the future holds – Lim Guan Eng
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 hours ago
billion political donation scandal is a litmus test of Malaysia either becoming a rogue state or emerging as a functional democratic and developed nation. As professor Danny Quah, Penang-born professor of economics and international development... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Lebanon’s un-collected problemstipping point; thousands took to the streets to give public expression to mount
Lebanon’s un-collected problems
Daily Maverick / Posted 19 hours ago
tipping point; thousands took to the streets to give public expression to mounting discontent. The crisis started when the government, yielding to pressure from residents and activists, closed the capital’s main landfill on July 17, without a ready... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
The politics of division: a Malaysian rhetoric – Philip Georgedemocracy, vaguely resembling the evolution of the British democracy in the 19t
The politics of division: a Malaysian rhetoric – Philip George
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 19 hours ago
democracy, vaguely resembling the evolution of the British democracy in the 19th century. On August 29 and 30, the federal government of Malaysia – a government encumbered with scandals and rapidly becoming infamous for its autocratic leadership –... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war proteststo enact a more robust defence policy - steps critics say violate the pacifist
Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
to enact a more robust defence policy - steps critics say violate the pacifist constitution and could ensnare Japan in U.S.-led wars. Students Emergency Action for Liberal Democracy (SEALDs) is also denting the image of Japanese students as either... Read more
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Business Standard India
Ahead of strike, some cosy up to govton September 2, trade unions were a divided lot on Thursday, following a meetin
Ahead of strike, some cosy up to govt
Business Standard India / Posted 19 hours ago
on September 2, trade unions were a divided lot on Thursday, following a meeting with a panel of ministers of the National Democratic Alliance government. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliated Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) appeared to soften... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Dirty Tricksterless discussed but still vigorous legacy of Richard Nixon, whose politics refle
The Dirty Trickster
The New Yorker / Posted 19 hours ago
less discussed but still vigorous legacy of Richard Nixon, whose politics reflected a curious admixture of anti-Communism, social moderation, and tactical thuggery. Stone believes that Nixonian hardball, more than sunny Reaganism, is John McCain’s... Read more
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The Atlantic
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academicsto go against the popular verdict. Since then, the governing party, Syriza, has
Yanis Varoufakis Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics
The Atlantic / Posted 19 hours ago
to go against the popular verdict. Since then, the governing party, Syriza, has splintered and a snap election has been called. Varoufakis remains a member of parliament and a prominent voice in Greek and European politics. When asked about... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basketseason. The country boasted of hard working rural citizens routinely accorded ‘
Ncube: From bread basket to beg basket
New Zimbabwe / Posted 20 hours ago
season. The country boasted of hard working rural citizens routinely accorded ‘Master Farmer’ status, with critical knowledge imparted by committed agriculture extension officers commonly referred to as ‘abaDomeni / maDhomeni’. I suspect this... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's Blacklistlisted more than 100 entertainers who appeared to have communist leanings. For
How Lena Horne Escaped Hollywood's Blacklist
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
listed more than 100 entertainers who appeared to have communist leanings. For more than three years after that, she struggled to get work. She continued to perform at nightclubs, but nobody in the TV or film industries would hire her. She was at... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Many Republican voters are taking Trump seriously, why aren't the media?seriously as a candidate. More than a political anomaly, Trump seems to be a m
Many Republican voters are taking Trump seriously, why aren't the media?
Great Bend Tribune / Posted yesterday
seriously as a candidate. More than a political anomaly, Trump seems to be a media anomaly as well — his adept use of social media to communicate his message has given him an edge in the polls and forced the media that intended to treat him as... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
A man of peaceduring and after the White House, former President Jimmy Carter shares the ofte
A man of peace
Ventura County Reporter / Posted yesterday
during and after the White House, former President Jimmy Carter shares the often challenging experiences that shaped his social, religious and political views in the recently released A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety. A peanut farmer who... Read more
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Aljazeera
Jordan's 'anti-terror' law cracks down on journalistsstate that resists Muslim extremism and has avoided the chaos afflicting other
Jordan's 'anti-terror' law cracks down on journalists
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
state that resists Muslim extremism and has avoided the chaos afflicting other countries in the region. A member of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, Jordan is also an important US ally in the "War... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Portland Goes Conflict-Freekey communication equipment purchased by the city are not connected to killing,
Portland Goes Conflict-Free
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
key communication equipment purchased by the city are not connected to killing, child abductions, or sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The result of over two years of campaigning by local activists led by the Oregon Coalition... Read more
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Orange County Register
An Afghan woman's murder has led to sound and fury, but little justiceKABUL – Along a road overlooking a trash-filled riverbed, visitors from across
An Afghan woman's murder has led to sound and fury, but little justice
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
KABUL – Along a road overlooking a trash-filled riverbed, visitors from across the country stop at a memorial to Afghanistan’s most famous murdered woman. They snap photos of the drooping green Islamic flags and the spiny pine tree planted in her... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ajayi - Why We Supported Jonathan Against BuhariIt is as large and as strong as it used to be. The only difference, if I may ad
Ajayi - Why We Supported Jonathan Against Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
It is as large and as strong as it used to be. The only difference, if I may add is that our membership has dwindled because when Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State, Osoba, Lam Adesina, Bisi Akande and Niyi Adebayo, they... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
National Newsthe tea party's door for Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.More >> Ca
National News
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted yesterday
the tea party's door for Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush.More >> Casting himself as a tax-cutting, passionate government reformer, Jeb Bush drew merely polite applause Friday from thousands of the nation's most-active tea party... Read more
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The Coast
Halifax’s market abilityFarmers' markets have been a part of the patchwork of Halifax's business and so
Halifax’s market ability
The Coast / Posted yesterday
Farmers' markets have been a part of the patchwork of Halifax's business and social communities since 1750. To put that in historical perspective, Halifax was founded in 1749. The first market was on Bedford Row, between Upper Water and George... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of tran
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted yesterday
for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government. They've turned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Year - Time to Renew Commitment for Developmentone of the poorest. The renaissance of Ethiopia started since the coming to po
New Year - Time to Renew Commitment for Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
one of the poorest. The renaissance of Ethiopia started since the coming to power of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) in 1991. Over the past 24 years, the EPRDF has registered resounding successes in the political as... Read more
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Business Standard India
Unions wave strike card as talks failSenior ministers of the NDA government will hold a second round of dialogue wit
Unions wave strike card as talks fail
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Senior ministers of the NDA government will hold a second round of dialogue with the unions on TuesdaySenior ministers of the NDA government will hold a second round of dialogue with the unions on Tuesday... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article from Ananya Vajpeyi: Owning Ambedkar sans his viewsThe Gujarat government cannot selectively impart the ideas and legacy of Dr. B.
Comment article from Ananya Vajpeyi: Owning Ambedkar sans his views
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The Gujarat government cannot selectively impart the ideas and legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Earlier this month, on August 12, several media outlets reported that the Gujarat government’s Department of Social Justice and Empowerment withdrew four... Read more
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asianage
Majority-o-cracysince the Velvet Revolution and the Arab Spring, democracy has become a global
Majority-o-cracy
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
since the Velvet Revolution and the Arab Spring, democracy has become a global epidemic. All regimes want to be regarded as democratic and each is clear that they are democratic in their own unique way. Democracy has, in fact, become a portmanteau... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tame NDC 'Attack Dogs' - MinorityTHE MINORITY Caucus in Parliament has accused the Government of the National De
Tame NDC 'Attack Dogs' - Minority
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THE MINORITY Caucus in Parliament has accused the Government of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) led by President John Dramani Mahama, of betraying the social confidence and trust reposed in them by Ghanaians as administrators of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Bank, PMB and Nigeria's Health Sectorroutine immunization and primary health care were highlighted with an opportuni
World Bank, PMB and Nigeria's Health Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
routine immunization and primary health care were highlighted with an opportunity for Nigeria to secure a $300m social health bond for malaria and instrument to increase fiscal space for health as well as an offer of $2.1billion for... Read more
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Salon.com
Sanders the populist, Trump the fascist: The truth about comparing two unlikely presidential contendersleader Evo Morales in Bolivia, modern populist movements command international
Sanders the populist, Trump the fascist: The truth about comparing two unlikely presidential contenders
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
leader Evo Morales in Bolivia, modern populist movements command international attention and compel political and social change. When citizens demand “power to the people,” they evoke corrupt politicians, imperialists, or oligarchies that... Read more
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The Tyee
Rallying the Vote, On and Off Reservecourt cases. First Nations, Inuit and Métis people are perhaps more poli
Rallying the Vote, On and Off Reserve
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
court cases. First Nations, Inuit and Métis people are perhaps more politically engaged now, during the Conservative government years, than at any other time in this country's history. But their politics haven't extended to voting. Elections... Read more
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Washington Post
An Afghan woman’s murder has led to sound and fury, but little justicewas beaten to death on March 19. (Andrew Quilty/For The Washington Post) KABUL
An Afghan woman’s murder has led to sound and fury, but little justice
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
was beaten to death on March 19. (Andrew Quilty/For The Washington Post) KABUL — Along a road overlooking a trash-filled riverbed, visitors from across the country stop at a memorial to Afghanistan’s most famous murdered woman. They snap... Read more
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Roll Call
Obama, Reid and 'the Crazies'Obama, Reid and ‘the Crazies’ We might never know exactly who President Barack
Obama, Reid and 'the Crazies'
Roll Call / Posted 2 days ago
Obama, Reid and ‘the Crazies’ We might never know exactly who President Barack Obama had on his mind when he called people “crazies” Monday night. But he sure had plenty to talk about when traveling in the motorcade with Senate Minority Leader... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
U.S. works with Turkey but is wary of its politicspolitical step of calling for yet another round of elections after his ruling J
U.S. works with Turkey but is wary of its politics
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 2 days ago
political step of calling for yet another round of elections after his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) failed to form a coalition government despite earning a plurality of the vote held in June. Many in the West see the newly... Read more
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The Tyee
Canada's Harsh 'Austerity' Policies Started with Liberals-- then Canada's finance minister, later the prime minister -- encapsulated the
Canada's Harsh 'Austerity' Policies Started with Liberals
The Tyee / Posted 2 days ago
-- then Canada's finance minister, later the prime minister -- encapsulated the Liberal message: "It is now time for government to get its fiscal house in order. For years, governments have been promising more than they can deliver, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Probe Jonathan's Govt Fully or Forget Corruption War, Buhari's Associate Tells Presidentthat the paper played a role to secure victory for the president in the March 2
Probe Jonathan's Govt Fully or Forget Corruption War, Buhari's Associate Tells President
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that the paper played a role to secure victory for the president in the March 28 election? The paper you referred to is titled, "Opposition Victories in Africa: How it Can Happen in Nigeria - A Working Paper for the APC". The research that produced... Read more
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The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles
Israel and Australia, a conversation with Minister TurnbullIsrael remains a Jewish state within secure borders. As to providing micro-mana
Israel and Australia, a conversation with Minister Turnbull
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
Israel remains a Jewish state within secure borders. As to providing micro-managed armchair opinions regarding what the government of Israel should do on this matter or that matter… we tend to defer to the Israeli government when it comes to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Princewill - an Apostle of Politics Without BitternessTonye Princewill. This young man's achievements are no mean feat in a country w
Princewill - an Apostle of Politics Without Bitterness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Tonye Princewill. This young man's achievements are no mean feat in a country where many youths engaged themselves in social vices to amass ill-gotten wealth. Though, Princewill was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, a prince of the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestNew York Times says the UN Security Council has heard testimony from Syrian and
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
New York Times says the UN Security Council has heard testimony from Syrian and Iraqi gays detailing their terror-filled lives under IS, marking the first council meeting dedicated to LGBT rights. Homosexuals in Idlib have long been the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Lack of transparency dents credibility of Najib-led government – Saleena Saleem and David Han Guo Xiong Published: 25 August 2015 9:20 AM The Malaysian government, led by Prime Min
Lack of transparency dents credibility of Najib-led government – Saleena Saleem and David Han Guo Xiong
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Published: 25 August 2015 9:20 AM The Malaysian government, led by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, has a difficult job managing public... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Egon Bahr led the way for German reunificationEgon Bahr, a prominent Social Democrat whose efforts to improve West Germany’s
Egon Bahr led the way for German reunification
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Egon Bahr, a prominent Social Democrat whose efforts to improve West Germany’s relations with the Soviet bloc helped pave the way for German reunification 45 years after the Second World War, has died at the age of 93. He died on Aug. 19 in Berlin,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's ElectionsCredit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young
Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: Fred Chartrand/The Canadian PressA crowd gathers after a group of young indigenous people traveled from the James Bay Cree community of Whapmagoostui, Quebec, to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, on March 25, 2013. Canada is facing a... Read more
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Washington Post
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemenfirms at the expense of taxpayers — and ultimately the nation’s college student
How the attempt to fix student loans got bogged down by the middlemen
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
firms at the expense of taxpayers — and ultimately the nation’s college students — serious problems have emerged. The government hired contractors to service and collect the loans, but state and federal authorities have accused the companies... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Is Spain Fueling the BDS War Against Israel?for cancelling Matisyahu’s concert and that he was now welcome to perform at th
Is Spain Fueling the BDS War Against Israel?
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
for cancelling Matisyahu’s concert and that he was now welcome to perform at the festival on August 22, as originally scheduled. The organizers said that the decision to disinvite Matisyahu — an American citizen who does not hold an Israeli... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Much Ado About Bayelsa DefectionI have read with rapt attention, the media reportage of the zigging, zagging de
Much Ado About Bayelsa Defection
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
I have read with rapt attention, the media reportage of the zigging, zagging decamping of some members of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, the home of the immediate past president of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Battle of Bayelsa - of Development Issues Versus Political InsultsTHE defection of several stakeholders of Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples D
Battle of Bayelsa - of Development Issues Versus Political Insults
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
THE defection of several stakeholders of Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the All Progressives Congress (APC), has further raised apprehensions about the December 5, 2015 governorship election in the state. The... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Investigation into Michigan lawmakers' scheme completeKevin Cotter. A statement is expected to be released later in the day. Republi
Investigation into Michigan lawmakers' scheme complete
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
Kevin Cotter. A statement is expected to be released later in the day. Republican Rep. Todd Courser has publicly acknowledged that he orchestrated a fictional email campaign in May suggesting he had sex with a male prostitute in order to... Read more
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