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If this scrutiny has but one purpose, it will be to remind politicians of the continuing weight of their accountability.
No forgiveness for my enemies, warns freed President of...
The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, promised yesterday that there would be "no pardon or forgiveness" for the policemen who threw the country into chaos on Thursday when they roughed him up and then held him captive inside a hospital in the capi...
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Let's start with a confession: I'm not really interested in religion. If Joseph Ratzinger wants to pop over to Britain, that's fine with me, as long as I don't have to pay towards it. The Vatican can surely afford the security costs when its chief ex...
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The presenter was talking to 38 Degrees campaign group director David Babbs, who joined thousands of protesters lobbying for a reform of the current voting system in London yesterday, when she began questioning his motives.
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Greenpeace Unmasks Koch Industries' Funding of Climate Denial...
Since 1997, Koch Industries and its PACs have given nearly $50 million to climate change-denying groups like Americans for Prosperity, known for its role in organizing the tea party movement.
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The A B C's of Stealing an Election
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The Senate just passed a bill drastically reducing the penalty for possessing crack cocaine. The bill would increase the amount of crack requiring a five-year mandatory minimum sentence from 5 grams to 28 grams. The bill was approved unanimously by t...
Kabaka cries as tragedy is linked to kingdom enemies
Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi broke down in tears as he surveyed the ruins of Kasubi Tombs
Chinese report documents human rights disaster in the United...
The report on "The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2009," issued by China, presents a picture of 21st century America as others see it, one which is in sharp contrast to the official mythology and American media propaganda.
Edge of reason: The lonely reign of Benedict XVI
Of all the countries Pope Benedict XVI is visiting this year - including Malta, Portugal, Cyprus and Spain - Britain, which he visits in September, is the one in the greatest moral difficulty from his perspective: a citadel of wild-eyed relativism, b...
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'Family Guy' Actress Responds To Sarah Palin's Criticism...
Andrea Fay Friedman, the voice actress who played the role of "Ellen" --the character depicted as having Down syndrome on the Valentine's Day episode of Family Guy, has responded to the criticism of sometime-Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Of special si...
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Tony Blair's fortune to treble to £45million next year
Tony Blair's fortune is set to treble to £45million next year as he returns to his lucrative career after appearing at the Iraq war inquiry.
Israeli left needs to wake up before it's too late
The Knesset voted last week to close 400 criminal cases against opponents of the 2005 Gaza disengagement.
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Police and politicians ignore the First Amendment when we need it the most.
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The NYT's view of "journalistic objectivity"
The newspaper accuses Al Jazeera of lacking it for accurately describing what the U.S. did
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Brain gym for pupils is pointless, admits Balls
A programme used in thousands of classrooms in the hope of boosting children's brainpower has no scientific basis, Ed Balls's department has ruled.
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Cow jumps six feet on to roof - Telegraph
A cow has been caught jumping six feet on to a roof, after the owners thought they had been burgled.
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Police abuse of anti-terrorist laws is a shameful threat to our civil liberties, says Philip Johnston.
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This strange alien-like creature is actually from far closer to home. The eerily beautiful image is of a water flea with a radiant green 'crown of thorns' to protect it from predators
Palin Suggests Reforming Canada's Universal Health Care...
Canadian comedian Mary Walsh (playing the character of Marg Delahunty) attended a Sarah Palin book signing in the United States last week and asked the "thrilla from Wasilla, the Alaskan Aphrodite" if she had "any words of encouragement for the Canad...
"Daily Show" To Blame For Newsweek Reporter's Imprisonment...
While we're on the topic of traversing the aesthetic distance between comedic satire and reality, why not check in with Glynnis MacNicol over at Mediaite -- who dug out an interesting question from Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari's account of the 118...
British Police Arrest People ‘Just For The DNA'
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A controversial study, published last week, claimed drink spiking is an 'urban myth', a modern scapegoat for women who cannot face the fact that the vast amounts of alcohol many are imbibing could be in any way responsible for a loss of control, whic...
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