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By Rhonda Cook and Alan Judd
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The supposed transformation of Atlanta Public Schools overseen by former Superintendent Beverly Hall resulted from a criminal enterprise that victimized thousands of struggling students for years, authorities alleged…Continue
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The world’s biggest banks won a major victory on Friday when a judge dismissed a “substantial portion” of the claims in private lawsuits accusing them of rigging global benchmark interest rates.
Sixteen banks had faced claims totaling billions of dollars in the case, which had been considered their biggest legal threat aside from investigations being pursued by regulators in the United…Continue
County clerks around New York say tens of thousands of pistol permit opt-out forms are flooding their offices as a state deadline nears for their completion.
But the counties have received no state money for the additional work, they say.
A provision in New York's new gun-control law allows state residents to exempt their…Continue
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North Korea has entered a “state of war” against its Southern neighbor, stating that from now on any issues between the two countries will be resolved in a "wartime manner."
“From this time on, the North-South relations will be entering the state of war and all issues raised between the North and the South will be handled accordingly,” a special statement by the…Continue
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It doesn't surprise. Times policy is irresponsible. It's unprincipled. It's reprehensible. It's longstanding. It supports wealth, power and privilege.
It endorses what demands condemnation. It ignores GMO dangers. Doing so betrays…Continue
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Over the years the social media giant Twitter has gained the attention of millions of users worldwide and many are quick to express their opinions…
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Truth is every man, woman, & child in the whole world could have about 1 acres of land to themselves & it would all fit into a land mass the size of North America, with the rest of the world completely unoccupied.
Total land area of North America (including Central America and…Continue
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If you thought it was "Blood for Oil"--you're wrong. It was far, far worse.
By Greg Palast for Vice Magazine
Because it was marked "confidential" on each page, the oil industry stooge couldn't believe the US State Department had given me a complete copy of their secret plans for the oil fields of Iraq. Actually, the State…Continue
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A lot of attention has been paid recently to the massive buildup of lethal weapons purchased by DHS and the ongoing government secrecy about the stockpile. When combined with the increasing rhetoric against anyone professing a love of independence, there is rightful concern that this weapons hoard…Continue
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Oil industry representatives and congressional Republicans accused the Obama administration Friday of effectively jacking up gas prices across the country after the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a plan to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions.
The proposal, released Friday morning, aims to reduce sulfur in gasoline by more than 60 percent in 2017. The agency claimed the…
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This week's deal to rescue Cyprus and its banks from financial collapse has renewed fears about Europe's shaky financial system and where trouble might next appear.
Many banks across Europe have been struggling for more than three years as losses on government bonds and bad loans piled up. Some governments, meanwhile, have taken on more debt trying to prop up their lenders to the point where…
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Friday, March 29, 2013
The horse meat fiasco in Europe has prodded scientists to look a bit deeper into what else we might be consuming. A team of South African scientists have just found traces of human tissue in meat meant for public consumption from 9 provinces.
Russia’s upper house has approved the resignation of a two Jewish lawmakers who stepped down last week amid accusations that one of…
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By J. DAVID GOODMAN and WENDY RUDERMAN
Looking to avoid troublesome social media postings by its officers, theNew York Police Department has issued strict guidelines and ordered its members to comb through their personal profiles on Facebook, Twitter and other Web sites to ensure they are in line with the new rules.
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By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS
Health officials said Thursday that thousands of patients of an Oklahoma dentist should undergo testing for HIV and hepatitis after officials investigating the source of a patient's disease discovered instruments weren't being cleaned properly.
The Oklahoma Board of Dentistry said Thursday that…