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Obama Embraces Hiroshima Survivor Who Pushed To Add U.S. Victims' Names To Memorial

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 6:36 AM

The world was reminded how far America's relationship with Japan has come since the terrifying days of World War II when U.S. President Barack Obama embraced one of the survivors of the Hiroshima attack.

Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, paying tribute to the city...

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Obama: Trump More Interested In 'Tweets And Headlines' Than Keeping America Safe

(0) Comments | Posted May 26, 2016 | 6:42 AM

U.S. President Barack Obama addressed global concerns about Donald Trump during one of the year's most prominent diplomatic events: the G7 summit. 

The president said during a press conference on Thursday that world leaders have "good reason" to worry about the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, who...

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Dem Rep. Totally Nails Why Congress Is Falling Short On Gender, Racial Equality

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2016 | 4:17 AM


"We are neither post-racial nor post-gender," Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) proclaims in a new essay taking on Congress for not addressing inequality. 


One of the major barriers is that America's elected officials don't represent the most disenfranchised populations, Edwards argues in the Cosmopolitan magazine piece, published on Tuesday.

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Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo Joins Growing List Of World Leaders Fed Up With Trump

(0) Comments | Posted May 12, 2016 | 6:35 AM

Let's hope Donald Trump wasn't planning on taking his private jet to Europe anytime soon: The number of cities that would welcome him is shrinking by the...

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London's New Mayor: I Won't Be Able To Visit The U.S. If Donald Trump Wins

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2016 | 9:40 AM

Newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he wants to travel to the U.S. to collaborate with other mayors -- but he won't be able to if Donald Trump...

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Ted Cruz Calls Out Donald Trump For Attacking 'Strong Women'

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 11:40 AM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday joined the mass of critics calling out Donald Trump's misogyny. 

Trump said last week that Hillary Clinton was only leading the Democratic race...

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World Press Freedom Day Is A Terrifying Reminder Of What Reporters Could Face If Trump Is Elected

(0) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 5:26 AM


If the way Donald Trump and his supporters have treated journalists during the campaign is any indication, the media will be anything but free if he wins the presidency. 


World Press Freedom Day, commemorated on Tuesday, comes just days after a GQ writer was hit...

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Australia Finalizes Plan To Kill Carp With Herpes Virus

(1) Comments | Posted May 3, 2016 | 4:40 AM


Australia plans to tackle one of its biggest environmental challenges with herpes.


You heard that right. This year's federal budget, formally announced on Tuesday, includes funding for an initiative to release herpes into the Murray-Darling Basin to eradicate carp. The invasive species suck in and...

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Ringling Bros Elephants Are Officially Retired

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2016 | 7:03 AM

Elephants at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are officially retired.

The last of the group's performing elephants made their final appearances in Pennsylvania and Rhode Island on Sunday, ending a 145-year run that was long criticized by animal rights' groups. 

They'll now join...

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Advocates Livid That Donald Trump Said China Is Going To 'Rape' America

(2) Comments | Posted May 2, 2016 | 4:50 AM

Donald Trump continued his apparent push to alienate all women voters by comparing the U.S.'s relationship with China to rape.

"We can't continue to allow China to...

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Top L.A. Sheriff’s Official Resigns Over Racist Emails

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2016 | 3:51 AM

A top aide to the Los Angeles County sheriff has resigned over emails he sent mocking several different groups of minorities, including Muslims and Latinos.

Sheriff Jim McDonnell announced the departure of Tom Angel, his chief of staff, in a statement posted to Facebook on Sunday. He called

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Uber Rebukes Drivers' Push For Tipping Option Because Of Racism

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 8:49 AM

Uber drivers have for months been pushing the company to give riders the option to leave a tip, as the ride-hailing titan's main competitor, Lyft, does.

As part of Uber's $100 million settlement with drivers, the company now permits them to let riders know that tips aren't...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Confirms Washington Is Just As Ridiculous As 'Veep' Portrays It

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 3:56 AM


Art may imitate life -- and vice versa -- but sometimes HBO's "Veep" feels a little too close to reality for comfort. For example, title character Selina Meyer uses the remarkably vapid slogan "continuity with change" in her run for president. Months later, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm...

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도널드 트럼프가 힐러리 클린턴을 욕하자 여성들이 ‘여성 카드'를 요구하고 나섰다

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 12:54 AM

화요일 경선 후에 도널드 트럼프는 힐러리 클린턴이 ‘여성 카드’를 꺼내든다며 비난했고, 클린턴이 남성이었다면 참패했을 거라고 말했다.

같은 날 클린턴은 트럼프에게 “여성의 건강 보험, 유급 육아 휴가, 동등 임금을 위해 싸우는 게 여성 카드라면, 나는 하겠다!”고 맞받아쳤다.

클린턴 팬들은 자기도 ‘여성 카드’를 받고 싶다고 나섰다.

멋진 응수들을 아래에서 읽어보라.

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Women Everywhere Wonder Where Their 'Woman Card' Is After Trump's Clinton Diss

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 4:58 AM

After Tuesday's Northeast primary contests, Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of playing the "woman's card" and claimed that if she were a man, she'd lose in a landslide. 

Clinton shot back at Trump on Tuesday, saying that that "if fighting for women's health care and paid...

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An All-Female Ticket? 'No Question' It Could Happen, Clinton's Campaign Says

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 6:20 AM

If Hillary Clinton scores the Democratic nomination for president, she'd be shattering a major glass ceiling. But her campaign indicated that she could make history again...

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Biden Doesn't Like That You Call Him America's 'Goofy Uncle Joe'

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 9:24 AM

Vice President Joseph Biden is often referred to -- mostly affectionately -- as America's "Uncle Joe." But it seems he isn't such a big fan of the joke.

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New Yorkers' Tribute To Susan B. Anthony Says Everything About Why Voting Matters

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 3:18 AM

New Yorkers paid tribute to women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony by placing "I voted" stickers on her gravestone on primary day. 

The feminist icon spearheaded the early push for women's suffrage during the mid-19th century. She was also credited with advocating for wage equality and the abolition...

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Οι «βασιλιάδες» του παγωτού συνελήφθησαν σε διαδηλώσεις κατά της χρηματοδότησης υποψηφίων στις εκλογές από μεγάλες εταιρείες

(0) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 6:25 PM

Οι τιτάνες της βιομηχανίας παραγωγής παγωτού, Ben Cohen και Jerry Greenfield, συνελήφθησαν την Δευτέρα σε μια διαδήλωση έξω από το Καπιτώλιο στην Ουάσινγκτον.

Οι ιδρυτές της εταιρείας Ben & Jerry διαδήλωναν ενάντια στην χρηματοδότηση πολιτικών από εταιρείες σε μια συγκέντρωση που οργάνωσε η Οργάνωση Democracy Awakening. Τους...

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Ben & Jerry's Founders Arrested At Rally Against Big Money In Politics

(2) Comments | Posted April 19, 2016 | 3:19 AM

Ice cream titans Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield were arrested on Monday at a protest outside the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

The Ben & Jerry's founders were...

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