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World Bank Report on Nepal

The overall development challenge for Nepal is to promote faster, sustainable and inclusive growth and lay solid foundations for future prosperity.

Infrastructure is central to meeting both investment for growth and inclusion challenges. 417 more words


ISIS Believed To Have Executed Second Journalist

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama… 940 more words

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Okla. Cop Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 7 Black Women Gains Social Media Support


Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, the Oklahoma City police officer who is accused of sexually assaulting 7 Black women while on patrol is amassing quite the support social media support system. 202 more words

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Speed trap needs to be probed


That was a bit startling.

I saw the headline about a speed trap town being investigated and the thought came immediately to mind: Estelline, as in the small town just west of Childress, Texas. 475 more words

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Goodyear says it won't build new factory in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron and Summit County officials say Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. won’t build its new $500 million plant in Ohio.

Officials received a letter Tuesday from the Akron-based tire company, explaining that Ohio will no longer be considered for the new factory, which will serve Goodyear’s North American and Latin American businesses. 93 more words


350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. 229 more words


Philly Cop Files Police Brutality Lawsuit Against Police Department

Now this is something that you don’t hear every day.

On August 25, Brandon Ruff, a sergeant with the Philadelphia police department’s 16th precinct,  filed a lawsuit claiming that he was assaulted by seven officers in Philadelphia’s 35th District when he entered the precinct to anonymously turn in three handguns, reports… 335 more words

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