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Illinois Senator Calls For Swift Action Against ISIS

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says the United States should take a hard line against the Islamic State group.

Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist. 113 more words

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Politics enrage people because they’re personal.  Really, really personal.  And unfortunately, when we talk to family, we get personal.  That is why politics come up with family far more often than they ever should.   146 more words

The Trouble with Bixi

I recently read an article in Now magazine detailing the troubles that Toronto`s bike-sharing program has been having. Here’s a link to the article for anyone who’s interested. 743 more words

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Police clash at student protest for an open future

At 1pm today, protesters from various Melbourne universities converged on the Town Hall to protest the increases to the HECS-HELP scheme proposed by the federal government. 166 more words

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Christchurch, Drama and Disaster Politics.

First off, I would like to thank people for their kind comments regarding my blog. It has boosted my confidence and inspired me to make more blog posts. 774 more words

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Today's letters: Fighting the Cold War … one more time for good measure

Send answers of 100 words or fewer to letters@nationalpost.com by Friday, Sept. 5.

Re: Putin’s Nuclear Threat Evokes Cold War Mood, Aug. 30.
It seems to me that Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking advantage of the situation with ISIS in Iraq to advance his agenda in Ukraine. 1,872 more words

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Sharing Activists Reveal Plan to Turn Los Angeles into Sharing Mecca

 By Mira Luna Sunday

As a founding member of the Sharing Cities Network (SCN), Shareable interviewed Arroyo Sustainable Economies Organization (ASECO) to get the scoop on their recently released plan to create Share LA. 3,554 more words

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