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Real birth of Israel started by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour in 1917
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Real birth of Israel started by British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour in 1917

The first wave of modern Jewish migration to Ottoman-ruled Palestine, known as the First Aliyah, began in 1881, as Jews fled pogroms in Eastern Europe. The Second Aliyah (1904–14), began after the Kishinev pogrom; some 40,000 Jews settled in Palestine, although nearly half of them left at a later point in time. Both the first […]

WikiLeaks To World: We're Still Relevant — Really!
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WikiLeaks To World: We’re Still Relevant — Really!

Three years after WikiLeaks shook up the international community by leaking more than 250,000 diplomatic cables, the organization is at it again. Yesterday, it unveiled 1.7 million documents from the era of Henry Kissinger in the form of a searchable database called PlusD. It’s the biggest leak of previously classified information in human history. The […]

Global Vaccine Summit to Recognize Progress in Immunizing all Children Everywhere
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Global Vaccine Summit to Recognize Progress in Immunizing all Children Everywhere

Global leaders unite to reaffirm commitment to end polio and improve child health ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Under the patronage of His Highness General SheikhMohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and in partnership with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]

The 113th Canton Fair: "Great Opportunities for Emerging Markets"
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The 113th Canton Fair: “Great Opportunities for Emerging Markets”

GUANGZHOU, China, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As a window onto the Chinese marketplace, the Canton Fair – China’s most prestigious trade event – is proving increasingly important to buyers and sellers from emerging markets. With the 113th Fair kicking off on April 15, businessmen worldwide – especially those from emerging economies in Latin America, […]

In the last 20 years more children in the US have died from guns than US soldiers in wars during the same period
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In the last 20 years more children in the US have died from guns than US soldiers in wars during the same period

Today, the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) released a federal policy agenda to protect children from the epidemic of gun violence in America. In a new fact sheet CDF found a child or teen dies or is injured from guns every 30 minutes. Between 1979 and 2010, 119,079 children and teens died from guns. This is […]

Help people join the military by visiting USMilitary.com
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Help people join the military by visiting USMilitary.com

Go on join the army as birds are gagging for squaddies – that’s our attempt to get people to sign up. However the US Military is looking for bloggers – read on. USMilitary.com, a website devoted to helping potential soldiers, sailors, Airmen and Marines learn how to join the military, is looking for a few […]

World Peace Is Finally a Reality - On "Truce 3" World Peace T-shirts
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World Peace Is Finally a Reality – On “Truce 3” World Peace T-shirts

SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — A big problem with world peace is that so many people want it, but most people don’t have the ability to contribute towards making it happen. A company called “Truce 3” has just launched a line of world peace t-shirts that people can wear to express their desire for […]

Vote for the man who has binders of women - NOT!
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Vote for the man who has binders of women – NOT!

(WOMENSENEWS)– Unlike their first debate two weeks ago, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney confronted women’s issues multiple times Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., igniting discussion — and parody — in the blogosphere and on social media. Romney has been making strong inroads with female voters in recent weeks […]

OBAMA CAN COME BACK AFTER FIRST DEBATE DEBACLE, Says Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner in Washington Times Column
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OBAMA CAN COME BACK AFTER FIRST DEBATE DEBACLE, Says Democratic Strategist Robert Weiner in Washington Times Column

“President Obama can come back after the first debate debacle,” says national Democratic strategist and former Clinton White House spokesman Robert Weiner in a Washington Times oped column just out. Weiner states, “President Obama’s inexplicable silence in the first debate has led to a large bump for Mitt Romney – now slightly ahead according to […]

Romney invested in Chinese sweat shop where the average wage was $0.24 per hour
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Romney invested in Chinese sweat shop where the average wage was $0.24 per hour

Did Nothing to Change Low Pay, Squalid Conditions, Forced Overtime for Three Years Before Pulling Out Abuses at Appliance Factory Continue PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Mitt Romney, while CEO of Bain Capital, knowingly invested in a brutal Chinese sweatshop which we believe he was describing in detail at the same Boca Raton fundraising […]