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Wisdom from Bernie
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Wisdom from Bernie

“The ones that are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones that do”

A PRIME MINISTERS TALE : happenings in camerons house
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A PRIME MINISTERS TALE : happenings in camerons house

Well the above title is ” not lets go to camerons and party ” this is more lets ” look through the keyhole as lloyd grossman ” once said and what do we find a prime minister sitting in a plush house in oxfordshire without the elecy … I know shocking isn’t it even a […]

GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER by guest blogger Chopeye (Part 2)
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GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER by guest blogger Chopeye (Part 2)

In my previous article I dug into a few cases out of many hundreds, no doubt, that have contributed in part to the overall image of The Royal Thai Police and the public disbelief over the current investigation into the brutal double murder and rape of Jersey native David Miller and Brit Hannah Witheridge. At the time […]

POLICE CORRUPTION AND MURDER COVER-UPS IN THAILAND by guest blogger Chopeye (PART 1 OF 2)
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POLICE CORRUPTION AND MURDER COVER-UPS IN THAILAND by guest blogger Chopeye (PART 1 OF 2)

If you have read the news in the last month, I’m sure you won’t have missed the story of the barbaric double murder of two young tourists on the ‘Island Paradise’ of Koh Tao in Thailand, and the ensuing controversial Police investigation. There are a lot of suspicions flying around social media as to who […]

$1.5 Billion Invested in Africa by U.S. NGOs Last Year
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$1.5 Billion Invested in Africa by U.S. NGOs Last Year

$4 Billion More Investment Anticipated Over the Next Three Years WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — President Barack Obama announced today that the U.S. NGO community invested over $1.5 billion in Africa last year. This is part of efforts to help empower communities to lift themselves out of poverty. An additional $4 billion is anticipated […]

Number of People Living in 'Poverty Areas' Up, Census Bureau Reports
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Number of People Living in ‘Poverty Areas’ Up, Census Bureau Reports

WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — One in four U.S. residents live in “poverty areas,” according to American Community Survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2008 to 2012, up from less than one in five in 2000. These areas of concentrated poverty refer to any census tract with a poverty rate of […]

New Alliances Tackle Summer Hunger Among Children
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New Alliances Tackle Summer Hunger Among Children

Feed the Children: Nonprofits, Corporations, Government and Community Partners Must Unite to Defeat the Status Quo of Hunger OKLAHOMA CITY, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Feed the Children doesn’t have to look farther than its headquarters’ zip code to recognize that child hunger remains pervasive in America – despite the efforts of the 35-year-old leader […]

Woman's Book Shows How She Raised 75 Children Without Public Funds
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Woman’s Book Shows How She Raised 75 Children Without Public Funds

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A Memphis woman’s new memoir shows how she and her husband helped raise 75 children over the course of their marriage—without taking a dime of state or federal money. “Called: How One Couple Served A City,” was written by biographer Sheridan Hill and published by Real Life Stories, […]

charity: water raises $2M for World Vision water projects in Malawi
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charity: water raises $2M for World Vision water projects in Malawi

-Funds were raised in one night at the annual charity: ball in New York. -World Vision now reaches a new person with clean drinking water every 30 seconds. NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Monday night, donors pledged nearly $2 million for World Vision water projects in Malawi. The funds were raised at the […]

Helping Those Less Fortunate is on Everyone's Christmas List
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Helping Those Less Fortunate is on Everyone’s Christmas List

A Gift to Heifer International Will Give Joy This Holiday LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The old adage that it’s better to give than receive rings especially true at Christmas. With the holiday right around the corner, Heifer International is your go-to source for gifts that allow you to give to at […]