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Islanders Pushed Out For U.S. Base Hope For End To 40-Year Exile

By Ari Shapiro One of the most important American military bases in the world sits in the middle of the Indian Ocean on an atoll called Diego Garcia. It’s the largest of the Chagos Islands, a British territory far from … Continue reading

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Royal Baby’s Name Is George

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Britain bans exports of execution drugs to US

Hmmm, is this on humanitarian grounds or is there some possible new “breakthrough” drug or technology that may make more money for the suppliers of those drugs? This is however, good news. Britain bans exports of execution drugs to US … Continue reading

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More black people jailed in England and Wales proportionally than in US

I would like to hear from the family in the UK on this one. What I found interesting is that some in the United Kingdom admit that this is the “…result of decades of racial prejudice in the criminal justice system and an overly … Continue reading

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U.K. recluse found to be war heroine after death

There are many persons in the U.K. and the U.S. not just from WWII but from every conflict and some in “peace time” that performed heroic acts for their country who cannot and will not discuss their actions. There are … Continue reading

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BP to set aside $32.2bn to cover oil spill costs

Mr. Heyward has been banished to Russia (should be the Moon, right?). Dudley is in as CEO in October. With all the domestic coverage, I thought it would be interesting to read some information from the home of BP, the United … Continue reading

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A Call for New African Growth

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown gave this speech in Kampala, Uganda. Mr. Brown is definitely not Winston Churchill, but  this is a poignant speech, nonetheless. Most people consider China a potential global powerhouse, however I submit and … Continue reading

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Diageo Uses Scotch to Plug Gap in Pension Plan

Innovative solution for a common problem for corporations today. This is worth watching to see if its successful. Diageo Uses Scotch to Plug Gap in Pension Plan – NYTimes.com.

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The $5 trillion rollover

This really opened my eyes. This article is very informative. I am speechless. The $5 trillion rollover | Analysis & Opinion |.

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Teenager Sentenced To 14 Years For Murdering Friend After Facebook Insult

This is so tragic. Do you think Facebook and other social networking sites need to monitor for cyber-bullying and other potentially harmful and/or criminal acts? Teenager Sentenced To 14 Years For Murdering Friend After Facebook Insult | News One.

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