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Agroecology: A Different Approach to Agriculture

For years now, and well before being head of this great ministry at the crossroads of men and women, local areas and products, I learned of the necessity to pursue a different approach to production. As resources are becoming increasingly scarce, we must take it upon ourselves to make better use of them. Show More Summary

Survey: Most Americans Can’t Name All Three Branches of Government

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A new poll by the Annenberg Public Policy Center revealed that most of you failed Civics class in elementary school.

Fox Anchor Smacks Meteorologist’s Butt: ‘That Was Inappropriate’

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

So this was a deliciously awkward segment -- that is, if you enjoy goofy flirting and dirty humor between two TV people who are clearly good friends.

Country Singer George Hamilton IV Dies After Career As “International Ambassador Of Country Music”

Country singer George Hamilton IV of Grand Ole Opry fame died of a heart attack Wedneday at the age of 77 after a more than 50-year career at the famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, TN, reported The Guardian. Hamilton was one of theShow More Summary

ISIS: Illusions Versus Reality

Much has been said about President Obama's strategy to degrade and eventually "destroy" the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Regardless of the soundness of the president's strategy, to ensure greater success in defeating ISIS,...Show More Summary

CNN’s Tapper to Jay Carney: ‘Be Frank,’ You Don’t Work for Obama Anymore

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Though White House spokesman-turned CNN talking head Jay Carney said in a recent interview that he remains “loyal” to President Barack Obama, that didn’t stop Jake Tapper from urging his new colleague to be as “frank” as possible.

Actor Spacey's 'persistent and malevolent' gets prison

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.

The U.K.'s other 'yes' vote—at The Royal and Ancient golf club

LONDON (Reuters) - The Royal and Ancient golf club agreed on Thursday to open its doors to women, ending 260 years of male-only membership at one of the oldest clubs in the world and paving the way for women to play a role in the sport's governance. Show More Summary

U.S. says 7.3 million with Obamacare health plans have paid premiums

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Thursday said 7.3 million people were up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under President Barack Obama's healthcare law as of Aug. 15. Republicans have long...Show More Summary

Congress Pays Ukraine Lip Service, Again

As newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visits Washington and addresses Congress, the United States has a second chance to help Ukraine continue its evolution as a free and vital bridge between Russia and the West. I say...Show More Summary

If Scotland breaks away, these 8 places in Europe could be next

2 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Given Europe's complicated history and cultural diversity, the existence of independence-minded groups and regions is understandable. Even so, the sheer number of separatist movements in Europe may surprise you. Some of these groupsShow More Summary

If Scotland breaks away, these 8 places in Europe could be next

2 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Given Europe's complicated history and cultural diversity, the existence of independence-minded groups and regions is understandable. Even so, the sheer number of separatist movements in Europe may surprise you. Read full article >>

California firefighters rush to contain growing King Fire, now threatening 2,000 homes

As 10 major wildfires rage across regions of drought-stricken California, firefighters are rushing to contain a fire threatening more than 2,000 homes and 1,505 smaller structures in and around the Northern California town of Pollock...Show More Summary

Man seen in surveillance video says he was trying to help missing student

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

A man shown on surveillance video apparently following missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham told police he was trying to help the teen before he saw another man approach her and put his arm around her. In the surveillance...Show More Summary

Cardinal running back Dwyer makes bail, released from Ariz. jail

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer posted bond and was released from a county jail on Thursday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault in the latest domestic violence case involving a National Football League player. Show More Summary

Blacks, Hispanics doubtful about media accuracy

According to a new study, Hispanic-Americans tend not to trust digital media outlets for news and rely on ethnically focused media outlets for information pertinent to their community. Photo by Flickr user brownpau While Americans are...Show More Summary

Sex charges in Amish kidnapping case

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

N.Y. authorities say Nicole Vaisey and Stephen Howells Jr., kidnapped two Amish girls and forced them to perform sex acts which they recorded

Cursing Barbie Doll Is ‘Off The Hook,’ Mattel Dismisses Video Of Talkin’ Barbie Dropping The F-Bomb

Claims of a cursing Barbie doll is just “off the hook” according to toy maker Mattel, who believes the accusations by mom Talina Evans have no merit. In a related report by The Inquisitr, a video shows the Mattel showcase doll sounding more like trailer trash Barbie than a valley girl. Show More Summary

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