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77-Year-Old Algerian President Set to Win Fourth Term

41 minutes agoNews : Reason

The North African country of Algeria went to the polls yesterday, and is expected o have re-elected 77-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fourth term. Bouteflika announced his candidacy in February, which yielded protests, as USA Today reported: That...Show More Summary

Morning Brief: Major Powers Reach International Agreement on Ukraine

Major Powers Reach International Agreement on Ukraine Top News: The United States, European Union, Russia, and Ukraine brokered an agreement in Geneva on Thursday to deescalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, but the deal could be undermined quickly...Show More Summary

The Five Lessons of Good Friday

The sufferings and death of Jesus, which Christians commemorate on Good Friday, may seem far removed from our everyday lives. After all, it is almost impossible to imagine that anyone reading this essay will ever be crucified. (On the...Show More Summary

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Bullet-Riddled, Anti-American Rant Surfaces

49 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

A new image released by ABC News shows the bullet-riddled anti-American fueled rant allegedly scrawled by alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the inside wall of a boat as he hid from authorities during a manhunt last April. The image shows a piece of the boat sullied with two bloody marks and a message

Cliven Bundy syndrome: Why Christian conservatives think they’re above the law

From Hobby Lobby to the Nevada rancher, members of the far right share a dangerous, anarchic pathology

Kathleen Sebelius Not Interested in a Senate Run

52 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Following her announced resignation from the Health and Human Services Department, Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, told the New York Times Thursday, via a spokeswoman that she is not interested in running for the U.S. Senate in Kansas as a Democrat.

Belfast Telegraph’s Are you voting for the wrong party poll, and other political anomalies?

54 minutes agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Right, I am literally just rushing out the door… Can I ask that people take a bit of time out to to complete the Belfast Telegraph’s Local Election party preference poll and then share your experiences (though not necessarily your choices) with us here below. I’ll come back over the weekend and share some of […]

White House updating online privacy policy

58 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

12 dead, 3 missing in Everest avalanche

All the victims are Nepalese guides killed in the worst disaster on the world's highest peak.

Mystery Surrounds US Plane Spotted in Tehran

The New York Times today digs into a mystery: What was a private plane with a very small American flag on its tail doing at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport on Tuesday morning? As for who owns the plane, that would be the Bank of Utah—by proxy. The 13-branch community bank...

Eric Cantor is a delicate little flower (whose intellectual guide is Ann Coulter)

To justify carrying water for the fringe right on immigration, GOP House leader whines that the president is mean

Barry Diller Blasts Obama for Backing TV Broadcasters

The billionaire says the Obama Administration is aligning itself "against competition, choice and the consumer" by supporting TV broadcasters aiming to kill Aereo

Captain wasn’t at helm when ferry capsized

Investigators say the third officer was in command at the time of the deadly accident.

Boomers are humiliating themselves: Why their pandering to millennials is so sad

From Instagram video walls in hotel rooms to the RNC's lame ad campaign, we're just laughing (and screaming) at you

Ukraine separatist leader rejects Geneva deal

Leader of pro-Russian armed groups occupying buildings in eastern Ukraine says he will press ahead with May referendum.

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