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Minister Louis Farrakhan Speaks High Praise Of Jay Electronica

Jay Electronica caused quite a stir earlier this month at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival by bringing out not only Jay Z for an electric surprise performance, but the Nation of Islam as well. The decision to do wasn’t necessarily a shocking one by MC Recluse (a personal name for Electronica) off the strength he has been heavily pushing the N.O.I.

Existing Home Sales Rise to 8-Month High

Michael Dwyer/AP By Jason Lange WASHINGTON -- U.S. home resales rose in June to their fastest pace in eight months, a signal that the housing market was pulling out of a slump. The National Association of Realtors said Tuesday existing...Show More Summary

Desmond Lifts Nationals to 7-2 Win Over Rockies

23 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Ian Desmond tied a career high with five hits, including a two-run homer, and Doug Fister threw effectively into the sixth to help the Washington Nationals beat the sinking Colorado Rockies 7-2 on Monday night.

Earth sees hottest June on record since 1880, NOAA says

The world’s heat record was broken for a second consecutive month. With the exception of Antarctica, new temperature highs were recorded on every continent. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released June’s results Monday, revealing an average global temperature of 61.2 degrees for the period. Show More Summary

Snakes and Ladders at Netroots Nation

At the emotional high point of this year's Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, Rev. William Barber II concluded his roof-raising opening-night invocation by asking, "Can I be a preacher for three minutes?" "My son is an environmental physicist," Rev. Show More Summary

Washington Redskins reasons for concern

The national media, apparently, don't think too highly of the Redskins entering training camp. But considering the Redskins are coming off a 3-13 season, have a new head coach and questions surrounding the quarterback, is that a big surprise? No. Show More Summary

Malaysia, the World’s Unluckiest Airline, Will Now Struggle to Survive

Malaysia’s national carrier was already in a weak financial position. Now its future is highly uncertain

Unemployment Extension 2014: Will High U.S. National Debt Kill Social Security Benefits Programs In 2015?

The 2014 unemployment extension bill keeps getting kicked down the road by Congress, but it’s possible that a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) may indicate hard times ahead for Social Security programs in general, including unemployment benefits. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the CBO has Social Security Disability running out

Trinidad & Tobago: Does Living in the Digital Age Forfeit Your Right to Privacy?

ICT Pulse reviews a recently published report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age. Written by Janine Mendes-Franco · comments (0) Donate · Share this: twitter facebook reddit googleplus

Read Philipp Lahm’s Letter To Fans After Retiring From German National Team

4 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Germany defender Philipp Lahm announced his retirement from international soccer today, ending his international career on a high note with a World Cup medal after defeating Argentina on Sunday in Brazil. Lahm, who is versatile as aShow More Summary

Economic development not the only influence on personal car use, study finds

Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study. Examining...Show More Summary

California Finally Regains Prerecession Jobs High Amid an Uneven National Recovery

Eighteen states in June had regained all the jobs they lost in the recession, while total payrolls in 32 states still lagged their peaks before or during the downtown.

Creating Opportunities in the Aloha State

As I watch and listen to recent national conversations about education reform, I can't help but think about my family. My youngest sister Nikki teaches math at Pearl City High School, my wife Sami and I are products of public schools,...Show More Summary

Why Millennials Actually Support Edward Snowden (Whether They Know It Or Not)

5 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

Edward Snowden wants to remain in Russia. The former employee of a National Security Agency subcontractor gained international attention when he leaked highly classified intelligence documents to the news media.

Mayor at center of Dakota oil boom is optimistic about troubles

As new mayor of one of the nation's fastest-growing small cities, Howard Klug must steer Williston, N.D., through traffic woes, high rents and an increase in crime. The oil boom in the Williston Basin has brought with it thousands of people from out of state, but infrastructure, housing and...

Are the Kids Showing Up at the Border Really Refugees?

Ever since unaccompanied child migrants became a national news story six weeks ago, many people have started asking: Is this an immigration crisis, or is it a refugee crisis? In response, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees...Show More Summary

lessons learned surviving 6 days solo with broken leg

Hiker Gregg Hein of Clovis “entertained the idea” of possibly dying in the high Sierra of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks as he lay severely injured for six days. But he said the thought only crossed his mind a … Continue reading ?

Solar Bottlenecks: How Hawaii Is Paving the Way

Hawaii's energy costs are the highest in the nation due to high reliance on fossil fuels. The utility said solar grid penetration is too high. Is it true Solar Bottlenecks: How Hawaii Is Paving the Way was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

U.N. human rights chief: Surveillance is now world’s “dangerous habit”

In a new hard-hitting draft report, Navi Pillay, the United Nation's High Commissioner for Human Rights, has thrown the weight of the U.N. General Assembly behind the idea that digital privacy is a human right, and one under attack amid disclosures of surveillance by "signals intelligence agencies," not only the United States' National Security Agency […]

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