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53% of British Electorate would Vote to Leave the European Union According to a Times/Populus Poll

A recently released poll by Times/Populus revealed that 53% of eligible British voters would choose to leave the European Union (EU) if a referendum were held today.   Current British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tories┬ácame in at 57%, with Labour and the Liberal Democrats at 37% and 35% respectively, showing a waning of European sentiment […]

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Beijing and Washington Announce ‘Strong Consensus’ About North Korea

Pyongyang may have alienated its strongest regional ally with its announcement of further nuclear tests, specifically directed at its avowed enemy the United States. An announcement by Glyn Davies, Washington’s special envoy for policy on North Korea, declared that a ‘strong consensus’ was reached with his PRC counterparts.   In a meeting Friday, January 25 […]

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Myanmar Frees Political Dissidents Ahead of President Thein Sein’s Visit to the United States on September 24

Myanmar (also known as Burma) has freed over 500 prisoners according to a report from the capital Yangon. Among these 500 prisoners, it is hoped many of Myanmar’s incarcerated political prisoners will be released as well as the once repressive regime seeks to bolster its reformist credentials ahead of a visit by current President Thein […]

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Myanmar’s Pro-Democracy Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Arrives in Washington, DC to Receive the United States’ Highest Civilian Honor, the Congressional Gold Medal

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives today in the U.S. capital of Washington to receive the Congressional Gold Medal. The occassion marks the start of an 18-day long tour of the United States as well as Aung San Suu Kyi’s first visit to the country since 1991. While traveling in the United States, […]

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No Need for Class, You Have an A.

A professor at George Washington University medical school in Washington, D.C. has resigned following student complaints that the professor never showed up to class and that all the students enrolled received an A for essentially signing up for the course. The assertion that the professor did not show up for class should be taken in […]

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Epicenter of East Coast earthquake in Mineral, VA according to Der Spiegel.

Der Spiegel lists the epicenter of the 5.9 earthquake that shook the East Coast at Mineral, VA. DC government offices were evacuated and 1000s of people are on the streets in New York for safety precautions. It is rare to have an earthquake on the East Coast, but this psychic predicted such an occurrence in […]

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