Former civil war foes Sudan and South Sudan agreed on Tuesday to resume crude-oil shipments from the landlocked South through Sudanese pipelines and seaports, throwing a potential lifeline to the ailing economies of both African nations.
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“This war, like all wars, must end. That’s what history advises ...” - Barack Obama, May 23 WASHINGTON - Nice thought. But much as Obama would like to close his eyes, click his heels three times and declare the war on terror over, war is a two-way street. That’s what history advises: Two sides to fight it, two to end it. By surrender (World War II), by armistice (Korea and...
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Rapper Lil’ Kim is wearing a neck brace after a car crash and RumorFix has the picture. The 38-year-old hip hop star will be in the brace for just more than a month to help with her whiplash. She broke the news on Twitter, “Hi My Luvs. I’m ok... Read More
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HARRINGTON, Maine — Jim Green never thought he would be able to turn his childhood love of guns into a job. And he definitely never thought it would put him on TV. But for Harrington businessman, guns created a way to get recognition through the TV show “Lords of War.” ...
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During a panel discussion on the Iraq war tonight, Bill Maher had a somewhat surprising take on the Iraq War almost ten years to the day before it began. Maher made it clear the cost of invading was more negative than positive, but asked the panel if there was some value gained by going in, because he admitted that in spite of originally thinking that Iraq would not be...
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RAQQAH, Syria — As this remote corner of northeastern Syria fast slides out of government control, many Syrians are bracing for what they fear will be another war, between the relatively moderate fighters who first took up arms against the government and the Islamist extremists who emerged more recently with the muscle and firepower to drive the rebel advance. Read full...
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“This war, like all wars, must end. That’s what history advises ...” -- Barack Obama, May 23 WASHINGTON -- Nice thought. But much as Obama would like to close his eyes, click his heels three times and declare the war on terror over, war is a two-way street. That’s what history advises: Two sides to fight it, two to end it. By surrender (World War II), by armistice (Korea and...
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During Argentina’s “Dirty War,” people thought to be enemies of the state were bundled into Ford Falcons without license plates and disappeared. Would the “war” have been less dirty if the Roman Catholic church had stood up to its perpetrators?
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Life saver or insurance scam? We examine the various conspiracy theories surrounding the brace position.
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The Washington Redskins have signed nose tackle Ron Brace to an undisclosed contract.
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