SLAVIANSK – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Tuesday they were holding an American-Israeli journalist in the city of Slaviansk and the online news site Vice News said it was trying to secure the safety of its reporter Simon Ostrovsky. 562 more words
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This mapcard comes from Nancy. :)
The state’s name means “Land of the Indians,” or simply “Indian Land.” It also stems from Indiana’s territorial history. On May 7, 1800, the United States Congress passed legislation to divide the Northwest Territory into two areas and named the western section the Indiana Territory. 104 more words
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Bolivia – Torrential rainfall sparks flash flooding in Bolivia, leaving motorists stranded and turning city streets into rivers. At least 59 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands impacted by devastating floods in Bolivia this year. 121 more words
Oi oi the Led Zep reference to kick things off!
Funnily enough whenever I think of California that’s the kind of things I think about. … 413 more words
Writing in 1997, Zbigniew Brzezinski predicted that the Ukraine would become a serious candidate for EU and NATO membership sometime between 2005 and 2015. He further predicted that, beyond 2010, the Ukraine could link up with France, Germany and Poland to establish a ‘critical core’ for Europe’s future security and provide an ‘Eastern anchor’ for ‘Atlanticist Europe’. 1,239 more words
The New York Times
April 22, 2014
The findings are striking because the most commonly cited economic statistics — such as… 488 more words