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Masrour Barzani: Kurdish independence would help defeat IS

Amberin Zaman- The war against the Islamic State (IS) is continuing full force in Iraq and Syria. And Kurds from both countries remain the most effective partners in the US-led coalition’s effort to eradicate the jihadists. 2,305 more words

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New Hope for Mental Illness

Did you hear the news?

Bullying, inflammation, anger, low self-esteem, abuse, biochemicals, unsettled gender identity, cat parasites, and anything bad causes depression/bipolar disorder/PTSD. (Double-jointedness, too, except I don’t know if that’s bad or not.) … 1,222 more words

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Diary of an internship: Week 1

The beginning of this week saw the start of my two week internship at the Hawke’s Bay Today newspaper.

I will be honest, as the days drew nearer to start the internship, I felt no motivation to go and in fact, I was dreading it.   1,118 more words


ANY GIVEN SUNDAY: Topics of the week 6/5

Misty Copeland is first black principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre

CNN- Updated 8:30 AM


DEVELOPING: The Latest at Washington Navy Yard: ‘Here We Go Again’ 84 more words

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The Growing Case Against Attorney General Ken Paxton

Special prosecutors are now planning to bring first degree felony charges against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton before a grand jury.

According to WFAA reports… 268 more words


Are your jeans too tight? The health risks of skinny jeans!

According to recent headlines, wearing skinny jeans is the latest addition to the list of ‘things that are damaging our health’. Is it true that the current trend for very figure hugging legwear is causing us harm, and is that based on anecdotal evidence or does it have some credible research to support it? 1,112 more words

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US blocks attempts by Arab allies to fly heavy weapons directly to Kurds to fight Islamic State

By Con Coughlin, Defence Editor, Telegraph

The United States has blocked attempts by its Middle East allies to fly heavy weapons directly to the Kurds fighting Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, The Telegraph has learnt. 704 more words

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