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"If none of us ever read a book that was 'dangerous,' had a friend who was 'different' or joined an organization that advocated 'change,' we would all be just the kind of people Joe McCarthy wants. Whose fault is that? Not really [McCarthy's]. He didn't create this situation of fear. He merely exploited it, and rather successfully."

—Edward R (oscoe) Murrow (1908-65) American news anchor, broadcast journalist


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Snoop Dogg cash seized in Italy 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:38:13 GMT 
    Rap star Snoop Dogg is stopped by police at an Italian airport for carrying more cash than allowed, with half of his $422,000 seized.

Colombia military air crash kills 11 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:38:26 GMT 
    A plane from Colombia's air force crashes in the north of the country, killing all 11 of those on board.

From tears to cheers for Flores 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:21:22 GMT 
    Wilmer Flores hits the winning run for New York Mets days after crying because he thought he was going to be traded.

Al-Jazeera verdict delayed again 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:40:12 GMT 
    Verdicts in the retrial of three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt previously jailed for allegedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood are delayed again.

Iraqi Kurds issue warning to PKK 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:37:00 GMT 
    Iraqi Kurdish authorities urge Turkish Kurd separatist forces to leave civilian areas, as Turkey continues its air strikes.

New US rights march starts in Selma 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:46:39 GMT 
    Civil rights campaigners in the US begin a 40-day march to highlight what they say is a fresh attack on equal rights for African Americans.

Canada sees topless rights rally 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:14:46 GMT 
    Hundreds of Canadian woman join a topless protest march after three sisters were allegedly stopped by police for cycling without shirts.

Your pictures: Metal 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:02:13 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of metal.

Your pictures: Metal 
  Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:02:13 GMT 
    Readers' photographs on the theme of metal.

Ottawa: Canada's cheating capital? 
  Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:26:03 GMT 
    Is Ottawa really Canada's hotbed of infidelity?

The troubleshooting teddies of Tirana 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:04:27 GMT 
    Why Albanians are hanging cuddly toys from their rooftops

Phoneless in Paris 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:36:48 GMT 
    'I lost my iPhone in Paris - and learned a surprising lesson'

How many people have gone to Syria to fight? 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:25:13 GMT 
    How many people have gone to Syria to join Islamic State?

Been and Gone: The British film actress who missed out on fame 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:35:28 GMT 
    The British film actress who missed out on fame

Big walls can cause big problems 
  Sat, 01 Aug 2015 23:42:00 GMT 
    The problems that come from building mega walls
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