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Omani Woman Nora Al-Daher, Gambled and Lost £2m in One Night, then Refuses to Pay Casino

04/07/2014

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Casino III, Gambling Chips, Photo by Mike Jack

UNITED KINGDOM, London – There is such a thing as gambling addiction, problem gambling, or ludomania which is the urge to continuously gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. Pathological gambling is considered by the American Psychiatric Association to be an impulse control disorder rather than an addiction. However, for the DSM […]

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Capitalism vs. Water Rights in Detroit City

26/06/2014

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Highland Park, Detroit, Michigan, Photo by inafreeland Dan

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:45 p.m. DST, 26 June 2014 DETROIT, Michigan — Despite numerous plans initiated by Detroit to encourage its residents to remain in the city, the once great Midwestern city of Detroit has done an about face. In an otherwise tragic situation, some might say that rapacious forces now endeavor to […]

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Punjab Immigrants Stuck in Iraq | How to Avoid Fraudulent Job Offers

24/06/2014

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Ou est le dirham, Photo by Al Cattel

Vinita Tiwari, Middle East Correspondent Last Modified: 12:50 p.m. DST, 24 June 2014 PUNJAB, India & Dubai — When dreams get wings, they fly high. But when dreams are met with deceit, often disappointment and broken aspirations are the residue left behind. The metaphor is evident in a recent tragedy that has stirred the whole world […]

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Gazprom Pipeline Runs Dry

21/06/2014

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"Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline" Photo by: rickz

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 08:05 p.m. DST, 21 June 2014 KIEV, Ukraine — The violent conflict between Russian separatists and Ukrainian militias is slowing down, if only momentarily, due to a ceasefire declared by Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday, 18 June. While bloodshed may be decreasing, Russia has initiated a new economic […]

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Redskins’ Trademark Cancelled by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

18/06/2014

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Image from Anti-Redskin Trademark Campaign, Photo Courtesy of Mark Williams

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 05:37 p.m. DST, 18 June 2014 ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — The US Patent and Trademark Office came down hard on the Washington Redskins organization today, 18 June 2014, canceling the National Football League franchise’s exclusive rights to the logo and name. Now, the Redskins trademarks will not belong solely to […]

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