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Kim Jong-un Promises War

30/06/2014

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Korean Missiles, Photo by Daniel Foster

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 11:45 a.m. DST, 30 June 2014 HOLLYWOOD, California — Could James Franco and Seth Rogen start a war? Until yesterday, that notion seemed absurd. But now, Kim Jong-un, the supreme leader of North Korea, has promised ‘merciless’ retribution if Columbia Pictures releases the film The Interview, which stars both […]

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International Volunteers Series: Caregiver in Cochabamba, Bolivia

24/06/2014

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Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 08:07 a.m. DST, 24 June 2014 BOLIVIA, Cochabamba — This week I spoke with Charlene Becicka, a caregiver at an orphanage in a rural pueblo outside of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Cochabamba is known as the “City of Eternal Sunshine” because of the beautiful weather year round. This orphanage offers a […]

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American Man Detained in North Korea

14/06/2014

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Kim Jung-un, 2014-06-07, Photo by: Prachatai

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 09:36 p.m. DST, 14 June 2014 PYONGYANG–North Korea has detained an American man as he tried to leave the country following his tourist trip which began on 29 April 2014. State media identified the man as Jeffrey Edward Fowle, 56, of Maimisburg, Ohio and he is the third American […]

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Did Bergdahl Desert in Afghanistan? Questions Remain for Families of Slain Soldiers

06/06/2014

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"afghanistan" Photo by: The U.S. Army

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 01:56 a.m. DST, 6 June 2014 THE NEGOTIATIONS that freed prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban insurgents are continuing to amass criticism as more and more controversial information about Bergdahl and the deal surface. While Republicans originally condemned the bargaining agreement because Congress was not notified about the […]

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“Inequality For All”

04/06/2014

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Robert Reich tries to reach the mics, Photo by klutzykristie

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 02:47 p.m. DST, 4 June 2014 ROBERT REICH WEARS many hats. He is a professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. He brought his economic expertise to Republican Gerald Ford and Democrat Jimmy Carter’s administrations. As Secretary of Labor during Bill Clinton’s first stint in the White House, Reich […]

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