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  • Obama Proclamation: Gay, Bisexual Men, Transgender Women at 'High Risk for HIV'

    06/01/2016 6:20:57 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 31, 2016 | 5:30 PM EDT | Penny Starr
    President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on Tuesday declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month, and in the proclamation noted that “gay and bisexual men and transgender women of color are at particularly high risk of HIV,” the virus that causes AIDS. […] Obama credits the LGBT community and its supporters for “sweeping progress by changing hearts and minds and by demanding equal treatment — under our laws, from our courts, and in our politics,” the proclamation states. “This month, we recognize all they have done to bring us to this point, and we recommit to bending...
  • It Looks Inevitable, Donald Trump Will Eventually Be The Republican Nominee

    01/18/2016 7:07:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Forward Progressives ^ | January 17, 2016 | Manny Schewitz, Founder
    When Donald Trump first announced that he was running for president, many political pundits, myself included, wrote his campaign off as a joke. While it may have been a publicity stunt to begin with, it is becoming more and more apparent that Trump intends to become the GOP nominee and face off against Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton. Conventional wisdom was that Jeb Bush would represent the establishment GOP in the primaries, and that Ted Cruz would be the Tea Party insurgent candidate. Just a few months ago, many writers lamented the “dynasty” of the Bush and Clinton families in...

    01/07/2016 9:04:40 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 28 replies
    WND ^ | 1/7/2016 | CHERYL CHUMLEY
    Barry Bennett, who resigned his role as campaign manager for Ben Carson a few days ago, just issued a somewhat shocking prediction on the winner of the Republican Party presidential primary - and it's not his former employer, but rather Donald Trump. "All you've got to do is compare the size of everyone's rallies," he said, during an interview with CNN. "Donald Trump is having ten-, twelve-thousand people show up at rallies, and a lot of these guys are having five or six people show up at their events in Iowa." Bennett said "unless something cataclysmic happens," Trump was slated...
  • Clashes erupt between India and Pakistan along disputed border

    08/28/2015 10:26:26 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 17 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 28, 2015 | By Tim Craig
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Clashes erupted between Indian and Pakistani security forces Friday, killing at least 11 civilians and wounding scores more on both sides of the contested border, according to officials in both countries. The exchange of fire came as Indian and Pakistani leaders continued to bicker over the prospect of face-to-face talks. Indian and Pakistani security forces traded small-arms, artillery and mortar fire, which damaged several villages on both sides of the border, officials said. The violence coincided with the kickoff of India’s golden jubilee celebration marking the 1965 war between India and Pakistan, one of three major conflicts...
  • Greece warns euro could collapse like house of cards

    02/09/2015 11:25:52 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 21 replies
    AFP ^ | 2-9-2015 | AFP
    A Greek exit from the euro would see the euro collapse like a house of cards, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis warned in comments that triggered a spat with Italy. "Greece's exit from the euro is not something that is part of our plans, simply because we believe it is like building a house of cards. If you take out the Greek card, the others will collapse," Varoufakis said in an interview with Italian public broadcaster RAI that was aired on Sunday. Varoufakis also incurred the wrath of his Italian counterpart Pier Carlo Padoan by comparing Italy's problem with its large...
  • Dana Point parishioner's lawsuit claims O.C. diocese mismanaged funds

    02/03/2015 1:13:09 PM PST · by cicero2k · 6 replies
    It was one thing when the faithful at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church raised $8 million to build a new parish center, then heard little more about the project. But when they learned that the Diocese of Orange planned a $3 million renovation of their beloved church sanctuary – perched on a Dana Point precipice and designed to showcase spectacular ocean views – dozens balked, saying it seemed like a colossal waste of money. They sent a letter to church leadership, trying to stop the renovations and demanded a detailed accounting of money raised and spent. They didn’t get...
  • Don’t Swim in the Sea During Bad Weather

    06/27/2014 4:48:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    Gulf News ^ | June 27, 2014 | Noorhan Barakat
    People not heeding police warnings and swimming in dangerous areas end up drowningShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on printMore Sharing Services0 Dubai: Residents ignoring warnings and choosing to swim in the sea during bad weather is the most common reason for drowning incidents in Dubai, police said. Swimming in areas marked out of bounds by authorities because of inherent dangers also contributes to fatalities. \ Lieutenant Colonel Ahmad Atiq Burqibah, Deputy Director of the Search and Rescue Department at the General Directorate of Transport and Rescue at Dubai Police, said people should not take red flags and other...
  • Money Expert: We’ll Be in Recession By End of Year

    04/15/2011 9:15:29 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 67 replies
    Newsmax ^ | April 15, 2011 | Forrest Jones
    A respected economic expert is warning that a recession is definite by December and that U.S. stock prices are going to plunge, thanks to Federal Reserve strategies and the soaring price of crude. John Taylor, founder of the FX Concepts hedge fund and former vice president at Citibank, says the U.S. economic recovery has taken place thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve's money printing campaign, known as quantitative easing, which ends in June. "Recovery has never really gotten off the ground. It's all government stimulated," Taylor tells CNBC. "We'll be in a recession by the end of the...
  • Saudi king urged U.S. to attack Iran (Despite denials, Obama knew Iran was developing nuke weapons)

    11/28/2010 5:06:34 PM PST · by tobyhill · 29 replies
    reuters ^ | 11/28/2010 | Arshad Mohammed and Ross Colvin
    Saudi King Abdullah has repeatedly urged the United States to attack Iran's nuclear program and China directed cyberattacks on the United States, according to a vast cache of U.S. diplomatic cables released on Sunday in an embarrassing leak that undermines U.S. diplomacy. The more than 250,000 documents, given to five media groups by the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, provide candid, tart views of foreign leaders and sensitive information on terrorism and nuclear proliferation filed by U.S. diplomats, according to The New York Times. Among the revelations in Britain's Guardian newspaper, which also received an advance look at the documents, King Abdullah...
  • Researcher: Children of same-sex couples more likely to be homosexual

    10/22/2010 5:43:47 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 81 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | Manhattan, Kans., Oct 22, 2010 Researcher: Children of same-sex couples more likely to be homosexual Manhattan, Kans., Oct 22, 2010 / 06:04 am (CNA).- Social scientist Walter Schumm doesn't think his forthcoming paper ought to be provoking outraged responses he has already received. For years, researchers have admitted the possibility that he says he has now confirmed -- that children raised by homosexual parents are more apt to become homosexual themselves. Nevertheless, Schumm's article, which will be published in the November edition of the Journal of Biosocial Science, has triggered a firestorm since it began circulating online this summer. Irate advocates for the...
  • The US could be facing more of a downturn than a recovery

    04/25/2010 5:13:18 PM PDT · by luv2ndamend · 23 replies · 1,154+ views ^ | Monday 26 April 2010 | Gerry Jackson
    All is well. Reuters declared that the US is experiencing a "sturdy recovery". This is the same phony news agency that used to choke on the word recovery when used by the Bush administration. Now some American conservatives are warning that Republicans are being dangerously bearish on the economy, that there are signs, weak as they are, that a recovery is underway. Matthew Continetti of the conservative Weekly Standard states that the "natural tendency of economies is to grow". Nevertheless, he seriously questions whether Obama would now benefit from a recovery. Unfortunately most conservatives remain as uninformed about economic history...
  • New Genetic Study: Boys and Girls are Basically Different

    02/08/2007 12:48:48 PM PST · by RogerFGay · 80 replies · 1,721+ views
    February 8, 2007 | Roger F. Gay
    More Swedish News (short translated article) The same gene that in certain circumstances increases the risk of alcoholism and anti-social behavior in boys protects girls from the same dangers and vice versa. This surprising discovery has been reported by a group of Swedish researchers. Their study of a population of 16-19 year olds, gives new hope for treatment of depression and alcoholism. Lars Oreland, a member of the discovery team told a Swedish newspaper; “I dare say that we are on the verge of a revolution.”
  • Play is good for children, study says

    07/31/2006 2:28:16 AM PDT · by strider44 · 39 replies · 642+ views
    Boston Globe & AP ^ | 24 July 2006 | Maria Cheng
    <p>Doctors may soon have a prescription for health that even children will like: more playtime. European and international health experts say a new study makes the most convincing case yet for the benefits of children being active. They say the research may lead to new guidelines saying youngsters between ages 5 and 16 need to be active up to 1 1/2 hours a day.</p>
  • TV News Runs Hot for Kerry, Cold for Bush

    03/12/2004 3:35:51 PM PST · by Howlin · 83 replies · 603+ views
    NEW YORK, March 11, 2004 - Mainstream news organizations may "filter" the news, as President George W. Bush claimed late last year, but not to omit good stories from their Iraq coverage, but to broadcast more negative news about the president himself, according to a report released today by and Media Tenor. The report reveals a strong negative cast to ABC, CBS and NBC news coverage of the president thus far in 2004. Meanwhile, Senator John Kerry, Bush's certain opponent for November, has received more positive coverage by the same three networks. According to data compiled for by...