A Tale of Two Elections: Cherokee Nation and United States

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. When it was announced that the Cherokee Nation’s Supreme Court invalidated the results of a disputed election to determine their Chief, I remembered what Sheldon S. Wolin wrote about the 2000 presidential election and a possible Florida recount. In “Democracy Inc., Managed Democracy And […]

Train collision in China kills 35, injures 191

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LOUISE WATT Associated Press= BEIJING (AP) — A bullet train crashed into another high-speed train that had stalled after being struck by lightning in eastern China, causing four carriages to fall off a viaduct and killing at least 35 people and injuring 191 others, state media and an official said […]

At least 87 dead in Norway shooting, bomb attack

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OSLO (Reuters) – A gunman dressed in police uniform opened fire at a youth camp of Norway’s ruling political party on Friday, killing at least 80 people, hours after a bomb killed seven in the government district in the capital Oslo. Rescue workers work at the scene of a powerful […]

Debt ceiling talks between Obama and Republicans collapse

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US on brink of economic crisis after negotiations over outline of $3tn cuts package and tax rises break down Debt ceiling talks between Barack Obama and John Boehner have broken down, throwing the US into economic uncertainty. Photograph: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP The US is on the brink of a major […]

Let Him Eat Pie

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Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. When a man shouted “greedy” and threw a blue and white shaving-cream pie at Rupert Murdoch’s face, while he was being questioned before the British Parliament for a phone-hacking scandal, it evoked what Queen Marie Antoinette of France supposedly said: “Let them eat cake.” […]

Bomb rocks govt offices in Oslo, two dead

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OSLO – A massive bomb shattered Norway’s main government building in Oslo on Friday, killing two people police were quoted as saying by local news agency NTB. There was no claim of responsibility, though NATO member Norway has been the target of threats, if not bombs, before, notably over its […]