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Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid

Saudi-led coalition warplanes carried out fresh raids on rebel positions in southern Yemen on Thursday as pro-government tribesmen advanced on Houthi strongholds in the north, tribal and army sources said. On the political front, Iran said it backed UN-brokered efforts to relaunch political talks but was opposed to foreign interference in Yemen’s conflict, in which [...]

Rohingya pay off traffickers to save stranded migrants

Sittwe (Myanmar) (AFP) – As Mahmoud Yasien kneeled before the people smugglers and begged for his pregnant wife’s life, the Rohingya migrant’s dreams of a better life evaporated, his ship stranded hundreds of miles from its destination in Malaysia. His pleas spared her life and when phone calls relayed news of their nightmare journey back [...]

How to Make Your Blog Mobile-Friendly | Social Media Examiner

23 May 2015

How to Make Your Blog Mobile-Friendly | Social Media Examiner Mobile for your blog: learn how to create a mobile version of your website and the different options available to support your blog.Social Media ExaminerSee Original Article » The Ticker: Marijuana Sales; Social Media; Sears & J.C. Penney … The Ticker: Marijuana Sales; Social Media; [...]

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David Hockney's assistant, 23, found dead

23 May 2015

David Hockney's assistant, 23, found dead The death of Dominic Elliott, 23, is said to be “unexplained” and police are awaiting the results of a post mortem and questioning his work colleagues in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. Mr Elliott is a local boy who was recruited by the 75-year-old artist to help with …See Original Article [...]

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Can We Please Stop Hyping Social as the Marketing Messiah?

23 May 2015

Can We Please Stop Hyping Social as the Marketing Messiah? We know that measurement of the current traffic social media drives to websites isn't a definitive indicator about its future utility. But it gives us a finger-in-the-wind check as to where social stands relative to other drivers of inbound traffic …See Original Article » 3 [...]

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Donors give $8M for Detroit EMS units, police cars

23 May 2015

Donors give $8M for Detroit EMS units, police cars DETROIT (AP) — Several businesses have pledged a total of $8 million to help cash-strapped Detroit pay for a new fleet of emergency vehicles, including 23 EMS units and 100 police cars, to boost public safety and reduce response times, Mayor Dave Bing …See Original Article [...]

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Tebow helps Wichita State celebrate NCAA victory

23 May 2015

Tebow helps Wichita State celebrate NCAA victory WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University's men's basketball team got an unexpected new fan when they arrived home after their latest NCAA tournament victory. A plane carrying New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow was refueling in Wichita when the …See Original Article » $338 Million Powerball Ticket [...]

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FBI sources confirm grand jury investigation of Sen. Bob Menendez

23 May 2015

FBI sources confirm grand jury investigation of Sen. Bob Menendez An FBI agent in a supervisory position on the East Coast of the U.S. told The Daily Caller Thursday that he is aware of investigative reports sent from the bureau to the U.S. Attorney's office in Miami, Florida, in connection with a grand jury investigation [...]

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How Social Media Could Impact 2016 Presidential Election

23 May 2015

How Social Media Could Impact 2016 Presidential Election The high-tech entrepreneurs believe the failed GOP presidential nominee could have defeated President Obama simply with a better showing on social media. “If you had run a really competent, really aggressive digital campaign, you probably could have …See Original Article » Why the social media sceptics are [...]

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Stephanie Decker named ABC World News 'Person of the Week …

22 May 2015

Stephanie Decker named ABC World News 'Person of the Week … Stephanie Decker, the woman who lost her legs in the Henryville tornado will be ABC's “person of the week” on World News Friday evening.See Original Article » Pope Francis – in pictures | World news | guardian.co.uk Images of the newly elected Pope Francis, [...]

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Jordanian officials push a Palestinian woman who was injured during a bus …

22 May 2015

Jordanian officials push a Palestinian woman who was injured during a bus … Jordanian officials push a Palestinian woman who was injured during an accident on a bus, which overturned after colliding with a car and a trailer on the Dead Sea highway about 25 km (16 miles) southwest of Amman, at the Al Salt [...]

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It was a real "James Bond moment," a witness says

22 May 2015

It was a real "James Bond moment," a witness says (CNN) — Even by dramatic jailbreak standards, this escape was particularly brazen. Two men posing as tourists reportedly commandeered a helicopter from a Canadian tour company, ordered the pilot to fly over a detention center near Montreal, hoisted two …See Original Article » father and [...]

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Todd Stroger angling to return to politics, interested in William Beaver's seat

22 May 2015

Todd Stroger angling to return to politics, interested in William Beaver's seat Todd Stroger angling to return to politics, interested in William Beaver's seat. Updated at 05:34 PM today. Todd Stroger angling to return to politics, get Beaver's seat. Tags: politics, charles thomas. Comment Now; Email · Print · Report a typo …See Original Article [...]

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Suicide bombers attack court compound in Pakistan's Peshawar

22 May 2015

Suicide bombers attack court compound in Pakistan's Peshawar PESHAWAR, Pakistan | Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:17am EDT. PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Suspected suicide bombers attacked a judicial compound in the Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday, killed two people and took hostages, officials said. There was …See Original Article » Ex-US Diplomat Rankles Taiwan With [...]

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Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid

22 May 2015

Saudi-led coalition warplanes carried out fresh raids on rebel positions in southern Yemen on Thursday as pro-government tribesmen advanced on Houthi strongholds in the north, tribal and army sources said. On the political front, Iran said it backed UN-brokered efforts to relaunch political talks but was opposed to foreign interference in Yemen’s conflict, in which [...]

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Rohingya pay off traffickers to save stranded migrants

22 May 2015

Sittwe (Myanmar) (AFP) – As Mahmoud Yasien kneeled before the people smugglers and begged for his pregnant wife’s life, the Rohingya migrant’s dreams of a better life evaporated, his ship stranded hundreds of miles from its destination in Malaysia. His pleas spared her life and when phone calls relayed news of their nightmare journey back [...]

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