Canadian poet Shane Koyczan, best known recently for his To This Day anti-bullying video-poetry, released another poetic critique of cyber-bullying appropriately titled Troll. It's one of the most poignant looks at the pain caused by online bullies.
A group of active and former members of an elite Israeli intelligence unit have announced their refusal to spy on Palestinians in the occupied territories, citing excessive harm done to innocent civilians and detrimental effects on Israel's security.
The Paycheck Fairness Act, S. 2199, failed to move in the United States Senate yesterday by a vote of 52-40. The measure is aimed at bridging the differences in pay between men and women. The bill needed to overcome the 60-vote procedural hurdle.
The burning of forests in Sumatra and Kalimantan to clear land for commercial operations, like palm and paper plantations, has elevated pollution readings to dangerous levels in Singapore and Malaysia.
In Thailand on Friday, a despondent 65-year old woman jumped to her death into a watery pit filled with voracious crocodiles while horrified onlookers looked on. The pool is said to house hundreds of the large reptiles.
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The Netherlands is to increase defence spending after being hard hit by global conflicts including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine, King Willem-Alexander said on Tuesday.
It is only tentative but the B.C. teachers and the government have reached a deal to get the province's kids back to school. Mediator Vince Ready emerged from a hotel in Richmond at 4 a.m. Tuesday to tell a tired group of media a breakthrough had come.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton recently stated that he thinks Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be suspended and not be eligible to play this Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. Does he have a valid argument?
Chicago's Second City is known as the world's premier comedy club/theatre and school of improvisation. It has produced some of the world's best comedians and comedic actors. It has produced political satirists and much of the SNL cast the past 39 years.
If Republican Senate candidate Scott Brown can pull it off, a win against incumbent New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Sheehan would provide a cushion for Republicans as they attempt to take control of the U.S. Senate in November.
Kenya began emotional commemorations on Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of Nairobi's Westgate mall massacre, remembering the 67 people killed by Somali Islamist gunmen and those who risked their lives to stop them.
Contrary to bettors claim that boxing fans are fed up with Mayweather's boring and less entertaining fights as shown in his rematch with Marcos Maidana last weekend, there would still be a good number who will buy his last remaining fights.
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There is a residual anti-”Christian West" dimension to the “Muslim” narrative in many parts of the world, including among a great many Muslims enjoying the “freedoms” and social benefits guaranteed residents in Western “democratic” lands.