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Mental health issues linked to cannabis increase by half in four years
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The number of cannabis users suffering serious mental or behaviour disorders has increased by half in just four years. A 2008 research already suggested a direct link between skunk and the development of mental illness Photo: ALAMY By Tom Whitehead, Security Editor 9:18PM BST 12 Jun 2013 Comments The sharp rise has coincided with growing…

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File - President Barack Obama drops by Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken's meeting with Bahraini Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 5, 2013.
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Surveillance programs reveal U.S. hypocrisy
CNTV

BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhuanet) – In the past years, the U.S. Government has been blaming other countries for threatening cyber security. However, the recent leakage of the two top-secret U.S. surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA) has smashed the image of the U.S. as a cyber liberty advocate and revealed its hypocrisy. U.S. Army

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Iran’s Nonaligned Nuclear Movement?
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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerrey‘s apocalyptic nightmare about Iran‘s civilian nuclear enrichment program, and how Iran is supposedly a sponsor of terrorism, smacks of John Foster Dulles‘s blunt declaration during the Cold War that, “Neutralism is immoral.” Like Kerrey, Dulles, also a former U.S….

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National Security or Social Engineering Agency?
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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Much like the concept of the U.S. government spying on Americans, the National Security Agency is another euphemistic concept. Both mental images are less direct and offensive than the harsh realities of a vast government-corporate-military-academic-media complex mining and collecting data for the…

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A Syrian man carries his sister who was wounded in a government airstrike hit the neighborhood of Ansari, in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Syrian president has used chemical weapons, crossing ‘red line,’ US says
Fox News

US officials: Assad used chemical weapons against opposition Rep. Mike Rogers talks chemical weapons in Syria, NSA leaker The White House announced Thursday that the Obama administration has conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad‘s regime has used chemical weapons against his opposition, killing up to 150 people in the last year and…

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Top Rank boxing card at American Airlines Center
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Saturday’s Top Rank boxing card American Airlines Center, Dallas Doors open at 6 p.m. First fight at 6:05 p.m. Super Middleweight (6 rounds) Angel Sigala, Arlington (8-3, 2 KOs) vs. Kurtiss…
Up-and-coming U.S. boxer goes for lightweight title in Dallas
Full Article Star Telegram

Special to the Star-Telegram DALLASBoxer Terence Crawford has had a little more time to prepare for his NABO lightweight title bout against Alejandro Sanabria Jr. on Saturday at the American Airlines Center than for his prior match. Just a week before the Mike Alvarado-Brandon Rios II fight in Las Vegas in March, Crawford received a call…
A’s proving last season was no fluke, taking AL by storm again
Full Article CBS Sports

OAKLAND — From Dave Stewart, Bob Welch, Mark McGwire, Rickey Henderson and Terry Steinback to … Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss and Dan Straily? Nate Freiman and Eric Sogard? Don’t look now, but … wait. Check that. Do look now. Quickly. Because here the A’s go again. Winners of 21 of their past 26 games and sole…
LeBron taps into terminator mode, giving the Spurs no chance to win
Full Article CBS Sports

SAN ANTONIO — Game 4 started, but it was Game 3 all over again for LeBron James. It was Game 2. It was the 2011 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks. The impossible that is somehow possible with LeBron — this incredible player losing focus, interest or even confidence on the biggest stage in basketball — was happening all over again. He…
Wade, Bosh answer LeBron’s cry for help in big way
Full Article CBS Sports

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James had vowed to play better, had put every ounce of pressure from this Heat title defense on his shoulders — on his chest. In retrospect, it was a cry for help. James is not a singular force like Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant and will not go down while stubbornly playing the lead in some kind of tragic basketball…
Jon Jones set for UFC 165 bout with Alexander Gustafsson
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(USA Today Sports Images) UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a date and an opponent for his next title fight. He’s facing Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 on Sept. 21, in Toronto. So I’m sure you all…
Hit Parade for Week 12
Full Article CBS Sports

All stats are updated through Wednesday, June 12. Catcher Most Added Hitters (as of 6/14) Player Name % change 1. Kyle Blanks, OF, Padres 39 2. Carlos Quentin, OF, Padres 25 3. Adam Lind, 1B, Blue Jays 22 4. Mike Carp, OF, Red Sox 17 5. Anthony Rendon, 2B, Nationals 14 6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, C, Red Sox 13 7. Jose Iglesias, SS, Red Sox…
Big Daddy’s big flop in Muay Thai
Full Article The Miami Herald

PATTAYA, Thailand — Wincing in pain and clutching his shins, Riddick Bowe ended his debut in Thai kickboxing with a…
Riddick Bowe’s big flop in Thai kickboxing
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Story Highlights Bowe beat Evander Holyfield in 1992 to become the undisputed world heavyweight championBowe’s last boxing fight was in 2008Bowe, who tried Muay Thai because he…
Featherweight champ Mikey Garcia is the calm in the storm
Full Article Yahoo Daily News

The real work begins on Saturday for boxing’s Zen Master, Mikey Garcia. He’s set to make the first defense of the WBO featherweight title he won from Orlando Salido in January when he meets hard-punching ex-champion Juan Manuel Lopez in the main event of an HBO-televised card at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. Mikey Garcia, right,…

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Will Iran and the US get down to serious negotiations? Who’s more overconfident? From Tehran’s perspective, it must ‘surrender’ to Washington before negotiat…

updated 09 Jun 2013; published 13 Feb 2013

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CrossTalk: US-Iran Nu­cle­ar Talks
WorldNews.com 14 Jun 2013, Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerrey‘s apocalyptic nightmare about Iran‘s civilian nuclear enrichment program, and how Iran is supposedly a sponsor of terrorism, smacks of John Foster Dulles‘s blunt declaration during the Cold War that, “Neutralism is immoral.” Like Kerrey, Dulles, also a former U.S….

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updated 13 Jun 2013; published 13 Jun 2013

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Turkey protests: a ref­er­en­dum on Gezi Park or on Er­do­gan’s gov­ern­ment?
Seattle Post 14 Jun 2013, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s biggest anti-government protests in decades are set to enter a pivotal stage after the…

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updated 09 Jun 2013; published 09 Jun 2013

12:35
Meet Ed­ward Snow­den: NSA PRISM Whistle­blow­er
CNTV 14 Jun 2013, BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhuanet) – In the past years, the U.S. Government has been blaming other countries for threatening cyber security. However, the recent leakage of the two top-secret U.S. surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA) has smashed the image of the U.S. as a cyber liberty advocate and revealed its hypocrisy. U.S. Army

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updated 14 Jun 2013; published 14 Jun 2013

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US claims Assad used chem­i­cal weapons in Syria
Fox News 14 Jun 2013, US officials: Assad used chemical weapons against opposition Rep. Mike Rogers talks chemical weapons in Syria, NSA leaker The White House announced Thursday that the Obama administration has conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad‘s regime has used chemical weapons against his opposition, killing up to 150 people in the last year and…

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updated 08 Jun 2013; published 08 Jun 2013

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Pres­i­den­tial De­bate in IRAN (6/7/2013) – Mon­azere 92 سومین مناظره انتخاباتی کاندیداهای ریاست جمهوری
South China Morning Post 14 Jun 2013, Iran chooses a new president on Friday in an election the reformists hope their sole candidate will win in the face of divided conservative ranks, four years after the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. More than 50.5 million people are eligible to vote for the man – no women candidates were approved – to succeed Ahmadinejad, who is…

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updated 14 Jun 2013; published 14 Jun 2013

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White House – US to Give “Mil­i­tary Aid” to Free­dom Fight­ers as Assad Uses Chem Weapons 6-13-13
Wall Street Journal 14 Jun 2013, By ADAM ENTOUS and JULIAN E. BARNES WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama authorized his administration to provide arms to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials briefed on the decision said Thursday, after the White House said it had confirmed that Damascus used chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. The secret decision to…

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updated 14 Jun 2013; published 14 Jun 2013

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Zim­bab­we Elec­tions
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 13 Jun 2013, JOHANNESBURG — Zimbabwe‘s next election will be held on July 31, the country’s longtime president, Robert G. Mugabe, announced in a presidential decree on Thursday, setting up a showdown with the main opposition party over whether credible elections can be organized in just six weeks. The truncated timetable raises new fears that the…

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updated 13 Jun 2013; published 13 Jun 2013

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Con­de­nan a Car­los Menem a siete años de prisión
Bloomberg 13 Jun 2013, An Argentine court sentenced former President Carlos Menem to seven years in prison for smuggling weapons to Croatia during the Yugoslav civil war of the 1990s, and to Ecuador. A federal court in Buenos Aires will ask the Senate to lift the 82-year-old Peronist’s immunity from imprisonment so he can…

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updated 09 Jun 2013; published 09 Jun 2013

12:35
Meet Ed­ward Snow­den: NSA PRISM Whistle­blow­er
WorldNews.com 13 Jun 2013, Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Much like the concept of the U.S. government spying on Americans, the National Security Agency is another euphemistic concept. Both mental images are less direct and offensive than the harsh realities of a vast government-corporate-military-academic-media complex mining and collecting data for the…

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updated 13 Jun 2013; published 13 Jun 2013

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Syria death toll hits 93,000 as fight­ing es­ca­lates
CNTV 13 Jun 2013, GENEVA, June 13 (Xinhua) — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay announced Thursday an updated list of 92,901 documented cases of individuals killed in Syria between March 2011 and the end of April 2013. The total figure included 59,648 killings up to November 30, 2012, as published in previous report in January, plus 6,347…

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updated 13 Jun 2013; published 13 Jun 2013

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Turkey PM floats ref­er­en­dum to end Is­tan­bul park protest
South China Morning Post 13 Jun 2013, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said he would consider holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest. The gesture came as thousands gathered in the city’s Taksim Square, next to Gezi Park, for a…

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updated 12 Jun 2013; published 12 Jun 2013

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World Day Against Child Labour: Plight of child do­mes­tic work­ers
Scoop 13 Jun 2013, Thursday, 13 June 2013, 4:09 pm Press Release: US State Department 2013 World Day Against Child Labor: “No” to Child Labor in Domestic Work Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC June 12, 2013 We are proud to stand united with our partners in the international…

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updated 12 Jun 2013; published 12 Jun 2013

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Sen­a­tors Grill NSA Chief on Surveil­lance
CNBC 13 Jun 2013, The director of the National Security Agency told Congress on Wednesday that “dozens” of terrorism threats had been halted by the agency’s huge database of the logs of nearly every domestic phone call made by Americans, while a senator briefed on the program disclosed that the telephone records are destroyed after five years. The director, Gen.

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updated 04 Feb 2013; published 04 Feb 2013

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Syr­i­an refugee chil­dren speak out
BBC News 13 Jun 2013, Thousands of children have been killed in the Syria uprising since March 2011, according to a new global UN report on children and armed conflict. Calling the toll “unbearable”, the study said government forces and rebels were using boys and girls as “suicide bombers or human shields”. In total the study covered 21 countries…

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Iran’s Nonaligned Nuclear Movement?
Full Article WorldNews.com

14 Jun 2013
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerrey‘s apocalyptic nightmare about Iran‘s civilian nuclear enrichment program, and how Iran is supposedly a sponsor of terrorism, smacks of John Foster Dulles‘s blunt declaration during the Cold War that, “Neutralism is immoral.” Like Kerrey, Dulles, also a former U.S….

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A worker rides a bike in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010.
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Surveillance programs reveal U.S. hypocrisy
Full Article CNTV

14 Jun 2013
BEIJING, June 14 (Xinhuanet) – In the past years, the U.S. Government has been blaming other countries for threatening cyber security. However, the recent leakage of the two top-secret U.S. surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA) has smashed the image of the U.S. as a cyber liberty advocate and revealed its hypocrisy. U.S. Army

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File - President Barack Obama drops by Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken's meeting with Bahraini Crown Prince and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, June 5, 2013.
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Syrian president has used chemical weapons, crossing ‘red line,’ US says
Full Article Fox News

14 Jun 2013
US officials: Assad used chemical weapons against opposition Rep. Mike Rogers talks chemical weapons in Syria, NSA leaker The White House announced Thursday that the Obama administration has conclusive evidence that Syrian President Bashar Assad‘s regime has used chemical weapons against his opposition, killing up to 150 people in the last year and…

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A Syrian man carries his sister who was wounded in a government airstrike hit the neighborhood of Ansari, in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Iranians to vote in presidential elections
Full Article South China Morning Post

14 Jun 2013
Iran chooses a new president on Friday in an election the reformists hope their sole candidate will win in the face of divided conservative ranks, four years after the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. More than 50.5 million people are eligible to vote for the man – no women candidates were approved – to succeed Ahmadinejad, who is…

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In front of a portrait of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, supporters of the presidential candidate Ali Akbar Velayati, a conservative former foreign minister, hold up balloons in a campaign rally, two days prior to the election, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
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U.S. Stepping Up ‘Military Support’ to Syrian Rebels
Full Article Wall Street Journal

14 Jun 2013
By ADAM ENTOUS and JULIAN E. BARNES WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama authorized his administration to provide arms to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, officials briefed on the decision said Thursday, after the White House said it had confirmed that Damascus used chemical weapons in the country’s civil war. The secret decision to…

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In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo, Syrian rebels listen to their trainer on how to use a rocket propelled grenade in Maaret Ikhwan, near Idlib, Syria.
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Zimbabwe Sets Short Timetable for Elections
Full Article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

13 Jun 2013
JOHANNESBURG — Zimbabwe‘s next election will be held on July 31, the country’s longtime president, Robert G. Mugabe, announced in a presidential decree on Thursday, setting up a showdown with the main opposition party over whether credible elections can be organized in just six weeks. The truncated timetable raises new fears that the…

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Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, attends the burial of Deputy President John Nkomo, at the Heroes Acre, in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan, 21, 2013. Nkomo died of cancer aged 79. Mugabe who addressed mourners at the funeral called on Zimbabweans to be united and for peace to prevail in the country ahead of elections set for sometime this year.
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Argentina’s Ex-President Menem Sentenced to 7 Years of Prison
Full Article Bloomberg

13 Jun 2013
An Argentine court sentenced former President Carlos Menem to seven years in prison for smuggling weapons to Croatia during the Yugoslav civil war of the 1990s, and to Ecuador. A federal court in Buenos Aires will ask the Senate to lift the 82-year-old Peronist’s immunity from imprisonment so he can…

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Argentine President Carlos Menem, left, acknowledges applause from lawmakers
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National Security or Social Engineering Agency?
Full Article WorldNews.com

13 Jun 2013
Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Much like the concept of the U.S. government spying on Americans, the National Security Agency is another euphemistic concept. Both mental images are less direct and offensive than the harsh realities of a vast government-corporate-military-academic-media complex mining and collecting data for the…

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Looking southeast down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. Visible landmarks include the Old Post Office Pavilion (center) and United States Capitol
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UN study indicates at least 93,000 people killed in Syria conflict
Full Article CNTV

13 Jun 2013
GENEVA, June 13 (Xinhua) — United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay announced Thursday an updated list of 92,901 documented cases of individuals killed in Syria between March 2011 and the end of April 2013. The total figure included 59,648 killings up to November 30, 2012, as published in previous report in January, plus 6,347…

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In this photo taken on a government-organized tour for the media, destroyed Syrian armored vehicles and police riots gear is seen inside a damaged Syrian police headquarters compound which was attacked by an explosion, in the northern city of Aleppo, Syria, on Friday Feb. 10, 2012.
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Turkey may hold referendum to end Istanbul park protest
Full Article South China Morning Post

13 Jun 2013
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said he would consider holding a referendum on plans to redevelop an Istanbul park that have sparked nationwide protests, in his first major concession in nearly two weeks of anti-government unrest. The gesture came as thousands gathered in the city’s Taksim Square, next to Gezi Park, for a…

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A Turkish boy waves a national flag in support of Turkish protesters who were sitting in Kugulu Park in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, June 12, 2013.
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2013 World Day Against Child Labor: “No” to Child Labor
Full Article Scoop

13 Jun 2013
Thursday, 13 June 2013, 4:09 pm Press Release: US State Department 2013 World Day Against Child Labor: “No” to Child Labor in Domestic Work Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC June 12, 2013 We are proud to stand united with our partners in the international…

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Indian children, working at a roadside hotel, carry a table in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012.
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NSA Chief Says Phone Logs Halted Terror Threats
Full Article CNBC

13 Jun 2013
The director of the National Security Agency told Congress on Wednesday that “dozens” of terrorism threats had been halted by the agency’s huge database of the logs of nearly every domestic phone call made by Americans, while a senator briefed on the program disclosed that the telephone records are destroyed after five years. The director, Gen.

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Gen. Keith B. Alexander, director of the National Security Agency and head of the U.S. Cyber Command, testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee hearing to examine cybersecurity, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 12, 2013, focusing on preparing for and responding to the enduring threat.
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Thousands of children killed in Syria, UN study says
Full Article BBC News

13 Jun 2013
Thousands of children have been killed in the Syria uprising since March 2011, according to a new global UN report on children and armed conflict. Calling the toll “unbearable”, the study said government forces and rebels were using boys and girls as “suicide bombers or human shields”. In total the study covered 21 countries…

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File - A Syrian boy holds a bird in his hand that he said was injured in a government airstrike hit the neighborhood of Ansari, in Aleppo, Syria, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
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Malaga hire Bernd Schuster as coach for 5 seasons
Full Article The Times of India

14 Jun 2013
MALAGA: Malaga hired former German player Bernd Schuster to be its coach for the next five seasons on Friday. Schuster will replace Manuel Pellegrini, who is expected to take over Manchester City for the fired Roberto Mancini. The 53-year-old…

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Real Madrid's coach Bernd Schuster
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Mata: Winning Confederations Cup is important to us
Full Article Goal

14 Jun 2013
The 25-year-old midfielder says his Spain side are determined to triumph at the Maracana in the final and bring the trophy home for the first time Spain midfielder Juan Mata says that winning the Confederations Cup is hugely important to him and his team-mates as they prepare to begin their campaign. The 25-year-old Chelsea star is determined to…

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Chelsea's Juan Mata celebrates his goal against Manchester United during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge, London, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012.
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Balotelli will only become more important for Milan, says Pazzini
Full Article Goal

14 Jun 2013
The former Fiorentina attacker has nothing but praise for his team-mate and has also taken the time to say farewell to Massimo Ambrosini Giampaolo Pazzini has insisted that he has a good relationship with Mario Balotelli and is confident that the 22-year-old will only become more important for AC Milan next season. The Italy star joined the…

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AC Milan forward Mario Balotelli gestures after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Palermo at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, March 17, 2013.
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Ultimate summer transfer targets: Marouane Fellaini
Full Article Goal

14 Jun 2013
Arsenal are closing in on Everton‘s prize asset after activating the midfielder’s release clause with a £22 million bid last week, with Arsene Wenger a long-term admirer ANALYSIS By Wayne Veysey On the day that Everton unveiled Roberto Martinez as their new manager, club chairman Bill Kenwright admitted there was one player who was likely…

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Newcastle United's captain Fabricio Coloccini, below, vies for the ball with Everton's Marouane Fellaini, top, during their English Premier League soccer match at St James' Park, Newcastle, England, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
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Schuster named new Malaga coach
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14 Jun 2013
The former Real Madrid boss has been appointed as Manuel Pellegrini‘s successor following the Chilean‘s departure earlier this summer Malaga have announced on their official website that they have appointed Bernd Schuster as their new head coach on a five-year deal. The Primera Division side were in the market for a new coach due to the departure…

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Besiktas head coach Bernd Schuster
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Tottenham target David Villa will continue at Barcelona, says Rosell
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14 Jun 2013
Spain‘s all-time leading goalscorer has been the subject of speculation linking him with a move away from the club, but the Camp Nou chief has dismissed those rumours David Villa will remain a Barcelona player “until someone says the opposite”, according to president Sandro Rosell. Spain’s all-time leading goalscorer has found first-team…

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Barcelona's forward David Villa, center, reacts after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and AC Milan at Camp Nou stadium, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
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Madrid cannot afford to go trophy-less, admits Modric
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14 Jun 2013
The Croatia international has stressed that a team of los Blancos’ stature should do better, but has nothing but praise for Jose Mourinho Luka Modric has admitted that the 2012-13 campaign was a major disappointment for Real Madrid as they ended the season with no silverware. The Santiago Bernabeu side were beaten by Atletico Madrid in the Copa del…

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric from Croatia gestures during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Celta at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012.
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Dortmund’s refusal to sell Lewandowski to Bayern is understandable, says Herrlich
Full Article Goal

14 Jun 2013
The 41-year-old believes the Poland international is a key player for the Champions League finalists and understands their current position regarding the wantaway striker Former Germany international Heiko Herrlich feels Borussia Dortmund‘s refusal to sell Robert Lewandowski to Bayern Munich in the summer transfer window is logical. Herrlich, who…

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Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski of Poland celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between BvB Borussia Dortmund and 1.FC Nuremberg in Dortmund, Germany, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
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Exclusive: Carly Rae Jepsen covers ‘The Little Mermaid’s ‘Part of Your World’
Full Article Digital Spy

14 Jun 2013
Carly Rae Jepsen will cover The Little Mermaid‘s ‘Part of Your World‘ for the Disney movie‘s forthcoming ‘Diamond Edition’ Blu-ray and DVD release. The ‘Call Me Maybe‘ singer offered up a hint at the song last year when she posted an Instagram picture with a flame-headed fan, saying: “Loving her red hair…. Might have to dye mine someday…

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Carly Rae Jepsen at Red River Ex, 2012
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Amjad Ali Khan joins ‘Do Right’ campaign for a cause (With Image)
Full Article Newstrack India

14 Jun 2013
Tweet New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan has joined the Do Right campaign, which emphasises the importance of inculcating right values in children, and will soon feature in its television commercial. An initiative of Tata Capital Limited, the financial services arm of the Tata Group, Do Right campaign spreads…

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Eminent Sarod Player Ustad Amzad Ali Khan (L) And Poet Joy Goswami  (R) On occasion of New Name of various road in Kolkata at town hall on 30.April 2013
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The Jonas Brothers premiere new single ‘First Time’ – listen
Full Article Digital Spy

14 Jun 2013
The Jonas Brothers have premiered their new single. The band have revealed ‘First Time‘ as the second cut to be lifted from their forthcoming fifth studio album. The track will serve as the follow-up to their previous single ‘Pom Poms’, which was released earlier this year. Nick Jonas recently told Digital Spy that the group’s new collection will…

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The Jonas Brothers at the NAIA Terminal 3 in Manila, Philippines
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Alicia Keys: the other first lady
Full Article London Evening Standard

14 Jun 2013
It’s fair to say she’s used to a higher class of catering, especially when dining with her Washington associates. Keys counts Barack and Michelle as friends (she played at last year’s presidential inauguration, changing the chorus of her recent smash ‘Girl on Fire’ to ‘Obama’s on fire!’), their connection forged by a shared interest in…

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Shakira doesn’t need make-up artists
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14 Jun 2013
Los Angeles, June 14: Singer Shakira reveals she does her own make-up on US reality show “The Voice”, while her male counterparts have an army of make-up artists to tend to them. The 36-year-old is currently a mentor on the show along with Usher, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. “I’m one of the only…

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Billy Ray Cyrus Divorce: Singer, Tish Cyrus Call It Quits After 19 Years
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14 Jun 2013
Tish Cyrus has filed for divorce from Billy Ray Cyrus, citing “irreconcilable differences,”TMZ reports. The filing comes two-and-a-half years after the pair split in October 2010. In March 2011, Billy Ray announced that he and Tish had reconciled. At that time, Billy Ray told GQ magazine that he blamed “Hannah Montana“, his show with daughter Miley…

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Musician Billy Ray Cyrus performs at the 2009 USO Holiday Tour stop in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Dec. 18, 2009.
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Rihanna Tour Posters Too Titillating for Dublin Residents
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14 Jun 2013
Rihanna may have a history of being “unapologetic” when it comes to showing off her sexy bod, but some fans seem to think she’s gone too far. In fact, they’ve taken it upon themselves to forcibly put some clothes on the singer…after a fashion….

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Sheryl Crow postpones show over storm fears
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14 Jun 2013
Tweet Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Country star Sheryl Crow had to postpone a concert in Virginia due to extreme weather warnings. The 51-year-old was…

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ag2 Sheryl Crow performs during day 1 of Sunfest, in West Palm Beach, FL, Wednesday April 30, 2008
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‘Mad Men’ Elisabeth Moss: ‘Peggy is destined to be a cat lady’
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14 Jun 2013
Mad Men‘s Elisabeth Moss has joked that her character Peggy Olson is destined to become “a cat lady”. Moss quipped to Access Hollywood that she identified with the newly single Peggy deciding to buy a cat out of fear, after finding a loose rodent in her apartment. © AMC / Frank Ockenfels Elisabeth Moss as Peggy Olson in ‘Mad Men’ “She’s…

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"Mad Men" cast member Elisabeth Moss blows a kiss to photographers at the Season Two premiere of the AMC television series in Los Angeles
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Matt Damon stars in new trailer for Elysium: watch now
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14 Jun 2013
Elysium has released a new full-length trailer, in which Matt Damon attempts to gain access to the ultra-privileged space-station after which the film is named. The movie is…

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ctor Matt Damon speaks at the Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting Friday, Sept 26, 2008 in New York. Damon is honored that the most recent celebrity of the presidential campaign, "Joe the Plumber", dropped his name in an interview. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
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Idris Elba May Join Sean Penn And Javier Bardem In The Gunman
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14 Jun 2013
When it was first announced that Sean Penn would be starring in a new action movie from the director of Taken called Prone Gunman, it sounded like a fairly funny idea. Recent developments, however, have changed our outlook on the project entirely….

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Idris Elba arrives at the 2012 HBO Golden Globe After Party at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
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Natalie Portman Sought For ‘Heathers’ Meets ‘Fight Club’ Project ‘Dare Me’
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14 Jun 2013
| Natalie Portman may not have been seen on the big screen since “Thor” in 2011, but she’s got a slate of projects on the way. Of course, there’s the double dose of Terrence Malick projects waiting in the wings, and later this year “Thor: The Dark World,” while she’s currently shooting the troubled western “Jane Got A Gun.” It’s a diverse array of…

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Jennifer Connelly’s Short Hair Makes Us Do A Double Take (PHOTOS, POLL)
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13 Jun 2013
We love Jennifer Connelly because she is one of those rare actresses who knows how to effectively stay under the radar. But she stole our attention this week while strolling around New York City, boasting a short asymmetrical cut. Wait, since when did J-Con (just go with it) cut her hair? She completed her look with loose-fitting boyfriend jeans, a…

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Jennifer Connelly arrives at the 11th annual Hollywood awards gala ceremony Monday Oct. 22, 2007, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Madhuri the last dancing legend: Terence Lewis
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13 Jun 2013
Tweet Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Choreographer Terence Lewis calls actress Madhuri Dixit the last dancing legend and adds that choreographer Saroj Khan was instrumental in shaping her career. “When it comes to Bollywood dancing, choreographing and making…

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Unusual suspects
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13 Jun 2013
A wiry Dhanush pursuing style queen Sonam Kapoor on the ghats of Banaras. A plump Vidya Balan cavorting with Emraan Hashmi in a film called “Ghanchakkar”. Malayalam superstar Prithviraj playing a cop from GurgaonSuddenly, Bollywood seems to be looking at more than just face value. Be it casting or pairing, ‘unusual’…

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Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor looks on during the 55th National Film Awards, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009.
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Vodafone says paid no UK corporation tax in past year
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07 Jun 2013
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone Group Plc said it paid no corporation tax in Britain for the year to March 2013, prompting fresh criticism from campaigners who have made the UK mobile telephone group a target in the debate on corporate tax payments. Revelations of profit shifting by big companies have provoked anger among austerity-weary…

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Tonto Dikeh falls on stage at Iyanya’s concert last night

I’m not going to assume and say she was drunk when she came on stage to perform at the Kukere concert in London last night, but she definitely behaved odd. She said something about not wanting to wave because her armpit wasn’t shaved and kept mouthing off until she fell.

Beyonce: Chime For Change Concert With Jay-Z

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z proved they’re still crazy in love with each other when they teamed up for their hit duet at the Chime For Change: The Sound of Change Live Concert held last night (June 1) at the Twickenham Stadium in London, England.

After the couple’s PDA-filled performance, the rap mogul gave his wife a quick kiss on the cheek before allowing his wife to wrap up the show.

Bey performed a medley of her hits including Run The World (Run The World (Girls), Survivor, Single Ladies and Halo as well as Sam Cooke’s A Change Is Gonna Come and Etta James’ At Last. She also rocked the show with her pulsating new single Grown Woman.

The Chime For Change: The Sound of Change was held to support the education, justice, health and empowerment of girls and women around the world. Beyoncé along with actress SaHayeklma  and Gucci creative director Frida Giannini serve as co-founder of Chime For Change.

Other performers and presenter’s at last night’s concert included John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Rita Ora, Mary J. Blige, Jada Pinkett Smith, Madonna and Zoe Saldana.

Watch Beyoncé’s full Chime For Change: The Sound of Change concert below and tune in tonight (June 2) when NBC airs the concert at 9pm.

Three Governors visit ailing Governor Sullivan Chime in London

Governors’ Forum Members; Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, Gabriel Suswam of Benue, and Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State visited ailing governor of Enugu state, Sullivan Chime in London. The photo was released today but it’s not clear when it was taken.

Governor Sullivan Chime has been missing from Enugu State since September 2012.

Black teenager punches woman after she calls him ‘Smelly Nigerian’

Violence erupts on the London Underground after an argument between a white woman and a black teenager gets out of hand. Video footage captured on a mobile phone shows the pair arguing after the woman accused the man of stepping on her foot. The two exchange insults, with the woman calling him a ‘smelly Nigerian’ before he calls her a ‘white princess’. As the argument escalates, the man stands over her and is seen throwing punches at her before other passengers drag him off her as he accuses her of hitting him with a bottle.