Category Archives: International news

In the end, Gaddafi begged for his life

The Guardian has some of the most vivid detail to date, on the ignominious end of Libya’s 40-year dictator.

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Palestinians ask the world to recognize their state

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy The United States is no longer the arbiter of what the Palestinian people do, or do not do.

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**UPDATE: Obama statement: Libya ‘slipping from the grasp of a tyrant’

42 years of Muommar Gaddafi’s rule may be coming to an end.

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‘Cameron’s riots’: the price of austerity?

The riots in London were in part about police shooting two young black men. But they are also in part about austerity.

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Monday clicks: London riots, debt ceiling downgrade, Maya Moore

Happy Monday (unless you’re downgrading to “passable.”) Here’s what’s shaking the info-trees overnight: London rocked by riots in a predominantly black neighborhood called Tottenham, touched off by a police shooting. And the disturbances appear to be spreading. The Guardian has more on … Continue reading

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Report: Netanyahu bends to Obama on borders

Well that’s interesting…

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UPDATE (and video): Phone hacking scandal: Murdoch’s empire coming undone?

For Rupert Murdoch, things are only getting worse.

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The rich are not like the rest of us: Dominique Strauss-Kahn free from fabulous ‘prison’ **UPDATE: alleged victim’s lawyer strikes back

If a woman who is alleging rape has an immigration problem, does that mean she’s lying?

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Really, John Conyers?

So John Conyers, who as the then-chairman of the House Judiciary Committed shrank in holy terror from the notion of holding impeachment hearings over George W. Bush’s lies to Congress and the American people in the run-up to the Iraq … Continue reading

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Strauss-Kahn resigns from IMF, alleged victim’s lawyer calls NY Post HIV story ‘outrageous’

No surprises here.

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