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Russian security forces shoot 3 suspects dead

Agence France-Presse Russian security forces yesterday shot dead three people suspected of organizing the suicide bombings in the Moscow metro. Security forces attempted to detain the three, but killed them after they fired back. “Unfortunately, we were not able to ...

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Libya air crash inquiry under way

Aviation officials in Libya are investigating the plane crash that killed 103 people at Tripoli airport. The flight recorders have been recovered and handed over to analysts for clues on what brought down the Afriqiyah Airways flight on Wednesday. Police ...

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The End is at Hand (to Leftist Conspiracy Theories)

By Dave Lindorff With the polls continuing to show Barack Obama holding a steady or even growing lead heading into Election Day, especially in the key swing states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Colorado, New Hampshire and Virginia, and with Democratic ...

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Documents Show Tobacco Industry Conspired Against Airline Smoking Ban

PR Watch | An analysis of tobacco industry documents published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) tells how the German cigarette industry worked to stop Lufthansa, the flagship airline of Germany, from banning smoking on its domestic flights in the ...

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DARPA Contract Description Hints at Advanced Video Spying

By Walter Pincus | Real-time streaming video of Iraqi and Afghan battle areas taken from thousands of feet in the air can follow actions of people on the ground as they dig, shake hands, exchange objects and kiss each other ...

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No More Investment Banks

Turn Them Into Public Utilities      By Mike Whitney     “If you made it past the credit crisis, you are not making it past the economic carnage.” Meredith A. Whitney, market analyst at Oppenheimer & Company  Information Clearinghouse” | It worked. So ...

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System Failure and the Need for Revolution

by Raymond Lotta | The most serious financial crisis since the Great Depression shows no sign of letting up. The financial edifice of U.S. imperialism is in danger of crumbling. The U.S. ruling class is confronting what Federal Reserve chairman ...

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Pilger’s law: ‘If it’s been officially denied, then it’s probably true’

John Pilger, scourge of injustice, is still battling after half a century of campaigns. He’s even gunning for Tony Blair. By Ian Burrell Cross the threshold of John Pilger’s south London home and the deep pile carpet gently gives way ...

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Riot police use violence to break up student demonstration

Harare – Riot police broke up a student demonstration in Harare, injuring at least four people and arresting three Tuesday, in the first such incident of police violence since the signing of a power-sharing agreement by Zimbabwe’s political protagonists a ...

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Solutions for a Sustainable World

TNI | The Schumacher lectures are traditionally held in Bristol but have now branched out so that Schumacher North, based in Leeds, also organises the series. They occupy a day, with three people delivering lectures and a final panel. My companions ...

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