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Do We Deserve Our Democracy?

America is called the “Great Experiment.” The notion of revolting against the British monarchy in 1776 was radical, but the idea of a government of the people was downright outlandish. When the Framers sat down [...] The post Do We Deserve Our De...
by Politics As Unusual on Nov 16, 2016

The National Popular Vote Compact: Democracy or Disaster?

There is a lot of anger over the result of the election. In fact, that is probably an understatement. As a result, the same conversation we had following the debacle that was the Election of [...] The post The National Popular Vote Compact: Democracy...
by Politics As Unusual on Nov 14, 2016

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte threatens to swear at US President Barack Obama at ASEAN Summit

Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte (top L) arrives at the Wattay International Airport in Vientiane on September 5, 2016 for the 28th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit to be held September 6-8. (photos by AFP)Filipino President Ro...

TV exit polls shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Party loses to nationalists in state elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (AFP photo)German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Party (CDU) has suffered a stinging defeat against a nationalist, anti-refugee upstart in elections in a northeastern state.TV exit polls on...

Health officials in Singapore detects 27 more local transmissions of Zika virus

A pest control worker fumigates the grounds of a residential estate in Bedok North area of Singapore on September 1, 2016. (AFP photo)Health officials in Singapore have detected more than two dozen new cases of Zika virus as concerns are growing...

German protesters slam EU-Turkey refugee deal

Protesters staged a rally on September 2, 2016 in Berlin to slam EU's refugee deal with Turkey. (Reuters photo)Protesters in the German capital of Berlin have condemned a refugee deal between Turkey and the European Union which they say could pave th...

Mis Looks - El abrigo sin mangas

"Si solo trabajas en cosas que te gusten y te apasionen, no deberías tener un plan maestro para ver cómo resulta todo."(Mark Zuckerberg)Abrigo: Primark / Chompita: Zara / Tacones: Aldo / Cartera: Tizza / Jeans: Banana Republic / Collar: Lilou...
by Divina Ejecutiva on Sep 2, 2016

Fairytale Mikulov

Today, I would like to show you Mikulov, a charming fairytale Moravian town, the way I experienced it. I felt in love with the town and here is why! Although… Příspěvek Fairytale Mikulov pochází z 1001 Voyages Gourmands...
by 1001 Voyages Gourmands on Sep 1, 2016

Suspected far-right extremists brick up mosque in Germany

The entrance to a mosque in the town of Parchim in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern were bricked up by far right Germans on August 26, 2016.Suspected far-right extremists in northern Germany have blocked the entrance of a mosque with concre...

Fall Ruffles

If you’re not completely ready to start the transition to fall here is one way to slowly ease into it one trend at a time. The trend I love because of its ultra feminine feel are ruffles. Ruffles were big on the NYFW Fall 2016 runway with so ma...
by Five Foot Nothing Shopping on Aug 31, 2016

Rise in confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore

A traveller walks past an advisory on the Zika virus infection in Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia. Photo / APConfirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore have risen to 82, as the United States joined a growing list of countries w...

Libya ships last chemical weapons stocks to Germany

This file photo shows a team of Libyan experts monitoring a dump tank, under the supervision of the United Nations, in the capital Tripoli. (AFP)Libya has shipped the last of its chemical weapons stocks out of the country under a UN-backed plan to en...

Beijing must recognize international tribunal ruling on South China Sea: Philippines

Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay ©AFPThe Philippines has once again warned China about its refusal to accept the ruling by an international tribunal that dismisses Beijing’s territorial claims in the disputed South China Sea.Philippine...

Indonesian Mbah Gotho, from Sragen, longest living human says he is ready for death at 145

Mbah Gotho, from Java, has been named as the world's longest lived human at 145 years old. Photo / Liputan 6An Indonesian man who claims to be the longest living human in recorded history has described how he "just wants to die".Mbah Gotho, from Srag...

German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel says Britain must pay price for Brexit

Puerto Rico vs Dominican Republic en Vivo – Partido Amistoso – Lunes 29 de Agosto del 2016

Aquí te traemos los enlaces en donde podrás seguir el partido en vivo y en directo entre los equipos Puerto Rico vs Dominican Republic en un partido amistoso que podrás seguir en vivo por Internet y totalmente gratis, el partido...Leer Más...
by Sitios Total on Aug 29, 2016

Eastern Europe, The Surprise Behind The Brochures

Countries on the borderline, torn between the ever-changing west and tradition-bound east, crushed under the Iron Curtain, Eastern Europe has evolved in a very different direction from the rest of the continent. I’m sure you’ll be surpris...
by BarePockets on Aug 29, 2016

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU stance on Muslim refugees unacceptable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) talks with TV journalists Tina Hassel and Thomas Baumann during her summer interview with German public TV chain ARD on August 28, 2016 in Berlin. ©AFPGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has criticized some Europ...

My Food Experience in Brno

Brno is an alive city that gains on popularity especially among young population. More and more ex-students and foreigners settle here and create new interesting places and concepts. Nowadays, you… Příspěvek My Food Experience in Brno pochá...
by 1001 Voyages Gourmands on Aug 29, 2016

How to Wear Your Summer and Spring Clothes in Fall

Fall will officially start in about a month, September 22nd to be exact! Instead of going out and buying an entire new fall collection here is how you can wear your summer and spring clothes in fall! Let’s first look at the Fall 2016 color pa...
by Five Foot Nothing Shopping on Aug 26, 2016


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