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France: An Election Full of Surprises

From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. When he introduced the presidential system to French politics at the end of the 1950s, General De Gaulle explained it … continue reading France: An Election Full of Surprises [Read story...]

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US-made famine in Yemen

“Meanwhile, US weapons makers, including General Dynamics, Raytheon, and Lockheed Martin, profit massively from weapon sales to Saudi Arabia. In December, 2017, Medea Benjamin wrote: “Despite the repressive nature of the Saudi regime, U.S. governme [Read story...]

Israel’s never-ending war crimes

“Beyond the less-than-subtle endorsement of war crimes, there’s another major problem with Bennett’s reasoning – which is that Israel has never been overly preoccupied with civilian-military distinctions in the first place. For one thing, all of [Read story...]

National Security–my potato

“”The official said no American carriers are impacted by the ban, which is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday by the Homeland Security Department.””( thanks Suheil) [Read story...]

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YSL football tourney kicks off on May 12

Author: ARAB NEWSFri, 2017-03-24ID: 1490348139870284600JEDDAH: Top football academies and schools will take part in the fourth Young Soccer League (YSL) championships for Under-14 and Under-17 teams, organized by the JSC Soccer Academy, will be held [Read story...]

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Colin Kaepernick donates $50,000 to Meals on Wheels

Author: The Associated Press | APWed, 2017-03-22ID: 1490188398860922600Meals on Wheels has confirmed a $50,000 donation from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.The group that provides food for seniors in need thanked Kaepernick f [Read story...]

Team US with their medals and trophies after their win over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles, California, Wednesday night. (AFP)

US routs Puerto Rico to claim Classic crown

Author: AFPThu, 2017-03-23ID: 1490256331429354800LOS ANGELES: The United States clobbered Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday to capture their first World Baseball Classic title, avenging an earlier loss and ending Puerto Rico’s perfect run to the champio [Read story...]

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Police find missing Dearborn boy

DEARBORN- Dearborn police have found Lukas Brown,the 14-year-old Dearborn boy, who ran away from home after school on Friday. Police asked for people’s help after Brown’s mother reported him missing on Saturday. At around 8 p.m. Tuesday, [Read story...]