Monthly Archives: April 2007

Blacks, Latinos fare worse in traffic stops – Race & Ethnicity

Black, Latino drivers fare worse in traffic stops Study: Minorities searched, jailed more often than whites when pulled over THE BIG PICTURE   Decide for yourself where the struggle still stands (broadband only)   Related Stories        | What’s this?   Pew: … Continue reading

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Thousands protest Darfur crisis

  Thousands protest Darfur crisis By JILL LAWLESSASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER     Wearing a "Save Darfur" hat, actress Mia Farrow, joins a protest against the bloodshed in Darfur in front of the White House, Sunday, April 29, 2007, in Washington. … Continue reading

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Somalia’s ‘total nightmare’

  Somalia’s ‘total nightmare’ By Adam Mynott BBC News, Somalia The Somali capital Mogadishu has this week seen some of its worst fighting for 16 years. A fragile transitional government there has been trying to destroy groups of fighters left … Continue reading

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Nigeria ‘lesbian wedding’ denied

  Nigeria ‘lesbian wedding’ denied A picture of Aunty Maiduguri from a leaflet given to guests Enlarge Image A Nigerian woman reported to have "married" four women last weekend in Kano State has denied the allegations. Aunty Maiduguri told the … Continue reading

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A failure in US generalship

  Failure in generalship E-mail | Save | Print | By Lt. Col. Paul Yingling for the Armed Forces Journal "You officers amuse yourselves with God knows what buffooneries and never dream in the least of serious service. This is … Continue reading

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German Chancellor Merkel phones Putin to discuss US missile plan

  Merkel phones Putin to discuss U.S. missile plan http://www.chinaview.cn 2007-04-28 23:59:15   Adjust font size:     BERLIN, April 28 (Xinhua) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday to discuss the growing controversy over the U.S. … Continue reading

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Putin invokes language of the Cold War

  Putin invokes language of the Cold War By Adrian Blomfield, in Moscow Last Updated: 2:57am BST 28/04/2007 Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, resorted to the terminology of the Cold War yesterday with a blunt warning that United States plans to … Continue reading

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