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Jesus’ Teachings Make The World A Better Place

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This Easter, the lessons of the Bible have been forgotten.

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Too Many Federal Agencies Have Created Their Own Private Armies

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Does the Environmental Protection Agency really need armed agents?

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The Republican Who Fought For Civil Rights

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MLK, JFK and LBJ deserve all the credit for establishing civil rights for African-Americans. But they got a lot of help from a little-known Republican congressman.

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Obama Signs Bill Banning Iranian Diplomat From U.S.

Hamid Abutalebi was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran where Americans were held for more than a year.

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Homs, Syria A “Theatre Of Death And Destruction”: UN Envoy

Recent fighting in the city has cut its residents off from urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, the opposition Syrian National Coalition said.

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Crimea Will Be Ours Again: Ukraine PM

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Ukraine is ready to fight to hold onto the annexed region, but will concentrate on working with the international community.

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Review On Keystone Pipeline Delayed, Again

The delayed review of the pipeline now likely takes the issue off the table for the upcoming November elections.

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White House: Antisemitic Flyers Disturbing, But Origins Unclear

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday told TRNS he wasn’t sure who was behind antisemitic flyers in eastern Ukraine.

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Experts: Despite Little Progress, ‘Pivot To Asia’ Not Yet Dead

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A talk hosted by The Brookings Institution looked at how the Obama administration can still make it’s ‘pivot to Asia’ work despite lost time.

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Reid: Putin Involved With “Neo-Nazi Thugs”

“News reports of disturbing, anti-Semitic pamphlets show the kind of neo-Nazi thugs with whom Vladimir Putin is willing to associate,” Reid said on Thursday.

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Biden In Ukraine

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The Vice President is in Kiev for two days to try and seal the deal on a peace agreement between Russia and Ukraine.

TRNS News Notes — 4/21/14

News Notes

Marathon: Boston “safest place?”
Asia trip: Obama seeks to reassure
Ferry: President condemns/errors mounted
Ferry: stay “little while longer”
Ferry: transcript reveals chaos
Sloviansk shooting: Ukraine launches probe

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Ukraine Leaders Back Constitutional Reform, Protection Of Russian Language

Kiev gambles that local referendums can quiet fears that the rights of Ukraine’s Russian-speaking population are at risk.

It’s Time To Fix The System!

The middle class is shrinking day by day, and the super-rich control the very lawmakers who should be working to protect us.

New Clinton Memoir Titled “Hard Choices”

The memoir is set to be released on June 14th.