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Abe’s comments “wrong and dangerous”: article – Xinhua

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comparison of …People’s Daily publishes online game whose aim is to shoot Japanese war …South China Morning PostOnline game targets […]

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Libyan Vote on Charter Assembly Is Marred by Violence and Low Turnout – New York Times

New York TimesTRIPOLI, Libya — Libya’s long-delayed efforts to draft a new Constitution hit another obstacle on Thursday when elections for a 60-member constitutional drafting committee fell well short of expectations, with a low turnout and 13 of 60 constituencies failing to …Libyans Vote for Panel to Draft New ConstitutionWall Street JournalUPDATE 4-Poor turnout in […]

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In pictures: Kiev clashes – BBC News

In pictures: Kiev clashesBBC NewsStones thrown towards police during a rally near Ukraine’s house of parliament in Kiev Stones were thrown at police in central Kiev as clashes broke out amid tensions over proposed changes to the constitution. Police clash with anti-government … …read more Source: Kiev News From Google

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Clashes as Ukraine opposition presses for parliament vote – BBC News

BBC NewsStone-throwing protesters have clashed with police in central Kiev amid tensions over proposed changes to the constitution. Thousands of protesters attacked the ruling-party headquarters and tried to march on parliament, reports said. Tumultuous scenes …Fresh clashes erupt in KievFinancial TimesUkraine’s opposition leader urges Yanukovich to take riot police off streetsReutersViolence flares in Ukraine as […]

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Nevada’s marijuana advocates are hoping for full legalization next year – Las Vegas Sun

Nevada’s marijuana advocates are hoping for full legalization next yearLas Vegas SunTick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, and Sen. Mark Hutchison, R-Las Vegas, sponsored and helped pass a bill authorizing medical marijuana dispensaries. Access to medical marijuana is enshrined in Nevada’s constitution; recreational use is illegal under state … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News […]

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Ukrainian prime minister offers to resign – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov offered his resignation on Tuesday, saying he was stepping down because of the threat to the economy caused by two months of unrest, his press service said. Under the constitution, the departure of …Ukraine PM Offers ResignationVoice of AmericaUkraine’s Prime Minister Mykola Azarov submits resignationFox NewsUkraine Premier […]

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Arab Spring beacon Tunisia signs new constitution – Reuters

ReutersTUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia adopted a new constitution on Monday, a big stride towards democracy in the country that began the Arab Spring revolutions and has largely avoided the chaos and violence now plaguing the neighbors it inspired. After years under …Tunisia approves new constitution, appoints new governmentCNNTunisia signs new constitutionThe GuardianTunisia passes progressive constitutionThe […]

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Ukraine president says he’ll name rival as prime minister, but opposition … – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW — Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych offered Saturday night to make two of his adversaries prime minister and deputy prime minister, pledged to support amending harsh new laws against protest and proposed changing the constitution to give …Ukraine opposition reject compromise dealFinancial TimesUkrainian president offers concessionsBoston GlobeUkraine opposition rejects government concessionsSydney Morning HeraldBBC News […]

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Vote Validates Egypt’s Constitution and Military Takeover – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s Supreme Electoral Committee said Saturday that 98.1 percent of the voters had approved a revised constitution validating last summer’s military takeover and paving the way for Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi, the country’s top military leader, …Egyptians Back New ConstitutionVoice of AmericaOutcome of constitutional referendum: New hope for Egypt?Jerusalem PostVoters overwhelmingly back […]

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Egyptian Voters Approve Amended Constitution – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalCAIRO—Egyptian voters overwhelmingly approved an amended constitution, officials said on Saturday, in the first electoral test of a military-backed regime following the ouster of the nation’s first freely elected president in July. The constitution was approved …Eyes on Sisi as Egypt approves constitution with 98pcThe News InternationalEgyptians Overwhelmingly Endorse Military-Backed ConstitutionTIMEEgypt’s new constitution […]

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Egyptian Voters Support New Constitution – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaEgyptian officials say initial results indicate voters have overwhelmingly approved a referendum on a new constitution. The outcome is seen as nudging army chief General Abdel Fatteh al-Sisi closer to a bid for the presidency. Officials and state media said …Egyptians back constitution, opening way to Sisi presidential runReutersEgypt said to approve new […]

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Egypt ‘turnout ‘high’ in boycotted referendum – officials – BBC News

BBC NewsEgyptian officials have spoken of a high turnout in a referendum on a new constitution, with voters expected to endorse the removal of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Top election official Nabil Salib told state TV that voter turnout was higher than in …Egypt voters overwhelmingly back constitution: official sourcesReutersEgyptians show no sign of election […]

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Polling on constitution underway in Egypt – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) — Egyptians started casting their votes Tuesday on the country’s new draft constitution, which is widely seen as a milestone during Egypt’s political transition after Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was ousted last July. The two-day …UPDATE 3-Egyptian polls close after final day of voting on constitutionReutersEgypt voters approve constitution – government […]

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Egypt holds key vote on country’s new next charter – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleCAIRO (AP) — Egyptians start voting Tuesday on a draft for their country’s next constitution, a vision for the nation’s future and a milestone in a military-backed roadmap put in place after Mohammed Morsi was overthrown in a coup last July. The two-day …Egypt votes in constitutional referendumeuronewsEgypt referendum: Vote to begin amid tight […]

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News Analysis: Egypt forecasts major milestone in future roadmap – Xinhua

XinhuaCAIRO, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) — The referendum on Egypt’s new draft constitution slated for Jan. 14-15 represents a major milestone in the country’s future roadmap, political experts said. The referendum marks the first time that Egyptians would go to the polls …Egypt’s Sisi to run for president on people demandBusiness StandardPresidential Run Likely for Egypt’s […]

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Iran Presidential Election 2013

  On June 14th Iran will be holding its 2013 presidential elections. Given the ever present tension between the United States and Iran, and the domestic conflict Iran experienced during it’s last presidential election (2009) this is an election that bears paying attention to. The election is occuring at the end of president Ahmadinijad’s second […]

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Obama Recess Appointments Wrongly Rejected By Republican Judges

On the surface, the decision of the judges in the case of Noel Canning v. NLRB to declare invalid the January 4, 2012 appointments of Democratic members Richard Griffin and Sharon Block and Republican member Terrance Flynn (who have since resigned) may appear to be “ground breaking” but given that they were made by three […]

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My Response to Progressives Who Would Fundamentally Transform America

What do you say to those who agree we need to “fundamentally transform” America for the betterment of society? Or to the Occupiers who chant for the allegedly oppressed “99%”?  To the lawmaker who’s gotta pass those new bills “for the collective good?”  To the neighbor who is ashamed of America’s alleged “failures?”  To that […]