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Egypt’s Top Justice Official DEAD In Car Bombing


Egypt’s prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat died Monday from injuries sustained in a car bombing that targeted his convoy while driving to work in Cairo. Barakat was at the center of Egypt’s ongoing crackdown on perceived terrorist threats, especially those associated with supporters of deposed Muslim Brotherhood-aligned president Mohamed Morsi. Egypt’s robust anti-terrorism policies — including thousands of arrests, hundreds of death sentences […]

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America’s Most Advanced Climate Station Data Shows U.S. in a 10-Year Cooling Trend


Data from America’s most advanced climate monitoring system shows the U.S. has undergone a cooling trend over the last decade, despite recent claims by government scientists that warming has accelerated worldwide during that time. The U.S. Climate Reference Network was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide “high-quality” climate data. The network consists […]

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Everything You Need To Know About FIFA And The World’s Biggest Sports Scandal


An FBI investigation led to the arrest Wednesday of seven top officials of FIFA, the organization that governs world soccer, in Switzerland. Overall, 14 people will face 47 racketeering, corruption, money laundering and wire fraud charges. The investigation alleges, among other accusations, that members of FIFA’s executive committee accepted bribes for media deals, and sold […]

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