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STATESIDE STORIES: FAR-RIGHT STRIKES

STATESIDE STORIES: FAR-RIGHT STRIKES »

4 Nov, 2018
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October ended with domestic terrorism on the table in the States, with the court appearance of Cesar Sayoc Jr. who sent bomb packages to high-profile targets. In a separate incident, Federal prosecutors filed hate crime charges against Pennsylvania man Robert Bowers who stormed the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people.

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain

Critical Thinking: Khashoggi Slain »

27 Oct, 2018
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Saudi Arabia's foreign minister called the killing of the journalist--who had been critical of the current Saudi regime--a "rogue operation" and an "aberation". President Trump has been reluctant to call for the condemnation of the Saudi royal regime, although some Senators are clamoring for high-level investigations of the incident. Trump has stated that there are many ways the U.S. can respond to the journalist's killing that will not jeopardize relations between the two allies.

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: LET’S ALL STAND UP AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: LET’S ALL STAND UP AGAINST HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES »

26 Oct, 2018
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From Alex Neve Amnesty International Canada

 

We teach our children to stand up for others. To defend

United Nations Losing Ambassador Nikki Haley

United Nations Losing Ambassador Nikki Haley »

20 Oct, 2018
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Ambassador Halley has been a backer of Trump's foreign policies , but says she "believes in term limits." Apparently, Haley is interested in making more money in the private sector which "is not a step down but a step up." Few women have held a UN Ambassadorship, and so well.

STATESIDE STORIES: Kavenaugh on Supreme Court

STATESIDE STORIES: Kavenaugh on Supreme Court »

11 Oct, 2018
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The whole confirmation process and sexual misconduct allegations have been the top story in the Media for the past month, since a position on the Supreme Court is Key to the  System of Justice in the United States

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A CENTURY MAKES!

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A CENTURY MAKES! »

9 Oct, 2018
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It's only been a hundred years ago but it looks like another planet! think how it'll work a hundred years from now!

STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS!

STATESIDE STORIES: SUMMER SIGHTINGS! »

15 Aug, 2018
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The heat rippled up from the vast fields of grain, high on the Eastern Oregon plateaus, nary a tree or bush in sight. It's the Wheat Farmer's Territory, tilled by huge combines and tractors, irrigated by specially arched pipe sprinklers which awed these city slickers for the work they entailed and the sheer enormity of their undertaking: being the breadbasket to the world!

A SECOND OPINION: CAN SALMON SURVIVE MANKIND?

A SECOND OPINION: CAN SALMON SURVIVE MANKIND? »

14 Aug, 2018
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Salmon, as a species, is a bell-weather breed of fish, and as the Salmon goes, so go the finer things of life!

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN!

CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN! »

1 Aug, 2018
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Looking for adventure this summer in Spain? Why not try mountain hiking and climbing? Try the Pyrenees, the Sierra Guadarrama, the Teide in Tenerife, the Montes de Toledo . . . I learned on my first mountain climb that the best way to climb a mountain is the following: One step at a time! Have fun and be safe!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO!

STATESIDE STORIES: A SUMMER RODEO! »

17 Jul, 2018
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I'd been to LAS VENTAS and seen the Bullfight, one in which the Matador was gored…But I’d never seen an American Rodeo in which the Cowboys actually try to ride the wild and ferocious bulls. So it was with great anticipation that I bought tickets.