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Quick Hit: Susan Rice selected as National Security Advisor

Tweet Susan Rice was selected by President Obama as the National Security Advisor, replacing Tom Donilon. She is the second woman to hold the position (following fellow black woman, and fellow Rice-last named Condoleezza Rice) and the third African American, the first being Colin Powell. The decision is already receiving backlash from Republican lawmakers who believe [...]
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Israel punishes Palestinians for wanting a state

Tweethttp://youtu.be/gujySDqlVGA On Thursday, the United Nations general assembly voted to make Palestine a state. Of the 193-member assembly, 138 voted in favor, 41 abstained and nine–Israel, the US, Canada, the Czech Republic, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Panama– voted against it. With this historic vote, Palestine went from being a ”non-member observer entity” to a [...]
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What We Missed

TweetAs Bangladeshis protest the deaths of over 120 people in a factory fire, a Fox host actually says the workers who were killed laboring under sweatshop conditions producing Wal Mart apparel were lucky to have the jobs. The UN passes its first resolution condemning female genital mutilation. In the latest from the War on Women, GOP [...]
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