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Joseph Kony Is Back In The News. Do Teenagers Still Care?

You can learn from failures as well as successes. The story of the Joseph Kony video provides both.<p>Two years ago, a 30-minute video about Kony became one of the biggest viral sensations in Internet history, turning a little-known central African warlord — briefly — into a household name among …

Mali coup leader abandons hunger strike after stomach problems

BAMAKO (Reuters) - The leader of a military coup that plunged Mali into chaos two years ago, allowing Islamists to seize its desert north, has abandoned a hunger strike to protest against the conditions of his detention, military sources said.<p>Mali's junta leader Captain Amadou Sanogo speaks to the …

Cameron accused of using public funds for Tory spin

Top officials and the election watchdog set to investigate whether David Cameron's letter to businesses promoting the new employment allowance amounts to taxpayer funded "Tory propaganda"<p>David Cameron is facing an investigation into whether he used an estimated £2 million of taxpayers’ money to …

Venezuela: tear gas, rubber bullets fired at protesters

Troops in Venezuela’s capital Caracas fired tear gas and rubber bullets as hundreds of people protested.<p>The demonstration came days after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hosted opposition leaders for talks to put an end to months of political unrest.<p>The talks are viewed by some as a monumental …

Canada’s leadership candidates don’t know what innovation means

<i>Dan Breznitz holds the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and is a co-director of the innovation policy lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. He is the author or co-author of several books on innovation-based growth.</i><p>Canada's economy is not doing well. The only way to …

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