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The last 58 days at the University of Missouri

<b>Someone called the student body president the N-word.</b><p>As the Missourian notes, the outcry at Mizzou can be traced back to Sept. 12, when Missouri Students Assn. President Payton Head posted a note on his Facebook page about how a man on a pickup truck repeatedly called him a racial epithet while he …

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Ex-staffer's lawyers: Benghazi Chairman Trey Gowdy breached confidentiality

<b>Washingon (CNN) —</b> The attorneys for a former investigator with the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Monday issued a cease-and-desist letter alleging that Republican Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy violated confidentiality terms of a mediation between the parties.<p>Bradley Podliska, the former …

9 spectacular places to visit in Mindanao

Looking for vacation options? Baguio, Boracay, Sagada are popular destinations. But in recent years, many Filipinos have discovered a wealth of …

Jordan challenges ISIS claim of U.S. hostage death in airstrike

<b>Amman, Jordan (CNN) —</b> Was an American hostage held in Syria killed by a Jordanian airstrike? That's what ISIS said in an online posting Friday, claiming that she died in the group's de facto capital, Raqqa.<p>The posting Friday included a picture of a collapsed building and a claim that the woman -- …

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Collection Appareils: A Comprehensive Online Archive of 10,000+ Beautiful and Odd Vintage Cameras

Fans of vintage cameras, listen up, because we’re run across a wonderful resource that could very easily consume hours upon hours of your time. …

On the FRONTLINE with Flipboard

Gabriella Schwarz / October 8, 2014<p>Since its launch in 1983, PBS’s long-form primetime series FRONTLINE has provided deep coverage and impactful …

Pope Francis, The People’s Pope

On the edge of Buenos Aires is a nothing little street called Pasaje C, a shot of dried mud leading into a slum from what passes for a main road, the …

Aida Lagunde

Online retail to hit the high street, as its revealed one in five shops 'could close by 2018'

A new study from the Centre for Retail Research (CRR) says that over the next five years, the number of UK retail stores will drop from 281,930 to …

Non-Surfer's Guide to Island Hopping in Siargao

The island of <b>Siargao</b> in Surigao del Norte has established itself as surfing Mecca not only of Mindanao but of the entire Philippines. Its prime …

Jeepney - Lemonicks - one of the top Indian Travel Blog

Picture of the moment: <b>Jeepney</b> <b><br>Picture of the moment is a weekly series exhibiting pictures, through which I show you a bit of my world.</b><p>The undisputed …

Kabankalan City Life is Fun in Kabankalan

Batanes—The Beautiful North Batan

The first time I saw pictures of Batanes, I couldn’t believe my eyes. Did such a place really exist? Weren’t the pictures edited?<p>It couldn’t be …

Island Life

<b>Every once in while you find a hidden gem, an island where there are not many tourists and you can experience the true island life.</b><p>I have traveled …

Citigroup earnings, revenue top expectations

Citigroup reported a stronger-than-expected 26 percent rise in adjusted quarterly profit as stronger home prices reduced losses on mortgages and …

Mexican military nabs alleged Zetas drug lord Miguel Angel Trevino Morales

<i>Updated at 10:28 p.m.</i><p>A man said to be one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been captured: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, also known as …

Latest World, US & Local News

Hector Retamal / AFP - Getty Images<p>Cohen was 'promising access' to WH, drug company official says<p>Donald Trump<p>advertisement<p>Lucas Jackson / Reuters …

Spygate Lawsuit Accuses NSA of Unconstitutional 'Dragnet Electronic Surveillance'

A broad coalition of groups supporting everything from religion, drugs, and digital rights to guns and the environment sued the National Security …

Urban Oil Men | US & Canada

In the US alone, 150 million gallons of diesel are burned every day, resulting in tonnes of carbon dioxide and black carbon being emitted into the atmosphere. And while there has been a surge in cleaner biofuels, they have been criticised for driving deforestation and competing with food crops for …

Legacy of US' 1958 Lebanon invasion | US & Canada

<b>Beirut, Lebanon</b> - As US Marines spilled from landing craft onto the beach south of Beirut girding themselves for resistance, it was not gunfire that they confronted - but locals waving and cheering them on.<p>Bikini-clad sunbathers rose eagerly to their feet, villagers arrived on horseback, and …

The scars of Abu Ghraib | Iraq

<b>Baghdad, Iraq</b> - Taleb al-Maleji sits on the carpet and concentrates on smoking a cigarette and not biting himself.<p>The sleeves of his checkered shirt end just above his thin wrists - shiny black and purple in spots where the skin has repeatedly been bitten off and healed over. The scars are not from …

Can't run from doping results

Tyson Gay won the 100m event of the Lausanne Diamond League meeting in Lausanne (Reuters).<p>American sprinter Tyson Gay, the world's second fastest man, confirmed on Sunday that he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug.<p>Gay has dropped out of next month's world championship in Russia, …

Mexico captures leader of brutal drugs cartel

The brutal leader of one of Mexico's most notorious drug cartels, the "Los Zetas", has been captured in a dawn raid in the gang's heartland.<p>Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known as "Z-40", was arrested on Monday by Mexican marines outside his hometown of Nuevo Laredo, the gang's headquarters on the …

Panama finds 'missile cargo' in N Korea ship

Panama has detained a North Korean ship coming from Cuba with what appeared to be ballistic missiles and other arms, Ricardo Martinelli, the country's president, has said.<p>Martinelli said late on Monday that the ship was targeted by drug enforcement officials as it approached the Panama Canal on the …

Darfur: Peacekeepers under fire | Latin America

The UN peacekeeping force in Sudan's Darfur region has suffered its worst ever losses. Seven peacekeepers have been killed and 17 others injured in an ambush near their base.<p>It is very sad that we are seeing the peacekeepers been attacked ... [but] how much have they done since they were deployed …

Where the Z Stands for Zionism | Arts & Culture

Ever since George Romero popularised zombies in his landmark 1968 film, <i>Night of the Living Dead</i>, the undead have been a durable symbol in the cinematic imagination. As many critics have observed since the movie's initial shock subsided, he had much more on his mind than brain-eating ghouls.<p>Romero's …