Merkel Says EU Debt Crisis Isn't Over in Election Rally Speech
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Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European debt crisis hasn't been overcome as she repeated in a speech in northern Germany that governments should cut debt. Speaking at a rally in the Baltic port city of Luebeck, Merkel at one point referred to the …

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The Student Debt Crisis Has Little To Do With Interest Rates
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In a Rolling Stone article in politics by Matt Taibbi, he explains why the student debt crisis has almost nothing to do with student loan interest rates. It's rooted in the industry of student loans itself, and those who are well-off in post-graduate …

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What Is The Current State Of The Eurozone Debt Crisis?
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Not out of the woods yet, but there is light dappling through the trees. The game changer was the European Central Bank's move of a year ago, when they announced that they stand ready to buy government bonds of countries under pressure. Those who …

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Friday's Religion News Roundup: Goy George * The T in LGBT * Nuns on …
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Friday's Religion News Roundup: Goy George * The T in LGBT * Nuns on Lockdown. Kevin Eckstrom Follow @kevineckstrom | Aug 16, 2013 | 4 Comments. That 2010 Oklahoma constitutional amendment that tried to ban Shariah and other “international laws” …

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How Not To Interpret That Religion and IQ Study
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The authors conducted a “meta-analysis” (essentially a combination of lots of past studies) to show that there is a moderately negative correlation (r = -0.24) between religious belief and IQ among individuals. In other words, the smarter a person is …

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New State Department Religion Office Provokes Concerns
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“They don't want to talk about religion because they say – or some would feel, or the culture would suggest – that religion and state should never be talked about at a cocktail party, at an embassy, ever,” said Seiple. Learning from the past …

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Government treating NHS like failing bank, says Lancet
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An editorial in the Lancet criticised the government for expecting NHS hospitals to be financially successful and deeming them failing enterprises if they did not meet targets on efficiency and cost-saving. In particular the journal took issue with a …

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Area 51's existence confirmed by CIA as hotbed for … aerial government testing
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While government officials have mentioned the base in passing over the years, a newly declassified history provides the first official acknowledgement that Area 51 exists and provides new details on what the space has been used for – and it is not what …

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