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Xbox hackers break in to army computer system

| April 13, 2014
Xbox hackers break in to army computer system

Hmmmm. All the money we spend on defense and security and the U.S Army’s computer system is penetrated by guys trying to get the heads up on a video game. Well, no need to worry because we’re sure that governments across the world—as usual—are well behind kids and others in the video game world. Good […]

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Nigerian senator says 135 civilians killed

| April 13, 2014
Nigerian senator says 135 civilians killed

Nigeria long has been touted as a point of pride in Africa with its growing economy and status as an oil-producing nation, as well as its reputation for being a thriving democracy. But, that status has been under attack over the years due to government corruption, the jailing and suspicious deaths of dissidents in oil-producing […]

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Prostest over Condoleezza Rice joining Dropbox board

| April 13, 2014
Prostest over Condoleezza Rice joining Dropbox board

Once again, we have to wonder about the naivete of folks who currently are outraged that the government has been spying on folks. That’s been a known fact of life in the African American community for a very long time. And, we find it amusing that Congress and others didn’t seem to think it was […]

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Murder charges against baby dropped

| April 13, 2014
Murder charges against baby dropped

This is the follow up on an earlier story. Nice to know that the world hasn’t gone totally crazy—just up to the brink: Pakistan drops murder charge against baby Also launches separate case to look into how police pressed charges against Musa Lahore: A Pakistani court on Saturday threw out charges of attempted murder against […]

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Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?

| April 13, 2014
Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 people, but now taxpayers have to pay for his rehab?

Still have doubts that this an oligarchy and not a democracy? Wealth has it’s privileges. If you are poor, you’re going straight to jail, do not pass go and do not collect $200. But, if you’re rich, well, you can afford to exercise your rights! Teen too “affluent” to go to prison for killing 4 […]

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President says right to vote under attack

| April 13, 2014
President says right to vote under attack

Of course there will be those who argue about “potential” fraud (despite the fact that evidence shows that election fraud is not a widespread phenomenon) but the truth is some elements of this society, particularly the privileged oligarchy, have been trying to put the genie of political empowerment back in the bottle since day one. […]

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Rural clinics face closures as private hospital drains funds

| April 12, 2014
Rural clinics face closures as private hospital drains funds

(GIN)—The health budget of one of Africa’s poorest and least healthy countries could be bankrupted by a privately-run hospital envisioned by the World Bank’s private sector arm as the future of African health care. According to a newly-released report by the development watchdog Oxfam, the running and loan costs of the three year old hospital […]

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Rwandan ‘genocide hunters’ still searching for perpetrators

| April 11, 2014
Rwandan ‘genocide hunters’ still searching for perpetrators

(GIN)—On the 20th anniversary of one of the worst massacres on the African continent—the Rwandan genocide—a Rwandese couple is still reliving the nightmare as they search for perpetrators in foreign countries complicit in crimes against humanity. Last month, Dafroza Gauthier and her husband Alain gave testimony against former Rwandan intelligence chief Pascal Simbikangwa in Paris. […]

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Crime & Safety Report

| April 11, 2014
Crime & Safety Report

Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Smoke House Tobacco Outlet owner murdered in store FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:30 a.m., April 7, Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a man down inside The Smoke House Tobacco Outlet located at 2217 S. Lafayette Street. Officers arrived to […]

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Black students receive $25,000 a year Buick scholarships

| April 11, 2014
Black students receive $25,000 a year Buick scholarships

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent ATLANTA (NNPA)—After attending a prestigious, predominantly White private school,   Ty’Quish Keyes yearned for a new cultural and educational experience. Keyes mother pushed him to excel in school and his community because she knew that college was the best way out of their crime-ridden North Philadelphia neighborhood, that held […]

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