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Iran nuke deal a win for sanity

Obama and the other world leaders backing the deal recognize that a stable Iran able to participate in world affairs can only be a good thing.

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Nuclear weapons group praises historic Iran agreement

"This historic agreement will ensure Iran will not produce a nuclear weapon, making the U.S. and the world a safer place."

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U.S. military intervenes in Latin America, Marines going to Honduras

The official version of their mission is to carry out "training for forces in the region, humanitarian assistance missions, and anti-drug operations."

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Iran and six powers seal framework deal on nukes

Iran and world powers sealed a breakthrough agreement Thursday outlining limits on Iran's nuclear program.

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U.S troops take dragoon ride through Eastern Europe

At the demonstration against "Dragoon Ride" in Prague, speakers also denounced Czech membership in NATO.

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Cuba, United States “respectfully” chat about human rights

The U.S. has talked of supposed maltreatment of "political prisoners" in Cuba. Cubans need simply say  "Guantanamo" to put that in perspective.

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Today in history: A joke from the USSR for April Fools’ Day

I heard the following joke in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, then part of the USSR, as was Moldavia.

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Greece: debt and memory of war

Memory is selective and therein lies an explanation for some of the deep animosity between Berlin and Athens in the current debt crisis.

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Brazil: Amid coup talk, massive demonstrations for and against Dilma

Mass demonstrations took place Mar. 14 in a number of Brazilian cities in support of President Dilma Rousseff of the Workers' Party.

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Support builds for Peace and Planet mobilization

Peace, faith, environment and labor organizations are mobilizing for the Peace and Planet conference and march at the United Nations April 24-26.

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