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Right wingers attend “side” meetings during Summit of the Americas

There was a lot of action on the side, at parallel meetings and the Summit of the Peoples.

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MoveOn moves to halt GOP sabotage of Iran nuke deal

MoveOn.org is warning that the Republican-led Senate could be starting down the path to a new war in the Mideast.

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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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Cuba restructures its socialism: steadily but without stopping or pausing

About 30 miles west of this city, one of the largest construction projects since the start of the Cuban revolution in 1959 is taking shape.

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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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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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Fascists at the gate in Greece

Golden Dawn - with its Holocaust denial, its swastikas, and Hitler salutes - makes it look like it inhabits the fringe, but it has roots that make it dangerous.

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