Britain's Queen Elizabeth II proceeds through the Royal Gallery before the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords, at the Palace of Westminster in London Wednesdsay May 27, 2015.
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updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth Backs Cameron's EU Referendum Plan
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Queen's Full Speech 2015: EU referendum, tax freeze and right-to-buy- UK PM Cameron - Video
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
UK confirms EU referendum will be held in 2017
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain's Queen Elizabeth announces plan for EU referendum law
updated 27 May 2015; published 27 May 2015
Britain to hold referendum over membership in EU by end of 2017
updated 15 Sep 2014; published 15 Sep 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Scottish Independence
Greater-Nuclear Israel and U.S.' GWOT Bombed Nuclear-Free ME Proposal
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27 May 2015

Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling Not only are nuclear weapons the most terrifying weapon ever created by humankind, but they are the most indiscriminate and genocidal. As for Israel, it must always be remembered that their nuclear weapons project was conceived in the shadow of the Holocaust and Nazi expansionism, and the lessons of...

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File - President Barack Obama talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel as they walk from the Oval Office to the South Lawn Drive of the White House, following their meetings, May 20, 2011.
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updated 19 Sep 2011; published 19 Sep 2011
updated 29 Sep 2014; published 29 Sep 2014
Feces Flinging Fiesta At The House of Commons
updated 02 Jun 2009; published 02 Jun 2009
Christopher A. Preble Discusses America's Power Problem
updated 10 Jan 2014; published 10 Jan 2014
Eva Bartlett: An Eyewitnesses Account About How Israel Has Constructed a Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza
updated 12 Jan 2012; published 12 Jan 2012
David Swanson: Atrocities of War: Video of US Marines Creates Outrage
updated 12 Jun 2008; published 12 Jun 2008
How the United Nations Tries to Fight Terrorism.
Mysterious Humanlike Species May Have Lived Alongside 'Lucy'
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27 May 2015

A newfound humanlike species may be another contender for the ancestor of the human lineage, researchers say. This ancient relative of humanity coexisted alongside the famous Lucy about 3.4 million years ago, revealing that a diversity of such humanlike species once lived together, scientists added. The oldest known member of the human lineage,...

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Malapa Hominin 1 (MH1) left, Australopithecus afarensis (Lucy) (AL 288-1 (Centre), and Malapa Hominin 2 (MH2) right.
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updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
Ethiopian fossils represent new member of human family tree
updated 15 Nov 2013; published 15 Nov 2013
RAW: 1.8 Million Year old Skull Found In Georgia
updated 12 Sep 2010; published 12 Sep 2010
The Artificial Ape How Technology Changed the Course of Human Evolution [UKH+] (5/7)
updated 29 Apr 2012; published 29 Apr 2012
2045: A New Era for Humanity
updated 29 Mar 2012; published 29 Mar 2012
"Lucy" Lived Among Close Cousins: Discovery of Foot Fossil Confirms Co-Existed WWW.GOODNEWS.WS
updated 12 Oct 2013; published 12 Oct 2013
Lucy, humanoids past and present, Homo Neanderthal, Erectus, bonobo, Guinness, unique, exhibit
UN chief cool on EU smuggler boat destruction plan
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27 May 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed doubts about European plans to destroy migrant smuggler boats and says the focus should be on saving lives at sea. Ban told reporters in Brussels on Wednesday that "the priority should be given to life saving and strengthening search and rescue." More than 80,000 people have crossed...

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Migrants and asylum seekers gather amidst tents and shelters at a makeshift camp in Calais, northern France, Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
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updated 28 May 2015; published 28 May 2015
UN concerned over EU plan to to destroy boats of smugglers bringing migrants
updated 03 Dec 2014; published 03 Dec 2014
David Harris - Islamic terrorists plan Christmas terror attacks in Europe
updated 12 May 2015; published 12 May 2015
EU seeks UN support for military action against migrant smugglers
updated 16 May 2015; published 16 May 2015
Libya Denies Smuggled Bangladeshis
updated 12 May 2015; published 12 May 2015
EU seeks UN support to tackle migrant smuggling
updated 18 May 2015; published 18 May 2015
EU approves naval mission against people smugglers: Mogherini
Iraq's push to take back Ramadi from ISIS greeted by fanfare and questions
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27 May 2015

(CNN)A sandstorm and much fanfare accompanied the start of Iraq's big push to wrest the key province of Anbar from the hands of ISIS. But the major operation has also been met with questions about how effective it will be and what consequences it might have. After the heavy blow of losing the strategic city of Ramadi, doubts remain about the...

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Iraq's push to take back Ramadi from ISIS greeted by fanfare and questions
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updated 07 May 2015; published 07 May 2015
Iraq War 2015 - Iraqi Army In Heavy Fighting With IS During Battle For The Ramadi Hospital
updated 17 May 2015; published 17 May 2015
Iraqi Officials Say Ramadi Has Fallen to ISIS
updated 21 May 2015; published 21 May 2015
Iraq Security Forces Fighting ISIS In Falluja, Ramadi, Anbar Province
updated 19 May 2015; published 19 May 2015
Battle of Ramadi 2015 - Iraq War : ISIS Takes Control - Map Update
updated 18 May 2015; published 18 May 2015
Iraqi forces flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi, US official says
updated 22 Jun 2014; published 22 Jun 2014
Iraq: Military clash with ISIS in Ramadi

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Judicial Watch obtained a declassified 2012 anticipating ISIS (the Islamic State - IS) emerging from US support for Al Qaeda and other takfiri terrorists. It predicted what...
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Nick Bryant New York correspondent 27 May 2015 From the section US & Canada comments Jeb Bush has struggled to articulate what he would have done over Iraq On both sides of the...
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A leading international watchdog has accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of...

In this photo released by an official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office on Thursday, March 21, 2013, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to a crowd in northeastern Iran on the first day of the new Persian calendar year.
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Pamela Dockins STATE DEPARTMENT— U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet on Saturday to discuss the ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations. The meeting in Geneva comes as some parties in the talks are...
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ZURICH (AP) — While accepting the trust of world soccer has to be regained, FIFA President Sepp Blatter responded to the arrest of top officials on Wednesday by insisting it showed his efforts to eradicate corruption were working. The deepest crisis...
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While United States President Barack Obama waited anxiously backstage before his speech at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, his daughters Malia and Sasha came in to wish him well.
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(CNN)Felix Kiprono, a lawyer in Nairobi, Kenya, has his eye on someone special: President Obama's daughter Malia. His offer to win her hand? Fifty cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats. "People...
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Shiite Militias in Iraq on Wednesday renamed their operation to take back the Anbar province, amid criticism from the U.S. and Iraqis that their initial choice of a name was openly sectarian. The change comes a day after the Iraqi government launched...
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Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a primary night watch party Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012, in St. Charles, Mo.
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Rick Santorum, the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who was the runner-up for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012, said Wednesday he plans to make a second try for the White House. More from California Dreaming: Record...
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Ivan Marquez, center, chief negotiator for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, speaks at a press conference at the close of the eleventh round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, July 9, 2013.
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Colombia's FARC guerrillas said Wednesday that one of their peace negotiators was killed in an air strike last week that has threatened to derail their talks with the government on ending the five-decade conflict. FARC commander Pastor Alape said...
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President George W. Bush attaches the Presidential Medal of Freedom on former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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Associated Press JERUSALEM — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to...
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