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A flu pandemic could decide next years election So relentlessly and with such compelling cause are modern governments accused of favouring short-term news management over long-term strategic planning that any sign of forward thinking must be greeted with a rousing hats off.
The Independent | 11 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The jailing of former film star Jayalalithaa Jayaram is a drama even Bollywood couldnt produce Most of Indias television anchors were in New York covering the US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, so the news did not receive quite the coverage it would otherwise. But over the weekend, nothing less than a political tornado struck southern India.
The Independent | 11 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The State Of The Secret Service, Ctd It turns out White House fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez made it far past the mansion’s front door. Adam Baumgartner created the above animated GIF of Gonzalez’s route based on the following description from Carol Leonnig: After barreling past the
Andrew Sullivan | 11 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nichole Francis joins MasterCard PMJ taps Jen Olson D.C. Circuit hears arguments against contractor ban South Korea hires Porter Gordon Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 11 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Doubling Down On Afghanistan Historic signing of Bilateral Security Agreement in Kabul todayunderscores our enduring commitment to #Afghanistan. pic.twitter.com/z73ojIM3Ym — John Kerry (@JohnKerry) September 30, 2014 Today, Afghanistan and the US signed an agreement allowing ne
Andrew Sullivan | 12 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Now we know whose fault it is if you end up being murdered in Thailand They look happy. Tanned, relaxed faces grinning at the camera, elbows resting on a table littered with beer bottles and cocktail glasses: the last known picture of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller. Within hours of the photograph being taken on the Thai
The Independent | 12 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Women Rule: Cracking the Code Join us for a dynamic conversation about empowering, employing and engaging women in the tech industry.Featuring: - Genevieve Bell, Vice President and Intel Fellow, Intel Corporation - Jennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan - Janet Napolitano, Pre
Politico | 12 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The American Realm vs The British Republic My old friend, Jesse Norman, is an MP in the British parliament and noted something odd in the recent war debate in the Commons: During the past decade or two, a convention has started to develop that, except in an emergency, major foreign policy interven
Andrew Sullivan | 12 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #224 A reader is aghast: YOU PEOPLE ARE MONSTERS. Another wonders, “Are you sure you didn’t mix up the daily VFYW and contest photo?” Another gave up in about 20 minutes: Clearly you decided to put up an easy one this week. What with the Ents
Andrew Sullivan | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Letters: No use preaching to the poor about birth rates Michael McCarthy (Nature Studies, 30 September) perpetuates the notion that population growth is uncontrollable and threatens the future of the planet.
The Independent | 13 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend