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South Sudan proclaims independence to tears of joy

South Sudan’s parliament speaker proclaimed the fledgling state’s independence on Saturday, marking its birth as the world’s newest nation and splitting Africa’s largest country in two. “We, the democratically elected representatives of the people, based on the will of the people of South Sudan, and as confirmed by the outcome…

Israeli intellectuals endorse Palestinian state

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Barely audible above the chants of “traitor,” an Israeli actress who lost a leg in a Palestinian attack read out on Thursday a declaration by Israeli intellectuals endorsing the creation of a Palestinian state. The event, attended by dozens of left-wing artists and academics, was held…

UN may declare Palestine its own sovereign state

The United Nations may declare Palestine a sovereign state whose territory includes all of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem during its annual General Assembly meeting in September. According to the New York Times, support for a UN resolution to recognize an independent Palestinian state has steadily been growing.…

Conservative group: Obama will give ‘entire land mass’ of the US to ‘the Indians’

Stop us if you’ve heard this one: President Barack Obama wants to return the entire land mass of the United States of America to Native American tribes. No, nevermind. That one’s new. The wild claim comes by way of the American Family Association (AFA), a conservative non-profit focused on anti-gay…

More than one-quarter don’t know who US gained independence from

Every Fourth of July, Americans gather to celebrate the country’s declaration of independence from … um, what country was that again? If you answered the above question with the word “England” or “Britain,” you would be obviously correct. But a new Marist poll finds that more than a quarter —…

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