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Locked in combat: Mother lion takes on deadly crocodile to give cubs safe swim across river

Locked in combat: Mother lion takes on deadly crocodile to give cubs safe swim across river | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Stunning images capture the moment a lioness launched herself at a fearsome crocodile lurking in a Botswana river - allowing the rest of her pride to cross in safety.
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Blind Activist Calls on China to Probe His Case - ABC News

Blind Activist Calls on China to Probe His Case - ABC News | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
NewsweekBlind Activist Calls on China to Probe His CaseABC NewsA blind Chinese activist who was the focus of a nearly monthlong diplomatic standoff says he hopes the Chinese government will conduct a thorough investigation into his illegal...
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Passengers could be put at risk by EU plans to lengthen pilots' hours

Passengers could be put at risk by EU plans to lengthen pilots' hours | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Passengers could be put at risk by European plans to lengthen pilots' working hours, MPs have warned.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to learn today if he will be extradited to Sweden

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to learn today if he will be extradited to Sweden | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange learns today if he is to be extradited to Sweden to face sex crime allegations.
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Suu Kyi Takes First Trip in 24 Years

Suu Kyi Takes First Trip in 24 Years | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi greeted hundreds of migrants from her homeland in Thailand during her first overseas visit in nearly a quarter of a century.
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Illegal wildlife trader brought to justice

Illegal wildlife trader brought to justice | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Police in the Bu Dop District of southern Binh Phuoc Province yesterday prosecuted Ho Van Huyen, 50, a resident of the area, for illegal wildlife trading. ...
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Israel suspected of 'cyberweapon' strike on Middle East computers

Israel suspected of 'cyberweapon' strike on Middle East computers | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Iran worst affected by 'Flame' malware, which could be trying to slow its nuclear programme.
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'Normal' president François Hollande flouts security and convention by travelling by train and living in flat

'Normal' president François Hollande flouts security and convention by travelling by train and living in flat | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
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Hollande, the man who wooed the French with the promise to be a “normal” president, has decided to break rules and conventions in the name of normality.
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Chen Guangcheng: A Special Bulletin – Updates on Situation of Chen Guangcheng & His Family Members, Relatives & Supporters Since Chen’s Flight for Freedom « Chinese Human Rights Defenders

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Is it better to love or be loved? message in a bottle discovered 15 months later and 5,000 miles away

Is it better to love or be loved? message in a bottle discovered 15 months later and 5,000 miles away | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
A message in a bottle, posing a question about love and dropped into the sea off Indonesia, has been found over a year later and more than 5,000 miles away, in Mozambique, on the east coast of Africa.
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War Photographer Faas Dies

War Photographer Faas Dies | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Horst Faas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning combat photographer who carved out new standards for covering war with a camera and became one of the world's legendary photojournalists, died Thursday at 79.
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BBC names 2012 Reith Lecturer

BBC names 2012 Reith Lecturer | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
The renowned British economic historian Niall Ferguson is to present the BBC's 2012 Reith Lectures, in a series titled 'The Rule of Law and its Enemies'.
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Federico Garcia Lorca 'could have fled Spain at start of Civil War'

Federico Garcia Lorca 'could have fled Spain at start of Civil War' | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Federico Garcia Lorca could have fled Spain at the start of the Civil War but was waiting for his young male lover to join him, new evidence suggests.
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Facebook mulls lowering age restrictions

Facebook mulls lowering age restrictions | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Facebook is considering ways to invite children younger than 13 onto its social network.
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Tuna contaminated with Fukushima radiation found in California

Tuna contaminated with Fukushima radiation found in California | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Scientists amazed that bluefins swimming in Pacific five months after Japanese disaster contained tiny amounts of caesiumBluefin tuna contaminated with radiation believed to be from Fukushima Daiichi turned up off the coast of California just five...
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Contact with other sex makes us hot under the collar

Contact with other sex makes us hot under the collar | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
An encounter with a member of the opposite sex really can make women feel hot under the collar, a study has found.
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Liberia's Charles Taylor to face sentencing

Liberia's Charles Taylor to face sentencing | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Families of those murdered and raped by rebels backed by the convicted ex-warlord say he should be jailed for life.
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humanrights1st: Crimes Against Humanity in Syria Should Be Referred to International Criminal Court http://t.co/gEvdHtz0

humanrights1st: Crimes Against Humanity in Syria Should Be Referred to International Criminal Court http://t.co/gEvdHtz0...
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These Countries Are Doing A Terrific Job Of Helping People Save For Retirement

These Countries Are Doing A Terrific Job Of Helping People Save For Retirement | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
The United States isn't the only country that encourages workers to use retirement accounts to save for the future.
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Sophisticated Virus Hits Iranian PCs

Sophisticated Virus Hits Iranian PCs | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Thousands of computers in Iran belonging to government agencies and private companies have been infected with a highly sophisticated virus, dubbed Flame, in the latest cyberwarfare against the Islamic Republic, said cybersecurity experts and Iran's...
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Everest Weekend Death Toll at Four

Everest Weekend Death Toll at Four | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Climbers have reported seeing another body on Mount Everest, raising the death toll to four for one of the worst days ever on the world's highest mountain.
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Ahmadinejad wants to attend London Olympics

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that he is eager to attend the Olympic Games in London to support Iranian athletes but that Britain doesn't want to host him.
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Searching for answers when 'sly deceiver' Mladic stands trial

Searching for answers when 'sly deceiver' Mladic stands trial | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
The UN war crimes tribunal of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb general, begins at The Hague today.
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Nigeria: Commitment to Expand Vaccination Programme to Save Children's Lives

Nigeria: Commitment to Expand Vaccination Programme to Save Children's Lives | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
[allAfrica.com] Nigeria's first-ever national vaccine summit ended in mid-April with a federal government commitment to expand the country's vaccination programme to help reduce the country's child mortality rates...
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Unprecedented Maya Mural Found, Contradicts 2012 "Doomsday" Myth

Unprecedented Maya Mural Found, Contradicts 2012 "Doomsday" Myth | Food for Thoughts | Scoop.it
Unprecedented paintings and calculations have emerged from under the Guatemalan jungle—including evidence against the 2012 "doomsday myth."...
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