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A general gathering of news from all over the world, covering (or attempting to cover) all the big issues.
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Guns on the Screen: A Failure of the Liberal Imagination?

Guns on the Screen: A Failure of the Liberal Imagination? | The Bigger Picture | Scoop.it
Pious liberals are far more reluctant to hear a single word said against violent entertainment (and so, implicitly, for censorship) than they are to hear many heated words said against gun ownership.
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Uruguay Approves Gay Marriage, United States Waits Impatiently

Uruguay Approves Gay Marriage, United States Waits Impatiently | The Bigger Picture | Scoop.it
Uruguay became the second predominantly Roman Catholic country to legalize gay marriage on Wednesday night, sending cheers through the streets of Monte Video. Stateside, the mood remains sober.
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Cue Homer Simpson's "U-R-GAY"

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North Korea Says Tokyo Is Target No. 1

North Korea Says Tokyo Is Target No. 1 | The Bigger Picture | Scoop.it
Don't look now, but the birthday of Kim Jong-un's grandfather is on Monday, and nothing would do more poetic justice to North Korea's warped version of history and its "unacceptable" war-mongering rhetoric than to drown one of its oldest enemies in...
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U.S. Officials: NKorea 'Skating Close To A Dangerous Line'

U.S. Officials: NKorea 'Skating Close To A Dangerous Line' | The Bigger Picture | Scoop.it
North Korea is "skating very close to a dangerous line" with its heated rhetoric and provocative actions, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters Wednesday.The United States and its allies hoped Pyongyang would tone down its inflammatory...
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I highly doubt this is going to bring on a full-scale war...

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