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UPI and alJazeera are reporting that Syria has begun an all out ground assault on it’s Hom District.  The UN Envoy was not allowed into the country, and UN’s Kofi Annan is calling for resolution and an end to the fighting.

The VOA has reported that a bomb exploded in Instanbul, Turkey, near the ruling party’s headquarters. Several police officers were injured.

AlJazeera has an interesting perspective on the situation HERE.

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Lighting a candle for the folks in Turkey today.

Quake Topples Homes in Eastern Turkey, Kills 51

[A strong earthquake struck villages in eastern Turkey Monday, killing at least 51 people.The government initially said 57 people had died, but later lowered the death toll to 51.  It gave no explanation for the change. The 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit Elazig province before dawn, sending residents rushing into the streets….]

http://www1.voanews.com/english/news/usa/At-Least-57-Killed-as-Quake-Strikes-Eastern-Turkey-86783302.html

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Texas Two Step Disenfranchisement-will it “sinkin”? (more…)

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b16_days_topEach year the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers highlights sixteen women, men and organizations that standout in the fight against gender violence. Representing December 10th, is: (more…)

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