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Report: North Korean Dictator's Uncle Eaten Alive
The once-powerful uncle was allegedly executed by being stripped naked, thrown into a cage, and eaten alive by 120 starved dogs. Read more...
Syria: What's Behind The Conflict
Find out what's behind the Syrian conflict and what's at stake for the international community. Read more...
At least 42 Morsi supporters were killed early Monday in Cairo and an estimated 300 injured, allegedly while at morning prayers at the Republican Guard compound—and the Muslim Brotherhood is calling for an uprising in response. Read more...
At least 54 people were killed and over 100 more injured on Monday in a series of bomb blasts throughout Iraq, the latest in a series of escalating attacks linked to political and sectarian tension. Read more...
Sheikh Mohammad Said Ramadan al-Buti, a top Sunni preacher and supporter of President Bashar al-Assad, was one of 42 people killed in a suicide bombing at a mosque in Damascus on Friday. In response, Assad has stated that his forces will “wipe out” and “clean our country” of the Muslim extremists he believes are responsible for the attack. Read more...

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Activists: Air raid on Petrol Station in Damascus Suburb Kills 30 At least 30 civilians were killed on Wednesday when Syrian warplanes bombed a petrol station in a rebellious suburb on the eastern edge of Damascus, two opposition campaigners Read more...
Sunday early morning world news round-up from Al Jazeera English: Another insider attack in Afghanistan, a string of blasts rock Iraq, police violence in hit Spain's austerity protests, and more. Read more...
Good morning, today is Monday, August 13, 2012. Via PressTV, this is your morning news from around the world. Your open thread begins below the fold. Read more...
Newstalgia Thousand Yard Stare - 1953 In Review.
Newstalgia Thousand Yard Stare - first in a series of year-end broadcasts. Tonight - 1953 via NBC Radio from December 21, 1953. Read more...
Previously on The Jersey Shore my C&L blog, the Situation ate a steroid-infused meatball sub I recalled the events of my unlawful arrest at a National Organization for Marriage anti-gay marriage rally. And now the stunning Read more...