News for 2012-09-30

Sunday, September 30, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] French Protesters March in 'Resistance' to Austerity
Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris on Sunday to protest against the spread of economic "austerity" in France and Europe . Chanting "resistance, resistance", the crowds had been rallied by around 60 organisations, including the leftwing Front de Gauche and the French Communist...
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[field_image_caption-raw] National Education Policy Built on Test Scores Undermined by Cheating Trend: Report
The stain of cheating spread unchecked across 44 Atlanta schools before the state finally stepped in and cleaned it up. But across the country, oversight remains so haphazard that most states cannot guarantee the integrity of their standardized tests, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has found...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Anti-Austerity Fervor Rages in Spain and Portugal
Tens of thousands of Spaniards and Portuguese took to the streets in their respective countries on Saturday, showing the resilience of the anti-austerity sentiment in Europe and calling on their governments to end the destruction of budget-slashing economic policies.
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[field_image_caption-raw] President of Yemen: I Pre-approve All US Drone Strikes
In an interview with reporters in Washington, DC this weekend, President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi of Yemen made public admission that he gives personal consent to each and every US drone strike that takes place in his country.
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[field_image_caption-raw] At Milestone, US Military Deaths Dwarfed by Afghan Dead
The latest green-on-blue shooting in Afghanistan, a f irefight which left at least five people dead including two Americans, has put the total number of US soldiers killed in the war at 2,000.
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