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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Mikhail Gorbachev stated that the United States has pulled Russia into a new Cold War that faces the risk of further escalation. The 83-year-old former Soviet leader made the comments on Thursday in an interview with Russian news agency Interfax. "The U.S. has already dragged us into a new Cold War, trying to openly implement its idea of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Attacks in which the Israeli military deliberately targeted Palestinian homes...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Anti-fracking protesters in the streets of Falkirk, Scotland, Sunday 7 December 2014. (Photo: Ric Lander/cc/flickr)
Citing public health and safety concerns, the Scottish government on Wednesday...

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Chris Kyle's American Sniper, to one critic "an odious homage (to) wholesale slaughter," is everywhere. The film has made millions, the book tops bestseller lists, the media gears up for the trial of the vet who killed Kyle. For many, America's eagerness to lionize a guy who saw all his victims as "savages" while mouthing the mindless, jingoistic pieties of America's wars highlights the moral failings of the culture. His widow to the NRA: He was "an everyday man who loved his God and country."