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Jon Queally, staff writer
A first round of elections in the Greek Parliament failed on Wednesday night and that's good news for the nation's ascendent leftist Syriza Party which is surging in public polls for its anti-austerity position on the economy. "The scaremongering of recent days fell on stony ground. The strategy of fear has collapsed. Tomorrow will be a new day...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The U.S. and its NATO allies are building a "new Berlin Wall" by expanding the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Russian ruble seemed to be on the rebound Wednesday, following two days of...

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Despite an epidemic of astonishing proportions - 22 veteran suicides a day - grandstanding, retiring, obstructionist Sen. Tom "Dr. No" Coburn, R-Okla., took his final stand against humanity by single-handedly blocking the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which had broad support and would have cost $22 million, or about the cost of three-and-a-half hours of the Iraq War. "Sickening," said the head of a veterans' group. "This is why people hate Washington."