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Netflix Boosting Content To Latin America

News Americas, LOS ANGELES, CA, Fri. July 29, 2011: Latin American audiences will soon be able to rent CBS shows via Netflix. The company this week announced they had reached a two year deal with CBS Corp. to stream shows such as Twin Peaks, Californication and Dexter to audiences in Latin America and Canada, Reuters reported. Netflix is in the ...

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Detroit Welcomes Ambassador John Beale of Barbados With Open Arms

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — His Excellency John Beale and His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago served as Ambassadors during their recent visit to the unique and reemerging city of Detroit. Local businessman Robert Shumake hosted the West Indian royalty.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110727/CL43116 )  According to both Beale and Parsan, their impression of ...

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World’s biggest refugee camp extended as Somalis flood in

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, July 28 (AlertNet) – Thousands of Somalis fleeing drought, famine and war have started moving into a new extension of the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya, which is increasingly concerned about bearing the brunt of the Horn of Africa crisis. About 1,500 Somali refugees are now crossing into Kenya each day but there is no ...

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Censorship of war casualties in the US

Why is it so easy for political leaders in the US to convince ordinary citizens to support war? How is it that, after that initial enthusiasm has given away to fatigue and disgust, the reaction is mere disinterest rather than righteous rage? Even when the reasons given for taking the US to war were proven to have been not only ...

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Trinidad Ambassador Neil Parsan Experiences Best of The Motor City During Recent Visit

His Excellency John Beale of Barbados, Robert S. Shumake, CEO of Inheritance Capital Group and His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan of Trinidad and Tobago. (PRNewsFoto/United States Embassy of Barbados, Eric Hobson) PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — His Excellency Dr. Neil Parsan of the Republics of Trinidad and Tobago and His Excellency John Beale from Barbados served ...

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Special ops chief warns of al-Qaida 2.0

KIMBERLY DOZIER The Associated Press ASPEN, Colo. – The top commander of U.S. special operations forces said Wednesday that Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida is bloodied and “nearing its end,” but he warned the next generation of militants could keep special operations fighting for a decade to come. Navy SEAL Adm. Eric T. Olson described the killing of bin Laden by ...

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HRW: ‘Disappeared’ still haunt Pakistani province

ISLAMABAD-The abductors often show up in sleek pickup trucks, wearing civilian clothes but sometimes flanked by Pakistani troops. They often beat and blindfold their victims before spiriting them away. And while the prisoners may wind up dead, odds are the captors will never face justice. Despite ousting a military ruler three years ago, Pakistan’s civilian leaders have failed to stop ...

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Violence in north Kosovo draws EU warning

PRISTINA/BELGRADE (Reuters) – A deadly flare-up of violence in Kosovo’s Serbian-populated north has sent tensions with Belgrade soaring and prompted a stern intervention from the European Union. Kosovo, which has a 90 percent ethnic Albanian majority, sent special police units on Monday to take control of northern border crossings and enforce a ban on imports from Serbia — retaliation for ...

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