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As last week slammed to a close with searing images of a Malaysia Airlines jet smoldering in Ukrainian fields, the American president who once ran for office promising "to deal with the world as it is rather than what it might be" stepped to the microphones to give a not-so-subtle warning to Russia about igniting Cold War II.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Train Disaster, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Computer models: Even a small nuclear war would cause global famine and wipe out billions of people

While millions of people around the world have an innate fear of nuclear weapons and think that every country that has them should dismantle them, many foreign policy experts who have adopted a "realist" worldview maintain that those mighty weapons of mass destruction have actually kept the world safer since they were developed at the close of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Famine, Entertainment, Television

News Max

Hillary: Putin Wants to Make 'Mother Russia' Superpower Again

As Secretary of State in 2009, Hillary Clinton presented a symbolic "reset button" to her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, which was intended as a reset of relations with America's Cold War adversary.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Entertainment, Television, Vladimir Putin

Sunday Herald

TV: Damien Love reveals his pick of the week's TV

The Commonwealth Games continue to lay waste to the schedules but, as ITV waves the white flag of repeats, it's good news tonight if you're a fan of Michael Kitchen's straight-talking sleuth, with one of those long, feature-length episodes of quiet, decent, dogged detection to sink into.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Generation, Industrial

Catallaxy

100 years on

It was the great disaster of the 20th century, the one that summoned or forced the disasters that would follow, from Lenin and Hitler to World War II and the Cold War.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

WGN America's 'Manhattan': Hard to build, easy to bomb

"Manhattan," a drama premiering 9 p.m. Sunday on the newly ambitious WGN America, valiantly tries to coax some radioactive clicks from whatever metaphorical half-life remains in the origin story of the bomb.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Moon base: 1959 Army doc calls outpost a "requirement"

The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US Military, US Army

MoneyWeek

24 July 1959: Nixon's 'Kitchen Debate' with Khrushchev

What better place to have an argument than around the kitchen table? For many families, it is where lively debates boil over into angry feuds.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, California, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

As last week slammed to a close with searing images of a Malaysia Airlines jet smoldering in Ukrainian fields, the American president who once ran for office promising "to deal with the world as it is rather than what it might be" stepped to the microphones to give a not-so-subtle warning to Russia about igniting Cold War II.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Train Disaster, Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Gaming Age

PlayStation Store Update - Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, Walking Dead S2E4

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty finally lands on the PS4 today, so those who have been looking forward to Oddworld's remake should be super happy to check it out.

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Related Topix: Oddworld Inhabitants, Just Add Water, Oddworld, Video Games, NIS America, Gust, Atelier Rorona, Activision, The Walking Dead, Terminal Reality, Dynamighty, SCEA, CounterSpy, Entertainment, Television, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, Hohokum, Honeyslug Ltd

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Can the US accept allies as equals?

Germans are outraged by reports that American spies may have been working inside their security services.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Newsday

Outrage over massacre of innocents

Members of the public view floral tributes adorning the entrance to Schiphol Airport on July 18, 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Southeast Asia, Malaysia, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Television, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Mail

Max Hastings: This lying brute who has to be shackled

News of the destruction of Flight MH17 and the appalling murder of 298 people gave Russia's president Vladimir Putin a chance to step back from a precipice.

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Related Topix: US Military, Hastings, US Army, Vladimir Putin, Entertainment, Television

Daily Kos

Some words about "Star Wars"

I'm writing this short piece more or less as a commentary on the various news releases now issued in advance of "Star Wars Episode VII ," the forthcoming Star Wars motion picture.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Space, Science Fiction TV

MarketWatch

Malaysia plane downed by top Russian export

The downing of a Malaysian Boeing 777 over Ukraine by suspected separatists using a Russian-made "Buk" surface-to-air missile, or SAM, is a grim reminder of a Cold War truism.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Entertainment, Television, Israel, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), US Air Force

Thu Jul 17, 2014

StarNewsOnline.com

the List: 10 cool movies to beat the summer heat

Morgan Freeman narrates this gorgeous, award-winning French nature documentary. 2. 'Ice Station Zebra' : Want to chill? Then bring back the Cold War in this vintage thriller.

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Related Topix: 9, Horror Movies, Thriller, Dreamcatcher, Drama Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, Ice Station Zebra, Action Movies, Entertainment, Television, US Navy, US Military

Wed Jul 16, 2014

ABC News

Jailed dictator Noriega sues over role in Call of Duty

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has declared war in court over his unsanctioned role as a bad guy in hit military-themed video game Call of Duty.

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Related Topix: Activision, Call of Duty , Video Games, 2012, Gliese Games, Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Star

US in South Asia: Declining influence

THE US' influence in South Asia is fast diminishing and this trend is likely to continue deep into the future.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Entertainment, Television, George Bush

Zap2it.com

Syfy's 'Ascension' sets a space opera in the present day

Syfy's forthcoming series "Ascension" has a very intriguing speculative-fiction premise and also a novel twist that's unusual for shows set in space: It takes place in the present day.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Cougar Town, Battlestar Galactica, Science Fiction TV

Mon Jul 14, 2014

News Max

House Foreign Affairs Chairmain: Overhaul Pro-Freedom Broadcasting

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce has called for a complete overhaul of the U.S. government agency that oversees civilian broadcasting abroad, saying the current Broadcasting Board of Governors is effectively "defunct" and "real change" is needed to send American voices of freedom to not-so-free peoples.

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Related Topix: California, The National, Entertainment, Television

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