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Shots from the U.S. Open on Wednesday. #usopen2014   #tennis  
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“They got something on their radar screen, and they engaged it and now they're like, "Oh shit, what have we done?'"
The missile system most likely used to shoot down Malaysia Airline MH17 is common, lethal, and crewed by men with little training. They also just made life very difficult for their allies in Moscow.
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The number of people speaking or learning Spanish has risen to 548 million, according to the Cervantes Institute.
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Más de 500 millones de personas dominan una lengua cada vez más útil en las relaciones comerciales
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The #Game-Streaming Site #Twitch Harkens Back to the #Arcade Days of Yore
With the news, first reported in Variety, that Google is in talks to spend $1 billion to acquire twitch.tv, the live-stream site for video game spectators, the response from a lot of people was probably, “Huh? Do people really like to watch each other play games?” Oh, yes. Yes, they...
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"Prices are rising on the very things that are essential for climbing out of poverty." Absolutely, and this is driving the debate on poverty in the United States right now. What's more important in considering who is poor? Access to "stuff" or "services"? I vote for the latter. 
How punishing is poverty in 2014? That depends. When it comes to consumer goods, low-income families might have it better than ever. The poor can now buy cheap cellphones and televisions that would have seemed like fantastical luxuries to yesteryear’s rich. Microwaves and air conditioners are standard. Food is relatively...
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Looking #west, into the #sunset of #America.
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In its march to Baghdad, ISIS seized the heavy weapons of a modern army. Now, the jihadists are attacking Iraq’s biggest air base – and could soon be able to attack from the sky.
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Really not sure what to make of #Lulu's new function allowing men to see their own ratings.
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I think the gringos outnumber the costeños here in Cartagena. 
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Former Bureau Chief and Chief Correspondent for Reuters in Pakistan. Now independent traveler and writer. Available for speaking gigs and seminars on the state of journalism and media in developing markets. 
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MH17 Shoot Down Likely Was a Mistake
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The Ally From Hell
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Pakistan lies. It hosted Osama bin Laden (knowingly or not). Its government is barely functional. It hates the democracy next door. It is ho

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Honestly, one of the worst meals I've ever had. Like a bad microwaved dinner.
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Great location, mediocre food like much of Dubai. But cool place and friendly staff.
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