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An escalating conflict between Shiite rebels and Sunni government forces has displaced at least 150,000 people in the northern part of Yemen. Aid agencies are struggling to absorb the stream of civilians as a lack of supplies and internal politics exacerbate the problem.

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The Indian metropolis of Mumbai is well-known for its prolific entertainment industry, a.k.a. "Bollywood." Following the recent terror seige, India's entertainment community responded to the attacks, which claimed the life of at least one of its (international) members.

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Now we know where John McCain has been getting his campaign ideas: 1960s camp television. My friends, who is the Batman? And why is he always palling around with criminals?

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Al Jazeera takes its cameras inside the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp near Tripoli, where thousands of panicked residents have fled the fighting between a Palestinian militant group and the Lebanese army.

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More than 200 families have threatened the French state railway with legal action if it refuses to compensate them for its role in transporting relatives to death camps during WWII. The railway companies argue they were forced to carry out the deportations, though a court in June sided with victims' families.

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"Daily Show" correspondent Rob Courdry shines a biting satirical spotlight on the terrorist group Hamas' summer camp in Gaza, where "Palestinian children gather in mosques for religious education and paramilitary training" Apparently, for Gaza children with special needs, there's also a religious education and paramilitary training fat camp

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    Dan Goldwater, a gubernatorial candidate in Arizona and nephew of the late Sen Barry Goldwater, told a Spanish news agency that he wanted to hold undocumented immigrants in camps to use them "as labor in the construction of a wall and to clean the areas of the Arizona desert that they're polluting"

  • He claims, however, that his words were taken out of context--that he only wanted to put convicted immigrant felons to work
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    A prize-winning documentary called "Jesus Camp" chronicles the experiences of children as young as 6 who attend a summer camp to become the next Billy Graham Truly sickening scene from the trailer: An adult pastor thunders at the children: "Had it been in the Old Testament, Harry Potter would have been put to death Warlocks are enemies of God"

  • Unofficial trailer
  • American Prospect article on the phenomenon
  • Interview with the 'Harry Potter' pastor
  • Synopsis of the film
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