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French protests yield smelly results

MARSEILLE, France -- Imagine the result if Fenway Park went uncleaned for 15 Red Sox home games in a row. This might give you a faint idea of what Marseille, France’s second largest city and most important sea ...
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Your World in Focus 7: World Aids Day

http://blastmagazine.com/files/podcasts/Your World in Focus 7 Aids.mp3Yesterday was World Aids Day. A day we set aside to remember those who have perished as a result of the disease, and a day we use to honor t...
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Your World in Focus 6: The children

http://blastmagazine.com/files/podcasts/Your%20World%20in%20Focus%206%20The%20Children.mp3On November 20 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child. Every year ...
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Your World in Focus 3: Food Banks

http://blastmagazine.com/files/podcasts/Terra 3 Food Banks.mp3TORONTO -- Here is the third edition of the Terra Podcast, where Blast's world news reporter Sachin Seth visits a food bank and learns about the peo...
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The World is Watching

The world is indeed watching today. Despite the United States recent economic woes, there is no doubt amongst serious observers that the country is still, by far the most powerful nation in the world. The Unit...
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Death now a fact of life

Do you find yourself skimming over death tolls with little remorse for those perished? Ever think about the welfare of the families of the Somalis or Pakistanis killed in terrorist attacks? It pains me to say I rarely do. And that's not my fault.