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Orlando Sentinel: “Not Donald Trump; Philanthropist: “Treason!”

Orlando, FL. In a historic first today, the editorial board of The Orlando Sentinel, one of the most prestigious, pro-Republican newspapers in America’s South, posted an anti-endorsement: ‘NOT Trump.’ Philanthropist Jim Luce, founder of Orphans International Worldwide and The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, pushed even further, telling The Stewardship Report, “Speaking as a private individual, with a history […]

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Vietnam’s Tech Futurists Lay Out Economic Alternatives

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Nations racing to develop 5G technology that is fast enough to power the next stage of innovation range from South Korea to Finland, but a young contender wants to jump into the game: Vietnam. The Southeast Asian country announced with much fanfare this month that a test of fifth generation […]

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Albinism, The African Myth Versus Scientific Justification

Senegal, Africa. Most of my lifetime I’ve been involved in helping my community, from soup kitchens, hospital emergency departments, doing makeup for female victims of domestic violence, and collecting Christmas gifts toys for children in Colombia.  Two years ago I remember becoming a hairstylist for a beautiful group of girls that were involved in domestic violence, […]

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R.I.P.: U.S. Senator, War Hero John McCain Has Died

Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator John McCain died Saturday at age 81 after a battle with brain cancer that robbed America of a revered statesman, proud patriot and self-sacrificing warrior. His wife, Cindy, said on Twitter:  Cindy McCain My heart is broken. I am so lucky to have lived the adventure of loving this incredible man […]

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Displaced, Adopted Native Americans Look to Find Their Way Home

Washington, D.C. Georgia resident Steve Bailey was 19 when he heard about an experimental cell transplant therapy for Type 1 diabetes he’d had since infancy. He asked his parents to donate cells. . “And my mom looked at me oddly and said, ‘We need to talk.’ I felt as if I’d been hit in the […]

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Increased Russian, Chinese Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

Washington, D.C. Chinese military vessels are now patrolling the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same waters at a pace not seen since the end of the Cold War, the Navy’s top admiral told VOA in an exclusive interview. Navy Admiral John Richardson.   Photo: U.S. Department of Defense. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. […]

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In Indonesia:‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

‘My parents thought this man would take care of me’ In Indonesia, former child brides push back, seek change. KARANG TENGAH, INDONESIAAttending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for their oldest daughter and […]

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In Indonesia . ‘My Parents Thought this Man Would Take Care of Me’

In Indonesia, former child brides push back, seek change. INDONESIA By Eva Mazrieva | VOA News KARANG TENGAH, INDONESIAAttending school in her West Java village made Rasminah happy. But when she was 13, her mother said the family could no longer afford tuition or even basic necessities for their oldest daughter and had found her […]

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The Wonderland@IAAC Literary festival is this Weekend Oct 19-20 in New York City

Himalayan Sessions compiles contemplative compositions by world music icons to donate instruments to underprivileged kids

Sabbe Sañkhara Aniccã: All Conditioned Things Are Impermanent

Dharamshala for Americans: His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Hometown

Simple: Whatever Faith Tradition, It’s All About Kindness

In Himalayas: Once Greater Tibet, Now Tragically Divided