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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: A pair of gruesome murders in  Mexico attributed to the Zetas drug cartel were apparently meant to serve as a warning to bloggers and Twitter users who use their respective platforms to report on drug-related violence.

"This will happen to all the Internet snitches," read a sign posted above the mutilated

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This Is Important, You Should Watch It of the Day: To illustrate the lethal celerity of the 2011 Texas wildfires, the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department released this footage of a wildfire consuming the 6,000-acre Bastrop State Park, where, as of Tuesday, all but 100 acres have been bl

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Immensely popular Syrian political cartoonist Ali Ferzat -- a noted critic of President Bashar al-Assad's bloody opposition crackdown -- has reportedly had both his h

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: A public meeting between members of Japan's Nuclear Safety Commission and residents of Fukushima did not quite go as the government officials had hoped, with attendees demanding to know what is being done to protect residents from elevated radiation levels detected outside the government's arbitrary 20km exclusion zone, and Nuclear Safety members responding that Fukushima residents

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Republican presidential nomination hopeful Michele Bachmann is the first candidate to sign the "pro-marriage" pledge of conservative Christian group The Family Leader.

According to the Des Moines

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Openly lesbian Syrian blogger Amina Arraf, who fearlessly wrote about her country's political turmoil at A Gay Girl in Damascus under the nom de plume Amina Abdallah, was abducted last night by armed men while on her way to a meeting in Damascus.

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: A concerted effort appears to be underway to keep footage of a Saudi woman driving through the streets of Khobar off the web.

Manal al-Sharif was arrested Sunday after she posted a video of herself driving while encouraging other women to flout the Saudi ban on female drivers. Sharif and oth