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Queen's Speech: Prison Shake-Up at Heart of New Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Queen's Speech, Politics, State Opening of Parliament, UK )

Ray
- 5 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The government's planned new laws have been set out by the Queen - including the biggest prison shake-up in England and Wales "since Victorian times".
BBC Charter Renewal: Government Unveiling 'Major Overhaul'
Offbeat  (tags: Media, Entertainment, BBC, Major Overhaul, Politics, UK Government )

Ray
- 10 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Plans for a "major overhaul" of how the BBC is run are being unveiled by the government in parliament.
Prince's Lyrics Gave Clues to His Personal Politics (Video!)
Offbeat  (tags: prince, politics, video )

Barb
- 31 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Prince didn't need speeches and formal declarations to prove that he cared about a lot of social issues. Instead, his lyrics spoke for him.
President Putin 'Probably' Approved Litvinenko Murder
Offbeat  (tags: ex-Russian spy, Murder, President Vladimir Putin, Outcome, Inquiry 2006, Home Secretary Theresa May, Politics, UK )

Ray
- 123 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The murder of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in 2006 in the UK was "probably" approved by President Vladimir Putin, an inquiry has found.
France Drug Test: Man Left Brain-Dead After Clinical Trial Dies
Offbeat  (tags: culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, news, politics, rights, safety, sadness, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, death, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, news, research, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, study )

Wendy
- 127 days ago - msn.com
A shocking case of misinformation, to frighten people off using cannabis as a pain killer,in my opinion -&- why no public retraction? . The drug that was being trialled is not known, despite reports it was a new cannabinoid-based painkiller.- read on ..
Borowitzn Report(Humor) - Obama Continues to Stubbornly Link Gun Violence With Guns
Offbeat  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, troops, politics, propaganda, military, lies, iraq, government, dishonesty, abuse, police, humor, protection, safety, ethics, crime, funny, odd, health, world )

Wilde
- 136 days ago - newyorker.com
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)-Republican Presidential candidates ripped President Obama on Tuesday for what they called his stubborn insistence on linking gun violence with guns.
Are You Mad or Criminal, Asks US Gun Seller
Offbeat  (tags: Are you Mad or Criminal, Gun Control, Obama, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 137 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Six months ago, President Barack Obama told the BBC that his inability to do anything about gun control was the greatest frustration of his presidency.
Gun Sales Rise in US as Obama Unveils Control Plans
Offbeat  (tags: guns, laws, politics, sales, USA )

Ray
- 138 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sales of guns in the US are rising, just as President Barack Obama unveils control measures designed to limit the availability of weapons.
What President Obama's Executive Actions on Guns Can Do
Offbeat  (tags: Decreasing gun violence, Gun Control, Politics, Obama, USA )

Ray
- 138 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The White House has announced numerous executive actions aimed at decreasing gun violence in the US.
Barack Obama Takes Action Over US Gun Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Gun Control, Law, politics, Obama, USA )

Ray
- 140 days ago - bbc.co.uk
US President Barack Obama is to widen background checks on buyers of firearms, in a series of measures to address gun violence.
13 of Colbert's Most Hilarious Moments of 2015
Offbeat  (tags: culture, humor, interesting, politics )

NitaSick
- 142 days ago - ecowatch.com
Stephen Colbert became the host of The Late Show just three short months ago and there's already a huge collection of hilarious moments. Here are EcoWatch's 13 favorites segments:
Justice For Teenager Allegedly Beaten and Set on Fire in Guatemala
Offbeat  (tags: HumanRights, Guatemala, Violence, Teenager, Politics )

Rebecca
- 146 days ago - forcechange.com
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Human Rights Reform Still a Long Way Off
Offbeat  (tags: Reform. Human Rights, Politics, UK, EU )

Ray
- 153 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One of the treats in store for 2016 is the government's much-anticipated announcement on human rights reform.
 

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