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Deaf Dalmation Given a New Lease of Life After Learning Sign Language
Offbeat  (tags: culture, education, GoodNews, humans, interesting, internet, rights, safety, society, violence, women, AnimalWelfare, animals, dogs, pets, protection, sadness, rescued, off-beat, unusual )

- 1959 days ago -
The black and white dog has now learned seven signs for sit, lie down, stay, dance, paw, kiss and 'good girl'.A deaf dalmatian which was trapped in a world of its own has been given a new lease of life after learning sign language.
Fears of a Dem Crackdown Lead to Boom in Gun Sales
Society & Culture  (tags: clueless people, fear, americans, children, culture, freedoms, government, interesting, news, rights, sadness, society, sports, violence, usa, bizarre, odd )

- 1986 days ago -
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. � When 10-year-old Austin Smith heard Barack Obama had been elected president, he had one question: Does this mean I won't get a new gun for Christmas?
Leonard Peltier: A New Spirit of Hope
Offbeat  (tags: indians, nativeamericans, leonardpeltier, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, freedoms, government, interesting, news, politics, rights, society, interesting )

- 1987 days ago -
My Relatives and Friends, Last night a change in this country took place that not too long ago many people said would never happen.
Fla. Board Keeps Klan Leader's Name at High School
Offbeat  (tags: americans, children, child, ethics, rights, usa, society, culture, unusual, usa, odd, off-beat, custom )

- 1991 days ago -
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida school board voted late Monday night to keep the name of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader at a majority black high school, despite opposition from
Hyannis Leaders Want Help on Homeless Problem
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- 1995 days ago -
HYANNIS -- Ongoing concern among Main Street business owners over loiterers and problematic "street people" has opened up discussion about whether Hyannis shoulders a disproportionate share of the Cape's homelessness burdens. Boycott Hyannis Cape Cod Ma
Judge Won't Release Brain-Damaged Inmate
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- 2028 days ago -
A San Joaquin County judge is refusing to free a prisoner who is in a permanent vegetative state.
Medical Pot Smokers Can Light Up at Festival
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- 2030 days ago -
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Medical pot users got a high-five from the Santa Cruz City Council. The city's smoking ban is being lifted temporarily so medical pot patients can light up at a weekend marijuana festival.
Psychology & Military Torture -- Part 1   video
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- 2081 days ago -
Dr. John Breeding, Ph.D. Psychologist, talks about the connection of the American Psychological Association and military torture and interrogation techniques.
999 Medic Rapped Over Drunken, Naked Woman Picture Stunt
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- 2090 days ago -
A PERVERT 999 medic pointed his camera phone at a patient's private parts as she lay naked and helpless in the back of his ambulance.
9/11 Canine Hero to Be Cloned
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- 2115 days ago -
<p>A dog that sniffed out survivors from under the rubble of New York's World Trade Center after the 2001 terror strikes is to be cloned, the California-based firm conducting the procedure said...</p>
Human Rights for Great Apes Approved By Spain
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- 2120 days ago -
Great apes should have the right to life and freedom, according to a resolution passed in the Spanish parliament, in what could become landmark legislation to enshrine human rights for chimpanzees, gorillas, orang-utans and bonobos.
Woman Awarded 100,000 After Male Colleagues Put Porn on Her Desk
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, women, society, rights, crime )

- 2140 days ago -
A Network Rail signal-woman has won more than 100,000 damages after male colleagues put pornographic magazines in her in-tray.
Questions Raised Over Mysterious 'Men in Blue'
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- 2199 days ago -
Shortly after Konnie Huq finished her brief leg of London's farcical Olympic torch relay on Sunday, she called a friend on her mobile phone. "Did you see those blokes in the blue tracksuits?"
Deputies Accuse Man Of Sexual Battery, Seek Other Victims
Offbeat  (tags: sadness, safety, society, rights, humans, abuse, crime, ethics, health, violence, police, bizarre, odd )

- 2227 days ago -
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- After a month-long investigation, Clay County detectives arrested a 43-year-old man they accuse of chaining and sexually battering a man. They believe he has committed similar crimes on other victims in the area.
Tibetan Exiles Vow to March on Chinese Border
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', china, INDEPENDENCE, freedoms, law, religion, rights )

- 2228 days ago -
DHARMSALA, India (CNN) -- Tibetan exiles vowed to defy an Indian government order that they stop their march from the northern Indian city of Dharmsala to Tibet's border in a protest against China's rule over their homeland.

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