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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 )

Susan
- 1959 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )

Gwendolyn
- 1986 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Kat
- 1987 days ago - bsnorrell.blogspot.com
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 - news.yahoo.com
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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James
- 1995 days ago - capecodonline.com
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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Marty
- 2028 days ago - cbs13.com
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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Summer
- 2030 days ago - foxnews.com
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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Gregory
- 2081 days ago - youtube.com
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
Offbeat  (tags: crime, abuse, rights, odd )

Marty
- 2090 days ago - dailyrecord.co.uk
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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Susan
- 2115 days ago - breitbart.com
<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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Susan
- 2120 days ago - guardian.co.uk
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 )

Marty
- 2140 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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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Marty
- 2199 days ago - independent.co.uk
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 )

Ginger
- 2227 days ago - news4jax.com
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 )

Ruth
- 2228 days ago - edition.cnn.com
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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