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Tropical Deforestation Could Disrupt Rainfall Globally
World  (tags: Forests )

Michael
- 2 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
Large-scale deforestation in the tropics could drive significant and widespread shifts in rainfall distribution and temperatures, potentially affecting agriculture both locally and far from where forest loss is occurring
Where Is Santa? Find Him Now With Help From NORAD's Santa Tracker
World  (tags: Good News, Santa, Christmas presents, children, worldwide, Santa Tracker, NORAD )

Barb
- 10 hours ago - aol.com
Santa is on the move, delivering Christmas presents to kids around the globe, but where is he?
New Report Details the Nightmare Faced By Yazidi Women Captured By the Islamic State
World  (tags: world, terrorism, politics, ISIS, Yazidi women, rape, torture, abuse, slavery, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death, crime, violence, society, middle-east, news )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - news.vice.com
Four months after the Islamic State captured hundreds -- possibly thousands -- of Yazidi women, the female prisoners continue to live in fear of rape, torture, and forced marriage, according to a report released Tuesday by Amnesty International.
Violence Against Christians in India
World  (tags: world, politics, ethics, discrimination, forced conversions, harassment, India, religion, violence, society, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 18 hours ago - getreligion.org
In one incident, carolers were beaten by people from a wedding party. In another, the Indian parliament this month discussed whether to require children to attend school on Dec. 25.
Iran Accelerates Arming of Hizbullah and Hamas for Possible Clash With Israel
World  (tags: Iran, hamas, hezbollh, palestinian islamic jihad, terrorism )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israpundit.org
Even as it engages in nuclear negotiations, Iran continues to arm and train Hizbullah, Hamas, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
Sadness Overshadows Christmas for Families of Egyptian Christians Kidnapped in Libya
World  (tags: persecution of Christians, Egypt, Libya )

David
- 1 day ago - campaign.r20.constantcontact.com
There has been no news of the fate of four Egyptian Christians who were taken off a bus as they returned to Egypt from working in Libya. Ansar Al-Sharia in Libya has repeatedly shown their intention to directly target Christians in Libya.
North Korea Loses Its Link to the Internet
World  (tags: North Korea, internet failure )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
While perhaps a coincidence, the failure of the country's computer connections began only hours after President Obama declared Friday that the United States would launch a "proportional response" to what he termed an act of-
UN Security Council Holds Unprecedented Hearing on Human Rights in North Korea
World  (tags: world, UnitedNations, unitednations, NorthKorea, repression, violence, death, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.vice.com
The UN Security Council held an unprecedented hearing Monday on the human rights situation in North Korea that saw several countries encourage referral of the matter to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The End of Tolerance? Anti-Muslim Movement Rattles Germany
World  (tags: society, Germany, tolerance, humanrights, politics, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', world, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - spiegel.de
Disenchanted German citizens and right-wing extremists are joining forces to form a protest movement to fight what they see as the Islamization of the West. Is this the end of the long-praised tolerance of postwar Germany?
Where Is Fidel Castro on New U.S.- Cuban Deal?
World  (tags: cuba, Fidel Castro, diplomatic relations, freedoms, government, humans, politics, society, usa, world )

Lone
- 2 days ago - thestar.com
The larger-than-life retired leader of Cuba so far has made no public comment about the announcement that the U.S. will restore diplomatic relations.
DIJON, FRANCE: Muslim Shouting "Allahu Akbar" Deliberately Runs Down 11 Pedestrians
World  (tags: Dijon, France, Muslim, deliberately runs over 11 pedestrians, Allahu Achbar, In the mane of the children of Palestine )

Beth
- 2 days ago - dreuz.info
The man deliberately mowed down pedestrians with his car in the late afternoon in Dijon, close to Place Wilson screaming "in the name of the children of Palestine." Four pedestrians were struck by the vehicle in the first accident, then seven others were
94 Israeli Ceasefire Violations Since August
World  (tags: Khan Younis, fisherman, Gaza Strip, Israeli War Crimes:Terrorism, ISRAELI Ceasefire violations 2014, terrorism, Refugees&Relief, violence, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', media, war, news, palestine, crime, freedoms, HumanRights )

Jess
- 2 days ago - imemc.org
Humanity for Palestine has reported that, since the ceasefire agreement of August, 2014, Israel has committed 94 ceasefire violations. The latest was Saturday's airstrike in Khan Younis, along with an attack on Gaza fishermen.
France Ups Security for Police Amid Fears of Jihadi Attacks
World  (tags: France, jihadi terrorism )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
Worries over additional 'lone wolf' attacks inspired by Islamic State group after Muslim convert stabs three police.
 

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