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Erdogan Claims Muslims Beat Columbus to the Americas
World  (tags: Columbus, America, Muslims, Erdogan, controversial theory, debunking, Turkey )

Beatrice
- 9 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Muslims discovered the Americas in the 12 century, nearly 300 years before Christopher Columbus made his famous voyage there, according to Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey. His words, delivered in a televised speech, will lend support to
The Game With North Korea: Nuclear Roulette Has No Winners
World  (tags: america, asia, children, china, conflict, ethics, government, humanrights, Korea, politics, violence, war )

Kit
- 602 days ago - truth-out.org
From an objective perspective, each country has the capability to cause the other (or its troops or allies) horrific damage. While they are pounding on their chests and demonstrating that they are, in fact, crazy enough to use nuclear weapons, -->
US Says CIA Sent Security Team to Benghazi Consulate 25 Minutes After Attack, Refuting Claims of Delay
World  (tags: america, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, freedoms, government, Libya, middle-east, politics, society, usa, violence, world )

Kit
- 752 days ago - truth-out.org
CIA security team rushed to the U.S. consulate in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi less than 25 minutes after receiving the first call that the mission was under attack, while a second squad was dispatched by air from the capital, Tripoli, according to->
Israeli Students Pray for America's Hurricane Sandy Victims
World  (tags: good news, Israel, America, hurricane sandy, world )

Scarlett
- 753 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
As Hurricane Sandy hit the eastern coast of the United States, Israeli students studying in AMIT schools prayed for America's well-being. Arutz Sheva reported that students read psalms in each of the 100 schools associated with the AMIT educational
The True Reason US Fears Iranian Nukes: They Can Deter US Attacks
World  (tags: america, Iran, conflict, ethics, freedoms, government, israel, middle-east, politics, war, world )

Kit
- 783 days ago - commondreams.org
"Let's even imagine that we have an atomic weapon, a nuclear weapon. What would we do with it? What intelligent person would fight 5,000 American bombs with one bomb?" - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Noam Chomsky: Why America and Israel Are the Greatest Threats to Peace
World  (tags: America, Israel, Iran, human rights, war, world, violence, government, ethics, humans, conflict )

CarrieSIC
- 813 days ago - alternet.org
It is not easy to escape from one's skin, to see the world differently from the way it is presented to us day after day. But it is useful to try. Let's take a few examples.
Tuesday, August 1945
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', america, Japan, WWII, death, violence, nuclear weapons )

Kit
- 841 days ago - truth-out.org
Truthout contributor Richard Lichtman was away at summer camp when the United States dropped the bomb on Hiroshima. His poem exploring his memories from that day brings the enormous violence of August 6, 1945, to a revealing focal point: the thoughts->
Lesbian Daughter Should Be 'Screwed Straight' Says Cleveland DJ - By Steve Williams
World  (tags: LGBT, radio, DJ, Dominic Dieter, Cleveland, America )

Jenny
- 939 days ago - care2.com
An influential rock radio station is under fire a DJ, Dominic Dieter, reportedly told a member of the public he should get one of his friends to "screw" his lesbian daughter straight. This has led to a call for Dieter's suspension.
Iran Shoots Down U.S. Drone
World  (tags: u.s., iran, america, conflict, drone, spy-plane, news, world, interesting, politics, government, military, secret-war, middle-east )

PinkMindy
- 1087 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Iranian military official has been quoted as warning of a 'crushing response', just after an unmanned spy-plane was shot down in violation of Iranian airspace along its eastern border.
ACTION ALERT: Stand Up For Children's Rights, America! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: children, america, united nations, children welfare, rights, protection, government )

Simone
- 1103 days ago - forcechange.com
In an attempt to protect the welfare of children around the world, the UN held a conference outlining the basic rights of children and the responsibility of the government to enforce these rights.
Help Rescue Human Trafficking Victims Petition
World  (tags: humanrights, human trafficking, America, Michigan, action plan, refuge )

Jenny
- 1114 days ago - gopetition.com
We, the undersigned, call on the Michigan State legislators to form an organization and open an safe haven of refuge in every county in our state, whose main purpose is to take reports of human trafficking and give refuge to sex workers reporting violent
ACTION ALERT: Put An End to Child Abuse in the US! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: america, rights, children, protection, children abused, cruelty, legalisation )

Simone
- 1129 days ago - forcechange.com
Each day, around the world, 26,000 children under the age of five are dying from treatable and preventable causes. Here in the United States, we are letting our children die from abuse and neglect.
5 Historic Happenings on July 4th
World  (tags: History, July 4th, America, independence day )

Anna
- 1240 days ago - news.discovery.com
July 4, 1776 has gone down in history as America's day of independence -- the day the famous Declaration was signed. But there's more to July 4th than just fireworks. Read on to learn about four lesser-known, yet still historic, events that share their...
Obama Says War Powers Act Doesn't Apply to Libya Mission
World  (tags: America, conflict, corruption, government, humanrights, Libya, middle-east, politics, violence )

Kit
- 1259 days ago - slatest.slate.com
The White House on Wednesday told skeptical lawmakers that President Obama doesn't need their permission to continue the nation's involvement in the NATO-led mission in Libya because U.S. forces are playing only a supporting role there.
10 Most Dangerous Gangs in America
World  (tags: Dangerous Gangs, America, Crime )

Anna
- 1259 days ago - criminaljusticedegreesguide.com
Since the mid-19th century, dangerous gangs have roamed the streets of America's major cities, exerting their control over criminal enterprises and wreaking havoc on their enemies. According to the FBI, there are 20,000 of these organizations throughout..
 

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