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Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
Ferguson Police Now Wear Body Cameras
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Ferguson police, cop cameras, guns, government, americans )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - news.msn.com
During protests on Saturday, Ferguson officers began wearing small body cameras clipped to their uniforms that recorded crowds, conversations and even some taunts by demonstrators, a police official said on Sunday.
US Air Strike in Somalia Targeting Shebab Leader: Government
World  (tags: violence, war, Somalia, government, air strike, Shebeb )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - news.msn.com
Abu-Zubayr is the often used name for Shebab supreme commander Ahmed Abdi Godane, listed by the US State Department as one of the world's eight top terror fugitives.
5 Totally Unexpected Archaeological Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: archarchaeology, fossil, discovery, oak trees, history, research )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
A mural,a king, a fossil and more...followed by Iceland's volcano.
Video Purports to Show Beheading of US Journalist
World  (tags: violence, Steven Sotloff, Islamic State fighter, barbarism, human rights )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - news.msn.com
Barak Barfi, a spokesman for the family, said that the Sotloffs had seen the video but that authorities have not established its authenticity.
2 NC Men's Convictions Overturned in 1983 Killing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: convictions overturned, North Carolina, dna evidence, 30 years later )

Nancy
- 19 days ago - news.msn.com
Both were initially given death sentences, which were overturned. At a second trial, McCollum was again sent to death row, where he remains, while Brown was convicted of rape and sentenced to life.
US Says Sotloff Beheading Video Is Authentic
World  (tags: Steven Sotloff, violence, world, Islamic terrorism, Isis, Syria )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - news.msn.com
Islamic State extremists on Tuesday released the video showing freelance reporter Steven Sotloff's beheading, two weeks after the emergence of a video showing the killing of journalist James Foley.
Change the Name of Chivington, Colorado ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Cheyenne, Arapaho, Sandy Creek massacre, indigenous rights, Chivington, families, culture )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - change.org
In remembrance of the 150 year anniversary of this massacre of the estimated 150 innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho men, women, and children brutally and unjustly killed at Sand Creek, I would ask that you change the name of the town of Chivington, Colorado...
Seattle Wants to Kill Columbus Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, Columbus Day, indigenous people, history, human rights, violence )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - magazine.good.is
Minneapolis, Minnesota voted in April to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day on the same date as Columbus Day, the first policy change of its sort in years. Columbus Day may soon be a thing of the past in Seattle, Washington.
Vermont Kicks the War on Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: heroine, addiction, Vermont, compassion, disease, health )

Nancy
- 17 days ago - magazine.good.is
"Addiction is, at its core, a chronic disease," he said. "We must do for this disease what we do for cancer, diabetes, heart, and other chronic illness: first, aim for prevention, and then eradicate any disease that develops with aggressive treatment."
 
 
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