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Applaud Restoration of Wildlife to Natural Habitat - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: )

- 7 minutes ago -
Thank you, the American Native Indians, for restoring the wildlife to natural habituate.
Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards
Animals  (tags: Amur leopard, commercial logging, Russia, China, endangered animal, loss of habitat, 20 left )

- 4 minutes ago -
Only a couple dozen Amur leopards survive in the wildernesses of China and Russia. Illegal poaching and forest logging are threatening to kill the last remaining Amur leopards.
The Islamic State Is Targeting Iraq's Minorities in a 'Wave of Ethnic Cleansing,' Says Amnesty International
World  (tags: ethnic cleansing, ISISI, iraq, politics, violence, war, world, society, middle-east, Refugees&Relief )

- 8 minutes ago -
Militants with the Islamic State have murdered or kidnapped hundreds of members of Iraq's religious and ethnic minorities, and driven more than 800,000 from their homes in a "wave of ethnic cleansing," Amnesty International said today.
As Israel Bombarded Mosques, Lebanon Restores Synagogue
World  (tags: synagogue, Beirut, Lebanon, Jews, Jewish, Arabs )

- 53 minutes ago -
A promising story of religious cooperation in the Middle East may seem unlikely at the end of a summer of sectarian violence across the region. But a Lebanese project to rebuild its one and only synagogue project offers a tiny glimmer of optimism.
As Expected, Big Money Flood Grows Bigger in Wake of McCutcheon Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Influence peddling in extremis )

- 1 hour ago -
Influence peddling for saaaaallllleeeee! Influence peddling for saaaaallllleeeee! Do you still think you elect your government?
2 NC Men's Convictions Overturned in 1983 Killing
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: convictions overturned, North Carolina, dna evidence, 30 years later )

- 1 hour ago -
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.
'No Escape': Alarming Cancer Rates at Prison Built Next to Toxic Coal Dump
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, Coal Ash Facility )

- 1 hour ago -
Groups call for environmental justice as investigation documents extensive health problems at Pennsylvania prison that may be linked to nearby coal ash facility
Dumping Plan Scrapped, But Coal Terminal's Threat to Great Barrier Reef Remains
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef )

- 1 hour ago -
News met with cautious approval as environmentalists warn that expanded export terminal still poses grave threat to both World Heritage site and planet
Halliburton's to Pay $1.1 Billion for Oil Spill Lawsuits
Environment  (tags: Halliburton, Gulf oil spill, Macondo well, oil spill lawsuits, negligence, $1.1 bil. settlement )

- 28 minutes ago -
"If he rules that we were grossly negligent, then this is going to be a home run for us because we just eliminated the vast majority of the punitive potential claims that would be against us," Mark McCollum, CFO at Halliburton told investors today...
Tell TBS and Time Warner: Drop CeeLo Green
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape comments, rapper ACTION PLEASE )

- 37 minutes ago -
Grammy-winning artist CeeLO Green just let loose a series of tweets claiming that rape isn't rape if the victim is unconscious.
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