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Madhubani (Bihar) Railway Station Makeover   video
Offbeat  (tags: India, Bihar, Madhubani, railway station, art, traditional Mithila painting, women, volunteers )

- 1 hour ago -
A filthy station in Bihar transformed by volunteers, mainly women, who covered the walls with traditional Mithila paintings - Woman Power & beauty!
New Standing Seats In Airlines Will Help Cram More Passengers
Offbeat  (tags: standing seatsairlines, passengers, low cost tickets, interesting, humans, society, unusual, world )

- 15 hours ago -
The manufacturer claims that this seating represents a new frontier of low-cost tickets and passenger experience. If these seats ever do become a reality, they will be getting a mixed reaction. There will be a lot of hate from customers
France Is Giving $61,900,000 to Help People in Syria
World  (tags: france, aid, french president, Emmanuel Macron, humanitarian aid, syria, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, death, ethics, humanrights, government, humans, middle-east, society, war, world )

- 1 day ago -
On Monday, French President Emmanuel Macron said France would contribute 50 million euros ($61.9 million) toward humanitarian aid for Syria, reported Reuters.
Babies (and Breastfeeding) Now Allowed on US Senate Floor After Rare Rule Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, America, Tammy Duckworth, senate, women, breastfeeding, progress, government )

- 1 day ago -
In a rare move, the US Senate on Wednesday night voted to change longstanding rules to allow newborns for the first time onto the Senate floor during votes. The change (which was voted through by unanimous consent) was spearheaded by Sen. Tammy Duckworth.
DickâEUR(TM)s Sporting Goods Will Destroy the Assault-Style Weapons It DidnâEUR(TM)t Sell
Business  (tags: Dick's Sporting Goods, destroy, Assault style weapons, pennsylvania, field and stream stores, firearms, ammunition, americans, business, ethics, politics, society, usa )

- 1 day ago -
It is the latest action taken by the Pennsylvania retailer that agreed to ban the sale of assault-style rifles at its 35 Field & Stream stores, and to stop selling firearms and ammunition to anyone younger than 21.
OAN Investigation Finds No Evidence of Chemical Weapon Attack in Syria   video
World  (tags: Syria, One America, Pearson Sharp, Douma, Jaish Al-Islam, rebels, residents, "gas attack", arms, shells, tunnels )

- 1 day ago -
One America's Pearson Sharp visited the war-torn town of Douma outside the capital of Damascus, looking for evidence of a chemical attack. However, residents there deny the claims of an attack, and say it was staged to help the rebels escape.
Uri Avnery: Eyeless in Gaza
World  (tags: Human Rights, Gaza, unarmed protesters, State of Israel, people of Israel, shame, war crimes, violence, military orders, following orders, Gadi Eizenkot )

- 1 day ago -
Is my government committing "war crimes" along the border of the Gaza Strip? It is a crime, not only against the unarmed protesters. It is also a crime against the State of Israel, against the people of Israel and against the Israeli army.
Robert Fisk: The Search for the Truth in Douma
World  (tags: war, Syria, Douma, jihadists, Jaish Al Islam (Islamic Army), media, investigation, gas, hypoxia, dust storm, underground city )

- 1 day ago -
There are the people I talked to amid the ruins of the town who said they had "never believed in" gas stories - usually put about, they claimed, by the armed Islamist groups. My earnest questions about gas were met with what seemed genuine perplexity
Jonathan Cook: Robert Fisk's Douma Report Rips Away Excuses for Air Strike on Syria
World  (tags: world, politics, geo-politics, oil, defence contracts, Syria Regime, USA, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Douma, jihadists, Jaish Al Islam (Islamic Army), media, investigation )

- 1 day ago -
Our leaders have no moral high ground to stand on. Their foreign policy decisions are about oil, defence contracts and geo-strategic interests, not about protecting civilians or fighting just wars.
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