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Armed Intruder at White House Got to East Room
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, obama, news, government, armed, intruder, White House, East Room, Omar J. Gonzalez, Secret Service, Congress, violation, security )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - nytimes.com
Omar J. Gonzalez, who jumped the White House fence this month, made it far deeper into the mansion than previously disclosed, overpowering a Secret Service agent before he was tackled, according to a member of Congress.
Many Missteps in Assessment of ISIS Threat
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, UnitedNations, terrorism, society, politics, news, palestine, middle-east, israel, iraq, iran, humans, government, conflict, ISIS, threat, obama administration )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - nytimes.com
The question of how officials failed to anticipate the rise of ISIS resonates inside and outside the Obama administration.
Scientists Trace Extreme Heat in Australia to Climate Change
Environment  (tags: world, weather, protection, nature, humans, healthconditions, habitat, globalwarming, environment, climate, climate-change, australia )

Darren
- 23 hours ago - nytimes.com
Five groups of researchers analyzing last year's Australian heat waves came to the same conclusion: They could not have been as severe without human influence.
Save the Western Capercaillie, It Is Definitely Endangered and the Hunting Is Followed Very Hard. Now Is Our Turn!
Animals  (tags: )

Leiah
- 22 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Western Capercaillie is a woodchicken bird and it is so big that it is hard to get into the owen. This is like a big Nature Turkey in USA. The tail is very large and it spread it at heating time and also if it will be scared something.
TAKE ACTION NOW - Save the Elephants in Africa ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: SAVE ELEPHANTS, African Wildlife, protection, rescued )

Angela
- 9 hours ago - yousignanimals.org
The trade with elephant tusks has soared in past years - a kilogram of ivory is now worth thousands of dollars. Solely between 2010 and 2013 Africa has lost about 7 per cent of its elephants population each year. Urgent action is needed.
Close Down the Illegal Dog Slaughterhouse Now! Change.Org
Animals  (tags: South Korea, dogs, death, suffering, slaughter, sadness )

Yusuf
- 22 hours ago - change.org
Please sign: City of Namyangju, S. Korea: Close down the illegal "Hell Hole" dog slaughterhouse now!
Save the Extreamly Endangered Eastern Sunny Side Up Butterfly. ACT NOW!
Animals  (tags: wildlife )

Leiah
- 22 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
This is an extreamly Endangered butterfly and I demand...hopefully with you that nobody ever collect any of them because otherwise they extinct. At the 1900 hundreds it had a place in Finland, but during the second world war it vanished totally.
Escape From Mount Ontake - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, Japanese volcano, eruption, Mount Ontake )

Zora
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
The Japanese volcano erupted on Saturday, killing dozens and leaving more than 250 people stranded near the peak. Some were able to flee and recorded their escape
Success - Marine Sanctuary Expanded to Prevent Overfishing - To Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: Hawaii, success, marine sanctuary, overfishing, environment )

Scooby
- 22 hours ago - forcechange.com
The steady decline of coral reefs and sea life has prompted President Obama to significantly expand a marine sanctuary near Hawaii. A previous ForceChange petition warned of the hazards of overfishing and the destruction wrought upon Hawaiis marine life.
 
 
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