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Your 2015 Super Bowl Quiz! - Grandparents.Com
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat )

Christeen
- 14 hours ago - grandparents.com
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Ban Cruel Killing Contests PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering )

Anna
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Many different animal species are being cruelly killed in New Mexico as a result of various animal killing contests. These contests are responsible for the needless slaughter of foxes, prairie dogs, bobcats, snakes, badgers, skunks, coyotes, and many
Investigate Serial Pelican Slashings PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering, wildlife )

Anna
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ten brown pelicans have been found dead after their throat poaches were slit open by a knife. Pelicans use throat poaches to scoop up fish from the water and swallow them. When these are cut open, the already injured birds find themselves unable to eat
'Betrayed' Gaza Youths Trash UNWRA HQ, As Money Flow Stops
World  (tags: gaza, UNWRA, riots, rebuilding )

Barbara
- 19 hours ago - israelnationalnews.com
Rioting Gaza youths trashed and damaged a UNWRA building in Gaza Wednesday, after the agency said it had no money to 'rebuild' Gaza
Help Stop Antibiotic Overuse On The Farm - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic resistance, farms, overuse antibiotic, misuse antibiotic, Pew Charitable Trusts, petition )

Dandelion
- 15 hours ago - advocacy.pewhealth.org
Pew Charitable Trusts is working to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics by phasing out the overuse and misuse of the drugs in food animal production. Up to 70 percent of all antibiotics sold in the United States go to healthy food animals.
Save Unique Amazon River Dolphin
Animals  (tags: wildlife, animalcruelty, crime, death, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter )

Ainga
- 19 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
The Amazon River dolphin is a unique dolphin species that has been targeted by fishermen for many years. The dolphin is captured and killed so that its carcass can be used as bait to catch the popular piracatinga catfish.
Obama Disses Religious Liberties in India
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: India, china, usa, initiatives, carbon emmissions, religion )

Angela
- 19 hours ago - reason.com
Obama's visit was part of his broader Asia initiative to get India, like China, to cut carbon emissions, while strengthening America and India's trade and security ties as a counterweight to China's growing influence. But fighting global warming in exchan
Girlfriend Falls to Her Death After Jumping Up in Excitement as Her Boyfriend Proposed to Her on Top of a Cliff in Ibiza
Offbeat  (tags: marriage proposal, ibiza, bulgarian couple, death, cliff )

Angela
- 11 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A holidaymaker died in Ibiza after falling over a cliff as she celebrated a marriage proposal from her boyfriend. Police say she lost her balance as she jumped up and down in excitement after her partner asked for her hand in marriage.
Michelle Obama Is Not Impressed: Grim-Faced First Lady Meets the Saudi King as Members of His Entourage Refuse to Shake Her Hand
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: india, Saudi arabia, King, entourage, women's rights )

Angela
- 19 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Michelle Obama did not look happy on Tuesday when she had to cut short her visit to India to accompany her husband on a trip to a country where women aren't even allowed to drive cars. The First Lady bowed and beamed as she boarded Air Force One in New De
Pipeline Explodes In West Virginia Sends Fireball Shooting Hundreds Of Feet In The Air
Environment  (tags: Pipeline explosion, Keystone XL, West Virginia, fireball )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The West Virginia explosion is the fourth in a string of news-making pipeline incidents this month. The four incidents come while American lawmakers are entrenched in debate whether the controversial Keystone XL pipeline should be built.
 
 
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