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Videos Emerge of Climbers Fleeing Mount Everest Avalanche After Nepal Quake ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Mt. Everest, death, news, avalanche, destruction, environment, humans, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - news.vice.com
Harrowing videos of Mount Everest climbers running from an avalanche and watching as the injured were airlifted off the mountain began to emerge today from the aftermath of Nepal's 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
Professor Fails Entire Class in Final 'F You'
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, Texas AM, society, culture, humans, news, rights, sadness, abuse, freedoms, interesting, law )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Texas A&M professor Irwin B. Horwitz just quit his job in epic fashion ~ he failed his entire class on the way out. Horwitz says the cheating, disrespectful students had it coming, but the kids swear they donâEUR(TM)t deserve to flunk.
NFL Relinquishing Tax-Exempt Status
Society & Culture  (tags: Good News, sports, NFL, tax exempt status, ethics, society, culture, news, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - bigstory.ap.org
The NFL is giving up its tax-exempt status, which Commissioner Roger Goodell called a 'distraction.' In a letter to team owners, Goodell said that the league office and its management council will file tax returns as taxable entities for the ...
Fewer Flags Fly on Israel's Independence Day
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, society, culture, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, government, rights )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - al-monitor.com
The Israeli left is divided over whether to display flags on Independence Day, with some feeling that this national symbol has been commandeered by the right and no longer stands for what they believe in.
Israel Charges Soldiers for Looting Palestinians' Property During Gaza War
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, war, looting, IDF soldiers, government, ethics, humans, dishonesty, society, culture, rights, freedoms, law, interesting, violence, news, abuse, crime, corruption )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Israeli military prosecutors have filed charges against three soldiers for alleged theft from Palestinians, and related offences, during last summer's Gaza war, the military said on Monday.
Israel Fired On 7 UN Schools In Gaza In 2014 War, UN Probe Found
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, war, war crimes, ethics, children, humans, death, dishonesty, freedoms, safety, society, women, family, government, news, rights, violence, sadness, politics, abuse, law )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I deplore the fact that at least 44 Palestinians were killed as a result of Israeli actions and at least 227 injured at United Nations premises being used as emergency shelters," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wrote in a letter on Monday.
FREE Duli Hembrom From Forced Child Marriage and Let Her Go to School! And....ACTION!
Society & Culture  (tags: forced child marriage, parents, education rights, monies, dishonesty )

Barb
- 5 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Duli Hembrom is a thirteen year old, whose family insisted she marry against her will. In a letter she pleaded with her school to help and stop the wedding. She wanted to go to school.
Lebanese Men Sport Heels to Stomp on Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, KAFA, combatting Violence Against Women, VAW, "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" campaign )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - dailystar.com.lb
Lebanese men strolled through Marina Dbayyeh in red high heels Sunday as part of the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" campaign, an international march in women's shoes to raise awareness about violence against women.
The 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards
Society & Culture  (tags: 2015 Jefferson Muzzle Awards, affronts to free speech and press, censors )

Evelyn
- 4 days ago - tjcenter.org
Government censors beware! It's time for our annual rundown of the past year's most outrageous and ridiculous affronts to free speech and press!
 
 
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