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Israel Grants Palestinian Christians Travel Visas for Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, Christians, Israel, Palestinians )

David
- 5 days ago - jns.org
700 Palestinian Christians living in Gaza will be able to visit family members in Israel or the West Bank. 500 Palestinian Christians from the West Bank will be allowed to travel to Gaza to visit family. Christmas visas are "confidence-building measures"
The 2014 Dishonest Reporting Awards
Society & Culture  (tags: media, reporting, bias, inaccuracies )

Barbara
- 3 days ago - honestreporting.com
For the first time, we decided to set aside the readers' choice for the 2014 Dishonest Reporter.
RIP: Singer Joe Cocker Is Dead at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Joe Cocker, rock 'n' roll )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cnn.com
Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
Joe Cocker Dies Aged 70 After Battle With Lung Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, sadness, music, death, Joe Cocker )

Zora
- 3 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The singer-songwriter rose to fame in the Sixties and had hits with The Beatles' song With A Little Help From My Friends.
Mideast Peace Possible If Hamas Chooses
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, hamas terrorism, occupation )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - smh.com.au
As of this writing, the war that raged between Israel and Hamas over the past month appears to have ebbed. (12 August, 2014)
Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, sadness, obituary, usa, society )

Cal
- 4 days ago - nytimes.com
Two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn were shot at point-blank range and killed on Saturday afternoon by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.
Teen Shot Dead After Attacking CHP Officer With A Machete In Humboldt County
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries, officials said.
Gunman Executes 2 NYPD Cops as 'Revenge' for Garner
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 days ago - nypost.com
Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner -- in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman's ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
The Islamic State's Sex-Slavery - The Tip of the Iceberg
Society & Culture  (tags: Islamic state, Islam, religion, sex slaves, sharia law )

Beatrice
- 6 days ago - clarionproject.org
Earlier this month the Islamic State published its sharia-law approved rules for how to treat slaves. These rules are not an aberration and are not an innovation. Rather, they are merely enacting long-held legalist understandings of slavery similarly
 
 
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