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BDS News: Iceland Boycotts Israeli Products
World  (tags: BDS, Iceland, boycott, Israel, Israeli, products, over, illegal, occupation, settlements, support, Palestinian, independent, state )

- 17 days ago -
The City of Reykjavik will no longer purchase goods made in Israel. The City Council voted yesterday that the city would not purchase any goods manufactured in Israel as long as the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories continues.
Climate Group Targets Congressman Who's Boycotting The Pope's Speech
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, humans, nature, healthconditions, politics, weather )

Cheryl A.
- 16 days ago -
"When the Pope chooses to act and talk like a leftist politician, then he can expect to be treated like one." Rep. Paul Gosar fails to understand the role of the Pope. Perhaps he should check out Arizona's climate change...peace.
The Justice Department Pledge To Prosecute White-Collar Criminals Is About To Face A Major Test
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, obama, economy, lies )

Cheryl A.
- 16 days ago -
... "as the White House begins investigating Volkswagen's practices, will it prosecute top executives of the company that's accused of deceiving the government and endangering public health? " This is a test, it is only a test...peace.
ACTION! SIGN! Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom & Carlton County Attorney Thomas Pertler: Fire Brett Berry & Prosecute Him to t
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Dogs, Dog Creulty, Brett Berry, Take Brett Berry's Badge For Beating Of , Fire Brett Berry, Justice For K9 Partner Boone, URGENT ACTION! )

- 15 days ago -
Brett Berry beat K9 partner Boone without mercy. When Boone tried to escape he chased him down & beat him again. Berry is clearly a "man" with anger & control issues. This is not someone who should be allowed to carry firearms or work with animals. HELP!
Jackie Collins, Best-Selling Novelist, Dies at 77
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, sadness, obituary, ethics, fashion, culture, death, education, celebrity, arts )

- 16 days ago -
Jackie Collins,the best-selling British author who took readers into the glamorous often steamy world of Hollywood, died of breast cancer on Saturday in Los Angeles.@77.Survivors daughters Tracy, Tiffany&Rory&her older sister,Dynasty actress Joan Col
Jackie Collins Named Officer of the British Empire
Society & Culture  (tags: women, society, world, sadness, obituary, media, law, news, interesting, humans, health, GoodNews, ethics, fashion, culture, death, celebrity, arts )

- 16 days ago -
Author tells THR the honor was bestowed on June 14: "My sister Joan received one many years ago. We might make the Guinness Book!" One of Hollywood's favorite Brits is is an Officer of the Order of the British Empire as of June 14.
5 Jaw-Dropping Right-Wing Idiocies This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Banksters, Carson, Fiorina, GOP Lies, income inequality, InsaniTEA, Jamie Dimon, Kasich, Latinos, Palin )

- 15 days ago -
As Puddy Tat always says "Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ..."
7-Year-Old Native American Student Removed From Classroom For Wearing Mohawk Hairstyle
Society & Culture  (tags: children, 7 year old's mohawk, school rules?, hair style, indigenous rights, culture )

- 14 days ago -
John Mejia, legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah, said school districts are given a lot of discretion in setting dress and appearance standards, âEURoebut it is well established law that you do not shed all of your constitutional..."
75% in U.S. See Widespread Government Corruption
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, corruption )

- 16 days ago -
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Three in four Americans (75%) last year perceived corruption as widespread in the country's government. This figure is up from two in three in 2007 (67%) and 2009 (66%).
Facebook Ads Will Now Pull Data From Your Likes On The Web, But You Can Opt Out
Science & Tech  (tags: world, interesting, internet, society, dishonesty, Facebook/ privacy )

- 15 days ago -
Most people, however, do not appreciate how the company snoops around and monitors what they do. The same can be said for the way Google and Microsoft collect and handle user data.
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