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Woman Punched in the Face for Telling a Man to Stop Groping Her
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, safety, crime, rights, abuse, world )

Kate
- 12 minutes ago - metro.co.uk
Mary explained that the attack happened after she asked a man to stop groping her: 'A man in the crowd grabbed my arse. When I told him not to he did it again. I pushed him away, so he took a swing at me and punched me in the face."
Iraq Crisis: Cameron Warns of IS Threat to UK
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, threat UK )

Beatrice
- 37 minutes ago - bbc.co.uk
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned. IS video.
Woman Unearths Past of Forgotten Indian Cemetery - CenturyLink
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, culture, family, death, evil spirits )

Sharon
- 39 minutes ago - centurylink.net
Some warned her that she risked inviting evil spirits if she continued her pursuit of the dead.
The Roots of Racism and Rebellion in Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Historical Racism, Cultural Racism, Institutional Racism, #DontShoot, Mike Brown, Murdered, #PoliceBrutality, African-Americans, Youth At Risk )

Brian
- 45 minutes ago - socialistworker.org
"The whole world knows of Ferguson after the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed African American teenager. The crime was heinous, but police killings of unarmed Black men are all too common in the U.S.--they take place once every 28 hours."
Sen.McCaskill Wants Police to Be Required to Wear Body Cams
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, dishonesty, death, police, law, safety, rights, sadness, society, usa, violence )

Angelus
- 52 minutes ago - readersupportednews.org
we need a lot more oversight of police and corrections officials
Open Letter to Pope Francis: Help Save My Vocation
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, religion, sexuality, homosexuality, gay, gay rights )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
In an open letter to Pope Francis, I explain my decision to leave the Jesuits because of LGBTQ issues and ask the pontiff to be stronger in his statements about LGBTQ equality.
World's Largest Turban Takes Six Hours to Put on and Weighs 100lb
Society & Culture  (tags: Sikh, turban, unusual, religion, Guinness Book )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Devout Sikh Avtar Singh Mauni has a turban that measures 645 metres Mr Mauni, from the Punjab, India, has been adding to it for the past 16 years The turban could land Mr Mauni a coveted Guinness World Record
Happy Dancing Triplets - Cute Video
Society & Culture  (tags: children, GoodNews )

John
- 5 hours ago - godvine.com
These triplets' are ready for a dance party. And as soon as you turn on their favorite song "Happy" they can't stand still. It is too cute for words!
9-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Range Instructor With Uzi
Society & Culture  (tags: shooting range, shooting instructor killed, 9 year old, uzi )

Judy
- 12 hours ago - cnn.com
A shooting instructor is dead, the victim of a gun-range accident. A 9-year-old girl is surely traumatized.
5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, dishonesty, religion, rights, society, ethics, education, freedoms, fashion, propaganda, politics )

Wild
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against whether Jesus lived.
Portland Looks Into Micro Homes for the Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: micro homes, homeless, portland, oregan, americans, culture, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 19 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
The city of Portland, Oregon, is hoping to offer its estimated 2,000 homeless residents a safer place to spend the night: micro homes.
After Protests, Zara Pulls ´Sheriff´ Shirt Reminiscent of the Holoicaust
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Annamaria
- 21 hours ago - worldjewishcongress.org
The Spanish clothing retailer Zara has stopped the sale of its 'sheriff' children's T-shirt which bore resemblance to the clothes Jewish concentration camp inmates were forced to wear in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
The Assassinating of Native American Voices By the Cowards Palin, Ditka, and Snyder - The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, culture, death, dishonesty, education, environment, ethics, americans, abuse, society, violence, media, government, rights )

Wild
- 22 hours ago - thenation.com
Every person who wants the Washington football team to change its name got an unexpected gift earlier this week in the form of a Sarah Palin word salad. Palin decided for reasons that are best left unexplored, that her wisdom was required on this issue.
Arizona Shooting: Girl, Nine, Kills Gun Instructor
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, crime, culture, death, education, government, law, media, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 23 hours ago - bbc.com
A nine year-old girl in the US has killed her shooting instructor by accident while being shown how to use a high-powered sub machine gun. * Because nine years old really need to use an Uzi in Arizona.
Critics Blast Obama's Three Meals a Day -- Andy Borowitiz -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, Satire, society )

Kit
- 23 hours ago - newyorker.com
"It sends a very dangerous message to our enemies to see President Obama eating," he said. ** HUMOR**SATIRE**
Cotton Gin Boss Threatens to Hang Black Worker For Drinking From 'White People Only' Fountain
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, crime, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, government, law, media, politics, Racism, rights, society )

Kit
- 23 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Yes, it is 2014 and yes this article is true. I wish this were Onion News, but this can be found at numerous sites on the Internet.
Jon Stewart Is Back - This Show Takes on Ferguson and Race in America -
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, Humor, society )

Kit
- 23 hours ago - thedailyshow.cc.com
Jon Stewart hits this out of the park. So funny and so true.
New Poll Shows Big Racial Gulf in Opinions on Police Conduct
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
Americans of different races have significantly different opinions on police performance - especially as to whether they believe their local forces typically avoid using excessive force and treat blacks and whites equally - according to a new Pew Research
How the World Wastes Food -- in One Convenient Infographic
Society & Culture  (tags: conservation, humans, food waste, food, consumption, world )

Darren
- 1 day ago - popsci.com
Every year, the planet loses nearly a third of its food--a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That's according to a 2011 United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries. The researchers' results reveal. . .
Leo DiCaprio Tours Tar Sands, Joins Natives in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, celebrity, environment )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
On Friday, actor Leonardo DiCaprio was in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, with the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, on what was reportedly a research mission for a documentary about the Alberta Oil Sands.
This Floating Library Is Absolutely Magical
Society & Culture  (tags: knowledge, books, floating library, society, culture, education )

Darren
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
This Is A Floating Library. Every City Should Probably Have One. No probably about it! Additional link: http://www.floatinglibrary.org/
Netanyahu's Popularity Plummets Due to Gaza Offensive
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Netanyahu approval ratings plummet, Gaza offensive, assault-siege, Public Opinion polls )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
According to a public opinion poll cited by Israeli TV Channel 2, only 38 per cent expressed their approval of Netanyahu's performance, down from an 82 per cent approval rating on July 18.
Israel Lost the War in Gaza But the Struggle for Justice Goes on
Society & Culture  (tags: assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, Ceasefire agreement, war crimes, BDS, end US aid to Israel, ICC, Free Gaza!, Free Palestine! 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, death, news, freedoms, europe, blog, media, world, UnitedNations, Americans women )

Jess
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
There is one clear reason to celebrate the ceasefire deal Israel and the Palestinian resistance reached today: 51 days and nights of relentless Israeli massacres and destruction have come to an end in Gaza.
Shocking Picture of What Life Will Look Like When You Can't Afford to Retire
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, culture, health, health, exercise, risks, safety, food, economy, labor, money, jobs )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In a must-read article in the current issue of Harper's magazine, journalist Jessica Bruder, adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, adds a new phrase to America's vocabulary: "Elderly migrant worker." She documents a growi
PETITION - Former Damascus Officer Fights to Keep K-9 Partner the City Plans to Auction Off
Society & Culture  (tags: Shepherd, americans, culture, police, rights, sadness, society, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - examiner.com
One of the best parts of his job was his dog Emmy, a Dutch shepherd who lived with Justin and his family. She was a part of her life for two years, and Justin thought his contract stated Emmy belonged to him.
Stop Burying Animals Alive - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cats, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, GoodNews, goodnews, habitat, humans, investiga )

Patricia
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Workers dumping unwanted, live birds into mass graves where they were left to die slowly and painfully from starvation, illnesses, and weather conditions.
   

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