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85-Year-Old Man Robbed, Tied Up By Twin Teenage Sisters He Met on Dating Website: Officials
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, humans, police, safety, society, violence, women, romance, love, lies, theft )

Frank
- 11 minutes ago - nydailynews.com
Paul Aronson met Shalaine Foster on the site www.seekingarrangement.com and had a dinner date with her twin sister, Shaina, according to court papers. When back at his E. 38th St. home, the pair tied him up and robbed him of his wallet and $470 in cash, a
Mum Killed Herself and Two Daughters With Poison After Struggling to Live With Husband's Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: suicide, children, crime, death, ethics, family, humans, murder, obituary, police, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, mental illness, depression )

Frank
- 13 minutes ago - mirror.co.uk
Heena Solanki, 34, was found dead in her bed alongside Jasmine, nine, and Prisha, four, by her widower at their home last year
Tasmanian Devil Death May Put Project in Jeopardy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, Albuquerque Bio Park, Jasper the Tasmanian Devil, Australia, breeding program, death, society, crime, sadness, news )

Carrie
- 27 minutes ago - krqe.com
The Albuquerque BioPark has been planning to open a Tasmanian Devil breeding facility for months. The zoo even has renderings of what the site would look like, but now the new addition could be in jeopardy after one of the devils died this week.
Reward Doubles to Catch Tasmanian Devil Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque Bio Park, Tasmanian Devil, Australia, murder, sadness, reward, police, society, humans, news, education, ethics, abuse )

Carrie
- 32 minutes ago - krqe.com
The reward to find the person responsible for killing a rare Tasmanian devil on loan from Australia at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo has now doubled to $10,000. Laurel Westman of Corrales came forward to offer an additional $5,000 reward to find the killer
Molotov Cocktail Thrown at Islamic Center of NM
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Albuquerque New Mexico, Islamic Center of NM, Molotov cocktail, hate crime, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, ethics, culture, law, freedoms, violence, crime )

Carrie
- 45 minutes ago - krqe.com
Albuquerque police are on the hunt for the suspect who threw a Molotov cocktail at an Islamic center in Albuquerque. The incident happened between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Islamic Center of New Mexico near Yale and Avenida Caesar Chavez.
'What the War on Terror Actually Looks Like': Laura Poitras
Society & Culture  (tags: law, politics, society, violence, freedoms, corruption, education, movies )

John
- 5 hours ago - theatlantic.com
When Citizenfour opens , documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras will have given moviegoers an unprecedented look at whistleblower Edward Snowden." I thought t we'd look back on post-9/11 America as a dark chapter in U.S. history.
Make Your Voice Heard: Women Deserve a Fair Shot - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: Women Rights, women power )

Slava
- 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Sign our pledge now and join thousands across the country who will vote to support the things that women need: a higher minimum wage, paid sick days, affordable child care, and access to basic health care services like contraception.
Support Pet-Friendly Housing
Society & Culture  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, GoodNews, pets, goodnews, interesting, society, freedoms, interesting )

Clare
- 5 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
Please sign as we all love our pets cause this should get your housing places to start this so you don't have to worry about this happening where you live as if you could have problems on day with finding new homes because you have problems in your cities
Bill Moyers: Grassroots Pro-Democracy Movement Must Rise to Challenge Corporate Control
Society & Culture  (tags: Solutions, U.S., Bill Moyers, Media, Democracy, People Power, Campaign Finance )

Judy
- 6 hours ago - commondreams.org
Ahead of final sign-off, veteran journalist tells viewers that reaching out to their fellow citizens and neighbors is the essential task in creating the transformation so desperately needed
Robin Williams Was Facing Bankruptcy, Did Money Troubles Tip Him Over the Edge? | Daily Mail Online
Society & Culture  (tags: Robbie Williams, genius, stand up comedy )

Slava
- 8 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Robin Williams faced 'serious money troubles' shortly before his death. He was forced to accept a string of second-rate but lucrative acting roles which insiders say made his battle with depression even tougher.
Demand U.S. Armed Forces Provide Moving Costs for Military Families' Pets - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: US Army, moving costs, pets )

Slava
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
If you have children, new schools have to be found, spouses have to look for new jobs and the list goes on. Thankfully the military pays for many moving costs, but strangely they don't help our military families relocate the family pet.
Take ACTION for Transparency and Participation!
Society & Culture  (tags: Latin American and Caribbean Principle 1, government transparency, ethics, environment, business, money )

Nancy
- 14 hours ago - action.ciel.org
The Latin American and Caribbean Declaration on Principle 10 is a promise from governments that they will work to ensure that all people in Latin America and the Caribbean are informed and can meaningfully participate in the environmental decisions that-
Boko Haram 'Abducts Dozens More Nigerian Girls'
Society & Culture  (tags: Boko Haram, terrorists, abduction, jihadists, Nigeria, kidnapping, Islam )

Beatrice
- 16 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Boko Haram has allegedly abducted dozens more girls in north-east Nigeria, damaging hopes of a ceasefire agreement with the government. The latest kidnappings took place during a large-scale assault by the insurgent group on two villages in the
Tennessee Toddler Traps Himself Inside An Arcade Game
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, americans, culture, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The family of Colin Lambert said the 18-month-old usually finds himself in strange situations so they were not totally surprised Tuesday when he crawled inside a claw machine game at a Maryville laundromat. Firefighters rescued Colin and even gave him a..
Men's Rights Group Masquerades As Fake Domestic Violence Campaign To Confuse Donors
Society & Culture  (tags: domestic violence, violence against women, white ribbon campaign, A Voice for Men, hate group, mysogyny, fake domestic violence website )

Judy
- 1 day ago - thinkprogress.org
The new website is attempting to divert supporters looking for the White Ribbon Campaign, a nonprofit group in Canada that engages men in the effort to stop intimate partner violence.
Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-Science, Ideology, Climate Denial, Evolution Denial, Anti-Biotechnology, Politics, Candidates, US, Sliding Backwards, Anti-Vaxxers )

Brian
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
"A large number of major party contenders for political office this year took antiscience positions against evolution, human-induced climate change, vaccines, stem cell research, and more."
Zelda Williams Gets Hummingbird Tattoo So She Can Remember Father With a Smile
Society & Culture  (tags: Zelda, Robin Williams, tattoo, hummingbird )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - zap2it.com
On Tuesday (Oct. 22), Zelda took to Instagram to show a picture of her new hummingbird tattoo in honor of her late father, Robin Williams. The image of the small bird now rests on her hand above a tattoo of her father's birthday, "7.21.51."
Tell Mississippi to Let Andrea and Rebecca Get Married - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Lesbian marriage )

Slava
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mississippi's outdated and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act has outlawed legal marriages in that state. But federal judges have stricken down such laws as unconstitutional in many states. Now Bickett and Sanders are hoping that they can get Mississi
Attack on Israelis in Tram Queue Shows Changing Tactics of Palestinian Militants
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, jihadists, Islam, Gaza, Israel, violence, suicide attacks )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
A driver rams his car into a queue of people waiting for a tram, killing an Israeli baby girl of three months. The perpetrator had no weapon, training, funding or expertise - save the ability to drive a car - and yet he carried out a deadly terrorist
Police Report Released In The Treon Harris Rape Investigation
Society & Culture  (tags: rape, sexual assault, sports, abuse, americans, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, law, news, violence )

Niki
- 1 day ago - inquisitr.com
Police disclose report in the Treon Harris rape case that shows possible threat to victim and Harris's concern over whether or not ESPN was going to cover the story.
Fire Homophobic Bus Driver - ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, freedoms, abuse )

Jean
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Despite increased acceptance for LGBT people in the U.K., there's been an unsettling number of public verbal bashings against homosexual individuals and same-sex couples. The most recent act of anti-gay remarks comes from a bus driver who kicked a gay
Will People Still Be Useful in the 21st Century?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, education, environment, culture, GoodNews, health, society, arts, children, women, men, humanity, transportation, travel, safety )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
"As the 21st century unfolds, humans are in danger of losing their value, because intelligence is decoupling from consciousness."-cnn
3 Things You Can Literally Learn In Your Sleep
Society & Culture  (tags: sleeplearning, humans, brain, memory, GoodNews, society, education, environment, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - twcc.com
If someone suggested you play music or light a scented candle while you slept to better remember what you learned earlier in the day, you'd probably laugh.
CJCS Issues Video Message to Ebola Response Joint Force
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, healthcare, healthcare, ethics, government, obama, treatment, safety, protection, medicine, activists, culture )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
10.22.2014 - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff GEN Martin Dempsey explains the U.S. military mission in West Africa, and the precautions in place to ensure the safety of service members addressing the Ebola crisis.
13-Year-Old Boy Donates Stuffed Animal Collection to Boy With Leukemia
Society & Culture  (tags: leukemia, act of kindness, reflection )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - ksl.com
Ethan Van Leuven was diagnosed with acute cymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, at 22 months old. After years of treatment, his family was told Ethan has a few days to several weeks to live. Ethan is 4 yrs old.
   

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