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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Mississippi's outdated and discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act has outlawed legal marriages in that state.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
Boko Haram 'Abducts Dozens More Nigerian Girls'
Society & Culture  (tags: Boko Haram, terrorists, abduction, jihadists, Nigeria, kidnapping, Islam )

Beatrice
- 10 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
Demand U.S. Armed Forces Provide Moving Costs for Military Families' Pets - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: US Army, moving costs, pets )

Slava
- 7 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.
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
No Shelter From Winter Rains for Thousands in Gaza (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, reconstruction, weather, winter rains, shelter, world, society, children, families, humans, rights, ethics, safety, sadness, health, news, government )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
"People live a desperate life," says The Electronic Intifada's Rami Almeghari about families without shelter in Khuzaa, a village in southeastern Gaza, which was heavily destroyed during Israel's summer assault.
Take ACTION for Transparency and Participation!
Society & Culture  (tags: Latin American and Caribbean Principle 1, government transparency, ethics, environment, business, money )

Nancy
- 8 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-
Woman in Bus Confrontation Video Speaks Out | NBC Southern California
Society & Culture  (tags: excessive force, police brutaliity, Police Violence )

Slava
- 1 day ago - nbclosangeles.com
Jermaine Green noticed two LA County sheriff's deputies get on a Metro bus in Bellflower, California and start harassing a female passenger, he did the right thing and pulled out his cell phone camera to record the altercation.
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
America's 10 Most Haunted Hotels
Society & Culture  (tags: hotels, hauntings, ghosts, americans, usa, humans, society, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - features.aol.com
Here are 10 of America's most haunted hotels.
Tennessee Toddler Traps Himself Inside An Arcade Game
Society & Culture  (tags: children, child, americans, culture, family, GoodNews, humans, interesting, society, women, usa )

Frank
- 21 hours 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..
London "Terrorism Experts" Have Strong Links to Israeli Establishment
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, 'terrorism experts', King's College, London, dishonesty, society, culture, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Duping the media isn't difficult. All you have to do is give yourself an impressive title and claim to be working for a prestigious institution. The International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) in King's College London excels at such decept
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.
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.
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
Buskers Rally After Subway Arrest Video Inspires New Yorkers to Jeer Police | US News | Theguardian.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: NYPD, crooked cops, corrupt government )

Slava
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Officer told Kalleen that he's not allowed to perform without permit. Kalleen told officer to read Section 1050.6 of MTA's Rules of Conduct & Fines, which states "artistic performances, including the acceptance of donations" are permitted by the Authority
Black Eyed Child of Cannock Chase: Psychic Reveals Tortured Soul Suffered From Diptheria
Society & Culture  (tags: paranormal, humans, children, uk, family, death, education, environment, religion, sadness, society, women, world, ghosts )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
One of the UK's leading mediums claims to have come face to face with the spirit that roams Cannock Chase - and she's lifted the lid on the reason for its presence
Zelda Williams Gets Hummingbird Tattoo So She Can Remember Father With a Smile
Society & Culture  (tags: Zelda, Robin Williams, tattoo, hummingbird )

Stephen
- 23 hours 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."
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
- 23 hours 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."
Claims of Anti-Semitism Vanish as Facts Emerge in Incident at NY-Tel Aviv Game
Society & Culture  (tags: hate crime, false allegation, anti-Semitism, New York, police, society, dishonesty, ethics, law, violence, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The alleged attack has received extensive coverage and condemnation. However, new information has emerged that Petlakh may have been involved in a physical assault on a Palestinian-American woman shortly before he claims to have been victimized.
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
- 1 hour 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.
Young Man Fatally Shot at L.A. Traffic Light After Being Asked Where He's From
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, police, murder, news, obituary, rights, sadness, safety, society, transportation, travel, usa, violence, women )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
The man, in a black Infiniti with his girlfriend, was asked by two men in an adjacent vehicle where he was from. When he responded, 'nowhere,' shots were fired at him.
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.
'Vampire' Skeleton With Stake Driven Through Heart Discovered in Ruins of Ancient City
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, death, education, environment, humans, murder, religion, sadness, society, world, vampires, paranormal )

Frank
- 1 day ago - mirror.co.uk
A Bulgarian archaeologist made the grisly discovery of a man in his 40s or 50s with a metal stake hammered into his chest
SEE IT: IKEA Produces Halloween Spoof of 'The Shining'
Society & Culture  (tags: halloween, children, culture, education, family, GoodNews, media, society, entertainment news )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
A young boy, resembling the child in the classic 1980 Stanley Kubrick film, rides around the store on his toy tricycle only to come across a terrifying sight -- his parents.
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.
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
- 22 hours 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.
Do the 1% DESERVE Higher Taxes?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, rich, poor, money, taxes, jobs, corruption, ethics, humans, freedoms, society, sadness, philanthropy )

Angelus
- 2 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
How many of you have been personally helped by the 1% ? A friend who worked with many said that as long as you are useful , they can be great. No longer useful? It sucks to be you!
Secret Police Operate in Oakley,Michigan?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, politics, travel )

Angelus
- 2 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
Look at the stripping of easily identifiable police cruisers..more and more plainclothes and use of minors in police surveillance... then compare notes to testimonials from those who lived in Iron Curtain countries.
   

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