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Tell TBS and Time Warner: Drop CeeLo Green
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Rape comments, rapper ACTION PLEASE )

Rose
- 21 minutes ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Grammy-winning artist CeeLO Green just let loose a series of tweets claiming that rape isn't rape if the victim is unconscious.
As Israel Bombarded Mosques, Lebanon Restores Synagogue
World  (tags: synagogue, Beirut, Lebanon, Jews, Jewish, Arabs )

Sam
- 37 minutes ago - buzzfeed.com
A promising story of religious cooperation in the Middle East may seem unlikely at the end of a summer of sectarian violence across the region. But a Lebanese project to rebuild its one and only synagogue project offers a tiny glimmer of optimism.
Video Purports to Show Beheading of US Journalist
World  (tags: violence, Steven Sotloff, Islamic State fighter, barbarism, human rights )

Nancy
- 1 hour ago - news.msn.com
Barak Barfi, a spokesman for the family, said that the Sotloffs had seen the video but that authorities have not established its authenticity.
Iran Offers Help With ISIS If US Lifts Nuclear Sanctions - Business Insider
World  (tags: iran, isis, syria, iraq, terrorism, terroist, saudi, arabia, israel, war, us, abuse, americans, bush, bushadministration, candidates, cheney, congress, constitution, corruption, cover-up, crime, democrats, dishonesty, economy, elections, ethics, freedoms )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - businessinsider.com
Iran is ready to join international action against jihadists in Iraq provided the West lifts crippling sanctions
Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist
World  (tags: ISIS, middle-east, Steven Sotloff, journalist, beheaded, death, terrorism, Islamiic State, obama administration )

Rodney
- 5 hours ago - npr.org
An Islamic radical group released a video on Tuesday that purportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.
Moscow Will Review Military Strategy In Face Of NATO Plan For Rapid-Reaction Force - Washington Post
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, usa, NATO, ethics, crime, death, europe, conflict, HumanRights )

Wild
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
MOSCOW -- Russia on Tuesday denounced Ukraine's moves to join NATO and said it would review its military strategy in the face of expected NATO plans to establish a rapid-reaction force capable of deploying quickly to Eastern Europe.
The Powers Behind The Islamic State
World  (tags: Politics, Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 5 hours ago - therealnews.com
Investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, and American interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to rein them in
Palestinian Lawmaker Resists Banishment, Tells Occupiers They Must Go
World  (tags: Khalida Jarrar, Palestinian legislative Council, israel state terrorism-apartheid-discrim, zionism-racism, Palestinian human rights, illegal occupation-settlement building, Israeli forces-harassment-imtimidation, evictions-displacementmedia )

Jess
- 6 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar is resisting an Israeli occupation order to banish her from her home in Ramallah in the occupied West Bank to the district of Jericho for six months.
NWO Enforcer: NATO Threatens WW III
World  (tags: Politics, Imperialist Intervention )

Walter L
- 8 hours ago - batr.org
The New World Order has been in place for centuries. Is it not time to start calling the NWO by another name? A descriptive term that encapsulates the essence of the beast would be a Nefarious Warrior Organism. Such a phrase strips away the ridiculous no
LET'S ADOPT MORE ABANDONED AND NEGLECTED PETS, CHILDREN and ELDERLY PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD!! PLEASE,SINGN!!
World  (tags: PETITION, pets, children, elderly people )

Alexandra
- 10 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
SAVE ALL SOULS AND BEINGS ALL AROUND, ABANDONED, SICK, LEFT TO DIE, POOR AND DESPERATE, WARS, SICKNESS, HUNGER, SOCIAL PROBLEMS, HOMELESNESS, ORPHANS, INVALIDS ALL AROUND
Ukraine Crisis: Nato Readies Rapid-Reaction Spearhead Force in Response to Russian Intervention - With Sizeable British Continge
World  (tags: conflict, ukraine, isis, terrorism, crime, death, ethics, europe, freedoms, government, HumanRights, humans, iraq, middle-east, news, politics, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, usa, violence, war, world, NATO forces )

Frank
- 10 hours ago - independent.co.uk
"Nato is to form a 4,000-strong spearhead force designed to go into action in 48 hours in response to Russian intervention in Ukraine."- independent.co.uk
16 Reasons Why Opening Our Borders Makes More Sense Than Militarizing Them
World  (tags: world, borders, usa, European Union, militarization, commodity market )

Darren
- 11 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
What would happen if the United States suddenly stopped building walls and instead flung open its borders, not unlike the European Union has done among the member countries of the common market?
Israel's Boycott-Proof Economy
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, boycott )

Barbara
- 12 hours ago - honestreporting.com
Will a new level of activism lead to crippling boycotts? Probably not, according to several recent articles on the subject.
Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS's War
World  (tags: middle-east, usa, israel, JORDAN )

Barbara
- 12 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
If ISIS threatens the survival of Jordan, the Obama administration believes, it would ask for help from two of the least popular countries in the Middle East: America and Israel.
Gaza - A Jewish Historical Perspective
World  (tags: israel, Gaza, history )

Barbara
- 12 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
Considering the fierce war in Gaza, it's a good time to refresh ourselves on the history of Gaza and realize that Gaza is Jewish and has a long Jewish history.
Saudi King Warns the West: You Are Islamic State's Next Target
World  (tags: middle-east, world, terrorism )

Barbara
- 12 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia warns the West of the rising threat from the Islamic State terrorists, calls for "rapid" action. As terrorism intensifies in Europe, world leaders seek solution.
The Japanese Have Some Questions for 'Palestine Supporters'...AND OH ARE THEY AWESOME
World  (tags: Palestine, history, culture, borders, capital, cyrrency, founder )

Beatrice
- 13 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
If you are so sure that " Palestine , the country, goes back through most of recorded history," I expect you to be able to answer a few basic questions about that country of Palestine :
Son of Hamas: Their Goal Is Not Only To Annihilate Israel
World  (tags: Hamas, Palestinians, Gaza, Israel )

David
- 13 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
Mosab Hassan Yossef, author of 'Son of Hamas' and the son of Sheikh Hassan Yossef, one of Hamas' founders and leaders in Judea and Samaria, addressed the terrorist organizations actions in Gaza and described them as destructive.
Reveal UNRWA's Bluff
World  (tags: UNRWA, refugees, Palestinians, Israel )

David
- 14 hours ago - israelhayom.com
UNRWA ensures that there will always be someone to attack Israel in the future. Under a thin veil of humanitarian activities, UNRWA acts with a clear political agenda, aimed at perpetuating the situation of Palestinian refugees. It became big business.
US Air Strike in Somalia Targeting Shebab Leader: Government
World  (tags: violence, war, Somalia, government, air strike, Shebeb )

Nancy
- 14 hours ago - news.msn.com
Abu-Zubayr is the often used name for Shebab supreme commander Ahmed Abdi Godane, listed by the US State Department as one of the world's eight top terror fugitives.
Photos of the Day: A Grand Flyover
World  (tags: world, usa, yellowstone, National Park, Grand Prismatic Spring, hot spring, sunrise )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - photography.nationalgeographic.com
Sunrise at Yellowstone National Park finds steam rising from the surface of the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park's largest hot spring. (Shot member Jassen T. )
Radar Vision Maps Napa Valley Earthquake
World  (tags: world, usa, california, napa valley, earthquake, Sentinel-1A, maps, satellite )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - esa.int
Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.
Saudi Arabia May Move the Tomb of Prophet Muhammad
World  (tags: world, religion, prophet, muhammad, tomb, Saudi Arabia, medina, muslims )

Darren
- 14 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Plans have reportedly been put forward to move the prophet's remains They are currently housed in tomb in mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia But some Muslims fear that the site is leading to idolatry, or object worship
U.S. Carries Out Counterterrorism Strike in Somalia
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, U.S, counterterrorism, Somalia, al-shabab, humans, conflict, military )

Darren
- 17 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.
The World's Most Dangerous Dams ~ By Llewellyn King
World  (tags: hydroelectric dams, Mosul Dam, Kariba Dam )

Stephen
- 20 hours ago - oilprice.com
Hydroelectric dams are a nifty way of producing a huge amount of power but they do not last forever. This is a tale of two dams that will fail unless they are urgently repaired, and if they fail, catastrophic suffering and loss of life will be the result
These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work
World  (tags: farming, labor, society, world )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - npr.org
Mechanization has made the farming of many crops -- lettuce and tomatoes, among them -- a lot less labor intensive. But some crops are still tended and harvested by hand, and it can be painstaking work.
The Defiant One
World  (tags: world, humanrights, activist, mexico, brave, trafficking )

Rose
- 22 hours ago - smh.com.au
Mexican investigative journalist Lydia Cacho, in Australia to speak at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, has taken on drug cartels and paedophile rings
Slaves and Human Trafficking Victims Forced to Work on Cannabis Farms in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, slavery, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 22 hours ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Slaves held in Britain are growing the cannabis that ends up in thousands of joints across the UK. The cultivation of the class B drug by crime gangs in urban homes is being done with the enforced labour of people
Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US - NationofChange
World  (tags: world, war, violence, politics, ethics, conflict, corruption, crime, death, HumanRights, propaganda, dishonesty, economy, healthcare, culture, environment )

Wild
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
In Finland, police are not seen walking the streets, workers rights are very reasonable, their environment is clean and well taken care of, and education is a free right for their citizens. Seems like the US can learn a thing or two in taking care of thei
Why Zara Can't Seem to Stop Selling Anti-Semitic Clothing
World  (tags: Zara, clothing, antisemitism )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - fortune.com
Zara confronted a wave of criticism after the blog +972 pointed out that Zara's "striped sheriff t-shirt" for kids looked a whole lot like the striped garments and yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.
 

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