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Use War Powers to Pull U.S. Troops From Iraq - Petition
World  (tags: Iraq, President Obama, Congress, US Troops, Iraqi military, airstrikes, US War Powers )

Dandelion
- 14 hours ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Obama notified Congress that he was sending U.S. troops to Iraq to serve as advisers to the Iraqi military. Press reports have indicated that these troops could be used for offensive military action, including calling in airstrikes. Step by step to war
Pope Francis Says Church 'Must Say It's Sorry' to Gays
World  (tags: Pope Francis, Gays and Lesbians, Gay Marriage, Catholic Church apologize, blessing weapons )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - buzzfeed.com
Pope Francis said Sunday that the Church 'must not only apologize... to a gay person it offended, but we must apologize to the poor, to women who have been exploited, to children forced into labor, apologize for having blessed so many weapons' the AP
Lady Gaga âEUR~Banned From ChinaâEUR(TM) Over Unwritten Rule
World  (tags: China, Tibet, occupation, PLA, Han, invaders, invasion, Dalai Lama, Lady Gaga, ban, travel, censorship, dictator, Tiananmen, killer, murderer, rapist, 1984, communist, HumanRights, freedoms, corruption, crime, death )

Roger
- 5 hours ago - thenewdaily.com.au
the gerontocratic dictatorship in Beijing are so afraid of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (and therefore of the truth of their own actions and corruption) that they are ready to ban ANYONE who talks with him !! what cowards they are !!1 but karma works ...
NYT - The Opinion Pages: Britain to Leave Europe for a Lie
World  (tags: UK, Europe, European Union, Brexit, referendum, lies, false promises, Boris Johnson, huckster, betrayal )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
I have been overcome by gloom since Britain voted to leave the European Union. The union, for all its failings, did not deserve to be betrayed by a huckster. It will not die because of this imbecilic vote, but something broke
Brexit Changes Nothing
World  (tags: )

Randy
- 1 day ago - rt.com
Headlines proclaiming the unthinkable did not make sense: the UK was leaving the EU, Cameron was resigning. The world had ended and been born anew. I will admit it, I was temporarily stunned. Jacob Rothschild had called for a Remain vote...
Top 10 Richest Men In Human History - Listverse
World  (tags: world, wealthiest persons )

Nelson
- 1 day ago - listverse.com
Pictures and brief story on the richest men in the history of the world
The 10 Ages of Palestine - Listverse
World  (tags: interesting, middle-east, palestine, history )

Nelson
- 1 day ago - listverse.com
Explaining the various ages of the middle-east 1 million BC to the present
Renewable Energy Has Arrived
World  (tags: Sustainable Energy )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
While Africa is going green one household at a time, iconic global brands are greening their entire businesses.
68 Pc Girls in Orissa Marry Before 18
World  (tags: India, Orissa, gir marriage, HumanRights, freedoms, children, violence, society, politics )

Roger
- 19 hours ago - orissapost.com
I guess child marriage is not yet a thing of the past in India !
Coalition to Find $2.3 Billion in Welfare Budget Savings
World  (tags: Australia, PM, lower house, parliament, senate, double dissolution, elections, welfare, payments, cuts, old age, pensioncorruption, crime, death, ethics, government, politics, children )

Roger
- 7 hours ago - sunshinecoastdaily.com.au
as usual with billionaires PM or President they will cut welfare payments to the poorest and old age pensioners to give 50 billions dollars in tax savings to their friends billionaires and multinationals who are already avoiding paying taxes in Panama !!!
Surviving Death Police and Military Torture of Women in Mexico
World  (tags: war on drugs, Mexico, shipping weapons, violence on women, torture, rape, US government )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - amnestyusa.org
Report shows that women are some of the worst casualties in the war on drugs in Mexico. Mexico war on drugs is backed and armed by the U.S. govt. the U.S. accounted for more than half of all weapons shipments to Mexico when arms imports spiked there.
How Will Brexit Change Life in the UK, Europe and Elsewhere?
World  (tags: Brexit, life in Britain, society, politics, europe, world )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - globalpost.com
The referendum results revealed a tale of two Britains. In big cities like London, people voted overwhelmingly to stick with the EU. But those in smaller towns around the UK, particularly in deprived areas, wanted to bolt.
Refugee Planet - There Have Never Been This Many Displaced People on Earth
World  (tags: )

Randy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
65 million people have been displaced around the world due to war and persecution - the first time that the numbers have surpassed 60 million - 1 in every 113 people worldwide is either an asylum-seeker, internally displaced, or a refugee, most children
UK Loses Triple-A Credit Rating After Brexit Vote
World  (tags: UK, Ireland, Brexit, Wales, England, Scotland, credit rating, Standard and Poors, triple AAA )

Roger
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
this is just the first of the negative consequences of leaving the EU, next stop a long long long recession for England and Wales once Scotland and Northern Ireland have broken off ties with the UK !
ISIS Hackers Release Kill List of 4,000
World  (tags: IS, ISIS, ISIL, hacker, islam, islamist, islamic, jihad, jihadist, mohammed, rapist, killer, murderer, thief, schizophrenic, mad, men, barbarian, corruption, crime, death, ethics, conflict, iraq, iran, middle-east, violence, usa, world )

Roger
- 1 day ago - clarionproject.org
the barbaric islamist madmen are still hard at work in spite of the "news" of their imminent downfall !
Kindness of a Stranger Changes Teen Life
World  (tags: culture, americans, child, children, ethics, family, goodnews, sadness, society, philanthropy, religion, law, police, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - msn.com
this is touching.. but even this kid cannot relate to what happened to Kenny Grant, a white kid who was reading college level at age 9. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/251/645/813/tel l-home-depot-they-did-the-wrong-thing-in-f
Sex Party Attacks Catholic Church in New Ad
World  (tags: Australia, elections, campaign, ad, sex, party, catholic, church, tax, exemption, riches, Vatican, can, corruption, crime, death, ethics, conflict, HumanRights, violence )

Roger
- 1 day ago - thenewdaily.com.au
it seems there are some very angry people out there about what the church did (or did not) do to them !
Person 2 Person: Tim Ballard
World  (tags: usa, humanrights, ex CIA, Tim Ballard NGO sex trafficking )

Rose
- 20 hours ago - kutv.com
(KUTV) Tim Ballard is the founder of Operation Underground Railroad, a non-profit group that rescues children from sex trafficking and sex slavery.
School's in for Bull Sharks in Brisbane
World  (tags: Australia, Queensland, shark, bull shark, crocodile, saltwater, fresh water.human, death, death )

Roger
- 19 hours ago - au.news.yahoo.com
do not ever swim in a Queensland river, you could be caught by a shark or a crocodile !
Brexit Prompts a Push to End English in the European Union
World  (tags: society, culture, politics, europe, world )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
BRUSSELS- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker had a message for Britain on Tuesday. He delivered it in French.With the impending British exit from the European Union, the polyglot Babel that has 24 official languages may soon strike English
Lapavitsas: The Left Needs to Develop An Alternative Plan for Europe
World  (tags: Brexit?? )

Michael
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Economics professor Costas Lapavitsas says Britain's vote to leave is a direct result of the EU's lack of democracy
   

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