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Seeking Justice for Haiti's Rape Victims
World  (tags: violence, world, RAPE, Haiti, women, humanrights )

- 2639 days ago -
Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- Three days after a massive earthquake threw Haiti into chaos, Alvana was homeless, along with her two children. But her nightmare was just beginning.
Tigers Outfielder Arrested; Hate Crime Investigation Under Way
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, sports, society, politics, bbias crimes, anti-semitism )

- 2640 days ago -
Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested in Manhattan on Friday and charged with aggravated harassment after a dispute with another man, New York police said.
Soldier and Dog's Reunion Video a Web Hit
Animals  (tags: dog, soldier, reunion, pet, human, good news )

- 2640 days ago -
How do you say "welcome home" in dog? We're pretty sure this Great Dane Emmitt, nicknamed "Thunderpaws," got his super-excited message across.
Parents' Bucket List for Dying Baby Girl Goes Viral
Society & Culture  (tags: children, illness, baby, bucket list, parents, family )

- 2640 days ago -
On Good Friday at around 3:30 p.m., Laura and Mike Canahuati of Houston got a call from a neurologist confirming their worst fear. The tests results showed their 5-month-old daughter Avery has a rare and incurable genetic disorder.
He Hung a Puppy, Now He's Facing Charges
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, dogs, law, pets, protection )

- 2640 days ago -
Here's a case that will remind you how you should treat animals and how you should be wary with what you post on Facebook. Jerzon Senador, who was condemned after pinning his puppy to a clothesline and posting pictures of it online, is now facing charges
New Zealand Zookeeper Killed By African Elephant
Animals  (tags: elephant, death, zoo, circus, abuse, animals, protection )

- 2643 days ago -
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- An African elephant has killed a zookeeper caring for her at the New Zealand zoo where the animal was retired after performing in circuses for decades.
Whale Found Dead in Wash. Had Swallowed Golf Ball
Animals  (tags: whale, death, AnimalWelfare, conservation, protection, whales, wildlife )

- 2643 days ago -
SEATTLE (AP) -- A gray whale found dead in Washington state's Puget Sound had been feeding on shrimp and also had some debris, including a golf ball, in its stomach, but scientists don't know what killed the animal.
ACTION ALERT: Puppy Killer Daniel Hopkins Must Receive Maximum Penalty! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: crime, puppy killed, puppy kiler, jail term, horrendous cruelty, suffering )

- 2644 days ago -
On April 18, Daniel Hopkins kicked his wife's 11-month-old bulldog puppy, Pineapple, to death in a rage. Hopkins is now out on bond.
ACTION ALERT: Ban the Use of Elephants in the American Circus! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: circuses, elephants, tormented, abused, chained, tortured, legalisation, elephant welfare )

- 2644 days ago -
Behind the scenes of the circus, elephants are being abused physically and psychologically. Bull hooks, long rods with steel hooks at the end, are used to stab the elephants as a common form of discipline.
'Dogs Against Romney' Marches Forward With 'Pet Lovers for Obama'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US politics, politics, Romney, Obama, USA, dogs, pet lovers )

- 2644 days ago -
The Facebook group Dogs Against Romney with 50,960 "likes" has become even more popular this week when ABC's Diane Sawyer asked presidential candidate Mitt Romney if he would ever travel with his dog again perched in a pet carrier on the top of his car.
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