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UK party leader arrested for quoting Churchill on Islam
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Quoting Winston Churchill can get you arrested, as one British candidate in the European elections found out after referring to the iconic wartime leader'€™s thoughts on Islam from his book '€˜The River War'€™, published in 1899. ...[Read more]
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UK Prime Minister Cameron Calls Police on Christian Foodbank Protesters
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On the same day as the PM was extolling the virtues of Britain being a Christian country his office was calling the police on Christian Foodbank protesters. ...[Read more]
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NYPD twitter campaign implodes, flooded with photos of police abuse
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Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying police brutality. ...[Read more]
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Homeland Security Adviser Warns Parents That Their Mouthy Kids May Grow Up To Be Terrorists
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Our nation's singular focus on terrorism has led to various branches of the government and counterterrorism pundits declaring all sorts of things to be warning signs of terrorist activity. Here's a short (but by no means all-inclusive) list of activities ...[Read more]
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The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel
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Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring. ...[Read more]
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A quarter of teachers bring food into school to help hungry pupils in UK
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Teachers are having to bring in food to give their pupils breakfast every day because they are too hungry and exhausted to learn as a result of increased poverty, according to a report out today. The survey, by the National Association of Schoolmasters Un ...[Read more]
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Recession Not Over for Poor : US Families Stretch Food to Last
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After Jaime Grimes found out in January that her monthly food stamps would be cut again, this time by $40, the single mother of four broke down into sobs — then she took action. The former high school teacher made a plan to stretch her family’s meager ...[Read more]
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Nearly one million people relying on food handouts in UK
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One of Britain's largest food charities says that more than 900,000 people visited its food banks last year. The Wednesday report comes as 600 religious leaders urge the government to take action against the country's growing hunger problem. ...[Read more]
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Killing the Lorax: 900 Environmental Activists Slain in the Past 10 Years
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A shocking new report finds that in addition to waging war against the only planet capable of sustaining human life, we’re also attacking those who would seek to protect it. The survey, conducted by London-based Global Witness, revealed that between 200 ...[Read more]
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9 Ways Pigs Are Smarter Than Your Honor Student
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Horrible things are done to animals whom scientists have determined are smarter than the family dog. Need proof that pigs are brainy? Here's just a sample of their amazing feats of mental prowess.... ...[Read more]
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Wealthy Neighbors Call Cops On Church Statue Of Homeless Jesus
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A North Carolina church placed a statue of Jesus Christ as a vagrant sleeping on a park bench on its grounds, and the church's wealthy neighbors, who believed it was a real person, called the cops. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson installed the ...[Read more]
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