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Ferguson activist Darren Seals dies at 29

A locally known Ferguson activist who protested in the streets seeking justice for Michael Brown Jr.’s death was killed early Tuesday, September 6 in North St. Louis County. Darren Seals, 29, was a factory line worker and hip-hop…
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Ultra-orthodox Israeli rabbi bans girls over five from riding bikes because it is 'provocative'

An ultra-orthodox Jewish leader has reportedly banned girls aged five and older in some areas of Israel from riding bicycles - claiming it is “immodest”. The rabbi of the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Nahloat distributed the stringent…
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Chinese parking lot creates ‘female only’ spaces citing concerns women have trouble parking

A number of Chinese parking lots connecting Zhejiang province to Jiangxi province in China’s southeast have sparked outrage after introducing “female only” parking spaces that happen to be much larger than those not assigned to…
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Feds Bring Corruption Charges Against Current And Former Detroit School Principals

Not long after protests and investigations into school conditions, 12 current and former Detroit principals, a Detroit Public Schools vendor of school supplies, and an assistant superintendent face federal corruption charges. School officials…
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Maryland Police: Slain officer died from friendly fire

LANDOVER, Md. -- The tragic tale of a young officer killed in the line of duty has taken a sad twist. The officer's department says the officer died from friendly fire in gunman's ambush. Prince George's County police say the killed,…
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Bernie Sanders Will Ban Fracking. Hillary Clinton 'Sold Fracking to the World'

Nothing illustrates the primary difference between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton better than the following Huffington Post article by Brad Johnson titled On Eve of Caucuses, Clinton Rakes in Fracking Cash: Less than a week before the…

Man accused of waterboarding girlfriend to determine whether she was being unfaithful

A Wisconsin man has been accused of waterboarding his girlfriend to force the woman to admit that she was cheating on him with another man. The torture, detailed in a criminal complaint provided to The Washington Post, was part of an…
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Latin American Doctors Suggest Monsanto-Linked Larvicide Cause of Microcephaly, Not Zika Virus

As the Zika epidemic “spreads explosively” around the world, pregnant travelers have been put on pause due to the virus’s suspected association with microcephaly, the congenital condition in which a baby’s head is abnormally small. While…
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More Than 120 Central Americans Taken Into Custody In Large-Scale Deportation Raid

Don’t open your door. Ask for a warrant when a stranger knocks on your door. Memorize the phone numbers of relatives and lawyers. These are just some of the pieces of advice that immigrant advocates have been giving Central Americans…

Drug cops took a college kid’s savings and now 13 police departments want a cut - The Washington Post

In February 2014, Drug Enforcement Administration task force officers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport seized $11,000 in cash from 24-year-old college student Charles Clarke. They didn't find any guns, drugs or contraband on him.…

50 hospitals charge uninsured more than 10 times cost of care, study finds - The Washington Post

If you are living in poverty, You know you cannot afford insurance. A new study showed up today showing 50 hospitals that are charging 10 times more than they should. To be honest, there is way more hospitals doing this, then they are letting…