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Naked demonstrators kill sheep under Auschwitz gates


By:  @randy, 5 days ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, 5 days ago

Police in Poland have detained at least 11 people after a naked demonstration at the Auschwitz museum, on the site of the former Nazi death camp. The museum said "a group of people killed a sheep, undressed and chained themselves together". The incident took place beneath the main gate, which bears the infamous slogan "Arbeit Macht Frei" ("Work sets you free"). The motive behind the demonstration was unclear, officials said. A firecracker was also launched in the car park.... 
 
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  http://www.pjstar.com/news/20170323/trump-jr-called-disgrace-for-criticizing-london-mayor-after-attacks By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. is facing criticism for a tweet sent in the hours after Wednesday's London attack that included a months-old comment from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that terror attacks are part of living in a big city, but left out that Khan was noting that residents need to "be prepared" for such attacks. Trump Jr. tweeted : "You... 
 
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BREAKING NEWS: Reports of shots outside UK Parliament


By:  @krishna, one week ago
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Latest By:  @sister-mary-agnes-ample-bottom2, one week ago

Shots are reported to have been fired close to the Houses of Parliament in central London. Politicians and journalists have tweeted about hearing loud crashes outside the buildings, Witnesses said they saw people being treated for wounds and reported seeing a man with a knife in the grounds. (LINK)  
 
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Teacher from Canadian Arctic wins global prize in Dubai


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one week ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one week ago

Teacher from Canadian Arctic wins global prize in Dubai AFP (Reported by Yahoo News) March 20, 2017 Canadian teacher Maggie MacDonnell delivers a speech after receiving the Global Teacher Prize during a ceremony in Dubai on March 19, 2017 (AFP Photo/KARIM SAHIB) Dubai (AFP) - A Canadian who teaches at a school in a fly-in only village in the Arctic won a $1-million Global Teacher Prize at a ceremony in Dubai on Sunday. Maggie MacDonnell, praised for "changing the lives of her... 
 
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Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on earth


By:  @randy, one week ago
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Latest By:  @kavika, one week ago

Happy Norwegian fans at an international football game in 2009 Norway is the happiest place on earth, according to a United Nations agency report - toppling neighbour Denmark from the number one position. The World Happiness Report measures "subjective well-being" - how happy the people are, and why. Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland and and Finland round out the top five, while the Central African Republic came last. Western Europe and North America dominated the top of... 
 
johnrussell
Protesters have criticised controversial and radical new bills which limit calls to prayers from mosques, including one prohibiting the use of loudspeakers.   The bills, which today won preliminary approval in a heated parliamentary debate, are aimed at improving the quality of life for people living near mosques in Israel and East Jerusalem who have been losing sleep due to calls sounding before 5am.    But outraged opponents say the legislation is 'racist' and claim it... 
 
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History of Israel-Palestine Conflict Explained In 12 Minutes


By:  @johnrussell, 2 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @bob-nelson, 2 weeks ago

[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="1wo2TLlMhiw"]   another one [jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="iRYZjOuUnlU"]  
 
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German police bring McDonald's meals to custody cells


By:  @randy, 3 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 3 weeks ago

Police in a German town are heading to McDonald's to collect fast food for people in their custody cells after a catering contract fell through. Those being held at the police station in Bergisch-Gladbach near Cologne can choose between a hamburger, cheeseburger or veggie burger from the fast food chain, which has an outlet across the road, the Express newspaper reports . There's also a "McToast" breakfast option for those waking up after a night in the cells. The more substantial... 
 
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The American Dream has moved to Canada


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 weeks ago

The American Dream has moved to Canada Those of you who live south of the Canada/US border might be interested in this article posted on the Canada, the True North Strong and Free group http://thenewstalkers.com/buzz-of-the-orient/group_discuss/3901/the-american-dream-has-moved-to-canada  
 
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Eek! Mouse delays London-to-San Francisco flight for 4 hours


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 4 weeks ago
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Latest By:  @randy, 4 weeks ago

Eek! Mouse delays London-to-San Francisco flight for 4 hours SFgate, Thursday, March 2, 2017 Photo: Getty Images SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How he squeaked through security is anyone's guess. A little mouse made for a big delay on a British Airways flight from London to San Francisco. The passengers were buckled up and ready to go when the crew told them that a mouse-spotting meant they couldn't take off. The crew joked that the mouse couldn't enter US airspace without a passport,... 
 
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  'It's rubbish': Translators are struggling to interpret Trump's unforgivably bad English http://usuncut.com/news/rubbish-translators-struggling-interpret-trumps-unforgivably-bad-english/ It’s not just you. As US media struggles to catch President Donald Trump in the same room with a fact, international listeners can’t tell the difference between the truth and a tall tale for a totally different reason — Trump’s use of English is almost too... 
 
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The Offer that Turns the Gaza Strip into Singapore


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, one month ago
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Latest By:  @1ofmany, one month ago

The Offer that Turns the Gaza Strip into Singapore by Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute, February 21 2017 The Palestinian Islamic movement Hamas has once again demonstrated its priorities: killing Jews. That clearly takes precedence over easing the plight of the two million Palestinians living under its rule in the Gaza Strip. Since Hamas violently seized control of the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2007, the conditions of the Palestinians living there have gone from bad to... 
 
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Why are there still famines?


By:  @community, one month ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, one month ago

The United Nations has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. There have also been warnings of famine in north-east Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Why are there still famines and what can be done about it? What is happening in South Sudan? UN agencies say 100,000 people are facing starvation in South Sudan and a further 1 million there are classified as being on the brink of famine. This is the most acute of the present... 
 
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Israeli soldier gets 18-month jail term for killing wounded Palestinian attacker


By:  @johnrussell, one month ago
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Latest By:  @cerenkov, one month ago

[jrEmbed module="jrYouTube" youtube_id="d1Nw-IyNGNk"]   http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-soldier-idUSKBN16013W   A young Israeli soldier who killed a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment on Tuesday, in a show of leniency that drew Palestinian outrage after one of the most divisive trials in Israel's history. Eleven months ago, Sergeant Elor Azaria was serving as an army medic in the town of Hebron... 
 
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  Millions of pet owners put their dogs in their car and acquisition that they accelerate around, get scared, or wish to always adhere alfresco of the window. Putting a pet in this blazon of Automotive V Belts  bearings is alarming to them, and if you get into an accident, you'll acquisition that it's absolutely scary. You don't wish to accept your pet afflicted in an accident, which seems to be the bulk one acumen why you charge a bench belt for your dog, but accede the afterward... 
 
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Hundreds Of Whales Die Stranded On A Remote New Zealand Beach


By:  @community, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 2 months ago

  By the time Ceree Morrison found hundreds of pilot whales washed ashore on a remote beach in New Zealand 250 to 300 of them were already dead. The rest remained alive on Farewell Spit, a long strip of land that hooks from the country's South Island into the sea. The scene was devastating. "You could hear the sounds of splashing, of blowholes being cleared, of sighing," Morrison told The Associated Press . "The young ones were the worst. Crying is the only way to describe... 
 
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Fake news has German election in crosshairs


By:  @hal-a-lujah, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @hal-a-lujah, 2 months ago

Source                   BERLIN — On New Year's Eve, an angry mob of Muslim men in the German city Dortmund set fire to the country's oldest church while chanting "Allahu Akbar." In a strongly worded letter, Germany's ambassador to Ukraine urged President Petro Poroshenko to give the separatist enclave Donbass to Russia. In Berlin, a young Syrian froze to death while waiting in a line to file his asylum claim. What do these incidents have in common?... 
 
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Syria Peace Talks: Why Were Some Nations Invited and Others Not?


By:  @spikegary, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @spikegary, 2 months ago

Source ASTANA, Kazakhstan — The latest attempt to end the six-year war in Syria kicked off in Kazakhstan on Monday, though the enemies still couldn't bring themselves to talk to each other directly. The conflict, which has left more than 400,000 dead and displaced another 6.3 million, has had far-reaching consequences. It has helped destabilize an entire region, pitted international backers against each other, and contributed to the mass influx of refugees who flooded into Europe... 
 
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Thank you, Jane Fonda


By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago
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Latest By:  @buzz-of-the-orient, 2 months ago

For a break from Trump, why not drop by the Canada, the True North Strong and Free group and check out why Canadians are "thanking" Jane Fonda? http://thenewstalkers.com/buzz-of-the-orient/group_discuss/3750/thank-you-jane-fonda  
 
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Did Someone Say "Wrong on Russia?"


By:  @jonathan-p, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @jonathan-p, 3 months ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwQqNdkyZZo   I love reminiscing, don't you? Here's President Obama attempting to school us on foreign policy. What a maroon...  
 
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A Call on All Christians to Defend Their Birthplace and the Homeland of the Jewish People by Petra Heldt, Gatestone Institute, Januiary 9 2017 An aerial view of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, and much of Jerusalem's Old City. (Image source: Andrew Shiva / Wikipedia) Christians' collective consciousness must stop the planned peace conference in Paris on January 15-17, and prevent the presumably intended UN Security Council (UNSC) vote on a Palestinian State as a 22nd Muslim... 
 
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Thousands of Hamas activists and supporters took to the streets of Jabalya refugee camp in Gaza on Sunday night to rally against Israel and praise the terrorist ramming attack in Jerusalem which killed four Israelis. Earlier on Sunday, a Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers on a popular promenade in Jerusalem, killing four of them in an attack which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said had likely been inspired by Islamic State .   Chanting anti-Israeli... 
 
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A German Lawmaker Wants the State to Pay for Prostitutes for the Elderly


By:  @pj, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 3 months ago

WORLD   GERMANY A German Lawmaker Wants the State to Pay for Prostitutes for the Elderly      Getty Images The Green Party lawmaker says she can imagine authorities "financing sexual assistance" A  German  opposition lawmaker has been criticized for suggesting on Sunday that authorities could subsidize paid sex for patients requiring nursing care. The Green Party’s spokeswoman on care policy, Elisabeth Scharfenberg, told  Welt am Sonntag... 
 
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Pope tells women to feel free to breastfeed in church


By:  @aeonpax, 3 months ago
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Latest By:  @community, 3 months ago

Pope Francis encouraged women attending a ceremony in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday to feel free to breastfeed their children in the church.“The ceremony is a little long, someone’s crying because he’s hungry. That’s the way it is,” the pontiff said. “You mothers, go ahead and breastfeed, without fear. Just like the Virgin Mary nursed Jesus,” he told worshippers attending an annual ceremony commemorating the baptism of Jesus . - Source;  The Guardian  
 
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