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  • News Ferguson Protesters Guard Stores From Looters

    Ferguson Protesters Guard Stores From Looters

    Chaos broke out in the streets of Ferguson on Friday night, the same day that police announced the name of the officer who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown and released footage appearing to show Brown stealing cigarettes from a convenience store. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson later said Friday the initial contact between Brown and officer Darren Wilson was not related to a convenience store robbery. A peaceful protest on Friday night turned into another confrontation with police after some [...]

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  • News Head of top private school says we need to teach pupils to be rebels so they will grow up to be Rosa Parks, Emmeline Pankhurst or James Dyson

    Head of top private school says we need to teach pupils to be rebels so they will grow up to be Rosa Parks, Emmeline Pankhurst or James Dyson

    Nigel Lashbrook from Oakham School ran ‘rules and rebellion’ week Head of £30,000-a-year school says students must break rules and rebel  ‘We must all prepare students to be able to stand up for what they believe’ Message: Leading head teacher Nigel Lashbrook has said that students must learn to break the rules Schoolchildren must become rebels to ensure Britain produces independent thinkers, the head teacher of a leading private school has said. Nigel Lashbrook from the £30,000-a-year Oakham School in Rutland said that [...]

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  • News South African activists reflect on parallels between life under apartheid and Israel

    South African activists reflect on parallels between life under apartheid and Israel

    once” style=”display: none;”> In the midst of Israel’s latest seven-week military assault on Gaza, up to 200,000 people took to the streets of Cape Town, South Africa to march in solidarity with the Palestinian people–in what many say was the largest single protest that country has seen since the mass movements that overthrew apartheid. The people who filled this crowd—including prominent as well as lesser-known anti-apartheid heroes—made direct links between South African history and present-day reality for Palestinians. “Israel is [...]

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  • News 41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed: US drone strikes – the facts on the ground

    41 men targeted but 1,147 people killed: US drone strikes – the facts on the ground

    New analysis of data conducted by human rights group Reprieve shared with the Guardian, raises questions about accuracy of intelligence guiding ‘precise’ strikes ‘Drone strikes have been sold to the American public on the claim that they’re ‘precise.’ But they are only as precise as the intelligence that feeds them.’ The drones came for Ayman Zawahiri on 13 January 2006, hovering over a village in Pakistan called Damadola. Ten months later, they came again for the man who would become [...]

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  • News Society & Culture Boy, 13, rapes classmate after sex education lesson

    Boy, 13, rapes classmate after sex education lesson

    An investigation is to be launched after a 13-year-old boy raped a classmate after a sex education lesson at school. The local council is investigating the circumstances of the incident.  The boy, from Gwynedd in North Wales, admitted at Dolgellau Youth Court earlier this month, attacking the girl of the same age. He was given a 12-month referral order and placed on the sex offenders list for 30 months. Gwynedd Council is to hold an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding [...]

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  • Business & Finance

    Turn $500 into $40,650 in one month!

    James had never ever won anything in his life. He always either lost or was second to last in every competition he entered. He did not do particularly well in school and definitely was not a sports enthusiast. He holds a dull office job making below average income and is by no means someone you would call a high achiever. Six months ago he was introduced to a simplified trading platform from V8Options. The idea is that anyone can trade [...]

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  • Business & Finance News How to turn $1056 into $24,877.05 in one month!

    How to turn $1056 into $24,877.05 in one month!

    Martin had never ever won anything in his life. He always either lost or was second to last in every competition he entered. He did not do particularly well in school and definitely was not a sports enthusiast. He holds a dull office job making below average income and is by no means someone you would call a high achiever. Six months ago he was introduced to a simplified trading platform from V8Options. The idea is that anyone can trade [...]

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  • News Sport Qatar to host another major sporting event as Doha is awarded athletics 2019 World Championships

    Qatar to host another major sporting event as Doha is awarded athletics 2019 World Championships

    Doha has been awarded the right to host the 2019 World Championships after beating off competition from Eugene and Barcelona. The IAAF council voted in favour of Doha following final presentations from all three cities at the Fairmont Hotel in Monaco. It is a case of second time lucky for the capital city of Qatar after it was edged out by London to host the 2017 event.    Athletes compete in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase at a Diamond League meeting [...]

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  • News Venezuela Starts Scholarship for 1,000 Palestinians to Study Medicine

    Venezuela Starts Scholarship for 1,000 Palestinians to Study Medicine

    On Thursday, November 6th, Venezuela welcomed 119 Palestinian students, 36 from Gaza, to begin their studies in medicine at the Dr. Salvador Allende Latin American Medical School. A large crowd of Venezuelans, waiving Palestinian flags and wearing Kuffiyehs welcomed the students, at the foot of their airplane. During the welcoming ceremony, President Nicolas Maduro stated to the students, “The voice of Venezuela is always, and will always be, at the service of truth and the struggle of the Palestinian people. [...]

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  • News Harvard Students Take 1964 Literacy Test Black Voters Had To Pass Before Voting — They All Failed

    Harvard Students Take 1964 Literacy Test Black Voters Had To Pass Before Voting — They All Failed

    Recently, a group of Harvard students were asked to take the 1964 Louisiana Literacy Test — one of the extreme efforts to stop African Americans from voting that eventually led to the passing of the Voting Rights Act. Since racism is no longer a thing in America, according to the Supreme Court, and the Voting Rights Act has been effectively gutted, it might be time for a lesson from the past. The test required those who took it to correctly [...]

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