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Man convicted of 1963 church bombing shouldn't be freed: NAACP

CTV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The lone surviving Ku Klux Klan member convicted in an Alabama church bombing that killed four black girls in 1963 is up for parole after spending 15 years in prison for murder, but civil rights activists spoke out Friday against ...

Heartbreaking end for girl's attempt to break Lake Ontario record

Toronto Star - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
When the storm finally struck, it went off like a bomb. Barely 300 metres away, Maya and her team disappeared behind a wall of wind-driven rain.
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The return of Caster Semenya: Olympic favourite and ticking timebomb

The Guardian - ‎14 hours ago‎
His fellow sportswriter, Wesley Botton, who has followed Semenya more closely than any reporter since her surprising emergence as a world champion in 2009, laments the fact “she has become the poster girl for hyperandrogenism. .... The bomb is ticking ...

Paper Postcards, July 2016

Burnaby Now - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Arsenio and Maria Chua at the Hiroshima atomic bomb in Japan. ... The Burnaby Girls Soccer Club U17 Impact competed at the 2016 BC Soccer Girls B Cup Provincial Championships from July 6 to 10 in Penticton and came home with silver medals. As the ...
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Hypocrisy and the Afghan detainee scandal

OpenCanada - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Since our military withdrawal in 2014, Canadian policy in Afghanistan is defined as: advancing security, democracy, rule-of-law and human rights; empowering Afghan women and girls though education, maternal, newborn and child health; and contributing ...

Nazi Flags and Brexit Fans: I Went to a Massive Festival for People Obsessed with War

VICE - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
But younger people, too - the types who grow twirly moustaches and go to Blitz parties, presumably forgetting that The Blitz was the name given to the relentless and not-fun-at-all bombing campaign waged by the Germans during WWII. So what happens when ...

Feminism has been taken over by capitalism, and it ain't pretty - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The book goes deep chronicling a fascinating history of pop culture's co-optation of feminism and the shift from feminism as one of the most hated movements to an iteration where consumerism is key and celebrities and big brands happily drop the f-bomb.
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Lauren Conrad Reveals What It Was Like to Fight With Heidi Montag on The Hills - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
She also offered this nice comment about Heidi and the friendship they once shared: "The difference between fighting with Heidi and fighting with some of the other girls was that Heidi was my best friend." Oh man, someone make sure my house is stocked ...
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Gilmore Girls' Amy Sherman-Palladino Declares, 'We Accomplished What We Set Out to Do' With Netflix Revival

TVLine - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
And of course, I couldn't let her go without trying to get an answer to the question some of you have been wondering about since the Netflix pick-up: What are the chances we'll hear Lorelai drop an f-bomb or two? Read on for AS-P's answers ...

Oscar-nominated screenwriters to pen movie about Leicester City's Premier League triumph

The Independent - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Leicester City's 2015-16 Premier League triumph took the world by storm when the team beat heavyweight opponents (Arsenal, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur) to lift the trophy in May.

How Much Do Black Child Lives Matter?

Huffington Post - ‎7 hours ago‎
Four little girls were changing into choir robes and chatting in a church restroom preparing for the Youth Sunday services at 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963. At 10:22 a.m. a bomb previously hidden under the ...

I Went to a Giant Festival for People Obsessed with War

VICE - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
But younger people, too—the types who grow twirly mustaches and go to Blitz parties, presumably forgetting that The Blitz was the name given to the relentless and not-fun-at-all bombing campaign waged by the Germans during WWII. So what happens when ...

The Forgotten Victims of the First Atomic Bomb Blast

VICE - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
... recalling to VICE the moment—71 years ago this past Saturday—that the first atomic bomb was detonated in the nearby white sands desert.
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Thousands of children detained and tortured for “security reason” says Human Rights Watch

The National - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
NEW YORK // In the fight against extremist groups such as ISIL and Boko Haram in Nigeria, being a child offers no protection from imprisonment without charge or torture.

Brett Whiteley: Ashleigh Wilson reveals artist's damaged glamour

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Whiteley proclaims that drugs are as important as the atom bomb. ... Wendy had forever been finding Brett in showers with girls back in the New York days, or hiding naked on some woman's balcony (she said to one of them, “You can keep him!”) But they ...
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FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton's Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

NPR - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
I remember meeting a young girl in a wheelchair on the small back porch of her house. She told me how badly she wanted to go to ... So let's keep going, let's keep going until every one of the 161 million women and girls across America has the ...
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Normandy church attack: Who are the suspects, Adel Kermiche and Abdel Malik P? - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
It also emerged on Tuesday that Kermiche, despite being described by Isil as one of their "soldiers, " had sex with several Muslim girls whom he “married” in Islamic ceremonies but repudiated a few days later, according to friends. The 19-year-old was ...

Books to Read This August - ‎9 hours ago‎
Written in the form of a standardized test, Multiple Choice invites the reader to respond to virtuoso language exercises and short narrative passages through multiple‐choice questions that are thought‐provoking, usually unanswerable, and often absurd.
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'You are terrorists, you make bombs': racist taunts help keep Nauru refugee kids out of school

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Almost nine in 10 asylum seeker and refugee children at Nauru reportedly do not attend school and have been accused by local students of being "terrorists" and bomb-makers, leaving already vulnerable young people uneducated and badly disadvantaged. The ...

'I Cross-Dress. Do You Still Love Me?': The Secret Lives of Sissies

Broadly - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
I remember playing cops and robbers games with girls. I think it materialized in the fact that I wanted to be the damsel in distress ... "When I first dropped the bomb, it was very emotional. There was crying involved, mainly on her part," Rose recalls ...