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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Uganda anti-gay ruling criticized as 'flawed'

Human Rights Watch is criticizing a Ugandan court's decision against gay activists who sued a Ugandan official for violating their rights.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Human Rights Watch, World News

5 hrs ago | World Magazine

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Jennifer Marshall is vice president for the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., where she directs domestic policy research.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNews

Human rights group sees growing proof of abductions, torture in Ukraine

Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, then beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three months, Amnesty International said in a report published on Friday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Activism, Journalism, Amnesty International

CBC News

U.S. woman who had face mauled by chimp pleads for new law

Undated photos provided by the Nash family and a Boston hospital show chimpanzee attack victim Charla Nash before she was mauled and after, following a face transplant in 2011.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Photography, Arts, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Humane Society of the United States

Brandon Sun

List of charities undergoing tax audits related to political activities

Some Canadian charitable organizations under recent audit for their political activities.

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Amnesty International USA

Ethiopia: End the onslaught on dissent as arrests continue

The Ethiopian authorities must halt their continuing onslaught on dissent, Amnesty International said today, after the arrest of four more opposition party members this week, who are believed to be at risk of torture or other ill-treatment.

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Related Topix: World News, Ethiopia, Africa, Activism, Amnesty International,

Amnesty International USA

CAR: Perpetrators of atrocities must have nowhere to hide from justice

The identities of some of those suspected of ordering or committing the atrocities that have been taking place in the Central African Republic have been made public today by Amnesty International, with a call for justice to be delivered to the people of the beleaguered nation.

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Related Topix: Activism, Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Amnesty International

GPB.org

Binging On Bad News Can Fuel Daily Stress

If you're feeling stressed these days, the news media may be partly to blame. At least that's the suggestion of a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Related Topix: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, University of Texas at San Antonio, Irvine, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Canada.com

Bill Gates funds birth control microchip that lasts 16 years inside...

A diagram showing the technology behind a controlled-release microchip that could deliver birth control from inside the body for as long as 16 years.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Star Online

Balancing choices: Losing weight pays off with roles in movies and TV for 26-year-old

The Burns High School graduate decided a career in acting and modeling was more important to him than the three 520-calorie sandwiches he could eat in one day.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Medicine, Diabetes, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Shelby, NC

Voice of America

Rights Group Blasts 'Fortress Europe'

Human rights activists stage a protest on a sandy beach to call on EU leaders to do more to protect the rights and lives of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers arriving at Europe's borders, ahead of a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, March 20, Rights group Amnesty International claims Europe is cracking down on illegal immigration, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Activism, Amnesty International, Illegal Immigration, US News

National Public Radio

What Gets You Stressed? Tell Our Expert Panel

A poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health sheds some light on those questions and more.

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Related Topix: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

RV Business

Pink Minnie Backs Breast Cancer Awareness

Winnebago Industries Inc. announced the addition of a bright pink Minnie to its product lineup in support of breast cancer awareness.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Mobile Homes, Winnebago Industries, American Cancer Society

Amnesty International USA

Israel/Gaza: All sides must protect civilians as conflict escalates

Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza, including the military wing of Hamas, to ensure that civilian lives are protected as the conflict between the two sides escalates.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Activism, Amnesty International

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Seaside 3-year-old cancer survivor granted wish to be a builder

Renzo Lombardi, a 3 year old kidney cancer survivor from Seaside, gets his wish Tuesday to operate heavy equipment at Graniterock's A.R. Wilson Quarry in Aromas.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, MakeAWish Foundation

KBCI CBS 2

Woman disfigured in chimp attack seeks primate sale rules

A Connecticut woman blinded and disfigured by a chimpanzee attack will visit Washington this week to urge the passage of rules to make it harder to keep primates as pets.

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States, Stamford, CT

The Washington Post

Correction: United Nations-Gay Marriage story

In a story July 7 about the United Nations recognizing gay marriage for its staff members, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.N., reported erroneously that the new policy affected only employees of the U.N. Secretariat.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Associated Press, Immigration Reform

Sunherald.com

Chimp attack victim seeks primate sale rules

Charla Nash is holding out her own story as proof of the danger posed by the animals.

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Related Topix: Humane Society of the United States

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Globe-Trotting GMO Bananas Arrive For Their First Test In Iowa

Ugandan researcher Stephen Buah and Professor James Dale with bananas bred to be rich in vitamin A at Queensland University of Technology.

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Related Topix: Vitamin A, Supplement, Life, Fruits, Food, Australia, World News, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Agriculture, Science

Burlington Times News

U.S. Forest Service announces prescribed burn in N.C.

The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled a prescribed burn on about 550 acres in Pisgah National Forest in Avery County.

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Related Topix: Avery County, NC, Grandfather, NC, Nature Conservancy

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