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  1. Reward in dolphin killing now up to $20,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chron

    Federal agents have issued an urgent plea for help after two protected bottlenose dolphins were shot and killed. One was killed with a hunting arrow, another with a gun, the second was pregnant.

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  2. LA sheriff agrees to oversight of jails to settle abuse suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    " The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, one of America's biggest police forces, agreed to federal court oversight and will adopt a new use-of-force policy to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by inmates who said they were beaten by guards. The agreement, in effect a consent decree, was approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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  3. Occupy Forum: Shut Diablo Canyon, California's Last NukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Indybay.org

    Occupy Forum Presents "SHUT DIABLO CANYON, CALIFORNIA'S LAST NUKE!" with the wonderful anti-nuke activist and writer Harvey "No Nukes" Wasserman, author of Solartopia. Harvey coined the term "No Nukes".

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  4. 'Anti-Islamization' Marches Increase Tensions in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Lutz Bachmann of anti-immigration group Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West speaks during a demonstration in Dresden, Dec. 15, 2014. About 15,000 people joined a march Monday night in Dresden, part of a movement calling itself Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West.

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  5. Clinton among those being honored at Kennedy galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is among those being honored by The Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights at a New York gala. Guests gathered at a Manhattan hotel on Tuesday evening for the organization's star-studded Ripple of Hope Award ceremony.

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  6. Davis: Time for single-payer re-educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brattleboro Reformer

    One of the primary reasons that Vermont is poised to become the first state to enact a single-payer health insurance system is because of about 25 years of grass-roots activism. A solid core of single-payer supporters have created the foundation that Gov. Shumlin and the Legislature can now build upon.

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  7. Poynter Fellow Ellis Woodman on the challenges of writing about architectureRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... noted, recent events like the Venice Biennale and "Sensing Spaces" in London have favored discourse around social activism, technology, and material culture. He added that the 2014 Pritzker Prize - the Nobel Prize of the architecture world - went to ...

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  8. The UN Climate Meeting Was A Huge DisappointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    Delegates to the United Nations have finally returned home after a two-week-long exhausting slog toward an international agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions and fight global climate change. The conference was supposed to be a milestone in Earth's climate history - a chance to curb carbon output in time to avoid the worst effects of climate change.

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  9. Checkout line donations versus street panhandling: Froma HarropRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MassLive.com

    But don't bother with explanations. Shoppers in line want you to quickly finish the transaction.

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  10. Powderhook & US Sportsmen's Alliance Celebrate Maine Victory With Bear Hunt GiveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmmoLand

    "We thought this was a great time to offer a bear hunt in announcing our partnership with US Sportsmen's Alliance," says Powderhook CEO Eric Dinger. "The victory in Maine over the anti-hunting movement lead by [the anti-hunting group] HSUS sends a strong message that hunters will not be pushed around by a group like HSUS who's intentions are not only to shut down bear hunting in Maine, but hunting and animal agriculture across the board."

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  11. Free Sharmila, demands AmnestyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Imphal, Dec. 16: Amnesty International India has demanded the immediate release of human rights crusader Irom Sharmila from jail in view of the Centre's decision to decriminalise suicide. 'The authorities in India must build on the central government's decision to decriminalise suicide by dropping all charges of attempted suicide against prisoner of conscience Irom Sharmila and releasing her immediately and unconditionally,' the rights body demanded in a statement today.

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  12. Slacktivists hope to change the world with computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada Online Explorer

    ... really understand the gains likely garnered through slacktivism. She thinks online campaigns add to traditional activism or charitable giving. "It's adding a different layer to what we have already, such as monthly donations or yearly contributions ...

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  13. Fighting Big Oil, Fighting for The BronxRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNYC-AM New York

    Protesters demanding economic and political changes to curb the effects of global warming clash with police as try to walk down Wall Street on September 22, 2014. William D. Cohan discusses the fight for stranded assets -vast fossil-fuel reserves, owned by big oil companies.

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  14. ACLU sues Obama administration over intimidationRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Joplin Independent

    The American Civil Liberties Union today filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylum-seeking mothers and children to intimidate others from coming to the United States. The case was brought on behalf of mothers and children who have fled extreme violence, death threats, rape, and persecution in Central America and come to the United States for safety.

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  15. Quotes from around the world on Pakistan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    U.S. President Barack Obama: "We stand with the people of Pakistan, and reiterate the commitment of the United States to support the Government of Pakistan in its efforts to combat terrorism and extremism and to promote peace and stability in the region." Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai: "I am heartbroken by this senseless and cold blooded act of terror.

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  16. US judge says Obama's executive action on immigration 'unconstitutional'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    A federal judge in Pennsylvania declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama's recent executive action to curb deportations for millions illegally in the U.S. are unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab said Obama's order in November amounts to "unilateral legislative action" in violation of the Constitution.

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  17. Who Owns 'The Hunger Games,' Liberals or Conservatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... The Odds in Our Favor campaign offered something different: A ready-made pop culture vehicle for progressive activism. It had been going on for more than a year. The Harry Potter Alliance had been kicking for nine years. None of the people with ...

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  18. Pakistan: Taliban school attack shows civilian vulnerabilityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scoop

    The Taliban attack on a school in the Pakistani city of Peshawar shows a merciless disregard for human life and highlights the urgent need for protection of civilians in the area, Amnesty International said. At least 126 people, mainly children, were killed when several armed men entered the school and began firing indiscriminately at students and teachers in one of the most shocking Taliban attacks in recent memory.

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  19. Sony Hack: Activists to Drop 'Interview' DVDs Over North Korea Via...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hollywood Reporter

    Whether or not North Korea is behind the Sony hack, Kim Jong Un better brace himself because The Interview is headed to his country. Human rights activists are planning to airlift DVDs of the Seth Rogen comedy into the country via hydrogen balloons.

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  20. EU strikes compromise to set new climate targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vallejo News

    European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new global standard but leaving critics warning that compromises had undermined the fight against climate change. Talks in Brussels stretched into the small hours of Friday as Poland battled to spare its coal industry and other states tweaked the guideline text on global warming to protect varied economic interests, from nuclear plants and cross-border power lines to farmers whose livestock belch out polluting methane.

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